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February 27. 2013 1:26PM

Pat Metthews: Sequester cuts don't have to focus on the essentials, there's plenty of other spending to look at

Beer brewing in New Hampshire. Despite Smuttynose brewery’s financial success and popularity, it is still getting a $750,970 Community Development Block Grant to build a new brewery and restaurant facilities.



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Police Chief Ryan Heath asks resident Jeffrey T. Clay to stop disrupting the Feb.3 selectman's meeting. Heath arrested Clay moments after for disorderly conduct.

Since arrest at town hall, Alton man claims intimidation by selectmen continues

CHICHESTER — The Alton man who was arrested in early February for telling the Alton selectmen they should resign went on the record earlier his week about his opinion about what happened to him. Jeffrey Clay, who has retained the Sisti Law Group to represent him…

Huge NH pit bull a gentle giant, plays with owner's toddler son

Breeders Marlon and Lisa Grennan say super-sized dog is 100 per cent trusted with young son despite fact he could snap arm 'like a toothpick'

A cross-country skier, reflected in the glass of a store’s doorway, makes his way down Elm Street in Manchester.

Data from FitBit app finds activity of NH residents most affected by winter

New Hampshire saw the biggest drop-off from summer to winter, as average steps fell more than 15 percent in the cold months.

Mass. authorities claim death of NH man arrested in Andover was suicide

A New Hampshire man arrested and charged with trafficking more than 40 grams of heroin in Andover on Friday, Feb. 20 died in his jail cell three days ...

Westmoreland fire chief guilty of disorderly conduct

A Keene judge has found Westmoreland's fire chief not guilty of assaulting a man, but guilty of disorderly conduct for continuing to yell at the man after police told him to stop.

N.H. regulators missed warning signs of abuse and neglect at Lakeview

Yesterday, NHPR reported on abuse and neglect of people with disabilities at Lakeview Neurorehabilitation Center in Effingham.

Snowy winter brings more passengers to the Auto Road

GREENS GRANT — 'We’re having the best winter of our 21-year history of operating winter SnowCoaches, largely due to early snow that allowed us to open fully well before Christmas and so far ...More

N.H. firm may have solution for roof snow loads

SnowSentry device could give building owners an early warning when heavy snow is making roofs unstable.

Former Firestone president, Brodeur, a Manchester native, dead at 87

Brodeur was born in Manchester, N.H., and after serving the Army from 1945-47, he graduated from St. Anselm’s College with a bachelor’s degree with a focus on chemistry and math.

Admission revenue falls 5% at Speedway Motorsports; NHMS among tracks removing seats to create demand

The company's results included a depreciation expense related to previously disclosed plans to remove seats and suites at tracks in Atlanta, Charlotte and New Hampshire.

Former Rep. Bass among prominent NH Republicans asking US Supreme Court to end same-sex marriage bans

Former Rep. Charlie Bass is among a half-dozen prominent New Hampshire Republicans who have signed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging the justices to validate same-sex marriage nationally.

The collaboration that sparked ‘Shockheaded Peter’

Years later, squatting in a barn in New Hampshire with the memory as a quasi-mood board (and equipped with a heater, generator and four-track recorder), Sickert laid down a few tracks that would become the foundation of Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys.

Grand drape from Lakeport Opera House discovered

LACONIA — A Grand Drape which once graced the stage of the Lakeport Opera House was discovered last weekend by Brenda Kean, executive director of the Laconia Historical and Museum Society.

Students, experts react negatively to Dartmouth alcohol sanctions

Yesterday’s announcement of the details for the implementation of the hard alcohol ban, stipulated by 'Moving Dartmouth Forward,' spurred discussion and has caused students and experts to question the likely effectiveness of the sanctions.

Windham parents worry about carbon dioxide levels

Windham School District officials say test show air quality is fine at Golden Brook School

Dartmouth prof vouches for picture of weasel snapped taking flight on back of woodpecker

In an interview with National Geographic, the professor said the weasel hugging the woodpecker would make forging the image very challenging.

Lawmakers recommend 22% hike in marriage tax to fund domestic violence interests

The bill, sponsored by Democratic Rep. Renny Cushing, would increase the cost of a marriage license from $45 to $50. The House Ways and Means Committee voted 20-1 to recommend passage of the legislation.


NH's golden whistleblower says UBS has 'global' issue with tax evaders

(Bloomberg) -- The former UBS Group AG banker whose cooperation with the U.S. helped expose tax evasion by thousands of Americans says the Swiss bank used similar practices elsewhere and he's eager to help European governments.


Dover woman OD's in front of her children again

DOVER — A city woman who was charged with endangering the welfare of a child last year, after overdosing on heroin while caring for her two daughters, has overdosed on drugs again.

GT Advanced Technologies in Merrimack filed for bankruptcy after it lost out on a lucrative partnership with Apple to provide sapphire screens for devices.

TPG lending arm offers $100M bankruptcy bailout loan to GT Advanced

TPG Specialty Lending Inc . was chosen as a bankruptcy lender over a group of bondholders that offered a competing proposal, GT Advanced said in papers filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New Hampshire....


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