Only in New Hampshire

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In what was likely his final visit to New Hampshire as president Monday, Barack Obama urged guests at the University of New Hampshire to vote for Hillary Clinton and other Democrats on election day.

Port Watch: Week of Oct. 24

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The tug Ruth Reinauer guided the barge RTC 102 into port with a load of heating oil this morning, and the tanker Great Eastern follows with heating oil and diesel on Wednesday. Get the details in the latest edition of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of Oct. 17

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The center span of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge was removed on Friday night, and it’s back to business as usual at the port. A gypsum ship arrives today, and a salt ship departs tomorrow, with another tanker scheduled to arrive on Friday.

Port Watch: Week of Oct. 10

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Most activity at the port this week will involve preparation for deconstruction of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge, which is set to take place on Friday morning. But there is a salt ship slated to arrive on Tuesday afternoon. Here are the details.

Work on wastewater plant set to begin

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Site work for upgrades to the Peirce Island Wastewater Treatment Facility in Portsmouth will begin on Monday, Sept. 26, the city announced Thursday. On that same date, the island's off-leash dog area will close for four years.

Port Watch: Week of Sept. 12

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As fall approaches, marine traffic is increasing at the Port of New Hampshire. A cable layer is in port, and three other ships are slated to arrive in the next couple of days. Get the details with this week's installment of Port Watch.

Fatal car crash in Rochester

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A woman died in a single-car crash into a utility pole in Rochester on Tuesday afternoon. One southbound lane on North Main Street was closed to traffic due to the ongoing investigation.

3S names new director

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More than six months after the departure of its founder and original leader, 3S Artspace has announced the hiring of a new executive director. Beth Falconer, current executive director of the Firehouse Center for the Arts in Newburyport, starts at 3S next month.

Nor'easter Iver Progress

Port Watch: Week of Aug. 22

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The tanker Iver Progress, a frequent visitor to Portsmouth, arrived at the Port of New Hampshire on Sunday. Other than that, it’s shaping up to be a quiet week at the port, except for ongoing construction work on the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge.

City restricts water use

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The city of Portsmouth has issued new restrictions on water usage during what has been declared a time of “severe” drought. The Port City is one of numerous communities across the region and state that have implemented restrictions or bans on water use due to exceptionally dry conditions over the summer and the last year.

Library to host candidate forum

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The Portsmouth Democratic Committee is hosting an upcoming forum for Democratic candidates for governor. All three of the major Democratic contenders — Mark Connolly, Steve Marchand, and Colin Van Ostern — are expected to attend.

Port Watch: Week of Aug. 15

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The tall ships from this year’s Sail Portsmouth event came and went over the weekend, and now it’s back to business as usual at the port. The bulk carrier Nord Angel left the port this morning, making way for the tanker Habip Bayrak. The Palanca Luanda is scheduled to return to port on Thursday with a load of asphalt.

Port Watch: Week of Aug. 8

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The tanker Iver Progress came and went over the weekend, and at least two more ships are expected in port this week. The barge Penn 92 arrives at midnight with tug Coho (above), and bulk carrier Nord Angel is on its way for Wednesday.

Democratic Convention: Day 3

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Maine state Rep. Deane Rykerson of Kittery Point describes his experiences as a delegate during the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, which was capped by the president's speech.

Democratic Convention: Day 2

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Maine state Rep. Deane Rykerson of Kittery Point describes his experiences as a delegate during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, which featured the official roll call vote.

Democratic Convention: Day 1

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Maine state Rep. Deane Rykerson of Kittery Point describes his experiences as a delegate during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, which included breakfast with Bernie and Michelle Obama's speech.