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Parents of Crotched Mountain School student detail abuse allegations

GREENFIELD – About a year ago, Jessica Giberson started to notice something wasn’t right with her young son while he was attending the Crotched Mountain … Full story    

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Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dies at 71

BOSTON (AP) — Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics and effective use of technology to govern as Boston’s … Full story    
Updated 41 minutes ago

Mayor: Boston preparing for climate change

BOSTON – The city has made significant strides in preparing for major natural disasters, rising sea levels and other impacts to the ever-changing climate, Mayor … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Maine nurse says she plans to end voluntary quarantine

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) – A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to stop quarantining herself in her … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Parents of Crotched Mountain School student detail abuse allegations

GREENFIELD – About a year ago, Jessica Giberson started to notice something wasn’t right with her young son while he was attending the Crotched Mountain … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

UNH student’s killer to admit attempted escape

CONCORD (AP) — The man serving a life sentence without parole for raping and killing a University of New Hampshire student will plead guilty to … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Feds may shut down Maine shrimp

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Scientists say the Gulf of Maine shouldn’t be fished for northern shrimp for a second straight season because of concerns of … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Maine prepared to enforce ‘voluntary’ quarantine

FORT KENT, Maine – Health officials said Tuesday they’re prepared to legally enforce the state’s “voluntary” quarantine on health care workers who’ve treated Ebola patients. … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Bruins wear “Frozen” costumes for hospital visit

Boston Bruins players wore costumes from the movie “Frozen” during their annual visit  to Boston Children’s Hospital. Some of them even sang “Let It Go,” … Full story    
Updated yesterday

FairPoint offers money to stem vandals amid strike

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – FairPoint Communications is asking the public for help to stem recent vandalism against its property, prompting striking workers to deny union … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Bombing suspect’s friend convicted of lying to FBI

BOSTON – A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Tuesday of lying during the investigation into the 2013 attack. Robel Phillipos, … Full story    
Updated yesterday

N.H. moose hunt successful for 91 hunters

CONCORD (AP) — New Hampshire’s moose season has come to an end, with at least 91 hunters succeeding in bagging a moose during the nine-day … Full story    
Updated yesterday

New Durham police investigating report of cat thrown from car

NEW DURHAM (AP) — Police in New Durham are investigating the death of a cat a motorist reported seeing thrown from a moving car. WMUR-TV … Full story    
Updated yesterday

NH gas prices keep falling - down 26 cents/gallon in one month

Falling oil prices keep translating into falling gasoline prices. Average retail gasoline prices in New Hampshire were down to $3.11 a gallon last week, according … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

N.H. to have 60-plus health care plans in 2015

CONCORD (AP) – There will be more than 60 health plans available to consumers in New Hampshire when enrollment begins next month, up from the … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

State Senate mail campaigns take negative turn

CONCORD – Negative ads have been flooding the television airwaves in the final week before Election Day, but the political messaging in the mailbox might … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Will NH’s all-female delegation last?

CONCORD – New Hampshire has a long history of electing women, but its tenure as the only state with an all-female delegation in Washington could … Full story    
Published:  October 27, 2014

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    
Published:  October 25, 2014

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    
Published:  October 25, 2014

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    
Published:  October 25, 2014

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    
Published:  October 25, 2014

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    
Published:  October 25, 2014