MANCHESTER — A crew started tearing down one of the most blighted buildings in the city Monday — the Victorian apartment house at Hanover and Maple streets, which has stood derelict since a fire hit it on Dec. 7, 2017.
A judge has declined to dismiss a civil complaint filed against a state representative by the town of Belmont, ruling that he was unpersuaded by Michael Sylvia’s argument that his compliance with a court order barring him from using his Farraville Road property without the needed local and s…
MANCHESTER — The state’s Public Employee Labor Relations Board (PELRB) has rejected a request from the Manchester teachers union for a cease-and-desist order against the city school district, after dozens of requests from teachers to take Friday off to attend religious services were denied b…
PLAISTOW — A proposal to bring a heavy equipment business to the property that’s been home to Sanborn’s Fine Candies for more than 60 years faced strong opposition from neighbors who voiced concerns about potential environmental impacts at a meeting Wednesday night.
After a Tuesday night vote of the Derry Town Council, the last of several stakeholders have signed off on a contract approving the rates, responsibilities and liability terms for a major water interconnectivity project that will deliver water from Manchester to multiple southern communities.
An aldermanic subcommittee voted Tuesday to support a request from the general manager of the SNHU Arena for $1.13 million in capital improvement funding from the city, to ensure the “full and continued operation” of the facility.
MANCHESTER — One of the most prominent eyesores in the center city — the fire-damaged apartment structure at Maple and Hanover streets — will soon be coming down. What’s uncertain is what will replace it.
While it's been over week since former acting town administrator Don Winterton tendered his resignation as Hooksett’s top official, his name dominated Wednesday's Town Council meeting as councilors debated whether to reconsider their vote to overturn the controversial hiring position that led him to resign.
NASHUA — After eliminating the city’s chief assessor position following an audit that revealed ineffective management and other deficiencies, Mayor Jim Donchess announced this week that he has hired an acting administrative services director.
The Union Leader Corporation and the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire are appealing the recent decision by a superior court judge to sustain several redactions in an audit report critical of the Salem Police Department.
The school superintendent says she’s investigating Monday’s incident in which an Epping High School freshman claims she was told she couldn’t wear her “Make America Great Again” Trump T-shirt at school.
As the town moves closer to a special town meeting sparked by the controversial attempt to get rid of the one-man police department, the Croydon selectmen’s secretary, Cathy Peschke, announced she is resigning.
School officials say a mediation session between the district’s negotiations team and representatives of the Manchester Education Association (MEA) held Tuesday “did not yield the results we had hoped for,” and are disputing claims by union leadership the district is refusing to sit down with them for a second time this week.
MANCHESTER — Manchester city officials could not provide specifics about the legal questions involving the footage they will capture from surveillance cameras in the downtown and whether it falls under laws governing public records.
Hillsborough County Attorney Michael Conlon asked county leaders on Tuesday to hike his budget 19 percent, a down-payment on a four-year plan to improve an office that has suffered from employee turnover, excessive workloads and leadership issues.
MANCHESTER — Fifteen people — the vast majority of whom were there to support fully funding city schools — offered testimony during a public hearing on Mayor Joyce Craig’s proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget Tuesday night at City Hall.
“In documenting internal control over cash receipts and disbursements of the town, it was noted that funds awaiting deposits are taken home and stored at the Treasurer’s home overnight,” an audit letter states.
MANCHESTER — Saying she believes the Queen City stands at a “crossroads” and she will help it “shine again,” Republican former state Rep. Victoria Sullivan announced Monday she is running for mayor of Manchester.
Justice is not being effectively administered in the state’s largest county, one of the state’s top prosecutors said in a critical letter sent last month to the newly elected Hillsborough County Attorney.
CROYDON — Selectmen tried this week to discipline a town employee they accused of collecting petition signatures at the dump on town time, but backed off when the employee, Brenda Williams, pushed back.
MANCHESTER — Citing a “spirit and energy you can feel across our great city” and a desire to continue tackling Manchester’s challenges “head-on,” Mayor Joyce Craig said early Thursday she is running for reelection to the Queen City’s corner office.