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Milli Knudsen on the left and Jill Rockey look down into the container holding the cermains at the ceremony.

Cremated remains seized in 2005 Bayview investigation buried in Concord

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The cremated remains of 13 people, buried July 10 at Blossom Hill Cemetery in Concord, were placed side by side in a corner plot of the common ground section. No one at the ceremony had ever met any of the 13, the last evidence of a crematory scandal that outraged a region a decade ago. Milli Knudsen, an evidence technician … 0

At community forum for primary race, District 15 state Senate candidates line up on the issues

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The road to former state representative Christine Hamm’s house in Hopkinton last night was peppered with campaign signs. Purple and white for Concord School Board member Kass Ardinger; red, white and blue for Concord attorney Dan Feltes. At the end of Hamm’s driveway were two tables staffed by supporters with spare signs. One … 1

Texas Gov. Perry joins N.H. GOP for call on border crisis

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Texas governor and possible Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry joined the New Hampshire Republican Party yesterday in blaming the border crisis on the policies of President Obama and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Perry’s comments, given during a press call with party Chairwoman Jennifer Horn, came the day after Scott Brown released a TV … 1

Hot Topic: Opinions are still rolling in on Main Street

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Concord City Council will meet tonight to vote on the proposed Main Street project. If the $10.95 million plan is approved, the city will redesign and rebuild nine blocks of the downtown. But the votes haven’t been cast yet, and “Monitor” readers still have some last-minute lobbying … 0

Mayday PAC backs Rubens in Republican U.S Senate primary

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A national PAC aimed at curbing the influence of money in politics announced yesterday it will throw its support behind Jim Rubens in the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate. The bipartisan Mayday PAC said it would spend … 0

Sen. Sharon Carson calls for override of two of Hassan’s four vetoes

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Sen. Sharon Carson, a Londonderry Republican, has called for override votes on two bills vetoed this week by Gov. Maggie Hassan. One of the bills would have changed the governance of the Sununu Youth Services Center for juveniles in the justice system. The other would have required state … 0

Gorham man held on $1M in teen’s kidnapping

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A Gorham man charged with kidnapping a teenage girl nine months ago was ordered held on $1 million bail yesterday as the 15-year-old watched from the front row of the courtroom. Abigail Hernandez disappeared after leaving her high … 0

Man sentenced, tried to smuggle drug into jail

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A man charged with providing heroin that resulted in a man’s overdose death in February has pleaded guilty to trying to smuggle a prescription narcotic into the Belknap County jail. Jonathan Woodbury has been sentenced to at least 18 months in prison after saying he stole a bottle … 0

Main Street meeting will be held tonight

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Concord City Council will hold a special meeting tonight to vote on several resolutions related to the Main Street project. If all of the resolutions on the agenda are approved, the city will move forward with a $10.95 million redesign of the downtown corridor. The council needs … 0

Defense in William Edic trial accuse investigator of shoddy police work

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Testimony in the William Edic trial ended yesterday, with the lead investigator coming under fire by a defense attorney for what he portrayed as shoddy police work in the hours after the July 26, 2010, assault that Edic is accused of helping commit. The witness, state police Sgt. … 0

Committee kicks off fundraising effort for John Winant memorial

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

With donations from the U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom and St. Paul’s School in hand, a committee dedicated to creating a memorial for former governor John Gilbert Winant is $60,000 closer to its $150,000 fundraising goal. Rep. … 0

Webster document shredding didn’t break law, county attorney says

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Members of the now-inactive Webster Police Advisory Committee did not violate state law when they shredded documents during a public meeting in January, the Merrimack County attorney’s office has found. The investigation launched earlier this year and focused on a Jan. 3 meeting of the volunteer committee. During … 0

PHOTOS: A trip to the beach in Canterbury

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

At the end of a quarter-mile foot trail lies a beach along the Merrimack River, near the Riverfront Conservation Area in Canterbury. It provided calm shallow water for a relaxing afternoon on July 25, and it is a … 0