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Jun 15, 2015 5:14 AM

All Things New Hampshire-Monday, June 15, 2015


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A small plane crashed in North Hampton Sunday, injuring two people.

For the first-and last-time in team history, the Manchester Monarchs are Calder Cup champions.

Motorcycle Week is underway in Laconia, and businesses all the way to Concord are benefiting.

A Nashua restaurant was damaged when a car smashed through its front window early Saturday morning.

Massachusetts Police are looking for a teen who may be in the Nashua area.

This Thursday, New Hampshire's Supreme Court will hear arguments in the appeal of a Vermont man convicted of negligent homicide in the 2010 gunpowder plant explosion in Colebrook that killed two workers.

Ahead of Hillary Clinton's visit to the Granite State, former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley visited Portsmouth over the weekend.

3 years after it was damaged by fire, the USS Miami is being towed from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

First responders in the Lake Sunapee region held a training session over the weekend.

A member of the Super Bowl Champion Patriots traded the football for a baseball bat in Nashua this weekend.

An astronaut with NH ties was one of the highlights of Aerospacefest at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord on Saturday.

Fish and Game is recommending you leave those wild animals alone, no matter how cute they look.

The "artist-in-residence" for the White Mountain National Forest has been chosen for 2015.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

Hillary Clinton is back in New Hampshire. She'll host a New Hampshire launch party at Carter Hill Orchard in Concord on Monday morning that you can attend so long as you register with the campaign. Later, she'll participate in a forum on early childhood education in Rochester before a launch party and keynote address at the Manchester City Democrats Flag Day Dinner in the evening.

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is expected to officially kick off his 2016 campaign for President today in Miami.

Former New York Governor George Pataki is also in New Hampshire today, making a stop in Concord at the Grappone Center this afternoon.

The trial of Remy Gross-Santos begins today. Gross-Santos is accused of driving under the influence when he hit two women with his vehicle in Hampton last June, seriously injuring both.

Rockingham County delegates meet this morning at 10am to decide who the next Sheriff of the county will be. 11 candidates are vying for the post.

Top News

A New Hampshire man arrested for driving under the influence died early Sunday while in custody of Massachusetts State Police.

The vendors for the state's first medical marijuana dispensaries have been chosen, but there's still a long road to go before they're actually serving patients.

At least one legislator is suggesting raising tolls along the Spaulding Turnpike so the reconstruction project between Portsmouth and Dover isn't delayed. Another lawmaker is objecting to the price tag to renovate the General Sullivan Bridge near the project for pedestrians and a bicycle path.

After a 2-year decline, there's been a rise in the number of reported sexual assaults on the UNH campus, but officials say better reporting is the cause.

The issue of restraining children at school remains a controversial one for New Hampshire educators.

Though the heroin problem is a real one among New Hampshire adults, school officials along the Seacoast say the real issue they see with their students is prescription pill abuse.

Portsmouth is asking the U.S. Air Force for $800,000 so officials can continue to seek a new well location to replace the Haven Well that it closed when it became contaminated.

The union representing State Police is unhappy over a decision not to reimburse troopers for dry-cleaning of their uniforms, provided that they can be "laundered".


Vermont Senator and 2016 candidate Bernie Sanders is pushing fellow Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to take a stand on a trade package being debated in Washington.

In case you've been wondering what Scott Brown's been up to-he's fixing bikes.

The future of Nashua's proposed panhandling ordinance could come down to a special election vote next week.

Nashua's Planning Board has postponed a vote on a proposed 152-apartment development, saying they want more information on the complex's impact on local traffic.

A plan to put a bike path in Portsmouth near the high school is moving forward.


The owner of a working farm in Henniker has been denied permission by the State Supreme Court to hold weddings, retreats and other events on his propery.

A Milford man has been indicted in connection with a bank robbery in Stratham last February.


The investigation into the June 5 "Swatting" incident at a gas station in Stratham continues, and police and local businesses say the swatting trend is a costly one.

A woman from Salem riding a motorcycle was not seriously injured in an accident in Hooksett Sunday.

A man from Deering is facing DWI charges after a crash in Antrim that left him seriously injured.

A New Hampshire teen was killed in an accident in Florida on Friday.

5 people were arrested on heroin-related charges in Charlestown last week.

The Merrimack County Sheriff is on leave after crashing his cruiser near his home in Northfield a week ago.


The NHRA New England Nationals were held in Epping this weekend.


A report presented to town officials in Milford suggests that the benefits of the proposed natural gas pipeline by Kinder-Morgan are outweighed by the harm it would do.

The new WalMart Supercenter being built in Manchester is expected to add about 110 jobs.

Other News

Dartmouth College held its commencement exercises over the weekend.

A Merrimack High School student with autism, who originally was not going to be allowed to walk at last weekend's graduation ceremonies, did get to take part after a compromise was reached with administrators.

A memorial service was held to honor a Navy SEAL from Exeter whose helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan 10 years ago.

Female riders are also among those hitting the road for Laconia Motorcycle Week.

The New Hampshire Audubon is reporting a pair of Puffins on the Isle of Shoals.

Nashua has a new downtown boat launch that's great for kayakers, though some say it's not so great for parking.

National and World News

Another friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev accused of misleading investigators is scheduled to be sentenced this week.

Investigators say that the two men who escaped from a maximum-security state prison used power tools that belonged to contractors working in the prison.

The mother of a man linked to an attack on the police headquarters in Dallas is speaking out.

A spacecraft that landed on a comet-then went silent for 7 months-has finally woken up.

CVS is buying Target's chain of pharmacies.

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