NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — A virtual town hall hosted by the International Institute of New England on Wednesday evening provided insight on how communities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire have been working to resettle more than 400 Afghans over the past several months.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
A day after New Hampshire Gov. Christopher T. Sununu berated the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s 2019 decision to grant Adam Montgomery custody of his daughter Harmony, Gov. Charlie Baker said he feels “a tremendous amount of pain” associated with the case.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats suffered twin legislative defeats late on Wednesday in their push to toughen voting rights protections in the run-up to this November's mid-term elections that will determine control of Congress in 2023.
A Pittsfield man was sentenced Tuesday to more than eight years in federal prison for distributing child sexual abuse material.
Monday, January 17, 2022
The family of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and their supporters, some shouting, “Hey Hey! Ho Ho! Voter suppression has got to go,” marched in Washington on Monday urging passage of a law to protect voters from racial discrimination.
In recent years, popular commentaries on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. have emphasized his growing radicalism before his 1968 assassination. This fits neatly into a narrative of a maturing activist and a burgeoning left in the late 1960s. Indeed, by 1967, King had become a vocal critic of …
Saturday, January 15, 2022
New Hampshire was one of the last states to fully embrace a state holiday named for slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. But those who won the battle for that recognition say the holiday is even more meaningful here because of their decades-long struggle.
Monday, January 10, 2022
Pope Francis on Monday condemned “baseless” ideological misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, backing national immunization campaigns and calling health care a moral obligation.
Sunday, January 09, 2022
Saturday, January 08, 2022
The disappearance of a little girl from Manchester and the death of a little boy from Merrimack are prompting questions about who is looking out for the youngest Granite Staters.
Friday, January 07, 2022
A Georgia judge sentenced Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael on Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for what he called the “chilling” 2020 murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man running through their mostly White neighborhood.
Wednesday, January 05, 2022
Louisiana's governor is scheduled on Wednesday to posthumously pardon Homer Plessy, the plaintiff in the 1896 U.S. Supreme Court case which upheld the "separate but equal" doctrine that allowed for decades of segregationist laws against Black people.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Saturday, December 25, 2021
Cities in New Hampshire struggled to address issues of homelessness in 2021, at times undertaking high-profile clearings of homeless camps but also working on longer-term solutions such as affordable housing and better coordination of services.
The real Samara Duplessis was sprawled across her comforter, her thumb on Instagram. Summer could drag on in the Detroit suburbs, and the summer of 2020 - her eighth-grade graduation reduced to Zoom, her whole world masked and anxious - was already the most boring of them all.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Authorities have identified the victim of Sunday night’s fire in a camper parked on a Manchester street as Chandel Vanenburg, 34.
Monday, December 20, 2021
A woman died Sunday night inside an RV parked on a residential street in Manchester, the third person to die in a fire this year in the city and the 13th in the state.