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Lottery chief answers questions about keno in Conway

CONWAY - Selectmen peppered the New Hampshire Lottery commissioner with questions about keno at a public hearing Tuesday. Residents will vote on whether to allow keno to be played in town April 10. A new law, RSA 284:51, which went into effect in July, allows New Hampshire towns and cities to choose

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-21 14:49:00

Florida to seek the death penalty against Conway killer

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. - The state of Florida is reported seeking the death penalty against Michael Lawrence Woodbury, the 42-year-old former Mainer who shot and killed three people at the Army Barracks store in Conway in 2007. Woodbury, who is serving a life sentence for those killings, was indicted by a


Results unchanged after Tamworth recount

TAMWORTH - The results of the March 13 selectmen's race didn't change after a recount in a squeaker of a three-way race for two seats. Political newcomer Aaron Ricker, 27, got 348 votes; Willie Farnum, who has served as selectman before, received 322; and incumbent Selectman Jim Hidden received 304.

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-21 18:50:00

Arthur Wiggin memoirs: The final installment

Shortly before his death in 2005, Arthur gave me an autobiography he had typed "to do with as you wish." The first chapters naturally dealt with growing up in the Conway of a century ago. Several staff members of the Daily Sun thought that this might be of interest to the general populace. We have b

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-21 16:22:00

SAU 9 to hold school Friday, teacher workshop moved to June

CONWAY - Students in SAU 9 looking for a long weekend won't get it this week. Although a teacher workshop day was scheduled Friday, school will be held in an effort to try to keep the school year from running into the fourth week of June. A fifth snow day March 8 pushed the last day of school at Ken

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-21 19:56:00

Tim Scott is North Conway Community Center's new director

CONWAY - A familiar face has been hired out of a field of 33 candidates to be the new executive director of the non-profit North Conway Community Center. Tim Scott of Jackson began work Monday. Scott heads the Country Consulting Group, which has coordinated capital campaigns for several local organi

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-20 19:49:00

'Stand down' order lifted for Limington Fire Department

The "stand down" order has been lifted for the Limington Fire Department. (WGME) LIMINGTON (WGME) -- The "stand down" order has been lifted for the Limington Fire Department. This means the department will now respond to all fire calls as usual. On Saturday, the town issued a stand down order becaus

WGME - 2018-03-21 11:59:28

March maple madness: Local sugarhouses to host open houses

JACKSON - Hosted by the New Hampshire Maple Producers Association, Maple Sugaring Month runs March 10-April 1, spanning four weekends of maple madness. The 23rd annual N.H. Maple Weekend will be March 24-25, with several local sugar houses participating by holding open houses. Meanwhile, the Maine M

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-20 22:24:00

River Hayes: Don't underestimate students in walkout

To the editor of The Conway Daily Sun, the adults of the Mount Washington Valley, and anyone who may find this information valuable: The students of Kennett High School, who are currently working to make changes and stand up for themselves and others, are not misguided pawns, nor are they "puppets"

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-20 14:38:00

Cathy Baker: Cindy Shirly for Conway Town Clerk

I have known Cindy Shirley for almost 30 years. We met while waiting for our kindergarten students to be dismissed at John Fuller School. Cindy was an active member of the John Fuller PTA while owning her own restaurant. Her current position at Memorial Hospital requires a high level of confidential

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-20 18:02:00

N.H. man charged with assaulting woman at Paris motel

PARIS - A New Hampshire man remained behind bars Monday night on charges he tried to strangle a woman at a South Paris motel last week. Eric Knight, 42, of North Conway appeared in 11th District Court on Friday on charges of felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor domestic violence assault, violat


Ossipee man walking Appalachian Trail for Make-A-Wish

OSSIPEE - Tim Andrew has long believed in helping others. That's why the former Connecticut fireman, who calls himself "a charity geek," is doing something special for his 65th birthday. The West Ossipee resident marked the occasion on March 5 by going for a walk: a long, long walk for charity. Andr


Deputy happens upon wanted man who'd allegedly been on the run for 2 years

LIMERICK, Maine - A man who allegedly ran from law enforcement on Friday, but was later apprehended, allegedly eluded authorities for two years. He was wanted on a number of warrants, including probation revocation in connection with a conviction for acquiring drugs by deception, police said. A York

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 11:56:08

Laconia man suffers second-degree burns in cooking fire

LACONIA - A city man suffered second-degree burns Sunday night as he tried to move a burning pan of grease outside, fire officials said. The man, in his early 50s, suffered burns on his face, head, arms and hands at about 7:35 p.m. at a Bay Street residence, Assistant Fire Chief Kirk Beattie said. T


Truck carrying Amazon packages crashes in Limington

A truck carrying Amazon packages rolled over in Limington Monday morning, spilling fuel and transmission fluid on Sokokis Trail. A Ryder rental box truck driven by 24-year-old Predrag Manjerovic of Washington state crashed around 5:20 a.m. on Sokokis Trail near Brackett's Orchard. Sheriff Bill King


Limington Fire Department ordered to 'Stand Down'

Order sent from town selectman's office regarding to non-compliant safety gear Updated: 1:23 PM EDT Mar 18, 2018 Limington's town selectmen have ordered the town's fire department to "stand down" on any response to fires and car accidents, because the department's fire safety gear is no longer in


Man on the run for 2 years tracked down by deputies

Deputies said a man who was on the run for two years was tracked down in Limerick Friday. Jonathan Clark, 33, of Limerick, was walking on Main Street when he was stopped by a deputy. The officer had no reason to detain him and Clark was uncooperative and walked away, deputies said. The deputy furth


Limerick man charged in domestic violence incident

Deputies were called to a home in Limerick Friday for reports of a domestic violence incident. It happened at a home on Division Road just after 5:30 p.m. A woman reported that her husband was drunk and threatening to hurt her, according to deputies. Deputies said suspect Joseph French, 54, Limeric


Talk of the town: Stop that laughing!

Last Thursday, several people alerted me to a planned citywide snowball fight scheduled to start at 10 p.m. at Bartlett and Walnut streets in Lewiston. Seriously, a snowball fight. Starting at 10 p.m. In downtown Lewiston. I scoffed at this idea. Sneered at it. Rolled my eyeballs all the way around


Waterboro man arrested after head-butting one deputy, biting another, sheriff says

A Waterboro man was arrested after head-butting a York County sheriff's deputy and biting another deputy on the leg as he resisted their efforts to let a woman living at the house retrieve her belongings, Sheriff William King said Saturday. Nicholas Morin, 29, was charged on Friday with assault on a