Monthly Archives: March 2013

Newport School District to Petition Court for New Meeting

In a twist of irony, the Newport School Board had to amend the date on its motion for Superintendent Sussman to file a petition in Sullivan County Superior Court for a new election. The petition is in response to Bert

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West Lebanon Man Arrested For Child Pornography

A West Lebanon man is charged with three counts of possession of child pornography (sound). Lebanon Police say Mark Pfeil 63 turned himself in on Wednesday after learning of an arrest warrant was issued, after an investigation, on March 19,

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Shaheen Promotes NH Tourism

Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) met with CEO’s of major travel companies on Wednesday during a Steering and Outreach Committee meeting to promote travel and tourism in the United States and New Hampshire.Shaheen has long been a champion of nontraditional and

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Brattleboro VT Man Arrested on Lewd and Lascivious Conduct

Vermont State Police arrested a Brattleboro VT man on Wednesday, following an investigation started on Monday. Police say Albert Kurtigian 61 was charged with Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a 14 year old male child. The investigation included Windham County

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Newport Resident Sues For New School Meeting

Bert Spaulding of Newport filed an injunction against the Newport School Board and SAU 43 to hold a new election. According to papers filed in Superior Court, Spaulding states that articles amended at the deliberative session were not available for

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Attorney General Delaney Will Not Seek Second Term

Michael Delaney has announced Tuesday, he’s not seeking reappointment as NH Attorney General. Delaney said he has decided to make a change after serving four years as AG, Governor Maggie Hassan released a statement. “Through nearly a decade and a

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NH Unemployment Rate Remains Flat

Unemployment is flat in New Hampshire but the rate is below the national average. The state Employment Security bureau says the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 5.8 percent. New Hampshire continues to outperform most of New England. Only

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Space Camp Scholarships Available for NH Students

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is accepting application for the annual Alex Higgins Memorial Space Camp Scholarship. The Discovery Center selects three New Hampshire students between the ages of 9 and 18 to participate in simulated astronaut training at the U.S.

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NH Democrat Party Files Right to Know for Chris Sununu

Two days after Chris Sununu said he may consider a run for governor on WMUR’s Close Up the NH Democratic party has filed a right to know request with Attorney General Micheal Delany. Dan McKenna, Legal Counsel for the New

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NH Granted Major Disaster Relief for Nemo Snow Storm

President Obama granted New Hampshire’s request for a major disaster declaration for the severe winter storm that occurred February 8-10 (Nemo) Governor Hassan announced on Tuesday. The declaration includes Belknap, Carroll, and Cheshire, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford and Sullivan counties.

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