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New Hampshire Market Basket employee alleges age discrimination in new suit

A Market Basket employee alleges that the supermarket chain promoted younger workers over himself after the state’s Human Rights Commission found probable cause for his age-related grievances. The DeMoulas Supermarkets Inc., owner of the chain, denied the allegations in court, saying that the man was eventually promoted. Rodney Martinez...
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GOP wins control of New Hampshire House, 1 race unsettled

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House will convene next week with Republicans holding a minuscule majority and with one of its 400 seats still unsettled after a recount resulted in a tie. Election night results gave Republicans a 203-197 advantage, but the state Ballot Law Commission on...
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Proposal would give New hampshire families hundreds each month

woman holding moneyPhoto byPhoto by Alexander Grey (Unsplash)onUnsplash. If you're feeling the financial pinch of inflation right now, you'll want to read on. There is a new proposal called the Family Security Act 2.0. Under this program American families would receive between $250-350 per month for each child. In this proposal, children ages five years old and under would receive $350 each month and the money would be sent to the parents. You would receive $250 for each child over the age of five and under 18.
Washington Examiner

Democratic senators go after Biden plan to end Title 42 at border

Four Senate Democrats are amplifying their concerns that the Biden administration has failed to prepare adequately for the anticipated chaos upon ending the Title 42 measure that allows noncitizens to be immediately turned back. Arizonans Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly, Jon Tester of Montana, and Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire...

$6.2 million for weatherization assistance approved by Executive Council

The state will receive $6.2 million in federal money for its weatherization assistance program, following approval from the Executive Council last week. The money comes ahead of a particularly expensive winter heating season, according to projections from the U.S. Energy Information Administration that found households heating with natural gas could see almost a 30 percent increase in heating expenses from last year.

Remember Clearly Canadian? It’s Back in New Hampshire and Here’s Where You Can Buy It

Editor's note: This article was written by a Townsquare Media Northern New England contributor and may contain the individual's views, opinions, or personal experiences. Clearly, Canadian sparkling water was a real big hit back in the '90s, right up there with butterfly clips and Lisa Frank binders! I am guessing it was a little before my time, because I can't remember ever tasting this sweet nectar, and my parents are BIG seltzer drinkers. According to, Clearly Canadian came in delightful flavors like Orchard Peach, Mountain Blackberry, Country Raspberry, and Wild Cherry.

Reminder: What Actually is and Isn’t Sales Tax-Free in New Hampshire

Editor's note: This article was written by a Townsquare Media Northern New England contributor and may contain the individual's views, opinions, or personal experiences. Only two things in life are guaranteed: death and taxes. We've all heard that saying before. So if you live in or near New Hampshire, then you know it's all about being a sales tax-free state, but not completely.
New England News Press

New Hampshire Wrong-Way Driver Stopped by Police on Interstate 95 – NBC Boston

A 79-year-old driver is being charged after allegedly driving on the wrong side of Interstate 95 early Monday morning, according to New Hampshire State Police. New Hampshire State Police began getting calls of a wrong-way driver on I-95 just after 1 am Monday, and troopers were able to find the car thanks to information from concerned drivers, the news release said. The ordeal happened in the Seabrook and Hampton areas.

N.H. diverts some Afghan evacuee resettlement funding toward rental relief

This story was originally produced by the New Hampshire Bulletin, an independent local newsroom that allows NHPR and other outlets to republish its reporting. New Hampshire state officials are diverting federal funding meant to help the resettlement of the state’s 250 Afghan evacuees toward statewide rental assistance, one month after the U.S. Treasury moved to wind down the state’s rental relief funding.

Tied New Hampshire State House race to be clarified by Legislature

CONCORD, N.H. — The Republican majority in the New Hampshire House will be just one or two seats after the recount and appeals process ended Monday. The Ballot Law Commission considered lingering issues Monday in the counts of some races. Richard Chamberlain, Brentwood town moderator for more than 40 years, took accountability for 27 absentee ballots that went uncounted in his town on election night due to an error.

Memorial honoring NH veterans unveiled in Manchester

MANCHESTER, NH – A new memorial honoring local veterans was unveiled on November 18 outside of Liberty House (corner of Orange and Maple streets) in Manchester. The Armed Services Memorial includes five stones, each honoring different branches of the US military (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard). It is aligned with Liberty House’s mission to remember, honor and support veterans, and was made possible through the generous support of the following organizations:

New Hampshire health officials reported less than 70 COVID-19 hospitalizations for first time since June over holiday weekend

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The New Hampshire Hospital Association reported less than 70 COVID-19 hospitalizations for the first time since June. Health officials reported 68 people in hospitals who tested positive for the virus Friday. The last time that number was below 70 was on June 30, with 64 people testing positive for COVID-19 in hospitals. The number dropped to 61 on Saturday and increased to 77 on Sunday and Monday.