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May 26. 2012 12:52PM

NH news from around the web - Updated 5/27


Bear steals bird feeder in Madison

Philadelphia Priest Abuse Trial Takes Combative Turn
What's drawing attention is the second defendant, Monsignor William Lynn. Lynn is first high-level Catholic official to be criminally prosecuted — not for abusing minors himself, but for failing to protect children from predator priests.

Judge: NH program for addicted offenders defunct

Maine Sunday Telegram: East-West Highway: savior or albatross?
Environmental concerns aside, whether the $2 billion project is economically feasible or not could depend on how consultants look at it. "We're not just connecting Maine to Canada on two sides, we're connecting the interior of Maine to the industrial Midwest," Vigue said. "This isn't about Canada, it's about us. It's about developing the economic strategy we've never had and asking ourselves as a state what we are going to be when we grow up."

Smoke from Canadian Wildfires Carries into Maine, NH, Vt.

NH ATV club wants to build trail system up north
Harry Brown, trail administrator for the club, says it will offer people a way to go from Gorham to Pittsburg to Colebrook. In a year, he hopes to have a trail to Stratford and back to Berlin.

NH 22nd most bike friendly state

Fitchburg Police: Suspect swallowed drug
Carlos Garcia-Vasquez, 24, would not unlock his window or car door for Trooper Shawn McIntyre, who was patrolling the area because of a recent uptick in drug activity. Garcia-Vasquez allegedly took off after a brief stop next to a car with New Hampshire plates on the rural road.

Twardus' bid for new trial winds down
Jason Twardus is currently serving a 38-year sentence for the death of Kelly Gorham. He was convicted in October of 2010 for strangling her at her home in Alfred and burying her body in Northern New Hampshire on land owned by his father.

Putting The Post-Deployment Family Back Together

Ayotte seeks day honoring Enduring Freedom vet


New Hampshire commission distributing survey for veterans

NH volunteers bring hope to Pamlico storm victims
Shauna Engeldinger is a church administrative assistant in Ohio. Tim Dow works in sales in New Hampshire. Adam Baumgardner is a civilian aircraft mechanic at Cherry Point air station. Karen Shutt, also from New Hampshire, has nine grandchildren, is retired and baby-sits a lot.

Brad Delp's last days detailed in court papers
Before the Boston singer committed suicide, a friendship had taken a dark turn.

Soft-Shell Lobsters So Soon? It's A Mystery In Maine

Accomplished Bloomsbury Editor Joins SNHU MFA Advisory Board

Learn about fishing in New Hampshire's big lakes at the Madison Library June 6

Harriet Patience Dame and the 2nd N.H. Regiment
In 1901, the New Hampshire Legislature, prompted by Governor Frank Rollins, voted to appropriate funds to have a portrait of Civil War nurse Harriet Patience Dame painted and placed in the Statehouse.

Forest Service Eastern Region highlights Legacy Trail on White Mountain National Forest

Lincoln, NH, and cycling through the Franconia Notch

NH car builder is ready for the 1934 Indy 500
LACONIA — Dennis Franciosi has built 20 street rods over the last 40 or so years, his latest creation, a 1934 Schafer Victory Special, is modeled on an actual Indy style race car.


N.H. faces tough odds in bid to ban Internet sweepstakes

Hampton, NH Boutique Owner Accused Of Selling Knockoff Handbags

Comcast launches advanced X1 cable boxes in southern NH
Comcast announced its new X1 service that offers Internet-based apps and social media services with its Triple Play cable package.

Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics Inc., Milford, N.H., wins $16,158,333.39 federal contract from the U.S. Army

Third of Dartmouth grads have accepted job offers


Negotiators reach RGGI deal, bill wouldn't end N.H. participation


USA Today: Fact check: Sununu errs on Bain 'jobs' claim


Boston Globe: For-profit cancer hospitals deserve full review in N.H.

The Motley FOol: Dear President Obama -- You're Not Helping Solar

Bill Delahunt: A New England Patent Office Will Boost the Economy
Over the past six months, former Governor John Sununu and I have led a bi-partisan effort to get the Commerce Department to establish a satellite Patent and Trade Office satellite office here in New England.

10 Reasons Obama Would Choose Hillary as VP
So it's time to ask why would President Obama ask Hillary Clinton to be his vice presidential running mate, and transfer Joe Biden to Secretary of State. I suggest 10 reasons.


Dartmouth's Sarah Plumb Named All-American

Guerrero could be in triple-A by next week
Guerrero is expected to take approximately 20 at-bats in Dunedin before the organization plans to promote him to double-A New Hampshire or triple-A Las Vegas at the end of the week, according to Sportsnet's Arash Madani.

No Double-A team for Ottawa in 2013, mayor says
Too late to close deal to relocate franchise for next year, partner says.

Longtime Fox pit reporter Dick Berggren retiring, to work on museum at NHMS
The 70-year-old Berggren was the founder of Speedway Illustrated magazine and is working on the creation of an auto racing museum celebrating Northeast motorsports at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

X-Factor: Dwight King is the toast of L.A.
Only the most diehard Kings fans -- those who follow the fortunes of the team's American Hockey League franchise in Manchester, N.H. -- knew about Dwight King when the Stanley Cup Playoffs started in April.

United to play three games on US tour

Stratham golf club to host US Junior Amateur golf tournamen

Babe Ruth baseball returns to Berlin

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