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17 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Man faces shoplifting, drug charges

Police here charged a Rochester man in connection with a shoplifting incident at Walmart.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH

23 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Profile Bank promotes Lisa Fetter to vice president of Information Technology

Profile Bank is proud to announce that Lisa Fetter has recently been promoted to vice president of Information Technology.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH, Southern New Hampshire University

Yesterday | Foster's Daily Democrat

Former girlfriend of murder suspect released from jail

A material witness in the Farmington murder case against Christopher Gay has been released from jail, after being held on a material witness warrant, to ensure she will appear to testify in court.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NH, Drugs

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

New deputies sworn in by Strafford County Sheriff's office

Three deputies were sworn in during a brief ceremony at the Strafford County Sheriff's Office April 1. Michael Sullivan, Edward Levesque and Paul Callaghan are the newest additions to the department.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH, US Military, US Air Force, Madbury, NH, US Army, Durham, NH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Power supplier announces support for SASS

Sexual Assault Support Services announced a new partnership with ENH Power called "Choose the Power to Keep Kids SAFE!" and will hold a fund-raising party Thursday, April 17. SASS serves 42 cities and towns in Rockingham and Strafford counties and for 35 years has been dedicated to the prevention of sexual assault, sexual abuse and stalking, while ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Rockingham County, NH, Portsmouth, NH

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Griffith receives Spirit of Community Award

Courtesy photo Strafford County Commissioners Leo Lessard, George Maglaras and Robert Watson congratulate 12-year-old Lee resident Quinn Griffith on receiving the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

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Related Topix: Dover, NH, Durham, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Police charge man with dealing heroin

Police found marijuana, cash and nearly 80 grams of heroin while executing a search warrant late Thursday at a Main Street home.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Farmington, NH, Somersworth, NH, Rochester, NH

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Family Justice Center plans fundraiser, April 26

Strafford County Family Justice Center is holding a fundraiser at The Governor's Inn on April 26, and has already been pledged $3,000 by Access Sports Medicine.

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Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock

Foster's Daily Democrat

Feeding the community feeds the soul Elks volunteers, Homeless Center ...

The Rochester Elks Lodge opened its doors to the less fortunate Sunday afternoon, holding a dinner for the homeless.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Hardeea s Market robbery suspects are indicted

A Strafford County grand jury has indicted three people in connection with the armed robbery of Hardee's Market & Deli last March, including two siblings.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH, Somersworth, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Childhood sex abuse survivor testifies for Senate bill

As a child, Jessica Paradis of Somersworth did not know something was wrong. When she did, she did not know what to do about it.

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Related Topix: Somersworth, NH, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Dover, NH

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Judge retires, is reprimanded after sexist comment

A veteran New Hampshire judge has retired and been reprimanded after he made comments believed to disparage female lawyers.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth council tweaks budget, delays final vote

The City Council authorized tweaks to the proposed 2014-15 budget Monday but deferred final action on the plan for at least two weeks.

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Related Topix: Somersworth, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Friends of Hyder House hope for the best

A charitable trust by Friends of the Hyder Family Hospice House has been established to continue support efforts to help keep the facility running.

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Related Topix: Barrington, NH

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Head Start to canvass Strafford County

Head Start and Early Head Start employees will go door-to-door in neighborhoods in and around Dover, Farmington, Gonic, Milton, Somersworth, Rochester and Wakefield.

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Related Topix: Somersworth, NH, Rochester, NH, Medicine, Nutrition

Foster's Daily Democrat

Stabbing suspect remains held on $100g cash bail

Lashate Word, accused of stabbing a sleeping man several times on First Street last month, remains held at Strafford County jail, despite his attorney Monday arguing Word should have a chance to be in the community.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

Mon Apr 07, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Retired judge reprimanded, told remarks were sexist

A recently retired Superior Court judge has been reprimanded after reportedly making sexist remarks, such as blaming the increased number of female lawyers for the public's disrespect of the legal system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

UnionLeader.com

Retired judge reprimanded for sexist remarks

Lewis, of Durham, accepted the reprimand issued recently by the Judicial Conduct Committee, but disputed that he made such statements.

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Related Topix: Durham, NH

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

NHa s jobless rate ranks 9th lowest

As reported last week, the NH unadjusted, or U-3, jobless rate for February was put at 5.2 percent.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, Belknap County, NH, Carroll County, NH, Rockingham County, NH, Alton, NH

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Two sides of the justice coin

In yesterday's editorial we offered some thoughts on two candidates seeking to be the next Rockingham County Attorney, in light of Jim Reams' suspension from the office and his decision - regardless of outcome - to not seek re-election.

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Related Topix: Rockingham County, NH, Salem, NH, Portsmouth, NH, Opinion

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