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April 23. 2013 12:47PM

Boarding school receives $1.5M donation for art center named for slain alumna

“This gift is inspiring. Everyone at The White Mountain School is impacted by this transformational gift,” said Head of School Tim Breen. “In all my conversations with the donor, I have been touched by her connection with our School – by her appreciation for what our School meant to her and her determination to ensure that White Mountain continues to provide an exceptional experience for all our students.”



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New survey: What employees really think about going back to school

To help employers better understand key factors that influence employees when considering a college education, College for America at Southern New Hampshire University commissioned a research firm to survey 400 working adults and find out what they have to say about reentering the world of school.

New Hampshire sets the pace for personal income growth

New Hampshire led the New England region with the biggest growth in personal income over 2014. That’s according to revised estimates from the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, released yesterday.

Crews haul away snow before busy Hampton beach weekend

HAMPTON BEACH, N.H. (AP) — Kids won't need to bring their snow shovels for this weekend's Easter egg hunt on Hampton Beach after state and local crews hauled off most of the remaining snow.

Service Credit Union to open branch at Guard base on Pease

PORTSMOUTH — The commander of the New Hampshire Air National Guard spoke at the Service Credit Union's annual meeting Thursday night, lauding the state's largest credit union for its commitment to helping military personnel.

Maine man indicted in alleged Milton sex assault

DOVER — A Maine man accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in Milton has been indicted by a Strafford County Superior Court grand jury this month.

New deputy chief sought for Portsmouth police department

PORTSMOUTH — Police officers interested in being the next deputy police chief have until April 6 to submit resumes for the post that was recently vacated by the resignation of Corey MacDonald.

Gilford electrical contractor cited by OSHA

CONCORD — A Lakes Region electrical contractor is facing a potential fine of up to $40,0000 after a chance inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that an employee was exposed to fall and electric shock hazards

Colby Hill Inn adds Tesla electric car charging stations

Colby Hill Inn has all the expected amenities of a historic, rural New Hampshire getaway: private bathrooms in each guest room, an in-ground pool, extensive gardens and a gazebo. But this month, the Henniker inn added a feature that few others in the state have: Tesla and electric vehicle chargers.

Two men indicted in Hi-Vu Motor Inn attack

ROCHESTER — Two men were indicted last week in connection with a recent attack at Hi-Vu Motor Inn involving a baseball bat and BB gun.

Fosters.com unveils new look, new content

Fosters.com's new look features enhanced presentation for local news, sports and entertainment information. It also gives big display for photos and videos from events in the Tri-Cities area.

HarborCorp begins planning board process

PORTSMOUTH — Planning Board members heard a great deal of support for the proposed HarborCorp downtown mixed-use development Thursday night.

Mass Design expands with US PCB maker Electropac as its new division

NASHUA, N.H., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Electropac Co. has become a new division of Mass Design, Inc. with the recent purchase of this printed circuit board manufacturer founded in 1976 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Durham sounds off over UNH stadium volume

DURHAM — A University of New Hampshire official was met with concerns from residents and Planning Board members Wednesday night after presenting plans for the $25 million upgrade to Cowell Stadium.

Former Gov. Merrill steps down from Rudman Center board

A second member of the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Policy’s Board of Advisors has resigned.

Chefs cooking up a food revolution in Portsmouth

If Portland, Maine, was the new Boston when it came to New England’s next burgeoning gastro scene, then Portsmouth is the next Portland, a small city hungering to enhance its renaissance through top-tier, farm-to-table dishes such as cornmeal crusted skate wing tacos served recently.

New Hampshire man to plead guilty in Dubuque book vendor scheme

A New Hampshire man will plead guilty next week in federal court for his involvement in a book vendor scheme with a former bookstore director at Clarke University in Dubuque.

1 hurt when Downeaster hits vehicle in Old Orchard Beach

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) — Authorities say one person was injured when an Amtrak Downeaster train struck a passenger vehicle in Old Orchard Beach.

Portsmouth works to clear snow piles from boat launch

City Department of Public Works crews began working Wednesday to try to bust through the piles and clear space for people to park and launch their boats, according to Deputy City Manager David Allen.

Monadnock school district reaches settlement with former employees

SWANZEY CENTER — The Monadnock Regional School Board has reached a settlement agreement with two guidance counselors whom district officials laid off last year.

Chesterfield man's standoff case moves forward

A Chesterfield man who spent nearly 19 hours in a standoff with police suffers from a mental health disorder, officials said in court Wednesday.


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