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For sale in Bow: Magnificent views, inside and out

Sunday, April 26, 2015

This stunning, contemporary colonial at 16 Longview Drive in Bow truly has it all. With magnificent views from almost every room, it features five bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms, an abundance of entertaining space, a fantastic finished basement, and an outdoor oasis that includes a deck, patio, and Gunite pool. Situated in a lovely neighborhood setting and nestled on over two acres …

Capital Beat: Hassan keeps state-issued email address close to the vest

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton found herself in hot water recently after reporters revealed she had used a personal email, instead of an official …

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Voterama in Congress Here’s how members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Friday. House Sharing Data To Counter Cyber Attacks: Voting …

U.S. drone strike kills al-Qaida hostages, including American

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A CIA drone strike in January that was aimed at a suspected al-Qaida compound in Pakistan accidentally killed two hostages, including a kidnapped American, U.S. officials acknowledged yesterday. U.S. officials said they didn’t realize until weeks later that …

Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber’s trial

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A video played yesterday at the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed a mother crouched over her 8-year-old son as he lay dying on the sidewalk, a scene prosecutors hoped would linger in jurors’ minds while …

Petraeus sentenced to 2 years’ probation for military leak

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Former CIA director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was sentenced yesterday to two years’ probation and fined $100,000 for giving her classified material while she was working on the book. …

Official: ‘Downtown treasure hunt’ not sanctioned by the state

Thursday, April 23, 2015

On Monday, the Monitor printed two front-page photographs of a man who unearthed a rare U.S. coin while metal detecting Sunday on the New Hampshire Hospital campus. Turns out, the find may not have been exactly legal. Private citizens are prohibited under New Hampshire law from treasure hunting …

State Supreme Court hears arguments on law linking voter registration to motor vehicle rules

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The New Hampshire Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case challenging language that would tie voter registration to motor vehicle laws. A law passed in 2012 sought to amend the state’s voter registration forms that required those registering to vote to also affirm, among other things, that: …

NH PUC launches investigation into soaring New England energy prices

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The state Public Utilities Commission is launching an investigation into the state’s high electricity costs, hoping to find solutions. “Overall, the average retail price of electricity in New England is the highest in the continental United States, posing a threat to our region’s economic competitiveness,” said the PUC …

Model for Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter painting dies at 92

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell’s iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of American women who went to work on the home front during World War II, has died. She was 92. …

Bow resident who fled on foot Tuesday is wanted by the police

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Bow police are looking for Keenan Hibbard, 29, who fled from the police Tuesday night and is wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. The police arrived at 59 Knox Road in Bow on Tuesday night, the home of …

Draft Fish and Game 10-year plan calls for reduction in bear population

Thursday, April 23, 2015

New Hampshire’s black bear population is at a record level, according to the state Fish and Game Department. The state is home to an estimated 5,700 black bears. In its proposed 10-year management plan, Fish and Game says …

Hassan doesn’t think NH needs two casinos

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan does not think the market supports a second casino in New Hampshire, but didn’t say whether she would veto a bill that would allow for two casinos in the state. Hassan is a vocal supporter of expanded gambling, but has favored a single-casino plan. …