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Dec 1, 2014 8:30 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Monday, Dec. 1, 2014


Good morning! I hope you enjoyed the long holiday weekend-and that most of it was spent with the lights on. We were one of the lucky ones-despite a lot of flickering at our home in Dover, we never lost power. I know of many friends and colleagues whose Thanksgiving was spent eating out-wherever you celebrated I hope it was with friends, family, and loved ones-which is really all that matters anyway.

The news kept on going while All Things New Hampshire was on break-let's try to get you caught up.

Stories on NH1.com that have us clicking today:

An apparent murder-suicide is under investigation in Nashua.

As crews restored power to the last few in the dark from Wednesday's storm, a pesky tree that's been a problem for decades is the subject of discussion in one neighborhood.

A Massachsusetts man led police on a chase through New Hampshire and into Maine.

Police have identified the victim involved in a deadly accident in Bedford.

A woman driving on Rt. 111 is OK after flying ice from another vehicle shattered her windshield.

A teen from Rhode Island is facing charges after being clocked at 127 mph on Interstate 93.

The Patriots were in it until the end but fell to the Packers on the road 26-21 yesterday.

If you missed it because of Wednesday's storm: NH1's Laura Montenegro has some tips for safe shopping this holiday season.

Events and items we're following today:

The Governor has already paid a visit to PSNH crews, including those from out of town, at a special breakfast event this morning.

It's Cyber Monday. After reports of soft Black Friday retail sales, it'll be interesting to see if those dollars are spent today instead.

Top News from around New Hampshire:

The lights were back on Sunday at the final few homes in the state without power from last week's storm.

New Hampshire's utility companies used new and different ways to reach out to customers during the recent storm.

A report on problems at the Lakeview Neurorehabilitation Center is due soon.

Legislators are considering tweaks to the state's medical marijuana law.

A man police say was nearly 3 times above the legal blood-alcohol level while driving is accused of hitting a Nashua police officer on the Everett Turnpike

An overnight shooting is under investigation in Manchester.

Police are worried that a recent rash of 100-mph or more speeding cases on New Hampshire highways is becoming a trend.


Did you know you can now use a credit card to pay your New Hampshire taxes?

Durham officials hope a new ordinance will help slow the construction of student housing downtown.


A trial date has been set for next Monday for two Farmington police officers accused of assaulting a man.


Police in Dover say they've nabbed a man they think was behind a bank robbery at a TD Bank back on November 20th.

A man has been accused of trying to strangle his neighbor's dog after it was annoying him with its barking.

A man's been charged in two crashes on interstates around Manchester.

Police in Newport have arrested 3 accused thieves after a traffic stop.

A 90-year old Rochester man was killed in a crash in Maine Wednesday.

Other News

As a gas pipeline proposal struggles to gain traction here in New England, New York is moving forward with another part of the pipeline plan.

The former property of a Plainfield couple who refused to pay taxes is not an easy sell.

The Sewalls Falls Bridge will be closed in Concord starting today-for the next 2 years.

Fremont's police chief and an officer have been honored for their actions in connection with the shooting of a Brentwood Police Officer last May.

A Concord man has found a spearhead dating back thousands of years in his own backyard.

You can pick your own poinsetta this week at UNH.

The Nashua United Way is asking you to remember "Giving Tuesday" after Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Got some used cooking oil or grease? Nashua's Recycling Center will take it.

World and National stories

Protestors of last week's decision in Ferguson are calling for a nationwide walkout at 1pm today.

The FBI is warning the military of a new ISIS threat.

A lockdown was lifted at a US base in South Korea after a report of an unscheduled "active shooter drill".

There's no severance for the Ferguson police officer who's resigned in the wake of a shooting of an unarmed teen after being cleared of any wrongdoing.

The Supreme Court is considering the free-speech rights of those who make threats on Facebook.

A missing Ohio State player has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A study shows that too many infants are still sleeping with unsafe bedding.

Pretty cool (but also a little creepy), if you're into this sort of thing: someone's taken drone footage around the abandoned Russian city of Chernobyl.

The cost of geese is one reason the price of items listed in the "12 Days of Christmas" went up this year.


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