How do you build a college football program from scratch? Kevin Kelly’s working on finding the answer

04-14-2024 12:01 PM

Of all the places Kevin Kelly’s coached football throughout his career, from high schools in the Northeast to the NCAA Division I level at Georgetown to the New York Guardians of the XFL, New England College in Henniker might be his greatest...


Hometown Hero: Quilters, sewers grateful for couple continuing ‘treasured’ business

04-14-2024 11:59 AM

When Randy and Holly Silver saw their chance two years ago to open a business they’ve always wanted, they wasted no time moving forward.They went to the bank almost immediately after an offer was made to buy the Bittersweet Fabric Shop, a staple in...


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Sports


High schools: Wednesday and Thursday’s results
04-12-2024 9:17 PM

BaseballJohn Stark 20 ConVal 0, 6 inn.Key players: John Stark – Anthony Paolicelli (4 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 8 K; 3-for-3, 4 runs, 2 RBI), Chase Philibotte (4 RBI), Hunter Keim (3-for-5), Ben LaBrecque (2-for-2)Highlights:  Three Stark pitchers combined on a...

Opinion


Opinion: Eid al-Fitr in Gaza: A war against humanity itself
04-13-2024 6:00 AM

Robert Azzi is a photographer and writer who lives in Exeter. His columns are archived at robertazzitheother.substack.com. Tuesday was the last day of Ramadan fasting. At sunset, around the world, believers began calling or sending ‘Eid Mubarak’...

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Politics


House passes bill removing exceptions to state voter ID law
03-15-2024 1:23 PM

The House narrowly approved a bill Thursday that would eliminate any exceptions to the state’s voter ID laws and require documentary proof of citizenship to vote, 189-185. The bill, House Bill 1569, would require a person registering to vote to...

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Vintage Views: The greatest factory that never was
04-13-2024 2:00 PM

It was almost two hundred years ago when our Concord ancestors thought and planned and then they planned and thought again. They dreamed about what could be and about the riches that might follow. A period of time commonly referred to as the Second...

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Boscawen, NH - Winnifred H. Bailey, age 81, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at Merrimack County Nursing Home. She was born in Concord, NH the daughter of the late Cecil an... remainder of obit for Winnifred H. Bailey

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Allenstown, NH - Richard Fleury, 80, of Allenstown, passed away on Easter, March 31, 2024 at The Pines of Newmarket, where he lived for the past 2 years due to care he needed for dementia/A... remainder of obit for Richard Fleury

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[IMAGE]Robert L. Wickham Concord, NH - Surrounded by those he held dear, Robert L. Wickham died April 12, 2024, at the venerable age of 96. He loved his family, his country, music, animals ... remainder of obit for Robert L. Wickham

Obit photo for Jean V. Lawrie Jean V. Lawrie

Concord, NH - Jean Lawrie of Concord, NH passed away peacefully at the age of 73 at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen on March 22, 2024. Jean was born on October 17, 1950 in... remainder of obit for Jean V. Lawrie

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