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Kuster questions public health experts on plans for COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) took part in a virtual Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing entitled, "Pathway to a Vaccine: Ensuring a Safe and Effective Vaccine People Will Trust." In the hearing, Members examined the safety and efficacy, ...

Motor-vehicle stop on Amherst Street yields two drug-related arrests

NASHUA – Members of the Nashua police Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit pulled over a vehicle on Amherst Street last week and ended up taking two men into custody on various charges, including drug possession-related offenses, police said. First to be arrested was Ernie Roig, 32, of 95 ...

Debate commission says it will make changes to format

NEW YORK (AP) — The presidential debate commission says it will soon adopt changes to its format to avoid a repeat of the disjointed first meeting between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden. The commission said Wednesday that the debate "made clear that additional structure ...

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter marks his 96th birthday Thursday, the latest milestone for the longest lived of the 44 men to hold the highest American office. Carter planned to celebrate at his home in Plains, Georgia, with his wife of 74 years, Rosalynn Carter, according to a ...

New N.H. poll: Biden leads Trump in run for president

New Hampshire, which has four electoral votes on the line, has emerged as a swing state that was hotly contested in the 2016 presidential election. Four years ago, Hillary Clinton beat Trump by fewer than 3,000 votes, a margin of less than half a percent. The independent, nonpartisan poll ...

Feltes: Sununu’s no-bid contracts benefit friends, donors

CONCORD – State Sen. Dan Feltes said he would end no-bid contracts in state government if elected governor. The Democratic nominee for governor said Gov. Chris Sununu has approved such contracts without competitive bids, benefitting his friends and political contributors. In a press ...

Ambassador Nikki Haley to meet with women running for office today

The Committee to Elect House Republicans is hosting a Take Back the House event with Ambassador Nikki Haley and Senator Kelly Ayotte this Wednesday in Manchester. The event will feature our more than 100 strong, empowered NH Republican women candidates, followed by a fundraising ...

New Hampshire to increase rapid testing at community testing centers

CONCORD - On Monday, it was announced that New Hampshire will receive a new shipment of Abbott BinaxNOW Rapid-Antigen COVID-19 tests that will allow the state to conduct an additional 25,000 rapid tests per week. The rapid tests will be made available at community testing centers across the ...

28 new COVID-19 cases

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 28 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths on Tuesday. Check number of COVID-19 cases by school every day. Under the “show” pull down and click “schools with cases.” ...

Justice Ginsburg buried at Arlington in private ceremony

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, laid to rest beside her husband and near some of her former colleagues on the court. Washington last week honored the 87-year-old Ginsburg, who died Sept. ...

Judge considers suppressing statements in biker crash case

The pickup driver whose collision with a group of bikers last year left seven motorcyclists dead made some statements to police that should not be part of his upcoming trial, his lawyers told a judge in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Attorneys for Volodymyr Zhukovskyy said their client indicated ...

Court to release grand jury record in Breonna Taylor case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general acknowledged that he never recommended homicide charges against any of the police officers conducting the drug raid that led to Breonna Taylor's death, and said he didn't object to a public release of the grand jury's deliberations. Amid ...

Mayor’s Virtual Book Club discussion postponed to October

NASHUA – A "virtual book club" hosted by Mayor Jim Donchess to discuss "The Woman's Hour," author Elaine Weiss's chronicle of the women's suffrage movement, has been postponed until October. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, the discussion will now be held Tuesday, Oct. 20, beginning ...

NFR’s newest deputy chief sworn in Sunday

NASHUA – Veteran Nashua firefighter Capt. James Kirk became Nashua Fire Rescue's newest deputy chief on Sunday. NFR Chief Brian Rhodes administered the oath of office to Kirk, while his wife, Marie, pinned her husband's new deputy chief badge to his uniform to make his promotion ...

36 new COVID-19 cases Monday

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 36 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths on Monday. Check number of COVID-19 cases by school every day. Under the “show” pull down and click “schools with ...