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EDITORIAL
Rethinking highway rest areas is overdue.
MARK HAYWARD
Ralph Dutton's once-quiet Bedford neighborhood changed in 2011, when the state widened the nearby F.E. Everett Turnpike as part of the construction of the $175 million airport access road.
EDITORIAL
Guess the American public is not too concerned about gas guzzlers killing the planet.
JOHN STOSSEL
Must government build our infrastructure?
U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, left, promotes the proposed Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act during a visit with employees at Cirtronics Corp. in Milford on Thursday.

Ayotte stumps for streamlined federal buying process in Milford

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Cirtronics Corporation in Milford develops and manufactures equipment used to keep various transportation systems safe.

An estimated 1,300 guardrail ends manufactured by Trinity Highway are installed on highways around New Hampshire. The units, which are installed in all 50 states, are the subject of a $175 million verdict issued against the company Monday by a federal jury  in Texas.

NH has 1,300 guardrail ends targeted in federal safety suit

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Department of Transportation Commissioner Chris Clement told the House Public Works Committee on Tuesday the suspect Trinity ET-Plus pieces will no longer be installed on guardrail projects in New...

An airplane takes off from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport near a vacant building on Harvey Road.

Manchester airport stalls wrecking ball looming over farmhouse

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A 164-year-old brick farmhouse may soon end up a rubble pile, an end to what may be the last structure associated with the once-influential Harvey family of south Manchester.

From left, State Rep. Latha Mangipudi, Nashua Alderman Diane Sheehan, Nashua Alderman James Donchess and Congresswoman Annie Kuster gather Monday beside the old railroad bed in Nashua to discuss the importance of bringing commuter rail into New Hampshire.

Kuster: Passenger rail could help to lead manufacturing renaissance in Nashua

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Annie Kuster calls on opponent Marilinda Garcia to pledge to stand with her and fight for rail funding in Washington.

Gubernatorial candidates spar over profits tax, gaming, Medicaid

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Gov. Hassan and challenger Havenstein trade charges over partisanship and outside agendas in radio debate.

Driver recovering after crash of one-of-a-kind 1901 steam-powered car in Peterborough

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A steam-powered car that is more than a century old -- and the only one of its kind in the world -- was badly damaged in a crash on Sand Hill Road on Saturday. The driver is in good condition, his...

This image is taken from one of the videos on thefletchersworld.com, a website set up by a frustrated Londonderry parent.

Father airs school bus concerns via website

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Londonderry resident David Fletcher said growing frustrations with the district's current busing arrangements led him to create his website, which contains footage Fletcher filmed at his second...

CDC sees low Ebola risk in passengers pulled from Dubai flight in Boston

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Emergency crews in protective gear removed five passengers with flu-like symptoms from a commercial airliner that arrived at Boston's Logan Airport from Dubai on Monday, but U.S. health authorities...

A Thursday night public forum for a commuter rail station in Plaistow included information about a recently constructed station in Scituate, Mass.

Engineering firm presents possible Plaistow rail options

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The debate over whether a commuter rail station and layover facility will be coming to Plaistow looks like it will only intensify by the end of the year.

Silver Street reconstruction continues in Dover; parking interruptions expected

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Work on the Sixth Street reconstruction project continues Monday, bringing traffic pattern changes and parking restrictions to the area.

JetBlue says NH woman thrown off flight caused 'verbal disturbance'

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The public relations team of JetBlue Airways claims a local woman was denied service on its airline due to causing a disturbance at the gate – not from tweeting, as she claims. The woman,...

UPDATED: Exeter woman claims she was kicked off JetBlue flight for tweeting

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A local woman is back at home after she was kicked off a JetBlue Airways flight as a result of tweets she sent while stranded at Philadelphia International Airport.

Speeds lowered after fatal collision in Rollinsford

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Speed along Route 4 has been officially reduced by the state DOT. They replaced signs two weeks ago. The reduction is the result of concern from residents and also a fatal crash on the road in July...

Lawmakers honored for environmental work

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The New Hampshire Audubon Society praised the effort to make oil pipelines in state safer.

Ebola screenings to begin Saturday at JFK

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Airline passengers arriving from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia will soon face enhanced screening at five U.S. airports that receive more than 94 percent of travelers from those Ebola-stricken West...

Police identify man killed in Barrington crash

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Police have identified the man killed in a Monday collision as 50-year-old Gary Babineau of Fremont.

Shortfall in tax revenues leads governor to direct departments to cut spending

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Continued shortfalls in business and interest and dividends taxes in September prompted Gov. Maggie Hassan to direct department heads to develop plans to reduce spending by $30 million for the...

Work is progressing on the nearly 2-mile Broad Street Parkway in Nashua, which will offer another crossing over the Nashua River.

Nashua aldermen considering pricier Broad Street Parkway bid

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The newest construction bid for the millyard area of the Broad Street Parkway is nearly $2 million more than the engineer's estimate.

Proposed commuter rail station locations in Plaistow under review

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The public will get to see the latest information on a proposed commuter rail station in Plaistow at a public meeting on Thursday, Oct. 9 at Town Hall.

Disaster relief funds distributed to city

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A nearly $26,000 grant has been awarded to Nashua's Transit Department to purchase a back-up power supply for its facility.

 NH Angle
Links to news and happenings around the world with a Granite State connection updated daily.

0 Ayotte fights federal rules that threaten NH RV users

0 Washington Times: Parking-meter beaters on trial in New Hampshire

0 Road salt hurting wildlife in streams along I-93 widening

0 Lads of 'Top Gear America' race the Appalachian Trail in 24 hours

0 Chichester planners look at means to interdict speedy commuters in village center

0 Portsmouth mayor tells governor of concerns regarding recent train derailments

0 Four NH towns tested for MTBE

1 Keene defends 30-foot buffer around parking enforcers before NH Supreme Court

0 Ships flying west African flags create fear and confusion in Port of New Hampshire

0 Portsmouth mayor asks Hassan to take sides in propane fight

0 Gentrified Portsmouth mulls 'ugly' railroad bridges

0 Highway guardrail may be deadly states say

0 Sensors to turn NH-Maine span into 'living bridge'

0 Rail panel unveils website; commuter train ridership predicted

0 'Bored' NH Trooper's instincts insufficient to warrant illegal detention, vehicle search that netted heroin

0 Pains for businesses as NHDOT remakes connection between Route 16 and Route 110 in Berlin

0 Bike Week promoters trying to recover from flow of red ink

1 Gas price update: Under $3 per gallon could be coming

0 NH teacher collected car for every letter of the alphabet, now they're up for auction

0 Who wants the mystery yacht? Abandoned 'Guest List' up for grabs

0 NH Supreme Court to hear case of city of Keene vs. Robin Hooders

0 Ian Freeman: Keene parking enforcement re-brands as 'Parking Services'

0 NH high court sides with Indian carmaker in contract row with NH dealers

0 Golden Eagle Railway could add 200 jobs to Fryeburg area

0 Valet feature on 2015 Corvette violates NH wiretap laws

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