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Driver crashes into toll plaza, charged with DUI

Aug. 7, 2020 8:01 PM EDT

Police arrested a Massachusetts man who drove a pickup into a concrete barrier at a toll plaza in New Hampshire and said he was impaired when he crashed. Robert Scott Jr., 67, of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, ran into the concrete barrier at the toll plaza in Dover, New Hampshire, Thursday at about 1 p.m. No one was...

Sununu vetoes four more bills, including 'red-flag' measure

Aug. 7, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed four more bills Friday, including one that would have allowed guns to be taken from people who present a danger to themselves or others. The batch of rejected bills also included one that would have required insurance plans that cover maternity benefits to also...

Pappas cosponsors bill to stop tax on workers at home

Aug. 7, 2020 4:07 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill supported by U.S. Rep. of Chris Pappas would protect New Hampshire employees from being taxed while working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. The bill was created after Massachusetts enacted an emergency regulation last month. It requires residents in other states who...

FILE - In this May 1, 2013, file photo, Carmen Blandin Tarleton speaks at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston following a face transplant. In February 2007 her estranged husband doused her with industrial strength lye, burning more than 80 percent of her body. In July 2020, Tarleton became the first American and only the second person globally to undergo a second face transplant procedure after her first transplant failed. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

AP Exclusive: Woman is 1st in US to get 2nd face transplant

Aug. 7, 2020 2:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — For the second time in a decade, a New Hampshire woman has a new face. Carmen Blandin Tarleton, whose face was disfigured in an attack by her ex-husband, became the first American and only the second person globally to undergo the procedure after her first transplant began to fail six years...

Swimmer found unresponsive in Lake Waukewan, later dies

Aug. 7, 2020 12:28 PM EDT

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — A woman swimming in Lake Waukewan in the town of Meredith, New Hampshire, was found unresponsive and later died, authorities said. The woman, Amanda Daigle, 22, of Trumbull, Connecticut, was found unconscious a short distance from shore while swimming with acquaintances on...

NH has 2nd case of Jamestown Canyon virus this year

Aug. 7, 2020 11:06 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An adult in Bow, New Hampshire, has tested positive for the Jamestown Canyon virus, the second case of the mosquito-borne disease in the state this year, health officials said Friday. The virus is transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. There are no vaccines for it and...

Hospitals take on virus testing, broadband funds spent

Aug. 6, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Hospitals are taking over community-based testing for the new coronavirus, and broadband internet service is being expanded to help with remote learning and at-home work during the pandemic. Coronavirus developments in New Hampshire: ___ HOSPITAL TESTING Nearly all of New...

Poet Tammi Truax looks over her recent work, as her pug

Weekly poems elevate New Hampshire city's virus newsletters

Aug. 6, 2020 9:08 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Valerie Rochon is eager to read her email every Monday morning, even when it makes her cry. In addition to the endless Zoom meeting invitations, each week brings a new poem tucked into otherwise matter-of-fact messages about the coronavirus pandemic from the Portsmouth city manager....

New Hampshire investigates taxation of remote workers

Aug. 5, 2020 7:29 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is investigating whether other states are improperly taxing its residents during the coronavirus pandemic. The review by the state Department of Justice announced Wednesday was sparked by a recent emergency regulation enacted in neighboring Massachusetts. According to the...

Guilty plea to selling fentanyl at fast-food restaurant

Aug. 5, 2020 4:01 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has pleaded guilty to selling fentanyl following a transaction at a fast-food restaurant bathroom, police said. According to court documents, Michael Briand, 29, of Bow, and an accomplice sold the drug to a person cooperating with police in August 2019. The deal...