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 2020-10-20 12:18 

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Illegally placed political signs uprooted in York after Susan Collins campaign complained...

YORK, Maine When she noticed all the political signs along Spur Road had suddenly disappeared, Laurie Macdonald started asking questions.Political signs have been a common sight along that grassy median of the short road that connects Interstate 95 with R...

 2020-10-20 03:01 

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In their own words: Roberts and Bailey compete for Maine House District 6 seat...

Democratic incumbent Rep. Tiffany Roberts of South Berwick is facing Republican challenger Burnell Bailey, of South Berwick, in the Nov. 3 election to represent Maine House District 6, which includes parts of South Berwick and North Berwick.Here's how...

 2020-10-20 02:49 

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York voters to consider zoning tweaks with 3 local ballot questions...

YORK, Maine — In addition to voting in the Nov. 3 election to fill a vacancy on the town's Board of Selectmen, York voters will find three referendum questions on their local ballots.The modest changes to local rules would impact stormwater mana...

 2020-10-20 01:42 

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In their own words: Rep. Lydia Blume running for reelection in House District 3...

Democratic incumbent Rep. Lydia Blume of York is running unopposed for reelection to her seat in Maine House District 3, which consists of part of York.Lydia BlumeParty: DemocratAge: 58Occupation: Sales/Marketing Hospitality - Self EmployedCivic/Political...

 2020-10-20 00:52 

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York Education Foundation shifts focus to expressions of appreciation...

YORK, Maine Rather than focusing on raising funds for grant distribution in the 2020-2021 school year, the Board of Directors at the York Education Foundation (YEF) has decided to focus on expressing support and appreciation.The "Appreciation Initiati...

 2020-10-20 00:42 

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'Friends of York Hospital' names 5 scholarship recipients for 2020...

YORK, Maine — A year like no other required a few changes to the process of selecting students for the Friends of York Hospital Scholarship Program, which annually awards scholarships to graduating seniors.The application process proceeded as usual ...

 2020-10-19 22:09 

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Police: Social worker heard shots, approached Lee gunman and tried to help...

DOVER — Police and prosecutors say a social worker attempted to assist the man who fired shots in the Lee Market Place Saturday before authorities locked down the plaza.A police affidavit filed in Strafford County Superior Court states the woman att...

 2020-10-19 20:31 

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Newmarket Junior Senior High pivots to remote learning after 2 diagnosed with COVID-19...

NEWMARKET — The Newmarket Junior High School will be switching from in-person instruction to remote learning after one staff member and a student tested positive for COVID-19.Superintendent Dr. Susan Givens said the district was informed Monday of t...

 2020-10-19 19:52 

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Portsmouth sustainability panel unveiling Project Drawdown tools...

PORTSMOUTH The Portsmouth Sustainability Committee will lead a discussion with residents on Thursday, Oct. 22 to introduce Project Drawdown tools to better equip the eco-municipality in advancing effective climate action.Founded in 2014, Project Drawdown ...

 2020-10-19 19:42 

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Woman sexually assaulted by Newmarket doctor files civil suit against hospital...

BRENTWOOD — A female patient who was sexually assaulted and raped by a doctor associated with Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has filed a civil lawsuit against the hospital and its affiliates claiming they failed to protect her.The woman, identified in ...

 2020-10-19 19:34 

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Eric Trump stumps for dad at Ryan's Place in Epping...

EPPING Eric Trump promised supporters his father would prevail in the upcoming election and win a second term as president during a campaign stop at Ryan's Place restaurant Monday.President Donald Trump's son made an impromptu campaign stop at the...

 2020-10-19 18:46 

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Portsmouth restaurants see growing COVID-19 cases, temporary closures...

At least 13 restaurants in Portsmouth and Kittery, Maine, have closed temporarily in recent weeks following staff members testing positive for COVID-19 or potential exposure via customers.Over the weekend, Legends Billiards and Tavern, Daniel Street Taver...

