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Former Charleston political figure Charles 'Pug' Ravenel passed away Saturday - Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Post Courier

Former Charleston political figure Charles 'Pug' Ravenel passed away Saturday
Charleston Post Courier
Ravenel was a newspaper carrier for The News and Courier, which helped him get a full athletic scholarship to Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, where he was a star quarterback. After prep school, he went to Harvard, graduating in 1961 with a ...

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'Girls and Sex,' a free lecture by author Peggy Orenstein - Seacoastonline.com

'Girls and Sex,' a free lecture by author Peggy Orenstein
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EXETER — We the People of Exeter, in partnership with Phillips Exeter Academy, will host a free, public lecture featuring Peggy Orenstein speaking about her most recent book, “Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape,” on Friday, March 31 ...

Phillips Exeter to host 'Girls and Sex' talk - Seacoastonline.com

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Phillips Exeter to host 'Girls and Sex' talk
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The event will take place March 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Phillips Exeter Academy Assembly Hall on Front Street. In researching her book, Orenstein spoke to psychologists, academics, other experts in the field and 70 young women to offer an in-depth ...

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Master Plan workshop: Exeter residents value downtown, heritage - Seacoastonline.com

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Master Plan workshop: Exeter residents value downtown, heritage
Seacoastonline.com
... enhance, promote and balance with new activities, particularly those within the downtown," the report says. "Many participants want to see a thriving arts scene and recognize the potential in existing resources like the Town Hall and Phillips ...

Investigation Reveals More Sex Abuse Allegations at Phillips Exeter Academy - New Hampshire Public Radio

New Hampshire Public Radio

Investigation Reveals More Sex Abuse Allegations at Phillips Exeter Academy
New Hampshire Public Radio
And in March of 2016 he was actually barred from campus and was stripped of emeritus faculty title. So that kind of spun off this whole tumultuous time for Phillips Exeter, per se. And after that in 2016 a student at Phillips Exeter was accused of ...

Review finds Phillips Exeter lacked procedures to properly handle sexual misconduct - The Union Leader

The Union Leader

Review finds Phillips Exeter lacked procedures to properly handle sexual misconduct
The Union Leader
EXETER - A legal review of Phillips Exeter Academy's handling of sexual misconduct allegations against a former teacher - and its failure to make them public - found that the prestigious prep school didn't have procedures in place to ensure ...
Five former prep school staffers accused of abuseThe Marshalltown

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More Phillips Exeter Academy Staffers Accused of Abuse - NECN

NECN

More Phillips Exeter Academy Staffers Accused of Abuse
NECN
After a year-long outside investigation, the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire is revealing that five more former faculty members are accused of having inappropriate sexual relationships with students on campus. That brings the total ...
Phillips Exeter moving in 'right direction,' alumni saySeacoastonline.com
Former Phillips Exeter Academy Staffers Accused Of AbuseCBS Boston / WBZ

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Phillips Exeter investigators reveal allegations against four ex-faculty members - The Boston Globe

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Phillips Exeter investigators reveal allegations against four ex-faculty members
The Boston Globe
After an internal investigation, Phillips Exeter Academy on Thursday disclosed that credible allegations of sexual misconduct have been made against a former school psychologist and three former teachers who worked at the prep school for many years.
5 former Phillips Exeter staffers accused of sexual misconductWMUR Manchester
Phillips Exeter reveals new sex abuse allegations against ex-facultySeacoastonline.com
Phillips Exeter Academy names 5 more former staff members accused of sexual misconductNH1 News
The Union Leader -Concord Monitor -NH1 News
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4 Former Phillips Exeter Academy Staffers Accused of Abuse - NECN

NECN

4 Former Phillips Exeter Academy Staffers Accused of Abuse
NECN
Part of the campus of the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy is seen Monday, April 11, 2016, in Exeter, New Hampshire. Phillips Exeter Academy, which was founded in 1781, acknowledged in March 2016 that a teacher was forced into retirement in 2011 ...

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Ex-Phillips Exeter Academy admissions counselor objects to motion for jury trial in NH - NH1 News

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Ex-Phillips Exeter Academy admissions counselor objects to motion for jury trial in NH
NH1 News
BRENTWOOD - A former Phillips Exeter Academy admissions counselor accused of sexually assaulting a prospective student 43 years ago had a hearing in court Wednesday. Arthur Peekel, 74, of Illinois, turned himself in after he was accused of sexually ...
Former Philips Exeter staffer in court on sexual assault chargesWMUR Manchester

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Wal-Mart to offer online grocery shopping and curbside pickup in Epping

The Epping store is among the first in New Hampshire to implement the new online ordering program that's similar to others at competing supermarkets like Hannaford, which began offering its "Hannaford to Go" at some of its local stores in recent years.

