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 2020-06-02 16:00 

Keene Sentinel

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New Hampshire reports 39 new COVID-19 positives, no deaths...

State health officials Monday reported 39 new positive tests for COVID-19 but no additional deaths. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 4,685, while the number of deaths attributed to the viral illness stands at 245....

 2020-06-02 16:00 

Keene Sentinel

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This day in history, June 2, 2020...

Tuesday, June 2, 1970...

 2020-06-02 16:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Beaches reopen in NH, offering sand, solitude and a change of scene...

After more than two months of roped off parking and patrolled sand, New Hampshire's beaches reopened on Monday....

 2020-06-02 16:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH child-care industry overwhelmed by COVID-19...

Child care is a vital part of the state's economic engine, but the damage COVID-19 is having on that industry is still unfolding....

 2020-06-02 16:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Fire Mutual Aid log, June 2, 2020...

Dispatchers at Southwestern N.H. District Fire Mutual Aid in Keene handled requests for medical aid and fire calls on Monday, June 1, including the following:...

 2020-06-02 15:55 

Seacoastonline.com

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York to hire beach 'ambassadors' to free up lifeguards, police...

YORK, Maine — As they discussed next steps for the town's reopening, the Board of Selectmen authorized a plan Monday night to create a community "ambassador" program to help with crowd control and encourage proper social distancing at th...

 2020-06-02 15:55 

Fosters.com

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York to hire beach 'ambassadors' to free up lifeguards, police...

YORK, Maine — As they discussed next steps for the town's reopening, the Board of Selectmen authorized a plan Monday night to create a community "ambassador" program to help with crowd control and encourage proper social distancing at th...

 2020-06-02 15:53 

Fosters.com

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Know more about these 28 women listed on York's war monuments?...

YORK, Maine — Researchers interested in local history could use your help tracking down more information about the women who have served our country.Michael Dow, a member of York's Committee on Veterans' Affairs, released a list this week of...

 2020-06-02 15:53 

Seacoastonline.com

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Know more about these 28 women listed on York's war monuments?...

YORK, Maine — Researchers interested in local history could use your help tracking down more information about the women who have served our country.Michael Dow, a member of York's Committee on Veterans' Affairs, released a list this week of...

 2020-06-02 15:44 

Seacoastonline.com

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Portsmouth denies outdoor alcohol license for Tuscan Market...

PORTSMOUTH — After heated debate, the City Council Monday voted 5-4 to deny a license to Tuscan Market that would have permitted a cordoned-off cafe area with alcohol service.The request was for food and alcohol service to 32 seats at nine tables an...

 2020-06-02 15:44 

WMUR

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Father, son accused of brandishing weapons during Manchester protest face judge...

A father and son both face charges after an incident at a protest over the death of George Floyd in Manchester this past weekend....

 2020-06-02 15:43 

WMUR

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'We stand here just as outraged as they do': Cincinnati police chief, officers take knee with protesters...

The police chief said he was talking with a group of protesters when they asked him to kneel with them....

 2020-06-02 15:42 

WMUR

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'We all need to do more': Bank of America pledges $1 billion to fight racial inequality...

The billion-dollar donation is an expansion of the several hundreds of millions of dollars Bank of America donates to nonprofits and lends to small, minority businesses....

 2020-06-02 15:41 

The Sun Journal

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Police arrest 23 during overnight clashes with demonstrators...

Portland police say 22 people were charged with failure to disburse, and one man, a tractor-trailer driver, was charged with reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon for driving into the protest area. All have since been bailed out. The post Police arrest...

 2020-06-02 15:28 

The Sun Journal

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The Latest: Tokyo issues alert amid fear of 2nd virus wave...

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic from around the U.S. and the world. TOKYO — The governor of Tokyo has issued a coronavirus alert for the Japanese capital amid worries of a resurgence of infections only a week after a state of emergency ended....

 2020-06-02 15:26 

The Sun Journal

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As hurricane season begins, state regulator urges Mainers to buy flood insurance...

Maine Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa said scientists are predicting an increase in the number and severity of hurricanes and major storms this year. The post As hurricane season begins, state regulator urges Mainers to buy flood insurance appeared f...

 2020-06-02 15:24 

WMUR

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Death toll grows in national protests...

Many of the people killed were African Americans, compounding the tragedy for black families losing more members of their community....

 2020-06-02 15:21 

WMUR

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Over 60 people arrested, 10 officers hurt during Rhode Island violence...

