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Stiles appointed to Hampton Beach Area Commission

HAMPTON Selectmen appointed former state senator Nancy Stiles to the Hampton Beach Area Commission Monday, though two selectmen opposed appointing anyone at all. The Board of Selectmen voted 3-2 to appoint Stiles to the commission, formed by the Legislature to oversee the completion of the Hampton B


Planet Fitness opens up gym to Hampton's first responders

HAMPTON Planet Fitness is offering Hampton first responders access to the gym inside its recently-opened corporate world headquarters on Liberty Lane as a way of giving back to its new community. Firefighters and officers will have access to the gym from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the


Hampton drops ban on panhandling after court ruling

HAMPTON Selectmen repealed a town ordinance against begging Monday to fall in line with rulings by federal judges protecting panhandling as a First Amendment right. The board voted 3-2 to repeal the ordinance after Town Manager Fred Welch said the town was at risk of being sued for having the ban on


Hampton police log: Oct. 24- Nov. 11

Tuesday, Oct. 24 9:55 a.m. Arrested Michael M. Ndungu, 42, of Weymouth, Mass., on the charge of second-degree assault. Friday, Oct. 27 3:02 p.m. Arrested Ann Katavola, 32, on the charge of open container violation and on an arrest warrant. Saturday, Oct. 28 12:10 a.m. Arrested Keith E. Gagne, 27, of


Not a good welcome to Hampton!

To the Editor: Our names are Sarah and Josie and we go to Marston Elementary School in Hampton. We think that the sand sculpture right before the intersection in town is very inappropriate. It shows a girl without a bathing suit top on and a dog pulling at her bottoms. Kids, including us, live in th


'Dog of the Year' winners to join Santa in Christmas parade

NEWBURYPORT - Instead of eight tiny reindeer, two dogs - one large, one small - will lead old St. Nick and Mrs. Claus to Market Square in Newburyport's annual Santa Parade and Tree Lighting this Sunday. The parade, which has been running for more than a decade, will feature a new element this year k

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 09:36:00

Residents blame neighbor for Thanksgiving fire that damaged West Side apartment building

MANCHESTER - Pattie Harris enjoyed a Thanksgiving buffet at Ashworth By The Sea on Hampton Beach, hours later she'd learned her West Side apartment had been heavily damaged by a fire in the building. Thanksgiving was "my favorite holiday," Harris, 76, said Friday morning outside soot-covered and cha

UNION LEADER - 2017-11-24 20:23:00

Rose Farm development will have negative impact

To the Editor: Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to join a group of approximately 40 people on a joint site walk with the Exeter Planning Board and Conservation Commission. The purpose of the site walk was to view a 50-acre land parcel owned by Exeter Rose Farm, LLC (developer) and Benjamin and J

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-24 17:17:47

Hikes with naturalists, nature journaling and more at Minnesota parks

Hikes with naturalists Interstate State Park 1-2 p.m. Friday (entry is free at all state parks Friday) Join the park naturalist for a 1-mile hike along the Railroad Trail. Meet at the trailhead at the Taylors Falls Community Center. (651-465-5711, ext. 225, mndnr.gov) Blue Mounds State Park, Luve

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 14:53:00

Interstate Park body ID'd as missing kayaker

INTERSTATE PARK, Wis. - A body discovered by hunters at Interstate State Park has been identified as a kayaker missing for four months. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says medical examiners positively identified the body as 49-year-old Vue Her of Oakdale. Her was reported missing to Chisago County

KARE - 2017-11-23 16:26:10

Candidates line up Harsdorf's former seat

Seven candidates have filed paperwork to run in a special election to fill the state Senate seat vacated by newly appointed Agriculture Secretary Sheila Harsdorf. Voters will choose replacements Jan. 16 for the Senate District 10 seat, which has state Reps. Adam Jarchow, of Balsam Lake, and Shannon


Body found that of missing kayaker

Vue Her - Photo courtesy Fox 9 news ST. CROIX FALLS - A body discovered by two hunters Tuesday morning, Nov. 21, has been identified as 49-year-old Vue Her of Oakdale, Minn., the kayaker who went missing in July on the St. Croix River. Authorities were notified at 10:49 a.m. Tuesday that hunters had


Hunters discover body near St. Croix River at Interstate Park

POLK COUNTY - On Tuesday morning, Nov. 21, the Polk County Sheriff's Department received a call of what appeared to be a deceased person near the St Croix River bottoms of the Interstate State Park off of County Road S, North of 113th Ave. Upon arrival, Polk County Sheriff's Department deputies and


Frac-tured hills: Professor's book goes inside the fight against Wisconsin sand mines

Menomonie, Wis. - Like the west-central Wisconsin residents he attended meetings with, Thomas Pearson became aware of frac sand mining as a citizen, concerned about a new industry that threatened to alter lives and landscapes. His concern, as he watched the drama unfold, grew into a research project

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2017-11-24 22:00:00

Twin Cities kids giving thanks for chairs, peacocks, art and family

We've all met those kids who somehow know and say things that even adults haven't figured out yet. As it turns out, the Twin Cities area is full of creative, funny and smart first-graders just like that. These young people know what it means to be grateful, and as the holiday season approaches, we h

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Former Ag Instructor, City Forester Honored

The Tree City USA flag in Willis Park flew at half-mast this past week in honor of Raymond Miller who passed away Sunday, Nov. 12. He was a former agriculture instructor at Bloomer High School and also served as the city forester for over 25 years. Miller was born Nov. 18, 1929 in the rolling hills


MTA police dogs build bonds with officers, barrier against terrorists

Dogs train a state-of-the-art facility in Stormville. EAST FISHKILL - "Heel!" MTA police Officer Charlie Spahr calmed his partner, Hoss, as the German shepherd eagerly paced near a row of vans and cars. Hoss waited his turn to sniff for explosive odors in the vehicles as another officer and dog hust

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Forum sheds light on complicated Indian Point closure: Editorial

Subscribed, but don't have a login? While it's years away, the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close, and there will be huge ramifications, including here in Dutchess County. New Orleans-based Entergy, the plant's owner, faced many regulatory hurdles and lawsuits if it continued a permit renew

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 14:00:06

These are the hottest neighborhoods for fitness in NYC

It's that special time of year, when no amount of exercising and healthy eating seems like enough to burn off the holiday season excess. Luckily for New Yorkers, there's now a bounty of go-to neighborhoods where the dress code is sweat-wick chic, the stance is hip-distance and the fruit comes cold-p

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-24 16:25:11

Car thefts and break-ins reported in Putnam, northern Westchester

There have been several reported car break-ins in Putnam and Northern Westchester over the past several days, according to the New York State Police. Cars have been reported stolen from Haviland Drive in Brewster and Ridgeview Road in Patterson, police said. Officers are also investigating thefts

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-25 00:06:33