New Hampshire Theatre Project presents the Jungle Book

New Hampshire Theatre Project's Junior Repertory Company will present The Jungle Book , Rudyard Kipling's beloved tale of Mowgli, a young boy taken in by wolves in the jungle of India, and befriended by memorable characters Kaa the Rock Python, Baloo the Bear, and Bagheera the Panther. Many generations of readers who have ranked Kipling's books among their favorite stories will appreciate playwright R. Rex Stephenson's adaptation with its fidelity to the original text.

Exeter guidance counselor pleads not guilty to assault on student

University of New Hampshire men's hockey coach Dick Umile already knows what his team needs to improve on before next season comes: team defense.

Exeter residents head to polls in delayed election

Exeter Selectwoman Anne Surman, right, spent Thursday campaigning outside the Exeter polls.

Ask a Muslim anything you want

On Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m., the Hancock Town Library will host "Ask A Muslim Anything" with Robert Azzi. Have you ever wanted to talk to a Muslim? Someone who could be your co-worker or neighbor? Ask A Muslim Anything is an opportunity for conversation on aspects of belief, identity, and practice -- or whatever comes up.

Hampton man faces manslaughter charge in toddler's death

Leo Witham, 30, of Hampton now faces a manslaughter charge for allegedly causing the death of a 19-month-old boy.

Judge noted 'deep divisions' in family after death of elderly Exeter woman

Two family members have been indicted in connection with the 2016 death of a 76-year-old who once lived in a mobile home in the Exeter River MHP Cooperative in Exeter.

Officials: Need for more NH health care workers is imperative

Local and state government would lose much of the financial incentive to hire double-dippers under legislation that passed the New Hampshire House on Wednesday.

5 former New Hampshire prep school staffers accused of abuse

An outside investigation into sexual assault allegations at a New Hampshire prep school has identified five former staff members accused of abuse, the latest evidence that the problem at the prestigious institution dates back decades and was more widespread than previously thought. Phillips Exeter Academy disclosed the information Thursday in a letter to the school community.

Organic options: Local businesses aim to provide natural beauty choices to consumers

Krysta Lewis of Auburn has developed a line of organic makeup and is participating in a 14-week program organized by Alpha Loft to help startup companies ramp up their growth.


