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More than 120 COVID-19 clusters reported in New Hampshire schools

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Officials with the state Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday there are 51 new COVID-19 clusters in K-12 schools. That brings the number of current clusters to 124. Officials said more than 3,000 school infections have been associated with clusters since the start of the...
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NH hospitals slammed with COVID patients

CLAREMONT, N.H. (WCAX) - New Hampshire is taking steps to free up more hospital beds as COVID admissions reach a pandemic peak. The Granite State is averaging between 900 and 1,000 COVID cases a day and that has hospitals across the region stretched thin. “I had COVID and it sucked,”...
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Snowy Owl Rescued From New Hampshire Road

LANCASTER, N.H. (CBS) – A hurt Snowy Owl was rescued in New Hampshire on Tuesday, and will be rehabilitated so it can be released back into the wild. A passerby in Lancaster found the owl injured in the road. An animal control officer was able to catch the owl before...
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Massachusetts man arrested by New Hampshire State Police; driving drunk at 114mph, assaulting officers

“At approximately 0902 hours on November 30, 2021, #NHSP #TroopA received call about a white SUV that as driving erratically on I-95 in the City of Portsmouth. #Trooper Scott Garton, of the New Hampshire State Police Special Enforcement Unit was monitoring traffic from the State Police aircraft on I-95 Southbound in the Town of Greenland. Trooper Garton noticed a white SUV traveling at an extremely high rate of speed and clocked that vehicle at 114 MPH in the posted 65MPH speed zone.

Massachusetts man driving 114 mph while drunk at 9 a.m. arrested in New Hampshire, police say

A Massachusetts man who police said was driving drunk nearly 50 mph over the speed limit in Southern New Hampshire was arrested Tuesday morning. New Hampshire State Police said in a statement that Craig Cooper, 51, of Amesbury, was recorded traveling 114 miles per hour on Interstate 95 in Portsmouth. The speed limit in the area is 65 miles per hour.

Watch Snow Fall From Your Cozy Hot Tub In New Hampshire’s Scenic White Mountains

The White Mountains in New Hampshire offer some of the best views anywhere in the state. Throughout the year we love hiking, biking, camping and along with just about anything that gets us out into the great outdoors. But, in the winter what we’re looking for is a cozy way to enjoy the views while staying toasty warm and this cabin with a hot tub to rent in New Hampshire is perfect!

Police in Vermont and New Hampshire seek chicken-killing dog

NORWICH, Vt. (AP) - Police in a Vermont town and nearby sections of New Hampshire are searching for a dog believed to be named “Ruby” that is thought to have killed some chickens. The Norwich Police Department has requested the names of all dogs licensed under the name of Ruby...

Sources: New Hampshire has their new head coach

Earlier today, longtime New Hampshire head coach Sean McDonnell announced his decision to retire after building the program into a title contender over the past 23 years. Sources share with FootballScoop that Wildcats associate head coach / quarterbacks coach Ricky Santos will be the program's new leader. An announcement is expected in the coming days we are told.

Of the 50 states, Florida is the second ‘freest,’ just behind New Hampshire

Which one has the most lightly taxed and regulated economy?. Which states protect personal freedoms the best and the worst?. The newly published 2021 edition of Freedom in the 50 States from the Cato Institute presents a completely revised and updated ranking of the American states based on how their policies promote freedom in the fiscal, regulatory, and personal realms.

New Hampshire Wildcats football coach Sean McDonnell retires

New Hampshire Wildcats head coach Sean McDonnell has announced his retirement on Wednesday. He led the program for 23 seasons. The retirement is effective immediately. “It’s time,” McDonnell said. “It’s time for a new face, new ideas and a new way of doing things around here. I can’t begin to say thank you enough for the opportunities the University of New Hampshire has given to me: as a student, as an assistant coach and then as its head football coach. This has been the honor of a lifetime.

Injured snowy owl rescued in New Hampshire

LANCASTER, N.H. (WCAX) - An injured snowy owl has been rescued from a New Hampshire roadway. New Hampshire Fish & Game says the bird was found in Lancaster Tuesday and was caught before it could get further injured.. A licensed wildlife rehabilitator is now taking care of the owl until...

Active COVID-19 hospitalizations reach all-time high in New Hampshire

COVID-19 hospitalizations hit another all-time high Wednesday in New Hampshire, with more than 400 cases reported for the first time of the pandemic. State health officials said 403 people are currently hospitalized in New Hampshire for COVID-19. That's the highest total of the pandemic and an increase of 109% since Nov. 1.

Kyle's Law in NH: Guns don't create violence, people do — Letters

Once again state Rep. Katherine Rogers can’t see the forest through the trees as she rails for more gun control (Kyle’s Law a wolf in sheep’s clothing). Calling it "common-sense reforms" doesn’t alter the fact that guns don’t create violence, people do. No matter how many laws are created, if someone is going to do an unlawful, evil deed against another person, breaking another gun law is not a deterrence.

Did you know there is a Christmas theme park in New Hampshire? Visit Santa's Village #HolidayJoy

There is something about this place that immediately gives you nostalgia, even if it is your first time here. The park is a Christmas dream and is the cleanest theme park we've ever seen. The detailing is amazing and even the trash cans are little penguins. Stroller rentals, parking, a custom fitted ring are included with your ticket so you can just enjoy your day in this historic beautiful park. Meet Santa and very real reindeer, ride Santa's sleigh, a yule log flume, this park has something for everyone! #HolidayJoy