Cottage community rebuilds beloved dock after it was destroyed in boat crash

05-17-2024 1:34 PM

The Keewaydin Cottages feel like the set of a movie.Tall pines stand sentry on Lake Winnipesaukee’s rocky shoreline, and the air’s humidity-muffled stillness is cut only by the quiet lapping of waves against the small beach and the deep, hollow...

‘A little bit of kindness can go a long way’: Belmont continues honoring legacy of Jake Deware

05-16-2024 1:40 PM

Belmont baseball coach Matt LeBlanc looked up at the scoreboard and saw that his Red Raiders had scored 11 runs against Winnisquam. He felt a chill move up his spine.On May 6, the program had partnered with the Jake Deware Kindness Project to carry on...

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High schools: Wednesday’s baseball, softball, lacrosse and tennis results
05-16-2024 12:18 AM

BaseballBelmont 5, Gilford 0, 8 inn.Key players: Belmont – Anakin Underhill (8 IP, 1 H, 4 BB, 15 K), Michael Collette (2-for-4, RBI, run), Hutch Haskins (1-for-5, 2 RBI), Owen Waldron (1-for-3, walk, run), Wyatt Divers (1-for-3, RBI, run)Highlights:...


Opinion: Show support for transgender girls
05-17-2024 12:55 PM

John Buttrick writes from his Vermont Folk Rocker in his Concord home, Minds Crossing. He can be reached at johndbuttrick@gmail.comIt is no surprise that some people are uncomfortable when issues of sex and gender are acknowledged to be a part of the...

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Transgender sports ban heads to Sununu
05-16-2024 1:42 PM

The New Hampshire Senate passed a bill Thursday that would ban transgender girls from participating on public school-sponsored sports teams starting in fifth grade.The bill, HB 1205, was passed by the House in March and now heads to Gov. Chris...


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A May tradition, the Kiwanis Fair comes to Concord this weekend
05-16-2024 7:00 AM

The 66th annual Concord Kiwanis Fair is back at the Everett Arena from May 16 to 19 with all of the classic fair rides, food and games.The fair will be open Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m., Friday from 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday from noon to 11 p.m., and...


Obit photo for Donald M. Bennert Donald M. Bennert

Bow, NH - Don passed away peacefully in his home on November 17, 2023, after complications of Leukemia. He was born on September 6, 1947 in Manchester, NH, the son of Harry W. Bennert, MD and Elizabeth McIntire Bennert. He spent his ea... remainder of obit for Donald M. Bennert

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Concord, NH - Richard Strome, 92, of Contoocook, New Hampshire died on July 7, 2023 and his loving wife Connie Strome, 90, also of Contoocook, died on May 6, 2024, both at The Birches in Concord, and both after long battles with Alzheim... remainder of obit for Richard and Connie Strome

Obit photo for Ann Garland West Ann Garland West

Contoocook, NH - Ann Garland West of Contoocook, NH, peacefully left us on the morning of May 11, 2024. She has gone to reunite with her beloved husband, Richard West. Ann grew up in Windham, NH, and taught at Pinkerton Academy for 56 y... remainder of obit for Ann Garland West

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Wilmot, NH - Donald Pascoe Paulsen, 97, of Wilmot, N.H. passed away peacefully with his family by his side at New London Hospital on May 10, 2024. Born in Jersey City, N.J., his parents shortly moved to Verona, N.J. where he lived until... remainder of obit for Donald P. Paulsen


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