All Stories http://www.unionleader.com%2Fapps%2Fpbcs.dll%2Fsection%3FCategory%3D"> All Stories en-us http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/NEWS03/160429168&source=RSS Seven arrested on drug charges in Nashua Nashua police have arrested seven area residents in connection with alleged drug activity in the city. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:31:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/NEWS03/160429168&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/NEWS07/160429169&source=RSS Manchester man injured in Merrimack rollover Frederick Lasman, 21, of Manchester, was ejected from a minivan Thursday night when it rolled numerous times in a crash on the F.E. Everett Turnpike in Merrimack. He was airlifted to a Boston Hospital for medical treatment. A 1-year-old, secured in a child seat, was taken to the Elliot Hospital for In Manchester but was unhurt, a fire official... Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:59:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/NEWS07/160429169&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160427/NEWS/160429328&source=RSS After family tragedy, Concord man to receive posthumous Hero award BOSCAWEN - After drowning while trying to save his stepson last summer, Jibril Mohamed is being honored with a Union Leader Hero Award. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:25:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160427/NEWS/160429328&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/OPINION03/160429171&source=RSS Editorial Cartoon Friday, April 29, 2016 Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:46:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/OPINION03/160429171&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Man-found-dead-pinned-underneath-tractor&source=RSS Man found dead pinned underneath tractor An 80-year-old man died Thursday when the tractor he was driving apparently tumbled off a rock ledge, rolled over and pinned him underneath the machine, said New Hampshire State Police. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:40:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Man-found-dead-pinned-underneath-tractor&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS0101/160429173&source=RSS Braves snap Sox' winning streak Nick Markakis, one of the few bright spots in Atlanta's disastrous start, delivered four hits and drove in three runs and rookie Mallex Smith added two RBIs as the Braves ended their eight-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:35:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS0101/160429173&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS21/160429174&source=RSS High School Roundup Derryfield, Gilford girls post walk-off victories Sisters Brooke and Emmah Nolan teamed up for a walk-off win Thursday. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:33:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS21/160429174&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS21/160429175&source=RSS High School Lacrosse Grizzlies' Holt has a knack for stopping things When senior Colin Holt is done turning away pucks for the Goffstown High hockey team, he turns his attention to blocking shots for the Grizzlies boys' lacrosse team. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:23:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS21/160429175&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS0201/160429176&source=RSS Celtics deep-sixed Cold-shooting Boston ousted by Atlanta The Atlanta Hawks eliminated the Boston Celtics with a 104-92 victory in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Thursday night at TD Garden. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:23:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS0201/160429176&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS21/160429177&source=RSS NHIAA Lacrosse Bulldogs build lead, beat Exeter The Bedford High boys' lacrosse team grabbed the lead early in the second quarter and survived a late Exeter rally to earn a 10-8 victory over the Blue Hawks Thursday at Bulldog Stadium. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:23:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS21/160429177&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS0101/160429178&source=RSS Dave D'Onofrio's Sox Beat Regrets? The struggling Yanks have had a few Here come the Yankees to make Sox fans feel better about their own team's fiscal responsibility. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:23:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS0101/160429178&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS22/160429179&source=RSS Franklin Pierce, Plymouth State baseball teams prevail A five-run third inning powered the Franklin Pierce University baseball team to a 8-4 victory over St. Anselm College Thursday at Sullivan Park in Goffstown. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:20:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS22/160429179&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS0702/160429180&source=RSS Monarchs 2016-17 schedule released The Manchester Monarchs will open the ECHL 2016-17 season at home on Friday, Oct. 14 against the Adirondack Thunder. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:19:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/SPORTS0702/160429180&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Police-looking-for-man-who-exposed-himself-to-14-year-old-girl-in-Seabrook&source=RSS Police looking for man who exposed himself to 14-year-old girl in Seabrook Police in Seabrook are looking for a man who exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl at a pizza shop. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:54:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Police-looking-for-man-who-exposed-himself-to-14-year-old-girl-in-Seabrook&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Senate-votes-to-give-homeowners-more-leverage-in-pipeline-deals&source=RSS Senate votes to give homeowners more leverage in pipeline deals Senate says homeowners should be able to make gas pipeline developers purchase their entire property if eminent domain is used. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:44:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Senate-votes-to-give-homeowners-more-leverage-in-pipeline-deals&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Bill-to-regulate-drones-in-NH-gets-initial-Senate-approval&source=RSS Bill to regulate drones in NH gets initial Senate approval A bill to regulate the use of drones to better protect the privacy of state residents was given initial Senate approval Thursday. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:43:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Bill-to-regulate-drones-in-NH-gets-initial-Senate-approval&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Bow-committee-finds-concerns-in-Brown-Hill-Road-water-study&source=RSS Bow committee finds concerns in Brown Hill Road water study High salt levels and tightly sealed wells could be causing problems for some residents, based on the results of a new water study by the town's Drinking Water Protection Committee. