Paul Larochelle, Alton Bay Airport manager, left, stands with Kim Brown, 66, a pilot and aviation enthusiast from Hampton Falls, as Chris Clayton of Emerson Aviation in Gilford inspects the plane Brown crashed on the ice runway after his wing hit a snowbank on landing Saturday morning. (DAN SEUFERT/Union Leader Correspondent)
ALTON – A small plane crashed on the town's winter ice runway this morning, but no one was hurt. The pilot, a 66-year-old man from Hampton Falls, "came in a little sideways" as he tried to land on the 2,400-foot airstrip at about 9:45 a.m. on Alton Bay, according to Fire Department Capt. Mike Viscariello.
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded a total of $8 million to repair roads and bridges in Lincoln and Lebanon damaged during major storms, New Hampshire's delegation to Congress announced Friday.
The chairman of Manchester Water Works said the city could have received $1.5 million from AT&T if aldermen would have agreed to build a cell-phone tower just up the street from where it will now be built under federal order.
Friday morning, from left, Manchester High School West student council members Zerina Bajramovic, Erin Lawrence, Anna Calzini and Lamia Mukanovic sort through jackets collected during a clothing drive the last few weeks at the school. The clothes gathered will benefit homeless veterans, the Child and Family Services teen drop-in, and a new WHS clothing closet/pantry. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
West High School's three-week clothing drive will benefit students, a teen drop-in center and homeless veterans.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) pauses in his remarks as guests applaud at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md., on Friday. Thousands of conservative activists, Republicans and Tea Party Patriots gather to hear politicians, presidential hopefuls, and business leaders speak, lobby and network for a conservative agenda, looking to Congressional gains in 2014 and a Republican president in 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Theiler)
Republican Rand Paul, a potential 2016 White House contender, on Friday accused President Barack Obama of restricting civil liberties and urged conservatives to “stand with me” in electing a President who would protect personal rights.
A Raymond man was arrested early Friday after hitting a friend in the parking lot of the Raymond American Legion with his vehicle and fleeing the scene, police said.
Summer festivities may seem far away, but city officials are getting a jumpstart on one of Nashua's largest celebrations -- the annual fourth of July fireworks display.
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The alleged driver of a fatal hit-and-run accident had consumed several drinks before heading home on the night of the collision, police said.
Carlo Capano was promoted to the rank of captain Friday during the Manchester Police Department's affirmation ceremony. Capano's wife, Brenda, pins his captain badge to his chest as their sons, Caden, 9, and Cole, 14, look on. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
Police officers who performed admirably and above and beyond the call of duty were honored in a medal ceremony Friday at the Manchester Police Department.
A Nashua police officer patrols Allds Street on Friday as motorists are detoured onto other roadways to allow crews to fix road damage caused by a water main break Thursday afternoon in downtown Nashua. (KIMBERLY HOUGHTON/Union Leader Correspondent)
Crews are still working to repair a portion of the roadway on Allds Street that collapsed during a major water main break on Thursday.
U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte chatted with Josiah C. Boggs and his father, Michael Boggs, during Friday’s awards ceremony. The younger Boggs earned the title of N.H. Civil Air Patrol cadet colonel. He is the 18th member of the New Hampshire region to do so. (APRIL GUILMET/Union Leader Correspondent)
Just over four and half years after joining the Civil Air Patrol, a 21-year-old college student has joined the elite ranks of Cadet Colonels after completing a rigorous testing process.
U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Friday, with the S&P 500 closing at a record after more jobs than expected were created in February and January’s figure was revised higher.
Mark Constantino describes his new business, My Cure Cloud, as the “next best up-and-coming version of the Geek Squad.”
Former University of New Hampshire Police Chief Nicholas Halias, who once dressed up as a bishop to provide security for a real one, died this week after a 43-year career in New Hampshire law enforcement.
Pinkerton Academy is warning parents and students of an individual from Massachusetts who may be soliciting student-athletes to compete in "an underground wrestling club" at local hotels.
A Londonderry youth football coach was cleared by a jury of all charges that he sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl who slept over at his home in 2012.
The state Attorney General's Office has "substantially completed" an investigation into suspended Rockingham County Attorney James Reams, and is prepared to file court pleadings based on their findings.
A Hooksett teen has been charged with reckless conduct after allegedly egging a police car early Friday morning.
Historically speaking, turkey vultures were not commonly seen in New Hampshire until a relatively few years ago.
WEARE – Voters heading to the polls on March 11 will decide on 30 articles and elect eight people to office. Articles 2 through 6 on the ballot address zoning amendments recommended by the Planning Board.
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