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March 25. 2013 1:56PM

Son of long-time Manchester mayor in trouble again, this time managing Texas fire and police pension

Actions and spending habits of El Paso Firemen and Policemen's Pension Fund Executive Director Robert Stanton raise concerns and should spark more vetting, pension experts and local officials say.



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Selectmen will lift ban on fireworks in Gilford

GILFORD — Selectmen last night instructed Town Administrator Scott Dunn to rewrite the town's fireworks ordinance, lifting the ban and restricting their use to certain times.

WMUR pulls conservative group's ad under pressure from Shaheen campaign

The two sides offer dueling accounting for the lawmaker's wealth that is at the center of the new ads' message.

Hooksett jet engine plant contributing parts to development of latest Marine Corps heavy-lift copter

GE Aviation has received a $68.5-million contract to build 16 engines for the operational evaluation phase of Sikorsky Aircraft’s CH-53K King Stallion program. The GE38-1B-powered helicopter is the replacement aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps’ heavy lift fleet.

Third largest conservation project in NH completed thanks to millions from federal taxpayers

he project cost about $17 million, mostly in federal funds and it took about six years.

Local falcon, her handler and her vet ready to attempt a groundbreaking eye surgery

A falconer never wants a bad experience with their bird – no anxiety, no fear, nothing that could disrupt the crucial relationship between human and bird. But a veterinarian who …

Dartmouth graduate's fraternity tell-all details swimming in urine, eating vomit omelets

In about 300 pages, Lohse describes SAE as fascinating and repulsive, detailing frequent cocaine usage and pledge activities like vomiting competitions.

Rye sergeant finds motorcyclist dead in his driveway, police say

A motorcyclist was found dead Saturday morning on Route 202 in Barrington by a member of the Rye Police Department, police said.

NH woman allegedly stole $742K, funneled $480K to son's Conway pizzeria

Janis Woods, 65, of Conway, is accused of depositing the checks totaling $742,081 into her personal bank account.

Neighbors protest Dublin tree cuts; selectmen apologize

DUBLIN — A private forestry consultant hired by the town will stop cutting down trees on town land near a residential area, at least for now.

Manchester photographer of nudes trespassed in Hollis home for photo shoots

Jerzyk’s website features a large gallery of her work and photographs police described as artistic. Some of the photos feature houses or old hospitals as backdrops and models posing nude, police said.

'Keep Portsmouth Loud' shirts strong sellers after movie night cancelled

PORTSMOUTH — Within 24 hours of Prescott Park Arts Festival organizers announcing they had canceled tonight's movie night in response to noise complaints, Joe Kelley sold 'at least' 40 T-shirts with the message 'Keep Portsmouth Loud.'

Portsmouth mayor calls cancellation of popular outdoor movie night over noise complaint 'childish'

City Manager John Bohenko reached out to festival officials and suggested showing just one movie instead of the double feature that was planned for tonight, because of how late the movies would run, Lister said. So festival officials decided not to show any movies, Lister said.

Strafford deputies to get sensitivity training as to the plight of illegal alliens

'This training will give our staff a better understanding of the reasons people are coming to this country. It is our belief that the training will aid our staff in interacting with the people we are moving for ICE,' Dubois said.

Globe: The story behind the Market Basket boycott logo

Scott Manning, 44, a part-time graphic artist from Manchester, N.H., said he has been 'blown away' by the image’s popularity.

Obama sends three representatives to Michael Brown funeral; none to James Foley Mass

President Obama did not send a White House representative to attend the memorial Mass on Sunday for James Foley, the American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State militants.

Screen grab from a video purporting to show New Hampshire photojournalist James Foley of Rochester being beheaded at the hands of ISIS.

HuffPo: Is James Foley a martyr? Brutal death sparks talk of sainthood

(RNS) From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many Christians, especially Foley's fellow Catholics, began calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint.

Video: Terrorist suspect cites NH motto as reason for wanting to join ISIS

'I wanted to go help fight for these people because the New Hampshire slogan is 'Live Free or Die,' he said. 'In 1775, we rebelled against Britain because we felt we were being tyrannized and conquered, so we wanted our own freedom. So I felt like I could try and help with that, and give the people freedom that they were fighting for.'

Military charity offers Foley parents time out of the spotlight

A Southwest Florida military charity is hoping an offer to the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley to spend a week on Captiva Island will help the New Hampshire residents deal with their loss.

New assistant principal placed on administrative leave over video of student on toilet

FARMINGTON — An assistant principal who allegedly videotaped an 11-year-old as he was sitting on the toilet at Henry Wilson Memorial School has left the district.

NHPR Audio: No New Hampshire schools signing on to FDA 'Free Lunch' program

The Manchester School Board voted Monday night not to apply for a new federal program that provides free breakfast and lunch to all students, but the state’s largest city is not alone in opting out of the program.


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