Opinion: Until all can breathe free
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Robert Azzi is a photographer and writer who lives in Exeter. His columns are archived at theotherazzi.wordpress.com. I am a big fan of New Hampshire’s storied filmmaker Ken Burns and am fully appreciative of his multifaceted presence in the Granite State. I appreciate, for example, that his presenc...
Letter: Breast cancer is a political issue
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Breast cancer is not only a medical issue, it is also a political issue. With the highest breast cancer incidence rate in the nation, New Hampshire needs members of Congress who support research funding and federal policies that will change this statistic and save lives. I am a 33 year breast cancer...
Northwood man pleads guilty to trying to get $3.5M in CARES Act funds
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According to court documents and statements made in court, between March 2020 and November 2021, the man and a co-defendant fraudulently applied for over two dozen loans under the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan programs during the pandemic.
Sununu Endorses Leavitt in NH's First Congressional District
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Early polling shows a close race between Republican Karoline Leavitt and Democrat incumbent Chris Pappas. Continue reading…
Mystery dog illness shows how bad we are at spotting new outbreaks
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An unusual plea for veterinary clinics to donate money to a state laboratory so it can diagnose a mysterious syndrome hurting New Hampshire’s dogs is another reminder that we aren’t doing enough to spot emerging diseases – as if a reminder was needed after COVID. The plea was sent out earlier this month to members […]
Automation is key when you handle a bazillion pieces of mail
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One of the best parts of my job is that it gives me an excuse to go inside buildings that we drive past every day, and see what’s going on. I went to the US Postal Service sorting center in Manchester, next to the airport, to look at a new package sorting machine that is […]
Projection: N.H. population will peak in 2040 after rising another 10%
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Unless something changes soon, New Hampshire’s population will reach a peak in 18 years and then start to decline as the Baby Boomer generation dies off. That’s one conclusion of a report by the Department of Business and Economic Affairs Office of Planning and Development. If current trends continue, it says, the state population will grow...
Mass Man Hires Uber Driver to Deliver Fentanyl to Dover, NH
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The drugs were individually wrapped for distribution, according to Jane E. Young, United States Attorney for the District of New Hampshire. Continue reading…
USA Today Flat Out Snubs a Legendary New Hampshire Apple Orchard
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A so-called 'best of' list should leave Seacoast residents with a bitter taste in their mouths. Continue reading…
200 Lives Were Taken by America’s First Serial Killer From New Hampshire
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Stratham Hill Park Hosts Police Exercise Wednesday
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Over a dozen police, fire and other law enforcement agencies are part of the exercise that starts at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning. Continue reading…
Pittsfield woman not eligible for volunteer driver program because she has Medicaid
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Just last week Pamela Disney praised the Community Action Program’s volunteer driver services. They provided efficient and reliable transportation for Disney, who doesn’t have a car, to attend her frequent medical appointments. Her alternatives – a bus ride or taxi service from Pittsfield – take hou...
Bringing Indigenous fire practices back to NH
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This is the first of a two-part series about how fire is used as a regenerative force in New Hampshire.Decline in air quality. Danger. Damage.The latest headlines about wildfires emphasize its potential for large-scale destruction, but there’s a positive side to fire that has long been used by Indig...
Divisive Concepts law yields no ‘credible’ complaints thus far
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CONCORD — When the state’s controversial “divisive concepts” law was being debated last year, critics of the proposal called it a solution in search of a problem that would stifle open discussion of sensitive topics in public school classrooms.Now, more than a year after the law took effect, the hea...
Red River screens ConcordTV film ‘The Players’ on Oct. 6
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For a year and a half, the Community Players of Concord’s sets for the May 2020 production of Barefoot in the Park lay dormant, gathering dust in the company’s studio due to the show’s cancelation at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.It wasn’t ideal – nothing about the pandemic was ideal – but...
New Sports Bar With Bowling, Billiards, Darts, Live Music, DJ’s in New Hampshire
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Video: LOL Reason This Mainer is Getting Honks in New Hampshire
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Video: Hilarious Reason Why Cars Are Honking at This Mainer Standing on a Street Corner in New Hampshire
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Talk about going all out for this fantasy football penalty. This player must stand on the corner, getting honked at time and time again for being a loser. Continue reading…
An artist in N.H. processes the war in Ukraine through sculptures of hope and resilience
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Often drawing inspiration from the natural world, several of Natasha Dikareva’s most recent works are influenced by the war in Ukraine and reflect her simultaneous feelings of sorrow and hope.
Win a Family 4-Pack to the Sandwich Fair in New Hampshire
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Are you ready for the Sandwich Fair in Sandwich, New Hampshire? We've got a family 4-pack to give away. Get the details here. Continue reading…
This New England Town Named Most ‘Family-Friendly’ in the US
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FDA Candy Corn Recall in New England Linked to a Massachusetts Company
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The 25 Best Sports Bars in Massachusetts and New Hampshire
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Being surrounded by other Boston or New England Sports fans feels like home. Check out the best sports bars in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for the best game day energy. Continue reading…
Performer Andrew Pinard brings magic to Hatbox Theatre this weekend
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Take in a “mind-numbing, jaw-dropping, eye-opening” experience as Andrew Pinard takes audiences on a guided tour of the impossible and the absurd. Discovering Magic with Andrew Pinard will be at Hatbox Theatre on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.Using only the most ordinary of objects, accomplished actor, co...
Entertainment Quick Picks for the week of Sept. 28
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Fran LebowitzWhat: In a cultural landscape filled with endless pundits and talking heads, Fran Lebowitz stands out as one of our most insightful social commentators. Her essays and interviews offer her acerbic views on current events and the media – as well as pet peeves including tourists, baggage-...