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Couple leaves $144K to state wildlife, K-9 programs

A couple who enjoyed New Hampshire's outdoors left $144,000 from their estate to the state Fish and Game Department for its K-9 and endangered wildlife programs. Clarence and Gertrude Sleeper, of Littleton, traveled through New England and other areas, skied, gardened, and had three dogs. ...

NH surveyed schools about return date before mandate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu's mandate that all K-12 schools return to full-time, in-person learning by April 19 caught administrators, school boards and teachers off guard, though many schools were already on track to meet that deadline. Among the two-thirds of ...

New charges: Driver did not cross into bikers’ lane in crash

A lawyer for a pickup truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire in 2019 entered not guilty pleas Friday to multiple, amended charges that no longer accuse the driver of crossing into their lane. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 25, of Springfield, ...

Adultery definition expanded to include same-sex couples

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has expanded the definition of adultery to include same-sex infidelity. The court ruled Thursday in the case of a man who sought a divorce on the grounds of adultery alleging that his wife had an affair with another woman. A lower court ...

AG’s office: Man dies in gunfire exchange with troopers

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — A man who barricaded himself in a Claremont building died during an exchange of gunfire with half a dozen New Hampshire state police officers, the attorney general's office said. A state police SWAT team was called to the building, described in real estate listings ...

Israeli man gets 30 months for drug conspiracy, fleeing bail

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An Israeli man who had been on the run for 12 years after being convicted of a federal drug conspiracy charge has been sentenced to 30 months in prison, federal prosecutors in New Hampshire said Thursday. Boaz BenMoshe, 58, pleaded guilty in 2009 to conspiracy to engage ...

Shaheen issues statement on the American Jobs Plan

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement after President Biden unveiled his comprehensive infrastructure package, the American Jobs Plan: “All Granite Staters deserve safe roads, clean water, high speed internet and access to good-paying jobs – these ...

Hassan issues statement on President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

WASHINGTON – Following President Biden’s announcement of his American Jobs Plan, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan said she looks forward to closely reviewing the details of the proposal: “We should work to find common ground to create jobs, rebuild our economy, and lay the groundwork for the ...

Pappas applauds Biden’s American Jobs Plan

MANCHESTER – U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas (NH-01), who serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement on President Joe Biden outlining his American Jobs Plan. “I am encouraged President Biden proposed a bold and comprehensive infrastructure ...

Kuster discusses casework and constituent services with Granite Staters

CONCORD – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) hosted a virtual constituent coffee meeting to hear from constituents her office has assisted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kuster spoke with Kathy of Nashua whose employment security benefit was delayed, Brian of Amherst who experienced issues with ...