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Grappone Conference Center to throw big New Year’s Eve bash
Even though we haven’t even gotten to Christmas yet, the other big holiday around this time of year – New Year’s Eve – is fast approaching, and we figured we’d get the word out about a big bash going down before it’s too late.
Way Back: Remembering the early sleigh parties of Concord’s past
There was a time when the sound of the falling snow was as audible as the wind between the bare branches of each grand tree around our little town of Concord. More than a century ago, contrary to common thoughts, we find our local merchants welcoming the deep snow to the hills and valleys surroundin
Entertainment: Last chance to see some Christmas plays in Concord
This issue of the Insider comes out exactly one week before Christmas, meaning this will be your last chance to check out some Christmas shows this year (or at least your last chance to learn about them in this paper). If you miss out and have to wait until next year, don’t say we didn’t give you fa
NH Hiring Snowplow Drivers At Up To $95 An Hour
CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation last week said it's hiring plow drivers for winter snow removal. Pay rates will be up to $95.10 an hour, which includes the driver and truck and depends on equipment setup. Pay also includes hourly fuel rates.
Aggravated DWI Charge For Concord Woman In State Police Patrol
CONCORD, NH — A Concord woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated during a New Hampshire State Police patrol in the Manchester area Friday. Caitlin Borey, 26, of Concord, was charged with aggravated DWI and an open container violation. Police said she had a blood-alcohol level of 0
Exeter 'defamation' arrest leads to federal lawsuit
CONCORD— The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of New Hampshire on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit challenging New Hampshire’s criminal defamation law, which makes it a misdemeanor to intentionally and falsely disparage another person.
Attorneys for Owen Labrie argue he served his time already
CONCORD, N.H. - A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate in 2015 is asking a judge to suspend the remainder of his one-year jail sentence.
White Park skate house begins to take shape
The walls may be up at the White Park skate house, but Concord officials say the building won’t be ready for public use by the next 1883 Black Ice Pond Hockey Championship. Work on the foundation, drainage and patio have been ongoing since the project kicked off this past summer, according to a Dece
DUI Charge For Driver In Merrimack Crash: Police
MERRIMACK, NH — Merrimack police said a Massachusetts man was drunk when he crashed into a mailbox on Turkey Hill Road over the weekend. Brett Martinez, 29, of Lowell, was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with driving under the influence. He was released on bond.
Man arrested after trying to pull woman from car
MANCHESTER -- A city homeless man faces several charges after allegedly trying to pull a woman from her car Saturday evening outside the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Manchester, police said.
Concord Fire: Man Critically Injured
CONCORD, NH — A man was critically injured in a fire at a Concord apartment building Saturday, according to WMUR. The news station reported the fire broke out at the Pines of West Concord in a third-floor unit.
5 New Houses For Sale In The Concord Area
CONCORD, NH — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but getting tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? Fear not! To keep you up to date, we here at Patch have compiled the latest batch of new listings nearby.
Democrats aim to revive gun ban in House chamber
CONCORD — A policy allowing concealed carry of firearms in the House of Representatives, in effect since 2015, is about to be overturned by the new Democratic majority. House Speaker Steve Shurtleff, D-Penacook, said he expects a motion to restore the ban to be approved by the House Rules Committee
Laconia police recruit out of jail, now under house arrest
LACONIA — The dismissed Laconia police recruit who is facing charges of threatening to stage a mass murder-suicide at last Friday’s police academy graduation has been released from jail is now under house arrest with his family in Connecticut.
Concord apartment fire seriously injures one
CONCORD — Concord fire officials said they are investigating the cause of a two-alarm apartment fire early Saturday morning that left one male victim with life-threatening injuries.
Manchester woman arrested in Hooksett on drunk driving charge
HOOKSETT -- A Manchester woman is facing drunk driving charges after police say she sped through a red light in Hooksett early Sunday. According to Hooksett police, around 1:51 a.m. Sunday officers observed a vehicle speeding over the Main St. Bridge, before failing to stop at a red light as it turn
Prostitution ring spanning NH, Maine and Vt. run by Concord couple out of homes, including in Manchester
Two Chinese nationals who were living in Concord, New Hampshire, have been arrested and charged with running a sex trafficking ring in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont that included homes and hotels in Portland, South Portland and Kittery.
Police recruit’s hearing delayed till Monday
LACONIA — A local police recruit who has been charged with threatening to cause a mass shooting at Friday’s police academy graduation continues to be held at the Merrimack County Jail pending a court hearing on Monday.
Charge says man wasn't qualified to vote in New Hampshire
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Florida man has been accused of voting in New Hampshire on Election Day in November 2016. Attorney General Gordon MacDonald said 45-year-old Michael L. Lewis, of Miami, was indicted by a Merrimack County grand jury last week.
Gas prices fall a bit more in northern New England
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Gas prices have dropped a few more cents per gallon in northern New England. Prices in Maine have fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.38. In Vermont, prices were down 3.8 cents to $2.58 per gallon. In New Hampshire, prices dropped 2.9 cents per gallon to $