East Concord’s Mobil still offers full-service fuel

02-26-2024 2:59 PM


Jill Doyle got her tank filled at the gas station near the East Concord traffic circle recently and received plenty of warmth on a freezing morning.She stayed comfortable in her car while an attendant pumped her gas at East Concord Mobil, an...

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Concord martial arts studio builds life skills far beyond combat

04-13-2024 11:01 AM


Sometimes a life-changing moment can come from something simple, like a TV show.For Paul Averill, the longtime owner of Averill’s Martial Arts Academy, that change in his life’s trajectory came after he watched Kung Fu, which aired in the 1970s....

Grumps set to bring personal touch to area’s landscaping needs

03-30-2024 11:00 AM


In a market with an overwhelming presence of retail giants, Grumps, a Bow-based landscaping company, is determined to carve out its niche with a unique flair and an unconventional business approach.Kris Reynolds and his brother are preparing to launch...

Bow power plant to add solar and batteries; coal use to end by 2028

03-27-2024 11:54 AM


The region’s last coal-fired power plants, located in Bow and Portsmouth, are expected to switch to large-scale solar power and battery-storage under plans put forward by their owner, Granite Shore Power, marking New Hampshire’s first big transition...

It’s all about that base: When are NH ski areas closing this spring?

03-20-2024 3:36 PM


A lack of snow on the ground due to an abnormally warm and wet New Hampshire winter doesn’t mean that ski and snowboard season has to end.After a little snowfall at the start of the month, ski mountain staff felt more confident about their projected...

Law in the Marketplace: CTA compliance

03-16-2024 11:00 AM

This column changes certain key advice I set forth in my column last Saturday for New Hampshire business owners who formed their businesses before Jan. 1, 2024. I apologize to readers of this column for the column’s legal complexity. However, this...

Hotworx in Concord breathes new life into workout experience

03-15-2024 10:53 AM


Siblings Emily Lozada and James Fox always wanted to open a business together, and that opportunity came about from an unlikely source: Lozada seeking out treatment for pain associated with her serving job.Enter Hotworx, a fitness studio that...

Community power continues spreading through the region

03-09-2024 1:10 PM


Community power, the system under which communities can buy their own electricity instead of depending on the utility, is continuing its rapid expansion in towns throughout the region.Three Concord area towns are among the dozen launching the system...

Concord to work with Bow in water expansion project

03-04-2024 10:00 AM


After over 40 years of attempts, the city of Concord has finally agreed to work with Bow in helping extend its water main and connect it with Concord’s water system.“They have given the OK. We’ve had meetings. Our engineers are working with their...

Lobster catch dips to lowest level since 2009 as fishers grapple with climate change, whale rules

03-04-2024 7:08 AM


PORTLAND, Maine — America’s lobster fishing business dipped in catch while grappling with challenges including a changing ocean environment and new rules designed to protect rare whales.The lobster industry, based mostly in Maine, has had an...

Contoocook's Covered Bridge Restaurant set for revival

03-02-2024 10:00 AM


Perched right on the banks of the Contoocook River, the once-quiet Contoocook’s Covered Bridge Restaurant, its doors shuttered for more than two years, is set to be revived with fresh energy.The specifics on whether the restaurant is reopening or a...

To our readers: The first Weekender is here, and check out our new app

03-02-2024 10:00 AM

For the past several weeks, we’ve been alerting readers to a big change coming in their daily paper. Today, we’re publishing our first Weekend Edition of the Concord Monitor. It’s four pages bigger than the traditional Sunday Monitor and it includes...

Climate change cost U.S. ski industry billions, study says

03-01-2024 5:02 PM


DENVER — U.S. ski areas lost $5 billion from 2000 to 2019 as a result of human-caused climate change and could lose around $1 billion annually in the 2050s depending on how much emissions are reduced, a new study found.People “may not care about the...

Carlsons Motor Sales, one of the city’s oldest car dealerships, is now part of Nucar

02-29-2024 4:29 PM


Carlson’s Motors, a family firm that in 1937 became one of the first car dealerships in Concord, has been bought by Nucar, a regional company with deep roots in New Hampshire, as part of a continuing trend of consolidation in the industry of auto...

Dunkin sign crashing down in Concord didn’t stop the coffee from flowing

02-29-2024 3:07 PM

A heavy sustained wind of 20-25 miles per hour knocked out power to thousands and almost got in the way of customers getting their morning Dunkin Donuts in Concord’s south end.With gusts of up to 45 miles per hour, Thursday’s wind proved problematic...

NH doctor works to rebuild online reputation after TikTok spreads false news

02-28-2024 2:42 PM


Dr. Andrew Spector was in the middle of surgery on Friday when he received an urgent text from an administrator. Strangers were calling his employer, Dartmouth Health, demanding he be fired.He soon learned it was because of a video going viral on...

In a big blow, Spirit Airlines is ending flights from Manchester airport

02-23-2024 8:39 AM


Just three days after a new airline said it would be starting service at Manchester-Boston regional Airport, Spirit Airlines says it is suspending service, partly because it isn’t selling enough tickets.The company said it would suspend service to...

Why won’t my cell phone work? Nationwide outages reported from AT&T, Cricket Wireless and other providers

02-22-2024 10:08 AM


A number of Americans are dealing with cellular outages on AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Verizon, T-Mobile and other service providers, according to data from Downdetector.AT&T had more than 73,000 outages around 9:30 a.m. ET, in locations including...

Dueling lawsuits target Sanborn’s casino plans on Heights

02-20-2024 5:13 PM


One lawsuit challenging the Concord Planning Board’s approval of Andy Sanborn’s new casino on Loudon Road is on hold as another suit against a zoning board decision proceeds.Concord resident Kassey Cameron sued the city in July after the planning...

Texas Roadhouse opens on Loudon Road replacing Newick’s Lobster House

02-19-2024 4:07 PM


A national chain replaced a family-owned restaurant on Loudon Road as Texas Roadhouse opened its doors on Monday, replacing the Newick’s Lobster House, which closed in March.The lobster house building was torn down, and replaced by the...

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