Daily Archives: September 9, 2017

Did University promote masturbation as deterrent to rape?

A Rochester Institute of Technology official recently argued that a presentation suggesting students “rub one out” to “prevent sexual assault” had nothing to do with deterring rape. The university came under fire last week after one of its presentation slides appeared … Continue reading

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Racial Justice Activists Seek Answers on Claremont Boy’s Injuries

A social and racial justice group is calling on the Claremont Police Department to be more forthcoming with information about injuries suffered by an 8-year-old biracial boy last month. The Valley News reports that a group of teenagers allegedly used racial … Continue reading

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Durham Considers Changing the Name of Columbus Day

During the Public Comments section of the Town Council meeting on February 6, 2017, Durham resident Neil Ferris spoke about a movement underway to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. He said the New Hampshire State Legislature should join … Continue reading

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Congressman Proposes Bill to Control Speech

Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown has proposed legislation that would force every American college to define rules for acceptable speech. It includes federal money for small schools that need assistance in meeting the laws reporting and enforcement requirements. Rules that, if not followed could result … Continue reading

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NH man crashes into wall, glass doorway, woman at Rochester pharmacy

A woman leaving a pharmacy is now in the hospital after being hit by a car that drove into the building, police said. Around noon Sept. 8, the Rochester Police Department, Rochester Fire Department and Frisbie EMS responded to CARE … Continue reading

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Why Are So Many N.H. Towns Split Up Into Villages?

All over New Hampshire, towns are divided into even smaller communities; Barnstead contains Center Barnstead, Barnstead Parade, and South Barnstead. There’s Conway, North Conway and Center Conway. Chocorua, South Tamworth, Wonalancet, and Whittier – are all part of the town of … Continue reading

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Pumpkin pause: Council sends Keene festival back to committee

A scaled-down version of the once-renowned Keene Pumpkin Festival was put on hold Thursday night, when the City Council voted unanimously to reconsider its earlier license approval because of recent “party” chatter on social media surrounding the upcoming event. | … Continue reading

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Claremont Mandates Lead Screenings for Students

The parking lot was overflowing at Claremont’s back-to-school fair this year, held at a playing field just outside of downtown. Families with young kids checked out the fire truck and race cars, and visited booths offering back-to-school info, giveaways and … Continue reading

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Conway NH corn maze carved to honor Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

CONWAY, N.H. — A New Hampshire farm is honoring five-time Super Bowl Champion quarterback Tom Brady in the only way it knows how: building a corn maze of him!. Sherman Farm in East Conway, New Hampshire designed this year’s maze … Continue reading

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Durham, NH Post Office Painting Called Demeaning

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — For decades, a colorful mural of New Hampshire‘s earliest settlers hauling logs, frolicking through the snow and walking through town has greeted visitors at a post office in the state. But one image on the 16-panel artwork … Continue reading

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