Judge rejects plea deal in case of hacked nude photos

MANCHESTER, NH – A Superior Court judge rejected a negotiated plea that called for no jail time for a man accused of posting nude photos of his former roommate, taken in a hack, to the internet. Judge N. William Delker, presiding Friday in Hillsborough County Superior Court Northern District, rejected...
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Orange, MAAthol Daily News

Orange Police Log: June 22-23, 2021

12:05 a.m. – Alarm company for a Dexter Street establishment spoke to the key holder who asked that police investigate. Police checked the premises and found one door ajar, no other issues. 12:09 a.m. – East River Street caller reported that there were some people there attempting to take the...

Jaffrey crash sends vehicle into porch of River Street residence

A two-car crash on River Street in Jaffrey hit the porch of a residence on Wednesday evening. At 5:54 p.m., police were notified of a two-car crash on River Street and the School Street intersection. Upon arrival, and after on-scene investigation, police determined that a 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe, driven...

Officials expect Ashuelot Pond Dam will hold as water levels fall

MARLOW, N.H. — Voluntary evacuations were held Friday in Marlow near the Ashuelot River after another bout of heavy rain pelted the area. Concerns were raised about the stability of the Ashuelot Pond Dam at the head of the river after a resident reported about 9:30 a.m. that water levels were rising.
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More rain, more flooding across New Hampshire

Torrential rainfall overnight Thursday led to flash floods and cresting rivers in many New Hampshire communities, notably in the southwestern region. Roads were flooded in Walpole, Swanzey, Lempster, Newbury, Jaffrey and Alstead, and some residents of Lempster and Marlow had to be evacuated as the waters rose. In the Lakeport...
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Heavy rainfall floods roads in southern Vermont

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (WCAX) - Roads are flooded in parts of southern Vermont as heavy rain fell overnight Thursday. We’re told highway workers will be out Friday morning to fix road damage. Bellows Falls Fire Department crews went to the the area of Hyde Hill, Laurel Ave and Wells Streets...

Merrimack abruptly fires baseball coach Nick Barese

Merrimack has made the sudden decision to fire head baseball coach Nick Barese, according to a report by @MassHSBaseball. The decision was made just weeks before players are set to return to campus and fall ball activities begin. Barese led the Warriors to a 19-22 record this season, their first...
Athol, MAAthol Daily News

Planner gives update on Silver Lake master plan

ATHOL — Planning and Development Director Eric Smith recently updated Athol’s Selectboard on plans being developed for the future of Silver Lake, a popular recreational area that for many years has served swimmers, sunbathers, boaters and other outdoor enthusiasts. Smith was joined by Assistant Public Works Director Paul Raskevitz and Brian Hall, chair of the town’s Open Space and Recreation Review Committee.
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4-vehicle crash shuts down lanes on New Hampshire I-93

HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire State Police say a crash involving four vehicles, including a tractor-trailer, shut down several lanes of southbound traffic on Interstate 93 near the Hooksett tolls. Four people were taken to hospitals with injuries that were not life-threatening. The state Transportation Department said the...
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Hillsborough County North Grand Jury indictments for July

MANCHESTER, NH – The manager of USA Chicken and Biscuit, accused of shooting a former employee outside the Elm Street restaurant, is under indictment for attempted murder. Zabaullah Qahir, 29, of 1011 Meadow Lane, Dunbarton, also was indicted by a Hillsborough County Superior Court Northern District grand jury on three counts of first-degree assault.