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Charities will not have to pay rent to casinos under new law
04-23-2024 3:56 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Deb Leahy can finally breathe easy, freed from the fluctuating rental fees each time her organization partners with a New Hampshire casino for donations.Thanks to a new law, casinos are now prohibited from imposing rent charges on charities for...

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Committee approves bill allowing host communities to join charitable gaming
04-23-2024 4:13 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

The House Ways and Means Committee unanimously voted on Tuesday to advance Senate Bill 472, which allows host communities to participate in charitable gaming alongside charities and non-profits.Senate Bill 472, now heading to the full House of...


Donna Daffy paints Dunbarton yellow with daffodils
04-22-2024 1:55 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Every spring morning, as the first rays of sunlight dance across Dunbarton, Donna Dunn is treated to a vibrant sea of yellow daffodils unfurling before her eyes.It’s a sight that fills her heart with indescribable joy, a gift that few are fortunate...


Casinos can no longer charge rent to charities
04-18-2024 3:14 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Governor Chris Sununu has signed legislation that no longer allows casinos to impose rent charges on charities.On Tuesday, House Bill 1203 was signed into law, allowing charities to keep the entirety of the money they receive from casinos, some of...


Pay-by-bag works for most communities, but not Hopkinton
04-17-2024 5:11 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Every time Jolene Cochrane clocks in for her shift at the Hopkinton Transfer Station, she sees residents driving in with their household waste bagged in various colored trash bags.With 19 years of experience at the station — a few years longer than...


Hooksett’s new tower could improve coverage in Bow
04-17-2024 1:43 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Hooksett’s plan to replace their emergency radio tower with one integrated with a cell tower could potentially improve cell coverage for certain residents in Bow.The emergency radio tower located at 98 South Bow Road, which houses emergency services...


With less than three months left, Concord Casino hasn’t found a buyer
04-16-2024 4:18 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

At the start of the year, Concord Casino was ordered to close its doors and sell the business within six months, but, so far, no buyers have stepped forward to acquire the establishment.“There’s been no change in the status of the Concord facility,”...


Now that the eclipse is over, what do I do with my glasses?
04-16-2024 2:11 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

After months of preparation, New Hampshire, along with many other parts of the country, experienced the solar eclipse. But now, what can you do with the eclipse glasses?Save them According to NASA, eclipse glasses with valid certification can...


Two democrats with parallel views run for same State Senate seat
04-15-2024 5:23 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Angela Brennan of Bow and Rebecca McWilliams of Concord, both Democratic State Representatives, have entered the race for the New Hampshire State Senate in District 15, to fill the shoes of Sen. Becky Whitley, who is eyeing a congressional seat.The...


Dinner over death in Concord
04-15-2024 3:20 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Instead of light conversations around a meal, Granite VNA, in partnership with Bennett Funeral Home, is hosting a dinner on Wednesday where attendees will engage in conversations about death and dying.Guided by end-of-life experts from a hospice team,...


Bow police department to revamp K9 program with Labrador Retrievers
04-11-2024 5:33 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

The Bow Police Department bid farewell to their K9 Boris this year after his handler left the department.With K9 Boris no longer part of the team, the Bow Police Department is reinventing its K9 program, turning to employ canines for locating missing...


Red barn on Warner Road near Concord/Hopkinton line to be preserved
04-11-2024 4:53 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

For drivers in the Concord area, the old red barn on Warner Road is a quintessential directional landmark — whether to get to the Hopkinton Fair or a friend’s house. It’s more than just a structure – it’s a piece of history etched into the landscape...


Women lead Bow select board
04-09-2024 7:37 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

For the first time in Bow’s history, the select board leadership positions are exclusively held by women.After Michael Wayne stepped down as chair and member of the select board, Angela Brennan was appointed to the role, with Eleana Colby serving as...


22-year-old Concord motorcyclist dead in crash with box truck in Bow
04-09-2024 5:10 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

A 22-year-old Concord motorcyclist was killed in a fiery crash with a box truck at the intersection of Route 3A and Robinson Road on Tuesday morning, according to Bow police.Carson Hardy was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:30 a.m. by the Hooksett...


DES against landfill moratorium bill
04-08-2024 5:00 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

As testimony on bills targeting landfill safety in New Hampshire continues in both chambers of the legislature, the state Department of Environmental Services maintains its stance against proposed legislation advocating for a four-year moratorium of...


Planning the end: Barbara Filion ends terminal cancer battle in Vermont
04-05-2024 5:20 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

The air whispered with a crisp chill, while the skies donned a cloak of somber gray, painting a typical Vermont scene caught in the days between the fading grasp of winter and spring’s hesitant arrival.For Barbara Filion, this was the day she had...


Efforts renewed to include eating disorder helpline on student IDs
04-04-2024 10:29 AM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

A year after its initial veto, a bill advocating for the inclusion of an eating disorder helpline on student identification cards made a comeback, this time proposing a different helpline number linked to the National Alliance for Eating...


Bills to reduce waste imports won’t affect Turnkey and NCES landfills
04-02-2024 5:13 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Rochester is home to the largest landfill in New England, the Turnkey landfill, where more than half of the waste comes from out-of-state rather than from within New Hampshire.In 2023, the Turnkey landfill took in over 595,000 tons of out-of-state...


Construction of new cell tower in Bow underway
04-01-2024 9:00 AM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Soon, Bow residents will see a 190-foot tower along Branch Londonderry Turnpike that will begin to address some of the cell phone dead zones in town.Following a legal battle and the nod of approval from residents regarding zoning adjustments, Rising...


Grumps set to bring personal touch to area’s landscaping needs
03-30-2024 11:00 AM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

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...


From lunch trays to garden beds: Hopkinton students compost food waste
03-28-2024 5:09 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Owen Lanman and his friends stood guard near the color-coded bins in Maple Street school’s cafeteria, ensuring every student dumped their lunch leftovers into the appropriate receptacles designated for compost, recycling and landfill.“I like doing it...

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