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  1. Letter: Support biomass billRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | Concord Monitor

    The film Burned: Are Trees the New Coal? shows how clear-cutting of Southeastern forests for export to biomass power plants in Europe increases carbon pollution. A segment about the Burgess biomass plant in Berlin is short on data but persuasive that absentee landowners do destructive clear-cuts to feed it.


  2. Berlin dirtbike crash sends Pembroke teen to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Concord Monitor

    A 14-year-old from Pembroke was sent to the hospital after he rear-ended another rider and went flying from his bike in Berlin on Sunday, said officials from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. The teen, a member of a riding party at Jericho Mountain State Park, was approaching an intersection about 1:30 p.m. when he crashed into another member of his party and was thrown from his vehicle, according to the report.


  3. Full-body scanners finally come to N.H.'s prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Full-body scanners have been installed at the Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility in Berlin and the women's prison in Concord. Scanners will be installed at other facilities, including the men's prison in Concord, in the weeks ahead.


  4. Jamie Sayen: The truth about mega-biomassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Paul Doscher writes in the July 12 Monitor that electricity generation in biomass plants provides urgently needed markets for wood of low economic value. He argues that caring forest landowners cannot afford to conduct "timber stand improvement" cuts unless there is a market for that low-value wood - a legacy of past forest mismanagement.


  5. N.H., Vt. groups to get $1.5M in grants from fund NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    The Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has awarded 28 grants focusing on such projects as afterschool programs, a dental clinic upgrade, and more in-depth news coverage. Grants are awarded to municipal, educational and nonprofit organizations throughout northern New Hampshire and bordering communities in the United States and Canada.


  6. Dean LeMire: Prison drug treatment is an innovative way of reducing overdose deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Just when it seemed there was light at the end of the dark tunnel that is New Hampshire's overdose crisis, we are given another unwelcome jolt of reality. Despite data initially showing that drug overdose deaths had declined, state officials released new statistics in April showing that deaths continued unabated in 2017.


  7. First time in New Hampshire' rate system for Liberty gas would...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    In a move that the state Consumer Advocate calls a "decisive step forward into the 21st century," the state wants to change the way Liberty Utilities gets paid for natural gas to make it easier to create energy efficiency programs. The Friday ruling by the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission - involving what is known as a "decoupling" - would allow monthly adjustments in Liberty Utilities gas rates for the first time in New Hampshire.


  8. Effort to create - education savings accounts' headed to N.H. House floor fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    An effort to establish "education savings accounts" to increase school choice in New Hampshire is headed toward a last-ditch effort on the House floor to save the legislation that has faced pushback from lawmakers in both parties. On Wednesday, three Republicans joined all of the Democrats on the House Finance Committee to recommend sending Senate Bill 193 for interim study, 14-12.


  9. N.H. school voucher bill dealt blow by House subcommittee NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    A controversial bill allowing families to put state education dollars toward private schooling options was dealt a blow Tuesday when a subpanel of lawmakers voted, 7-1, to refer it to interim study. It's unclear how much the vote in the Republican-controlled House Finance Division II subcommittee foreshadows Senate Bill 193's fate as it heads to the full committee later this month and then the House.


  10. After - discouraging' meeting, non-profit withdraws plan to reopen recovery center in Concord NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    A start-up non-profit that proposed opening a recovery center in Concord to replace Hope for N.H. Recovery has dropped its plans. Merle Burke, president of the newly established Midpoint Recovery Center Inc., said he was deterred from plans to create a recovery center in the capital city after a "discouraging" meeting with state officials this week.


  11. Downtown: Manchester group aims to fill Hope for N.H.'s Concord gap NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    When Hope for New Hampshire Recovery announced the closure of four of its facilities, including the location on South State Street in Concord, there was still a chance that state funding could bolster the struggling organization. Earlier this week, the Executive Council voted to do just that by approving a $600,000 state contract with NH Recovery - but that infusion of cash will go to only Manchester, Berlin and Franklin locations.


  12. State money saves some Hope for N.H. Recovery centers; Concord facility still set to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Two weeks after New Hampshire's largest drug recovery organization announced the closure of four facilities, the Executive Council has stepped in with financial relief that will keep the centers open in some cities. Councilors voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a $600,000 state contract with the organization Hope for New Hampshire Recovery, giving a boost that will allow it to stay operational.


  13. How big will keno get? March voting may hold the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Concord Monitor

    Close to 80 towns will be voting on the gambling game keno in March, a spokesperson for the N.H. Lottery Commission said. Towns had a Jan. 9 deadline to decide whether or not they wanted to put keno on the ballot for town meeting.


  14. Billy Graham, evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99 NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    In this June 27, 1954 file photo, Evangelist Billy Graham speaks to over 100,000 Berliners at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany. Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died.


  15. Concord skies to third-place finish at D-I Alpine championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Down to its final skier of the afternoon, the Concord High boys' Alpine ski team needed Devanny - at the very least - to finish his second run of the slalom cleanly if the Crimson Tide wanted to hold onto its position at the Division I Alpine championships Tuesday at Gunstock Mountain. "I gathered up the boys and told them that it's the fourth quarter if you look at it that way," Concord Alpine coach George Golden said.


  16. Sununu: Northern Pass was - railroaded' by Sec NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    As Massachusetts scrambles to proceed with its major clean energy project after Northern Pass's application was recently denied, GOP Gov. Chris Sununu took to the radio on Friday to blast the Site Evaluation Committee's unanimous 7 to 0 vote against building the controversial 192-mile powerline from Pittsburg to Deerfield. Sununu said he was frustrated with the process in that the committee had four criteria to decide by law and chose to only look at one or two before voting it down in a surprise move on Feb. 1. "So the ball is on the five-yard line and the referee stepped in and said 'game over.


  17. High schools: Concord boys' hockey picks up third straight winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Drew Livingston scored four goals and the Tide's prolific offense made up for defensive lapses as the Concord boys' hockey team won its third straight with a 6-3 road victory over Nashua South Pelham. The Tide opened up a 4-0 first period lead thanks to a pair of goals from Livingston and additional tallies from Colin Kastle and Mike Stoddard.


  18. Preview capsules for local Alpine ski teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Top returners : Boys - Cole Gorham, sr.; Shane Hyland, sr.; Daniel Loosigian, sr.; Aidan MacWhinnie, sr.; Liam Devanny, jr.; Sean McDonough, jr.; Simon Foisey, jr.; Michael Case, soph.; Girls - Ella Fabozzi, sr.; Grace Devanny, jr.; Sophia Shea, jr.; Abigail Currier, jr.; Mayanna Llewelyn, jr.; Fabi McLeod, soph. Outlook : With the return of Hyland and the addition of two strong freshmen in Kevin McDonough and Shea, the Concord boys' team should be contending for a state title at the D-I championships.


  19. Coos Commissioners Tell Planning Board To Investigate Cog - Road'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Concord Monitor

    The Coos County Commissioners earlier this week told the Coos Planning Board to investigate allegations that an illegal road was built on Mount Washington alongside the Cog Railway. The county commissioners will then review the planning board's report and consider what action, "if any" is appropriate, commissioner Paul Grenier said at the meeting in Berlin.


  20. Letter: In need of fair taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Concord Monitor

    Jeb Bradley, comparing taxes in New Hampshire and Vermont, painted a rosy picture of our "low" taxes and a dismal one of Vermont's "high tax woes" . But having fewer or lower taxes does not necessarily equate to fairer taxes.


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