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District 15 Democratic primary candidates set schedule for joint events

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Democratic candidates for the District 15 state Senate seat have agreed to four joint events in the next several weeks, but not without some debate about the schedule itself. Concord attorney Dan Feltes and Concord School Board member Kass Ardinger will be on the primary ballot to replace outgoing state Sen. Sylvia Larsen, who has held the seat for 20 years. The district includes Concord, Henniker, Hopkinton and Warner. … 1

Opening statements expected today in 2010 prison murder trial

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Opening arguments are scheduled to begin this morning in the murder trial of William Edic, a 34-year-old inmate and alleged gang member who is accused of assaulting a fellow prisoner in 2010. Edic was serving time at the Concord prison for a previous attack when he and another inmate, Thomas Milton, allegedly stomped … 0

Judge denies Concord inmate’s request for new hate crime trial

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A Concord judge has denied a request by Donald Freese, the first man convicted in Merrimack County of a race-based hate crime, that he be given a new trial because of inadequate counsel. Freese’s current attorney, Nicholas Brodich, claimed in a motion filed this spring that Freese’s trial lawyer, Ted Barnes, had failed to call two key witnesses who would have testified that … 0

Mass. woman sues Nashua hospital over mother’s death

Monday, July 21, 2014

A Massachusetts woman has sued a New Hampshire hospital for $2 million about three years after her mother died of a heart attack, saying doctors failed to diagnose it. Mariann Gobbi recently filed the lawsuit against St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua in federal court in Concord. The Telegraph … 0

Weekend of wild game cooking, teaching to be held in Milan

Monday, July 21, 2014

Interested in cooking wild game in the outdoors? The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department has a program for you. Registration is open for the Barry Camp Wild Game Culinary Adventure, to be held Sept. 26-28 at the Barry Conservation Camp in Milan. A $150 fee covers meals, … 0

Allenstown weighs major road project ahead of 2015 town meeting

Monday, July 21, 2014

Allenstown is weighing a major road project, and Town Administrator Shaun Mulholland said he hopes the town’s attempts to seek community input early on in the project will pay off when the proposed renovations are put to a vote at town meeting in March. About 35 people showed … 1

Obama bestows Medal of Honor on Nashua veteran

Monday, July 21, 2014

President Obama bestowed the Medal of Honor yesterday on a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan War. Ryan Pitts of Nashua is the ninth living recipient … 0

Lake Escapes: For Loons on Squam Lake, 'location, location, location'

Monday, July 21, 2014

The sleek, black heads tipped with long beaks bob above the water’s surface. “There,” a woman says excitedly, pointing several hundred feet to the left. “At 11:30!” All 18 passengers aboard the pontoon boat quickly pull their binoculars … 1

N.H. college, university systems see enrollment increase for online classes

Sunday, July 20, 2014

More New Hampshire students are turning to their computers for summer classes, mirroring a broader trend of increasing online enrollment in the state’s university and community college systems. Summer online enrollment in the Community College System of New Hampshire is up 11 percent over last year, said Shannon … 0

Ray Duckler: Bond forged years ago draws NYC man back to his 'other' family in Concord

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Read the text, from a man who once raced down a dangerous road in life faster than a New York City cabbie, and you begin to understand. “If I ever become rich beyond my wildest dreams I’ll be … 0

Dunbarton’s Fresh Start Farm provides revenue and connections for New Americans

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Laxmi Nayaran Mishra’s piece of Fresh Start Farms sits at the very front of the 7-acre parcel in Dunbarton. Centered in a small patch, between his rows of cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and peas is an unfamiliar fruit, … 0

Market Days offers new Main Street business owners an introduction to Concord customers

Monday, July 21, 2014

Standing beneath the sign for YoYo Heaven on Saturday, owner Andy McBride expertly drew a yo-yo in and out of his grasp, twirling the string between his fingers. Beneath his feet, words written in chalk on the sidewalk … 0

PHOTOS: Pittsfield Old Home Day Car Show

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sleek convertibles lined up with towering monster trucks for the “Off to the Races" car show at Pittsfield Old Home Day on Saturday. The variety of vehicles more than doubled last year’s turnout, which was the first time … 0