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FILE - This March 15, 2013 file photo shows former Massachusetts Gov., and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md. Romney told "Fox News Sunday" that he has accepted an apology from MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry, who joked about a Christmas picture that included the 2012 Republican presidential candidate's adopted, African-American grandson. Romney said that he sees Melissa Harris-Perry's apology as sincere and is ready to move on. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

N.H. News Roundup: Romney says ‘No, no, no’ despite N.H. poll; What about Scott Brown?

Monday, February 3, 2014

In a surprising twist of events, Mitt Romney would be the GOP choice in New Hampshire to run for president in 2016, according to a poll released last week. With 25 percent, Romney is leading Rand Paul (18 percent) and Chris Christie (17 percent). He also received a 72 percent favorability rating from New Hampshire GOP voters. Romney quickly tried …

N.H. News Roundup: Famous Granite State products, An end to distracted driving?

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

I was scrolling through the latest issue of New Hampshire Magazine, and found myself very intrigued by one its articles. It was called “Famous Products Made in New Hampshire,” and it listed 25 companies and/or products that New Hampshire could claim as its own. As a transplant to the state, I was super …

N.H. News Roundup: Loon Mountain’s ice fairy tale, Walking for Aaron Swartz

Monday, January 13, 2014

Seemingly by all accounts, the ice castle at Loon Mountain is straight out of a Disney movie. Or a fairy tale. Or a Disney movie about a fairy tale. The castle debuted a the end of last year, and has been a destination for tourists since. Instead of building the castle, those involved …

N.H. News Roundup: Lightning strikes N.H. Boy Scouts, Gas prices inch up

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

23 Granite Staters now get to laugh at someone who says, “You’re more likely to get struck by lightning.” Luckily, nobody was seriously injured last night when 23 Boy Scouts and adults were hit by lightning at Camp …

N.H. News Roundup: Granite State tops for children, Rubio makes calls to N.H.

Monday, June 24, 2013

According to a new study, American children are best off in the Granite State. The research was done for this year’s Annie E. Casey Foundation Kid’s Count Data Book, which was released today. The data was collected in …

N.H. News Roundup: It’s Granite State Music Festival time, Stella Tremblay resigns

Friday, June 21, 2013

It’s that time of year again! No not summer. Well, officially summer starts today – but also the Granite State Music Festival returns this weekend for its second year. The event will take place on Saturday and Sunday …

N.H. News Roundup: Kyle Tasker taking heat, Stella Tremblay ‘connects the dots’

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Another N.H. state representative is under fire, this time for comments made on a Facebook page. Rep. Kyle Tasker, a Nottingham Republican, posted a YouTube video of from Atlanta radio host and YouTuber Tommy Sotomayor that included footage …

N.H. News Roundup: Medical marijuana gets okay, Nashua couple stabbed to death

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

After a lengthy back-and-forth battle, medical marijuana has moved one step closer to becoming legal in the Granite State. Gov. Maggie Hassan has backed a the legislation after the N.H. Senate removed two provisions that would allow qualifying …

N.H. News Roundup: Manchester next to revamp? Moose hunt on the way

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

We all know about Concord’s Main Street Redesign Project by now, right? Well Manchester may not be too far behind when it comes to revitalizing its city. According to Intown Manchester Executive Director Stephanie Lewry, city living is …

N.H. News Roundup: Hampton Beach’s sweet sand sculptures, Merrimack’s trapped by tolls

Monday, June 17, 2013

There’s an event coming up that looks to be (250) tons of fun! It’s the Annual Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Contest, which has been a staple of the beach’s summer event schedule since 2001. The competition will run …

N.H. News Roundup: Happy Father’s Day! Granite State ski resorts bounce back

Friday, June 14, 2013

It’s Father’s Day weekend everyone! Which can mean only one thing: Pops gets some love from his (soon-to-be-if-not-already) favorite son in today’s post. There’s almost too much to say about JMD – which he’s affectionately called and how …

N.H. News Roundup: Milestones in the Granite State, Jeff Bauman visits coworkers

Thursday, June 13, 2013

There’s been anniversaries abound lately here in the Granite State. We congratulated the N.H. primary last month (woohoo first in the nation!) on it’s 100th year, and just two days ago we looked at Bike Week’s 90th annual …

N.H. News Roundup: A wild lupine festival, UNH bomb threat called hoax

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Maybe I should study up on my plants a little bit. Because I had no idea what a lupine was until late last week. I’m sorry that was the case because the wild flower is beautiful (I’m going …

N.H. News Roundup: Laconia Bike Week revving up, Ayotte to back immigration overhaul

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Happy dreary Tuesday everybody! There’s definitely one event in the state that has to hope the rain clears soon. We’re smackdab in the middle of Laconia Motorcycle Week, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Gov. Maggie …

N.H. News Roundup: Uniforms and uniformity at graduation, veggie season sprouts

Friday, June 7, 2013

I personally didn’t know schools were so strict about graduation attire. But that seems to be the case regarding at least one high school in Granite State. Conval High (Peterborough) senior Brandon Garabrant wants to wear his U.S. …