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Team Fire Emmett Plourde, of Merrimack Fire, tries to get a shot on Team Police goalie Trevor Cherry, of Wakefield Police, during the second period of the CHaD Battle of the Badges Hockey game at the SNHU Arena in Manchester Sunday. Team Police won 9-5. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader).

MANCHESTER -- A week after President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence praised the Safe Station program during visits to Manchester, the ... The White House Opioid Summit earlier this month included a video featuring Manchester Fire Chief Dan Goonan discussing Safe Station, ...
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are coming to Boston, but did you know the Kelly Cup Playoffs will arrive shortly in Manchester? The Kelly Cup is the trophy awarded to the champions of the ECHL, America's premiere "AA" hockey league, and the league in which the Manchester Monarchs have played for the ...
Susanne Beck of Bedford attends the 23rd Manchester Saint Patrick's Parade on Ellm St. Sunday afternoon. (Mark Bolton/Union ... MANCHESTER -- There was plenty of green beneath gray skies Sunday as thousands of people lined Elm Street for the city's annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Parade ...

In 2000, Sunday James Abek, age 2, died of lead poisoning in New Hampshire's largest city, Manchester. In 2005, the Centers for Disease Control issued a report indicating that refugee populations studied in New Hampshire were at particular risk for lead poisoning due in part to malnutrition but ...
MANCHESTER -- A new parochial school will open this fall, formed from the merger of two elementary schools and named after a local boy who grew up ... "This unification of two schools, strong in their history and tradition, is an exciting move for Catholic education in New Hampshire," said Bishop Libasci.
Three days after President Donald Trump came to Manchester to unveil his plan to battle the opioid epidemic, Vice President Mike Pence pushed the ... "New Hampshire is just rolling," Pence said, noting that the state has the second-lowest unemployment rate in the nation and the fastest-growing ... tax
Some communities in the Lakes Region and Mt. Washington Valley received a few inches of snow, while much of southern NH had light snow which ... Evening rain showers will be off and on in southern NH, while central and northern New Hampshire will see another couple hours of scattered snow or ... tax
CONCORD, NH — The following people were arrested recently by the New Hampshire State Police. ... This link explains the name removal request process for New Hampshire's Patch police reports. ... 10, 2018, for DUI, unsafe lane change, and fail/yield to emergency vehicle on I-93 North in Manchester. tax
Union Leader Spelling BeeThe 65th annual New Hampshire Union Leader Spelling Bee on Feb. 24 was a long ... Amanda Medina poses with Pam and Calvin Goude of the New Hampshire Elks Association after she won the preliminary competition for the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Saturday, Feb. tax
He came to New Hampshire from Vermont, where he served as medical director at the White River Junction VA facility. Officials say his leadership in Manchester immediately improved care for New Hampshire veterans and has fostered unprecedented community collaboration. A federal agency concluded ... tax
“New Hampshire's veterans deserve the best quality and most accessible healthcare possible, and with the appointment of Director Montoya to serve permanently in this leadership position, I'm glad to see the Manchester VA get the stability and direction it needs to effectively serve our veteran community,” ... tax
MANCHESTER — Mayor Joyce Craig said Thursday that she wants to see a location open in Manchester where addicts can exchange used and ... Craig said New Hampshire has to do more to provide treatment to drug users in their hometowns, where she said friends and family can provide support. tax
MANCHESTER — A Manchester police drug raid of a Summer Street apartment Friday morning yielded a large quantity of fentanyl, nearly $10,000 in cash and the ... Manchester police SWAT and the Special Enforcement Division carried out the search warrant at 575 Summer St., Apt. 2, during the early morning hours. tax

