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May 23. 2012 1:02PM

NH news from around the web - Updated 5/23


Fugitive wanted by NH police arrested at embassy in Santo Domingo

Rumford, Maine woman denies welfare fraud allegations
The defendant told the court she managed her boyfriend's money, paying his bills and his rent to her parents in Troy, N.H., where Scott established a legal residence to avoid paying Maine income taxes on his Alaska wages. Prosecutors attacked the assertion that Scott was really living in Troy, N.H. Although he established a mailing address there, he had no bedroom there.

Weirs saloon not the only fire ravaged building still standing as two-year anniversary of blaze approaches

Disabled veteran crossing nation to raise awareness reunited with missing Segway, turns out it fell out of the back of truck

Police find no signs of foul play after an expectant father at Harvard ends up in the water while partying in the Old Port
Sen. Olympia Snowe was asked to be a point of contact for information by former Sens. Bill Frist, R-Tenn., and Judd Gregg, R-N.H., who have sons who were close friends of Bihlmaier and attended Harvard Business School.

Video: Four-alarm fire on May 23rd in Bethlehem, New Hampshire


Real estate market springing back to life in White Mountains
CONWAY — It's been an active spring for most local Realtors. Low interest rates and prices have spurred some sales growth, they say. New Hampshire's housing market is healthier than the markets in other states that were hit hard when the nationwide housing price bubble burst.

WFEX/PETERBOROUGH fetches $725K SIG SAUER introduces second generation P290 RS microcompact pistol made in Exeter

Wealthy Americans Turn to Trusts to Shield Assets
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on April 4 signed legislation permitting asset-protection trusts in his state, bringing the number of states offering them to 13, including Delaware, Nevada, New Hampshire and Alaska.


For Seth Meyers, you can go home again

The Wire: Lilac Fest returns

NHPR Audio: New Hampshire's Immigration Story - Come to Amoskeag!
By the early 1900's, the Amoskeag mill was earning its reputation as the textile capital of the world.

The 100 Most Powerful Cars of All Time
Every Car Ever Made With at Least 544 HP.


Feds expand Spiny Dogfish fishery
"The significant quota increase from fishing year 2011 quota, in conjunction with the status quo possession limit, should help avoid prolonged fishery closures, extend the fishing season, reduce regulatory discards, and maximize revenues for vessels that land spiny dogfish."

Public Service Company of New Hampshire 2011-2012 Annual Bald Eagle Monitoring Report for the Merrimack River Project

Amended - Fixed Residential Moving Cost Schedule to take effect in June

National Rural Elecric Cooperative Assoc. files to intervene in ISO New England petition
NRECA is concerned that the proposal in this proceeding that the ISO become the “central counterparty” (“CCP”) to virtually all transactions undertaken within New England could be viewed as changing the Cooperatives' revenue sources, creating the appearance of additional “non-member” income on the part of the Cooperatives, and thereby potentially impacting their tax-exempt status.

Northeast Utilities files to intervene in ISO New England petition

ISO New England quarterly report documents 41% drop in natural gas and a 4.2% drop in electrical demand

Public Service of New Hampshire submits final construction report for the Ayer's Island Earthquake Remediation Project under P-2456
A year ago today work began on the mitigation at the 8.4 megawatt dam on the Pemi between Bristol and Hampton.


NH's Shaheen, Ayotte, introduce export bill
It places a representative of state trade agencies on a federal panel in charge of export promotion services. It requires the Small Business Administration to hold events in each state about export opportunities. It also directs a trade promotion committee to identify opportunities to consolidate unnecessary government offices.

The Dartmouth: Professor discusses effects of Arab Spring
Gause addressed the five most important questions about the Arab Spring: why experts failed to predict the revolts, why it affected some countries but not others, whether it has ended, whether the revolts were also an Islamist Spring and how the rebellions will affect American interests in the region.

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt discusses health care on Dartmouth panel


Sununu: Bain critics attacking the American way of life

Obama Lost A Majority Of Counties In Kentucky To 'Uncommitted' Last Night


Windham teen selected in USHL draft, one of two Junior Monarchs selected

Video: Profile of Hybrid Blue winner of the 2012 SAE Formula Hybrid competition held at NHMS
The car can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in just 3 seconds.

Portsmouth win record safe for now with challenger Martensdale-St. Mary loss
Martensdale-St. Mary's 88-game mark ends one game short of the national record set last month by Portsmouth High School in New Hampshire.

East ends Martensdale-St. Marys' bid to regain record

Doiron Leads PASS Super Late Models to White Mountain

Lee USA Speedway Upcoming Event on May 25

44th Annual Market Days Festival
Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.,
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Darci Lynne
Saturday, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

2nd Annual Amherst Food Truck Festival
Saturday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

14th Annual New England Brewfest
Saturday, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

The NH Angle