N.H. News Roundup: Seriously, could there be anymore snow?
Patty Daigle, of Concord, cleans off her car to head home during the beginning of the Nor'easter on Friday afternoon, February 8, 2013. Daigle said she got out of work early and decided to go shopping, but found most of the stores she visited had closed early. (JOHN TULLY / Monitor Staff)
It’s just one of those days. It’s not quite as cold, the snow is melting and it looked like we’d be ridding ourselves of some of the 2 feet of snow we acquired 10 days ago. Then I woke up, fell twice on some newly formed ice from the melted snow and saw we might be getting another winter storm at the end of the weekend. As a Granite State transplant, I should start to learn to never underestimate a New Hampshire winter.
However, it does look like there’s still excellent skiing and snowboarding to be had at some of New Hampshire’s slopes:
More news you might have missed:
∎ It’s another busy day at the State House, and as always (well most of the time) Ben Leubsdorf and Annmarie Timmins are live tweeting. If you’d like more information about politics in the state, you could also use the hashtag #nhpolitics.
∎ Speaking of politics, former state representative Tony Soltani was found not guilty today of felonious reckless conduct; however, he was found guilty on misdemeanor charges of reckless and disorderly conduct.
∎ Gov. Hassan will visiting with the Nashua Telegraph’s editorial board today at 4 p.m. You can watch the meeting live on their website.
∎ There’s a new arraignment date for a Portsmouth school worker charged with soliciting a minor on the internet.
∎ James Ryan, a professor of physics and space at the University of New Hampshire, discusses the recent asteroid events.
∎ Portsmouth native Brittany Bushman has been selected to play for USA Football’s women’s national team that will compete against seven other countries this summer at the Women’s World Championship in Vantaa, Finland.
∎ The Foster’s Daily Democrat editorial board says it looks the state GOP has finally gotten the message.
∎ Former New Hampshire Fisher Cat David Cooper will have to wait a little longer to make his MLB debut after suffering a serious back injury.
∎ If you’re planning on going to Boston, the Ted Williams tunnel will be closed from 11:30 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. tomorrow.
The roundup is going to take a few days off as I travel back to my Alma mater for the weekend. So I’ll see everybody again next week!
(Have ideas for the roundup? Reach web editor Kevin Deane at 369-3302 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter, @CM_KDeane.)