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Former Portsmouth planner hired for Durham's Mill Plaza review

DURHAM Former Portsmouth planning director Rick Taintor will lead Durhams ongoing review of the Mill Plaza project. Taintor, 55, of Newburyport, Massachusetts, will serve as contract planner for the remainder of the project. He replaces Town Planner Michael Behrendt, who was removed from the proceed

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-12-15 20:11:42

Fundraiser to help family of late Portsmouth river pilot

PORTSMOUTH An online fundraiser has been established for the family of Peter "PJ" Johnson, a Portsmouth Pilot and father who was killed in a Dec. 16 crash in Epping. Through Go Fund Me, Johnson's friends and family set a $100,000 fundraising goal to help his survivors "manage any unforeseen expenses

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-12-15 15:20:59

Portsmouth police log: Dec. 13-14

Dec. 13 6:36 a.m.: Assisted a federal marshal with serving a warrant on Gosling Road. 7:58 a.m.: Traffic enforcement conducted on Market Street, highest speed observed was 44 mph. 8:41 a.m.: Theft report taken on Woodbury Avenue. 11:18 a.m.: Responded to Motel 6 after a 911 call from a man who sound

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-12-15 14:41:49

Portsmouth-based GRT will get award from Raytheon

PORTSMOUTH - Global Relief Technologies will be presented with a Supplier Excellence Program EPIC Award from Raytheon on Monday morning. The 10-person firm developed the software for Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment Systems, which provide a 360-degree field of view to protect troops in Iraq and Afg

UNION LEADER - 2017-12-15 08:11:00

Rats! Portsmouth restaurant challenging city deck rules

PORTSMOUTH - A growing rat problem in downtown Portsmouth is now part of a court battle over the city's requirement that outdoor decks be enclosed. In an affidavit filed Wednesday in Rockingham County Superior Court, Kim McNamara, the city's health officer, expressed concerns about rats and the thre

UNION LEADER - 2017-12-15 08:09:00

Portsmouth Woman Pleads Guilty To Selling Drug That Killed Man

Amy Matton received 15 to 40 years in prison for selling methadone in 2016 to Bryant Lausberg, a former Concord and Rollinsford teacher. CONCORD, NH - A Seacoast woman has pleaded guilty to a drug death charge and been sentenced to 15 to 40 years in prison, according to the New Hampshire Attorney Ge

PATCH - 2017-12-14 21:10:28

Portsmouth man killed in Route 101 crash

EPPING State Police responded to a single-car, fatal accident Saturday afternoon on Route 101. The accident occurred at approximately 1:34 p.m. Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police-Troop A barracks and the New Hampshire State Police C.A.R. Unit responded. Preliminary investigation revealed t

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-12-14 22:13:56

Health official: Rats on rise in downtown Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH Complaints about rats, especially in the downtown, have increased during the past two years and are cited as the prime reason the city is mandating outdoor decks be enclosed. In a Rockingham County Superior Court filing made Wednesday, the city defended its deck-enclosure mandate in respo

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-12-14 17:45:25

Julia 'Judy' Bowman

Julia "Judy" Bowman, 93, of Richmond, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are under the direction of Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond and are incomplete at this time. Julia "Judy" Bowman, 93, of Richmond, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are under the directi

DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-14 16:15:44

Sudden shutdown leaves more than 300 Xceligent employees without jobs

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- About 300 workers from Sedalia, Mo., to Overland Park, Kan., no longer have jobs Friday after a property records firm abruptly shut down its operations. Former workers at Xceligent's U.S. Headquarters aren't sure what to do next. Xceligent is one of the largest commercial real e

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-12-15 18:55:56

Blue Springs data firm unexpectedly lets go of 300 local employees

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Former employees of a Blue Springs commercial real estate data firm are worried for their futures. On Thursday, Xceligent's management told nearly 300 employees the company filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and they didn't have jobs anymore. "It was hard. You got an email that says

KSHB.COM - 2017-12-15 23:40:38

Blue Springs man pleads guilty to kidnapping and raping Johnson County sheriff's deputy

OLATHE, Kan. - A Blue Springs man accused of kidnapping and raping a Johnson County sheriff's deputy entered a guilty plea Friday. Before the court William Luth pleaded guilty to aggravated kidnapping, two counts of rape and aggravated criminal sodomy. Luth was arrested last October and remained in

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-12-15 17:59:29

Authorities in Buckner asking for help to find man missing since Monday

Updated: 4:13 PM CST Dec 14, 2017 Authorities in Buckner, Mo. are asking for help to find a man last seen on Monday. Jeremy Cooper, 36, was reported missing from his home. He was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, blue jeans, and sneakers. Family members say Cooper suffers from a medical condition

KMBC.COM - 2017-12-14 22:13:00

Warrensburg wrestlers fall to Oak Grove

Warrensburg wrestling lost 48-32 in a dual with Oak Grove Thursday night. Four of the Tigers six wins came via a pin with Chance Volesky (160), Josh Tomich (170), Dakota Carley (182) and Jacob McKinney (195) all earning pins. Colby Benge (145) continued his strong start to the season with a technica

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-12-15 05:28:00

Independence homeowner subdues would be burglar, holds him until - KCTV5

An Independence homeowner quickly foiled a burglar's plans by catching the suspect in the act and pinning him down until police could arrest him. Once the homeowner had the suspect pinned down he called the police. When officers arrived at the man's home, they found the homeowner still holding the s

KCTV 5 - 2017-12-15 16:36:00

Homeowner in Independence shoots intruder

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Police were called to the 3400 block of S. Appleton Ave., Thursday afternoon after a homeowner called to report he had shot an intruder in his home. The suspect was taken to the hospital with injuries not considered serious. It happened shortly after noon Thursday at a home near

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-12-14 21:23:10

Harvey man faces felony charges after traffic stop nets handgun, drugs

A south suburban man is facing felony charges after officers found drugs and a weapon during a traffic stop Monday in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. About 4:30 p.m., officers tried to stop a green Chevrolet Blazer, but the driver didn't immediately stop and was seen making "quick movements" in


NW Indiana restaurant closed after customer finds cocaine in order

GRIFFITH, Ind. - A fast food restaurant in Northwest Indiana will remain closed, until police figure out how drugs wound up in a customer's order. The Griffith Town Council voted to allow the business license suspension to stand for "Broad Street Gyros" - located at 105 N Broad St. A customer discov

WGNTV.COM - 2017-12-15 14:54:00

Cocaine Included With Cheese Sticks Prompts Restaurant Shutdown

GRIFFITH, IN - A northwest Indiana restaurant will stay closed indefinitely as police investigate how a bag of cocaine wound up in a customer's order of cheese sticks. Broad Street Gyros first closed Nov. 22 after its business license was suspended, the Northwest Indiana Times Reported. The Griffith

PATCH - 2017-12-15 17:59:20

Menorah lighting at Kimbark Plaza

Staff Writer For the second year in a row, a Hanukkah ceremony was hosted at Kimbark Plaza, on 53rd Street and Woodlawn Avenue. The Rohr Chabad Jewish Center, 5700 S. Woodlawn Ave., erected a 9-foot tall Menorah at Kimbark Plaza on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 5:30 p.m. The center hosted its first offici

HPHERALD.COM - 2017-12-15 23:18:45