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School staff accused of abuse

CONCORD – Relatives of two disabled students are suing a New Hampshire special needs school, claiming staff pinched, hit and taunted the children and took … Full story    

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If Ebola shows up in N.H., Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon will take the patient

LEBANON – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon says it will accept patients with Ebola infection from other New Hampshire hospitals who require ongoing care and … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Groups have concerns with Yankee Power

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – Nuclear watchdog groups said Friday that Entergy Corp. is trying to cut costs at reactors it owns in Vermont, Massachusetts and … Full story    
Updated yesterday

New Hampshire doctor heading to Liberia to help

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s deputy epidemiologist is heading to Liberia to train medical workers on how to protect against the Ebola virus. Besides her state … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Anthem: Insurance rates stay fairly flat

CONCORD – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Hampshire said Friday that on average, its customers who have purchased insurance plans under the … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Strikers continue to target FairPoint owners

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) – A group of striking FairPoint workers is picketing a meeting of Colby College’s trustees, saying one of them has the power … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Hillary Clinton rallies women in New England

BOSTON – Facing an anxious electorate, Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls suggest her party … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Fall River cancer center’s chaplain helps patients

FALL RIVER, Mass. – A significant part of Marika Hull’s role as a chaplain at the Saint Anne’s Hospital Hudner Oncology Center in Fall River … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Man in zebra print dress robs Rochester bank

ROCHESTER (AP) - Police are looking for a man in a zebra print dress who they say robbed a New Hampshire bank. The Bank of … Full story    
Updated yesterday

School staff accused of abuse

CONCORD – Relatives of two disabled students are suing a New Hampshire special needs school, claiming staff pinched, hit and taunted the children and took … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

$1.6M spent on bear hunt ballot question TV ads

AUGUSTA, Maine – The two groups fighting over a ballot measure in Maine that would ban the use of dogs, bait and traps for bear … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Man’s ashes launched into space

AUBURN, Maine (AP) – A Maine mother who’s using social media to have her son’s ashes scattered all over the world has sent him on … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Endangered Species Act anniversary marked

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Biologists and conservationists from across Vermont were in Burlington Thursday for a conference celebrating the 40th anniversary of the state’s Endangered Species … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Lawsuits: Vermont cop violated rights after stops

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) – Three men claim in separate lawsuits that a Vermont state trooper violated their constitutional rights when he improperly searched them after … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

New Hampshire education department gets $10M grant

CONCORD (AP) – Three school districts in New Hampshire are sharing a federal grant worth nearly $10 million to improve access to mental health services … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

‘Pilfered’ pumpkins end up pleasing pigs’ palates

SOMERSWORTH (AP) – A pilfered pumpkin caper in New Hampshire was just a misunderstanding that put some pounds on a passel of pigs. Foster’s Daily … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Keene dentist can’t prescribe drugs during probe

KEENE (AP) – A Keene dentist is temporarily barred from prescribing drugs after an investigation found he wrote about 20 prescriptions for painkillers without documents … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Lobsterman jailed, fined over illegal lobsters

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Maine lobsterman who kept undersized and V-notched lobsters has been sentenced to two days in jail and fined $50,000. The … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Inmate: wife said husband didn’t kill teacher

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) – An inmate who was in prison with the woman charged with killing St. Johnsbury teacher Melissa Jenkins, said the woman told … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Autopsies: Man strangled girlfriend, shot himself

FREMONT, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities say a man strangled his girlfriend and then committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. Attorney General … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

‘7 to Save’ list includes town halls, school house

New Hampshire 60-year old dies in apartment fire MANCHESTER (AP) – New Hampshire fire officials say the body of a 60-year-old man was found after … Full story    
Published:  October 23, 2014

Medicaid expansion, budget top governor’s debate

CONCORD – Medicaid expansion and the state budget emerged as key issues Wednesday in Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and Republican businessman Walt Havenstein’s first televised … Full story    
Published:  October 23, 2014

Fire officials say 60-old man dead at fire scene

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – New Hampshire fire officials say the body of a 60-year-old man was found after a fire in a Manchester apartment. WMUR … Full story    
Published:  October 22, 2014