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EDITORIAL
Guess the American public is not too concerned about gas guzzlers killing the planet.
JOHN STOSSEL
Must government build our infrastructure?
EDITORIAL
Clearly, those of us who insist there is no such thing as a free lunch have been wrong all these years.
JAMES T. BRETT
We won't grow as much if we ignore our transportation infrastructure.
BY MARK HAYWARD NEW HAMPSHIRE UNION LEADER
Last fall, trees that shielded about a dozen highway-side homes and backyards on the West Side near Interstate 293 were cut as part of a $26.2 million highway construction project.

Derry to NH: Take Exit 4A

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In a historic move for the town, councilors agreed Tuesday night to let the state manage the construction and funding of Exit 4A.

Congresswoman Annie Kuster hosts a roundtable discussion about passenger rail on Friday at Nashua Community College.

Creative ways to finance rail in NH pushed

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State and local leaders meet for a roundtable discussion on rail, and ways to possibly finance future infrastructure needs.

Manchester to raise driver's ed fee to $575

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The school district is set to hike the cost of its drivers education course by nearly 10 percent to $575 amid continuing concerns about the viability of the program.

Don Davidson

Former mayor exits early from top Nashua Airport post

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Donald Davidson, the chairman of the Nashua Airport Authority -- where one official said he has played a role for six decades -- has unexpectedly stepped down from his post, three years before his...

Returning U.S. missionaries to be quarantined because of Ebola

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Health officials in North Carolina said on Sunday they will require missionaries and others coming home after working with people infected with Ebola in Africa to be placed in quarantine as a...

Claremont 18-year-old among three teens killed in Unity crash

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State police have confirmed three teens were killed early Sunday morning when their car crashed into a tree on West Unity Road, and have identified one of the victims as a 18 year old woman from...

Gov. Hassan asks agency heads for conservative budgets

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Gov. Hassan wants plans to keep increase to 3 percent over the next two fiscal years, while Republicans say they want details on this year's spending.

Hudson grapples with traffic concerns as industrial park grows

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Hudson's Sagamore Industrial Park is growing- and so is its traffic. Town officials are trying to work out a plan for swifter and safer travels in the park, hopefully before the new Comcast facility...

NH July revenues prompt spending warning

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Gov. Hassan asks agencies to halt large spending due to shortfalls in business and interest and dividends taxes for July.

Through July 25 of this year, nearly five times as many handicapped parking violation tickets were written as in all of 2013 in Manchester.

Parking fines cause disputes, raise revenues

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$500 ticket: City man says he made an honest mistake; official says ordinance is in place to protect handicap parking.

A crew from American Excavating works along a section of Rockingham Road Thursday.

Crews making progress on Derry's Rockingham Road

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Construction crews completed paving an 800 feet section of Rockingham Road Thursday as part of an ongoing Town water and sewer project.

Passengers get picked up by their driver Dan Burgess in Chicago in this undated photo. Burgess, 46, is a rideshare driver with Uber, Lyft and Sidecar.

Interested in using your car for ride-share business? Check your insurance

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Drivers and passengers who participate in fee-based ride share programs may find they don't have proper insurance coverage should they get in a collision or are hurt, the New Hampshire Department of...

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Mass. man charged in car registration tax dodge

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A Chinese citizen is accused of lying about living in the city to obtain titles and registration documents for his personal cars and avoid Massachusetts' sales tax.

Nashua Mayor Donnalee Lozeau leads a tour of the Broad Street Parkway on Monday for area officials, including Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.

Nashua's Broad Street Parkway on track to open August 2015

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A new completion date for the ongoing Broad Street Parkway project was announced Monday, as Mayor Donnalee Lozeau said she expects the roadway to be open to traffic in August 2015.

Amtrak Downeaster service delayed due to 'incident'

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The Amtrak Downeaster train service was delayed Wednesday night because of an "incident" in Maine, the train service said in a post on its website.

Despite damage to roads, FEMA is not an option in Winchester

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It's too early to know the cost to repair the destruction caused to roads by heavy rains July 15, but it is known that the costs will not reach the $1.8 million threshold for Federal Emergency...

All U.S. airlines ordered to stop flying to Tel Aviv

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The Federal Aviation Administration has prohibited U.S. airlines from flying to or from Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport after a rocket strike was reported one mile from the Israeli airport Tuesday...

Solutions sought in rectifying traffic backups in Meredith

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There is hope, once again, for a solution to the downtown Meredith traffic problem that often results in backups on both sides of the downtown intersection for miles.

Salem woman had met 1 victim from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

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A Salem woman who previously worked for Save the Children said the loss of a prominent AIDS researcher on board the downed Malaysian airliner has rocked the worldwide community of those combating the...

Study to design gateway into Nashua approved

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Marking the arrival of the city with a profound gateway into the city is the goal of a newly-approved study.

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

0 Committee working to get Claremont stop on high-speed train line

0 NH trucker cited after trailer hits sheriff's van operated by driver with suspended license

0 Reaction to new Durham traffic patterns mixed in wake of cycling fatality

0 Ford trucks most stolen vehicle in NH

0 Portsmouth code would ban cabbies from smoking, swearing and wearing tube tops

0 Nashua pilot offers ash-scattering services across New England

0 Dublin selectmen approve huge increase in parking fines

0 Death of NH woman on I-84 brings questions about that stretch of highway

0 NH's Autodesk creating software for Panama Canal project

0 Widening of I-93 could change community identities north of Concord

0 NH eighth cheapest state to own and operate a car, Wyoming most expensive

0 Bittware: From downtown Concord to the rails of France and beyond

0 Portsmouth leaders feel entitled to a say in Pease decisions

0 Feds releases $333.9M in highway 'emergency funds' for 21 states

0 NH ACLU files amicus brief supporting Keene parking 'Robin Hoods' in Supreme Court case

0 New England John Deere Expo featuring antique tractors headed to New Boston

0 General Sullivan Bridge in Dover could be torn down, cost to restore tops $26M

0 Portsmouth starts hotline for helicopter noise complaints

0 Downeaster completes track repairs, restores cancelled trains

0 Manchester copter pilot remains in serious condition

0 Recent ranking finds Portland Jetport now tops MHT as most affordable in region

0 Tesla plans to put supercharger in Portsmouth

0 Police: Route 101 motorcyclist clocked at 125 mph on 1989 Suzuki

0 Family of Paul Voisine says he didn’t jump in front of Downeaster

0 Amtrak's Downeaster wraps up difficult month to end fiscal year with more ridership, revenue

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