Nov 20, 2015 6:31 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Friday, November 20, 2015

Major developments out of Paris in the wake of last Friday's terror attacks, as one of the masterminds of the plots is now dead.

Manchester residents are unsure about taking in more refugees. NH1 News viewers also weighed in on Facebook.

Manchester Police have identified a man they say is a person of interest in connection with a deadly shooting on Granite Street earlier this month. Granite Street residents tell NH1 News they feel neglected by police. Dartmouth Street in Manchester was closed off for a time Thursday as police conducted an investigation likely connected to the case.

Matthew Dion has agreed to plead guilty in the murder of his parents and burning of their Manchester home in March of 2014, in exchange for the state dropping child pornography charges against him.

The "Trash Wars" in Deerfield appear to be over, putting an end to a months-long dispute between neighbors in a story you'll only hear about on NH1 News.

The mother of Eve Tarmey appeared in court Thursday for a probable cause hearing in connection with her daughter's drug overdose death.

Reviews, complaints, and inspections outline a rough reputation for the Rochester motel where Eve Tarmey died of a drug overdose.

Criminal charges have been filed against the Maine principal-who used to work in New Ipswich-accused of propositioning a student for sex.

The lawyer for a cancer patient in New Hampshire filed paperwork with a NH court on Thursday saying his client should be allowed to get medical marijuana in Maine.

The debate over Syrian refugees continues to dominate the Presidential campaign, as Hillary Clinton remains opposed to putting US troops in Syria and says the country should welcome the refugees. On the opposite side-Donald Trump says he'd absolutely implement a database to track Muslims in the United States. Ben Carson, meanwhile, compared terrorists posing as Syrian refugees to "rabid dogs".

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush took shots at President Obama as he officially filed his candidate papers for New Hampshire's Republican Presidential primary race.

Former New York Governor George Pataki, who's well behind the pack in the Republican Presidential Primary race, filed his candidate paperwork in Concord Thursday even as he admitted that he's thought about dropping out of the race.

Relief in Massachusetts, where a man's been charged in connection of the theft of guns from an Army Reserve Center.

State Police in Maine arrested three men-one who goes by the name "Jamaican Bob"-in connection with a pair of drug overdoses in Biddeford, Maine.

A Rye man is facing charges in connection with a fiery rollover crash early Tuesday; police say he fled the scene and left a passenger lying on the side of the road.

A Maine man is facing DWI charges after an accident in Rochester.

A car fire destroyed a vehicle at a Chichester auto dealer and spread to 2 others.

The state will be replacing the Smarter Balanced Assessment Test with the College SATs to test 11th graders.

Opponents of the Kinder-Morgan pipeline here in New Hampshire have some new ammunition, as the Attorney General in Massachusetts has come out against the project.

Developers say they plan to begin work on the renovation of the Balsams resort in June of next year.

Trouble for the proposed Northern Pass transmission line project, as the NH State Forest Protection Society is filing a lawsuit, claiming the project is trying to use their land.

The town of Pittsfield says it'll stop enforcing a youth curfew-for now.

The FBI says it's recovered the last two of six N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen from a Portland, Maine businessman.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Ben Carson is the last of the major Presidential candidates to file his paperwork in Concord today, the deadline for candidates to file.

GOP candidate and Kentucky Senator Lindsey Graham campaigns in the Granite State today and goes 1-on-1 with NH1 News Political Director Paul Steinhauser.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie brings his Republican Presidential campaign to Hampton Falls this evening, attending a house party.

An exhibit intended to draw attention to the issue of human trafficking arrives in Portsmouth today and will be available for public viewing through the weekend.

A "Black Lives Matter" vigil is being held tonight in Market Square in Portsmouth.

The New Hampshire Motor Speedway "Gift of Lights" officially opens today in Loudon, featuring two million lights over a three-mile course.

The annual Festival of Trees kicks off in Center Barnstead this afternoon. Proceeds go to the Greater Lakes Child Advocacy Center.

Top News from around New Hampshire

As the debate over the allowing of Syrian refugees into the U.S. continues, the Nashua Telegraph points out a cautionary tale of the flaws in the screening process-a ringleader in the Rwandan genocide convicted of lying on paperwork admitting her into the U.S.

New Hampshire Air National Guardsmen are playing an important role in the battle against ISIS, according to the Guard's adjutant general.

A Massachusetts native who worked as a camp counselor in Northwood has been killed in an attack on the West Bank south of Jerusalem in Israel.

Manchester's Police Chief says an arrest has been made in connection to a shooting death on Granite Street.

A lawyer for Canterbury Police Chief John LaRoche, accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl while working as a police officer in Boscawen 15 years ago, says his client has pleaded not guilty.

