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 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:54:00 EST cperreault@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:54:00 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 Manchester man, 58, charged with selling heroin, fentanyl A 58-year-old city man was arrested early Monday when the city's SWAT team and Special Enforcement Division investigators raided a Central Street home. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS03/180719492&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:17:00 EST Newfields Dunkin' Donuts manager accused of taking 8K, says she spent it on her kids A Hampton mother is accused of stealing nearly 8,000 while working at a Dunkin' Donuts in Newfields and using the cash to buy food and take her children to arcades and restaurants. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS03/180719485&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:17:00 EST Merrimack woman accused of striking family member An 18-year-old Merrimack woman was charged with domestic violence after police said she hit a family member in the head Monday afternoon. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/merrimack-teen-charged-with-domestic-violence-for-hitting-family-member-on-the-head-20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:17:00 EST Third Dartmouth professor out over sexual misconduct allegations HANOVER - The last of three Dartmouth College brain science professors accused of sexual misconduct resigned on Tuesday after a university investigation concluded with the recommendation that he be stripped of tenure and fired.Last year, in an article published in The Dartmouth, a student newspaper, a group of students accused the... http://www.unionleader.com/education/third-dartmouth-professor-out-over-sexual-misconduct-allegations--20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:17:00 EST Acidic substance thrown on used cars in Rochester lot ROCHESTER - Police in Rochester are asking for the public's help to find a person who sprayed an acidic substance on vehicles parked at First City Cars and Trucks on Milton Road. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/acid-thrown-on-vehicles-at-rochester-used-car-dealership-20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:17:00 EST NH sees damaging winds, flash flooding as severe storms roll through Granite State A week after a downburst uprooted dozens of trees and damaged homes around Northwood Lake, another round of powerful storms with heavy rain and damaging wind is taking aim at parts of New Hampshire. http://www.unionleader.com/weather/damaging-winds-flash-flooding-expected-as-severe-storms-roll-through-nh--20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:10:00 EST Manchester brewer receives 40,000 loan from city fund The Manchester Development Corp. has closed a 40,000 loan from the Queen City Loan Fund to a new brewery, the city announced Tuesday. To Share Brewing, operated by Aaron and Jenni Share, plans to open later this summer at 720 Union St. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS02/180719490&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:29:00 EST This week's DWI License Revocations The Director of Motor Vehicles, Elizabeth A. Bielecki, has released the following list of Driving While Intoxicated revocations. Please note that the actual date of revocation may have preceded this announcement. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/this-weeks-dwi-license-revocations--20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:03:00 EST New plans for former Lowe's location in Manchester call for apartments, restaurants and store Plans to redevelop a former Lowe's have changed again, with the addition of up to 30 residential apartments, two more restaurants and a new tenant to fill a large vacancy in the main building on the site just south of the Mall of New Hampshire. http://www.unionleader.com/business/new-plans-for-former-lowes-location-in-manchester-call-for-apartments-restaurants-and-store-20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:56:00 EST Pinkerton Academy names new finance director and interim fine arts head Pinkerton Academy has hired a new finance director and named an interim fine arts department head. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS04/180719535&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:33:00 EST Bear mauls wheelchair-bound woman, 71, after becoming trapped in her Groton home GROTON ' A bear that entered a home early Tuesday morning injured a 71-year-old, wheelchair-bound woman while it tried to get out, state Fish and Game officials said. http://www.unionleader.com/public-safety/bear-mauls-wheelchair-bound-woman-71-after-becoming-trapped-in-her-groton-home-20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:19:00 EST Unemployment rate remains 2.7 percent New Hampshire's preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 2.7 percent, unchanged from the May rate, which remained at 2.7 percent after revision, New Hampshire Employment Security reported Tuesday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS02/180719494&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:11:00 EST Gray to lead Small Business Development Center University of New Hampshire alumna Elizabeth Gray will lead the Small Business Development Center as state director, UNH announced Tuesday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS02/180719498&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:02:00 EST City, town election officials sued for secretly throwing out absentee ballots if signature didn't 'match' On Monday, an elderly Manchester woman was in U.S. District Court in Concord as attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union argued the state law that allowed her absentee ballot to be discarded is unconstitutional. http://www.unionleader.com/courts/city-town-election-officials-sued-for-secretly-throwing-out-absentee-ballots-if-signature-didnt-match-20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:52:00 EST UNH law professor calls Trump plan to make federal case of synthetic dope 'window dressing' Hillsborough County dealers will be the target of the new effort ' named Operation SOS ' to levy federal charges against any person arrested for trafficking in fentanyl or other synthetic opioids, according to the top federal prosecutor in New Hampshire. