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July 26. 2013 11:28AM

Surry dermatologist waives probable cause hearing on witness tampering charge after peeing on peer's door


Police charged Dr. Donald A. Holshuh with one count of witness tampering in January. He is accused of urinating on the office doorstep of Dr. Mark Wirant, a dentist who testified against Holshuh during a medical license suspension hearing.



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Raymond man working on yard crushed to death by boulder

A New Hampshire man was crushed to death by a large boulder Monday night, according to Raymond Police.

Bedford's Seth Meyers takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after hosting Emmys 2014 then nominates Vladimir Putin

Taking up the challenge from his cousin and Jessica Biel, the 'Late Night' host nominated Russian President Vladimir Putin to undergo the viral fund-raising effort.

Market Basket worker,94, returns as deal awaited

STRATHAM — After two weeks with no work, 94-year-old Arthur St. John was back to bagging groceries at the Stratham Market Basket on Monday afternoon.

Nearly 1,500 Market Basket employees filed for unemployment

Nearly 1,500 Market Basket workers have applied for unemployment benefits since the company stopped giving hours to part-time employees earlier this month.

Journalist freed in Syria spent time living in Upper Valley

riends say Theo Padnos , 45, whose family owns a home in Bridgewater, Vt., used the name Peter Theo Curtis while in captivity to avoid association with a book he wrote about …

CNN: Medical marijuana laws appear to reduce painkiller overdoses

(CNN) -- States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Feds keep half of the people receiving SSDI benefits on painkillers

Nearly half of all Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients, primarily seniors, take opioid pain relievers, according to new data.

NH continues fight against dangerous legal drug popularized by pot prohibition

''I get tons of calls all the time'' said Epsom police Chief Wayne Preve, referencing the drug. '' ‘My kids are addicted to it. My husband, my wife is addicted to it. Can you do anything?’ ''And the problem is, it’s totally legal.''

RealClearPolitics.com: In defense of the Brown-Shaheen poll

Even if a race is stable, a pollster conducting truly random samples should show quite a lot of noise.

Mass. police incursion into NH fails to locate pursued man

Holcroft soon began chasing him north on Bear Hill Road at speeds of up to 70 mph, twice the rural road’s speed limit.

State Police stop 175 motorists at government roadblock to make 2 DWI arrests

Troopers screened 175 vehicles and arrested two people on DWI charges, one on charges of possession of controlled drugs, one on charges of operating after suspension and one warrant arrest for criminal trespass, according to a press release from the state police.

Slots sought for students displaced by sudden closure of Lebanon College

'The bottom line is we are really focusing in on students and how to make this as painless as possible for them. It’s a great institution, and we want to respond to them and respond to students,' Harvey-Smith said.

Berlin prison official accredited to jail Americans

BERLIN – The federal prison in Berlin received initial accreditation by the American Correctional Association on Aug. 17.

Wheelabrator appeal headed to NH Supreme Court

Claremont — The appeal to the state Supreme Court of the five-year operating permit approved for the shuttered Wheelabrator trash-to-energy incinerator on Grissom Lane appears headed to trial.

Enterasys Networks buyer loses $16.2M on acquisition costs

Extreme Networks, the company that last November acquired Salem-based Enterasys Networks, lost $16.2 million in its last quarter and some $57.3 million for the fiscal year, but much of the loss was due to continuing acquisition costs.

Portsmouth Gas Light fires bands due to noise gripes

PORTSMOUTH — The attorney for the Portsmouth Gas Light Co. said the owners have turned down the music at their outdoor concert patio in response to complaints filed by neighbors of the establishment.

Bedford native Sarah Silverman wins Emmy

Bedford native Sarah Silverman won an Emmy at the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Monday night.

Girl Scout survey finds NH is best place in nation to raise girls

New Hampshire ranked at the top, based on 23 indicators of education, extracurricular activities, economic well-being, emotional health and physical health and safety.

Laconia property owners face DES penalties over 55 feet of 'wetlands' after informant's tip

According to pleading obtained from the Belknap County Superior Court, in September 2010, the DES was notified that Paul Arshen and Gail Arshen were doing some work at the property on 94 Crystal Lake Road.

Former FBI head Louis Freeh admitted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Louis Freeh, 64, was wearing a seat belt when his SUV went off a road in Barnard on Monday, crashing into a mailbox and a row of shrubs.


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