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Dec 16, 2015 5:14 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, December 16, 2015


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The last Republican Presidential debate of 2015 saw Ted Cruz go head-to-head with Marco Rubio and Donald Trump mix it up once more with Jeb Bush.

Days after a fire that started in a fire pit on a deck destroyed a home in Hampstead, the community has rallied by raising $37,000 online to aid the family.

A grand jury will decide on indictments on 3 people in connection with the overdose death of Spaulding High School student Eve Tarmey-including Tarmey's mother.

Kevin Paul is headed back to jail on a parole violation. Paul was the accomplice of the man who shot and killed Epsom Police officer Jeremy Charron in 1997 and police say he got involved in a burglary ring shortly after getting out of jail this year.

A jury in Massachusetts found Philip Chism guilty in the 2013 rape and killing of his math teacher.

A water main break caused road closures and detours in Manchester well into the evening.

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords visited New Hampshire Tuesday to help kick off a bipartisan push to end gun violence.

Two stores were robbed Monday night in Manchester, and police are looking to see if there's a connection.

Police in Dover have made an arrest connected with a shooting incident in the city over the weekend.

State Police say a Manchester man is facing charges after crashing his car in Chester and fleeing the scene, leaving behind a seriously injured passenger and dog.

A Salem man is facing charges after being accused of breaking into a dozen cars at an apartment complex.

The Durham Town Council has voted in favor of a $14 million budget for the coming fiscal year.

Eversource says its customers will pay less this winter starting in January.

A K9 counselor is helping stressed-out students at UNH in an effort to help curb the rising suicide rate on college campuses.

A 5 year-old boy has donated all his money to aid a miniature horse shot in the leg that's now recovering in Rochester.

New Hampshire cheerleading teams earned honors at a recent national competition in Florida.

What's the most-Googled phrase in New Hampshire? It involves Tom Brady and the Patrtiots.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Jazzmyn Rood appears in court today for a bail hearing. She's the mother of Eve Tarmey who's one of three people charged in connection with her daughter's overdose death.

Lissa Curtis (who has gone public with her story) goes before a judge today seeking a protective order against her former ballet teacher, Cosmin Marculetiu, who lives in Quincy, Mass. She says Marculetiu sexually assaulted her during a trip with her dance troupe overseas in 2014.

Fresh off last night's Republican Presidential candidates debate in Las Vegas, Marco Rubio holds a rally in Manchester this afternoon.

Top News from around New Hampshire

The family of the Alexandria toddler who died from injuries he suffered at home last month says the state is waiting on autopsy results before making any arrests in the case.

Police now believe the man who died in a rollover crash on Route 101 in Hampton last weekend was impersonating a police officer, something he's been in trouble for in the past.

The legislature's drug task force has identified 3 bills it wants to quickly approve when lawmakers go back to work in January to aid in the state's fight against the heroin and opioid crisis.

The battle over the estate of Geraldine Webber-the woman who a former Portsmouth Police sergeant was accused of manipulating into leaving him most of her money-continues in court.

Family members of a New Hampshire Army Ranger killed in a live-fire exercise last week remembered him at a service in Dover Monday.

A judge has denied the state Department of Education's request to bar the Croydon School Board from using tax money to pay for some students' tuition at private schools.


Expect Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to target former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on foreign policy issues at Saturday's Democratic Presidential candidates debate being held in Manchester and airing on 99.1 NH1 News.

While a regional police group endorsed Donald Trump in Portsmouth last week, Durham's Police union won't be doing the same.

The U.S. Senator has confirmed the nomination of Emily Rice to be New Hampshire's next U.S. Attorney.

Aldermen in Manchester have delayed a review of accusations of a violation of the the city charter during a vote on a new teachers' contract.

Portsmouth is asking the EPA for more time to finish upgrades to its wastewater treatment plant.

Dover's Parking Commission has recommended raising downtown parking meter rates by a quarter an hour and charging for parking on Saturdays.

The latest budget from Merrimack's school superintendent proposes cutting three positions.

Somersworth's mayor has endorsed Democratic candidate Mark Connolly for Governor.

Warmer weather and low fuel prices are helping to extend a fuel-assistance program for North Country residents.

Plans to change the traffic pattern at a school in Rochester are on hold after dozens of parents voiced their concerns at a meeting this week.


A trial is underway for a man accused of trying to shoot a gun at his ex-girlfriend at a Salem motel, then choking and pistol-whipping her when the gun didn't fire.

A libertarian activist who police charged with resisting arrest after he refused to leave the scene of a standoff will get a jury trial.

Plaistow's former town planner will avoid jail time if she stays out of trouble as part of a plea deal on accusations she hacked into co-workers email accounts.

A Keene man remains in jail on charges he robbed two different convenience stores last Friday.


Police in Gilford say a man is facing several charges after leading them on a chase Monday night.

A Concord man is facing charges for leaving the scene of an accident on Interstate 93 earlier this month.

A woman was taken to a hospital in Boston after being struck by a pickup truck in the parking lot of a Dunkin' Donuts in Hudson Tuesday.

A Sunapee antique business was damaged by fire on Tuesday.

Portsmouth's outgoing police chief and a retiring police captain are getting more than $107,000 for unused time off.


Supporters of a $15-an-hour minimum wage gathered at Wendy's restaurants around the state Tuesday to call for a living wage.

A blighted parcel of land near Nashua Municipal Airport will get a new life as developers plan to build townhouse apartments.

A Boston financial firm will pay New Hampshire $750,000 to settle allegations it violated state securities laws.

The state's jobless rate dropped to 3.2% in November.

Other News

The lack of winter in New Hampshire thus far may mean that the Mount Washington Auto Road may re-open.

Dover High and St. Thomas Aquinas alumni are gathering later this month for a charity game in memory of one of their own who was killed in a car crash last December.

A grant awarded Tuesday by a state conservation program will allow the owners of a historic farm in Dunbarton to keep it in the family.

Volunteers are needed to staff the homeless shelter that will be opening in Concord at St. Peter's Church.

Mount Sunapee ski resort is suspending it operations until Sunday, saying the weather conditions are just too warm.

A man seriously hurt when a rock flew through a windshield of the car he was riding him and nearly crushed his head is making good progress 1 year after the accident.


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