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June 14. 2013 2:50PM

Science fiction writer moves to Berlin attracted by low cost of living

They weren't sure they would be able to afford a home in New Hampshire, but on a trip north one day they discovered Berlin and the beauty of the area and were smitten.



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'Export ban' for arms maker Sig Sauer over Colombia guns

Colombia says it bought almost 65,000 SIG Sauer pistols for its police force from the US Department of Defense.

For some, firing of union organizers sparks boycott of Lebanon food co-op

Some Upper Valley residents are advocating for a protest and boycott of the Co-op Food Store following the firings of two employees at the store’s Lebanon establishment, demanding the release of details regarding the firings.

Climber dies in Cathedral Ledge fall

CONWAY — The climbing community sat in mourning Sunday after an accident at Cathedral Ledge Saturday afternoon claimed the life of a well-known and respected Maine climber.

Are there sharks in our waters?

These short few months are the time of year when more shark sightings are reported

Car claimed to have destroyed sapphire screen from NH company for next gen iPhone

If you've been watching all the news about the rumored new panel type for Apple's yet-to-be-announced iPhone 6, then you might be wondering: When is someone going to destroy one of the sapphire displays already?

Teachers union targets education secretary at national convention

Kelly offered the improvement-plan language to echo the union’s insistence on protecting due process for teachers who face discipline or dismissal. Union leaders said these rights are under assault.

Hudson girl battling brain cancer granted access to non-FDA approved treatment

A 12 year old girl from Hudson has been given special approval to use a cancer treatment not approved by the FDA.

New Hampshire store rejects man trying to buy booze with a D.C. license

The manager explained the law, which Mitchell never knew about it, and told him he couldn't buy alcohol unless he had a passport with him.

Eastern Canadian premiers And New England governors meet amid energy protests

New Hampshire is hosting the latest summit between the governors of the New England states and the Premiers of Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick,...

Sarah Silverman admits in 'Glamour' mag that Mom has best advice

Actress/comedienne Sarah Silverman was interviewed in the UK edition of Glamour magazine and the attractive comedienne provided some surprising advice.

New Hampshire cracks down on extreme speeding

If one of the vehicles swerved out of control at 132 mph, there’s no telling what could have happened to either driver or innocent motorists, he said.

Retirement deal for Portsmouth city manager set for City Council vote

When asked whether it was fair for him at this point to try to become vested in the state retirement system after initially choosing to stay out of it, Bohenko said, 'I'm putting in 93 percent of the buyback cost. I think that's an important aspect.'

Friendly Toast: Portsmouth eatery with a past looks to the future

Goodwin and business partner Scott Pulver purchased both Friendly Toast locations in October 2013. With their new ownership come a number of changes, including upgrades to the kitchen and a new point of service computer system.

Storm outages delay FairPoint unions' vote

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - It appears weather-related power outages have caused some delays on a vote whether to authorize a strike by union employees of telecommunications firm FairPoint.

Inside the retro world of the café racer

These workaday machines moved passengers from town to town, sharing pavement with cars and bicycles.

Star Island seeks to go solar, serve as energy example

Star Island – a 43 acre spit of land in the isles of shoals, more than 6 miles off the New Hampshire coast – is installing enough solar panels to power...

Trio sought for gas station robbery in Rochester

Rochester police were investigating an armed robbery at a gas station early Monday morning.

Three-alarm blaze forces evacuation of baptist church in Nashua

NASHUA – More than five dozen people were forced to evacuate from Heritage Baptist Church at 103 Lock St. on Sunday, when the building caught

Plaistow man arrested after 7-town car chase

KINGSTON — After allegedly passing through seven towns in an attempt to elude apprehension, a Plaistow man was arrested late Saturday night by Kingston Police.


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