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All Things New Hampshire: Monday, August 17, 2015

An arrest has been made in a multi-car accident on Route 9 in Antrim Saturday afternoon that sent 4 people to the hospital.

Manchester police are charging a couple who were found injecting heroin while their baby was in a stroller nearby.

A man police say was unhappy he wouldn't be getting a refund after stormy weather at Canobie Lake Park ended up being tasered.

A Wakefield man was charged with aggravated sexual assault and violating a protective order after an investigation into an alleged sexual assault in Middleton.

A teen who briefly went missing from the Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center Saturday has been found safe.

A Political Action Committee backing Jeb Bush is pouring $10 million in television advertising for the former Florida Governor and GOP Presidential candidate in early primary states-including New Hampshire.

Donald Trump packed them in at an event in Hampton Friday, with thousands on hand to hear the Republican Presidential candidate speak.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both paid visits to the Iowa State Fair Saturday-a must-stop on the campaign trail for Presidential hopefuls.

A glitch tracked to a system in Virginia is being blamed for extensive flight delays around the east coast Saturday, including at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

A Laconia resident concerned there was a burglar in the house called police, who quickly proved their instincts right by using a K9 unit to locate an intruder on the second floor.

A man wanted for the July robbery of a Sherwin Williams store in Londonderry is under arrest, and police say he's wanted in connection with several other charges in Derry.

A drunk driving crackdown in Epping Friday led to 2 DWI arrests.

A collision on North Main Street in Rochester sent an 81 year-old woman to the hospital and caused traffic to be re-routed Friday afternoon.

Officials reviewing July's mock emergency drill held in Portsmouth say the exercise shows the need to work on inter-agency communication.

Southern New Hampshire University is now offering a new program for veterans seeking careers in IT.

Thousands gathered at Londonderry's Old Home Days parade Saturday.

Concord celebrated its 250th anniversary this weekend.

Concord's 9 to 10 year-old Little League team has won the Eastern Regional Tournament.

Bedford's Little League team fell short in their effort to play in the Little League World Series in Williamsport.

Veterans from all 5 military branches held a flag football tournament to benefit Wounded Warriors.

The 43rd annual Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb was held Saturday.

The Old Farmer's Almanac does not have a promising forecast for this winter.

In what was exciting news in my 3 year-old's world, the first Thomas the Tank Engine-themed park in the U.S. opened in Massachusetts over the weekend.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Jury selection in the trial of Owen Labrie begins Monday. Labrie's accused of sexually assaulting a female classmate in May of 2014 as part of a school tradition known as "Senior Salute".

The state is holding a public hearing tonight at 6pm at the town hall in Plymouth to discuss a proposed medical marijuana dispensary. Merrimack's town planning board will hold its own public hearing tonight to discuss a similar proposal.

Donald Trump is taking a break from the campaign trail for jury duty today.

Somersworth will be holding a public meeting Monday to discuss two measures, including an ordinance targeting panhandling.

Carroll County officials will hold a public meeting tonight to discuss the ongoing county budget crisis.

Top News

Ending "birthright citizenship" is a key component of Donald Trump's newly-released immigration reform plan.

In a letter released on Friday, Governor Hassan called on the federal government to seek an alternate route for the proposed Kinder-Morgan natural gas pipeline.

Following Massachusetts' lead, New Hampshire is considering extending the emergency planning zone around the Seabrook nuclear power plant from 10 miles to 50 miles.

We've had some rain recently, but drought concerns remain in many New Hampshire towns, including along the Seacoast.

To the surprise of some moviegoers, Regal Cinemas is searching bags at its 3 locations around the state, saying it's an added precaution in the wake of recent theater shootings around the state.

You've already heard a lot about how New Hampshire's roads and bridges are in dire need of repair; now, the condition of its dams is the subject of a forthcoming study that researchers from the University of New Hampshire will be taking part in.

Residents in Durham are upset after finding that construction crews for new student housing being built downtown were deviating from the site plans.

Danville's Animal Control Officer, who won her job back via a referendum election after the town eliminated her position, then won a court case when the town didn't put her back on the job, wants a judge to find the town in contempt for dragging their feet on returning her to her position.

It's been 5 years since the effort began to build a football field in memory of a boy who died from a rare genetic heart condition, and progress is slower than the family would like.


