Latest New Hampshire News

Governor's order sets up council for thriving children

Jan. 26, 2020 4:49 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has signed an executive order establishing a Council for Thriving Children, an advisory council on early childhood care and education. The council will be led by the departments of Health and Human Services and Education. It will make recommendations on...

Meeting house built in early 1800s on historic register

Jan. 26, 2020 1:49 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A meeting house originally built in the early 1800s in Langdon, New Hampshire, has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Georgian-style Langdon Meeting House was a two-story space that served both town and church functions. In order to comply with New...

New Hampshire seeks input on youth psychiatric facility

Jan. 26, 2020 1:31 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials are seeking input on whether the state needs a residential treatment facility for youth with mental health and addiction issues. The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a request for information about the opportunities and challenges...

NH GOP selects Trump supporter to represent state at RNC

Jan. 26, 2020 10:45 AM EST

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — A well-connected party official who served four terms representing the New Hampshire GOP on the Republican National Committee was replaced by a conservative activist during a state committee meeting. Members of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee on Saturday selected...

Shaheen calls on Trump to apologize for downplaying injuries

Jan. 26, 2020 10:45 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire on Sunday called on President Donald Trump to apologize for minimizing injuries suffered by U.S. service members in an Iranian missile attack on an Iraqi base. Trump previously downplayed the injuries, saying he'd been told they were...

Store clerk fires at fleeing robbers after being stabbed

Jan. 26, 2020 9:09 AM EST

RINDGE, N.H. (AP) — A store clerk was stabbed during a convenience store robbery and fired at the assailants as they fled the store, police said. The robbers, one armed with a gun and the other with a knife, entered the store wearing masks, jumped on the counter and attacked the clerk, stabbing him in the...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a town hall meeting Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Muscatine, Iowa. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Volatility defines Democratic race as candidates flood Iowa

Jan. 25, 2020 10:39 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates roared back into Iowa on Saturday touting fresh endorsements, critiquing their rivals and predicting victories in the caucuses that will soon launch the process of deciding who will challenge President Donald Trump. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she...

Kirkwood scores 17 to lead Harvard over Dartmouth 70-66

Jan. 25, 2020 10:37 PM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Noah Kirkwood had 17 points and seven rebounds as Harvard extended its win streak to eight games, edging past Dartmouth 70-66 on Saturday night. Chris Lewis had 13 points and nine rebounds for Harvard (13-4, 2-0 Ivy League). Chris Ledlum added 12 points. Danilo Djuricic had seven...

Hopkins, Maultsby help New Hampshire top Binghamton 77-69

Jan. 25, 2020 7:17 PM EST

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Hopkins tied his career high with 23 points, Marque Maultsby tied his career best of 16 and New Hampshire held off Binghamton 77-69 on Saturday. New Hampshire (10-9, 3-3 America East Conference) made 5 of 7 free throws to close out the game on a 9-4 pace after Binghamton came as...

NH GOP committeeman loses reelection effort

Jan. 25, 2020 5:12 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A prominent member of the New Hampshire Republican Party has lost his national post. New Hampshire national Republican committeeman Steve Duprey lost Saturday to Chris Ager in voting at the 2020 annual meeting of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee, a state GOP spokesman...