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Two new COVID-19 deaths, 19 more positive cases

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced two new additional deaths related to COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total to 384. They were a woman from Hillsborough County and a woman from Merrimack County, both 60 years of age and older. The state also announced ...

Drive-by food drive for SHARE set for July 12

MILFORD - The Outreach Committee is sponsoring a drive by food collection for SHARE on Sunday, July 12 from 12:30-2:00 p.m. at Church of Our Saviour, 10 Amherst St., Milford. Outreach members will be stationed at both the upper and lower levels outside the church so you can conveniently drive ...

Local residents named to national leadership society

LOWELL, Mass. - UMass Lowell has inducted more than 70 new members into the university's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership society that honors college students. UMass Lowell juniors and seniors academically ranked in the top 35 percent of their respective school or ...

Hassan, New Hampshire fire chiefs discuss budget shortfalls

U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan held a virtual discussion yesterday with New Hampshire fire safety professionals about the challenges that fire departments are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. "To say that you guys are busy right now is an understatement,” Senator Hassan said. “You're ...

Paquette named 2020 national runner up Miss Agriculture USA

Amber Paquette who lived in Mont Vernon, was recently named the 2020 National Runner Up Miss Agriculture USA! Miss Agriculture USA is a new non-profit agriculture promotion organization featuring Queens of all ages that promote, celebrate and educate about all the diverse aspects of ...

Coronavirus pandemic continues to haunt state revenues

CONCORD — Unaudited state revenues for the recently completed 2020 fiscal year are $142.5 million below the revenue plan budget writers developed for a balanced budget. Business taxes, and the rooms and meals taxes took the biggest hit from the economic slowdown brought on by the coronavirus ...

Coos County reports 2 new COVID-19 cases, totaling 9 or .2% of all

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced one additional death related to COVID-19 on Monday, a woman from Rockingham County who was 60 years or older. The state also announced 21 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 5,914 cases of COVID-19 ...

Estate of man killed by police in Claremont withdraws lawsuit

The estate of Cody LaFont, the Claremont man shot and killed by then-police officer Ian Kibbe, has dropped the federal lawsuit against Kibbe and the city. The since disgraced Kibbe was the only witness to the Sept. 25, 2016, shooting death of the 25-year-old LaFont, and the Attorney ...

Trump rally raises concerns about precautions

PORTSMOUTH – If Republican Gov. Chris Sununu greets President Donald Trump on Saturday, he will do it wearing a face covering, his staff said on Monday. President Trump will hold a re-election rally in Portsmouth on Saturday at 8 p.m. and those who want to attend must sign a waiver ...

Sununu issues statement on Trump rally

CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu issued the following statement regarding the President's upcoming rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. "As Governor I will always welcome the President of the United States to New Hampshire," said Governor Chris Sununu. "I am pleased to see the campaign will ...

Six percent of COVID-19 cases have been fatal at 381

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced five additional deaths related to COVID-19 since Friday. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends. They include two women from Hillsborough County, two men from Rockingham County and one man from Belknap County, ...

President to host rally in New Hampshire

President Donald Trump will host an outdoor rally in Portsmouth at 8 p.m. on July 11 at the Portsmouth International Airport. "President Trump's record-setting accomplishments in record-setting time have improved the lives of all Americans. He rebuilt, restored and renewed our great nation ...

One dead after shooting

MANCHESTER – One person is reported dead, and one injured in a shooting and stabbing in Manchester. MPD identified it as a shooting victim discovered at the scene, and another person injured who showed up at the hospital on Sunday. Additional details are forthcoming.

NH delegation applauds $3.45 million grant

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) announced with U.S. Reps. Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Community College System of New Hampshire will receive $3.45 million through the U.S. Department of Labor to support high school ...

Wide range of risk for dying of COVID-19, state data shows

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services’ website showed four more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday and 14 new cases. InDepthNH.org is publishing the risk data below from the DHHS website that shows of the 5,871 people who have been infected, the risk was highest at almost ...

A Fourth with less fizzle during pandemic in New England

The Fourth of July had many of the traditional trappings in New England despite the coronavirus pandemic: Cheap lobsters, warm weather and barbecues. But absent were large crowds and most public fireworks displays on Saturday. The pandemic contributed to a low-key Independence Day. The ...

Merrimack Town Council orders Wildcat Falls closed in its entirety

MERRIMACK – Bringing first-hand reports to the Town Council – backed up by photographic evidence – of illegal parking, vandalism, trash dumping, alcohol consumption, public urination and even sexual activity in parked vehicles in and around the Wildcat Falls Conservation Area, neighbors ...