Manchester, NH

Barbara Shaw Park dedication: ‘Her passion was helping people … and we miss her dearly’

MANCHESTER, NH – In all her years of service to her community — as an educator, a state representative and Ward 9 alderman – Barbara Shaw was a study in persistence, tenacity and how to get things done. For more than four decades she tirelessly served her constituents, celebrated her students as they went on to become husbands, wives, mothers, fathers and community leaders, and most of all, cherished her own family.

Camera in Upper Valley captures apparent sight of feral hog

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A resident of New Hampshire's Upper Valley captured video of what appears to be a feral hog in her backyard, and wildlife officials are now trying to track it down. Experts said feral hogs aren't found in New Hampshire or the surrounding area, so this one...

Students graduate from fast-tracked health care worker program in New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Three months ago, a group of would-be health care workers attended a job fair. Wednesday night, they graduated and will soon help lessen the critical shortages in the medical field. Graduates include medical assistants, patient service representatives and licensed nursing assistants. Done through the state’s community...

More in New Hampshire applying for heating assistance amid high prices

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Heating fuel prices have been on the rise since the summer, but with winter around the corner, more New Hampshire residents are asking for help to pay their bills. Southern New Hampshire Services in Manchester started mailing out applications to its priority households in July, and...

Man who threatened mass shooting to remain in jail

A Manchester man charged with threatening to carry out a mass shooting at the University of New Hampshire will remain in custody in Belknap County jail, a judge has ruled. Christopher S. Stewart, 33, of Manchester, appeared in Belknap Superior Court for a probable cause hearing Wednesday on a felony-level charge of criminal threatening for allegedly texting the threat to a mental health counselor in Laconia. Stewart also faces a misdemeanor charge of breach of bail.

From avid skier to ‘Super Lawyer’

Dick Samuels’ contributions to New Hampshire as an attorney with McLane Middleton can be credited to skiing. Samuels earned his bachelor of arts degree from Union College in New York and a master of arts from Duke University in North Carolina. Then, he hit the slopes. “After college I...

The Common Man Roadside Millyard Brings A One-of-a-Kind Dining Experience to Manchester, N.H.

Article, photos (unless otherwise noted) by Eric Hurwitz. Created for The Common Man Roadside Millyard restaurant and café. The Common Man Roadside Millyard in Manchester, N.H. is not your run-of-the-mill restaurant and café. Located at the Tru by Hilton Hotel in Manchester's wonderfully-restored Millyard District, The Common...

New Hampshire farm owners say business still good despite inflation

CONCORD, N.H. — Inflation has meant a slowdown for many businesses in New Hampshire, but it doesn't not appear to be affecting farms that offer experiences like apple and pumpkin picking. At Apple Hill Farm in Concord, owners Chuck and Diane Souther have 55 acres of fruit trees and...

Body camera footage shows interaction between police, Adam Montgomery

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Body camera footage obtained by News 9 Investigates shows the first interactions between Manchester police and Adam Montgomery, the father of Harmony Montgomery, who has not been seen since 2019 and is presumed dead. In the video, Adam Montgomery is questioned about his daughter's whereabouts. Audio...

New Hampshire Realtor of Year urges focus on affordable, workforce housing

Soon after the Great Recession of 2008, Chris Ware’s professional life felt like being on a hamster wheel – he was working hard and fast, but getting nowhere. He was in corporate technology at the time. There had been layoffs. He was looking at a future of capped salaries, working more for less. It was like the movie “Groundhog Day,” he recalls, “I was kind of just going through the motions day to day.”

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News From Around NH

Providence, R.I.-based grocery distributor United Natural Foods Inc. has opened a 125,000-square-foot refrigerated distribution center in Londonderry. The company, the largest publicly traded wholesale distributor of health and specialty food in North America, now operates 57 distribution centers and warehouses nationwide. The Londonderry location gives it three in New England, joining one in Chesterfield, NH, and another in Dayville, Conn. UNFI supplies more than 30,000 retailers in the U.S. and Canada, including natural product superstores, independent retailers, conventional supermarket chains, e-commerce retailers and foodservice providers. It is Whole Foods Market’s main supplier, with that chain’s traffic making up over a third of UNFI’s revenue in 2018.