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Tree farm faces major flooding

HAMPTON FALLS (AP) – A family-owned Christmas tree farm in New Hampshire is closing this weekend due to record flooding. WMUR-TV reports Jessie Tonry of the Tonry Christmas tree farm in Hampton Falls says it’s the first time they’ve had to close in the farm’s 54 years. The family ...

Radio reporter dies in crash

CONCORD (AP) – Sean Hall, a reporter at WKBK-FM radio in Keene, New Hampshire, has died in a traffic crash in Richmond, Virginia. He was 63. Mike Daniele, the station’s news director, confirmed Hall died in the crash the night of Nov. 24. Police in Richmond say Hall was traveling on a ...

Pentagon IDs remains of Tuskegee Airman

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – The remains of a New York pilot killed during World War II are the first of the 27 Tuskegee Airmen listed as missing in action to be identified, the Pentagon announced Thursday. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the agency charged with recovering and identifying the ...

Trump and Pelosi spark new power relationship in D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) – They haven’t spoken in days, not since President Donald Trump called to congratulate Nancy Pelosi on Democrats’ election night win. But they don’t really need to. Trump and Pelosi go way back, from the time she first showed up at Trump Tower fundraising for the ...

President’s ex-lawyer admits to lies about Russian real estate deal

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, confessed in a surprise guilty plea Thursday that he lied to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal he pursued on Trump’s behalf during the heat of the 2016 Republican campaign. He said he lied to be consistent ...

Report: Number of uninsured kids spikes to 3.9M

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – The number of uninsured children in the United States has increased for the first time in nearly a decade, placing it at 3.9 million in 2017, according to a report Thursday from Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families. Nationally, the number ...

Boat ramp work welcomed

After several years of planning, it looks like a new boat ramp will be constructed on the Merrimack River in Greeley Park. Officials announced that access will be improved – for recreational and emergency personnel use – and a total of 24 parking spaces will be added. Twelve of those ...

It’s really apocalypse when

Each time an end-of-the-world prophecy is delivered – whether by a self-deluded preacher, a group of politicians or scientists – we are told that we must believe. Never mind how many of their prophecies have been wrong in the past, this time they mean it. The latest prophecy of doom and ...

Elite opinions standing in the way

On Sunday, a group of migrants near Tijuana, Mexico, rushed through border fencing and attempted to enter the United States near San Diego. Tear gas was fired by Border Patrol agents, and most of the migrants turned back. A few dozen were arrested. Pictures and online videos showed children ...

Lame-duck GOP seeks brownie points with the president

WASHINGTON – Because the newly elected Democratic majority in the House does not take office until January 4, the ousted Republican leadership has a lame-duck month in which get some political dirty work done. The outgoing House Judiciary Committee has issued subpoenas to former FBI ...

Michael G. Coronis

Michael G. Coronis, 39, passed away on Nov. 21, 2018. He grew up in Merrimack before moving to California and recently to Flagstaff, AZ. He was the son of Gregory and Sandy Coronis. He was predeceased by his mother Sandy. He is survived by a brother, Seth of Chicago, grandparents Arthur ...

Norbert H. Marquis

NASHUA—Norbert H. Marquis, age 87, passed away at his home in Nashua on November 27, 2018. Born on June 26, 1931 in Nashua, he was the son of the late Camille and Rose (Ouellette) Marquis. He was the husband of Claire A. (Morissette) Marquis, with whom he spent many wonderful years of ...

William Cote

William Cote, 75, of Nashua, passed away on November 24, 2018. He was born on February 18, 1943, in Westford, MA, son of the late William Sr. and Stacia Cote. William moved from Westford, MA to Nashua, NH in 1978 with his wife Elizabeth, where he spent the remainder of his life. William ...

Dr. Philip E. March

Dr. Philip E. March, age 92, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 with his family by his side at the Southern NH Medical Center in Nashua. He was born on July 13, 1926 in Nashua, the son of the late Elwin and Norma (Pierce) March. Dr. March proudly and honorably served his country during ...

Brandon Scott ‘Memo’ Kluz

Brandon Scott Kluz, 23, of Milford, NH died on Thursday, November 22, 2018, Thanksgiving Day, as a result of a gunshot wound inflicted upon him. Brandon was born on August 12, 1995 in Landstuhl, Germany to Army LTC(R) Anthony P. Kluz, Sr. of Valrico, FL and Monica (St. Cyr) Kluz of Milford, ...

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Ann Darling

Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Darling, age 77, passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack. She was born on November 18, 1941 in Nashua, NH, the daughter of the late Helen Nellie Darling. She was a lifelong resident of Nashua and later Litchfield, ...

Kathryn ‘Kay’ Dake Williams

Kathryn Dake Williams (Kay) of Wilton, New Hampshire, died on November 26, 2018 after a short stay at the Hillsborough County Nursing Home in Goffstown, New Hampshire. Previously from Carthage, New York, she had been living in Wilton since 2012. Kay was born in Ogdensburg, New York on May 9, ...

Zachary Knutson

On October 22nd, 2018 surrounded by family and immeasurable love, Zachary Knutson’s 2 year battle with cancer peacefully ended. Zachary was born in Seattle, Washington to Stanley and Linda Knutson on July 26, 1970, eleven minutes before his twin sister Cecilia. At the time, the two ...

Flash flooding hits area scarred by recent wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Flash-flooding hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California on Thursday and swift water rescue teams were deployed to help people stranded in vehicles after a downpour in the Paradise area, officials said. The Butte County Sheriff’s Department ordered ...

Mother thinks teen is missing out

DEAR ABBY: I am a 17-year-old girl who has been in a long-distance relationship for two years. We’re still in high school and actively involved in sports and extracurricular activities. Our schedules only really allow for texting and FaceTiming rather than going out. Although our time is ...