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March 11. 2013 2:55PM

17-year-old, in midst of historic World Cup season, appears primed for Olympic breakout in 2014

Born in 1995 in Vail, Colo., Shiffrin mastered the sport's fundamentals on icy little New England slopes like Storrs Hill in New Hampshire, where from ages eight to 11 she would often take as many as 15 runs a night in after-school training sessions.



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Should violent students be required to wear electric shock devices? Some of parents say yes as FDA considers ban

Andrew Goldberg spent years at a New Hampshire facility, where his mother says he bit, hit and kicked staff members. When restraints did not work, workers tried medications to calm him.

Former captain of submarine destroyed at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard relieved of command

The reason cited is 'a loss of confidence in his ability to serve effectively as commanding officer.'

Man found unconscious at Winchester Speedpark Saturday

Winchester Sgt. Mike Tollett said he didn’t know if the man had crashed a motorcycle, and didn’t know the extent of his injuries. There was a race listed today on the park’s website. No one from the park was available for comment Saturday night.

Parents, schools differ on how to treat kids with lice

Beauregard said she doesn’t believe area schools do enough to keep infestations down. But over the years, school policies have changed to try to keep kids in school and minimize the stigma associated with lice.

NH Fish and Game arrests ATV riders after getting stuck in wetlands

A Hudson man was arrested Friday evening in the North Country after he was found operating an off-highway recreational vehicle in a wetland, according to New Hampshire Fish and Game Conservation Officer Christopher Egan.

Lebanon man killed in Lexington, Mass. crash that snarled Route 128 traffic

Police identified the driver in the Saturday accident as 40-year-old Charles Vancor of Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Level 3 sex offender charged with kidnapping outside Woburn court

When the man and woman, who are New Hampshire residents, left the courthouse they discovered their car and daughter were both gone.

Cops: Salem man arrested in Mass. for streaming video from women's restroom to device

Arlington police are 
investigating whether a Salem, N.H., man accused of using a planted camera to watch unsuspecting women use the bathroom at a local cafe may have videotaped female patrons at other area restaurants.

Too young to drive, but old enough for NHMS

Grala is a tenth grader from Westborough, Mass. At 15-years-old, he's not quite old enough to get his driver's license, but he's already following his dream.

Phillips Exeter alum pleads guilty in killing of her alleged dorm room rapist

Born in Mexico, Esparza came to Santa Ana as a child and her life was forever changed when she obtained a scholarship to attend the elite Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire.

The ATM and the battle for Bitcoin’s physical interface

Two years ago, Zach Harvey and his brother, Josh, were saddled with a failing guitar shop selling vintage and handmade pieces in New Hampshire.

Sanbornton's Rock Salt Creamery receives national attention

You haven’t had dairy free ice cream till you had Rock Salt Creamery’s ice cream bars Made from raw organic ingredients.

Spectacular images of Northern Lights from perchatop Mount Washington

The Northern Lights Shined on New England in Incredible Color Last Night

Dartmouth College theme housing includes Harry Potter

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — From Harry Potter to the 'Herbifloor,' campus housing is becoming increasingly specialized at Dartmouth College.

NH trooper a man of the law -- and of God

Shawn Skahan carries a gun and a Bible — a powerful combo in his life. During the week, he works as a detective sergeant with the N.H. State Police in Keene. On Sundays, he answers to a higher power — as pastor of the East Alstead Second Congregational Church.

From TV to the big screen, 'The Leftovers' star Ann Dowd is everywhere

At some point midsummer, Twitter became an Ann Dowd fan club.

Gilmanton woman arrested after allegedly attacking, pointing gun at fiancé

On arrival, they learned of a physical altercation between Elizabeth Berry, 25, of the same address, and her 24-year-old fiancé. Police say the male party left the residence to call 911, after the altercation. Berry then retrieved a pistol from inside the home, went outside, and pointed the gun at him.

Two arrested for operating alleged meth lab in Berlin

The N.H. Attorney General's Drug Task Force said Linda Greenlay, 43, and Anthony Elwell, 40, have each been charged with one count of possession of methamphetamine and one count of manufacture of methamphetamine.

After 5-year suspension for sex with patient, Gilford psychiatrist may reapply for medical license

Bahder voluntarily surrendered his license in February 2009 after he engaged in sexual activity with a female patient following her treatment for cocaine dependency while she was incarcerated at the Belknap County House of Correction.

Theft doesn't ground Acushnet Post's $1,000 Honor Flight donation

Eric James, post commander, said there was $1,375 in the strongbox, which was the money raised from a pig roast and a motorcycle run on Sunday for Honor Flight New England of Hooksett, N.H., as well as the bar receipts for the day.


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