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42-year-old David Mandigo of Concord was arrested May 10, 2013, on charges that he broke into a Concord home overnight and touched an 11-year-old girl while she was sleeping.

Concord sex offender Mandigo gets 10 years for assault on 12-year-old girl

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The mother of a 12-year-old girl who was assaulted last year in their Concord home confronted the child’s attacker, David Mandigo, in court yesterday, describing in detail the morning she awoke to find him with his hands under her daughter’s bedcovers. “A child’s worst nightmare is a monster hiding under the bed, and a mother’s worst nightmare – apart from … 0

N.H. Senate votes to repeal the crime of adultery

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The New Hampshire Senate is sending a bill to the governor’s desk that repeals the crime of adultery. Senators passed the measure on a voice vote. Adultery currently is a Class B misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $1,200. But the Judicial Branch reports that the law hasn’t been enforced in more than a decade. The bill’s sponsor – Manchester Rep. … 0

N.H. Senate approves hand-held cell phone ban

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Hand-held cell phone use would be banned while driving in New Hampshire in mid-2015 under a bill passed yesterday by the Senate. The Senate’s voice vote sends the bill back to the House to consider an amendment to require the state to educate the public about the ban. The House can vote to accept the change, kill the bill or ask the Senate … 0

PHOTO: Moving right along

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Jimmy Bowie, 6, rides his trick bike in the driveway of his house in Franklin as his next-door neighbor, Timmy Casey, 11, rakes leaves yesterday. After Timmy finished, he planned to see whether other neighbors would also pay … 0

Fire chief: Missing N.H. swimmer possibly attempted polar plunge

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The unidentified swimmer who went missing yesterday in Bristol is a 32-year-old Northfield man who a rescue official said might have been taking part in a dangerous new trend in which young people plunge into frigid water and then post videos of their exploits on social media. Michael … 0

Monitor Minute: April 15, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Monitor Minute Episode 142: April 15, 2014. The Monitor Minute is a daily rundown of today’s top stories. Brought to you by the Concord Monitor. … 0

State senate committee to weigh temporary ban on new painkiller Zohydro

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Senate Commerce Committee today will consider legislation that would temporarily ban a powerful new painkiller that addiction experts have warned will add to the state’s burgeoning opiate epidemic. Committee Chairman Andy Sanborn, a Bedford Republican, unveiled an amendment last week to a House bill that would prohibit … 2

Ray Duckler: Doctor, nurses recall Boston Marathon bombings

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

One year ago today, an emergency broadcast at a Boston hospital on Charles Street crackled with chilling words. “Multiple victims. Code Red.” “We knew this was not a drill,” said Deb Trocchi, a registered nurse at Massachusetts Eye … 0

Ray Duckler: Couple to return to Boston after a marathon of indecision

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Vicki Miller, approaching the Boston Marathon finish line a year ago today, ducked between two parked trucks and waited for a third explosion. Or, she wondered, maybe gunshots would be fired. She simply didn’t know. Her husband, Tom, two blocks away when the bombs detonated, said he felt … 0

PHOTOS: Embracing spring in Concord by finally getting to go outside again

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Lucas St. John, 3; Brooklyn Wright, 4; Calli Milioto, 3; and Calli’s sister Darien, 6, played in their Concord neighborhood while Lucas’s mom Sarah Woods watched them Friday afternoon. The four often spend afternoons together and were excited … 0

Downed utility pole knocks out power in downtown Concord area

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Heavy winds downed a utility poll yesterday, knocking out power for more than 850 Unitil customers in the capital region. “We did have a decent-sized outage in downtown Concord in the vicinity of Fort Eddy Road this afternoon,” Unitil media relations manager Alec O’Meara said yesterday. O’Meara said … 0

Police: Homeless man arrested in Bristol after multitown chase in stolen car

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The state police charged a homeless man with multiple felonies yesterday after he allegedly led authorities on a multitown chase in a stolen vehicle. Shaun Cook, 36, of the Plymouth area, was arrested after leading the police in … 0

Monitor Minute: April 14, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

Monitor Minute Episode 141: April 14, 2014. The Monitor Minute is a daily rundown of today’s top stories. Brought to you by the Concord Monitor. … 0