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In Manchester, you might have a right to know if city empoyees find it convenient.
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NH does not need a white knight running a black jack table.
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The New Hampshire Union Leader wins a legal challenge to keep the public informed.
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Why NH's scholarship program is unconstitutional.
AURORE EATON
One of the most unusual incidents of the American Civil War was the Confederate raid on the town of St. Albans, Vermont, that was carried out on October 19, 1864. A band of escaped Southern prisoners...
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Jim Reams is the duly elected Rockingham County Attorney. Joe Foster, the state Attorney General, investigated allegations of misconduct by Reams and chose not to press criminal charges. Yet Foster...
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0 Maine may fine snowmobiling New Hampshire couple attacked by moose

0 Newmarket man mourns infant grandson killed by video gaming father in Fla.

0 'Mob Wives' star asks judge to delay transfer of embezzler husband to Berlin, NH prison

0 Driver of `Hometown Hottie' car that refused to stop for police sought

0 Aggressive wildlife in N.H. attacking people, pets

0 Child injured after bullet shatters window of Kensington home

0 NOAA ship to survey ocean floor off NH to identify sand for beach replenishment

0 Crowd rallies behind Lancaster physical education teacher

0 Feds reward N.H.'s worst schools with $1.3M

0 NH citizens nation's most financially literate

0 Dispute among Portsmouth businesswomen leads to arrest

0 Former pharmaceutical executive gets 16 months for insider trading involving NH chiropractor

0 With Aereo, Supreme Court digs into copyright nuances

0 Jezebel - Kelly Faircloth: Would America lose it over a two-woman presidential ticket?

0 N.H. Senate panel hears tweaks to renter anti-discrimination bill

0 NYT lumps Hassan with Elizabeth Warren as potential Clinton running mate

0 Judd Gregg hosts private reception for Marco Rubio

0 Insurance department starts health network rules review

0 Fitzwilliam selectmen will not appeal local quarry ruling to the N.H. Supreme Court

0 NHPUC approves 12% Northern Utilities rate hike

0 New Hampshire hospital lifts veil on prices

0 3-month-old grandson of Newmarket man smothered by Florida father so he could play video games in peace

0 UNH library throwing out thousands of books to make room alarms students, faculty

0 FAA investigating laser pointer incident in NH airspace

Lake Winnipesaukee is free of ice in this photo taken Wednesday morning by Dave Emerson.

Lake Winnipesaukee is free of ice in this photo taken Wednesday morning by Dave Emerson. (COURTESY)

Ice-out declared on Lake Winnipesaukee

GILFORD – Ice-out on Lake Winnipesaukee was declared this afternoon, and with the declaration came new warnings from state Marine Patrol officials about the dangers of going in the water, particularly people who have seen the “Polar Plunge” trend on social media in recent months.

This injured white pitbull was found April 13 in a ditch at the intersection of Merrill Road and High Street in Candia.

Candia Pitbull 1 This injured white pitbull was found April 13 in a ditch at the intersection of Merrill Road and High Street in Candia. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Candia police investigating possible pitbull fighting

CANDIA – A badly-wounded pitbull was recently left along the road in Candia, and police suspect the injuries and general condition of the canine are consistent with dog fighting.

Weare officer won't face charges in fatal shooting

CONCORD — The state Attorney General's Office said Wednesday it will not file any criminal charges against Weare police officer Nicholas Nadeau in a fatal shooting last August.

Man shot by Nashua police says he was acting in self defense

Craig Riley's attorney maintains his client was using physical force on a police officer in order to defend himself.

State revokes license for New Hampshire childcare center amid abuse allegations

NEW HAMPTON — The state is shutting down a childcare center where investigators said the owner harshly treated infants and toddlers, and as a technique to get them to nap, tightly wrapped them in fitted sheets, covering their heads and putting them at risk for suffocation or SIDS.

Downed wires shuts Concord street

CONCORD — A truck hit a utility pole, bringing down wires and closing a section of East Side Drive (Route 132) at Portsmouth Street on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Gas tax passes House, goes to governor for her signature

CONCORD – Motorists will be paying an additional 4.2 cents in gas and diesel tax beginning July 1 after the House approved the increase Wednesday on a 193-141 vote.

Diocese issues narrative regarding investigation of monsignor

Narrative from the Diocese of Manchester regarding the investigation of the Rev. Msgr. Edward J. Arsenault III.

Bishops' statements on sentencing of Rev. Msgr. Arsenault

Current Bishop Peter Libasci and Bishop Emeritus John McCormack issued statements today on the sentencing of the Rev. Msgr. Edward J. Arsenault.

New principal appointed in Londonderry

LONDONDERRY — A longtime Londonderry High School assistant principal will soon step in as North Elementary School’s principal.

Man arrested after two men robbed on Canal Street

MANCHESTER - A 34-year-old Manchester man was arrested and charged with robbery shortly after two men were robbed after midnight Wednesday morning on Canal Street.

Manchester burglar flees on skateboard

MANCHESTER — A Manchester man reported chasing a burglar from his home early Wednesday morning, with the man getting away on a skateboard.

Quick-acting Litchfield woman jumps into canoe and paddles to rescue of kayaker

LITCHFIELD — When Luanna Parker's son told her there was a man in the Merrimack River yelling for help, she didn't hesitate.

SHAWN HOYT

SHAWN HOYT

UPDATE: Judge increases bail to $100,000 cash for Dover teen accused of starting fire

DOVER - A city man is under arrest, accused of setting a fire at a Broadway home, forcing a mother and her four children to flee into the street. Due to the severity of the crime, Judge Stephen Morrison stressed the importance of a Dover man to speak with an attorney as soon as possible.

Man's story about stab wound questioned by Laconia police

LACONIA - Detectives are trying to figure out how a 50-year-old man suffered a stab wound to his stomach.

More than 100 NH doctors victims of identity theft, tax fraud

Secret Service agents are looking into reports that more than 100 doctors and other medical workers in the state have been victims of a fraud in which their Social Security numbers were stolen and false U.S. income tax returns filed in their names

Londonderry councilors critical of town’s economic development website

The town is in the process of revamping its dated economic developing website. So far, though, the town council isn't pleased with the outcome and is asking for a redo to put more emphasis on the pending Woodmont Commons and Pettengill Road projects.

MAHAR

MAHAR

Candia teen faces more counts in connection with burglary

Teen charged with stealing guns from uncle in Raymond now faces charge of receiving stolen property in Candia.

Suspect arrested, loot recovered 10 minutes after Derry bank robbery

Police have charged a homeless man with bank robbery at a TD Bank branch in Derry Tuesday. The suspect was at large for 10 minutes, officials said.

PANIAQUA

PANIAQUA

Manchester Crimewatch: Teen recruited juvenile for burglaries

A 19-year-old and juvenile accomplice broke into one store and tried to break into two others.

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