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Lincoln police chief placed on administrative leave
LINCOLN, N.H. —Lincoln’s police chief Theodore P. Smith has been placed on administrative leave, the town manager confirmed to WMUR.Smith’s leave is pending an administrative review of the department, town manager Butch Burbank said.Advertisement>>Download the FREE WMUR appBurbank said the situation
Drug dealer who sold lethal dose of fentanyl apologizes to overdose victim's family
Joseph MacDonald, 40, pleaded guilty Tuesday to selling a lethal dose of fentanyl to 24-year-old Carlton Messinger in October 2014.
Bethlehem: Pinetree Power Holds Rally In Hopes Overturning Governor’s Veto
On Tuesday, Rodney Wilson, center, a 25-year employee of the Pinetree Power biomass plant in Bethlehem, leads a tour of Pinetree Power, where about 100 people visited the facility for a rally aimed at drumming up support and encouraging the N.H. Legislature to override Gov. Chris Sununu's veto of Se
Police: Couple accused of multiple animal cruelty counts
NEW HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Police say they found malnourished dogs, cats, reptiles, rabbits and birds at the home of a couple who said they ran an animal rescue operation.
Lisbon Town Administrator's contract lapses; town to go it alone
LISBON—The Select Board allowed Town Administrator Sharon Penney's one-year contract to lapse this month, and declined to re-hire her into the position. The town has no plans to hire a replacement as of yet, and will make due with only its Select Board and administrative staff for the foreseeable fu
Iron Furnace hopes to re-ignite downtown Franconia
Pictured, left to right: Tim Clough, Sally Samaha, Jeremy Liveston, Joshua Superchi, Leah Superchi, and Greg Superchi. (Photo by Justin Roshak) (click for larger version)
Community turns out in force for Meredith's anniversary parade
MEREDITH — One big birthday party rolled down Main Street Saturday morning, and partiers from all over the community came out in floats, costumes, and much more for Meredith's 250th Anniversary Parade.
Cog Railway leasing former Isaacson plant
BERLIN — The former Isaacson steel fabrication plant on Jericho Road has been leased to the Mount Washington Cog Railway to serve as a workshop for maintaining and building locomotives and passenger coaches for the historic White Mountain attraction.The venture brings together two brothers, Presby S
Body Of Elderly Danville Man Found In Joe’s Pond
Vermont State Police found the body of an 84-year-old Danville man in Joe’s Pond Monday morning.John Sales’ body was found about 50 feet from shore.Police were alerted on Sunday that Sales left his home in Danville about 6:30 a.m. and was missing. His vehicle later was located in West Danville, and
Missing 84-year-old man found dead in pond
John Sales, 84, of Danville, left his home about 6:30 a.m. Sunday.
Dinner theater offered at The Corner House Aug. 23 & 24
CENTER SANDWICH — Off the Dock Players, the Center Sandwich production company, is collaborating with The Corner House Inn to present two evenings of dinner theater in Center Sandwich on Aug. 23 and 24.Each evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with prix fixe menu options of appetizers and a main course prepa
Newlywed Bradley touts record as state senator
CONWAY — It must be love. Not many couples spend their honeymoon putting up campaign signs across the Mount Washington Valley. But that’s exactly what Jeb Bradley and his new bride did over the weekend.Bradley announced his engagement to Karen McNiff at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Feb. 10 at th
CMI provides Tamworth with noise data
State representative candidate Susan Ticehurst (D-Tamworth, back row) speaks at the Aug. 9 selectmen's meeting about Club Motorsports Inc. as CMI President Jim Hoenscheid (front row) listens, along with selectmen's chair Steve Gray (seated at table). (DAYMOND STEER PHOTO)
Dozens of animals rescued from New Hampton home
Authorities said they found a dead snake and bird, along with dozens of other animals, including cats, dogs, guinea pigs, birds and horses, many of them malnourished.
Logging Site Fire Burning For Days In Lyndon
A fire has been burning at a logging site near the Lyndon Outing Club for days and firefighters say it’s probably going to continue burning for a while.“It’s just gonna have to burn itself out,” said Lyndonville Fire Chief Jeff Corrow on Monday.Corrow said the fire began in a “huge pile” of stumps,
Laconia man gets 3½- to seven-year sentence for meth sales
Peter Dauphin, right, stands next to his attorney Mark Sisti, at the beginning of Dauphin's plea and sentencing hearing in Belknap Superior Court Monday. Assistant Attorney General Benjamin Agati is at left. Dauphin was sentenced to 3 1/2 to seven years for selling crystal methamphetamine. (Michael
Bartlett man finally heads to state hospital
Scott Johnstone, 29, spent 26 days at Memorial Hospital waiting for a bed at New Hampshire Hospital in Concord. (COURTESY PHOTO)
One-in-a-million volts – Woman captures lightning strike on Meredith Bay
MEREDITH — Laura Lucas’ family gets more excited than most do when an electrical storm is brewing, and for good reason, as the home she grew up in, in Chicopee, Massachusetts, was struck by lightning three times during her childhood.When the thunder started rolling while the Lucases were visiting La
Talk on stress management offered at Holderness Library Aug. 15
HOLDERNESS — Lynn Durham. RN, a New Hampshire writer and speaker who has been called “a glass of Prozac” will talk about the ABC’s of Stress Hardiness and read from her book, "From Frazzled To Fantastic! You're One Thought Away From Feeling Better," in the Community Room at the Holderness Free Libra
Police locate body of missing Danville man
The Vermont State Police Marine Unit recovered the body of John Sales, 84, during a search of Joe's Pond in West Danville.