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Sanders Says Gender, Age Both Pose Obstacles to Candidates

Bernie Sanders made a comparison Sunday between the challenges women face in politics today and his running for president at the age of 78 as the Democratic presidential candidate continues to face qu...

  • Manchester Police Jan 14

    NH Man Charged With Assaulting Corrections Officers

    A New Hampshire man is facing charges after police say he assaulted two corrections officers over the weekend at the Hillsborough County House of Corrections. Matthew Dionne, 34, was arraigned Tuesday in Hillsborough County Superior Court for the alleged Jan. 11 assault. He was charged with two counts of assaults by prisoners. An officer who was de...
  • gas line damaged Jan 14

    Gas Outage Hits Salem, NH, After Work Crews Damage Line

    Hundreds of customers were left without natural gas service after a gas line was damaged by a work crew Monday morning in Salem, New Hampshire, police said. Due to the line being damaged, more than 300 customers were without service in the area of Route 28/Broadway and Route 111 south to Friendship Drive. The area also includes Route 97 and…...
  • New Hampshire Jan 13

    Legislature Tables Bills on School Start Dates

    New Hampshire lawmakers are staying out of the debate over whether schools should start before or after Labor Day, for now. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, a strong proponent of later start dates, created a “Save Our Summers” study commission in 2018 to examine how a mandatory post-Labor Day start date would affect tourism, academic perfo...
  • New Hampshire Jan 12

    Man Trying to Cross NH Highway Is Struck by 3 Cars, Killed

    A man who got out of a disabled car and then attempted to cross a New Hampshire highway to get to a local gas station died after he was struck by three cars late Saturday night, state police say. Around 10:27 p.m., New Hampshire State Police responded to Interstate 293 north for a report of a motor vehicle crash involving…

  • New Hampshire Jan 14

    Dozens Allege Abuse at NH Youth Detention Center

    Shocking allegations of rape and cover-ups at a state-run juvenile detention center in New Hampshire are coming to light in a new class action lawsuit filed Saturday. For the first time since reporting the alleged abuse to police two years ago, the lead plaintiff in the class action suit is now speaking out. David Meehan says the abuse was more&#82...
  • voting Jan 9

    Dixville Notch Finds Enough People to Keep First-in-the-Nation Voting Title

    A tiny New Hampshire community whose tradition of being among the first to cast ballots for president in primaries and the general election was endangered now has enough people to go ahead, the town moderator said Thursday. “We’re all a go,” said Tom Tillotson, of Dixville Notch. Dixville Notch has been in the spotlight for nearly...
  • rural schools Jan 9

    Collins, Hassan Bill Would Help Rural Students

    Maine Sen. Susan Collins and New Hampshire Sen. Maggie Hassan have introduced a bill that would help rural students reach their higher education goals and connect with employment in their hometowns. The bill is called The Success for Rural Students and Communities Act.  The bill would create a demonstration program to encourage rural community...
  • New Hampshire Jan 9

    Hazmat Crew Responds to Amazon Facility in Nashua

    Three people were hospitalized early Thursday after a hazmat team responded to a possible cleaning chemical reaction at an Amazon facility in New Hampshire. The Nashua Fire Department said crews responded to an Amazon delivery station on State Street, where one person reported they had been experiencing difficulty breathing. Authorities ordered the...
  • New Hampshire Jan 9

    New Hampshire House Passes Red-Flag Gun Bill

    The New Hampshire House passed a bill Wednesday to allow police or relatives to petition a court to temporarily remove guns from people who present a danger to themselves or others. The 201-176 vote on the opening day of the new legislative session moved New Hampshire a step closer to joining 17 other states and Washington, D.C., in passing so-call...
  • Animal cruelty Jan 8

    Man Wanted in NH in Connection with Dog’s Death

    A woman has turned herself in, but a man is still wanted in New Hampshire for alleged acts of animal cruelty that led to the death of a dog. Raymond police said in a Facebook post that Brittany Jackson 29, had turned herself in, but that Matthew Jackson was still wanted for multiple counts of animal cruelty that resulted in…

  • pollution reduction Jan 8

    Officials Unveil Plan to Clean Up Northeast’s Great Bay

    Federal officials announced a plan Tuesday to reduce pollution in one of the largest estuaries in the Northeast. In the draft Clean Water Permit for the Great Bay in New Hampshire, the Environmental Protection Agency calls for a dozen communities that ring the bay to reduce the amounts of nitrogen going into the waters, rather than focusing on one ...
  • New Hampshire Jan 7

    Jury Selection in Fatal NH Motorcycle Crash Scheduled for November

    Jury selection is scheduled by November in the pending trial of a pickup truck driver accused of causing a collision that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire, a judge ordered Tuesday. Lawyers reached an agreement on deadlines for the scheduling of motions, trial witness lists, and the possibility of a plea in the case of Volodymyr Zhukovsky...
  • sexual assault Jan 7

    Red Sox Suspended Attendant After Teen Sexual Assault Allegations, Team Says

    One of two men charged with repeatedly raping a teenage boy at New Hampshire’s youth detention center in the late 1990s went on to work as a clubhouse attendant for the Boston Red Sox, who suspended him when the club learned of the allegations, the team told The Associated Press on Monday. Stephen Murphy, of Danvers, Massachusetts, was charge...
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