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:40:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Bow-committee-finds-concerns-in-Brown-Hill-Road-water-study&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Salem-official-fights-attempt-to-remove-him-from-office&source=RSS Salem official fights attempt to remove him from office Salem Selectman Stephen Campbell plans to contest the town's effort to remove him from elected office for allegedly revealing confidential information about a former police department employee. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:37:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Salem-official-fights-attempt-to-remove-him-from-office&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Concord-man-who-died-trying-to-save-stepson-to-receive-posthumous-Hero-Award&source=RSS Concord man who died trying to save stepson to receive posthumous Hero Award Jibril Mohamed and 10-year-old Javier Gonzalez were swept away in the Merrimack River last June. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:29:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Concord-man-who-died-trying-to-save-stepson-to-receive-posthumous-Hero-Award&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Mass-General-to-acquire-Wentworth-Douglass-Hospital-in-Dover&source=RSS Mass General to acquire Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is being acquired by Massachusetts General Hospital, but will keep its name and remain an independently licensed, not-for-profit, charitable health care organization. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:16:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Mass-General-to-acquire-Wentworth-Douglass-Hospital-in-Dover&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Reasons-for-March-11-raids-unclear;-officials-say-they-plan-to-back-off&source=RSS Reasons for March 11 cigar shop raids unclear officials say they plan to back off There's no doubt that cigar shops in southern New Hampshire were subject to fines and surprise visits from law enforcement and government inspectors on the afternoon of March 11, according to cigar shop owners and state officials. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:16:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Reasons-for-March-11-raids-unclear;-officials-say-they-plan-to-back-off&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/State-Senate-OKs-drug-take-backs,-delays-needle-exchange-vote&source=RSS State Senate OKs drug take backs, delays needle exchange vote The Senate approved a plan to have pharmacies take back prescription medications, including opioids that people no longer need or want. Action on the 'needle bill' was put off until next week. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:30:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/State-Senate-OKs-drug-take-backs,-delays-needle-exchange-vote&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Senate-approves-removing-mandatory-minimum-sentences-for-some-driving-offenses&source=RSS Senate approves removing mandatory minimum sentences for some driving offenses Under the House-approved bill, felons considered career criminals who are caught with a firearm currently would no longer have to serve a minimum of 10 years in prison. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:30:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Senate-approves-removing-mandatory-minimum-sentences-for-some-driving-offenses&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/160429185&source=RSS Club Notes DAR sponsors talk on early New England dwellings The presentation will cover the first Europeans' dwellings, including temporary shelters of the exploration and fishing days, buildings of the 1500s, and some of the permanent homes of early settlers to New England before 1700. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:16:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/160429185&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/U.S.-economy-stalls-in-the-first-quarter&source=RSS U.S. economy stalls in the first quarter For the third year in a row, the U.S. economy started the year with a dose of the blues as gross domestic product eked out a 0.5 percent annual gain. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:46:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/U.S.-economy-stalls-in-the-first-quarter&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/NEWS02/160429187&source=RSS UNH grant will help businesses turn science into commerce UNH recently received a three-year, 300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to foster entrepreneurship and support innovation. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:46:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/NEWS02/160429187&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/January-blizzard-was-NYCs-largest-ever&source=RSS January blizzard was NYC's largest ever New Yorkers who weathered the monster blizzard that clobbered the East Coast in January can now take pride in knowing they lived through the city's largest snowfall on record, thanks to a revised estimate. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:43:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/January-blizzard-was-NYCs-largest-ever&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/4-NH-couples-among-16-to-wed-Friday-in-Times-Square-during-Good-Morning-America&source=RSS 4 NH couples among 16 to wed Friday in Times Square during 'Good Morning America' The weddings are part of Good Morning America's kick off of its 'Wide World of Weddings' event. One hundred couples will get married in seven different locations across the world with GMA live-streaming the ceremonies. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:43:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/4-NH-couples-among-16-to-wed-Friday-in-Times-Square-during-Good-Morning-America&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/NEWS09/160429189&source=RSS Ray Magliozzi's Car Talk Dealer shops versus independent mechanics A dealer can offer software upgrades and solve unusual problems, though an independent shop will do just fine for routine maintenance and repairs, and will likely be less expensive. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:28:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/NEWS09/160429189&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Jaffreys-Park-Theatre-celebrates-new-visitors-center&source=RSS Jaffrey's Park Theatre celebrates new visitor's center The Park Theatre celebrated its new presence on River Street Thursday with an open house and ribbon cutting. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:02:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Jaffreys-Park-Theatre-celebrates-new-visitors-center&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/LOCALVOICES/160429192&source=RSS Your Turn, NH -- Bryan Gould Medicaid vote has earned Forrester conservative consideration Sen. Forrester and seven of her Republican colleagues in the Senate voted against HB 1696. Conservatives owe all of them a debt of gratitude, and they owe Sen. Forrester their serious consideration in the governor's race. