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All Things New Hampshire-Monday, March 30, 2015

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We're expecting to hear more about the discovery of 3 bodies at a home in Bedford on Saturday. The Attorney General says there's no person of interest nor a threat to the public. There's grief counseling planned at one elementary school. The Superintendent has sent a letter to the community.

One of two suspects has been arrested in connection with the theft of a cash box from some Girl Scouts in Rochester.

A Henniker home has been left unsalvageable after a 2-alarm fire.

An illegal turn led to a crash at the Hampton tolls.

An officer in Grafton County has been arrested on heroin charges.

New Hampshire is expecting a flood of claims after a record winter.

The Granite State is hoping to join with other New England states to fight ocean pollution.

Colby-Sawyer College has begun a program for students who live in campus housing to maintain the same tuition and room and board rates for four years.

Tomorrow's the deadline to get your bobhouse off the ice.

Moose lottery applications are being accepted through May 29.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

President Obama is headlining the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, a facility that includes a full-size replica of the chamber where the late Massachusetts Democratic senator served for 47 years. Vice President Joseph Biden also is attending Monday's ceremonies. NH1 News Political Director Paul Steinhauser is there.

Nashua's school board will hold a meeting tonight. One of things they'll discuss is possibly combining hockey teams at Nashua and Souhegan High School.

Top News

A lawyer of a man connected to the home in Bedford where three suspicious bodies were found Saturday says he got a distraught phone call from his client. That man, who co-owns a gun shop, has been described as friendly and personable.

A new study suggests taxes in New Hampshire and Massachusetts are more similar than you think.

State aid to schools in cities and towns around New Hampshire could be impacted by the proposed budget plan being debated at the State House.

More than 500 parents of students in Manchester have opted out of having their children take the Smarter Balanced assessment test.

A state assessment of the mental health of a woman who left a huge inheritance to a Portsmouth police officer has turned up inconclusive.

Some roadwork near the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has led to some grumbling for Kittery residents as workers detour through their town. Meanwhile, the workforce is at its highest level in 20 years. Here's a look at Shipyard workers by town.


Texas Senator Ted Cruz continued his New Hampshire visit on Saturday.

Potential Democratic presidential candidate and former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley will be back in New Hampshire Tuesday.

Young conservatives gathered at a leadership conference in Nashua over the weekend.

A repeal of the "buffer zone" law around facilities that perform abortions in New Hampshire is headed to a Senate vote Tuesday.

A bill that's being discussed in Concord could mean utility poles cost towns around NH big bucks.

You may soon be able to refill your beer growler at restaurants and retailers.

A lawyer for Uber is suggesting changes to the Portsmouth's proposed ordinance that would regulate both taxis and the ride-sharing service.

State officials say they want to work with the Croydon School District over the issue of school choice. Croydon has been paying tutition for students attending private schools, which may be at odds with state policy.

Should the head of Pembroke Academy be called a headmaster or a principal? The school board's getting ready to debate it.

An "Aldermanic Review" meeting in Nashua has raised some eyebrows.

The deadline is approaching to enter the Nashua Mayor's race.

The town administrator in Auburn who resigned may be returning to the job.


A judge has ruled that New Durham town officials have acted properly in hiring a new police chief.

A court has upheld the conviction of a New Hampshire woman accused of lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide.

There's a legal battle in Pelham over a fire station roof.


A Nashua man is facing charges after police say he fired his handgun outdoors.

Police have dropped charges against a Merrimack teen accused of assaulting and tasering her sister.

Ever wake up and think to yourself, "I'm going to rob a bank today?" A man in Milford claims that happened to him.

A surge of burglaries in Goffstown have led to police to call for an ordinance to help crack down on the sale of stolen goods.

A Manchester woman was arrested at Livingston Park on heroin charges.

A faulty toaster is being blamed for a fire in Meredith.


Gas prices are largely stable in the Granite State.

Warmer water means smelt fishing is becoming challenging in the Great Bay.

New Hampshire candy shops have been busy with demand for Easter candy as the holiday approaches.

Other News

If you're going to the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester-leave your selfie stick at home.

Downtown Nashua is getting ready to spruce things up after the long cold winter.

A 7th grader from Kearsarge is headed to the National Geography Bee championship.

Manchester held its St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday.


Let's hope Tom Brady doesn't do too many more cliff dives after this one caught on video.

The Celtics lost ground in the playoff chase after a loss last night.

A big win for the Bruins last night in their playoff chase.

The projected starting catcher for the Red Sox is going on the DL, and they've made a trade to fill the void.

National and World

1 person is dead after attempting to ram a gate at the National Security Agency.

Officials say a Boston police officer shot during a traffic stop last week is improving after hours of surgery.

Two bodies have been found at the site of last Thursday's gas explosion in New York City.

The co-pilot who intentionally crashed a German plane into the French Alps had a history of suicidal tendencies.

It's crunch time for nuclear talks with Iran.

The prosecution is expected to rest in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

The fiance of Aaron Hernandez continues to testify in his murder trial.

There's a backlash over a joke Jaime Foxx told last night at an awards show.


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