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Towns agree to push for bridge repairs

Nov. 11, 2019 12:12 PM EST

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) — Two towns have announced plans to write New Hampshire transportation officials to request that the bridge connect they two towns be repaired and reopened. The Brattleboro Reformer reports that the spandrel-arch Vilas Bridge over the Connecticut River that connects Rockingham,...

Second boat, victim found in Lake Winnipesaukee

Nov. 11, 2019 9:23 AM EST

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Authorities have found another boat and another victim after a fatal accident on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith. Initial reports of the accident indicated that a 20-foot boat had possibly struck bottom near Bear Island on Friday evening. First responders found the boat's operator dead...

Northern New England gas prices at or below national average

Nov. 11, 2019 9:09 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gas prices are dropping slightly in Vermont, but they still remain higher than the prices in New Hampshire or Maine. The latest GasBuddy surveys show that the average price of gas in New Hampshire held steady at $2.45 per gallon last week. In Maine, the $2.54 per gallon average also...

New Hampshire officials to reopen bridge on Veterans Day

Nov. 11, 2019 5:26 AM EST

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire officials are going to be reopening a bridge named after a Portsmouth man who died fighting during World War II. On Monday, officials are planning to reopen the George R. Laderbush Memorial Bridge, which carries motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic over the Route 1...

Still a chance? 2020 longshots insist race is up for grabs

Nov. 11, 2019 4:10 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders rallied hundreds of supporters outside the New Hampshire capital when the senator formally filed to compete in the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary. A howling crowd cheered South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg as he walked through the statehouse to...

Dozens of New England dams a safety risk, in need of repair

Nov. 10, 2019 9:24 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Merrymeeting Lake is like so many others in the New Hampshire woods, a bucolic summer getaway of cabins and second homes where vacationers sail, swim and fish. Like dozens of other lakes in the state, it also has a problem that is hidden from most of the people who come to enjoy it....

Man arrested for brandishing gun during road rage incident

Nov. 9, 2019 4:58 PM EST

NEWBURY, Mass. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been arrested for pulling a gun on another driver during an apparent road rage incident on a Massachusetts highway. Massachusetts State Police say 31-year-old Matthew Meserve brandished a loaded .380-caliber handgun to another driver while heading north on...

Guadarrama leads New Hampshire over Holy Cross 87-83

Nov. 9, 2019 3:57 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Nick Guadarrama had a career-high 28 points plus 13 rebounds as New Hampshire edged past Holy Cross 87-83 on Saturday. Guadarrama hit 11 of 14 shots and the Wildcats made 11 of 28 3-pointers. Josh Hopkins had 15 points for New Hampshire (2-0). Mark Carbone added 13 points and Sean...

Plaque commemorating pilot of hijacked 9/11 plane missing

Nov. 9, 2019 9:13 AM EST

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A plaque commemorating a New Hampshire man who was piloting one of the planes that was hijacked on Sept. 11, 2001 is missing from the Portsmouth tree where it had been chained for 17 years. The plaque honors Tom McGuinness, the co-pilot of American Airlines Flight 11, which was...

Hassan honors 105-year-old veteran

Nov. 9, 2019 7:57 AM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A World War II veteran who will turn 105 on Veterans Day is being honored by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan. Hassan will join Martin Roy, of Manchester, on Saturday at the VA Medical Center to present him with the official Congressional Record she issued to commemorate his birthday. Roy,...