Weekly News Blog

Happy Friday! You might be overwhelmed with national political headlines this week, but there's lots of stuff going on closer to home, too. Read on for the latest on some of the most important (or interesting) things to report from all corners of the Granite State. And make sure to sign up for our newsletters to get this sent straight to your inbox each week

OK, so things might be brightening up a bit this weekend. But it's still the middle of February and we're just coming off of several rounds of snowstorms and New Hampshire winters are nothing if not unpredictable — so while we're all catching our breath waiting for the next whiteout, we thought we'd take a moment to reflect on some particularly wintry stories before diving into the rest of this week's headlines.

So, uh, that was fast? We're (almost) one-twelfth of the way through 2017 already, and January's certainly not saying goodbye quietly. You've probably had a busy week, too, so we did the work of rounding up some of the most interesting stories you might've missed in the last few days. Make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to save yourself even more time and get these headlines delivered right to your inbox each week.

Happy first Friday of 2017! One week down — 51, give or take, to go. In New Hampshire, the year's off to a pretty busy start already, ushering a new political era in Concord and plenty of other happenings across the state. To stay in the loop on all of it throughout the year, make sure to sign up for our newsletters right here.

At long last, 2016 is almost — almost! — over. And if you're thinking that it's easy to feel pretty down while scanning the headlines lately, you're not alone.

But there are still plenty of people out there doing what they can to provide some pick-me-ups around the Granite State. 

Whether you're celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Festivus or something else entirely, we're wishing you the happiest holidays as this weekend approaches! If you need a break between wrapping presents and baking cookies, or need a distraction during your layover on your holiday flight home, scroll on. (And don't forget: You can unwrap our weekly newsletters each week in your inbox. Just sign up right here.)

You made it to the weekend! (Almost, at least.) Congratulations. And some good news: We only have three more Fridays left in 2016. In the meantime, catch up on some of the most interesting stories unfolding all across New Hampshire as the year starts to wind down. And don't forget to sign up for our newsletters to get these and other headlines delivered straight to your inbox each week.

Happy Friday! Whether you're looking for a deep dive investigation into one of New Hampshire's biggest developers or something a little lighter — in the form of tales of holiday lights, tiny cows or tiny inventors — we've got you covered. Don't forget to sign up for our weekly newsletter to get these and other headlines delivered right to your inbox each week.

Sick of the campaign coverage? We have three words for you: Ten. More. Days. (Not that anyone's counting.) In the meantime, we've rounded up some headlines and other stuff you might've missed this week, some (though not all) entirely free from politics, to get you through the next few days. Enjoy!

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Happy Friday! Perhaps, like many people, you could use a break from campaign news right now. (Political nerds, no worries: We still have you covered. Just keep scrolling down.) But for those of you who’d prefer some stress-free, spin-free, smile-inducing reads, we thought we'd try to start things off on a lighter note. Enjoy!

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Happy fall! Here's some stories you can relay as you're apple picking or sitting around a bonfire this weekend. (Or, you know, watching Netflix at home with a pumpkin spice latte, if that's more your thing.) And don't forget to sign up for our newsletter to get these and other headlines delivered right to your inbox each week. You can do that right here.

Happy Friday! Here's some of the interesting (or offbeat) news you might've missed this week. If you want to make sure not to miss out moving forward, subscribe to NHPR's newsletters to get the headlines delivered straight to your inbox

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Happy (Almost) Fourth of July! Before you settle into your holiday weekend, we're here to make sure you have at least a few conversation starters to keep you going between parades, fireworks and the like. If you want to stay in the loop every week, make sure to sign up for NHPR's newsletters: You can do that right here.

Happy Friday! Here's some of the important, or otherwise interesting, stuff you might've missed this week. If you want to catch up on things a little earlier, make sure to sign up for our Friday newsletter, The Rundown, and get it delivered right to your inbox. Here's the link.

Happy Friday! (And a very happy "6/03 Day"...) Here's what you might've missed as you eased back into things following the holiday weekend. If you want to catch up on things a little earlier, make sure to sign up for our Friday newsletter, The Rundown, and get it delivered right to your inbox. Here's the link.

Before you head out for the long weekend, catch up on the headlines you might've missed this week. And don't forget to sign up for our Friday news email, The Rundown, to get this delivered right to your inbox. Here's the link.

Skirmish Between Dartmouth-Hitchcock, N.H. Hospital Staff

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It was a good week for bees, a less-good week for trees. Here’s what else you might’ve missed along the way.Want to catch up a bit earlier on the headlines? Sign up for our Friday news email, The Rundown, and get it delivered right to your inbox. Here's the link.

In case you weren't paying close attention to the headlines this week, here are some interesting things you might've missed. Want to catch up a bit earlier on the headlines? Sign up for our Friday news email, The Rundown, and get it delivered right to your inbox. Here's the link.

Why haven’t more of the state’s doctors stepped up to fight on the front lines of addiction?

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Friendly reminder: (Still? Only?) 137 days ‘til the state primaries

And if this week’s any indication, it’s not going to be pretty.

Each week, we're scanning news sources across the state for the interesting stuff that got people talking in New Hampshire — even if you might've missed it.

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Sam Evans-Brown, NHPR

Each week, NHPR's Casey McDermott rounds up the stories that made news in New Hampshire.

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The bobcats (and their defenders) can breathe a big sigh of relief. 

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Just catching up on this week's headlines? Here's what you might've missed.

  Above the Fold: Water worries have plenty of people on edge.