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New Hampshire expands virus testing to more workers

May. 26, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As more businesses reopen, New Hampshire is offering coronavirus testing workers who have prolonged contact with colleagues or members of the public while on the job. The state has set up nine testing sites, as well as mobile teams that can visit workplace parking lots to collect large...

Driver removed from car that went under FedEx truck trailer

May. 26, 2020 4:23 PM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Authorities used rescue tools to remove a driver from a car that went under the trailer of a FedEx truck in New Hampshire, officials said Tuesday. Hydraulic rescue tools removed the driver's door and pushed the vehicle roof away from the driver on Tuesday in Nashua, near an office...

2 brothers arrested following disturbance, shots fired

May. 26, 2020 12:34 PM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Two brothers have been arrested following a disturbance involving a large group of people at an apartment complex parking lot, multiple gunshots, and a machete, police in New Hampshire said. Police in Nashua said they arrested Julio Santiago-Hernandez, 37, on Sunday, accusing him of...

This April 8, 2020, photo shows cookies, a cake and rolls of toilet paper delivered to the writer from her ex-husband in Hopkinton, N.H. This writer has found a surprising source of support over the last few months: Her ex-husband. (AP Photo/Holly Ramer)

VIRUS DIARY: Finding a surprising source of support in an ex

May. 26, 2020 9:25 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Embarrassing to admit but oddly comforting: My ex-husband’s husband and I share a slight crush on our state epidemiologist. Frankly, I never thought I’d have an ex-husband, let alone one who has a new husband. And I certainly never imagined he’d become a main...

Firefighter hospitalized following house fire

May. 26, 2020 9:08 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A firefighter was hospitalized in stable condition after battling a house fire in New Hampshire, authorities said. The Manchester Fire Department said the 52-year-old firefighter went into cardiac arrest on Monday and was found unresponsive inside the building by other...

New Hampshire to offer online boater safety certificate

May. 26, 2020 4:00 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New boaters in New Hampshire can soon get certified online. Under state law, anyone age 16 or older who operates a motorboat over 25 horsepower on New Hampshire waters must have a boating certificate. While classes have been offered both in-person and online in the past, even those who...

Annual Veterans Cemetery ceremony shared online

May. 25, 2020 12:37 PM EDT

BOSCAWEN, N.H. (AP) — The traditional Memorial Day ceremony at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery has been canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, and a video tribute will be shared on social media throughout the week instead. The Department of Military Affairs and other organizations filmed a...

New Hampshire seeks volunteers for counting bats

May. 25, 2020 9:56 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire wildlife biologists are looking for help keeping track of the state's bat population this summer. Fish and Game officials are leading an online training session Thursday including an overview of bats in New Hampshire, how to identify different species and how to...

Hazel Roberts walks in a field of flags ahead of Memorial Day, Saturday, May 23, 2020, in Cohasset, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Some houses of worship reopening; nursing homes get aid

May. 24, 2020 10:56 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Religious leaders are taking steps to protect their congregations as services resume in Massachusetts and Vermont. An iconic Connecticut pizza shop is adding outdoor dining as part of a plan to aid businesses impacted by the coronavirus. Details on those and other coronavirus-related...

New Hampshire Fish and Game: No need to report wildlife

May. 24, 2020 2:17 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Fish and Game department has a message for the hundreds of people calling its headquarters every day: Enjoy watching wildlife from a distance. And stop calling. The department says residents shouldn't be calling to report wildlife sightings. Fox, for example, are not...