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Where they stand: New Hampshire lawmakers call for uniform regulations, penalties for t

06-28-2024 7:31 PM

When homeowners fall behind on their property taxes, New Hampshire state law allows for municipalities to seize and sell the home to recoup the debt owed. Despite a uniform state law, the way this process is executed is left to local discretion of tax...

A look into current use law: ‘New Hampshire has a policy but doesn’t want to pay’

06-28-2024 3:47 PM


At Kelley Monahan’s house in Orford, New Hampshire, she has eight acres and two ponds along the Connecticut River. It became her slice of rural heaven after she left Hartford, Connecticut, 25 years ago.To Monahan, a few metrics help define rural life...

‘I wish they would have reached out’ – Solutions to help New Hampshire residents from having their property taken

06-28-2024 2:36 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI / Monitor staff

The clock kept ticking as Carol Stiasny watched application after application get rejected. Her credit was too low. Most landlords didn’t accept pets. If she didn’t vacate her two-bedroom manufactured home by May 1, she’d be evicted. The date came and...

Jury reaches impasse; judge sends them back

06-28-2024 1:00 PM


DEDHAM, Mass. — Jurors in the Karen Read trial told the judge on Friday that they’ve been unable to reach a unanimous verdict, but the judge sent them back for more deliberations.“I am writing to inform you on behalf of the jury that despite our...

New Hampshire teacher who helped student with abortion gets license restored after filing lawsuit

06-28-2024 12:42 PM


CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire Department of Education has restored a teacher’s credentials days after she sued, alleging officials had mispresented her involvement in a student’s abortion.The teacher, identified only as Jane Doe in her lawsuit...

Some towns turn to lasers and drones instead of fireworks to celebrate Fourth of July

06-28-2024 10:00 AM


SUNAPEE — Fourth of July light displays will be a little different in several towns this summer.Sunapee and Lebanon are using lights instead of pyrotechnics to celebrate Independence Day, and Claremont and Woodstock have switched the dates of their...

UNH students plan to sue the school, governor over response to pro-Palestine protest as prosecutor begins to offer plea deals

06-27-2024 4:56 PM


A group of at least 11 students plans to sue the University of New Hampshire and Gov. Chris Sununu for violating their civil rights during a May 1 pro-Palestine protest in which 11 students were arrested.An intent-to-sue letter is set to be sent...

Where there’s smoke will there be fire-fighters?

06-27-2024 4:32 PM


While you were lounging in the shade to avoid last week’s heat wave, a handful of heavily dressed men spent hours working in front of a roaring blaze, a mix of excitement, danger and discomfort that is a perfect example of both the draw and the...

NH man on trial for threatening to kill presidential candidates found dead as jury was deciding verdict

06-27-2024 3:44 PM

Associated Press

A Dover man on trial for threatening the lives of presidential candidates last year has been found dead while a jury was deciding his verdict, according to court filings.The jury began weighing the case against Tyler Anderson, 30, on Tuesday after a...

Closed Magdalen College in Warner, with 129 acres, is for sale

06-27-2024 3:29 PM


The former Magdalen College of Liberal Arts in Warner, which closed in May after 50 years as the state’s smallest college, is up for sale. The campus with eight buildings on 129 acres was put on the market this week for $5.5 million.The sale, which...

New Hampshire teacher says student she drove to abortion clinic was 18, denies law was broken

06-27-2024 3:20 PM


A private school teacher who says she was fired after driving an 18-year-old student to get an abortion is suing New Hampshire’s Department of Education and officials she says falsely suggested she circumvented state law.New Hampshire law requires...

Owner of EMS, Bob’s Stores files for bankruptcy; fate of local stores uncertain

06-27-2024 3:19 PM


The company that owns EMS, long known as Eastern Mountain Sports, and Bob’s Stores has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will be shutting its Connecticut headquarters, according to press reports.Eastern Mountain Sports was founded in Massachusetts...

Documents detail U.S. soldiers shot by their own Sig Sauer guns; military says no reason for concern

06-27-2024 2:34 PM


Around lunchtime on Feb. 8, 2023, inside an administrative office at Fort Eustis in Virginia, a sergeant with the Army’s 221st Military Police Detachment stood chatting with his supervisor.Another soldier on his way to an office refrigerator tried to...

Sanborn secures another win over the state, this time an extension to sell his casino

06-27-2024 1:06 PM


The state has granted former state Sen. Andy Sanborn’s request for at least a three-week extension to sell the casino it ordered shuttered in December following allegations he misused nearly $844,000 in federal pandemic aid to enrich himself, $181,250...

NH Electric Co-op resignations spotlight alleged culture of sexism and bullying

06-27-2024 8:09 AM


New Hampshire’s consumer advocate is calling for regulators to investigate the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative after two women who previously led the board of directors resigned Tuesday.Sharon Davis, the former chair of the co-op’s board of...

Documents unsealed in YDC criminal abuse cases provide new insight into investigation

06-26-2024 5:01 PM


Documents unsealed earlier this week in criminal cases against five former Youth Development Center guards describe in gruesome detail repeated sexual and physical abuse perpetrated against minors held at New Hampshire’s juvenile jail in the late...

Concord’s Vinnie’s Pizzaria back in business with new menu and historic charm

06-26-2024 4:52 PM


Five minutes after Vinnie’s reopened its doors, the classic Concord pizzeria had its first customer. Michael Arsenault pulled his car up to a building that has hardly changed in his lifetime, wondering if things would be different on the inside. He...

140 old cars – some of them really old – coming through Loudon on Friday as part of a multi-state race

06-26-2024 3:19 PM

Monitor staff

The Great Race, a multi-state endurance rally for cars at least 50 years old, will come through Loudon on Friday, featuring 140 cars, including some that pre-date World War I. The cars will be on display at the New England Racing Museum, on the...

Young trailblazer: Webster 4-year-old becomes youngest to summit all 48 New Hampshire 4,000-footers

06-26-2024 12:06 PM


On her final hike, Lydia Pearson wasn’t in a rush. She pranced up the trail, stopping to watch the train go by (every time) and examining the various plants sprouting around her. Her pace was slow, but steady – and as a preschooler climbing up Mount...

Staffing shortage, high cost of overtime a concern at NH Department of Corrections

06-26-2024 11:56 AM


New Hampshire’s Department of Corrections is facing a temporary $3.44 million deficit caused in large part by an increase in overtime payments, according to DOC Commissioner Helen Hanks. Now, as the June 30 end of the state fiscal year approaches,...

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