As federal aid trickles out, there is a push to get more help from the state for formerly shuttered venues.As of July 19, some 50 venues have...

A 16-foot high mural of Ruth Blay, the last woman hanged in New Hampshire, is the latest signature piece of art in downtown Portsmouth.The mural...

Gov. Sununu allowed the COVID-19 state of emergency to end on June 11, but some people are still concerned about how emergency powers can be abused...

Chicken wings are becoming a rare (and costly) delicacy

Today

It’s not quite true to say that chicken wings have become as rare as hen’s teeth, but pandemic-fueled changes in habits have turned this fun...

When Xiante Dahabi lived out of her car in Concord, voting in elections was the last thing on her mind. To start, she didn’t know where to go or...

Maine is home to the last wild Atlantic salmon populations in the U.S., but a new push to protect the fish at the state level is unlikely to land...

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Japan won its second straight Olympic softball gold medal, beating the United States 2-0 Tuesday in an emotional repeat of...

Jessica Parratto helped end Delaney Schnell’s Olympic hopes in 2016. Five years later, the Americans teamed to earn a silver medal in women’s 10...

SAITAMA, Japan — The U.S. women won, as usual. It just wasn’t in the dominant fashion that the Americans are accustomed to.The winning streak for...

New England Patriots (7-9)Camp site: Foxborough, Mass.Last year: The first year of the post-Tom Brady era in New England began with high hopes...


New trouble for infrastructure talks as pressure mounts

7/26/21

WASHINGTON — Senators were running into new problems Monday as they raced to seal a bipartisan infrastructure deal with pressure mounting on all...

If Republican Gov. Chris Sununu faces off in November of next year against Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan in what would be one of the nation’s...

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee...

Business groups didn’t get every single thing they wanted from New Hampshire lawmakers this year, but on the whole, they’re pretty happy with the...

Here’s a riddle: What’s long in the back, short in the front, stirs conversation, makes people smile – some wryly, others admiringly – and has...

Gratitude for a disaster averted

7/15/21

A thank you to Epsom and Pembroke firefighters and police from Mark White, an Allenstown native who recently retired as an air traffic controller...

Little by little, explaining one setback at a time, Candace Schaefer listed the obstacles that once stopped her progress like a Boston traffic jam...

The former Boston-area college track coach, recording his prized pupil as she demolished the field at a local Paralympic sprint, had one word for...




Events


 

Brian Duprey is bringing “An Evening with Frank Sinatra” to the Lakeport Opera House on July 30 at 8 p.m.Known as the only Sinatra tribute show...


Obituaries


Theodore Bailey

Theodore G. Bailey Chichester, NH — Mr. Theodore G. "Ted" Bailey, 91, of Chichester, passed away peacefully at home on July 21, 2021 after a period of declining health. Born in Pittsfield, T...

Pauline E Butterfield Loudon, NH — Pauline E. Butterfield, 91, died peacefully at home on Tuesday July 20, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Pauline was born February 4, 1930 in Derry NH,...

Amy Cashman

Amy R. Cashman Concord, NH — Amy R. Cashman, 54, of Concord, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 16, 2021 at her residence. Born in Manchester on February 7, 1967, she was the daughter...

Todd Drew

Todd M. Drew Pittsfield, NH — Todd M. Drew, 54, of Pittsfield, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer. Born...




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