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March 27. 2013 11:59AM

Inside Boxing: Bringing boxing back to Greater New Bedford, Mass.

When Silva, Santiago and Oliveira first put their heads together on running an amateur show, they were thinking maybe 12 fights, which is about the norm for amateur shows. They are now looking at 21 bouts, with fighters coming in from Holyoke, Worcester, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and as far away as Brooklyn, N.Y.



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Keene woman charged with gun possession after losing purse at Big E to be held 20-days for psych evaluation

SPRINGFIELD – A New Hampshire woman arrested after police said she lost her gun at the Big E will undergo a 20-day psychiatric examination before returning to court to face an illegal gun possession charge.

Manchester #5 on Forbes list of Top 10 Most Educated Cities trumping Silicon Valley

Provo, Utah, and Manchester, New Hampshire, round out the top five. At the other end of the spectrum, Beaumont, Texas, ranks as the least educated city in America.

Feds reject NH delegation request for rail study aimed at derailing Newington propane terminal

PORTSMOUTH – The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce rejected a request from New Hampshire’s congressional delegation to study the impact of Sea-3’s proposed increase in rail cars carrying propane through the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.

NH one of 4 states impacted by reforms aimed at ending record food stamp spending

WASHINGTON (AP) - An Associated Press review finds that cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, including New Hampshire -- far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed.

NHGOP chair has stern message for RINO fence jumpers

Horn wrote the stern message on the party Facebook page after word circulated that some Republicans have placed signs for Democratic Executive Councilor Chris Pappas on their properties alongside signs for Republican candidate for governor Walt Havenstein.

CATO lauds PSU for nixing all its speech codes thus earning top rating for free speech on campus

'Students are free to examine, exchange, and debate diverse ideas, both inside and outside of the classroom.'

Dartmouth College very well endowed, posting 19.2% gains bringing total to $4.5B

Hanover — The value of the endowment accumulated through decades of donations and investments at Dartmouth College reached $4.5 billion on June 30, after a fiscal year in which $778 million in investment gains and $146 million in gifts and transfers more than offset $189 million in spending.

NYT: Teen penpals marry after rediscovering each other in NYC using online dating site

She is a daughter of Lesley Arnold of Keene, N.H., and Barton D. Goodeve of Sharon, N.H. She is a stepdaughter of Kenneth Arnold. The officiant was Arpad J. Toth, the bride’s maternal grandfather and a justice of the peace in New Hampshire.

Ron Howard, Dan Brown to bring Digital Fortress to ABC

Dan Brown will partner with Ron Howard and ABC to bring his book Digital Fortress into a TV series.

Dan Brown's lost 2000-year-old Vatican scroll coming to a bookstore near you

It has been leaked in the New York press that best-selling author Dan Brown will release his latest blockbuster Vatican novel on Christmas Day. The title is to be 'The Last Scroll' based on the remaining 12 pages from a long lost Gnostic text.

Newmarket teen accused of having sex with 12-year-old girl

NEWMARKET — An 18-year-old Newmarket man has been arrested on accusations he had sexual relations with a 12-year-old girl, knowing her age.

Award-winning film promoting helmet use follows brain damaged New Hampshire snowboarder

The film focuses on helmet usage and safety while loosely following snowboarder Danny Toumarkine’s recovery from a traumatic brain Injury suffered while snowboarding in January of 2011. The New Hampshire- born Toumarkine was not wearing a helmet at the time of his crash, something he deeply regrets.

Review: Contractor blamed for sewage tsunami through Dover restaurants

DOVER — A recent engineering review presented to city officials confirms sewage flooding that closed two landmark downtown restaurants on Aug. 13 was due to a measure taken by contractors involved in the First Street construction project.

Vermont family indicted in Canobie brawl

BRENTWOOD — Three members of a Vermont family have been indicted on charges in connection with a riot in June at Canobie Lake Park.

'Smoke' blows into New Hampshire with the law in his rear-view mirror

The county sheriff spent weeks investigating the incident told reporters that investigators did not have any evidence to support criminal intent by Stewart. The local DA thinks differently.

Hampstead school officials aren't taking town meeting 'No!' for an answer on $6.18M renovation

Renovations were proposed last year, but Town Meeting voters shot down a $6.18 million request to fix up the schools.

New Hampshire officials to hold meeting on Vermont Yankee

Though the plant is in Vernon, Vt., New Hampshire will be dealt a significant blow. At last count, VY has 630 employees -- 217 of whom live in the Granite State.

HotAir.com: Oh my: I think Romney’s going to run, says top Wall Street backer

Even if he’s exaggerating where Mitt is right now on making a decision, this means at the very least that members of his inner circle think he’s persuadable under the right circumstances.

Mobile chicken slaughterers hatch plan for Concord plant

The company operates a mobile poultry processing unit, which travels to farms across the state.

Sturm, Ruger: Why we see a potential 36% return with this contrarian play

Sturm, Ruger and Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR ), popularly known as Ruger, is a classic example of an extremely healthy baby that's been thrown out with the bathwater.


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