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Apr 13, 2015 8:54 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Monday, April 13, 2015


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The speculation is over: New Hamsphire and the rest of America-whether they like it or not-are finally ready for Hillary.

Undaunted by the former Secretary of State's announcement, Republican presidential hopefuls are making their way to New Hampshire this week.

Alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in a deadly ATV accident in Raymond.

A motorcycle accident in Deerfield briefly closed Old Candia Road over the weekend.

Greenland residents Sunday remembered their chief three years after he was shot and killed in the line of duty.

1 person was taken to the hospital after a stabbing late Friday at a Park-and-Ride in Northwood.

A man is facing charges after police say he brandished a gun at a restaurant in Portsmouth Friday night.

The Boston Police officer who was shot in the face has returned home from the hospital.

An NH1 GOP Presidential candidates' poll shows Scott Walker on top, but other potential candidates gaining ground.

New Hampshire's Congressional delegation wants more time for the public to review an environmental impact report on the Northern Pass project.

Former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman paid a visit to New Hampshire this weekend to discuss his "No Labels" organization.

A bill will be debated in Concord that would prevent police from getting location information from your cellphone without a warrant.

Anthem Insurance leads the way among insurers offering plans through the Affordable Care Act here in New Hampshire.

A fundraiser was held Saturday night for the Granite State Children's Alliance.

Volunteers are being sought to help restore the natural habitat for the endangered New Hampshire cottontail rabbit.

A music therapist from Concord says she'll hike the Appalachian Trail with music and poetry from her clients.

The NH1 Top 5 for today: The top 5 burger joints in New Hampshire.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

On the national campaign front, Florida Senator Marco Rubio is expected to announce his presidential candidacy today.

Meetings are scheduled in Portsmouth, Rochester, and Derry as Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency holds briefings starting Monday for communities and organizations seeking federal reimbursement of costs incurred from the Blizzard of 2015 back in January.

Manchester's school board meets tonight. It's the first time they've met since the Vice Chair resigned after an arrest in a Nashua prostitution sting, and since a gym teacher was charged with impersonating an underage girl online. There's a public comment session scheduled on the proposed school budget this evening.

A scheduling conference is scheduled in the trial of Nathaniel Kibby, accused of kidnapping a Conway teen in October 2013 and holding her for 9 months.

The Red Sox play their home opener this afternoon against the Washington Nationals.

Tonight Concord's City Council will consider a new proposal to restrict fireworks within city limits.

A vigil is scheduled tonight at 7:30pm in Bedford in memory of the two girls killed by their mother in an apparent murder-suicide.

Top News from around New Hampshire

A 3-alarm fire in Nashua sent several children and 2 firefighters to the hospital.

A Rochester woman is facing charges of witness tampering in connection to the murder trial of one of three teens accused in the death of a man from Madbury.

Heroin-related deaths are now outpacing highway fatalities in New Hampshire.

It's less about fires and more about medical emergencies for New Hampshire firefighters these days.

New Hampshire voters waited for Hillary Clinton's big announcement over the weekend.

Sunday marked the 3-year anniversary of the shooting death of Greenland's police chief.

New England College is facing questions after one of its former coaches was fired at Keene State College amid accusations of inappropriate behavior towards students.

There's still confusion-and challenges-for veterans hoping to take advantage of the Veterans' Choice health care program.

Is a casino bill headed once again for defeat at the State House?

A vigil is being held in Bedford Monday to remember 2 children killed by their mother in an apparent murder-suicide.

A party group that's been blamed for helping fuel the violence surrounding last year's Pumpkin Festival in Keene is planning a return to the Keene State College area, and local officials aren't happy about it.

Parents at a school in Brentwood have started a GoFundme page to help ward off school budget cuts.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be making a pair of stops along the Seacoast as he continues to inch closer to a run for President.

Former Maryland Governor Bob Elrich was in Concord Saturday as he continues to consider a 2016 White House bid.

North Country residents are headed back to Concord this week in support of a measure that would provide support for the renovation plans at the Balsams resort.

Nashua's School Board Budget Committee continues to consider budget cuts.

An Aldermanic committee in Nashua takes up the issue of panhandling Monday night.

There's some question whether or not the Portsmouth City Council has the authority to ban single-use plastic bags in the city.

Downtown Keene business owners are not thrilled with a proposal to increase parking rates, a subject that's already been the target of "Robin Hooding" Free State backers.

A member of Nashua's Police Commission is stepping down after just 1 year on the job.

Local high school students got a crack at running the legislature last week. Well, a mock legislature, anyway.

Elementary school students are headed back to the State House to lobby for their bill that would make the bobcat the official state wildcat.


Sentencing is scheduled this week for a Rochester man and two other men convicted of shooting civilians in Iraq while working for a private security force.

A trial is set to begin this week for a man formerly from Lee shot by police during an incident outside his home in 2012.

3 to 6 years in prison for a Massachusetts man arrested on drug charges during a SWAT team operation at a hotel in Nashua last year.


Hudson police are investigating an armed robbery by a masked man at a gas station last night.

ID fraud is on the rise in New Hampshire, according to State Police.

An IRS employee is facing charges in Portsmouth she used her position to intimidate a witness to her drunk-driving arrest.

A Massachusetts man is facing drug charges after being arrested in Portsmouth Friday.

Manchester firefighters were able to quickly take care of an apartment fire on Manchester Street Sunday.

A brush fire blocked a lane of Route 101 in Exeter over the weekend.

Footprints helped lead police to a robbery suspect in Rochester on Friday.

4 people were hurt after a 2-car accident on Route 101 in Wilton Friday.

As the city budget process gets underway, Dover Police and Fire officials in are defending their overtime costs.

Ex-criminal offenders are asking for a voice on an advisory board that addresses issues within the NH criminal justice system.


The Northern Pass isn't the only regional transmission line project on Eversource's agenda, and a proposed Seacoast project has some people concerned.

Local bars and restaurants are dropping their live music as performing rights organizations demand licensing fees.

10 Radio Shack stores in New Hampshire have been rebranded as Sprint stores following the latter company's purchase of the struggling electronics chain.

A plan to build a Hyatt hotel at a site in Manchester is up in the air.


Remember last week when everybody thought Clay Bucholz might finally be the ace the Red Sox have been looking for? Those were good times. Last night was not good times for Clay supporters.

The Celtics are on the verge of a return to the playoffs after beating a LeBron-less Cavaliers team.

Lots of questions for the Bruins after an unexpected early end to their season over the weekend.

A big day at The Masters for 21 year-old Jordan Speith.

A Hanover native finished 2nd in the ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast in Australia.

Other News

Technology may soon make it easier to navigate roads like the Everett Turnpike.

The future of the Nashua salmon hatchery is up in the air.

A family who's felt the traumatic effects of PTSD has helped start a program that matches New Hampshire veterans with shelter animals.

Despite the cancellation of the Keene Pumpkin Festival, plans for Milford's Pumpkin Festival are moving forward.

Ground could break this fall on a planned dog park in Merrimack.

National and World News

Another video, this one from Oklahoma, has been released showing a deadly encounter between a white police officer and a black man.

The social media universe was quick to jump on the logo for Hillary Clinton's new campaign.

A warrant is out for the arrest of the mother of a 21 year-old quadriplegic man found abandoned in the Pennsylvania woods.

A crash has closed an exotic car racing attraction at Disneyworld.

The American Library Association released its list of the 10 books that have gotten the most complaints from parents.

People really, really love those "Fast and Furious" movies.

The MTV Movie Awards were held last night, and a teen tearjerker took the top award.

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have welcomed their first child in the world, and he's got a heck of a name.


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