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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2013 file photo, tourists walk by an information booth in North Conway, N.H., bearing a poster of missing teenager Abigail Hernandez, 14, who disappeared on Oct. 9, 2013, after leaving school. New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster said Monday, July 21, 2014, that Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family Sunday evening.  (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

Missing North Conway teen home after 9 months

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A 15-year-old North Conway girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family, the state attorney general said yesterday. Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family Sunday evening, Attorney General Joe Foster said. Foster said the family has asked for privacy. He said Abigail’s mother, Zenya Hernandez, told authorities “today … 2

PHOTO: Protest of violence in the Middle East

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A group of protesters went to the front of State House in Concord to call for an end to the violence in Gaza. Several speakers insisted on a cease-fire and for the Israelis to end their involvement in Gaza. … 1

PHOTO: Brown meets with veterans in Concord

Monday, July 21, 2014

U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown met with veterans at Barley House in Concord yesterday. … 1

Auction date set for Plainfield tax militants’ property

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Federal officials are once again preparing to sell the New Hampshire compound of a tax-evading couple convicted of amassing an arsenal of weapons and holding law enforcement officials at bay for nine months in 2007. The auction of Ed and Elaine Brown’s fortress-like home on 100 acres in … 2

Garcia, Lambert fight for funds in the 2nd Congressional District Republican primary

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Candidates for the 2nd Congressional District raised more than $800,000 in the second quarter of 2014, according to financial reports released yesterday by the Federal Elections Commission. More than half of that money went to incumbent Democrat Rep. Annie Kuster of Hopkinton. Three Republicans are vying in a … 3

Hill School District’s separation from Franklin moves forward

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Hill School District’s separation from Franklin is moving forward. Hill is soliciting requests for proposals from area districts interested in absorbing the town’s small contingent of students. The intent is to enter into an exclusive contract with a district that would ensure all eligible students in grades … 0

Calls for safe ATV driving follow Henniker, Lancaster crashes

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Two recent ATV crashes, including one in Henniker that sent a 14-year-old boy to the hospital with head injuries, have prompted the state Fish and Game Department to urge drivers to operate responsibly. The boy, whose name was not released because he is a minor, was believed to … 1

Liquor Commission says D.C. residents can buy with just a license

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Decades after they were apparently snubbed by New Hampshire law, residents of Washington, D.C., can now legally purchase alcohol in the state with just a driver’s license or non-driver identification card. In a memo released yesterday, the New Hampshire Liquor Commission said that, though the state’s liquor laws … 0

Police seize 30 marijuana plants from Salisbury man’s property

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A Salisbury man was arrested yesterday after the state police said they found 30 marijuana plants growing on his property. Albert Hill, 51, was charged with one count of manufacturing the controlled drug and released on $2,500 personal recognizance bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Franklin’s … 1

Weare police settle suit from resident over videotaping officer

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Weare has agreed to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit from a resident who was arrested after videotaping the police during a traffic stop in 2011. William Alleman received $35,000 and a written apology from Weare police Chief John Velleca, who took over management of the department in … 1

Bear rehabilitator raising more cubs as conflicts with humans continue

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Andy paces atop a log perched 15 feet in the air; the black bear cub is raising a fuss. He lets out a low moan and swats his small paws at the wood, in a false charge. Sawdust … 4

Council will vote on Main Street proposal – with a few extras

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

An extra $340,000 for colored uplighting in the trees. An additional $110,000 for protective fences around the new planters. The Concord City Council requested those details this week on a list of extras that could tack $730,000 onto the cost of the Main Street project. The councilors tabled … 7

State police: Man drowns in Lake Winnipesaukee

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The New Hampshire State Police said a 27-year-old Massachusetts man has drowned in Lake Winnipesaukee. It happened just before 5 p.m. Monday. The state police said their marine patrol received a 911 call reporting that lifeguards at Ellacoya State Park in Gilford were performing CPR on an unresponsive … 0