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After court nixes eviction ban, race is on for federal help

BOSTON (AP) — The recent court ruling striking down a national eviction moratorium has heightened concerns that tenants won't receive tens of billions of dollars in promised federal aid in time to avo...

In a small New Hampshire town, the 2020 election still rages

WINDHAM, N.H. (AP) — Meetings of the Windham Board of Selectmen are usually as sleepy as they sound — a handful of residents from the New Hampshire town, a discussion of ambulance fees, maybe a draina...

Federal judge strikes down CDC eviction moratorium

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its authority when it imposed a federal eviction moratorium. The Justice D...

Safety concerns bring down largest sugar maple tree in US

KENSINGTON, N.H. (AP) — A sugar maple tree that has watched over a New Hampshire home for more than 200 years and was the largest of its kind in the United States is coming down because of safety conc...

States struggle to get rent relief to tenants amid pandemic

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last July that New York would spend $100 million in federal coronavirus relief to help cash-strapped tenants pay months of back rent and avert evictions. ...

The eviction moratorium is expiring. What will Biden do?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration has less than a week to decide on extending the nationwide eviction moratorium, a measure that housing advocates say has helped keep most cash-st...

White nationalist gets prison over rape threat, extortion

CONCORD, N.H (AP) — A self-proclaimed white nationalist was sentenced Wednesday to nearly three-and-a-half years in federal prison for threatening to rape the wife of a man who was part of a separate ...

Woman denied bail over safety concerns in decapitation case

A woman whose husband killed her lover and forced her to decapitate him must remain behind bars until her trial, a judge ruled Monday. Coos County Superior Court Judge Peter Bornstei...

Professor quits after posing as female immigrant on Twitter

A white, male University of New Hampshire chemistry professor has resigned after being accused of posing as a female immigrant of color on Twitter to make racist and sexist comments. ...

Housing advocates call on Biden to extend eviction ban

BOSTON (AP) — Housing advocates around the country staked out courthouses and held rallies Wednesday, calling on the incoming Biden administration to extend and strengthen the current federal ban on e...

Exposure feared after New Hampshire speaker dies of COVID-19

The speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives died of COVID-19, a medical examiner ruled Thursday a day after the Republican's unexpected death, raising concerns that other members of one ...

NTSB: Pickup driver's drug use critical in death of 7 bikers

A pickup driver’s drug use was the reason he crashed last year into an oncoming group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire, leading to the death of seven bikers, the National Transportation Safety Board ...

EPA finalizes water permit to help cleanup the Great Bay

Federal officials finalized a plan Tuesday to reduce pollution in one of the largest estuaries in the Northeast with an approach that gives surrounding communities greater flexibility to address the p...

NTSB release details in crash that killed 7 motorcyclists

The pickup truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire last year told authorities he had drug problem, regularly used heroin and cocaine but believed he was no...

Anti-police 'satanist' runs for sheriff as Republican in NH

With more than 4,200 votes, Republicans in one New Hampshire county nominated an unconventional candidate for sheriff: a self-described satanist whose campaign slogan disparages the police. ...