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13 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

NH state prosecutor: Mazzaglia's friends 'did nothing criminal'

State prosecutor Geoffrey Ward points to Seth Mazzaglia during closing arguments in his murder trial last month in Strafford County Superior in Dover.

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Related Topix: Dover, NH, University of New Hampshire, Rochester, NH

Yesterday | Foster's Daily Democrat

Fugitive of the week nabbed at Derry campground

Paul Gerald Grace, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force's "Fugitive of the Week" for June 26 was arrested today at a campground in Derry, according to a new release from Deputy U.S. Marshal Jeffrey White.

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Related Topix: Derry, NH, Rockingham County, NH

Yesterday | Foster's Daily Democrat

21-year-old man charged in vicious assault during pizza robbery

Police on Friday arrested a 21-year-old Somersworth man in connection with the brutal assault and robbery of a pizza delivery man earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Somersworth, NH, Rochester, NH

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Shannona s brother reportedly made threats against police, neighbor

Wayne Shannon, Jr., the brother of a man killed by law enforcement officers after reportedly threatening officers in March, was taken into police custody last week after a report he made against a neighbor and police.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Fresh food to share Produce raised at grade school is donated to area food pantry

The school year may be over, but the vegetable garden at Horne Street Elementary School is still providing nutritious and delicious food to the local community.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Dover, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Weeden wants sobrietor monitoring bracelet removed

A motion has been filed on behalf of Michael Weeden requesting that his sobrietor monitoring bracelet be removed.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons, Prison

Foster's Daily Democrat

Trial postponed for suspect in teen sexual assault

Despite objections by the county attorney, a judge recently postponed the final pretrial conference and trial for David Barr, of Barrington, who is accused of sexually assaulting a teen girl with a developmental disability.

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Related Topix: Barrington, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Did probation, parole officers follow own procedures in Shannon shooting?

As the Attorney General's Office continues its investigation into the shooting of Ben Shannon, killed by law enforcement officers attempting to serve an arrest warrant, questions remain about whether probation and parole officers followed their own internal procedures during the March 10 incident.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Robbery charge in Rochester case dropped against Omatie

An assistant county attorney dropped the armed robbery charge against Okiemute "Leo" Omatie, who had been accused of robbing a woman last month while threatening her with a knife at Rochester Residence Inn, where robbery suspect Tasha Loaiza allegedly stole heroin out of the victim's bra.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH, Dover, NH, Somersworth, NH

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Updated 11:55 a.m. Mazzaglia back in court for allegedly hatching jail escape plot

Convicted murderer Seth Mazzaglia was back in court this morning for a status conference on a criminal solicitation charge which relates to his alleged attempt to break out of the Strafford County House of Corrections in 2012.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dover, NH, Violent Crime

Foster's Daily Democrat

Strafford County rents among highest in N.H.

The New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority has released its annual “Residential Rental Cost Survey” and to no surprise, rental costs across the state have increased, leaving Strafford County with one of the highest rent costs in New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, Rockingham County, NH, Coos County, NH, Rochester, NH, Portsmouth, NH

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Head Start Applications being taken

Expecting a child? Have children ages 0-5? Community Action Partnership of Strafford County is taking applications for all of our Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Husband and wife indicted on drug charges

A husband and wife from Dover are facing several felony charges for allegedly possessing a variety of drugs with intent to sell.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Dover, NH, Rochester, NH

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Strafford County Board of Realtors relocates to Dover

Courtesy photo Mark Zoeller, Keller Williams Coastal Realty, Ex Officio; Pamela Vatistas, Keller Williams Coastal Realty, 2012 President; Ansel Crombleholme II, Avalar Advantage, R.E., Treasurer/Secretary; Marc Drapeau, Hourihane, Cormier & Associates, President Elect; Keith Newton, D.F. Richard, Affiliate Char and 2014 Affiliate of the Year; Dave ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dover, NH, Rochester, NH

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

May unemployment 4.4% for NH

The NH unadjusted, or U-3, jobless rate for May, as recently reported, was put at 4.4 percent, the same rate as in April.

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Related Topix: Belknap County, NH, Carroll County, NH, Rockingham County, NH, Alton, NH, Barrington, NH

Sat Jul 05, 2014

UnionLeader.com

A sacred rite denied: Partial justice in Marriott murder

A Strafford County jury did its grim duty at the end of a monthlong trial and found Seth Mazzaglia guilty of murdering 19-year-old Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Police cana t tell who had right-of-way in crash involving deputy sheriff

Due to a lack of witnesses, police have been unable to determine which driver had the right-of-way in last week's accident, which involved a deputy county sheriff who was off-duty, at the intersection of Highland Street and Salmon Falls Road.

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Related Topix: Milton, NH, Rochester, NH

Thu Jul 03, 2014

SeacoastOnline

A Safe Place and SASS eye merger

As of July 1, Kathy Beebe is the new executive director of A Safe Place, a domestic violence crisis center based in Portsmouth.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Portsmouth, NH, Rockingham County, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Head Start Applications being taken

Expecting a child? Have children ages 0-5? Community Action Partnership of Strafford County is taking applications for all of our Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Two men facing drug charges

Two Rochester men have been arrested and face charges of drug possession, One of the men also faces a parole violation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rochester, NH

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