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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
PHOTOS: Quarry water used at state prison
Since Aug.19, minimum security inmates at the state prison for men have been drawing water from an old quarry on the prison property in response to a request from the city of Concord to limit tap water usage. Three to four times a week, the outside maintenance crew draws about 200 gallons at a time...
17 points by Concord Monitor | New Hampshire Massachusetts Manchester New Hampshire Maine New York City Concord New Hampshire English-language films Portsmouth New Hampshire
Newborn baby punched in the head after 63yo ‘mistook her for a toy doll’
A 63-year-old Manchester man has been arrested after a five-day-old baby was punched in the head at a Tesco supermarket. He claims he “mistook her for a toy doll.” Read Full Article at
97 points by Russia Today | Manchester Greater Manchester Wythenshawe Greater Manchester Police Assault Infant Altrincham Crime
Former nursing assistant sentenced for assaulting patient
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A former Licensed Nursing Assistant has been sentenced to at least 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a 79-year-old patient who suffered from Alzheimer's disease. The attorney general's office said Thursday that Timothy Morrissey, of Manchester, pleaded guilty. Morrissey will be evaluated ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Plea Royalties Death Geriatrics Silver Alert Medicine Physician Manchester
‘Harry Potter’ actor flaunts dramatic weight loss
Timothy Spall attended the 73rd annual Venice Film Festival on Wednesday looking thinner than ever.
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How a billionaire transforms more than a city
If Manchester City used to be the club boasting high-profile signings on provocative billboards, these days this northern English city's "noisy neighbor" is taking a more softly, softly approach.
1471 points by CNN | Manchester United F.C. Manchester Manchester City F.C. Youth system Premier League Abu Dhabi United Group Old Trafford Greater Manchester
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
Senate District 16 candidate Winterton claimed domicile in Florida for ‘tax purposes’
Donald Winterton may be facing challenges to his qualifications for candidacy in Senate District 16, but his name will be on the ballot no matter what comes of the allegations.The ballots were printed 30 days before the primary so they could be distributed to absentee voters. But questions of Winter...
36 points by Concord Monitor | Voting Democracy Voting system Manchester New Hampshire Election Democratic Party State U.S. state
Vote on hospital contract approved
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's Executive Council has approved a three-year, $36 million contract to Dartmouth-Hitchcock for psychiatric hospitals to the state, including at the state hospital. New Hampshire Public Radio reports ( Wednesday's vote came as an independent investigation gets underway concerning a former patient's suicide. The patient ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | New Hampshire Hospital Psychiatric hospital Psychiatry Patient New England Manchester New Hampshire Involuntary commitment
Shrinking moose numbers mean fewer permits to hunt
New Hampshire has started the clock ticking on its annual moose-hunt lottery for the 29th time, although the number of hunting permits – just like the number of moose – is dwindling.Only 51 permits are being issued this year, by far the lowest since moose hunting started up again in 1988, because th...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | New Hampshire Game Hunting Manchester New Hampshire Franklin Pierce Deer Massachusetts Merrimack County New Hampshire
Springtime snow coasting parts of Maine, NH
The calendar says spring, but there's snow falling in northern New England. Snow has moved into Maine and New Hampshire and the National Weather Service said there already were reports of 3-inch totals Friday afternoon in hilly towns in New Hampshire. Meteorologist John Cannon said the forecast calls for 3 ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New England Maine New Hampshire Massachusetts Vermont Northeastern United States White Mountains Manchester New Hampshire
Editorial: Casino bill is still wrong for New Hampshire
Pro-gambling lawmakers in the State House are trying once again to give New Hampshire families a new way to lose money. They should call Senate Bill 242, which clears the way for two casinos in the state, what it really is: a tax on the poor.Seven of the eight sponsors of SB 242 are Democrats, and...
