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, 20 Sep 2018 08:15:00 EST cperreault@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Thu, 20 Sep 2018 08:15:00 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 Lancaster's Weeks Medical Center breaks ground on 14.2 million expansion The Weeks Medical Center on Wednesday broke ground on the 14.2 million Lancaster Patient Care Center to enhance healthcare services in the North Country. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS02/180919428&source=RSS Thu, 20 Sep 2018 08:12:00 EST Free family fete to celebrate Children's Museum's 35th year is Saturday The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is celebrating 35 years with a free family day Saturday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS04/180919423&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST At long last, they're U.S. citizens A University of New Hampshire bioengineering student and his parents were among the 70 people who became United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony at the Memorial Union Building Wednesday morning. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE09/180919424&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Hampton woman charged with killing dog at grooming business Police in Hampton have arrested a dog groomer who allegedly killed a golden retriever when she left him unattended in a crate with a heating dryer blowing. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS03/180919425&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:18:00 EST Ex-school intern pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting student A Kingston teenager has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old student he met while interning at Ellis School during the last school year. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS03/180919426&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:49:00 EST Nashua seeks to set aside 1.5m to cover property tax abatements City officials are recommending that 1.5 million in surplus be reserved to help cover costs of abatements as a result of homeowners challenging their new property values. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS0606/180919429&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Talks about eliminating remaining Merrimack tolls resume Four years after toll collection came to a halt at Exit 12 of the F.E. Everett Turnpike, talks have now resumed about possibly eliminating the tolls at exits 10 and 11 as well. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS06/180919430&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST Former Phillips Exeter admissions official sues over termination amid sexual misconduct investigation A former associate director of admissions at Phillips Exeter Academy is suing the school, alleging he was wrongfully terminated because of his sexual orientation and his connection to former drama teacher Larry Lane Bateman, who was convicted in a 1992 child pornography case. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS21/180919431&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST New keepers of the castle hope to transform crumbling Gilford landmark into 'wedding and event destination' An investor just paid more than a half-million dollars for a ruined castle near the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS02/180919432&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST PFOA groundwater contamination discovered at Merrimack's Watson Park A new area of groundwater contamination has been discovered in Merrimack, this time at one of the town's two parks. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS22/180919433&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:54:00 EST Businesses say little to no damage caused by Derry flood As business owners returned to the buildings from which they fled Tuesday morning amidst rising flood waters, they discovered a silver lining: no serious water damage. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS11/180919434&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:57:00 EST Salem planners conditionally OK Tuscan Village roadway project The Salem Planning Board Tuesday gave conditional approval to a major roadway construction in and around Tuscan Village. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS0606/180919435&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST Hampton couple in their 70s face felonies for voting in Mass. and NH in 2016 presidential election A woman facing felony voter fraud charges said she was on powerful painkillers and recovering from surgery when she and her husband voted in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire in the 2016 presidential election. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/hampton-couple-in-their-70s-face-felonies-for-voting-in-mass-and-nh-in-2016-presidential-election-20180919&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:43:00 EST Close to 3,000 expected at Seacoast Cancer 5K DOVER - Close to 3,000 people are expected to participate in the fifth annual Seacoast Cancer 5K being held Sunday in Dover but one is sure to stand out in the crowd. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180918/UNKNOWN/180919487&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Nashua schools forced to dip into reserve accounts Despite a significant citywide surplus from fiscal year 2018, the city's school department was forced to spend 250,000 from reserve accounts. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS04/180919493&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Senior housing project to be proposed for Derry Lifestyle Homes developers are expected to present a proposal to build 30 single-family homes for people age 55 and older at Wednesday's planning board meeting. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS0606/180919496&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:57:00 EST Honor and Remember Flag Presentation MEREDITH - In special ceremonies tonight an Honor and Remember Flag will be presented to a former local woman whose father was killed in action in Vietnam.Deborah Crosby was 6 years old when her father, Lt. Cmdr. Frederick Crosby, left to serve his country as a Naval aviator. He was shot down over... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180918/UNKNOWN/180919505&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST City man pleads guilty to federal drug trafficking and firearms charges A city man caught with nearly a kilogram of fentanyl last year has pleaded guilty in federal court to drug trafficking and firearms charges. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS03/180929961&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:55:00 EST Nashua man charged with DWI after accident in Hudson A Nashua man is facing drunk driving charges after police say the vehicle he was driving rear-ended another vehicle at a high rate of speed on Lowell Road in Hudson Wednesday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS03/180929962&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:54:00 EST Tom Herzig's Trackside: NHMS unveils new format for Full Throttle Weekend THE ERA of a single NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series event per year at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, rather than the accustomed two, takes a new turn Saturday with the three-race format of Full Throttle Weekend. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/SPORTS11/180929963&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:52:00 EST Joe Duball's H.S. Soccer: Lancers are on the rise THIS YEAR'S Division I girls' soccer chatter seems to circle back to Manchester Central, Bedford and Exeter, and there's no reason not to start or end any title talk with them. One or two of those three clubs made it to the D-I championship game nine of the last 10 years. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/SPORTS21/180929964&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:52:00 EST Al Heidenreich's NH Veterans' Views: National commander gets a taste of NH More and more of September and summer is appearing in the rear view mirror, but there are still a lot of events going on of interest to veterans and their families and I will try to keep you as informed as possible. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS18/180929965&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Orthopaedic physical therapists contribute to VA teams in NH, Vt. The Manchester, N.H., and White River Junction, Vt., VA Medical Centers are proud to have fellowship-trained orthopaedic manual physical therapists on their teams. