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Biologists studying health of moose population

Friday, October 24, 2014

New Hampshire’s busiest moose checking station was conspicuously not busy Tuesday morning. The small outpost, nestled in the Kilkenny Valley in Milan, is one of six biologist check stations the state’s Fish and Game Department staffs during the annual nine-day moose hunt. With fewer permits issued than in years past, fewer hunters are bringing moose carcasses to the stations for …

Franklin schools get slice of $9.75M for mental health training

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Franklin-Hill School District is one of three in the state that will split a $9.75 million federal grant for mental health training and education. …

Former state rep challenges incumbent Democratic state senator in District 7

Friday, October 24, 2014

Both first-term Democratic state Sen. Andrew Hosmer and his Republican challenger in District 7, former state representative Kathy Lauer-Rago, say changes are needed in the …

Fire officials say 60-old man dead at Manchester fire scene

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

New Hampshire fire officials said the body of a 60-year-old man was found after a fire in a Manchester apartment. WMUR reported that the body was found after a fire was extinguished at an Amherst Street apartment yesterday afternoon. A 1-year-old child was rescued unharmed from an adjacent …

Coakley: No immediate plans to seek graduated tax

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley and Republican rival Charlie Baker sparred yesterday over tax policy, with Coakley insisting that she would seek to raise taxes only as a last resort and has no immediate plans to seek a graduated income tax in Massachusetts. Coakley raised the possibility of …

A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

If Republicans win the Senate, the Pentagon should brace for constant grilling from Sen. John McCain, who has found fault with nearly every aspect of President Obama’s national security policies. McCain would be on tap to serve as …

In Allenstown, tech is a path to efficiency, transparency

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Allenstown Town Administrator Shaun Mulholland doesn’t look to use technology for its own sake: It’s simply a tool to achieve efficiency and transparency. Mulholland, a master of public administration who retired as police chief before taking his current …

Fact-checking the State Senate District 15 candidates in Concord

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

At a breakfast forum hosted by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, the two candidates for state Senate District 15 fielded questions yesterday morning on gambling, marriage equality, higher education, energy and other topics. And based on a …

Kimball Lake Cabins, Bradford Town Hall announced as 2014 “Seven to Save” properties

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Kimball Lake Cabins in Hopkinton and Bradford Town Hall are included on the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance’s 2014 “Seven to Save” list. Announced last night in Kensington, the annual list includes historical properties in the state that are determined to be worth preserving. According to the alliance, the …

Kuster, Garcia receive dueling endorsements on abortion

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Both candidates in the 2nd Congressional District touted endorsements from groups on opposite sides of the abortion issue. NARAL Pro-Choice New Hampshire yesterday endorsed U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster for her long-standing support of abortion rights, and Women Speak …

U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said yesterday that everyone traveling into the United States from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal health employees and …

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted yesterday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a …

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation’s war memorial yesterday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was killed by the usually ceremonial …