A Concord encampment story went viral. Those living there say there’s nowhere else to go

07-12-2024 5:24 PM

Straps tied to trees supported the blue and gray tarps hanging like a canopy over the green tent. Plywood, scaffolding, pallets – even a swing – line the wooded encampment.This is the jury-rigged home that a woman named Melissa and her husband built...

‘He was so special and unique’ – Bow family remembers Eddie Berke, 31, after Maine boating accident

07-12-2024 5:26 PM

Edward Berke was always up for an adventure. Whether it was hiking a 12,000-foot snowy peak, searching for the most remote spot to watch an eclipse or exploring a new country without a plan or even a return ticket, he embraced every challenge with...

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Golf: Home advantage runs its course on day 4 of state am
07-11-2024 10:49 PM

Winning the New Hampshire State Amateur Championship means playing well for nine rounds of golf on the same course over the week, and any advantages start to even out. On the fourth day of this year’s state am, home field advantage ran its...


Opinion: Communities have become places to escape
07-13-2024 8:00 AM

Jean Stimmell, retired stone mason and psychotherapist, lives in Northwood and blogs at jeanstimmell.blogspot.com. Have you ever noticed your status in your local community no longer depends so much upon your behavior, character, and reputation? In...

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On the trail: Sununu says NH is going to be ‘a coin toss’
07-12-2024 4:17 PM

Gov. Chris Sununu has long been one of former President Donald Trump’s loudest Republican critics.But New Hampshire’s four-term governor, who isn’t seeking re-election this year, believes that Trump, who next week officially becomes the GOP’s 2024...


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From the farm: Bull training is on the schedule
07-14-2024 6:00 AM

‘Well, that wasn’t in today’s schedule,” I said to husband Bruce as he climbed out of the cab of the Mahindra tractor. The huge tractor tires were stuck hub-deep in tire-sucking muck that wouldn’t let go.It was a recent Sunday, and the day’s schedule...


Obit photo for Thomas Boyd Thomas Boyd

Center Barnstead, NH - Thomas W. Boyd, 62, passed away peacefully at his home on July 2, 2024 with family by his side. Tom has worked in many fields and learned many trades, some of those including Boyd Floor Sanding, Boyd Trucking, and... remainder of obit for Thomas Boyd

Obit photo for Michael Corcoran Michael Corcoran

Concord, NH - Michael A. Corcoran, 56, passed away with his family by his side on July 7, 2024 in the comfort of his own home. Born on June 22, 1968 in Concord, the son of Sandra (Towle) Schwarz and the late John Corcoran. Michael was ... remainder of obit for Michael Corcoran

Obit photo for John Perkins John Perkins

Laconia, NH - John Carlton Perkins, 82, of Laconia, NH and formerly of Venice, FL, died on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, at home. He was born on May 3, 1942, in Concord, NH, the son of Carlton B. Perkins and Helen (Dunlap) Perkins. John... remainder of obit for John Perkins

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Raleigh , NC - April Denise Whittaker, a former selectman of New London New Hampshire, passed away at the age of 71 on June 19th in Raleigh NC after a long battle with cancer. April leaves behind her husband of 51 years, Charles; two so... remainder of obit for April Whittaker


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