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Yesterday | Foster's Daily Democrat

State awards Homemakers over $900g Contract includes case management services

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has once again awarded The Homemakers Health Services a one-year $901,662 contract to continue to provide home health, home support and adult day care services to older and disabled adults in Strafford County and surrounding areas.

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Yesterday | Foster's Daily Democrat

July jobless rates for towns and cities released

As recently reported, the unadjusted July 2014 unemployment rate for New Hampshire was 4.4 percent, an increase of 0.1 percent from the June rate, according to figures from New Hampshire Employment Security.

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

Yesterday | UnionLeader.com

'human' to stay 'human' on primary ballot

A candidate known as "human" won't appear as "Human" or "HUMAN" on the Sept. 9 Democratic primary ballot for Rochester Wards 1 and 6. "I can't believe how people at every step of the way have obstructed my ability to run for office," David Montenegro, whose legal name is "human," said Wednesday after the Ballot Law Commission's 5-0 decision.

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Related Topix: Manchester, NH

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Candidates ready for primary election races

The fall election is still more than 10 weeks off, but several races for State Representative are in high gear ahead of the Sept.

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Related Topix: Durham, NH, Dover, NH, US News, Strafford, NH, New Durham, NH

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

'Stumbling blocks' delay Hyder House transfer

Despite months of effort, collaboration and planning between county officials and Amedisys, Hyder Family Hospice House will be closing its doors for an unknown length of time.

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Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine, Medicare, Medicaid, Health

SeacoastOnline

Cindy Sheppard sentence is 'woefully insufficient'

According to Kyle Stucker's article, Cindy Sheppard of Hampton pleaded guilty on Aug. 20 to charges related to the deaths of two Massachusetts bicyclists last Sept.

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Related Topix: Hampton, NH, Prison, Opinion

Foster's Daily Democrat

Heroin robber back in jail, faces theft, conspiracy, bail charges

Robbery suspect Tasha Loaiza is back in jail after violating bail conditions and being arrested on additional charges.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

Trial set for man charged in crash that killed honeymooner

A trial date has been set for a driver charged in a crash that killed a Minnesota bride and seriously injured her husband as they honeymooned in New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: Rollinsford, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Martin candidate for state rep from Dover

David K. Martin is running for State Representative, in Strafford County District 20 .

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Related Topix: Dover, NH, Portsmouth, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth man indicted on three felonies

A city man accused of punching, choking and threatening a woman with a knife earlier this year has been indicted by a Strafford County grand jury.

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Related Topix: Somersworth, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Sex offender indicted for failing to register

A city man who once served as an elected chair of the Dover Head Start Policy Council has been indicted on a charge that he failed to report his change of address to police.

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Related Topix: Prison

Foster's Daily Democrat

Displaced mother may be into her home by October

The displaced mother of four who has remained homeless since arson destroyed the house she and her children had just begun to call home has received a bit of good news.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Dover, NH

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Farmington Childrena s Center to be replaced by police station?

Farmington Board of Selectmen have balked at renewing the 20-year lease of the purpose-built Children's Center, which has an enrollment of around 100 youngsters of various ages.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Farmington Childrena s Center plays a vital economic role

Most people will look favorably on the fact that Farmington selectmen are still trying to come up with a solution to the cramped conditions in the current police station.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NH, Opinion

Foster's Daily Democrat

Retired teachers to tour Dover facility

The first fall meeting of the Strafford County Retired Educators Association will be held at Maple Suites located at 30 Holiday Drive on Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Dover, NH

FITSNews

Former Virginia Governor Addressing New Hampshire GOP Groups

Former Virginia Governor James Gilmore will address back-to-back-to-back New Hampshire Republican events on September 6, American Opportunity announced today.

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Related Topix: Dover, NH, Stratham, NH, Hillsborough County, NH, Nashua, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

The Monarch School of New England, Part 9 Diane Besseya s many roles at The Monarch School

This is the 9th in a series on the Monarch School of New England. Articles and photographs will showcase the history of the school: its journey in becoming one of the state's most highly recognized schools for its work with students with significant disabilities.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Education Etc., Family, Kids, Rochester, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Revenue loss focuses on Fire Department

The investigation regarding the possible loss of town revenues is primarily being focused on the Farmington Fire Department.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Woman pleads guilty to giving drugs to teen who killed cyclists

A woman accused of giving unlicensed driver Darriean Hess the powerful painkiller fentanyl several hours before Hess allegedly killed two bicyclists last fall pleaded guilty to four drug-related charges Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Hampton, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

County drug task force makes drug arrest

A Rochester woman was arrested Tuesday by the Strafford County Drug Task Force for possession of methamphetamine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rochester, NH

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