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Union Leader

Bedford hotel remains closed weeks after double murder

The Country Inn & Suites in Bedford remains closed four weeks after a double murder took place inside the property. A hotel van and orange road cones blocked off the entrance to the hotel on South River Road Sunday afternoon. A security guard sat in a pickup truck. The hotel’s...
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Hundreds gather to honor New Hampshire brothers who died in car crash

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A memorial service was held at SNHU Arena to honor two New Hampshire brothers who died in a carcrash last week. Family, friends and members of the public gathered to celebrate the lives of 16-year-old Nicholas Ouellette and 6-year-old Gavin Ouellette, of Bow. Their parents, Tom and...
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Union Leader

Kelly Ayotte: Nashua should slow down and reconsider police oversight

AS A NASHUA NATIVE and lifelong resident, I am proud of the dedicated men and women of the Nashua Police Department who serve our city and work tirelessly every day to keep our families safe. I had the privilege of working directly with the department when I served as a murder prosecutor and later as attorney general of New Hampshire. The Nashua Police Department is excellent: nationally accredited, rigorously trained, deeply respected, and well managed by Chief Michael Carignan. The Nashua Police Department holds itself to the highest standards and most importantly, enjoys strong and productive relationships with the citizens of Nashua.

Scary! NH Racer Walks Away from 100 MPH Crash Into Woods (VIDEO)

There was a scary moment at Star Speedway in Epping on Saturday when a racer went off the track and into the adjacent woods. Driving Car #21 for Mike Scravani's team in the Northeastern Midget Racing Association racer Joey Bailey, 24, from New Jersey disappeared off the track just shy of a turn past the stands during the track's 56th annual Star Classic Weekend.

Firefighters Respond to Stove Burn Accident in Chelmsford

Firefighters responded to a stove burn accident early Sunday morning in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. According to Chelmsford Fire Chief Gary Ryan, firefighters were called to 19 Buckman Drive around 10:54 a.m. for an investigation. The fire crew arrived at the site to find one female who had sustained minor burns from...

Police: 20-year-old Lawrence man suffers life-threatening injuries after vehicle falls hundreds of feet off highway in Manchester, NH

MANCHESTER, N.H. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a 20-year-old Lawrence man suffered life-threatening after falling hundreds of feet off the highway in Manchester, New Hampshire Friday night. Troopers responding to a reported crash on the ramp leasing from Interstate 93 at the junction with the ramp for Interstate 293...
US News and World Report

Durham Votes to Remove Mill Pond Dam on Oyster River

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — After more than a decade of discussion, Durham is moving ahead with the removal of a dam on the Oyster River. The Durham Town Council voted 7-2 this past week to remove the Mill Pond Dam, which was developed at the turn of the century to replace a timber dam built in the 1600s, NHPR reported. Thousands of dams once supplied hydropower during the colonization of New England.

Vaccination rates in New Hampshire stagnate over last 3 months

MANCHESTER, N.H. — New Hampshire’s vaccination numbers have stalled over the last few months despite efforts from state health officials to give everyone access to the vaccine. The state’s mobile vaccine van has been making stops across the Granite State. On Sunday, it was outside of the Manchester bingo hall...
The Eagle-Tribune

Derryfest returns for 32nd year

DERRY, N.H. — The town’s big party returned to MacGregor Park Saturday as the 32nd annual Derryfest joined families, businesses and organizations together for a day of community spirit. Local businesses, artisans, eateries and organizations filled the East Broadway park with fun, crafts to sell, children’s activities and a long...

Police: Tyngsborough woman hospitalized following rollover crash in Pelham, NH

PELHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - Police launched an investigation after a woman was seriously injured in a rollover crash in Pelham, New Hampshire on Friday night. Officers responding to reports of a single-vehicle crash in the area of Marsh Road around 11:59 p.m. found Talisman Escott, 51, of Tyngsborough, Massachusetts trapped inside the vehicle.

Thousands Honor Slain Danvers Teacher Colleen Ritzer At Annual 5K In Andover

ANDOVER (CBS) — Around 2,000 people were on hand Sunday morning in Andover for the annual Step Up for Colleen 5K, a run that benefits the Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Fund. Colleen Ritzer was a math teacher at Danvers High School who was killed in 2013 when a student attacked her in the school’s bathroom. The fund set up in her name hopes to extend her good will and kind acts through scholarships and grants. Since 2014, the charity has raised more than $370,000 in scholarships that have been awarded to teachers and future leaders. Colleen Ritzer. (Facebook photo) The event took place...