Sep 29, 2015 10:55 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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Portsmouth Police Chief Stephen DuBois is stepping down
in the wake of the controversy surrounding the disputed inheritance of former Sergeant Aaron Goodwin.

Nashua residents turned out last night to weigh in on a proposal to privatize custodial jobs at the city's schools.

The Manchester mother accused of killing her 21 month-old daughter waived her arraignment in court on Monday.

Matthew Dion has been indicted on 8 charges in connection with his parents' murder and arson fire at their home.

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump rolled out his tax plan Monday, and it includes eliminating the income tax for some 75 million Americans.

The Chief Medical Examiner testified Monday in the murder trial of Tristan Wolusky, accused in the stabbing death of Madbury teen Aaron Wilkinson.

Plymouth State students are on alert after reports of attempted abductions in recent days.

Police in Somersworth are carrying out a hands-free driving sting operation-using a man holding a sign on the side of the road as bait.

558 flags were planted on the State House lawn in Concord Monday, one flag for each drug-related overdose in New Hampshire since the beginning of 2014.

Tonight on NH1 News on WBIN-TV-NH1 Investigates: Well Wars.

Manchester Police are investigating a robbery at a Bank of America in Manchester.

A man accused of neligent homicide in connection with a crash in Laconia has pleaded guilty.

An accident on Interstate 93 northbound made for some heavy evening traffic in Canterbury.

The leading outside group backing Democratic Senate candidates and incumbents up for re-election is targeting GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte in the showdown over a possible government shutdown.

Remember the "vast right-wing conspiracy" suggested in the past by Hillary Clinton supporters? A Clinton backer tells NH1 News it's back.

NH1 News got a look at John Kasich's new headquarters here in New Hampshire.

Manchester Police are investigating a robbery at a Bank of America in Manchester.

Police in Nashua are investigating a robbery at a Service Credit Union on Amherst Street.

A man accused of neligent homicide in connection with a crash in Laconia has pleaded guilty.

A Manchester man is facing charges after being found behind a restaurant with crack cocaine.

An Auburn man has been charged with OUI after a head-on crash last week that sent 3 Exeter High School students to the hospital.

Police in Farmington say a man is facing drug charges after being found passed out in his car.

A Dover man, already arrested this month on drunk driving charges, has been charged again after a crash on Friday.

The NH1 Career Expo and Job Fair will be held Wednesday in Concord.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

The trial of Tristan Wolusky continues with a woman accused of witness tampering in the case expected to testify.

Planned Parenthood supporters are gathering at the State House as part of "National Pink-Out Day".

Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush returns to New Hampshire today, appearing at an event in Portsmouth this evening.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission holds a public meeting tonight to discuss the proposed Kinder-Morgan natural gas pipeline at 6 p.m. in the Field House at Franklin Pierce.

Top News from around New Hampshire

Governor Hassan will speak at an event at 11am at the State House, as she's expected to outline the state's strategy to address
the opioid epidemic, including the plan to distribute the drug overdose reversal medication, naxalone.

Manchester's Police Chief is confident that the shooting death of Denise Robert will be solved, though it's been nearly a month since the shooting without an arrest.

A Union-Leader interview from 2012 sheds light on the troubled past of the Manchester mother who's facing murder charges in the death of her 21-month old.

Police investigating reported attempted abductions at Plymouth State University won't say if they have identified a suspect.

As the battle for federal funding over Planned Parenthood continues, an anti-abortion group has released public records showing the organization's financial picture-and how its funding has increased dramatically in recent years.

The state expects to file an injunction with week against the town of Croydon, after school officials refused to stop using public money to fund tuition to private schools.


An upcoming event in New Hampshire will feature both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. No, really.

Derry residents say they still need $2300 to pay off legal fees associated with their ongoing fight of an appeal of a judge's ruling that ordered a town-wide vote on several petitions related to proposed budget cuts.

The City of Portsmouth says it plans to fight a proposed plan by Pan-Am railways to unload propane in its rail yard in the downtown part of the city.

More Manchester residents have joined a lawsuit contesting the Board of Alderman's approval of a new teacher's contract, suggesting that several board members have conflicts of interest.

Nashua city officials will take up a proposed $17 million bond to repair city roadways.

A Concord subcommittee will be preparing a report on residents' overwhelming opposition to the proposed Northern Pass transmission line route.

Manchester school board members have voted to keep their health and dental benefits.


A Manchester man has been indicted on five felony counts accusing him of repeatedly smashing a woman's face into a rock while sexually assaulting her.

Prosecutors say investigators found evidence of "accelerants" at the scene of an apartment building fire in Franklin. A woman who lived there is accused of setting that fire.

Text messages from a Brentwood man facing arson charges suggest a breakup with his girlfriend led him to set a string of fires.

A former Litchfield man has been indicted on charges he set fire to his ex-girlfriend's apartment on Canal Street in Nashua.

A Seabrook woman has pleaded guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars in Social Security benefits.

One of two men accused of taking $210,000 in cash from a home in Salem will plead guilty.

A former Chichester fire chief who sued the town and settled after being fired from that job is bringing the issue back to trial next month, saying the terms of the settlement were breached.


Good Samaritans are being credited with pulling a man from a burning truck after an accident on I-93 in Canterbury last night.

A man in a motorcycle helmet is being sought in connection with a robbery at a convenience store in Pelham.

A string of commercial burglaries are under investigation in Bow.

Two men have been accused of leaving the scene of separate accidents in Merrimack.

A Newport man is facing charges of possession of child pornography.

A house fire led to the shutting down of Chestnut Hill Road in Rochester Monday.


Electricity rates in New Hampshire are expected to rise this winter, but nowhere near as much as they did last year.

Eversource has been fined $250,000 after the electrocution death of a Keene State College employee investigating a report of a low-hanging wire.

Bill Binnie (who owns NH1 News, WBIN-TV and Binnie Media) and the Wentworth Golf Club continue to be at odds with residents who want access to a beach near the golf course.

Other News

A tea party activist has decided not to hold a "Draw Muhammad" contest after all.

A Manchester teen is back home after performing at the Pope's appearance in Philadelphia last weekend.

An Epping family is raising money for the funeral of a woman who fell victim to her heroin addiction last weekend.

A Windham firefighter is retiring after 48 years of service.


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