CONCORD — The ACLU of New Hampshire filed an emergency federal lawsuit Friday seeking an expedited hearing for a Guatemalan man seeking release from federal immigration detention due to concerns of contracting COVID-19 in jail.
CONCORD — The state’s criminal defense lawyers appealed to state administrators Thursday in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis to release from juvenile detention all offending youths who pose little risk to public safety.
Local food pantries need all the help they can get, said Nancy Mellitt, development director of the New Hampshire Food Bank. Donations have plummeted, even as more families need help putting food on the table.
With essential workers in desperate need of babysitting services, some YMCA facilities across the state are offering child care to ensure that doctors, nurses and first responders can do their jobs without worrying about their children.