The traditional declaration of ice out on Lake Winnipesaukee came around the usual time in 2015, even after an unusually cold and snowy winter.
Hillary Clinton comes to the state for some low-key listening sessions in Keene and Concord. Governor Hassan comments on a casino bill before the House, saying two casinos is one too many. And lawmakers hear testimony on adding several qualifying conditions for use of medical marijuana including epilepsy and lupus.
Last month the New Hampshire Senate nearly made cursive a mandatory part of public school curriculum. But does the argument for keeping longhand in the classroom have more to do with nostalgia than it does educational outcomes? On today’s show we go inside the emotional, and surprisingly partisan debate over cursive.
For the past 20 years, peregrine falcons have shared the cliffs in Rumney with the rock-climbing community, and Chris Martin has been directing the monitoring of these birds since they arrived. In addition to tracking the progress of the falcons as they emerged from their endangered status, Chris and the Forest Service work closely with the climbing community to support recreation and maintain the safety of the falcons.