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Today at 10:28AM
Letter: So much for transparency

Last week was celebrated as Sunshine Week to reflect the need for government to be open and accountable. This newspaper did a great analysis of state and local responses to requests for information. …

Today at 10:02AM
Rowdy fans vs. noise famine at NCAA hockey regional sites

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The NCAA wants to take home-ice advantage away from its regional hockey tournaments. Yet, the effort to secure neutral sites reveals an imbalance between an electrifying atmosphere and hundreds of empty seats.

Today at 07:49AM
Boston area expects a flood of claims after record winter

BOSTON (AP) - After the Big Dig-out, it's time for the Big Payout. Or will it be the Big Denial?

Today at 07:27AM
Plymouth State president says university on a good path

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Plymouth State University's president says she'll be leaving campus on a high note.

Today at 06:36AM
Maple syrup producers opening their doors this weekend

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - 'Tis the season to celebrate all things maple.

Today at 05:15AM
UNH opens greenhouses to public for spring show

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Home gardeners and landscapers can get a glimpse of spring at an annual open house at the University of New Hampshire.

Today at 04:49AM
Family keeps small-time sawmill buzzing in New Hampshire

GILMANTON, N.H. (AP) - On Bob Potter's farm, the whine of a saw is heard over the grumbling of a diesel-powered engine as he and his boys carry on a family practice begun nearly half a century ago.

Today at 04:41AM
Don't lose the boots: New England steels for epic mud season

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) - New England's own Nathaniel Hawthorne once wrote, "Life is made up of marble and mud." In the region's northern reaches, life will soon be made up of mud, mud and more mud.

Today at 12:21AM
Boston University beats Yale 3-2 in OT in NCAA opener

Danny O'Regan was starting to wonder about his aim when every shot he took seemed to hit the post, miss or was smothered by Yale goalie Alex Lyon. O'Regan didn't miss in overtime when a rebound bounced…

Today at 12:21AM
Logano wins Martinsville pole

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won the pole for tomorrow's Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, and Chase Elliott earned the right to make his debut in the series by qualifying…

Today at 12:21AM
Mersch ties franchise record for points as Monarchs win, 6-3

Michael Mersch notched the first hat trick of his pro career and tied a franchise record with five points as the Manchester Monarchs beat the Hershey Bears, 6-3, on the road last night. Mersch became…

Today at 12:21AM
Patriots linebacker Hightower has shoulder surgery, could miss season opener

Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower could miss the start of the 2015 season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn right labrum. According to the Boston Globe, the surgery was performed on Feb. 10;…

Today at 12:21AM
Gonzaga headed to Elite Eight for first time since 1999

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over No. 11 UCLA last night in the Houston Regional semifinals…

Today at 12:21AM
Thomas scores 18, Celtics hold off Knicks for 96-92 win

NEW YORK - The Boston Celtics are making a playoff push - and they came to the right place to keep things rolling last night. Even if they had to sweat this one out a bit. Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points,…

Today at 12:20AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning tomorrow for children of all skill levels from kindergarten to grade 12. The clinics will be…

Today at 12:19AM
Legislators sip on bill to allow alcohol samples at NH farmers markets

The India Pale Ale from Canterbury Ale Works has dominant floral and citrus notes from cascade hops, a classic hop-driven East Coast IPA. But you wouldn't know that if you wanted to try a little at a…

Today at 12:17AM
NASA's liftoff a success

NASA's launch yesterday went off without a hitch. At 3:42 p.m., U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly left the ground at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and headed to the International Space Station in a Soyuz…

Today at 12:17AM
High court overturns murder conviction

Italy's highest court yesterday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that…

Today at 12:15AM
Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure

When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards and even phones. They exposed a…

Today at 12:15AM
Autopsies reveal that children found in freezer had been beaten to death

A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined yesterday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded…

Today at 12:13AM
Mayor: Someone may have 'inappropriately' tapped gas line

Someone may have improperly tapped a gas line before an explosion that leveled three apartment buildings and injured nearly two dozen people, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said yesterday as firefighters…

Mar 27
Review of campus sexual misconduct policies in NH finds gaps

Lawyers who reviewed how New Hampshire's public universities and colleges handle sexual harassment and other misconduct said yesterday the schools must address specific gaps in policies and practices while…

Mar 27
Senate bill would add 30-day residency requirement to vote

New Hampshire voters would be required to live in the state for 30 days prior to voting if a bill passed by the Senate on Thursday goes into effect. The bill's supporters called it a reasonable effort…