14 points by Concord Monitor | New Hampshire Manchester New Hampshire Revenue Casino U.S. state State Bill Clinton Portsmouth New Hampshire
Sponsors a great help for tournament
Sponsors a great help for tournament Thank you to all the people and organizations that helped with the 10th annual Robbie Mills 8-Ball Tournament. We raised an amazing $6337.66. The event was great and will be at the same location next year! A huge thank you to all of our sponsors. They are: The...
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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
Court to rule on new trial for man convicted of 1971 murder
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The state Supreme Court will issue a ruling in the case of Robert Breest, who requested a new trial over his conviction four decades ago in the killing an 18-year-old New Hampshire woman. Breest has denied fatally beating Susan Randall in February 1971 and tossing her ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New Hampshire Concord New Hampshire Merrimack River Merrimack County New Hampshire Jury Manchester New Hampshire State supreme court United States Constitution
N.H. dams not nearly as big a problem as the dam in California
The narrowly avoided disaster at the huge Lake Oroville Dam in California has raised the question of whether something similar might happen in New Hampshire, which saw a fatal dam collapse 19 years ago.“Anything is possible, but we really don’t have a situation like that,” said Steve Doyon, administ...
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Letter: Truth matters
Truth mattersFaith in fair and open elections is critical to democracy. In the Granite State, voters take elections seriously, very seriously. New Hampshire has held onto its first-in-the-nation primary precisely because we have voters who are known to be well informed, highly engaged in the politic...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | New Hampshire New England Primary election Elections Vermont Manchester New Hampshire Granite American Revolution
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
Moose hunt continues to be curtailed: Just 51 permits may be issued this year
Only 51 people will be allowed to hunt a moose in New Hampshire next fall, just 7 percent of the number who could participate a decade ago, as the iconic mammal continues to struggle with disease and parasites.The number of permits was approved by the Fish and Game Commission at its February meeting...
16 points by Concord Monitor | Hunting Game Deer Wildlife management New Hampshire Manchester New Hampshire White-tailed deer Hunting license
Letter: A shameful raise
A shameful raiseThe governor of New Hampshire takes a $20,000 pay raise while a state hiring freeze is in effect? Shameful.BARRY CALDON Henniker
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1 dead, 1 missing after snowmobiles fall though ice on lake
MOULTONBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) - Officials say one person has died and another is missing after falling through the ice in separate snowmobiling incidents on a New Hampshire lake. WMUR reports ( ) that rescue officials on Saturday pulled someone out of the water on Lake Winnipesaukee (wihn-ah-pah-SAH'-kee) in Moultonborough. A ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Lake Winnipesaukee New Hampshire Lakes Region Manchester New Hampshire Winnipesaukee River New England Snow Weirs Beach New Hampshire
N.H. DECA officers meet with Gov. Sununu
N.H. DECA state officers (from left) Tia Delampan of Concord, Rachel Easely of Merrimack, and Allie Lester of Hillsboro-Deering stand with Gov. Chris Sununu and N.H. DECA State Advisor Gordon Nicholson. On Feb. 3, the state officer team had an opportunity to advocate for Career and Technical Educati...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | New Hampshire Manchester New Hampshire Concord New Hampshire State High school Merrimack County New Hampshire Merrimack River Education
Up in toke: Cannabis farm fire leaves kids vomiting in the street
Children were left “vomiting in the street” after a cannabis farm burst into flames in Greater Manchester, emitting a pungent smell in a quiet cul-de-sac. Read Full Article at
479 points by Russia Today | Greater Manchester Manchester Smoke City of Salford Greater Manchester Police Chorlton-cum-Hardy Salford City Reds Manchester United F.C.
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
Melania Trump re-files Daily Mail lawsuit in New York
First lady Melania Trump has re-filed a libel lawsuit against the corporation that publishes the Daily Mail’s website, this time in New York...       
39 points by USA Today | Melania Trump Maryland Manchester Tort Tabloid Donald Trump Simon Heffer People from New York City
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
Granite State Stories: Dutch elm disease destroys thousands
Dutch elm disease, which arrived in America from Europe around 1930 in infested logs imported for furniture veneers, reached New Hampshire in 1949, decimating the thousands of elm trees that had been planted in the previous century to beautify cities and towns across the state.The N.H. Department of...
