“The teacher of the class where the incident occurred, John Carver, will remain on paid administrative leave for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year as he has committed to engage in an intensive course of study on issues pertaining to race, bias and privilege,” said the superintendent.
CONCORD — New Hampshire’s first transgender state representatives, Democrats Lisa Bunker of Exeter and Gerri Cannon of Somersworth, were in Representative’s Hall on Thursday, but not for a House session.
LITTLETON — At a thriving brewery whose employees and owners hail equally from New Hampshire and Vermont, Gov. Chris Sununu and Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday rolled out a voluntary family leave plan that leverages the buying power of their 18,500 combined state workers.
MANCHESTER — A request from Alderman Tim Baines to alter city ordinances to permit downtown business owners to control the use of sidewalks outside their storefronts year-round received support Tuesday night from members of an aldermanic committee.
CONCORD — An attempt by a group of Republican lawmakers to repeal a state law allowing buffer zones around abortion clinics was soundly rejected by the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday in a bipartisan 14-4 vote.
Poor oversight, financial mismanagement and a failure to accommodate large increases in demand and services helped lead to the financial collapse of an addiction treatment center that was placed in receivership by the state, according to a report released Monday by the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office.
Jeffrey Carter, who is homeless, clutched two gold-colored coins in his palm as he approached the Mission Muffins cafe trailer in Northwest Washington to exchange them for a breakfast burrito and apple juice.
NASHUA — The chairman of the board of trustees for the Nashua Public Library says drag queen Monique Toosoon will still be presenting a reading event aimed at teens this weekend, despite some calls for the event be called off.
During the course of 14 listening sessions across the state, members of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion consistently heard the same issues raised by some of New Hampshire’s most vulnerable communities.
MANCHESTER — Members of the Aldermanic Committee on Community Improvement on Monday voted to recommend aldermen OK $200,000 in funding to expand services at — and make capital improvements to — Families in Transition/New Horizons.
SARASOTA, Fla. — One of the largest enfranchisements of U.S. citizens in the past century begins Tuesday in Florida, and many of the more than 1.4 million ex-felons set to regain their voting rights here are treating the moment as a celebration.
A teen storytime event planned by the city library and set to feature a local drag queen has raised questions about whether it’s appropriate from a conservative New Hampshire organization, Cornerstone Action.
CONCORD — Lawyers asked a judge Thursday to block state corrections officials from exercising a rarely used “pay to stay” law, which allows the prison system to charge an inmate for the costs of his incarceration.
MANCHESTER — Downtown restaurant customers and nightclub visitors have to be convinced not to give money to panhandlers, according to the head of an organization that runs the New Horizons shelter and soup kitchen.
Editor’s note: Laconia Daily Sun Managing Editor Roger Carroll experienced firsthand how the state’s mental health system works, and doesn’t work, when he went through a personal crisis and sought help. He writes about his experiences in three parts.
France’s “yellow vest” demonstrators kept numerous roads across the country blocked on Saturday as groups of protesters marched in city centers, but the anti-government backlash was more dispersed and muted than in previous weeks.
AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq — President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is prepared to wait as long as it takes to get $5 billion from taxpayers for his U.S.-Mexico border wall, a demand that has triggered a partial shutdown of the federal government.
WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is deploying the U.S. Coast Guard’s medical corps to the southern border to screen immigrants after two young children from Guatemala died after being taken into federal custody.
MANCHESTER — A Facebook video posted over the weekend by a city alderman showing homeless people arguing with first responders has sparked debate on how to address the growing number of vagrants in downtown Manchester.
The Newfound High School principal sent a letter of apology after some Bears fans made “inappropriate, demeaning and harassing comments,” to a gay player from White Mountains Regional High School during a Dec. 5 girls’ basketball game.
The current chief of safety at KSC will make sure that St. Paul’s School follows the agreement it made to address problems of sexual assault and misbehavior at the campus, Attorney General Gordon MacDonald said.