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Seabrook secures surplus money from state

SEABROOK - The town just added $152,000 to its coffers courtesy of a state surplus but what the money will be used for is undetermined. The money must be spent to repair bridges, roads or other infrastructure since it came from a Highway Block Grant. The news came Monday during the Board of Selectm

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 08:03:00

Seabrook nuclear plant watchdog's request rejected

SEABROOK The Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently denied C-10 Research and Educational Foundations petition to intervene against NextEra Energy Seabrook nuclear power plants request to amend its current operating license. According to the Sept. 11 letter from NRC Chief of Special Projects and Proc

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-18 19:35:35

Hearing sought on Seabrook nuke plant evacuation plan

SALISBURY - The voices calling for a hearing on evacuation plans in the event of an accident at the Seabrook, New Hampshire, nuclear power plant are rising after selectmen unanimously agreed to authorize a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission last week. "I am going to vote in favor of this be

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 14:38:58

Fatal wrong-way crash remains under investigation

HAMPTON New Hampshire State Police continued to investigate a fatal crash that took place in Hampton Saturday night when a Greenland woman died after being struck by an alleged wrong-way motorist. State Police Capt. Chris Vetter said it is still undetermined, pending an investigation, whether 61-yea

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-18 21:30:29

'Feels like yesterday'

SALEM, N.H. - Lynette Sargent was awash with emotions before even entering the 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit in Salem on Tuesday. She stays awake on nights when her husband, Seabrook firefighter Barry Sargent, goes to a big fire. While waiting in line Tuesday, she teared up at the thought of faci

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:09:10

A food delivery driver crashed into a brook on Monday night.

BROCKTON - A driver jumped the curb and crashed through a metal barrier Monday night, ending up in a brook. Police and firefighters responded to the area of Summer and Grove streets about 8:20 p.m. for a report of a crash that resulted in one car landing in a small river. When firefighters arrived a

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-19 14:32:33

Cronin, Holaday advance in mayoral race

NEWBURYPORT - Robert Cronin and Donna Holaday took the top spots in Tuesday's preliminary mayoral election, advancing to the city's general election where they will face off Nov. 7. The unofficial count had Cronin edging out the incumbent mayor, 1,445 to 1,388 votes, followed by Dr. Hazem Mahmoud wi

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:55:00

Paving of Main Street begins soon in Amesbury

AMESBURY - It appears help is on the way for motorists in the Point Shore area of Main Street. "We just had a meeting with the contractor today," Public Works Director Rob Desmarais said Monday. "We are going to start paving within a couple of weeks." One of the most scenic and traveled roads in the

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 08:04:00

Prep school, police reach agreement after sex abuse cases

Police and Phillips Exeter Academy have reached an agreement that says suspected acts of sexual abuse involving children will be reported to a state agency, as well as police. The agreement with Phillips Exeter said suspected abuse shall be reported to the state Division of Children, Youth and Famil

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-20 02:43:00

To the Editor: Protecting the freedom of speech by opposing book banning

Sept. 18 - To the Editor: Freedom of speech is getting overwhelming attention from competing forces these days. Ideas expressed in rallies and demonstrations, in the press, and in books, are powerful. That's why freedom of speech, and intellectual freedom, need the protection of the First Amendment.

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 13:39:27

NH native Victoria Arlen competes in season premiere of Dancing with the Stars

Exeter native Victoria Arlen took to the dance floor Monday night in the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars. The former Paralympic swimmer shared her story of overcoming obstacles, such as emerging from a two-year-long coma and walking after being paralyzed for 10 years. Arlen hit the floor w

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-19 12:04:00

Salisbury author slated at Jabberwocky

NEWBURYPORT - Salisbury author Douglas Wynne will read from his latest novel and sign copies of the book at Jabberwocky Bookshop on Friday at 7 p.m. "Cthulhu Blues," the final novel in Wynne's Spectra Files trilogy, pits a near-future covert agency against the monsters of H.P. Lovecraft, whose earl

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

PEA, Exeter police agree on plan for reporting sex assault

EXETER Phillips Exeter Academy and the Exeter Police Department have signed a memorandum of understanding outlining the protocol for reporting sexual assault and related training and counseling policies. The agreement details "the reporting obligations of adults who have reason to suspect that a chi

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-19 21:10:38

Attorneys general in Appalachia pressure, sue health insurers over opioids

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The nation's advancing opioid epidemic has officials and lawmakers in the most impacted states taking on the entities they deem responsible for skyrocketing drug addiction and overdose numbers. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mor

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

'Genetic editing' seen as key for increased wheat yields, despite fewer acres

Rick Siemer admits that wheat isn't the easiest sell these days. The president of Siemer Milling in Teutopolis, Illinois, has seen the recent data showing the fewest number of planted wheat acres in U.S. history. On top of that, this year's harvest was the lowest since 2002. Nationwide, wheat produc

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 17:55:00

South Church Presents $2,041 Gift to Chase Home

PORTSMOUTH -Working with at-risk youth across the Seacoast and the state, Chase Home in Portsmouth has been fortunate to receive substantial contributions from the community with the latest from South Church with a gift of $2,041. The monies will be used to support the operations at Chase Home, whic

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 13:50:00

Environmental, outdoor groups vow to fight national monument reductions

Environmental and outdoor recreation groups threatened Monday to sue if President Donald Trump adopts Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's leaked proposal to alter nearly a dozen national monuments, while grazing, fishing and other groups welcomed the recommendations. Zinke's plan to reduce the size of a

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 12:01:00

New health-care plan stumbles under opposition from governors

WASHINGTON - The suddenly resurgent Republican effort to undo the Affordable Care Act was dealt a major blow on Tuesday when a bipartisan group of governors came out against a proposal gaining steam in the Senate. But it was unclear whether it would ultimately derail the attempt, as key Republican s

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 21:30:00

Texas House Speaker Straus faces possible GOP censure

AUSTIN - Texas House Speaker Joe Straus won a number of high-profile legislative battles in this year, but fellow Republicans are now passing no-confidence resolutions aimed at removing him from his leadership role. Ray Myers, chair of the Kaufman County Tea Party, said 50 Texas county GOP organizat

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 21:00:00