U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown during an interview at the New Hampshire Union Leader in Manchester on Wednesday. DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER
Officials in Derry and Concord explained Thursday why they couldn't agree to a request earlier this week by a federal judge to hold off on enforcement of the state's newly minted buffer zone law that covers abortion clinics.
A federal judge on Wednesday put a temporary halt to the state law that establishes a buffer zone around abortion clinics, issuing an order on the eve the law was to go on the books. In a seven-page order issued late Wednesday, District Court Judge Joseph Laplante told the communities of Concord and Derry they could not enforce the provisions of the buffer zone law against clinics within their boundaries.
The North Country in general, and specifically the small number of property owners here and in the even more sparsely settled Dixville, got some good news recently when Gov. Maggie Hassan signed...READER COMMENTS: 35
Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein acknowledged a “poor choice of words” when he used the term "teabaggers" during a 2010 speech that resurfaced online last week.
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Special education costs and services dominate city budget talks still underway more than a week into the fiscal year.READER COMMENTS: 0
The removal of a resident's personal property from a city deeded home has called city procedure into question.