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0 Nashua welcomes first ‘alderwomen’ to City Hall

0 Lawyer blasts city for 'no position' in cop's $2.7M inheritance from elderly woman with dementia

0 Handout List: For ever $1 NH sends to the feds it gets back 71 cents, only three other states get less

0 Lowell police sgt. files suit against fellow officer to bar his promotion for living in NH

0 Seabrook officers fired for brutality seeking reinstatement

0 Latest fundraising report finds Shaheen leading Brown in cash from special interests

0 Pimp who allegedly supplied NH National Guard officer with underage girls convicted; Valas goes on trial Nov. 17

0 Cheshire County Attorney's Office suspends probe of 2013 fatal crash in Jaffrey

0 Montreal Gazette: Meriam Ibrahim and family to return to NH

0 Hinsdale police chief seeks to calm concerns about alleged peeping Tom

0 Portsmouth blame game over $450K public housing window snafu

0 Pizzeria owner blasts ‘absent’ Somersworth councilors after attack on deliveryman

0 Merrimack firm expected to benefit from Apple's iWatch

0 Belmont officials won't abide a gray fire vehicle, even a new one

0 Members of Congress concerned propane rail shipments threaten Great Bay

0 John E. Sununu: Harry Reid's border problem

0 Author: Hillary Clinton pot use in college was open secret

0 FairPoint counting on big concession in union talks

0 Asbestos shuts down Sigma Nu fraternity house at UNH

0 Dartmouth scientists test a nanoparticle 'alarm clock' to awaken immune systems put to sleep by cancer

0 Afghan interpreter starts new life in NH

0 Concord Monitor: NH families are earning less, so government should be spending more

0 WSJ: Republicans taking charge of Bitcoin donations

0 Former senators Gregg and Conrad land jobs with same D.C. PR firm

0 Franklin landlords admits to arson

Pembroke man arrested after police clock group of motorcycles topping 120 mph in Manchester


MANCHESTER - A Pembroke man is charged with reckless driving and hindering apprehension after New Hampshire State Police chased a group of motorcycles clocked at more than 120 mph.

Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway listens to a question during an interview in the offices of the New Hampshire Union Leader on Wednesday, July 23.

NH gubernatorial candidate Hemingway favors business flat tax, smaller state government


Andrew Hemingway, a free-market Republican running for governor, wants a smaller, limited state government.

Protesting workers nix Market Basket amnesty


Market Basket employees who have been calling in sick and walking off the job in support of their fired boss are slamming an offer of amnesty from the company's board of directors and promising instead to fight on with protests and boycotts until Arthur T. Demoulas is reinstated as CEO.

Powerboat hits canoe on Winnipesaukee


Authorities say an Idaho man escaped injury by jumping into the water as his Old Town canoe was about to be struck by a powerboat Friday afternoon.

Disabled vets now getting first dibs at program under contract with Easter Seals


Two companies owned by disabled veterans have submitted bids to run a nationally recognized support program for New Hampshire National Guardsmen and their families.

John Harrigan's Woods, Water & Wildlife: Pigs, ATV update and the bear facts


IN A RECENT talk, pigs came up - not in persona, from the crowd, but more remotely. The subject being raised, I had a lot of things to say about pigs.

2 motorcycle riders
hurt in Laconia collision


Two people were injured when their motorcycle rear-ended a car that had stopped for pedestrians on Weirs Boulevard on Saturday afternoon, police said.

Jessi Couchon gets a shoulder ride from her Concord Market Basket co-worker, Anthony Webb, at a gathering in a parking lot in Tewksbury, Mass., to rally support for ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas on Friday.

Market Basket workers to unions: Thanks, but no thanks


Methuen, Mass., resident Phil Nackley, a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 103, was at the Market Basket rally Friday morning holding a "Save Market Basket" sign with an IBEW logo.

The inaugural Granite State Brewers Association Summer Fest drew a large crowd to Arms Park Saturday afternoon for beer tasting, chicken wings competition and live music. David Currier, managing member of Henniker Brewery, samples an offering from Kelsen Brewery with founder Erik Olsen at the tap.

