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All Things New Hampshire-Friday, October 2, 2015


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A man is facing charges he assaulted his 7-week-old son in Nashua early Thursday morning.

State and city officials say they're going to use "The Granite Hammer" to combat the Manchester's drug problem.

Raising hunting and fishing license fees will help, but the financial problems at New Hampshire Fish & Game run much deeper. NH1 News Investigates.

A co-conspirator in the murder of a Madbury teen in June of 2014 became combative Thursday during his cross-examination in the trial of Tristan Wolusky.

The man police believe killed a Nashua native in a 34 year-old cold case has a lengthy criminal history in New England.

The reward for information leading to an arrest in a shooting death of a Manchester woman has grown to $38,000.

The mystery of a missing Manchester woman deepens: now her roomate is also missing.

Donald Trump leads the polls in New Hampshire, and also leads the conversation among Facebook users in New Hampshire.

Police in Manchester are looking for a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery on Monday at the Bank of America on South Willow Street.

Somersworth has stopped more than 100 drivers in the last week as they carried out a crackdown against violators of the state's hands-free law.

22 people were taken into police custody shortly after midnight Thursday after police in Henniker broke up an underage drinking party.

Members of the Alpha Delta fraternity at Dartmouth College are suing the town of Hanover over a zoning board ruling that prevents members from living at the fraternity house.

It's now official: There's a tuition freeze at the state's community colleges.

It seems sometimes like there's a Dunkin' Donuts store on every street corner in New England. There's a chance that could change, with Dunkin' announcing the closing of 100 stores this week.

Some questionable fashion choices helped a woman from Seabrook catch a free flight to Florida Thursday.

The Best Buddies program, with support from celebrities like Tom Brady, is growing in New Hampshire.

The 139th Deerfield Fair is officially underway.

It looks like Joaquin is going to miss us, which means it won't crack our latest NH1 Top 5-a list of the biggest hurricanes in New England history.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

The murder trial of Tristan Wolusky continues in Dover; a second co-conspirator is expected to testify this morning.

The Sierra Club is holding a news conference at the State House this afternoon to issue its statement on the Northern Pass transmission project. (Don't expect an endorsement.)

Ohio Governor John Kasich among those campaigning in the Granite State today.

Officials from both Portsmouth and Provincetown, Massachusetts meet today with a group that's pushing for the establishment of high-speed ferry service between the two coastal communities.

Top News

The Attorney General's office is reviewing recent child deaths in the state and the actions taken by state child services beforehand, to see if the state could be doing more.

Heroin was the topic of a community forum in Hudson Thursday, with Senator Kelly Ayotte and the state's drug czar in attendance.

Three Republican lawmakers are proposing the creation of an online registry system for drug dealers in New Hampshire, similar to the sex offender registry.

A member of the Portsmouth Police force is calling for the chief's immediate resignation in connection with the ongoing fallout from the disputed inheritance of a former police sergeant.

Durham and UNH police say they're ready for homecoming weekend.


A coalition of Democrats in New Hampshire are calling for more debates beyond the 6 approved by the Democratic National Committee.

Hillary Clinton's campaign is getting ready to open an office in Dover next week.

Republican Presidential candidate Marco Rubio is holding a town hall meeting next week in Dover.

Manchester's Mayoral candidates met last night for the first of 6 mayoral forums.

Backers of a revised panhandling ordinance in Nashua say it's not about a "war on poverty"-they say their proposal won't hurt the truly needy.

Merrimack officials are raising concerns about a pipeline meter station that's part of the proposed Kinder-Morgan natural gas pipeline.

Portsmouth officials say Uber has yet to actually comply with the city's new ordinance that regulates ride-sharing services.


A former member of Nashua Fire Rescue was sentenced Thursday to serve a decade in prison for possession and distribution of child pornog­raphy.


Staff at the state prison in Concord were able to talk an inmate out of jumping from a third-floor deck on Thursday morning.

A driver was trapped in her vehicle for a brief time after an accident on Interstate 93 in Meredith Thursday afternoon.

An effort's being made to monitor speed limits on one of the main streets running into downtown Portsmouth.

Police in Wakefield have charged a woman they say was responsible for a collision between two motorcycles over Labor Day weekend.

Someone's stolen sleeping bags from Concord High School.

Lebanon Police are issuing a warning after the discovery of a skimming device at a local ATM.


The former Chester College has been sold and will re-open next year as a board school.

Other News

The woman hit by a car driven by a reporter for WMUR-TV says she feels "blessed to be alive".

Officials at White Mountain National Forest are keeping an eye on Hurricane Joaquin, and the potential for bridge damage from the storm.

AOL founder and venture capitalist Steve Case was in New Hampshire Thursday to award $100,000 to a high-tech startup.

Apple Harvest Day is Saturday in Dover, and there's a number of street closures you need to be aware of if you're in the area.

Concord's Multicultural Festival has been rescheduled for next June.

Three New Hampshire women were among those gathering in Washington DC to rally at the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Leadership Sum­mit and Lobby Day.

A climate change conference is being held today and tomorrow in Concord.


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