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New Hampshire getting $72.6M to update water systems

Dec. 05, 2021 13:21 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire will be getting $72.6 million from the federal infrastructure package to update wastewater and drinking water systems. The money also will be used to address PFAS and lead in New Hampshire water supplies. New...

Transplant bill would protect patients with disabilities

Dec. 05, 2021 10:54 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire has helped introduce a bill that would prevent discrimination against patients with disabilities who are in need of an organ transplant. The bill is named after Charlotte Woodward, of Virginia, an advocate...

Quilters guild, performing arts group get grants

Dec. 05, 2021 09:31 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A quilters guild and a group encouraging local performing arts are among six organizations receiving funds through the Folklife and Traditional Arts Project Grants program of the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. The Belknap Mill Quilters...

Tchoukuiegno sends New Hampshire past Central Connecticut

Dec. 04, 2021 19:01 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Blondeau Tchoukuiegno had a career-high 20 points as New Hampshire routed Central Connecticut 67-45 on Saturday. Jayden Martinez notched his third double-double of the season with 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Wildcats (4-2). Nick Johnson added...

Man wounded after being shot by New Hampshire trooper

Dec. 04, 2021 18:33 PM EST

WALPOLE, N.H. (AP) — A 26-year-old man was shot by a New Hampshire State Police trooper during a confrontation outside a Walpole home early Saturday morning, New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella said Saturday. A state trooper and an officer with the Walpole...

Over 450 Christmas 'Trees for Troops' donated from 2 states

Dec. 04, 2021 12:45 PM EST

BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) — Over 450 Christmas trees from 25 growers in New Hampshire and Vermont have been sent to U.S. military families as part of the national “Trees for Troops" effort. The trees were recently collected at the Society for the Protection of New...

Concord cemetery to be part of Wreaths Across America

Dec. 04, 2021 10:17 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two hundred veterans in a Concord cemetery will be among those honored as part of the Wreaths Across America event on Dec. 18. The Old North Cemetery is the final resting place of those who served in the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812,...

Woman accused of abusing corpse after mother's body found

Dec. 03, 2021 16:19 PM EST

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman faces a charge of abusing a corpse after the body of her mother was found at their home months after she died, police said. The 54-year-old woman is expected to be arraigned on Jan. 6, 2022, following her arrest Nov. 18 in...

Police: 4th man charged in connection with killing in Maine

Dec. 03, 2021 14:29 PM EST

MACHIAS, Maine (AP) — A fourth man was arrested Friday in connection with the killing of a teenager from New York in eastern Maine, police said. Jorge Pagan-Sanchez, 41, of Taunton, Massachusetts, was charged with felony murder, joining three others who were previously...

Child advocate highlights pandemic's impact in annual report

Dec. 03, 2021 13:59 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated a long-brewing mental health crisis for New Hampshire children, particularly those whose illness manifests as aggression, according to the latest annual report by a state watchdog agency. The 2021 report...