In The News
SALEM — The Salem Fire Department has increased the size of its staff for the first time in 28 years thanks to a federal grant.
Fire Chief Paul Parisi said the department hadn’t increased its staff since 1990, even though the number of incidents they respond to has increased 80 percent over that time period.
A bipartisan group of nearly a dozen lawmakers is calling for immediate action and an oversight hearing following a watchdog report that found the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has wrongly denied hundreds of military sexual trauma claims in recent years.
NASHUA – City officials hope to improve the public transportation system by replacing two diesel-powered trolleys with a pair of hybrid diesel-electric buses, thanks to a $1.1 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration.
Granite Staters may not have heard of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, but they probably have enjoyed using the public and recreational lands it has helped acquire and protect.
The program, which is more than 50 years old, is in peril unless Congress acts by the end of next month.
New Hampshire will receive a $16 million grant to improve water infrastructure and ensure the supply of clean drinking water.
AMHERST – The results of President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum imports are mixed, as some long-stagnant mill towns in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan are again bustling with activity.
Construction has begun on what is expected to be New Hampshire's first net-zero multifamily housing project.
The 29-unit Tracy Community Housing project in West Lebanon is designed to be energy-neutral and net-zero, with residents' electricity, heating and cooling costs included in the rent. The energy will be generated by solar panels.
It’s being built in West Lebanon
NASHUA, N.H. —
U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster held a panel discussion in Nashua on Tuesday focused on the need to support survivors of sexual abuse in the military and hold perpetrators accountable for their actions.
Kuster co-chairs the bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence.
Construction is now officially underway on New Hampshire's first net-zero, multi-family housing project.
Rep. Annie Kuster joined state and local officials for the groundbreaking Wednesday in Lebanon.
Granite Staters have worked for decades to create a vibrant and diverse economy that has attracted and helped grow innovative companies in fields including microelectronics, health care, advanced manufacturing and others. A tribute to this strong economy is one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country.