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Rochester, New Hampshire is located in Strafford County. Zip codes in Rochester, NH include 03867, 03866, and 03868. The median home price in Rochester is $174,900 which is roughly $115/per square foot. More Rochester information.

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Sunday | Foster's Daily Democrat

Miranda misconceptions: Recent cases reveal self-incrimination rules can be tricky

Seth Mazzaglia was sentenced Aug. 14 for the murder of a UNH coed following his conviction in June after a month-long trial.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Attempted murder suspect waives his court arraignment

Attempted murder suspect Jeffrey Hance is being held in jail on $10,000 cash bail after waiving arraignment at Strafford County Superior Court this week.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

UnionLeader.com

NH teen killers to get sentence reviews after state Supreme Court decision

The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Friday became the seventh in the country to rule the U.S. Supreme Court's decision banning automatic life prison sentences for juvenile killers applies retroactively to those whose first-degree murder convictions were final.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Police: Man fabricated bizarre kidnapping story

Police here have arrested a Rochester man in connection with fabricating a story that he was kidnapped from Rochester Common and held at gunpoint earlier this month.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

They're back in business

Customers are back shopping at Market Basket, after news that Arthur T. Demoulas is again the company leader.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Leblanc charged in connection with child pornography

The New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested a 27-year-old man on charges related to child pornography, according to North Hampton Police.

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UnionLeader.com

Newly renovated Blair Covered Bridge damaged by truck

Just two months since the completion of a year-long, $2.5 million overhaul, the Blair Bridge - which crosses over the Pemigewasset River - had to be shut down Thursday afternoon when it was damaged by a tall truck that attempted to cross the single-lane span.

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National Public Radio

Foley's Mother: We Didn't Want Him To Go Back To Syria

A 2011 photo of Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., as he poses for a photo in Boston.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Portable Pantry to leave Rochester and merge with Dover eatery

After five years in business on Hanson Street in downtown Rochester, the Portable Pantry is closing its doors, and moving to Dover.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Woman facing second offense DWI after crash

Police charged a 37-year-old Rochester woman with second-offense driving while intoxicated after her vehicle was involved in a crash on Haven Hill Road on Wednesday.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Monarch School, Main Street and Chamber to host charity bike ride

On Saturday, Oct. 11, the Monarch School of New England, the Rochester Main Street Program and the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, will host the first charity bike ride to be held in Rochester.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Rochester police log

The following items are based on 1,642 entries on the Rochester Police Log from Aug. 6 to 14: Wednesday, Aug. 6 1:56 a.m. - Kora Troy Desautel, 20, of 8 Woodland Green, is charged with driving after suspension.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Rochester author writes of his life in various uniforms

Lilac City native David Duchesneau has spent many years in uniform - from attending Holy Rosary School and belonging to a Drum and Bugle Corps as a youngster, to joining the United States Marines Corps, and later, having a 20-year career with NH State Police.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

RP Abrasives & Machine Inc. takes a shine to Rochester

Specializing in bead blasting, deburring, polishing, and passivating of metal machined parts, RP Abrasives employs a dozen people in the Spaulding Industrial Park located at the very tip of Rochester on Route 125.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

TBD.com

Freed Syrian hostage back in U.S., mom of another hostage pleads for son's release

A U.S. journalist speaking publicly for the first time since his release from a Syrian extremist group said Wednesday that he was overwhelmed to learn that so many "brave, determined and big-hearted" people were behind efforts to secure his release.

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Deseret News

Is James Foley a martyr? A brutal death sparks a faith-based debate

Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., responds to questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston, Friday, May 27, 2011.

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CBC News

U.S. journalist 'overwhelmed' at being home after kidnapping in Syria

Peter Theo Curtis, who was released on Sunday from two years in the captivity of insurgents in Syria, talks to reporters Wednesday near his mother's home in Cambridge, Mass.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Man indicted for attempted murder

City man Jeffrey Hance is facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly trying to strangle a woman in May. Hance, 24, of 12 Academy St., Rochester, was indicted this month on felony second-degree assault and attempted murder, alleging he tried to kill the victim by choking her, and impeding her breathing on May 10, in Rochester.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Inmate in jail riot receives suspended sentence

A Strafford man who was found guilty of rioting inside the county jail will not be punished with any more time at the House of Corrections.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Rick Perry poses in front of roasting pig while honoring James Foley

As if simply mourning the death of executed journalist James Foley was not enough, Governor Rick Perry took it upon himself to pose in front of a roasting pig and ask voters to "make sure to see" his pig.

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