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Feb 22, 2016 5:55 PM

Former Portsmouth mayor and NH political icon Eileen Foley dies at 97

PORTSMOUTH - The Seacoast lost a political icon Monday morning with the passing of 97-year-old, former Portsmouth mayor Eileen Foley.

United States Sen. Jeanne Shaheen remembers a treasured tip Foley gave her.

"One of the pieces of advice she gave me is she said 'you know I always used to practice my speeches on the ride into Concord,'" Shaheen said.

Eileen Foley was mayor for eight terms and became known as a big ambassador who signed sister- city agreements with communities in Japan, Ireland and England.

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