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Just reduced: For a mere $800,000 you could own your own Nashua courthouse
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
CourthouseSale093014 NASHUA – After more than a year on the market, the price tag for the former Nashua District Court on Walnut Street has dropped $300,000. … Full story    
Liberty Utilities’ electric customers face huge rate increase Nov. 1
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
LibertyBigRateInc0930 CONCORD – The state Public Utilities Commission has granted Liberty Utilities’ request to sharply increase its rates for the roughly 42,500 electric customers it serves … Full story    
Nashua driver in MassPike fatal gets 9 months in jail
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Nashua woman who was behind the wheel when her car crashed, killing her boyfriend, on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Westborough … Full story    
Firewood is in short supply around New Hampshire, because trees bring in more money for other uses
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
woodfuel0926 Heating your home with stacks of cut firewood might be an old New Hampshire tradition, but market forces mean that it will be a more … Full story    
Building on Lowell Road to be demolished to make room for car dealership displays
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
HudsonSubaru0924 HUDSON – A building that was once a residential home, and then a training facility for the Hudson Fire Department, will soon be no more. … Full story    
‘Nashua should be proud’ of Science NECAP scores, Asst. Superintendent Seusing says
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
BOEMeeting092914 NASHUA – District Science NECAP scores were celebrated by board members and administrators at Monday evening’s school board meeting. Assistant Superintendent Jennifer Seusing presented the … Full story    
Litchfield board member anticipates more talk on superintendent’s contract
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Litchfieldpreview092914 LITCHFIELD – School board member John York said he expects more discussion on the recent non- renewal of Superintendent Brian Cochrane’s contract at the board’s … Full story    
Nashua police charge man with assault
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
ACBRFPkg Nashua police arrested a city man early Saturday morning and accused him of assaulting a woman he knows. Police were called to a home on … Full story    
Former Nashua man accused of molesting a boy in 1980s wants confession to police thrown out of court
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
KeeganMotion092514 NASHUA – Lawyers for a former Nashua man charged with sexually assaulting a child more than three decades ago say police violated his rights to … Full story    
State to appeal judge’s order allowing Nashua to put charter amendment on Nov. 4 ballot
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
BallotAppeal092914 CONCORD – The state attorney general’s office will appeal a judge’s ruling that Secretary of State William Gardner must put a city charter amendment on … Full story    
Hudson man riding dirt bike injured during jump in Litchfield
Monday, September 29, 2014
ATVCrash092914 LITCHFIELD – An experienced dirt bike rider was flown to a Boston hospital Sunday after getting thrown from his bike while attempting a jump. Authorities … Full story    
Police say Manchester man arrested for going 136 MPH on Everett Turnpike in Nashua
Monday, September 29, 2014
HighSpeedChase092914 NASHUA – Police arrested a man they say was driving up to 136 miles per hour on the F.E. Everett Turnpike on Sunday. David Jordan, … Full story    


State
NH falcon has cataract surgery, gets new lenses
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
CONCORD (AP) — A falcon in New Hampshire has undergone eye surgery to remove cataracts and has received new, synthetic lenses. Banner, a 4-year-old falcon, … Full story    
Charges dropped for Milton man who sold rhino head
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
MILTON (AP) — A New Hampshire man who tried to sell an 80-pound rhinoceros head online is happy that charges against him have been dropped. … Full story    
Politics meets energy at forum
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
spstateEnergySummit092914 CONCORD – Political candidates who spoke at an energy forum Monday agreed with one lawmaker’s apt summary that “price, price, price” is the top concern … Full story    
World & Nation
Obama: US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State threat
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Obama093014 WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the … Full story    
5 more bodies found at Japan volcano; toll now 36
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
JapanVolcano093014 KISO, Japan – Toxic gases and ash from still-erupting Mount Ontake forced Japanese rescue workers to call off the search for more victims Monday as … Full story    
Study: Recessions can cancel motherhood
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
ACMotherhood NEW YORK (AP) – When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve? A massive new … Full story    
Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid
Monday, September 29, 2014
GSEbola092914 MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) – Doctors are in short supply. So are beds for patients. Six months after the Ebola outbreak emerged for the first time … Full story    
Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters
Monday, September 29, 2014
GSHongKongGas092914 HONG KONG – Pro-democracy demonstrators defied onslaughts of tear gas and appeals from Hong Kong’s top leader to go home, as the protests over Beijing’s … Full story    
Gaza war deals blow to Israel’s tourism industry
Monday, September 29, 2014
GSIsraelTourism092914 JERUSALEM – It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. But all that changed when the 50-day war between Israel … Full story