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School administrators covering for staff out with COVID

Sep. 21, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Administrators in the Weare, New Hampshire, school district are covering for school staff members who contracted COVID-19. Superintendent Jacqueline Coe on Monday cited two clusters at Center Woods Elementary School, where at least 10 people tested...

Former teacher to plead guilty to human trafficking

Sep. 21, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former high school teacher who was accused of soliciting sexual activity from a minor in exchange for money and manufacturing and possessing child sexual abuse images is planning to enter a guilty plea to a human trafficking charge, according to a court document filed...

Family planning clinics say loss of funds mean service cuts

Sep. 20, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Family planning providers that were denied state funding for routine health care services such as screenings for cancer and sexually transmitted diseases said Monday that they could see cuts in services and longer patient waiting times as a result. ...

Sununu asks for 2nd disaster declaration after more storms

Sep. 20, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Sununu on Monday requested a federal disaster declaration for New Hampshire as a result of storms and flooding that happened July 29-Aug. 2, a week after he asked for one covering storms from mid-July. Sununu's letter to Paul Ford, the...

4-H Makers Expo to feature building, cooking challenges

Sep. 19, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

RUMNEY, N.H. (AP) — Grilled cheese sandwich challenges, sewing creations and chain reaction machines are among the projects scheduled at an upcoming 4-H Makers Expo in New Hampshire. The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension and New Hampshire 4-H are...

Durham votes to remove Mill Pond dam on Oyster River

Sep. 19, 2021 08:50 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — After more than a decade of discussion, Durham is moving ahead with the removal of a dam on the Oyster River. The Durham Town Council voted 7-2 this past week to remove the Mill Pond Dam, which was developed at the turn of the century to replace a...

New Hampshire rallies in second half to beat Lafayette 19-13

Sep. 18, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Bret Edwards threw a pair of touchdowns to Brian Espanet and New Hampshire overtook Lafayette in the second half for a 19-13 win on Saturday and remain undefeated. Dylan Laube found the edge and raced down the right sideline for a 50-yard touchdown to...

Hospital focuses on skin care for people with Down syndrome

Sep. 18, 2021 14:29 PM EDT

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth-Hitchcock is starting a dermatology clinic to meet the unique skin care needs of people with Down syndrome. The clinic is opening Tuesday in Manchester. There are many associated skin conditions with Down syndrome,...

Salem to require negative test for large Halloween events

Sep. 18, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

A look at pandemic-related developments around New England on Saturday: ___ MASSACHUSETTS The city that hosted the Salem witch trials more than three centuries ago will require a negative COVID-19 test for people to attend some...

$3.4M to help end youth homelessness in New Hampshire

Sep. 18, 2021 08:39 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — New Hampshire is getting more than $3.4 million in federal grants to work on ending youth homelessness. The funding is part of $142 million being awarded nationally by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The department's Youth...