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Police say trio used Craigslist to lure, rob contractor


Three people are facing charges that they used Craigslist to lure a contractor to a home on Hummingbird Lane in Raymond for a work estimate, then robbed him at knifepoint, police said.

Manchester superintendent kills controversial redistricting plan following parental opposition


Manchester's school superintendent has pulled the plug on a controversial school redistricting plan that would turned the Jewett Street School into a preschool-only facility and the Southside Middle School into a facility for kindergarten through eighth grade.

Alex Preston performs earlier this year at Souhegan High School in Amherst.

‘Idol’ talk in NH as Mont Vernon's Alex Preston in final 6


Alex Preston Philbrick of Mont Vernon is now in the top six on "American Idol," continuing his quest on the hit television show.

Transition to new grading system continues in Nashua


Competency-based grading at the city’s high schools officially begins in September 2015, but the heavy lifting involved in developing the new report cards and assessment strategies has been taking place this year.

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Harrison Williams (foreground) of Manchester, handles radio communications with co-leader Matthew Forman during the 2013 Boston Marathon.

Marathon 'hams' took on vital role after Marathon bombings


Manchester native Harrison Williams, now a junior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, was at his ham radio command post in Brookline on April 15 of last year, coordinating the “Bus Net”...

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen visits with New Hampshire law enforcement officials who served in Boston after the marathon bombing.

0 NH officers thanked for their help in bombing's aftermath

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Preston's 'Idol' adventure goes on

New Hampshire's Alex Preston has made it to the final six of this season's "American Idol."

Former foreigner frontman Lou Gramm, whose signature vocals helped make hits of “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Urgent,” “Cold as Ice,” “Double Vision,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Hot Blooded,” “Say You Will” and “Cold as Ice,” will play The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center on South Main Street in Plymouth at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Former legendary Foreigner frontman Lou Gramm to perform

Former foreigner frontman Lou Gramm, whose signature vocals helped make hits of “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Urgent,” “Cold as Ice,” “Double Vision,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Hot Blooded,” “Say You Will” and “Cold as Ice,” will play The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center on South Main Street in Plymouth at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

LEAP INTO SPRING: Keene State College dancers (from left) Kendall Platenyk, Lianne Rempelakis, Margaret Leary, Gabriella Pacheco, and Alexander Davis perform in “An Evening of Dance” Wednesday, April 23, through Saturday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College.

Granite State campuses leap into spring with April performances

A commissioned dance by New York choreographer Rebecca Stenn will premiere along with three new works by Keene State College faculty during “An Evening of Dance,” presented by the Keene State Department of Theatre and Dance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, through Saturday, April 26, at the Redfern Arts Center on campus.

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Mt. Washington warning: Spring a time of danger

As skiers, snowboarders, hikers and spectators arrive on New England’s highest peak, spring dangers including falling ice, undermined snow, crevasses and possible avalanches abound, according to U.S. Forest Services snow rangers.

Unknown artist, Songe peoples, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, ceremonial axe, insignia of rank, wood, iron, and copper. Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Claire E. and Dr. Frederick R. Mebel, Class of 1935; 991.48.29012.

Hood Museum of Art wields views of power, strength, artistry and ceremony with exhibition of African objects

An executioner's sword, a ceremonial axe and shields of all shapes and sizes, including one constructed from a hippopotamus hide, collectively conjure both a sense of artistry and the art of war, and craft a picture of painstaking work to create, wield and then protect the priceless pieces of history.

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Honor Flight, April 13

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Londonderry vs. Memorial tennis

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Police  Academy Graduation

Police Academy Graduation

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Bridges House benefit

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Rand Paul interview

Rand Paul interview

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Fisher Cats' 2014 Home Opener

Fisher Cats' 2014 Home Opener

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SNHU vs. St. A in baseball, lacrosse

SNHU vs. St. A in baseball, lacrosse

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Naturalization Ceremony, April 10

Naturalization Ceremony, April 10

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Cynthia's Challenge raises $31K to help buy service dog

Proceeds from King Pine’s Ski-A-Thon raised $31,369 to help a local family purchase a service dog for their daughter who suffers from tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). The service dog will serve as an early alert system before the onset of seizures.

Ashland Community Garden ribbon-cutting set for Saturday

Twenty community organic garden plots are available as part of a partnership between Ashland and HEAL NH to improve community health and quality of life.

Prouty aims for $3 million this year

After raising its record high of $2.78 million last year, organizers of the 33rd annual Prouty are not resting on their laurels and aim to surpass last year by raising $3 million this year.

Attorney honored for work helping immigrants

An attorney who runs a Catholic Charities of New Hampshire program that provides legal help to immigrant survivors of serious crime will receive the 2014 Heroes for Justice Award, Catholic Charities announced.

There's fun to be had in cleaning up after a tough winter

The end of snow brings the start of yard cleanup.

Best viewing time for Tax Day's 'Blood Moon' over NH: 3:08 a.m. Tuesday

Gazing at the moon won't be much of a distraction for taxpayers who think the government is trying to get blood from a stone on Tuesday, Tax Day. A lunar eclipse will cause the rocky orbiter to look 'blood-red.'

Participants in the third annual “Street Cred” event at Loon Mountain show their stuff on Sunday in an effort to impress judges who could immediately extend cash bonuses to riders for unique tricks

Loon Boosts Street Cred With Snowboarders

Loon Mountain offered a specially-designed “urban” course for snowboarders this weekend..

Memorial bench will honor longtime Claremont coach

A memorial dugout bench at Barnes Park will honor former youth baseball coach Ralph Silva who passed away this fall.

John Harrigan: Skier's tumble offers lessons on two fronts

The incredible story of a high-country skier who survived a plunge on an ice slab on Mount Adams made good news for two reasons - his survival and the free flow of information.

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