Following a long-standing New Hampshire tradition, Federal Cigar's matchbook poll, the Federal Forecast, is up and running this election season. Voters may cast matches for candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and the 1st Congressional District at all four Federal Cigar locations: Dover, Epping, Plaistow and the newly renovated and relocated Portsmouth store.
The New Hampshire Congressional Law Enforcement Awards recognizes those officers who went above and beyond the call of duty, and those whose legacy lives on beyond their lives. Over 300 people attended Friday's ceremony in Concord, but the focus was on the officers who weren't there.
The state Supreme Court has rebuffed a retired Plaistow police officer's claims he should be allowed to collect his retirement and work more than 32 hours a week as long as the hours are split over multiple jobs. The court issued its decision Tuesday affirming a lower court decision that found in favor of the New Hampshire Retirement System.
The state Supreme Court has ruled against a retired police officer who argued he had the right to work part-time for several towns while collecting a pension. After retiring as a Plaistow police officer in November of 2011, Scott Anderson continued to work in a part-time capacity for Plaistow, Atkinson and Hampstead.