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New Hampshire bishop denies allegations of past sexual abuse

Jul. 25, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The head of the Roman Catholic Church in New Hampshire “categorically denies” recent allegations that he committed sexual abuse while serving as a priest in New York in the 1980s, according to a statement issued by his lawyer on Saturday. A...

Hiker dies on Mount Carrigan in White Mountains

Jul. 25, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

LIVERMORE, N.H. (AP) — A hiker was pronounced dead on Saturday after being found unconscious on Mount Carrigan in the White Mountains, according to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. A 911 call came in around 12:30 p.m. reporting a hiker who was found...

New Hampshire adopts rules for wake surfing

Jul. 25, 2021 11:09 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is enacting new rules for wake surfing, though they won’t take effect until fall. Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill this week adding wake surfing regulations to the state’s boating laws. Wake surfing refers to...

Sununu signs 'medical freedom' immunization bill

Jul. 25, 2021 11:09 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire residents can’t be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access public facilities, benefits or services under a bill signed into law by Gov. Chris Sununu. Supporters say the bill signed this week establishes...

Senior support volunteer group ends work in New Hampshire

Jul. 25, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A volunteer organization that advocated for residents of long-term care facilities during the pandemic has ended its work now that most have been vaccinated and infections are low. For 14 months, members of the Senior Support Team of New Hampshire...

Work to begin on new accessible trail in Manchester

Jul. 25, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Nature Conservancy and others are marking the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by starting work on an accessible trail in Manchester. The group is breaking ground Monday on the All Persons Trail at the Manchester Cedar...

Summer camp's abrupt closure has parents demanding answers

Jul. 24, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

MOULTONBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — Parents are demanding answers after a New Hampshire summer camp that calls itself one of the best in the nation unexpectedly shut down after just six days this month. Officials at Camp Quinebarge notified parents in early July that they...

New Hampshire COVID-19 hospitality fund helps 130 businesses

Jul. 24, 2021 09:20 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than 100 New Hampshire hotels and other lodging establishments are splitting $10 million in federal funds to offset losses suffered during the coronavirus pandemic. The $10 million fund for the hospitality industry will cover about 12% of the...

Windham audit expenses total at least $123,000

Jul. 24, 2021 09:20 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The cost to investigate discrepancies in Windham’s 2020 election results was more than $123,000, though the law authorizing the audit didn’t include any money to pay for it. Associate Attorney General Anne Edwards told New Hampshire Public Radio...

New Hampshire colleges prepare for return of students, staff

Jul. 23, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire colleges and universities continue to prepare for the return of both students and employees for what they expect to be full-capacity campuses this fall. At Dartmouth College, officials are figuring out how to meet demand for...