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Granite Shield nets 3 Strafford Country drug arrests
DOVER — Three men were recently arrested on drug charges as the result of Operation Granite Shield, according to Strafford County Sheriff David Dubois, on behalf of the county Drug Task Force.
Farmington grandfather dies of injuries from Kingfield crash
FARMINGTON — A Farmington grandfather who was critically injured in a collision with a tractor-trailer in Kingfield last month has died, Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said.
Firefighters attempt to contain large blaze
ACTON, Maine — Firefighters are trying to get a structure fire under control right now. The fire is burning on Gavin Road in Acton, although an exact address has not been confirmed.
Maine man pleads guilty after threatening to 'shoot up' workplace
DOVER — A Sanford, Maine, man will receive no jail time after being pleading guilty on Wednesday to a misdemeanor count of reckless conduct . Jose Cardenas, 22, was issued a 90-day suspended sentence in Strafford County Superior Court. Cardenas was arrested in March after threatening to "shoot up" A
Technology, personal strength give a Sanford woman renewed mobility
SANFORD — Kristen Johnson recently did something she hasn’t done in 19 years — she walked. In fact, she walked twice, 232 steps the first day, and then 660 steps the following day.
HS girls basketball: Martineau sets Farmington record in win
FARMINGTON — Coach Dawn Weeks was clearly tickled — and understandably so. The Farmington High School girls basketball team had just beaten Mount Royal in Division IV action, 53-25, and her star player, senior guard Katie Martineau, had netted a game-high 24 points, breaking the school's career scor
Chinese nationals charged with sex trafficking in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont
Two Chinese nationals who were living in Concord, New Hampshire, have been arrested and charged with running a sex trafficking ring in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont that included homes and hotels in Portland, South Portland and Kittery.
Dover Planning Board leader steps down
DOVER — After 15 years on the Planning Board, leading it as chairman for the past three, Kirt Schuman resigned from his post after a meeting this week. Ward 2 City Councilor Dennis Ciotti, who also serves on the Planning Board as the council’s liaison, told the City Council Schuman was resigning for
How Much New Hampshire Households Make Per Year: Census
For those who can never stop comparing, the Census released an early Christmas gift. The 2013-2017 American Community Survey issued by the Census last week disclosed a mountain of data, including how much household income is reported in each community.
Police: Woman acting ‘odd’ in Dunkin’ Donuts caught with drugs, several syringes
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (WHDH) - A New Hampshire woman was arrested Wednesday after she was busted at a Dunkin’ Donuts in Wolfeboro with an array of drugs and drug paraphernalia, including several syringes, officials said.
Acton woman asks to withdraw her guilty plea to murder charge
ALFRED — An Acton woman says she had not taken her psychological medication and was not thinking clearly the day in August when she pleaded guilty to stabbing and killing her ex-husband.
Rochester shelter plan still faces concerns
ROCHESTER — Following a handshake deal that would allow the city to use the Salvation Army building as an emergency warming center, the chair of the Tri-City Mayors’ Task Force on Homelessness is urging officials to tread carefully while making decisions about such an operation.
Go & Do: 6 things to do this weekend
The Last Blast Castle Holiday Dance Party with Sharon Jones and the Downtown Express will be one bluesy, rockin' party with this talented five-piece Rhythm and Blues band, spearheaded by Seacoast favorite Sharon Jones, a New England musical legend who for decades has performed throughout Boston, the
Strafford County sherrif's deputies complete academy training
DOVER — Two newly certified full-time deputy sheriffs have been released from training and are providing service to the people of Strafford County, according to an announcement by Strafford County Sheriff David Dubois.
New Sharon man faces assault charge after victim hit with a shot glass more than once
NEW SHARON — A local man is accused of striking another man with a shot glass multiple times Wednesday night at a York Hill Road residence, according to Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr.
Students, Residents Look For Way Forward After Dover High ‘KKK Jingle’ Incident
A video posted on social media last week which shows Dover High School students singing a song about the Ku Klux Klan to the melody of "Jingle Bells" was the subject of more than two hours of testimony from residents Monday evening.
Heres How You Can Take A Sleigh Ride and Eat Homemade Chocolate in Jackson NH
The Jingle Bell Chocolate Tour is an annual event in Jackson, New Hampshire. This is the last weekend to take the tour as they are only held through December 16. If you participate, you are inivited to take a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the village where you stop at inns, shops, and bakeries to
Changes coming for Pittsfield Solide Waste Facility
PITTSFIELD - Driven in large part by China's increasingly strict criteria for the quality of imported recycled material, residents of the four towns who use Pittsfield's Solid Waste Facility should expect big changes to the way they sort their recyclables in 2019.
No jail time for man who threatened to "shoot up" office
DOVER — A Maine man who threatened to "shoot up" Aclara Technologies in Somersworth will not serve jail time under a plea agreement his attorney reached with the state. Jose Cardenas, 22, of Sanford, Maine, was issued a 90-day suspended sentence Wednesday by Judge Mark Howard at Strafford County Sup
Rochester's merit-based pay system for police hits a snag
ROCHESTER — The Rochester Police Commission is seeking the City Council’s approval to use $24,617 in existing police funds to adjust compensation for 11 officers whose pay has reportedly been "compressed" by market calculations.