Apr 21, 2015 8:30 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, April 21, 2015


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Runners and fans from NH were on hand for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon. Check out our photo gallery from Monday's Boston Marathon.

We've also got lists of the top 5 mens finishers from New Hampshire, as well as the top 5 womens finishers in the Granite State.

How well was your city or town represented in the race? We have some of the numbers. And did you know it's been more than 100 years since a New Hampshire runner took top prize in the Marathon?

Heavy rain Monday night into Tuesday morning has led to flooding concerns for some homeowners.

Hillary Clinton was in New Hampshire Monday, and defended her family against charges of favoritism.

Ohio Governor John Kasich has made a big step towards a potential 2016 run.

New estimates meanMedicaid costs are expected to rise in the state's next 2-year budget.

All of New England's Governors were in Connecticut talking energy-except for Governor Maggie Hassan.

The long, cold winter now comes with an official bill for the state DOT, and New Hampshire's snow removal budget went $9 million in the red. After being arrested in Atlanta recently, the husband of Genevieve Kelley has been indicted in connection with the taking of Kelley's daughter during a custody dispute dating back to 2005.

Jury selection is underway in the trial of former Lee man shot by police responding to a domestic incident at his home.

Work's already underway, but the groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday for Concord's Main Street redesign project. Cows. At the Mall of New Hampshire. Not a joke.

Miss New Hampshire says she's ready to crown her successor next month.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

Sentencing for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins today. Tsarnaev is facing the death penalty.

It's day 2 of Hillary Clinton's visit to New Hampshire. She'll be at NHTI in Concord this morning for a roundtable with students and educators.

Tristan Wolunsky will be back in court along the Seacoast. He's accused in the murder of a Madbury teen last June.

Today is Crime Victims’ Rights Day, being held at Red River Theatres in Concord. The day-long series of events will honor all victims of crime.

Among the issues being discussed at the State House today: A bill that would aid the plans to renovate the Balsams Resort.

There's also several medical marijuana-related bills being considered, including one that adds several illnesses under the list of approved conditions under NH's "therapeutic use of cannabis" law.

There's also a hearing on a bill related to the licensing of casinos in New Hampshire.

Governor Hassan will attend an event in Concord recognizing the efforts of HomeHelpNH, the state's foreclosure counseling initiative, which was launched in 2013 and is entering its third and final year of funding.

Heidi Jo Friedman will be laid to rest at the New Hampshire State Veterans' Cemetery. Friedman was killed April 12 in a crash in Virgina Beach while serving with the U.S. Navy. Nashua residents have a chance to weigh in at a public meeting tonight about traffic safety at the intersection of Indian Rock and Pine Hill roads and Coburn Avenue.

Top News

A CNN poll suggests 53% of Americans think Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should face the death penalty.

An Exeter family is OK after the basement walls of their home collapsed last night. A reward has been offered in connection with a sucker-punch incident caught on camera in Dover.

A student in Milford was removed from school after the discovery of a so-called "hit list". Supervised visits have been allowed for a Nashua mother accused of breaking her infant sons leg and ankle.

An arbitrator has upheld the firing of a former Seabrook Police officer accused of unecessarily pepper-spraying a suspect.

The owners of a 10 month-old dog in Newmarket are trying to track down the owner of dogs that left their puppy with a dozen bites after an attack last week.

Who steals an ice cream truck? Police are looking for one such thief in Manchester.


The Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen is expected to vote Tuesday calling on the restoration of funding for the next phase of the plan to bring commuter rail to the city.

Supporters of legalizing pot braved the rain to light upon the steps of the State House Monday at 4:20pm.

The city of Nashua is asking to revise wasterwater regulations that impact its treatment facility.

The Manchester school district says there was no wrongdoing by the principal of the Hallsville Elementary School after a parent voiced concern about an anti-bullying lesson in one class.

An independent report suggests that Manchester isn't properly accounting for a $5 vehicle registration surcharge fee.

A month before a scheduled open house, work on renovations for Portsmouth Middle School are still not complete, and the contractor has been put on notice.

Uber has gotten another 90-day extension to operate in Portsmouth as the debate on how to regulate the ride-sharing service drags on.


Scott Kelley may return to New Hampshire just a few days before his wife's trial on charges related to the disappearance of her daughter for nearly 10 years.

3 brothers have been indicted in a Portsmouth kidnapping case, accused of holding a knife to a woman's neck while holding her against her will in her car.

A Newmarket man has been indicted in the drug-related death of a Portsmouth woman.

There's a new court date for a man facing animal cruelty charges after being accused of shooting a dog through the neck.

Citing rule violations governing charitable groups, the state has blocked a Manchester man's effort to build a state veterans' museum.


Police in Manchester have identified two people who died of overdoses over the weekend.

A Nashua man is facing felony drug charges after a 4 month-long investigation.

A man already on the state's sex offender registry is facing more charges after being accused of a "lewd act" during a massage in Portsmouth.

Police in Dover have charged an ex-employee of an apartment complex with burglary after they found him inside the rental office with a bandana over his face.

A woman in Dover has been charged with using a Texas ID in a cash-advance scam at a local bank.

A moving company worker from Rochester has been charged with trying to pawn rings stolen from a home in Dover.

There's perjury charges against a woman who applied for a public defender in a Salem case-prosecutors say she lied about her income to get the free legal help.

No major problems reported in Keene in the wake of Keene State College's spring weekend, and no sign of Finnarage either.

Sunday afternoon State Police diffused several chemical bombs found in soda bottles in a driveway in Lyndeborough.

Salem Police say they're ready to patrol for seat belt violations on Memorial Day weekend.


The Chief of the Small Business Administration paid a visit to Manchester for a roundtable discussion Monday.

A Rollinsford sign-making buisness could be facing some fines from OSHA, accused of exposing workers to chemicals.

An appliance store that's been in business in Nashua for 91 years has been sold.


A Patriot lineman has revealed he was battling testicular cancer last season.

Other news

An Epping teacher who died while waiting for a second heart transplant will have a school gym dedicated in his memory.

A man who spent 30 months living in a teepee outside his home in memory of his wife is getting ready to move on.

A former soup kitchen in Nashua may become the new home for Habitat for Humanity.

A out-of-service fire truck from Salem may become part of a 9/11 memorial in New York.

Durham is getting ready to fix up several roads this summer.

A study suggests New Hampshire is the 7th most eco-friendly state.

With the rainy season here, watch out for salamanders and frogs on those local roads.

National and World The Oklahoma deputy charged after accidentally shooting a suspect in custody has pleaded not guilty in court.

A US Bishop has resigned after being accused of failing to report a church sex abuse case.

Blue Bell has pulled all of its products off shelves.

Government researchers report that breast cancer cases are projected to rise by as much as 50 percent by 2030.


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