New Hampshire

In Defense of New Hampshire

At first blush, 2016 was a disaster for the New Hampshire primary. No result in the event’s storied 100-year history challenged the foundations of …

Republicans

Bond projects remain on hold after postponed elections

The New Hampshire Legislature has cleared the way for towns to ratify the results of elections that were postponed due to snow last month. But in the …

Government

Sunday: Rubio, Sanders, Kasich and Kelly

President Trump approaches the end of his first 100 days in office with no shortage of items on his agenda: Congress is on the verge of another …

Bernie Sanders

Hartford vs. New Hampshire - April 21, 2017 | MiLB.com Box | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball

• AVG - Batting Average<br>• G - Games Played<br>• AB - At Bats<br>• R - Runs Scored<br>• H - Hits<br>• 2B - Doubles<br>• 3B - Triples<br>• HR - Home Runs<br>• RBI - Runs Batted In<br>• TB - Total Bases<br>• BB …

Baseball

Biden: Christie's 'wisdom' creating purgatory for commuters

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden took a jab at Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie over the region's mass transit woes Friday, chiding Christie's "infinite wisdom" in killing a rail tunnel project several years ago.<p>Biden, who speaks often of his love of commuting by …

Sovereignty

Governor calls for more beds at state psychiatric hospital

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu on Friday called for additional beds at the state psychiatric hospital as part of a larger effort to re-engineer New Hampshire's mental health system.<p>Sununu spoke to reporters after touring the emergency department at Concord Hospital, which is …

Health Care

Donald Trump To Nominate Scott Brown As Ambassador To New Zealand

The former Massachusetts senator was an early Trump supporter.<p>President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown to serve as the country’s next ambassador to New Zealand, a major non-NATO ally of the United States.<p>Brown, who lost his seat to Sen. Elizabeth Warren …

New Zealand

Bitcoin MSB Exemption Goes to New Hampshire Governor for Approval

Senators in New Hampshire have passed a bill that would exempt digital currency traders from money transmission regulations, advancing the measure to …

Government

Sununu to report on out-of-state business recruitment effort

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu (soo-NOO'-noo) plans to share details of his campaign pledge to visit 100 out-of-state businesses in his first 100 days …

Republicans

Maine governor interrupted with 'Black lives matter' shouts

Protesters disrupted Gov. Paul LePage's town hall meeting at the University of Southern Maine with shouts of "Black lives matter."<p>LePage, a …

Black Lives Matter

Lawmakers look to regulate, tax daily fantasy sports

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Fantasy sports companies estimate more than 200,000 people in New Hampshire are participating in their games.<p>Lawmakers are looking to get in on a piece of the cash.<p>A bill before the Senate on Thursday would make New Hampshire the latest state to legalize, regulate and tax …

Republicans

Iowa, Iowa State renew series through 2023

Iowa and Iowa State announced Tuesday that their annual series has been extended through 2023, temporarily quelling fears that the matchup could be …

Sports

April 18, 2017 — Shawn Zappo, New Jersey. Photo: Maggie Higgins

April 18, 2017 • Photo of The Day<p>Tweet<br>• Share 0<br>• Email<p>As the Buddhist priest Osho once said, “Be — don’t try to become.” –Shawn Zappo, photographed in …

Surfing

Chris Christie Heads for the Door, Minus the Earlier Throngs

NEWARK — As the final months of his tenure in Trenton wind down, Gov. Chris Christie has kept himself conspicuously busy. He celebrated the opening of a new drug treatment facility. He delved into the intricacies of the Mets’ pitching rotation on a sports radio station. He dropped by the Prudential …

Politics

Sununu drops nominee for New Hampshire environmental agency

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu dropped his nominee to lead the state's Department of Environmental Services on Monday over concerns he wouldn't be confirmed by the Executive Council.<p>Peter Kujawski, a Bedford businessman, faced questions last week over his lack of professional …

Republicans

Marine facing mandatory prison for gun charge has sentence commuted

A decorated Marine veteran facing a mandatory three years behind bars on a gun charge will not be going to prison, after New Jersey Governor Chris …

Death Penalty

Remains, old gravesite found after logging in New Hampshire

KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's state archaeologist is investigating a site in Kingston where human remains and a metal plate from an 1895 gravestone were recently found.<p>Kingston police responded when hikers reported they found a skull last weekend at a site where earth had been moved to …

Republicans

Christie, in new populist mode, lashes out at United

He has pressured top executives at New Jersey’s largest health insurer to “reveal” their salaries.<p>He compares “billionaire” newspaper owners to “pigs …

Philadelphia

Kelly Ayotte ‘surprised as anyone’ to get Trump’s call

In late November US Senator <b>Kelly Ayotte</b> had not only lost reelection, but she was also getting mocked by the incoming president in front of the New …

Republicans

Martin O'Malley to Visit New Hampshire, Sparking Early Rumors of a 2020 Presidential Run

Just two days after declaring that he could've beaten President Donald Trump in the general election, former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley …

Republicans

Steve Forbes: Chris Christie needs a new (and responsible) strategy to fight opioid abuse

First off, let me say that Chris Christie, in my opinion, has been a highly effective governor who has chalked up- despite formidable obstacles- -- a number of positive, concrete achievements of enormous value to the well-being of the Garden State.<p>New Jersey has been lucky to have him.<p>But he has …

Opinion

The 2020 New Hampshire primary has begun

President Trump has yet to finish his first 100 days in office, but the 2020 presidential race is already underway in New Hampshire.<p>Over a week in …

Republicans

Northern Pass power project faces critical committee hearing

CONCORD, N.H. — A seven-year battle over the Northern Pass transmission project takes a critical step forward Thursday when a hearing at the New …

Renewable Energy

Chris Christie is now the least popular governor in America

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is now the least popular governor in the US, a poll released Tuesday found.<p>The poll, conducted by Morning Consult, found that Christie's disapproval rating stands at 71%. Just 25% of New Jerseyans polled approve of their state's governor.<p>Christie's disapproval rating …

Elections

Should California's primary be moved up with Iowa and New Hampshire?

Tired of California feeling like an afterthought during presidential primary season? So are several California lawmakers, apparently, because they’re …

Republicans

Poll shows Charlie Baker is the most popular governor in America. Again.

Governor Charlie Baker is once again the nation’s most popular governor, while US Senator Elizabeth Warren’s approval ratings have dropped, according …

Elections

Drought was tough on farmers, but good for moose

Last year's drought in New Hampshire was tough on farmers and towns. But it turns out to have been good for moose.<p>Preliminary numbers from a project …

Republicans

How a Seed of an Idea Went on to Feed New Hampshire’s Hungry by Global Citizen on Global Citizen

In 2014, David Mason had a seedling of an idea. The dad of three and Comcast NBCUniversal employee overheard someone talking about starting a …

Republicans

Approval granted for 131 more free schools

Name of school<p>Type of school<p>Phase<p>Local authority<p>Abbey Farm Educate Together Primary<p>Free school - Mainstream<p>Primary<p>Swindon<p>ACE Sky Academy and Eden …

Education Reform

Christie pushing for $300M renovation of New Jersey capitol

Gov. Christie is pushing a $300 million renovation of the New Jersey state capitol in Trenton, even as some lawmakers question how the cash-strapped …

New York City