  
Portsmouth and Seacoast News  Portsmouth and Seacoast News Minimize

Writers on a New England Stage presents Author Anthony Doerr
... is a performing arts center featuring curated entertainment from around the world in two theaters in its downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire campus - one, a landmark 1878 Victorian theater, designated an American Treasure for the Arts by the National ...
Sam Asano's Let's Invent: Tech can tackle problem of falling
... let us switch our subject to issues that we live constantly with. The following is a public presentation I did in Portsmouth on March 22. The subject was "Falling Down." No, it isn't the famous 1993 movie featuring Michael Douglas. It is about ...
In the North Country and statewide, demand grows for locally sourced foods, especially meats
... like the North Country Farmers Cooperative, northcountry.localfoodmarketplace.com, and restaurants like Moxy in Portsmouth and Stages in Dover. Further inland, the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa (which recently hosted the NCFC's annual meeting) ...
Maine-Based Sea Bags Opening Tenth and Largest Store in New Hampshire
Shoppers in downtown Portsmouth will get a feel for handmade items from recycled sails by maker and designer, Sea Bags , at the company's largest retail store. The new 1,100 square foot space is located just off Exit 7 at 129 Market Street overlooking the Piscataqua River and nearby Portsmouth Harbor Cruises.
a Show mea cable alternatives
... to the service from competing companies.” His comments echoed the results of a survey the city of Portsmouth did recently as it too begins the process of renegotiating with Comcast, or Xfinity as the company is now called. Close to half of ...
Low Seacoast unemployment rate has a down side
... state, and the Seacoast in particular, is reaching a point where there are not enough workers to fill vacancies. Portsmouth boasts a 2.3 percent unemployment rate. Rochester's unemployment rate is 2.7 and Somersworth's is 2.8. New Hampshire's ...
It's a special week for NH restaurant guests
Chef Matthew Provencher of The Foundry restaurant in Manchester represented the Millyard establishment during the kickoff party for New Hampshire Restaurant Week Thursday in Portsmouth.
100 years ago two Portsmouth girls wrote a suicide letter, killed themselves at cafe
Two girls in Portsmouth, N.H., had planned a suicide pact, sent a letter bidding goodbye to their parents, then shot themselves while dining in a cafe.
Weekly Research Analysts' Ratings Updates for Sprague Resources
... home heating oil, diesel fuels, residual fuels, gasoline and natural gas. Sprague Resources LP is based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. " 3/16/2017 - Sprague Resources was given a new $35.00 price target on by analysts at FBR & Co. They now have a ...
Durham Police log, Feb. 21-26
Rico Brea, 23, of 12 Simonds Road, Portsmouth, was arrested Feb. 21 on a bench warrant. Brea was released on $1,000 personal recognizance.
Trump demands support in do-or-die Friday vote on healthcare plan
... scored three in the third to... - Renee Plummer, the vice president of marketing for Two International Group in Portsmouth, said her confidence, vision and persistence were key in the... Maybe the eight Portsmouth City councilors supporting a ban on ...
Gatsas tells AG he will use personal funds to repay improper campaign donations
... scored three in the third to... - Renee Plummer, the vice president of marketing for Two International Group in Portsmouth, said her confidence, vision and persistence were key in the... Maybe the eight Portsmouth City councilors supporting a ban on ...
In the bag: Portsmouth ignores legal advice
... president for communications and marketing for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system on Thursday. Maybe the eight Portsmouth City councilors supporting a ban on plastic bags in the city would be willing to pay the city's legal bills when the ban is ...
Pease Tradeport developer: Tenacity a component of success
Free-market, New Hampshire conservatives from the grass roots to the corner office praised their Capitol Hill counterparts for blocking a U.S. House vote Thursday on repealing and replacing... - Renee Plummer, the vice president of marketing for Two International Group in Portsmouth, said her confidence, vision and persistence were key in the...
NH's population grows at a snail's pace, and that's OK
... scored three in the third to... Renee Plummer, the vice president of marketing for Two International Group in Portsmouth, said her confidence, vision and persistence were key in the development of Pease International Tradeport in... Maybe the eight ...
Democrats shouldna t dismiss Nunes so quickly
... scored three in the third to... - Renee Plummer, the vice president of marketing for Two International Group in Portsmouth, said her confidence, vision and persistence were key in the... Maybe the eight Portsmouth City councilors supporting a ban on ...
PHS grad Parker an X-factor for No. 4 Syracuse Updated at
... “I was joking with my friends that maybe they messed up,” said Parker, a Rye native and former Portsmouth High School standout. “That was the first reaction. But then you realize there's nothing more rewarding than getting ...
Bedford superintendent apologizes for harassment of reporter on Twitter
... March 14, 2017 It escalated on Saturday when Brown began updating the score of Bedford's game against Portsmouth, which Bedford ultimately lost, 63-40. Brown was bombarded on Twitter from several Bedford High School students that included ...
Stand-up standout: Kathy Griffin vows to a rock Portsmoutha Updated Mar 23, 2017 at
Comedian Kathy Griffin will bring her lightning-speed wit and pull-no-punches comedy to Portsmouth on Saturday, April 29, a night she definitely wanted to talk about in a recent interview. "It's an awesome theater and Portsmouth audiences are smart," Griffin said.
Looking Back with Aurore Eaton: Gov. John Wentworth travels across New Hampshire
... interior regions. No longer could the province's wealth and power remain concentrated within the capital city of Portsmouth. Gov. John Wentworth served as the chosen representative of King George III and of the British government. Conflicts arose ...

  
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Another View -- Ray Buckley: NH will stay blue in 2018 - The Union Leader

Another View -- Ray Buckley: NH will stay blue in 2018
The Union Leader
As I prepare for my sixth term as New Hampshire Democratic Party chair, it's hard not to reflect on what an historic 10 years we Democrats have had in the state. While there have been significant Democratic losses across the nation, New Hampshire ...

