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Durham Town Council establishes Indigenous People's Day

DURHAM - Town councilors on Monday voted to establish an honorary local holiday called Indigenous People's Day, which will be celebrated on the federal Columbus Day holiday. Councilors voted 7-2 to approve the new holiday after an hour of debate. The vote means Durham will formally mark Indigenous P

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 13:10:28

Town of Durham establishes Indigenous Peoples' Day

Durham is now the first town in New Hampshire to establish Indigenous Peoples' Day. The town council voted Monday night to approve a resolution to designate the second Monday in October as the holiday, the same day as Columbus Day. The day will still recognize Christopher Columbus in Durham, but als

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-19 03:23:00

'We are all about the fun' at Durham Day

DURHAM - There were a lot of things to do at the annual Durham Days at the Wagon Wheel Farm Saturday, but the clear favorite was the town barbecue. The barbecue is free to all who attend and as the event opened at 12:30 p.m., people were already lining up for their share of the hamburgers and hot do

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-16 22:37:49

Fatal wrong-way crash remains under investigation

HAMPTON New Hampshire State Police continued to investigate a fatal crash that took place in Hampton Saturday night when a Greenland woman died after being struck by an alleged wrong-way motorist. State Police Capt. Chris Vetter said it is still undetermined, pending an investigation, whether 61-yea

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-18 21:30:29

Newmarket man who survived Irma hopes to return to NH before Maria hits

Tom George is leaving the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean island of St. John behind and returning to New Hampshire, but he's now found himself in the path of another powerful storm. The 25-year-old Newmarket man, who spent the past year-and-a-half living on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, survived

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-19 04:11:00

Dover Police seek woman suspected of fraud

DOVER - Dover Police seek the public's assistance in locating a woman suspected of attempting to make about $8,000 worth of purchases with two stolen credit cards at two area Target stores last week. Police said surveillance video shows a woman stealing two credit cards from two different women at P

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 21:16:27

Still no council candidate in Dover's Ward 6

DOVER - With only days to go before the filing period deadline, the Dover City Council seeks at least one candidate to file for the Ward 6 seat. As of noon Tuesday, no one had filed for the Ward 6 seat, which is currently held by Jason Gagnon. The deadline to file is Friday at 4 p.m. Former gubernat

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 19:18:57

Woodman's antique vehicles show is Sunday in Dover

DOVER - The Woodman Museum's 21st annual Antique and Vintage Car and Motorcycle Show is Sunday, Sept. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. Antique automobiles and vintage motorcycles will be on display on the museum grounds. The event is open to the public and free with museum admission. Motor vehicle enthusiast

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 18:11:22

Citywide hydrant flushing begins Sunday in Dover

DOVER - The Dover Community Services Utilities Division will begin flushing fire hydrants throughout the city on Sunday. Hydrant flushing is expected to take six weeks. Crews will work at night from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Hydrant flushing is essential to maintain water quality and allow adequate fire flow

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 14:56:28

Lack of funding, recovery housing cited as challenges in Dover

DOVER - Leaders in the recovery field and their community partners discussed what challenges them Monday morning during a legislative breakfast and panel discussion at SOS Recovery Community Center in Dover. John Burns, the director of SOS Recovery, cited funding and a lack of housing for those in r

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-19 05:46:00

Salmon Falls Family Fun Day is Saturday

ROLLINSFORD - The annual fall celebration of family fun comes to Rollinsford Saturday. Organizers of the 3rd Annual Salmon Falls Family Fun Day have put together a schedule that includes a host of activities at the American Legion in Rollinsford from noon to 8 p.m. The big day begins with the Salmon

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 20:50:39

Garrison Players open 65th season Friday

ROLLINSFORD - The Garrison Player's 65th season has the humor of Neil Simon, the music of Stephen Sondheim and a little Disney thrown in for good measure. The Garrison Players Performing Arts Center is in the historic Hiram R. Roberts Grange in Rollinsford at the corner of Portland Avenue and Robert

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 08:15:00

NH Film Festival plans kickoff party

PORTSMOUTH The New Hampshire Film Festival will hold its annual kick-off party Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Thirsty Moose Tap House. The event will feature announcements on special guests, a release of the 2017 festival trailer, as well as local filmmakers, sponsors and the festival tea

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-19 19:59:03

South Church Presents $2,041 Gift to Chase Home

PORTSMOUTH -Working with at-risk youth across the Seacoast and the state, Chase Home in Portsmouth has been fortunate to receive substantial contributions from the community with the latest from South Church with a gift of $2,041. The monies will be used to support the operations at Chase Home, whic

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 13:50:00

Alleged cocaine dealer held on $100K bail

A Manchester man arrested for allegedly selling cocaine in Epping, Raymond and Candia is being held on $100,000 cash bail. On Tuesday, Sept. 12 at approximately 1 p.m., the the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Task Force arrested Barry Gallant, 50, of 493 Manchester St., for two sales of

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-19 17:16:02

Somersworth filing period is open

SOMERSWORTH - The filing period for candidates for the Nov. 7 Municipal Elections opens Wednesday and runs through Sept. 29. According to Somersworth City Clerk Trish Harris, votes will be cast for: mayor, City Council Wards 1-5, City Council At-Large, School Board Wards 1-5 School Board, At-Large,

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 21:00:34

DES to look into 20 Green St. in Somersworth

SOMERSWORTH - The former owner of the old Profile Garage is waiting anxiously to see what the city might dig up at the now city-owned property. Dr. Terry Bennett, of Rochester, purchased the 20 Green St., site in 2005 to open a used-car dealership but was not able to get the needed approval. Over th

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 23:37:44

Somersworth citizens invited to weigh in on downtown's future

SOMERSWORTH - Residents and business owners with a vision for downtown are invited to share their ideas. The City of Somersworth has been awarded a PlanNH grant to for a community-wide charrette for a property that is crucial to the economic development of downtown. The charrette will take place on

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 21:45:46

NH native Victoria Arlen competes in season premiere of Dancing with the Stars

Exeter native Victoria Arlen took to the dance floor Monday night in the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars. The former Paralympic swimmer shared her story of overcoming obstacles, such as emerging from a two-year-long coma and walking after being paralyzed for 10 years. Arlen hit the floor w

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-19 12:04:00

Grand jury indicts 7 for Portsmouth cases

PORTSMOUTH Seven people were indicted by the most recent Rockingham County grand jury for Portsmouth charges ranging from forgery and drug possession, to domestic violence and falsifying evidence. Tyler Blassi, 20, of 37 Woodlawn Ave., Kittery, Maine, was indicted for four counts of forgery and one

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:59:42