Home » NH Angle

July 10. 2013 12:51PM

Army robots carry their weight

Three companies are now collaborating to shift the soldier's weight to smart robots. 5D Robotics is contributing its Behavior Engine software to a robotic platform built by Segway and DRS Technologies to create a smart robot - the 440x - that can carry a soldier's equipment out in the field.

CLICK TO VIEW THE SOURCE MATERIAL

LATEST NEW HAMPSHIRE ANGLE

An aggregation of NH information by the staff and audience of the New Hampshire Union Leader, The Goffstown News, The Bedford Bulletin, The Hooksett Banner and The Salem Observer. Share a news link or start a discussion.

General News

Paintball park planned for tract at the Weirs

LACONIA — Paintball, the popular pastime around the world first played competitively in Henniker, New Hampshire in June, 1981, promises to become the next recreational attraction offered at The Weirs.

Preferred MBTA site identified in Plaistow

As local and state officials continue to explore three options to extend train service to Plaistow, one group is already opposing one of the alternatives.

Supplement manufacturing giant Pharmavite acquires Derry-based FoodState

Dietary supplement manufacturing giant Pharmavite LLC has made a big move into natural channel supplements with its acquisition of whole food supplement manufacturer FoodState Inc.

Portsmouth says Uber must abide same nanny regs as taxi drivers

The City of Portsmouth says that drivers for ride-booking companies such as Uber meet the city's definition of taxi drivers and are subject to the...

N.H. wood harvesting industry impact: $51 a ton

The New Hampshire logging industry contributed nearly $170 million to the state’s economy in 2012 – or, to look at it another way, a little more than $51 for each of the 3.3 million tons harvested in the state, according to a report prepared for and released by the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association and released to NHBR.

FairPoint union bargainer says they’ll negotiate

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The chief negotiator for the unions on strike against FairPoint Communications in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine is rejecting assertions by the company that they’re not willing to negotiate.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard hiring 715 workers

The workforce is divided roughly evenly between Maine and New Hampshire. The Naval Sea Systems Command announced in October that budget sequestration had contributed to 'significant' maintenance delays for the Navy's fleet of nuclear submarines.

Abandoned guanaco finds new home at Lyndeborough Alpaca farm

A group of volunteers recently banded together to round up an abandoned guanaco — a close llama relation — that was left on an Elmwood Road property in Hancock, after the animal’s owner, Daniel Ramage, was evicted from the property.

Kearsarge Regional Elementary School students propose mastodon as official N.H. fossil

The class is mapping out meetings with legislative committee chairs, penning letters to lawmakers and scheduling testimony at State House hearings, all in the name of the mastodon.

Brentwood police seek donations for trip to D.C. to see officer's name added to memorial

Member of the Brentwood Police Department are raising money to help fund a trip Washington, D.C. in May, when fallen officer Stephen Arkell will...

Market Basket film, funded by fans, will retell the saga

Now a Portsmouth, N.H., filmmaker is hoping a second wave of public support will help pay for a documentary about the struggle that riveted New England for ...

Former Clarke University bookstore director pleads guilty to theft

Prosecutors say Spaulding and a friend set up a fictitious company in New Hampshire, where Spaulding’s mother lived, and billed the university for books from that fictional firm — books that were never delivered.

Deer rescued from Androscoggin River

GORHAM – Using a raft, Gorham Emergency Medical Services personnel and Fish and Game rescued a deer that had broken through the ice on the Androscoggin River Tuesday morning.

PSNH tells Farmington 104-year town holiday tradition must end

'The holiday lights that Farmington has been putting up are not in adherence to New Hampshire Law or PSNH policies. Therefore, PSNH asks that Farmington discontinue their annual installation of holiday lights on PSNH utility poles after the 2014 Holiday season.'

Holiday lights tradition continues in Chesterfield, dimmed by death of former host

CHESTERFIELD — The holiday lights won't shine as bright at The Farm in Chesterfield this year. They've dimmed after the man behind the extravagant display lost his life one year ago.

Former firefighter has trial date for 2013 arson charge

Potter, 23, of 674 Greenfield Road in Peterborough, has been charged with five counts of arson after he allegedly set fire to a number of occupied structures in Durham on Feb. 2, 2013.

Group appeals denial of day center for homeless in Exeter neighborhood

A nonprofit organization seeking to open a day center for the homeless in an Exeter neighborhood has appealed a decision by the town zoning board...

Cheaper-than-ever heroin means women's prison may be too small when it opens

In a November budget hearing in Concord, Commissioner of Corrections William Wrenn told lawmakers he feared the new $38 million prison they had funded ...

Oil deliveryman spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist

GREENLAND, N.H. — Fire officials say a fuel delivery worker in New Hampshire sank in soggy ground up to his waist and it took nearly 90 minutes to pull him back out.

3D printed front paws for NH pooch

Derby was taken in by Peace and Paws Dog Rescue, a non-profit dog shelter with a no kill policy in New Hampshire.

`

 New Hampshire Events Calendar
  

   » SHARE EVENTS FOR PUBLICATION, IT'S FREE!

Arts and Entertainment
Family, Community and Culture
Outdoors, Sports and Recreation

Most Read

Most Comments

Most Shared

Judd Gregg sizes up Jeb Bush, the GOP field and Warren, Clinton

Ann Kuster for U.S. Senate in ’16? It could happen

Ayotte gets heat from conservatives for opposing Cruz immigration move

Tri-City refugee resettlement concerns appear to be unfounded

Gilford selectmen spike tipping fee for trash haulers 50%

Seabrook man pleads for pardon so he can make career of jailing people