School board members heard a report Monday night detailing how administrators intend to spend $3.25 million in state funds that Manchester will receive from the compromise state budget signed in September.
LONDONDERRY — In the wake of a big tax increase caused by a recent revaluation, the Londonderry Town Council will vote Monday on a resolution designed to ensure property taxpayers don’t see significant increases in their rates from the town side over the next few years.
ATKINSON — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, is introducing a bill to overturn a tax on water utility companies that her office calls an “unfair measure” in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which resulted in a surprise $1.15 million tax bill for one New Hampshire company.
More than 200 current and former Manchester city workers brought home six-figure incomes in 2018, with a former assistant airport engineer topping the list at more than $180,000 – largely from payouts related to his retirement, according to 2018 salary and benefit data released by City Hall.
LACONIA — Facing a standing-room-only crowd, the city council voted 5-1 Monday to delay action on a resolution in support of a Lakes Region recreational trail extension in the existing state-owned railroad corridor.
MANCHESTER — The Hillsborough County prosecutor fired last month after an onslaught of Manchester police complaints has filed a lawsuit against Hillsborough County Attorney Michael Conlon, claiming unjust termination and whistleblower retaliation.
A trial to determine whether Gilmanton selectmen exceeded their authority when they mandated that Chief of Police Matt Currier abide by written formal policies they adopted has been scheduled for January.
Inmates at the Carroll County Department of Corrections who are struggling with drug addiction will no longer be allowed to receive prescription medication to treat opioid dependence unless they were already taking it before being jailed.
NASHUA — After a local resident filed dozens of Right-to-Know requests that led to an investigation of the city’s assessing division, a proposal has been made to amend the state’s Right-to-Know law to require citizens to pay for some inquiries.
Following more than a year of meetings, thousands of survey responses and several community discussions, the lengthy process of developing a strategic plan for Manchester schools is nearing the finish line.
The council is considering a proposed change that would provide an exemption that is “equal to 100 percent of the total assessed value of the solar energy system, up to a maximum of $25,000,” the proposal states.
Consultants from San Antonio spent two days in Manchester last week, gathering data with the hopes of devising a plan to address the growing problem of homelessness in the Queen City, a top city official said.
NASHUA — The state’s first openly transgender legislator who was elected to the House of Representatives in 2011 but never served her term, was able to narrowly secure a seat as a city selectman using a write-in campaign.
MANCHESTER — With an early cold snap hitting the Granite State overnight Tuesday, organizations that serve the homeless were uncertain of what would happen when Manchester’s emergency shelter reaches capacity.
DERRY — A month after Gov. Chris Sununu presented a roughly $7 million ceremonial check for state education and municipal aid to the town of Derry, the Derry Cooperative School District has signed onto a New Hampshire Supreme Court brief expressing support for a lawsuit that declares the sta…