Foster's Daily Democrat
Durham FD, UNH sorority meet AED life-saving goal
Just five years after losing both her mother and sister to heart failure, 20-year-old UNH student Andrea Karpinski went into cardiac arrest while working out at a Derry gym.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
State Senate approves bill to name Derry bridge after fallen Marine
A bill to name a bridge on West Broadway after a fallen Marine and Pinkerton Academy graduate is one step closer to becoming law.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Derry councilors vote to expand revitalization zone
Hoping to draw more businesses to Derry, councilors are participating in a state program to expand a revitalization zone in town.
Senate votes to ban hand-held cellphone use in cars; bill heads back to House
A bill banning the hand-held use of cellphones or other electronic devices while driving was approved by the Senate Thursday.
Police seeking heroin epidemic answers
"When we have people shooting up in the parking lot of Target in Bedford at two in the afternoon, we have a problem," said Bryfonski, who along with dozens of law enforcement officials from throughout southern New Hampshire, attended a roundtable discussion yesterday on heroin and prescription drug abuse in the Granite State.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Derry woman accused of burglaries
A Derry woman is facing charges that she burglarized a dozen homes across Rockingham County and either sold or attempted to sell jewelry taken from homes, prosecutors said.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Derry to apply for engineering study grant
Councilors gave approval Tuesday night for the town to apply for Community Development Block Grant funds to pay for an engineering study of the aging infrastructure of the Frost Residents Cooperative.
A Derry man pleads innocent to falsely claiming a master electrician license
Henry T. Pratte, 54, of 32 Old Chester Road, is accused of using the number of a licensed electrician on his website without permission.
Legislative committees move 4.2-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase closer to reality
CONCORD The 4.2-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase is one step closer to showing up at gas pumps July 1. Tuesday the Joint House Public Works and Highways, and Ways and Means committees voted 26-11 to approve Senate Bill 367 after three Republican attempts to change the bill were voted down on close votes.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
After long winter, Granite Staters enjoy warm weather
SEASHELL IN HAMPTON BEACH, QUITE THE BUSY SPOT TODAY. I KNOW I'M STARTING TO SNEEZE, ARE YOU? I DON'T HAVE ALLERGIES, BUT I DON'T THINK I WOULD TRADE IT FOR THIS KIND OF WEATHER.
Chester teen suffers serious injuries in dirt bike accident
According to New Hampshire Fish and Game officers, a male teen, 15, from Chester, and a friend were riding dirt bikes on private property in a wooded area along Route 121 around 8:15 a.m. in Chester when he lost control of the bike, suffering what was termed as a serious injury to a leg.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Authorities test fox for rabies after it bit 5-year-old girl
A fox that bit a 5-year-old girl on the ankle Thursday afternoon at a local playground is being tested for rabies by New Hampshire Fish and Game.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
For Derry volunteer, community television is an outlet
For volunteer Tom Wood, the television station has helped hone his television production skills while providing an outlet for his creativity.
Aggressive fox euthanized after biting 5-year-old at Derry playground, police say
An aggressive fox that bit a 5 year-old at a local playground was euthanized Thursday after it was captured following an extensive search by police and wildlife officials.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Pinkerton Academy in Derry to host Southern New Hampshire College Fair
One of the biggest in the state, the college fair is scheduled to run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the gymnasium.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Londonderry man sentenced for robbery of $10k in pills from CVS
A Londonderry man was sentenced to three to six years in state prison on Tuesday for robbing a CVS store in Derry of more than 900 pills worth more than $10,000 after threatening three employees at gunpoint.
Rockingham County must address growing heroin problem
This past week, I spoke at two forums focused on the heroin epidemic that has gripped New Hampshire.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Derry man arraigned in Londonderry home invasion
Joshua MaGee, 29, was arraigned on charges of burglary, armed robbery, criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon and criminal constraint, a court official said Monday.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Samantha Meletis, 15, of Derry is shown with her grandmother, who has Alzheimera s.
A local teen is going the distance in the fight against Alzheimer's, a disease that affects more than 22,000 people in the Granite State.