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Mixed-use development approved in Bedford

The Bedford Planning Board recently gave a green light to a developer to construct a mixed-use commercial development. Jumbo Capital was granted a special permit to develop 300,000 square feet in two buildings within the 51-acre office park the company owns at the intersection of Crosby Drive and th

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-11 21:54:07

Bedford Police Ask Public's Help ID'ing Walmart Theft Suspect

BEDFORD, NH — Bedford police asked the public's help identifying a suspect who stole a muzzleloader from the town's Walmart store. Anyone with information is asked to contact Bedford police at 603-472-5113. The department accepts anonymous tips through text message. Citizens can text "TIP BEDFORDNH

PATCH - 2018-12-10 21:22:00

Police: More than 300 grams of crack cocaine, cocaine, heroin found in NH apartment

MANCHESTER, N.H. (WHDH) - A search of a suspected drug dealer’s apartment in Manchester, New Hampshire led to the discovery of more than 300 grams of crack cocaine, cocaine and heroin, police said.

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-12 12:46:07

Manchester police seize $35,000 in drugs, arrest Second Street man

MANCHESTER -- Police arrested a Second Street man and seized heroin, crack and cocaine worth $35,000 Tuesday during a search of his apartment, police said. The 11 a.m. raid at 190 Second St., Apt. 2 culiminated a four-month investigation, police said.

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-12 17:59:00

City man charged with 2 bank robberies

MANCHESTER, NH – Michael Wells, 52, of Manchester, was arrested early Tuesday morning, charged with robbing two banks in the past week. Wells was arrested inside of the hallway of an apartment complex at 64 Merrimack St. at about 1 a.m. on Dec. 11 while officers were on scene for a separate call for

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2018-12-11 17:52:56

Bedford: See 5 Nearby Homes For Sale

BEDFORD, NH — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Need some help in your search? Not to worry! To save you some time, we here at Patch have compiled the latest batch of new listings nearby.

PATCH - 2018-12-09 22:56:00

Lengthy federal prison sentences in separate conspiracies to sell fentanyl in NH

CONCORD — A Manchester man and a Northfield woman have been sentenced to years in federal prison after pleading guilty to separate conspiracies to sell fentanyl in New Hampshire, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Murray announced Tuesday.

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-11 20:38:00

Man rescued after jump off Granite Street Bridge

MANCHESTER, NH — Manchester Police received several 911 calls around 1 p.m. on Dec. 10 regarding a man who jumped into the Merrimack River. Several officers responded to the area, along with Manchester Fire Department personnel to locate the man, who allegedly jumped from the Granite Street Bridge.

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2018-12-11 19:51:12

MLK Day: From the prodigious hilltops of NH, let your voice ring

MANCHESTER, NH – Calling all choirs, singers and music ministers! The 2019 Martin Luther King Day celebration will be held On Monday, January 21, from 2-5 p.m., at Temple Adath Yeshurun, 152 Prospect St., in Manchester. The NH Council of Churches would like to include music from an inter-faith and i

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2018-12-11 22:16:57

Lawmakers press for details about gas line safety

BOSTON – Natural gas company executives were grilled Tuesday about leaking pipes and a lack of staff, training and procedures for dealing with gas disasters. Members of the Legislature's Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy peppered representatives of Columbia Gas of Massachus

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-11 22:39:01

NH Democratic HQ Evacuated Due To Suspicious Package

CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire Democratic Party office was evacuated Monday evening after the discovery of a suspicious package. At least one employee received treatment for possible exposure to a substance from the package, according to reports. It isn't known what the package contained.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 01:42:00

Merrimack Woman Arrested After Slap: Police

MERRIMACK, NH — A Merrimack woman was recently arrested on charges she slapped an individual in the face. Joanne Diaz (pictured), 50, was charged with assault, domestic violence-related. She was released on bond.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 22:42:00

Massachusetts natural gas companies would support greater engineering oversight

Gov. Charlie Baker’s bill that would require more oversight by engineers of natural gas work got a boost Tuesday when it was endorsed by the state’s public utility companies.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-12-11 20:19:29

Eastern Bank branch robbed in Manchester

MANCHESTER -- Police are looking for a man who robbed a Hooksett Road branch of Eastern Bank Monday morning. The man was not armed, police said. Officers were called to the 41 Hooksett Road bank at 9:25 a.m., according to a news release when bank employees acitivated a panic alarm.

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-10 15:12:00

Bedford VA nursing home residents evacuated due to smoke in building

Residents of a Bedford VA nursing home building were evacuated early Friday evening when smoke from a small fire outside of the building drifted inside, the town’s fire captain said.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-08 00:59:49

Fatal Nashua Crash On Kinsley Street: Top News

NASHUA, NH -- A Derry man was killed in a horrific Nashua crash last week. Justin Petkewich, 35, was driving a Chrysler 200 sedan and hit several trees, a car and house on Kinsley Street.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 14:38:00

LYMO Construction president says building boom and tax incentives behind latest move

LONDONDERRY — Dan Lynch, the president of LYMO Construction, started the company in his grandparents’ garage in Arlington, Mass., in 1987. Their first office was above a pizza parlor in Bedford in 1993, and the company has since moved to Hooksett, Manchester, then Merrimack.

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-10 05:15:00

3 Manchester firefighters hospitalized after being injured in house fire

MANCHESTER -- Four firefighters were injured in a flash-over blast while searching a home that was burning Sunday afternoon. Jim Michael, a district chief for the Manchester Fire Department, said the firefighters suffered burns and lacerations when a surge in the fire caused the windows to blow out

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-09 21:10:00

Photo of ‘person of interest’ in liquor store thefts circulated by NH State Police

HOOKSETT, NH – State Police are investigating thefts that occurred at the I-93 Northbound Hooksett Rest Area Liquor Store on Nov. 18 and Dec. 8. During the thefts numerous bottles of wine were stolen, having a total value of just under $5,000.

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2018-12-10 00:06:40

Manchester police seek man who allegedly took Toys for Tots donations

MANCHESTER -- Police are looking for a man who allegedly walked off Friday with a Toys for Tots donation jar that contained about $20. According to a news release, a clerk at Signature Flight Support, One Garside Way, told officers a man walked into the business about 1:30 a.m. and spoke about fuel

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-10 17:28:00