Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations:
BERLIN, Vt. (AP) - Police say a central Vermont man is facing criminal charges for the second time in two months for giving his brother's identity to police after he was stopped for driving violations.
nhdoti93: CRASH ALERT: Manchester I 93 NB Exit 9N.
SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont woman has donated land next to her South Royalton home to preserve a popular White River swimming hole.
The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations across the country:
AMHERST, N.H. (AP) - Alongside the patriotic music and waving flags Saturday in parades across Iowa and New Hampshire were clear reminders of a presidential race coming up next year: Red balloons promoting "Jeb! 2016," a tractor draped in a Rick Perry banner and dutiful volunteers holding signs and chanting for their chosen candidates.
GLEN, N.H. (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that she remains hopeful the U.S. can reach a "strong verifiable deal" to curb Iran's nuclear weapons program by next week's deadline.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Fish and Game biologists say four piping plover nests have hatched in Hampton and Seabrook within the past two weeks and another two are expected to hatch over the Fourth of July weekend, so they're asking people to be aware of the endangered birds.
DORSET, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's little brown bat population could be stabilizing or even growing despite being devastated by disease, researchers said.
nhdoti93: TRAFFIC ALERT: I 93 NB Heavy Traffic use caution expect delays
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire attorney general's office has released to defense attorneys the names of nearly 150 officers whose certifications to perform breath tests in suspected drunken driving cases may be in question.
nhdoti93: CRASH ALERT: Manchester, I-93 SB MM 17.2, roadway closed.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Following a dry spring, parts of Vermont were pummeled by rain in June, giving a soggy start to the hiking and camping season.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton warned New Hampshire voters Friday that if the country elects a Republican president, the next administration would repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and undermine policies helping large numbers of Americans.
nhdoti93: CRASH CLEARED: in Bow I-93 NB MM 31.0
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Trevor Moore's friends and family have called off their own searches for the missing U.S. Olympic sailor.
nhdoti93: CRASH CLEAR: Salem, I-93 NB just north of the Mass border.
nhdoti93: CRASH ALERT: Salem, I-93 NB just north of the Mass border.
nhdoti93: CRASH ALERT: in Bow I-93 NB MM 31.0 Left lane closed.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - After months of scrutiny over allegations of abuse and neglect, an Effingham facility for people with brain injuries is telling its employees to prepare for an Aug. 1 closure.
BARRE, Vt. (AP) - A minor freight train derailment in Barre, Vermont, caused no injuries, but delayed the start of racing at the Thunder Road track.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's gun laws are likely to be the center of debate next week as Gov. Maggie Hassan takes action on a bill that would make it easier for people to carry hidden guns. She has said she'll veto it.
nhdoti93: TRAFFIC ALERT: I-93 Hooksett / Bow Accidents cleared. Heavy residual traffic
nhdoti93: CRASH CLEARED: In Concord I 93 NB near exit 14 the left lane is open.
nhdoti93: CRASH ALERT: The Everett NB Bow the traffic is backed up to the Hooksett Tolls due to accidents, Go to Bow junction to RT 3