More Concord Coaches will be on display Saturday than anywhere

06-19-2024 12:12 PM

You expect to see Concord Coaches when Tom Prescott puts his collection of Abbot-Downing on display at his company’s annual open house.  This Saturday, in fact, you can see more of these handsome stagecoaches in one place than anywhere else on...

‘It’s kind of embarrassing’: Performing arts leaders ask district to expand CHS auditorium as part of middle school project

06-19-2024 4:37 PM

Every time Concord High puts on a concert, Gabe Cohen rents a U-Haul. The Christa McAuliffe Auditorium at the high school —  the district’s largest performance space — has 397 seats, just enough to seat one grade of its student body of 1,400....

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Monitor Sports recognizes Spring 2024 Players of the Season
06-14-2024 9:07 AM

From top-tier pitching and hitting to prolific scoring, stout defense and incredible athleticism, the Spring 2024 season saw numerous standout student-athletes in the Concord area.Here are the Monitor’s Players of the Season:BaseballAnthony Paolicelli...


Opinion: Smoothing life’s bumpy road
06-18-2024 6:00 AM

Dave Emerson of Old Ways Traditions lives in Canterbury. It’s no news that the road can get more bumpy as we get older. Life’s often a pretty bumpy road anyway these days. Ignoring the bumps has become more challenging.The beauty of the natural world...

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Narrow partisan divide dominates legislative session
06-17-2024 12:30 PM

With Republicans maintaining a narrow majority in the N.H. Legislature this year, they were able to thwart Democratic priorities such as gun safety measures and enshrining abortion rights in the state constitution.But the partisan split is so tight...


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Electric Earth Concerts presents ‘Evocations’ in Jaffrey
06-19-2024 6:00 AM

Electric Earth Concerts presents “Evocations” on Sunday, June 30 at 4 p.m. at the First Church in Jaffrey (14 Laban Ainsworth Way).Schubert’s joyous “Trout” Quintet meets the dark, mystical world of Osvaldo Golijov’s “Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the...


Obit photo for Marilyn F. Tripp Marilyn F. Tripp

Epsom, NH - Marilyn F. (Tilden) Tripp, of Epsom, passed away on February 12, 2024 in Concord, New Hampshire. She is the daughter of the late Harold and Marjorie Tilden and wife of the late Warren R. Tripp. She is survived by her son, da... remainder of obit for Marilyn F. Tripp

Obit photo for Melvin Witham Melvin Witham

Pittsfield, NH - Melvin Asa Witham, 68, of Pittsfield, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2024, at Concord Hospital. He was born in Exeter November 11, 1955 and was the son of the late Robert and Gladys (Libby) Witham. Mel attended North... remainder of obit for Melvin Witham

Obit photo for Robert Nelson Drew Robert Nelson Drew

Concord , NH - Robert Nelson Drew, 88, passed away May 6th at home surrounded by his abundant and loving family, after a long battle with cancer. A lifelong resident of Concord, NH, Bob enlisted in the Navy in 1953 at the age of 17 and ... remainder of obit for Robert Nelson Drew

Obit photo for John Waterbury John Waterbury

New London, NH - John W. Waterbury, 80, of Tracy Road, died Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at the Concord Hospital. He was born in Coral Gables, FL on October 21, 1943 the son of the late Cecil W. and Helen (Wiggin) Waterbury, but spent his ea... remainder of obit for John Waterbury


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