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Post office changes reach Canterbury, where tiny office a part of town fabric

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Canterbury Post Office is located in a white clapboard building, where it rents space from the town’s country store. A blue mailbox with the U.S. Postal Service logo and a small painted sign hanging from the awning are the only indications it is there. On a recent Thursday morning, only a few residents came in to buy stamps, check … 0

Churches putting faith in social media: #YesforGod

Saturday, July 26, 2014

When they walk in the doors of the sprawling, red-brick Hope Community Church in Raleigh, N.C., no one takes a bulletin. Instead, they whip out … 0

Affidavit details alleged St. Paul’s sexual assault

Saturday, July 26, 2014

A student tradition in which seniors try to have sexual contact with younger students led to an alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl at … 0

Police investigating untimely death in Laconia

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The police in Laconia are investigating the untimely death of a 30-year-old man. They said Steven Copp II was found dead Sunday at an apartment, but there’s no immediate evidence of foul play or drug use that contributed to the death. They are still trying to determine the … 0

Ex-Market Basket boss wants to buy company

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The former chief executive of the Market Basket supermarket chain whose ouster has led to employee protests, customer boycotts and empty shelves wants to buy the entire company. Arthur T. Demoulas said in a statement Wednesday that he … 0

N.H. relative welcomes woman’s release from Sudan

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The New Hampshire brother-in-law of a Sudanese woman once sentenced to death for refusing to recant her Christian faith said yesterday he is happy she is now in Italy, en route to the United States. Gabriel Wani said he is waiting to hear from his brother about the … 0

Investigators release sketch in missing teen case

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The New Hampshire teenager who returned home this week nine months after vanishing on her way home from school has provided investigators with a description of the man she said drove her away that day. Attorney General Joseph … 0

Peter Welch of Franklin gets a year in jail after admitting to starting a fire

Thursday, July 24, 2014

A Franklin man has been sentenced to a year in the Merrimack County jail after admitting earlier this year to starting a fire in 2012 at an occupied apartment complex that his then-wife owned and managed. Peter Welch, … 0

Judge delays abortion clinic buffer zone argument

Thursday, July 24, 2014

A federal judge has put off arguments on the constitutionality of New Hampshire’s law creating buffer zones of up to 25 feet around abortion clinics after the attorney general agreed not to enforce it. The law was to take effect July 10 but after the Massachusetts ruling, Alliance … 1

Work continues on insurance network rules

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The New Hampshire Insurance Department said network adequacy requirements for health plans should focus more on making sure consumers have adequate access to different types of services rather than providers. The state’s network adequacy standards have been in the spotlight since the department approved Anthem Blue Cross and … 0

Jet with 116 aboard ‘probably crashed’ in Mali

Thursday, July 24, 2014

An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people vanished yesterday in a rainstorm over restive northern Mali, and French officials said it has probably crashed – the third major international aviation disaster in a week. French fighter jets, U.N. … 0

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel’s largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears. Aviation has suffered one of … 0

GAZA: 15 killed in crossfire at U.N. school

Thursday, July 24, 2014

A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire yesterday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children’s clothing scattered in … 0