HOOKSETT - The Nicholls family from Nashua planned to move into their freshly minted Colonial home around the time the two youngest members could start the school year at a new school.
Summer’s home-buying frenzy is showing signs of easing, but long-term solutions to the housing crunch will need to bank on looser zoning and density restrictions, experts say.
The pandemic uprooted the budgets of child care centers as many parents shifted work to home and kept children home for convenience or because of health fears. To keep them open in the short term, the state has doled out more than $100 million in federal funds to hundreds of child care centers across New Hampshire. But the money hasn’t solved the industry’s long-term ills.