Latest New Hampshire News

Langborg, Evbuomwan carry Princeton over Dartmouth 84-80

Jan. 22, 2022 19:24 PM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Ryan Langborg and Tosan Evbuomwan scored 19 points apiece as Princeton won its 10th straight game, edging past Dartmouth 84-80 on Saturday. Ethan Wright added 17 points for the Tigers. Evbuomwan also had seven rebounds, while Wright posted 13 rebounds. Drew...

New Hampshire defeats UMass Lowell 67-61

Jan. 22, 2022 15:40 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Nick Guadarrama and Blondeau Tchoukuiegno scored 16 points apiece as New Hampshire topped UMass Lowell 67-61 on Saturday. Nick Johnson added 14 points for the Wildcats (7-6, 2-2 America East), while Qon Murphy and Jayden Martinez each had 10. Tchoukuiegno also...

Candidates sought for New England fishery council vacancy

Jan. 22, 2022 10:57 AM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is looking for candidates to fill a vacancy for the state on the New England Fishery Management Council. The council is one of eight regional councils in the United States. It's charged with conserving and managing fishery resources off the...

Legislature accepts written testimony on bills online

Jan. 22, 2022 10:05 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire citizens have a new way to provide input to lawmakers though it falls short of what many advocacy groups have requested. Last year, lawmakers holding public hearings on bills allowed testimony to be given by phone because of the coronavirus...

Domestic violence survivors urge more judicial training

Jan. 21, 2022 19:44 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Advocates for domestic violence victims and people who feel they were not treated fairly by family court judges in New Hampshire called Friday on a newly created task force to provide more training for the judiciary. The Task Force on Domestic Violence Cases...

Trial against Johnson & Johnson delayed until September

Jan. 21, 2022 16:57 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has postponed a pending trial against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over opioid distribution and marketing from February to September because of COVID-19 concerns. The state of New Hampshire was scheduled to face a jury trial on Feb. 2 against...

New Hampshire delegation praises Planned Parenthood grant

Jan. 21, 2022 11:44 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The federal government is sending $500,000 to Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, which has struggled with the loss of state funding in New Hampshire. The state's all-Democratic congressional delegation said Friday the Title X Dire Need Grant will help...

Teacher 'loyalty' law could expand to include race debate

Jan. 20, 2022 17:51 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Cold War-era law targeting “teachers’ loyalty” would be updated with today’s hot button issues under a bill heard by a House committee Thursday. A 1949 law prohibits teachers from advocating communism, but Republican Rep. Alicia Lekas, of Hudson,...

Fund urged for sex abuse victims at youth detention center

Jan. 20, 2022 14:15 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella told lawmakers Thursday that spending $100 million to settle sexual abuse claims at the state's youth detention center is the right thing to do. The House Finance Committee held a public hearing on a bipartisan bill...

50-year-old New Hampshire murder solved, killer died in 2019

Jan. 20, 2022 12:44 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Investigators in New Hampshire have solved a nearly 50-year-old murder of a Massachusetts woman, but they can't make an arrest because they say the killer, who was serving a life sentence in another case, died in 2019. The New Hampshire Cold Case Unit reopened...