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A memorial for Trevor Gonyer, 17, sits on the side of Route 114 in Weare. Gonyer was killed in a single car accident early Friday morning.

Friends gather at Weare roadside memorial to remember Trevor Gonyer, 17

Sunday, July 5, 2015

A white wooden cross stands about three and a half feet tall on the side of Route 114 in Weare. The front of the cross, in black marker, reads “RIP Trevor 1998-2015.” Throughout the day Saturday, more than 60 friends and loved ones of Trevor Gonyer, 17, visited the makeshift memorial and left their names and messages of love on …

Police say woman hit exit sign, rolled car

Saturday, July 4, 2015

State police said a distracted driver reaching for a cigarette hit an exit sign on Interstate 93 in Manchester, and then rolled her car. Authorities said the crash happened at about 7 a.m. Saturday on the northbound side of I-93. The driver, Angela Sullivan of Derry, was taken to Elliot Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police said she was reaching for her cigarettes, spilled …

Clinton: Hopeful US can reach ‘verifiable deal’ with Iran

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Hillary Clinton said Saturday that she remains hopeful the U.S. can reach a “strong verifiable deal” to curb Iran’s nuclear weapons program by next week’s deadline. The Democratic presidential front-runner said during a July Fourth campaign organizing event in northern New Hampshire that she hopes U.S. and its allies can clinch a deal …

Names of boy, stepfather who drowned in river released

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Police have released the identities of the 10-year-old boy who drowned when he went under water while swimming in the Merrimack River and his stepfather who died trying to save him. The body of the boy, Javier Gonzalez, was recovered by divers Thursday morning in water that was …

PHOTOS: Market Days 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

The 41st annual Market Days Festival wraps up in downtown Concord today. For more information, entertainment schedules and a map, pick up this week’s Concord Insider. …

Man sentenced for possessing child pornography

Saturday, June 27, 2015

A Newmarket man has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison after being convicted of possession of child pornography. Federal prosecutors say 36-year-old Brian Sorrentino was sentenced this week in U.S. District Court in Concord. Authorities say the investigation into Sorrentino began in 2008, when investigators traced …

Primary 2016: Jindal: Obama ‘is living in a bubble’

Friday, June 26, 2015

Just hours before taking a New Hampshire stage as a presidential contender, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal was handed a political target he couldn’t miss: the Supreme Court’s decision upholding portions of the Affordable Care Act. “Today the president …

GOP’s Rubio disagrees with high court ruling on health law

Friday, June 26, 2015

Florida senator and Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio sharply criticized the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold key provisions of President Obama’s health care overhaul and said the high court’s decisions on health care and gay marriage should …

Carson, Forrester endorse Fiorina’s campaign

Friday, June 26, 2015

Two Republican state senators have voiced support for Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and one of the many GOP candidates for president. State Sens. Sharon Carson of Londonderry and Jeanie Forrester of Meredith announced their endorsement in a press release from Fiorina’s campaign Thursday. “Carly’s positive …

NH Supreme Court rules in favor of 3 police officers’ appeal

Friday, June 26, 2015

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled in favor of three Manchester police officers who want their names removed from the county attorney’s confidential list of officers who might have credibility issues. Officers Jonathan Duchesne, Matthew Jajuga and Michael Buckley landed on the list after an off-duty fight …

Police: Robbery suspect armed with knife tracked, captured

Friday, June 26, 2015

Police said that were able to make quick work of tracking and capturing a man suspected of robbing a local bank at knifepoint. Authorities said they were called to St. Mary’s Bank in Hudson on Saturday just before noon, on a report of a man threatening employees with …

Divers recover bodies of 10-year-old boy, stepfather who drowned in Merrimack River

Friday, June 26, 2015

The woman in the bright-blue hijab rocked forward on her knees, her shoulders trembling, head cast toward the dirt. A group of Somali sisters laid their hands on her back, murmuring as search officials passed on foot. The …

Concord City Council approves budget with 4.2 percent tax rate increase

Friday, June 26, 2015

The Concord City Council has unanimously approved a new budget, which comes with an estimated 4.2 percent increase in the city’s portion of the tax rate next year. The budget, which takes effect Wednesday, includes $58.1 million in general fund spending. Including special funds and capital projects, total …