Granite Geek: A museum about N.H. telephones is a whole lot more

05-20-2024 3:02 PM

There’s something a little surprising about one of New Hampshire’s best museums, the small but mighty New Hampshire Telephone Museum in Warner: You’re not supposed to touch most of the exhibits even though they’re the kind of thing we’ve touched all...

“We are in a crisis” – Child care costs hit $32k on average

05-20-2024 5:33 PM

For Leanna Lorden, one positive to come out of the state’s child care crisis is how the staggering numbers caught the attention of lawmakers.A new estimate reveals that child care costs $32,000 annually for a New Hampshire family with two kids under...

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High schools: Baseball, softball, lacrosse and tennis results from this weekend
05-19-2024 1:43 AM

BaseballConcord 7, Spaulding 6Key players: Concord – Mitch Coffey (win, 2.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 4 K; 3 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBI), Kaelen Williams (save, 1 IP, 2 K), Noah Chrabolowski (2 hits, run, 3 RBI), Dawson Fancher (2 hits), Alex Turant (hit, run, RBI),...


Opinion: Women becoming second-class citizens
05-20-2024 3:52 PM

Elizabeth (Zib) Corell lives in Concord. I and most of my siblings were born in the 1950s. As a product of the Depression, my mother raised her four daughters to get a good education so we could have jobs and income from them to have our own money...

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On the trail: Biden back to N.H. next week
05-17-2024 6:53 AM

President Joe Biden returns to New Hampshire next week for his second visit in two months to the only general election battleground state in New England.The president will hold an official White House event in Merrimack.Afterward, Democratic sources...


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From the farm: More cow psychology
05-19-2024 6:00 AM

Cattle, unlike dogs, horses, and donkeys, have their own unique language. They are not people, and as much as we might wish otherwise, they communicate in their distinct ways. To truly connect with them, you need to learn their intriguing lingo.Have...


Obit photo for Tracey T. Sweeney Tracey T. Sweeney

Pembroke, NH - Tracey T. Sweeney, Sr., 90, of Pembroke, NH passed Monday, May 13, 2024, at Concord Hospital. Born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts, Tracey was the son of the late Joseph K. Sweeney and Ruby (Smith) Sweeney. He had b... remainder of obit for Tracey T. Sweeney

Obit photo for Crystal J. Cascadden Crystal J. Cascadden

Meredith, NH - Crystal J Cascadden of Meredith NH passed away Monday, May 13th 2024 after being unable to recover from mitral valve heart surgery. Crystal was born December 24th, 1961 in Wiesbaden, Germany to Elmer Eugene (Gene) and Jea... remainder of obit for Crystal J. Cascadden

Obit photo for Doris Jesseman Doris Jesseman

Hopkinton, NH - Doris Shover Jesseman, 93, formally a resident of Piermont NH and Hopkinton NH, passed away on May 13, 2024 at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen NH surrounded by her family. She was born on November 6, 1930 t... remainder of obit for Doris Jesseman

Obit photo for Mary Bradbury Mary Bradbury

Contoocook, NH - Mary Bradbury died peacefully on March 18, 2024 at the age of 95. Mary was born on July 16, 1928 in Greenwich Connecticut, daughter of Helen Beales (Cornelius) and James A.G. Beales. A long-time resident of Contoocook, ... remainder of obit for Mary Bradbury


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