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March 09. 2013 3:43PM

Watershed Council wants better dam standards

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. (AP) — A group that works to protect the Connecticut River says it wants tougher standards for five dams on the waterway as they come up for relicensing.



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Death certificate scam hits NH widows and widowers

The funeral home said they received word that a local woman was called and told she needed to supply her husband's social security number in order to receive her certified death certificates. Bryant warned it is a scam.

Friends, not jobs, bring millennials back to small N.H. city

Sometimes jobs can be an incentive, but after visiting Somersworth, N.H., Emily Corwin of Here & Now contributor New Hampshire Public Radio reports that creating a sense of community may offer solutions, too.

Hanover wants water cameras fearing tampering

Hanover — Town leaders are proposing the installation of video cameras and extra fencing at Hanover’s wastewater reclamation center, based on a state Department of Safety assessment that the facility is vulnerable to tampering.

Bedtime burglar denied early release from prison

LACONIA — Belknap County Superior Court Judge James O'Neill has denied a request made by one of the two 'bedtime' burglars for a 300-day reduction in his sentence for academic progress he has made while in prison.

Pediatricians say don't lock up teens for enjoying marijuana, but keep it illegal

The pediatrics group is also recommending the decriminalization of weed, but it's advising against legalization.

The New Yorker: The pursuit of beauty - Yitang Zhang solves a pure-math mystery

Last year, neuroscientists in Great Britain discovered that the same part of the brain that is activated by art and music was activated in the brains of mathematicians when they looked at math they regarded as beautiful.

Long journey to Puppy Bowl XI begin in San Antonio, led to NH

Fate continued to smile kindly on the dogs after Alamo Rescue Friends partnered with the Humane Society for Greater Nashua, a New Hampshire-based receiving shelter for cats and dogs, which also casts puppies in the Puppy Bowl.

New England ski resorts shout 'Hallelujah' for storm

;This is kind of what we live for,; said Jamie Cobbett, marketing event manager at Waterville Valley in New Hampshire.

Manchester Uber Driver: We're held to a higher standard than taxis

The ride-sharing service Uber has been at the center of debate and controversy in several New Hampshire cities the past several months.

Lebanon realtor says bridge would reunite community split by I-89

A state-owned pedestrian bridge over the highway now carries foot traffic between the street’s two sections, including students from downtown Lebanon who can walk to Lebanon High School and Hanover Street School.

Nashua considering bus runs to Lowell commuter station, Manchester airport to ease Route 3 commute

NASHUA – The city would like to run a dedicated bus route to the train station in Lowell, Mass. to help ease the long slog …

NH analyst says Musk settlement with Air Force only preserves 'corrupt bidding process'

'If a win for SpaceX is defined as breaking up the block buy and exposing a corrupt bidding process, then from a legal standpoint, this was a loss,' said Michael Listner, an attorney and principal at Space Law & Policy Solutions in Rochester, New Hampshire.

Fat tires, fat bikes, a growing fad among N.H. outdoor enthusiasts

The fat tires are what you’d remember, the distinct feature of fat bikes, a growing fad among New Hampshire’s outdoor enthusiasts.


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