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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2020 file photograph, N.H. Gov. Chris Sununu wears a protective mask, due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, at a polling station in Windham, N.H. New Hampshire joined three dozen other states, including the rest of New England, in enacting a statewide mask mandate as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies. Sununu issued an executive order requiring masks to be worn in public spaces, indoors or outside, when social distancing isn't possible, which goes into effect on Thursday Nov. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Panel rejects using remaining virus aid on food stamps

Nov. 23, 2020 5:50 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Families receiving food stamps won’t get a boost from New Hampshire’s federal coronavirus relief aid. The state has allocated all but $991,120 of the $1.25 billion it received. Any funds not allocated by Dec. 31 must be returned to Washington, but that won’t...

State reports 5th case of Jamestown Canyon virus this year

Nov. 22, 2020 5:39 PM EST

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials say an adult in Newport has tested positive for the Jamestown Canyon virus, the fifth case of the mosquito-borne disease in the state this year. Officials said Friday the person was hospitalized with left side weakness, unresponsiveness and multiple...

Committee reviews Dartmouth project on sexual misconduct

Nov. 22, 2020 11:50 AM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A committee that reviewed efforts to prevent sexual misconduct and other abuses of power at Dartmouth College says work remains to make the initiative a highly visible and integral part of the college. The Ivy League school launched its Campus Climate and Culture Initiative in early...

Police: Boston man charged in crash that injured 4 people

Nov. 22, 2020 11:03 AM EST

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — A Boston man who crashed his car into two vehicles and injured four people early Sunday morning in New Hampshire is facing a felony charge, New Hampshire state police said. Police said the crash happened on Interstate 293 at around 2 a.m. in Manchester. They said Paul Bartlett Jr.,...

State police break up courthouse homeless camp

Nov. 21, 2020 5:39 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — State police in New Hampshire have dismantled a homeless camp outside a courthouse in Manchester. WMUR-TV reports officers began breaking up the encampment on the lawn of the state Superior Courthouse Friday morning while representatives from housing and homeless agencies tried to...

Massachusetts adds New Hampshire, Maine to travel order list

Nov. 21, 2020 4:38 PM EST

A look at coronavirus developments around New England: ___ CONNECTICUT Connecticut officials have released details of new rules announced recently by Gov. Ned Lamont that restrict team and club sports activities because of the coronavirus outbreak. The state also is now requiring masks to be worn in gyms, fitness...

Masks required at annual birthday tribute to Franklin Pierce

Nov. 21, 2020 3:20 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Masks are required and guests will be asked to practice social distancing for the annual birthday tribute at the graveside of Franklin Pierce, the only New Hampshire resident to be elected president. A wreath laying will commemorate Pierce's 216th birthday on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 10...

Dartmouth center to look at computation, government, people

Nov. 21, 2020 2:16 PM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College has created an academic center to focus on the role of computation and its relationship to individuals and government. The Susan and James Wright Center for the Study of Computation and Just Communities will use tools such as computer simulations, artificial...

New 'Kid Governor' focuses on children's mental health

Nov. 21, 2020 2:04 PM EST

AUBURN, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire schoolchildren have elected a new “Kid Governor” whose platform was inspired by depression he experienced during the coronavirus pandemic. Charlie Olsen, who is a fifth grader at the Auburn Village School, was elected last week. It was the third year the...

Prosecutors identify officer involved in fatal shooting

Nov. 21, 2020 10:39 AM EST

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire state prosecutors have identified the officer who shot and killed a man in Meredith last weekend. Meredith Officer Kevin O’Reilly shot David Donovan, 35, on Nov. 15, state Attorney General Gordon MacDonald said Friday. O’Reilly has been a Meredith officer...