Jun 16, 2015 9:30 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, June 16, 2015


Expanding aid for pre-school programs was a focus of Hillary Clinton's latest visit to New Hampshire, her first appearances open to the public since she launched her campaign.

A Sunapee man survived a late-night break-in and robbery attempt, and talked about it with NH1's Jenna Abate.

The trial of Remy Gross-Santos, accused of driving drunk and hitting two women in Hampton last year, got underway Monday.

Manchester police are investigating 3 armed robberies that happened over the weekend.

Police in Belmont say a drunken argument led to a stabbing in an apartment.

A nurse whose license was suspended in New Hampshire is now under arrest on drug-related charges.

A rock-climber is expected to survive after a 50-foot fall while climbing Cathedral Ledge in North Conway.

Jeb Bush officially entered the race for President, kicking off his campaign in Florida.

Ted Cruz edged Carly Fiorina in a straw poll held by the NH Federation of Republican Women.

Budget talks are off to a slow start this week in Concord.

Longtime GOP activist Matt Mayberry has been confirmed as the NH GOP's Vice Chairman.

Former New York Governor George Pataki, already a longshot in his race to be the GOP nominee for President, is facing a new challenge: dealing with his son-in-law's stroke.

Critics of the state's new hands-free driving law, which takes effect in 2 weeks, say it won't help make New Hampshire roads any safer.

Video from Maine shows the moment when cars on a children's roller coaster became separated, causing an accident with kids on board.

Higher lobster prices are challenging restaurants on the Seacoast.

A New Hampshire man is being recognized for his work on protective sports equipment and injury prevention.

Rain or shine, the Laconia Motorcycle week carries on.

It's expected to be a record-setting year for New Hampshire lottery scratch ticket sales.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

A day after officially kicking off his 2016 Presidential campaign, Jeb Bush will be in New Hampshire attending a rally in Derry.

Donald Trump is expected to announce his plans today. The businessman and reality TV star has been toying with the idea of a GOP run for the White House for months.

Lawmakers in Concord will begin negotiations today on a bill aimed at increasing funding for domestic violence programs.

Eversource is announcing a "major jobs initiative" this morning in Hooksett.

New state jobs figures are expected today.

The Manchester Monarchs will be holding a Calder Cup victory rally at the Verizon Wireless Arena this evening at 6pm.

Top News

The license plates of the car that belonged to Matthew Dion's parents are among the items that police cataloged in a search of the accused murderer's hotel room in Florida.

The pilot and passenger involved in Sunday's small plane crash in North Hampton remain in the hospital.

A man in Manchester was rescued after falling 20 feet Monday, and lying unnoticed for at least an hour in a storage area.

The Fisher Cats are requesting the city of Manchester finance $1 million dollars in renovations for their field.

Restaurants in New Hampshire are feeling the affects of the avian flu in the Midwest.

Officials at the Homeless Services Center in Manchester say the facility will be closing its doors at the end of the month.

A former Rockingham County prosecutor is headed to jail for drug and official suppression charges.

A Portsmouth rooming house that's made a deal with the city to keep open is in trouble again, and a guy known on the streets as "Papa Smurf" is involved.

Legislators in Rockingham County have elected a new sheriff.


The Hillary Clinton campaign is being criticized after a print reporter for a London news agency was shut out of the press pool for Monday's events at the last minute.

Rockingham County's attorney is clarifying her policy on plea deals in drug cases.

The future of Portsmouth's Police Commission remains uncertain in the wake of a critical report on the handling of the Aaron Goodwin inheritance case. A public meeting on that disputed inheritance by the Portsmouth Police Sergeant will be held tomorrow.

Portsmouth officials are proposing a new short-term rental ordinance to address services like Airbnb.

Former Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce CEO Chris Williams officially announced his candidacy for Nashua mayor on Monday.

Funding overtime pay for police officers were among the issues debated by an aldermanic committee in Nashua.

Keene City Councilors are considering eliminating two city staff positions as part of the latest budget negotiations.

There's a controversy brewing in Litchfield, where school officials are debating the future of the Superintendent after the Litchfield Education Association gave a vote of no confidence.


The trial of a Nashua man accused of sexually abusing a pre-teen boy is set to begin next week.

A jury has cleared two people of negligence in a cancer-related death in Concord.

A teaching veteran is going on trial next month in Cheshire County, accused of leaving children in the care of her son who has a history with child pornography.


Police are warning you to lock up your cars and protect valuables after a handgun was stolen from an unlocked jeep in Manchester.

Another man is facing charges-again-for breaking into and stealing items from a vehicle in Manchester.

A Nashua man is facing assault charges after threatening a woman with a knife.

Concord Police say a woman was wounded after an accidental shooting over the weekend.

A man is dead after an apparent drug overdose in Portsmouth Monday morning.

A man who fled after a vehicle crash over the weekend turned himself into police in Dover yesterday.

A fire damaged a home in Derry Sunday. There was also a fire reported in Hampton Beach.

A Manchester Police officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing at an incident at a Cape Cod hotel last summer.

A Massachusetts man was arrested at the Salem DMV office Monday after officials learned he entered the country illegally.

Police in Portsmouth are trying to crack down on speeders.

Things getting a little rowdy recently on Hampton Beach-check out this video of a man attacking the driver of an antique vehicle.


The 101-year old Colonial Theatre in Laconia is being sold.

Grocery chain Price Rite is getting ready to open its first store in the Granite State.

Cigna has rejected a takeover bid by Anthem insurance.


The Red Sox are not very good at baseball right now.

The Blackhawks shut out the Lightning last night to win their third Stanley Cup title in 6 years.

Other News

It's safe to swim in Salem-so far.

Two New Hampshire K-9 officers are in the running for a special award from the Red Sox.

Despite getting rear-ended on the way to the wedding, a groomsman made it to the ceremonies on time thanks to a lift from Hudson firefighters.

Even though it was a slow start to the season because of the long winter, maple syrup production was up 37% in New Hampshire this spring.

National and World News

A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez is questioning whether a juror in his recent murder trial was entirely truthful.

Whitey Bulger is appealing his prison sentence.

The accomplice in the upstate New York maximum security prison break appeared in court Monday.

Two Boston teens accused of shooting and killing another teen on a bicycle pleaded not guilty in court Monday.

The head of the NAACP in Spokane has resigned after a controversy arose over her racial identity, apparently covering up the fact that she's not actually black.


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