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May 13. 2013 3:26PM

Fishermen try to stay afloat in face of drastic quotas

SEABROOK — It’s been a long two months for New Hampshire’s small fishing fleet since the federal government slashed their fishing quotas.



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Tesla plans to put supercharger in Portsmouth

Tesla Superchargers are more powerful than other charging stations, providing vehicles with 150 miles of charge in the first 20 minutes.

AdTech brings production back from China to Hampton

'Three years ago, we started looking into bringing production back to America. Now, we can be more responsive to the customer and be more flexible with customer demand.'

Recent ranking finds Portland Jetport now tops MHT as most affordable in region

The website Cheapflights.com released its annual Airport Affordability Index, and put Portland above Manchester, N.H. (#16) and Boston Logan (#76).

Hanover man seeking donations to assist Ebola sufferers

A Hanover man is accepting donations to provide the nonprofit Friends of Liberia with resources to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has killed hundreds, shuttered schools and forced volunteers to flee the country.

The eerie innards of America’s abandoned sanitariums

When the deinstitutionalization movement took root in the early 1900s, the big mental asylums gradually disappeared as their role became integrated into larger health centers and psychiatric drugs became more prevalent.

Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness

These are among the top 10 pieces of advice issued by Pope Francis this week as part of his recipe for a happy, more fulfilled life.

What's behind all the arrests of mothers for leaving their children unattended?

Mothers arrested in Florida and South Carolina in recent weeks are the latest in an ongoing trend of parents seeing legal punishment for letting their children play or travel in public unsupervised.

'Imagine Iraq without Christians. It's nothing,' says NH refugee

'We as Christians, we get stronger when there is crucifixion, when there is sacrifice,' said Sermed Ashkouri, 37, who lives in New Hampshire and is a member of Our Lady of Mesopotamia Syriac Catholic Mission in Newton.

Police: Route 101 motorcyclist clocked at 125 mph on 1989 Suzuki

Stephen G. Brown, 48, was driving a 1989 Suzuki GSX750 on Route 101 west just past 7 Friday morning when he caught the attention of Trooper First Class Gary Ingham.

Accused sex offender barred from Laconia church

Laconia — A prosecutor asked a judge on Thursday to order that if a defendant charged with committing a pattern of sexual assault against a minor girl is able to post bail, he have no contact with Grace Capital Church.

Customers fund newspaper ads championing cause of 'Artie T.'

FARMINGTON — A local woman, who says she owes her life and her two children’s lives to ousted Market Basket CEO Artie T. Demoulas, is spearheading a campaign in local newspapers to get him reinstated.

Lawrence cop severs own tendons using radio to break motorist's passenger window to arrest NH man

Peter Malcuit, 24, of Church Avenue, Salem, N.H., was arrested and charged with possession of heroin and resisting arrest.

Abby Hernandez says newspaper coverage of her disappearance gave her hope

CONWAY – While she was missing, Abby Hernandez said she saw the page 2 box in The Conway Daily Sun published every day that kept a count of the number of days she was gone, and it gave her hope.

Parents of beaten pizza guy say son has long road to recovery

The family of a Somersworth man who was robbed and badly beaten said he has a long road to recovery ahead.

Trial postponed for Laconia councilor, 65, charged with assault for brushing shoulders with Loudon police chief's son

Bownes, 65, was arrested on May 2 for allegedly knowingly causing unprivileged physical contact with a law enforcement officer by 'pushing his shoulder into Cpl. Jason Fiske's shoulder.'

Town investigates why suspended Plaistow detective attended chief's funeral in uniform

Plaistow Town Manager Sean Fitzgerald said he is investigating why a police offcer showed up at Chief Stephen Savage's funeral in full uniform even though he was suspended.

Girl attending Market Basket protest in Seabrook struck by car

SEABROOK, N.H. —A child was taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car while attending a Market Basket protest in Seabrook on Thursday evening.

Rochester gunmaker launches new gun for six-year-old children

The Rochester, N.H.-based company had long fielded requests for such a gun.

Portsmouth Market Basket clerk feeds info via Twitter

PORTSMOUTH — Bill Currier is the grocery clerk in charge of Aisle 4 — the pasta, sauce and soup.

Church overcomes theft of rainbow flags: Flags, garlands, banners, prayers sent from all over the world

ROCHESTER — First Church Congregational on South Main Street, after the rainbow flag displayed on the front of the building was stolen last year, quickly replaced it. Now thieves have struck again, not once, but twice in rapid succession.


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