Ryan McBride/Staff photographer Zombies dance along the downtown streets to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" Friday evening in downtown Rochester for the annual Zombie Walk and Horribles Parade. ROCHESTER - It's that time of year again when zombies, monsters and ghouls swarm downtown Rochester, overtaking the streets and sidewalks.
Left to Right: Katie Mack, Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce, George Maglaras, Strafford County Commissioner, Doug Glennon, Glennon Consulting, Donna Coraluzzo, Dover Children's Home, Dennis Lauze, Vice Chair, Board of Directors, FHFHH , Jeanne Supple, Measured Progress, Elaine Case, Chair, Board of Directors, FHFHH, Ute Luxem, Profile Bank, Mark Monson Ally, Treasurer, Board of Directors, FHFHH, Toby Arkwell, RW Insurance, and Melissa Lesniak, Keller Williams Coastal Realty. DOVER – The Dover Chamber was pleased to welcome Friends of Hyder Family Hospice House with a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony.
The Bank of New Hampshire branch on North Main Street was robbed late Thursday afternoon by a disguised man who handed a teller a note demanding cash. Police say shortly before 4:30 p.m. a single white male entered the building at 301 North Main St., approached the female teller and passed her a note demanding money from the drawer.
Blackwater Worldwide security guards Evan Liberty, left, of Rochester, N.H., and Dustin Heard, right, leave the federal courthouse with their legal team and supporters after being arraigned with three fellow Blackwater guards on manslaughter charges in a 2007 shooting incident in Baghdad, in Washington in this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo.
During a meeting Tuesday with state Senate hopeful Richard Leonard, members of Foster's editorial board questioned whether he could show leadership in office, particularly when it comes to New Hampshire's energy future. Leonard, a Democrat from New Durham, is running against District 6 incumbent Republican state Sen. Sam Cataldo of Farmington.
The Rochester, NH Emblem Club #40 will be conducting its annual charity holiday bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 8. Hours are 9 am until 2 pm. It's at the Rochester Lodge of Elks #1393 on Columbus Avenue in Rochester.
Alicia Wade, center, flanked by her devoted parents Tisha and Jeff, is currently being treated for a rare form of cancer, and fundraisers are being organized on her behalf. ROCHESTER - Soft Tissue Sarcoma is a rare form of cancer.
A local man who pleaded guilty to several charges of theft will potentially receive largely suspended sentences if he gets drug and alcohol treatment and pays back his victims. Andrew Belcher, 26, of 7 Sandy Brook Drive in Durham, has pleaded guilty to four felony charges of theft by unauthorized taking.
The guards claimed they acted in self-defense and responded appropriately to the car bomb threat and the sound of incoming AK-47 gunfire, their defense said. Seven years after American security contractors killed 14 unarmed Iraqis by firing machine guns and grenades into a Baghdad traffic circle, a jury in Washington on Wednesday convicted all four Blackwater Worldwide guards charged in the incident on at least some of the charges.
Kerry Joseph was indicted last week on attempted murder and assault charges for allegedly shooting a man in the chest on Lafayette Street in Rochester this summer. Joseph, 28, of New York Street in Dover, was arrested on the first-degree assault charge about a week after the shooting, which occurred late morning on July 29. Last week, the grand jury at Strafford County Superior Court indicted him not only on first-degree assault, but also on attempted murder, which alleges he purposefully tried to kill the victim, who is identified as Okiemute "Leo" Omatie, 19, of Fifth Street in Dover.
The man accused of choking a 4-year-old girl last year while baby-sitting her suffers from autism, according to a document recently filed by his defense attorney. Nicolas Coker, 21, of Rochester, who is facing two second-degree felony assault charges for allegedly causing serious injuries to the child, was scheduled to appear for a plea-and-sentencing hearing Wednesday, but the hearing was postponed after public defender Joachim Barth made a motion to delay the sentencing.
A former Rochester man who was sentenced to a year in jail after admitting he hid a camera in the ceiling of a women's restroom has been denied work release by administrators at the Strafford County House of Corrections. According to Superintendent Bruce Pelkie, Conor Makem recently went through the process of applying for the program.