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  1. Woman gets 15-40 years for teacher's drug deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Amy Matton, formerly of Portsmouth, was sentenced Thursday to 15 to 40 years in prison for the drug death of local teacher Bryant Lausberg. Assistant Attorney General Benjamin Agati told the Portsmouth Herald the sentence was the result of a plea agreement, which had Matton plead guilty to causing Lausberg's death on May 29, 2016.

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  2. Ogunquit Playhouse, Music Hall join forces for 'White Christmas' Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Snow. Snow. Snow. Snow. While we're just beginning to see it fall weather-wise, it has been in the air for a few weeks, both in song and on stage in Irving Berlin's “While Christmas, The Musical,” currently running at The Music Hall in downtown Portsmouth.

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  3. Gender lens investing grows with focus on women Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    PORTSMOUTH - When Alison Pyott talks about gender lens investing, she likes to ask a question based on the Great Recession economic meltdown and the collapse of Lehman Brothers, a global financial services firm, in September 2008. “What if it had been Lehman Sisters instead of Lehman Brothers? Would there have been a different outcome,” asks Pyott, a partner and senior wealth manager at Veris Wealth Partners in Portsmouth.

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  4. Broken furnace leaves caretaker facing the cold Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Editor's note: This is the next in a series of profiles of area residents helped by Rockingham Community Action and Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, which are beneficiaries of Seacoast Media Group's annual Gift of Warmth fuel assistance fundraising program. SOMERSWORTH - Sheila Ingram works as a caregiver, but she said she never expected there were people out there ready to help her when she needed it.

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  5. Grants will conserve Durham, Stratham farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    SELT, the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire, is celebrating the announcement by Governor Chris Sununu of two grant awards of $200,000 each award from the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program to support its efforts to conserve Barker's Farm in Stratham and Harriman Farm in Durham. These two projects will permanently conserve more than 290 acres of productive farmland and forestland, while also protecting critical wildlife habitat and scenic views.

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  6. Christmas in Portsmouth Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The phrase Vintage Christmas Portsmouth is almost redundant, for Portsmouth, having been settled in 1623, is automatically vintage, and there is no more of an appropriate place than Strawbery Banke Museum and no more appropriate an event than the annual Candlelight Stroll. Initiated in 1979 the event serves many purposes, all of which make the holiday season real for all who attend.

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  7. Toll hike won't speed up Spaulding workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A statewide toll increase would speed up highway construction around New Hampshire, but expedited projects will not include ongoing roadwork on Route 16 just north of the Little Bay Bridges, officials said. Proposed toll increases, scheduled to be reviewed by the state Executive Council this week, would allow many projects in the state to be completed years earlier than originally planned.

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  8. Community mourns death of Rabbi David Rafael SenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Rabbi David Rafael Senter, 56, of Temple Israel Portsmouth, died Friday night at the Hyder Family Hospice House surrounded by family and friends. Congregant Jeff Salloway described Senter as “a towering man” both physically and spiritually, a “truly charismatic leader in every sense” who “brought to the synagogue an energy, vibrancy and spirituality.” Senter, a big man who made a big impact in his short time on the Seacoast, leaves his wife Elissa, five children, numerous grandchildren and a deeply devoted congregation.

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  9. Wine Me Dine Me: Books for the foodies on your holiday list Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    In my family, we give a lot of books at Christmas and my Mom, aunt and cousins often get the latest cookbook I've touted in this column. It's our own little Jolabokaflod, the "Christmas Book Flood" practiced in Iceland.

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  10. Vintage Christmas kicks off a month of holiday celebrations Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Seacoast area is well versed in all things holiday: traditional and extraordinary, funny, heart-warming, historical – the list goes on. Starting with the Vintage Christmas' kick-off on Dec. 1, through a month of offerings capped by Pro Portsmouth's First Night on Dec. 31, this is the place to be.

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  11. Sliders and brew await at Bad Lab's grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    At a grand opening celebration Tuesday for Bad Lab Beer Company, visitors were treated a variety of menu favorites including cheeseburger sliders and hand-cut fries. The nano-brewery and pub at 460 High St. opened last year for tasting flights along with growler and bottle beer sales, then closed for several months to build the brewpub, which opened in September.

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  12. Alternative urged for Seacoast Reliability ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    In an effort to save Little Bay from potential impact of Eversource's proposed Seacoast Reliability Project, the town of Newington offered an alternative plan to the N.H. Department of Environmental Services. Referred to as the Gosling Road alternative, ISO-New England, which has oversight of electricity in the region, dismissed it based on cost and as a result the proposal was never considered by DES.

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  13. Public hearing on NH toll hikes coming to PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A public hearing on a proposal to increase tolls on New Hampshire highways will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4 in the Portsmouth Public Library's Levenson Room. Under the proposal, vehicles with New Hampshire E-ZPass transponders would see a 35-cent increase in tolls at the Hampton, Hooksett and Bedford main tolls, and an 18-cent increase at the Dover, Rochester and Hampton side exit tolls and the Hooksett ramp tolls.

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  14. State's food pantries enjoy fresh food grown at UNHRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    New Hampshire residents who rely on the state's food pantries have been enjoying fresh food donated by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, including tilapia and lettuce produced in sophisticated aquaponics systems and squash and other vegetables grown at university farms. “A central component of our mission is to assist New Hampshire's farmers and growers by conducting research that helps them make better decisions about what to grow for market.

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  15. Friends of Action helps those with developmental disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Alissa Fernandez wasn't always comfortable leaving her house on her own. Now she rides the bus by herself and volunteers twice a week at the Echo Thrift Shop in the Durham Community Church, thanks to Friends in Action.

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  16. 'A Christmas Carol' coming to Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    This week, area residents will have an opportunity to see a national theater company perform "A Christmas Carol" before it heads out on a 23-city tour that will take it more than 10,000 miles. This will be the fourth year in a row that PerSeverance Productions has shared its special effects and sentiment nationally, and it begins with a special preview in Rochester.

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  17. Thanksgiving mural a hidden gem in Dover Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The mural is on the second floor of City Hall, painted on the outside of the auditorium. Although it is about 10 feet high and 30 feet wide, it seems to go unnoticed by many at the large public events.

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  18. Downeaster train, car collide in East Kingston Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    PORTSMOUTH - The East Kingston Fire Department reported a crash around 5:30 p.m. Saturday involving the Amtrak Downeaster passenger train and a car at East Depot road in that town. No injuries were initially reported but the car involved showed heavy damage in a photo provided by the East Kingston Fire Department.

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  19. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital going bigger at PeaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    PORTSMOUTH - Wentworth-Douglass Hospital received approval Thursday to add two new buildings to its current medical center at Pease International Tradeport. The new buildings will be constructed on adjacent properties on either side of the current walk-in care center on Corporate Drive – one of 60,000 square feet, the other of 25,000 square feet.

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  20. Shipyard looks to hire for 160 industrial jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is seeking 160 individuals with experience in industrial work and is hosting a job fair at the Regatta Conference Center in Eliot to help find them. The Tuesday, Nov. 14 job fair will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Public affairs officer Jeremy Lambert said the shipyard is looking to fill roughly 160 positions in fields such as chemistry, electrical work, engineering, insulation, mechanics, pipefitting, radiological work, sheet metal work and many others.

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