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  1. Letter: Thank you for the votes in Belknap County commissioner raceRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Concord Monitor

    To all who wrote in my name for Belknap County commissioner in District 1 , thank you for getting out on primary day and casting your vote. Your support has made it possible for me to be on the election day ballot.

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  2. While leaks are common, disasters involving gas rare in N.H. NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Concord Monitor

    As Massachusetts copes with one of the nation's worst residential natural gas disasters, New Hampshire can be thankful that even though 120,000 customers have natural gas in the state, it has seen few major accidents and a single fatality over the past three decades. "In the past 12 months, the Concord Fire Department has responded to 23 calls for leaks in natural gas or propane lines throughout the city," said city fire Chief Daniel Andrus in an email response to the Monitor .

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  3. Police say Belmont man arrested driving car linked to home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Concord Monitor

    Police arrested a Belmont man on Thursday who they say was driving a blue Buick sedan that was stolen following a home invasion in the town earlier this week. Nathaniel Moore, 30, was charged with receiving stolen property, disobeying a police officer, resisting arrest and driving after suspension.

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  4. Bicyclist struck on Route 106 in GilmantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Concord Monitor

    A woman had to be flown by helicopter to Dartmouth Hitchcock after she was struck by a pickup truck Saturday. Lori Lewis, 45 of Colchester, Conn., was riding north on Route 106 in Gilmanton when she was hit from behind by a 2001 Black Dodge Ram pickup truck operated by Ryan Shurtleff, 33 of Belmont, according to a Gilmanton police department press release.

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  5. Letter: Vote French in District 7Read the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Concord Monitor

    In the last session, we remained focused on combating the opioid crisis. Sadly, I've seen first-hand the devastating effects of this crisis as personal friends have experienced the loss of loved ones due to substance misuse.

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  6. Golf: Conant 45, Laconia 35, Kearsarge 24Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Concord Monitor

    Highlights: The Cougars improved from their first outing, but fell in a match on their home course at Country Club of NH.

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  7. Police: Forklift plunges into water at Laconia marina NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Concord Monitor

    A forklift needed a lift itself this weekend after it took a plunge into the Weirs channel and capsized on top of a boat at a Laconia marina, according to city police. Fire and police officers responded to a call about a forklift accident at Paugus Bay Marina on Sheridan Street about 3:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon, police said.

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  8. Educators question Sununu's post-Labor Day school start date proposal NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Concord Monitor

    If Gov. Chris Sununu wants to push back the start of school until after Labor Day, he might be in for a fight: Educators say his plan sounds great for tourism but questionable for kids. "The arguments that I'm hearing and the angst I'm hearing is that it's not for the right reasons," said Megan Tuttle, president of NEA New Hampshire, the state's largest teachers' union.

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  9. Letter: Messmer is right choice in 1st DistrictRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 1 | Concord Monitor

    To my dismay, a long, recent New York Times article focused on 1st Congressional District candidate Levy Sanders for his bold talking-back to state Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley at the Laconia appearance of candidates. However, Lincoln Soldati, a good candidate from Somersworth, was only slightly mentioned and his name not even given.

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  10. Most schools still starting before Labor Day, a year after Sununu...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | Concord Monitor

    Few school administrators have taken Gov. Chris Sununu's words of encouragement last year about starting the academic year after Labor Day to heart. Most New Hampshire schools will be starting classes this week, with the exception of the cities like Franklin, Laconia, Manchester and the new Capital City Charter School in Concord.

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  11. Two Laconia men charged with drug possession in Belmont NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Police said they recently increased foot, bike and cruiser patrols in the area of the Winnisquam Trail, also known as the WOW Trail, after residents expressed concern about more activity in the area - to include new tent sites between the trail and the shoreline of Winnisquam Lake. While patrolling Friday, police spotted David A. Sargent, 46, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant for fentanyl possession.

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  12. Mayors write letter urging House, Senate to overturn Sununu energy vetoes NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    All but two of the Granite State's 13 mayors have agreed to back a letter asking legislators to override Gov. Chris Sununu's vetoes of two energy-related bills. The letter, drawn up by Mayors Karen Weston of Dover and Tony Giunta of Franklin assumes unity from the all of the mayors in asking the House and Senate to reverse the governor's position on Senate Bill 365, which would have required utilities to purchase power from New Hampshire's six independent biomass power plants; and Senate Bill 466, which would have expanded net metering - a system that allows smaller power generators to get credits for electricity they send to the grid.

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  13. Letter: Get ready, DemocratsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Sept. 11, primary voting day, is only weeks away. With the primary vote, we choose our candidates for the November ballot.

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  14. Letter: Marchand's tone deafnessRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Last week we observed a former one-term Portsmouth mayor, an outsider with gubernatorial ambitions, lecture the citizens of Franklin about "dumping" their voter approved tax cap. It would have served him well to learn that the city's tax cap was last approved here with 80 percent of the vote.

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  15. Concord, Laconia advance in American Legion baseball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Concord Post 21 didn't have any answers in its loss to Merrimack on Friday, but it aced its second test of the New Hampshire American Legion senior tournament on Saturday in a 12-0 shelling of Nashua Post 124. Concord snapped out of its funk in the first inning, plating four runs on two outs to begin its run to a rout.

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  16. FBI: Laconia man sentenced for selling methRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    A Laconia man was sentenced to 50 months in federal prison for methamphetamine trafficking, U.S. Attorney Scott Murray announced Friday. Peter Dauphin, 45, sold "ice" methamphetamine to an buyer cooperating with law enforcement officers on five separate occasions in April and May 2017, according to court documents and statements made in court.

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  17. Serial bank robber from Laconia sentenced to federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    A Laconia man was sentenced to three years in federal prison Wednesday for robbing seven banks in New Hampshire and Massachusetts in late 2016 and early 2017. Chaka Meredith, 43, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Concord in January to robbing the Meredith Village Savings Bank in Laconia on Jan. 11, 2017, and the Santander Bank in Plaistow more than two weeks later, according to court documents.

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  18. Senior Legion: Weare bounces back with 10-2 win over LaconiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    With six games to be played in the final week of the American Legion season and its postseason tournament hopes on the line, Weare Post 65 did not get the start it wanted with in a 17-6 six-inning defeat to Lebanon on Sunday. Despite the tough loss, Weare did not hang their heads and quickly turned things around with a 10-2 victory over Laconia Post 1 on Monday at St. Anselm's.

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  19. Police: Laconia driver swerved to avoid debris and caused crash NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    NH State Police are investigating a two-car crash on Interstate 93 in Windham on Friday, July 13, 2018.

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  20. Rather than chase an ATV on the interstate, police waited for it to run out of gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    A Northwood man who drove his ATV on I-93 while intoxicated was arrested after his machine ran out of gas, police said. Derek C. Meyer, 19, of Northwood, was charged with aggravated DWI, reckless operation and disobeying a police officer.

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