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Truck driver found not guilty in N.H. motorcycle crash that left 7 dead

CONCORD, N.H. - A jury on Tuesday acquitted a commercial truck driver of causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in a horrific head-on collision in northern New Hampshire that exposed fatal flaws in the processing of license revocations across states.Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 26, of West Springfield, Massachusetts, was found innocent on seven counts of manslaughter, seven counts of negligent homicide and one count of reckless conduct in connection with the June 21, 2019, crash in Randolph. Jailed since the crash, he appeared to wipe away tears as the verdict was read and briefly raised his index finger skyward before leaving the...
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Robert G. Merkley Jr., 58

SALISBURY — Robert G. Merkley Jr., 58 of Salisbury, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at Concord Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was born on October 14, 1963, in Bronx, New York, the son of Robert G. Sr. and Virginia A. (Reilly) Merkley. He graduated from Fallbrook High School in California in 1981 and Jefferson Community College in Watertown, New York in 1983. He worked for Tilton School for several years, then in 1990 started working for J. Jill Group, where he was still employed as an IT specialist. His interests included NASCAR, Star Wars and classic cars, especially his own Chevy II and his late father in law’s 79 Corvette, which belongs to his wife. He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Scott R. Merkley.
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Truck driver found innocent in deaths of 7 motorcyclists in NH

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A jury on Tuesday acquitted a commercial truck driver of causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in a horrific head-on collision in northern New Hampshire that exposed fatal flaws in the processing of license revocations across states. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 26, of West Springfield, Massachusetts, was...

Check out Weirs Beach for nostalgic family fun!

Weirs Beach is located on scenic Lake Winnipesaukee and is a beautiful family friendly destination. From the historic Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad to sunset cruises on the shit Mt Washington to dining, arcades, shopping and so much more! Public beaches, plenty of parking, Weirs beach is a beautiful destination with a lot of value for the young and less young. We had a blast exploring this historic spot!
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Dartmouth alumnus, 24, dead in New Hampshire

The man was in Hanover for the Dartmouth Class of 2020 commencement. A 24-year-old man died after he was found severely injured on a New Hampshire embankment Sunday, officials said. Around 1:48 a.m. the Hanover Fire Department responded to a report of a person injured on a rocky embankment under...
DARTMOUTH, MA

Gunstock: A reopening and a reckoning

After a 13-day closure this summer, the issues that shuttered the county-owned Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford were resolved last week. The senior management team that had abruptly quit returned to work, Adventure Park ziplines reopened, and stages were erected so the Christian music festival SoulFest could begin. Come winter, the ski mountain is set […] The post Gunstock: A reopening and a reckoning appeared first on New Hampshire Bulletin.
BELKNAP COUNTY, NH

Dartmouth College graduate dies after returning for class of 2020 commencement

HANOVER, New Hampshire -- A Dartmouth College graduate died Sunday, just one day after attending the Class of 2020 commencement celebration. The 24-year-old man was in town with his family at the time. David Gallagher, a member of the Dartmouth lacrosse team, will be remembered for his "high character" and "positive attitude," the team tweeted. A press release from the Hanover Police and Fire Departments said a man was found injured on a rocky embankment under the Ledyard Bridge. First responders used a pontoon boat to transfer him from near the river to an ambulance. He was rushed to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center but later succumbed to his injuries. "Dave lived his life with a giant smile that lit up the room. His memory is in our hearts forever," the lacrosse team wrote. His death is being investigated by police. 
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Gary P. Chase-Daniels, 52

LOUDON — Gary Paul Chase-Daniels, 52, a resident of Loudon for the past 20 years, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at his home. He was born in Laconia on August 6, 1970, the son of Gary P. and Vivian L. (Chase) Daniels. Gary was a graduate...
LOUDON, NH
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School bus driver accused of stalking, threatening NH boy, 8

CONCORD, NH – A former First Student school bus driver in Rye and Greenland is accused of stalking an 8-year-old Greenland Central School student and threatening him and his family. Michael Chick, 39, of Eliot, Maine, is charged in federal court with interstate stalking. He is accused of crossing...
ELIOT, ME
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A reopening and a reckoning

After a 13-day closure this summer, the issues that shuttered the county-owned Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford were resolved last week. The senior management team that had abruptly quit returned to work, Adventure Park ziplines reopened, and stages were erected so the Christian music festival SoulFest could begin. Come winter, the ski mountain is set to run as usual.
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