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:57:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/LOCALVOICES/160429192&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/LOCALVOICES/160429193&source=RSS Your Turn, NH -- Mike Moffett Will voter fraud be the difference in Hassan, Ayotte race? Voter fraud threatens our democracy, and the Granite State is particularly at risk. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:57:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/LOCALVOICES/160429193&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/OPINION02/160429195&source=RSS Deroy Murdock Right fights wedding cake war on overly narrow battlefield In today's Wedding Cake War, conservatives are floundering on one beach named religious liberty. They should fight on at least three other constitutional grounds 8212 freedom of association, freedom of speech and involuntary servitude. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:24:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/OPINION02/160429195&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/OPINION01/160429196&source=RSS Trump World Foreign policy foolishness Donald Trump attempted to show voters how presidential he could be, delivering what was billed as a 'major foreign policy address.' It did not go well. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:24:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/OPINION01/160429196&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Spending-is-on-the-table:-UNH-acknowledges-extravagance&source=RSS Spending is on the table UNH acknowledges extravagance 17,570 seems a bit extravagant for a dining table, and we'll give UNH some credit for admitting its mistake. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:24:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Spending-is-on-the-table:-UNH-acknowledges-extravagance&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/OPINION02/160429198&source=RSS John Stossel Some readers say I deserve to die LAST WEEK'S COLUMN on my lung surgery struck a nerve. Many of you wished me well. Others left some angrier comments. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:24:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/article/20160429/OPINION02/160429198&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/State-Senate-gives-initial-approval-to-amended-drug-money-forfeiture-bill&source=RSS State Senate gives initial approval to amended drug money forfeiture bill The Senate Thursday approved requiring a person to be convicted of a crime before that person's money could be subject to forfeiture, but wants the money to remain in the drug forfeiture fund. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:09:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/State-Senate-gives-initial-approval-to-amended-drug-money-forfeiture-bill&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Rep.-Susan-DeLemus-not-sure-if-shell-run-for-re-election&source=RSS Rep. Susan DeLemus not sure if she'll run for re-election Rep. Susan DeLemus, R-Rochester, is grateful for the support while her husband, Jerry DeLemus, sits in a prison nearly 3,000 miles away awaiting trial on charges related to a 2014 armed standoff at the Cliven Bundy ranch in Nevada. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:05:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Rep.-Susan-DeLemus-not-sure-if-shell-run-for-re-election&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Nashuas-first-Spring-Arts-Festival-to-bring-culture,-creativity-to-downtown-area&source=RSS Nashua's first Spring Arts Festival to bring culture, creativity to downtown area The weekend event will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bicentennial Park along the Main Street Bridge in Nashua. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:36:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Nashuas-first-Spring-Arts-Festival-to-bring-culture,-creativity-to-downtown-area&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Derry-gets-$6,012-grant-for-hazardous-waste-collection-event&source=RSS Derry gets 6,012 grant for hazardous waste collection event Each year Derry holds a household hazardous waste collection day in the spring. This year's annual collection day is Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, at West Running Brook Middle School. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:25:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Derry-gets-$6,012-grant-for-hazardous-waste-collection-event&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Former-sheriffs-deputy-found-guilty-in-prisoner-sex-assault&source=RSS Former sheriff's deputy found guilty in prisoner sex assault A Hillsborough County jury took about an hour Thursday to find a former Belknap County sheriff deputy guilty of having sex with a female prisoner. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:13:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Former-sheriffs-deputy-found-guilty-in-prisoner-sex-assault&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Keene-State-student-accused-of-stabbing-pleads-not-guilty&source=RSS Keene State student accused of stabbing pleads not guilty A Keene State College student accused of stabbing a fellow student vehemently denies the allegations, his defense attorney said in court Thursday afternoon. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:06:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Keene-State-student-accused-of-stabbing-pleads-not-guilty&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Saturday-is-day-to-drop-off-unwanted-or-expired-prescription-drugs&source=RSS Saturday is day to drop off unwanted or expired prescription drugs Communities across the nation will team up with law enforcement Saturday to host the 11th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:12:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Saturday-is-day-to-drop-off-unwanted-or-expired-prescription-drugs&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/FBI-arrests-brother-of-San-Bernardino-terrorist,-two-others-on-conspiracy,-fraud-charges&source=RSS FBI arrests brother of San Bernardino terrorist, two others on conspiracy, fraud charges FBI arrests brother of San Bernardino terrorist and 2 others after searches Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:48:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/FBI-arrests-brother-of-San-Bernardino-terrorist,-two-others-on-conspiracy,-fraud-charges&source=RSS http://www.unionleader.com/Manchester-felon-pleads-guilty-to-possessing-gun&source=RSS Manchester felon pleads guilty to possessing gun Anthony Pillsbury, 36, of Manchester faces the possibility of 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:22:00 EST http://www.unionleader.com/Manchester-felon-pleads-guilty-to-possessing-gun&source=RSS