Paige Sutherland

Southern New Hampshire Reporter

Paige Sutherland reports from a political town hall in Londonderry in 2014=5
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Before joining NHPR, Paige was a freelance writer for Boston's NPR affiliate WBUR, a freelance political reporter for WATD, and a general assignment reporter at the Boston bureau of The Associated Press.

A graduate of the graduate journalism program at Northwestern University, Paige received her undergraduate degree in Philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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A Manchester drug treatment center got emergency funding from the state Friday to help pay off part of an $800,000 deficit.

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Local officials in Londonderry are making rounds Thursday and Friday to check on the town’s older population in the extreme cold weather.

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Governor Chris Sununu is reversing his decision to opt out of the national first responders network FirstNet.

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The Governor has called an emergency Executive Council meeting Friday morning to address a key drug treatment provider in Manchester that recently went under due to financial problems.

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A handful of lawmakers are proposing changes to some of the state’s policies on marijuana in 2018.

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A New Hampshire lawmaker next session will continue to try improve a decades old state policy that allows people with severe mental illness to be treated on the grounds of the state prison.

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As the state continues to grapple with a drug problem, top state lawmakers are hoping to get businesses to be a part of the solution.

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A Republican state lawmaker who has tried for years to regulate drones in New Hampshire will try again in 2018.

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Portraits of the President and Vice President will no longer hang in the Portsmouth Post Office.

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Judges in New Hampshire may soon get a few more years on the bench.

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A proposal next legislative session seeks to make it easier for needle exchange programs to open up in New Hampshire.

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Ski season is in full swing across New Hampshire after the Christmas Day snowstorm. Cross-country skiers were also out taking advantage of the new snow Tuesday. 

Few details have been released on the officer-involved shooting this weekend that led to the death of a 26-year-old man from Enfield.

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A man accused of shooting two Manchester police officers will file an insanity plea in court in a few weeks.

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Overdose deaths remain high, as 2017 comes to a close and state lawmakers are looking to secure more resources for the crisis when they return to the State House in January.

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A new report from the Centers for Disease Control shows that New Hampshire had one of the highest drug overdose death rates in the country last year.

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Governor Chris Sununu announced Thursday that he's stopping an effort to increase road tolls in the state.

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A key player in the state’s fight against drug addiction has gone under financially, after running a deficit of more than half a million dollars.

City and town officials in New Hampshire are getting an influx in calls from people wanting to pay their 2018 property taxes early...in this tax year.

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New Hampshire lawmakers will not be taking up a proposal to increase the state’s highway tolls Wednesday.

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A new audit by the state shows New Hampshire’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program isn’t performing well.

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More than 40 bars and restaurants across New Hampshire started offering the electronic bingo game Keno Friday. It was the first day the game became legal in the state.

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In an emotional plea Thursday, a 43-year-old man, who’s been in jail for a murder he committed when he was 17,  asks for a second chance.

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  The electronic bingo game Keno can be officially played in New Hampshire, as of Friday.

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A group of healthcare workers from New Hampshire are heading to Puerto Rico this weekend to help out a local hospital that was severely damaged in the recent hurricanes.

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A 43-year-old man serving a life sentence for a murder he committed at 17 may now get a chance to be released. 

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New Hampshire ranks near the bottom in the country when it comes to funding anti-smoking programs and prevention. 

The Nashua Board of Aldermen Tuesday night approved funding for a citywide recovery coach for those battling drug addiction. But it wasn’t without a lengthy debate.

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A 43-year-old Nashua man who’s been facing life in prison since he was a teenager is being re-sentenced this week.

Nashua may soon get a dedicated recovery coach assigned to help with residents battling addiction. This position is part of the city's Safe Stations program.

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