Feb 16, 2015 8:13 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Monday, Feb. 16, 2015


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Check out our gallery of snow pictures from the Valentine's Blizzard.

A partial roof collapse in Seabrook and a lot of accidents from the weeekend storm.

Seacoast Tennis Club is also dealing with a roof collapse.

The cold was perhaps the biggest concern in the wake of yesterday's storm.

We've already heard about collisions involving state police cruisers in bad weather, mainly caused by inattentive drivers hitting parked vehicles. Tow truck drivers are asking you to move over for them too.

Nashua's snow removal costs are closing in on $1 million so far this year.

Businesses banking on some Valentine's Day traffic were impacted by the weekend weather.

A multi-car crash closed I-95 south in Waltham Sunday.

A Derry woman was charged with driving under the influence over the weekend.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today:

Today is Presidents' Day. Mail won't be delivered today by the US Postal Service.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is in the Granite State today. The Republican is scheduled to attend the joint Merrimack County and Concord City Republican Committee's annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner at the Grappone Center in Concord.

It's the first day of school vacation in Massachusetts in Maine, so don't be surprised if you see a lot of traffic on the way to New Hampshire's ski resorts.

Top News from around New Hampshire

Up to 700 people could be displaced after multiple roof collapses at Patriots Park apartments in Portsmouth.

A Seacoast business is dealing with a roof collapse this morning.

5 seperate snowmobile accidents were reported over the weekend.

Ski resorts aren't exactly complaining about all the new snow-it's good for business.

Prosecutors are asking that an 18 year-old girl whose mother disappeared with her 10 years ago be represented by an attorney as the mother's trial approaches.

A debate is underway at the State House over legislation intended to deal with New Hampshire's heroin overdose problem. Another bill that will help first responders deal with heroin overdoses quickly is headed to a vote Wednesday.

New numbers show drug overdoses in New Hampshire in 2014 topped 300. First responders in the greater Nashua area have released data on the number of Narcan cases in 2014.

There's a lot of discussion in Portsmouth about parking downtown as the city considers building a second parking garage.


A mixed bag of reaction so far to Governor Hassan's budget proposal.

Could the Governor's budget proposal hold clues to a possible 2016 Senate run?

The state's Health and Human Services Commissioner is confident the federal government will grant a waiver to allow the expanded Medicaid program to continue in New Hampshire.

The push to bring a casino to New Hampshire is back again in Concord.

A bill that would require defendants to attend their sentencing hearing-inspired by Seth Mazzaglia's attempt to skip his sentencing in the murder of Lizzi Marriott-is set to be discussed this week.

Keene officials and Pumpkin Fest organizers continue to be at odds over a $30,000 bill in the wake of last fall's nearby rioting.

A medical marijuana dispensary ordinance is headed to Laconia city officials for approval-although at the moment there's no plans to bring a dispensary there.

Congresswoman Annie Kuster heard a lot of concerns about a proposed natural gas pipeline at a recent telephone town hall.

Nashua's Mayor gives her last state of the city speech Tuesday.

A pair of former alderman are considering running for a vacant alderman's seat in Nashua.

For the first time, Nashua middle schoolers will be tested to learn more about their behavoirs, as concerns over drug use in the city are on the rise.


Sentencing has been set for a Pelham store owner convicted for selling the synthetic drug "Spice".

A suspended sentence for one of 4 people accused of a robbery at a Nashua hotel last spring.

A former Berlin steel executive has pleaded guilty to pumping up the value of the former company before it was auctioned off.


A man using a hair dryer to thaw frozen pipes died in a fire over the weekend.

A major water main break is being reported in Berlin.

Tilton police are looking for a driver in a Sunday hit-and-run accident.

Strafford and Rockingham County are trying to put more focus on the "corrections" with their Department of Corrections facilities.


Some businesses have been feeling the pinch as a result of the recent wintry weather.

Check out the new Xfinity (Comcast) store in Nashua.

Fairpoint's strike drags on, and customers are dealing with problems-but the state says there's not much more it can do at this point.

Wilton's business community is alive and well.


The NBA All-Star Game was held last night in New York.

Driver Jeff Gordon, who's retiring after this NASCAR season, has won pole position for the Daytona 500.

Other News

New research from UNH suggests that more married fathers are providing child care after the 2008 recession.

A former Catholic School in Goffstown could soon be under new ownership.

Everything you ever wanted to know about the General Sullivan Bridge (but were afraid to ask).

Pennsylvania officials have responded to Merrimack Police's tounge-in-cheek arrest warrant for that pesky groundhog Phil.

A 5-year plan to collect 1 million aluminum soda can tabs has been realized in Brookline.

National and World News

Two people have been charged in connection with a deadly shooting attack in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Egypt has bombed ISIS targets in Libya after the release of a video that appeared to show the beheadings of Coptic Christians.

Lots of questions after a teen was killed in a shootout in Maryland-and his parents were found dead in Kentucky.

Here's a rundown of the big goings-on at last night's 40th Anniversary celebration for Saturday Night Live.

It was a big weekend for "50 Shades of Grey".

Conan O'Brien is in Cuba to tape a program that will air in March.


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