Women’s Soccer Announces 2015 Spring Schedule

DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team announced its 2015 spring schedule Wednesday. The first of five matches will take place at home on March 28 against America East Conference foe University of Maine at 2 p.m. After game one, the reigning America East champion Wildcats take on Northeastern University, the […]

Men’s Hockey Takes on Connecticut in Hockey East Opening Round (Fri.-Sat., 7 p.m.) (Sun., 4:30 p.m. if necessary)

Men’s Hockey Home | Game Notes | Twitter | Facebook | HockeyEastOnline.TV UNH (15-17-2, 10-11-1 HEA) | UCONN (10-17-7, 7-11-4 HEA) Wildcat SportsRadio NetworkFriday, March 6 – 7:00 p.m. (6:30 p.m. pregame show)   Dan Parkhurst (Play-by-Play), Pete Webster (Color) Dover-Portsmouth-Rochester    WPKX-AM    930 Dover-Portsmouth-Rochester    WQSO-FM    96.7 Manchester        WGIR-AM    610 QUICK FACTS The Wildcats square off against the University of Connecticut in […]

Student Council Supports the NHSPCA!!

Student Council Supports the NHSPCA!! Kudos to the JMUES Student Council for their very successful “Puppy and Kitty Love” Collection Drive. Thanks to the generosity of the JMUES community, seven boxes were collected and delivered to the NHSPCA! Great job to all involved! Article source: http://www.merrimack.k12.nh.us/news.cfm?NWID=99876

Partial roof collapse closes Wells Public Library

Crews from the Wells and Ogunquit fire departments spent much of Thursday saving the roof of the Wells Public library. See photos of the damage Staff found the roof had partially collapsed overnight, and discovered a sagging section in the front portion if the building Thursday morning. Teams of firefighters took turns clearing snow so […]

Maine at elevated risk for spring flooding

Ice may be 2 feet thick on some local bodies of water through the state, but experts are already thinking ahead to spring and the related thaw. In April 1987 massive flooding devastated communities along Maine’s rivers. Click to see photos from WMTW News 8 crews covering the historic flooding. More Officials from the River […]

Portland students get free, brand-new eyeglasses

More than 100 Portland students are seeing more clearly after receiving free eyeglasses on Thursday. Essilor Vision Foundation has been providing the free glasses for 10 years. Portland school officials said the program is open to any student in the district. It saves the students’ families the cost of new glasses, which can run $100 […]

Nordic marathon Saturday at Bretton Woods

Cross-country skiers from far and wide are headed to Bretton Woods to compete Saturday in the New England Ski Museum’s Nordic Marathon. With a mass start at the base of Mount Washington, the race is not only for those competing in the 42- and 21-kilometer courses. You do not have to compete. You can sign […]

Plan for state-backed bond for Balsams hits snag

A state Senate committee on Wednesday recommended more study of a bill to provide a state-backed $28 million bond to help redevelop a storied North Country hotel, dealing a potential setback to the project’s backers. Last week, Les Otten, the Maine businessman seeking to turn the shuttered Balsams resort into a world-class, four-season destination, told […]

Ski Hearth Farm offers free trails this inaugural season

Ski Hearth Farm in Sugar Hill offers beautifully groomed terrain with vista views of the White Mountains. Davis Mangold, who operates an organic farm from the property, began working to provide a community option  for the land in winter to help support the farmers year-round. Because of an issue related to a conservation easement , […]

Defense, prosecution agree Kibby case should be consolidated

Both sides in the case of a man accused of kidnapping a teenage girl agreed that the trial should be consolidated in a single court, but there are still disputes over evidence. The judge said the trial of Nathaniel Kibby is on track to begin early next year. More Click to watch News 9’s coverage. […]

Court releases new video of Boston Marathon bombing

Never-before-seen video showing the Boston Marathon bombing shown in court Wednesday is released. The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It’s whether he deserves to die for it. More Click here to watch the report. The video was taken inside Marathon Sports and […]

Tsarnaev lawyer: ‘It was him,’ but brother was mastermind

The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It’s whether he deserves to die for it. Never-before-seen video showing the Boston Marathon bombing shown in court Wednesday is released. More Click to watch News 9’s coverage. In a blunt opening statement at the nation’s […]

