The owners of a floating restaurant named “The Dive” are appealing the city planning department’s decision that a site plan amendment is needed for the business to continue its operation adjacent to the Winnipesaukee Pier.
The cost to collect cash at two turnpike ramp tolls in Merrimack is so high that the Department of Transportation is weighing whether to make them all-electronic with no live staffing, the DOT deputy commissioner said.
An economic analysis shared with the city council found that a proposed 20-mile recreational trail in the railroad right-of-way between Franklin and Weirs Beach would boost the city’s tourism industry.
MANCHESTER — The city Welfare Department will likely overspend its housing budget this year, thanks to the capacity limits at the New Horizons homeless shelter, the tight housing market, and the lack of shelters in many New Hampshire communities, according to the city’s welfare director.
As residents circulate a petition to possibly eliminate the Planning Board, author Liz Marshall Thomas, former chairman of the Board of Selectmen, is publicly accusing the petition backers of being Trump supporters, or worse, possibly Nazis.
In addition, renovation estimates for the existing middle schools in Nashua hover around $12 million for Fairgrounds Middle School, $24 million for Pennichuck Middle School and $93 million for Elm Street Middle School.
MANCHESTER — Donald Topham, the county prosecutor whose plea bargain in a fatal child overdose case last month prompted the Attorney General takeover of the Hillsborough County Attorney’s office, was officially fired last week.
Drive south on Beech Street past Hanover Street — in the part of Manchester where officials don’t put up warning signs or bike lanes to slow traffic — and you will likely see Lisa Dugas playing with her young children.
The law neither requires nor prohibits their use by local departments, but it lays down provisions about training, when videotaping can take place, what happens to the data and how long it can be stored.
After more than three years since it was first banned by Dartmouth College, and after a year since it lost its national charter, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is due back before the Hanover Zoning Board of Adjustment.
In addition to the proposed new middle school, the city's large overall middle school project proposes the potential closure of Elm Street Middle School, or renovations or expansions to the city’s three existing middle schools.
MANCHESTER — Mayoral candidate Victoria Sullivan said she opposed bail reform last year in the New Hampshire House and has been speaking to prominent Republicans to see what can be done to revise the existing law.
CONCORD — After months of acrimony and a bitter veto fight, Gov. Chris Sununu and the Democratically-led Legislature on Wednesday embraced in overwhelming fashion a two-year state budget that ends an uncomfortable holding pattern for state government and communities.
CLAREMONT — The city councilor who tangled with residents opposed to Claremont’s Christmas display gave himself credit for news articles written by others and published on his reelection campaign website.
A vocal police chief said she will go as far as endorsing a qualified candidate for Hillsborough County Attorney next year, following the rejection of a former Manchester police chief to oversee most decisions in the troubled prosecutor’s office.
MANCHESTER — The official results from Tuesday’s municipal primary election were released late Wednesday, and the certified numbers show incumbent Mayor Joyce Craig increased her lead over Republican former state Rep. Victoria Sullivan overnight.