Longevity is a tough thing for any business to achieve. In Rochester, the businesses that stick around tend to have three things in common: locally ownership, service-based and constantly evolving with the times.
David Hunt, of 152 Rochester Hill Road Number 28, was indicted on a charge of possession of a controlled drug by a Strafford County Superior Court grand jury last month. According to the indictment, Hunt was found in possession of one or more grams of heroin in Rochester on August 28, 2014. The indictment also stated that Hunt had a prior drug conviction.  Hunt was arrested in May 2013 and charged with drug possession and transportation of a controlled drug.
The Lebanon Fire and Rescue EMS departments are now under the same roof as of Wednesday, according to Fire Chief Dan Meehan. "The merging of departments will really allow us to boost our manpower," Meehan said.
Police continue to investigate the reasons why a driver struck a killed a city man on his bicycle in May and fled the scene. Jeffrey Howarth, 51, was killed in a hit-and-run collision on the night of May 7. He was struck while riding his bicycle in the area of Route 11 and the Spaulding Turnpike interchange.
Marie Stickles of Rochester begins her workday at 5:30 a.m. Her routine is always the same: she wakes up, has breakfast, and heads to her first home care assistance client. By 1:30 p.m. she has visited patients from Somersworth to Rochester to Strafford.
A Rochester man involved in a string of burglaries was arrested at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday evening, July 24. Gabriel Arroyo, of 4 Sugar Brook Road, Rochester allegedly committed a burglary at 8 Stillwater Circle back in January, according to Police Capt. Gary Boudreau.
In order to pay for the news, sports and community content Rochester residents have come to expect, the Rochester Times will become a paid publication in three weeks. Starting with the July 23 edition, readers will be asked to pay 50 cents for a single copy of the Rochester Times, which will be available for purchase at many local locations.
The following items are based on 1,028 entries on the Rochester Police Log from June 13 to June 19: 7:11 a.m. - Antonio Joseph Cicala, 27, of 8 Morin St., Dover, is charged with theft of lost or mislaid property. 12:39 p.m. - Two men come down the Salmon Falls River in a row boat, which sinks, and so they proceed in a red and white plastic boat.
KEENE – The New Hampshire Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the New Hampshire Architecture Foundation have announced the recipients of their jointly sponsored scholarship programs. $1,250 grants were given to Stefan Burnett of Derry, and William Toohey of Rochester, both entering their third year this fall in the Wentworth Institute of Technology architecture program.
A former Farmington Fire Chief pleaded guilty in Strafford County Superior Court Wednesday to stealing money from the town he served. He was sentenced to 3 to 6 years in state prison and ordered to pay back more than $216,000 in restitution.
Charges have yet to be filed, but could be coming, in a crash involving two pickup trucks on Tuesday at 7:15 p.m., according to a Rochester police press release. Police and Frisbie Emergency Medical Service responded to a call in the area of Cumberland Farms on North Main Street where it was reported that one vehicle had left the scene.
A man was charged with felony possession of narcotic drugs after being arrested at noon Sunday, June 27, in a vehicle at Rochester Commons. According to a Middleton Police press release, Stephen Willson, 24, of 36 Farmington Road-Apt.
Members of the Mary Torr Chapter-Daughters of the American Revolution attended a Spring Conference and gathered for a Memorial Service at the NH Veterans Cemetary in Boscawen. The DAR State Regent's project was dedicated at the service.