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DURHAM — The town council in Durham unanimously adopted a resolution Monday night that withholds already approved funding for the Oyster River Youth Association pending the outcome of an investigation into a claim that a baseball coach threatened to have a child “bean” an 11-year-old girl.
President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump celebrated Tax Day along with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Advertisement. Related Content. Ivanka Trump, Treasury Secretary tout tax reform in NH · Read the full coverage. Raw video: Ivanka Trump, ...

But the question is: Why are cities and towns in New Hampshire so enthusiastic about it? ... “And we realized we had a decision that we could either leave the area, move to New York City, San Francisco -- some big city that was a hub for culture -- or we could create the kind of experience we wanted to ...
In the state of New Hampshire, all dogs 4-months and older must be licensed. ... If you are new to town or haven't licensed your dog before, you will need to bring: a current copy of your dog's rabies certificate and a copy of their spay/neuter ... Volunteers can meetup at Town Hall at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.
First daughter and presidential advisor Ivanka Trump and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin are headed to New Hampshire on Tuesday for a town hall ... During that visit, the president singled out the city of Lawrence, Massachusetts, as a significant source of the drugs pouring into New Hampshire siting ...
MANCHESTER — A city man was arrested Monday night and charged in an afternoon robbery at the Elm Street branch of Saint Mary's Bank, police said. An officer on patrol at Lave Avenue and Union Street about 7:45 p.m. recognized that Danien Brousseau, 39 matched the description of the man who ...

Ivanka Trump's visit comes less than a month after her father visited Manchester to unveil his nationwide plan on how to battle opioids. During that visit, the president singled out the city of Lawrence, Massachusetts, as a significant source of the drugs pouring into New Hampshire, citing a Dartmouth College ...
Kate Donald started sowing the seeds of her future in urban gardens in New York City. ... While data for the next USDA Census of Agriculture is currently being collected, women farmers in New Hampshire are certain they're in good company, considering the 2012 ... The town forest is now named after him.
The city's first lady is traveling to New Hampshire Friday. Chirlane McCray will be using her trip to promote the city's focus on initatives on mental health and fighting the opioid epidemic. She will be touring Safe Station, which is a system of firehouses that offer help to those seeking treatment for substance ...
NASHUA — City officials are recommending that Nashua enter into a memorandum of understanding with the city of Manchester to construct a joint, remote ... totaling $600,000, would offer each city an alternative radio communications facility in the event that either of the cities' existing dispatch centers fail.
On March 19, the committee met with Mike Vlacich, president of the New Hampshire College and University Council, and advocated for an exploratory meeting with stakeholders, such as the school district, town council, municipal leaders and the 10-member State House delegation, to have a conversation ...
Why are so many New Hampshire voters disqualified on the basis of their handwriting? The answer to that question is oddly elusive. Voters' signatures are analyzed by “moderators” at each polling place. The number of ballots rejected by moderators due to signature “mismatch” varies wildly from town to ...
'March For Our Lives' rallies planned in cities across NH, world ... Cities across the country are organizing events, including some in New Hampshire. Advertisement. >> Download the FREE WMUR app. The student-led "March For Our Lives" rallies are planned in Concord, Keene, Lancaster, Jackson, ...
Southern New Hampshire is in line for another wintry mix that could dump another few inches of snow from Wednesday evening into Thursday. ... A majority of Salem was without power earlier this month after the town was slammed with heavy, wet snow that led to downed wires and tree limbs, making ...
Southern New Hampshire is in line for another wintry mix that could dump another few inches of snow from Wednesday evening into Thursday. ... A majority of Salem was without power earlier this month after the town was slammed with heavy, wet snow that led to downed wires and tree limbs, making ...
The keno question at the Newbury town election failed on a tie vote last week. A recount conducted Monday revealed one ballot that officials said was clearly meant to support the Lottery game operation at restaurants that have a liquor license. Thirty-six other towns passed Keno last week during annual ...
All thirteen of New Hampshire's cities now offer full-day kindergarten. On Monday night, Concord became the final city to join the list. The Concord school board has been debating full-day kindergarten for years. The election of new board members, along with new funding from the state, finally tipped the ...