1 points by Concord Monitor | New Hampshire New England United States Vermont Massachusetts U.S. state University of New Hampshire Manchester New Hampshire
Buddy bench donated by Girl Scouts vandalized
AUBURN, N.H. (AP) - A bench donated by a New Hampshire Girl Scout troop where kids could sit and meet new friends has been removed after it was found covered with vulgar drawings and swastikas. The vandalism was discovered just days after the bench was installed near the Auburn Village ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New Hampshire Manchester New Hampshire Girl Scouts of the USA Bench The Washington Times Granite Troop Bench
Police: Ex-Pennsylvania prep star had chief's body armor
YORK, Pa. (AP) - Police say a central Pennsylvania police chief's stolen body armor has been found in the home of a former high school basketball star.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | High school York County Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Burglary Basketball Manchester York County Ontario Constable
Police: 2 seriously hurt in shooting in Nashua
Police say two people have been seriously injured in a shooting in Nashua, New Hampshire
-1 points by The Boston Globe | New Hampshire Manchester New Hampshire Nashua New Hampshire New England Merrimack River Rivier College U.S. Route 3 Dog
Mourinho hits out at 'Einsteins' for criticism
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has lashed out at football's "Einsteins" for criticising him during the English Premier League club's run of three successive defeats.
211 points by | Manchester United F.C. The Football League Premier League Chelsea F.C. Football League Cup UEFA Champions League Manchester 2008–09 in English football
Editorial: Time wants to steal the state’s story
Thirteen years ago, New Hampshire lost a big piece of its identity. The Old Man of the Mountain, the great stone face that stoically resisted the tug of gravity for centuries, fell to pieces.It continues to thrive as a symbol, but it’s just not the same.We were reminded of the Old Man by news that...
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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
Police: Man struck by car in Hooksett, seriously injured
HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) - Police in New Hampshire are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a car and severely injured in Hooksett over the weekend. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene on Main Street between Riverside Drive and West River Road around 3 p.m. Sunday following reports of ...
1 points by The Washington Times | New Hampshire English-language films Boston Street Injury Sunday Greater Boston Manchester New Hampshire
Distracted driver crashes into Concord home, no one injured
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Police say no injuries were reported after a distracted driver plowed through the front of a home in New Hampshire's capital city this past weekend. WMUR-TV reports ( ) the vehicle, driven by an unidentified motorist, veered off Ridge Road and crashed into a house in ...
1 points by The Washington Times | English-language films New Hampshire Manchester New Hampshire 2000s British television series Washington D.C. Concord New Hampshire
Letter: McGilvray in District 16
McGilvray in District 16To the voters of District 16: It was 27 years ago when I met my friend and former coach, Scott McGilvray, at Memorial High School.As a recent transfer to the school and a freshman football player, it was a time of major adjustment. I was dealing with serious issues at home a...
45 points by Concord Monitor | Election Saint Anselm College Anselm of Canterbury Manchester New Hampshire High school College Lawyer 2004 singles
Judge tosses $53 million suit against state over liquor deal
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire judge has dismissed a Pennsylvania liquor distributor's suit alleging corruption in the state Liquor Commission's awarding of a 20-year, $200 million warehousing contract. XTL-NH was the second highest bidder for the contract, which was given to Ohio-based Exel Inc. in 2013. Judge Richard ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | New Hampshire Concord New Hampshire Merrimack River Merrimack County New Hampshire Manchester New Hampshire Boscawen New Hampshire Nashua New Hampshire U.S. Route 3
On Soccer: Manchester Renowned, and Redrawn, by Its Soccer
Soccer, in the form of Saturday’s City-United match, has done more than consume Manchester, England, this week. It has revived the city itself.
390 points by The New York Times | Manchester United F.C. Alex Ferguson Manchester Premier League Madchester Gary Neville Ryan Giggs The Football League