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Work planned for several days on Spaulding Turnpike Bridge

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Work is planned for several days on the Spaulding Turnpike Bridge over Route 108 in Dover, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation said. The work is scheduled to start Monday, and be finished Wednesday. It will require temporary ramp and lane closures. The turnpike ...

House Republicans propose halt to business tax increases amid COVID crisis

CONCORD - A group of 130 House Republicans sent a letter to House Speaker Steve Shurtleff today asking him to support and help expedite legislation that would prevent business taxes from increasing by as much as 12.5%. House Republican Leader Dick Hinch (R-Merrimack) will present the proposal ...

Man pleads not guilty by reason of insanity in mom’s death

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges that he fatally stabbed his mother in 2018. Frances Nash, 51, of Chichester, was found dead in a swamp. Her son, Phillip Nash, was arrested in Virginia. Phillip Nash had been scheduled to go on trial on a ...

Man released from jail because of virus concerns arrested

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man released from jail because of concerns about catching the coronavirus has been arrested on a charge of distributing child pornography, the U.S. attorney’s office in New Hampshire said. According to court documents, Russell Graham, 40, of Lowell, Massachusetts, ...

Christmas Eve death of boy, 5, determined to be a homicide

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The death of a 5-year-old boy on Christmas Eve was caused by blunt force trauma to the head and neck, and the manner of death is homicide, the New Hampshire attorney general’s office said Wednesday. Dennis Vaughan, Jr., of Laconia, died at a hospital. Police arrived at ...

Longtime legislator Martha Fuller Clark to retire

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Longtime New Hampshire legislator Martha Fuller Clark announced Thursday that she is retiring from office and won’t seek re-election this year, saying it’s time for “a new generation of political leaders” to fill her seat. Fuller Clark, a state senator, was ...

Most hospital overflow sites closing in N.H.

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire plans to start breaking down most of its “flex facilities” to handle hospital overflow for coronavirus cases starting next week, saying that hospitals have created surge spaces of their own, if needed. The state had set up 14 facilities around New ...

Gov. Sununu acts to protect special education rights

Children with disabilities are among the most vulnerable students in the COVID-19 public health crisis. Students with disabilities across the state have missed significant instructional time as well as related services such as counseling, speech language, occupational, and other therapies. Many ...

Senate Republicans seek bipartisan cooperation

CONCORD – In support of House Leader Dick Hinch seeking bipartisan cooperation, Senate Republican Leader Chuck Morse (R-Salem), Senator Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro), Senator Sharon Carson (R-Londonderry) and Senator Regina Birdsell (R-Hampstead) issued the following joint statement: “New ...

Senator Hassan: How we can honor the fallen this Memorial Day

WASHINGTON – In recognition of Memorial Day, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan wrote a tribute to America’s fallen service members, recognizing our nation’s heroes. ––– If I could only choose one place in New Hampshire to tell someone to visit — to see what we really stand for — it ...

N.H. delegation announces $19.78M in funding

WASHINGTON –  U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that New Hampshire nursing facilities will receive $19.78 million in federal assistance through the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and ...

Kuster helps distribute free masks

CONCORD – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped to distribute free reusable cloth masks to Granite Staters at the Common Man Restaurant as part of the "Mask Up, New Hampshire!" effort organized by Alex Ray, the Common Man Family, and state Rotary Clubs. The masks have been donated by the ...

Shaheen introduces bill to fix gaps in telehealth coverage

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Tina Smith (D-MN) introduced legislation to assist health care providers delivering telehealth services and ensure patients can continue to access health care from the safety of home amid the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 has led to a ...