NORTH HAVERHILL — Of Grafton County’s 39 communities, 29 have police departments and only a dozen are staffed 24-7, which makes the work of the Grafton County Sheriff’s Department’s Computer Forensics Unit all the more vital, Sheriff Jeff Stiegler says.

MANCHESTER — The West Side parents whose 20-month-old son died of a cocaine overdose after getting into their drug stash pleaded guilty Friday to felony crimes associated with drug dealing and his death.

The New Hampshire man who operated Vermont’s largest slaughterhouse with the financial help of a small Vermont town owes the town money after the company failed and he reneged on the town’s loan.