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How the Electoral College works in NH
01-18-2024 10:59 AM

By KENNETH TRAN

The Electoral College is a widely misunderstood and confusing institution for Americans. The big message is clear though: a candidate needs 270 electoral votes to become the President of the United States. New Hampshire possesses four of these...

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New Hampshire lags behind other states in dealing with greenhouse gases from vehicles
04-02-2024 1:26 PM

Kylie Valluzzi

Emissions from motor vehicles are the single largest source of greenhouse emissions in New Hampshire, according to the 2024 Priority Climate Action Plan.Yet New Hampshire, unlike every other New England state, has not adopted California’s...


Years-long waits for vouchers worsen the pain of New Hampshire’s housing crisis
03-16-2024 6:00 PM

By RHIANWEN WATKINS

Lisa Morales of Keene finally received her housing voucher after 18 months of waiting — a relatively short time compared to the sometimes years-long process others face in obtaining one. Waiting was not the main issue she encountered, however —...


Opioids in NH Part III: The view from the frontlines
01-29-2024 12:00 PM

By ANTHONY TONE PAYTON

Healthcare professionals, first responders and community workers are at the forefront of dealing with the opioid epidemic, facing challenges and responsibilities as they strive to save lives, provide care and address the devastating consequences of...


Opioids in N.H. Part I: A survivor’s story
01-27-2024 2:31 PM

By ANTHONY TONE PAYTON

Jodi Newell and her husband Kory met in their senior year of high school in North Weymouth, Mass. Their families were connected and lived in the city.“Oh my God — our relationship was a saga,” Jodi said. She smiled as she recalled him picking her up...


‘News deserts’ proliferate across country, and in NH too
01-24-2024 4:45 PM

By MICHAEL MCCORD

The weekly Carriage Town News will cease publication on Feb. 1 after more than 40 years of informing readers in six southeastern New Hampshire towns and putting them in the same boat as some 70 million other Americans who already live in what are...


Educators give low marks to rule changes
11-14-2023 6:17 PM

By KELLY BURCH

In the wake of a report highly critical of proposed statewide educational reforms in the works for two years, local educators sat down for the first time this week with members of the task force overseeing the revisions.When pressed for details on the...


Tight labor market still choking economic growth
11-12-2023 5:39 PM

By MELISSA RUSSELL

Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant in Meredith is known for its hot sandwiches, turkey dinners and “every day is Thanksgiving” vibe. Their promise, as stated on the menu, is to serve delicious meals with exceptionally warm and friendly service. But that is...


It’s business as usual for NH colleges in the wake of Affirmative Action ruling
11-08-2023 6:22 PM

By JUSTIN CAMPFIELD

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June that using Affirmative Action in college admissions was unconstitutional, the national media warned of dire consequences.The “Supreme Court’s affirmative action ban is a catastrophic blow to the American...


Day 2: Unevenly applied, competency-based learning has achieved mixed results in NH
10-04-2023 5:53 PM

By KELLY BURCH

In the Epping school district, students learn with other children who are at the same learning level as them, even if those students are in another grade. A kindergartner who is an avid reader might go to a second-grade classroom for reading...


Part 1: New standards continue a decades-long push toward competency-based education in the Granite State
10-03-2023 6:14 PM

By KELLY BURCH

New Hampshire is nearing the end of a more than three-year effort to revamp the state’s core educational standards. When approved early next year, these new rules will steer the course of public education for at least the next decade. In this...


New initiative seeks to confront digital divide
09-28-2023 6:17 PM

By JORDYN HAIME

Researchers at University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension are developing a five-year plan aimed at closing the state’s digital divide by increasing statewide access to internet, digital literacy education, digital devices and training, among...


Policy changes and workforce development may help address substitute shortages
05-10-2023 6:01 PM

By KELLY BURCH

Around the country, schools are getting creative with solutions to address what educators call a chronic shortage of substitute teachers. In New Mexico, the Governor called members of the National Guard into classrooms in 2022. In Oklahoma and North...


Lack of Protections, Student Misbehavior Challenge Substitutes
05-08-2023 6:00 PM

By KELLY BURCH

When Megan Oxland was substitute teaching she felt unprotected and undervalued, she says. Oxland, a Sunapee resident, is a certified teacher who had worked full-time in a classroom in the past, but as a substitute she was paid the same as people with...


Hi-Set High School Equivalency Tests in NH have faced technical issues for five months since switching companies.
04-29-2023 8:27 PM

By RHIANWEN WATKINS

After 40 frustrating minutes of trying to launch the HiSET test for the test-takers who had driven great distances and waited patiently, Michelle Voto apologized for the technical difficulties and told them it was not working and to go home.Before...


New initiative eases process for telling your pandemic story
03-18-2023 6:47 PM

By KELLY BURCH

Over the past two years, Sarah McPhee and Kirsten Durzy have heard scores of stories about Granite Stater’s lives during the pandemic. There was the new mom who delivered her child at the height of the pandemic; a woman diagnosed with breast cancer...


N.H. Supreme Court weighs confidentiality of police disciplinary files
02-17-2023 1:00 PM

By PAUL CUNO-BOOTH

The New Hampshire Supreme Court heard arguments in a right-to-know case that could have major implications for police transparency in the state.The case involves one specific public-records request — the ACLU of New Hampshire’s pursuit of materials...


How New England’s last coal-fired power plant has managed to survive
01-09-2023 8:13 PM

By  SCOTT MERRILL and JILL PATEL

Merrimack Station in Bow, built in the 1960s, is the last coal-fired plant in New England. The plant has a long history of serving the energy needs of New Hampshire residents. But, in recent years, the plant has come under fire by anti-coal groups...


'We have Always Been Here': Despite Misconceptions, Native Americans Have Long History in New Hampshire
10-10-2022 5:56 PM

By JENNY WHIDDEN and KELLY BURCH

Editor’s note: This story is the first in the ‘We have always been here’ series that will examine where NH stands when it comes to acknowledgment of and support for its indigenous people, what steps other New England states have taken and what Abenaki...


America writ small
02-01-2022 8:47 AM

By KATHIE RAGSDALE

Eaton looks like the quintessential American town, with its steepled white church, combination diner/country store and centerpiece inn overlooking the aptly named Crystal Lake.It’s a place where a town official agrees to talk about a local controversy...


State Trooper fired for illegal search, false statements in drug arrest, records show
01-29-2022 3:40 PM

By PAUL CUNO-BOOTH

New Hampshire State Police fired the trooper at the center of a controversial 2017 traffic stop after determining he illegally searched the driver’s phone and made multiple false statements during an internal investigation, according to records...

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