Michael Brindley

Newscast Producer/Reporter

Before coming to NHPR, Michael worked for eight years at The Telegraph of Nashua, covering education and working as the metro editor. Michael started his career in journalism working as a reporter for the Derry News. Michael is a New Hampshire native, born and raised in Nashua. He studied journalism at Keene State College. When he's not reporting, Michael can often be found searching for the best burrito in the Granite State and scouring local record stores for some classic vinyl.

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NH News
4:40 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

With Moose Numbers On Decline, Fish And Game To Cut Back On Hunting Permits

Credit Brady Carlson

New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say they plan to reduce the number of moose hunting permits issued this year in response to the continued decline of the animal in some parts of the state.

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On the Political Front
8:58 am
Mon January 27, 2014

On The Political Front For Jan. 27

    

On the Political Front this morning, NHPR's Josh Rogers discusses the results of last week's Republican primary to fill Ray Burton's Executive Council seat, as well as legislation on the docket for this week that would allow for casino gambling and legalizing marijuana in the Granite State.

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NH News
3:37 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

$2.25M Grant To Help N.H. Substance Abuse Screening

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation plans to use a $2.25 million grant to help with a new substance abuse screening program for young adults.

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Marking History
6:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Marking History: Republic Of Indian Stream In Pittsburg

Pittsburg native Lindsey Gray stands next to the Republic of Indian Stream historical marker.
NHPR / Michael Brindley

New Hampshire’s northernmost historical marker is also the state’s oldest.

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NH News
3:43 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

House Bill Would Restrict Public's Access To Gun Permit Records

A bill before the House Judiciary Committee would exempt gun permit records from the state’s right-to-know law.

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NH News
11:53 am
Wed January 22, 2014

House OKs Bill Giving In-State Tuition To Children Of Undocumented Immigrants

Credit NHPR Staff

The New Hampshire House passed a measure Tuesday that would give in-state tuition at University of New Hampshire schools to the children of undocumented immigrants.

By a vote of 188 to 155, the Democratic-led House moved the bill on to the Senate, where it faces a Republican majority and likely a much tougher test.

Representative Rick Ladd of Haverhill says the state should be supporting all students attending its public schools.

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NH News
4:46 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Gun Rights Advocates Push Back Against Universal Background Checks Bill

Nicole Hockley, whose 6-year-old son Dylan was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, speaks in favor of a bill requiring universal background checks in New Hampshire.
Credit NHPR / Michael Brindley

Gun rights advocates pushed back at a public hearing Tuesday against a bill that would require universal background checks for firearm sales in New Hampshire.

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NH News
5:22 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

House OKs Boost To State Aid For Charter Schools

House lawmakers have passed a proposal to boost state aid for New Hampshire’s charter schools.

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Newscast
5:00 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Fred Fuller Oil Pledges To Be Caught Up By Friday

Credit www.fullers.com

The attorney general’s office says the Fred Fuller Oil company has pledged to get caught up on its backlog of deliveries by Friday.

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NH News
2:53 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

N.H. Oil Companies Try To Keep Up With Fred Fuller Overflow Customers

As state officials look into claims from Fred Fuller Oil customers who say they’re running out of heating oil, other companies in New Hampshire are trying to deal with the overflow business.

Phones have been ringing off the hook this week at Johnny Prescott Oil in Concord.

Owner Tom Prescott says he’s taken on approximately 250 new accounts, with as many as 100 calls a day coming from Fred Fuller customers either running low or completely out of oil.

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On the Political Front
9:57 am
Wed January 8, 2014

On The Political Front For Jan. 8

    

On the Political Front this morning, NHPR's Josh Rogers previews today's first House session of 2014. The debate over Medicaid expansion is likely to be at the forefront.

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NH News
4:14 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Bill Before House Would Boost Funding For N.H.'s Charter Schools

House lawmakers are scheduled to take up a bill Wednesday to increase annual per pupil funding for New Hampshire’s nearly two dozen charter schools.

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NH News
12:22 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Shaheen, Ayotte Vote To Advance Three-Month Jobless Benefits Extension

Credit www.shaheen.senate.gov

New Hampshire’s two U.S. Senators voted today to advance a temporary extension of long-term unemployment benefits.

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NH News
1:00 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Gov. Hassan: 1,350 N.H. Residents Have Lost Unemployment Benefits

Credit Paul Filippov for NHPR

Gov. Maggie Hassan is urging Congress to renew long-term unemployment benefits that expired for 1,350 out-of-work New Hampshire residents last week.

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Newscast
7:54 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Icy Roads Lead To Accidents, Road Closures

Some areas of New Hampshire are dealing with icy road conditions, as freezing rain continues through the morning.

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