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June 24. 2013 2:14PM

Hikers reunite with rescuer 50 years later

Addison and Wright told the story of that March night 50 years ago as though reliving it, telling of approaching the summit dome in the snow and driving winds. Addison knew they only had one hope: They needed to spend the night inside the Mount Washington Observatory at the summit.



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Dover patient shocked by $3,766 Wentworth-Douglass charged insurer for tube of cold sore cream

In May Miller had a six-day stay at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital for an intestinal problem. While there, he asked doctor treat his cold sore.

Two local 'float tubers' spend tough night in the woods

ALBANY — Two men, one from Rochester, the other from Farmington, spent Saturday night in the woods of northern New Hampshire after a tubing expedition went awry.

Man, 20, pulled from Water Country wave pool in critical condition

PORTSMOUTH — A 20-year-old man was pulled from a Water Country wave pool in critical condition Saturday and transported to the hospital on life support, said Fire Chief Steve Achilles.

Rye woman turns own experience into an online guide for families planning for death

'There were a lot of things we’d never asked my mother…and really we didn’t know how to honor her,' says Sedoric, of Rye, N.H.

Woman who survived Sudan death sentence to return to NH this week

Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year-old mother of two sentenced to death in Sudan for being Christian, is expected to arrive in New Hampshire this week, CNN reports.

Merrimack seismograph registers high on the interest scale

While New Hampshire may not be known for earthquakes, the town of Merrimack is now host to the Granite State’s first seismograph available for public...

Jericho ATV Festival expected to draw thousands

BERLIN – The 2014 Jericho ATV Festival is jammed packed with events befitting its growing reputation as the premier summer event for ATV riders on the East Coast.

Local lobsterman catches rare calico lobster

Calico lobsters appear approximately once out of 30 million. The rare lobsters are marked by their spotted shells, and this one even had spots on its antennae.

NH's Ray LaMontagne brings soulful, traditional sound to the Orpheum

Born in New Hampshire and raised all across the country as his single mother moved to provide for her six children, LaMontagne had a relatively aimless youth and was already in his 20s when, legend has it, hearing Stephen Stills’ 'Tree Top Flyer' inspired him to become a musician.

NH Liquor Commission touts record sales of booze

The record $626M in sales for fiscal year 2014 is $23 million higher than the previous fiscal year — an increase of nearly 4 percent.

N.H. composters say new food waste rule change could stir growth in business

Banning food-scraps from land-fills hasn’t come been high on the legislative agenda in New Hampshire, but with a few tweaks, towns could begin to turn to compost for another reason: to save money.

Plaistow lawyer to plead guilty to boating fatal, trial to begin on boat rape of boy

Buswell already is expected to spend time behind bars because he is scheduled to plead guilty Aug. 14 in a negligent homicide case.

Scott Brown disavows supporter who sent vulgar letter to NH Democratic Party

The campaign also scrubbed Benzing’s name off of an online press release that named Benzing a supporter, though BuzzFeed has a screenshot of the original list.

Refugee officials cancel meeting with Dover City Council

DOVER — A state group that helps facilitate the resettlement of international refugees has canceled a meeting with the City Council.

Politifact: Are states without an income tax doing 'better' than ones that do?

Bill Maher used the latest jobs numbers out of Kansas as an occasion for his 'Zombie Lies' segment about what he calls 'lies that Republicans tell that you can debunk, but they do not go away.'

New England Regional Championships of Cowboy Action Shooting in Pelham

The New England Regional Championships of Cowboy Action Shooting, or The Great Nor'easter, was held in Pelham yesterday.

Heavyweight great 'Gentleman' Gerry Cooney on dramatic career and the hardest comeback of all

'I stopped drinking on April 21st 1988. I remember it clearly, it was 10:40am one day and I was drunk. I looked around; I had a loving family, a beautiful home in New Hampshire on the beach. I said to myself 'what am I doing here with all this and drinking?’

NH cyclist Amber Ferreira captures first pro win

Ferreira took extra satisfaction winning in Lake Placid because she lives in New Hampshire and considers this her home course.

Hiking with Jesus: Jaffrey mountain mass brings young adults closer to God

JAFFREY, N.H. -- For a group of young Catholics who hiked up Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, N.H., July 12, the trek presented more than an opportunity to enjoy nature, but an opportunity to experience the realities of their faith in beauty created by God.

Cross-country walker breaks silence, heads home to NH

The 23-year-old Yale graduate has just completed a year-long trek from New Hampshire to California. As part of a performance art project, he took photos along the way and didn’t speak a word.


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