Concord Monitor Logo

Search Results

All these search terms are true at the same time:

By Line search: By HOLLY RAMER


What to know about the Harmony Montgomery murder case
02-23-2024 11:16 AM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire man faces up to life in prison after being convicted Thursday of killing his 5-year-old daughter then hiding her body for months before disposing of it.Adam Montgomery, who did not attend his two-week trial in...

Displaying articles 1 to 20 out of 58 total.
|<
1
2
3
>|

NH House rejects allowing voluntary waiver of gun ownership rights
02-22-2024 2:14 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire House on Thursday narrowly rejected creating a process by which people could voluntarily prohibit themselves from buying guns.Three other states — Utah, Virginia and Washington — already allow people to voluntarily...


NH rejects pardon hearing request in case linked to death penalty repeal
02-21-2024 4:36 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — The Executive Council rejected a request for a pardon hearing Wednesday in a murder case that helped drive the successful push to repeal New Hampshire’s death penalty.The five-member panel voted unanimously without debate to deny the...


NH considers greatly expanding scope of settlement fund for youth center abuse victims
02-20-2024 3:56 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — Lawyers representing 1,400 men and woman who allege they were abused as children at New Hampshire’s youth detention centers said Tuesday they will recommend the state’s out-of-court settlement option for most of their clients if...


Senate rejects enshrining abortion rights in the state constitution
02-15-2024 6:14 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

Another attempt to enshrine abortion rights in the New Hampshire Constitution failed Thursday, this time in the Senate.State law prohibits abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy except when the mother’s health or life is in danger or there is a fatal...


Lawmaker seeks official pronunciation of ‘Concord’
02-13-2024 5:03 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

I came. I saw. I Concord.A New Hampshire lawmaker wants to amend state law to include an official pronunciation of the capital city, one of many communities called Concord across the country. While North Carolinians pronounce the second syllable so it...


NH House rejects broad expansion of school choice program but OKs income cap increase
02-08-2024 3:03 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire House defeated two bills that would have significantly expanded the state’s popular school choice program while giving preliminary approval to a third that would further raise the income cap associated with the...


NH Senate votes to move state primary from September to June
02-08-2024 11:24 AM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — Both the New Hampshire House and Senate agree that the short window between the primary and general election for state and local offices should be widened, but they have different dates in mind.In contrast to its first-in-the-nation...


Break away from the USA? New Hampshire once again says nay
02-02-2024 10:18 AM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire voters won’t be asked to add a secession clause triggered by the national debt to the state constitution, nor will lawmakers study the broader issue of breaking away from the United States.Without debate, the House on...


NH House refuses to either further restrict or protect abortion rights
02-01-2024 3:46 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — The Republican-led but closely divided New Hampshire House rejected three abortion bills Thursday, refusing to either further restrict or protect reproductive rights.Current state law prohibits abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy...


NH lawmakers consider multiple bills targeting transgender students and athletes
01-30-2024 4:01 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire lawmakers considering whether to ban transgender athletes from competing in school sports that align with their gender identities heard from two former athletes Tuesday who took opposite positions on the bill.At least 20...


Some NH residents want better answers from the 2024 candidates on the opioid crisis
01-17-2024 10:24 AM

By HOLLY RAMER

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Kristina Amyot’s life has drastically improved since the last New Hampshire primary, but she isn’t confident the current candidates will help others achieve the same success.Amyot, 36, spent more than half her life struggling with...


Manchin says Super Tuesday will offer clarity on need for a third-party candidate
01-12-2024 12:54 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Iowa and New Hampshire are about to kick off the 2024 presidential nominating process, but Sen. Joe Manchin said Friday it won’t become clear until March whether there’s a path for a third-party candidate.The West Virginia Democrat...


NH lawmakers tackle leftovers while looking forward
01-03-2024 4:53 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

New Hampshire lawmakers started the new year with old business Wednesday, taking up hundreds of bills left over from 2023. But they also looked ahead to the rest of 2024, with some Democrats demanding action on gun control and Republicans describing...


Hundreds alleged assault by youth detention workers. Years later, most suspects face no charges
12-22-2023 12:07 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

Zach Robinson spent decades trying to fight off nightmares about being raped as a child at New Hampshire’s youth detention center. He died last month, still waiting for accountability for his alleged abusers.“I know that I’ll never forget about what...


Chris Christie outlines his national drug crisis plan, focusing on treatment and stigma reduction
12-21-2023 2:20 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

Calling the latest wave of the nation’s drug crisis “a test of our national resolve,” Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie returned to a New Hampshire recovery center Wednesday to outline a people-focused, not punitive, policy plan.“This is...


Bipartisan legislation planned in response to NH hospital shooting
12-05-2023 3:46 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

New Hampshire lawmakers are working on bipartisan legislation to prevent dangerously mentally ill people from buying or possessing guns in response to the fatal shooting of a psychiatric hospital security guard last month.The deadline to draft bills...


Democrats lose attempt to challenge NH electoral district maps
11-30-2023 3:45 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — Democratic voters lost an attempt to block New Hampshire’s newly drawn state Senate Executive Council districts after the state Supreme Court ruled that their claims fall outside the jurisdiction of the judicial branch.In a 3-2...


Former NH lawmaker faces multiple charges related to moving out of his district
11-28-2023 3:56 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — A former New Hampshire lawmaker who kept his seat for a year after moving out of his district was charged Tuesday with multiple crimes related to his change of address.Troy Merner, a Republican, won a fourth term representing Lancaster...


Rosalynn Carter’s advocacy for mental health was rooted in compassion and perseverance
11-21-2023 6:36 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

The sun was shining in June 1979 as Rosalynn Carter made her way through an enthusiastic crowd in Laconia.“She shook my hand!” yelled one delighted participant.The first lady was in the state for her husband’s reelection campaign, but this was no...


Fraternity and bar sued over ’21 death of UNH student
11-14-2023 3:54 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — The mother of a University of New Hampshire student who died in an icy swamp two years ago filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the Durham bar and fraternity her son visited that night.Vincenzo Lirosi, 22, was found dead...

Displaying articles 1 to 20 out of 58 total.
|<
1
2
3
>|

Weather page

By using this site, you agree with our use of cookies to personalize your experience, measure ads and monitor how our site works to improve it for our users

Copyright © 2016 to 2024 by Concord Monitor. All rights reserved.