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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
A Cambridge hotel is offering an insane foliage gazing experience for a cool $16,000
Two New England properties—Kimpton Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge and Kimpton Taconic Hotel in Manchester, Vermont—have teamed up to offer a probably-once-in-a-lifetime, bank-account-draining, semi-ridiculous-yet-the-stuff-of-dreams fall weekend. It costs $16,000. The experience starts with a Thursday night stay in Cambridge’s Hotel Marlowe’s presidential suite, plus a fancy dinner at Bambara Kitchen & Bar (where lobster sliders are a […]
202 points by The Boston Globe | Vermont New England Massachusetts Taconic Mountains
Field set for November after primaries in Massachusetts
BOSTON (AP) - Two Democratic state lawmakers won't be returning to Beacon Hill after losing primary races. In Lawrence, state Rep. Marcos Devers finished behind Juana Matias in Thursday's voting, while Rep. Timothy Toomey of Cambridge lost to challenger Mike Connolly. In the race to succeed state Sen. Brian Joyce, ...
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East Shore Expressway Bridge set for replacement project
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The first of two crumbling overpasses being replaced as part of Gov. Gina Raimondo's RhodeWorks plan will be closed to traffic this weekend as the project begins. Rhode Island Department of Transportation officials say the East Shore Expressway Bridge in East Providence will be closed ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Rhode Island Providence Rhode Island Footbridge Massachusetts New England English-language films Providence County Rhode Island Interstate 95 in Rhode Island
New Hampshire transgender coalition pushes for protections
A new coalition launched Wednesday with a goal of securing equal rights for New Hampshire’s transgender residents. Freedom New Hampshire is working with partners in local law enforcement, business, education, the American Civil Liberties Union, PFLAG-NH and Transgender New Hampshire to build grassro...
317 points by Concord Monitor | Transgender Gender New England Civil liberties Woman Gender role New Hampshire Massachusetts
Ex-New England Mafia boss pleads not guilty in 1993 killing
BOSTON (AP) - The former New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme (sah-LEHM'-ee) has pleaded not guilty in the 1993 killing of a Boston nightclub owner. The Boston Globe reports ( ) that the 83-year-old Salemme made the plea in U.S. District Court in Boston to an indictment charging ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Massachusetts Providence Rhode Island New England Mafia Cosa Nostra United States Rhode Island Connecticut
USA's summer nights were record warm
3 states -- California, Rhode Island and Connecticut -- each had their hottest summer on record.       
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Letter: Cady for state representative
Cady for state repI’m writing to express my respect and gratitude to Harriet Cady for a lifetime of service in New Hampshire, especially in working to preserve and enhance our right to know what our government is doing. Harriet is running again for state representative. Her wealth of knowledge at th...
2 points by Concord Monitor | New Hampshire Massachusetts Conservatism New England United States Vermont Republican Party French Revolution
Man drives off ramp, plunges 40 feet into Cape Cod Canal
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) - Police have charged an unidentified Massachusetts man who they say intentionally drove his car off a pedestrian ramp into the Cape Cod Canal. The man, believed to be in his 50s, was charged Tuesday with operating to endanger, malicious destruction of property greater than $250 and ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Cape Cod English-language films Providence Rhode Island Massachusetts Cape Cod Canal Bourne Bridge Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge New England
Where to find New England’s fall color off the beaten path
The Northeast's fall foliage dazzles locals and draws millions of tourists, but many flock to the same tired vantage points.
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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
Rhode Island speeds up interchange fix, drops alternatives
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island is speeding up a $400 million project to rebuild a deteriorating Providence interchange and has dropped more ambitious alternatives that would have tunneled the freeway connector under an earthen cap or turned it into a boulevard. Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday she's fast-tracking the ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Rhode Island United States Freeway Motorway Narragansett Bay New England Newport Rhode Island U.S. state
State House will open for tours on three upcoming Saturdays
It’s official: the State House will be open to the public on three upcoming Saturdays to test a plan to make the building more accessible for tourists.That’s after the Joint Committee on Legislative Facilities approved a memorandum of understanding drawn up by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce...
