Daily Archives: September 26, 2017

Parents of Teen Accused of Nearly Hanging 8-Year-Old Say It Was an ‘Accident’

In what may be a classic case of CYCA (insert “child’s” into usual abbreviation), the parents of the young teen involved in what many call an attempted lynching in Claremont, N.H., have spoken out, saying that their son is innocent … Continue reading

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“…It Takes You” to launch 40 Days for Life

Gatherings in Manchester and Greenland set the stage for New Hampshire’s 40 Days for Life campaign, set to begin September 27. Worldwide, campaigns will soon be underway in more than 300 cities. Jen Robidoux, vice-president of New Hampshire Right to … Continue reading

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Dan Itse: Autumnal Thoughts From the NH State House

Beginning in September, we resume our activities in determining the public policy of the state of New Hampshire.  We begin holding public meetings on retained bills, those bills that we felt had merit, but we could not resolve in the … Continue reading

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N.H. Right to Know Study Commission seeks public input

The Right to Know Study Commission has met twice so far and is making progress on its agenda to study alternate processes to resolve right-to-know complaints. Future meetings of the Right to Know Study Commission will be held each Thursday at 1:30 … Continue reading

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Panel Chair Accuses Intervenor Of Trying To Delay Northern Pass Hearing

CONCORD — Site Evaluation Committee chair Martin Honigberg accused an intervenor Monday of attempting to deliberately delay adjudicative hearings on the Northern Pass Transmission project. The hearings on the $1.6 billion, high-voltage transmission project to bring Hydro-Quebec electricity to New England have … Continue reading

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Teacher from NH stranded in Puerto Rico as conditions deteriorate

PUERTO RICO —A Granite State woman teaching in Puerto Rico is among the millions living without power and fresh water following Hurricane Maria. Brittany Canner grew up in Greenland and is now in her second year teaching at a private … Continue reading

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A Contentious Manchester Board of School Committee Meeting

If anyone doubts that fact is stranger than fiction, let’s take a look at last night’s meetings of the Manchester Board of School Committee. It’s first meeting at five o’clock got off to a contentious start.  At-Large Committee Member Rich Girard challenged the … Continue reading

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Concord Could Lose $1.3 Million On Former DES Building Sale

CONCORD, NH — At October’s Concord City Council meeting, the mayor and councilors will consider a proposal to sell the former Department of Employment Security building on South Main Street to a Massachusetts developer for what appears to be a … Continue reading

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Jeanne Shaheen – Out of Her “Tree”

CONCORD (AP) — A potted tree is no longer blocking a portrait of former Gov. Jeanne Shaheen at the New Hampshire Statehouse. WMUR-TV reported Monday the tree, which was in front of the portrait in the reception area outside the … Continue reading

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N.H. DHHS head talks health care provider taxes to pay for expanded Medicaid

Amid growing uncertainty around New Hampshire’s Medicaid expansion program and a looming 2018 deadline, Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers is exploring a new potential fix: provider taxes. In an interview with the Monitor editorial board last week, Meyers … Continue reading

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