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Review of West High intruder case to be behind closed doors


A school board member wants to know how a Manchester High School West intruder got as far as he did last week when he entered the school with a pellet gun and knife.


Deering couple arrested in violent beating, kidnapping of Bennington woman


Two local residents have been arrested on numerous of charges for a crime spree Thursday surrounding the alleged severe beating, strangling and kidnapping of a local woman, who was left with a traumatic brain injury, police said.

Herb Lahout stands Monday afternoon in the building at 33 Main St. in Lincoln that he is renovating and hopes to make available for retail/office use or a restaurant.

After flap over 'racist' comment, no call for Lincoln planner to resign from board


While distancing themselves from remarks made by planning board member Paula Strickon, the Lincoln Board of Selectmen on Monday did not remove her from office as requested by Lebanese-American businessman Herb Lahout, who said she had made “racist” comments about his ancestral homeland.

UPDATED: Regulators OK 47 percent rate hike for Liberty Utilities customers


State regulators have granted a request from Liberty Utilities to raise electric rates by 47 percent effective Nov. 1, resulting in a monthly increase of more than $50 for an average residential bill, according an official with the state Public Utilities Commission.

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The Manchester and Nashua chambers of commerce continue plans for a U.S. Senate debate - or a "forum" - but the candidates are at "impasse" on the format.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Past issues expected to come to the fore

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New Hampshire Weekend

Cher's Manchester concert postponed for 2nd time

Cher's concert at Verizon Wireless Arena, which had originally been scheduled for Sept. 13, only to be postponed for Oct. 7, has been postponed once again.

Jack Hanlon, 12, of Manchester carries his balloon octopus during the annual Deerfield Fair in Deerfield on Saturday.

Beautiful weekend weather draws throngs to Deerfield Fair

The 138-year-old Deerfield Fair proved popular as ever Saturday when ideal conditions helped draw thousands more to the annual celebration.

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Competitors chop wood at a past Lumberjack Festival.

Berlin to host annual Lumberjack Festival

If you've ever wanted to drink beer out of a big stein in a small pub in Germany, then you want to be at the annual Lumberjack Festival in Berlin on Sunday.

Left to right, Selectman Charlie Chandler, Planning Board member Chuck Eddy, Selectmen Chair Chuck Sackett Jr., State Sen. Jeanie Forrester, and Sam Brakeley, of Hermit Woods Trail Builders, pause on Thursday to discuss and admire the multi-use trail system being built within the Warren Town Forest.

Warren adds non-motorized trail system to list of recreational amenities

Already known for its Redstone missile as well as its embrace of snowmobiles and ATV's, the town is adding a non-motorized recreational amenity: a 4.1 mile, multi-use trail system that should appeal to mountain bikers, cross-country skiers, picnickers, and just about anyone who enjoys the woods.

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Data Electronic Devices president Victor Giglio talks to Salem High School students about opportunities available in the manufacturing sector.

Students learn about modern manufacturing in Salem


The modern American manufacturing industry is a lot different than its reputation might suggest. That was just one of the messages Salem High School students heard as they toured Data Electronic Devices on Monday morning as part of Manufacturing Week.

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Kid's DeMar Marathon runners cheer on other runners at Keene State College Sunday morning.

Kids, seniors complete in inaugural DeMar races in Keene over weekend

More than 880 children ran in the Kid's DeMar Marathon on Sunday.

McKenzie Lowe, 12, is all smiles after smashing a pie in teacher Alex Sobolov’s face during a fundraiser held in her honor Friday at Hudson Memorial School. Lowe has been battling DIPG, a rare and inoperable brain tumor, since November 2012.

Hudson girl and her family continue race against time

After a controversial treatment prove unsuccessful, the family of McKenzie Lowe hasn't lost hope in their efforts to cure the seventh grader's rare brain tumor.

Missing moose, ancient glaciers and firewood

Back in the day, during the first several years of the new century, I could promise any guests at the South Hill Hilton (my house) that if they drove along Pittsburg's Moose Alley they were guaranteed seeing a moose, or as the kids would say, mooses galore.

Dick Pinney's Guidelines: Fond memories of waterfowl seasons

OPENING DAY of the waterfowl season, circa 1970s: The gabble of the ducks and geese was a great background for the almost-whisper talk being passed among three of the members of the Great Bay Waterfowl Association as they got to their very early morning chores of launching three layout boats and associated waterfowl gear and decoys being loaded in Brad Connor's 12-foot Boston Whaler power boat.

Free Outdoor Adventure Talk – Hunting Dominant Bucks

Get an edge on that big buck in the woods this fall by coming to a free deer hunting talk by local hunting expert Dave Priebe on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H. No pre-registration is required.

Manchester police warn of possible traffic due to walks

Weekend events in Manchester that cause delays.

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