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Today at 11:35AM
Officials find body of missing 35-yar-old woman

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say they have found the body of a woman last seen in a Goffstown river.

Today at 10:36AM
New Hampshire fire marshal's team gets new K9

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The newest investigator to join the New Hampshire fire marshal's office is standing proud - on four legs.

Today at 09:03AM
NH Scholars program adds pathway in arts, science fields

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A program that encourages New Hampshire high school students to take more rigorous courses is offering new options this fall.

Today at 07:57AM
Police, marine patrol search river for missing woman

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police and marine patrol officers are searching a river for a missing 35-year-old woman.

Today at 07:28AM
Letter: Missing questions

I recently got a questionnaire from Kelly Ayotte with two kinds of questions: No-brainers such as "Do you want to see our children get an education that prepares them for the workplace?" and trick questions…

Today at 07:28AM
Letter: A broken system

We don't usually respond to articles or letters to the editor, but we felt we had to comment on Dr. Robert Kiefner's "My Turn" article on our health care system (Sunday Monitor Forum, Aug. 23). We…

Today at 07:27AM
Letter: 'Monitor' wrong to tweet

I thought the job of a media outlet was to report the news not to victimize people further. I am appalled at the Concord Monitor and NHPR for "live tweeting" the St. Paul's School rape case. For victims…

Today at 07:27AM
Letter: American babies

Anchor babies? Absolutely! Parents and families who come to America and have a child here, most often are leaving behind lives of dire poverty and the real possibility of their children being forced…

Today at 07:27AM
Letter: Some bad information

Is there something in the water in Bow? Are people there more gullible than in the rest of New Hampshire, America, the world? Brad Hutton's letter to the editor (Monitor Opinion, Aug. 24) decries -…

Aug 29
My Turn: Forrester column on budget crossed the line

Whether Sen. Jeanie Forrester's recent opinion piece (Monitor Forum, Aug. 26) was motivated by her continuing desire to do Sen. Kelly Ayotte's political dirty work or by Sen. Forrester's own political…

Aug 29
Amid heroin epidemic in New Hampshire, candidates talk substance abuse

Before New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took the stage Saturday at the "Stop the Circle" rally to raise awareness about drug addiction, a teenager at the microphone spoke about losing her father to an overdose.…

Aug 29
Hiker rescued by helicopter in Franconia

A hiker who reported having a medical emergency has been rescued by helicopter from the White Mountains. The state Fish and Game Department said police received a 911 call Friday afternoon reporting that…

Aug 29
N.H. vaccination rates for toddlers among best in nation

Immunization rates for toddlers in New Hampshire, already among the best in the country, improved last year to greater than 80 percent, topping the national target for 2020. "This is the critical National…

Aug 29
Town Crier for Aug. 30, 2015

Allenstown Volunteers needed to help at the community table ? The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a blood drive Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School St. For…

Aug 29
Concord Crier for Aug. 30, 2015

PENACOOK It's not too early for the Christmas Craft Fair ? United Church of Penacook will open its doors Nov. 14 for the annual Christmas Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair has raised money in…

Aug 29
UNH offers orientation for veterans, service members

Veterans and members of the military got a special welcome as they entered the University of New Hampshire this week. The university used a $5,000 state grant to create a two-day orientation program specifically…

Aug 29
Novelist imagines the life of Pissarro's mother

Midway through Alice Hoffman's latest novel, the mother of the great impressionist painter Camille Pissarro takes her 2-week-old son into the forest to find a medicine man she hopes can cure him of the…

Aug 29
The fight over proper usage

How you say something matters as much as what you say. At least that's the opinion of many grammarians, who have been quibbling about Americans' use of language for as long as there has been an American…

Aug 29
Hummingbird rehabber saves numerous birds

You don't have to be a bird person in general or a hummingbird person specifically to read Fastest Things on Wings. You don't need to know anything about birds at all. The very gifted bird whisperer Terry…

Aug 29
An early attempt to bring the West to Japan

As most of us can attest, being a teenager is hard enough. Now imagine being a Japanese teenager in America - in the 1870s. If your imagination needs a little help, look no further than Janice P. Nimura's…

Aug 29
'Circling the Sun' doesn't offer a truer sense of Markham

As a young person, I searched for books about Africa. Black African writers were in short supply back then, but Rudyard Kip-ling, Graham Greene, Ernest Hemingway and Joseph Conrad were readily available.…

Aug 29
'Safari' memoir from founder of Abercrombie & Kent

Geoffrey Kent, founder of the Abercrombie & Kent luxury tour company, grew up in colonial Africa and hunted an elephant at age 15 in 1957. After killing "the most beauteous and magnificent beast" he'd…

Aug 29
Katrina's wrath and rebuilding marked on 10th anniversary

Mississippi and Louisiana marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday by ringing church bells, laying wreaths and celebrating the resiliency of a region still recovering from a disaster…

Aug 29
Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico

Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications…