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NH Furniture Masters present new member show this spring
04-17-2024 9:00 AM

The NH Furniture Masters are pleased to feature the work of three new members in our spring exhibition: Dan Faia, Mike Korsak, and Philip Morley. This exhibit celebrates the creativity and dedication of our newest members and brings together a diverse...

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Rare bipartisan gun bill gets NH Senate hearing
04-17-2024 12:05 PM


‘The magic of the music’: Kearsarge Chorale to present spring performance
04-17-2024 12:00 PM

“If you haven’t been following the Kearsarge Chorale, you’ve been missing out - missing out on 15 years of the magic of their music,” according to long-time audience member Linda Barnes of Salisbury.In this fifteenth anniversary year, concerts are to...


Wildfire season is here: Concord at moderate risk; high risk further south
04-17-2024 10:22 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

Despite all the wet weather, spring fire season has arrived.For the first time this year, parts of the state were rated Wednesday as being in “high” risk of wildfires by the state’s Forest Protection Bureau.The period after snow melts but before...


Court: Communities can’t reject solar on looks, property value fears alone
04-17-2024 10:18 AM

By ANNMARIE TIMMINS

Four communities in the state have been recognized as solar-welcoming by SolSmart, a federally funded organization that helps municipalities expand solar power. Franklin is not among them, and a recent state Supreme Court opinion likely won’t help get...


Mayors say need is growing for state homelessness prevention funds
04-17-2024 10:02 AM

By ETHAN DeWITT

When homeless residents request housing assistance from Keene, the city must help, even when shelters are full. As the number of New Hampshire’s homeless has grown, that has become increasingly expensive.During the fiscal year that ended in June 2023,...


Hundreds gather at discovery center in Concord for eclipse
04-17-2024 10:00 AM

By CHLOE RATTEE

A rush of excited people poured out of the lobby of the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center when Cameron Waller, who works behind the front desk, announced that it was just 15 minutes until the eclipse reached totality.The center held a viewing party...


Songweavers Women’s Chorus presents Earth Day-themed concert in Concord
04-17-2024 10:00 AM

The Songweavers Women’s Chorus with Director Jennie O’Brien present a special Earth Day-themed concert, Mother Earth, Our Home on Saturday, April 20 at 5 p.m. at the South Congregational Church (27 Pleasant St in Concord).Joining the singers will be...


Sunapee Kearsarge Intercommunity Theater presents ‘Olympus On My Mind’ in April
04-17-2024 6:00 AM

SKIT, the Sunapee Kearsarge Intercommunity Theater, presents Olympus On My Mind, a funny, sometimes poignant, off Broadway musical featuring gods being naughty!Lessons are learned, delightful songs are sung, toes are tapped and this gem will leave you...


Opinion: Bankers have the NH Public Deposit Investment Pool in their sights
04-17-2024 6:00 AM

By TODD SELIG

Todd Selig is the longtime town manager in Durham. Senate Bill 553 would require public funds from localities be invested in NH banks, where the NH Bankers Association, the lobbying arm for the banks, argues that according to a study it commissioned,...


High schools: Tuesday’s track, baseball, softball, lacrosse and tennis results
04-17-2024 12:30 AM

Boys’ TrackMerrimack Valley 110.33, Bow 101.66, Pembroke 44, St. Thomas 41, Bishop Brady 35Key players: MV – Nicolas Ogelsby (1st high jump, 1st long jump), Brayden Laroche (1st 100 hurdles, 1st 300 hurdles)), Mychal Reynolds (1st 400), Abhiman Karki...


Boys’ lacrosse: With a different level of energy and focus, MV feels primed for success
04-16-2024 8:25 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

PENACOOK — Merrimack Valley head coach Sean Gill knew something was different about his team this year when 15 of his 25 players wanted to interview to be a team captain.Only four were ultimately chosen, but so far, Gill’s had a whole sideline he can...


Opinion: It’s time to give families increased education freedom
04-16-2024 4:52 PM

By ANDREW YA⁠T⁠ES

Andrew Ya⁠t⁠es is government affairs director for yes. every kid. States around the country have responded to families’ demand for increased educational options. It’s time for New Hampshire to follow suit and expand Education Freedom Accounts so that...


Concord city-schools committee revived, will meet for first time in 2 years
04-16-2024 4:19 PM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

After the close of their budget planning seasons and with a mounting list of major construction projects between them, a joint committee between city and school district leaders — including both Concord and Merrimack Valley — will reconvene this...


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,”...


Letter: Substandard standards
04-16-2024 2:56 PM

Last November, the Rockingham Superior Court ruled that New Hampshire is failing its constitutional duty to equitably fund an adequate education. The state has two options in response: fund quality public education or just lower the bar. Proposed...


Letter: Lost tradition?
04-16-2024 2:56 PM

In 1979, our family moved to New Hampshire. My wife and I were introduced to, and impressed by, the fundamental democracy of New England town meetings. Issues are discussed, votes are taken and everyone goes home to accept and live by the decisions...


Letter: Gender is not a litmus test
04-16-2024 2:56 PM

Let’s celebrate women in positions of political leadership and encourage others to join them, not challenge others’ candidacy due to a desire to improve gender balance in Congress. I read the recent opinion piece raising concerns with the leading...


Letter: Third party is a choice for independent voters
04-16-2024 2:56 PM

Regarding the My Turn by Wayne Fuller on third party candidates. It was obvious that Mr. Fuller is biased towards a Biden victory. What his My Turn doesn’t explore is the mindset of people who are independent and not blindly loyal to either party....


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...


Regal Theater in Concord is closing Thursday
04-16-2024 11:38 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

After Thursday’s 7:30 p.m. showing of “Kung Fu Panda 4,” the Regal Cinema on Loudon Road will close for good, ending 28 years of multiplex movies on The Heights in Concord and marking the latest step in the redevelopment of the Steeplegate Mall.What’s...

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