164 points by Concord Monitor | New Hampshire Bill Clinton Concord New Hampshire United States Constitution New England Virginia Portsmouth New Hampshire Vermont
In Colorado, moving forward on carbon and climate
Re: “On climate change order, Hickenlooper faces a perception problem,” Aug. 30 editorial. The Denver Post notes the awkward timing of a leaked draft from the governor’s office, then hits the climate nail on the head, citing the need to move from a fossil-fuel economy to one based on renewable energy. The carbon dilemma must be addressed, […]
2 points by The Denver Post | United States State U.S. state Sovereign state Denver New England Government Climate change
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
Granite State Stories: Dartmouth College gets a charter
In December 1769, Governor John Wentworth signed the college charter for Dartmouth College. The college was primarily the work of Eleazar Wheelock, who was seeking to expand a charity school he had founded that educated Native Americans in religious and secular subjects.Wheelock enlisted the aid of...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Native Americans in the United States Education School United States Dartmouth College William Legge 2nd Earl of Dartmouth New England Teacher
Wilmot passes $1.4 million budget, holds onto garage site
The town of Wilmot will hold on to the old town garage for another year.An article that would have given the select board the authority to sell the land located at 7 Pedrick Road in Wilmot was unanimously defeated at town meeting Thursday night. The article was not recommended by the select board.Se...
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Meet one of the originators of New Hampshire Maple Weekend
On Thursday morning, I drove into Barbara and Don Lassonde’s driveway to see Barbara tacking a poster to the side of the sugar house.It was only appropriate that the man depicted in the poster, wearing a green full-body jumpsuit and pouring sap into an evaporator, looked an awful lot like Don. He’s...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Maple syrup Maple New England New Hampshire Sugar house Merrimack County New Hampshire Sugar Blood sugar
Vicious sucker punch and ‘threat’ at cop ignite brutal hoops brawl
NASHUA, N.H. — Nashua, New Hampshire, police have charged a member of the Daniel Webster College men’s basketball team after a fight that required 25 officers to restore order. Authorities say guard Marquise Caudill assaulted a player from the opposing team during Saturday afternoon’s game and threatened an officer working a security detail who tried...
1 points by New York Post | New Hampshire New England Nashua New Hampshire Daniel Webster College Crime Vermont Massachusetts Misdemeanor
Smith leads UNH men’s basketball to third straight win
Jaleen Smith chipped in his fifth double-double of the season to lift the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team to an 82-52 conference win over the University of Hartford at Lundholm Gymnasium on Saturday.Smith, breaking a program record for games played with 118, scored 19 points on 8...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | America East Conference University of New Hampshire Hartford Connecticut New England Basketball New Hampshire
Residents hail Boston's high temps
Hub-area residents were out and about yesterday, taking advantage of the unusually balmy weather that forecasters expect to continue today and last into tomorrow before more seasonable, chilly temperatures return and the Bay State goes back to typical frigid and windy February conditions.Yesterday’s highs of 48 degrees in Boston, 47 in Providence and 50 in Hartford, Conn., helped diminish the snowbanks that had been built up by a series of powerful snowstorms that dumped more than a foot of snow on cities and towns across Massachusetts in recent weeks.
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Daniel Webster basketball player charged after fight at game
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Nashua, New Hampshire, police have charged a member of the Daniel Webster College men's basketball team after a fight that required 25 officers to restore order. Authorities say guard Marquise Caudill assaulted a player from the opposing team during Saturday afternoon's game and threatened an officer ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New Hampshire New England Nashua New Hampshire Daniel Webster College Crime Massachusetts Vermont New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Schools: BC High captures Catholic Conference title
Jordan Minor made sure BC High left little doubt as to who the top team was in the Catholic Conference.Behind 17 points and 17 rebounds from Minor, host BC High (17-2, 6-2) grabbed an early double-digit lead and never looked back last night, knocking off St. John’s Prep, 66-56, to capture its first Catholic Conference title since 2009.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Boston Boston Latin Academy Boston Latin School Newton Massachusetts New England Catholic Memorial School West Roxbury Massachusetts Head coach
2 New England states battle more snow after nonstop storms
A winter storm has unleashed more than a foot of wet, heavy snow on parts of Maine and New Hampshire, creating a messy commute, closing schools and knocking out power for more than 10,000 homes and businesses. James Brown from the National Weather Service says the heaviest snow was on ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Maine Oxford County Maine South Carolina York County Maine Carroll County New Hampshire New England New Hampshire Northeastern United States
