Nov 26, 2014 9:30 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Good morning. I'd call it a getaway day, but if you haven't gotten away yet, you're likely not going to. The first nor'easter of the winter season is upon us, and it's affected travel plans for many-including me.

Visit our Know Before You Go page to get the latest forecast details from NH1's Clayton Stiver. Clayton's also got the latest snowfall projections here. Visit our Weather Page to get current radar, temperature readings, Skycam shots, and lots more.

Here's a few other helpful links related to the storm:

Manchester-Boston Regional Airport-current flight information

Track a flight's progress with FlightAware.

Check the status of the Amtrak Downeaster.

Get a look at road conditions on main highways around NH with these links to traffic cameras.

Schools in Manchester have already announced early dismissal on Wednesday, and Rivier University in Nashua has cancelled classes for the day.

Here are some stories from that have us talking:

The sale of Fuller Oil to Rymes Oil & Propane has finally gone through.

An investigation is underway into the death of a 3 year-old in Nashua.

The teen who died in a rollover accident in Londonderry has been identified.

Top Stories from around New Hampshire:

Police in Manchester have arrested a man involved in a hit-and-run accident who was later seen tossing beer cans from his car.

Nashua police have charged a man after he apparently tried to run down another man with his car, with the second man ultimately riding on the hood of the car for a brief time before falling off.

A Manchester man is recovering after being stabbed in the back of the neck overnight.

A Keene man is dead after heavy equipment fell on him while working in Troy Monday.

A Massachusetts man has been charged with kidnapping in Portsmouth.

PSNH wants to prvent businesses from using cheaper electrical providers in the summer months and then switching to their service when rates go up in the winter.


Keene's City Council is holding a public forum next week to discuss the future of the Pumpkin Festival marred by nearby rioting last month.

Manchester's school board has narrowly approved extending the contract of the assistant Superintendent, and removed a resisdency requirement.


The mother of an 18-year old man killed during a high-speed chase in Epsom last year is suing the police officer involved.

A judge has ruled police had legal grounds to search a suspect's cell phone after he bit an officer's finger and fled into the woods along Interstate 93.

An ex-Plaistow Police officer has been sentenced to jail for holding a knife to another man's throat during a wedding after-party in Newton over the summer.

A trial date has been set for the former UNH women's hockey coach accused of assaulting a player.

Fraud and Prostitution-related charges have been settled against a Nashua woman.


Hampton's fire chief remains on leave, as costs add up during his suspension.

Another Keene riot suspect has been charged, and police have identified 3 more.

Police in Dover don't believe 3 robberies in the city in the last week are related.

A man from Manchester is facing aggravated felonius sexual assault charges involving a 6-year old girl.

A Franklin man and woman are facing charges of attempted prostitution of a minor.

A former manager of a McDonald's in Hudson is facing charges he stole $10,000 from the restaurant.

A car fire tied up traffic on I-89 in Warner this morning.

Police in Hudson are looking for a woman they say snatched a pocketbook from a Hudson Market Basket.


A new Michael's store will open up in the space formerly occupied by Stop 'n Shop in Manchester.

Downtown businesses in Concord are asking you to forget "Black Friday" in favor of "Plaid Friday".

Other News

A homeless shelter in Rochester is looking for some help this holiday season.

Noise complaints are on the rise in Portsmouth.

Durham's fire chief is up for a job in Massachusetts.

Yesterday's New Horizons breakfast benefit raised over $172,000 for the homeless.

The man know as "Panda", Pablo Sandoval, was introduced to the Boston media Tuesday after signing with the Red Sox.

Vince Wilfork made a visit to New Hampshire yesterday to help kick off the "Toys for Tots" drive.

13 UNH Wildcats football players earned all-conference honors from the CAA, and coach Sean McConnell has been named conference coach of the year.

Manchester Memorial will take on Manchester Central in the annual Turkey Bowl.

Some big lottery winners recently in New Hampshire, the most recent in Laconia.

A wreath-laying was held yesterday at Franklin Pierce's grave site to mark his 210th birthday.

World and National News

Demonstrations were held in cities across the U.S. (though none in NH that we are aware of) in reaction to Monday's decision not to indict a police officer in Ferguson in connection with the shooting of Michael Brown.

Things were quieter in Ferguson last night, though there were some cars burned.

In his first interview since the grand jury's decision, officer Darren Wilson says he's sorry for what happened, but "his conscience is clear".

The nor'easter making its way towards us is expected to cause travel headaches up and down the east coast.

Syria airstrikes have reportedly killed 95 at an ISIS stronghold.

One more reminder-All Things New Hampshire is off for the Thanksgiving holiday. Have a great holiday weekend and drive safely!


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