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March 15. 2013 3:15PM

Keene City Council committee endorses ice rink

A Keene City Council committee gave its formal endorsement Thursday night to a plan to construct a year-round ice arena at 350 Marlboro St.



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Shaheen campaign kicks Breitbart News reporter out of Exeter event

The campaign of Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) kicked Breitbart.com reporter Matthew Boyle out of an event at ReVision Energy in Exeter on Wednesday afternoon.

Woman demands Wolfeboro selectmen investigate allegation she was assaulted by by town planner

Josephine Amatucci submitted a copy of a letter to the board demanding an investigation of an incident at Town Hall on May 7 where she claimed that Town Planner Rob Houseman assaulted her and was guilty of 'false imprisonment.'

Laconia judge improvises to make up for lack of mental health court

For the participants, Compliance Court means checking in weekly with the judge and providing documentation that he or she is obeying the recommendations of his or her mental health provider.

Is your dog too fat? NH firm offers personal trainer for pets

Dog fitness trainers like those at The Nerdy Dog Fitness in New Hampshire, meanwhile, offer personal training sessions for dogs that include jogging, swimming, and low-intensity exercise using Frisbees, balls, and other toys.

Mesa glass making plant announces layoffs

MESA, Ariz. - It appears the finale has dropped for the glass plant in Mesa that was to manufacture glass for millions of Apple iPhones.

Londonderry inventor a finalist for breakthrough smoke detector

One local inventor has made the first major breakthrough in smoke detecting technology in years and is up for a statewide award.

North Country nonprofit explores modular homes as affordable alternative for poor

AHEAD has formed an off-shoot called Better Homes Ahead. It is selling modular and manufactured homes in versions it has designed called 'Northlanders.'

Hooksett woman accused of sexually assaulting 2 children

A Hooksett woman turned herself in to police after being accused of sexually assaulting two children.

T-shirt warns of 'Portsmouth Creeper' asking women to look at his pantyhose

The incidents prompted Kelly to make a T-shirt he displayed in the window of his shop, I Like That. It features a wanted posted warning 'ladies be on guard' for a man in a dark sedan with Maine plates 'approaching women day or night and offering to show off his panty hose.'

Pilfered pumpkins went to plump pigs

SOMERSWORTH — Hundreds of pumpkins, reported stolen on Monday, were actually given to a farmer for his hogs.

Photographer calls snipers scoping crowd at Pumpkin Festival 'dehumanizing'

'a supposed violation of their own rules on safe firearm handling, but is also a mean and dehumanizing thing to do. Shameful snipers, I’m holding you responsible for making the drunken children riot all day and night…'

Road salt hurting wildlife in streams along I-93 widening

WINDHAM — Road salt used to melt snow and ice is having a devastating impact on rivers and brooks in Southern New Hampshire, state

U.S. seizes property of Portsmouth man, returns artifacts to Peru

Dozens of artifacts are on their way back to Peru after being seized in the United States during investigations into the smuggling of cultural relics.

Police: Man had baby in car when he fired gun

HAVERHILL — A city man wanted in connection with a shooting in the downtown Essex Street area on the afternoon of Sept. 17 was arrested in New Hampshire.

NH driver faces drug chargesin Gloucester

A New Hampshire man told police he and the two passengers in the vehicle he was operating were smoking a 'jay' after police stopped his vehicle on Main Street at 10:54 a.m. Tuesday.

NH special education school faces abuse allegations

The boy, who lives in Sunapee, N.H., and has a disorder that limits his ... the police and the appropriate agencies in New Hampshire and Vermont, ...

New Hampshire worst state in the nation for young adults in 2014

New Hampshire. This was the second-to-worst state last year, but it earned the distinction of being the absolute worst in this year's study.

Audience laughs at Shaheen for ducking question on Obama

Sen Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) was laughed at by the audience at the New Hampshire Senate Debate on Tuesday when she would not give a clear answer on whether she approved of the job President Obama is doing.

Lads of 'Top Gear America' race the Appalachian Trail in 24 hours

Everyone's pretty confident as they move from Maine into New Hampshire, and promptly cause a jam on a covered bridge.

Part of Rockingham Park could be sold

Nearly one-third of the 170-acre Rockingham Park property may be sold to prominent restaurateur Joseph Faro.


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