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Wedding expo for same-sex couples to be held in Nashua

Since she began presiding over wedding ceremonies, Jo Maden has watched the state’s relatively new same-sex marriage law begin to change attitudes in the wedding

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Siblings arrive from Ethiopia to try and save adopted NH brother’s life

Two siblings from Ethiopia arrived at Logan Airport Tuesday to potentially save their brother’s life with a bone marrow transplant.

Maine may fine snowmobiling New Hampshire couple attacked by moose

Cpl. John MacDonald of the [Maine Warden Service] said the incident is being investigated for any harassment of wildlife.

Newmarket man mourns infant grandson killed by video gaming father in Fla.

NEWMARKET — Jim Dufour says he saw signs of trouble a year ago, when his little grandson, Daymeon, and the boy's parents lived with him in Newmarket.

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Driver of `Hometown Hottie' car that refused to stop for police sought

DOVER — Area police are on the lookout for the driver of a vehicle registered to former Hometown Hottie contestant Persephanie Lesperance of Portsmouth.

Aggressive wildlife in N.H. attacking people, pets

A rabid fox’s attack on a 5-year-old girl in Derry and the mauling of a small dog in Hampstead on Monday are prompting animal control and wildlife officials to warn the public about aggressive wildlife.

Child injured after bullet shatters window of Kensington home

Police responded to 4 Stumpfield Road just before 7 p.m. to investigate a report of a bullet that was fired into the residence.

NOAA ship to survey ocean floor off NH to identify sand for beach replenishment

NOAA Ship Ferdinand R. Hassler will survey off the coast of Portsmouth, N.H. to acquire data that will contribute to habitat mapping and to the state's effort to locate sand resources for beach replenishment.

Crowd rallies behind Lancaster physical education teacher

LANCASTER — Feelings ran high among the 60 or so members of the public who turned out at WMRSD board meeting on Monday evening seeking a way that would allow fourth-year non-tenured P. E. teacher to continue.

NH citizens nation's most financially literate

One study ranked Utah as the second most financially literate state behind only New Hampshire, and just ahead of Virginia and New Jersey. The least financially literate state in the study was Mississippi.

Dispute among Portsmouth businesswomen leads to arrest

PORTSMOUTH — A dispute between several downtown businesswomen culminated with the arrest of one of them, Oneta Bobbett, on three charges alleging Bobbett knowingly filed a false report to police, then tampered with a witness, said Capt. Mike Schwartz.

NHPUC approves 12% Northern Utilities rate hike

This Order approves a settlement agreement allowing Northern Utilities, Inc., a permanent rate increase resulting in a 12% increase to an average residential customer’s bill.

New Hampshire hospital lifts veil on prices

Then earlier this year, he saw an advertisement in the Sunday paper: $2,000 paid up front at Elliot Hospital. "It was real easy. Just went in there, they put me to sleep and woke me up, and said, 'Goodbye.'"

3-month-old grandson of Newmarket man smothered by Florida father so he could play video games in peace

'The loss of a life? The loss of a baby over something as foolish as, I can't pause my video game and pay attention to the child? That's nuts,' the child's grandfather, who lives in Newmarket, N.H. said.

UNH library throwing out thousands of books to make room alarms students, faculty

A dumpster located on the west side exterior of the building was seen filled with old books on Monday, raising questions as to what is going on at UNH’s central library.

FAA investigating laser pointer incident in NH airspace

Two other incidents involving a Cobalt Air charter flight were reported just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday. The flight was south of I-93 in New Hampshire at the time.

AG completes probe of apologetic Nashua Democrat, flock of dead ducks, other allegations

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Attorney General's office has completed its investigation into the December incident at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua that led

NH DMV outsources multi-million computer system to India

The new DMV solution will digitally manage all driver licences, financials, financial responsibility, hearings, inventory, dealers and inspection stations, it said in a statement.

Time Warner Cable's contractual loophole allows it to claim zero complaints

"They reported back that they had no complaints," Keene Town Councilor Terry M. Clark said at last week’s meeting. "I asked, ‘Why?’ They said because they weren't required to write them down."

Suspicious package investigation ahead of Shaheen visit to Durham

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) is expected to host an Earth Day roundtable discussion to highlight the impact of climate change on New Hampshire at the US Forest Service, Northeast Research Station, at 11 a.m.

NH education official denies agency tried to kill funding-hike bill for charter schools

"I'm here to inform you of the underhanded dealings of the Department of Education, in the person of Deputy Commissioner Paul Leather," Rep. Ken Weyler, R-Kingston, the sponsor of the bill, told a charter school oversight committee.

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