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All Things New Hampshire: Thursday, Jan. 8, 2014


Stories that have us clicking on NH1.com

On one of the coldest nights of the season so far, we took a look at where you could be losing heat in your home.

Extra shelters have been opened around the state in response to the cold weather, and a number of school systems have delays.

Ahead of her inauguration for a second term today, Gov. Maggie Hassan sat down with NH1's Paul Steinhauser and Kevin Landrigan to discuss her upcoming term.

Health officials have confirmed the first flu death of the season in New Hampshire.

Local politicians are speaking out against Tuesday's terror attack that left 12 people dead at a French satirical newspaper.

A man police call a "good Samaritan" is being credited with returning a rifle lost by a Salem Police Officer. NH1's Jenna Abate spoke to the city resident hours after the rifle was returned.

Somersworth's Police Chief had a pretty easy time tracking down a man who got into an accident with him Monday, then drove off.

Jury selection dates have been set for a pair of Manchester brothers accused in a drive-by shooting in Nashua.

Tobacco sales to minor in New Hampshire were up slightly in 2014.

NH1's Shari Small takes a look at the best and worst diets to make your New Year's resolution with in 2015

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

Portsmouth's Parking and Traffic Safety Committee is meeting this morning in City Hall-they'll be discussing some recommendations made by the Pierce Island Committee to make the area safer after a dog was struck by a car on the island.

Governor Hassan takes the oath of office for her 2nd term today. (Yesterday's editon of All Things New Hampshire incorrectly said it was Wednesday; my apologies for the error.)

Epping's Planning Board has scheduled a 6pm meeting tonight to take up the issue of a proposed medical marijuana dispensary, which some residents have expressed concerns over.

Top News

Republicans continue to be at odds with each other as the new session of the legislature got underway Wednesday.

Manchester Police say they're encouraged by a drop in burglary and robbery arrests in 2014, even though drug arrests are way up.

The Department of Health and Human Services is reviewing a correction plan submitted by the Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center, accused in a report last fall of mistreatment of patients.

A Seabrook police officer fired over accusations of brutality is looking for his job back.

The former Town Administrator in Derry is on trial after being accused of exposing himself to a satellite TV salesman.

Owners of an exotic dance club in Gilford say they're being singled out for code violations that have kept the club closed for months, but local officials say they're just doing their job.


The House Finance Chair says balancing the budget will require "tough choices".

A seacoast legislator is proposing a bill that would prevent organizations like Planned Parenthood from receiving state funding.

$200,000 has been raised for today's inaugural with the Governor.

The state's settled another case of violation of telemarketer laws, and says it's a widespread problem.

After the mayor admitted she "dropped the ball" on its lease, the city of Nashua has taken over Jackson Falls Dam.

Hudson officials are considering ways to manage private functions at Benson Park this summer.

On the heels of a proposed large new campground in town, Canterbury is considering drafting a campground ordinance.


A man accused in the murder of a Madbury teen could make bail if the state can't provide enough convincing evidence he was involved.

A man convicted of kidnapping his girlfriend last January and terrorizing her was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

The arson trial of a former on-call Peterborough firefighter is underway.

A Massachusetts man accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year old in Salem wants a judge to rule statements he made to police inadmissable.

Troy's town welfare administrator has pleaded not guilty to charges she misused town funds and forged a check.

One of 4 people accused of ransacking a grave in Colebrook has pleaded guilty and may be asked to help a cemetery caretaker as part of his sentence.


After a case of flying ice damaging her windshield while driving on I-93 Monday, a woman wants you to know there's a law about that sort of thing.

2 more drug deaths have been blamed on Fentanyl in Portsmouth.

Two people have been accused of selling cocaine in Claremont near a school.

2 people were arrested at a Merrimack outlet last month, and police say they were found with over 100 credit cards.

A Nashua man's been charged after an altercation with a man that left the victim with a serious head injury.

A Dover man's been charged with stealing from cars in Exeter.

A Keene man convicted of having sex with dogs is facing a probation violation for going online to contact dog owners.

A man is facing charges connected to a burglary at Campers Inn in Merrimack, and may be invovled in a 2nd burglary there.

Officers in Rochester were honored yesterday for helping to save the lives of people who had overdosed on drugs.

A hole in a wood stove's been blamed for a fire at a home in Sunapee Monday.

Investigators say a fire in Pittsfield was caused by improper burning materials in a wood stove.

An underage drinking party led to three arrests in New Durham.


State officials are projecting job growth along the seacoast and Manchester to lead the way in New Hampshire over the next 10 years.

Starting in February, a well-known energy supplier in New Hampshire will be going by a new name.

They filed for bankruptcy last fall, but GTAT wants approval to give some executives bonuses.

Good news for greater Nashua: it's got the lowest jobless rate in the Boston area.

Domino's is hiring 1,000 people around New England.

Teen apparel company Wet Seal has closed its store at the Mall of New Hampshire, and a number of other stores around the country.


The Bruins pulled one out in overtime against Pittsburgh.

The Celtics took care of the Brooklyn Nets last night.

Other News

Salvation Army bell-ringers in Nashua found a valuable surprise in their kettle.

Is Russian Dressing (created by a man in Nashua) on its way out?

Several seacoast-area schools rank in the statewide top 10.


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