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Adding firefighters debated as curb to overtime

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A warrant article asking voters to approve the addition of four more firefighters is expected to appear on Londonderry's March ballot.

Former President Bush, 90, hospitalized in Texas

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George H.W. Bush, the nation's oldest former president, was hospitalized Tuesday night in Texas after experiencing shortness of breath, his spokesman said.

FairPoint strike prompts delay in state contract

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The governor and Executive Council delayed voting on a $13 million state contract with FairPoint Communications on Tuesday after raising questions about service dependability related to company workers on strike.

A vintage auto overtakes a moto-cab along the seaside boulevard in Havana, Cuba, last week.

In Cuba, reactions to thaw with U.S. run cold to warm

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The more common reaction in Cuba to what many hope is a new era has been a delighted anticipation, filled with dreams of travel and trade, but tempered by uncertainty over what exactly the future holds.

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Poll shows Jeb Bush, Romney lead GOP field for 2016

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Jeb Bush, who’s seriously considering a 2016 presidential bid, has sprinted to the front of the Republican field in a new McClatchy-Marist Poll.

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NH Dems elect Bill Shaheen as national committeeman, reflect on midterm election results

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New Hampshire Democrats elected Bill Shaheen to serve as their National Committeeman on Sunday at their annual meeting while assessing midterm election results with an eye toward 2016.

 

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State to spend $1.345m for new Marine Patrol station

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With the Marine Patrol station in Gilford “sinking” into the ground, the state is spending $1,345,000 to buy property nearby on Lake Winnipesaukee for the construction of a new...

Lake group introducing anti-invasive species legislation

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The New Hampshire Lakes Association is working to introduce three bills to present to the legislature next month, all designed to bolster the work of state officials and dockside volunteers fighting...

10 legislators to watch in this coming session

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Each member of the New Hampshire Legislature, one of the largest legislative bodies in the English-speaking world, will soon pore over the smallest details of approximately 1,000 bills.

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Londonderry adopts single-stream recycling program

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Effective immediately, Londonderry residents no longer have to sort their recyclables.

Derry School Board seeks residents to serve on Facilties Committee

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As officials focus on school space needs, the Derry school board is seeking residents interested in serving on a Facilities Committee.

1 $11 million requested for priority city school projects

1 Berlin considers synthetic marijuana ban

0 New year could bring higher costs for members of Claremont Community Center

Columns

NH has king to thank for council

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The “Governor's Council” is unique to New Hampshire, and you can thank a king for it.
King Charles II, that is.

Old friends and a 'homeless angel' make for good stories anytime

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I like good stories, which is probably part of why I am in this business. The other part is genetics.

Elementary school repairs can't wait any longer, board says

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THE SCHOOL board will be meeting on Monday, just days before Christmas, and a big part of the meeting (the public portion, at least) will be devoted to making a list and checking it twice. The...

OPINION

A professional instructor at Cannon Mountain works with young skiers.  Cannon Mountain will be one of many ski areas across New Hampshire that will participate in National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month during January.

Newbies welcome on NH slopes

Be like Wenceslaus The king who gave of himself

'Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus'

Charles Arlinghaus: The fiscal mismanagement in Washington is a choice

A mom's bail: Getting it right

Slandering police: Racism in reverse

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