Still full of life, Jerry Lavigne honored for his service decades after fighting in Korea

02-27-2024 3:30 PM

Jerry Lavigne bowed slightly to receive his medal, draped around his neck like an official presenting gold at the Olympics, leading to a handshake and a two-minute speech that seamlessly mixed laughter with tears.Lavigne smiled when he spoke at the...


Teachers resist plan to combine Mill Brook, Broken Ground principals

02-27-2024 4:43 PM

Teachers at Broken Ground and Mill Brook elementary schools are pushing back against a proposal by Superintendent Kathleen Murphy to combine their principal positions at the end of this school year. “We need more boots on the ground, not less. We need...


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Sports


Boys’ basketball: Pembroke, Coe-Brown and Bow lead the pack among D-II area playoff teams
02-26-2024 11:22 AM

Like last season, the Pembroke Spartans top the list among area teams to qualify for the Division II boys’ basketball playoffs. At 16-2, last year’s runner-up turned in another impressive season with a mostly new group of players.Returning senior Joe...

Opinion


Opinion: Denying care to those who need it most
02-27-2024 10:10 AM

Jules Good is a disability policy professional and activist. They live in Newmarket. As New Hampshire considers legalizing assisted suicide, also referred to as medical aid in dying (MAID), I would like to draw attention to the potential impacts this...

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Politics


Political consultant behind fake Biden robocalls says he was trying to highlight a need for AI rules
02-27-2024 10:09 AM

CONCORD, N.H. — The political consultant behind a robocall that mimicked President Joe Biden’s voice said Monday he was trying to send a wake-up call about the potential malign uses of artificial intelligence, not influence the outcome of last month’s...

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In Hopkinton, community connects with ukuleles
02-26-2024 4:24 PM

Echoes of melodic strumming and the gentle fluttering of sheet music fill the walls of Hopkinton’s library in the evenings, as the Contookuleles gather at their monthly meetups, for a celebration of their shared passion for music and the ukulele.Ric...

Obituaries

Obit photo for Michael Baldwin Michael Baldwin

Concord, NH - Concord, NH - Michael Frederick Baldwin, 38, passed away at his home on February 24, 2024, in Concord, NH after a difficult battle with addiction and mental illness. Born on J... remainder of obit for Michael Baldwin

Obit photo for Linda L. Strand Linda L. Strand

Concord, NH - Linda L. Strand (78) beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister died February 24, 2024, at home with family by her side. Linda was born June 14, 1945, to Lester and Myrtle... remainder of obit for Linda L. Strand

Obit photo for Raymond Limoges Raymond Limoges

Loudon, NH - On February 23, 2024 the bright twinkle in his blue eyes and loving smile faded and the sounds of Ray's contagious laughter, quick wit, sarcasm, and sound advice were silenced ... remainder of obit for Raymond Limoges

Obit photo for Annettte Marie Goddard Annettte Marie Goddard

Concord, NH - Annette Marie Goddard, 82, of Concord, NH, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2024 at the Granite VNA Hospice House in Concord, NH. She was born September 7, 1941 in C... remainder of obit for Annettte Marie Goddard

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