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Monitor Minute: April 18, 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

Monitor Minute Episode 145: April 18, 2014. The Monitor Minute is a daily rundown of today’s top stories. Brought to you by the Concord Monitor. … 0

Concord sex offender Mandigo gets 10 years for assault on 12-year-old girl

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The mother of a 12-year-old girl who was assaulted last year in their Concord home confronted the child’s attacker, David Mandigo, in court yesterday, describing in detail the morning she awoke to find him with his hands under her daughter’s bedcovers. “A child’s worst nightmare is a monster hiding under the bed, and … 3

N.H. Senate votes to repeal the crime of adultery

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The New Hampshire Senate is sending a bill to the governor’s desk that repeals the crime of adultery. Senators passed the measure on a voice vote. Adultery currently is a Class B misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $1,200. But the Judicial Branch reports that the law hasn’t been enforced in more than a decade. The bill’s sponsor – Manchester Rep. … 0

PHOTO: Father and son at the Merrimack Valley Railroad Station in Northfield

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

James Kramer and his son, Hayzen Creedence, 5, peek outside one of the cars at the Merrimack Valley Railroad Station in Northfield on a pretend trip to Manchester on Tuesday evening,. Kramer and his son were walking from … 0

Havenstein takes aim at Hassan during N.H. gubernatorial announcement

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Republican Walt Havenstein kicked off his gubernatorial campaign this morning by introducing himself as an experienced businessman who can end years of economic stagnation under Democratic governors. “We have squandered an entire decade and we’re falling behind,” Havenstein … 4

Monitor Minute: April 16, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Monitor Minute Episode 143: April 16, 2014. The Monitor Minute is a daily rundown of today’s top stories. Brought to you by the Concord Monitor. … 0

Concord City Council to vote on buying New Hampshire Employment Security building

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Without a developer to take over the New Hampshire Employment Security site this spring, Concord has stepped closer to snatching up the property itself. In a nonpublic session Monday, the city council decided to hear feedback from the … 1

Shaheen thanks N.H. police who responded to Boston Marathon bombing

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen thanked New Hampshire law enforcement officials who responded to the Boston Marathon bombings a year ago. Shaheen met with authorities at the Manchester Police Department yesterday to thank them for their response to the tragedy, which killed three people and injured more than 260 … 0

Official: Northfield swimmer who went missing in Bristol likely died during ‘polar plunge’

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

A 32-year-old Northfield man who went missing Monday in Bristol is believed to have died while taking part in a dangerous new ritual in which young people plunge into frigid water and then post videos of their exploits … 4

Two charged in Franklin pipe theft

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Robert Nadeau, 36, and Sean Ernst, 27, neither with a known address, were charged with burglary, criminal trespassing, criminal mischief and theft by unauthorized taking for allegedly attempting to steal brass pipes from a basement, according to the … 0

Former Franklin state rep addresses flight charge before parole board

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Jim Ryan, the disgraced former state representative from Franklin who was arrested again last month – this time in Connecticut on a fugitive charge – told the parole board yesterday he had been working to build a lawful new life in his home state. But, he admitted, “I … 0

Court overturns conviction based on Enfield man’s green tongue at traffic stop

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A police officer who stopped a driver for a defective taillight acted unlawfully when he asked to see the man’s tongue, then used its green hue as the basis for a marijuana arrest, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled yesterday. The court reversed the drug convictions of the … 0

Authorities agree Vt. man was insane during killing at Littleton hotel

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A Vermont man was insane when he stabbed a stranger to death last year in the lobby of a Littleton hotel, the state and his defense lawyer have agreed. Senior Assistant Attorney General Susan Morrell said yesterday that the state agrees Rodney Hill of West Danville, Vt., was … 0