This winter weather system has a bit of everything

Southerners, don’t pack your sweaters or heavy coats away just yet. You’re probably going to need them for a few days. A cold front is headed across the country. Enjoy the warmth until it gets where you are, because after that temperatures are going to drop 20 degrees or more before you know it. And […]

Teen accused of being ISIS recruiter

A 17 year-old Virginia student has been charged with helping recruit for ISIS, federal law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Iraqi forces appeared Wednesday to be making progress on the third day of a major offensive intended to push ISIS fighters out of the city of Tikrit. More Igniting a live man in a cage; severing […]

Man accused of trying to join ISIS is indicted

A California man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS was indicted Wednesday, charged with attempting to support terror and other counts. A 17 year-old Virginia student has been charged with helping recruit for ISIS, federal law enforcement officials said Wednesday. More Iraqi forces appeared Wednesday to be making progress on the […]

15 tons of pot confiscated at California border

When searching for hidden stash, an obvious place to check is the mattress. Federal police in California did so last week and found 15 tons of marijuana This qualified as the second largest weed bust in history at a U.S. border crossing. The truck carrying the weed crossed into California from Mexico at Otay Mesa. […]

Man gets #TheDress tattooed on leg

The Dress has found its way in tattoo form to the leg of a Texas man. Daniel Howland, 24, inked the viral Internet craze on his calf because he “thought it would be funny,” according to the New York Daily News. Howland’s tattoo took about 20 minutes to complete. It depicts the now famous black […]

Paul Allen says he’s found battleship wreck

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has found the wreck of a long-lost World War II Japanese battleship near the Philippines. The philanthropist posted images on Twitter that appeared to show the Musashi, once one of the two largest warships in the world. The discovery was made aboard his superyacht, the MY Octopus, as part […]

Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city “must do better” to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city’s police force. The Justice Department formally closed its investigation of Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson, declining to bring criminal charges for the […]

Obamacare on the line at SCOTUS

The future of health care in America is on the table — and in serious jeopardy — Wednesday morning in the Supreme Court. The Obama administration says it’s doing nothing to stave off the potential disaster that would ensue if the Supreme Court upends Obamacare and millions of Americans face losing affordable health insurance. More […]

US ambassador attacked in South Korea

U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was attacked in Seoul, according to U.S. government sources in the U.S. and South Korea. The U.S. embassy said he is being treated at a local hospital but is in stable condition. According to Seoul police, Lippert was slashed on his right cheek and hand with a small […]

Supreme Court could kill affordable health care

Republicans have tried to kill the Affordable Care Act more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court could actually do it with a single ruling. Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Affordable Care Act enrollees can keep their subsidies. A ruling against the Obama administration could send “Obamacare” into a death spiral. It’s […]

ACA enrollees see refund delays

The IRS is delaying the refunds of tens of thousands of Obamacare enrollees, said Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate. About 11.4 million people have signed up for Affordable Care Act coverage for 2015, the Obama administration announced Tuesday evening. More The hold up, she says, is subsidy data from state health exchanges. What’s more, […]

Coffee is now a health food: Myth or fact?

Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you. Starbucks proves again that it won’t stop with just coffee. Its latest project involves a new media start-up that “will create and produce nonfiction, social-impact content,” according to the new company’s founder, Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Chandrasekara… More Well isn’t that non-dairy delightful? More An “unauthorized” K-cup maker is […]

Leonardo DiCaprio and Netflix partner on film projects

Leonardo DiCaprio, one of the most famous actors in Hollywood, has agreed to a partnership with Netflix to produce documentaries for the streaming service. With the multi-year deal, DiCaprio and his production company “Appian Way” will identify and develop “fact-based” projects focusing on environment and conservation for Netflix. “There’s never been a more critical time […]

Buddy Holly plane crash may be re-examined

It’s the day the music died. In the early morning hours of February 3, 1959, a small aircraft carrying Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson crashed a few miles from Mason City Municipal Airport, near Clear Lake, Iowa. Pilot Roger Peterson also died in the crash. The voice of the hit […]

Report: NBA fines Knicks for Jackson’s comments

Recent comments by New York Knicks president Phil Jackson reportedly cost his team some money. According to a Yahoo Sports report Tuesday night, the NBA fined the Knicks an undisclosed amount in response to Jackson’s remarks after he watched Ohio State play Nebraska on Thursday in Columbus, Ohio. Following the game, Jackson told Cleveland.com that […]