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Concord Planning Board delays poultry plant decision

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The planning board last night again delayed its decision on a poultry processing plant in East Concord, in response to an outcry from residents who fear the building’s odor and impact on their property values. Chairman Gerry Drypolcher suggested Concord hire an outside expert to advise the board on the application, and Ward 4 Councilor Byron Champlin asked to consult … 0

NHTI hosts open house celebrates New Hampshire Manufacturing Week and National Manufacturing Day

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Donald Kilian of Epsom works full time as a security guard, part time for the National Guard and is taking his final semester of courses … 0

Dunbarton-Bow transition has been without issue for students, schools

Thursday, October 2, 2014

About a month into the academic year, the merger of Dunbarton students into Bow schools has gone well, according to school officials. Students are “starting … 0

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs gun restriction

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown said yesterday he had signed. The bill … 0

First Ebola case confirmed in U.S.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

A man who flew from Liberia to Dallas this month was diagnosed with Ebola yesterday, becoming the first person to board a passenger jet and unknowingly bring the disease to the United States from West Africa, where it has killed thousands of people in recent months. Experts have … 0

Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

An Oklahoma man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker’s head, and had “some sort of infatuation with beheadings,” but the killing appeared to have more to do with the man’s … 0

Under-fire, Hong Kong leader marks National Day

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Hong Kong’s embattled leader attended a flag-raising ceremony yesterday to mark China’s National Day after refusing to meet pro-democracy demonstrators despite their threats to expand the street protests that have posed the stiffest challenge to Beijing’s authority since … 0

Afghan pact signed amid questions on Iraq pullout

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

After lengthy delays, U.S. and Afghan officials signed a security pact yesterday to keep American troops in Afghanistan beyond year’s end, aiming to prevent the country from descending into the kind of chaos that has plagued Iraq following … 0

Firefighters’ union endorses Kuster in 2nd Congressional District

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rep. Ann Kuster secured the endorsement of the Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire yesterday. “As our congresswoman, Annie Kuster has made it clear that she fights for the issues that matter to firefighters, and to the middle class families in our state. Our congresswoman stands up for … 8

State Employees’ Appreciation Day to be held at State House today

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The State Employees’ Association is sponsoring an event at the State House today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to show appreciation for New Hampshire public servants. The event is open to the public and will include a brief presentation at noon. Representatives of state departments and programs … 1

Charges dropped for Milton man who tried to sell rhino head

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A Milton man who tried to sell an 80-pound rhinoceros head online is happy that charges against him have been dropped. Ari Goldenberg was charged by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2012 with selling an endangered … 0

HHS confirms additional enterovirus cases in New Hampshire

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The enterovirus strain that’s swept across other states – referred to as “E-D68” – has been confirmed in five additional New Hampshire children, bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to seven as of last night. All of those infected have been younger than 16, said state … 0

Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Hampshire PAC endorses Hassan

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Hampshire declared its support for incumbent Gov. Maggie Hassan yesterday, who also earned the group’s endorsement when she first ran for her seat in 2012. At a press conference yesterday joined by Planned Parenthood supporters and a handful of state legislators, Hassan … 0