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Opponents speak out on Goffstown pawnshop ordinance

Residents and business owners spoke out mostly in opposition to a proposed ordinance to regulate pawnshops and secondhand stores at a public hearing Monday night, saying it would hurt small...

From left, Lions Club members and SpringFest organizers Scott Gross and Dan Caouette promote the event in sumo wrestling suits.

Goffstown Lions Club’s SpringFest debuts Saturday

The Lions Club’s first annual SpringFest promises to offer fun for the whole family, while showcasing all that Goffstown has to offer – in business, dining, community organizations,...

Zoning board denies variance for multi-family housing, duplexes

A zoning variance request for a proposed subdivision in town was denied by the zoning board, thanks to a strong showing of residents living near the property.

Albert Evarts, owner of LevelUp Gaming, moved his business from Manchester to Goffstown because of high annual fees from the city. Now that Goffstown is proposing regulation of pawn shops and second-hand stores, he worries the cost will become too great a burden to do business in town.

Goffstown businesses say pawnshop ordinance would hurt

Local business owners are claiming that an ordinance proposed by Goffstown police to regulate pawnshops and secondhand stores in town will hurt small businesses and place unnecessary burdens on them.

Goffstown man accused in kidnapping of Boscawen teen

Alex Denis, 19, of Goffstown is in a York, Maine jail, charged with unlawful sexual contact with a 13-year-old Boscawen girl.

More charges lodged against men accused in baseball bat beating

Two men arrested last month for beating a Goffstown man with a baseball bat and leaving him on the side of the road have been charged with additional crimes by Dunbarton police.

Goffstown police push for regulation of pawnshops

Following a surge of burglaries and vehicle thefts in the Pinardville area, police are proposing an ordinance that would help crack down on the sale of stolen goods through pawnshops in town.

A deer left broken glass and tufts of fur as it exited a New Boston home on Wednesday evening.

Frantic deer comes in 1 window, goes out another

A “good-sized” deer crashed through the window of a New Boston house Wednesday evening, landing in front of the homeowner and then creating about 10 minutes of havoc before exiting...


Goffstown resident raises concerns about petitioner serving as poll worker


A resident is questioning whether someone who added a petition warrant article to the town ballot should have been allowed to work at the polls on town meeting day, but town officials say the...

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