$50M in scholarships being offered to FIRST participants &nbsp

MANCHESTER — FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an international, K-12 not-for-profit organization founded to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, announced on Tuesday a mil More...

Posted 2/28/2017 09:56 PM

Record warmth in northern New England may not be over &nbsp

The record warmth in northern New England may not be over. The National Weather Service says the temperature is projected to climb to a record-high 65 degrees on Wednesday in Concord, New Hampshire. More...

Posted 2/28/2017 05:10 AM

Competency hearing set for stepdad charged with murder &nbsp

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A hearing is planned on whether a New Hampshire man accused of murdering his 11-year-old stepdaughter five years ago is mentally competent to stand trial. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 05:50 AM

Minor earthquake recorded in New Hampshire

BOSCAWEN, N.H. (AP) — A minor earthquake was recorded in New Hampshire late Sunday night. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Boscawen Sunday night. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 05:40 PM

Sununu signs law making it easier to carry hidden guns &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A license is no longer required to carry hidden loaded guns in New Hampshire. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 04:20 PM

Eversource investing $41M in tree trimming across state &nbsp

MANCHESTER — Working closely with community leaders and tree wardens throughout New Hampshire, Eversource's team of licensed arborists has developed a tree trimming plan for 2017 that carefully balances the need for electric reliability while maintai More...

Posted 2/21/2017 03:37 PM

Rotary district announces new scholarship &nbsp

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. — A new scholarship program honoring a former Rotary District governor was announced this past weekend. More...

Posted 2/19/2017 07:37 PM

Report: NH ranks 50th in school breakfast participation &nbsp

CONCORD — New Hampshire ranks second-to-last place in the nation for school breakfast participation according to the annual School Breakfast Scorecard Report released Tuesday by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC).   More...

Posted 2/14/2017 05:00 PM

2 Springfield men arrested for drug trafficking &nbsp

HOLYOKE, Mass. More...

Posted 2/14/2017 03:45 PM

Fluffy snow blanketing Northeast, days after a winter wallop &nbsp

A fluffy snow blanketed parts of the Northeast on Monday, just days after the biggest storm of the season dumped up to 19 inches of snow on the region. More...

Posted 2/13/2017 01:30 PM

Gas prices still falling a bit in Northern New England &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Retail gas prices are still falling or staying flat in northern New England. More...

Posted 2/13/2017 01:10 PM

Northeast US dealing with powerful, fast-moving snowstorm &nbsp

BOSTON (AP) — A powerful, fast-moving storm swept through the northeastern U.S. Thursday, making for a slippery morning commute and leaving some residents bracing for blizzard conditions and more than a foot of snow. More...

Posted 2/9/2017 01:00 PM

NH Craft Beer Week begins March 31 &nbsp

CONCORD — Plans are under way for the 3rd annual New Hampshire Craft Beer Week hosted by the collaborative effort of Brew NH and Granite State Brewers Association from March 31 to April 8, 2017.     More...

Posted 2/8/2017 09:14 PM

New Hampshire governor joins effort to cut addiction stigma &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Sununu is joining an effort to reduce the stigma of drug addiction in New Hampshire. More...

Posted 2/8/2017 05:30 AM

Man arrested, sought in connection with stabbing deaths &nbsp

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Police say a man wanted in connection with the stabbing deaths of two women in New Hampshire has been arrested in Lawrence, Massachusetts. More...

Posted 2/7/2017 03:10 PM

Snow makes for messy morning commute in northern New England &nbsp

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Winter weather is making for a messy morning commute in northern New England. State officials in Maine say road traffic is slow and drivers should exercise caution. More...

Posted 2/7/2017 03:10 PM

Retail gas prices still falling Northern New England &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Retail gas prices keep falling in northern New England. More...

Posted 2/6/2017 01:20 PM

NH Food Bank receives $1M anonymous donation &nbsp

MANCHESTER — The New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, recently received an anonymous $1 million donation with the donor’s desire to make an impact on hunger throughout the state. More...

Posted 2/3/2017 04:51 PM

Summit seeks to bridge New Hampshire's digital divide &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Business, technology and political leaders are working together to close what they call New Hampshire's "digital divide." More...

Posted 2/3/2017 05:30 AM

School fitness program expands to RI, NH &nbsp

BOSTON, Mass.  – Remember recess? It’s changed! And, so has Playworks Massachusetts. More...

Posted 2/1/2017 10:37 PM

AG: 2 women stabbed to death inside New Hampshire home &nbsp

FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire have identified two women who were found dead over the weekend inside a Farmington home. More...

Posted 2/1/2017 11:50 AM

2 specialists join Senior Solutions Board of Directors &nbsp

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Posted 1/31/2017 08:29 PM

Franklin Pierce named nonprofit of the year by Jaffrey Chamber &nbsp

RINDGE — Franklin Pierce University has been chosen by the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce as the organization’s 2016 “Nonprofit of the Year.” The Jaffrey Chamber presents this award to a nonprofit organization that "displays an outstanding contribu More...

Posted 1/31/2017 01:56 PM

Body of Dartmouth student reported missing found near river &nbsp

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Police have recovered the body of a Dartmouth College student who was reported missing. More...

Posted 1/31/2017 08:20 PM

Residents urged to donate blood &nbsp

BURLINGTON, Vt. More...

Posted 1/31/2017 04:30 PM

Former farm group director convicted of false USDA paperwork &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The former executive director of a group that advises the agriculture and forestry industries in New Hampshire has been convicted of providing false information to the U.S. More...

