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Dec 19, 2014 8:27 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Friday, Dec. 19, 2014


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We're learning more about some of the costs related to the Nathaniel Kibby case.

The man accused in the Boston Marathon bombing made his first court appearance since 2013 Thursday.

NH1's Kevin Landrigan says House Speaker Shawn Jasper has survived the first test of his power.

An interesting rule change at the State House Thursday-involving guns.

Brentwood Police are looking for donations in their effort to honor fallen officer Steve Arkell.

The "Help Wanted" sign is out at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

One of the last links to the Celtics' 2008 championship team is headed out of town.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today:

There's a noon rally at the State House in Concord by striking Fairpoint workers, who have been on the picket lines now for 2 months calling for negotiations on a contract. They are also holding a toy distribution drive for the children of striking workers in Portsmouth at 11:30am.

Senator Jeanne Shaheen will join Capital Region Food Program volunteers and help pack holiday food baskets at the New Hampshire National Guard Armory in Concord at 2:15 p.m. today.

Top News from around New Hampshire

A Whitefield mother, who disappeared into Central America 10 years ago with her daughter during a custody dispute, will be held on $250,000 bail, but a judge has not yet ruled on whether she needs to reveal where the girl is.

The State Employees' Association says they're at an impasse in negotiations with the state on a new contract.

Londonerry Police are assisting an investigation of a home invasion in Saco, Maine-they have now surrounded the home of one of the victims.

Despite saying earlier this week none of their patients suffered any ill effects, 13 New Hampshire patients of Paincare are suing the chain of clinics over tainted medicine connected to a meningitis outbreak in 2012.

It was a packed house at a forum on homelessness in Concord last night.

Charges have been dismissed against a Gilford man who wouldn't stop objecting to a book read by his daughter in her English class.

Dogs, cats, and even a pig were removed from a home in Derry after neighbors complained about the smell.

PSNH has asked Farmington to pull the plug on a 105-year-old Christmas tradition.

A former New London police chief has settled with a college student who accused him of offering to drop charges if she posed nude for him.


A Nashua-area lawmaker is requesting an impeachment review of a local judge.


A judge has denied the appeal of a man convicted in a 2012 boating accident on Northwood Lake that killed a passenger.

The former owners of a golf club they call a "casualty" of the Northern Pass electrical project have appealed to the New Hampshire Supreme Court requesting the reinstatement of a lawsuit against the backers of the project.

A Dover man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a 7-year old girl.

A Durham man has pleaded guilty to illegal hunting and deer charges.


Somebody abandoned a pug at the SPCA in Stratham-tying the dog up outside the shelter.

Police are investigating a robbery involving a knife-wielding wine thief at a 7-Eleven in Manchester.

A former Nashua man released from prison in 2008 for the killing of a boy in 1973 is now facing charges in Florida.

A former Atkinson town official is facing charges he filed false noise complaints against a neighbor.

4 people were forced out of their home in Derry by a fire yesterday morning.

A Hudson man has been accused of stealing checks from his employer, then forging then to get $5000 in cash.

Police responded to a suspected heroin overdose at the Fox Run Mall in Newington yesterday.

A Rochester man is facing charges of posessing crack cocaine.

A man facing felony robbery charges in Dover from last summer could be deported if convicted.

More arrests in connection with October's riots near Keene State College.

Hooksett Police have gotten the OK to replace their old weapons.


Complaints over Fairpoint service continue in New Hampshire as a union workers' strike drags on.

A local bank gave a Bedford pizza shop a surprise makeover.

The story of the Market Basket ownership dispute will be made into a film-funded by fans.

There's a free bus route available for shoppers in Nashua that runs between the Royal Ridge Shopping Center and the Pheasant Lane Mall.

Other News

The cost of a new southbound exit on Route 3 on the New Hampshire/Massachusetts line will cost up to $20 million, but could also save time for people traveling near the Pheasant Lane Mall.

A long time coming, but the Maine Turnpike Authority has voted to replace the York Toll Plaza on Interstate 95 just over the state line.

A homeless man is getting kudos after helping rescue a woman who jumped from a bridge in Manchester.

Sanitation workers in Manchester find a needle in a haystack-and save a Manchester man a huge headache.

A surprise "flash chorus" appeared at the Steeplegate Mall to sing for a Concord boy fighting a rare disease.

Warm weather is holding up the construction of an ice castle in Lincoln.

A well-known Rochester public service has lost a battle with cancer.

A rare bobcat sighting in Milton.

A Winnacunnet High School teen's video has gone viral on YouTube.

National and World News

The Pakistani military is responding after the militant attacks on a school left over 140 people dead.

Is a restaurant chain's meatloaf to blame for the death of a military couple?

Police in Austrialia are investigating a discovery of 8 children's bodies.

Stephen Colbert taped his last "Colbert Report" last night.

A Boston Marathon bombing survivor is a finalist in the TLC reality series "Say Yes To The Dress"

The actor who played the dad on TV's "7th Heaven" is denying he's a pedophile.


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