Hassan emerges as fierce critic of Trump's Cabinet nominees &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In her first weeks in Washington, U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan has emerged as a fierce critic of President Donald Trump's nominees to lead the federal education and health departments. More...

Posted 1/20/2017 06:40 PM

3 of 4 New Hampshire Democrats to attend inauguration &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Three of four members of New Hampshire's Congressional delegation plan to attend Republican President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. More...

Posted 1/20/2017 05:50 AM

Putney man sought in connection with 3 home burglaries &nbsp

PUTNEY, Vt. More...

Posted 1/19/2017 07:37 PM

Regional agency on aging hires new executive director &nbsp

  The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A) is pleased to announce the hiring of Janet Hunt as Executive Director.     More...

Posted 1/18/2017 06:15 PM

Officials seek 15 percent pay raise for state prison nurses &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Nurses in New Hampshire's state prisons may be getting a salary bump. More...

Posted 1/18/2017 05:40 AM

Fast coastal storm clips parts of Maine, New Hampshire &nbsp

Many residents of Maine and New Hampshire are dealing with up to 6 inches of snowfall. A storm started late Tuesday and was weakening Wednesday morning. More...

Posted 1/18/2017 02:10 PM

1st state library in the nation celebrates 300th anniversary

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire State Library - the first state library in America - is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year. More...

Posted 1/18/2017 03:00 PM

Dartmouth-Hitchcock names interim clinical leadership at NHH &nbsp

LEBANON — Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system has appointed Dr. Alexander de Nesnera as Interim Chief Medical Officer and Dr. Gary S. Moak as Interim Associate Medical Director at New Hampshire Hospital (NHH) in Concord. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 07:08 PM

Home searched in connection with woman's 1981 disappearance &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Authorities are searching a home in Manchester, New Hampshire, in the case of a woman who once lived there and disappeared more than 35 years ago. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 02:30 PM

2 hurt in Manchester apartment fire, 3 cats rescued &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Two people were hurt and three cats had to be rescued when an apartment caught fire in Manchester. Firefighters say they responded to a residential building with dozens of units on Sunday morning. More...

Posted 1/16/2017 12:10 PM

Military going ahead with plan for low-level fighter jets &nbsp

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A proposal to lower the flight ceiling for noisy fighter jets has dragged on for so long that residents can be forgiven if they've put it out of their minds. More...

Posted 1/16/2017 03:40 PM

Police warn school parents of lollipops laced with THC &nbsp

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Police are warning parents in Portsmouth to be on the lookout for lollipops laced with THC, the main psychoactive component in marijuana. More...

Posted 1/16/2017 12:10 PM

Fish and chirps? Crickets make leap in demand as a protein &nbsp

WILLISTON, Vt. — At Tomorrow's Harvest farm, you won't find acres of land on which animals graze, or rows of corn, or bales of hay. Just stacks of boxes in a basement and the summery song of thousands of chirping crickets. More...

Posted 1/13/2017 03:55 PM

Right-to-Know case involving school official to be heard &nbsp

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case in which a man sought more information in the hiring of a school superintendent. More...

Posted 1/13/2017 03:30 PM

Cutter returns home after confiscating $90M worth of cocaine &nbsp

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — A Coast Guard cutter homeported in Kittery, Maine, is back from a 49-day patrol in which it confiscated $90 million worth of cocaine. More...

Posted 1/13/2017 08:50 PM

Inmate visitation to resume at prison after overdoses &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Inmate visitation will resume at the New Hampshire State Prison in Concord following an investigation into several drug overdoses that canceled visits for three days. More...

Posted 1/13/2017 05:50 PM

State's comptroller resigning, Sununu will appoint successor &nbsp

State's comptroller resigning, Sununu will appoint successor

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's chief accountant is resigning three years before his term ends, giving Republican Gov. Chris Sununu (soo-NOO'-noo) another key appointment in his first term. More...

Posted 1/13/2017 12:30 AM

12 proposed transportation projects to get nearly $7M &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Transportation Department has proposed nearly $7 million in funding for 12 pedestrian, bicycle and rail trail projects. More...

Posted 1/12/2017 05:10 AM

Komen affiliates announce merger &nbsp

Susan G. Komen Southern New England, along with Susan G. Komen Vermont-New Hampshire, has announced a merge, effective in the upcoming days. The two organizations will operate as Susan G. More...

Posted 1/11/2017 07:43 PM

State appeals 'ballot selfie' law rulings &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Attorney General's office is appealing federal court rulings that have found the state's so-called "ballot selfie" ban unconstitutional. The office filed a petition to the U.S. More...

Posted 1/11/2017 05:00 PM

January thaw arrives in northern New England &nbsp

The cold weather that started the week is quickly becoming a distant memory in northern New England. More...

Posted 1/11/2017 03:50 PM

Town doesn't want special election after House member leaves &nbsp

WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) — Town officials in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, say they're satisfied with just one state representative after the other one took a job in Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's administration. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 03:10 PM

Officers say man led them on 14-mile snowmobile chase &nbsp

MILLSFIELD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a man led conservation officers on a 14-mile snowmobile chase before being ticketed for speeding in northern New Hampshire. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 09:10 PM

Concord offers patients mental health services instead of ER &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Some patients in Concord with mental health or drug issues will be sent to a community mental health facility rather than a hospital under a new program. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 11:50 AM

Gas prices go up a bit in northern New Hampshire &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Retail gas prices in northern New England have gone up a bit. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 01:30 PM

Jury sentences Massachusetts carjacking killer to death &nbsp

BOSTON (AP) — A drifter convicted of killing two Massachusetts men in carjackings in 2001 has been sentenced to death. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 07:20 PM

Regulators say fishermen can catch more dogfish this year &nbsp

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishing regulators are going to allow fishermen to catch more smooth dogfish, a species of increasing interest in commercial fisheries. More...

