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For sale in Concord: Stunning landmark promises luxuries

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Rarely does a Concord landmark such as this come on the market! The distinctive brick Victorian at 232 South St. offers almost 10 acres in the heart of the desirable South End. Complete with a spectacular four-stall post and beam horse barn, the six-bedroom gem combines original architectural detail with today’s must-have modern amenities. The gracious front foyer is warm …

In celebrity status and over-the-top talking points, Trump stands alone

Saturday, April 18, 2015

When businessman and potential presidential candidate Donald Trump took the stage at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Nashua yesterday afternoon, he didn’t mince words in talking about his fellow Republicans. “All the people you’re listening to, you can just forget it,” he told the audience at the #FITN Republican Leadership Summit. He slammed …

Study identifies business opportunities in downtown Concord

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Business in downtown Concord is missing out on about $19.4 million in sales. That number is the product of a retail gap analysis presented by Intown Concord last week. It attempted to find business sectors that are missing or could expand in the city. While the study found Concord’s downtown is capturing a large chunk of its revenue from shoppers who live outside …

China releases 5 women’s activists

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

In a surprise move, Chinese authorities yesterday released five women’s activists whose detention had caused an international uproar. The five, best known for staging peaceful “performance art” demonstrations to highlight women’s rights, were detained in early March over their plans to mark International Women’s Day by distributing stickers …

Killer Jodi Arias gets life term with no chance for release

Monday, April 13, 2015

The nearly seven-year legal saga of Jodi Arias ended yesterday as a judge sentenced her to life in prison for killing her ex-boyfriend, and the victim’s sisters unleashed their pain over the 2008 murder that captivated social media …

Oklahoma deputy charged in suspect’s shooting death

Monday, April 13, 2015

Prosecutors charged a reserve sheriff’s deputy with manslaughter yesterday in the death of a man who was fatally shot as he lay on the ground at the officer’s feet – a shooting that was certain to raise questions …

Impoverished tribe struggles to stop surge in teen suicides

Monday, April 13, 2015

The people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota are no strangers to hardship or to the risk of lives being cut short. But a string of seven suicides by adolescents in recent months has shaken …

After Iowa, it’s on to New Hampshire for Hillary Clinton

Monday, April 13, 2015

For Hillary Clinton, the next stop on the campaign trail is New Hampshire. The Clinton campaign confirmed that the former secretary of state and newly announced Democratic presidential candidate will be coming to the Granite State soon after …

Second shot: Hillary Clinton running again

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hillary Clinton jumped back into presidential politics yesterday, announcing her much-awaited second campaign for the White House. “Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion,” she said. As she did in 2007, Clinton began …

White House Brief: Things to know about Hillary Clinton

Sunday, April 12, 2015

A look at key things to know about Hillary Clinton, who entered the 2016 Democratic presidential campaign yesterday: The brief As first lady to President Bill Clinton during the 1990s, she was a driving figure in a failed …

FAA allows Amazon to test delivery drones

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Aviation regulators gave Amazon the green light to begin testing its Prime Air drones in the United States – a decision that, together with a new federal approval process, could pave the way for other companies interested in drone delivery. The Federal Aviation Administration told Amazon this week …

Maine dairy farmers divided on raw milk sales restrictions

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Lee Straw has spent most of his 59 years on farms and is a firm believer in the health benefits of raw milk, but he believes a Maine bill that would allow farmers to sell unpasteurized product without …

Video offers glimpse of fatal brawl between family, police officers at Arizona Wal-Mart

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Police officers at the scene of a deadly brawl outside a Wal-Mart store in a small Arizona town deployed electronic stun guns and made multiple efforts to stop a large family from attacking them, according to a video …