 2020-10-19 17:13 

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Maine institute joins COVID-19 group; church outbreak grows...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine Medical Center Research Institute is joining an initiative to create a centralized national data platform that scientists can use to study COVID-19 and identify potential treatments.The institute received a $203,000 ...

 2020-10-19 16:31 

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Eversource wins environmental award for Seacoast Reliablity Project in Little Bay...

Eversource announced it has been recognized by the Environmental Business Council of New England for its commitment to safeguarding the ecological health of Little Bay, an environmentally sensitive estuary located in Durham and Newington, while completing...

 2020-10-19 16:31 

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Eversource wins environmental award for Seacoast Reliability Project in Little Bay...

Eversource announced it has been recognized by the Environmental Business Council of New England for its commitment to safeguarding the ecological health of Little Bay, an environmentally sensitive estuary located in Durham and Newington, while completing...

 2020-10-19 15:49 

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Fired Dover officer R.J. Letendre charged with taking drugs police seized for evidence...

DOVER A former Dover police officer has been indicted for allegedly removing a portion of seized drugs before they were entered into evidence, according to Strafford County Attorney Thomas Velardi.A Strafford County grand jury indicted Ronald "R.J....

 2020-10-19 13:58 

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Vice President Mike Pence to hold rally in Portsmouth...

PORTSMOUTH Less than two weeks before the election, Vice President Mike Pence will visit the city on Wednesday for an afternoon rally at Port City Air at Portsmouth International Airport at Pease.President Donald Trump's campaign confirmed the visit o...

 2020-10-19 13:45 

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New Hampshire brings Mass. income tax dispute to Supreme Court...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block Massachusetts from collecting income tax from roughly 80,000 New Hampshire residents who are employed by Massachusetts companies but have been working from home durin...

 2020-10-19 10:57 

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In Farmington: Vote at high school gym this year...

The General Election on Nov. 3 will be held at the Farmington High School gymnasium, 40 Thayer Drive. Polling hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The town held the state primary election there in September and the extra room for social distancing was great. The To...

 2020-10-19 09:21 

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HISTORY MATTERS: Painter Edmund Tarbell rides again...

When he died at his New Castle home in 1938, portraitist Edmund C. Tarbell was known as a master of American Impressionism. Four years ago, amid a groundbreaking Portsmouth exhibition of the painter's work at Discover Portsmouth, art conservator Jerem...

 2020-10-19 01:12 

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Election 2020: 8 vie for four Exeter state rep. seats...

Four Democrats and four Republicans are competing for four seats representing the town of Exeter in the state House.Democrats Lisa Bunker, Julie D. Gilman, Gaby Grossman and Mark A. Paige will face Republicans Edward Duncan, William A. Smith, Greg Stone a...

 2020-10-19 00:25 

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Election 2020: Six vie for three state rep. seats to represent Seabrook/Hampton Falls...

Three Republicans and three Democrats are competing for three seats representing the towns of Hampton Falls and Seabrook in the state House.Republicans Tim Baxter, Tina Harley and Aboul Khan will face Democrats Greg Marrow, Louis D. Flynn and Patricia M. ...

 2020-10-19 00:24 

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Car crashes into Rochester toll booth...

ROCHESTER — A Maine woman was hurt after she allegedly lost control of her car and crashed into a toll booth on the Spaulding Turnpike Sunday afternoon, according to state police.At 4:10 p.m., NH State Police from Troop A responded to the Route 16 T...

 2020-10-19 00:11 

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Election 2020: Hobson, Moore vie for District 35 state rep. seat...

The race for the state representative seat representing District 35 pits incumbent state Rep. Deb Hobson against Democratic challenger Robert Moore.District 35 consists of the communities of East Kingston, Newton, Kensington, and South Hampton.The candida...

 2020-10-18 23:57 

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Spooky fun: Hampton's James House to host outdoor ghost hunt...

