Breaking News 4-25-2023

Breaking News 4-25-2023

New information has been released involving a man who barricaded himself inside a business in Nashua. According to court paperwork, 33-year-old Shane Hirth robbed a CVS on Main Street at knifepoint Friday morning before he entered a Budget Car Rental building nearby and refused to come out. Hirth was eventually taken into custody and is now facing charges. No one was hurt at either the CVS or Budget Car Rental. 

An investigation is underway into what caused a crash in Brentwood that involved at least five vehicles. The accident happened yesterday on Route 125 near the intersection with Old Coach Road. At least one person was taken to a hospital for treatment of a serious injury but there is no word on their condition. Witnesses are asked to give police a call at 603-642-8817. 

The cost for gas is rising in New Hampshire.  Triple A reports the average price is three-dollars-45-cents per gallon.  That’s up nine-cents from a week ago.  The current national average is three-dollars-66-cents a gallon.  

Parking will cost more at beaches in New Hampshire this year.  Fees will increase by one-dollar to three-dollars per hour between May first, and September 20th, at Hampton Beach, North Beach, Jenness Beach, North Hampton Beach and Rye Harbor State Park.  The Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee approved the increase on Friday.  Additionally, due to staffing issues, parking meters have been installed at Rye Harbor.    

Another candidate has officially decided to enter himself in the race to become the next mayor of Manchester. Kevin Cavanaugh, a former State Senator and current Ward One Alderman, launched his campaign yesterday. He says he decided to run because he loves the city and wants the opportunity to give back and says that he’ll be focused on lowering the cost of housing and protecting workers if elected. Current Mayor Joyce Craig announced earlier this year she’s not seeking another term in office.