Manchester DPW chief says up to 20 layoffs possible with proposed budget

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The city Department of Public Works may have to lay off employees if Mayor Ted Gatsas’ proposed budget is adopted, aldermen were told Tuesday night.

Divers search the Smith River just below Profile Falls on Tuesday.

Officials say Northfield man presumed drowned after 'Polar Plunge'

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A 32-year-old Northfield man was “presumed drowned” in the raging waters of the Smith River after taking a dare from two friends Monday night in what state officials said was a dangerous "Polar Plunge" activity at Profile Falls.

Manchester settles with federal civil rights agency over minority students in advanced courses

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The school board has largely welcomed a settlement with a federal civil rights agency aimed at increasing the number of minority students in advanced high school courses, while minority groups applauded the district for acknowledging what they say is a persistent problem.

Lawmakers fight to find Medicaid fix

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Lawmakers, state officials and health care providers looking for a global solution after judge finds tax unconstitutional.

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Mont Vernon's Preston makes it to final 'Idol' seven

New Hampshire's Alex Preston has survived to sing again on "American Idol." The TV show announced Thursday night via Twitter that Preston was moving on Thursday night after judges voted on the final eight contestants.

The star of 'Inside Amy Schumer,' the popular Comedy Central series that showcases the comedian's wicked wit through scripted vignettes, standup bits and man-on-the-street interviews, has signed onto the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom's summer lineup.

Casino Ballroom books Comedian Amy Schumer

The star of Inside Amy Schumer, the popular Comedy Central series that showcases the comedian's wicked wit through scripted vignettes, standup bits and man-on-the-street interviews, has signed onto the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom's summer lineup.

AROUND THE WORLD: “Eyes of Rwanda,” an exhibit by photographer Evie Lovett, will be on display Friday and Saturday at Keene State College in Centennial Hall at the Alumni Center on Main Street in Keene during the second annual Monadnock International Film Festival.

'Eyes of Rwanda' exhibit to focus on the poverty-stricken country

'Eyes of Rwanda,' an exhibit by photographer Evie Lovett, will be on display Friday and Saturday at Keene State College in Centennial Hall a the Alumni Center on Main Street in Keene, during the second annual Monadnock International Film Festival.


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Deadline extended for startup competition in Rochester

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Participants in the second annual Start Up 2014 Competition have a chance to win more than $31,000 in cash and assistance. While a previously extended deadline was Tuesday, organizers will accept applications until Friday, according to Mary Ellen Humphrey, economic development specialist for the city.

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Our Gourmet: Still a sweet spot in downtown Nashua

Martha's Exchange is still a sweet spot in downtown Nashua.

Tasting Notes with Jim Beauregard: A Riesling from the South Coast of Mass.

Sampling a Riesling from Westport, Mass.

Attorney honored for work helping immigrants

An attorney who runs a Catholic Charities of New Hampshire program that provides legal help to immigrant survivors of serious crime will receive the 2014 Heroes for Justice Award, Catholic Charities announced.

Memorial bench will honor longtime Claremont coach

A memorial dugout bench at Barnes Park will honor former youth baseball coach Ralph Silva who passed away this fall.

John Harrigan: Skier's tumble offers lessons on two fronts

The incredible story of a high-country skier who survived a plunge on an ice slab on Mount Adams made good news for two reasons - his survival and the free flow of information.

Joe Kenney, who recently won a special election to fill the remainder of the late Ray Burton's term as the District 1 Executive Councilor, showed attendees at the recent Granite United Way Northern Region's annual meeting a Burton campaign sign that he brought with him on his own campaign stops as a way of honoring Burton.

Burton remembered for service, loyalty

On a recent night when all the stars in the Granite United Way Northern Region's firmament shined brightly, that of Ray Burton shined the brightest, with speakers at the organization's annual meeting enthusiastically sharing stories about the late District 1 Executive Councilor.

Former Gov. John Lynch stops a group shot to add someone during a gathering of former NH governors to benefit the Bridges House in Concord on Friday.

Ex-governors gather to boost Bridges House

Members of New Hampshire's first families past and present gathered Friday at a fundraiser for Bridges House, the executive residence left to the state by former Governor and U.S. Sen. Styles Bridges.

Nature Talks: Temperature is key to when raccoons become active

Raccoons were on the mind of a Hooksett couple as expressed in a March 9 letter.

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