Dec 15, 2014 8:27 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

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Issues continue for some Fairpoint customers as its strike wears on-this man from Rochester says he hasn't had service for 3 weeks.

Both Senators Shaheen and Ayotte backed the passage of the big spending bill in Washington.

Troopers are asking for your help with a hit-and-run accident Bow Saturday morning.

An off-duty volunteer firefighter is being credited with helping save a home in Boscawen Saturday.

The Pats wrapped up the AFC East title with a 41-13 win over Miami Sunday.

UNH will take on Illinois State in the FCS semifinals.

Police in Concord are reminding you that handicapped parking spaces need to stay clear for the people who really need them.

A lower lobster catch in 2014 means higher prices in the coming year.

Some events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today:

Today's the deadline for you if you want to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care act and have it start January 1st.

Today is expected to be the busiest shipping day of the year.

A couple of reports are being released today. The first is a licensing review of the Lakeview Neurorehabilitation Center in Effingham.

The second is a report from the NH Coalition to End Homelessness on the homeless population.

This morning Governor Hassan held a 10:15am news conference "to Highlight New Protections for Seniors Against Financial Exploitation" at the State House in Concord.

Top News from around New Hampshire

The Concord Monitor is doing an special series on the homeless issue.

The cost of trimming trees is the cost of doing business for PSNH and other electricity suppliers.

A Grinch on the loose in Rochester, accused by police of stealing $1000 worth of toys.

The debate over Uber is coming to Manchester.

An EMT delivered her grand-niece early Sunday morning in her truck on the side of the road.

Danville's Animal Control officer is going to court demanding town officials let her do her job. In short, she was elected to the post but the town is outsourcing animal control issues to Plaistow.


Senator Shaheen's husband will represent New Hampshire Democrats as a national committee member.

Rochester's City Council is looking to take another crack at the issue of panhandling.

Goffstown officials are considering buying a former reilgious school property.

Farmington's fire chief is trying to pull a budget together after town funds turned up missing.

Hudson public officials are planning a public hearing on a proposed ambulance fee increase.


A former Concord man's been sentenced to prison for molesting his stepdaughter decades ago.

The future of a Concord-area farm known for selling Christmas trees is up in the air as a family dispute has sent the matter to court.

A probable cause hearing for a convenience store robbery suspect has been postponed.

A former Greenville man convicted of rape in 2010 is asking for a new trial.


Police are looking for a driver they say sideswiped another car on I-93 in Bow,causing it to roll over.

A fair amount of damage in Hudson after a truck crashed into a used car parking lot.

A quick-moving fire destroys a garage in Sanbornton.

A driver hit a utility pole in Plaistow, knocking out power to 30 homes.

A panhandler is facing charges after getting into a police chase that ended with his car in flames.

A Tilton selectman was shocked by a taser-on purpose.


The Telegraph is selling its building in Hudson and moving back to Nashua.

Average gas prices have fallen over 6 cents in New Hampshire.

Kinder Morgan's revealed their revised pipeline route through New Hampshire.

Derry is working on a plan for sprucing up vacant buildings downtown.

Other News

A scary story for an Exeter woman with a happy ending-she was lost for 30 hours and found driving around Maine.

Drones are causing some issues with air traffic in New Hampshire. The issue's probably getting taken up by the legislature next session.

Work on the Broad Street Parkway continues in Nashua.

St. Joseph's Cathedral is getting a makeover.

Love letters from Jerry Garcia are going on sale through a New Hampshire auction house.

An Epping man has been reporting the weather conditions from his home every day for 41 years.

Wreaths were placed on graves at the State Veterans Cemetery over the weekend.

Check out this impressive light display, all for charity.

Could the oldest dog in the U.S. be living in New Hampshire?

National and World News

Get the latest on the hostage situation in Sydney here.

Some families of victims in the Newtown shootings have filed a lawsuit.

Gas is going for less than $2 a gallon in 13 states, but not yet New Hampshire.

Elizabeth Warren insists she's not running for president.

A Marine has been charged with murder in the Phillippines.

A somber rememberance in Newtown,Connecticut, on the 2-year anniversary of the deadly school shootings there.

Former VP Dick Cheney is among those defending the CIA's torture of prisoners.

A possible lynching of a black 17-year-old is under investigation in North Carolina.


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