MANCHESTER — Working with developers to build more workforce housing, redeveloping Hackett Hill and building small parks are some of the efforts in the works to help the city bounce back as the COVID-19 pandemic begins to wane.
MANCHESTER — With another homeless encampment scheduled to be cleared Thursday in Manchester, the issue of what to do about the city’s dispossessed continues to divide and conflict officials, businesses and residents — and will figure prominently in this fall’s mayoral election.
Merrimack’s special election on Tuesday hit record numbers, with nearly 5,000 residents going to the polls to vote for a candidate to fill the New Hampshire House seat left open by Speaker Dick Hinch’s death.
Plans to expand Chasers Poker Room and Casino in Salem into an 84,000-square-foot former Kmart space across the street hit a snag this week when the property owners said they would not give their permission for such a change of use.
Epping and Fremont town officials are weighing their options to address concerns over road damage caused by commercial truck traffic, but one idea involving a possible access road from Route 101 may hit a roadblock.
LITTLETON — An after-the-fact hearing Monday on the Board of Selectmen’s hiring of Jim Gleason as town manager allowed the public to air grievances, but ended with selectmen supporting their controversial pick.
Hampton officials are debating a crackdown on buskers at the beach after the street performers who are often seen raking in cash outside Boston’s famed Faneuil Hall Marketplace headed north last summer.
E ven though his warrant article to return the Baker River to its original Abenaki name failed at Warren’s town meeting, Selectman Charlie Chandler said it “did exactly what I wanted it to do — it got people thinking” and talking about the town’s history.
The top ranks of the Manchester Police Department are solidifying under recently installed Chief Allen Aldenberg, who has selected a new assistant chief, four new captains and created a new position — chief of staff.
Newly elected Newport School Board member Bert Spaulding Jr. is suing fellow board member Rhonda Callum-King, alleging that Callum-King lied about having an email responsive to his 91-A — also known as a Right-to-Know — request.
The Monadnock Region town of Gilsum, famous for its summertime rock swap, is embroiled in a lawsuit over selectmen’s alleged refusal to disclose salary and insurance information for one of the town’s few town employees.