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

    Sunday Feb 12 | 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.


  2. 10 to Watch young professionals contest beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    PORTSMOUTH – The fourth year of 10 to Watch kicked off Wednesday night with a reception at Ri Ra Irish Pub, drawing a good crowd of some of the area's finest young professionals. The contest is presented by the Catapult Seacoast young professionals network and Seacoast Media Group along with supporting sponsor Bank of America.


  3. Storm makes for slick roads in SeacoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Portsmouth police Sgt. Kuffer Kaltenborn early Tuesday morning warned the roads have a combination of ice, sleet and packed snow.


  4. Police looking for missing York manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Maine State Police and York police are asking the public's help to find Gifford Booth, 73. Booth reportedly suffers from "dementia issues," police said in a news release.  Booth's whereabouts have not been known since he left his Cape Neddick home Saturday in his 2009 Kia Sportage SUV, the release said. The vehicle has Maine plates with the numbers 57096.  Police described Booth as 5-foot-10, 165 pounds with gray hair and hazel eyes.


  5. 'You can't ride with me only half the way'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    YORK, Maine – Activist, educator and writer Shay Stewart-Bouley looked out at a sea of about 70 mostly white people at the York Public Library Saturday afternoon. “It's not by accident that York, Maine, is pretty white.


  6. Ocean Runner completes Disney's Dopey Challenge Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Nichole Rutherford didn't run the Dopey Challenge at Disney World, almost 50 miles in its entirety, just for the fun of it. She is raising money for a new ocean conservation program at the Seacoast Science Center in Rye.


  7. 'Uncertain, interesting time' for Maine legislatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Local lawmakers say the Maine Legislature is likely to be a lively session with tighter numbers between Democrats and Republicans in both houses, uncertain impacts of Washington, D.C., and potential legislative tinkering with successful citizens initiatives legalizing pot and increasing the minimum wage. “It's a very uncertain and interesting time to be in the Legislature,” said state Rep. Mark Lawrence, D-Eliot/South Berwick, who also served as Senate president in the 1990s.


  8. Durham hires experts to review Eversource dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Town of Durham has hired a consultant to analyze potential impacts to Little Bay from the Eversource Seacoast Reliability Project. GeoInsight, in partnership with The Woods Hole Group, will review studies and reports Eversource has presented to the state, particularly those focused on the proposed underground cable crossing under Little Bay.


  9. Chris Connors Fund: 'Save a life and have fun'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    YORK, Maine – Hundreds of thousands of people from across the globe read the clever, witty obituary of York resident Chris Connors last month, headlined “Irishman Dies of Stubbornness, Whiskey.” But his obituary didn't tell the entire story – in particular the story of a man who walked away from Wall Street following Sept. 11, 2001 and returned to his beloved Atlantic Ocean and a life devoted to water rescue operations.


  10. Shopping, schools lead growth in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    From the first few stores which opened their doors in April, to the most recent addition of the 110 Grill in Mid-December, The Ridge Marketplace in Rochester dominated economic news in the Tri-City Area. Located next to Walmart on Route 11, off Exit 15 of the Spaulding Turnpike, the shopping center celebrated the grand opening of the new Market Basket in August, which features wider aisles, free Wi-Fi and an in-store café.


  11. 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.


  12. Irishman Dies from Stubbornness, WhiskeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    YORK, Maine - The life well lived of Chris Connors depicted so eloquently by his daughter Caitlin in her obituary tribute has been shared across the globe. Viewers have swamped the 'Legacy' website that hosted the obituary and rendered it temporarily 'out of service.'


  13. Winter arrives early with first big snowfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Late Saturday afternoon, a dispatcher for New Hampshire State Police Troop A said there were no troopers available to comment on storm activity, because every available person was busy with accidents on the state highways. “Two were state trucks and the third was a private contractor,” Smith said.


  14. Adventures in Parenting: Holiday fun starts with Festival of Trees events Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Even though it's not even December yet, the Seacoast simply can't wait to trim a tree. Hence, there are a ton of local events where you can take in enough holiday lights to sear your own corneas.


  15. McTighe fights for LGBT rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    York, Maine, resident Matt McTighe has been working for LGBT rights for much of his working life and today is executive director of Freedom for All Americans, which works nationally on nondiscrimination protections. So on election night he admits to disappointment.


  16. College Football: 'Championship month' arrives for UNH Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Sometimes when you're going good you just want to keep going, not that the University of New Hampshire football team had any say in the matter. “We were playing pretty good coming into the off week,” said coach Sean McDonnell.


  17. Scout's Eagle project yields courtyard renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The residents of Riverside Rest Home will be able to enjoy the sunshine and maybe even imagine they are basking at the shore of the Nubble Light House in York, Maine. For his Eagle Scout project, Cameron Ferri, a Dover High School student and a member of Boy Scout Troop 168, transformed the inner courtyard of the Riverside home, creating a warm, inviting and peaceful place for residents to visit.


  18. Towns look at impacts of legalized marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    While the initiative to legalize marijuana has yet to be voted on, some southern Maine communities are preparing as if it will pass. The Select Boards of both York and Eliot this week will discuss the proposed marijuana legislation at their respective meetings.


  19. Seacoast residents helping Haiti after hurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Hundreds of residents of the Seacoast who have long helped a school in Haiti again find themselves reaching out to help a country in distress. Supporters of the Eben Ezer School will be sending supplies this month to southwestern Haiti in a container leaving from New York as well as with four Seacoast volunteers heading down to Haiti.


  20. York heroin traffic bust suspect has been foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    YORK, Maine – The suspect on the loose after running from the York Police when heroin was allegedly discovered during a Friday night traffic stop was located and arrested by Lewiston Police.


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