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Sep 23, 2015 5:24 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, September 23, 2015


Opening statements were held Tuesday in the trial of Tristan Wolusky, the Rochester man accused in the stabbing death of a Madbury teen in 2014.

Day 2 of the trial of William Shine featured testimony from the teenage girl the Franklin man is accused of attempting to sell into prostitution.

Piles of trash in one resident's yard in Deerfield has sparked a neighborhood feud.

After the city decided to privatize their jobs by the end of the year, union custodial workers in Nashua are getting support from members of the community.

It's looking more and more like Round 4 between Frank Guinta and Carol Shea-Porter in the race for New Hampshire's First Congressional District seat. NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser talked to both candidates.

A pilot program-15 years in the making-is looking to protect rivers in the Granite State.

The body of a missing Massachusetts woman was found in a yellow Hummer in Londonderry Tuesday, and no foul play is suspected.

A Bedford man is facing charges he stole a woman's credit card and racked up $6,000 in charges.

Police in Seabrook are looking for a man wanted for selling drugs who's on the run.

Rochester police have arrested a man for threatening a clerk in Rochester at knifepoint.

A candlemaker from Contoocook has created the official candle for the Pope's US visit.

New Hampshire's Bishop is recognizing a local doctor who's offering free medical care to pregnant women.

We're entering peak breeding season for moose in New Hampshire, and wildlife officials are warning you to be careful while you're driving and brake for moose.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

It's Day 3 of the trial of William Shine, the Franklin man accused of trying to sell a 14-year-old for sex. The teen is expected to take the stand and testify today.

The murder trial of Tristan Woluksy, accused of stabbing a Madbury teen in June of 2014 during a drug-related robbery, continues today in Dover.

GOP Presidential candidate Lindsey Graham has several campaign stops today, including Granite State Manufacturing in Manchester, and meet and greets at the Flegal Law Office in Nashua and Sub Zero Ice Cream and Yogurt in Nashua.

There's a fire sprinkler demonstration today in Concord, being put on by several local and national fire safety groups, in an effort to show how effective sprinklers can be in avoiding deadly home fires.

There's a special meeting of the Derry Town Council tonight, as some councilors want to reconsider the town's decision to appeal a judge's ruling ordering a special election on several petitions brought forth by residents opposing budget cuts.

Top News from around New Hampshire

A crash that closed Marsh Road in the area of Burns Road has forced the closure of all schools in Pelham today. A woman is facing charges she was driving drunk with her kids in connection with the crash.

Police are investigating a report of shots fired in Manchester Tuesday afternoon.

A Gorham man, accused in the shooting death of an acquaintance and trying to kill another, is expected to accept a plea deal.

Portsmouth is facing a half-million dollar lawsuit from the whistleblower credited with bringing to the attention of city officials the controversial inheritance of former police sergeant Aaron Goodwin.

Officials in Goffstown are considering a zip code change in order to avoid confusion during 911 calls from Pinardville, which shares many street names with Manchester as well as a zip code.

The ACLU is calling Somersworth's proposed curfew law unconstitutional.

Croydon's School Board won't budge on its policy of paying tuition for students to attend private schools, despite the Attorney General saying the practice isn't allowed and facing a Monday deadline to comply with the state.

Despite what you may have heard, your New Hampshire license is still a valid form of ID you can use while flying-for now.


Donald Trump is calling for a pair of ads paid for by the Club for Growth and attacking his conservative credentials to be pulled.

Hillary Clinton is calling for a $250 monthly cap on out-of-pocket prescription costs.

Local Muslims are pushing back at some of the anti-Muslim comments made on the campaign trail.

Derry residents who went before a judge to force the town to hold a special election on several budget items now say they need more money to continue the legal fight, as the town appeals the decision.

State education officials say we can expect the results of New Hampshire's Smarter Balanced assessment test in November.

A House subcommittee met Tuesday to review proposed legislation regulating body camera devices worn by police.

New Hampshire's House Democratic leader will be among those in attendance for Pope Francis' arrival at the White House.

A reversal from Portsmouth City officials, who have lifted a ban on school-night music performances in Prescott Park.

Uber officials are now suggesting that they may be willing to comply with Portsmouth's ordinance regulating ride-sharing services.

After a contentious debate, Chichester Selectmen are offering a deal to a local man who hasn't paid his property taxes since 2008.

A librarian in Peterborough is fighting to get his job back, as he faces a termination hearing, apparently for using inappropriate language on the job.


Bail has been reduced by 90 percent for Romivel Cruz, the man accused in a drunk-driving crash earlier this month that killed a Nashua man.

The truck driver whose vehicle smashed into a toll booth in Dover has been indicted on multiple charges connected to the crash.

A Brentwood man, accused of orchestrating an attack on his ex-wife and her boyfriend in Portsmouth by a bat-wielding relative, has won a court decision to have evidence taken from an iPhone suppressed in his upcoming trial.

A former Portsmouth store clerk, accused of robbing the store with a knife, has agreed to a plea deal.

The girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger was indicted Tuesday after refusing to testify about her time in hiding with the Boston mobster.


A dog playing fetch helped find a bagful of drugs behind an apartment building in Portsmouth.

Police in Dover are investigating an unattended death Tuesday, which may have been a drug overdose.

Stratham Tire is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading them to the person who struck and damaged a garage door at their Brentwood location, then drove off.

Police in Rochester made a quick arrest after a robbery at a convenience store early in the morning.

Ashland Police are investigating the case of a man caught on camera using stolen credit cards.

A two-car rollover in Hudson Tuesday afternoon left one person injured.

A Kensington Police officer was honored yesterday for his heads-up thinking after making a traffic stop and discovering the driver was having a heart attack.


Anheuser-Busch is putting off expanding its plant in Merrimack for at least a year.

Opponents of expansion at Mount Sunapee are hoping that Governor Hassan will step in to block the project as it nears approval from a state agency.

Sea-3 is objecting to a request for a site inspection of the Great Bay Discovery Center in Greenland as part of the propane storage and distribution company’s push for an exemption from a year-long review of its proposed expansion.

Other News

An online website claims New Hampshire has some of the most "disagreeable" divorces in the country.

The Dartmouth Institute is studying ways to improve communication between doctors and patients when it comes to conversations about birth control.

The historic Strand Theater in Dover is back open, this time as a dance and performing arts venue.

A New Hampshire teen will sing during the Pope's visit to Philadelphia this week.


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