Merrimack, NH

Good Samaritans pull seriously injured woman out of burning car in Manchester

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A woman is hospitalized with serious injuries after crashing her car Sunday morning on I-293 in Manchester. New Hampshire State Police said the silver 2010 Subaru Forester crashed into a tree and spun behind a guardrail before catching fire near mile 9 of I-293 south. Officials said they do not know why the car went offroad.
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140 MPH Speeder, Drunk Driver Crash Keep NH State Police Busy

It's like Speed Racer paid a visit to the Seacoast region in one of two incidents that kept State Police busy on Satuday night. A New Hampshire State Police trooper stopped a driver of a 2010 Infiniti sedan after it allegedly blew past him heading west on Route 101 in Epping at an estimated 140 mph around 10:20 p.m.
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Celebrating the achievements of Hispanic-owned small businesses

The contributions Hispanic business owners have made to entrepreneurship in the U.S. are indispensable. According to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, there are about 350,000 Hispanic-owned employer businesses across the U.S with an estimated $463.3 billion in annual receipts, 2.9 million employees and about $108.4 billion in annual payroll. In New England, there are more than 96,000 Hispanic-owned small businesses.

Black bear on branch at Bronstein draws a crowd

MANCHESTER, NH – Manchester Police responded to Bronstein Park on Hanover Street Saturday for a report of a black bear in the park. Officers found a small, young bear that had climbed a tree at about 8 a.m. after being spotted walking through streets in downtown Manchester. Several people...

Video: Morning sun turns to rain

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A lot of changes for the second half of the weekend...increasing clouds and milder with a lighter breeze as the next system approaches. After some morning sunshine, clouds will win out this afternoon with a light southerly breeze. Some showers will start pushing in mid/late afternoon from southwest to northeast. Highs will be in the 60s to near 70.

Public Hearing - Board of Selectmen

In accordance with RSA 41:9-a, the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Bow, NH will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., at the Bow Municipal Building, 10 Grandview Rd., Meeting Room A, to discuss proposed amendments to Chapter 124, Fee Schedule, of the Bow Town Code. Proposed amendments are section 124-7 (E) Fire Department Fees and 124-9.1 Solid Waste Disposal. Copies of the proposed fees are available at the Town Manager’s Office or online at

Manchester man indicted for alleged unemployment fraud

Concord, NH — Attorney General John M. Formella and Department of Employment Security Commissioner George Copadis announce that Luis J. Avendano of Manchester, New Hampshire was indicted on September 19, 2022, in Hillsborough County Superior Court – Northern District, on two counts of unemployment compensation fraud, a class A felony.

Disney On Ice presents Find Your Hero! Performances Jan 5 – 8, 2023 at SNHU.

Disney On Ice presents Find Your Hero skates into SNHU Arena from January 5 – 8, 2023!. Disney On Ice presents Find Your Hero, an adventure filled with tales of heroism from your favorite Disney stories. Join fearless wayfinder Moana and demigod Maui as they bravely voyage into uncharted territories to return the stolen heart of Te Fiti. Journey alongside Anna and Elsa on their quest to protect the kingdom. Dive “Under The Sea” and test the power of true love with The Little Mermaid. Get tangled with Rapunzel as she dares to explore the world outside her own. And be there as Belle boldly tames the fearsome Beast. Discover that courage, determination and heart are all part of the hero in you!

Women’s Club Holds Annual Gathering at Morrison House

Members of the Londonderry Women’s Club held there annual Welcome Back Social at the Londonderry Historical Society on Wednesday night, Sept. 14. Attendees enjoyed cooking hot dogs and s’mores at a campfire. They also got a short bit of history about the property by Bill Bringhurst. Photos by Chris Paul.

Nashua residents rally against proposed asphalt plant near downtown

Plans to build the new plant have some neighbors concerned about the health issues it may pose. Around 25 people protested Friday in Nashua near Newport Construction Corporation, the company seeking to build a new batch asphalt plant one mile from the city's downtown. The neighborhood around the proposed site is populated by small businesses, industrial complexes, affordable housing, historic buildings, and new housing projects, and activists say they’re concerned about potential health risks from the plant.

Durham, NH Alcohol Compliance Check Goal is Education Over Court

Two Durham businesses that sell alcohol failed an Alcohol Compliance Check Thursday but there's a good chance the workers charged will never see the inside of a courtroom. Durham Police and the New Hampshire Liquor Commission Law Enforcement Division tested the compliance of 18 businesses licensed to sell alcohol by sending a volunteer trained by the Liquor Commission into each location. The volunteer tried to purchase alcohol at each location and was unsuccessful at 16 locations.

Astros Field Hockey Stands at 4-3 After Three Weeks

The Pinkerton Academy Field Hockey team had one shutout win sandwiched between two losses last week to finish the third week of the season at 4-3. The Astros started the week on the road, on Monday, Sept. 12, against the undefeated Windham High School Jaguars, where they were shutout 4-0.

Traffic Circle is Planned for Stonehenge Road Intersection

During the Sept. 12 Town Council meeting, one of the agenda items was in regards to the intersection of Route 28 and Stonehenge Road and what should be put there to help with traffic safety. Town Manager, Mike Malaguti, said they recently had a meeting hosted by New Hampshire Department...

How one N.H. school district is rethinking its response to book challenges

This story was originally produced by the New Hampshire Bulletin, an independent local newsroom that allows NHPR and other outlets to republish its reporting. Milford High School students didn’t just recognize Banned Books Week: They painted a tribute in their hallway. Directly in front of the school’s library this week is an art installation with 11 lockers painted to resemble the spines of 11 commonly challenged books, from “The Catcher in the Rye” to “Maus,” the graphic novel about the Holocaust.

Pipe bursts in Rivier University dorm building, causing flooding

NASHUA, N.H. — Dozens of students at Rivier University in Nashua are out of their rooms after flooding in one of the dorms. On Thursday, 110 students were evacuated from Brassard Hall after a sprinkler pipe burst. Students were allowed back into the dorms to grab their belongings before...