MANCHESTER — Anti-Semitism in New Hampshire and the state’s Jewish heritage and culture will be topics of the 18th annual Martin Luther King Jr. dinner celebration on Monday night, put on by the National Cultural Diversity Awareness Council.

Joe McQuaid, Editor-at-large of the New Hampshire Union Leader and Sunday News, will be the guest on C-SPAN’s Q&A TV program this Sunday night at 8 p.m.

PETERBOROUGH — Town officials agreed as part of a legal settlement in two related lawsuits that it failed to properly notice a protest petition that changed the outcome at Town Meeting, according to documents filed in the Cheshire Superior Court in Keene.

LACONIA — The Belknap County budget approval process got off to a stormy start this week with the legislative delegation putting off consideration of collective bargaining agreements with the Department of Corrections and nursing home employees.

CLAREMONT — Voters reiterated their decision to spend $650,000 on a special education plan after a legal issue with the first vote’s notice procedure forced the Claremont School District to hold another vote.

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