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/unh-law-professor-calls-trump-plan-to-make-federal-case-of-synthetic-dope-window-dressing-20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:43:00 EST Homeless man accused of killing Weymouth officer, bystander with cop's gun awaits court date The 20-year-old Brockton, Mass., native accused of executing Weymouth police Officer Michael Chesna with Chesna's service weapon and then killing a woman in the sanctity of her home Sunday had battled with department members and used a rock as a weapon before, according to court documents. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/homeless-man-accused-of-killing-weymouth-officer-bystander-with-cops-gun-awaits-court-date-20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:28:00 EST Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has spent more than 14M since traces of PFOAs detected in 2016 Part 2 of a 2-part look at PFOA groundwater contamination in Merrimack. http://www.unionleader.com/environment/saint-gobain-performance-plastics-has-spent-more-than-14m-since-traces-of-pfoas-detected-in-2016-20180717&source=RSS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:19:00 EST Senolytics: The science of the gradual decline of old age This drug cocktail reduced signs of age-related diseases and extended life in mice and human cells http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS12/180719511&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST CMC physicians pioneer less invasive thoracic surgery Historically, thoracic surgery ' surgery on the lungs or other parts of the respiratory system ' is a major operation with a long and uncomfortable recovery, not to mention a sizable scar. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS12/180719512&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Why oppose breastfeeding? To the Editor: Really? What's next? http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719513&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST 5 steps for giving lifesaving CPR More than 350,000 people had sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital in 2017. Those who received CPR were two to three times more likely to survive. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS12/180719514&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Insurers fall short in finding, reporting Medicaid fraud Insurers fall short in catching and reporting Medicaid fraud, inspectors find http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS12/180719515&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Study: Vitamins, supplements do not reduce heart disease Taking multivitamins and minerals does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease or associated deaths, according to a new review of existing research. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS12/180719516&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Treating body and mind together Until recently, health care professionals, in general, treated the mind and body separately and cared for them under different systems. That meant someone like Taylor, who relies on public transportation, had trouble getting to referrals for physical care at locations far away from her psychiatric appointments. That made follow-ups unlikely. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS12/180719518&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST A little change reaps big rewards for Fishers' Harris Jon Harris was 3-3 with an ERA that was north of 5.50 entering his June 12 start at Akron when he unveiled his version of the hidden-ball trick. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/SPORTS0102/180719519&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST MIke Shalin's Working Press: Sox rotation may have sprung leak When your team is 68-30 at the All-Star break, there is no reason to point to any one real problem looking down the road. But it's the nature of the Boston-area sports fan to find the negative ' and that's why we're here. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/SPORTS16/180719521&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Foxwoods 301: Newman looks to ignite season When asked what he'd consider success at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend, Ryan Newman, driver of the Richard Childress Racing No. 31 Chevrolet Camaro, quipped, 'two wins.' http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/SPORTS11/180719523&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Opposing the Granite Bridge Pipeline To the Editor: Irsquom shocked that so few people have heard of the Granite Bridge, a proposed liquefied natural gas LNG pipeline that would run along Route 101. Liberty Utilities, a multi-billion-dollar corporation based in Ontario, wants to build this pipeline along with a 200-billion-cubic foot LNG storage tank in... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719524&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Andrews for Congress To the Editor: We Granite Staters must be doing a lot of things right. Our state keeps ranking tops in all kinds of national polls. But every two years, out-of-state big money pours in, trying to convince us that it knows better than we do. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719525&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Andrews has courage and experience To the Editor: I am urging readers to vote for Naomi Andrews for Congress in the Sept. 11 Democratic primary. