CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorm warnings for much of New Hampshire will remain in effect at least until 10 p.m.
The weather service reported hail the size of a quarter rained down on Alstead and area communities. The fast-moving storm is spreading from northeast from Cheshire County and western Merrimack County. There was a brief tornado watch just north of Keene, but that expired at 4:15 p.m.
New Hampshire House Speaker William O'Brien says the actions of his former majority leader were unacceptable, but he isn't saying whether he would've blown the whistle had another lawmaker not come forward.
Update: The New Hampshire Legal Rights Foundation announced Tuesday that it has severed its relationship with former Rep. D.J. Bettencourt. The foundation had recently named Bettencourt as executive director.
House Majority Leader D.J. Bettencourt announced Friday that he will not seek re-election and will step down at the end of the legislative session. The following statement was released by the New Hampshire Republican State Committee:
Speaking at a business awards ceremony in Manchester Friday, First District Congressman Frank Guinta emphasized the role that small businesses play in creating jobs and keeping what he called a diverse economy thriving. Guinta argued that over 30 pieces of jobs-related legislation were passed in the house with bipartisan support and criticized the media for not highlighting this more. The congressman also stressed the role the federal budget can plan play in fostering a stronger national economy.
World War One was great for New Hampshire’s immigrant workforce, the mills were booming and jobs were plentiful. But as thousands of American returned home from war, there was a growing distrust of the immigrant in general and of Russians in particular.
unemployment is high In 1919, there was something like 3600 strikes in America. So we’re looking for a scapegoat.
A fire on a nuclear-powered submarine at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has injured seven people, including five firefighters.
Crews responded at about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday to the USS Miami SSN 755 at the shipyard in Kittery, Maine.
Rear Admiral Rick Breckenridge said the fire was out Thursday morning and the shipyard was open as usual. He said the three shipyard firefighters, two civilian firefighters and two crew members received minor injuries and were in good shape.