All Stories UnionLeader.com delivers the lastest news, sports and opinion in New Hampshire. http://www.unionleader.com News/Sports/Business/Entertainment/Opinion Copyright 2017 Union Leader Corp. http://www.unionleader.com/section/?template=RSS en-us Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:58:00 EST cperreault@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:58:00 EST digital@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Carlicus (0.0.1.1) http://www.unionleader.com/images/unionleaderlogo3.jpg New Hampshire Union Leader - Headlines http://www.unionleader.com New Hampshire news, sports and opinion 144 54 Close to 3,000 expected at Seacoast Cancer 5K DOVER - Close to 3,000 people are expected to participate in the fifth annual Seacoast Cancer 5K being held Sunday in Dover but one is sure to stand out in the crowd. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180918/UNKNOWN/180919487&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Honor and Remember Flag Presentation MEREDITH - In special ceremonies tonight an Honor and Remember Flag will be presented to a former local woman whose father was killed in action in Vietnam.Deborah Crosby was 6 years old when her father, Lt. Cmdr. Frederick Crosby, left to serve his country as a Naval aviator. He was shot down over... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180918/UNKNOWN/180919505&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST A right to homework? Merrimack parent threatens lawsuit While we support the right of taxpayers to file suit against policies they believe are illegal, not every lawsuit is a good idea. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION01/180929973&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Kuster's partisan record To the Editor: I had to pinch myself after seeing Annie Kuster speaking after Steve Negron's win in the primary. She stated that we needed bipartisanship in Washington. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION04/180929975&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Eric Turer for Representative To the Editor: Jack and I have known Eric Turer and his family for many years as neighbors, friends, and parents of their Brentwood students. As a family, they appreciate New Hampshire's many advantages and its legacy of careful management of its resources. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION04/180929982&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST 'Yes on NH 1': Restore taxpayer standing When Bill Duncan sued to stop a scholarship program because some of the money would flow to private, religious schools, we believed he should have lost the case on its merits. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION01/180929984&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:49:00 EST Welcoming immigrants to NH To the Editor: New Hampshire is the home for people from 49 different nations. Between 2008 and 2015, an estimated 247,000 people immigrated to New Hampshire. This fuels the largest population gain in a decade. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/OPINION04/180929987&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:49:00 EST Author Joseph Olshan talks about 'Black Diamond Fall' CONCORD mdash Author Joseph Olshan, whose book Clararsquos Heart was turned into a 1988 movie starring Whoopi Goldberg and Neil Patrick Harris, will talk about his latest tale, the literary mystery, Black Diamond Fall, at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180929989&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:22:00 EST UNH's Museum of Art unveils latest acquisitions The University of New Hampshire's Museum of Art is sharing glimpses of 'People, Places and Things: Recent Acquisitions 2014-2018' through Oct. 20 in the gallery inside the Paul Creative Arts Center. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180929990&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST Photographer Mark Hogancamp channels trauma into battlefield artistry After nine days in a coma from a brutal attack outside a New York bar, Mark Hogancamp woke to find his memories of adulthood had been ripped from his brain. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180929991&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST Top 3 picks for light and dark laughs this weekend For laughs clever or cutting ' or both ' here's a look at a trio of top comedians headed to the Granite State this weekend. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180929992&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST NH Highland Games and Festival kicks off Friday Think any of this looks easy? The largest Scottish cultural event in North America will give visitors a chance to try their own hands at signature skills at the 43rd New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival this weekend. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/180929993&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST Fairy house tour wings way back to Seacoast The world's largest fairy house tour is taking place in Portsmouth this weekend, say organizers of a popular family festival. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180929994&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST Hop on a trolley and check out Queen City sites Jupiter Hall, 89 Hanover St., will host a pop-up art show by Manchester Artists Association during Manchester Trolley Night Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/180929995&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST Toss a skillet, meet farm animals and grind some corn at Tamworth harvest festival Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm marks the change of seasons with its 14th Annual Harvest Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWS50/180929996&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST Food truck festival to roll into Nashua's Holman Stadium Saturday The third annual Southern NH Food Truck Festival will pull into Holman Stadium Saturday afternoon. