All Stories"> All Stories en-us Good Samaritan nearly dies trying to save drowning man A good Samaritan nearly died himself Tuesday evening trying to rescue a man who drowned after falling through the ice behind the fire station on Pequawket Pond Tuesday evening, fire officials said. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:50:00 EST AG No charges in Bedford murder-suicide that claimed lives of mother, two daughters Mental health and marital issues were likely major contributing factors to a murder-suicide in which a mother shot herself and her two daughters in their Bedford home last March, according to a final report issued Wednesday by the Attorney General's Office. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:06:00 EST Fiorina suspends her campaign Carly Fiorina is suspending her presidential campaign after coming in seventh in the New Hampshire primary. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:12:00 EST Prescott Park dives into plans for summer fest Prescott Park Arts Festival is going with an aquatic folk tale for its summer production, festival officials have announced. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Plenty of activities around NH to celebrate Valentine's Day Veterans In Performing Arts presents 'This Is Our Contractually Obligated Valentine's Weekend Show' at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the West End Studio Theater. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Creatures' romantic habits showcased in NH Audubon program in Concord With Valentine's Day coming up, humans are the only ones looking for love in February. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Hudson firefighters rescue Golden Retriever from icy pond Murphy, a 10-year-old Golden Retriever, was rescued Tuesday afternoon by Hudson firefighters after he fell through the ice on Robinson Pond. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:21:00 EST Two Manchester stores targeted by armed robber The 61 Market and Shawn's Corner Market were targeted for armed robberies four minutes apart Tuesday night, police said. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:54:00 EST Mass. man pleads guilty in fentanyl case A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty to possessing over 200 grams of fentanyl last summer with the intent to distribute it, a plea that could send him to federal prison for up to 20 years. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:03:00 EST Christie chairman Attack ads, big field hurt New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, after a disappointing finish in the New Hampshire primary, is expected to suspend his campaign today, according to sources and multiple news reports. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:52:00 EST Reports Christie to end White House bid spokesperson says no decision yet New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is expected to end his bid for the Republican presidential nomination Wednesday, according to media reports, but a Christie spokesman said the candidate had not made up his mind. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:45:00 EST UNH coed killer Mazzaglia rebuffed in parole try on lesser charge Seth Mazzaglia, 32, serving a life sentence in the 2014 killing of a University of New Hampshire coed, was denied parole by the state Adult Parole Board on a lesser charge of witness tampering. Even if the board had granted it, Mazzaglia would remain in prison serving his sentence of life without parole. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:14:00 EST Manchester drywaller jailed for under-the-table payroll scheme Cruz E. Galvan, 39, who operated Four Star Drywall in Manchester, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay the Internal Revenue Service IRS more than 780,000 for paying his employees under the table. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:26:00 EST Editorial Cartoon No. 2 Feb. 10, 2016 Wed, 10 Feb 2016 03:40:00 EST St. Anselm hopes to halt rare two-game losing run Losers of two straight games for the first time since January of last season, St. Anselm looks to resume its winning ways when it hosts Assumption College in a Northeast-10 conference matchup today at 730 p.m. The women's game between the two schools begins at 530 p.m. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 01:08:00 EST Manager tackles man who tried to rob Manchester store A robber ended up getting tackled and pummeled Tuesday by the manager of a Manchester convenience store, who said he is fed up with drug addicts hanging around the three convenience stores that his family operates in the city. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:23:00 EST Police search for man who robbed Bunny's Superette Police say a man robbed Bunny's Superette Monday night. The clerk told police the man pointed a small black handgun and demanded the cash registers be opened about 730 p.m. After taking about 500 in cash, the man fled on foot from the 75 Webster St. store, police said. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST Two dogs rescued after falling into icy New Ipswich pond Firefighters rescued two 80-pound dogs that had fallen through thin ice on Waterloom Pond and then rescued the dog's owner late Tuesday afternoon. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen -- Something Sweet With or without a valentine, you deserve it What started centuries ago as a magnificent feast in honor of a saint who performed forbidden weddings has become a modern-day exchange of boxed chocolates, store-bought cards and flowers. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST Tasting Notes with Jim Beauregard Three good reds and ... yes, some beer We have, for some weeks now, been looking at but a small portion of the wines found at the recent Easter Seals Winter Wine Spectacular. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST Marine patrol building construction ahead of schedule Construction of the new marine patrol building at the Glendale docks is running two to three weeks ahead of schedule, a circumstance marked by marine patrol officials and construction workers holding a 'topping off' ceremony on Monday. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST Our Gourmet A Sunny spot for imaginative dining Mrs. Gourmet is on quite a roll. After an excellent dinner a few weeks ago at Pearl in Peterborough, she steered us this time to another fine Asian-inspired restaurant, Sunny's Table in Concord. