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State & New England

New Hampshire Food Bank to have retail production line

By CHRIS GAROFOLO
Staff Writer

MANCHESTER - The New Hampshire Food Bank hopes to have a revenue-generating pro­cessing facility operational by the end of fiscal 2016, providing the nonprofit with … Full story    

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New Hampshire Food Bank to have retail production line

MANCHESTER - The New Hampshire Food Bank hopes to have a revenue-generating pro­cessing facility operational by the end of fiscal 2016, providing the nonprofit with … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Small tornado takes down trees in Warner

WARNER (AP) - A tor­nado ripped through a small section of Warner, damag­ing a barn, but missing houses and power lines. National Weather Service meteorologist … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

New name for New England's tallest building

BOSTON (AP) - New England's tallest building is getting a name change, but it's not clear whether Bostonians will play along. The owners of the … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Breastfeeding advocates rally at Statehouse

CONCORD (AP) - Nurs­ing mothers joined advo­cates at the Statehouse lawn on Friday to emphasize that women who breastfeed in the workplace should not face … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

The skinny on Boston’s Comic Con

Get out your favorite Sailor Moon costume and grab a bottle of water. The Boston Comic Con is this weekend, and it's forecast to be … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

RI police to step up efforts against impaired boaters

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island State Police and the state Department of Environmental Management say their officers will be stepping up efforts against boaters … Full story    
Published:  July 31, 2015

Fisher cats, coyotes could be cause of missing pets in Rhode Island

WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) - Animal con­trol officers say they suspect fisher cats or coyotes could be responsible for the abnormally high number of missing house … Full story    
Published:  July 31, 2015

Moderate risk for West Nile virus in Boston area

BOSTON (AP) - State health officials have raised the West Nile virus risk level from "low" to "moderate" for Boston and 11 surrounding towns after … Full story    
Published:  July 31, 2015

15 are arrested in heroin distribution ring bust

15 people were arrested after a heroin-distribution ring in Massachusetts was broken up by police detectives. Taunton police say the 15 men and woman from … Full story    
Published:  July 31, 2015

Baker orders state agencies to improve records access

BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker ordered his administration to take steps Thursday to make public re­cords easier and less expensive to obtain, noting that Massachusetts … Full story    
Published:  July 31, 2015

Vermont inmates voice their complaints

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Less than a month after Ver­mont's out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, prisoner com­plaints … Full story    
Published:  July 31, 2015

Power grid ready for hot weather

There was once a time when New Hampshire's peak electric­ity use came in winter, but the decline in electric heating and the rise of air … Full story    
Published:  July 31, 2015

‘Democracy’ index sparks state debate

CONCORD - A new re­port that calls into question New Hampshire's strong voter participation and overall politi­cal engagement has prompted a cornu­copia of responses from … Full story    
Published:  July 31, 2015

Mass. man pleads not guilty in IS plot

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Boston police cap­tain's son accused of plot­ting an attack on a college campus in support of the Islamic State group … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2015

Soup kitchen offers meal for return of Jesus statue

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) - "Have you found Jesus?" That's what employees at a Rhode Island soup kitchen are asking after a religious statue disappeared from … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2015

Lifeguards rescue people caught in rip currents

HAMPTON BEACH (AP) - Lifeguards at a beach in New Hampshire rescued several beachgoers who got caught in rip currents. They said at least five … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2015

Universal gives trip to class that donated to principal

BETHLEHEM (AP) - Universal Studios is donating a free vacation to all 42 seniors graduating from a New Hampshire high school after the class donated … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2015

Orphanage founder falsely accused by Maine activist

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A U.S. citizen who founded a Haiti orphanage for boys returned to the Caribbean country Wednesday af­ter a U.S. jury ordered an … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2015

UNH releases a ‘bias-free language guide’

CONCORD - The presi­dent of the University of New Hampshire said Wednesday he is troubled and offended by many parts of a "bias-free lan­g u … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2015

NH lawmakers approve ‘drug czar’ salary funding

CONCORD – Lawmakers agreed Wednesday to continue paying the state’s “drug czar” for six more months, even as some officials questioned whether he’s been effective … Full story    
Published:  July 29, 2015

NH lags behind in ‘democracy index’

A months-long investigation by a nonpartisan group into New Hampshire’s voting patterns, civic engagement and representation reveals a staggeringly low rating when it comes to … Full story    
Published:  July 29, 2015

Heat and humidity lead to poor air quality

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Federal environmental officials say the hot and humid weather is expected to produce poor air quality in southern Connecticut, coastal Rhode … Full story    
Published:  July 29, 2015