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Manchester aldermen need to rethink the city's taxi regulations.
EDITORIAL
What if Manchester's new Walmart does create a traffic nightmare?
MARK CONNOLLY
Commuter rail would be great for NH business.
MARK HAYWARD
Some of the signs around Manchester just don't make much sense.
EDITORIAL
Releasing a study last week on the feasibility of subsidized commuter rail from southern New Hampshire to Massachusetts, the chairman of the N.H. Rail Transit Authority said this: "There is simply...
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.

New Route 3 exit at NH/Mass. border could cost up to $20m

READER COMMENTS: 2

Despite the high cost, planners say a new Exit 36 southbound would open up major development opportunities in two communities.

Ride-sharing Uber official says company wants to work with city

READER COMMENTS: 5

An Uber executive told city aldermen on Tuesday that the ride-sharing company is not “anti-regulation” and looks forward to working with officials to establish a “permanent...

Driving range owner wants to use parking lot for airport shuttle

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A local driving range may not reopen this spring, as the owner of the facility is proposing to use its existing parking lot for a shuttle service to the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Spaulding Turnpike speed limit headed up from 55 to 65

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The speed limit on the Spaulding Turnpike between Exit 9 in Dover and Exit 16 in Rochester will soon be increased from 55 mph to 65 mph, excluding the portion through the Rochester toll plaza.

Plaistow officials seek more information regarding commuter rail facility

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Town officials are expecting more information on alternatives for a potential MBTA commuter rail staging and layover facility in Plaistow, and they would like it sooner rather than later.

Uber's aggressive lobbying of state, local officials pays off

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Uber's approach is brash and, so far, highly effective: It launches in local markets regardless of existing laws or regulations. It aims to build a large customer base as quickly as possible. When...

Gas cheapest it's been in years with price expected to continue falling

READER COMMENTS: 16

The cost of gasoline is at its lowest point in years and expected to continue decreasing for the foreseeable future. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in New Hampshire dropped below...

Steam tunnel lies in path of parkway construction in Nashua

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One of the discovered steam tunnels is so close to the surface that it will have to be demolished.

Exit 4A slowly moves forward

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State DOT officials told the Londonderry Planning Board this week that the project’s final design phase could begin in about six months, though it would likely take longer.

Council OKs contract to widen bridge over Little Bay

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The Executive Council approved a $20.4 million contract Wednesday for rehabilitation and widening of the existing bridge that carries the Spaulding Turnpike over Little Bay between Dover and...

Hearing slated to study public-use airports

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State officials will host five public hearings to present the findings and recommendations of the state airport system plan.

SEAN MULCAHY facing two felony charges

Man with DWI record charged with using 10-year-old as chauffeur in Gilmanton

READER COMMENTS: 1

A Gilmanton man with a record of driving drunk has been arrested on two felony charges for allegedly allowing a 10-year-old to drive a car as he sat in the passenger seat.

100-plus mph becoming dangerous NH trend

READER COMMENTS: 27

When state troopers charged a Rhode Island man with reckless driving on Saturday, it was the latest example of what police say they are seeing regularly on New Hampshire highways - drivers reaching...

Deborah and Scott Simmons allege in separate lawsuits that they suffered neck, back and other injuries while traveling from San Juan to Boston because, ''the flight's path was abruptly and violently altered such that the plane dropped significantly.''

JetBlue Airways asks for dismissal of lawsuit for turbulent flight

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BRENTWOOD — A lawyer for JetBlue Airways is asking a judge to dismiss a pair of lawsuits filed by two Rockingham County residents who claim they were injured during a turbulent 2011 flight...

The view looking into Jones Road from Route 101A in Milford. The blocked road wraps around Market Basket plaza to a bank doctor's offices and abruptly as it ends only feet from Route 101A. Selectmen are considering reopening the road for right hand turns to Route 101A to help alleviate traffic problems.

Milford road reopening could improve traffic flow

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With state work expected on Rt. 101A, Milford is considering opening the access from Jones Road to Rt. 101A to help alleviate traffic woes.

Ted Siefer's City Hall: Driver's ed program had been run into the ditch

READER COMMENTS: 2

THE SCHOOL board on Monday will finally get to review the contract with the company that has taken over the district's driver education program - the company that started its first class about a week...

Travelers make their way to the parking garage after arriving at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Airport expert sees clear skies for Manchester-Boston Regional

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Long gone are the $99 cross-country airfares once offered by Southwest and others from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport that helped make it the nation's fastest-growing airport in the late 1990s.

Big potential, big subsidies projected in new rail study

READER COMMENTS: 13

The rail stops in Manchester, Bedford and Nashua would handle 2,568 commuters each weekday riding to or from Boston, according to the New Hampshire Capitol Corridor Study.

A trio of roundabouts looms a solution to Meredith’s seasonal traffic problem

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A study committee will recommend a three-roundabout solution to the stubborn summer congestion problem downtown near the junctions of Routes 3 and 25, which has drawn heavy attention from state...

Rich Boisvert, with his 2013 Toyota Corolla at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester on Nov. 8, is among the local residents who have signed on to be drivers for Uber.

Manchester, Uber headed for a collision over taxi regulations?

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Shortly after the recent Manchester launch of ride-sharing startup Uber, city officials raised concerns that the company was running afoul of a city ordinance that imposes licensing and inspection...

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

Snowy owl photographed last winter in Epping.

0 Snowy owls spotted at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport pose threat to aircraft

0 Portsmouth police consider how to deal with Uber ride sharing

1 After losing 'COPSLIE' case, DMV censor nixes vanity plates for brew tour bus

0 Portsmouth nannies say they can bar people from sharing rides using Uber

0 Vanity plate booze and beer ban will be reconsidered

0 Not just tolls: E-Z Pass punishes speeders in other states, NH prefers to pay troopers

0 PSNH plays 'Grinch' to Farmington Christmas lights tradition

0 Exit 36 South in Massachusetts could reduce traffic in southern Nashua

0 Preferred MBTA site identified in Plaistow

0 Portsmouth says Uber must abide same nanny regs as taxi drivers

0 Study calls for $500M for NH airport improvements

0 NH boasts nation's third best drivers

0 Portsmouth seniors complain about city parking crackdown

0 Mass. fines NH business $200K for not spending more on labor at public works projects, bars it from bidding

0 Rochester council considering ordinance to ban needy from solciting motorists

0 John H. Sununu: Politics once controlled much of DOT's decisions

0 Creation of Spaulding Turnpike began in 1950

0 Last exit to prosperity? Adding Exit 10 to Spaulding Turnpike could fuel growth

0 Westmoreland fire chief accused of punching man, breaking finger in road rage incident

0 Pleas from dead dog's owner get cool reaction

0 Policing-for-profit stop in Illinois nets Seacoast pair with 11 pounds of marijuana

0 Concord Monitor decries inclimate weather, calls for higher fuel tax

0 Is '88 Blazer the perfect post-apocalypse bugout vehicle?

0 Original Batmobile, built in 1963, fetches $137,000 at auction

0 Proposed NH law would disable texting, emailing when a phone is going faster than 5 mph

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