Concord budget fortellls major future spending

05-26-2024 8:00 AM

The $53.6 million Concord wants to spend on capital projects next year doubles the current figure — but it pales in comparison to what’s to come.Several major city building projects are slated for 2026, meaning increases in coming years would likely...

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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Track: Hopkinton girls win D-III title; Brady’s Gentchos wins 3 titles, breaks 2 records
05-24-2024 1:38 AM

TILTON – Hot and humid conditions didn’t bode well for a record-breaking day, but that wasn’t even close to being the case. Facing one of the most competitive groups of Division III athletes and teams in NHIAA track and field history, the Hopkinton...


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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Vintage Views: Remember to remember this Memorial Day
05-26-2024 7:00 AM

As we solemnly gather this Memorial Day to bestow our most honored respect to the many veterans and loved ones that find eternal rest in our local cemeteries, it is most heartfelt. Though there are many people visiting the greater Concord area...


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

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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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