Boston Mayor Thomas Menino says all city public schools will be closed Monday and nonessential city employees should stay home Monday because of an approaching superstorm expected to bring high winds, coastal flooding and power outages to the region.
The President rallied more than 8000 supporters at a Nashua middle school within a few miles of the Massachusetts border. Mr. Obama made of point of attacking Mitt Romney’s record there.
"He pushed through a tax cut that overwhelmingly benefited 278 of the wealthiest families in the state and then he raised taxes and fees on middle class families to the tune of $750 million. Does that sound familiar to you?
Herman Hassinger made his mark in New Hampshire on the campus of the 190-year old New Hampton School.
Spread over the 50 acres is evidence of his architectural ability and understanding of how to mix old with new.
There are some buildings that are well over a hundred years old, and there are some that are one or two years old. But they all fit together wonderfully, and I’d be surprised if you didn’t agree with me.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the New Hampshire State Police.
At the State Police Headquarters, case file boxes tower towards the ceiling in the Cold Case Unit. Volunteer Milli Knudsen says sometimes she can’t believe the way the State Police department used to investigate crimes.
Democrat incumbent Evalyn Merrick is running against Republican Leon Rideout in Coos District Seven, which includes Carroll, Dalton, Dummer, Jefferson, Kilkenny, Lancaster, Milan, Northumberland, Randolph, Stark and Whitefield.
Here is how Merrick voted on some issues.
Voter ID: Voted against requiring voter identification. NHPR story.
Republican incumbent Lyle “Rusty” Bulis is running against Republican Ralph Doolan and Democrat Linda Massimilla in Grafton District 1, which includes Littleton and Bethlehem. There are two seats available.
Here is how Bulis, the only incumbent, voted on some issues:
Voter ID: Voted in favor of requiring voter identification. NHPR story.
Jobs and the economy continue to dominate on the campaign trail, from the national to the local level. But government run health care programs like Medicaid and Medicare are also getting their fair share of attention. Major changes to both programs are potentially on the horizon.
With just over a week to go until the election, NHPR’s health reporter Todd Bookman has this overview of what’s at stake for Granite State voters.
Sale prices are up for the first time in two years. Also, foreclosure activity has leveled off and mortgage rates are at rock bottom. But with the economy still uncertain, some wonder if this good fortune will be short-lived or, if the real estate sector could lead the economy into better times.
Two people are dead after their plane crashed alongside Interstate 93 in Hooksett.
NHPR’s Sam Evans-Brown was on the scene earlier today. He tells All Things Considered host Brady Carlson about what police have confirmed about the Doris and Herman Hassenger, the people killed in the crash, and about the plane's history.