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1 hr ago | SeacoastOnline

Massachusetts man indicted on two robbery charges

A man who police believe was responsible for a number of high-profile robberies in Massachusetts is now facing charges in connection with two that occurred in Seabrook.

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Related Topix: Seabrook, NH

3 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Family charged in alleged Canobie Lake Park melee released on bail

Three members of a Vermont family charged with riot for an alleged scuffle with police at Canobie Lake Park have been freed from jail after their arrests in Salem.

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Related Topix: Salem, NH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

15 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Jury deliberating in Plaistow lawyera s sex assault trial

Lawrence Buswell, 53, is in Rockingham County Superior Court facing two counts of felonious sexual assault.

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Related Topix: Plaistow, NH, Kingston, NH

20 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

N.H. June jobless rate is sixth lowest in country Latest U-6 a labor...

The unadjusted June 2014 unemployment rate for New Hampshire was 4.3 percent, a decrease of 0.1 percent from the May rate, which remained at 4.4 percent after revision, according to figures released by New Hampshire Employment Security.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, Belknap County, NH, Carroll County, NH, Strafford County, NH, Alton, NH

Yesterday | Foster's Daily Democrat

N.H. minimum wage at federal minimum for 5 years

It's been five years since the federal minimum wage has increased. While many states have laws in place that have boosted their minimum wage, New Hampshire has stayed at the federal minimum.

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Related Topix: Strafford County, NH

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Seacoast Mental Health Center receives $15g grant

The Seacoast Mental Health Center recently received a more than $15,000 grant to support a program that allows non-violent offenders with drug problems to receive treatment for addiction instead of incarceration.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Man going to prison in roofing scam

The New Hampshire attorney general announced Tuesday that Timothy J. Currier has been sentenced to three to six years in state prison.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Danville, NH, Plaistow, NH, Newton, NH

Mon Jul 28, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Gusty winds, heavy rain in forecast

The National Weather Service said widespread showers and storms are in the forecast for parts of New Hampshire and Maine, including Rockingham and York counties.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

NH June jobless rate is sixth lowest in country

The unadjusted June 2014 unemployment rate for New Hampshire was 4.3 percent, a decrease of 0.1 percent from the May rate, which remained at 4.4 percent after revision, according to figures released by New Hampshire Employment Security.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, Belknap County, NH, Carroll County, NH, Strafford County, NH, Barrington, NH

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Fired Seabrook officers seeking reinstatement

Two Seabrook police officers fired Wednesday and a lieutenant who was demoted following a probe into a four-year-old excessive force incident caught on video are contesting the town's disciplinary action.

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Related Topix: Seabrook, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Police arrest man they claim is oxycodone dealer

Police here arrested a man on the steps of the North Church in Market Square Friday afternoon on a warrant alleging felony sale of oxycodone.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Drugs

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect into Wednesday evening for York County in Maine and Rockingham County in New Hampshire, including coastal areas and surrounding counties.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm

Foster's Daily Democrat

Two Seabrook officers fired, others disciplined in assault of suspect

Two police officers were fired and several others were disciplined in connection with the Nov. 11, 2009, assault of a man who had been taken into police custody.

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Related Topix: Seabrook, NH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Franek showed courage in a dire situation

The story of Fremont Police officer Derek Franek is another example of the quick thinking that law enforcement must constantly employ in life-and-death situations.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Jeanette M. Morrissette

Jeanette M. Morrissette, 103, longtime resident of Exeter, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood.

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Related Topix: Exeter, NH, Epping, NH

SeacoastOnline

Suspects in thefts from stolen van indicted

A pair accused of stealing equipment from a stolen work van and then ditching the vehicle in a parking lot at Exeter Hospital has been indicted on theft charges.

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Related Topix: Exeter, NH, Seabrook, NH

SeacoastOnline

Sobriety checkpoint nets 9 DWI charges, 8 other arrests

State and local police made nine driving while intoxicated arrests and eight other arrests Saturday after screening 556 vehicles during a sobriety checkpoint along Ocean Boulevard in Seabrook.

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Related Topix: Seabrook, NH, Hampton, NH

SeacoastOnline

Man charged in 2 Portsmouth robberies a suspect in Exeter, too

An Exeter man accused of robbing two Portsmouth stores at knife point is also suspected of holding up an Xtra Mart in Exeter in June.

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Related Topix: Exeter, NH, Portsmouth, NH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Sen. Shaheen, veterans advocate for each other

On Friday, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen dropped in on a group of veterans running a phone bank to urge other veterans to join in supporting the senator's bid for re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Portsmouth, NH, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican

Fri Jul 18, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Lieutenant's wife serves 5 days in jail after DWI crash

A Seabrook police lieutenant's wife served five days behind bars earlier this month after pleading guilty to crashing her SUV while driving drunk.

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Related Topix: Seabrook, NH

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