Granite State News Collaborative

Biden’s New Hampshire connection remains nearly 30 years later

Biden’s speech at the Sheraton Wayfarer in Bedford, which closed its doors in 2010, was one of many in a career that has taken a variety of twists and turns—and given 2021’s political climate which includes perceived threats to democracy and personal liberties, the speech he gave that evening in New Hampshire reads as a timely one. READ MORE
Granite State News Collaborative

Part 1: In Brattleboro, a new kind of police patrol pushes treatment, not jail

It’s a model that’s catching on. Looking for alternatives to arrest, police departments in Brattleboro and elsewhere are using their 24/7 presence and regular contact with drug users to refer them to treatment. While the details vary, in general, these departments put the word out that just about anyone can walk up to an officer — or into the police station — and ask for help. READ MORE