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All Things New Hampshire-Friday, June 12, 2015


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Police in Rindge are looking for a woman and her three children who haven't been seen for days.

Police say a man who got into a standoff with police in Gilmanton Thursday afternoon was drunk.

A man involved in a shooting on the streets on Manchester earlier this year is in trouble again, this time facing stalking charges.

Motorcycle week is here, and Laconia is looking forward to the economic boon the event brings.

The debate over debates for the Republican Presidential candidates continues, with a local newspaper now getting into the mix.

The Republican National Committee is taking aim at Hillary Clinton with a new online ad as she prepares a return visit to New Hampshire. Clinton has scheduled several house parties in the Granite State Saturday.

Not-yet-declared presidential candidate Donald Trump is opening a campaign headquarters in NH, and NH1 News got a peek inside.

A convicted drug dealer broke into tears when he received his sentence in court Thursday.

Advocates opposed to domestic violence say a one-day survey in New Hampshire shows the need for more funding.

The condition of a fan who was injured by a shattered bat during a game at Fenway Park last week has been upgraded.

A new study suggests underage drinking is on the decline.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

Matthew Dion is being arraigned in Manchester today. Dion's charged with killing his parents and setting fire to their home in Manchester in March of 2014, then going on the run until being caught in Florida last week.

The "Justice Involved Veterans Conference" is being held Friday in Concord, focusing on ways to better help veterans in the judicial system.

Laconia Motorcycle Week unofficially kicks off today. The formal opening of the event is Saturday.

250 tons of sand dropped off this morning at Hampton Beach ahead of the upcoming Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpture Competition.

Top News

The case of David Caplin, one of 2 men suspected of killing a same-sex couple in Nashua in 1988, is headed to a grand jury.

A Rochester man wants to have a "draw Muhammad" contest.

One of Portsmouth's Police Commissioners is speaking out about the ongoing controversy surrounding the disputed inheritance of Sergeant Aaron Goodwin.

An autistic high school senior in Merrimack is fighting a school decision not to allow him to walk at this weekend's graduation.

Tenants of the Mill West apartment complex have filed suit after the discovery of high amounts of lead contamination.

A worker from New Hampshire was killed in an industrial accident in Somerville, Massachusetts.

As Dover school officials debate the future of its football programs out of concerns over concussions, data suggests that the number of concussions suffered by their athletes is on the decline.


The Governor has signed into law a bill that gives broader powers to social service agencies to enter homes where child abuse is suspected.

The NH House has overridden the Governor's veto of a bill that would allow images of children to be depicted on alcoholic beverages.

We haven't even gotten to the New Hampshire primary yet, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is talking about potential VP candidates.

The petition drive to overturn budget cuts in Derry has gained momentum. Derryfest is a casualty of those budget cuts, though some officials hope to pull something off this fall.

Keene officials are considering a 'disorderly parties' law, a response in part to last year's wild parties that led to rioting near the city's Pumpkin Festival.

Anyone want to be a selectman in Pelham? Anyone? Bueller?

The shrinking birth rate in New Hampshire is playing a direct role in the decline of school enrollment in towns like Moultonborough-all while costs are rising.


An Epping man who made headlines when he contested the results of a recount when he lost a race for library trustee is pleading guilty to charges he threatened the mother of his child and her family.

A Manchester man whose attorney called a "scapegoat" has been acquitted of a knife attack.

The state Supreme Court has sided with the city of Nashua in a tax assessment dispute with the owners of Chunky's Cinema.


A 22 year-old was flown to the hospital after an accident in Antrim.

A former employee of the Bertucci's restaurant in Salem who's accused of robbing his former manager at knifepoint is facing additional charges.

A man found sleeping in a BMW behind a courthouse in Manchester is facing heroin charges.

A home was damaged in Concord by a fire early this morning that killed a pet cat.

Police in Weare are searching for a vandal.

A woman was revived with Narcan after being found unconscious in the parking lot of a McDonald's in Newington.

A crash that took out a telephone pole in Goffstown this morning also knocked out phone service to the police department.


Eversource has filed its summer rate request, and you could actually save some money.

The review of Sea-3's proposed expansion of its propane facilities in Newington will likely extend into the fall.

Fairpoint has opened a new data center in Manchester.

An oriental rug shop with a seemingly never-ending going out of business sale is the target of an injunction from the state.

Other News

A memorial to a longtime sports advocate in Gorham is the subject of concern from residents, worried that it's too close to the site of a deadly shooting back in April.

A Spanish tall ship will headline Sail Portsmouth 2015.

It's nesting season for loons.

A quick-thinking boy in Epping who helped save a neighbor's home from a brush fire he spotted got a ride in a fire truck as his big reward.

Happy Birthday to former President George H.W. Bush ("41" to his friends), who has no special antics planned this year. (He's gone skydiving on a few birthdays in the recent past.)


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