A crowd of hundreds of people that the head of the Rhode Island State Police described as a "mob...

 2020-06-02 15:18 

WMUR

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A+ gifts for teachers and educators who always go the extra mile...

Show your appreciation for all of their hard work....

 2020-06-02 15:03 

Fosters.com

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Stocks open higher as investors hope for economic recovery...

U.S. stock indexes are moving higher in early trading Tuesday, following broad gains in global markets as investors hope that the gradual lifting of coronavirus lockdown mandates will put economies ravaged by the outbreak on the path to recovery....

 2020-06-02 15:03 

Seacoastonline.com

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Stocks open higher as investors hope for economic recovery...

U.S. stock indexes are moving higher in early trading Tuesday, following broad gains in global markets as investors hope that the gradual lifting of coronavirus lockdown mandates will put economies ravaged by the outbreak on the path to recovery....

 2020-06-02 15:01 

WMUR

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20 unique Father's Day gifts perfect for any wife to give her husband...

There's no doubt that he'll love it....

 2020-06-02 15:00 

Fosters.com

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US cities erupt in more violence amid threats from Trump...

American cities erupted in violence and destruction in a seventh straight night of unrest, with several police officers shot or run over, amid boasts and threats from President Donald Trump to send in troops to "dominate the streets."...

 2020-06-02 15:00 

Seacoastonline.com

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US cities erupt in more violence amid threats from Trump...

American cities erupted in violence and destruction in a seventh straight night of unrest, with several police officers shot or run over, amid boasts and threats from President Donald Trump to send in troops to "dominate the streets."...

 2020-06-02 15:00 

WMUR

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Biden says we're in 'battle for the soul of our nation' in Philadelphia speech...
 2020-06-02 14:48 

Fosters.com

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Here's Spaulding High School's 2020 Scholarship Awards winners...

ROCHESTER — Spaulding High School is grateful to the citizens of Rochester and surrounding communities for their generous support in providing $157,000 in scholarships to the graduates of the Class of 2020.A Faye Goodwin Memorial ScholarshipAwarded ...

 2020-06-02 14:47 

The Sun Journal

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Baxter State Park officials begin to reopen wilderness area...

On June 15, the park will open the Togue Pond and Matagamon gates for vehicle use, and camgrounds are expected to open July 1. The post Baxter State Park officials begin to reopen wilderness area appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-02 14:43 

WMUR

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Riding for racial justice: Gym owner cycles for 12 hours, raising money in honor of black lives lost in US...

Instead of canceling a fundraiser originally planned to help her business, this gym owner shifted the event's focus to honor the Black Lives Matter movement....

 2020-06-02 14:33 

Seacoastonline.com

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Seacoast woman searching for Harry Potter books gifted from her late grandmother...

The majority of teenagers do things that, when they are older, they wish they could go back in time and make a different choice.Kaylie Goodwin, a 2009 Newmarket High School graduate and Portsmouth small-business owner, is no different. She hopes to make h...

 2020-06-02 14:33 

Fosters.com

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Seacoast woman searching for Harry Potter books gifted from her late grandmother...

The majority of teenagers do things that, when they are older, they wish they could go back in time and make a different choice.Kaylie Goodwin, a 2009 Newmarket High School graduate and Portsmouth small-business owner, is no different. She hopes to make h...

 2020-06-02 14:25 

Seacoastonline.com

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York vigil to stand for justice in wake of George Floyd's death...

YORK, Maine The York Diversity Forum is sponsoring a Vigil for Justice on Saturday, June 6, at 10:30 a.m. in front of Town Hall.Given the events of the past several days, precipitated by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, "we have been looking ...

 2020-06-02 14:25 

Fosters.com

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York vigil to stand for justice in wake of George Floyd's death...

YORK, Maine The York Diversity Forum is sponsoring a Vigil for Justice on Saturday, June 6, at 10:30 a.m. in front of Town Hall.Given the events of the past several days, precipitated by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, "we have been looking ...

 2020-06-02 14:08 

Seacoastonline.com

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Portsmouth Women's City Club donation drive to benefit Gather...

The Portsmouth Women's City Club will kick off its Summer of Giving with a donation drive to benefit Gather. The drive will be held Friday, June 5, 4 to 6 p.m., and Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the club at 375 Middle St.Donations will go to ...

 2020-06-02 14:08 

Fosters.com

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Portsmouth Women's City Club donation drive to benefit Gather...

