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The Infectious Groove is a music lover’s spin city

AMHERST – Vinyl devoteees rejoice. The Infectious Groove, 76 NH Route 101-A, stocks more than 6,000 new and used records and endless shelves of CDs, as well as turntables, receivers and speakers. Owners Richie Thorn and Tina McCarthy opened the store a year ago, and quickly managed to ...

Business owners keep eye on SBDC funding

NASHUA – Just days after Great American Downtown executive director Paul Shea warned local small businessmen and women that one of their most valuable resources – the New Hampshire Small Business Development Center – could face drastic cuts in state funding, Gov. Chris Sununu issued a ...

Dealership donates cars to PACT program at NCC

NASHUA – The Honda PACT (Professional Automotive Career Training) program at Nashua Community College recently received the donation of two cars from Peters Honda of Nashua. NCC has teamed with Nashua High School to provide them with support for their program and provide a pathway for high ...

D-H doctors discuss COVID on ‘The Cure’ podcast

NASHUA – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health is presenting a new podcast series, “The Cure,” to offer folks answers to some of their most common questions about the pandemic and vaccines. One of the hosts of the podcast, Dr. Marshall Ward, MD, said the concept for “The Cure” was discussed ...

Hollis farmhouse scheduled to be featured on new HGTV series

HOLLIS – Here’s some news that people in Hollis have been wondering about for years.  It became town knowledge a few years ago that the “New Kids On The Block” boy band star, Jonathan Knight, was renovating the house at 84 Depot Road.  Jonathan brought in local builder Tom Cook of ...

Milford resident raises concerns over Article 3; vote set for March 9

MILFORD – With March 9 voting day on Tuesday, Milford resident Katherine E. Kokko, who has 15 years of experience working with governmental collaboratives and regional groups that have consisted of municipal officials, businesses and healthcare organizations, has concerns about Warrant ...

Wilton’s The Red Trouser Show takes clowning seriously

WILTON – For the Red Trouser Show’s David Graham and Tobin Renwick, 2020 and COVID have been a bit of a juggling act. Not to worry – they’re professionals. As elementary school students, the two started acrobatics and the like in the fifth grade when they got a new gym teacher ...

Board expects $25M fund for gaps in COVID-19 relief going forward

CONCORD – A legislative advisory board that worked to help Gov. Chris Sununu distribute $1.25 billion in federal CARES Act pandemic relief funds is expecting to have a special $25 million fund to help pay for gaps in relief going forward into 2021. Top lawmakers who are members of ...

Nick Connell: A cave hermit’s artful past

What started out as a legend is turning into a book about former Nashua/Hudson resident Nick Connell (1921-1994) who hand-dug a cave in a Southern California seaside park and lived there in secrecy for 20 years. Connell’s achievement was long considered a tall tale until San Diego historian ...

Three COVID-19 deaths Thursday in N.H.

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 231 new positive test results for COVID-19 and three deaths, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 2.3%. The deaths include: 2 male residents of Merrimack County, 60 years of age and older 1 male resident of ...

Sununu says N.H. teachers can expect COVID-19 vaccinations soon

CONCORD – Teachers, school staff, and daycare workers can expect to be vaccinated against COVID-19 – some as early as March 12 – rather than waiting until April and May due to increased availability of COVID-19 vaccines and the rapid delivery of vaccines to date, state officials said at ...

N.H. Senate passes bill adding documentation to vote by absentee ballot

CONCORD – The state Senate voted in favor of a bill the chairman of the Election Law and Municipal Affairs Committee says will protect the integrity of the absentee ballot process, but others say creates unnecessary barriers for some voters. State Sen. Jim Gray, R-Rochester, called Senate ...

Change sought in N.H. Constitution to barring religious school funding

CONCORD — The state’s Blaine amendment prohibiting state funding of religious schools, is a stain on the state’s reputation, said supporters of repealing it through a proposed constitutional amendment that could be before voters in 2022. But opponents said despite two recent U.S. ...

Sununu says $70M can be added to budget to fund eliminated programs

CONCORD — State revenues continue to be higher than expected, and that has Gov. Chris Sununu calling for House budget writers to fund programs he eliminated in his budget proposal. In a letter to the House Finance Committee, which is working on the $13.8 billion budget he proposed last ...

By slimmest of margins, Senate takes up $1.9T relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted by the slimmest of margins Thursday to begin debating a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, after Democrats made eleventh-hour changes aimed at ensuring they could pull President Joe Biden's top legislative priority through the precariously divided ...

Woman to start paying nearly $2M in Great Danes neglect case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman who was convicted in 2018 of housing dozens of filthy and sick Great Danes in her New Hampshire mansion must now start paying back nearly $2 million for their care, a judge ruled Thursday. Christina Fay was found guilty of 17 counts of animal cruelty. She had ...

MacDonald sworn in as chief justice of NH Supreme Court

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Former Attorney General Gordon MacDonald was sworn in as chief justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday in a ceremony where he paid tribute to a former judge and mentor who gifted him his own judicial robes. "The law is a profession that renews and ...

Malcolm X’s boyhood home in Boston gets historic designation

BOSTON (AP) — Malcolm X's boyhood home in Boston was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The 2 ½-story house is the only surviving residence associated with the slain civil rights leader's formative years in the city, according to Massachusetts Secretary of State William ...

Black women persevere to lead in Vermont despite harassment

Mia Schultz has watched three other Black women in Vermont leave leadership posts in the mostly white state because of harassment and threats. She's also seen Black acquaintances move away from the progressive state that is home to Bernie Sanders and Ben & Jerry's ice cream because they ...