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Feb 14, 2017 5:47 PM

NH bill proposes making DCYF independent state agency separate from DHHS

CONCORD - New Hampshire lawmakers are now considering a bill that would make the Division of Children, Youth and Families an independent...
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Feb 11, 2017 10:33 AM

UPDATE: Welcome Home manager responds to complaints, hopes to make it 'greater than it's ever been'

MANCHESTER — The manager of the Welcome Home has responded to complaints from former tenants about the cleanliness of the room they...
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Feb 10, 2017 6:00 PM

Manchester homeless family speaks out about unsafe living conditions in housing

MANCHESTER - A homeless family is speaking out against city officials after they were given a room that they described as so...
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Feb 9, 2017 11:10 AM

Free dental care is being offered at 6 NH locations if you want to brave the snow

Thursday will offer free dental care for families in need, thanks to a local dentist. Dr. Nanarao Krothapalli will offer dental...
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Feb 6, 2017 7:49 AM

Land deal expected to close for Portsmouth's 'teepee man'

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Officials in Portsmouth are hoping to close on a deal this week to buy land owned by a...
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Jan 29, 2017 4:58 PM

NH emergency shelters have yet to receive money from fine imposed almost 2 years ago

New Hampshire emergency shelters have yet to see any money from a fine on convicted domestic abusers that was imposed nearly two...
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Jan 23, 2017 11:40 AM

Seacoast shelter hosting homelessness discussion at Dover Public Library

DOVER- A Seacoast shelter is hoping people will gather together Monday evening for an informal discussion about helping those struggling with homelessness....
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Jan 12, 2017 10:22 PM

Drive for state support for full-day kindergarten gets underway at State House

CONCORD – A new push for state support to bring full-day kindergarten to all school districts that want it kicked off on...
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Jan 9, 2017 11:23 AM

Employee bringing granddaughter to work at Atkinson Town Hall sparks debate

ATKINSON - A public meeting is scheduled that will include discussion about the town's tax collector who brought her young granddaughter to...
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Jan 9, 2017 7:40 AM

NH senators scheduled to visit Planned Parenthood

EXETER (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen are planning a visit to Planned Parenthood to speak about the...
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Jan 6, 2017 5:27 PM

Gilmanton woman calls 911 as man attempts to break-in with a crowbar

GILMANTON — A man is behind bars after he attempted to break into an occupied home. The Belknap County Sheriff’s Office...
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Jan 5, 2017 8:10 AM

Health organization encourages babies to eat foods with peanuts to lower chances of later allergies

WASHINGTON (AP) - New guidelines say most babies should start eating peanut-containing foods well before their first birthday, to lower their chances...
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Jan 4, 2017 5:08 PM

UPDATE: Officials work to educate town after bed bugs found in Farmington schools

FARMINGTON - Recent discoveries of bed bugs in two Farmington schools reminded local officials that the problem is a fairly regular one,...
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Jan 4, 2017 11:24 AM

January is national Stalking Awareness Month

January is national Stalking Awareness Month in order to raise awareness of stalking and related domestic violence issues. According to the...
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Jan 4, 2017 10:50 AM

Superintendent in NH says no infestation after bed bugs found in schools

The Farmington School District says the discovery of bed bugs at two schools is not considered an infestation. According to Fosters.com...
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Dec 27, 2016 11:09 AM

Most likely cause of death across NH - where does your county come in?

It's coming, and there's no stopping it, and it's not the tax man. A new study by the Journal of the...
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Dec 27, 2016 10:38 AM

Fake tax demands top list of Better Business Bureau scams

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The consumer service group the Better Business Bureau has released...
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Dec 27, 2016 8:21 AM

New Hampshire gets $7 million from feds for homeless housing

CONCORD (AP) - The federal government has awarded nearly $7 million to support housing for the homeless in New Hampshire. Sixty-three programs...
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Dec 22, 2016 6:38 PM

Local mother claims NH court system isn't helping her protect her children

DOVER— Amber Tibbetts has had sole custody of and parental rights over her children since 2012, but she's now worried New Hampshire...
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Dec 19, 2016 6:39 PM

DCYF Report: Independent reviewer makes 20 recommendations to improve system

CONCORD - The findings in a complete, independent review of New Hampshire's Division of Children, Youth and Families were announced Monday, outlining...