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... for a solutions-oriented, peer-to-peer learning and capacity building experience that explores ways cities" can partner with county and state officials to ... Acording to Smith, following those conversations the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has agreed to fund an "evidence-based plan" that ... opioid epidemic
More snow is on the way for those in the northern parts of the state Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. A winter weather advisory is in place in Coos, Grafton, Carroll and Belknap counties. The overnight precipitation will include snow, sleet and freezing rain. WEB_ADVISORIES 04032018.png.

Almost five years after New Hampshire passed its medical marijuana law, nearly 400 residents of Cheshire and Sullivan counties acquired cannabis ... 168 Sullivan County residents acquired medical marijuana through the state's program, according to data from the N.H. Department of Health and ...
"Web Feet and Slimy Skin" will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 in the Mather Auditorium at the Wells Reserve by Dr. Kris Hoffmann of the University of Maine. Kris spoke to us in September about turtles. Her return promises a fascinating, informative, and funny program - this time on ...
Peter Dauphin of Laconia, sits with his attorney, Mark Sisti, left, during a hearing in Belknap County Superior Court. (Bea Lewis/Correspondent ... The attorney general's efforts to prosecute Dauphin hinge on the still pending outcome of a New Hampshire Supreme Court appeal. Defense Attorney Mark ...
Concord -- Months before the New Hampshire Motor Speedway is expected to hold its first three-day country music festival, the company is still tied up in a ... on the speedway's plan to host a music festival, speedway lawyer Bill Glahn said during a hearing on Monday at Merrimack County Superior Court.

His first assignment was in Warren, New Hampshire. Davis moved among several churches in Maine and Massachusetts after that until his license was discontinued in 2015. A spokesperson for the church would not say why his license was discontinued but said it was not related to sexual misconduct.
EXETER -- The Rockingham County Democrats is hosting a series of public meetings to allow all the Democratic candidates in New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District to speak to the public. Lincoln Soldati of Portsmouth will speak at the fifth meeting in this series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at ...
A New Hampshire State Police trooper arrived to find two victims right inside the front door, including a 50-year-old woman who collapsed right in front of him. "One ... actually collapsed right in front of him so at that point we knew that definitely there was an issue," DeFosses said. The trooper opened ... children carbon
PLYMOUTH -- Foreign firms have an important presence in New Hampshire and have untapped potential to contribute to future growth of the state's ... industries are currently in the state, with 70 percent of them located in the three southernmost counties -- Hillsborough, Rockingham and Cheshire. Globalization
OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday decided to part ways with the Eastern Slope Regional Airport in Fryeburg, Maine, citing the airport authority's efforts to ... Hounsell said the airport's efforts to revamp itself may be in conflict with the New Hampshire Right to Know Law. Globalization
The immigration enforcement operations, which began Sunday, are pursuing roughly 400 people across seven Southern California counties, ... Bennett said in the statement that ICE would "ideally" work "with local police and county jails to identify public safety threats in their custody who are also in the ... Globalization
Sym practiced law for 45 years with a specialty in trust and estate law, and was a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, president of the Cheshire County Bar Association, a fellow of the New Hampshire Bar Foundation and a commissioner of the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights. Globalization
Phil Scott and New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu are slated to appear together this evening in eastern Grafton County as part of a Republican dinner. They are both listed ... In truth, Sununu had to be heartened by the latest Granite State Poll from the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. The poll ... Globalization
EAST KINGSTON, N.H. (WHDH) — Officials in New Hampshire say an earthquake hit the Rockingham County area Thursday morning. The USGS confirms a 2.7 magnitude earthquake was centered east/northeast of East Kingston just before 10 a.m.. “We are aware of an event that just happened. Globalization
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Fewer children will wash down their chicken fingers and fries with soda if a bill limiting beverage choices for restaurant children's ... Seven cities in California, the county of Santa Clara, California, and the city of Lafayette, Colorado, all have passed ordinances on healthy default ... Globalization
Alleged Fentanyl Dealers, Others Indicted: County Court Roundup. Merrimack man ... NASHUA, NH — The following people were indicted recently in Hillsborough County Superior Court-South. Gwendolyn ... This link explains the name removal request process for New Hampshire's Patch police reports. Globalization

