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Jan 29, 2015 4:40 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015


For those of you looking for yesterday's All Things New Hampshire-we did one, but it went up very late Wednesday, and for that I apologize. It's available for you to view here.

Top stories that have us clicking on nh1.com:

More snow is on the way for Friday, though much less than what we got on Tuesday. NH1 weather anchor Jenna Abate's got the details.

The state's snow removal bill is a big one-$100,000 an hour.

The Seacoast dug out Wednesday from the blizzard.

Are you shoveling the right way? Here's some tips from Concord's fire chief.

Odd circumstances and bad luck helped lead to a snowmobile crash in Dalton.

6 people were taken to the hospital after being exposed to carbon monoxide poisoning in Fremont.

An accident in Concord led to an overnight power outage affecting several hundred customers.

Fish & Game officials are looking for someone who shot seven ducks in Fremont.

29 years after the Challenger disaster, the memory of Concord teacher Christa McAuliffe endures.

The New Hampshire GOP party is holding a Presidential candidate summit in April.

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

Jury selection resumes in the trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Opening arguments were set to begin in the murder trial of former Pats Tight End Aaron Hernandez, but some last-minute jury issues appear to be holding things up.

In Arizona, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are both holding media availabilities this morning.

A hearing is being held in Concord today on a bill that would do away with a permit for concealed weapons in New Hampshire.

Another State House hearing will discuss proposed rules barring hunters from using drones and live cameras.

Darmouth's President will be addressing his plan to combat issues of sexual assault, excessive drinking and a lack of inclusivity at the college campus.

James Winnehem will be in court Thursday-he's accused of robbing a bank in Dover back in November, and is facing separate charges for a bank robbery in Manchester as well.

Congressman Frank Guinta spoke this morning at a meeting of the New England Council in Bedford.

Merrimack's Town Council will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss the Kinder-Morgan natural gas pipeline proposal.

The beloved Portsmouth restaurant Friendly Toast is re-opening today after renovations.

Top News

8 people were taken to the hospital this morning after a carbon monoxide scare at an Exeter condominium complex.

A Newton mother is on trial, accused of breaking several of her daughter's bones during a "tug-of-war" in October of 2013.

A fire destroyed a garage at a Londonderry auto salvage yard.

Portsmouth's Mayor wants a timeline of when the state will give blood tests for residents impacted by water from a contaminated well near Pease.

A new report is examining ways state government could be more efficient.

Dover was the snowfall winner in Strafford County, getting around 30 inches.


The state's gotten applications from 14 organizations looking to open medical marijuana dispensaries.

After a delay, and some conditions, the Governor's Executive Council has approved a state contract with Fairpoint.

A bill up for consideration in Concord would make auto inspections due every 2 years, instead of annually.

Homeless advocates are slamming a bill that would allow landlords to collect not just first month's rent and a security deposit, but last month's rent as well.

Opponents are speaking out against legislation that would change renewable energy laws-and perhaps make it easier for the Northern Pass project to move forward.

Not much enthusiasm for a bill that would require public employees and their contractors and subcontractors to verify an employee's legal working status .

The NH House is considering legislation that would create residency requirements for voters.

Derry is holding off on taking any action on a proposed panhandling ordinance while they wait for the Supreme Court to rule on the matter.

The fate of Sandown's Central Elementary School remains up in the air.

In the face of overwhelming opposition from residents, town officials in Meredith have abandoned a plan to install roundabouts to help ease traffic in town during the summer-problem is, there's no other solutions immediately on the horizon.

A Manchester Alderman's Facebook page seems to be positioning her for a run for Mayor.


A new trial for a child rape suspect in Merrimack County is underway.

Students attending a party with former firefighter and accused arsonist Gregory Potter testified about his behavior during his trial Wednesday.

Prison time for a man charged with assaulting a developmentally disabled teen girl in Barrington back in 2010.

An indictment for a man accused of choking a woman and breaking her nose in Durham.


A Manchester man's been charged with raping a 12-year old girl after a New Year's party in Newmarket.

aThe death of a hiker at Purgatory Falls in Mont Vernon has been ruled a drowning.

A pretty long way to run in a blizzard for a suspect wanted for damaging his grandparent's vehicle-and he got caught anyway.

A man is facing charges for brandishing a knife during a parking dispute in Nashua.

A Manchester man is facing charges he assaulted his pregnant girlfriend.

A teen's been charged with stealing several guns in Concord today.

A snowmobile accident in Errol left one man hurt Wednesday.


A judge is being asked to reject millions of dollars of bonuses for GT Advanced, currently in bankruptcy protection.

A proposed go-kart facility at an old Shaw's Supermarket building has gotten the go-ahead in Merrimack.


Tom Brady's got a cold, but says everyone needs to chill out about it.

A nice story out of Boston, where someone cleaned up the Boston Marathon finish line during the height of Tuesday's storm.

A loss for the Celtics in Minnesota last night.

Other News

Sure, Tuesday's snow was a lot, but it's the Blizzard of '78 that is the standard by which all other storms are measured.

Talk about bad luck: A Manchester man got his stolen car back-but also got a $125 towing bill.

Nashua is reporting a pair of "blizzard babies" born during the height of the storm.

A state trooper gave a pleasant surprise to a group of Chinese tourists during Tuesday's storm-turns out he's fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

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