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NH man facing aggravated DUI charge after Manchester crash

MANCHESTER, N.H. (WHDH) - A New Hampshire man is facing an aggravated driving while under the influence charge following a crash in Manchester on Tuesday that left one person seriously injured, officials said. Officers responding to a reported crash in the area of 1600 Front St. around 5:15 p.m. determined...
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Bertucci's closes multiple Mass, NH restaurants

NORTHBORO - Bertucci's has closed several restaurants after filing for bankruptcy again.In Massachusetts, Bertucci's locations in Beverly, Brockton, Canton, Marlboro and North Attleboro closed Monday, a spokesperson for the regional Italian chain confirmed. In New Hampshire, a Nashua Bertucci's is the only one left in the state after restaurants in Manchester and Salem closed.There are still 20 locations open in Massachusetts, and 31 overall. Employees at the now-closed Bertucci's restaurants are being transferred to other locations "whenever possible," the spokesperson said. Court documents show that the Northboro-based Bertucci's company filed for Chapter 11 this week in Florida bankruptcy court. The paperwork shows estimated assets between $10 million and $50 million, and estimated liabilities between $50 million and $100 million."Unfortunately, due to Covid and the impact of inflation, sales declined and expenses increased," the filing states.The first Bertucci's opened in Somerville in 1981. The company first filed for bankruptcy in 2018 and closed 15 restaurants. Another regional restaurant favorite, the Ninety Nine, recently closed four locations in New England. 

Police: 2 young men caught racing at 130 mph on Interstate 93 in New Hampshire

LONDONDERRY, N.H. — Two young men were arrested after authorities say they were caught racing at a speed of more than 130 mph on a highway in New Hampshire over the weekend. A trooper patrolling the southbound side of Interstate 93 in Londonderry near Exit 5 around 8:30 p.m. Saturday observed a 2008 BMW Coupe and a 2018 Infiniti Q50 accelerate to speeds of 128 mph and 131 mph in a 65-mph zone, according to New Hampshire State Police.

GOOD NEWS! Missing teddy bear found

WINDHAM, Maine — Goodwill Northern New England has some good news! A very special teddy bear has been found!. "Thank you all for getting the word out. Our customers and donors are the best people in the whole world," they said in a Facebook post. On Tuesday the charitable...

1 person seriously injured in 2-car crash on Front Street, driver charged

MANCHESTER, NH – A Hooksett woman was injured Tuesday in a crash on Front Street, and a city man has been charged with DUI. On December 6th, 2022, at approximately 5:15 p.m., the Manchester Police Department responded to the area of 1600 Front Street for reports of a motor vehicle crash. During the course of the investigation, Manchester Police learned that a white Mazda hatchback driven by Frank Hyslop Jr., 56, of Manchester, collided with a silver Buick sedan driven by a 68-year-old female from Hooksett.

Nashua Police Asking For Help From Public With Solving Homicide Case

Nashua police are asking for help from the public with solving a homicide that happened in their city. On Friday, 57-year-old Joseph Bisson was found shot at a residence on Amherst Street. An autopsy revealed that Bisson died of gunshot wounds to his abdomen and head. Officials say they do not believe there’s currently any threat to the public. They’re asking anyone with information on this case to call them at 603-589-1665.

Transformer convoy makes slow overnight journey

LONDONDERRY, NH — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation, New Hampshire State Police, Eversource, and several contracting companies worked to move a massive transformer from Londonderry to Manchester overnight Monday. The transformer, which was assembled and loaded onto a specialized trailer weighs 375 tons, and was moved from Eversource’s...

After vandalism incidents, Black chef in Nashua feels targeted

Seven months ago, an accomplished chef and business owner was the target of racism when someone wrote the “N” word in white marker on the front window of his Caribbean restaurant in Nashua. Chef Gerald Oriol, owner of Caribbean Breeze at 233 Main St., kept the incident quiet,...

Buyer’s ambitious plans for Lakes Region site surpass her prior projects – by far

The Manchester developer chosen by the state to turn the 220-acre former Laconia State School into a massive housing, entertainment, commercial, and medical services campus has never completed a project nearly as large, she said Monday. Her biggest project in New Hampshire, a mixed-use property in Manchester, is three years behind schedule and the subject […] The post Buyer’s ambitious plans for Lakes Region site surpass her prior projects – by far appeared first on New Hampshire Bulletin.

Shower Glass of Central Mass opens in downtown Gardner

GARDNER ― The owner of a new business downtown is hoping residents will replace their dirty old shower curtains with a shiny new glass door. “I joke that I want to start a new ‘throw away your shower curtain’ movement and tell people that they can install an amazing glass door,” said Robert Bourassa. “It can be a 30-year-old shower, but when you put a piece of glass on it, it looks brand new.”

Prosecutors say Keene man used crypto business to cater to criminals

CONCORD, N.H. — Prosecutors said a Keene, New Hampshire, man used a cryptocurrency exchange to break the law, but the defense is denying the charges. Ian Freeman is charged with tax evasion and money laundering. In federal court on Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney's Office presented its overview of the...

Car smashes through bank in New Hampshire

A car crashed through the front of a Manchester bank on Monday morning, but no one was hurt. Fire officials said a woman was pulling into a parking spot at the TD Bank on South Willow Street before 9 a.m. when her car jumped the curb and crashed through the front window of the building.

Everett Turnpike police ‘saturation patrol’ results in 31 tickets; Mass. driver stopped twice for speeding

MERRIMACK, NH – State and local law enforcement joined forces Monday morning to conduct a saturation patrol during the commute. Numerous complaints have been fielded regarding dangerous driving on the Everett Turnpike through Merrimack. Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police Troop B Barracks teamed up with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and the Merrimack Police Department. The purpose of this operation is to saturate the areas that have seen an increase of speed and aggressive driving with enforcement action to help change these types of driving behaviors.

One Dead Following Late Friday-Night Shooting In Nashua

Local police are pursuing a murder investigation following Friday night’s shooting in Nashua that left a man dead. Department sources say 57-year-old Joseph Bisson was found dead inside a residence at 56 Amherst State sometime before midnight. He reportedly had been shot in the head and abdomen. Police reportedly have ID’d multiple suspects who may be linked to the shooting.

NH man goes to trial on charges he ran unlicensed bitcoin biz

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man accused of running an unlicensed bitcoin exchange business catered to romance and imposter scammers who conned their victims into wiring him money that he shared as virtual currency with the criminals after taking his cut, a prosecutor alleged during opening statements in his trial Tuesday.

Franklin Pierce men's soccer team wins national title

It’s been a long time coming for this Franklin Pierce men’s soccer team. The team felt like it had the talent to win the national title last year. And the year before. And the year before that. Franklin Pierce head coach Ruben Resendes took over the program in...