All Stories UnionLeader.com delivers the lastest news, sports and opinion in New Hampshire. http://www.unionleader.com News/Sports/Business/Entertainment/Opinion Copyright 2017 Union Leader Corp. http://www.unionleader.com/section/?template=RSS en-us Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:14:00 EST cperreault@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:14:00 EST digital@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Carlicus (0.0.1.1) http://www.unionleader.com/images/unionleaderlogo3.jpg New Hampshire Union Leader - Headlines http://www.unionleader.com New Hampshire news, sports and opinion 144 54 Mass. pond searched near location of homicide victim's body Massachusetts State Police spent several hours Wednesday searching a pond just a few miles from where a 20-year-old homicide victim was found last week in Rindge, N.H. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/Mass-pond-searched-near-location-of-homicide-victims-body-07182018&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:08:00 EST Mom charged with leaving baby in car overnight Music blaring from an open car window led to the discovery of an unattended infant in a vehicle outside a Glen Street home Tuesday night. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/Mom-charged-with-leaving-baby-in-car-overnight-07182018&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:39:00 EST Rooms full of blues, rock, folk, pop and more in NH The summer concert season is in full bloom in New Hampshire. Here are a half dozen reasons to check out the scenery on outdoor and indoor stages this week. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/180719394&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:36:00 EST Vietnam Moving Wall in Amherst The Vietnam Moving Wall will be on view Thursday through Monday, July 23, at Souhegan High School, 412 Boston Post Road. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/NEWS18/180719395&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:35:00 EST Charlie Puth is getting some attention in the Lakes Region Pop singer Charlie Puth, who went from acoustic covers on YouTube to chart hits, is out on tour in support of his new release 'Voicenotes,' an RB-inflected album that includes the singles 'Attention' and 'How Long.' http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/180719396&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:35:00 EST Legendary crooner's son to sing at Great Waters Steve March-Torme croons a tribute to his famous father Mel Torme in a Great Waters Music Festival concert with the Clayton Poole Orchestra Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Kingswood Arts Center in Wolfeboro. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/180719397&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:35:00 EST Celebrate summer with coastal and floral exhibit in Milford 'Celebrating Summer: An Exhibition of Coastal Floral Paintings,' featuring seascapes, coastal and beach scenes, and floral still lifes, go on view Saturday at New Hampshire Antique Co-op, 323 Elm St. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180719398&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:35:00 EST Old Home Day to shine over Goffstown Common Old Home Day will take over Goffstown Village on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/180719399&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:35:00 EST Stratham Fair opens Thursday with midway rides, music and fireworks The story goes that in the mid-'60s Stratham had a party to celebrate its 250th anniversary, and everyone had so much fun they've come back every year since. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/180719400&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:35:00 EST Rocker Lauren Ruth Ward brings blues swagger and retro vibe to NH California rocker Lauren Ruth Ward, with her gritty, psychedelic vibe, often draws comparisons to blues-rock icon Janis Joplin. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/180719401&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:35:00 EST QA with Jason Isbell: Grammy-winner finds new southern home in 'The Nashville Sound' Jason Isbell always knew he'd find a place among his music heroes. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/180719402&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:35:00 EST Wait ... so, what happened on the way to the forum? PerSeverance Productions Executive Artistic Director Scott Severance says he is proud of the upcoming production of 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.' http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180719/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180719403&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:35:00 EST Brentwood police officer's fishy find: Dead sharks in middle of the road Officer George Abele has encountered lots of wildlife while patrolling the streets of Brentwood, but he never expected to find dead sharks sitting in the road. http://www.unionleader.com/animals/brentwood-police-finding-dead-sharks-in-the-street-20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:04:00 EST Tuftonboro man arrested for DWI suffers overdose at police station WOLEBORO - A Tuesday night car accident resulted in the arrest of the driver for DWI. While being booked, police said, Nathan Souther, 23, began showing signs of an overdose and was rushed to the hospital. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/tuftonboro-man-arrested-for-dwi-suffers-overdose-at-police-station-20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:02:00 EST Top NH court upholds 750k judgment for man who ate tainted burger at Concord Applebee's A customer who suffered salmonella after eating a hamburger at the Applebee's restaurant in Concord deserves the 750,000 that a jury awarded him two years ago, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday. http://www.unionleader.com/courts/top-nh-court-upholds-750k-judgment-for-man-who-ate-tainted-burger-at-concord-applebees-20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:04:00 EST One killed, two others hurt in rollover on Route 101 in Exeter One person was killed and two others were injured in a single vehicle rollover crash on Route 101 in Exeter Wednesday night. http://www.unionleader.com/safety/One-killed-two-hurt-in-rollover-on-Route-101-in-Exeter-07182018&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:17:00 EST Father alleges man spied on son in bathroom stall at Belmont Mall BELMONT - Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man they believe may have committed a peeping Tom offense involving a juvenile male using a public restroom. