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Closing Salem elementary school could trim $800,000

The closing of the Haigh Elementary School will save the school district about $800,000, with the majority of that savings coming from the elimination of positions.

No change in Pelham tax rate

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Selectmen have set the 2014 property tax rate at $22.87, which is the same as the 2013 rate.

The Pelham Fire Station.

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Pelham Fire Station architecture dispute will continue in trial court

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The state's Supreme Court recently reversed a Superior Court ruling stating that the former owner of 18 acres of town land did not have the authority to enforce covenants on the property that were...

Salem property taxes for 2014 up slightly

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Salem's 2014 property tax rate has been set at $20.79 per thousand, up from the 2013 rate of $20.46 per thousand.

Former Windham skate park may become gathering place for seniors

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The skateboarding park was shuttered by the recreation commission and local police in September 2012, following multiple incidents of destructive behavior, vandalism and unruly clientele.

A 50-acre portion of Rockingham Park that has gone unused for years could soon be sold to local developer Joseph Faro.

Part of Rockingham Park may be sold

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A sizable portion of Rockingham Park could be under new ownership by the beginning of next year.

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Salem man charged with child porn possession

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A 43-year-old Salem man is charged with allegedly maintaining a child pornography collection on a cloud-based drive eventually discovered by police.

Windham charter school group gaining an ally

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After many months of debate, the Educational Choices Foundation (ECF), the nonprofit group hoping to build a public charter school in Windham, has reached an agreement with the local school district.

Business

School district reaches settlement for faulty gym floor

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The school district has grudgingly reached a settlement over the improper installation of the gym floor at the Lancaster Elementary School.

Salem zoning board rejects proposal for senior housing at mausoleum site

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It will be no go for a planned senior housing development proposed by the owner of a mausoleum at 23 Pond Road

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Completed renovations at the center court of the Mall at Rockingham Park.

Salem mall renovations on target

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New addresses planned for Pelham residents

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Selectmen are holding a public hearing next week to announce a number of street name and address changes that are proposed to make it easier for emergency responders to find houses in the town.

Windham eyes development district with a small-town feel

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A warrant item asking voters to consider early steps in creating a destination “Market Square” district could appear on Windham's 2015 town meeting ballot.

0 Proposed Salem realignment plan would close elementary school

0 Salem town manager to notify selectmen of raises

Sports

Former Windham skate park eyed for space for seniors

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The site of the former Windham skate park may soon be transformed into a place for local seniors to enjoy the outdoors.

Pelham's Nick Johnson holds the ball up to show he got it over the goal line in the third quarter Saturday against Windham.  The Pythons were down 22-0 at the half but made a game of it in second half, falling 28-14.

NHIAA Football: Windham's Kurtis Jolicoeur ran for 153 yards and scored touchdowns

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Kurtis Jolicoeur ran for 153 yards and scored touchdowns rushing and receiving, and Brendan McInnis threw three touchdown passes in a 28-14 win over neighbor Pelham on Saturday.

0 Salem runs over Merrimack

0 NHIAA Soccer: Swetland, Lacroix lead Central girls

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