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Fire damages Hampton Beach businesses

HAMPTON, N.H. — Fire officials in Hampton are working to determine the cause of a fire that damaged three businesses early Friday morning. Hampton's Fire Chief said the fire was reported around 12:20 a.m., after the owner of the North Beach Bar and Grill on Ocean Boulevard got an alert that her business had been broken into. When she went to check it out, she found smoke in the building.
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Barnstead home destroyed by fire Thursday night

BARNSTEAD, N.H. — An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in Barnstead. Barnstead Fire Chief Al Poulin said the fire started around 9:15 p.m. Thursday at a home on White Birch Road. He said the home is in a somewhat remote area and by the time firefighters arrived there was already heavy fire.

Paint the City Blue, thank an officer, adopt a puppy: Community news update

Rochester to ‘Paint the City Blue’ to thank local Police Officers ROCHESTER — The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Holy Rosary Credit Union, Rochester Elks Lodge #1393, Rochester Main Street, Rochester Rotary Club and Rochester Schools, are partnering again this year in a city-wide celebration to "Paint the City Blue".  This annual celebration is planned in...

Two people killed in Berwick crash identified

BERWICK, Maine (WABI) - We now know the names of the two people killed in a head-on crash in Berwick this weekend. It happened Sunday afternoon on Route 4. Police say a car driven by 20-year-old Samuel Flick was passing several vehicles when it hit another vehicle. Both Flick and...

'They deserve not to die in the woods': Rochester joins Tri-City pact to help the homeless

ROCHESTER -- The City Council Tuesday unanimously approved supporting the Willand Warming Center for the upcoming winter for seasonal use only, not as a residential center. The council's vote was the last needed in a cooperative agreement between the Tri-Cities. The cities of Dover and Somersworth had already voted to support the Willand resolution.

CEO explains why New Hampshire hospital is ending labor, delivery services

Rochester, N.H.-based Frisbie Memorial Hospital CEO Tim Jones on Aug. 16 detailed for the City Council a new plan to deal with declining birth services, according to the Foster's Daily Democrat. According to the plan announced Aug. 8, Frisbie Memorial patients seeking delivery services will be sent to Portsmouth (N.H.)...

Beer, Cash, and Paint Sprayers Stolen From York, ME Businesses

Thieves made off with beer, $20,000 worth of paint sprayers, and cash during recent robberies at three York businesses. York Police posted video of two young men removing several hundred dollars worth of beer and other beverages from the cold case at the Oceanside Store on Oceanside Avenue around 5:30 a.m. early Wednesday morning.

Women’s Soccer has Dream Start to Season with 2-1 Win over New Hampshire

Women’s Soccer got a 2-1 win in their season opener against New Hampshire University tonight. The debut went as well as planned for the Orange. Syracuse came out of the gate hot, with forward Erin Flurey scoring just 3 minutes into the game. The opener came off a corner in which Flurey fired a deflected shot into the net. Flurey continued to be a big reason SU dictated the game for the rest of the half. They got seven more corners where they continued to cause havoc in the box. Flurey had three shots on goal in the first half alone.

Food, toys and donations needed: Ways to help in your community

Portsmouth Community Scholarships now accepting donations  PORTSMOUTH  —In December 2019, the Portsmouth City Council approved the recommendations of the Trustees of the Trust Funds to consolidate several underfunded accounts into five, newly-created Portsmouth Community Scholarship Funds that combined accounts with fund balances too small to generate enough investment interest to make annual awards.s.  The Trustees...

Identities of victims in deadly Berwick crash released

Police have released the names of the people who died in a crash Sunday afternoon in Berwick. The Berwick Police Dept. says the wreck claimed the lives of Samuel Flick, 20, of Casco, and Genna Guffey, 18, also of Casco. Flick was driving a 1999 Volvo S70 south on Route...

Viewers' Choice 2022: Best farm stands

What are the best farm stands in New Hampshire? We asked our viewers. Viewers say they love the family-friendly environment at Devriendt Farm. Fans of Pelloni's Farm Market say they love the corn at this Hinsdale farm stand. 3. McQuesten Farm in Litchfield. Many viewers say McQuesten Farm has great...

Goats stop Cats winning streak

HARTFORD, Conn. – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats couldn’t make it three wins in a row on Thursday night, falling 7-4 at the hands of the Hartford Yard Goats. The two teams traded runs in the fourth and New Hampshire took back the lead in the top of the fifth thanks to Luis De Los Santos’ RBI single. Hartford responded in the bottom of the fifth with three runs and added another two in the sixth to build a lead they wouldn’t relinquish.

Keep Your Eyes Peeled for This Injured Seal in Coastal New Hampshire and Massachusetts

An injured seal last seen in Hampton, New Hampshire, has the SSC Marine Mammal Rescue asking people to be on the lookout. The Seacoast Science Center in Rye, New Hampshire, has a Marine Mammal Rescue program that helps protect animals by "enhancing wildlife conservation through stranded marine mammal response, care, and community outreach in New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts," according to their website. They selflessly serve the New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts area by responding to calls about seals, whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals who are sick, injured, deceased, or otherwise spark some cause for concern.

New Hampshire Fish and Game: Piping plover eggs illegally removed from Hampton Beach

HAMPTON — New Hampshire Fish and Game is searching for the culprit who allegedly swiped two eggs from a nest of endangered piping plovers. The eggs were taken between the evening of July 15 and the morning of July 16 from a nest on the northern part of Hampton Beach across from the former location of Ron’s Landing restaurant, according to Fish and Game. They said they documented footprints inside the fenced-in area protecting the eggs starting from the seawall and leading directly to the nest where the eggs were discovered missing.