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Lake Winnipesaukee 10 hours ago

Glider Plane Crashes Into Lake Winnipesaukee, Off-Duty Stoneham Police Officer Helps Save Pilot

A man had to be pulled from Lake Winniepsaukee after the ultralight glider plane he was flying crashed into the water Sunday afternoon, authorities say. The pilot, identified by New Hampshire State Po...

  • face transplant Aug 7

    NH Woman Gets Second Face Transplant, a US First

    For the second time in a decade, a New Hampshire woman has a new face. Carmen Blandin Tarleton, whose face was disfigured in an attack by her ex-husband, became the first American and only the second person globally to undergo the procedure after her first transplant began to fail six years after the operation. The transplant from an anonymous dono...
  • back to school Aug 6

    Students' Safe Return to One NH College Campus Starts With Moving Day(s)

    Saint Anselm College is welcoming back about 2,000 students to its Manchester, New Hampshire, campus starting Friday, and the safety precautions start with move-in day. Or make that move-in days. This year, students will be divided into groups of 200 and move in over the course of 10 days to limit the number of people in one place at one…...
  • poet laureate Aug 6

    Weekly Poems Elevate New Hampshire City's Coronavirus Newsletters

    Valerie Rochon is eager to read her email every Monday morning, even when it makes her cry. In addition to the endless Zoom meeting invitations, each week brings a new poem tucked into otherwise matter-of-fact messages about the coronavirus pandemic from the Portsmouth city manager. Tammi Truax, the city’s poet laureate, has been contributing...
  • New Hampshire Aug 6

    NH Moves Community-Based Testing to Hospitals

    Community-based coronavirus testing will soon be moved to hospitals around the state, Gov. Chris Sununu and Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Shibinette announced Thursday. The nine testing locations the state currently operates eventually will close as hospitals take on the community-based testing, Shibinette said during a ...
  • New Hampshire Aug 6

    NH Woman Killed by Tree That Sliced Home in Half During Tropical Storm Isaias

    A New Hampshire woman is believed to have been killed by a tree that fell on her apartment building during the height of Tuesday’s tropical storm. Conway police said a 60-year-old woman was found dead in her apartment after a tree fell on her apartment building shortly after 7 p.m. Police said they received a call at 7:15 p.m....

  • face coverings Aug 4

    NH Community Passes Ordinance Requiring Face Coverings

    Officials in the college town of Durham have passed an ordinance requiring face coverings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The masks are mandatory in certain areas for employees of all businesses, pedestrians, and other areas where social distancing cannot be maintained, according to Seacoastonline. The mandate applies to patrons inside re...
  • New Hampshire Aug 4

    NH Coronavirus Testing Sites Closed Tuesday, Wednesday Due to Isaias

    Due to Tropical Storm Isiasis moving northward into New England, New Hampshire state officials announced Tuesday that coronavirus testing sites would be closed for the next couple of days “for the safety of staff and patients.” During a Tuesday news conference with Gov. Chris Sununu, Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner ...
  • fatal bicycle crash Aug 3

    Man Dies After Losing Control of Trail Bike in NH State Park

    New Hampshire’s Department of Fish and Game says a man died after losing control of his trail bike and crashing into a tree. The 22-year-old man from Hinsdale was traveling north on Reservoir Road in Pisgah State Park in Winchester on Sunday afternoon. Officers said he was found unresponsive by his riding companion, who called 911. The man di...
  • New Hampshire Aug 4

    Attempted Robbery Suspect Detained in Manchester, NH

    A standoff and all-day search for an attempted robbery suspect concluded early Tuesday morning in Bedford, New Hampshire, resulting in the arrest of a Manchester man. Alexander Theriault, 28, was arrested on multiple charges, including burglary and reckless condcut. Police were tipped off to Theriault’s whereabouts at a Dunkin’ Donuts i...
  • NASCAR Aug 3

    Brad Keselowski Wins at NH Motor Speedway With Fans in Attendance

    With about 70 laps to go in his back-and-forth battle against Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin radioed in to his team: “This is awesome racing.” Imagine how Keselowski felt. The 2012 Cup champion took the checkered flag at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, beating Hamlin by 1.647 seconds after trading the lead with him for most of th...
  • New Hampshire Aug 2

    Program Offers Support, Education on Organic Farming

    An association that promotes organic farming in New Hampshire will be hosting six virtual farm tours. The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire, through a program that promotes workforce development in the sector, is hoping the tours educate farmers and provides support for the best practices in organic farming. It also is a chance...
  • New Hampshire Aug 3

    Bear Complaints Rise During Pandemic

    The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says the coronavirus pandemic is contributing to an increase in problems with bears. Bear project leader Andrew Timmins says complaints have increased in part because dry weather in spring and early summer reduced natural food sources for bears, driving them into residential areas. But the pandemic also is...
  • New Hampshire Aug 3

    NH Man Charged with DWI After Concord Crash

    A 21-year-old man is facing drunk driving charges following a crash off I-93 in Concord, New Hampshire early Sunday morning.  New Hampshire State Police troopers responded to the crash on I-93 south at 2:30 a.m., and located a vehicle with severe damage blocking both lanes of traffic. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Dylan Lally, ...
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