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The New Hampshire Department of Safety

Office of the State Fire Marshal

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating the collapse of a circus tent that occurred during the 5:30 showing of the Walker Brothers International Circus out of Sarasota, Florida.

Approximately 100 people were in attendance. Two spectators died, an adult male and a youth. The exact number of injured has not been confirmed and is estimated at 15. The injured were taken to Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, Weeks Medical Center in Lancaster, Littleton Regional Hospital in Littleton, and Dartmouth Medical Center in Lebanon.

A storm producing 1-inch hail, 60 mph winds and severe lightening was moving through the area at the time of collapse, the National Weather Service reported.

The Fire Marshal continues to investigate with assistance from the State Police.

The Fire Marshal asks anyone with images or video of the event to please contact the Office of the Fire Marshal at or to call (603)223-4289. 


Bush For President - Join AFP and Jeb this Wednesday 


Jeb 2016!


This Wednesday and Thursday, July 22-23, Governor Jeb Bush will hold events in Manchester and Gorham, and you’re invited!  
On Wednesday, July 22, Jeb will be the guest speaker at Americans For Prosperity’s “Road to Reform” at the Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm Street, in Manchester. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. This event is FREE and open to the public. If you are interested in attending, please reserve your spot here:
On Thursday, July 23, Jeb will hold a town hall meeting in Gorham. The event will begin at 1:45 p.m. at the Medallion Opera House on the second floor of the Gorham Town Hall, located at 20 Park Street. This event is also FREE and open to the public. If you are interested in attending, please reserve your spot here:
If you have any questions about Jeb’s campaign here in New Hampshire, please do not hesitate to email me at
Thanks again, and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday and Thursday, July 22-23, in Manchester and Gorham!
All the best,
Nate Lamb
New Hampshire State Director


NH GOP - Please join me and Senator Sununu 



I am very excited to share with you the news that Senator John E. Sununu will be joining us next week at our reception honoring the good work of Senator Morse and the Senate Republican Majority. 

Senator Sununu served New Hampshire with honor and distinction in the United States Senate and continues to support the important work of New Hampshire Republicans. Tickets for the reception start at just $75.

The reception will take place on Thursday, July 23rd at 6:00 pm at the Grappone Center in Concord. Please click here to purchase tickets.
Sen. Sununu and I look forward to seeing you next week.

Best wishes,
Jennifer Horn
New Hampshire Republican State Committee



CVA NH Thank A Vet Summer Event Series Schedule 

Concerned Veterans for America (NH Chapter) Announces

2015 “Thank A Vet” Summer Event Series


Franklin’s Mayor Ken Merrifield to Kick Off CVANH “Thank A Vet” Effort

Manchester, NH – Today, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) NH Chapter announced its “Thank A Vet” summer events series, on the heels of its successful 2014 similar events held in Londonderry and Holderness. Last year’s events included program support from State Senator Jeanie Forester, State Representative Al Baldasaro, combat veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars Amber Barno, National Gold Star Mothers Karen Vaughn and New Hampshire’s own Natalie Healy.

Mayor Ken Merrifield will be on hand to kick off the Thank A Vet summer event series hosted by Concerned Veterans for America NH Chapter. 

“The purpose of CVA’s ‘Thank A Vet’ series is to take pause and give thanks to New Hampshire’s military heroes and their families,” said Roger S. Wilkins, NH State Director for CVA. “Defending freedom and prosperity has a high price and we welcome the chance to give something back to the veterans’ community. While showing our gratitude we plan to propel a discussion around the issues which affect our citizens in uniform every day: a skyrocketing national debt and deficit, failing veterans’ health care and the worrisome state of the strength and security of our nation.”


Scheduled events:


Sunday, May 17th – begins at 2pm

Thank A Vet Film Series – showing

‘Midway’ and ‘American Sniper’

Smitty’s Cinema Pub, Tilton, NH



Monday, May 25th (Memorial Day) – begins at 11am

Thank A Vet BBQ

Londonderry Fish & Game

Litchfield, NH



Saturday, July 4th – Begins immediately following Wolfeboro Independence Day Parade

Thank A Vet BBQ

Harriman-Hale Unit 18

American Legion Auxiliary

142 Center Street

Wolfeboro, NH



Saturday, August 1st – Begins at 11am

Thank A Vet BBQ

VFW Post 5791

15 Bockes Rd

Hudson, NH



“As a partner of Concerned Veterans for America NH Chapter, we are excited to kick off this event season which honors and respects the heroes of the Granite State,” said Milton Smith of Smitty’s Cinema of Tilton, NH.  Smith continues, “These generations of heroes deserve planned moments of pause and reflection.  We should forever honor and remember those who fought for freedom and prosperity.”


If there are any questions regarding any of the events please contact Roger Wilkins, State Director, Concerned Veterans for America 603-703-5116


Cornerstone - Rick Santorum Headlines Cornerstone Banquet May 12 

Cornerstone Action

Cornerstone Policy Research Welcomes Rick Santorum to 15th Anniversary Celebration May 12
Cornerstone Policy Research will mark its first fifteen years of research and advocacy for New Hampshire families at a banquet on Tuesday, May 12 at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, New Hampshire. Featured speaker will be Senator Rick Santorum. A reception at 6:15 p.m. will precede the 7:00 p.m. dinner.

Cornerstone Policy Research and its advocacy arm, Cornerstone Action, are non-profit non-partisan New Hampshire organizations dedicated to building strong New Hampshire families. Cornerstone works to promote respect for life, support traditional marriage, defend the rights of parents to make decisions about their childrens' education and health care, and encourage responsible government spending.
Senator Santorum and his wife Karen are the parents of seven children. The Santorums' recent book, “Bella’s Gift: How One Little Girl Transformed Our Family and Inspired a Nation" is about their youngest daughter, Bella, born with Trisomy 18. Warned that their daughter had a short life expectancy, the Santorum family chose to celebrate her life rather than anticipate losing her. "Bella's Gift" relates how now-six-year-old Bella has been a transformative blessing to her parents and siblings. Senator Santorum represented Pennsylvania for two terms in the U.S. Senate.  

For more information about the event, contact Cornerstone at 603-228-4794