Strafford (New Hampshire, United States)

Type: City
Name: Strafford (New Hampshire, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 43.327
Longitude: -71.184196
population: 3,862
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Threat to School Choice in New Hampshire Continues

The constitutionality of New Hampshire’s education tax credit program is being considered this week by the state’s supreme court. This is not the first time parental choice in education has been challenged in the Granite State.The New Hampshire legislature ... [Published Heritage Foundation - Apr 18 2014]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

The Very Model of a Democratic Party

That's what we have in the Strafford County Democratic Committee in New Hampshire. That's what accounts for the county being a bastion of democrats in a sea of pink (New Hampshire Republicans are wishy-washy when they are not plain crazy).The Strafford ... [Published Daily Kos - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

YMCA Healthy Kids Day, April 26

ROCHESTER — Today, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30 percent of adolescents and children in New Hampshire are overweight or obese.With numbers this high, it is time for communities to step in to offer solutions and ... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Police seeking heroin epidemic answers

DERRY — Like many of his counterparts in the Derry police roll call room Wednesday, Bedford Police Chief John Bryfonski didn't need to look at the numbers, charts and graphs before him to know heroin use in New Hampshire has reached what officials term ... [Published Union Leader - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bank of N.H. and #x2019;s Routhier is Strafford Y and #x2019;s chair

ROCHESTER — Bank of New Hampshire is proud to announce that Vickie Routhier, SVP – Director of Marketing & Public Relations has stepped up to be the Chair of the Board for the Strafford County YMCA. Routhier is a life-long New Hampshire resident and fully ... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Scholarship Tax Credit Attracts A Crowd To N.H. Supreme Court

A program that allows businesses to claim an 85% tax credit for donations made to private school scholarship organizations had its day before the State Supreme Court Wednesday.A lower court ruled last year that it would be unconstitutional for the program ... [Published NHPR - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

State Supreme Court hearing arguments in education tax credit case

CONCORD – The N.H. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments Wednesday morning in the case of Bill Duncan v. State of New Hampshire, which seeks to end education voucher tax credits to fund scholarships to non-public schools. Protesters gathered on the ... [Published Union Leader - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Deadline extended for startup competition in Rochester

ROCHESTER — Innovators across the Seacoast are submitting their business ideas for a chance to make their dreams a reality. Participants in the second annual Start Up 2014 Competition have a chance to win more than $31,000 in cash and assistance.While ... [Published Union Leader - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Many factors pushing young adults to rent over buying

DOVER — The New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority has released the first portion of its “Housing Needs in New Hampshire” study and a troubling fact has been revealed — the current housing stock will not be up to the market or the population's demands ... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Man sentenced to prison for indecent exposure

DOVER — A man arrested by Somersworth police on an open container incident has been sentenced to at least 18 months in the New Hampshire State Prison for indecent exposure after he started to perform a sexual act on himself in a holding cell while being ... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

New deputies sworn in by Strafford County Sheriff’s office

DOVER — Three deputies were sworn in during a brief ceremony at the Strafford County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday.Michael Sullivan, Edward Levesque and Paul Callaghan are the newest additions to the department. All three men were sworn in by Sheriff David ... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Society of American Foresters honor Fast with Mollie Beattie Award

DURHAM – UNH Cooperative Extension Forester Andrew Fast has received further recognition for his commitment to the protection and productivity of forests in New Hampshire and throughout the country. On March 26, Fast was celebrated by his peers with the ... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 14 2014]

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"I think there are some grant programs that were cut back dramatically under the budget control act," said Shaheen. "Now those have been rolled back, so hopefully there will be some additional funds available for use. Also, I'm interested to see if those grant programs address the needs we are seeing today. Some of them were developed back in the '90s, and I want to take a looklook at the wording to see if they need to be updated to reflect what we are seeing here today."
The plaintiffs argue the tax credit program is a clear violation of Part I, Article 6, in that "no person shall ever be compelled to pay towards the support of any sector or denomination ..." The program is a school voucher by another name, said Bill Duncan, of Defending New Hampshire Public Education, and a lead plaintiff in the case
"This wonderful partnership will raise both awareness and much-needed financial support and will assist us in reaching thousands of children in grades K-12 with our Safe Kids Strong Teens prevention education program" said SASS Executive Director Kathy Beebe
"I was clearly misunderstood. I take responsibility for this; I'm a judge, I should be clear" Lewis said Monday. Lewis said he's not a sexist. He said his wife is an artist and a feminist; his daughter is a lawyer...

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The Very Model of a Democratic Party [Published Daily Kos - 8 hours ago]
YMCA Healthy Kids Day, April 26 [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - 12 hours ago]
Threat to School Choice in New Hampshire Continues [Published Heritage Foundation - Apr 18 2014]
Police seeking heroin epidemic answers [Published Union Leader - Apr 17 2014]
Bank of N.H. and #x2019;s Routhier is Strafford... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 17 2014]
Scholarship Tax Credit Attracts A Crowd To N.H.... [Published NHPR - Apr 16 2014]
State Supreme Court hearing arguments in educat... [Published Union Leader - Apr 16 2014]
Many factors pushing young adults to rent over ... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 16 2014]
Deadline extended for startup competition in Ro... [Published Union Leader - Apr 16 2014]
Man sentenced to prison for indecent exposure [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 16 2014]
High Court to Hear Ed Tax Case [Published Nashua Patch - Apr 15 2014]
Goodwill Launches 100% Neighbor Made [Published Amherst Patch - Apr 14 2014]
Society of American Foresters honor Fast with M... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 14 2014]
New deputies sworn in by Strafford County Sheri... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 14 2014]
New program seeks to ease Seacoast traffic jams [Published Union Leader - Apr 14 2014]
Music man: Sang tunes in to conquer Todd s Trot... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 13 2014]
Power supplier announces support for SASS [Published Portsmouth Herald - Apr 13 2014]
Police charge man with dealing heroin [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 12 2014]
UNH Cooperative Extension Dean to retire [Published New Hampshire - Apr 11 2014]
Griffith receives Spirit of Community Award [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
Family Justice Center plans fundraiser, April 26 [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
Cornerstone VNA welcomes Jo Aeed as Hospice Nur... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
Bisaillons Citizens of the Year; Keefe Business... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
Three new sheriff and #x2019;s deputies sworn in [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
Routhier will chair Stafford County YMCA [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
Childhood sex abuse survivor testifies for Sena... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
21 arrested in immigration roundup in NH [Published Union Leader - Apr 09 2014]
Start-Up 2014 deadline extended [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 09 2014]
Judge retires, is reprimanded after sexist comment [Published Belleville News Democrat - Apr 08 2014]
Judge retires, is reprimanded after sexist comment [Published Kentucky.com - Apr 08 2014]
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New Hampshire's Top Two Youth Volunteers Select... [Published Business Wire Education News - Feb 11 2014]
CONCORD, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Caroline Carter, 16, of Dover and Quinn Griffith, 12, of Lee today were named New Hampshire's top two youth volunteers of 2014 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for ...
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CONCORD, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Caroline Carter, 16, of Dover and Quinn Griffith, 12, of Lee today were named New Hampshire's top two youth volunteers of 2014 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for ...
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