Rep. Porter: The back story on sales tax bill

7/31/18

The governor called a special session of the Legislature recently. I’m sure you read about it in the papers or heard about it on the news...

Fifteen years ago, we joined with other New Hampshire leaders in launching Americans for Campaign Reform in Concord. Our aim was simple: to end the...

The flurry of 911 calls went out to the Aurora Police Department early Monday, advising authorities that there was something wrong on a tree-lined...

Rare general-level talks between the two Koreas ended with no agreement Tuesday, but the top delegates said they had a meaningful discussion on...

Repeat wildfire evacuations leave some Californians weary

7/31/18

Jessyca Lytle fled a fast-moving Northern California wildfire in 2015 that spared her property but destroyed her mother’s memorabilia-filled home...

An Aeromexico jetliner crashed after taking off in the northern state of Durango on Tuesday, but the state’s governor said there were no deaths and...

Firefighters in New Hampshire said careless disposal of smoking materials and medical oxygen equipment appear to have contributed to a house fire...

Judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

7/31/18

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D...


Kristan Skora was disappointed when she heard the city of Franklin was no longer recycling, but she said the decision isn’t going to change the way...

Rare general-level talks between the two Koreas ended with no agreement Tuesday, but the top delegates said they had a meaningful discussion on...

We’re all familiar with crime-scene forensics, or at least the TV version that is the central plot point for every single cop show, but I must...

St. Paul’s School has chosen a new rector, the first-ever woman to lead the Concord boarding school since its founding in 1856.Kathleen Carroll...

The stealth reopening of Tenney Mountain ski area in Plymouth.On Saturday after almost a decade of neglect is the latest example of a surprising...

Pollution is threatening the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, a vast underground network that experts in Mexico say...

So who the heck was Franklin Pierce? I tried to find out, thinking Monday – Presidents Day – was a good time to try. Turns out, one of the most...

Last month, Philips Exeter Academy unveiled a big, new building for sports activities, and also announced that much, but not all, of the...




Events


 

Cobbler can be made to suit most fruits

7/31/18

When I make dessert, I tend to have a plan. I’d rather save the improvising and fridge cleaning for savory preparations.This cobbler, however...


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Obituaries


Charles W. Varney, "Charlie", 85, passed away peacefully in his home in Boscawen Friday night, March 15, 2019 with his son, Mark and daughter-in-law, Kim by his side. Charlie had been suffering with C...

Joan McNamara

Born January 19, 1928 in Dover, NH Joan was the third child of Ford S. Prince and Alice Fletcher Prince. Joan passed away March 15, 2019 at the age of 91 after a long period of declining health. She m...

Laconia--Robert "Bob" Edward Fairbanks, 74, of Laconia, NH finished his earthly journey peacefully Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Lakes Region General Hospital with his loving wife Linda Noel Fairbanks......

Theresa (Terry) N. Schneider of Tilton, New Hampshire passed away peacefully at her home on March 13, 2019 with loving care from her caregivers and blooming plants. She was born in Westminster, Vermo...



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