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Prevent Lyme disease

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Are you like me? I came to New Hampshire for the wonderful outdoor opportunities here. From the gorgeous coastline, to lakes both grand and quaint, mountains for skiing and hiking, mountain and road biking and just sitting outside and enjoying the view. But my relationship with New Hampshire’s outdoors has changed since having Lyme disease. I still love to hike …

Nine displaced, three cats killed in fire at Franklin multi-family

Thursday, July 2, 2015

A fire at a multi-family home in Franklin displaced nine residents and killed three cats who were unable to escape Tuesday. The residents at the …

Lightning strike burns N.H. woman’s foot

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A New Hampshire man says his fiance had her hair and foot burned by a lightning strike across the road that made its way into …

Man pleads guilty to robbing 3 banks

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

A man has pleaded guilty to robbing three banks in 2013 in Claremont and Lebanon. The U.S. Attorney’s office said in each robbery, 31-year-old James Oberfeldt wore a dark face mask and carried an air pistol that appeared to be an automated handgun. He was identified after being …

3 campers found at state park, walked off of trail

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Three campers have been found in good condition after they accidentally walked off a trail at New Hampshire’s Bear Brook State Park and called 911. The three became lost near a large marsh on Monday night. A search party included park staff, Deerfield police, and Fish and Game …

Little hope of survivors in Indonesian military plane crash

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Rescuers with heavy machinery searched a shattered residential neighborhood Tuesday for any survivors from an Indonesian air force transport plane that crashed shortly after takeoff and killed more than 70 people. The C-130 Hercules, carrying military personnel and …

2 years after spying flap, U.S., Brazil seek to turn the page

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Two years after revelations about U.S. spying frayed ties between their countries, President Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff publicly closed that chapter Tuesday, declaring that the relationship between the U.S. and Brazil is on an upward …

Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled off the daring escape, …

Greece hits new low as bailout to expire, default looms

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday as the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and eurozone finance chiefs decided not to extend it a new financial lifeline. Denied …

Federal report faults police actions during Ferguson unrest

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Police antagonized crowds who gathered to protest in Ferguson after Michael Brown’s death last summer, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a Justice Department draft report that found across-the-board flaws in …

Eversource moves ahead with mercury reduction plans despite Supreme Court ruling

Monday, June 29, 2015

Eversource Energy is proceeding with a $2 million project to reduce toxic emissions from coal-burning Schiller Station, even as the U.S. Supreme Court challenged a key federal clean energy standard. The court ruled Monday against an Environmental Protection …

Hassan signs bill to study commuter rail funding

Monday, June 29, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed a bill that could help pave the way for public-private funding of commuter rail. Efforts to bring commuter rail from Boston up to Nashua and Manchester hit a snag this year when lawmakers chose not to include $4 million in the capital budget …

In picking presidents, New Hampshire forgoes producing them

Monday, June 29, 2015

When it comes to presidents, New Hampshire is much better at picking them than producing them. While the 14th president, Franklin Pierce, was a New Hampshire native, no one else has come close in the 100 years since …