On Thursday, Hydro-Québec and its New Hampshire partner, Eversource, said both companies remain committed to the $1.6 billion project to transport 1,090 megawatts of Hydro-Québec electricity to New England over 192 miles of power lines stretching from the Canadian border at Pittsburg to Deerfield. READ MORE
New Hampshire Institute of Art has received more than 500 original photographic prints featuring the work of many prominent 20th century photographers, thanks to the generosity of collector and philanthropist John Teti. READ MORE
New Hampshire Department of Corrections K9’s Ryker and Dutch have received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. READ MORE
Derek Potocki, 32, previously of Manchester, New Hampshire, was sentenced yesterday to 72 months in prison for his role in the robbery of a credit union in March of 2015. According to court documents and statements made in court, Potocki pressured Melissa Boucher, 28, previously of Manchester, to rob a bank for him. READ MORE
The changing economic environment for electric utilities may have helped fuel what Northern Pass developers say are erroneous reports in Le Journal de Quebec that Hydro-Québec may be rethinking its commitment to the transmission project.
The House of the New Hampshire State Legislature has passed a bill which decriminalizes the possession of an ounce or less of marijuana. The same session also passed two bills which add more qualifying conditions for patients to be eligible to receive medical marijuana. READ MORE
TechWomen|TechGirls, a program of the New Hampshire High Tech Council (Council) has announced the keynote speaker for its second annual Awards Luncheon on April 5. Roseann Sdoia, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor, amputee, and motivational speaker, will share her powerful and personal story of perseverance and will offer lessons learned throughout her challenging comeback journey. She will also touch upon the innovative technology used throughout her recovery as an amputee that allows her to continue to live a highly productive and fulfilling life. READ MORE
Breathe New Hampshire, the only nonprofit public health agency in the state dedicated solely to lung health, is offering a monthly support group for those living with COPD, their families, friends and caregivers, at their office, 145 Hollis Street, Unit C in Manchester. READ MORE