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Filing period opens for New Hampshire’s presidential primary

The lengthy list of 2020 presidential hopefuls started growing longer Wednesday as the filing period opened for New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary.


Loosey-moosey: Stuck bull needs stairs to escape home’s pool

A young moose that got stuck in a New Hampshire swimming pool has been successfully coaxed out.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019

Pence: ‘The Bible stays’ at veterans hospital facing lawsuit

Vice President Mike Pence weighed in on a First-Amendment lawsuit challenging a Bible on display at a New Hampshire veterans hospital, saying under the current administration, “VA hospitals will not …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019

With rivals heading to California, Biden eyes New Hampshire

Joe Biden won’t be among the parade of White House hopefuls in California this week, as he’s skipping the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting to campaign in New Hampshire instead.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019

Trump ties U.S. success to 2nd term: ‘You have to vote for me’

President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire that their financial security …


Pence abruptly cancels New Hampshire trip

Vice President Mike Pence has abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire, but the White House and his office refuse to say why.


Bikers bidding farewell to those killed in pickup collision

For the bikers killed in a collision in New Hampshire, their funerals Friday are being defined by lots of leather, the rumbling of their favorite bikes and plenty of stories …


UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019

Truck driver charged with 7 homicides in motorcycle crash

The driver of a truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019

From a few icicles, a winter wonderland of ice sprouts

On a clear, frigid night in a courtyard made of walls of ice, Bruce McCafferty and his young son stand mesmerized, bathed in the pulsating rainbow light emanating from a …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019

Northeast’s highest mountain records wind gust of 171 mph

Meteorologists say a wind gust atop the Northeast’s highest mountain hit 171 mph, setting a record for the month on a peak known for its extreme weather.


New Hampshire court upholds women’s topless conviction

In a 3-2 ruling Friday, the court decided that Laconia’s ordinance does not discriminate on the basis of gender or violate the women’s right to free speech. In a dissenting …


New Hampshire girl, a QB, gets 2 tickets to Super Bowl

A seventh-grade girl from New Hampshire who was bullied for playing quarterback on a youth football team is going to the Super Bowl courtesy of the New England Patriots.


Police think Alexa may have witnessed a New Hampshire double slaying – now they want Amazon to turn her over

Alexa might have been listening, as she almost always is, when Christine Sullivan was stabbed to death in the kitchen of the Farmington, New Hampshire, home where Sullivan lived with …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018

Gay man, ex-single mom highlight New Hampshire primary wins

New Hampshire Democrats on Tuesday nominated a former state senator who emphasized her single-mom background as governor and a gay man who worked his way up through local politics as …


Auto racing roundup: Kevin Harvick uses bump-and-run to win at New Hampshire

Kevin Harvick used a bump-and-run on Kyle Busch with seven laps left to win a thrilling battle of two of NASCAR’s dominant drivers Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in …


Bernie Sanders declining to help son in race fits pattern

An endorsement by Bernie Sanders is one of the most coveted gifts in Democratic politics. But the Vermont senator and liberal darling is notoriously reluctant to back many politicians, including, …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018

New Hampshire ticket sole winner in $559M Powerball jackpot

It’s been a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and will claim a $559.7 million jackpot, one day after another …


First state opts out of broadband public safety network

New Hampshire is the first state to say it will opt out of the nationwide public safety communications system known as FirstNet.


Trial in seizure of 84 Great Danes to begin in New Hampshire

A New Hampshire woman charged with animal cruelty after 84 Great Danes were seized from her home is going on trial, but first a judge will consider her request to …


Pot decriminalization law goes into effect in New Hampshire

A law in New Hampshire decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana goes into effect Saturday.


Cops: Man asked stepdad to leave, then shot mom in hospital

A man charged with killing his 70-year-old mother in her room at a hospital intensive care unit had asked his stepfather to leave so they could be alone and then …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017

One in custody in connection to reports of shooter at hospital

One person was taken into custody Tuesday in connection to reports of an active shooter at the state’s largest hospital, the city said.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017

Threatened loons in New Hampshire show slight improvement

New Hampshire’s loon population is up slightly from about a year ago, but the water bird known for its eerie call is still threatened in the state, particularly at one …


UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017

New Hampshire decriminalizes small amounts of marijuana

New Hampshire has decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana.


UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017

State lawmaker accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl

A New Hampshire lawmaker has been accused of sexually and physically assaulting a 16-year-old girl last year under the guise of discussing her interest in politics.


Police: 84 neglected Great Danes seized, most from mansion

Police and animal welfare workers in New Hampshire say they’ve seized 84 neglected Great Danes, most of them from an eight-bedroom mansion that had floors covered with feces.


Report backs sex abuse claims against 13 at prep school

An investigation into sexual misconduct at an elite prep school in New Hampshire has found substantiated claims of abuse involving 13 former faculty and staff.


Series of storms dump 3 feet or more on parts of New England

A winter storm unleashed more than a foot of wet, heavy snow on parts of Maine and New Hampshire, creating a messy commute, closing schools and leaving more than 10,000 …


New Hampshire party chair bids to lead national Democrats

New Hampshire Democrats weren’t accustomed to success or power when Ray Buckley was first elected to the Legislature in 1986.


Trump’s vote claim irresponsible

When the president-elect says there is voter fraud, the public cannot simply shrug it off. It undermines the foundation of our republic.