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All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, March 10, 2015


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There's been an arrest in last September's break-in and robbery in Hollis that left a 93 year-old woman tied up.

The UNH chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the fraternity whose Oklahoma chapter was suspended over a racist chant caught on video, is reacting to the controversy.

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham continued his NH visit with an appearance at Politics & Eggs in Bedford.

As our Kevin Landrigan explains, Graham is the first in a blitz of visits from 2016 hopefuls this week.

Jury selection is underway in the trial of a father who got into a brawl at Canobie Lake Park last summer.

Police in Pelham say a TV that was too loud led to an arrest in Pelham after a man with a shotgun made several threats.

A Salem man is facing charges after claiming to police he chased off a burglar at his parents' home . . . when he was actually taking their money.

Concord Police are warning of a phone scam involving a caller impersonating Keene Police.

Military explosive devices were found in Middleton on Monday.

Gas prices have jumped again in New Hampshire.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

It's town hall meeting day in many New Hampshire communities. We'll be following some of the more controversial issues on NH1 News.

The 15th annual Bob Baines' Blarney Breakfast, hosted by former Manchester Mayor Bob Baines will be held this morning at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester. The event benefits Special Olympics New Hampshire, the American Red Cross and the Shirley Brulotte Fund.

The New Hampshire Business and Industry Association is holding a forum on the state budget this afternoon at the Grappone Center in Concord.

There's a public forum this evening in downtown Nashua discussing results of a survey conducted with business and property owners in the area. It's at 5:30pm at the City Hall Auditorium.

Congressman Frank Guinta will be holding a town hall forum this evening in Dover discussing veterans' issues at the McConnnell Center at 5:30pm.

Rochester's Finance Committee will review stipends for the Mayor and City Councilors, after one Councilor called the current stipend "an insult".

The New Hampshire Towing Association will sponsor an evening to honor Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts, recipient of the Congressional Medal Of Honor, at the Red Blazer Restaurant on Manchester Street in Concord.

Top news from around New Hampshire

Testimony continued Monday in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

A skier taking part in a fundraiser at Wildcat Mountain has died after falling nearly 60 feet.

A Nashua police officer got her man in a shoplifting case-and saved him from a icy river.

It was a standing-room-only crowd at a public hearing in Derry as Governor Hassan's budget proposal was discussed. Much of the conversation centered around funding of social services.

A standoff led to an arrest Monday afternoon in Londonderry.

Police say a Goffstown man is in critical condition after a severe beating.

There's new developments in the status of a woman seriously hurt in a Route 125 crash in Brentwood last Thursday.

Merrimack Police have charged a man with sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13.


Concord is holding off on any decisions on zoning for a medical marijuana dispensary as it waits for the State House to decide where potential dispensaries will be located.

Several New Hampshire school districts have been chosen for a pilot program that's said to measure student competence rather than performance in standardized tests.

Parents of students in Manchester schools will soon be getting letters outlining how they can opt out of the Smarter Balanced Assessment test.

The Governor of Massachusetts will be attending a Nashua Chamber of Commerce event later this month.

Some towns are considering how to update their zoning laws ahead of possible medical marijuana dispensaries being approved for their communities.

Danville's Animal Control officer, who just won a court battle to keep her job, has been told to keep her dog at home when she campaigns at the polls today.


A former Newmarket man is headed to prison for 8 to 16 years for sexually assaulting a 6 year-old.

A Concord man is headed to prison for 20 years for beating his infant child.

An ex-Seabrook police officer, fired after video surfaced of an alleged assault of a suspect, wants to have an expert testify that his actions were justified.

A man has pleaded not guilty to shaking his 3 month-old son in Newport.

New details in the manslaughter trial of a truck driver who struck a vehicle in Merrimack last summer, killing the driver-the driver's airbag apparently never deployed.


Whoops: Raymond's fire chief crashed his truck at a car wash, damaging both the car wash bay and the truck. He says it was an accident.

An employee of a Dunkin' Donuts and her boyfriend have been charged with a break-in at the store.

Manchester Police say they've made an arrest in a violent break-in attack from last Wednesday.

A woman who police say attacked 2 people with a steel shovel has been arrested.

Two women have been arrested after being accused of using heroin with children in the car.

2 people have been charged with heroin possession in Manchester.

An unidentified man has been charged in Salem with trying to get a driver's license using a fake ID.

A driver is facing charges after a low-speed chase in Nottingham.

A Massachusetts woman is facing charges in Rochester after a suspected heroin overdose.


Devin McCourty is happy he's remaining a Patriot.

Other News

A harp seal was rescued in Rye after straying too far from the ocean.

A former Portsmouth mayor is recovering after having a medical event during a stop on Lindsey Graham's tour of New Hampshire.

Could "micro apartments" be coming to Portsmouth?

A woman in Portsmouth is hoping to reunite a lost teddy bear with his owner.

National and World News

Fallout continues in Oklahoma over a racist video attributed to a fraternity.

Issues of race are also a topic of discussion in Madison, Wisconsin, where a shooting has divided the community.

The court system in Ferguson, Missouri, is being taken over by an appeals court judge.

The Apple Watch is here-and some models have a pretty hefty price tag.

A pair of helicopters carrying well-known French athletes filming a reality show in Argentina crashed yesterday, killing 10.

A State Senator in Maine is apologizing for a Facebook post tying President Obama to the Islamic State group.

Controvery on the dog show circuit after a dog was apparently poisoned.


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