A founder of the conservative self-described pro-family group Cornerstone Policy Research, as well as its political arm, CPR Action, and of First Principles NH, Testerman ran for the U.S. Senate in 2014 and for governor in 2010. She has also been active in the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, the ... Globalization
New Hampshire lottery officials are grandstanding with their claim that they must identify the winner of a $560 million Powerball jackpot for ... Shaheen, husband of Senator Jeanne Shaheen, addressed Hillsborough County Superior Court Judge Charles S. Temple during a 90-minute hearing on the matter. Globalization
2018 11:57PM CONCORD — New Hampshire has a higher-than-average mortality rate for asbestos-related diseases, according to a leading environmental group. ... There are much higher rates in certain parts of the state — including Coos County at 10.6, Sullivan County at 8.1 and Strafford County at 7.6. Globalization
BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to over two years in prison after pleading guilty to selling fentanyl that caused the overdose death of a New Hampshire man. The attorney general's office says 38-year-old Jennifer Bonner pleaded guilty Friday in Rockingham County Superior ... Globalization
Chris Sununu voiced opposition to a commuter rail in New Hampshire during his campaign. But now he's supporting a $4 million feasibility study to look at how commuter rail could work. NHPR's Jessica Hunt spoke with rail expansion advocate E.J. Powers on what Sununu's position change could mean for ... Globalization
INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — The state has told Warren County officials they must closed their troubled county jail by Feb. 2. The Iowa Corrections Department said in a notice issued Thursday that the state order "is the result of years of ongoing issues with the jail facility." Among its problems: failing a state fire ... Globalization
As prices have risen and inventory has decreased in Rockingham County, particularly on the Seacoast, more and more people are looking to the real estate market over the bridge in Strafford County. On a percentage basis ... And there was a significant difference in median prices between the two counties. Globalization
Grace Wight watches her attorney during her negligent homicide trial at Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester on Thursday. ... New Hampshire State Police claimed Wight had been texting and speeding, and she was charged with one count of negligent homicide, one count of reckless conduct ... Globalization
The candidates seeking to fill the vacant Strafford County Commissioner seat are, clockwise from upper left, James Bubar, Elizabeth Fischer, Fred Kaen, Dale ... Fred R. Kaen, of Toon Lane in Lee, is an emeritus professor of finance at the University of New Hampshire and currently serves as the Lee ... Globalization
The bulk of our beds are still for long term, but what we explained to the delegation years ago when we started doing rehab is that there are people from our county that also need short-term rehab and we want to be able to accommodate them as well. This makes it a premier short-term stay unit,” said Steve ... Globalization
The current version of House Bill 561, coming before the Senate today, would reduce the allowable hours retirees in the New Hampshire Retirement System may work for any other NHRS member. This is nothing more than a misguided attempt to increase union membership, increase municipal and county ... Globalization
NH home sales reached new heights in 2017 ... Home sales in 2017 hit a record high for the second straight year in New Hampshire and prices neared their 2005 peak. ... The median price in 2017 varied widely by county, ranging from $100,000 in Coos County to $350,000 in Rockingham County. Globalization
Editor's Note: This post was derived from information supplied by the Rockingham County Sheriff's Department. It does not indicate a conviction. This link explains the name removal request process for NH Patch police reports. Harold M. Ames, 43, of Main Street in Northwood, was arrested on Jan. 3, 2018 ... Globalization
SALEM, N.H. — A Lowell man was arrested Tuesday on Interstate 93 south in Salem after he was driving erratically and had drugs and counterfeit money ... the Salem Police Department, where he refused the services of a bail commissioner and subsequently placed in Rockingham County Jail, police said. Globalization
Bennett was arrested Thursday after allegedly selling a gram of methamphetamine to a confidential informant at the TownePlace Suites Hotel on Huse Road in Manchester, said Hillsborough County Sheriff Lt. Brian Newcombe. He was also charged with a second sale: another gram a day earlier in the ... Globalization
Police tell The Eagle-Tribune that he had several fake names, altered fingerprints, and was listed on Rockingham County, New Hampshire's, most wanted list where he'd been sought by police since 2002. He had several outstanding warrants for narcotics offenses in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Globalization
