CONCORD — Former defense industry executive Walt Havenstein officially launched his campaign for the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan on Wednesday, surrounded by GOP luminaries during his announcement in the Legislative Office Building.
CONCORD – Tuition at New Hampshire's seven community colleges will go down by about $30 per three-credit course starting in the fall.
COLEBROOOK – For several hours Tuesday night this town along the Connecticut River was a veritable island, said town manager Becky Merrow, with floodwaters making three of the four highways in and out of the community temporarily impassable.
NASHUA – A 25-year-old Nashua man faces several domestic violence-related charges after police said he assaulted a woman by grabbing, punching and choking her.
LONDONDERRY - A northbound section of Interstate 93 was temporarily shut down Wednesday morning after a serious crash.
Protesters gather Wednesday morning on the steps of the New Hampshire Supreme Court in anticipation of oral arguments on the constitutionality of a business tax credit that benefits students at religious schools. (PAT GROSSMITH/UNION LEADER)
CONCORD – The N.H. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments Wednesday morning in the case of Bill Duncan v. State of New Hampshire, which seeks to end education voucher tax credits to fund scholarships to non-public schools.
The city Department of Public Works may have to lay off employees if Mayor Ted Gatsas’ proposed budget is adopted, aldermen were told Tuesday night.
Martha's Exchange is still a sweet spot in downtown Nashua.
Sampling a Riesling from Westport, Mass.
Divers search the Smith River just below Profile Falls in Bristol Tuesday. (DAN SEUFERT)
BRISTOL – The search for a 32-year-old Northfield man who is presumed drowned after jumping into the raging waters in a “Polar Plunge” of the Smith River Monday night was called off today, as the Smith River below Profile Falls had risen by as much as 10 feet overnight.
Participants in the second annual Start Up 2014 Competition have a chance to win more than $31,000 in cash and assistance. While a previously extended deadline was Tuesday, organizers will accept applications until Friday, according to Mary Ellen Humphrey, economic development specialist for the city.
Following an outcry from parents, Manchester Superintendent Debra Livingston has signaled she’s willing to reconsider a proposal to convert Jewett Street School into a central preschool facility.
Citizens Bank opens application period for 10 $5,000 college scholarships for students who are leaders and are active in their communities.
A 17-year-old Candia man was charged with burglarizing a relative’s home and taking a rifle and tablet computer, police said.
A Rochester man was charged in connection with a late-night accident that disrupted phone service and started a brush fire Monday.
An attorney who runs a Catholic Charities of New Hampshire program that provides legal help to immigrant survivors of serious crime will receive the 2014 Heroes for Justice Award, Catholic Charities announced.
A man who surrendered his own electrician's license used another's license without permission.
Stocks ended a volatile session higher on Tuesday, lifted by gains in such blue-chip names as Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson, though persistent weakness in momentum names limited the Nasdaq’s advance.
Erica and Hale Cole-Tucker, front in left photo, owners of Tucker's in Hooksett opened the new diner Monday with one of their primary investors, Kevin Mallette, in back. (RYAN O'CONNOR/Union Leader Correspondent)
On Monday, Hale and Erica Cole-Tucker opened the doors to Tucker's, Hooksett's newest breakfast and lunch diner, which is located in the same building that originally housed a Burger King before Veano's Italian Kitchen and Four Seasons Diner both inhabited the location.
New Hampshire’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March was 4.5 percent, a decrease of 0.2 percentage points from the February rate, which remained at 4.7 percent after adjustments, according to NH Employment Security.
- 0 Justice returns to North Country alma mater to speak to students
- 12 Manchester settles with federal civil rights agency over minority students in advanced courses
- 0 New program recognizes Colebrook students for volunteering
- 0 Going on pothole patrol in Goffstown
- 0 Derry to apply for engineering study grant
- 0 Salem group continues push to raise money for bicycle path
- 0 Spring a busy time on the Londonderry Rail Trail
- 1 Londonderry man accused of threatening, sexually assaulting two girls
- 0 Concern grows over Hollis portion of proposed gas pipeline
- 0 Gatsas feeling 'stronger than ever'
- 0 Push continues to codify domestic violence in NH law
- 0 House committees approve gas tax increase
- 0 Poll shows Christie regaining, but Hillary trouncing GOP field
- 0 Nashua mayor's term on Pennichuck board comes to an end
- 9 Lawmakers fight to find Medicaid fix
- 0 NH officers thanked for their help in bombing's aftermath
- 0 Hollis police say stun gun needed on ‘unruly’ man
- 0 Man in custody after two backpacks left near Boston Marathon finish line
- 0 Flooding shuts down North Country highways
- 0 UPDATE: Search suspended for Northfield man presumed drowned
- 12 Legislative committees move 4.2-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase closer to reality
- 0 Power restored to downtown Manchester
- 1 Supreme Court: Liquor Commission, trial judge did not follow right-to-know law
- 0 Driver identified in fatal Northumberland crash
- 1 AG agrees man who killed woman, 70, in Littleton hotel was insane at time
- 0 Police accuse man of trying to sell guitars, amps taken in Manchester burglary
- 0 Mother and child startled by late-night intruder in their Manchester living room
- 1 Hollis police use stun gun on man described as unruly
- 0 Boston marks anniversary of bombing with somber ceremonies
- 2 Warning issued to teens taking the ‘Polar Plunge’ challenge
- 0 Rochester man arrested after crash in Somersworth
- 0 Dover man accused of trying to sexually assault a girl
- 0 Fish & Game Issues Warning about Life-threatening Polar Plunge Trend
- 11 Top Manchester school officials no longer must live in city
- 3 Vote: ‘No nit’ policy relaxed for Manchester schools
- 0 License revocations for DWI announced
- 14 Poll: More than 25% haven't heard of Northern Pass; mixed attitudes for others
- 0 Flood watch and rain follow day of near-record temperatures
- 4 NH doctors: There's more to Medicare list than meets the eye
- 41 Belmont students consider dropping 'offensive' mascot
Manchester settles with federal civil rights agency over minority students in advanced courses
Lawmakers fight to find Medicaid fix
Collins named NHIAA director
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