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Advocates hope to see the ‘year of housing’ in the state house
02-24-2024 11:00 AM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

When the Legislature reconvened in January, the new session was met with a record number of housing bills. But Elissa Margolin is holding off on crowning this session as the “year of housing” – until she sees what policy makes it to the governor’s...

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Mother of two convicted of negligent homicide in fatal Loudon crash released on parole
04-18-2024 6:11 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Maggie Doorlag said she could picture her life outside the walls of the women’s prison, where she’d spent the last 17 months. She’d be reunited with her husband and two young daughters. She would get her cosmetology license and continue with...


Former Warner town administrator placed on leave in Newbury
04-14-2024 12:02 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Diane Ricciardelli, the former town administrator in Warner, was placed on administrative leave from her new job in Newbury recently after an emergency non-public select board meetingScott Wheeler, the chair of the Newbury Board of Selectmen,...


Director of DCYF resigns after seven months in the role
04-12-2024 12:07 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

After seven months leading the Division of Children, Youth and Families, Jeff Fleischer has resigned from his post as director.Flesicher began in the role in August after coming out of retirement to lead the state agency. He previously served as the...


After honoring late Rep. Ellison NH House votes to kill his “dying wish” bill, expanding free and reduced lunch
04-11-2024 5:30 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

The last time Anna Bates figured she was in the State House was for the annual field trip all New Hampshire fourth graders take.As she took her seat in the gallery Thursday, the cacophony on the House floor, and jargon that goes with it – voice votes,...


Concord Islamic society celebrates Eid al-Fitr
04-10-2024 2:25 PM

The IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on North Main Street celebrated Eid al-Fitr on Wednesday, one of the major holidays celebrated by Muslims around the world; it commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, where Muslims fast daily from...


Office of Child Advocate looking to add position to address youth homelessness
04-09-2024 5:07 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Becca Ivancso knows that a teenager in a tent isn’t often what first comes to mind when people think of homelessness. But that’s the reality for a number of young people in New Hampshire.There’s no state oversight of these youth, who typically begin...


Despite continued housing crisis, NH Senate votes to kill two bills to aid tenants
04-07-2024 1:15 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

New Hampshire politicians agree that the state is in an unprecedented housing crisis. Home prices continue to remain at record highs and rental inventory is limited. But when it comes to solutions, protecting tenants’ rights and forcing landlords to...


Supportive housing for adults with disabilities to take shape downtown
04-04-2024 12:27 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

A lack of housing options forces many adults with intellectual disabilities to live at home with family, while others wait for a spot at a group home to clear. But what’s exceedingly rare and hard to find is independent living.A new project in...


At Penacook Landing, affordable housing marks two decades of development
04-03-2024 3:28 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Bette Hill had one goal when her mom remarried and her family traded Concord for California when she was 14 years old – to move back “home.”It took her 56 years, but in 2010 after raising five kids, Hill returned to New Hampshire and settled down in...


Despite weather forecast, Emergency Winter Shelter will not reopen for people experiencing homelessness
04-02-2024 6:00 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Despite a forecast for snow, heavy rain and high winds Wednesday night into Thursday, the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness will not reopen their emergency winter shelter for the night.The shelter, which is open from December through March, to...


Despite tough market, New Hampshire housing optimistic about policy and production
03-28-2024 5:11 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Julie Jussif feels sick to her stomach when she thinks about her current mortgage rate. When she bought her second home to size up for her young family, the interest was lightyears above her first. With a competitive housing market, she waived the...


New Hampshire Hospital increases bed capacity
03-27-2024 10:23 AM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

New Hampshire Hospital has expanded its bed capacity in an effort to stop boarding patients in hospital emergency rooms.The “E” unit at the inpatient psychiatric facility in Concord, originally designed for children, has undergone renovations to...


In Concord address, Sununu rules out future presidential run, calls for marijuana legalization
03-26-2024 4:55 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Chris Sununu will celebrate his 50th birthday by turning over his seat in New Hampshire’s corner office. For a while, he thought the best birthday present would be going from a four-term state leader to President of the United States.Instead, he’ll...


Gilmanton firefighters save ‘exhausted’ deer that fell through Crystal Lake ice
03-25-2024 11:38 AM

By ARIANNA MACNEILL

A deer that fell through the ice on Crystal Lake in Gilmanton, got a leg up from town firefighters Sunday morning.Firefighters were called at 8:03 a.m. and found the unlucky mammal stuck in the ice about 200 yards from shore, firefighters said.With...


Bill to loosen eviction guidelines passes House
03-22-2024 1:19 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

A bill that would ease New Hampshire’s eviction process will now head to the Senate after House members passed the measure 194 to 180 on Thursday. Today, if a landlord wanted to terminate a lease with a tenant at the end of the contract, they are...


‘You can do it this way’ – At 81, David Emerson still building a model for tiny houses
03-19-2024 5:30 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

It takes David Emerson an extra second these days to climb his ladder and drill a bolt into the beam overhead. At 81, he’s built a number of structures, including his own 3-bedroom home on his 25-acre property in Canterbury.His newest new project is a...


Art Ellison has one dying wish: Feed all New Hampshire students
03-15-2024 2:52 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Art Ellison isn’t one to mince words. With a red blanket over his lap and a “support public education” t-shirt on, he has one final request as he rests at the Granite VNA hospice house.“Feed the damn kids,” he said.Ellison, a three-term House Democrat...


'In honor of Mountain Man' - People experiencing homelessness remember a friend
03-05-2024 6:21 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Chey Lorde hugged her blue stuffed animal tight, thinking about all she’d lost in the last year. In December, floods washed away her encampment site. In February, police threatened a no-trespassing order on their new spot in the woods. Every move...


With so few apartments available, Concord Housing to pause voucher waitlist
03-03-2024 10:04 AM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

There are so few available apartments that Concord Housing and Redevelopment paused its housing voucher waitlist again on March 1.Thousands of applicants sit on the current list, and with an average turnover of 34 apartments per year, moving off the...


Homeowner Assistance Fund to close March 8
02-27-2024 5:25 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

A state program for struggling homeowners created with federal pandemic funding will close down next week as its money runs out.Since 2022, the New Hampshire Homeowners Assistance Fund helped residents to pay costs throughout the pandemic – like...

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