NH dairy farms deal with threat of labor deportations - Concord Monitor

Concord Monitor

NH dairy farms deal with threat of labor deportations
Concord Monitor
The looming threat of widespread deportation isn't necessarily what New Hampshire farmers expected from Trump, said Dave Chappelle, a Vermont and New Hampshire labor management consultant for dairy farms. “I have been to farms in New Hampshire where I ...
ICE Arrests 26 Probationers Doing Community ServiceNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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Dental for the Dead: NH county provided insurance to dead employees - WGME

WGME

Dental for the Dead: NH county provided insurance to dead employees
WGME
CARROLL COUNTY, NH (WGME) -- A county in New Hampshire is facing new scrutiny, after a state representative re-opened an investigation into mishandled tax payer money. Former and even dead employees were still receiving dental insurance.

Sources: Kasich eyes return to NH in late April following release of new book - WMUR Manchester

WMUR Manchester

Sources: Kasich eyes return to NH in late April following release of new book
WMUR Manchester
With the exception of Kasich's primary victory in his home state of Ohio in March 2016, New Hampshire was the high-water mark of his campaign. He spent more than 70 days in the Granite State between Jan. 1, 2015 and the New Hampshire primary, which ...
NH likely one of the first stops on Ohio Gov. John Kasich's book tour next monthNH1 News

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Steve Vaillancourt, colorful NH politician, dies at 65 - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

Steve Vaillancourt, colorful NH politician, dies at 65
The Boston Globe
One of the most colorful political figures in recent New Hampshire history was found dead Monday, leading the state's political community to share stories on social media and to hold a moment of silence at the State House in Concord. Steve Vaillancourt ...
Manchester state Rep. Steve Vaillancourt diesThe Union Leader
Long-Time New Hampshire Rep. Steve Vaillancourt DiesNew Hampshire Public Radio
Longtime, controversial state Rep. Vaillancourt dead at age 65NH1 News
WMUR Manchester -U.S. News & World Report -Valley News
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In NH, Ellison Says Democrats Must Fight Republicans Beyond Trump - New Hampshire Public Radio

New Hampshire Public Radio

In NH, Ellison Says Democrats Must Fight Republicans Beyond Trump
New Hampshire Public Radio
Ellison has argued Democrats aren't focusing enough on grassroots organizing or winning seats at the state and local levels. He's challenging New Hampshire Democrats to push back against state-level efforts to tighten voting laws. He says a long fight ...
Ellison tells NH Dems that the party must fight Republicans beyond TrumpNH1 News
Ellison rallies Democrats in PortsmouthFoster's Daily Democrat
DNC Deputy Chair addresses NH Democratic PartyWMUR Manchester

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NH alcohol fund faces repeal effort - The Union Leader

NH alcohol fund faces repeal effort
The Union Leader
Some on the front lines of the state's substance abuse crisis say they were stunned when a House subcommittee moved last week to repeal a law requiring that a percentage of state liquor profits be used to fund prevention, treatment and recovery programs.

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NH Men Bagged on 4th DUI Charge: State Police Roundup - Patch - Patch.com

Patch.com

NH Men Bagged on 4th DUI Charge: State Police Roundup - Patch
Patch.com
Concord, NH - Plus, alleged North Country stalker arrested, other DUI arrests, and Mass. and NH teens face drug and alcohol charges.

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Democratic state senator, NEA-NH president Scott McGilvray dies at age 51 - Concord Monitor

Concord Monitor

Democratic state senator, NEA-NH president Scott McGilvray dies at age 51
Concord Monitor
He was also president of the New Hampshire chapter of the National Education Association, the state's largest teacher's union. Before McGilvray ascended to the top of the union and the halls of the Senate, he helped struggling friends anyway he could.
State Sen. Scott McGilvray mourned as advocate for childrenThe Union Leader
New Hampshire State Senator Scott McGilvray DiesNew Hampshire Public Radio
McGilvray, NEA union president and NH state senator, dies at 51Seacoastonline.com
Patch.com
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NH Gun Owners No Longer Need License to Carry Concealed Weapon - Fox News Insider

Fox News Insider

NH Gun Owners No Longer Need License to Carry Concealed Weapon
Fox News Insider
In the state of New Hampshire, it's now legal to carry a concealed, loaded gun without a license. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill into law eliminating the concealed-carry license requirement for pistol and revolver owners. It was the first ...
New Hampshire: The 2nd Amendment is Your Concealed Carry PermitBreitbart News

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Exeter Farmers' Market  Exeter Farmers' Market Minimize

Exeter Farmers' Market Thursdays, 2 to 6, May to October, Swasey Parkway, downtown. The Winter Farmers' Market goes indoors on weekends at Exeter High School, 1 Blue Hawk Drive.


  
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