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Asian restaurant coming to Derry late March

DERRY - A new Vietnamese and Thai food restaurant is coming to Derry in late March. Co-owner Hanh Nguyen said the restaurant is investing more than $50,000 in renovating the former Heritage Restaurant location at 91 West Broadway.


Defense wants Derry man charged in double fatal released on bail

BRENTWOOD - Lawyers for a Derry man charged in a wrong-way crash that killed a retired police sergeant and his wife argue he should be released from jail because he’s not a danger or flight risk and needs better medical care for the injuries he suffered than what he’s getting in jail.


Info session in Derry to shed light on My HealtheVet program

DERRY — The Derry VFW will be hosting an information session on the VA My HealtheVet program at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the VFW post, 18 Railroad Ave. in Derry. The My HealtheVet program is an application that permits authenticated veterans to perform multiple VA-related functions online, su


Town Council candidates share visions for Derry

DERRY — It was a chance for residents to hear firsthand from their Town Council candidates about what's best for Derry and how to support the community's growth, its downtown and how to make the town stand out and shine.


Wanted DOA: Tribute to Bon Jovi

If the 80's, big hair and big music rock your world, perhaps you'll want to check out Wanted DOA: America's Truly Authentic Bon Jovi Tribute at the Tupelo Music Hall in Derry on Friday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $32-$37.


‘We are grateful beyond words’: Teen injured in fiery New Hampshire crash released from hospital

A New Hampshire teen, who was injured in a fiery crash last month with a tractor-trailer, has been released from the hospital, his family says. Sam Lachance was released from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston on Wednesday, his mother, Jessica, shared on Facebook, recounting the agonizing m


NH Man Charged With Arson After Setting Bus On Fire

(Brandon Middaugh Credit: Nashua, NH Police) NASHUA, New Hampshire (WBZ NewsRadio) — A Nashua, NH man has been charged with arson after setting a bus on fire next to his home.


Writers face off in 3-minute Fiction Slam in Deja Vu Furniture store

LONDONDERRY — It’s like an artist’s loft, only with more furniture. Surrounded by Deja Vu Furniture’s eclectic floor, wall and rafter displays at 113 Hillside Ave., contestants in the 3-Minute Fiction Slam will share original short stories of all shapes and sizes Wednesday night, Feb. 27.


Hooksett woman charged with DUI

HOOKSETT -- A Hooksett woman is facing drunk-driving charges following her arrest Tuesday night. According to police, an officer saw a vehicle commit several line violations on Hooksett Road around 10:23 p.m. After pulling the vehicle over, the officer said the driver showed "signs of being under th


New Hampshire Senate passes bill to protect businesses from sales taxes

New Hampshire's Senate has unanimously passed a bill that prohibits other states from demanding that online retailers in the Granite State collect sales taxes. The bill was the result of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year that said states can require online retailers to collect sales tax on purch


NH State Police Trooper Stops 20 Vehicles Covered In Snow, Ice

CONCORD (CBS) – Since 2002, New Hampshire drivers have been legally required to clear snow and ice from their vehicles before taking to the roads. It’s called Jessica’s Law, named for Jessica Smith, who was killed when ice from a tractor-trailer hit a box truck, which then slammed into her car.


Intruder arrested after fleeing from one West Side basement to another

MANCHESTER, NH – Manchester Police responded to a burglary in progress call on Feb. 20 at 4:10 p.m. on the city’s West Side. Officer Benjamin Foster, along with his K-9 Moose and several other officers responded to the 100 block of Bremer Street after the homeowner observed a strange man inside of h


City man, woman arrested on drug and firearms charges following West Side traffic stop

MANCHESTER - A city man and woman were arrested on drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop Tuesday on the West Side. Police said the motor vehicle stop resulted in two arrests and seizure of several prescription pills, cocaine, methamphetamine and 4.6 lbs. of marijuana.


Allegedly Drunk Woman Drove From Mass. To NH With Airbags Deployed After Crash

MERRIMACK, N.H. (CBS) – Police arrested a woman they say drove from Massachusetts to New Hampshire with her airbags deployed following a crash. The woman is now charged with drunk driving.


'People just don't like being yelled at'

THE SHORTAGE of NHIAA basketball officials around the state is an overlooked dilemma that is not expected to be resolved anytime soon. New Hampshire has lost somewhere between 70-80 basketball officials from last year to this year, according to members of State Board 32, the New Hampshire chapter of


Macek: Councilors ‘Had No Choice’ in Pot Shop Approvals; Predicts ‘Problem-Free’ Roll Out

Yes, Haverhill: Retail marijuana shops are on the way—but rest assured that the City Council took every care to do the roll out right, at least according to Bill Macek. On this week’s episode of WHAV’s Open Mic Show, longtime councilor Macek chatted with co-host Ralph Basiliere about the calls he of


NH man, facing third OUI, held without bail

MERRIMAC – A New Hampshire man facing a third drunken-driving charge after slamming his car into a snowbank last week admitted in court Wednesday there was enough evidence to hold him without bail pending trial.


Haverhill Police Nab Two for Drug Trafficking at Main Street McDonald’s

Two out-of-town men were taken into custody Wednesday night at the Main Street McDonald’s, Haverhill Police confirm. Merrimac 30-year-old John Sheehan and 37-year-old Matthew Simons of Plaistow, N.H. were arrested by Detectives Dana Burrill Jr. and Sean Harrison just before 9 p.m. Feb. 20. Both men


‘Cupid of Chaos’ may be prosecuted in New Hampshire first

ALFRED – York County District Attorney Kathryn Slattery said both Maine and New Hampshire are willing to extradite Michael Middleton, the man charged in New Hampshire with bigamy and who faces a number of charges in Maine.


A Salem marijuana dispensary says it ran out of flower. The state commission says that’s not true

The state’s head cannabis regulator wants to set the record straight — a Salem marijuana dispensary that closed for recreational sales this week is not out of marijuana flower, as they claimed. They simply recorded their inventory incorrectly.