A small fire — limited to a single room in a small apartment — proved deadly Wednesday afternoon, when smoke caught up to the resident in the other end of the apartment. Firefighters rescued a 22-month-old girl who was alone in the apartment across the hall from the apartment that burned, District Fire Chief Mike Gamache said.
Striking workers at FairPoint Communications on Wednesday walked picket lines in about two dozen locations from Nashua to Lancaster, nearly a week after about 700 union workers walked off their jobs.
The man who quietly led efforts to treat mental illness in Manchester, including the integration of mentally ill people into the community, will retire in February. Peter Janelle has been president and chief executive of The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester for 15 years.
Friends, family and admirers of the late Gerry Williams – Dunbarton resident, New Hampshire's first state Artist Laureate, and beloved husband and father – gathered at the site of his renowned studio on Saturday to share stories, laugh, and say goodbye to the famed potter.
The woman who led YWCA New Hampshire for the last seven years, years that included budget cuts and a devastating murder-suicide during a parental visitation, said Monday that she is resigning to take another job.
The late Edmund Daley was noted for his courtroom skill, working on behalf of plaintiffs, but he was also a major supporter of the Union Leader Santa Fund to help those in need at the holidays
The annual RiverFire Festival in Berlin went off smoothly Saturday with crowds estimated by the Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce to be in the thousands.
The 24th annual Keene Pumpkin Festival Saturday was supposed to be a celebration of the city bringing the world record home as well as a new attempt at breaking the record for a tenth time.