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All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, March 3, 2015


All Things New Hampshire is back after an extra-long weekend break. Let's get right to it:

Stories that have us clicking on NH1.com

Snow in the forecast, but the timing looks to be in our favor.

Records fell in several cities around New England after a cold, cold February.

An elderly couple is recovering from a scuffle with their landlord, who's now facing charges.

Officials in Laconia say the war against heroin is a losing battle so far.

Seacoast cities are facing big cleanup costs from storms.

15 horses were rescued after a barn collapse in Massachusetts.

A grand jury has indicted a Kingston man for a crash that killed a woman from Laconia.

A controversial Republican from South Carolina is headed to New Hampshire for a visit.

A longtime part of the New Hampshire political landscape is being torn down in Bedford.

Speeches in New York and DC are fueling more Senate speculation for Governor Hassan.

A new liquor and wine outlet store is open in Londonderry.

Curt Schilling is calling out some trolls on Twitter.

Some people make snow forts. Others, like a man in Strafford, take it to the next level and make a snow bar.

We love a good debate here at NH1. To wit: Our picks for the top 5 restaurants in Portsmouth.

Portsmouth is also looking to get its own city-themed Monopoly board game.

A fundraiser was held Monday for a Seacoast hockey coach recovering from a serious fall.

Top News from around New Hampshire

Residents of Beechstone Apartments, dealing with snow-related building issues and not getting a response they like from the buildings' owners, are taking their case to the Portsmouth Building Commission.

One person is dead and 4 others are hurt after a rollover crash in Belmont last night.

A judge will decide whether a $650,000 cut to the Brentwood school budget is legal.

Falling ice is being blamed for damage to a gas meter in Nashua that later caused a small explosion.

A disabled man in Henniker wants the state to pay for his mailbox that he says was broken by a state plow-and the state is refusing.

It could be an interesting meeting in Keene this Thursday as organizers of the Pumpkin Festival apply for a permit for this festival.

The license for a teen accused of driving drunk and hitting 2 women in Hampton last summer has been reinstated.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today:

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be speaking to Congress today. All of New Hampshire's delegation will be present.

Final jury selection is expected in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the accused Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

A legislative committee today is expected to take up legislation that would legaliize marijuana in New Hampshire.

Another Senate committee will discuss a bill that would raise the minimum wage of $10.25 an hour.

It's the 100th anniversary of the US Navy Reserve.


Politicians are calling for more public meetings to discuss the proposed Kinder-Morgan pipeline project.

State Republicans continue to press for details about Governor Hassan's travels.

Governor Hassan and Senator Shaheen are both attending a 30th anniversary celebration for Emily's List.

Smoking in a car with a minor could lead to a fine if a Senate bill becomes law.

There's a bill that could mean a ban on tanning for those under the age of 18.

Libertarians are gearing up for a big get-together on Thursday.

Backers of a proposed hotel-rooms fee in Portsmouth say it could raise up to $700,000 for the city.

A new ordinance intended to regulate ride-sharing services like Uber is moving forward in Portsmouth.

Nashua is looking to improve its security at city buildings.

Salems is sticking with its school lunch plan through the end of the year, even though it doesn't follow the new (more restrictive) federal guidelines.


A setback in court for the Whitefield mom who's facing charges in connection with her disappearance and the disappearance of her daughter 10 years ago.

Sentencing is set for later this month for a former Litchfield principal accusing of embezzling from her school.

A second man charged in a violent Hampstead break-in is pleading guilty.

A Franklin man has pleaded guilty to sex assaults in Deerfield and Londonderry.

An Epping man is facing decades in prison after being indicted on sex assault charges against a 12 year-old.

A woman accused of robbing her father's grave in the North Country has pled guilty.

An indictment for a Dover man accused of attacking a police officer last September.

A woman from Northwood has been indicted on accusations she tried to cash forged checks at a credit union in Lee last fall.


A Gilford man has been charged in the rape and robbery of a woman at a hotel in Laconia.

Minor injuries in a rollover accident in Manchester Monday afternoon.

A gas leak closed a senior center in Salem Monday.

A plow truck caught fire in Nashua but was quickly extinguished.

A broken fire hydrant caused some problems battling a fire in a warehouse last night.

A petition in Derry criticizing proposed cuts to the police and fire departments has gotten hundreds of signatures.

Durham Police are going ahead with plans to build a firing range.

Farmington Police are rewarding good behavior around town.


Gas prices have jumped nearly a dime in the last week.

Problems with commuter rail around Boston haven't really created more business for a bus service near the NH-Massachusetts line.

We should find out tomorrow just how much the Fairpoint strike impacted the company's bottom line.

Some big plans for the renovation of the Balsams Grand Resort Hotel.

Virtual golf will soon be available at the Manchester Country Club.


A number of trades by the Bruins on deadline day Monday.

The deadline for NFL teams to use their Franchise tag was Monday-the Pats used it on their kicker.


The state veterans home is about to re-open after being closed for 6 weeks because of flu concerns.

A woman who was left a quadrapeligic after an accident on Merrymeeting Lake in New Durham in the 1990s has died.

National and World News

The President is warning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about revealing top-secret information in his address to Congress today.

Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban has been overturned.


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