Escaped inmate arrested in Vernon.

New Hampshire State Police say David Ward was arrested in Vernon on Friday, after Authorities say he walked away from the Calumet Transitional Housing unit in Manchester.


Three Arrested Out of Riot Investigation.

Police say Sean Stroehlein,Brett Osborne and Cordell Olliverra were arrested for their roles in the October 18th riot near the campus of Keene State College.


Court documents: Suspect destroyed kidnap evidence.

Courts documents say 34-year-old Nathaniel Kibby has been charged with kidnapping, imprisoning and sexually assaulting a teenage girl over nine months ordered his captive to lie to police and help him destroy evidence.


Colonial Theatre Finance Director Charged with Forgery.

Police have charged Gale Saleski of Stoneham Massachusetts with a single count of Forgery after they say she attempted to use a check issued by the Colonial Theater to purchase a car.


Pro-O’Brien Republicans set to meet.

Republicans loyal to former House Speaker Bill O'Brien will gather Tuesday morning, a day before the first official House Republican caucus of the new session.


Governor to discuss financial exploitation law.

Gov. Maggie Hassan plans to discuss a measure she signed into law that strengthens the penalties for financially exploiting the elderly and other vulnerable New Hampshire citizens.


Lawmakers expand Medicaid, reject casinos in 2014.

The past year saw the Legislature expand Medicaid, fund road and bridge repairs and settle two lawsuits related to mental health care.


Keene Police charge registered Sex offender with attempted Theft.

Police arrested Roger Brisson as part of an investigation into a number of attempted thefts totaling in excess of $40,000.00.


Widespread FairPoint outage in New Hampshire, Vermont.

The Communications says it's working to restore service for thousands of customers across Vermont and part of New Hampshire who've lost their high-speed Internet service.


Court upholds New Hampshire pension reform law.

The State's Supreme Court has upheld a 3-year-old law for public employees that shifted more costs onto workers.


Troy’s Welfare Administrator arrested, charged with Embezzlement.

State Police arrested Cynthia Satas on Monday, after Police alleged she's been using Town funds for the past several years to pay her utility bills.


Shea-Porter applauds tax deduction extension.

Shea-Porter says she's pleased that her efforts to give teachers modest recognition for their financial sacrifices are paying off.


New Hampshire Medicaid enrollment exceeds expectations.

Less than six months after sign-ups began, the state is already close to meeting its first-year enrollment target for the newly expanded Medicaid program.


Troy’s Welfare Administrator under investigation.

State Police say they're investigating a claim that Troy's Welfare Administrator Cynthia Satas, used town funds to pay her own bills.


Union rejects FairPoint’s back-to-work request.

Striking workers say they've received a letter urging them to return to work, as the company says it would prefer to pay their own workers instead of contractors hired during the strike.


Keene man arrested in connection with West St robberies.

Police have arrested David Wood-Blanchette as the alleged suspect in a pair of robberies which occurred Wednesday morning along West st.


GOP Rep. Jasper defeats O’Brien, wins speakership.

Rep. Shawn Jasper of Hudson has been named the next speaker of the New Hampshire House, after mounting a last-minute challenge to former speaker and fellow Republican Rep. Bill O'Brien.


1 hospitalized after fire at Peterborough home.

Firefighters in Peterborough, were able to pull a man from a smoldering house fire and quickly put out the flames Wednesday afternoon.


Police Investigate West St. Robberies.

Keene Police are searching for a suspect following Wednesday morning's robbery of the Circle K gas station and the attempted robbery of the Walgreen's Pharmacy.


Keene to hold meeting on future of pumpkin fest.

City Officials are holding a meeting Tuesday night at Keene State College to discuss the future of the Keene Pumpkin Festival following the the violent riot which took place near the family-friendly event this year.

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