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Feb 23, 2015 8:15 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Monday, Feb. 23, 2015


Hey, it was actually warm(ish) yesterday! Hope you enjoyed it-that ship has likely sailed for the rest of the week.

Concord set a cold-weather record over the weekend. As a matter of fact, the state could be headed for a record month of cold.

Now that their contract dispute is finally over, Fairpoint workers are looking to get back to work this week.

A rough weekend for a Concord family whose roof literally slid off their home.

A partial roof collapse is being investigated at a building in Manchester.

A 4-month old baby reported missing on Friday is safe and her mother is in custody.

A "dry boiler" is being blamed for a fire at a Manchester apartment complex.

A Hooksett man's been arrested on DWI charges.

A body was found in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart in Concord.

Lawmakers are tackling the issue of high worker's comp costs.

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

The mother accused of fleeing with her 4 month-old daughter in a custody dispute is set to be arraigned in court in Massachusetts today.

Governor Hassan is in Washington attending a conference of the nation's governors.

Senator Shaheen is in Hampton this morning hosting a roundtable with law enforcement and first responders as she discusses funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

Florida Senator Marco Rubio is in the Granite State today. The likely 2016 Presidential hopeful is attending a Q & A session in Hollis this afternoon before attending a book signing at Barnes and Noble in Nashua.

Top News from around New Hampshire

60 people are out of a condo complex after a roof collapse in Hooksett.

Roof collapses-and falls from ladders by people trying to clear roofs-keep coming as the cleanup continues from all the snow we've gotten.

Contractors in the Nashua area are getting swamped with snow removal requests.

Just how much snow is too much on a roof?

There's new optimism in New Hampshire about the economy, according to a new poll.

As federal funding wanes, the condition of New Hampshire's roads continues to be a concern.

The cause of the oil contamination that led to the death of 22 wild ducks in Concord is under investigation.

5 people are homeless after a fire in Belmont that burned a mobile home nearly to the ground on Sunday.

A Gorham resident at odds with the police chief has sparked a debate over freedom of speech.


Tax confusion over the Affordable Care Act has led to a filing extension for some Granite Staters.

The city of Portsmouth is grappling with the challenge of replacing many of its aging municipal buildings.

A loophole in the state's consumer protection law may be costing the state millions.

A deputy fire chief in Nashua is retiring as he pursues a Board of Alderman seat.

University System Trustees say they're hopeful, but also realistic, about state funding.


Abuse and neglect attorneys are awaiting the NH Supreme Court's decision regarding a proposed rule change regarding parents' right to counsel in those kinds of cases.

A not guilty verdict in a North Country grave-robbing case.

A man in New Jersey has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for locking a lost 71 year-old New Hampshire woman in her trunk.

Jail time for a man involved in a "takeover" convenience store robbery in Nashua last year.

Sentencing's been delayed for a former Litchfield private school principal who's set to plead guilty on embezzlement charges.

A court has dismissed a civil suit against Merrimack planners over an abandoned proposal for a home gunsmith shop.


Gas prices have shot up another 5 cents in New Hampshire.

26 acres of barren land could become the home of a solar project in Somersworth.

Maple syrup season is off to a slow start in New Hampshire because it's just too cold.

Other News

A renovation of a church in downtown Nashua could help improve the look of the city's downtown.

This winter, the Farmer's Almanac got it right-and the NOAA didn't.

Manchester Police are getting praise after an officer picked up a shovel to help an elderly city clear his plowed-in garage.

A revived inmate labor program is helping to clear fire hydrants in Portsmouth.

A big turnout for the Hudson Cool Runnings cardboard sled racing event this weekend.

The Bobcat is closer to becoming the state's official wildcat.


A win for the Bruins over the Blackhawks over the weekend.

The Daytona 500 was held yesterday in Flordia.

National and World News

The awards were spread around at last night's Oscars.

Honda's President is stepping down in the wake of a controversy over airbags.

The federal government is predicting that trains hauling fuel could derail at a rate of 10 a year,

Police are searching for 3 British girls apparently on their way to join ISIS.

CBS staffers continue to dispute Bill O'Reilly's account of his time covering the Falklands War.


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