Dover, NHFosters Daily Democrat

Driver not injured after vehicle bursts into flames on the Spaulding Turnpike

DOVER – The driver of a vehicle that burst into flames on the Spaulding Turnpike Friday afternoon is uninjured, according to the Dover Fire Department. The driver of a Hyundai Azera was driving northbound on the Spaulding between the tollbooth and Exit 7 when a check engine light came on, according to Dover Fire Chief Paul Haas.
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Portsmouth, NHSeacoast Online

'A whole new life': Portsmouth woman, recently homeless, lands dream home at Carey Cottage

PORTSMOUTH — When Laura found herself showering at a local gym, living out of her vehicle and sleeping in a Walmart parking lot, that’s when she knew she needed help. The Portsmouth woman, who asked her last name not be identified, had endured a medley of challenges in recent memory. After a decade as a nurse, Laura began to experience complications with one of her knees. She had a routine surgery in November 2016, but complications arose and a follow-up surgery was required. Unable to keep up with the hustle and bustle on the hospital floor, Laura lost her job, and her health care went along with it.
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Torrential rains cause flash flood in Lakeport

LACONIA — Torrential rains pounded the Lakes Region for several hours Thursday evening, causing flash floods in some areas, overwhelming storm drains and washing out part of a street in Lakeport. Rainfall totals for the day were 2½ inches in Laconia, and 3¼ inches in Gilford, based on measurements taken...
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Wells developer to build 120 affordable homes, "No money down"

WELLS (WGME) -- A developer in York County is looking for solutions to the housing crunch. Howard Hall will soon be building homes exclusively for working Maine families. The developer got his final permits Thursday for 120 houses in the Town of Wells. By Friday, his crew was already working to clear the land off Route 109, near High Pine Loop Road.
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Vermont Pacifist Leaves Manchester, NH Halfway House

MANCHESTER—When Martha Hennessy was released from a federal prison and transferred to an “adult residential re-entry” program in Manchester, it wasn’t her first trip to the Queen City or her first entanglement with the criminal legal system. Hennessy says her first arrest came in 1979, when she and a group of apple-pickers were arrested for an anti-nuclear protest at the office of Public Service Company, then the lead builder of the Seabrook nuclear plant.

Martha A.Federspiel, 94

MEREDITH — Martha Ann (Bosler) Federspiel, 94, of Pitchwood Island, died on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, surrounded by her loving children. Martha was born into a devoutly Catholic family in Indianapolis, IN, on July 11, 1927, the sixth child of seven. The daughter of a dentist, she grew up during the Great Depression and WWII, no doubt shaping her practical nature combined with a kind and generous spirit.
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Vehicle Goes up in Flames on Turnpike in Dover, NH

A man who pulled over because his check engine light turned on discovered his vehicle was on fire just before noon on Friday. Emergency rescue crews were called to Route 16 northbound between the toll booth and Exit 7 in Dover at 11:51 a.m. When they arrived, the vehicle was...

Video: Heaviest rain pushing out of NH

A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for the Monadnock Region north to the Lake Sunapee area and east through the rest of the Lakes Region and south to Rochester until 2:45 am Friday. Flooding is occurring or imminent in the warning area due to 1.5 to 4 inches of rain that has fallen Thursday Evening. If you Absolutely have to travel and encounter a flooded road, TURN AROUND and find another route.
Portsmouth, NHFosters Daily Democrat

McCarthy: Sununu’s ambitions are the safety and prosperity of New Hampshire

In response to Dr. James Fieseher’s missive of July 29th, I offer the following to consider:. By his own admission Dr. Fieseher praises the mask mandates made early on by our governor. Then, Dr. Fieseher criticizes the Governor for now waiving penalties for those who violated the mask mandate. Politicians live and learn. I would suggest that it is refreshing to have the opportunity to correct something in real time and stand by it. The governor should be praised for his fortitude and resolve to own up to changing a previous decision.