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I HEARD from apple lovers and producers all over the state after I wondered a couple of weeks ago, mildly, what happened to the apple crop in my particular bailiwick, just shy of the 45th Parallel at...
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WE'RE sure this column is going to cause a lot of heated arguments and much consternation among deer hunters, but the mutation of what is now called deer "hunting" is nothing like the deer hunting...
CHERYL KIMBALL SPECIAL TO0 THE UNION LEADER
JAPANESE KNOTWEED and I have done battle for many years.
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THIS COLUMN is a copy of a report about the decline of the Great Bay natural resources that has happened over the span of my 76 years of living and loving Great Bay, to be read into the U.S.
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DON'T ASK a question unless you want an answer, and that's what happened with last week's question about why apple crops, both domestic and wild, are so spotty.
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FOR AS LONG as I can remember as a bird watcher (“twitcher,” if I was in England), the month of September has been known as “Hawk Month.”
JONAH GOLDBERG
Military dogs are not gear.
Leeann Berube of Manchester holds Simba, the sibling of her missing cat.

Missing kitten found, but wont be returned to owners.

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The good news is someone found it and turned it over to the Manchester Animal Shelter. The bad news it won't be returned to the original owner.

NICOLE BERUBE, 21, of Manchester holds Circe, a six-week-old blue seal Siamese kitten that got loose on Sept.  11 from its Rockland Avenue home.  Someone found it and turned it into the Manchester Animal Shelter, but by the time the family learned it was there another family had adopted it.

Manchester family heartbroken after finding lost kitten was adopted from shelter, family refuses to return it

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A lost Siamese kitten, turned in to the Manchester Animal Shelter on Saturday, was adopted out to another family 48 hours, leaving its owner heartbroken.

Nominees named to energy facility approval board

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Two retiring lawmakers have been nominated to seats on the state Site Evaluation Committee, which decides large energy projects such as Northern Pass, a new natural gas pipeline or an electric...

Bella, a chihuahua mix, is still missing in Auburn

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Bella, a Chihuahua mix dog, has been missing for four days now and the public is being asked to keep an eye out for her.

The Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center's Equine Collaborative in Greenfield is now available to people in the community through Oct. 20.

Equine therapy offered at Crotched Mountain

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Members of the community can now benefit from the Equine Collaborative program offered at the Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center through Oct. 20.

The troublesome geese at Meredith's downtown parks are staying away from the imported fake coyotes now standing in the parks.

Fake coyotes helping Meredith geese problem

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At the downtown's waterfront parks, the troublesome flocks of geese seem to be getting the town's message to stay away, thanks to two 3-foot-tall plastic and fiberglass coyote replicas.

Puppy dies in fire after barks alert New Ipswich family to danger

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Gracie, a golden retriever puppy, is being credited with alerting a New Ipswich family to a fire that destroyed their home. Tragically, the puppy died in the blaze.

Candia mule tests positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

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A mule in Candia has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), raising the risk level from "moderate" to "high" for people living there, according to the New Hampshire Department of...

State police are trying to identify the dog owner shown in this photo. The  man's pit bull, also pictured, attacked another hiker's dog near Tuckerman Ravine on Mount Washington Aug. 21. The other dog died three days later.

Pit bull owner sought in fatal attack on another dog near Tuckerman Ravine

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Troop F is seeking to identify of the owner of a pit bull that attacked another dog, inflicting fatal wounds near Tuckerman Ravine on Aug. 21.

Upper Valley deer population talk on tap

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The town is holding two forums for an Upper Valley discussion on the problems arising from the ever growing deer population.

An adult loon stretches its wings while out fishing in the waters of Clement Pond in Hopkinton. The large diving bird is known for its distinctive plumage and its often eerie calls that echo across the water.

Slow growth for state's loon population

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The head biologist and director of The Loon Preservation Committee reported a marginal increase to the state's loon population, but stressed that lead sinkers are still to blame for half of all loon...

New victim protections passed by Legislature celebrated

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From domestic violence, to rape and sexual abuse, NH changed laws this session aimed at providing greater safety.

Londonderry's Sanborn Road location eyed for dog park

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After years of seeking the perfect site for Londonderry's new dog park, committee members are back where they started, and ready to move forward.

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Wounded NH veteran inspired by bird-watching

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Robert Vallieres was down and out, without much hope. A severe head injury, courtesy of a flying beam to the head during the Gulf War, assured that his life would never be the same.

New Hampshire Fish and Game officials said they have worked with many New Hampshire campgrounds to resolve bear issues.

Warren campground cited for record 'bear activity'

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A campground owner has been called out by the Fish and Game Department for not bear-proofing his trash receptacles.

Moose dies after collision with two cars

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A moose died Monday night after it walked into traffic on Parade Road and was hit twice by two cars driving in opposite directions.

Sam Asano's Let's Invent: Another look at the pet industry

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You 99 percent inventors must admire and study the pet industry if you are motivated to invent solutions to problems and make some profit.

Men convicted of illegal turtle sales and night deer hunting

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A Londonderry man plead guilty to possessing and selling endangered and threatened turtles and two other men were convicted of illegal night deer hunting.

A pair of bald eagles nesting has been found to be raising three healthy eaglets.

Hatching demonstrates bald eagle's rebound in N.H.

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The most recent sign that the repopulation of New Hampshire bald eagles has been a success is on display on Big Squam Lake this summer – a pair of bald eagles nesting has been found to be...

Londonderry Firefighter Phillip LeBlanc, left, and Fire Lt. Gary Dion, right, used a pool-cleaning net to remove a family of ducklings from a storm drain in the Nevins Active Adult Community Wednesday morning. The animals appeared unharmed and were promptly returned to their mother.

Firefighters rescue five 'lucky ducks' in Londonderry

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A quick-thinking crew of Londonderry firefighters saved five ducklings that were trapped in a storm drain Wednesday morning.

 NH Angle
Links to news and happenings around the world with a Granite State connection updated daily.

0 NH family offers to drive corgi pup across country to replace dog slain in Washington state

0 Biologists come to aid of 3 loons tangled in fishing line, 1 doesn't survive

0 Weare owner searching for person who spray-painted his dog

0 Parasite decreases Moose population, impacting New England hunting season

0 Robots now milk cows at Orford dairy farm

0 Dog owner in Aug. incident willing to help with vet bills

0 ‘It’s like pony karma’ in New Ipswich

0 14-year-old dog recovering after brutal bulldog attack

0 Humane Society denies neutering, spaying of dogs and cats without proper anesthetic, other alleged irregularities

0 Ousted director of NH Humane Society files lawsuit

0 Group asks to meet with Monadnock Humane Society board over director's ouster

0 Lynx protections expand, but New Hampshire forest spared new regulations

0 Canterbury woman part of national effort to protect monarch butterflies

0 Rare lobsters point to unusual breeding

0 Audobon Society says NH's purple finch among many state birds that are endangered

0 Survey: Maine, New Hampshire fish numbers at lowest point since 2006

0 Caged chickens headed for slaughter lead to Belmont charge of animal cruelty

0 Rescued seal released back into ocean

0 Volunteers call for Humane Society director's return

0 Vt. officials want to seize Santa's Land animals

0 Local falcon, her handler and her vet ready to attempt a groundbreaking eye surgery

0 Photo: Young harbor seal takes a nap on a Jet Ski in Hampton

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