Police arrested Felicia Johonnett, 19; Norman Johonnett, 22; Roger Johonnett, 19; Joseph Ticas, 27; and Enrique Ayala, 18, all of Manchester. They also arrested Katelyn Riley, 20, of Bedford, New Hampshire. The incident occured just hours after a 19-year-old man was stabbed outside the home, and a ... tax
Students at Somersworth and Epping high schools were arrested Wednesday due to threats. In Manchester, Hillside Middle School students were told to shelter in place on Wednesday while authorities used a police dog to sweep the school after threats of a shooting circulated among students, the school ... tax
MANCHESTER, Workshop: Intro to Gun Ownership seminar. Presents basic knowledge and information for the new gun owner. Seminar will cover basic firearm safety, securing your firearm, the lawful transportation through NH and adjoining states and proper range etiquette, 10:30 a.m., Manchester Firing ... tax
We present some of the top photos that appeared in the New Hampshire Union Leader and Sunday News in 2017. ... 29: ART CROSSING: Artist Alexandra Bye crosses Elm Street with bookshelves for The Bookery in downtown Manchester in late November with help from Zack Mallor, left, and Dave ... tax
Downtown Manchester and the Millyard have undergone redevelopment over the past decade with the opening of new restaurants and shops. But now residents are getting an independent bookstore. Morning Edition Host Rick Ganley spoke with Liz Hitchcock, co-owner of The Bookery Manchester, which ... tax
MANCHESTER — A homeless man faces several misdemeanor charges after he allegedly grabbed the neck and face of an arresting police officer, struggled with him on a snow-covered city street, and spat at police once he was handcuffed, Manchester police said. Brian Smith, 42, who is homeless, was charged with two ... tax
Flooding swamps Seacoast, about a foot of snow for NH as nor'easter roars through ... Most New Hampshire Union Leader photographs are available for purchase, as are full page reproductions of the newspaper. ... Accidents were relatively minor, said New Hampshire State Police Lt. John Hennessey. tax
Derek Greenwood of Manchester Water Works clears snow around a fire hydrant on Lake Avenue in Manchester on Friday while digging out from Thursday's Nor'easter. ... The cold followed a powerful nor'easter that dropped more than a foot of snow over parts of New Hampshire, including the greater Manchester area, ... tax
For tomorrow, southern and eastern New Hampshire will have clouds and wind, the north will have some wind and afternoon snow. Highs around ten degrees in the south, just above zero in the north. For Saturday, partly cloudy skies and wind with highs in the low single digits. On Sunday, mostly sunny ... tax
MANCHESTER — It was New Year's Eve morning when two cars headed south on Interstate 93 collided just north of the interstate's split with Route 101 East. Registered nurse Jen Sharrock of Manchester was coming back from work at a Concord health care facility. “I was just the first one behind the ... tax
MANCHESTER — Highlighting "incredible opportunities and boundless potential" that lie ahead for Manchester, Joyce Craig celebrated the promise of a "new day" after taking the oath of office Tuesday as the 48th — and first female — mayor in the 171-year history of the state's ... Maggie Hassan, D-NH. tax
They reached a first-of-its-kind community partnership with Catholic Medical Center, allowing Manchester VA providers to use CMC space for endoscopic procedures. Gov. Chris Sununu signed an executive order letting VA physicians licensed outside New Hampshire practice at community hospitals in the ... tax
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The federal government has given its highest rating to three New Hampshire hospitals in its latest quality scores. ... The most recent ratings give five stars to three of New Hampshire's 26 acute care hospitals: Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, Frisbie Memorial Hospital in ... tax
Among the New Hampshire natives who died in 2017 was the oldest living American-born person; a Manchester native who was stationed on the USS Ward during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; and the presidential debate moderator who ordered that Ronald Reagan's microphone be silenced. tax
We present some of the top photos that appeared in the New Hampshire Union Leader and Sunday News in 2017. ... 29: ART CROSSING: Artist Alexandra Bye crosses Elm Street with bookshelves for The Bookery in downtown Manchester in late November with help from Zack Mallor, left, and Dave ... tax
MANCHESTER - The number of drug overdoses in Manchester continued to go up this past year, but deaths from them were down a dramatic 41 percent from ... Nashua (60), Laconia (42), Concord (34) and Dover (18) were the other New Hampshire cities with the most residents who came to a Manchester Safe Station for ... tax
When I first took my oath of office on Jan. 5, 2010, the perception of Manchester was that we were destined to underachieve. At the time, I asked everyone to place those preconceived notions in the rearview mirror and, instead, asked the citizens of Manchester to "imagine the possibilities," and to "imagine ... tax
MANCHESTER — Two people were injured in a fire at the McDonald's restaurant on South Willow Street early Saturday. An employee suffered smoke inhalation and was taken to the hospital. A customer who helped the employee suffered burns to his hands and was evaluated at the scene, according to the fire department. tax
Looking back at 2017: Sex conduct cases roil Manchester City Hall, NH schools ... Editor's Note: As 2017 comes to a close, the New Hampshire Union Leader and Sunday News take a look back at some of the top stories in a year marked by unspeakable crimes, sex scandals, political milestones and business achievements ... tax
Lottery ticket fever grips N.H. ... Ashish Bohara, a clerk, works on Powerball tickets for a customer at Bunny's Superette in Manchester on Friday. ... MANCHESTER — Lottery ticket buying fever is gripping New Hampshire with the prospect of two different $300 million jackpot winners emerging this weekend before the ball ... tax
BEDFORD — A popular New Hampshire restaurant chain is down to two locations in the Granite State, following the sale and closure of the Shorty's Restaurant in Bedford over the weekend ... The restaurant's Manchester and Nashua locations remain open for business, according to the recorded message. tax
The Manchester VA's urgent care clinic was closed Wednesday after the discovery of bed bugs. Patients were sent away after the bugs were found in the waiting room and in one exam room. Manchester VA Medical Center director Al Montoya says at no time was this an emergency and patients were able ... tax
Chip Kelly likely will not become the Florida Gators' next coach, ending a two-week saga that included a meeting this past Sunday in New Hampshire between ... tax
Central's Trevor Jawidzik is tackled by West's Paul Grossweiler during the annual Manchester Turkey Bowl football game held at Gill Stadium in ... tax
N.H. Firefighter Behind 'Safe Station' Also Combats Drug Stigma ... With New Hampshire still in opioid crisis mode, Chris Hickey says part of the ... Hickey is the firefighter behind the Manchester Fire Department's "Safe Station ... tax
People gathered outside Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory in Manchester on Friday afternoon for the wake of former Manchester High ... tax
Said Sally Dreckmann, administrator of New Hampshire District I Little ... You can also log onto their Facebook page under Manchester NH ... tax
MANCHESTER, N.H. - A Maine man is accused of shooting and critically injuring a 39-year-old woman in Manchester and endangering several ... tax
Firefighters rescued several residents and pets trapped in a two-alarm blaze that consumed a multi-unit home in Manchester, N.H. Thursday ... tax
A woman in Manchester, New Hampshire was shot in the chest in ... Police in Manchester, New Hampshire are investigating a shooting that left ... tax
Hundreds of friends, Manchester Memorial High School classmates, and Market Basket co-workers turned out in Manchester, New Hampshire, ... tax
Southern New Hampshire University continues to reinvent itself. At the beginning of the decade it had 2,000 students and shaky finances. tax
Mark Mackenzie of Manchester, a former longtime New Hampshire AFL-CIO president, in seeking the Democratic nomination. Minutes after the ... tax


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