One-hundred and eight years ago Thursday, Russian and Japanese delegates came together in Portsmouth to sign a treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War.
Thursday afternoon in downtown Portsmouth, local lawyer and historian Chuck Doleac led a ceremony celebrating the treaty’s anniversary. He told a small crowd that Portsmouth residents helped make the treaty a reality by extending social invitations to the two delegations as they considered giving up negotiations.
Anthem Blue Cross is defending its move to reduce the number of hospitals in its network for individuals buying coverage through the new health exchange marketplaces.
The state's largest carrier and only company to participate in the exchange is dropping ten New Hampshire hospitals from its provider network for all individual policy holders. That includes plans bought both inside and outside of the new health exchange marketplace that rolls out October 1st. It doesn’t apply to employer-sponsored plans or plans for some Medicare recipients.
The housing recovery in New Hampshire is expected to be slow but strong. That’s according to industry experts who took part in a panel discussion hosted by the Business and Industry Association Thursday afternoon.
During an appearance on an WMUR-TV forum, Representative Ann McLane Kuster said she fears an American strike against Syria could lead the U.S. into a region-wide conflagration.
"And for me the risk of us entering into war there, we are not at war with the Syrian people. And those are the issues I am going to be considering, and I will tell you honestly I have not made a final decision."
Vaud and the Villains is the 19-piece group known for putting on rollicking musical theater and cabaret shows with a "New Orleans in the 1930s" twist. The band is performing this weekend at The Music Hall in Portsmouth.
Joining us is bandleader Andy Comeau, also known as "Vaud Overstreet," as well as his wife, Dawn Lewis, A.K.A "Peaches Mahoney."
Eight patients who underwent operations at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakod Disease (CJD), a rare and fatal brain disorder that affects only one in a million people worldwide.
Public health officials say a patient underwent a successful procedure in May of this year to remove a brain cyst at Catholic Medical Center. The patient then began displaying symptoms for CJD, which causes cognitive difficulties and a rapidly failing memory.
More than 100 people showed up to an information session about the Northern Pass project in Concord last night. It was the sixth and southernmost of a series of ten scheduled sessions.
Central New Hampshire residents got the most detailed look to date of the route. The main attraction was a series of five computers where residents could look up the footprint of the project in relation to their property.
The Local Government Center is taking its regulator to court—again. This time, over how the organization is restructuring. On Tuesday, the LGC requested a Merrimack Superior Court judge to declare the restructuring legal.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved one so-called Tiger grant in New Hampshire, providing $1.4 million to improve 42 miles of rail line between Rochester and Ossipee. But a request for funds for Coos Country failed.
The grants were sought under the federal government’s Transportation Investment Generating Economy Recovery program nicknamed "Tiger."
New Hampshire’s congressional delegation joined the state department of transportation in seeking several grants for the state.