The New Hampshire Lottery says 55 communities have voted at their town meetings in favor of setting up the electronic bingo game keno, which would help fund ... The cities of Berlin, Claremont, Franklin, Laconia, Manchester, Nashua, and Somersworth approved keno during municipal elections last year, ...
MANCHESTER - The third nor'easter in two weeks shuttered schools and canceled flights Tuesday but didn't shut down town-meeting voting as ... By late Tuesday morning, a heavy snow band, dropping 1 to 3 inches per hour, was burying parts of southeast New Hampshire, with another heavy band in the ...
Ed Ordway, a candidate for the Board of Selectman in Warner, N.H., holds a campaign sign outside Town Hall on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Last year, when a storm also coincided with Town Meeting Day, nearly 80 communities postponed their elections. (AP Photo/Holly Ramer) The Associated Press.
Plainfield still conducts a traditional annual town meeting. Taylor is also a farmer and scholar of New Hampshire's rural culture. Keith Young: Town moderator for Northumberland/Village of Groveton for about eight years. At 35, he has lived in the area since childhood, leaving for just a few years before ...
Disney Channel's “Zombies” — set in a town called Seabrook — stars Meg Donnelly as Addison and Milo Manhiem as Zed. (Disney Channel/Bob ... Any resemblance to the many towns named Seabrook is purely coincidental, a Disney Channel spokesman said in a statement. (There are towns named ...
MANCHESTER — City officials confirmed Monday that a visit to Manchester next week by President Donald Trump appears “very likely,” after recent ... A meeting between Secret Service officials and city police regarding the possible visit is expected to be held later this week, Goonan said, and more details ...
Casella Vice President Joe Fusco told the Union Leader this was "pure theater, produced in partnership with extremist lawyers from Massachusetts," and "tiresome, and laughably unimaginative." He also cited ongoing regulation from New Hampshire's Department of Environmental Services as a sign of the ...
Like last year, a severe snowstorm is complicating matters, especially in the wake of the state's claim that towns don't have the power to reschedule local votes. NHPR's reporters are in the ... Town elections are going ahead as normal across New Hampshire today in spite of the weather. That's in large part ...
Amtrak has suspended service between Boston and New York City as heavy snow pummels New England. Amtrak says train service between the cities will be halted for the remainder of Tuesday. Amtrak initially said train service would be suspended until at least 11 a.m.. Amtrak says service will be ...
Like last year, a severe snowstorm is complicating matters, especially in the wake of the state's claim that towns don't have the power to reschedule local votes. NHPR's reporters are in the field covering polls around the state throughout Town Meeting Day. Bookmark this blog and check back to see photos, ...
BOSTON (AP) Schools are closed, but polls are open as New Hampshire gets hit with a Town Meeting Day snowstorm for the second straight year. Last year, nearly 80 ... While the Legislature is still working to clarify the law, the secretary of state was adamant this year that towns can't make the call.
On Town Meeting day tomorrow, several communities across New Hampshire will vote on whether to offer full-day kindergarten in their local school districts. It will be the first time towns vote on the issue since lawmakers in Concord approved a program that provides state money for full-day kindergarten.
Another big storm is putting New Hampshire officials between a snowbank and a hard place for Tuesday's annual town elections. ... Many towns that postponed elections last year relied on another law allowing town moderators to move the "voting day of a meeting" in the event of a weather emergency.
Last year's storm caused many communities to postpone voting, causing a rift between state officials and town clerks. Secretary of State Bill ... Gardner said that under current state law, New Hampshire cities and towns cannot postpone Election Day voting because of weather. "At the state level or at the ...
New Hampshire's traditional Town Meeting season comes each March for most communities (by law, it falls on the second Tuesday in March, unless a town has enacted an alternate provision). A snow storm last year prompted postponements and ignited a debate that is still continuing, about who has the ...
Brewpubs and craft beer producers across New Hampshire are prepping their best Irish red ales and Guinness-like stouts for St. Patrick's Day, notably one of the ... Other Granite State breweries are spotlighting beer styles from Ireland, including an oatmeal stout from Keene's Elm City Brewing Company.
Amanda McSharry and her husband, restaurant owner Jay, are the owners of The Sailmaker's House. She said the quiet location in the heart of downtown is what attracted her to the property, which was most recently known as the Inn at Strawbery Banke. (KIMBERLEY HAAS/SUNDAY NEWS CORRESPONDENT).
