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Gannon seeks rematch with Morgan for District 23 Senate seat

EXETER – The race for the state Senate District 23 seat is shaping up to be a rematch between Democratic Sen. Jon Morgan and Republican Bill Gannon.Morgan, of Brentwood, narrowly won the seat in 2018, defeating then-incumbent Gannon, of Sandown, by 21 votes after a recount. District 23 also encompasses Chester, Danville, East Kingston Epping […]

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Campaigning in the time of COVID-19

EPPING — In his next bid for State Representative, Cody Belanger, R-Epping, will look at virtually everything virtual in order to connect with voters. But he won’t ignore tried-and-true, small-town New Hampshire venues. For example, he said, “Standing at the dump will still be effective.”Belanger, an Epping selectman and state rep hopeful, took a survey […]

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Star Speedway, New England Dragway revving to reopen

EPPING — Selectmen have signed off on paperwork allowing the town’s two auto racing tracks to operate, but will defer a decision on when until they hear back from Gov. Chris Sununu.Star Speedway and New England Dragway have been closed due to the governor’s stay-at-home order. While Sununu allowed non-essential retail businesses and hair salons […]

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Students surprise ousted-Newmarket principal with car parade

NEWMARKET – After participating in a reverse car parade to thank their teachers at SAU 31 Thursday afternoon, many students of the Junior-Senior High School made a special detour to the home of their former principal.The students along with parents and faculty members surprised former principal Chris Mazzone with a car parade to thank him […]