NewHampshire.com http://newhampshire.com%2Fapps%2Fpbcs.dll%2Fsection%3FCategory%3Dnewhampshire"> NewHampshire.com en-us http://newhampshire.com/article/20141221/NEWHAMPSHIRE1410/141229835/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Students from Hooksett to perform at festival Two Hooksett teens have been chosen to play in the N.H. State Music Festival Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:10:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141221/NEWHAMPSHIRE1410/141229835/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141221/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141229848/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Awaiting a boy's best friend in Windham A diabetic alert dog would mean added independence - and a sense of normality- for Xavier Spencer,10. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:03:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141221/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141229848/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141221/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141229849/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Salem schools consider kindergarten options The School Board looks as if it will consider a plan to add another kindergarten session for the new year to help keep class sizes down. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:58:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141221/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141229849/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1410/141218831/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Hooksett Council OKs Lilac Bridge removal The Hooksett Town Council voted to authorize the town administrator to resolve the issue of the Lilac Bridge, which is in danger of collapse. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:47:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1410/141218831/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1409/141218834/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Weare middle school wing to become upper elementary The Weare School Board has voted 4-1 to create an Upper Elementary School at the Weare Middle School as a solution to the need for more space at the Center Woods Elementary School. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:47:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1409/141218834/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1410/141218835/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Hooksett police get OK to replace old weapons The Hooksett Town Council has given the green light to police to use 7,456 in drug forfeiture money to purchase replacement weapons for the department. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:47:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1410/141218835/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141218836/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Salem school lunch program seeing participation increase Since opting out of the federal school lunch program at the beginning of the month, Salem High School has seen more students buying breakfast and lunch at the school. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:47:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141218836/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141218842/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Second officer being considered for Windham schools School and town officials are hoping to hire a second school resource officer in the coming year. Voters will have the final say on the matter at the March 2015 polls. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:45:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141218842/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141218886/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Temporary signs continue to be an issue on Salem roads The proliferation of temporary signs throughout the town, exactly who is allowed to place the signs, and where they can be placed has been a hot issue in town for years. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:59:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141218886/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141219017/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Good news for residents near former wastewater plant A recent round of testing at Salem's former wastewater plant shows it is unlikely that contaminants have spread to nearby private property. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:37:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141218/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141219017/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141216/NEWHAMPSHIRE1409/141219183/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Goffstown School Board abandons plans to buy, renovate Villa Augustina Following a tour of the Villa Augustina School on Mast Road on Saturday, the Goffstown School Board has decided to not pursue purchasing and renovating the former Catholic school to address growing space needs, citing high costs - but is still considering buying the property for its land. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:23:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141216/NEWHAMPSHIRE1409/141219183/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141216/NEWHAMPSHIRE1410/141219185/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Hooksett police seek drug forfeiture funds to purchase new guns Citing safety concerns and the need for 'weapons that are in pristine working order,' Hooksett Police Chief Peter Bartlett will be asking to buy newer weapons when he addresses town councilors at Wednesday night's meeting. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:23:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141216/NEWHAMPSHIRE1410/141219185/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS http://newhampshire.com/article/20141216/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141219188/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Salem impact fee process to go before public hearing A public hearing on possible changes to the town's impact fee structure will take place in the coming month. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:22:00 EST http://newhampshire.com/article/20141216/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/141219188/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS