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February 01. 2013 1:41PM

Sudden warm temperatures lead to bob house rescues

GILFORD — Ice fishermen scrambled in mid fifty degree temperature early Thursday morning to rescue their bob houses from an ever-widening stretch of open water off from Ellacoya State Park.



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Fugitive bullmastiff dog involved in fatal attack in Mass. captured in NH

Police said Thursday that the dog was brought out of state by its owner after the investigation on the attack began, and eventually tracked the dog to New Hampshire.

Keene pumpkin riot probe turns to technology inspired by Boston Marathon bombing

The technology, dubbed LEEDIR, or Large Emergency Event Digital Information Repository, allows citizens to easily upload pictures and videos to a central location that can be analyzed by law enforcement in the event of a terrorist attack or other major disaster.

The illicit love affair behind federal land grab in White Mountains

Spending her summers in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, where Hale joined her for the month of August and other shorter visits, she was an activist for preserving the severely threatened forests of the region, persuading Hale to lend his authority to the cause when he became chaplain to the US Senate in 1904.

Jeanne Shaheen flip flops again: Opposes Ebola travel ban, but supports 'self-quarantine' efforts

CONCORD, New Hampshire — Incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) flip-flopped on an Ebola travel ban for a third time during Thursday evening’s debate with her GOP opponent, former Sen. Scott Brown.

Scarborough: Democratic Party 'Very worried' for Jeanne Shaheen, she looked 'a little angry' during debate

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — MSNBC’s Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough said Thursday morning that Democrats are worried about incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).

Shaheen throws Democrats under Obamacare bus

New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen was just trying to take the focus off her own vote for Obamacare during Thursday night’s debate, but she ended up inadvertently providing a talking point against every Senate Democrat running for reelection in November.

Lawmakers eye double-dipping government employees

CONCORD MONITOR - A House committee grappled yesterday with ideas to curb double-dipping in the state’s retirement system amid questions about whether the severity of

Battle continues over illegal island home

LACONIA — Nine months after signing an agreement calling for him to tear down illegally built sections of his island home on Lake Winnipesaukee, ending a protracted legal battle with the state, the property owner continues to claim that he didn't have the mental capacity to enter into a contract because of his health.

Hampton's Jimmy Dunn ready for primetime TV sitcom debut

HAMPTON — Local comedian Jimmy Dunn will get a taste of the network TV spotlight next week when his new sitcom, 'The McCarthys,' airs Thursday on CBS.

Dairy tale: 42 stops, 4 cones a day on New Hampshire Ice-Cream trail

Using a map sponsored by the state’s dairy farmers, Lynne Lemay and her two teenage boys visited all 42 destinations on the New Hampshire Ice Cream Trail.

No retreat: Shea-Porter says naysayers don't understand Obamacare

Democratic congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter says the rollout of the Affordable Care Act was 'terrible,' but defends her decision to back the bill.

Lowell man who found 1969 slay scene as child breaks his silence

In January 2013, Ferreira, 59, of Salem, N.H., was found not guilty of murder by a Middlesex Superior Court jury.

Forgery hidden among NH art collection for show

The staff created the exhibition to show off the 16 Buttersworths donated to the museum in 2012 by Janet Schaefer of New Hampshire, who collected them with her late husband, Rudolph. T

The Atlantic: NH town explores what happens when students control their own education

When a New Hampshire district found itself struggling with low test scores and high turnover, it made a radical decision: Flip the traditional model and let kids take over the classrooms.

Montana eyes whether Dartmouth College 'research' mailer violates that state's election laws

Secretary of State Linda McCulloch called the mailers 'deceitful' and led voters to believe they came from her office. The mailers crossed a line in attempting to influence voters, she said.

How NY bullying cost NH it's western half

Rather than resolve the issue at an administrative level, New York attempted to seize land owned and farmed by numerous settlers, who had purchased their homesteads from New Hampshire.

Sanders visits Dartmouth to urge students to vote against GOP in NH election

Hanover — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tried to rally the Dartmouth College community Thursday to vote against Republicans in next month’s elections, telling the 60 people in attendance that turnout among young people was crucial for progressive …

Gallup: The State of New Hampshire: Politically in flux

In the last presidential election, Democrats rebounded, though New Hampshire was considered a battleground state throughout the contest.

Planned Parenthood backs Democrats for executive council

Planned Parenthood of New Hampshire’s PAC endorsed a slew of candidates for Executive Council and the New Hampshire Senate in a press release yesterday.

Portsmouth residents sound off over chopper noise

PORTSMOUTH – Portsmouth and Durham residents shared their frustrations about living with helicopter noise, and with the owner of Seacoast Helicopters’ unwillingness to address the issues.


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