While vaping devices and cartridges will be accepted, DEA officials warn they cannot accept devices containing lithium batteries. The DEA will accept pills and patches but can’t accept liquids, needles or sharps.
NEW ORLEANS — In the shadow of the Superdome — the epicenter of Hurricane Katrina’s horrors — Will Vanslaughter zips in and out of traffic, scrubbing windshields, charming drivers, armed with a squeegee, a water bottle and a smile.
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.
CONCORD — More children exited the New Hampshire child-placement system than were removed from families and placed into situations such as foster care or care by a relative, according to data released last week by the Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF).
Weeks after Capt. Jon Lehto of the Nashua Police Department died by suicide, representatives from several police departments gathered Tuesday at the Nashua police station to discuss the high risk of suicide among first responders.
BRETTON WOODS – Thanks to the generosity of many, the New Hampshire Food Bank is taking steps to make Coos County, where more than one in 10 residents doesn’t know where their next meal will come from, more food “secure.”
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.
MANCHESTER — A discussion on the status of the Safe Station program turned heated at City Hall Tuesday night, after some aldermen raised the idea of asking firefighters to check IDs of individuals seeking help with addiction at local firehouses, as a way to ensure Manchester residents are be…
MANCHESTER — Saying bail reform “just isn’t working and we’re paying a price,” Manchester aldermen voted Tuesday night to direct the city solicitor to send a letter to legislators describing how the new system is impacting the Queen City.
WASHINGTON -- Even as deaths from opioid overdoses grew dramatically, the Drug Enforcement Administration allowed manufacturers to substantially increase the number of painkilling pills they produced each year, the Justice Department's inspector general said Tuesday in a report that offers a…
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.
It typically takes people a lifetime of planning to reach their retirement goals. The earlier young workers know about saving for their future, the better chance they’ll have at achieving a comfortable retirement.
BOW — Sixty-seven activists were arrested Saturday for trespassing at the Merrimack Station coal-burning power plant, in what organizers said was the largest environmental civil disobedience action since the Clamshell Alliance demonstrations against the Seabrook nuclear plant in the 1970s.
KINGSTON — A local youth coalition that aims to prevent substance abuse and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues is facing an uncertain future after learning that its funding is in jeopardy.
CONCORD — After reviewing reports documenting more than 20,000 incidents of child restraint and seclusion in residential youth facilities over the last five years, the state’s Office of the Child Advocate said Wednesday a system review is underway regarding such practices.
State social workers arrived en masse at the New Horizons shelter on Sept. 23, in an effort to sign residents up for food stamps, health care and other state benefits as the city grapples with a surge in homeless people.
The change is in response to students' requests to limit students' access to dorms, following last year’s allegations of racial-bias incidents, which included reports of vandalized dorm room doors, according to The Dartmouth.