HAMPTON The historic James House is hosting a spooky Halloween event on Saturday, Oct. 24 that includes seances and an outdoor ghost hunt.The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the James House, 186 Towle Farm Road in Hampton.Spirit Chasers Paranormal invi...

 2020-10-18 23:51 

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Seacoast Science Center offering virtual field trips...

RYE Seacoast Science Center is offering new virtual field trip programs and online resources designed to excite and engage students in learning about marine science and the natural world around them.While Seacoast Science Center (SSC) is not hosting group...

 2020-10-18 23:46 

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Kensington Library to host virtual program on history of US Post Office...

KENSINGTON The library is hosting a virtual event on "Pushing the Envelope- A History of the United States Post Office" on Wednesday, Oct. 28The program can be viewed via the online platform Zoom at 7 p.m.By viewing images of vintage U.S. postage ...

 2020-10-18 23:38 

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Spooktacular Story Hour at the North Hampton Library...

NORTH HAMPTON The library is hosting a special Halloween Story Hour for preschoolers on Saturday, October 31.Youth librarians will read age-appropriate books and sing songs at 10 a.m. outside on the side lawn of the library. The event will also include a ...

 2020-10-18 20:53 

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Another Maine church grappling with virus outbreak...

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed an outbreak in a church in the town of Brooks.At least 17 cases are linked to the Brooks Pentecostal Church, and the Maine CDC launched an investigation, officials said Sunday.Individuals w...

 2020-10-18 19:15 

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Police: Lee shopping plaza gunfire suspect had multiple weapons...

LEE — The suspect in a gunfire incident at a shopping plaza Saturday is a convicted felon and was in possession of multiple stolen firearms and a significant quantity of ammunition, according to police."I thank the powers that be that this did n...

 2020-10-18 16:17 

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Family reopening Little Lebanon in Dover to honor Amer Fakhoury...

DOVER On Tuesday, the family of Amer Fakhoury will reopen the restaurant he loved, and they have also started a foundation in his honor."The community has been very supportive," said Zoya Fakhoury, one of Amer's daughters. "We are opening ...

 2020-10-17 20:59 

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Fun and treats at Kittery drive-by Halloween event...

The Kittery Community Center hosted its 18th annual Halloween celebration on Saturday, and it looked a little different than in previous years.KCC Director Todd Henley said due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's event was a drive-through edition.&#...

 2020-10-17 20:31 

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Great Bay Stewards announce new officers, board member...

GREENLAND — The Great Bay Stewards announced the addition of Martin Borg to the Board of Trustees.Borg was elected at the Stewards' Annual Members Meeting, held remotely this year for the safety of members. A copy of the meeting presentation is ...

 2020-10-17 20:18 

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Family preserves legacy of Fracassi Family Educational Trust...

PORTSMOUTH — Another treasured link to Santarcangelo, Italy, the city with which Portsmouth established a Friendship City relationship in December 2019, is gone, but not forgotten.The oldest member of the Fracassi Family Educational Trust Board of T...

 2020-10-17 19:57 

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New England college enrollment down due to pandemic...

BOSTON (AP) — Enrollment declines at many New England colleges during the pandemic are putting further pressure on financially struggling institutions.The number of full-time graduate and undergraduate students plummeted by more than 20% this Septem...

 2020-10-17 19:09 

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Perkins Kwoka gains endorsements including Planned Parenthood Action Fund...

PORTSMOUTH — State Senate District 21 candidate Rebecca Perkins Kwoka has been endorsed by a slew of New Hampshire organizations ahead of the Nov. 3 general election.Among those backing the Portsmouth Democrat are Planned Parenthood Action Fund, NEA...

 2020-10-17 18:35 

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Campaign cash debated in NH's Senate District 23 seat...

EXETER — The race for state Senate District 23 is a rematch of 2018 between incumbent Democratic Sen. Jon Morgan and the seat's previous occupant, Republican William Gannon.The race's outcome will go a long way toward determining the balance...

 2020-10-17 18:28 

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Marker to honor trailblazing Dover suffragette Marilla Ricker...

