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Franklin man charged with witness tampering

HAVERHILL — A 20-year-old Franklin man is facing a Class B felony charge of witness tampering, as well as a Class A misdemeanor stalking charge, as a result of being indicted by a Grafton County Superior Court Grand Jury on March 15.


Father of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide at town hall, police say

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The father of one of the victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting died in an apparent suicide Monday at Newtown town hall, police said. Police were called to 45 Main St. to investigate the report of a suicide.


Bidding for new space, Regal Auction Services finds new home

CONCORD — Auctioneer Paul Morrissette expects to notch at least $400,000 in sales auctioning kitchen cabinets, flooring and air conditioners on March 30. “Pretty much anything to build a house,” said Beth Morrissette, his wife and co-owner of Regal Auction Services.


TRAFFIC ALERT: Construction at intersection of New Hampshire Avenue and Ridge Avenue to last approximately 3 months

Tomorrow, March 26, crews will begin construction on Ridge Avenue between New Hampshire Avenue and County Line Road. A new bridge is being constructed, and a new traffic light is being installed.


Impaired wrong-way driver stopped while heading north in southbound I-93 high-speed lane

CONCORD, NH – A wrong-way driver was allegedly impaired and transporting drugs when he was arrested early Monday morning, pulled over by State Police who helped avert any accidents with a quick response.


Franklin, Concord police say one-third of overdose calls are in public places

Franklin City Hall employees were concerned when they saw a young woman exhibiting erratic behavior walk into the building’s public restroom earlier this month. They grew more concerned when she did not come out after 30 minutes.


Rob Gronkowski Announces Retirement From NFL

ATLANTA (CBS) — Rob Gronkowski is officially retiring from the NFL. The tight end made the announcement on Instagram Sunday evening. “It all started at 20 years old on stage at the NFL draft when my dream came true, and now here I am about to turn 30 in a few months with a decision I feel is the big


Franklin Pierce ends baseball trip on four-game losing streak

CARY, N.C. — The Franklin Pierce University baseball team surrendered 27 runs on 38 hits in two games Thursday, as the Ravens fell twice at the USA Baseball National Training Complex.


Artists of the month in Laconia

The Lakes Region Artist Association juried submissions by its members for selecting “Artists of the Month” winners. The artist who’s entries were selected will have their artwork displayed for one month at a number of locations for public viewing and sale. They are: Duane Hammond, Meredith Village S


Want to be NH Kid Governor for a Day? Get Writing!

CONCORD, NH – Governor Chris Sununu announced the 2019 “Governor for a Day” essay competition. The competition is open to all middle and high school students, grades 6-12. The initiative was launched in New Hampshire to foster civic education and promote youth participation in government.


State Police: Man Arrested After $42,000 Worth Of Fentanyl Is Found In His Bedroom

BROCKTON (CBS) — An 18-year-old man from Brockton was arrested after Mass. State Police said they found about $42,000 worth of fentanyl in his bedroom. Etimilson Cabral was arrested Friday.


Student voluntarily pulls lawsuit against NH prep school

CONCORD, N.H. - A federal lawsuit against a prestigious New Hampshire prep school is voluntarily being dismissed. The suit had claimed that St. Paul's School had a hyper-sexualized culture that contributed to a female student being forced to perform sex acts against her will and groped without her c


N.H. man convicted of running prostitution, drug operation

A New Hampshire man has been convicted of running a prostitution operation following a trial during which witnesses described how he used their drug addictions to causing them to work as prostitutes for his profit.


Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Trafficking Cocaine

Police say a man was arrested for trafficking cocaine after a routine traffic stop Saturday morning. According to Massachusetts State Police, a trooper stopped a 2001 Volkswagen Passat for speeding, among other violations, on Route 10 north at the intersection of Main Street in Northfield.


Historic arch lights up the night in Northfield

The Memorial Arch of Tilton is illuminated on Saturday night, March 25, 2019 at Arch Park in Northfield, New Hampshire. The arch was built in 1882 by Charles Tilton who modeled the arch after the Arch of Titus in Rome after he had visited there in 1881. The arch is on the U.S National Register of Hi


Gronk unleashed: Gronkowski sets course for retirement fun

BOSTON — Rob Gronkowski the football player is finished. Well, the party is about to go bazooka. Look out for Gronk gone wild, Gronk unhinged, Gronk unleashed. Without football strings attached, Gronkowski is suddenly a hot free agent year-round, his talents pitched to far more than 32 suitors, from


Suspect Evaluated After 3 Hit and Runs on I-93 in NH

A suspect is under evaluation at a New Hampshire medical center after three hit and runs were reported on Interstate 95 Saturday afternoon. According to New Hampshire State Police, they received two calls around 4:15 p.m. Saturday for a motor vehicle rollover on I-93 north near exit 5 and a hit and


Man Killed In 3-Car Crash In Dedham

DEDHAM (CBS) — A man was killed in a car crash on Washington Street and Route 1 in Dedham Monday. Three cars were involved, according to the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office.


Quincy Police: Woman Attacked, Robbed In Russell Park

QUINCY (CBS) — A woman was attacked as she walked in Quincy’s Russell Park midday Monday. Police said the suspect got away and are seeking the public’s help in finding him.


Brockton man says he wanted marijuana, but was sold crack

BROCKTON — A city man who police say was caught in the act of a drug deal told officers all he wanted was marijuana – but the dealer sold him crack cocaine. Officers Ryan Quirk and Derek Scully were on patrol on Warren Avenue about 7:36 p.m. on Saturday when they saw an apparent drug deal at the Sto