Posted 1/20/2017 05:50 AM

Woman in fatal teen overdose arrested in unrelated drug case &nbsp

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Police say a woman who pleaded guilty to giving a 17-year-old girl a lethal dose of fentanyl at a New Hampshire motel has been arrested on a warrant in an unrelated drug investigation in which she overdosed. More...

Posted 1/20/2017 04:10 PM

Ex-senator, 2 former governors are named fellows at Harvard &nbsp

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Two former governors and a former U.S. senator have been named visiting fellows at the John F. Kennedy School of Government's Institute of Politics at Harvard University. More...

Posted 1/19/2017 04:40 PM

Sununu to tap former rival Edelblut to lead education dept &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has nominated a school choice advocate to lead New Hampshire's education department. More...

Posted 1/18/2017 04:30 PM

Ski resorts report a strong holiday weekend &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire ski resorts say they had a strong holiday weekend, with enough snow and clear skies. More...

Posted 1/18/2017 05:40 AM

Medical marijuana program serving more than 2,000 people &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's medical marijuana program is now serving more than 2,000 people. More...

Posted 1/18/2017 02:30 PM

Deal lets Colby-Sawyer graduates go on to Green Mountain &nbsp

NEW LONDON, N.H. (AP) — Two liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire and Vermont are making it easier for students from one institution to continue their education at the other. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 06:50 PM

Shea-Porter to skip inauguration, go to religious service &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter has joined a growing number of Democrats who say they don't plan to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 01:20 PM

Woman accused of pointing loaded gun at dog walker &nbsp

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A woman has been accused of pointing a loaded shotgun at a man walking his dog past her home in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 05:20 PM

Advocate for immigrant rights being honored at MLK event &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A longtime advocate for immigrant rights and integration is being honored at the 35th annual Martin Luther King Day Community Celebration in Manchester. More...

Posted 1/16/2017 04:50 PM

New rules for New England shrimp fishing might go to public &nbsp

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The public might soon have a chance to comment on potential new fishing rules that could help bring New England's shrimp back into markets. More...

Posted 1/16/2017 07:30 PM

Unions, businesses disagree on value of right to work laws &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Hundreds of union members flocked to Concord last week to protest the New Hampshire Right to Work Act, which could curtail union membership and weaken collective bargaining power. More...

Posted 1/16/2017 03:00 PM

Fraud Watch &nbsp

Computer fraud part 1

The IRS sent me an email asking me to verify my identity and data! Oh, no!  Somebody’s trying to access my American Express account from an unknown computer and the company wants me to verify my information by completing the online form. More...

Posted 1/15/2017 05:00 PM

Car crashes into clinic reception area, no one hurt &nbsp

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Police are trying to figure out how a car crashed in to a clinic in Laconia, New Hampshire. Police said no one was hurt in the crash at 9:15 a.m. Friday on North Main Street. More...

Posted 1/13/2017 05:20 PM

Bail at $500K for woman charged of selling drug in overdose &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A judge has set bail at $500,000 for a New Hampshire woman accused of selling the painkiller fentanyl that resulted in a friend's death. Heather Flattery was arrested last month in Las Vegas. More...

Posted 1/13/2017 08:20 PM

Court to hear right-to-know issue in school district hiring &nbsp

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether information gathered in the hiring of a school district superintendent should be released to the public. More...

Posted 1/13/2017 05:40 PM

Ex-'Fugitive of the Week' found guilty of parole violations &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman who has lived in multiple Seacoast communities has been found guilty of a dozen parole violations, including that she passed a bad $150 check for eyelash extensions. More...

Posted 1/13/2017 11:10 AM

Student mapping grave locations at State Veterans Cemetery &nbsp

BOW, N.H. (AP) — A high schooler in Bow hopes a computer program will help military families find their loved ones at the state Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen (BAHS'-kwihn). More...

Posted 1/12/2017 11:30 AM

Free fishing day in the winter offered in New Hampshire &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is holding its very first free fishing day in the winter to give people a chance to try out ice fishing. The date is Saturday, Jan. 21, for people to fish without a license in the state. More...

Posted 1/12/2017 03:00 PM

Study: Some bats showing resistance to deadly fungus &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The little brown bat, a species that has been decimated by a deadly fungus, could be taking the first tentative steps to recovery, scientists say in a recent study published by Great Britain's Royal Society. More...

Posted 1/11/2017 07:20 PM

4 overdoses, including a fatality, leads to no prison visits &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's corrections commissioner says authorities are investigating four drug overdoses — one of them fatal — at the state prison in Concord and at a transitional housing unit in Manchester. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 06:20 PM

Executive director named for New Hampshire Food Bank &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The founder of the New Hampshire Public Charter School Association has been named executive director of the New Hampshire Food Bank. Eileen Groll Liponis started Jan. 3. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 04:00 PM

Officials: UTV breaks through ice, sinks to bottom of pond &nbsp

HAMPSTEAD, N.H. (AP) — State officials are warning off-road riders of thin ice after a woman was hurt when the utility task vehicle she was riding broke through the ice on a Hampstead pond and sank. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 11:50 AM

New England fishers picked to aid study of declining shrimp &nbsp

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Three New England states say they have tapped fishermen to collect samples of a species of shrimp that was the source of a lucrative fishery before it started disappearing. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 05:40 AM