DOVER — For over 50 years, trailblazing Dover suffragette Marilla Ricker fought for women's right to vote.In honor of Ricker, who died a few months after the 19th Amendment passed 100 years ago, the Woodman Museum will encourage voters this Elec...

 2020-10-17 18:23 

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Portsmouth Halloween Parade holding 'Masking For Help' auction to support local businesses...

The Portsmouth Halloween Parade, in hibernation this year due to COVID-19, is holding a "Masking For Help" auction to support the many local businesses that have supported it over the years."We've been very fortunate to receive tremendous ...

 2020-10-17 18:08 

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Maine congressional race brings less money, fire than 2018...

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A contentious fight for Maine's vast, mostly rural 2nd Congressional District broke state fundraising records in 2018, when the district played a pivotal role in the Democrats' drive to take back the U.S. House of Repr...

 2020-10-17 17:21 

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Winning gingerbread house was heartfelt gift to grandfather...

Martina Berger did not set out to win a blue ribbon in last year's Gingerbread House competition at Discover Portsmouth. Her edible entry, a labor of love, was a precise scale model of the Portsmouth home her 94-year-old grandfather had designed and b...

 2020-10-17 17:19 

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'The need is huge this year': Pease 'n Carrots food drive goes virtual...

PORTSMOUTH — The Pease 'n Carrots annual drive at Pease International Tradeport to benefit Gather will be virtual this year, owing to the limits of the COVID-19 pandemic.With limited in-person staffing at many of the businesses at the tradeport ...

 2020-10-17 16:17 

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Police respond to reported gunfire at Lee Market Basket plaza...

LEE — Police responded to the Market Basket plaza at the town's traffic circle at routes 4 and 125 early Saturday afternoon after a report of gunfire.Shoppers were locked down inside the supermarket but the incident reportedly took place outside...

 2020-10-17 16:17 

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Suspect in custody after gunfire at Lee Market Basket plaza...

LEE — A suspect is in custody, according to an eye witness, following a large police response to a report of gunfire at the Lee Market Place plaza Saturday afternoon.Lee police Lt. Donald Laliberte said no one was injured in the incident. He said be...

 2020-10-17 16:17 

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Suspect in custody after gunfire at Lee Market Place plaza...

LEE — A suspect was taken into custody following a large police response to a report of gunfire at the Lee Market Place plaza Saturday.Lee police Lt. Donald Laliberte said no one was injured in the incident at the shopping plaza, which was busy with...

 2020-10-17 16:02 

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Missing Dover teenage girl found...

DOVER — A teenage girl missing since Thursday night has been found, according to Dover police.Capt. Brad Gould reported the teen had been found shortly before 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16. She is safe, Gould said.Ava Dailey-Harte, 15, was last seen at her...

 2020-10-17 16:02 

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Missing Dover girl located in Portsmouth...

PORTSMOUTH — A missing Dover teenage girl has been located and a California man arrested at a hotel in the city, but police are not yet releasing details of the possible connection between them.A dispatcher at Dover Police and Fire confirmed the 15-...

 2020-10-16 20:50 

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NH hockey shutdown called 'huge disappointment,' but understandable...

DOVER — As 9-year-old Finn Horan was listening to a conversation his parents were having on speakerphone late Thursday afternoon that hockey was being shut down for two weeks because of a coronavirus outbreak he couldn't believe what he was hear...

 2020-10-16 20:36 

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Outbreak linked to NH restaurant, patrons may have been exposed...

CONCORD (AP) — At least 17 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak linked to a restaurant in Hudson, and more patrons may have been exposed, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services said Friday.The cases include a pe...

 2020-10-16 18:51 

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Friendly Toast closes temporarily after employee tests positive for COVID-19...

PORTSMOUTH — The Friendly Toast will close for the weekend after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.Owner Eric Goodwin announced the temporarily closure on Friday."Like other restaurants in our community, we just learned one of our team me...

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