Rockingham County http://nhpr.org en Judge Reinstates Suspended Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams http://nhpr.org/post/judge-reinstates-suspended-rockingham-county-attorney-jim-reams <p>A New Hampshire judge has ruled that the continued suspension of Rockingham County attorney Jim Reams is illegal, and ordered his reinstatement.</p><p>Attorney General Joseph Foster suspended Reams’ power to prosecute in November, as the AG investigated allegations of sexual harassment and financial mismanagement.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:52:19 +0000 Emily Corwin 46566 at http://nhpr.org Judge Reinstates Suspended Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams Rockingham County Attorney Argues Suspension Was Unconstitutional http://nhpr.org/post/rockingham-county-attorney-argues-suspension-was-unconstitutional <p></p><p>Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams is seeking to get his job back, arguing his suspension by the New Hampshire Attorney General was unconstitutional.</p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:44:38 +0000 Michael Brindley 38468 at http://nhpr.org Rockingham County Attorney Argues Suspension Was Unconstitutional Rockingham County Attorney, Deputy Suspended Amid Investigation http://nhpr.org/post/rockingham-county-attorney-deputy-suspended-amid-investigation <p></p><p>Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams has been suspended as state and federal officials conduct an investigation into "managerial and operational" issues in the office.</p><p>Deputy County Attorney Tom Reid has also been placed on administrative leave.</p><p></p><p>At a press conference Thursday morning, Attorney General Joe Foster said a complaint made to his office by a former employee prompted the investigation.</p><p>Foster wouldn’t go into the nature of the complaint, but said he has stripped Reams of his prosecutorial authority until further notice.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 16:08:32 +0000 Michael Brindley 38124 at http://nhpr.org Rockingham County Attorney, Deputy Suspended Amid Investigation Rockingham Healthiest County In N.H., Coos Struggles http://nhpr.org/post/rockingham-healthiest-county-nh-coos-struggles <p> Rockingham County is officially the healthiest place in New Hampshire, while Coos County is struggling in terms of public health.&nbsp; That’s according to a <a href="http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/app/new-hampshire/2013/rankings/outcomes/overall/by-rank" target="_blank">report</a> released by the <a href="http://www.rwjf.org/" target="_blank">Robert Wood Johnson Foundation</a> and the <a href="http://uwphi.pophealth.wisc.edu/" target="_blank">University of Wisconsin</a>.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:36:21 +0000 Amanda Loder 24030 at http://nhpr.org Rockingham Healthiest County In N.H., Coos Struggles White Nose Syndrome Found in Rockingham County for the First Time http://nhpr.org/post/white-nose-syndrome-found-rockingham-county-first-time <p>Officials with New Hampshire Fish and Game have <a href="http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Newsroom/News_2012/Q3/bat_new_rule_070312.html">confirmed </a>that bats infected with White Nose Syndrome have been detected in Rockingham County for the first time.</p><p>White nose was first detected on bats in Rockingham in 2010, but this March was the first time bats were visibly infected with the fungus.&nbsp;Fish and Game biologist Emily Brunkhurst says the disease has devastated bat populations in the Northeast.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 21:36:37 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 8119 at http://nhpr.org White Nose Syndrome Found in Rockingham County for the First Time