Catherine Britton has donated a well-dressed American Girl doll with an entirely-handmade wardrobe of shoes and outfits, each on their own hanger, plus wooden display rack, to raise funds for First Church Congregational, UCC. This marvelous raffle is being offered for the next few months.
Two men were indicted last week in connection with a recent attack at Hi-Vu Motor Inn involving a baseball bat and BB gun. Tyler Janvrin, 22, of 16 Summer St., Dover, and Damon Austin, 33, of 43 Congress St., Rochester, were charged in December for their alleged roles in the attack.
The three men charged in the brutal beating of Somersworth pizza deliveryman Brandon Patterson are expected to plead guilty in April. A Strafford County Superior Court grand jury in October 2014 handed up a dozen indictments against Jonathan Wilson, Brandon Hamel and Cole Will for their alleged roles in an attack that stunned the community.
YMCA preschool students delighted the attendees at the Y's annual breakfast, with a semi-coordinated hand routine. ROCHESTER - The YMCA of Strafford County, located at 35 Industrial Way, held its annual Reach Out for Youth and Families Benefit Fundraiser last week - an event attended by local business and community leaders.
Crystal A. Weyers/Democrat photo Rand Paul began his Saturday stump in the Granite State by speaking at the monthly Strafford County Republicans meeting. Also pictured is former County Commissioner and current District 17 Representative Catherine Cheney.
The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Economic Development Department and Rochester Main Street, working together with Rochester's restaurants have launched "Munch Madness", a Tournament of Restaurant Offerings that coincides with the annual NCAA basketball play-offs. Each participating restaurant is offering a special item through April 6, and patrons are encouraged to go online and vote for their favorite restaurant.
Fire officials say that Tuesday's fire on Woodman Street was caused by a stove that was left unattended while cooking. The fire, which started at the apartment at 19B Woodman St. Tuesday afternoon, left four apartments in the building uninhabitable, said Deputy Fire Chief Peter Cutrer.
A Gonic woman is facing life in prison for allegedly giving heroin to a person who overdosed and died last summer. Jennifer Harriman, 33, of 141 Flagg Road, Gonic, was indicted last week on the charge of dispensing controlled drug - death resulting.
A city woman is facing three felonies for allegedly selling thenarcotic painkiller oxycodone to an undercover law enforcement officer. Natalie Brown, of 5 Manatee Dr., Rochester, was indicted last week on three counts of sale of a controlled drug.
An ambitious program to open communication between residents and their local police departments will begin Thursday night, March 26, at the McConnell Center cafeteria. The first of three “Community Conversation, Increasing Safety” events is being held by the Dover Police Department from 6 to 9 p.m. Dover Police are receiving sponsorship assistance from the group, Dover Listens.
Police in Dover released the following log for Feb. 28-March 6. David Christopher Spann, 42, of 98 Henry Law Ave #13, Dover, was charged Feb. 28 in connection with the following charges misdemeanor DWI, misdemeanor operating after suspension, violation open container and violation one way. Spann was released on $1,500 personal recognizance.