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Two candidates challenging Concord Mayor Jim Bouley

Several incumbents – including the city’s longtime mayor, Jim Bouley – will have to work to keep their seat during this November’s elections. The veteran mayor is being challenged by Linda Rae Banfill of Palm Street and Roy Schweiker of Chapel Street. Schweiker, a regular at council meetings who has

CONCORD MONITOR - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Police probe reports of shots fired in Concord

CONCORD - Police said Sunday there was no risk to the public after reports of shots fired on Canal Street in Penacook on Saturday night. "Officers and detectives are investigating and at this time the involved parties are believed to have been identified and it is not believed that there is a risk t

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-18 02:48:00

My Turn: Invest in family drug courts

President Donald Trump called New Hampshire a “drug-infested den.” Although not a description we prefer, it is a crass simplification of New Hampshire’s second highest drug overdose death rate in the nation. For each overdose death, at least 10 others are estimated to have survived. The number of l

CONCORD MONITOR - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

SNHU women's lacrosse team matched with local girl

Tuesday night was a special night for a local girl and the Southern New Hampshire University women's lacrosse team. Trinity Mathews, of Concord, was signed by the team as part of the Team Impact organization, which matches children with life-threatening illnesses with college athletic teams. Trinity

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-20 05:27:00

Truck driver cited after I-393 rollover strews trash, closes highway

Workers clean up trash that spread across Interstate 393 in Concord early Tuesday while a tow truck works to right the tractor-trailer that overturned while carrying 60,000 pounds of garbage. (COURTESY)CONCORD - A tractor-trailer that rolled over on Interstate 393 East near Exit 1 early Tuesday spr

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-19 17:12:00

Bow Schools see healthy growth in enrollment

BOW - Bow schools are bucking the trend when it comes to enrollment. Over the last few years, school officials said they've seen increased growth in enrollment, to the point where they are almost at capacity for some of their buildings. At Bow High School, enrollment for this year is at about 665, t

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-20 09:10:00

Teachers contract defeated in Pittsfield – again

By just nine votes, Pittsfield has again said no to giving its teachers a contract. Voters defeated a one-year deal for educators in a special election Tuesday, 194-185. Residents had previously cast their ballots against a three-year deal in March by a similarly narrow margin. Bea Douglas, the scho

CONCORD MONITOR - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

3 arrested after NH Neighborhood Watch member reports suspicious activity

Written by NH1 News on September 19, 2017 2:42 pm. BELMONT - Three people were arrested on various charges Saturday with the help of a Neighborhood Watch member. Belmont police said around 8:20 p.m., a member of the Arlene Drive Neighborhood Watch Program reported a suspicious vehicle parked at an

NH1.COM - 2017-09-19 21:42:00

8 arrested in 'Operation Breakfast Club' prostitution sting at Enright Park

Arroyo Batista MANCHESTER, NH - Manchester Police continue to work on improving the quality of life for all Manchester residents, while addressing prostitution complaints in the area of Enright Park. Members of the Community Policing Division, Patrol Division and Special Enforcement Division compl

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2017-09-19 16:35:44

Part of I-393 back open after tractor-trailer hauling 60,000 pounds trash rolls over

A tractor-trailer hauling 60,000 pounds of garbage rolled over Tuesday morning, leading crews to shut down a section of Interstate 393 in Concord. Police said the tractor-trailer was merging onto I-393 East from Interstate 93 North when it rolled over in the area of Exit 1. Most of the garbage spil

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-19 13:06:00

Sununu says N.H. ‘aggressively’ pursuing new Amazon HQ

Gov. Chris Sununu says he’s personally involved with an aggressive bid by New Hampshire to land Amazon’s second global headquarters, and has met with Jeff Bezos, the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of the on-line retail behemoth. In an interview with the Concord Monitor, Sununu said pr

CONCORD MONITOR - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Kombucha and water kefir: How to brew them at home

Tom Wessels to speak at Audubon annual gathering Tom Wessels, author of Reading the Forested Landscape, Beyond Progress, newly-released Granite, Fire and Fog: A Natural and Cultural History of Acadia National Park and other ecological works, will be the featured speaker at N.H. Audubon’s annual Ga

CONCORD MONITOR - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

NH Senior Notes: September is World Alzheimer's Month

MANCHESTER - As part of World Alzheimer's Month, Home Instead Senior Care network has established Sept. 21 as Alzheimer's Learning Day to encourage communities to learn more about Alzheimer's and other dementia disorders. Home Instead is asking people to take a pledge to participate in the day, whic

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-18 01:05:00

State Rep calling for cameras, livestreaming in House committee meetings

Wants to make access easier for constituents Updated: 6:26 PM EDT Sep 17, 2017 A New Hampshire state legislator is calling for cameras in committee rooms in order to make House committee meetings more transparent. But some say it will cost taxpayers big bucks. News 9 profiled the lonely meetings o

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-17 22:26:00

Police: Woman approached officers with syringe

SALEM, N.H. - Police said they responded to a rest area on Interstate 93 north near Exit 1 Sunday where two unresponsive women with what appeared to be either heroin or fentanyl were found in a bathroom. Just before 7:30 p.m., Tricia Duff, 59, of Hopkinton was found lying on her back in a locked sta

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 21:33:45

Watch: Adopt This Pet: Goats

Various breeds of goats are waiting for adoption at Live And Let Live Farm in Chichester, NH Updated: 7:46 PM EDT Sep 18, 2017 Hello, and welcome to another edition of WMUR's Adopt This Pet! Live and Let Live Farm is a safe haven for all kinds of critters. Today we are introducing you to the goat

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-18 23:46:00

Recycled Percussion heads to races on 'Chaos and Kindness'

New Hampshire band Recycled Percussion is off to the races in the latest episode of "Chaos and Kindness." The episode is packed with behind-the-scenes looks at NASCAR and inspiration, as the band opens doors for a young Dunbarton boy. You'll meet Parker, who says he's the biggest NASCAR fan in the

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-18 22:28:00

453 vehicles stopped in Gilford, Bow for handful of arrests, tickets for pot

Two police sobriety checkpoints Saturday night screened 453 vehicles, netting four arrests and eight summonses, state police said Sunday. In Gilford, a checkpoint on Route 11 screened 261 vehicles. Police arrested three people for driving while intoxicated and issued five tickets for possession of m

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-17 17:20:00

'It' continues to scare up ticket sales

The Stephen King horror film is the highest-grossing film of September so far Updated: 1:07 PM EDT Sep 17, 2017 The Stephen King adaption "It" continues to scare up record ticket sales, taking in an estimated $60 million in its second week and leaving a paltry $7.5 million for Darren Aronofsky's a

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-17 17:07:00

Manchester woman arrested on DWI charge outside Hooksett Hannaford's

HOOKSETT - A Manchester woman faces a charge of operating under the influence after being arrested Sunday outside a grocery store. According to police, about 4:20 p.m. officers were dispatched to the Hannaford's parking lot to investigate a report of an impaired driver. Officers located a BMW statio

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-18 04:48:00