Hearings on plan to save southern New England lobsters
BUZZARDS BAY, Massachusetts — Interstate fishing managers have scheduled hearings on a plan to try to save southern New England lobsters.Lobster fishing in places like Rhode Island and Connecticut dates back centuries, but the stock has dwindled as water temperature has warmed. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is working on a plan to slow decline.The commission's plan includes strategies such as changing the legal harvesting size limit for lobsters, reducing the number of traps allowed in the water and enforcing new seasonal closures.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Massachusetts Rhode Island New Jersey New England Connecticut New York Providence Rhode Island United States
UNH men, women hoops topple Maine
The University of New Hampshire basketball teams swept a pair of games against rival Maine on Wednesday night.Carlie Pogue had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the UNH women to a 65-57 win at Maine, which was the first loss at home this season for the Black Bears (15-14). The win clinches at least...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | University of New Hampshire America East Conference New England New Hampshire Wildcats New Hampshire Maine The Loss Maine Black Bears
Mild winter, thin ice lead to deaths of snowmobilers
Ten snowmobilers have died in thinly frozen lakes across the Northeast so far in a relatively mild winter.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | New York Great Lakes Lake Champlain Snow Vermont Hudson River New England Quebec
Surprise your sweetheart with a belated romantic getaway
It’s hard to whip up a romantic adventure when Valentine’s Day falls on a fresh-off-a-snowstorm, gotta-go-to-work-the-next-day Tuesday. Hopefully you made some effort, but there are still ways to make this a magical holiday without breaking the bank — even if you have put off the romantic getaway for a few weeks.Sweet surprise getaway
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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
My Turn: Why N.H. voter laws must be revisited
For approximately 12 years, there have been many questions regarding possible voter fraud in New Hampshire. During the last three years, Granite State Taxpayers has been very active in attempting to get answers from the attorney general’s office, with no result. In 2012, approximately 1,770 cards we...
1 points by Concord Monitor | Voting New Hampshire Democracy Election Poll Voter registration Voting system New England
Is winter of 2016-17 toast, or just on snow break?
With a boost from warm nights, this almost certainly will end up among the 10 warmest.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Temperature New Hampshire New England Heat Philadelphia Fahrenheit Water vapor Defamation
Cookbook features North Country recipes
Want to try cooking some moose chili or fiddlehead ferns? There’s a free online cookbook featuring recipes from 22 businesses in New Hampshire’s North Country.The Taste of New Hampshire’s Grand North features recipes ranging from beverages to healthy snacks and vegetables, to main courses and desse...
6 points by Concord Monitor | Mount Washington Cog Railway Cooking New England Mount Washington New Hampshire Vermont Custard Maple syrup
People for Feb. 13, 2017
Bradford Matthew Hahn was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Western New England University in Springfield, Mass. He is a mechanical engineering/mechatronics major.Bow Ryan Murray was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. He is a fresh...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Connecticut New Haven Connecticut New York Selinsgrove Pennsylvania Quinnipiac University Massachusetts New England
Parts of U.S. Northeast could see 3rd snowstorm within week
Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 14 (UPI) -- Northern Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are under a winter storm watch ahead of a possible third snowstorm to hit New England within a week.
31 points by UPI | Northeastern United States Massachusetts Precipitation Vermont New England New Hampshire New York Maine
Man convicted of stealing $500K in cigarettes from warehouse
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A New Jersey man has been convicted in federal court of breaking into a Connecticut warehouse and stealing more than 8,000 cartons of cigarettes worth about $500,000. Andrew Oreckinto, of Matawan (MA'-tuh-wahn), New Jersey, was convicted on Monday of theft from an interstate shipment. He ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Connecticut New England Hartford Connecticut Hartford County Connecticut Northeast Corridor Federal government of the United States New York metropolitan area New Jersey
Letter: Vote Bowes in Epsom
Vote Bowes in EpsomOn March 14, Epsom voters will have the choice of two excellent candidates for selectman. Chris Bowes and Virginia Drew have both served the town as elected officials and both are committed to serving our community. I am supporting Chris Bowes in his re-election quest because havi...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Board of selectmen Federal government of the United States New England town New England Local government in the United States Local government in New Hampshire Official
Letter: It’s not a livable wage
It’s not a livable wageI cannot understand how “right-to-work,” which very often means “work for the minimum wage,” can help keep young adults in our state, when New Hampshire has the lowest minimum wage in New England and in most of the United States.New Hampshire uses the federal minimum wage of...