Outdated professional licensing requirements are a barrier to entry for New Hampshire workers seeking new careers. ... appointed by the chief justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, a representative of Right To Know NH, and a gubernatorial appointee from each of New Hampshire's 10 counties. Globalization
CONCORD — A bill to legalize small amounts of marijuana received a mixed reaction from Carroll County's N.H. House members last week. House Speaker ... New Hampshire has far better ways to spend its money than to pursue a war on marijuana that the majority of the public no longer believes in. Globalization
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — After enduring years of sexual and physical abuse as a child, a New Hampshire woman moved out of state and far away from ... Critics contend the law's extensive victim-notification requirements could straddle cash-strapped smaller towns and counties with crippling costs and ... Globalization
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A county commissioner and school board member says he's seeking the Republican nomination for the state's 1st Congressional District in 2018. Mark Hounsell, of Conway, is Carroll County commissioner and a Conway School Board member. He's also a labor representative ... Globalization
Carroll County Commissioner Mark Hounsell, who has declared he is running for Congress in New Hampshire's First District, is seen with U.S. Department of Argriculture Secretary George “Sonny” Perdue in September 2017 in New Hampshire. [Courtesy photo) ... Globalization
BELMONT— Police in Belmont say the county attorney will review the circumstances around a shooting that occurred Friday morning during an alleged violent assault of a woman in her home. Police had launched an investigation into last week's incident where a woman reported that Izaiah J. Conway, 21, ... Globalization
in the collar counties around Philadelphia (Chester, Bucks, Delaware) were disastrous for Republicans. In Chester, Democrats won all such offices for the first time ever. In Bucks, Republicans lost every race except for district attorney. In Delaware, Republicans lost two county council races, their worst result ... Globalization
Only one ticket matched all six numbers, purchased in Merrimack, New Hampshire. According to New Hampshire Lottery officials, the ticket was bought at Reeds Ferry Market. The store will receive $75,000 for selling the ticket, ... More: How lotto-lucky is your county? Here's the complete list. In early 2016 ... Globalization
WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — Authorities in one Maryland county have issued a public health alert after four people died from drug overdoses. The Carroll County Times reported that the health officials in the county seat of Westminster sent out the alert Friday. It warned that heroin, cocaine and counterfeit ... Globalization
Referred to as "the Squad" in court papers, the gang came into focus late last month when a Hillsborough County grand jury issued 101 indictments against the ... But prosecutors dropped the drug charges, and Griffin pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug house; he was sentenced to a year in the county jail. Globalization
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Presque Isle Boys & Girls Club (PI-BGC) has been awarded, for the second year in a row, a grant from the New Hampshire Motor Speedway's chapter of the Speedways Children's Charity (SCC). Club officials announced the award Jan. 2, explaining the SCC is dedicated to ... Globalization
“The years he devoted to the city, county and state of New Hampshire can't be underestimated,” said Velardi, who appeared before Carignan numerous times as a green attorney before Carignan hit mandatory retirement age in 2000. “It's one of those cliches — 'don't forget where you come from' — but he ... Globalization
GRAY, ME — The National Weather Service issued a wind chill factor watch for Merrimack, Hillsborough, and Belknap Counties from today through Sunday morning, according to alerts online. The latest update for the bomb cyclone-winter storm Grayson by the NWS was issued at just before 3 p.m. on Jan. Globalization
BERLIN — President Donald Trump has declared five New Hampshire counties eligible for federal aid in cleaning up after the Oct. 29-Nov. 1 wind and rain storm that damaged more than 300 roads and left some 270,000 Granite State residents and businesses without power for up to several days. Globalization
LACONIA — Belknap County spends less to house prison inmates than any other New Hampshire county, according to a comparison of prison costs that Belknap County Department ... Other counties included in the study were Coos, $216.46 per day, Grafton, $162.33 a day and Sullivan, $186.09 per day. Globalization
“This storm significantly strained state and local resources as emergency responders dealt with heavy rainfall, county-wide flash flooding, damaging winds, significant debris that restricted travel and operations, and historical power outages,” Gov. Chris Sununu said. “Through this major disaster declaration, ... Globalization
H., and many families have been in New Hampshire since the 1990s. ... ICE officials would not say why they kept Rombot in Bristol County Jail ... Globalization


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