Fire officials say piping work that didn't comply with building codes led to a propane gas explosion inside a house in Conway, N.H.
Conway Fire Chief Stephen Solomon tells WMWV-FM the source of the problem was most likely the home's hot water heater.
The house has been condemned and will be torn down Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the condition of the homeowner, identified as 53-year-old Philip Murphy, appears to have worsened. He was listed in serious condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland on Wednesday morning. On Tuesday, he was in fair condition.
The owner of a New Hampshire gunpowder factory that was the site of a 2010 explosion that killed two men is scheduled for trial next week.
Craig Sanborn of Maidstone, Vt., was indicted last year on two counts of manslaughter and two counts of negligent homicide for negligently engaging in the manufacture, production, testing and storage of explosive material.
The Black Mag plant explosion in Colebrook killed Donald Kendall and Jesse Kennett.
Plans are in the works to bring back the Mount Eustis ski area in northern New Hampshire, which has been closed since the early 1970s.The town of Littleton will lease the 33-acre property to the nonprofit Mt. Eustis Ski Hill Group for $1 a year. A three-year lease starts Oct. 1.
The Caledonian-Record reports the plan is to reopen the slopes for skiers and local school ski programs after Jan. 1. It would be run by volunteers and funded through donations.
Mount Eustis has two open trails and a natural gladed area in between.
They eat your crops, they scold you from the treetops, they prey on songbirds. Experts consider the crow, which can use tools and recognize human faces, one of the smartest birds. And while many people don’t know it, crows are also hunted in NH.
For a century, the North Country was dominated by the wood, pulp and paper industry. Today, those sectors have almost died out and now many see the region in the midst of an economic makeover, moving away from its paper past. But what that future should look like is a still huge discussion…is it tourism, high-tech, manufacturing, government, or “all of the above”? We'll look at what many are calling a North Country makeover.
Two good Samaritans were involved in a dramatic rescue attempt at The Upper Ammonoosuc Falls in Crawford’s Purchase in the North Country Saturday that almost cost one his life, according to New Hampshire Fish and Game.
The falls – not far from the Cog Railway – are well known for treacherous undercurrents.
According to Fish and Game about 4:30 a 15-year-old boy who was swimming got into trouble and began yelling for help.
Freddy Poisson, 36, of Haverhill, Massachusetts jumped into the water but was himself pulled under.
There’s buried treasure in the rivers and streams of New Hampshire. 22 carat gold to be precise. While it’s very high quality, it’s also very low quantity. Experienced New Hampshire prospectors say that even though there isn’t much to find, it’s not hard to find. But you have to know where to look and how to find it as Sean Hurley reports from the gold-speckled Wild Amonoosuc River in Bath.
The Wild Ammonoosuc River trickles to life in Kinsman Notch and rushes for 15 miles from Woodstock to Bath before breaking into the bigger, slower glass of the Ammonoosuc.