ALSTEAD, N.H. (AP) – Three years ago Thursday, a wall of water devastated the town of Alstead, N.H., sweeping away homes, scraping the landscape down to bedrock and killing four people.

No major memorial services were planned to commemorate the floods of October 2005, but Selectman Matthew Saxton says that doesn’t mean people weren’t thinking about the flood.

Saxton said people are still hurting. The flood destroyed 36 homes and caused millions of dollars of damage in the town. Repairs still are underway in some sections of town.


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