“It’s a miracle” – Family to attend funeral of missing World War II soldier from Northwood

05-24-2024 2:35 PM

From Tunisia, during World War II, Richard Hammond wrote a letter home to Northwood, New Hampshire. He was a young soldier in his 20s serving in the war and his sister was about to have a baby at home.“Has Barbara had the baby yet,” he wrote to his...


The largest arcade in the world marches on

05-25-2024 9:04 AM

Classic arcade games, pinball, bowling, birthday parties, skee ball, mini golf. You name it, Funspot has it.Located in Weirs Beach in Laconia, it was recognized as the world’s largest arcade by Guinness World Records in 2008. The 60,000-square foot...


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Girls’ lacrosse: Against D-I Londonderry, D-III Bow faces one of its most difficult tests of the season
05-23-2024 6:59 PM

BOW — The Falcons’ girls’ lacrosse team entered Thursday’s matchup against Division I’s Londonderry at 14-2 on the season. Bow, a D-III program, saw its two losses come to D-II Hollis-Brookline and D-I Portsmouth. Overall, the Falcons were outscoring...

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Opinion: A bridge across the great divide
05-25-2024 7:00 AM

Rev. Dr. Stephanie Rutt is founding minister of the Tree of Life Interfaith Temple in Amherst. She lives in Nashua. In the poem “The Place Where We Are Right,” esteemed Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai invites us deep into what can happen when certainty...

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Attempt to pass Ellison’s free lunch bill fails in the House again with amendment
05-23-2024 3:36 PM

Friends of late Rep. Art Ellison are trying to bring forward his dying wish – to “feed the damn kids” – by expanding access to free and reduced lunch in New Hampshire. But the latest attempt to do so, by passing an amendment that would have increased...

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From the farm: A step back in time
05-25-2024 7:00 AM

Back in the day, oxen and horses were the tractors for farmers. Teams were used to plow the fields, pull mowers to cut hay, and pull cultivators to clear weeds from the gardens. After farm work, they became the engines to pull wagons to haul produce...

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Obit photo for Jennifer Ann Nelson Jennifer Ann Nelson

Claremont, NH - Jennifer Ann "Jen" Nelson (nee Mayo) passed away on March 27, 2024, in Claremont, NH, at the age of 50. She was born on July 19, 1973, in Boston, MA. Jen was a very caring person, always putting others before herself. ... remainder of obit for Jennifer Ann Nelson

Obit photo for Hope Zanes Butterworth Hope Zanes Butterworth

[IMAGE]Hope Zanes Butterworth Concord, NH - Born August 17, 1936 in Worcester, Massachusetts, Hope spent her childhood years in Litchfield, Connecticut, the second oldest of four children born to Henry Baldwin Nichols and Esther Shears N... remainder of obit for Hope Zanes Butterworth

Obit photo for Margaret Ann Bernard Margaret Ann Bernard

Concord, NH - Margaret Ann Bernard, 57, of Concord and Center Barnstead, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 19, 2024. Margaret was born on August 14, in Melrose MA, daughter of Barbara Roberts, and the late Charles Roberts, of Cen... remainder of obit for Margaret Ann Bernard

Obit photo for Rodney Alva Richardson Rodney Alva Richardson

Henniker, NH - Rodney Alva Richardson, 89, son of the late Alva and Mildred (Everett) Richardson, passed away in the early hours of Monday, May 20, 2024 at Presidential Oaks Nursing Home in Concord, NH. He was born July 21, 1934, in Be... remainder of obit for Rodney Alva Richardson

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