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Isaias to bring heavy rain, gusty winds to the region

By DEAN SHALHOUP Senior Staff Writer NASHUA – While Isaias will be nothing close to hurricane status when it arrives in these parts late Tuesday evening, it could still pack enough punch to whip up potentially damaging wind gusts and deliver soaking rainfall heavy enough to cause ...

Gas prices fall

New Hampshire gas prices have fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.10/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 875 stations. Gas prices in New Hampshire are 2.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 50.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ...

AARP New Hampshire to mobilize older voters ahead of 2020 elections

CONCORD – AARP New Hampshire launched “Protect Voters 50+,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support and protect Granite Staters age 50 and up as they vote in the 2020 elections. The campaign will provide information on where candidates stand on issues that matter to Granite ...

Extreme risk protection orders sent to governor

CONCORD - Today, HB 687, a bill establishing a procedure for issuing extreme risk protection orders to protect against persons who pose an immediate risk of harm to themselves or others, was signed by the Senate President. It will next be delivered to the Secretary of State before heading to ...

NH DHHS COVID-19 Update for Sunday

Concord – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued the following update on the new coronavirus, COVID-19. On Sunday, DHHS announced 21 new positive test results for COVID-19. The new cases reside in Belknap (4), Rockingham (4), Hillsborough County other ...

Kuster helps introduce legislation to prevent lapse In unemployment benefits

This week, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined Representatives Don Beyer (VA-08), Vice Chair of the New Democrat Coalition and House leader of Congress' Joint Economic Committee, and Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Chair of the New Democrat Coalition, to introduce legislation to continue providing ...

House passes appropriations package

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 7617, the second annual appropriations package to provide robust funding for infrastructure, public health, education, job training and our national defense. This legislation includes multiple provisions secured by Kuster. “I was proud to ...

Reaching Higher report raises serious questions

CONCORD - Reaching Higher, an independent, non-partisan 501c3 group released a report that raises serious questions about Governor Sununu's $1.5 million grant to private and religious schools. In response, House Finance Chair Mary Jane Wallner (D-Concord) and Senate Finance Chair Lou ...

Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence unveils legislative agenda

The Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, led by Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Jackie Speier (D-CA), David Joyce (R-OH), and John Katko (R-NY) unveiled the Task Force's legislative agenda, which highlights legislation to address and prevent sexual violence. "In the three years ...

Sununu vetoes SB 311

CONCORD - Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed SB 311, Senator Martha Hennessey’s (D-Hanover) bill to provide for an annulment of a criminal record without payment of a fee in certain cases and specify a waiting period for the annulment of simple possession drug-related offenses. Senator Martha ...

Police arrest man following crash that injured three others

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man faces multiple charges after being captured following a crash that injured a couple and their daughter, police said Tuesday. Patrick Giberson, 36, of Manchester, fled the scene following the crash in Manchester Monday in which witnesses say he was ...

Man killed in motorcycle crash in South Hampton

On Saturday, at approximately 12:24 p.m., troopers from the New Hampshire State Police Troop-A barracks responded to a motorcycle crash in the area of Route 150 and Evans Road in South Hampton. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2001 Kawasaki ZX6 was traveling northbound on Route 150, ...