The owner of Ten Rod Farm, a 181-acre piece of conserved farmland in Rochester, he has issued a challenge to all presidential candidates visiting New Hampshire to stop by and tell the nation what they will do as president to protect the country's agricultural lands, food supply and family farms. Scruton said he thought of the challenge because he felt the current crop of candidates has not sufficiently addressed the issue.
Kristen Hodgkins, 26, of 4 Stoneview Road, was arrested on Aug. 15 and charged with resisting arrest, felony motor vehicle theft, driving after suspension, parole violation and two outstanding warrants. A Dover Police officer stopped to check on Hodgkins at about 9:20 p.m. She appeared to the officer to be passed out in her vehicle as it was parked on Hale Street in Dover at the stop sign, said Dover Police Lt.
Spaulding High School and Rochester Middle School will start classes at 7:30 a.m. Elementary schools will begin at 8:30 a.m. The schedule for Kindergarten students is 8:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. All Kindergarten students will start school on Wednesday, September 2. The schedule for students in Grades 1 - 5 is 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; also starting school on Wednesday, September 2. The first day of school for Grade 6 is Wednesday, September 2nd.
Susan   Page's family settled in Rochester in 1749, and that history has been a big part of who she is. She attended St. Mary School elementary school, Spaulding High School and graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in elementary education and a minor in Art.
ROCHESTER – The following items are based on 1,252 entries on the Rochester Police Log from Aug. 8 to 15: 2:05 a.m. – After a traffic stop on Cleveland Street, Nicholas Ryan McKinnon, 18, of 1 Carpenter Lane, is charged with driving under the influence, transportation of alcoholic beverages and drug possession. 9:02 a.m. – In a field of Winter Street a man without a shirt is causing some concern because he's face down in the dirt, police find he's only napping and seems not to be hurt.
Many have been moved by the disturbing conditions at Sweet Paws and are seeking ways to help. One of most effective things you can do to support animal welfare is to get your pets spayed or neutered, and if you already have done so, to help someone else do the same.
State and local officials say they're hearing little negative feedback in communities that will soon be home to long-awaited medical marijuana dispensaries, although some residents are seeking reassurance about security. The state and Prime Alternative Treatment Centers of NH are hosting a public hearing on Tuesday evening in Merrimack about plans to build a dispensary in town.
Hillary Clinton may have the name recognition and Donald Trump the celebrity status, but it's Bernie Sanders, the 73-year-old senator from Vermont, who has consistently drawn the biggest crowds of the election cycle so far. The progressive Democratic candidate has filled stadiums and auditoriums in western states and is polling neck and neck with party front-runner Clinton in New Hampshire.
A city resident was walking north in the southbound lane on the Route 1 Bypass when he was struck by a box truck late Monday night, according to State Police. Jeffrey Argereow, 46, of Portsmouth, sustained "serious but non-life-threatening injuries," police said, when he was hit at 10:18 p.m. He was transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  The southbound side of the Route 1 Bypass was closed in the area of the crash for approximately one hour as troopers investigated and the vehicle was removed, police said.
State officials are continuing to seek public input as plans move ahead on the construction of four dispensaries for medical marijuana. People can offer their feedback at Merrimack's town hall on Tuesday at 7 p.m., the fourth in a series of public hearings on the issue.
A Rochester man was sentenced to a year in county jail Monday on two counts of felonious sexual assault for having sex with a minor and one count of possession of a controlled substance. Jacob Jones, 24, was facing 3½ to 7 years in state prison on each of the three counts, which are all Class B felonies.
Police are searching for a duo who they believe stole a case of beer from Cumberland Farms on Knight Street. According to Rochester Police, a male and female grabbed a case of Coors and went into the bathroom.