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NH Eases Mask, Quarantine Guidelines, Contact Tracing

With COVID-19 cases in New Hampshire continuing to decline, state officials eased mask guidelines on Thursday, recommending that anyone not showing symptoms of the virus can go without wearing masks i...

  • Pelham police Jun 14

    Pelham Police Station Burglarized — By a Chipmunk

    Police in Pelham, New Hampshire, say their station was unfortunately burglarized Sunday morning, and they captured the suspect on video. In a video posted to Twitter, the suspect — who could be described as less than a foot long, with four stubby legs, a bushy tail, and white, black and brown stripes down its back — can be seen scurryin...
  • Congress Jun 13

    NH Man Arrested After He ‘Chugged' Wine at Capitol Riot Says He's Running for Congress

    A New Hampshire man facing charges for taking part in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot is now hoping to head back to Washington as a member of Congress. Jason Riddle said he is still working on the details of his campaign for office. “I guess, ‘Let’s get back to work,’ that’s going to be the slogan I go with,”...

  • pride Jun 12

    After Drag Story Hour Canceled Amid Backlash, NH Town Plans Bigger Event

    After community backlash and even threats of protests, a library in Derry, New Hampshire, canceled a children’s story time that was supposed to be hosted by a local drag queen. But now the town is stepping up in a huge way, finding a bigger and better venue for the event.

  • New Hampshire Jun 10

    At Prom, NH Students Marked as Vaccinated, Unvaccinated for Contact Tracing

    A New Hampshire high school labeled unvaccinated and vaccinated students with marker at its prom last weekend, a move the principal said let the students “enjoy a close to normal” experience but which has drawn criticism from a state lawmaker. Republican State Rep. Melissa Litchfield said she posted about the markings to social media an...
  • coronavirus Jun 10

    New Hampshire's COVID Pandemic State of Emergency Ends Friday

    New Hampshire’s nearly 15-month state of emergency will end Friday night, Gov. Chris Sununu said Thursday. Sununu first declared a state of emergency because of the coronavirus pandemic on March 13, 2020. He renewed it every three weeks until two weeks ago, when he indicated he would let it expire June 11 at midnight. The state will operate u...
  • fatal crash Jun 10

    NH Woman, 25, Dies in Motorcycle Crash

    A 25-year-old woman riding as a passenger on a motorcycle was killed Wednesday in a crash with a parked vehicle in Manchester, New Hampshire, police said. Manchester police responded to the crash at Willow and Pine streets around 10:15 p.m., where they said the motorcycle had crashed into a parked, unoccupied vehicle. The passenger, identified as P...
  • MANCHESTER Jun 9

    Suspicious Device in Manchester, NH Prompts Evacuations; 1 in Custody

    A bomb threat in Manchester, New Hampshire, forced evacuations in a city neighborhood and at a mental health center. Police located a suspicious device, and one man was taken into custody. “They just said, ‘We need you to get out of here,’” explained Ron LaRochelle, who awoke to officers at his door. Doorbells rang on Cypres...
  • New Hampshire Jun 8

    Manchester, NH Schools Make Masks Optional in Classrooms

    The public school district in New Hampshire’s largest city is requiring masks for students and staff only for moving around in a building. Masks are now optional inside Manchester classrooms, effective immediately, according to a post on the district’s Facebook page. “We have changed our rules for masks in schools,” the school dis...
  • New Hampshire Jun 8

    Portsmouth, NH Repeals Mask Ordinance, Effective Immediately

    Portsmouth is the latest city in New Hampshire to repeal its mask ordinance. The City Council voted Monday to repeal the mandate, effective immediately, Seacoastonline.com reported. It had been set to expire on June 30. The council voted against a motion to amend the repeal so that the mask mandate would stay in place indoors only through June...
  • Hampton Beach Jun 7

    Hampton, NH Police Crack Down on Crowds Amid Heat Wave

    Police in a popular seaside town in New Hampshire are cracking down on rowdy crowds as the region deals with a heat wave. Police arrested nine people Friday night and seven people Saturday night as crowds swell on Hampton Beach. Most were charged with disorderly conduct and alcohol-related offenses. Police say no one was injured and there was no pr...
  • New Hampshire Jun 6

    Woman Arrested for Wrong-Way DUI in New Hampshire

    State troopers in New Hampshire arrested a woman who was traveling the wrong way on the highway while allegedly under the influence early Sunday morning. Laura Anderson, 47, of Brentwood, New Hampshire, was first spotted driving the wrong way on Route 101 in Manchester around 1:10 a.m., according to the state police. Troopers were dispatched to loc...
  • Auburn Jun 7

    2 Dead After ATV Crash in Auburn, NH

    Two people were killed Saturday morning when the ATV they were riding in struck a tree in Auburn, New Hampshire, police said. Officers responded around 9 a.m. to Beaver Brook Road for reports of a crash involving a side-by-side ATV colliding with a tree, not far from the Londonderry town line. Wendy Ford, 51, and Craig Ford, 34, both of…...
  • New Hampshire Jun 4

    Speaking at NH Motor Speedway, Sununu Predicts ‘Phenomenal Summer' of Tourism

    New Hampshire is gearing up for what is expected to be an unprecedented summer tourism season. Gov. Chris Sununu kicked things off Friday at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. “I’ve been saying it for a long time, we’re going to have a phenomenal summer here in New Hampshire,” Sununu said. It was a typical press conference at...
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