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April 09. 2013 12:55PM

NH lawmaker books conference of U.S. legislators into Scottish Parliament

A group of American politicians will travel to the Scottish Parliament to hold a three-day conference. Conference president Terie Norelli, Speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, said: "Our conference is always an important time for us to gather as legislative leaders and reflect. To be able to do this in the inspiring landscape of Scotland and the dramatic building of Holyrood will be a fantastic opportunity.



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David Nickerson, left, and Ran Thapa of Rymes Propane and Oil make a delivery on Hillview Drive in Chichester. Rymes is planning to buy Fred Fuller Oil out of bankruptcy for more than $12 million.

IRS swoops in to snarl Fuller Oil sale to Rymes

MANCHESTER – Fuller Oil & Propane Co. is in 'deep conversations' with two other prospective buyers should its proposed sale to Rymes Oil & Propane

Conway lawyer charged with assaulting another attorney at League of New Hampshire Craftsmen

CONWAY — Local attorney Donald Eckberg was arrested for allegedly assaulting another attorney on Nov. 17.

Man crushed to death at Troy business

Police haven't yet released the victim's name, pending notification of next of kin, according to Troy police Officer Nicholas Weeks.

Vice.com: NH conservatives who want to take down the federal government

The forum was the first of three that the American Principles Project—a group founded in 2009 to unite libertarian-oriented conservatives with their cousins on the religious right—plans to hold in states that are important to the 2016 election, like New Hampshire, which hosts the nation's first presidential primary.

Video: Rabbi Susan Silverman meets adopted son; NH native a sister of comedian Sarah Silverman

The comedian took to Twitter on Monday to share a video of her sister, Reform rabbi Susan Silverman, greeting her adoptive son Adar for the first time (Bonus: shots of Sarah Silverman as a proud auntie!)

Drug charges may be dropped against ex-firefighter who allegedly stole drugs from hospital patients

DOVER — A judge at Strafford County Superior Court is considering a motion to dismiss charges against former Rochester firefighter Donald Penney, who is accused of diverting narcotic medication from patients at Frisbie Memorial Hospital.

Epping selectmen fret over sick people buying legal marijuana in town

But the $2 million project wasn’t welcomed by some selectmen, who voiced concerns about allowing a marijuana dispensary in town, despite the fact that medical marijuana is now legal in New Hampshire.

Batmobile found abandoned in NH field expected to fetch $500K

'Batman’s Batmobile,' as local newspaper clippings referred to it, was created when All Star was an official DC Comics’ licensee, but the car went missing sometime after 1966.

NH fugitive wanted for murdering parents may be in Atlanta

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to Dion’s arrest.

Budweiser snubbing Clydesdales in this year's holiday ads

The Clydesdales have been associated with Budweiser since 1933, when the company introduced them to celebrate the repeal of Prohibition for beer.

NH officials to fight heroin glut by saving lives of more junkies

A coalition of the state’s top safety and medical leaders has devised a plan to combat an unprecedented trend in opioid abuse.

Adam Sandler's 'Thanksgiving Song': Explaining the 22-year-old tune's pop-culture references

In 1992, Adam Sandler sat behind Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update desk and introduced the world to his holiday tune, 'The Thanksgiving Song.'

Shire Sharing distributes Thanksgiving dinners to more than 330 NH households

Now in its fourth year, the charity created by Free State Project early mover Amanda Bouldin, Shire Sharing, has this year alone provided Thanksgiving dinner for over 330 families across New Hampshire!

Commission examining NH’s high workers' compensation costs splits over plan to limit what medical providers can charge

Say two men show up at the same hospital on the same day with identical broken bones in their arms. But one fell out of a tree doing yard work at home, while the other fell off a ladder at work.

Northern extension of fiddler crabs' range may be sign of climate change

After the initial discovery, Johnson found the crabs as far north as Hampton, New Hampshire.

Dartmouth medical school student dies in Hanover

Kelsie Gleason, a second-year student at the Geisel School of Medicine, died Saturday on campus.

Ruger keeps on rolling with new 3-inch LCRx

Ruger is expanding on the wildly successful LCR with a new revolver that takes the series in a whole new direction. Based on the exposed hammer Ruger LCRx, the 3-inch model sports a longer barrel and full-length Hogue grip.

LEAP jet engine parts plant in Rochester opens

A twin plant in Rochester in New Hampshire, USA, which will produce the same 3D woven composite parts for the LEAP engine, was also inaugurated yesterday.

Poll: N.H. shoppers not so cheerful this holiday

New England College survey finds Granite Staters optimistic about economy, but most will limit their shopping

'Sailor Jerry' ad man turns to history-rich Tamworth for whiskey distillery

Norman Collins was famous for tattooing sailors. He hopped trains as a kid, joined the Navy, and set up an ink shop in Honolulu where he earned the...


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