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March 22. 2013 1:43PM

Resident Power, PNE Energy win a round against PUC staff

PNE Energy Supply, which in February defaulted on its promise to buy electricity for thousands of New Hampshire customers, told the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission Thursday that it has rectified the situation and was ready to defend itself against charges that it misled customers and regulators.



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FBI agent who helped coverup ex-NH lawmaker's $54M fraud pleads guilty again

Lustyik and a friend, Johannes Thaler, 51, of Connecticut, were promised tens of thousands of dollars by Rizve Ahmed, 35, of Danbury in exchange for confidential FBI documents that Ahmed planned to use to harm a political rival in Bangladesh.

Conway protester raises free speech issue

ALBANY — Conway resident Gary Montford has resumed his protest against Profile Subaru after the Attorney General's Office reaffirmed his right to picket on the side of Route 16 in front of the dealership.

Loon rescued from ice on Martin Meadow Pond

MOULTONBOROUGH — An iced-in loon was rescued on Martin Meadow Pond in Lancaster on Dec. 8. Loons can require close to a quarter mile of open water to take flight, but this loon was trapped in a three-foot patch of open water.

BearCat isn't appropriate for policing Berlin says former officer

Gagnon said he feels he brings a unique perspective to the debate that has broken out over the BearCat.

Berlin police want BearCat if feds are just giving them away

BERLIN – Berlin Police Chief Peter Morency and Deputy Chief Brian Valerino said the department's request for approval to obtain a LENCO BearCat through a federal grant is made to protect officers and citizens.

Berlin duo indicted for operating a meth lab

Linda Greenlay, 44, and Anthony Elwell, 40, of Berlin were each charged with one count of manufacture of a controlled drug and two counts of attempt to manufacture methamphetamine.

New Hampshire food stamp recipients get the lowest benefit per recipient at $100.45 a month.

In New Hampshire, food stamp recipients get the lowest benefit per recipient at $100.45 a month.

2 men arrested in baseball, BB gun attack

ROCHESTER — Police arrested two Rochester men in connection with severe assaults on a man and woman at a city motel in which a baseball bat and BB gun were used.

Lemonade stand flasher to plead guilty

NORTH HAVERHILL — A Laconia man arrested for exposing himself to two young girls running a roadside lemonade stand in Holderness this summer is scheduled to plead guilty in Grafton County Superior Court next month and be sentenced.

Is Conway really NH's third most dangerous place?

CONWAY — The town of Conway was named the third most dangerous place in New Hampshire by the Movoto real estate blog. The police aren't sure that's accurate but do say they have a busy department.

Adam Sandler tops Forbes' Most Overpaid Actor List for the second year in a row

We estimate that for every $1 Sandler was paid, he returned an average of $3.20.

Dartmouth prepares for exchange program in Cuba

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - The U.S. government's recent move to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba comes as Dartmouth prepares to launch a program to send students and faculty there for 15 weeks next fall.

E-Commerce Software Developer Ziftr raises $600k in altcoin crowdsale

Backers of the project include 10x Venture Partners, a seed-stage fund based in Merrimack, New Hampshire, that purchased $150,000 worth of ziftrcoins at the start of the crowdsale and has made previous investments in Ziftr.

Spurs' Matt Bonner will wear aew Adidas Crazy 8 shoes for Christmas Day game

When the San Antonio Spurs face the Oklahoma City Thunder on Christmas Day, Matt Bonner is going to stand out on the court.

Elizabeth Warren rips rules for gay blood donors

WASHINGTON — In the latest of a series of recent criticisms aimed at the Obama administration, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasted a proposed revision to federal rules restricting gay blood donors, calling the measure 'discriminatory.'

Portsmouth police consider how to deal with Uber ride sharing

PORTSMOUTH — Police Chief Stephen DuBois said while his officers could issue a summons to an Uber driver, he understands that the debate over having the third-party drivers operating in the city is a 'very, very current discussion.'

1 name down, more than 100 to go on cold case killing list

CONCORD, N.H. —The names of Judith Whitney and Kathleen Daneault came off the list of unsolved crimes ... lingering there for three decades, but more than 100 in New Hampshire alone are still mysteries in search of an answer.

In N.H., John H. Sununu aims to back a governor in '16

HAMPTON FALLS, N.H. -- Far from the crowded diners and towns halls that form the backdrop of primary campaigning in New Hampshire, consequential discussions about the impending race for the Republican presidential nomination are already being held inside a big house at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac.

NH's checkered prohibition past

New Hampshire has checkered past when it comes to Prohibition. In the 1850s, the Granite State, along with several others, adopted the so-called Maine Law, which was the temperance movement’s first legislative attempt at prohibiting alcohol except for 'medicinal, mechanical or manufacturing purposes.'

Mailed from the little Town of Bethlehem

And, at a tiny post office in the North Country an old piece of equipment is turned on again for the people who want their Christmas cards marked as coming from the little town of Bethlehem.


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