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  1. GPS coordinates used to find lost hikersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    New Hampshire Fish and Game officers say they used GPS coordinates from a 911 cellphone call to find two 17-year-old hikers overcome by darkness at North Pack Monadnock Mountain. Officers say the girls, Elizabeth Silvis-Chandley and Elizabeth Maloney, both of Amherst, started their hike on the Wapack Trail in Greenfield at about 6 p.m. Thursday.

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  2. Reminder: July 1 starts 'hands-free' distracted driving lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    New Hampshire State Police on Thursday made their last public push for the new "hands-free" law that goes into effect July 1, requiring many people to change their driving habits, no longer holding cellphones and wireless devices. Among the speakers at a news conference was Marilyn Bachman, whose husband, John Bachman, was struck and killed by a driver while getting his mail in Amherst two days before Christmas in 2013.

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  3. Building on Hope to announce next projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    An organization that helps nonprofits renovate buildings with donated materials and labor is getting ready to announce its next project.

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  4. 13 states catalog culverts to protect fish, mitigate floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Bridges get a lot of attention when they fail, but scientists are working to eliminate what they say can be an even greater scourge, because of their sheer numbers and their effect on wildlife: culverts. These passages that carry smaller streams under roads and driveways number in the thousands across the East, and their importance came into sharp focus during storms Irene and Sandy in the past few years, when floodwaters washed many of them out and cut off access for days or weeks.

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  5. Woman accused of stealing 13 iPads worth $8,500Read the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Police are looking for a woman suspected of taking 13 iPads from a Wal-Mart in Amherst, New Hampshire, over the weekend. WMUR-TV reports police said the theft happened early Sunday.

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  6. Woman accused of stealing 13 iPads worth $8,500Read the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Police are looking for a woman suspected of taking 13 iPads from a Wal-Mart in Amherst, New Hampshire, over the weekend. WMUR-TV reports police said the theft happened early Sunday.

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  7. Finalists selected for nonprofit renovation projectRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Every two years, Building On Hope works with builders, architects and designers to renovate facilities associated with nonprofit service groups. Last year, nearly 200 volunteers and dozens of companies completed a $300,000 transformation at Opportunity Networks in Amherst, an organization that serves adults with acquired and developmental disabilities.

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  8. NH architects picked for design awardsRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    AMHERST –The American Institute of Architects New Hampshire Chapter has announced the recipients of its 2015 Annual Excellence in Architecture Design Awards, the highest recognition of architecture that exemplifies excellence in overall design, including aesthetics, clarity, creativity, appropriate functionality, sustainability, building performance, and appropriateness with regard to fulfilling the client's program. Selected from 28 submissions, nine projects from eight architectural firms were recognized at the AIANH Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet, January 23, at LaBelle Winery in Amherst.

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  9. Winter onions? UNH scientists show they can growRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    UNH researchers have had success in growing onions during the winter. The bulbs are protected in a specially designed tunnel.

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  10. Canoe overturns, leaves 3 duck hunters in lakeRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Three duck hunters are recuperating after their canoe overturned in a New Hampshire lake, leaving them in near-freezing conditions for about half an hour. Police in Amherst say the canoe overturned Sunday morning in the Souhegan River.

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  11. Canoe overturns, leaves 3 duck hunters in lakeRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Three duck hunters are recuperating after their canoe overturned in a New Hampshire lake, leaving them in near-freezing conditions for about half an hour. Police in Amherst say the canoe overturned Sunday morning in the Souhegan River.

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  12. Man found not guilty in fatal hit-and-run crashRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A driver has been found not guilty in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed a former fire chief in New Hampshire.

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  13. Man accused of throwing bottles, yelling at driverRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    New Hampshire State Police have accused a man of throwing bottles from his car at another driver on the Everett Turnpike and threatening her. John Tiso of Amherst turned himself in on Wednesday on a warrant charging him with criminal threatening and other charges stemming from an incident in September.

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