Nov 11, 2015 5:34 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Happy Veterans Day everyone!

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The Republican Presidential candidates met for a debate in Wisconsin Tuesday night.

The "undercard" debate was highlighted by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie going on the offensive against Hillary Clinton.

Two co-conspirators in the stabbing death of Aaron Wilkinson during a robbery in Madbury back in June of 2014 were sentenced Tuesday and will spend at least 30 years in prison.

A 5-hour standoff in Franklin yesterday afternoon that saw a nearby school go into lockdown ended peacefully.

The owner of the Liquid Planet water slide park says he's not crazy, but he's staying chained atop one of his slides until he can get an investor for his troubled business or he's dragged away.

Republican legislative leaders have responded to Governor Hassan's plan to fight the drug crisis, calling for the creation of a task force to study the plan and its costs before they reconvene in January of this year.

Police in Nashua are charging a man accused of strangling and sexually assaulting a woman a week ago.

Residents in Salem are shocked over charges one of their neighbors contacted underage girls through a webcam and convinced them to undress and perform sex acts.

A man was airlifted to the hospital after apparently being impaled in a construction accident in Londonderry.

Police in Dover have released new images of a man they believe set fire to a car at a condominium complex in Dover last week.

Manchester Police were able to quickly track down a bank robbery suspect Tuesday.

A former Manchester high school teacher has lost her appeal in court over her conviction on charges she allowed a man to deal drugs out of her home.

A Coast Guardsman from Barnstead will be honored in Washington DC next week.

A Goodwill worker in Portsmouth is being credited for a good deed, returning $600 found in a donated wallet.

NH1 News will present its next edition of Fiscal Fridays this week, featuring Republican Presidential candidate George Pataki.

It's been a warmer-than-expected November-what does that mean for the amount of snow we'll get this year? Chief Meteorologist Joe Joyce weighs in.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Despite the cancellation of Veterans Day parades in Manchester and Nashua, there's a number of observances scheduled around New Hampshire today.

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump is in New Hampshire this morning, speaking at a Politics & Eggs event in Manchester.

Another GOP candidate, Lindsey Graham, makes appearances in Nashua and Hampton today.

Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is marching in Lebanon's Veterans Day parade this morning.

A ceremony will be held at the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery this morning at 11am to honor those who have served the country.

Today is the first day of regular firearms hunting season in New Hampshire.

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A four-alarm fire damaged an inn in Campton early this morning.

Rainy weather has forced the cancellation of Manchester's Veterans Day Parade. Nashua's parade has also been cancelled.

Kevin Paul, the man who was the accomplice when a Epsom Police officer was shot and killed in 1997, is back under arrest months after being paroled as local police investigate his involvement in a burglary ring.

Prosecutors in the case of Katlyn Marin, the Nashua mother charged in the death of her 3-year-old daughter last Thanksgiving, has responded to several motions made by the defense, including one seeking to suppress evidence.

Union workers looking for the passage of an infastructure bill to deal with the state's deteriorating bridges were out holding signs warning drivers on the Route 1 bypass that the bridge they were crossing was red-listed.

Good news for those worried about 4 orphaned bear cubs in Jackson-they've been found safe.


Hillary Clinton and Carly Fiorina are the top Google searches for candidates in New Hampshire in 2016.

Hillary Clinton continued her visit to New Hampshire Tuesday, rolling out her plan to improve the Veterans' Administration and care for veterans.

Vermont Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has named a 53-person steering committee in New Hampshire.

Senator Jeanne Shaheen says veterans who are drug addicts should have their own drug court, rather than ship them off to jail.

The rejection of a judicial nominee put forth by Governor Hassan has drawn concern from the legal community and Manchester's police chief.

The Communications Director for the company run by the Koch Brothers spoke at his alma mater, St. Anselm's College, on Tuesday looking to soften the image of the two men frequently targeted by liberals for their backing of conservative candidates.

A legislative committee has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would give taxpayers blanket legal standing to challenge the government on actions or decisions even though they have not suffered harm from the decision or been negatively impacted by it.

Former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy, the son of the late Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy, joined a roundtable at Manchester Community College to discuss how to bring issues of addiction and depression to the forefront of the Presidential primary campaign.

Nashua's Board of Alderman is considering more than $7 million in projects for the city.

Portsmouth's Assistant Mayor is proposing a revision to the ordinance that regulates ride-sharing services like Uber, in an attempt to end the standoff between the city and Uber drivers who refuse to comply with the ordinance.

A longtime Portsmouth City Councilor who narrowly lost her election last week won't seek a recount.

The winning candidates in last week's Portsmouth Police Commission elections were the only ones who raised money for their campaign.

Reserved parking in downtown Somersworth just got a lot pricier after a City Council decision this week.

A ballot question in Dover is headed to a recount.

A frequent critic of city politics in Dover is requesting all communications, including text and email messages, among members of the High School's Joint Building Committee.


A New York man is out on bail after being charged with meeting up with a 13 year-old girl at a Salem hotel to have sex.

A trial is underway in central Maine for a man accused of killing a Rochester native in 2013.

A judge has ruled that tenants of an apartment complex along Manchester's waterfront can proceed with their lawsuit against the property management company over lead contamination.

A trial date's been set for a Massachusetts businessman accused of holding a Dover restaurant worker against her will during a phony job interview.

Bail has been reduced for the Massachusetts teen accused of fleeing an accident scene on Route 125 in Brentwood last Friday and trying to hide from police in a nearby home.


Police in Merrimack report that the coyotes have returned.

Portsmouth Police have arrested a 24-year-old man they say went online to solicit a minor for sex.

Police in Plymouth say a man has confessed to two robberies at the same CVS store in the last month.

Two people were injured, one seriously, in a Tuesday morning car crash in Laconia.

A man suffered serious injuries Tuesday night after being struck on the Exit 4 southbound ramp of the Everett Turnpike, apparently while inspecting his own car that was having problems.

A fire damaged a home in Derry Tuesday morning.

A Massachusetts hiker who Fish & Game officials called "ill-prepared" was rescued from Mount Washington on Monday.


New Hampshire native Bode Miller will be part of NBC Sports' upcoming World Cup skiing coverage.


The owners of the planned medical marijuana dispensary site in Dover will discuss their application with the Dover Planning Baord next Tuesday as they hope to win approval of the project.

The CEO of Huggins Hospital is stepping down.

Seacoast realtors are reporting strong sales in the month of October.

The Regional Economic and Development Center of Southern New Hampshire has cancelled a competition intended to encourage inventors to develop products “that empower women and families” because of a lack of entries.

Other News

Meet a man who served in World War II along with seven brothers-all of whom returned home safely.

A beloved Manchester coach and community leader has passed away.

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