6 Republican Presidential hopefuls will attend an education forum Wednesday in Londonderry.

Flight delays around the east coast Saturday scuttled Democratic Presidential candidate Jim Webb's plan to campaign around the state Saturday.

The state is working on a website upgrade that will make vital records-like birth and death certificates-more easily available to the public.

Portsmouth's City Attorney acknowledges that the city's Police Commission should have voted on a severance package for a deputy police chief.

On the heels of a meeting in Somersworth Monday night discussing a proposed ordinance looking to crack down on panhandling, Rochester's City Council will review a similar proposal Tuesday.

There are now two scheduled events involving the 6 candidates for Nashua mayor.

Dover and Windham are two of several communities considering legal action against the state after being shortchanged under state education funding formulas for years.

The city of Dover has received a state grant to study how a public water well is affecting water levels at nearby Barbadoes Pond.

Durham may forgo a proposed solar panel array-one of the state's largest if built-because they may have to pay property taxes on the land.

Concord is surveying its residents on how they use the city's 7 community pools and whether there should be any changes.

Portsmouth's City Council will consider a series of land transfers involving the developers of the downtown HarborCorp project.

A special election will be held in Nashua September 8th for a vacancy on the Board of Public Works.


Despite the fact that the owner of a proposed home-based gunsmith shop in Merrimack isn't moving forward with his plans, a neighbor is taking his lawsuit over the shop's license to the State Supreme Court.

A 58 year-old man from Derry has been indicted following his arrest on child pornography charges in April.

Neighbors of the Nashua Airport have settled a suit claiming companies working for the Airport Authority removed trees and shrubs from their property illegally.


A 92 year-old man died in an accident in Chesterfield Sunday night that injured four others.

A knocked-over candle is being blamed for a fire that chased a Barnstead couple from their home Sunday night.

A pedestrian suffered a serious head injury in an accident just west of the Winchester Street rotary on Route 101 in Keene Sunday night.

State Police say a man from Maine driving a stolen car led police on a chase reached speeds of more than 90 miles per hour Sunday night before being stopped in Massachusetts.

A car struck a pole on Beech Street in Manchester Monday morning.

Severe storms that rolled through New Hampshire Saturday led to some flooding problems and downed trees. There were reports of lightning strikes as well.


Dean Kamen's new restaurant, The Foundry, is open for business in Manchester.

Real Estate sales along the Seacoast have hit a 5-year high.

A new supermarket opened in Manchester Sunday.


Australian Jason Day bested Jordan Speith for the PGA Championship Sunday, though Speith came away as the number one-ranked player in the world.

A minor-league baseball player has announced he's gay.

Other News

A Union-Leader reporter on vacation in Florida found the news couldn't quite escape him, as he and his family dealt with a police standoff at his hotel.

As "agritourism"-visits to farms that have hayrides and other family-friendly activities-grows in popularity, experts are warning that farm owners need to take precautions to avoid serious accidents.

Dover's annual Duckweed problem is back-earlier than ever this year.

Fundraising for a statue honoring a former Governor of New Hampshire is about halfway towards its goal, according to organizers.

A fire tower at the top of Green Mountain in Effingham is getting a face-lift this summer.

MSNBC host Chris Matthews will be the featured speaker at the 13th annual Loeb School of Communications' First Amendment Honors Program.

The North Country town of Pittsburg celebrated its 175th anniversary over the weekend.

Hundreds gathered in Nashua to honor the 69th anniversary of India's independence.

The Division of Historical Resources has launched a new interactive map featuring the favorite historic hotspots here as selected by Granite Staters.

The Islamic Society of Greater Nashua will distribute 100 free backpacks with school supply starter packs to students in need this weekend.

The 2015 Greely Park Art Show was held over the weekend in Nashua.

National and World News

A new Fox News poll shows Donald Trump well ahead of the pack in the race for the Republican nomination, with Ben Carson now in second place.

Residents living near that massive explosion last week in China are demanding compensation from the Chinese government.

Searchers have spotted wreckage from an Indonesian passenger plane that went down over the weekend with 54 people onboard.

Former NAACP leader Julian Bond died over the weekend at the age of 75.

A skydiver from the U.S. Army dies in injuries suffered during a midair collision at an air show in Chicago over the weekend.


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