The question of whether to endorse the next legal form of expanded gambling within local borders takes center stage at Town Meetings this week, ... of the state's 221 towns are facing articles about permitting Keno, the electronic bingo-style game now operating in Manchester, Nashua and five other cities.
New Hampshire's traditional Town Meeting season comes each March for most communities (by law, it falls on the second Tuesday in March, unless a town has enacted an alternate provision). A snow storm last year prompted postponements and ignited a debate that is still continuing, about who has the ...
Hundreds of New Hampshire towns will elect local officials next week, but the issue of who could postpone those elections due to bad weather remains ... The Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would give the secretary of state the authority to postpone town elections if the governor has declared a state ...
The survey was prepared by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, and will be reported to the public by the Portsmouth Police Department. The Portsmouth Herald reports the community survey seeks to understand how residents feel about crime in the city and residents' experiences with the ...
In short, it requires towns to check with the Secretary of State before making any scheduling changes. The Secretary of State can, in turn, consult with public safety officials, meteorologists or others to decide whether a delay is warranted – and if he fails to respond within four hours, the town can go ahead ...
MANCHESTER — Despite a unanimous vote by an aldermanic committee recommending language be added to the city's management agreement with The Derryfield Restaurant allowing Keno operations there, the matter is headed for further review after Mayor Joyce Craig said she thinks the city should ...
Last Tuesday, Democrats captured a Connecticut House district that Republicans had held for 44 years, and a New Hampshire district Trump won by 12 points. Southwest Pennsylvania, as much as any place in the nation, made Trump president. He, his daughter and his vice president have campaigned for ...
BERKLEY — The police chief of a central New Hampshire town found out this past week that people are still keeping an eye out for Donald Flint. Gilford Police Chief Tony Bean Burpee confirmed his department early in the week received a call from Berkley police — asking him to post a photo and ...
Voters in more than a third of the state's 221 towns will be deciding this month whether to allow keno in bars, restaurants and other establishments. Seven of the state's 13 cities approved keno late last year, but the annual Town Meetings in March mark the first chance for towns to weigh in. At a public ...
Champney's family created the memorial shortly after he was fatally shot by a state trooper in December, and it has been the talk of the town since, not in a good way. Someone burned the small crosses in January; the family replaced them with even more. On the surface, the case merely carries the same ...
That's how Rochester's homeless provider community described two proposed ordinance changes that City Council could adopt Tuesday night. .... Rochester isn't the only municipality in New Hampshire or elsewhere in the country to propose ordinances that would impact various homeless populations.
Daniels said he did expect push back from unions and municipalities, but emphasized it is the taxpayers of New Hampshire footing the bill. Daniels also argued towns may see some savings from the law change, which may also push negotiations along resulting in less legal costs. Donna Green, of Right to ...
The answer is a mix of state and local funding, with towns and cities ponying up, in most cases, the majority of the funds. ... In especially property-rich towns, where the statewide property tax raises more money than the local district would receive from the state in adequacy, the town gets to keep the excess.
Snow fell during the early portion of a powerful nor'easter that slammed into the Granite State on March 2, 2018. The precipitation began as snow for many before much of it was washed away when the precipitation started falling as heavy rain. Then, as the storm pulled away, cold air rushed in, leading to a ...
Keno sales are off to a strong start in New Hampshire cities, but residents of some towns still have concerns about approving the electronic bingo game as a way ... Seven of the state's 13 cities approved keno late last year, but the annual Town Meetings in March mark the first chance for towns to weigh in.
“The Manager's Residence is architecturally styled in the manner of the so-called indigenous Prairie Style popularized by Frank Lloyd Wright during the early 20th Century and then continually adopted in a variety of eclectic forms,” reads a narrative provided by the New Hampshire Division of Historical ...


 

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