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5 Open Houses In The Portsmouth Area
PORTSMOUTH, NH — Browsing homesup for sale on the internet can be a less-than-ideal experience. While listing photos can help, they're no stand-in for the real thing. That's why open houses are so nifty: A chance to try before you buy!
Fake Bomb Planted On Portsmouth City Christmas Tree: Police
PORTSMOUTH, NH — A man was arrested after Portsmouth police said he planted a fake bomb on the city's downtown Christmas tree. Richard Will (pictured), 36, with no fixed address, was arrested last week and charged with criminal threatening, a misdemeanor. He was released on bond.
Chinese nationals charged with sex trafficking in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont
Two Chinese nationals who were living in Concord, New Hampshire, have been arrested and charged with running a sex trafficking ring in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont that included homes and hotels in Portland, South Portland and Kittery.
Portsmouth chamber hosts Holiday Tasting
PORTSMOUTH — The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth’s 2018 Holiday Tasting: Comfort & Joy is Wednesday, Dec. 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel at 250 Market St.
New Sharon man faces assault charge after victim hit with a shot glass more than once
NEW SHARON — A local man is accused of striking another man with a shot glass multiple times Wednesday night at a York Hill Road residence, according to Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr.
Police say ex-bank manager stole from customer
PORTSMOUTH – A former assistant vice president and manager at TD Bank on Lafayette Road in Portsmouth is facing up to 105 years in prison for allegedly stealing close to $98,000 from a customer with a brain injury.
Hip-hop holiday event to make for Not So Silent Night in Portsmouth
An owner of a popular Mexican restaurant in Portsmouth is pulling together a celebration of art, music, street food and cocktails to help end hunger on the Seacoast. Chef David Vargas, of Vida Cantina on Lafayette Road, said he came up with the concept for Hip Hop Holiday: A Not So Silent Night as a
Seabrook break-in suspect ordered held on $10K bail
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. – A Seabrook man who police believe broke into several cars in multiple communities over a stretch of several weeks was ordered held on $10,000 cash bail after his arraignment Wednesday in Newburyport District Court.
Haverhill man jailed for passing forged checks
AMESBURY – A Haverhill man caught on video passing false checks at a local bank last spring was sentenced to 15 months in jail after pleading guilty to several charges Wednesday in Newburyport District Court.
NH community at odds over KKK song in high school class
DOVER, N.H. - Parents and students met with school administrators in Dover, New Hampshire Monday night after an incident involving a song about the KKK. The song was part of an 11th grade history class about the Civil War Reconstruction period and was sung to the tune of jingle bells.
Byfield hunter slapped with fine, loses license for a year
BYFIELD – A local hunter facing more than 65 charges, including several deer tag violations, destruction of trees and illegal possession of pelts and animal mounts, lost his license for a year and was fined $1,800 after pleading guilty to six of the charges on Tuesday in Newburyport District Court.
Portsmouth defies the notion of cookie cutter with its history, scenery, cuisine
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. >> It was love at first sight. As one all too accustomed to America’s obsession with a standardized urban design — every other block decorated with a Rite Aid, Panera, Starbucks and McDonald’s — Portsmouth came as a breath … no, make that a gust of fresh air.
Erin Costello makes headlines with Press Room show
PORTSMOUTH -- Erin Costello plays an album-release party for “Sweet Marie” (Compass Records) at at 9 p.m. Saturday at The Press Room, 77 Daniel St. The award-winning Canadian soul singer and producer has toured with Mavis Staples, Dr. John, Bettye Lavette and Levon Helm.
5 New Properties For Sale In The Portsmouth Area
PORTSMOUTH, NH — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings over and over? Never fear! To keep you in the game, we've got the latest batch of five new listings nearby.
Bowenwork: Local nurse brings new pain therapy to the Seacoast
HAMPTON — A local nurse, who decided there had to be a better way to alleviate pain, did a bit of research and is now certified to bring a new form of therapy to the Seacoast.
So. Berwick moves forward on medical pot storefronts
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Town councilors unanimously agreed to move forward on consideration of medical marijuana storefronts while putting aside discussion on adult-use marijuana facilities.
Residents say there is racism in Dover
Brian Early firstname.lastname@example.org @briantemprano — DOVER — There were numerous speakers at Monday's School Board meeting who said, despite some residents' opinions, racism exists in the Garrison City.
$1M Downtown Portsmouth Piscataqua Landing Condo
PORTSMOUTH, NH — One of Portsmouth's most expensive properties on the market is a $1.1 million Daniel Street condo in the new Piscataqua Landing building. The condo, listed last week, has two bedrooms, three bathrooms a fireplace and "the best rooftop views in Portsmouth," according to its listing.
No jail time for man who threatened to "shoot up" office
DOVER — A Maine man who threatened to "shoot up" Aclara Technologies in Somersworth will not serve jail time under a plea agreement his attorney reached with the state. Jose Cardenas, 22, of Sanford, Maine, was issued a 90-day suspended sentence Wednesday by Judge Mark Howard at Strafford County Sup
Portsmouth doctor sees up to 100 ALS cases a year
PORTSMOUTH — A doctor in Portsmouth says his practice sees up to 100 people a year with the progressive neuro-degenerative disease ALS. “It’s not a huge percentage of the population, but it’s something that is more common than people give credence to,” neurologist Matt Robertson, a doctor at Appledo