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Rochester Police Department log for Feb. 12-18.

ROCHESTER - The Rochester Police Department released its police log for Feb. 12-18. Monday, Feb. 12 Mark J. Arabia, 19, transient, was arrested Feb. 12 on two electronic bench warrants for willful concealment and one warrant for receiving stolen property. James Roxallen Hartford, 53, of 25 Signal St

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-22 19:45:28

Twelve homeless sleep in warmth in Rochester

ROCHESTER - Twelve homeless people were grateful to be able to sleep in a warm, safe place in Rochester Wednesday, at least for one night. The region was spared the brutality of a fourth nor'easter this month, but the Tri-City Co-Op on Summer Street was prepared to help just in case. The organizatio

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-22 17:02:47

Rochester man faces gun-related indictments after argument with girlfriend

JARRED BARTLETT DOVER - A Rochester man has been indicted on three charges related to a Feb. 6 incident in which he allegedly fired a gun into the ground to scare his girlfriend during an argument. Jarred Bartlett, 22, is charged with criminal threatening with a deadly weapon, reckless conduct with

UNION LEADER - 2018-03-22 20:12:00

Rochester nonprofit opens warming center

ROCHESTER - To help local homeless and needy individuals survive the fourth nor'easter in as many weeks, a Rochester peer support agency officially turned itself into a temporary overnight warming center Wednesday night. From Wednesday night through noon Friday, Tri-City Co-Op on Summer Street in Ro

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-21 22:55:24

Overdose Leads To Drug Dealing Charge: NHSP

CONCORD, NH - A New Hampshire woman is facing a drug dealing charge after a reported overdose inside her residence, according to state police. EMTs and state troopers were called to the home of Katie Fysh, 32, of Groveton, on March 18, 2018, at around 5 p.m. for a report of a drug overdose in her ho

PATCH - 2018-03-21 18:30:11

Child molester who was headbutted at his sentencing indicted for putting fellow inmate in chokehold

Christopher Elwell DOVER - A convicted sex offender has been indicted for putting a fellow inmate into a chokehold. Christopher Elwell, 29, was being held at Strafford County House of Corrections on Nov. 24 when he allegedly assaulted prisoner Matthew Melvin. Elwell could face up to 7 more years i

UNION LEADER - 2018-03-22 22:21:00

New Sarah Long Bridge to open March 30, officials say

PORTSMOUTH - After a seven-month delay, the new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge will open to traffic on March 30. The Maine Department of Transportation, in coordination with the contractor, Cianbro, announced the opening of the $163 million bridge connecting Kittery, Maine, to Portsmouth via the Route 1

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-22 18:07:23

Rochester Police: Man made shooting threat

ROCHESTER - A Rochester man is facing several charges after a disturbance Monday afternoon at the Salvation Army in which police claim he displayed his hand as a gun and threatened to come back and shoot an employee. Anthony Wallace Freeman, 18, of 100 Rochester Hill Road, Apt. E1, Rochester, is fac


Police Looking for Missing Man From Methuen, Massachusetts

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Methuen Police are looking for a man who has been missing since Wednesday. Police say Michael Meuse, 42, was last seen leaving his Birch Avenue residence in Methuen in a gray 2012 Ford Fusion, with Massachusetts license plate 2GZM80. Meuse is desc

NECN - 2018-03-21 23:06:42

Manchester woman arrested, accused of bringing 7-year-old to drug buy

NASHUA - While conducting surveillance in an east-side Nashua neighborhood recently, officers with Nashua's Problem Oriented Policing Unit said they watched a person known to them approach a parked car, "interact briefly" with the occupants, then walk away, according to police reports. Please sign u

NASHUA TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Rochester Fairgrounds deal on hold

ROCHESTER - After public criticism about the proposed Rochester Fairgrounds land deal, sources on both sides of the deal say it has been put on some form of indefinite hold. The news comes roughly six weeks after the city of Rochester confirmed it had reached a roughly $450,000 deal in principle to


Dover police officer chosen for FBI Academy

DOVER - Captain William Breault has successfully completed the 271st session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia, according to Dover police Chief Anthony Colarusso. The FBI National Academy, held at the FBI Academy, offers ten weeks of advanced execu

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-21 19:43:43

March for Our Lives gun law protest coming to Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH "Protect our children, not our guns!" is a rallying cry for the Resistance Seacoast, Occupy New Hampshire and other groups that will hold a March for Our Lives event Saturday, March 24 in the city's downtown. The quote comes from Emma Gonzlez, a student survivor of the Parkland, Florida,

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-22 14:37:37

Historic Portsmouth: Keeping fit at home in 1903

Research for an upcoming history feature has taken your humble historian into the unfamiliar world of physical fitness. Im not saying I dont own my share of exercise equipment. I do. But getting these infernal machines out of the box is exhausting. It can take years. One hundred and fifteen years a

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-22 08:01:00

To the Editor: In the shadow of a giant, unsightly tower

I am writing to you as a longtime Seacoast resident with significant concerns about local government failing to protect the interests of its citizens. My wife, Jennifer, and I purchased our Rochester home in May, 2017 after living in Dover for several years. We were initially interested in living in

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-21 21:49:27

Student removed after found with BB gun, no ammunition found

EXETER - A student was removed from Exeter High School Wednesday after being found with an empty BB gun, authorities said. According to police and school officials, the administration was notified around 11:15 a.m. that a senior may have been in possession of a weapon. Police said concerned students

UNION LEADER - 2018-03-22 03:46:00

Dover Indoor Pool to host Easter Egg Hunt March 31

DOVER - The Dover Indoor Pool will host its first Easter Egg Hunt in the pool on Saturday, March 31, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bring your family and friends to help scour the pool 10 eggs each, one of which may contain a prize. Additional games, activities and music are scheduled from 2:30-5 p.m. The D

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-22 15:05:51

Swanzey woman shot by boyfriend released from hospital

SWANZEY - The aunt of a 27-year-old woman shot by her boyfriend last month in a reported accident is raising money to help pay her niece's medical bills. Stephanie Teves, 27, of Swanzey was released from the hospital on Friday, according to the GoFundMe page started by the aunt, Sandy Gray Moriarty

UNION LEADER - 2018-03-22 04:23:00

Somersworth kitchen fire does $25,000 in damages

SOMERSWORTH -A kitchen fire inside on Monday inside a Blackwater Road apartment in Somersworth did approximately $25,000 worth of damage to the building and rendered the unit uninhabitable, according to Somersworth Fire Chief Keith Hoyle. The Somersworth Police Dispatch Center received a 9-1-1 telep


Fugitive of Week said to have violent tendencies

CONCORD - A man with Strafford County ties, who is wanted on a probation violation on the original charge of robbery, is this week's New Hampshire Fugitive of the Week, according to the U.S. Marshals Service in Concord. Cedric Ross, 37, whom Marshals say has violent tendencies, is wanted on the prob

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-21 22:24:13