Jan 26, 2015 8:23 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Monday, Jan. 26, 2015


The winter storm that's headed our way could leave up to 2 feet of snow in its wake. Here's the details. Even before the snow flies, prep is underway around New Hampshire. Remember, you can visit our Know Before You Go page for the latest conditions.

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Stories that have us clicking on NH1.com:

A hiker died after a fall into icy waters at Purgatory Falls.

Rochester police have made 4 arrests after responding to a drug overdose Saturday night.

Would-be House Speaker Bill O'Brien traveled to Iowa over the weekend and took some shots at both Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney.

The state is considering a ban on using drones while hunting.

The UNH campus is getting a $2.5 million veterinary lab.

Former Governor John Lynch is getting a special award named after Robert Frost.

Remember that Patriots superfan and NH native with a giant tattoo of Tom Brady's helmet? He's in trouble again.

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

Patriots fans will get their chance to show support for their team this morning when Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh hosts a Super Bowl send-off rally at 11am in City Hall Plaza.

Darrien Hess, the unlicensed driver charged with hitting and killing two cyclists taking part in a road race in the fall of 2013, is set to plead guilty today.

A sentencing hearing will be held at 10am in Nashua for Aldo Batista dos Santos, a martial arts instructor and gym owner who was convicted last month on charges of sexually assaulting a former student.

Kenneth Day of Epsom is expected to plead guilty today to charges he sexually assaulted three children in Belknap County. Day still has charges pending in a separate case in Merrimack County.

Roadwork is set to begin on the Interstate 93 bridges over Bay Street in Northfield. The work will mean one lane of alternating traffic on Bay Street controlled by temporary signals, and there may also be daytime lane closures on Interstate 93.

New Hampshire Wine Week is underway and continues through Sunday.

Top News

Two people were killed in Vermont in an accident involving a New Hampshire man who apparently lost control of his vehicle on Interstate 91.

A man was able to subdue a prison escapee who was trying to steal his truck in East Kingston.

A team from Plymouth State University is working to more accurately predict the rain/snow/sleet line.

DWI charges for a man in Nottingham after a snowmobile accident that injured a 6 year-old.

A snowmobile accident in Colebrook left a man from Weare with serious injuries.

A young girl was injured in a sledding accident in Winchester.

A man in Hudson was airlifted after a Sunday afternoon car accident.

Crews are at a two-alarm fire in Somersworth this morning.

A proposal to bring a medical marijuana facility to Newton has been dropped.


A new PAC for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in New Hampshire has a familiar name running things.

A proposal to add limits to EBT cards in New Hampshire is back before the legislature.

A State Rep wants more scrutiny for mobile scooter safety regulations.

Nashua is considering bus runs to Lowell and Manchester.

Meredith's traffic committee is expecting resistance to its plan to install roundabouts at key intersections downtown.


A Nashua man convicted on domestic violence charges will get another chance thanks to a plea deal.


New sex assault charges have been brought against a registered offender in Fremont.

Derry Police have made a shoplifting arrest.


Got questions about the proposed Kinder-Morgan pipeline? Here's a helpful "pipeline primer".

The CEO of AutoFair has won "National Dealer of the Year" honors.

A publishing business that's been in Peterborough for 35 years is closing up shop.


Bill Belichick is doubling down on his team-and himself-in the deflategate controversy.

SNL tackled deflategate this weekend.

The NHL All-Star Game was held yesterday.

The NFL held their Pro Bowl.

Other News

Some local concerns as measles reappears in states around the US.

UNH officials are hoping to avoid rioting should the Pats win the Super Bowl this weekend.

The Affordable Care Act could hit some New Hampshire taxpayers this year.

A whole lot more than fries for a woman ordering from a drive-thru in Rochester.

National and World News

The rest of the northeast is also getting ready for Tuesday's big storm.

Another security breach at the White House-this one involving a drone.

The SAG awards were held last night.

Miss Universe was crowned last night.

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