Feb 18, 2015 8:19 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015


Check out our photo gallery of some of the impressive icicles we're seeing around the Granite State.

An elementary school in Madbury was the latest to be evacuated over concerns about heavy snow on the roof.

It was a day-long job to clear snow off the roof of a school in the Sanborn school district.

Here's some home remedies for ice dams to prevent leaks in your home.

A business in Newington was closed after a partial roof collapse from heavy snow.

How much does that snow really weigh on your roof?

An apartment building in Somersworth is evacuated after a sprinkler broke.

Despite the snow and bitter cold, the mail must go through.

A Madbury man is facing charges that he waved a gun at a plow driver.

A fire broke out at a Plaistow truck business yesterday afternoon. We have a photo gallery of pictures from the fire.

A Litchfield home was destroyed by fire Wednesday.

Governor Hassan presented her budget to a legislative committee Tuesday.

NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser says UN Ambassador John Bolton will be taking a meeting with former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown next week.

Scott Walker is staffing up in New Hampshire ahead of a 2016 bid.

Backers of a casino in New Hampshire say now is the time for the bill to pass in the legislature.

Breast-feeding advocates are back with another try at legislation designed to let mothers breast-feed at the workplace.

1st District Congressman Frank Guinta sat down for an interview with Paul Steinahuser and Kevin Landrigan.

The Manchester Monarchs are teaming up with the American Heart Association to turn the rink red.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

It's Ash Wednesday, and Episcopal churches around the state are offering "Ashes to Go".

The New Hampshire House is scheduled to vote on a bill that would allow health care professionals to prescribe Narcan for drug users, their family members, friends and others to use in case of an overdose.

The latest in a series of Informational open houses discussing a proposed natural gas pipeline project is being held by Kinder-Morgan representatives tonight at in Londonderry at the high school cafeteria on Mammoth Road.

Top news from around New Hampshire

Managers of the Patriots Park Apartment complex hope to let residents forced from their homes by a partial roof collapse return soon.

100 workers at the Newington business that suffered a parial roof collapse could be dealing with temporary layoffs.

Building owners in the Concord area are taking steps to make sure their roofs are safe after all the problems in the southern part of the state.

It's so cold that an overnight homeless shelter has been opening during the daytime hours in Concord.

A burst pipe caused problems at Nashua Superior Court Tuesday.

New buildings aren't immune to burst pipes-a condo building in Portsmouth sustained significant damage from that problem yesterday.

Parking's restricted in Nashua as they work to clear snow.

A sandwich shop in Portsmouth was damaged by the weather.

Genevieve Kelly may testify in her own defense. She's the Whitefield mom who disappeared 10 years ago with her daughter in custody dispute and then turned herself in.

A former Dover City Councilor has been found guilty of criminal threatening.

Problems persist at a Bedford rooming house.

Fish and Game officials are on the lookout for a snowmobile driver in a hit-and-run incident that left two dogs injured in Enfield.

Hiking experts are reacting to the death of a New York woman who tried to hike the White Mountains on one of the worst weather days of the year.


Senator Jeanne Shaheen is continuing to call for Homeland Security funding to be approved by Congress.

Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal will speak at a NH GOP event in April.

Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte say they'll attend a speech by the Israeli Prime minister when he visits with Congress.

Congresswoman Annie Kuster says she plans on fighting for federal heating assistance funds for New Hampshire.

Marijuana-related bills were the subject of discussion in Concord Tuesday.

Should circumcisions be covered under Medcaid? No, according to a Beford legislator.

Backers of bringing Keno to New Hampshire took their case to legislators.

"Right-to-work" legislation is back at the State House.

A new poll shows Governor Hassan's approval rate at 55%.

The showdown continues in a ballot battle over Litchfield's school budget, and the Attorney General has gotten involved.

Portsmouth is debating how to deal with online home-rental services like Airbnb.

Nashua's mayor gave her final state of the city address Tuesday.

The town manager in Auburn has resigned, and residents want to know why.


A former Fortune 500 Executive is expected to plead guilty for a crash on I-89 that left two people dead-one of them 8 months pregnant.

Attorneys for a former employee of a Dover insurance office are demanding to see evidence gathered by the prosecution.

The last person accused of taking part in a meth lab operation in Northfield has been sentenced.

A Hampton man has been indicted on charges he assaulted two teens with a knife.

A man who bilked elderly widows out of more than $1 million dollars has been sentenced.


A teen has been charged in a Dover bomb threat.

Merrimack County Sheriffs are warning about another phone scam.

Exeter firefighters were able to quickly put out a furnace fire at a home in Exeter.

Carbon Monoxide issues led to the evacuation of Stonewall Kitchen in Dover.


Fairpoint is in hot water again-this time a business owner is upset because he's been given a phone number that's still listed by another company.

UNH's President says the campus is thriving despite budget issues in Concord.

McIntyre ski area got a visit from the Small Business Administration regional administrator yesterday.


An ESPN report suggests that a locker room attendant who's from NH may have had a role in the Patriots' "Deflategate" controversy.

A-Rod says he's sorry, via snail mail.

Other News

The building that served as Belmont's elementary school for more than 90 years is the focus of a preservation effort.

Physical therapy for animals is a thing.

Backers of a proposed addiciton recovery center in Manchester are considering next steps after being denied a variance by city officials. New Hampshire, by the way, is the only state in the region with no addiction recovery services.

National and World News

The President's Immigration plans are on hold following a federal court judge's ruling.

Boston's Mayor would really prefer its citizens to not jump out of windows into snow.

A beagle (not Snoopy) has won Best In Show at the Westminster Dog Show.


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