Tapped into flavor at Manchester's Summer Fest


One of the drawbacks to being a small, independent brewery is it's easy to stay that way and go unnoticed among big-name megabrews.

Ted Siefer's City Hall: Video machines and gambling: What gambling?


THIS WEEK'S good question award goes to Ward 5 Alderman Ed Osborne.

Tracey A. Burroughs, 41, of Keene pleads guilty Friday in Cheshire County Superior Court to the November hit-and-run death of Keon E. Ioannou.


Keene woman pleads guilty in hit-and-run that killed cyclist


The woman accused of being the driver who caused a fatal hit-and-run crash on Route 101 on Nov. 2 pleaded guilty to negligent homicide and conduct after an accident in Cheshire County Superior Court on Friday afternoon.

The One Day of Community Celebration sponsored by the Manchester Christian Church and the NH Fisher Cats drew hundreds of Manchester city students and their families to Sheridan-Emmett Park on Beech Street in Manchester Saturday morning to receive backpacks loaded with school supplies and enjoy a festival celebration with music, food and games. Over 3300 backpacks were prepared to be distributed and 450 volunteers were on hand to help run the event. Twenty area vendors contributed with booths for free food and services as well as entertainment. Manchester Christian Church volunteer Jessica Beaudet organizes some of the thousands of backpacks to be donated to Manchester school children at the event.

More than 3,000 school backpacks distributed during the One Day of Community in Manchester


Any impending dread felt by children receiving back-to-school supplies Saturday was offset by one heck of a recess at Sheridan-Emmett Park.

Governor, U.S. senators praise Easter Seals' support of NH vets


Gov. Maggie Hassan still believes Easter Seals New Hampshire should have a chance to bid on running a military support program it helped create seven years ago, her spokesman said Friday.

Founder Bob Poirier, in driver's seat, and sons Dennis, right, and Ron sit in a '65 Mustang at Bob & Sons Automotive on Kelley Street in Manchester earlier this month.

R-e-s-p-e-c-t spells success for NH family run businesses


When Dennis Poirier and his older brother, Ron, bought the family car-repair business from their father in 1998, they made sure to split the ownership 50-50.

Jesse Denis, who works at the Market Basket in Manchester, holds a sign at a rally in a parking lot in Tewksbury, Mass., to support ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas on Friday.

Mike Cote's Business Editor's Notebook: Arthur T.'s Market Basket is homegrown in New England


Most Market Basket shoppers have never met Arthur T. Demoulas. While he's become a household name in New England over the past couple of weeks, he and the company he once ran - and aims to regain - are notoriously publicity shy.

Carol and Jeff Yorek of Hollis are opening Choice Cuts Butcher Shop and More this weekend at Pennichuck Square in Merrimack.

Here's the beef (and more) as new butcher shop opens in Merrimack


Two former Shaw's employees have left their jobs to pursue their dream of opening a new butcher shop - one of several new butchers to open in the region this summer.

Christopher Thompson's Closing the Deal: Market Basket feud great example of loyalty, leadership


MARKET BASKET has dominated the news ever since word got out that CEO Arthur T. Demoulas was fired by the company's board of directors.

NH Legal Perspective: Mediating business disputes


MANY BUSINESSES are initially reluctant to engage in mediation, opting instead for an aggressive litigation posture.

For members of the Lake Sunapee Cruising Fleet, sailing is about competition, friendship and the pure pleasure of life on the water in summertime.

Sails, strategy and Sunapee sunsets; Cruising Fleet sailors enjoy friendly competition


Terry Fletcher is heading south toward the islands of Lake Sunapee, mulling over the three or four passageways he can take. He can't see where the other guy is. He checks the wind, checks the clouds, checks his crew, searching for clues to what lies ahead. He'll just have to choose.

Members of Boomerang Adventures, an outing club for adults, enjoy a paddle.

A club for active, outdoors-loving boomers


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