A snow goose and a snowy owl -- and even a snow bunting -- were spotted in this week's rare bird alert by the New Hampshire Audubon Society. A snow goose was seen with a flock of Canada geese at Eel Pond in Rye on Nov. 24. A snow goose was also seen with a flock of Canada geese in fields at Spring Hill Farm on Bear Hill Road in Hillsborough on Nov. 21 and 23, and a snow goose was seen with a flock of Canada geese at Tenny's Farm on Route 202 in Antrim on Nov. 21 and 22. A gadwall was seen at the Exeter Wastewater Treatment Plant on Nov. 22, and 40 snow buntings were seen there on Nov. 23. The municipal property has been the scene for many other rare sightings over the years.
Although DurhamFire Chief Corey Landry is one of three finalists for the same role in the Natick Fire Department, he said he's not sure he will take the job if it is offered. "I'm not 100 percent sure I'd accept the job," Landry said.
Police in North Hampton have arrested an 18-year-old Hampton man in connection with indecent exposure and lewdness. Police charged Thomas J. Welch on Friday, Nov. 7. He is charged with one count of indecent exposure and lewdness.
The race for Rockingham County Attorney is neck and neck, with Republican Patricia Conway taking a 530-vote lead over Democrat Joe Plaia. In Rye, Conway received 1,610 votes, while Plaia received 1,205.
The craft distillery movement has landed in Dover. Tall Ship Distillery opened in the Crosby Road Industrial Park in August, becoming the city's first distillery since the 1700s, according to owner John Pantelakos.
A woman struck by a Portsmouth teenager while she was walking along Ocean Boulevard is suing the town and state Department of Transportation, saying they failed to maintain a safe walkway near a seawall repair project.
Rockingham District 24-Greenland, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Kensington, New Castle, Newton, North Hampton, Rye, Seabrook, South Hampton, Stratham: Nancy F. Stiles Name: Nancy F. Stiles Age: 72 Political party: Republican Elected position you are seeking: NH Senate District 24 Number of years living in the district you seek to represent: 49 years Family: Spouse-Howard, 3 married sons and 3 daughters-in-law, 5 perfect grandchildren. Education: Bachelor of Science plus professional certification Current occupation/employer: Retired Employment, military and volunteer history: School Nutrition Director - 30 yrs.
North Hampton, New Hampshire police are looking for a man they said exposed himself to a female jogger. The incident, which occurred on Oct. 7 in the early afternoon, was reported by a female jogger who said a motorist driving a red pickup truck exposed himself to her.