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE07/180929997&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST Metheny, Popovic and Lofgren in NH If you want to check out some stellar guitar work in the Granite State in the next week, here are three top options: http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/180929998&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST Thomas Rhett heads to Manchester Thomas Rhett is signalling some life changes with a tour stop at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the SNHU Arena. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180920/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/180929999&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:43:00 EST NHIAA Roundup: Merrimack field hockey earns fifth shutout of season Heather Rohr recorded her second straight and fifth overall shutout to lead the Merrimack High School field hockey team to a 5-0 home victory over Nashua South on Wednesday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/SPORTS21/180929959&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:56:00 EST Champagne is still on ice as Voit, Yankees get to Price Luke Voit went 4-for-4 with homers in consecutive at-bats off David Price, and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 10-1 Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium, preventing their rivals from clinching the American League East title. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/SPORTS0101/180929960&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:56:00 EST Trump in N.C.: 'A lot of money' coming to state for recovery Much of North Carolina returned to normal Wednesday, even as broad swaths of the state remained inundated and imperiled by floods spurred by Florence. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS11/180929971&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST 'I don't have an attorney general': Trump escalates attacks on Sessions President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, offering a scathing assessment of his performance on the job and in his confirmation hearing. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS06/180929972&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:51:00 EST Trump defends Supreme Court nominee, accuser faces deadline President Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his defense of his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, saying it was hard to imagine Brett Kavanaugh committed a sexual assault and that it would be unfortunate if his accuser did not testify before the Senate. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS06/180929979&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST N. Korea's Kim offers to dismantle nuclear site The offer by North Korean leader Kim Jong -un came with a caveat. He would permanently dismantle his country's main nuclear site, but only if only if the United States makes concessions first. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS06/180929980&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST Former Phillips Exeter admissions official sues over termination amid sexual misconduct investigation A former associate director of admissions at Phillips Exeter Academy is suing the school, alleging he was wrongfully terminated because of his sexual orientation and his connection to former drama teacher Larry Lane Bateman, who was convicted in a 1992 child pornography case. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS21/180919431&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EST Ex-school intern pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting student A Kingston teenager has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old student he met while interning at Ellis School during the last school year. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS03/180919426&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:49:00 EST Seabrook teen accused of threatening to 'shoot up' school A 14-year-old Seabrook Middle School student has been arrested after police say he threatened to 'shoot up' the school. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS03/180929985&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:49:00 EST Mass. teacher charged with using toddler to steal items from mall game Police arrested a Massachusetts middle school teacher Wednesday on multiple charges, including theft and child endangerment, after he was identified as the man caught on video deploying a little girl to steal items from a game of chance in the Mall at Rockingham Park last weekend. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/Teacher-charged-with-using-toddler-to-steal-items-from-mall-game-09192018&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:49:00 EST Hampton woman charged with killing dog at grooming business Police in Hampton have arrested a dog groomer who allegedly killed a golden retriever when she left him unattended in a crate with a heating dryer blowing. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS03/180919425&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:18:00 EST Hampton couple in their 70s face felonies for voting in Mass. and NH in 2016 presidential election A woman facing felony voter fraud charges said she was on powerful painkillers and recovering from surgery when she and her husband voted in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire in the 2016 presidential election. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/hampton-couple-in-their-70s-face-felonies-for-voting-in-mass-and-nh-in-2016-presidential-election-20180919&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:43:00 EST Female officer testifies man facing attempted murder 'jackhammer punched' her outside Glow Bar A Manchester policewoman could have died during a melee when a bar patron held her to the ground and 'jackhammer punched' the side of her head, according to a Hillsborough county prosecutor who obtained an attempted murder charge against the patron. