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College, health center partnership targets opioid crisis
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A new program at New England College is aimed at boosting New Hampshire's mental health workforce and addressing its growing substance abuse crisis. The revamped master's degree counseling program includes partnerships with four of the state's 10 community mental health centers in Derry, Concord, Manchester and ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | New Hampshire Massachusetts Addiction Manchester New Hampshire Interstate 93 United States New England College New England
Gentrification focus of new public art in Boston's Chinatown
BOSTON (AP) - A public art project in Boston's Chinatown highlights the effect of development on the lively, historic downtown neighborhood. Life-size portraits of residents through the neighborhood's long history are going up in plazas and on street corners for about a week starting Sept. 10. Among the dozen sets ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Tufts University Tufts Medical Center Boston Public library Chinatown Boston Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences Interstate 93 History
PHOTOS: N.H. Aviation Museum returns KitFox airplane to McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
A KitFox experimental aircraft was returned to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord on Thursday with a major upgrade. It was lent to the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire last fall with an exposed metal frame. The Discovery Center had been supplied the fabric covering but did not have th...
18 points by Concord Monitor | Christa McAuliffe Aircraft New Hampshire Concord New Hampshire Massachusetts Franklin Pierce Political spectrum Interstate 93
Quincy woman pleads not guilty in trooper crash
BOSTON (AP) - A Quincy woman police say was driving drunk when she rear-ended a state police cruiser, injuring the trooper inside, has pleaded not guilty. The Boston Herald (http://bit.ly/2cIe1Cn ) reports that 21-year-old Lily Reid was granted $1,500 bail at her arraignment Wednesday on charges of operating under the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Massachusetts Boston Quincy Massachusetts WEEI Boston Herald Interstate 93 WCVB-TV Dave Wedge
Driver charged with OUI after hitting cruiser on I-93, injuring trooper
A state trooper was injured on Interstate 93 early Tuesday morning when a driver under the influence struck his cruiser, authorities say. The incident happened just after 1:30 a.m. on I-93 southbound near the Mass. Ave exit. Lily G. Reid, 21, of Quincy, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and failure […]
3 points by The Boston Globe | Boston English-language films Interstate 93 Quincy Massachusetts Chinatown Boston Milton Massachusetts Manchester New Hampshire Medford Massachusetts
Officials: Turkey crossing I-93 doesn’t get to the other side, dies
New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say a tractor-trailer driver suffered minor injuries after a 19-pound turkey crashed through his windshield on Interstate 93.Conservation officer Chris McKee said the adult turkey ended up in the cab of the trailer on Tuesday in Londonderry when it had apparentl...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Semi-trailer truck Truck Manchester New Hampshire Interstate 93 Derry New Hampshire New Hampshire Tractor unit Concord New Hampshire
35-year plow driver treats NH highways ‘like you would your own driveway’
While most people were snug in their beds, Steven Huckins was seven hours into his second 12-plus hour shift this week, charging down route 140 in Northfield with his plow blade biting away at the most recent snowstorm.Huckins, a 36-year veteran of the state’s Department of Transportation system, st...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | U.S. Route 3 Interstate 93 Storm PASS Storm The Faint State Left-wing politics
Businessman who homeschooled kids to lead schools department
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's next education commissioner has been confirmed, despite concerns from the public and state board of education about his lack of a professional background in public education.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | New Hampshire Massachusetts Manchester New Hampshire Concord New Hampshire Franklin Pierce U.S. state Interstate 93 Vermont
New Hampshire has a lot of old bridges, even if all of them aren’t on the “red list”
Concord has a dubious distinction in the annual “red list” of New Hampshire bridges needing major work as the only city with three bridges in the top 15 of the state’s highest priorities.But the list released last week reflects something dubious for the whole state: Our bridges are old and, thanks...
18 points by Concord Monitor | New Hampshire Concord New Hampshire Interstate 93 Manchester New Hampshire U.S. Route 3 Interstate 89 U.S. state Vermont
1 dead in suspected drunk driving crash in N.H., Methuen driver charged
LONDONDERRY, N.H. — A woman has been killed in a suspected drunk driving crash in New Hampshire.State police say a car traveling southbound on Interstate 93 in Londonderry Wednesday night lost control, entered the center media and rolled over several times.A 22-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. State police have not released her name.
1 points by Boston Herald | New Hampshire Manchester New Hampshire Interstate 93 Massachusetts Vermont New England Salem New Hampshire English-language films
Route 128 will be closed for two days in November
A section of Route 128 will be shut down for two weekend days in November, transportation officials tell The Boston Globe. The section of the highway will close while crews demolish the Highland Avenue Bridge in Needham. Traffic will be detoured onto local roads during the demolition. “It’s not the Big Dig, but for around here, […]
6401 points by The Boston Globe | Road Interstate 93 Massachusetts Turnpike Motorway Freeway Big Dig Traffic Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Around the world, elevated expressways are coming down
As we’ve noted on many occasions, elevated expressways were such an awful concept that they’ve been torn down in several cities. Here are pictures that say thousands of words ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Big Dig Central Artery Interstate 93 Freeway Massachusetts Turnpike Rose Kennedy Greenway City Urban decay
Motorcyclist killed in crash in Londonderry
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - Police say a motorcyclist was killed in a crash along Route 28 in Londonderry, New Hampshire. Police said the motorcycle crashed around 8 p.m. Sunday. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. Sections of Route 28 and Route 28A were closed for several hours. The ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Interstate 93 U.S. Route 3 New Hampshire Derry New Hampshire New Hampshire Route 28 Manchester New Hampshire
New public art highlights how the building boom changed Chinatown
A public art project in Boston's Chinatown is spotlighting the impact of development on the lively, historic downtown neighborhood
60 points by The Boston Globe | Tufts University Tufts Medical Center Boston Chinatown Boston Public library Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences History Interstate 93