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719526&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Pressure to preserve trapping To the Editor: If any public pressure was exerted in the instance of New Hampshire foxes, it was by trappers over the Fish and Game commissioners. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719527&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Bowers got it right To the Editor: Unlike most letters to the editor, mine has a positive message. On Monday, July 9, I read 'Letters' and was in complete agreement with the marvelous letter by Kenneth L. Bowers of Wolfeboro! http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719528&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Recycling in Bedford To the Editor: When using the Bedford Transfer Station, I noticed the new signs regarding recycling and then I heard reports on NHPR regarding the 'crisis' in the recycling world with the sale of recycled items. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719529&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Living in NH is a gift To the Editor: Before my move to New Hampshire three years ago, I had lived in areas immersed in regulations, taxes, and day-to-day grief fostered by leftists. Guns were all but banned, almost everything was taxed, and it seemed some kind of permit was required for the smallest thing. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719530&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Are moose plates helping wildlife? To the Editor: The Union Leader July 5 article titled 'Granite Staters love their moose plates,' says that money is flowing in to help protect endangered wildlife. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719531&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Knowing the signs To the Editor: How to stop school shootings? Decades ago, some disgruntled U.S. Postal Service workers were known for 'going postal.' A profile emerged, and postal supervisors were trained on how to spot behaviors before a tragedy occurred. It was apparently very successful because it cleared the problem. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719532&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST 4 lingering household odors and how to remove them 5 lingering household odors and how to remove them http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS13/180719533&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST How to keep your home, vehicle safe during trips Vacation season is upon us! While you're packing your stuff and stocking up on suntan lotion, don't forget these basic tips to ensure a happy trip for your family and a safe outcome for your vehicle and home. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS13/180719534&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST NH Business Newsreel: Chamber hosting picnic at Victory Park The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and the Manchester Young Professionals Network are hosting a community 'Picnic in the Park' in Victory Park across from the Manchester Public Library from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS02/180719536&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST Marketing vet to lead MicroArts Danielle O'Neil, a Seacoast marketing veteran with executive experience at Lindt USA, is the new president of MicroArts Creative Agency on Portsmouth Avenue. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS02/180719537&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:51:00 EST The same law for everyone To the Editor: I write relative to the article on Saturday, June 30, by Mark Hayward. My comment is that there is a problem for the family he described. However, the root cause is that the family, particularly the father, came here illegally. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION04/180719542&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:50:00 EST Another View -- Jason Griffin: Councilor Bob Hamel should reflect on his disrespectful comments At a recent Laconia Council meeting, Councilor Bob Hamel said, 'I know you guys think you can walk on water...' when in fact, that's not what Laconia's 36 firefighters think. http://www.unionleader.com/Another-View-Jason-Griffin-Councilor-Bob-Hamel-should-reflect-on-his-disrespectful-comments-07172018&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:50:00 EST David Harsanyi: Democrats fear the Constitution, not Kavanaugh Sure, some of the anger aimed at Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is partisan bluster meant to placate the activist base. Still, most Democrats were going to get hysterical about any pick, because any conservative pick was going to take the Constitution far too literally for their liking. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/OPINION02/180719544&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:50:00 EST Grant Bosse: The Devil's Political Dictionary, Volume II It has been nearly two years since the first volume of my Devil's Political Dictionary, a column-filling gimmick in which I pay homage to rip off journalist Ambrose Bierce. Beginning in 1881, Bierce began a serialized column of satirical definitions that he called The Devil's Dictionary. http://www.unionleader.com/Grant-Bosse-The-Devils-Political-Dictionary-Volume-II-07172018&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:50:00 EST Trump sees no reason why Russia would have meddled Standing side by side with Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump refused on Monday to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, casting doubt on the findings of his own intelligence agencies and sparking a storm of criticism at home. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180717/NEWS06/180719550&source=RSS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:49:00 EST