New Hampshire News

2 Women Sue New Hampshire Over Youth Detention Center Abuse

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two new lawsuits alleging abuse by New Hampshire youth detention center workers are the first from female accusers. The lawsuits filed Monday by Corrine Murphy and Natasha Maunsell are the latest in what is expected to …

N.H. Hotel Group Chalks Rare Win in Pandemic-Related Business Interruption Lawsuit

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A judge has ruled in favor of a group of hotels whose owners sued their insurance carriers over lost business during the coronavirus pandemic. Businessman Mark Stebbins of Schleicher & Stebbins Hotels, LLC, one of the …

Democrats Seek Closure of Youth Center Amid Abuse Claims

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are asking Republican Gov. Chris Sununu to shut down the state’s youth detention center amid growing allegations of sexual and physical abuse. Rep. Mary Jane Wallner and Sens. Cindy Rosenwald and Becky Whitley …

New Hampshire Introduces Emergency Alert Mobile App

The New Hampshire Department of Safety has started a mobile app that notifies users in their area of accidents, hazardous weather and other emergencies. The NH Alerts app provides warnings via an audible alert. The user can determine the frequency …

Serious Injuries in New Hampshire July 4th Fireworks Mishap

New Hampshire officials say two people were injured – one of them severely – in a fireworks accident July 4th in Pelham. Authorities are not immediately releasing the names of the injured adults. State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan and …

New Hampshire Maps Hazardous Sites for Mitigation Initiative

New Hampshire is launching a new effort to inventory hazardous sites most at risk during natural disasters. Gov. Maggie Hassan said Friday the effort will help the state target resources to reduce damage. She said developing a statewide master plan …

Deal Reached in New Hampshire on Drunken Driver Limited License

House and Senate negotiators reached a tentative deal Tuesday on legislation allowing a limited driver’s license for first-time drunken drivers to go to work, medical treatment, school or other locations approved by a New Hampshire judge. The sides compromised over …

New Hampshire Ski Area Injury Lawsuit Dismissed

A judge has dismissed a Massachusetts couple’s lawsuit against the operators of a New Hampshire ski area, saying the companies can’t be held liable for a crash between a ski instructor and a teenage boy. Susan and Michael Hanus sued …

Lawsuit Filed in New Hampshire 2012 Keg Explosion Death

The sister of a man who was killed in a keg explosion at a New Hampshire brewery two years ago has filed a federal lawsuit against three companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of the keg. The Portsmouth Herald …

Cellphone While Driving Ban Considered in New Hampshire

A New Hampshire Senate panel is holding a hearing next week on a measure to ban the use of hand-held cellphones while driving. The House-passed bill also bans all cellphone use by minors behind the wheel. The bill doesn’t apply …