A new poll released this week says three-quarters of New Hampshire residents support a commuter rail network from Boston into the Granite State.

The controversy over the "Black Lives Matter" protest at Dartmouth College that got out of hand continues, as a representative from the school administration appeared to voice support for protestors' behavior, despite evidence from the student newspaper that contradicts protestor's claims.


Both of New Hampshire’s Congressional representatives voted Thursday in favor of a bill to add extra screening steps for refugees resettling the United States from Syria and Iraq.

Governor Hassan wants a delay in hearings discussing the proposed Northern Pass transmission line project, saying rescheduling will allow people more time to weigh in on recent changes to the plan.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has picked up an endorsement from the state workers' union in his campaign for the Democratic nomination for President.

A former State Representative from Temple has announced her plans to run for the Governor's Executive Council.

Portsmouth's Mayor has set a December 2 meeting to discuss the city's opiate crisis.

Dover's city tax rate is set to increase by 2.3% next year.

A committee in Nashua has narrowed down its list of recommendations for a private contractor to take over the custodial services at city schools.

Litchfield's interim Superintendent, asked to step in after the former superintendent resigned following a no-confidence vote from local teachers, will stay on the job for an additional year.

Nashua school officials are considering an update of the policy regarding use of cellphones in the classroom.

The future of the Rollinsford Grade School was debated Thursday night.

A committee in Rochester has voted to eliminate Spaulding High School's Civics course.

Peterborough town officials have agreed to a $45,000 settlement agreement with a longtime library employee who co-workers say was unfailingly polite to customers, but rude and belligerent with them.


A California man accused of luring a 13 year-old Seabrook girl to a hotel and sexually assaulting her is expected to plead guilty next week.

A former Manchester city official will get a year in prison on charges he assaulted and threatened a woman in Milford this past spring.

A case of neighbors at odds in West Lebanon, where one property owner has blocked off access to a cul-de-sac, forcing neighbors to drive over their lawns to get to their driveways.

A Hinsdale man accused of a drunken driving incident in May that led to his wife falling out of the moving vehicle has pleaded guilty to aggravated DWI.

A Concord couple isn't giving up their fight to block their neighbors from installing a solar panel array at their home, returning to court on Thursday.

A court fight is underway over a proposed hazard beacon at the Lebanon Municipal Airport.


The body of Bella Bond, the girl who became known as "Baby Doe" after being discovered on a beach in Massachusetts back in June, has been released by the medical examiner, meaning the child can be laid to rest at last.

The parents of a Nashua native remain in shock after their son was killed by a man in the middle of a crime spree in Oregon last weekend.

A man wanted on manslaughter charges in Vermont was arrested in West Chesterfield, New Hampshire on Thursday.

A man wanted in Kingston after being arrested and later jumping out of a window at the police station was tracked down in Massachusetts this week.

Police in Milton have charged a man with intent to distribute marijuana, saying they found more than a pound of pot in his possession.

First responders in Rochester are teaming up to rid city streets of hypodermic needles.

A crane crashed through the roof of a home in Merrimack while workers were cutting trees outside.

Arson has been ruled out in a fire at a Hampton Beach summer home.

Pembroke Academy was placed in lockdown Thursday after a threatening message was found on the wall of a bathroom in the school.

Someone's stealing copper gutters from Portsmouth's downtown historic district.


A longtime Manchester furniture store is getting ready to close its doors.

The owner of the Liquid Planet water park in Candia is still chained to one of his slides in an effort to get an investor to help avoid foreclosure.


The Massachusetts Attorney General is proposing new rules for daily fantasy sports games.

Other News

Exit 3 northbound on the Spaulding Turnpike is now fully open, but the southbound side of the exit won't be finished for a while yet.

A big hurdle overcome in the effort to revamp the gateway toll plaza for the Maine Turnpike, as the Turnpike Authority voted in favor of a new York toll plaza.

A victim who lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing attacks says an airline has lost her prosthetic leg.

The Prescott Park Arts Festival has unveiled a plan for a year-round permanent stage that has some Portsmouth neighbors concerned.

Manchester's Kerry Greene is in second place heading into tonight's finale in the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.

The owner of a turkey farm in Henniker says the secret to a good, plump Thanksgiving beer.

A Barrington boy is doing his part to raise money for a dog recently found abandoned and barely alive on the side of train tracks in Claremont.

High schoolers will team up with UNH researchers this weekend to launch a weather balloon that will travel 20 miles upward to gather data.

--  Need a new car or even a boat? Click here to check out the all-new NH1 Motors --



Must Read on

NH1 Dining

NH1 on Facebook

NH1 on Twitter