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Today at 02:45AM
Closed waste-to-energy incinerator up for sale

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) - An incinerator that had turned trash from New Hampshire and Vermont into energy is up for sale.

Today at 02:13AM
House fire accidental, man dies from smoke inhalation

ANTRIM, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a 74-year-old man found dead in a house fire in Antrim, New Hampshire, died from smoke inhalation and the fire was accidental.

Today at 12:23AM
Pound-for-pound high school rankings

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week's rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS' X-C SKIING (6) beat all comers at the NH Series Coaches Races and dominated its sport like no other team. 2. COE-BROWN…

Today at 12:19AM
Headlines from around the world in sports

BASEBALL Buck announces retirement, ending bid to make Braves roster ATLANTA - John Buck, an 11-year major league veteran who was attempting to land a job with the Atlanta Braves as a backup catcher,…

Today at 12:19AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

603 Elite basketball 603 Elite will be holding spring-session basketball workouts at New England College every Saturday starting April 4 and running six weeks through May 9. Boys and girls in grades 6-12…

Today at 12:19AM
Unsigned No. 1 pick Aiken announces Tommy John surgery

Brady Aiken, the hard-throwing lefty who didn't sign after being last year's No. 1 draft pick by the Houston Astros, announced he had Tommy John surgery. The 18-year-old Aiken was pitching for the IMG…

Mar 26
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the "Pick 4 Day" game were:

Mar 26
Letter: Why does his age matter?

A few questions concerning the Monitor headline "73-year-old surrenders" on the front page of the March 19 edition and one comment: What is the significance of the man's age? How old is the writer of…

Mar 26
Letter: An elder plot

It appears from reports that the Republicans in Congress are proposing to cut funding for Meals on Wheels. Apparently, some billionaire donor has convinced them that us elderly folk are staying elderly…

Mar 26
Letter: Speak out about cable

It is time for the residents of Concord to voice their concerns regarding renewal of the contract with Comcast. Seniors and disabled persons on fixed incomes should demand a low flat rate. It is my…

Mar 26
Letter: The truth about Cruz

Thanks are due to the Monitor for its courage to speak the truth in the March 19 editorial, "Cruz's world looks nothing like our own." The editorial's explication of the "deeply crazy contentions"…

Mar 26
Letter: Thanks, Obama

Under the Obama administration, in fiscal year 2014, $3.3 billion has been recovered and returned to the U.S. Treasury by going after Medicare and Medicaid fraud. This is $7.70 recovered for every dollar…

Mar 26
Letter: Mann in District 32

My name is Maureen Mann, and I am running in the special election for Rockingham House District 32 (Candia, Deerfield, Northwood and Nottingham). I believe strongly that the job of an elected official…

Mar 26
Letter: Say no to the GOP

Who didn't know the New Hampshire budget was going to be short? Now they want us to believe that they'll fix everything when it comes to the floor for debate and a vote. Anybody who believes Jeb Bradley…

Mar 26
Letter: Private property

Eversource is resurrecting an old 7.5-mile power distribution line through Concord and Webster. The utility obtained easements for the power line for their purposes only. This is not a public trail.…

Mar 26
New Hampshire eases rules for giving anti-overdose drug

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire safety officials are offering police officers a training course on administering life-saving doses of Narcan to people who overdose on heroin, painkillers and other opioids.

Mar 26
Budget writers hit universities to avoid transportation cuts

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - House budget writers are taking money from the university system and the state's renewable energy fund to avoid layoffs in the transportation department.

Mar 26
Senate delays workers' compensation reform deal

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Senators have pushed off a deal to reform New Hampshire's workers' compensation insurance laws.