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July 11. 2013 1:00PM

Music v. sleep at Weirs Beach as tavern asks city for extension to 1 a.m.

Santagate said that in part the request was prompted by legislation enacted this year that authorizes municipalities to extend the hours of beer, wine and liquor sales from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m. seven days a week.

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Harpoon Brewery to become employee-owned

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N.H.-based ElectroCraft buys Indiana manufacturer

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Seacoast chambers cancel annual Business Expo for lack of venue

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DOE surveying Concord roadways along Northern Pass route

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Hanover food co-op members seek meeting in wake of firing of union organizers

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Concord’s Hindu community hosts Puran

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Surveillance video captures car hitting video game store

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Brother of man slain by authorities in Rochester arrested for alleged threats against police, neighbor

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Did probation, parole officers follow own procedures in fatal Rochester shooting?

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Carroll County treasurer clarifies status of financial statements and audits after millions evaporate

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