Elliot Health System, Dartmouth-Hitchcock affiliation off the table

Despite the sustained hard work and good faith of both Boards and Senior Management, we have together agreed to shift our focus from pursuing a jointly integrated system to seeking the best means to continue to build on our work together in alternative ways. This means that Elliot Health System will continue to work with Dartmouth-Hitchcock, but not continue to pursue an affiliation structure. Rather, we will continue to look at services the community wants and needs, and continue to work together to bolster those programs. Continue Reading →

Longtime youth and recovery advocate to serve as policy advisor to the governor

Governor Chris Sununu on Thursday announced longtime youth and recovery advocate Marty Boldin has been hired to serve as the Governor’s Policy Advisor on Prevention, Treatment and Recovery. Boldin will work directly with James Vara, Governor Sununu’s Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health, to address the state’s ongoing efforts to combat this crisis and help those suffering with substance use disorders. Continue Reading →

On the hunt for your Girl Scout cookie fix? Let your smartphone Cookie Finder guide you

Starting February 24, Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains will open Cookie Booths for business. That same weekend, they will also join other Girl Scout councils across the country to participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend (February 24 to 26), celebrating all the fun, learning, and excitement Girl Scouts have experienced selling cookies for 100 years. Continue Reading →

Domestic call leads to burglary charges with stolen guns

The investigation revealed Casey Currivan had allegedly removed two rifles from a neighboring Baker Street apartment. He allegedly broke a window, which caused several small lacerations to his hand. The burglary victim was notified and his rifles were placed into evidence. Currivan was treated at an area hospital for his hand injury and eventually transported to Hillsborough County House of Correction on the burglary and theft charges. Continue Reading →

Richard D. Potvin, 67: All-star West athlete turned gym teacher and golfer; loved treasure-hunting with his wife

A gathering will take place at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 250 Coolidge Ave., Manchester, on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday morning at 10: a.m. in Sacred Heart Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St., Manchester, NH 03101. Continue Reading →