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Former camp counselor pleads not guilty to assaulting camper

Nov. 30, 2021 15:42 PM EST

CONCORD, NH. (AP) — A former prep school teacher in Pennsylvania who pleaded guilty to a sexual assault charge in 2015 involving a student is now facing charges that he sexually abused a camper years earlier when he worked as a counselor at a New Hampshire summer camp. ...

Loon counts show more growth in New Hampshire, Vermont

Nov. 30, 2021 13:26 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Annual counts of loons are up slightly in New Hampshire and Vermont, wildlife authorities and advocates said Tuesday. In New Hampshire, the number of territorial loon pairs rose from 321 to 326 this year, according to the Moultonborough-based Loon...

Domestic violence ruling a 'reasonable application' of law

Nov. 30, 2021 13:22 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A judge's decision to deny a protective order to a woman who was later shot and critically injured, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend, “represented a reasonable application of current New Hampshire law to the facts of the case," an internal review concluded Tuesday. ...

Biden vaccine rule for health workers blocked in 10 states

Nov. 29, 2021 17:24 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday blocked President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a coronavirus vaccine mandate on thousands of health care workers in 10 states that had brought the first legal challenge against the requirement. ...

New Hampshire man recovering after being shot after hunt

Nov. 29, 2021 13:37 PM EST

LYNDEBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — An 82-year-old man is recovering after he was shot in Lyndeborough after a day of hunting, the New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game says. The Wilton man was hit by a bullet from the rifle of his 83-year-old hunting companion as the rifle...

UNH to study youth bystanders to peers' self-harm

Nov. 29, 2021 12:10 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are getting nearly $3 million to study how teens and young adults are affected when their peers harm themselves. The grant from the National Institutes of Health will help...

Bernie Streeter, former Nashua mayor, dies at 86

Nov. 29, 2021 10:19 AM EST

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Streeter, former Nashua mayor and long-term member of New Hampshire's Executive Council, has died. He was 86. Streeter, who had cancer, died on Thursday at the Community Hospice House, the Davis Funeral Home in Nashua confirmed. ...

Search on for I-93 driver who went wrong way for 14 miles

Nov. 29, 2021 09:20 AM EST

WINDHAM, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire State Police are searching for an SUV driver who traveled 14 miles the wrong way on Interstate 93. Troopers tried to stop the vehicle on Sunday night after getting multiple calls. The SUV was heading south in the northbound lane in...

Abortion debate will continue after new ban takes effect

Nov. 28, 2021 09:59 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s new ban on late-term abortions will barely have taken effect before Republican lawmakers start trying to enact further restrictions. The state budget Gov. Chris Sununu signed into law in June contains a provision prohibiting...

Robotics grants being offered by education department

Nov. 28, 2021 08:15 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Education is offering competitive grants to public schools and public charter schools to set up robotics teams and participate in contests. “Robotics is a great way to reinforce academic concepts while also...