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June 24. 2013 2:12PM

Government roadblock in Portsmouth stops 421 vehicles to net six arrests

PORTSMOUTH — On Friday, June 21, the New Hampshire State Police Troop-A conducted a sobriety checkpoint on the Spaulding Turnpike in the City of Portsmouth.



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Time running out for gay couples to claim tax break

The Internal Revenue Service had announced in August that, in the wake of the decision, married same-sex couples living in states that recognize their marriages “will be treated as married for federal tax purposes.”

The search for the new Republican Party continues

Americans for Prosperity and Citizens United labeled their inaugural Freedom Summit — held Saturday in Manchester, N.H. — a 2016 “cattle call."

Bill Gardener: The man who keeps NH first

CONCORD, N.H. -- A few weeks ago, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner received a phone call from someone in Utah whom he'd never met.

Tax Time! NH #39 on list of states generating most complaints

Residents of the Northeast (with the exception of New Hampshire) tend to be least satisfied with their state taxes, the Gallup poll found.

Worst five states for "freedom" indicators all voted for Obama in 2012

North Dakota was followed by the freedom-loving states of South Dakota, Tennessee, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Idaho, and Missouri. Interestingly, aside from New Hampshire, all these states voted for Republican Mitt Romney in the last presidential election.

Body of missing NH man found in the Berkshires

Alexander Dickey, originally from New Hampshire, had been missing last October. He was last seen when a Gould Farm van dropped him off for an outing on Oct. 19 at about 1:40 p.m. on Quarry Street in Great Barrington.

Dartmouth alumnus accused of assaulting schools head of security over asphalt beef

Hanover Police is still investigating Vincelette’s motivations, but Moran said Vincelette has an “ongoing dispute” with the Town of Hanover over the use of recycled asphalt on town roads.

Oyster River officials tell parents student can't opt out of standardized tests

DURHAM — A Madbury family is trying to convince officials at Oyster River Middle School that they have the right to have their children opt out of the school's standardized tests — but district officials disagree, saying it's the law.


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