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Keene man charged with DWI in ATV crash

A Keene man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Saturday after crashing an all-terrain vehicle, according to police, who noted that a passenger was injured and taken to the hospital.


Wet lawn thwarts driver fleeing trooper in Keene, police say

Police pursued a vehicle Sunday night from Swanzey into Keene, where it got stuck in a wet lawn. The driver, Jacob Lima, 19, of Manville, R.I., and a passenger, Matthew Durand, 25, of Attleboro, Mass., were arrested, according to a news release Monday from N.H. State Police.


Plan for new eatery seen as compromise on downtown Keene bathroom issue

After a year of intermittently discussing the merits and costs of public restrooms, several stakeholders agree the proposed future of the old Gilbo Avenue transportation center would be a welcome compromise.


Greenwald announces bid to succeed Lane as Keene mayor

Three days after Keene Mayor Kendall W. Lane announced he won’t be running for a fifth term, a longtime city councilor has officially declared he’d like the job. Mitchell H. Greenwald, a downtown business owner and 22-year city councilor who represents Ward 2, said today he will run for mayor in the


Prostitution Sting in New Hampshire Leads to 8 Arrests

Eight people are facing charges after a day-long prostitution detail in Manchester, New Hampshire. After receiving several complaints of prostitution in the Lincoln and Laurel street areas, the Special Enforcement Division and Uniform and Community Policing division conducted a detail on Friday.


Go ahead: Stop and shop

ANDOVER — Fresh seafood, veggies and baked goods were piled onto Stop & Shop shelves Monday morning after an 11-day strike left stores across New England with few supplies. Smiling employees stocking produce in Andover thanked each customer for returning after a rocky dispute between Stop & Shop uni


Trial begins for doctor accused in death of 6-month-old

BURLINGTON, Mass. — The trial began Monday for a Massachusetts doctor accused of murder in the 2014 death of a 6-month-old. Pallavi Macharla ran a day care out of her Burlington home and was responsible for the baby, Ridhima Dhekane, who died on March 27, 2014, officials said.


NH man accused of exposing himself to juvenile facing sex assault charge

MERRIMACK, N.H. (WHDH) - A Weare, New Hampshire man is facing indecent exposure and sex assault charges after police say he exposed himself to a child on at least three separate occasions.


What's Next for Stop & Shop Now That Strike is Over?

Stop & Shop employees and customers are expected to return to stores Monday following the conclusion of a 11-day strike. The grocery store and the union representing employees came to a tentative agreement on Sunday after nearly two weeks of deliberation. Nearly 31,000 employees from Massachusetts,


Stolen gun recovered after police chase ends with car stuck in mud in Swanzey

SWANZEY - A police chase ended when the vehicle became stuck while being driven across a wet yard, New Hampshire State Police said Monday. A trooper attempted to pull over the 2005 Honda Civic for speeding on Route 12 about 11 p.m. Sunday, but it sped off toward Keene, state police said.


Man accused of carrying ex into oncoming traffic with young daughter nearby

GLOUCESTER, Mass. - The suspect accused of carrying the mother of his child into oncoming traffic appeared in court Monday. Michael Baker is charged with attempted murder after police say he picked up his ex and carried her into traffic on Washington Street in Gloucester.


New poll shows Pete Buttigieg surging into top tier in New Hampshire with Biden and Sanders

(CNN) — Support for Pete Buttigieg jumped 14 points in a new Granite State Poll from the University of New Hampshire, launching him into the first-in-the-nation primary state's top tier of candidates.


Woman pleads guilty to crimes committed at Hinsdale Walmart

Among those sentenced recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene was a woman convicted of trying to steal from the Hinsdale Walmart. Jody L. Metcalf, 40, whose address is listed in sentencing documents as the Hillsborough County jail in Manchester, pleaded guilty to committing felony attemp


4 takeaways from the 2020 Democratic town halls in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders said anyone in prison should have the right to vote, including a Boston Marathon bomber. Pete Buttigieg disagreed. Elizabeth Warren said she wouldn’t be “Hillaried” because she defeated Scott Brown after a fellow Democratic woman lost to him in the previous election.


RI Teen, Attleboro Man Bagged Fleeing NHSP During Pursuit

KEENE, NH — Two men were arraigned in Cheshire County Superior Court this morning after allegedly attempting to flee state troopers late last night. Jacob Lima, 19, pictured left, of Manville, RI, was arrested for receiving stolen property, disobeying an officer, reckless operation, and criminal mis


Apartment building fire in Newton forces evacuation of hundreds of residents

NEWTON, Mass. - An apartment fire in Newton forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents on Monday. The fire chief says they're turning the power out in both of the Towers Apartment buildings, to fix the electrical issue from all the water damage.


Trial to begin for Lawrence teen accused of beheading classmate

SALEM, Mass. - The trial of a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing and beheading a high school classmate is getting underway. Jury selection in Mathew Borges' trial is scheduled to start Monday, with opening statements expected Wednesday.


New Hampshire Air Force Member Dies in Non-Combat Incident

A member of the United States Air Force from New Hampshire died last week in a non-combat-related incident, according to the Department of Defense. On Monday at Dover Air Force Base in Deleware, service members received the body of 24-year-old Staff Sgt. Albert J. Miller of Richmond, New Hampshire.


Man's Death in Hampton, New Hampshire Ruled Homicide

New Hampshire authorities investigating a suspicious death in Hampton have released the victim's name but not how he died. The attorney general's office says Hampton police officers responding to a 911 call on Saturday found 34-year-old Juan Astacio unconscious in his apartment with obvious injuries


Newtown native's art installation at Keene State evokes the trauma of gun violence

There are three desks in the colorfully decorated classroom. Backpacks hang from hooks dotting the wall, and papers and books are laid across the desktops. It’s a scene that would be commonplace in any elementary school across the country.