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Massachusetts reinstates travel rules; cases surge in Maine

Oct. 31, 2020 12:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Here is a look at pandemic-related developments around New England: —- MASSACHUSETTS Massachusetts is reinstating quarantine rules for travelers who visit the state from Connecticut and New Jersey. Visitors from the two states will be required to quarantine for two weeks or have proof...

Official: Many new people expected to shop for health plans

Oct. 31, 2020 8:43 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — This year's open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act starts Sunday, and one official expects there to be a lot of new people shopping for health insurance because they've lost their jobs and coverage. “This is going to be one of the most important open enrollments since the...

FILE - This pair of 2020 file photos shows Democrat challenger Dan Feltes, left, and Republican incumbent Gov. Chris Sununu, right, who are running for New Hampshire governor in the Nov. 3, 2020, general election. (AP Photos, File)

News Guide: A look at New Hampshire's Nov. 3 election races

Oct. 31, 2020 8:27 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's governor, a U.S. senator, and its two House members sought another term during the general election Tuesday. Here is a summary of those races on the ballot: President: President Donald Trump is trying to win a state he narrowly lost to Hillary Clinton in 2016, this...

Virus catching up to New Hampshire's northernmost county

Oct. 30, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The coronavirus is catching up to New Hampshire's northernmost county. In Coos County, with an increasing number of positive COVID-19 tests, WMUR-TV reports Berlin and Gorham emergency management officials moved to recommend residents not participate in door-to-door trick-or-treating...

Police: Pickup driver crashes into parked cruiser on I-93

Oct. 30, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — A pickup truck crashed into the rear of a New Hampshire State Police cruiser that was in the breakdown lane of southbound Interstate 93, throwing a trooper from the vehicle, police said Friday. Police said Trooper Doug Bailey was in Londonderry, parked behind a vehicle that had...

Court ruling keeps police wrongdoing list secret for now

Oct. 30, 2020 3:08 PM EDT

A state Supreme Court ruling Friday means that a list of about 275 officers in New Hampshire who have committed wrongdoing will remain secret for now. The court upheld a lower court ruling that the list is not confidential, but remanded it back so that a judge could consider whether releasing the list would...

Pat Timmons-Goodson, a Democrat running to represent NC's 8th Congressional District, introduces Jill Biden during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at Fayetteville State University on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Fayetteville, N.C.  North Carolina Republicans will be on defense as Democrats are likely to pick up at least two congressional seats. A race between Timmons-Goodson and Republican Rep. Richard Hudson is one of the the most competitive House races in the state.(Andrew Craft/The Fayetteville Observer via AP)

Republicans on defense in North Carolina congressional races

Oct. 30, 2020 11:34 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A soft-spoken former state Supreme Court justice who’s challenging a four-term incumbent represents one of several U.S. House races in which Democrats are hoping to reshape North Carolina's congressional delegation through redrawn district boundaries, strong candidates and a...

FILE - This photo combo shows incumbent U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., left, and Republican challenger Steve Negron, right, candidates in New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District in Nov. 3, 2020, general election. (AP Photos, file)

Kuster aims for 5th term in 2nd District rematch with Negron

Oct. 30, 2020 8:48 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democrat Annie Kuster is hoping to be the first New Hampshire woman elected five times to federal office when she faces Republican challenger Steve Negron in the race for the 2nd Congressional District on Tuesday. It's a rematch of the 2018 race for Kuster and Negron, who runs a...

Refinery plans to produce fuel from paper, lumber mill waste

Oct. 29, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine research company has announced a partnership with a New Hampshire wholesale energy supplier to produce and market a patented zero-emission biofuel. Biofine Developments Northeast Inc. of Bangor says that it plans to finalize the site for a biorefinery this month and begin...

Court to weigh in on remote House sessions during pandemic

Oct. 29, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An attorney arguing against allowing the 400-member New Hampshire House to hold remote sessions during the coronavirus pandemic falsely claimed Thursday that the flu usually kills more people than COVID-19. “We call this pandemic unprecedented. I respectfully say that that word...