1 points by Concord Monitor | Massachusetts Vermont United States New England Rhode Island U.S. state Maine Northeastern United States
Northeast digging out from latest blast of winter weather
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The Northeast is digging out from the latest blast of winter weather that dumped well over two feet of snow on some areas and made travel treacherous. The storm was most active from New York to Maine, where blizzard conditions shut down towns. Schools around the ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Massachusetts New England Vermont Northeastern United States New York Humid continental climate New Hampshire U.S. state
The Latest: Maine town gets 30 inches of snow
The Latest on a winter storm moving through the Northeast (all times local):
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | New Hampshire Maine Storm Wind New England Northeastern United States Meteorology Vermont
‘North Woods Law’ New Hampshire program to start March 5
New Hampshire law enforcement and wildlife biology will join hands on TV sets – not to mention computer, tablet and smartphone screens – on March 5, as the program “North Woods Law: New Hampshire” makes its debutThe program on the Animal Planet channel will feature conservation officers with New Ham...
3264 points by Concord Monitor | Northeastern United States New York City Hunting U.S. state New Hampshire Police New England Vermont
State House, courts, schools, most flights cancelled due to storm
Another storm, another snow day. Plow trucks and shovelers attacked the latest storm in the Northeast on Monday, which immobilized millions of people as more snow piled on top of ever-growing snowbanks and whiteout conditions made roads unsafe.In New Hampshire, 14 inches had fallen in Ossipee and th...
7 points by Concord Monitor | New England Massachusetts Maine New Hampshire Vermont Northeastern United States Blizzard Storm
As snow tails off in Massachusetts, winds start to pick up
BOSTON (AP) - High winds and coastal flooding are replacing snow as the biggest potential weather hazards as the new work week gets underway in Massachusetts. The snow is expected to tail off Monday, but winds are kicking up. The National Weather Service says coastal areas of Massachusetts will bear ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Wind Massachusetts Tropical cyclone Cape Cod Nantucket Massachusetts Weather Martha's Vineyard New England
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
1 points by Concord Monitor | Massachusetts South Carolina New Hampshire U.S. state Vermont Manchester New Hampshire New England Maine
Heavy, wet snow once again blanketing Northeast
Heavy, wet snow is once again blanketing the Northeast just days after the biggest storm of the season dumped up to 19 inches of snow on the region. Winter storm warnings are in effect into Monday from upstate New York to Maine, where blizzard conditions and 2 feet of snow ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Massachusetts Storm Wind Winter storm Blizzard New England Logan International Airport Boston
Mega storm moving in to Northeast; snow possible in Texas
Blizzard conditions will dump more than a foot of snow on New England for the second time in a week.       
17743 points by USA Today | Precipitation Wind Storm Blizzard Newark Liberty International Airport Weather Rain New England
After a year of delays, UConn arena's roof to be repaired
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - UConn says it will begin repairing the roof of the Gampel Pavilion basketball arena in May, a year later than originally scheduled. The school was forced to delay the $10 million project at the request of Gov. Dannel Malloy's administration last summer, when the state got ...
1 points by The Washington Times | University of Connecticut Ceilings State United States High school New England
1 dead, 1 missing after snowmobiles fall though ice on Lake Winnipesaukee
Officials said one person has died and another is missing after falling through the ice in separate snowmobiling incidents on a New Hampshire lake.WMUR reported that rescue officials on Saturday pulled someone out of the water on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough. A second person was rescued but...
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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
More snow heads to New England
BOSTON (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for much of New England beginning Sunday. The warning is in effect from 7 a.m. Sunday to 7 p.m. Monday and includes Massachusetts and parts of northern Rhode Island and Connecticut. Snow is expected to begin Sunday ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Massachusetts Connecticut New England Rhode Island New York Providence Rhode Island Vermont Week-day names
No. 1 UConn wins 99th straight, 83-41 over SMU
STORRS, Conn. — Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 of her 22 points in the first half and top-ranked UConn extended its NCAA record winning streak to 99 games with an 83-41 win over SMU on Saturday.Napheesa Collier scored 10 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to record her ninth double-double this season for the Huskies (24-0, 12-0 American), who will try to reach the 100-straight win milestone against No. 6 South Carolina on Monday night.Kia Nurse and Saniya Chong each scored 13 points and Gabby Williams had 11 points and nine rebounds.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Geno Auriemma Basketball University of Connecticut Big East Conference Connecticut Huskies Connecticut Huskies women's basketball Connecticut New England