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS18/180929966&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Pelham VFW meal to be harvest-themed The public is invited to a harvest-themed veterans' benefit dinner Friday, Oct. 5. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS18/180929967&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST The Heart of Nashua with Joan Stylianos: Indulge your sense of nostalgia on Board Game Day Back in my day, families enjoyed playing board games at the kitchen table. For those of you who recall the '60s and '70s, I'm sure you had a favorite Milton Bradley or Hasbro game. My family, cousins, aunts and uncles and friends all had the game of 'Trouble.' You know, the one with the plastic 'Pop-O-Matic' bubble over a... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/LOCALVOICES11/180929968&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST NH Club News: Hooksett Garden Club to host daylily program The September meeting of the Hooksett Garden Club will take place Wednesday and will include a program by NHFGC District II Director and former Manchester Garden Club President Fiona McKenna. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/180929969&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST A right to homework? Merrimack parent threatens lawsuit While we support the right of taxpayers to file suit against policies they believe are illegal, not every lawsuit is a good idea. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION01/180929973&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Carman ordered to appear at deposition A federal magistrate judge in Rhode Island has ordered Nathan Carman to appear at a deposition for questioning about a missing rifle he purchased less than a month before his real estate tycoon grandfather was shot to death. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS21/180929974&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Kuster's partisan record To the Editor: I had to pinch myself after seeing Annie Kuster speaking after Steve Negron's win in the primary. She stated that we needed bipartisanship in Washington. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION04/180929975&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Pat Buchanan: The late hit on Judge Kavanaugh UPON THE MEMORY and truthfulness of Christine Blasey Ford hangs the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, his reputation, and possibly his career on the nation's second highest court. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION02/180929976&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST John Stossel: Prices should rise during disasters OFFICIALS in states hit by Hurricane Florence are on the lookout for 'price gouging.' http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION02/180929977&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST George Will: Fear-based parenting POLICE CAME to Kim Brooks' parents' door in suburban Richmond, Va., demanding that her mother say where her daughter was or be arrested for obstructing justice. So began a Kafkaesque two-year ordeal that plunged Brooks into reflections about current parenting practices. It also produced a book, 'Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION02/180929978&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST NH, you can look for the lottery online now With little fanfare, lottery officials rolled out the first online products offered in the Granite State this week, becoming the sixth state to offer draw and instant-win tickets over the internet. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/180929981&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST Eric Turer for Representative To the Editor: Jack and I have known Eric Turer and his family for many years as neighbors, friends, and parents of their Brentwood students. As a family, they appreciate New Hampshire's many advantages and its legacy of careful management of its resources. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION04/180929982&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST Focus of Kamen's ARMI turns to getting production underway A little more than a year after beginning operations in the Millyard, the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute hopes to reach a major milestone in time for its spring summit: a working production line that can manufacture biological tissue for a variety of uses in humans. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS19/180929983&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST 'Yes on NH 1': Restore taxpayer standing When Bill Duncan sued to stop a scholarship program because some of the money would flow to private, religious schools, we believed he should have lost the case on its merits. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION01/180929984&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:49:00 EST Seabrook teen accused of threatening to 'shoot up' school A 14-year-old Seabrook Middle School student has been arrested after police say he threatened to 'shoot up' the school. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS03/180929985&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:49:00 EST Gas company reported 760 miles of risky pipes a year before explosions Nearly a year before dozens of explosions and fires ripped through three Merrimack Valley communities, Columbia Gas identified more than 750 miles of leak-prone pipeline that needed to be replaced, according to documents filed with the Department of Public Utilities. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS05/180929986&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:49:00 EST Welcoming immigrants to NH To the Editor: New Hampshire is the home for people from 49 different nations. Between 2008 and 2015, an estimated 247,000 people immigrated to New Hampshire. This fuels the largest population gain in a decade. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION04/180929987&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:49:00 EST Mass. teacher charged with using toddler to steal items from mall game Police arrested a Massachusetts middle school teacher Wednesday on multiple charges, including theft and child endangerment, after he was identified as the man caught on video deploying a little girl to steal items from a game of chance in the Mall at Rockingham Park last weekend. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/Teacher-charged-with-using-toddler-to-steal-items-from-mall-game-09192018&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:49:00 EST Author Joseph Olshan talks about 'Black Diamond Fall' CONCORD mdash Author Joseph Olshan, whose book Clararsquos Heart was turned into a 1988 movie starring Whoopi Goldberg and Neil Patrick Harris, will talk about his latest tale, the literary mystery, Black Diamond Fall, at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180929989&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:22:00 EST UNH's Museum of Art unveils latest acquisitions The University of New Hampshire's Museum of Art is sharing glimpses of 'People, Places and Things: Recent Acquisitions 2014-2018' through Oct. 20 in the gallery inside the Paul Creative Arts Center. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180929990&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST Photographer Mark Hogancamp channels trauma into battlefield artistry After nine days in a coma from a brutal attack outside a New York bar, Mark Hogancamp woke to find his memories of adulthood had been ripped from his brain. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180929991&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST Top 3 picks for light and dark laughs this weekend For laughs clever or cutting ' or both ' here's a look at a trio of top comedians headed to the Granite State this weekend. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180929992&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST NH Highland Games and Festival kicks off Friday Think any of this looks easy? The largest Scottish cultural event in North America will give visitors a chance to try their own hands at signature skills at the 43rd New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival this weekend. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/180929993&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST