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NH firm Dyn says there is virtually no sign of North Korea online


Suspected cyber-bully North Korea suffered its own bloody nose Monday, when the country’s Internet infrastructure mysteriously deteriorated to the point that the country was basically offline, according to a Manchester-based Internet performance company.

This door on a Market Basket supermarket from this past summer's leadership turmoil shows a poster of then-ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas and another showing the chain's 4 percent discount.

End nears for Market Basket's 4 percent savings


Market Basket will not extend its 4 percent discount off most food items beyond its planned Saturday expiration date.

Berlin police are looking to add a BearCat armored vehicle to their fleet.

Berlin looking to acquire BearCat armored vehicle


Stressing that it would be used defensively and represents an asset that the North Country currently does not have, Berlin Police Chief Peter Morency has asked the City Council to consider adding an armored vehicle to his department's fleet.


New coats warm city kids, firefighters' hearts


Manchester firefighters who delivered about 300 brand new coats to children around Manchester last week were surprised by how quickly they were able to raise the money to buy them.

Old friends and a 'homeless angel' make for good stories anytime


I like good stories, which is probably part of why I am in this business. The other part is genetics.

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THE BOOK on the 2013-14 Legislature is closed while the slate is clean - well almost - for the 2015-16 General Court.

Elementary school repairs can't wait any longer, board says

Censure over how House speaker was chosen most unusual

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Crash puts crunch on mom, kids


Kate, a single mother of two, was struggling to make ends last March when she got into a collision at a city intersection.

On hand for NBT Bank's donation to the Union Leader Santa Fund are, from left, Jay Dinkel, Marilyn Charbonneau and Dallas Lagerquist, all of NBT, Shannon Sullivan of the Union Leader and NBT President Stephen Lubelczyk.

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'Messiah Sing' rings out on Seacoast

To conjure a classical holiday gem, eight Seacoast choruses, eight conductors, four featured soloists and an 11-piece orchestra will join with the community for the 10th annual 'Messiah Sing' at The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth.

Kimberly Anderson Ritchie, Rock Tripe Lichen, Installation: silkscreen and monoprint on maps

The Lamson Learning Commons at Plymouth State University will present an exhibition of works by Professor Kimberly Anderson Ritchie through March 6 at the Library and Learning Commons on Highland Street.

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JAZZ CLARINETIST Ken Peplowski, who has about 25 albums to his name, is an alumnus of the Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey orchestras. He’s also collaborated with big-name musicians ranging from Mel Torme to Madonna and Rosemary Clooney to Leon Redbone.

Concord Holiday Variety Show features jazz aces, comedian


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Combine traditional Christmas songs with jazz, add a few laughs from a popular national comedian, and you have some idea what to expect when the Capital Jazz Orchestra Small Group takes the stage at the Concord City Auditorium on Sunday.

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This door on a Market Basket supermarket from this past summer's leadership turmoil shows a poster of then-ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas and another showing the chain's 4 percent discount.

End nears for Market Basket's 4 percent savings

Market Basket will not extend its 4 percent discount off most food items beyond its planned Saturday expiration date.

Pastry chef Katie Johnson plans to open From Scratch Baking Company on North Main Street in Wolfeboro this spring.

New Wolfeboro bakery seeks funds through crowsourcing, would provide jobs for those with developmental disabilities

Professionally trained pastry chef Katie Johnson intends to raise more than just bread dough when she opens her new bakery, From Scratch Baking Co., this spring at 45 North Main Street.

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Stocks rose for a fourth straight session on Monday as large-cap technology shares gained and gave an outsized boost to the Dow, though continued weakness in crude oil weighed on the energy sector.

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Mary Heath poses for a photo during a party for her 106th birthday this month at Hillsborough County Nursing Home in Goffstown.

Retired nurse celebrates 106 years

Mary Heath celebrated her 106th birthday on Dec. 11 among friends at Hillsborough County Nursing Home.

Gathered at the December meeting of the Holy Trinity Cathedral Seniors group are members, front row from left, Charlotte Raczka, Emily Soltysiak, Phyllis Piecuch, the Right Rev. Paul Sobiechowski, HTC Seniors President Diane Bielizna, Isabel Card and Janice Kane; second row from left, Louise Kos, Barbara Juza, Joseph Juza, Susan Bodner and Karen Sobiechowski; and back row from left, Stanley Bielizna, Joseph Wysocki and guest William LaFrance.

NH Senior News: Children to bring Christmas caroling to Littleton area center

Third-graders from Lakeway Elementary School will sing Christmas carols after lunch Tuesday at the Littleton Area Senior Center, 77 Riverglen Lane. After the concert, seniors will enjoy home-baked cookies provided by the youngsters.

Molly Martel, left, and Angie Patrone display two of the six blankets they made together for local African refugee families. Martel and Patrone are inmates at the State Prison for Women in Goffstown.

Inmates give back, making Christmas gifts

A group of inmates at the State Prison for Women are making Christmas a little brighter for local families - and for themselves - by donating gifts they've made by hand.

Human intervention hobbling ice fishermen

WE'VE LIVED ON and utilized Great Bay for our outdoor recreation and source of great food for about half a century and have never thought that some of these things we cherished could come to a screeching halt. But we are not happy to pass the word: that was then and this is now and things have changed for the worse.

50 years later, burgers and french fries still making McMemories

In 1964, Arthur Deleault was one of the burger makers at the South Willow Street McDonald's. Back in the day, when the then-Manchester High School West student wasn't manning the grill flipping patties, he was enjoying the fruits (or meat, as it were) of his labors, which went for 15 cents a burger.

In winter, birds like this white-throated sparrow spend parts of the daytime and all of the nighttime perched in trees to conserve energy.

In the longest nights of the year, our birds are living on the edge

Happy shortest day of the year!
That sounds a lot better than moping about the longest winter night, doesn't it?

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