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May 06. 2013 11:11PM

Burns 'thrilled, honored' to earn first Jonathan Daniels Award

KEENE, N.H. -- The Monadnock International Film Festival, a non-profit organization, awarded the first Jonathan Daniels Award to Ken Burns on Saturday, April 6.



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N.H., Vt. merger creates real estate powerhouse

A New London-based real estate firm has merged with a Vermont-based agency and made another move that forms what they say is the largest real estate company in northern New England.

Facebook outage was an extremely very rare event says Dyn

'Facebook is one of the most elaborate and robust corporate networks in the world, it’s not every day that you see a piece of their network go down, even briefly,' said Doug Madory, director of Internet analysis for Dyn, a New Hampshire Internet performance company.

Fulfilling Hayashi’s dream: Partnerships makes conservation possible

The Hayashi property wasn’t the only coup for the Harris Center this year. The conservation organization also finalized the purchase of land once part of Camp Chenoa.

What's the most romantic restaurant in NH?

Ristorante Massimo in Portsmouth only Granite State restuarant to make Open Table's 100 most romantic resaurants in America.

Viral video of NH puppy sliding on ice makes DailyMail.co.uk

In the slow motion video, Quinn springs across a patch of ice as he begins to lose balance and starts sliding down the street.

HuffPo: It's time to take Sarah Silverman's acting career very seriously

Sarah Silverman is one of the most successful stand-up comedians working today, but it's her role as a drug-addled, depressed mother in 'I Smile Back' that proves she's more than just funny jokes: she's also an amazing actor.

Rare Ford GT40 worth millions under restoration in NH

The car is being restored by New Hampshire-based Rare Drive Inc., a shop that specializes in high-end vintage restorations.

Dartmouth president to announce reforms Thursday

Hanover — Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon on Thursday is scheduled to announce a number of reforms intended to curb high-risk behavior, increase diversity and improve academics at the college, the results of an nine-month study he commissioned last April.

Annual 24-hour homeless count taking place in New Hampshire

The Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services in New Hampshire's Health Department is holding a count to identify the number of homeless people...

Coyotes howling in Dover's south end draws attention

DOVER — One or more packs of coyotes has been reported in the city's south end, raising concerns about the safety for livestock and family pets.

Man arrested for robbing elderly woman at Wofeboro robbery ATM caught shooting heroin in parking lot

WOLFEBORO — Police have arrested a former local man who allegedly robbed an elderly woman of cash and other property after she made a withdrawal from an Chase Bank ATM on December 24.

Cranmore Mountain Mamas to wear purple on race day in honor of Jody Buzzell, murder-suicide victim

Mountain Mamas said they plan to wear purple ribbons and purple clothing at Wednesday's Cranmore Mountain Meisters in honor of their slain friend to show a sign of support for those who stand up to domestic violence and to 'celebrate the amazing woman that Jody is to them.'

Gilford police look into possible NH1 Children’s Auction computer breach

GILFORD – Police are investigating a fraudulent credit card transaction possibly linked to the NH1 Children's Auction. Police said they have confirmed one fraudulent transaction on a resident's credit card that was traced back to the auction.

Community snowball fight goes viral in Portsmouth, officials concerned about Market Square battlefield

A Facebook page created for the event says, 'We haven't had an opportunity like this since 'Snowicane' Nemo in 2013 and we should take advantage of it.'

Father of Facebook windfall Winklevoss twins bringing rowing business to Manchester

RowAmerica was founded by Howard Winklevoss, the father of twins Tyler and Cameron of Facebook and Olympic fame. He hopes to use the lessons he learned from his first rowing club to other sites across the nation.

Murder-suicide few hundred feet from NH border

The property is a few hundred feet from the New Hampshire state line, and New Hampshire State Police assisted in the search for Mark Buzzell during the night.

Dick Swett's wife offers to be whipped in place of Saudi blogger

The notion of being 'my brother’s keeper' comes up a lot in the context of advocating for human rights. Katrina Lantos Swett, in her roles as the chairwoman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and the president of the Concord-based Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, is plenty familiar with the phrase – but when it’s repeated so often, she said, it can become just that. A phrase.

Death certificate scam hits NH widows and widowers

The funeral home said they received word that a local woman was called and told she needed to supply her husband's social security number in order to receive her certified death certificates. Bryant warned it is a scam.

Survey shows New Hampshire residents nation's most emotionally stable

New Hampshire (75 percent), Indiana (73 percent) and Louisiana (71 percent) are the three most emotionally recharged states.

Small NH town wants to send students to Maine school instead of more costly Conway, but state won't cooperate

Selectman David Babson said the New Hampshire Department of Education will not give Hale's Location $3,700 or $3,800 per student in education adequacy funding because the state feels Fryeburg Academy is a private school when it comes to Hale's Location.


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