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST Bail kept at 200k for Derry man charged with rape A judge denied the defense's request Tuesday to reduce bail for a man charged with several counts of sexual assault and fondling of a young girl, keeping it at the 200,000 cash she set last week. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST Mass. consulting firm opens Manchester office near airport To help handle its growth, a Massachusetts environmental and infrastructure consulting firm is opening an office near Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Stifling innovation in Manchester To the Editor A few years ago, the Manchester Chamber of Commerce asked for suggestions for a slogan for the 'Queen City.' Considering all of the suggestions, of which there were many, the chamber settled on 'Where innovation meets opportunity.' Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Pinkerton is right for Candia To the Editor As a teacher at Candia's Moore School, I am excited about the opportunity for our students to have the privilege of attending Pinkerton Academy for their high school experience. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Thomas Sowell Toxic words During this election year, we are destined to hear many words that are toxic in the way they misrepresent reality and substitute fantasies that can win votes. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Charles Arlinghaus Why are national parties afraid of the voters? The presidential selection process has just barely begun, but too many in the national media and party apparatchiks want to pretend it is just ending. They don't want a process involving voters who make them nervous. They would instead replace voters and inconvenient things like primaries with the reality TV shows they call presdential debates. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST NH Business Newsreel Senate leadership advances Internet tax U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., reaffirmed her opposition to an Internet sales tax Tuesday after reports that Senate Republican leadership has agreed to advance the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Don't slash Medicaid Advantage To the Editor Life as a senior citizen typically involves a lot of change. We retire. Our health declines. Our friends and family members pass away. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Asano wrong on guns To the Editor Although I am an admirer of Sam Asano, I must disagree with his presumptions made in his recent column. Two points need examining The first involves his '36,000 deaths per year' caused by guns. That figure includes shooting by police and civilians, accidental shootings and suicides. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Another View -- Dan Clapp Net metering is not a solar subsidy As New Hampshire's largest local solar installer, we are proud to have seen our business grow by leaps and bounds as the cost of our product solar panels declined by more than 75 percent in the last 10 years, a perfect antidote to two of our state's most pressing problems high energy costs and an environmental crisis caused by reliance on... Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Mental health access needs improvement To the Editor I am currently a graduate student at Plymouth State University pursuing my master's degree in clinical mental health. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST NH House should reject expanded Medicaid This morning, the New Hampshire House will consider a bill extending New Hampshire's program providing subsidized health insurance to low-income adults through the federal Medicaid program. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Playing the gender card Hillary Clinton insults female voters Trailing Bernie Sanders in the final days before Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary, Hillary Clinton got desperate. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Senate committee endorses casino bill With little fanfare and only token opposition, the latest casino gambling proposal came before the Senate on Tuesday. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Little nominated for state banking commissioner Gov. Maggie Hassan will nominate the former long-time president of the NH Bankers Association and current state Sen. Jerry Little to be the new banking commissioner. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Claremont's ski area to host summer concert series City volunteers are planning a summer music series to bring in a revenue stream to the volunteer-run Arrowhead Recreation Area. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Man drowns in Conway pond Authorities said a man drowned in the shallow water of Pequawket Pond Tuesday night, the same pond where a 6-year-old drowned in June. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:23:00 EST Political pork on Primary Day? Loose pig pokes around at Pelham polls A pudgy pig appeared at the polls in Pelham on Tuesday as voters were casting their ballots in the presidential primary. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:48:00 EST Clinton camp downplays loss to Sanders Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the 74-year-old self-described democratic socialist, won the New Hampshire primary in convincing fashion on Tuesday, dealing a setback to the candidacy of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:22:00 EST Trump rolls to GOP win Kasich finishes second Billionaire businessman and celebrity Donald Trump won the New Hampshire Republican primary Tuesday, notching his first victory in one wild and nontraditional presidential campaign. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:22:00 EST Primary turnout takes some by surprise First-in-the-nation primary voters flocked to the polls Tuesday, drawn by campaigns that pitted outsiders against establishment candidates in both major parties. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:21:00 EST Fewer political signs spotted outside NH polling sites It was another normal presidential primary in the Granite State, except for one thing 8212 campaigns skimped on the Election Day mainstay of holding political signs outside polling sites. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:21:00 EST Safe containing cash and loaded gun stolen from Lee business A 5,000 reward is being offered to find the thief who allegedly smashed the window of a Lee business and stole a safe containing cash and a loaded gun. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST