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  1. Seacoast Showdown: Exeter set to invade Clipper country Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    For the first time in 11 years, boys basketball teams from Exeter High School and Portsmouth will share the court in a game that matters, when they meet at Stone Gym for their Division I make-up game on Wednesday . “Before they to D-II they'd struggled in D-I,” said longtime Exeter coach Jeff Holmes.


  2. Freezing for a reasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Hampton – About 1,000 people this weekend were freezing for a reason, taking part in the annual Penguin Plunge for Special Olympics New Hampshire. Mark Ericson of WOKQ served as emcee for the costume parade and for the plunge.


  3. 'Mary Poppins' to be Prescott Park's summer musical Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The production will feature more than 50 local performers including more than a dozen local young actors. The debut of "Mary Poppins" at the park will be the first time this musical has been produced on an outdoor theater in this region.


  4. Eliot/So. Berwick chapter of End 68 Hours of Hunger needs help Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Tricia Foster, coordinator of the program in Eliot/South Berwick, has no assistant and says she may have to leave the volunteer post. End 68 Hours of Hunger strives to relieve the time of hunger for some school children between Friday's free school lunch and Monday's free school breakfast – 68 hours.


  5. Fun for all at annual belt sander raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    After 45 minutes of cutthroat competition, raw power and a near life-threatening injury to a stuffed monkey, Reichard emerged the winner of the Fourth Annual Belt Sander Race at Whitewood Millwork in Dover Wednesday night. Reichard, who represented Selectwood of Portsmouth, plugged in his 15-year-old Porter Cable 3x24, named Bernie Sander, which proved to be the fastest of the field of 10 sanders.


  6. What happens if Planned Parenthood is defunded?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    With the latest Republican efforts in Congress to defund Planned Parenthood, thousands of Granite Staters living on the financial edge could be subject to losing access to the nonprofit's health care services.  The GOP pursuit to cut funding directly affects patients on Medicaid, as the bill to repeal Obamacare would eliminate the ability to use the health care program for low-income people at Planned Parenthood health centers.


  7. Shaheen, Hassan visiting Planned Parenthood in ExeterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are visiting the Planned Parenthood clinic in town Monday morning to discuss their efforts in Congress to stop Republican efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, according to Shaheen's office. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said a provision cutting Planned Parenthood's taxpayer funding will be included in the budget reconciliation legislation repealing Obamacare.


  8. Drug overdose deaths lead to surge in organ donations Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Rising numbers of drug overdose deaths in New England have spurred an increase in organ donations across the region.  For Angelique Sanborn, the parallels run deeply personal. A 34-year-old Exeter woman who currently awaits a double lung transplant, Sanborn's fiancé died from an overdose in 2015.


  9. Feds award $1 million grant for Barrington forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The 1,500-acre Stonehouse Forest in Barrington just got one step closer to being a reality with the announcement of a $1 million Federal grant from the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program, administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service . The grant, awarded to NH Fish and Game Department, will support the Department's partnership with the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire to conserve this expansive and unfragmented forestland.


  10. City approves gender identity languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    On Monday the council approved an ordinance change to update the personnel rules and regulations pledge against discrimination. The ordinance change adds language to include gender identity.


  11. Woman killed in Nottingham house fire identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    NOTTINGHAM – The victim of the fire at 176 Stage Road in Nottingham has been identified and the cause of death has been released by the N.H. Medical Examiner's Office. The victim was identified as 82-year-old Patricia Baker of Nottingham.


  12. Woman killed in Nottingham house fire identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    NOTTINGHAM – The victim of the fire at 176 Stage Road in Nottingham has been identified and the cause of death has been released by the N.H. Medical Examiner's Office. The identified the victim as 82-year-old Patricia Baker of Nottingham and has ruled the cause of death to be accidental due to smoke inhalation, according to a statement released by New Hampshire State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan, Nottingham Fire Chief Jaye Vilchock and Nottingham Police Chief Gunner Foss.


  13. Mutual aid masking firefighter shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Many Seacoast-area fire departments now rely heavily on mutual aid from neighboring towns to meet call demand, a circumstance some attribute to understaffed departments.  The National Fire Protection Association has reported that fire departments across the nation lack adequate staffing, and many Seacoast-area fire departments are no different.  David Lang, president of the Professional Firefighters of New Hampshire, which represents 42 local unions, said there is a point when it makes financial sense to use overtime to maintain shift strength. But once a community hits a staffing shortage tipping point, it financially makes more sense to hire additional personnel.


  14. D-II boys hockey: Dover downs Portsmouth/Newmarket, 6-3 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    EXETER A competitive first period quickly warped into a downfall in the second for the Portsmouth/Newmarket boys hockey team at the hands of Dover High School. Coming out of the locker rooms tied at 1-1, Jesse Frase and Luke Westcott scored 34 seconds apart early in the second to spark a four-goal period for the Green Wave on their way Wednesday night's 6-3 Division II victory at The Rinks at Exeter.


  15. Senior housing proposed on Young DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Developers are seeking town approval to raze student housing on Young Drive to make room for a condo community aimed at people 55 and older. The project proposed by Francis Chase, agent for Young Drive LLC of Seabrook, calls for 160 units of “age restricted” housing in place of nine duplex-style apartment houses.


  16. Seacoast towns hope for return of state's school building aid Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Hampton School Board will ask voters to pass a $25.9 million renovation of Hampton Academy in March, while the Exeter Region Cooperative School Board will ask voters for a $21.9 million addition to the Cooperative Middle School in Stratham. Newmarket will ask voters to approve spending around $39 million to expand and renovate both the junior-senior high school and elementary school.  Several of those running for House seats in Hampton this past campaign season said they either would push for bringing back school building aid or support it, including Renny Cushing, a Democrat, and Phil Bean, newly elected as a Republican.


  17. Exeter's Jackie Gaughan places 11th at Nationals for All-America honors Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    And there could be even bigger things to come down the road from the star Exeter High School junior. Gaughan came home in a tight back over the final 200 meters of Saturday's Foot Locker National Championship race, finishing a few strides away from a top-10 finish in San Diego.


  18. First Student school bus drivers reach deal, avoid strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A bus driver strike has been avoided in New Hampshire after a school bus company reached an agreement with drivers. The union representing drivers in Belmont accepted a five-year contract Wednesday from First Student at a meeting in Tilton.


  19. Snow makes a slick mess on area roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The first snow of the winter season brought a slippery Monday morning commute and numerous accidents across the Seacoast and in southern Maine. Tri-City area fire and police were working almost non-stop as the snow quickly covered roads and led to rollovers and lots of cars off the road.


  20. Mill developer eyes Hilltop SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The man behind the renovation and revitalization of the mills has a plan for the re-use of the historic Hilltop School. Eric Chinburg, president of Chinburg Properties, came before the Somersworth Economic Development Committee Thursday to discuss his proposal for the city-owned property.


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