Robert De Niro accepts SAG Lifetime Achievement Award

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Robert De Niro accepted a lifetime achievement honor at the SAG Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday and didn’t waste a chance to show his trademark range of emotions. “As actors we don’t take victory laps. We’re too worried about what our next job will be,” he deadpanned, thanking longtime […]

Trump thanks farmers for backing him through China trade war

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump thanked farmers Sunday for supporting him through a trade war with China as he promoted a new North American trade agreement and a separate one with China that he said will massively benefit farmers. “We did it,â€� Trump said, recalling his campaign promises […]

Business notes for Jan. 20, 2020

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The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation recently awarded $29,100 in grants to eight nonprofit organizations in New Hampshire. In Merrimack County, grantees were Concord YMCA, The Friendly Kitchen, Pope Memorial SPCA, Boys and Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire and New Hampshire Children’s Trust.The Hob…

Iran backtracks on plan to send flight recorders to Ukraine

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Iranian official leading the investigation into the Ukrainian jetliner that was accidentally shot down by the Revolutionary Guard appeared to backtrack Sunday on plans to send the flight recorders abroad for analysis, a day after saying they would be sent to Kyiv. Hassan Rezaeifar was […]

SKATING AHEAD

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The city of Concord, the White Park Skate House Committee and Merrimack County Savings Bank are pleased to announce that design and installation of the exterior signage for the Merrimack Lodge at White Park has completed. The sign sits on a large granite block that was cut and installed by […]

Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties

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LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry said Sunday that he felt “great sadnessâ€� but found “no other optionâ€� to cutting almost all of his and his wife Meghan’s royal ties in the hopes of achieving a more peaceful life. The comments were Harry’s first public remarks since his split from the […]

Trains change a way of life

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It was during the very early 1830s that our ancestors in Concord witnessed much change. The world was changing, commerce was growing and there were many different industries developing around the young country. These new ventures into business opportunities, as well as enhancement to old businesses,…

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The theme of the day was winter but the morning was all about babies frolicking from one activity to the next. Instructor Sarah Paone had the babies moving so much at the Babytime, Movement and Music class at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield they had to take a break. […]

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2020: And the winners are…

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Brad Pitt, Laura Dern and “Fleabagâ€� took home awards in the early going at the 26th Screen Actors Guild on Sunday. In an awards season with plenty of question marks, little has been more certain than the best supporting actor favorite, Pitt, who is headed toward his first acting Academy […]