New Hampshire

Political candidates largely use union shops for printing their campaign material

Political candidates largely use union shops for printing their campaign materia

New Hampshire political candidates, especially the Democrats, largely used union shops in the past election as a source for printing their campaign material, such as mailers, signs, buttons and bumper stickers.

Taking a closer look at various campaign materials reveals that not all these things are created equal, as some feature a miniature label - a made-in-N. H. mark or a symbol showing that they are union-made.

DOT maintains list of dangerous intersections in NH

DOT maintains list of dangerous intersections in NH

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is concerned about various dangerous urban and rural road crossings in New Hampshire, where high number of accidents occurred in the past.

DOT, in fact, maintains a list of the most dangerous intersections in the state. The corner of Route 106 and Seavey Road in Belmont, which appears to a quiet juncture of two country roads, is, for instance, ranked by the department as one of the most unsafe rural intersections in the state.

Northeast Utilities confident of 2015 pact for Northern Pass

Northeast Utilities confident of 2015 pact for Northern Pass

Northeast Utilities, the utility company that is proposing a 187-mile electrical transmission line across New Hampshire, said on Friday that it has no doubts that regulators would agree to a plan by the mid of 2015.

The utility told investors that it could start constructing the transmission line project dubbed Northern Pass in 2016, if the proposal is approved by the state and federal regulators.

Lee Olivier, the utility's executive vice president of enterprise energy strategy & business development, stressed that the need for the transmission line had never been more evident.

Bobcats thriving in New Hampshire

Bobcats thriving in New Hampshire

Elusive bobcats are making a comeback and spreading out in New Hampshire, according to a survey conducted by a team of researchers from the University of New Hampshire and the NH Fish & Game Department.

The recently revealed four-year study says that the secretive cats are now found all through the state. As per data compiled by the researchers, the state is now home to 800 to 1,200 of the elusive felines.

In the mid-1980s, there were must 100 to 150 bobcats in the state, and most of those felines lived amid the rocky outcroppings of rugged southwestern part of the state.

Northwood resident pleads guilty to driving to Maine to have sex with minor

Northwood resident pleads guilty to driving to Maine to have sex with minor

A Northwood, New Hampshire man on Friday pleaded guilty in a federal court to a charge of traveling to Maine to have sex with a minor.

Chad Amodio, a 42-year-old resident of Northwood, N. H., admitted in U. S. District Court in Bangor that he drove to Maine in May 2014 to sexually assault a 13-year-old girl.

As per documents filed by police in the court, Amodio and the minor girl of a northern Maine town started having inappropriate sexual conversations in March, through a website intended for adults to chat and share photographs.

NH woman who helped in rape, death of Mass. student denied parole

NH woman who helped in rape, death of Mass. student denied parole

The New Hampshire woman, who lured a University of New Hampshire student to her apartment as a sex offering for her boyfriend who then killed and raped the student, was denied parole on Thursday.

Kathryn McDonough, 32, who lured the then 19-year-old Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott of Massachusetts to her death, is serving 1½ to 3 years in prison for her role in crime that took place in October 2012.

I want to walk away with no regrets: Scott Brown

I want to walk away with no regrets: Scott Brown

Accepting his defeat by incumbent Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Republican Scott Brown said he fought clean and had no regrets.

In a concession speech, Brown said that one couldn't be in politics unless one had respect the judgment of the people, adding he accepted the voters' decision. After the voting, Brown said, "You've got no business in politics unless you respect the judgment of the people.

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