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  1. Hampton woman had fentanyl in car, Newmarket police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A Hampton woman was arrested Monday after a motor vehicle stop over the weekend resulted in the discovery of fentanyl in her car, police said.  Katelyn Ryan, 24, of 105 Winnacunnet Road in Hampton, was stopped by police on Wadleigh Falls Road after 5 a.m. on Saturday for several motor vehicle infractions, according to police. During the course of the car stop, an officer observed in plain view drug paraphernalia commonly associated with the use of heroin or fentanyl, police said.  Police said Ryan's vehicle was impounded and a search warrant was obtained.


  2. Momentum growing for all-electronic tollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Editor's note: This is part one of a two-part series. Part 2 will be published in Wednesday's Portsmouth Herald, Foster's Daily Democrat and York Weekly, and looks at the two sides of the York toll plaza debate. That is the question that looms over a showdown in York, Maine, as the town and local citizens prepare to take on the Maine Turnpike Authority at a state public hearing over replacement of the MTA's mainline toll plaza in town.


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

    Feb 6, 2017 | 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.


  4. Portsmouth's Jones Avenue landfill raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    During a visit to the city-owned recreation land that's hidden at the end of Jones Avenue and contains the capped landfill, Splaine said he worries chemicals could be coming out of the sides or edges of the landfill. “There may be some bad stuff, icky goo, going into the Sagamore Creek,” Splaine said Friday as he stood at the edge of the creek and looked up at the fenced-in landfill.


  5. First Pond-A-Thon at Strawbery BankeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    According to Zach Slater, chairman of Strawbery Banke Museum's board of trustees, operating costs for the skating rink run around $300,000 for the season based on numbers from 2016. Just half of this cost is covered by admissions, skate rentals and blade sharpening. “We depend on our corporate sponsors for a lot of the funding,” said trustee Susan Labrie.


  6. Food Truck Festival coming to SomersworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    An urban culinary experience and taste smorgasbord pulls into the Hilltop City this June for the first Seacoast Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival. The Greater Somersworth Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Food Truck Festivals of America and adding the Hilltop City as a new stop to their 2017 lineup.


  7. Messmer: Coakley landfill cleanup 'has failed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund Record of Decision looked at four alternatives for dealing with the “management of migration address contaminants that have migrated from the Coakley landfill, the original source of contamination.” They included the no-action alternative and the limited action remedy, which the Coakley Landfill Group ended up agreeing to. That “remedy” called for groundwater monitoring and “natural attenuation for the contaminated groundwater plume,” at an estimated cost of $1.4 million.


  8. Surface water contamination raises concerns Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Environmental Protection Agency is working to determine a health advisory level for perfluorochemicals in surface water, but advocates for cleaning up the Coakley landfill Superfund site are concerned it will take too long to help them. Jim Murphy, a spokesman for the EPA Region 1 in New England, said his office sent the EPA headquarters information that could be used to calculate an advisory level for surface water about a week ago.


  9. SpeakerFest sheds light on recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Her daughter Logan, 29, has been in rehabilitation 13 times and is now in recovery. “She's been substance-free for 20 months and lives in Palm Springs, California,” said Carey, who is on the board of Seacoast Youth Services.


  10. Somersworth Police log, Dec. 16-Jan. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Nancy Burgess-Anderson, 63, of 95 West High St., Somersworth, was charged Dec. 16 with domestic violence assault and two counts of criminal mischief. Burgess-Anderson was unable to locate the required cash bail and was transported to Strafford County House of Corrections.


  11. Healthy school lunch standards pose financial challenges Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Food service programs in many Seacoast school districts are facing financial challenges due to federal rules governing what they can serve.  The regulations, implemented under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in 2010, include limits on calories and sodium allowed in meals, and meeting those requirements can lead to bland food, as well as expensive alternatives to those less-desired options. Local school officials have said the regulations are a key reason why their food programs are operating with deficits.  The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act is the legislative centerpiece of first lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative and was hailed as an effort to address both childhood obesity and hunger.


  12. 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.


  13. Dining Out: Pub CVR does dinner well Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    What goes on in the evening at our traditional New England breakfast and lunch restaurants when they close for the day at about 2 p.m.? The owners and staff prep for the next day, go do the daily errands and chores of life, get the sleep they need to get up at 4 a.m. to open at 6 a.m. Betty's, Wilbur's, Hoaty's – they're all a part of our own daily routine. Our breakfast and coffee in the morning, our American Chop Suey at lunch and then off we all are to dinner at home or elsewhere.


  14. Police identify fugitive from 100 mph Hampton-to-York chase on I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Police have identified the man who allegedly led a high-speed chase on Interstate 95 from Hampton, New Hampshire to Maine before escaping into the woods Wednesday. Michael Gatcomb, 33, of Livermore Falls, Maine, is being sought by police on several charges, Maine State Police announced Thursday, though they did not specify the pending charges.


  15. Suspect escapes after 100 mph Hampton-to-York pursuit on I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Police said they are searching for a suspect at large after he led police on a high-speed chase from New Hampshire to Maine on Interstate 95 early Wednesday morning and escaped into the woods. New Hampshire State Police Lt.


  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. Coakley landfill stirs fear, anger from residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    GREENLAND - Jillian Lane had no idea when she and her family moved into their Falls Way home six years ago that they were living near the Coakley landfill, a Superfund cleanup site. “I had zero idea, there was no disclosure,” Lane said this week.


  18. Electoral vote bittersweet for NH's women trailblazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    While Dudley Dudley, Carol Shea-Porter, Teri Norelli and Bev Hollingworth were chosen as the state's four electors for being the first women to hold various political offices, their votes in Concord Dec. 19 will be anticlimactic, as Clinton fell short of breaking the Oval Office's glass ceiling. Dudley of Durham was the first woman elected to the state Executive Council, Shea-Porter of Rochester, the first elected to federal office from New Hampshire, Hollingworth of Hampton, the first Democratic New Hampshire Senate president and Norelli of Portsmouth, the first Democratic New Hampshire House speaker.


  19. Will NH follow in marijuana legalization?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    New Hampshire lawmakers say legalization of marijuana in Maine and Massachusetts should increase the chance of passing similar laws in the Granite State, while police officials say they'll continue to arrest people found in possession of pot until the law changes. New Hampshire is now sandwiched between two states that have legalized marijuana, separated by just 18 miles of coastline and about 14 miles of highway on Interstate 95. Seacoast legislators said this week they believe that will increase pressure on the Legislature to at least decriminalize marijuana.


  20. Dover Festival of Trees set for Dec. 2 at new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The 7th annual Dover Festival of Trees will take place on Friday, Dec. 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. at a new location, the Rivermill at Dover Landing. Dover's premier holiday event will feature 30 elaborate trees sponsored and decorated by local businesses, all available to be taken home through silent and live auction or raffle drawing.


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