Gov. Maggie Hassan

A gathering near Keene Pumpkin Festival in New Hampshire (Photo credit Bobby Platner)

Keene Officials Blast ‘Riotous Behavior’ During Pumpkin Festival

Riotous behavior during Keene’s Pumpkin Festival on Saturday could have led to serious injuries or even deaths, public safety officials said Monday.



Mass., NH Governors Optimistic Market Basket On Brink Of Sale To Arthur T. Demoulas

The two governors said in a joint statement Friday they are optimistic a deal will be reached to sell the company to fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas and restore him on an interim basis.


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NH Governor To Sign Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Bill Tuesday

Gov. Maggie Hassan plans to sign a bill allowing New Hampshire’s facilities where abortions are offered to set buffer zones of up to 25 feet around their entrances.


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NH Governor Signs Bill Expanding Medicaid To Cover Poor Adults

New Hampshire joins states that have expanded Medicaid to cover poor adults eligible for federal subsidies under the health care overhaul.


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NH Senate Ready To Take Up Bipartisan Deal On Medicaid Expansion

The N.H. Senate is preparing to take up a bipartisan agreement to use federal Medicaid money to buy private health insurance for an estimated 50,000 poor New Hampshire adults.


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N.H. Legislation Would Ban Employer Gag Rules On Workers Discussing Pay

Supporters say legislation would help ensure equal pay for women for comparable work.


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NH House To Vote On Legalizing Up To 1 Ounce Of Pot

New Hampshire’s House votes early next month whether to legalize up to 1 ounce of marijuana for recreational use for anyone age 21 and older.


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NH’s Old Man Of The Mountain On Limited Edition Vodka Bottle

The Old Man of the Mountain, New Hampshire’s granite profile that tumbled to the ground 10 years ago, is showing up on a limited edition commemorative liquor bottle.


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NH Law Will Require 6-Year-Olds To Be In Car Seats

Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed into a law a measure requiring a child safety restraint for 6-year-old children riding in vehicles, unless they are of a certain height.