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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, July 22, 2015


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The man suspected of breaking in to a home in Londonderry while kids were inside-all caught on camera-has been captured in Massachusetts.

A 72 year-old woman who went missing in Londonderry has been found safe.

For a second day, armed guards stood watch outside of military recruitment centers around the state, and police and residents have been supportive.

Last week we told you about a 14 year-old girl who was the victim of "sextortion"-being blackmailed into sending compromising photos online. Now, there's a new case involving a man from Franklin.

Neighbors in Exeter are going to court to try and stop a proposed homeless shelter from opening in their neighborhood.

The field of GOP Presidential candidates has grown yet again, with Ohio Governor John Kasich getting into the race on Tuesday.

An Islamic group is calling for 2016 Presidential candidates to boycott an upcoming forum in Bedford, saying the group backing it is prejudiced against Muslims.

New Hampshire's "Drug Czar" has released a list of 22 recommendations for the state in its fight against the growing heroin epidemic.

A Swanzey couple who have been on the run in connnection to drug-related charges have been taken into custody.

Two months after we first told you about the problem of heroin needles turning up on ballfields in Manchester, officials have found more than 60 syringes during their cleanup efforts.

The man believed to be "Jack The Snipper"-suspected of sneaking into womens' rooms on the UNH campus and trying to make off with their underwear-is now indicted on indecent exposure charges.

Police in Manchester are looking for 2 women suspected of getting into an altercation with a third woman who had a beer bottle broken over her head at McGarvey's.

A cocaine-related arrest in Manchester, where police say they found the drug stuffed in a cigarette pack.

It's a conversation that has gone national-a Portland, Maine diner owner is getting lots of comments after telling a screaming toddler in her restaurant to be quiet.

Someone's hacked into the website for Ashley Madison-the online dating service for those cheating on their significant others-and threatened to release that information.

Stories we’re following from the NH1 Media Center

The Tall Ships festival arrives in Portsmouth today.

Flights out of Manchester could be impacted by a planned strike by baggage workers at New York’s JFK and LaGuardia Airports.

Ohio Governor John Kasich will hold a town-hall style meeting at the Portsmouth Country Club in Greenland from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Jeb Bush is holding a forum in New Hampshire tonight.

This will probably end up being interesting: Donald Trump is touring the US-Mexico border today.

Top News from around New Hampshire

Donald Trump is escalating the war of words with fellow GOP Presidential candidate Lindsey Graham, giving out Graham's personal cell number at a campaign speech Tuesday.

A new Department of Energy report suggests burying transmission lines associated with the proposed Northern Pass project would be the best alternative for the environment.

The Mont Vernon man who suffered burns on over 90 percent of his body in an explosion at a water park in Taiwan is improving.

The family of the man who was shot and killed by police officers in Bath last month says it's conducting its own investigation into what happened.

A judge heard arguments Tuesday from Portsmouth officials who say the approval of the expansion of Sea-3’s propane storage operation in Newington is unlawful.

The Portsmouth Police department has announced it’s holding ethics training for its employees-this in the wake of the report critical of the department’s handling of the case of former Sergeant Aaron Goodwin, who some say manipulated an elderly woman into leaving him a multi-million dollar inheritance. Meanwhile, the Portsmouth Police Commission now is holding a meeting to reconsider its votes to hire a publicist and retain an architectural firm after some commissioners complained they didn’t get enough notice. The city’s attorney says there’s “wide discontent” about the Portsmouth Police Department these days.

High levels of e. coli bacteria have led to the closure of Manchester’s Crystal Lake.


A Super PAC backing Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s GOP Presidential bid says it raised $20 million dollars in the most recent 3-month reporting period.

Senator Jeanne Shaheen is calling for treatment of the wells at Pease.

With Merrimack being eyed as the first location for a medical marijuana dispensary in the state, the Town Council and Planning Board are considering ordinance changes to regulate the business.

Derry officials are expected to name an acting town administrator while the permanent administrator is on medical leave.

A radio host and former alderman in Manchester is expected to file papers for a run for school committee.

Dover’s School Board has shot down a proposal to move the elementary and middle school start times to later in the morning.

A longtime Dover School Board member won’t be running for re-election.

An interim Superintendent has been named in Litchfield, after the previous superintendent resigned for reasons that remain unclear.

Selectmen in Henniker have voted to replace two trucks destroyed in a garage fire last winter.

A lack of funding has sunk a proposed fountain outside the State House in Concord.


The case against a Portsmouth man accused of downloading child pornography images and videos is moving to federal court.

The Hampton man who's accused of faking his credentias to officiate weddings here in New Hampshire, then trying to cover it up, has agreed to plead guilty.

New Hampshire’s second veterans’ court is coming to Lebanon.


Charges have been dismissed against a man who had been accused of robbing a convenience store in Manchester, after further investigation by police revealed they had the wrong man.

Police in Derry continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the stabbing of a local man during an apparent domestic dispute Saturday night.

The driver of a car mangled in a serious crash in Epping is listed in fair condition.

Police in Hudson say there’s no evidence another vehicle is to blame for causing a motorcyclist from Litchfield to crash on the Sagamore Bridge last week.

A Nashua woman is facing charges after police say she assaulted an ex-boyfriend with a pair of scissors.

Portsmouth Police are investigating “threatening” language in a letter to Seacoast Helicopters complaining about the noise the business generates.

Police in Rye are hoping to crack down on the number of open containers they’re finding on the town’s beaches-and says they’re also finding needles.

Some has stolen thousands of dollars of construction equipment from a project site in Belmont.

An early morning fire in Bethlehem destroyed a historic home.

There were several calls for water rescues in the Lakes Region last night, but in each case bystanders were able to help those in trouble get to shore before crews arrived.

No injuries in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday night at the intersection of Interstate 95 and Market Street in Portsmouth that closed the southbound on ramp for about 45 minutes.

A stop in Manchester related to the new hands-free law led to heroin charges for one woman.

A traffic stop in Wolfeboro led to one man facing charges for heroin possession.

Belmont Police have charged a man with a variety of offenses after getting a report of a suspicious person at a hotel.

Police in Dover have a new Bearcat, replacing their former now-retired vehicle.

Police in Portsmouth are conducting a large-scale training exercise on Friday.


The state economy just finished its best 12-month period for adding jobs in a decade.

There’s a proposal to put a hotel a the base of the Mount Washington Auto Road for the first time since the 1960s.

A Nashua restaurant owes the city $8500 for damage its outdoor seating arrangements did to the recently refurbished sidewalk.

A book chronicling last summer’s battle between employees and owners of Market Basket will be released next month.

Other News

Off-duty UPS workers helped to revive a man in Manchester Wednesday.

Recreation officials say the use of Manchester’s swimming pools and Crystal Lake is down in recent years.

Tickets are still available for Seacoast Salutes, a military appreciation day set for Sunday on the grounds of Redhook Brewery in Portsmouth, that will serve as a fundraiser for the New Hampshire Air National Guard’s Chaplains Emergency Relief Fund and The New Hampshire Military Assistance Foundation.

Mont Vernon American Idol finalist Alex Preston has released a new album.


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