Exeter, NH

Boxes removed, vehicles towed in FBI search of Windham home

WINDHAM, N.H. — FBI agents and other law enforcement officers searched a home in Windham on Monday but would not release any details on the investigation. People living on Glenwood Road in Windham said they were surprised to wake up Monday to a stream of cars heading into the neighborhood.
Picture for Boxes removed, vehicles towed in FBI search of Windham home

Colleen Ritzer family lawsuit against architecture firm allowed to move forward

DANVERS -- The family of the murdered Danvers high school teacher Colleen Ritzer said they are pleased with Monday's court ruling that will allow their wrongful death lawsuit to go to trial. The Ritzers are suing a Boston architectural firm DiNisco Design, Inc. over their security system and questions about whether it was working the day that Colleen was murdered.In 2013, freshman student Philip Chism followed Ritzer into the women's bathroom at the school and killed her. He was sentenced to a minimum of 40 years in prison. The Ritzers' attorney said the family wants answers and wants to improve safety in school. 
Picture for Colleen Ritzer family lawsuit against architecture firm allowed to move forward

Tewksbury Man Killed In New Hampshire Motorcycle Accident

A man from Northern Massachusetts has died from a weekend motorcycle crash in New Hampshire, authorities said. David Penney, age 58, of Tewksbury, was killed in a crash that occurred at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Woodland Road in North Hampton on Saturday afternoon, June 25, New Hampshire State Police said.

60-year-old Dover woman seriously hurt after car strikes her crossing Chestnut Street

DOVER — A 60-year-old woman was seriously injured Sunday after being struck by a vehicle while walking across the street, according to police. Her identity was not released for publication. She was listed in critical condition as of Monday afternoon, according to Ellen Miller, a spokesperson for Portsmouth Regional Hospital. At approximately 10:27 a.m., Dover...

Watch: Gloucester’s greasy pole contest looks as painful as ever

After a pandemic hiatus, some brave souls returned to tackle the North Shore's favorite slippery protuberance. There’s no denying that the world around us is in disarray and that things seem to be changing at lightning speed, typically not for the better. But there’s at least one thing you can count on: Once a year, a bunch of brave souls in Gloucester will try to cross a giant, greased-up pole before falling into the ocean.

Kayla Montgomery indicted on charges of receiving stolen weapons

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The stepmother of missing 8-year-old Harmony Montgomery has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of receiving stolen property. In addition to receiving stolen property, Kayla Montgomery has been charged with fraud and perjury. None of the charges she faces are related to Harmony's disappearance.

Do We Have Gay Bars in Maine?

We used to have Styxx in Portland but that closed down years ago and we really don’t have much to replace it with. We’re no Portland, Oregon but if you walk down our streets you’d think there would be a lot more gay-friendly places given our demographic.
Andover Townsman

Judge won't dismiss Ritzer lawsuit ahead of trial

DANVERS — A superior court judge has ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of a murdered Andover resident and Danvers teacher against the architect of the renovated school — which was supposed to include a state-of-the-art security system — can go to trial.

New Hampshire’s Dover Coffee and Tea Co. Opening Downtown This Weekend

It's no secret that lots of businesses have been opening or closing their doors lately, and many new ones have begun calling Dover, New Hampshire, home. The Groovy Witch boutique recently opened at their new location at 332 Central Ave, where you can shop for cute clothes and have a tarot card reading all in one visit (pretty "groovy" if we do say so ourselves). Just this past week, The Fermanent at Pointe Place held their grand opening celebration where people learned more about the specialty wine shop and tasting room (and of course, enjoyed some samples).