The Portsmouth Women's City Club will kick off its Summer of Giving with a donation drive to benefit Gather. The drive will be held Friday, June 5, 4 to 6 p.m., and Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the club at 375 Middle St.Donations will go to ...

 2020-06-02 13:46 

WMUR

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Cloudy Tuesday with some rain showers...

Kevin Skarupa has a look at a damp and cloudy Tuesday on tap....

 2020-06-02 13:42 

Seacoastonline.com

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Portsmouth recycling more costly than throwing everything away...

PORTSMOUTH — A budget consideration for the City Council this year is whether to pay $130,000 more for recycling "tipping fees" than last year, or save money by having everyone throw everything away as solid waste.Public Works Director Peter...

 2020-06-02 13:39 

Seacoastonline.com

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Police Commission hires lawyer to probe allegations regarding Portsmouth chief...

PORTSMOUTH — The city Police Commission has retained a local attorney to investigate circumstances leading to a $90,000 payout to former dispatch supervisor Kelly McGrenaghan, previously described as to resolve "issues raised by Ms. McGrenaghan ...

 2020-06-02 13:39 

The Sun Journal

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Trump is threatening military action to quell protests, and a law could let him do it...

The deployment of active-duty military personnel, particularly to states that may not want them, would represent a further escalation of Trump wielding his presidential powers. The post Trump is threatening military action to quell protests, and a law cou...

 2020-06-02 13:28 

WMUR

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President Trump to visit coronavirus testing swab manufacturer in Maine...

The White House says the president plans to visit Puritan Medical Supplies in Guilford on Friday....

 2020-06-02 13:14 

WMUR

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19-year-old accused of authoring Facebook post encouraging riot in Manchester...

Manchester police announced Tuesday the arrest of a teenager who was allegedly behind a social media post encouraging a riot in the city of Manchester....

 2020-06-02 13:08 

WMUR

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Music industry leaders vow to pause business for a day in observation of Blackout Tuesday...

Artists like the Rolling Stones, Quincy Jones and Billie Eilish have said they'll observe the day....

 2020-06-02 12:51 

Valley News

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Cornish Fair, Quechee Balloon Festival canceled because of COVID-19...

CORNISH — Organizers of the Cornish Fair have had to cancel the annual August event this year out of safety concerns related to the COVID-19 outbreak."The board of directors tried very hard to hold out as long as possible before making this deci...

 2020-06-02 12:27 

The Sun Journal

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Well Done news...

BOSTON — Kayta Balsamo of Lewiston has graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the university celebrated its Spring 2020 Commencement on April 25 with a special virtual toast in honor of the graduating...

 2020-06-02 12:26 

The Sun Journal

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Community briefs...

Sen. Claxton to host virtual town hall meeting AUGUSTA — Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, will host a virtual town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 3. The event is being hosted in cooperation with the Town Hall Project and will be streamed via Face...

 2020-06-02 12:24 

The Sun Journal

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Area nonprofits receive John T. Gorman Foundation grants...

PORTLAND — The John T. Gorman Foundation has awarded $700,000 to 43 nonprofits throughout Maine that are working to support vulnerable Mainers. Awarded through the foundation's annual Direct Services Grant Program, the grants will help address b...

 2020-06-02 12:23 

The Sun Journal

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Maine State Building, Chapel to open...

The post Maine State Building, Chapel to open appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-02 12:22 

The Sun Journal

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Girl Scouts, church group donate kits...

Girl Scout Troop 134, Greene, and the United Methodist Church of Auburn Youth Group teamed up to make and donate homeless kits that included essential items. Social distancing was practiced and kits were placed into the van of service leader Cherie Poole....

 2020-06-02 12:20 

The Sun Journal

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USM offering scholarships for first responders, essential workers...

PORTLAND — In recognition of the risks first responders and front-line essential service providers take every day in service to their communities during the pandemic, the University of Southern Maine has announced a new scholarship worth up to $1,00...

 2020-06-02 12:19 

The Sun Journal

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ELHS teacher awarded national fellowship...

AUBURN — Alyssa McLean, a teacher at Edward Little High School, has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Virginia, in its 29th annual fellowship competition. James Madison Fellows...

 2020-06-02 12:13 

The Sun Journal

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Inside the push to tear-gas protesters ahead of a presidential photo op...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump began considering a visit to St. John's Episcopal Church on Monday morning, after spending the night devouring cable news coverage of protests across the country, including in front of the White House. The his...

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