- Hassan says state will expand Pease well blood testing Updated: May-26-16 3:06 pm
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan says she will expand blood testing for people who were exposed to dangerous chemicals at the former Pease Air Force Base.
- Some schools reporting bomb threats 2 days after others Updated: May-25-16 11:24 am
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - Some bomb threats have been reported in New Hampshire schools, two days after at least a half-dozen threats were made at schools in the state.
- Police: At least 3 schools evacuated after receiving threats Updated: May-23-16 12:38 pm
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - Police say at least three schools were evacuated in New Hampshire after receiving threats.
- Future of Maine shrimp fishery up for discussion Updated: May-23-16 12:27 am
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - Interstate fishing regulators will meet to discuss what New England's shuttered coldwater shrimp industry should look like if it reopens.
- Long-forgotten Edmund Tarbell painting restored Updated: May-22-16 5:31 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - An oil painting by American impressionist Edmund C. Tarbell that was rolled up and forgotten for more than a century has been restored just in time to be included in a large retrospective of the artist's work.
- Historic Wood Island Life Saving Station set to be restored Updated: May-19-16 3:32 am
KITTERY POINT, Maine - Work to clean and restore the historic Wood Island Life Saving Station in Portsmouth Harbor may begin next week after officials recently awarded two contracts for the job.
- USS Hampton arrives at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Updated: May-18-16 4:39 pm
KITTERY, Maine - The USS Hampton has arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for maintenance.
- Historic Hampton Beach inn set for demolition next week Updated: May-13-16 5:17 am
HAMPTON, New Hampshire - A historic inn that has sat on Hampton Beach's Ocean Boulevard for over a century is scheduled to be demolished next week.
- Malfunction closes Sarah Mildred Long Bridge for 2 hours Updated: May-12-16 3:20 am
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - A malfunction during a lift opening on the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge in Portsmouth was to blame for a 2-hour closure of the bridge that passes over the Piscataqua (pih-SKAT'-ah-kwah) River into Maine.
- Portsmouth rejects $21M demand alleging police misconduct Updated: May-11-16 3:20 am
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - Portsmouth officials have rejected a $21 million demand from five residents of the southeast New Hampshire city claiming to be victims of police misconduct and "malicious prosecution."
- Preservation Alliance honors historic preservation work Updated: May-10-16 7:14 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance on Tuesday honored three towns with a combined population of fewer than 3,000 for renovating a meetinghouse, covered bridge and library.
- Proposed transportation corridor moves ahead in Portsmouth Updated: May-10-16 3:36 am
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - Portsmouth City Council has pushed forward a proposal to create a "Transportation Corridor District" through the southeastern New Hampshire city.
- EPA defends Coakley Landfill chemical testing plan Updated: May-06-16 10:46 am
NORTH HAMPTON, New Hampshire - An Environmental Protection Agency representative says he doesn't believe the agency should test for dangerous chemicals outside of the Coakley Landfill in New Hampshire.
- Complaint alleges assault by Portsmouth's building inspector Updated: May-05-16 3:06 am
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire contractor has filed a police complaint alleging he was assaulted by Portsmouth's chief building inspector last month during a tense meeting in city hall.
- Lawmakers tackle regulations for short-term rentals, Airbnb Updated: May-03-16 4:51 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Portsmouth artist Haidee Merritt is entering her third season of renting out a room in her downtown home for short stays to regular city visitors and far flung tourists, a service she says provides a social and financial benefit to herself and the city.
- Portsmouth officials reconsider gifting fire boat to Gilford Updated: May-03-16 3:44 am
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - After Portsmouth City Council already voted to gift the city's seldom-used fire boat to the inland town of Gilford, the vessel may remain docked along the coast after all.
- North Hampton officials consider regionalizing fire services Updated: May-02-16 3:45 am
NORTH HAMPTON, New Hampshire - North Hampton officials say the southeast New Hampshire town is interested in discussing the possible regionalizing of fire services with Rye and Portsmouth.
- New Hampshire starting to investigate likely foam sites Updated: Apr-29-16 10:38 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire is trying to find out where else firefighting foam may have been used around the state following the discovery of elevated levels of a chemical linked to the foam in well water at a former Air Force base in Portsmouth.
- Developer seeks to build senior housing in Portsmouth Updated: Apr-28-16 4:40 am
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - Developers have applied for variances to construct a 38-unit "age-targeted" residential complex for seniors along the U.S. Route 1 Bypass in Portsmouth.