All Stories"> All Stories en-us Manchester woman charged with injuring trooper during Auburn traffic stop A Manchester woman is facing charges after injuring a state trooper when she allegedly fled a traffic stop in Auburn. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:49:00 EST Man accused of DWI, shoving trooper in Epping A New York man accused of driving drunk in Epping with an open bottle of spiced rum in his car on the night before Thanksgiving allegedly shoved a state trooper into his cruiser with enough force to damage the fender. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:37:00 EST Crazy Uncle Barack Obama hijacks the holidays Don't you just hate it when your crazy uncle ruins Thanksgiving dinner by talking politics? He just won't shut up, even after you've cleared the dishes, and are trying to watch some football while deciding between the pumpkin and apple pies. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:36:00 EST Cutler, Bears, stun Packers, 17-13 Jay Cutler, who was 1-11 against the Packers as Chicago's quarterback, led the Bears to a big upset of the first-place Packers, 17-13 at rainy Lambeau Field. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:29:00 EST Trash can fire causes 7,500 in damage to Manchester apartment building The careless disposal of smoking materials sparked a trash can fire that caused an estimated 7,500 in damage to a West Side apartment building Thursday, authorities said. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:57:00 EST Manchester school times to change Class times are changing next week at Manchester schools as the district shifts to a calendar that will shorten the school year. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:20:00 EST Peterborough church hall starts a new Thanksgiving tradition A new Thanksgiving tradition started in Divine Mercy Parish's new church hall on Thursday with a community Thanksgiving celebration. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:20:00 EST 2016 VW Passat is remarkably unremarkable It's been four model years since Volkswagen, in an effort to catch the Toyota Camry, the top-selling sedan in America, recast its midsize Passat sedan, transforming it from a European debutante to an underachieving, oversized American. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST NH Club Notes Buntin Rumford Webster DAR plans meeting, recognizes Good Citizens The Buntin Rumford Webster Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1130 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Cityside Grille, 25 Manchester St. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST AG's office still awaiting autopsy results four months after baby's death in Greenland The state Attorney General's Office is still awaiting final autopsy results following the death of a 4-month-old baby who was staying at a Greenland shelter last July. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Ninth-graders meet with high-tech experts at Pinkerton Academy's STEM event Ninth-grade girls interested in STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, Math fields recently attended an event at Pinkerton Academy that brought in experts from various high-tech fields. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Slopeside with Kathleen Baglio Humphreys Bretton Woods, Wildcat and Loon open for the season this week Skiers and riders were thankful that Bretton Woods, Loon Mountain and Wildcat Mountain were open for some runs on Thanksgiving Day. A handful of additional resorts are opening today with more to follow next weekend. Let the ski season begin! Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Thanks for giving Holidays are more than shopping Whether you're waiting in line for a good deal on a TV, or enjoying the first of too many turkey sandwiches, now would be a good time to reflect on the importance of the Christmas season. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Keene State College Orchestra has been bringing community together for 20 years The Keene State College Orchestra is presenting a concert of well-known music from ballet at the Redfern Art Center Wednesday. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Thomas Sowell Political translations It is amazing how many different ways the same thing can be said, creating totally different impressions. For example, when President Barack Obama says that defeating ISIS is going to take a long time, how is that different from saying that he is going to do very little, very slowly? It is saying the same thing in different words. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Real estate QA Renter duped in foreclosure scam Unfortunately, you fell victim to an all-too-common scam. The scammer finds a vacant home owned by an out-of-towner and pretends to be the owner in order to rent or even sell the property. All it takes is a new door lock and information easily available on the Internet. The listing agent probably had no idea the scammer was not the real owner. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST John Stossel Self-defenseless Yet some towns, such as Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York City, where I live, still make it nearly impossible for people to legally carry a gun. I know because I tried to get a license. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Your Turn, NH -- Raymond J. Keating On Small Business Saturday, shop small and think big The 2016 Democratic presidential candidates wrapped up their second debate recently. While there was plenty of discussion about the economy on that Iowa stage, we heard nothing substantive from the Democrats about tax reform 8212 a key tool that would help put our economy back on track. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Union Leader Santa Fund Today's List of Contributors Today's list of contributors to the Union Leader Santa Fund for the Salvation Army. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Surge in short-term rentals means no RR for some Anaheim residents Ten years after moving into a quiet Anaheim neighborhood to raise his five boys, Fred Cornejo is thinking about leaving. Because of the Disneyland resort in this Los Angeles-area city, seven nearby houses, including the house across the street, have been converted recently to short-term rentals, booked through online sites such as Airbnb, VRBO and... Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Car Talk Prius headrest is a pain in the neck I love my new Prius C, but the headrest pushes my head and shoulders forward. It's really bad, and my posture really gets messed up, as the new headrests are somehow tilted forward and can't be straightened. Is there a solution to fix that? Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Law firm continues Santa Fund tradition Traditions are important at Christmas and a law firm's tradition of making the first major donation to the Union Leader Santa Fund for the Salvation Army is one of the best. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Small Business Saturday event comes to Merrimack The kickoff, which promotes shopping small, will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Abbie Griffin Park in Merrimack. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST The 'James Bond' cars that define their decade Ask anyone what car fictional British secret agent James Bond drives, and the most likely response will be, 'Aston Martin.' In the novels on which the films are based, however, author Ian Fleming's secret agent preferred supercharged pre-war Bentleys. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Dave D'Onofrio's Patriots Notebook Different approach is working The Patriots' final offensive play of Monday night's win over the Bills spoke volumes about the state of their attack. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST College Football Colgate better since first UNH meeting Here's one thing that has changed since the University of New Hampshire beat Colgate 26-8 on Sept. 12 The Raiders are playing much better football now than they were then. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Extra officers to join Nashua Holiday Stroll Extra police will be on hand for this weekend's Winter Holiday Stroll, as more than 30,000 people are expected to flock to downtown Nashua. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Some NH shoppers got an early start on Black Friday The NH Retail Association president said retailers are opening earlier and offering deals earlier in the week. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:10:00 EST Win tickets to see Disney on Ice Dare to Dream Enter to win tickets to see Disney on Ice Dare to Dream presented by YoKids at the Verizon Wireless Arena from January 27-31, 2016. Sat, 07 Nov 2015 19:11:00 EST Rochester mother, son arrested on drug charges A mother and son were arrested Wednesday at their residence and face drug charges related to marijuana, police said Thursday night. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:30:00 EST Millennials are making their move in the housing market When it comes to the housing market, increasingly it's all about the millennial. 'They are not only the future, they are the present for housing,' said Jonathan Smoke, the top economist for 'They are the biggest age group buying homes today.' Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:19:00 EST Atkinson selectman due in court after pleading not guilty in traffic control flap An Atkinson selectman who pleaded not guilty to charges he interfered with traffic control at an Hampstead intersection in September is scheduled for a pretrial conference next month. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:32:00 EST Shoppers were out early on Thursday in Tilton Most of the 52 stores in the Tanger Outlets in Tilton opened at 6 p.m. Thursday and were staying open for 28 hours of Black Friday sales, according to Eric Proulx, the outlets manager. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:36:00 EST EppingNewmarket's Leonard to coach NH Shrine football team EppingNewmarket's Justin Leonard will coach New Hampshire in the 2016 Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:27:00 EST A Thanksgiving win for Monarchs in Georgia David Kolomatis' power play goal in the third period powered Manchester to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Gladiators in ECHL play Thursday night. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:25:00 EST Mass. police officer indicted for shooting hoax found dead A fired Massachusetts police officer accused of a shooting hoax that put a Boston suburb in lockdown was found dead early on Thursday, CBS Boston reported. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:20:00 EST Trump denies mocking disabled reporter Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump denied on Thursday he was mocking the physical disability of a New York Times reporter during a campaign speech in which he flailed his arms and distorted his speech in an imitation of the journalist. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:33:00 EST Pats place Dobson on injured reserve The New England Patriots put wide receiver Aaron Dobson on season-ending injured reserve and signed safety Dewey McDonald to the 53-man roster on Thursday. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:32:00 EST Analysis Kelly, Eagles collapsing as the season ends A 45-14 loss to a 3-win Lions team four days after a 45-17 loss to a 3-win Tampa Bay team that followed a 1-point loss to a 3-win Miami team. Over the last three weeks, the Eagles have managed to lose to a franchise that fired its coach in midseason and another, the Lions, that fired its GM, team president, offensive coordinator and two line... Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:32:00 EST Panthers remain unbeaten, clobber Dallas Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly intercepted two passes in the second quarter, part of a stifling effort by the Carolina defense in a 33-14 victory over the Cowboys on Thursday at ATT Stadium. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:32:00 EST Turkey Bowl Little Green build 30-0 lead, withstand Trinity comeback The Manchester Central football team built a lead and outlasted a Trinity of Manchester second-half comeback attempt to win the Queen City Thanksgiving Day championship, 30-22, Thursday at Gill Stadium. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:22:00 EST Fire damages 4-unit Dover apartment building DOVER - A kitchen fire in a multi-family building was contained to a second-floor apartment early Thursday and residents of all four units made it out safely, fire officials said. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:56:00 EST Manchester police investigating stabbing in Veterans Park City police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Veterans Park. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:33:00 EST Drug abuse counselor charged with assault has license suspended A state board suspended the license of a local professional drug and alcohol counselor after learning that he had been arrested and charged with two counts of rape involving one of his female clients. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:32:00 EST Athlete of the Month Goffstown's Bourque is hard to catch Connor Bourque's rushing efforts and special teams contributions earned him the Apple Therapy ServicesBedford Ambulatory Surgical Center Athlete of the Month award for October, as selected by the New Hampshire Union Leader Board of Judges. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:32:00 EST