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All Things New Hampshire: Thursday, June 11, 2015


Matthew Dion, charged with killing his parents and burning their home in Manchester in March of 2014, will make his first New Hampshire court appearance on Friday.

An emotional public service announcement spotlight the cost of texting while driving on one New Hampshire family is being released just before the state's new hands-free law goes into effect.

Seniors at Concord High School have new class T-shirts after the originals were scrapped due to some under-the-radar changes to artwork that some considered racist.

The grandmother of 3 year-old Brielle Gage has set up a foundation in memory of her granddaughter, whose mother is charged with her murder in Nashua last November.

Medical Marijuana has cleared another hurdle in New Hampshire, but for the vendors who won their bids to open one of four planned facilities, the real work is just beginning.

3 men from New York are facing drug charges after a bust in Manchester.

Investigators have determined that the engineer of the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia was not on his phone just before the crash.

Fox News has modified its debate plans after a group of prominent New Hampshire Republicans objected to limiting the field for the first nationally televised debate to just 10.

The wife of Rand Paul is on the campaign trail with her husband, and spoke with NH1 News.

Police in Manchester have charged a woman they say kicked, bit, and spit at officers after rolling her car early Wednesday morning.

2 adults are facing charges in Nashua, accused of dealing drugs in front of a child.

Hudson police have charged a woman from Derry with trespassing.

Portsmouth officials are proposing an ordinance change that would set guidelines for the regulation of ride-sharing services like Uber.

The Manchester Monarchs are in the Calder Cup Finals, but you can't watch the games on regular TV. Here's the step-by-step process to check out the action.

A Dover teenager has a big decision to make after being selected in the Major League Baseball draft.

In regrettable caught on camera news, two women were videotaped in a brawl in a Walmart in Indiana that went on for several minutes with no security guards interfering.

A golf course in Boston and an "urban wild" area in a city park are getting some new landscapers, who work pretty cheap.

Several roads in Portsmouth are closing for Market Square Day.

Today's NH1 Top 5: The top 5 restaurants with outdoor seating in the Lakes Region.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

David Caplin, one of two men accused in the 1988 murder of a same-sex couple in Nashua, will appear in court today on a probable cause hearing.

Kevin Concannon, the undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, is taking part in a discussion of hunger issues at the Foundation for Seacoast Health in Portsmouth on Thursday.

Representatives from a number of groups are gathering at the State House today to call on Governor Hassan to veto a bill requiring people to live in New Hampshire for 30 days before they can register to vote.

The kickoff press conference for Laconia Motorcycle Week is being held this morning at 11am at Weirs Beach.

Tonight is the makeup date for the girls' lacrosse Division 1 championship between Bishop Guertin and Exeter High. The Exeter girls are playing with a little extra motivation-it's their first trip to the title game since the death of former coach and Brentwood Police officer Stephen Arkell, killed in the line of duty last May.

A candlelight vigil will be held tonight at 8pm in Milton for Jessica McCassie, the 19 year-old who died in a crash in Candia earlier this week and was battling a heroin addiction.

Top News

The Manchester Union-Leader is holding its own presidential candidates forum the same night as Fox News Channel's controversial televised debate with just 10 candidates planned on stage.

NH Senate and House leaders say they'll get a budget deal done, dismissing speculation about a possible government shutdown if a budget isn't passed.

We're learning more about Matthew Dion's life on the run from murder charges from two Florida families who took him in.

A former Hillsboro Selectman, already facing charges for the rape of a teen, is now facing charges he intentionally tried to crash a bus with school kids on board into a brick wall.

Advocates for domestic violence victims say a one-day snapshot of services provided in New Hampshire points out the need for additional funding.

Skateboarding has been banned at Portsmouth High School after reports of damage.


Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas is stepping back from the role of lead negotiator with the city's unions.

Once again, Nashua aldermen have postponed a decision on a controversial ordinance intended to regulate panhandling.

Dover's City Council has approved the purchase of surveillance cameras to monitor the city's water plants.

One Portsmouth City Councilor is calling for city to eliminate its police commission.

Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina stopped in Hudson as she continues her multi-day visit to the Granite State.


The prosecution and defense have both filed motions seeking sanctions on each other as the trial of Genevieve Kelley, the Whitefield mom accused of taking her daughter out of the country 10 years ago during a custody dispute, draws closer.

A Manchester man has admitted to selling heroin to an undercover member of an FBI task force.

Key evidence, including blood-alcohol tests, will be tossed as evidence from the upcoming case of Remy Gross-Santos, the Portsmouth teen accused of hitting two women in Hampton.

A former Sports Editor for the Portsmouth Herald has been indicted on charges he tried to download child pornography from his home computer last year.

A convicted sex offender is headed back to prison after being convicted of violating his registry status by caring for a 5 year-old.


A man has been charged with assaulting police officers in Hampton.

A dog is being credited with helping a woman get out of a home after a fire started in an attached garage in Milford Wednesday.

A Vermont man was injured after his truck rolled over several times on Route 101 in Raymond.

Police in Lee have identified the man they say stole contraceptive medication from a drugstore in town.

An electrical outlet is likely the cause of a fire at a home in Hampstead.

A woman found dead in a snowbank in Portsmouth months ago died of hypothermia, according to newly released test results.


The real estate market along the Seacoast is keeping up its strong pace in 2015.

The Public Utilities Commission will hold hearings on the "grand bargain" between the state and Eversource energy that was hammered out by lawmakers.

The CEO of a Nashua company has been named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year in New England.

The owner of the company that announced plans to open an electronic cigarette manufacturing plant in Colebrook, then dropped those plans, now says the initiative is on hold.

Local aerospace and defense firms gathered in Concord Wednesday.


The Manchester Monarchs dropped game 3 of their Calder Cup Finals series to the Utica Comets, 3-2.

The Chicago Blackhawks have evened the Stanley Cup Finals at 2 games each with last night's win over Tampa Bay.

There may be a heir apparent to longtime UNH Men's Hockey Coach Dick Umile.

Other News

As developers move forward at the Balsam's resort, a man who used to work there is offering advice on how to handle the more than 50-year tradition of midnight voting.

A woman in Hampstead and a Nashua business owner are teaming up to help victims of the war in Syria.

Packaged bones intended to be a treat for your dog could actually have potentially deadly consequences.

A man from Concord, armed with only a stroller, is attempting a 3200-mile cross-country run.

A porcupine was rescued from the summit of Mount Washington.

Construction of a new outdoor pool at UNH is on schedule.

Paramedics in Newmarket delivered a baby in an ambulance recently.

National and World News

The hunt for the two men wanted for escaping a maximum security prison in upstate New York has now extended into Vermont. A highway in New York has been shut down as the manhunt continues.

A Massachusetts man fighting with Kurdish forces against the militant Islamic State group has been killed.

Acura has recalled two models of SUVs over concerns about a glitch in its automatic braking system.

A Chicago address appears to be the focal point of the investigation into a celebrity photo-hacking scandal.

A former Cosby kid is now a co-host of "The View".

Everbody relax-the Homer and Marge split being teased by "Simpsons" creators may be short-lived.


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