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New Hampshire substitute teacher arrested after allegedly encouraging middle schoolers to smoke pot

A former substitute teacher in New Hampshire encouraged a group of middle school students to smoke marijuana and even gave one of them a vaping device, authorities said. Elisha Mahar, 20, of Rochester, was charged with four counts of endangering … Continue reading

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Rochester Keno vote recount ends in tie, meaning initiative fails

ROCHESTER — A recount of the Keno votes in Rochester revealed Wednesday that the ballot question tied at 1,037. City Clerk Kelly Walters said that means the resolution on the game failed because it needed a majority vote to pass. … Continue reading

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Rochester state representative asks for city Keno recount

ROCHESTER — A Rochester state representative has asked for a recount of the city’s Keno vote. The ballot question asking whether the game of chance should be allowed in town passed by a single vote. Republican Rep. Matthew Scruton said … Continue reading

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New Hampshire man charged with shocking dog with stun gun

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man accused of shocking his dog with a stun gun has been arrested on animal cruelty charges. Foster’s Daily Democrat reports that 22-year-old Gage White, of Rochester, turned himself in on Monday. Police say they … Continue reading

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NH Fugitive Found Hiding In Stairwell

CONCORD, NH — Last week’s fugitive of the week was arrested this morning reportedly hiding under a blanket in a stairwell of a home in Rochester, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Lace Meattey, 32, was wanted on a warrant out of … 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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Sununu gets good review after speaking to Rochester 9/12 Project

It was not announced on his public schedule, but Gov. Chris Sununu spoke to the staunchly conservative Rochester 9/12 Project on Monday night — and came away receiving a positive review from an influential leader of the group. “The governor … Continue reading

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Man arrested in connection with attack outside Planet Fitness in New Hampshire

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Police have arrested a man in connection with an attack on a woman outside a Planet Fitness gym in New Hampshire last month that was captured on surveillance video. Police arrested 22-year-old Jordan Lamonde, of Portsmouth, on Monday, in … Continue reading

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Recess canceled at NH elementary school after hypodermic needle, spoon found

ROCHESTER — Recess was canceled for some elementary school students in Rochester after a hypodermic needle and spoon were found in a bandana during a routine inspection. | More… | NH1

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NH Corrections officer accused of drug smuggling to claim duress

DOVER — A Strafford County House of Corrections officer accused of bringing drugs to inmates in the jail plans to use the defense of duress, and a well-known inmate is suing over a ban on U.S. mail, claiming it is … Continue reading

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