Posted 1/30/2017 05:20 PM

Eversource begins sale process of assets &nbsp

MANCHESTER — The process to sell the remaining electric generation assets and related properties held by Public Service of New Hampshire, now doing business as Eversource, launched Tuesday, led by the designated auction advisor, J.P. More...

Posted 2/28/2017 08:07 PM

Donated smoke alarm credited with saving man's life &nbsp

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A knock on the door 10 months ago may have saved a New Hampshire man's life earlier this month. More...

Posted 2/28/2017 02:40 PM

For farms, agritourism makes ends meet &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — 'I want to see the Guinea pig," Mason asked. "No, Mason, it's a mini pig, not a Guinea pig," explained his mother. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 01:30 PM

Bellows Falls man charged for 2nd escape attempt &nbsp

BRATTLEBORO — Police have charged a Bellows Falls man with attempted escape after he allegedly managed to get out of a leg shackle while at court for a previous escape.Police officers took 22-year-old Dylan Class into custody on Feb. More...

Posted 2/25/2017 03:53 AM

Doctor reunited with wife from Iran after travel ban blocked &nbsp

A newlywed doctor in New Hampshire has been reunited with his wife, an Iranian citizen who successfully traveled to the United States after President Donald Trump's executive order held up their plans. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 04:10 PM

AARP Fraud Watch &nbsp

Home appliances require security

When was the last time you had a chat with your refrigerator?  Have you heard any good stories or gossip from your home heating system or coffee maker?  Has your car complained to you about your driving?     More...

Posted 2/20/2017 04:02 PM

Program aims to make communities 'climate smart' &nbsp

Community applications sought

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) joined with Gov. More...

Posted 2/17/2017 05:17 PM

Foundation grants $20K to help local food pantries &nbsp

Food pantries in Charlestown, Newport among 33 to benefit

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — A $20,000 grant awarded by the NH Electric Co-op Foundation to the NH Food Bank will be dispersed to 33 food pantries across the state, including local food pantries in Newport and Charlestown. More...

Posted 2/14/2017 06:09 PM

13 VT schools receive Farm to Table grants &nbsp

MONTPELIER — Windsor State Street School was one of 13 schools, representing 10 Vermont counties, to be awarded $121,000 in grants and technical supports for the purpose of growing and developing farm to school programs. More...

Posted 2/13/2017 08:52 PM

Testimony beginning in trial for 6 in Bundy ranch standoff &nbsp

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Witness testimony is beginning in Las Vegas for six defendants accused of taking up arms to stop a federal roundup of cattle near Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy's ranch in April 2014. A U.S. More...

Posted 2/13/2017 03:20 PM

Snowboarder dies after colliding with tree at Killington &nbsp

KILLINGTON — A New Jersey man is dead after colliding with a tree while snowboarding at Killington Mountain Saturday. According to Vermont State Police, 26-year-old James Meyers of Toms River, New Jersey was snowboarding with friends when h More...

Posted 2/12/2017 05:59 PM

Las Vegas trial starting for 6 in Bundy ranch standoff &nbsp

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trial opens Thursday in Las Vegas for six defendants accused of illegally wielding weapons to block a federal round-up of cattleman and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy's cows nearly three years ago. More...

Posted 2/9/2017 09:30 AM

State wants to recruit foster parents, mentors for teens &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities are looking to recruit people interested in becoming a foster parent or mentor to an older child. More...

Posted 2/8/2017 01:20 PM

New Hampshire debates tightening voter eligibility laws &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A slew of bills aimed at tightening New Hampshire's voting laws are before lawmakers for hearings this week. More...

Posted 2/7/2017 08:30 PM

More liberal rules might come to US striped bass fishery &nbsp

Interstate fishing managers are considering liberalizing rules for commercial and recreational fishing of striped bass along the East Coast. More...

Posted 2/7/2017 06:10 PM

Skier dies in first Baxter State Park death in decade &nbsp

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a 56-year-old New Hampshire man died while skiing in Baxter State Park. More...

Posted 2/6/2017 04:30 PM

Police find 2-year-old girl who they believe wandered off &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police found a 2-year-old girl Friday morning who they believe wandered away from her grandmother's Manchester home overnight as temperatures dipped into the teens. More...

Posted 2/3/2017 05:30 PM

Maine governor continues boycott of Patriots Super Bowls &nbsp

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Another year, another Patriots Super Bowl appearance that Maine Gov. Paul LePage has no interest in watching. More...

Posted 2/2/2017 01:20 PM

Community health leaders discuss Affordable Care Act's fate &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. More...

Posted 2/1/2017 05:50 AM

Plain ol' fluffy snow falls in Maine, New Hampshire &nbsp

Maine and New Hampshire are getting some light snow that created a slippery morning commute. More...

Posted 2/1/2017 02:30 PM

VT man gets 15-year prison sentence for area robberies &nbsp

BRATTLEBORO — After pleading guilty to eight robberies across Vermont and New Hampshire, a Weathersfield man was sentenced Tuesday to serve a state prison term of 15 years followed by five years of supervised release and $25,514 in restitution accord More...

Posted 1/31/2017 07:44 PM

White Mountain Forest is home to nearly 140 species of bees &nbsp

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — University of New Hampshire researchers have determined that the White Mountain National Forest is home to nearly 140 species of native bees, including two that are in decline in the Northeast. More...

Posted 1/31/2017 05:50 AM

Former town clerk admits to disclosing driver record info &nbsp

HANCOCK, N.H. (AP) — A former town clerk in New Hampshire has pleaded guilty to disclosing protected driver record information to an unauthorized person. More...

Posted 1/30/2017 07:20 PM

Gas prices drop in northern New England &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Retail gas prices are falling in northern New England. More...

Posted 1/30/2017 01:30 PM