John Shea, former Somersworth school principal, leading candidate to be superintendent
SOMERSWORTH — John Shea could be coming back to the city, this time as superintendent of Somersworth and Rollinsford schools. Shea stepped down from his position as principal of Somersworth High School in 2019 after one year, citing health reasons. Now he's excited to return. "I had never envisioned...
Duo wanted for stealing $9K in jewelry from Maine antique store
Pardelian Muntean and Liana Moldovan are also wanted by authorities in Arizona, New Hampshire, New York, Texas and other jurisdictions in Maine.
$13.9 million winning Megabucks ticket sold in Milton
MILTON, N.H. — According to the New Hampshire Lottery, a winning Tri-State Megabucks ticket from Monday night's drawing was sold in Milton. The NH Lottery says the jackpot was $13.9 million and the ticket was sold at the Milton Mart. The winner matched all five winning numbers and the...
Rochester Elks donate, Portsmouth NH 400 thanks sculpture team: Community news update
Rochester, NH Elks Lodge #1393 donates $2,000 to Vouchers for Veterans ROCHESTER — On Saturday, Feb. 17, the Rochester Elks Lodge #1393 presented the Vouchers for Veterans program with a check for $2,000. This donation was made possible by an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant. This money will be used to provide qualified...
Warren's Lobster House property for sale as first deal is called off: Here's what is next
KITTERY, Maine — The Warren’s Lobster House waterfront restaurant property has been listed for sale at $4.9 million by its longtime owners, as a prior deal for a local developer to purchase, demolish and redevelop the site has fallen through. Green & Company Real Estate and the Cunningham...
New Hamp. Wildcats vs. Vermont Catamounts: How to watch online, live stream info, start time, TV channel
Online Streaming: Catch select College Basketball matches on Fubo (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.) Vermont has enjoyed a two-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. They and the New Hamp. Wildcats will face off in an America East battle at 7:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Lundholm Gym. Vermont's defense has only allowed 62.8 points per game this season, so the Wildcats' offense will have their work cut out for them.
Woodstone drops 55+ restriction, switches to single-family homes in York
YORK, Maine — A 55-plus age limit for residential units at the former Mary Davis property has been lifted, allowing for single-family homes rather than condos for retirees. The Woodstone at York Village development was approved by the town's Planning Board in 2019, with 52 quadruplex units reserved for people ages 55 and up. Last week, the Planning Board approved an amendment by Woodstone developers to remove the age restriction and replace plans for quadruplexes with single-family homes.
Portsmouth North End construction boom: Condos, micro units and more, all at once
PORTSMOUTH — Work is continuing this week on a number of major construction projects adjacent to or near the city’s Foundry Place parking garage. Construction crews could be seen working on several different projects in the city’s rapidly developing North End during a visit early Monday afternoon.
Sign up now for March 7 CelebrateHER Education Event with Portsmouth Chamber
PORTSMOUTH — The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth in partnership with the Women’s Business League, invites the public to a March 7 educational session called How to Manage and How to Harness Your Own Agency. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. to noon, is part of a yearlong program called CelebrateHER that offers a chance for women in the Seacoast area to connect, network, and celebrate each other's achievements. The four presenting panelists each work in businesses with less than 50 people and will be speaking on challenges they have faced in their career, lessons they learned along the way and how they got to their place in their career. The theme will be centered around how to properly manage others and how to harness your own agency. There will be time for questions to the panel along with time for networking as well. Panelists:
Why York’s $11.5M sewer project to boost development on Route 1 was cut by two-thirds
YORK, Maine — A major sewer extension project on Route 1 will be presented to the voters at the May referendum, though on a smaller scale than planned. The $11.5 million sewer extension from Spur Road to Old Post Road has been scaled back to one costing $3.8 million, extending only to the area of Anthony’s Food Shop. A missed grant opportunity and planning around future road projects led town officials to scale back the project.