Jan 20, 2015 4:54 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015


Stories that have us clicking on NH1.com

Excitement-and anxiety-among fans over the Pats' latest trip to the Super Bowl.

A few storylines for you to watch (and hear about endlessly over the next 2 weeks) leading up to Pats-Seahawks. Gronk's got his own take on the issue.

We apparently can't have nice things-first Spygate, now "deflategate" is marring the Pats' victory that's sending the team to its 6th Super Bowl in the Brady-Belichick era.

A Somersworth printing business is your source for Pats AFC Championship T-Shirts.

Crews in Salem battled a fire at a home Tuesday morning.

Indictments for a man accused of scammng several Seacoast-area churches.

The man who's charged with forcing a woman into prositution in Portsmouth is also facing an indictment.

Police are searching for the driver after a Concord teen was struck by a bicycle last Wednesday.

The victim in a Monday morning fire in Nashua has been identified.

Two families are out of their homes after a Monday morning fire at an apartment building in Manchester.

A man is facing charges after an attempted robbery of a convenience store in Manchester.

Charges for a woman accused of stealing from multiple stores in Nashua.

Though others might shy away from them, Senator Kelly Ayotte says she embraces town hall forums.

Community groups gathered to mark Martin Luther King Day in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire's history with Martin Luther King Day made it something of an outcast-our Kevin Landrigan explains.

You don't see this every day: fire crews were called to rescue a horse that got stuck in a cement feed trough in the town of Goshen.

Lots of focus on the Pats, but the Bruins have been tapped to host another NHL Winter Classic.

The first summer colony on New Hampshire's Squam Lake has been named to the National Register of Historic Places.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser is in Washington today as President Obama delivers his annual State of the Union address. He'll have live reports this evening at 5, 6, and 10 pm on WBIN-TV.

The arson trial of ex-Peterborough firefighter Gregory Potter resumes this morning in Strafford County Superior Court.

The trial of James Robarge continues in Newport-the Vermont man's accused of killing his wife on the day she filed for divorce.

Jury selection continues in Boston for the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bomber.

A hearing being held this morning at the State House in Concord discussing cutting the business profits tax. All 14 GOP Senators support it. It's at 9am.

Tonight at 7pm, Portsmouth City Councilors will hear about a proposal to build a wastewater treatment plant at Pease International Tradeport.

Top News from around New Hampshire

The lawyer of the Whitefield mother who turned herself in last fall after 10 years in hiding says the woman's daughter should be allowed to provide videotaped testimony because seeing her biological father is traumatized.

After last year's nearby rioting, organizers of Keene's Pumpkin Festival are proposing a new way to split up the costs of public safety.

Town officials in Milford have voted to establish a task force to review the proposed Kinder-Morgan pipeline.


The filing period for 2015 local political offices begins tomorrow.

Weeks before a medical marijuana dispensaries open, New Hampshire appears to be getting ready to issue ID cards to qualified patients.

A political aide to two New Hampshire Senators is being remembered after dying of lung cancer over the weekend.

Thursday's Town Council meeting in Merrimack will include a presentation on the Kinder-Morgan pipeline proposal.

A special election will need to be held in Manchester after the passing of Alderman Ed Osbourne last week.

A new report has identified problems and necessary repairs at Nashua's aging wastewater treatment plant.

A Portsmouth firefighter will be Senator Jeanne Shaheen's guest at tonight's State of the Union Speech in Washington.


Two people have been indicted for setting up and robbing a man who ended up running from a motel room naked while being chased by a pit bull in Salem.

An indictment for a Newmarket man charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.

A Seabrook man charged after a standoff with police in November has been indicted. The police chief's handling of this standoff later came under scrutiny from the police officer's union.

Motions and rulings abound as a 2013 home break-in and attack case nears trial.


A Bradford family is safe after being chased from their home by fire last night.

Police in Manchester are investigating the robbery of a restaurant Saturday night.

A sleeping NH man was injured by an out-of-control box truck at a rest stop on I=91 during Monday morning's icy conditions.


Fairpoint and the city of Concord have quietly settled a tax discrimination lawsuit.

Another Main Street business in Nashua is moving on.

Nashua's city clerk says would-be Uber drivers need a license if they plan to pick up fares in the city.


Hanover native Hannah Kearney has won the Dual Moguls World Championship.

Other News

Dartmouth is weighing the value of Greek life in the wake of sexual assault allegations.

An injured loon was found by construction workers in Exeter last week and is now in the care of NH Fish & Game.

A bacon-scented lottery ticket? Sure.

A race honoring fallen Brentwood Police Officer Steven Arkell is set for April.

Alex Preston is up for a New England Music Award.

A Rochester man is looking for funds to get a prosthetic leg after a bizzare ailment cost him his foot.

National and World News

Terrorist group Islamic State is now threatening to kill a pair of Japanese hostages unless they receive $200 million.

The world economy may be worse off than we thought.

And more cheery news: The wealthiest 1% will have as much as the other 99% very soon.

1 person is dead after an overpass collapse in Cincinnati.

A selfie with two beauty pageant contestants is causing an international uproar.

6 people are missing after a fire gutted a mansion in Anapolis Monday.

This is why everyone hates Pats fans: apparently the team's track record of success is hurting Super Bowl ticket sales.

What happened to Tiger Woods' tooth?

A 3-day gaming binge apparently was too much for a man found dead in a Taiwan internet cafe.


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