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/female-officer-testifies-man-facing-attempted-murder-jackhammer-punched-her-outside-glow-bar-20180919&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:19:00 EST 'First do no harm' says Laconia mayor at public hearing on future of Laconia State School property Given the growing imbalance in the city's demographic profile, Mayor Ed Engler told those gathered that what Laconia needs is young families not more retirees. http://www.unionleader.com/local--county-government/first-do-no-harm-says-laconia-mayor-at-public-hearing-on-future-of-laconia-state-school-property-20180919&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:58:00 EST Manchester man arrested after gunshot reported near Hanover, Beech streets MANCHESTER ' Police investigating a report of a gunshot near the Cumberland Farms at Hanover and Beech streets early Wednesday arrested a city man in the incident when an officer pulled over a pickup truck driving erratically on Valley Street moments later, police said. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/manchester-man-arrested-after-gunshot-reported-near-hanover-beech-streets--20180919&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:42:00 EST Number of cases in deadly Hampton Beach Legionnaires' disease outbreak rises to 18 State health officials have increased the number of confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease to 18, following an outbreak in Hampton this summer which left one person dead and 16 hospitalized. http://www.unionleader.com/health/number-of-cases-in-deadly-hampton-beach-legionnaires-disease-outbreak-rises-to-18-20180919&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:23:00 EST Manchester man charged with kidnapping in Mass. allegedly made boy ingest cocaine A Manchester man is facing kidnapping charges in Massachusetts, after police say he held a Queen City teen against his will, forcing the boy to ingest cocaine. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/manchester-man-charged-with-kidnapping-in-mass-allegedly-made-boy-ingest-cocaine-20180919&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:18:00 EST Police: Man charged in fatal Gilford crash flunked field sobriety test, was slurring words The Lakes Region man charged with negligent homicide in connection with last month's fatal car crash on Lakeshore Road, flunked a field sobriety test at the scene, according to a police affidavit seeking an arrest warrant. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/police-man-charged-in-fatal-gilford-crash-flunked-field-sobriety-test-was-slurring-words-20180918&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:15:00 EST London film execs scouting Colebrook for miniseries on 1997 Carl Drega killing spree Representatives of a London-based independent film and TV production company will be here next week to talk to folks and scout potential locations for a six- to eight-part miniseries based on the 2015 book, 'In the Evil Day: Violence Comes to One Small Town.' http://www.unionleader.com/ae/london-film-execs-scouting-colebrook-for-miniseries-on-1997-carl-drega-killing-spree-20180919&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:05:00 EST Dover police issue warning about bears wandering around city Police in Dover are warning people about the number of bears in the city. On Tuesday, officials said bears have been seen in the Melody Terrace and Stocklan Circle neighborhoods recently. http://www.unionleader.com/animals/dover-police-issue-warning-about-bears-wandering-around-city--20180918&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:03:00 EST Merrimack dad says students have a right to graded homework, appeals district decision to supreme court Days after his request for a rehearing was denied, a local parent says he will take his battle over the school district's new homework protocol to the New Hampshire Supreme Court. http://www.unionleader.com/education/merrimack-dad-says-students-have-a-right-to-graded-homework-appeals-district-decision-to-supreme-court-20180919&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:57:00 EST SNHU says making clubs share social media access isn't to stifle free speech, but campus Republicans are skeptical A new social media policy for clubs at Southern New Hampshire University has some students questioning whether the university is violating their First Amendment rights. http://www.unionleader.com/education/snhu-says-making-clubs-share-social-media-access-isnt-to-stifle-free-speech-but-campus-republicans-are-skeptical-20180919&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:30:00 EST Pedestrian struck by car in Londonderry, sent to hospital A car struck a male pedestrian who was walking along the side of High Range Road just south of Shasta Drive, according to Battalion Chief Fred Heinrich of the Londonderry Fire Department. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180918/NEWS07/180919484&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:21:00 EST New law places limits on collecting court costs from poor people The New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled that the same rules apply for collection of past due public-defender bills as they do for court fines levied by a judge. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS21/180919477&source=RSS Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:14:00 EST Mass. utility sued over gas explosions A resident of a Massachusetts city rocked by gas blasts that damaged dozens of homes sued utility operator NiSource Inc on Tuesday, accusing it of inadequately maintaining its distribution system. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/NEWS02/180919441&source=RSS Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:21:00 EST Monadnock Rod and Gun Club must halt shooting events Don't bring your guns to town ' or at least not to the Monadnock Rod and Gun Club range as it's been shut down due to a cease-and-desist order from Town Hall. http://www.unionleader.com/local--county-government/monadnock-rod-and-gun-club-must-halt-shooting-events--20180919&source=RSS Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:01:00 EST Mike Shalin's Working Press: So far, Belichick not talking about Gordon ON MONDAY, a mere matter of hours after the New England Patriots melted in the Jacksonville heat, sending their fans into a frenzy, coach Bill Belichick acquired troubled receiver Josh Gordon from the Cleveland Browns. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180919/SPORTS16/180919459&source=RSS Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:01:00 EST