Nov 30, 2015 5:13 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Monday, November 30, 2015

Police in Manchester say 1 person is dead after an accident involving drunk driving on Sunday.

A driver was killed in a 1-car crash in Jefferson over the weekend.

A man in Tamworth was killed when his tractor rolled over on him Friday night.

Rescuers were kept busy on Saturday with two different distress calls from hikers in the White Mountains.

Nashua police arrested a man accused of assaulting his ex-wife. A second Nashua man is also facing domestic violence charges after a separate incident last week.

Two dogs were rescued from a stretch of Interstate 93 in Salem on Saturday-one of them 50 feet inside a culvert.

A big endorsement for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, picking up support from the New Hampshire Union-Leader as well as from a pair of influential Republican power brokers in the state.

Presidential candidates will get to talk to voters in Iowa and New Hampshire at the same time with a "Tech Town Hall" scheduled next week.

NH1's Kevin Landrigan gives out his 2015 Turkey Awards in this week's NH1 Political Report.

The Patriots' undefeated season is over, dropping a 30-24 overtime decision to the Broncos-but the big news is the health of TE Rob Gronkowski, who left the game with a knee injury.

A UNH-sponsored aquaculture project has been teaching fisherman how to grow steelhead trout, mussels and sea kelp together on floating rafts in the Piscataqua River.

Thousands turned out in Nashua for Saturday's 22nd annual holiday stroll.

Keene State College is getting national recognition for its efforts to reduce food waste.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Fresh off his big endorsement from the Union-Leader, Republican Presidential candidate Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting in Loudon.

Republican Presidential candidate and Florida Senator Marco Rubio holds a town hall meeting in Laconia this afternoon. This evening Rubio attends a barbecue hosted by former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown in Rye.

Democratic Presidential candidate and former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley tours Velcro Companies in Manchester today. Later he hosts a town hall in North Conway and a meet-and-greet in Somersworth.

Jury selection gets underway today for Kyle Witty. Witty is accused of killing a woman after driving through a red light in Merrimack in 2014.

Today is the first day for new school start times in Manchester, a side effect of the new teacher's contract that was approved earlier this year.

A Nashua committee of aldermen investigating substandard housing conditions at the city's large rooming houses meets today at the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter.

Top News

A recent Supreme Court ruling has opened the door for 850 convicted sex offenders in New Hampshire to petition to get off the state's registry, and that has lawmakers looking for ways to change the law.

St. Paul's Prep graduate Owen Labrie is appealing the decision to have him register as a sex offender for life after his conviction for sexually assaulting a teenage classmate in May of 2014.

Autopsy results are still pending 4 months after the death of an infant at a shelter in Greenland.

State Police and other officials are skeptical of the recently rolled-out "ANGEL" initiative in Gloucester, Massachusetts, which asks police to look the other way when those possessing drugs come to them to seek help with treatment.

December is tomorrow and homeless advocates in Concord are concerned that there is no clear plan in the city for a shelter or other emergency accommodations for the homeless this winter.

The "Uber Grandma" is enjoying her newfound notoriety, as she continues to fight against a city ordinance regulating ride-sharing services.

Competency-based learning is gaining traction in New Hampshire schools.


An Epping man has been indicted on multiple drug charges involving marijuana and opiate pain medication.

A judge will hear arguments this week and will decide whether to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the city over the vote taken to ratify a new contract with city teachers.

A 17 year-old from Rochester has been indicted on charges he was driving drunk in November of last year when his vehicle crashed, seriously injuring 4 passengers.

A Dover man is protesting his conviction on charges he sold marijuana to an undercover police officer-he says police got the wrong guy.


The New Hampshire Union-Leader has endorsed New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for the Republican Presidential primary.

Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton visits Dover on Thursday.

A group of New Hampshire lawmakers is asking for an audit of the state’s sex offender treatment program to deal with a reported backlog of inmates awaiting mandatory psychosexual therapy.

Portsmouth city officials continue to grapple with the issue of regulating short-term rentals of property through services like Airbnb.


A New York man is facing charges he drove drunk in Epping the night before Thanksgiving, then shoved a state trooper so hard it damaged a fender.

Police believe the man who stole baby formula from a pair of Wal-Mart stores is likely using it to "cut" heroin.

Police in Laconia were able to use Narcan to revive an overdose victim, after those with her tried to do it by tossing her into a nearby river.


The Appalachian Mountain Club is releasing an economic impact report that they say shows the value of its huts as they propose a new hut be built in the White Mountains.

Other News

Manchester moves to new odd-even parking rules Tuesday morning.

The Catholic Diocese in New Hampshire is backing off a November 30th deadline to sell a historic mansion that most recently served as a convent.

A longtime local advocate for veterans and dealing with their mental health issues is in need of a kidney transplant.

A fundraiser was held on Sunday for a local infant fighting leukemia.

A local film production team is pitching their own ad in the "Crash the Super Bowl" crowd-sourcing contest hosted by Doritos.

The Yankee Flyer mural is back in its familiar home in downtown Nashua.


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