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Laconia man suffers second-degree burns in cooking fire

LACONIA - A city man suffered second-degree burns Sunday night as he tried to move a burning pan of grease outside, fire officials said. The man, in his early 50s, suffered burns on his face, head, arms and hands at about 7:35 p.m. at a Bay Street residence, Assistant Fire Chief Kirk Beattie said. T

UNION LEADER - 2018-03-19 16:26:00

Rockingham County Sheriffs Make Warrant Arrests

BRENTWOOD, NH - Kayla M. Lonergan, 22, lower middle, of Main Street in Danville, was arrested on March 2, 2018, on a judge's order to arrest for failure to appear at the arraignment of an original charge of theft as well as three warrants: Strafford SO-VOP, Danville for habitual offender, and the Ne

PATCH - 2018-03-18 13:00:00

Lottery Won't Appeal Court Ruling About Signed Powerball Ticket

CONCORD, NH - The New Hampshire Lottery has decided that it will not challenge a court ruling that has allowed a woman to remain anonymous even though she signed her $559.7 million Powerball ticket and, by law, should have her named released. Hillsborough County Superior Court-South made the decisio

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:06:12

Large police presence in Bow centers on Tallwood Drive

BOW - Little information was available Sunday night regarding a large police presence seen on Tallwood Drive in Bow, aside from assurances issued by local law enforcement that the incident posed no danger to the public. Bow police confirmed Sunday night that their department - along with state polic

UNION LEADER - 2018-03-19 04:02:00

Possible Hazardous Substance Reported At NH State Hospital

CONCORD, NH - Concord Fire and Rescue teams as well as the state police and the fire marshal's office were called to the state hospital grounds this morning for a report of a hazmat situation, according to reports and alerts online. Limited information is available at post time but according to Conc

PATCH - 2018-03-19 18:03:55

Police arrest 3 after early morning Pine Street fight

Police suspect drug-related motive Updated: 7:54 PM EDT Mar 17, 2018 Police suspect drug-related motive Manchester police said they arrested three people after a fight broke out on Pine Street on Saturday morning. Police said they were called to 492 Pine St. after getting reports of several people

WMUR.COM - 2018-03-17 23:54:00

Police: Suicidal man arrested with firearms

NEWINGTON - Town and state police and the Seacoast Emergency Response Team responded to the Walmart on Woodbury Avenue Saturday at 10:22 a.m. for a reported suicidal man with firearms. Newington police identified the suspect as Patrick Merosola, 56, of Hampton, and said he was wanted on an active ar

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-17 23:46:14

In the Business of Happiness

Nearly 100 years ago, in 1921, Lazarre Bisson built his family's first sugarhouse atop Cates Hill in Berlin, New Hampshire. In the early 20th century it was typical to find French Canadians emigrating to the United States due to poor economic conditions in Quebec and the increasing prosperity of the

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-19 17:06:00

3 arrested with pipe, hatchet and knife after drug money fight

MANCHESTER, NH - On Marrch 17 at approximately 7:15 a.m., Manchester Police Officers responded to the area of 492 Pine St. for a report of several subjects involved in a fight with weapons. The following information is based on a police narrative of what happened next:Twardosky/MPD Upon arrival offi


4 Liberty St. In Concord: Wow!

CONCORD, NH - Check out this new listing in the city. Address: 4 Liberty St, Concord, New HampshirePrice: $429,000Square Feet: 4067Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2 Full and 2 Half BathsBuilt: 1860Features: Here's an exceptional offering in Concord's popular West End! Over 4000 square feet of space on a larg

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:34:57

Community meal offered in Belmont

BELMONT - The First Baptist Church of Belmont will serve its monthly community meal at its Church Street location in Belmont starting Saturday, March 17, from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is open to anyone who needs a hot meal or fellowship. There is no cost for the meal. The meal has been made possible b


Sex Offender With Gun And Crack Refuses To Surrender, Bit By K-9

MANCHESTER, NH - A local felon and sex offender, who was recently indicted on a failure to report charge in Hillsborough County Superior Court, is in more trouble after a report of suspicious activity ended with him getting bitten by a New Hampshire State Police K-9 unit, according to police. Brando


Structure Fire Reported On South State Street

CONCORD, NH - Concord Fire and Rescue teams were called to a report of a structure fire at just after 1:30 a.m. on March 17, 2018, according to reports online. The fire was reported in the area of South State and Laurel streets. The structure fire was quickly knocked down. Watch video from the scene


Driver accused of nearly hitting pedestrians, punching man

A man accused of nearly hitting a group of pedestrians in Laconia with his pickup truck and then trying to pistol-whip one of them is facing several charges. Police described Jason Lamy, 36, of Laconia, as a career criminal and said they are glad he's off the streets. Police said Thursday's inciden


Toys R Us To Close, Crashes, Drug Raids, And More: Nearby News

NH man charged with rape, students walk out, local mom in big trouble again, school dean convicted on drug charges, and judge investigated. Here are the Top 10 most popular stories and posts from around New Hampshire Patch sites last week:NH Winter Storm Watch Alert: 12-18 Inches Of Snow Possible: N

PATCH - 2018-03-17 23:45:46

Northeast Credit Union faces class action lawsuit

PORTSMOUTH A federal judge has paved the way for a class action lawsuit to proceed against Northeast Credit Union, based on allegations that it imposes overdraft fees using customers' "available balance," as opposed to "actual" or "ledger balance." The difference, U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Di

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-18 00:37:14

Concord Man Indicted For Stealing Delivery Man's Vehicle: Roundup

CONCORD, NH - The following people were indicted recently in Merrimack County Superior Court. Brian Sanborn, 53, upper middle, of Franklin, incarcerated at the time of the indictment, for possession of a controlled drug-methamphetamine and three counts of retaining stolen property, all felonies. On


Laconia woman pleads guilty in grandmother's neglect

LACONIA - A city woman was sentenced to a year in county jail and two years of probation Tuesday after pleading guilty in Belknap County Superior Court to a felony charge of criminal neglect of an elder adult. According to a release from Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, Rachel Newton, 25, negl


Woman sentenced to 1 year for neglecting elderly woman

LACONIA - A local woman has been sentenced to one year in the Belknap County Corrections facility after pleading guilty to a felony charge of criminal neglect of an older adult. Rachel Newton, 25, was sentenced Tuesday in Belknap County Superior Court. Newton was charged in March 2016 with failing t


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do