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Grill Blamed for Milton, NH Fire, House Destroyed

A charcoal grill is the likely cause of a fire that destroyed a Milton home and killed several cats early Wednesday morning. Assistant Fire Chief Tyler Taatjes said Milton firefighters arrived around 3:15 a.m. to a fire engulfing the large two story home and garage on Northeast Pond Road. Additonal alarms were sounded to bring additional water tankers to the scene to help with water supply issues.
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Judge sides with Kittery over York in Rt. 1 border dispute. Here's why York could try again.

A York County Superior Court judge has dismissed the town of York's complaint against neighboring Kittery, the latest chapter in long-running Route 1 border disagreement. In February, York filed a complaint against Kittery disputing the land between the two towns, calling on the Superior Court to appoint three commissioners to perambulate, or officially inspect, the border and officially set the boundary line. Kittery filed a motion for the court to dismiss York’s complaint, arguing York officials didn’t comply with state law regarding resolving disputed municipal lines.
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Dead and sick birds found on Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport. What's the cause?

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — The town is urging residents to keep their distance if they come across any birds and ducks that appear ill or are acting irregularly. Currently, Kennebunkport is confirmed as an area where Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza is present. Members of the public recently have reported sightings of dead birds and of ducks that have been behaving strangely on Goose Rocks Beach.
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MAN WHO APPEARED IN COURT FOR DRIVING WITH NO LICENSE AND ILLEGAL MARIJUANA POSSESSION IS ARRESTED AFTER DRIVING AWAY FROM COURTHOUSE IN AN SUV LOADED WITH MARIJUANA

He was one court appearance short of a hat trick. But two in the same court on the same day is still pretty unique. This morning, Trooper Michael Provost, who is assigned as the court officer for the Newbury Barracks, was conducting his duties as the State Police Prosecutor at Newburyport District Court. In preparation for his many cases during the day, Trooper Provost compiled the most up-to-date status for each defendant by querying all MSP matters before the court. In one case, the defendant was appearing on charges of driving without a license and marijuana possession over one pound.
NEWBURYPORT, MA
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Lobsterman helps save three people, two dogs from burning yacht

A local lobsterman saved people off a burning motor yacht in New Hampshire’s Piscataqua River as the 70-foot vessel was consumed in a sudden fire June 18. The fire was reported just after 4 p.m. by a 911 call as the yacht Elusive was heading into Wentworth Marina in Little Harbor, according to the New Hampshire state police marine patrol. One of the three people one board saw black smoke coming from below deck, and “within minutes the boat completely filled with smoke.”
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Firefighters Battle Blazes in Dover and Milton, NH

Firefighters from Strafford County and beyond responded to two building fires within approximately 15 hours of each other. Fire broke out at a building on North East Pond Road in Milton around 3 a.m. that went to four alarms, according to Wakefield Fire and Rescue. Firefighting efforts lasted into the early morning hours to bring the blaze under control and put out hot spots.

Procession brings remains of Captain Nicholas Losapio to Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

BOSTON -- A procession from Boston to New Hampshire honored a fallen marine on Tuesday. Skyeye followed the remains of Captain Nicholas P. Losapio as they were brought from Logan Airport to Wolfeboro. Earlier this month, the 31-year-old was one of five marines killed when their Osprey helicopter crashed in the California desert. A funeral and memorial service are planned for July 9 in Wolfeboro. 
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Hampton Beach Fourth of July weekend 2022: Fireworks, music and more

HAMPTON — This year’s Fourth of July celebration at Hampton Beach is in full swing, with miles of sand, surf, fun and games, and, with luck, a display of fireworks befitting the nation’s Independence Day. The Memorial Day fireworks were canceled this year to protect eight piping plover nests, the highest number of nesting plovers in many years at Hampton Beach, according to Brendan Clifford, a wildlife biologist with New Hampshire Fish and Game. Although the tiny...
HAMPTON, NH

Golden Dog Adventure Co. gives 'reactive' dogs a community. 'Every dog is welcome.'

DURHAM — At first, Julie Veal was nervous about bringing her 2-year-old husky mix named Ripley to the Golden Dog Adventure Co. training event at Wagon Hill Farm. But when she arrived as a newcomer with Ripley, that nervousness faded. “I immediately felt at ease when I spoke with Traci. I felt a general acceptance and that I could relax,” Veal said. “I felt much more comfortable than I thought I would, being here with him.” ...
DURHAM, NH
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Fisher Cats will face Chris Sale tomorrow

PORTLAND, MAINE – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats dropped the first game of their series against the Portland Sea Dogs on Tuesday and they dropped the second game of the series too, falling 6-5 on Wednesday. New Hampshire was forced to play catch up after a three-run second inning...
PORTLAND, ME

Splashtown USA in Saco, Maine Offering Private Cabanas for 2022

Going to a water or amusement park with the whole family or group of friends can sometimes feel like juggling several balls. And they’re on fire. You want to make sure you have everything you need to enjoy the day. Things like drinks to stay hydrated, snacks to keep you fueled, sunscreen, towels, strollers, not to mention your wallet. Then you have to carry all that stuff with you in the heat while also trying to enjoy the pools, slides, and rides.
SACO, ME
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