Dennis Comeau sworn in as Bow’s fire chief

05-23-2024 3:07 PM

After working his way up over the years, Dennis Comeau was set to be officially sworn in as the fire chief in Bow during a ceremony Thursday night.Comeau has been with the Bow Fire Department since 2019, starting out as a firefighter and then becoming...

On the trail: Kuster to headline Biden campaign event

05-23-2024 3:08 PM

When U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster announced in March that she wouldn’t seek re-election this year, the six-term lawmaker in New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District said that she still planned to hit the campaign trail on behalf of fellow Democrats up...

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Staying loose and stepping up: With 10 wins, MV softball is geared up for the playoffs
05-22-2024 7:42 PM

PENACOOK — Merrimack Valley softball coach Kevin O’Brien has three rules for his team: work hard, give effort and recognize that some days are better than others. It’s sounds overly simplistic. But it works.Wednesday’s 16-12 victory over...


Opinion: Ways to connect during Older Americans Month
05-23-2024 5:05 PM

Rebecca Sky is the executive director of the NH State Commission on Aging. Beth Todgham is a member of the commission and editor of its monthly “Aging Matters” newsletter. May is Older Americans Month. In this month’s “Aging Matters” newsletter, the...

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Senate advances legislation allowing schools to hire part-time teachers without certification
05-23-2024 10:13 AM

The New Hampshire Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would allow school districts to hire part-time teachers – without the need for a State Board of Education credential.House Bill 1298 would allow teachers working fewer than 30 hours a week who pass...


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NH-based R&B songstress pens a powerful tribute for mental health awareness month
05-23-2024 6:00 AM

Nashua, NH - Ruby Shabazz releases new song “Loss” in honor of mental health awareness month on all major streaming platforms.“Loss” is an emotional tribute about the loss of a loved one and the heartbreak, grief and mental challenges we go through in...


Obit photo for Gloria A. Martin Gloria A. Martin

Contoocook, NH - Gloria Martin of Contoocook, NH, passed away peacefully at home on May 6, 2024, at the age of 97. Gloria was born on January 26, 1927, in Astoria, NY. Residents of Contoocook since the late 70's, she and her husband Joh... remainder of obit for Gloria A. Martin

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Warner, NH - Anna M. Allen, 93, died in Warner, New Hampshire on May 20, 2024. Born in Brooklyn on May 22, 1930 to Vincent and Bella (Kugielska) Coviello, Anna was the oldest of two daughters. She grew up in Bridgeport, Connecticut and ... remainder of obit for Anna M. Allen

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Canterbury, NH - On May 13, 2024, Diane Kathleen O'Hara, of Canterbury, New Hampshire, left this world and the many people who love her. She is predeceased by her best friend and husband, Brian John Collins, who passed on September 5, 2... remainder of obit for Diane O'Hara

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Concord, NH - Janet Martha Levy died peacefully Sunday May 19, 2024 at the Granite VNA Hospice House in Concord surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Hugh Walter Emerson Jr., their daughters Sarah ... remainder of obit for Janet Levy


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