New Hampshire has checkered past when it comes to Prohibition. In the 1850s, the Granite State, along with several others, adopted the so-called Maine Law, which was the temperance movement’s first legislative attempt at prohibiting alcohol except for 'medicinal, mechanical or manufacturing purposes.'
We estimate that for every $1 Sandler was paid, he returned an average of $3.20.
And, at a tiny post office in the North Country an old piece of equipment is turned on again for the people who want their Christmas cards marked as coming from the little town of Bethlehem.
ROCHESTER — Police arrested two Rochester men in connection with severe assaults on a man and woman at a city motel in which a baseball bat and BB gun were used.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - The U.S. government's recent move to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba comes as Dartmouth prepares to launch a program to send students and faculty there for 15 weeks next fall.
Linda Greenlay, 44, and Anthony Elwell, 40, of Berlin were each charged with one count of manufacture of a controlled drug and two counts of attempt to manufacture methamphetamine.
NORTH HAVERHILL — A Laconia man arrested for exposing himself to two young girls running a roadside lemonade stand in Holderness this summer is scheduled to plead guilty in Grafton County Superior Court next month and be sentenced.
Lustyik and a friend, Johannes Thaler, 51, of Connecticut, were promised tens of thousands of dollars by Rizve Ahmed, 35, of Danbury in exchange for confidential FBI documents that Ahmed planned to use to harm a political rival in Bangladesh.
ROCHESTER — A city man was indicted on charges he pointed a shotgun at a woman’s head and administered clonazepam to a 12-year-old girl last summer
When the San Antonio Spurs face the Oklahoma City Thunder on Christmas Day, Matt Bonner is going to stand out on the court.
The races are held in Berkshire and Franklin counties in Massachusetts, Southern Vermont, New York (near Albany) and one race in Southern New Hampshire.
MILAN — The second annual Great North Woods Sled Dog Challenge will be run Jan. 17-19 in the northern part of the Granite State. During the three-day event, the communities of Milan, Pittsburg and Colebrook will consecutively host a different leg, or stage, of the race.
In a year when some of the most exalted public figures in the United States distinguished themselves by advancing unjust causes or cowardly refusing to seriously resist them, a pregnant mother imprisoned in Sudan with her 18-month-old American son set a standard for saintly courage.
WASHINGTON — In the latest of a series of recent criticisms aimed at the Obama administration, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasted a proposed revision to federal rules restricting gay blood donors, calling the measure 'discriminatory.'
HAMPTON FALLS, N.H. -- Far from the crowded diners and towns halls that form the backdrop of primary campaigning in New Hampshire, consequential discussions about the impending race for the Republican presidential nomination are already being held inside a big house at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac.
When it comes to the economy in this part of New England, ignore the state borders, says Linda Dunlavey. She’s head of the Franklin Regional...
The states of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts are seeking four shrimp trawling vessels to collect samples for research this winter.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Game-making company Cards Against Humanity has purchased a 6-acre private island in Maine and is renaming it "Hawaii 2."
They estimated that the first 500 furnaces would fetch $169,000 per unit. The next 500 were expected to generate $224,000 each.
MOULTONBOROUGH — An iced-in loon was rescued on Martin Meadow Pond in Lancaster on Dec. 8. Loons can require close to a quarter mile of open water to take flight, but this loon was trapped in a three-foot patch of open water.