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/father-alleges-man-spied-on-son-in-bathroom-stall-at-belmont-mall-20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:57:00 EST Fisher Cats rescue a split Cavan Biggio's Eastern League-leading 20th home run was timely as could be as it provided the tying and go-ahead runs in a 3-2 comeback win over the Trenton Thunder in the second game of a doubleheader at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/SPORTS0102/180719377&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:19:00 EST Hold on, Fisher Cats fans: Vlad Jr. is returning Thursday The New Hampshire Fisher Cats revealed in between games of Wednesday's doubleheader with the Trenton Thunder that third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will rejoin the team Thursday night as it opens up a four-game set with the Harrisburg Senators at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/SPORTS0102/180719378&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:19:00 EST Pembroke man who threatened to shoot town's plow truck drivers over snow in yard loses appeal Threatening to shoot town plow truck drivers ' even if they repeatedly bury your dooryard in feet of snow ' amounted to a felony-level attempt to improperly influence town officials, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in the appeal of a criminal case. http://www.unionleader.com/courts/pembroke-man-who-threatened-to-shoot-towns-plow-truck-drivers-over-snow-in-yard-loses-appeal-20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:04:00 EST City woman pulled over for speeding accused of having meth, crack cocaine MANCHESTER - A city woman pulled over for speeding at Brown and Queen City avenues Tuesday night was arrested on drug and other charges, police said.Officers said they saw a 2017 Chevrolet going more than 45 mph in the 30-mph zone at about 10:55 p.m. and pulled over the car.Jessica Shepard,... http://www.unionleader.com/crime/city-woman-pulled-over-for-speeding-accused-of-having-meth-crack-cocaine--20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:02:00 EST Storm brings more flooding to Merrimack library For the third time in three years, the lower portion of the Merrimack Public Library has sustained flooding damage. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/NEWS11/180719408&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:02:00 EST Former Manchester man gets 10-year sentence for fentanyl trafficking A former Manchester man was sentenced to serve a 10-year federal prison term for trafficking in fentanyl, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/former-manchester-man-gets-10-year-sentence-for-fentanyl-trafficking---20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:38:00 EST Assault gets prisoner at Berlin facility two more years tacked on to sentence An inmate at the federal prison in Berlin will spend two more years behind bars for assaulting staff members in May 2017, according to federal prosecutors. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/assault-gets-prisoner-at-berlin-facility-two-more-years-tacked-on-to-sentence--20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:37:00 EST Bear mauls wheelchair-bound woman, 71, after becoming trapped in her Groton home A 71-year-old woman underwent surgery Tuesday morning for serious injuries to her head and face suffered in a pre-dawn encounter with a bear in her home. http://www.unionleader.com/public-safety/bear-mauls-wheelchair-bound-woman-71-after-becoming-trapped-in-her-groton-home-20180717&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:32:00 EST No bail for man accused of killing Mass. officer, bystander A judge ordered Emanuel Lopes, 20, held without bail on charges in connected with the fatal shootings of Weymouth Mass. Police Sgt. Michael Chesna and 77-year-old widow Vera Adams. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/no-bail-for-man-accused-of-killing-mass-officer-bystander--20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:30:00 EST Houston's Kitchens is Craig's choice to head Manchester-Boston Regional Airport The general manager of the nation's 13th-largest airport in Houston, Texas, is Mayor Joyce Craig's pick to become the new chief executive of the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. http://www.unionleader.com/business/houstons-kitchens-is-craigs-choice-to-head-manchester-boston-regional-airport-20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:29:00 EST American League defeats National League 8-6 in All-Star Game slugfest By Field Level MediaHouston teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer hit back-to-back homers in the top of the 10th inning as the American League scored three runs and pulled out an 8-6 victory over the National League on Tuesday night at Nationals Park in Washington.The American League now has won six consecutive All-Star... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/SPORTS01/180719412&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:32:00 EST Newfound superintendent 'won't defend' employee who sought leniency for guidance counselor who sexually assaulted teen The head of the Newfound Area School District says she had no idea a high school guidance counselor planned to speak in support of former Exeter High School guidance counselor Kristie Torbick when she pleaded guilty and was sentenced last week for sexually assaulting a student. http://www.unionleader.com/education/newfound-superintendent-wont-defend-employee-who-sought-leniency-for-guidance-counselor-who-sexually-assaulted-teen-20180718&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:19:00 EST Acid thrown on cars at Rochester used car dealership ROCHESTER - Police in Rochester are asking for the public's help to find a person who sprayed an acidic substance on vehicles parked at First City Cars and Trucks on Milton Road. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/acid-thrown-on-cars-at-rochester-used-car-dealership-20180717&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:14:00 EST Teen on dirt bike struck, injured in Goffstown woman, 30, charged with DWI A 15-year-old Goffstown boy is being treated for serious injuries in a Boston hospital after an accident involving his dirt bike and an automobile driven by a woman who was later charged with driving while intoxicated, say Goffstown police. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/teen-on-dirt-bike-struck-injured-in-goffstown-woman-30-charged-with-dwi-20180717&source=RSS Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:12:00 EST Las Vegas hotel seeks immunity from lawsuits by shooting victims The owners of Mandalay Bay, the Las Vegas hotel from which a gunman launched the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, have filed countersuits against victims seeking immunity from damage claims they might bring. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/NEWS21/180719414&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:37:00 EST Trump: I misspoke at summit President Donald Trump tried on Tuesday to calm a storm over his failure to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, saying he misspoke in a joint news conference in Helsinki on Monday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/NEWS06/180719423&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:22:00 EST Our Gourmet: Rumney rocks, and so does this bistro A sweltering Saturday afternoon motivated us to strap our kayaks on the car and head to one of Mrs. Gourmet's favorite paddling spots, at the northern end of Newfound Lake in Hebron. And after we cooled off on the water, we drove a little further north and experienced one of the nicest little restaurants we've come across in a long... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/NEWHAMPSHIRE0701/180719425&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:07:00 EST Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Beach bound? Stick it. I was sitting at Rye Beach last week enjoying the summer weather when I noticed a mother packing up her beach gear and trying to wrangle her young kids to help her pick up the towels, sand pails, sunscreen and other assorted beach gear. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/NEWHAMPSHIRE0708/180719427&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:07:00 EST Tasting Notes with Jim Beauregard: St-Estphe, trade wars and Visigothic mayhem Bordeaux is a world-class wine region close to the heart of virtually all wine lovers. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/NEWHAMPSHIRE0705/180719428&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:07:00 EST Heavy highway traffic expected for Sunday NASCAR race Police, transportation and NHMS officials are making plans for the nearly 90,000 spectators and 33,000 vehicles expected for Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 Race. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/NEWS07/180719429&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:07:00 EST Free tours planned for Durham Farm Day Growers and the public are invited to visit two research farms at the University of New Hampshire on the 6th annual Durham Farm Day Saturday, Aug. 18. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/NEWS04/180719430&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:07:00 EST Downtown Manchester To the Editor: People ask why Manchester can't be like Portsmouth. Why we can't be a destination for the arts? Why are families moving to other cities like Concord? http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/OPINION04/180719436&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:06:00 EST Redefining residency To the Editor: I wish to express my sincere appreciation to Rep. Sherm Packard, Rep. Dick Hinch, Rep. John Graham, and Rep. Kathleen Hoelzel for having filed and passed House Bill 1264 concerning properly defining residency for purposes of voting in New Hampshire.The bill has been sitting on the... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/OPINION04/180719437&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:06:00 EST Garrison Keillor: Feeling odd about feeling this good I am having a beautiful summer and I don't know why ' after all, I am a liberal Democrat obliged to be concerned about the oppressed, the underpaid, the critical shortage of honeybees, greenhouse gases, plastic waste on the ocean floor, meanwhile right-wingers in giant pickups with Confederate decals on the bumper and rifles in a gun rack in... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/OPINION02/180719438&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:06:00 EST Unions support workers To the Editor: Right-to-work is not what it seems. Before labor unions, factory workers toiled six days a week, 12 hours a day. They often worked alongside children as young as 5 years old. Pay was terrible there were no health benefits or pensions. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/OPINION04/180719439&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:06:00 EST Campaign cash: Banning other peoples' money Money is fungible. The funds that fuel political campaigns do not care where they came from, and for the most part, neither do the candidates. http://www.unionleader.com/editorial/Campaign-cash-Banning-other-peoples-money-07182018&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:06:00 EST Pandering to Putin: A shameful display in Finland President Donald Trump has a nasty habit of attacking our allies and coddling our enemies. http://www.unionleader.com/editorial/Pandering-to-Putin-A-shameful-display-in-Finland-07182018&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:06:00 EST Jonah Goldberg: The real reason Trump won't stand up to Putin Last week, I wrote that the best way to think about a Trump Doctrine is as nothing more than Trumpism on the international stage. By Trumpism, I do not mean a coherent ideological program, but a psychological phenomenon or simply the manifestation of his character. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180718/OPINION02/180719442&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:06:00 EST