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Guadarrama carries New Hampshire over Stony Brook 67-64

Jan. 17, 2021 5:10 PM EST

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Guadarrama scored 14 points as New Hampshire narrowly defeated Stony Brook 67-64 on Sunday to complete a weekend sweep of the Seawolves. Guardaramma kicked off a tight second half with a tie-breaking jumper, and iced the narrow win with three free throws in the final 13...

Law enforcement investigate fatal shooting in Concord, NH

Jan. 17, 2021 4:38 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Law enforcement officials continued Sunday to investigate the death of a man who was fatally shot in Concord. Police received a report of a disturbance outside an apartment, followed by a report of gunfire, late Saturday morning. The victim, who died at the scene, was identified Sunday...

5 bridges face work on Interstate 93 in Hooksett, Manchester

Jan. 17, 2021 1:09 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Repair work is starting on five bridges on Interstate 93 southbound in Hooksett and Manchester, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation said. The work includes repairs to concrete decks and guardrails, and replacement of deck expansion joints. The department says bridges at...

Nursing shortage in Maine; Concerns over access to vaccine

Jan. 17, 2021 11:42 AM EST

Coronavirus developments across New England: MAINE A shortage of nurses, aides and other staff at nursing homes in Maine that already existed before the pandemic is getting worse. More than one third of the state's nursing homes reported shortages of both nurses and aides at the beginning of this month, and more...

Murphy lifts New Hampshire over Stony Brook 81-64

Jan. 16, 2021 5:29 PM EST

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Qon Murphy had a career-high 24 points as New Hampshire defeated Stony Brook 81-64 on Saturday. Jayden Martinez had 16 points and 10 rebounds for New Hampshire (5-5, 4-3 America East Conference). Nick Guadarrama added 14 points and six assists. Nick Johnson had 13 points. New...

Hospital company leaders get vaccinations while seniors wait

Jan. 16, 2021 1:34 PM EST

Coronavirus developments across New England: ___ CONNECTICUT A state Department of Health employee says he was fired after questioning the department’s authority to fine a bar that allegedly flouted state rules about crowd size. The New Haven Register reports that Av Harris, a spokesman for the Connecticut...

Dartmouth to ban smoking in March in public, private spaces

Jan. 16, 2021 11:53 AM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College is going smoke-free starting March 18, banning tobacco products on all college property and also public sidewalks near buildings. The new policy will prohibit the use of tobacco or nicotine products by students, staff, faculty or visitors on any property owned,...

Balsams developer now has 100% ownership of resort

Jan. 16, 2021 9:00 AM EST

DIXVILLE NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — A contractor who formed a partnership to buy the Balsams resort in northern New Hampshire shortly after it closed in 2011 has sold his share to current developer Les Otten, giving him 100% ownership of the resort and surrounding property. The Caledonian-Record reports Dan...

New Hampshire mask mandate being extended

Jan. 15, 2021 7:03 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Sununu is extending New Hampshire's mask mandate, citing the state's high coronavirus case rates, hospitalizations and fatalities. The mandate took effect Nov. 20 and was set to expire Friday. It requires anyone over the age of 5 to wear a mask in indoor or outdoor public...

Investigators say trooper justified in fatally shooting man

Jan. 15, 2021 9:02 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts trooper who fatally shot a man accused of stealing vehicles and stabbing an employee at a New Hampshire car dealership was justified in the use of deadly force, investigators determined. Trooper Steven Buccheri “reasonably believed that he, his fellow officers and the...