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Candidates sign AFP pledge to cut taxes, oppose Obamacare

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

More than 200 candidates for state office have signed onto an Americans for Prosperity pledge saying they’ll cut taxes, fight to pass a right to work law and oppose Medicaid expansion. Americans for Prosperity is a politically active non-profit backed by the Koch Brothers that fights for smaller government and individual freedoms. The state chapter, Americans for Prosperity Foundation - … 0

Concord man, 47, charged with 15 counts of child porn

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A 47-year-old Concord sex offender has been charged with 15 new felony counts of child pornography after the police said they found lewd photos of … 0

Concord High Principal Connolly announces ALS diagnosis

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Concord High School Principal Gene Connolly has been diagnosed with ALS, he said today in a letter distributed to members of the Concord educational community. … 0

Hassan vetoes bill to revive juvenile justice board

Monday, July 28, 2014

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill yesterday that would have revived a long-dormant juvenile justice advisory board. The legislation, brought by Republican Sen. Sharon Carson, would have expanded the size and scope of the board, which met last year for the first time in nearly a decade. Carson … 0

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Monday, July 28, 2014

A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston yesterday, ripping roofs off homes, uprooting dozens of large trees and forcing businesses to close. The tornado – … 0

Man charged in teen’s 9-month disappearance

Monday, July 28, 2014

A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged yesterday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home last week after vanishing nine months ago. Nathaniel Kibby was arrested without incident at his Gorham home and was charged … 9

No booze for D.C. folks? New Hampshire may fix law

Monday, July 28, 2014

New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation’s capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission recently told retailers they should accept Washington, D.C., driver’s licenses when determining a buyer’s age, even … 0

Judicial branch to offer e-filing in 2 courts

Monday, July 28, 2014

The New Hampshire Judicial Branch will begin pilot programs this week to push small claims courts toward going paperless. Officials said small claims courts in Concord and Plymouth will switch to electronic filing and processing tomorrow. The goal is to have all 32 small claims courts statewide go … 0

Brown calls for securing the border in new ad

Monday, July 28, 2014

Scott Brown released his sixth TV ad in his U.S. Senate bid yesterday, this one focusing on immigration and securing the border. His call to secure the border comes on the heels of recent discussions over how to handle the flood of immigrant children from Central America now … 1

Lake Host program aims to stop spread of invasive Asian clams in N.H.

Monday, July 28, 2014

The invader may be small – merely the size of a quarter – but the Asian clam can have a devastating impact on New Hampshire’s bodies of water, officials say. The invasive species has been colonizing lakes, ponds … 0

Lake Escapes: Lonesome Lake ‘well worth the hike’

Monday, July 28, 2014

The small docks at the lakeshore were crowded at midday with people eating lunch, relaxing in the sunshine and resting from their trek to reach this small, beautiful body of water. Children laughed and played, a few people … 1

Students in St. Paul’s summer program not ready to say goodbye

Monday, July 28, 2014

St. Paul’s Advanced Studies Program isn’t your average summer camp. For 5½ weeks this summer, 267 students from 76 New Hampshire high schools came to the Concord school to pursue their academic passions and get a taste of the social conventions they will experience when they go to … 1

Police: Pembroke man arrested after reckless motorcycle driving in Manchester

Monday, July 28, 2014

A Pembroke man was arrested Saturday night by the state police and charged with reckless driving and hindering apprehension. Kyle Goff, 21, was apprehended in Manchester after allegedly driving more than 120 miles per hour with a group of other motorcyclists, according to a release from the state … 0