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New gift shop in Derry celebrates a grand opening | New Hampshire
KKE Candles and Gifts owners Bob Carrier, right, his wife, Beverly Carrier, center, and their business partner, Joanne Brown, in their new storefront on East Broadway in Derry on Thursday. The business will celebrate its grand opening today at 3 p.m.(RYAN LESSARD/UNION LEADER CORRESPONDENT)
A local’s guide to ‘Hocus Pocus,’ 25 years later
It’s been 25 years since “Hocus Pocus,” the lighthearted Disney live-action classic about three ancient witches who are magically transported to modern-day Salem and the kids who must fight them off, first hit theaters. To celebrate, Freeform is airing a two-hour“Hocus Pocus” reunion specialthis Sat
Essex County Police: Woman Killed, $5K Reward To Catch Shooter
NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Michelle Newkirk, 26, of Newark.
5 things to do this weekend
The 36th annual Essex ClamFest takes placeSaturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with chowder tasting from noon to 2 p.m. at Shepard Memorial Park, 24 Martin St. in Essex. (Rain date: Oct. 21). The free festival features entertainment, an arts and crafts area, vendors, a Lions Club food pavilion.
Police seeking suspect in armed carjacking in Salem, NH
SALEM, N.H. - Police in Salem, New Hampshire are continuing to investigate a carjacking that was first reported last Saturday. According to Salem Police, the incident happened at the intersection of Route 28 and Kelly Road when a man approached a woman in a black Honda-CRV and carjacked her at gun
New Boston man facing methamphetamine charge after arrest at Manchester Community College | New Hampshire
Benjamin Avery, 23, was charged with possession of a controlled drug about 12:55 a.m. after police said they found a small glass vial filled with what is believed to be methamphetamine in his pocket during a search.
Nashua Police: Man Ran $1K Lowe's Self-Checkout Scheme
NASHUA, NH -- A Massachusetts man was arrested this week on charges he took advantage of the Nashua Lowe's self-checkout machine to the tune of than $1,000, according to police. Michael Rogers (pictured), 43, of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, was arrested Monday and charged with felony fraud.
State trooper stabbed, driver shot after chase ends in New Salem
An 18-year-old New Hampshire man was shot after he allegedly stabbed a Massachusetts State Police trooper numerous times at the end of a lengthy pursuit that started in New Hampshire and ended in New Salem, Massachusetts, on Friday afternoon, authorities said.The man, a Manchester resident who polic
Woman convicted in fatal Allenstown crash violates probation, again
Nearly two years ago, Jordan Heath, 27, of Pembroke pleaded guilty to vehicular assault in Merrimack County Superior Court for texting at the time of the crash in Allenstown that killed Michael Phelps, who previously taught at Rundlett Middle School and Concord High. Since then, she has tested posit
This Salem cemetery draws thousands every October. But only 100 are allowed in at peak times.
With its downtown setting and centuries-old allure, some visitors to Charter Street Cemetery in Salem haven’t known it’s real, according to Kate Fox ofDestination Salem.“A lot of people don’t realize it’s a cemetery,” she said. “They think it’s been constructed as a tourism destination.”But the ceme
Londonderry board OKs plan for future town, school projects in capital improvement plan | New Hampshire
LONDONDERRY— The Planning Board approved the capital improvement plan developed by the CIP committee over the last several weeks, which calls for a few small items for next spring’s ballot on the town side, and a number of big-ticket items in years ahead on the school side, including building a new
Lawrence auto shop owner pleads guilty to illegal dumping into river
SALEM, Mass — A Lawrence auto shop owner charged with dumping automotive oil into the Merrimack River decided to plead guilty on Thursday, just before his trial was scheduled to start in Salem Superior Court.
Four months after sister sent to prison for abuse, Epping man gets 18-40 years for drug trafficking | New Hampshire
James R. Castine, 25, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to several drug charges in Rockingham County Superior Court.
Troubled Lowell bar has liquor license revoked
After the License Commission voted to revoke her license, DiSalvo responded to the board, "Everything I own is this business."
Nashua Drug Sweep Nets 9 Arrests
NASHUA, NH -- The latest Nashua police drug sweep this week netted nine arrests. The sweep was conducted under the "Granite Shield" program, a state-funded initiative targeting criminal opioid distribution. The mugshots of the nine individuals can be found above.
Man gets up to 40 years in prison for drug ring that brought fentanyl from Mass. to Rockingham County
James Castine, 25, of Epping had pleaded guilty to being a drug enterprise leader, witness tampering, and possession of a controlled drug.
Photo Of Smoking Gas Line Workers Raises New Concerns In Lawrence
LAWRENCE, MA -- When Brooke Juliano looked out the kitchen window of her Lawrence home and saw a Columbia Gas worker smoking while working on the transmission line on her street, she did what a lot of people would do these days: she snapped a photo and sent it to friends on Snapchat with the caption
Hudson police log, Oct. 19 edition - Community Advocate
2:37 a.m.Arrested,Brian William Fragapane, 33, of 92 Goodnow Rd., Sudbury, for OUI liquor 2ndoffense, op MV with license suspended, operating to endanger.
Driver, on probation for drunken driving, arrested again
DANVERS — Less than a month after being placed on probation for his second drunken driving arrest, a Danvers man was arrested again, on an alleged third offense — with a blood alcohol level nearly five times the legal limit, police say.
Ex-Trump campaign manager Lewandowski, neighbors settle issues in Windham land dispute
"I think the settlement was in the interest of both parties," said Lewandowski's attorney William Sullivan, adding that the details remained confidential.