Former NH firefighter gets 3-10 for setting fires
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A former New Hampshire firefighter is going to prison for at least three years after pleading guilty to setting a series of fires. Forty-four-year-old Stark Liedtke of Alton had pleaded guilty to three charges that he set fires on Berry Road in New Durham in 2006 and 2007. He also pleaded guilty to eight other arson-related charges.
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Xmas suggestion: NH ‘Old Man’ engraved paver
CONCORD (AP) – Looking for a unique gift to give this Christmas? Here’s one suggestion: Helping to preserve the memory of the Old Man of the Mountain. The group raising money for a Franconia Notch memorial to New Hampshire’s crumbled symbol is looking for contributions to complete a granite-stone plaza on the shore of Profile Lake. Granite pavers of various sizes are being offered for sale. They …
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NH unemployment holds steady
Seven labor market areas, including Charlestown, Exeter, Franklin, Hillsborough, Laconia, Plymouth and Portsmouth showed no change in their unemployment rates, said Anita Josten, research analyst with New Hampshire Employment Security.
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