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Judge won’t reconvene jury after disputed verdict in New Hampshire youth center abuse case
05-09-2024 4:18 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD — The judge who oversaw a landmark trial over abuse at New Hampshire’s youth detention center won’t reconvene the jury but says he will consider other options to address the disputed $38 million verdict.David Meehan, who alleged he was...

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Group of graduates walk out of Harvard commencement chanting 'Free, free Palestine'
05-23-2024 2:49 PM

By STEVE LeBLANC

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Hundreds of students in graduation robes walked out of the Harvard commencement on Thursday chanting “Free, Free Palestine” after weeks of protests on campus and a day after the school announced that 13 Harvard students who...


New Hampshire Senate passes bill to restrict transgender athletes in grades 5-12
05-16-2024 8:01 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD — A New Hampshire bill that would ban transgender athletes in grades 5-12 from teams that align with their gender identity is headed to the governor’s desk.The Republican-led Senate voted 13-10 along party lines Thursday in favor of a bill...


New Hampshire jury finds state liable for abuse at youth detention center and awards victim $38 million
05-03-2024 6:02 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

BRENTWOOD, N.H. — A New Hampshire jury awarded $38 million to the man who blew the lid off abuse allegations at the state’s youth detention center Friday, finding in a landmark case that the state’s negligence allowed him to be beaten, raped and held...


Vermont House passes measure meant to crack down on so-called ghost guns
04-25-2024 1:40 PM

By LISA RATHKE

The Vermont House approved a bill Wednesday that would require firearms that are privately made from individual parts, kits or by 3D printers to have serial numbers in an effort to crack down on so-called ghost guns, which are increasingly being used...


NH man convicted of killing daughter, 5, ordered to be at sentencing after skipping trial
04-22-2024 12:57 PM

By KATHY McCORMACK

CONCORD — A judge has ruled that a New Hampshire man convicted of killing his 5-year-old daughter must appear in person for his upcoming sentencing after he didn’t attend his trial.Adam Montgomery, 34, had attended his first day of jury selection in...


Ex-youth center resident testifies that counselor went from trusted father figure to horrific abuser
04-19-2024 12:31 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

BRENTWOOD, N.H. — The man who blew the lid off decades of abuse allegations at New Hampshire’s youth detention center continued testifying at his civil trial Thursday, describing being treated for gonorrhea after being raped at age 15.But the real...


James Parker granted parole for his role in Dartmouth professors’ stabbing deaths
04-18-2024 10:59 AM

By KATHY McCORMACK

CONCORD — A man who has served more than half of his life in prison for his role in the 2001 stabbing deaths of two married Dartmouth College professors as part of a plan to rob and kill people before fleeing overseas was granted parole Thursday.James...


Parker up for parole more than 2 decades after Dartmouth professor stabbing deaths
04-17-2024 1:01 PM

By KATHY McCORMACK

CONCORD — A man who has served more than half of his life in prison for his role in the 2001 stabbing deaths of two married Dartmouth College professors as part of a plan to rob and kill people before fleeing overseas is getting his first chance at...


First lawsuit alleging abuse at a NH youth center is going to trial; there are 1,000 more to come
04-09-2024 2:59 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD — It started with three words: “They raped me.”David Meehan’s disclosure to his wife seven years ago set into motion an unprecedented criminal investigation into New Hampshire’s state-run youth detention center, which was built in the 1850s as...


Suspect arrested in arson at Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Burlington office
04-09-2024 11:55 AM

By LISA RATHKE

The man charged with setting a fire outside the Vermont office of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders had been staying at an area hotel for nearly two months and was spotted outside Sanders’ office the day before and the day of the fire, according to court...


East Coast earthquake felt in Upper Valley
04-05-2024 5:00 PM

By JENNIFER PELTZ and MIKE CATALINI

An earthquake shook the densely populated New York City metropolitan area Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said, with residents across the Northeast reporting rumbling in a region where people are unaccustomed to feeling the ground...


April nor’easter with heavy, wet snow bears down on Northeast
04-04-2024 4:34 PM

By DAVE COLLINS

A major spring storm brought heavy snow, rain and high winds to the Northeast into Thursday, downing trees and power lines and leaving nearly 700,000 homes and businesses without power. A woman was reported killed by a falling tree in a New York City...


Van Ostern seeks Democratic nomination in New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District
03-28-2024 5:32 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD — A Democrat who managed U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster’s first campaign announced his candidacy to succeed her Thursday in New Hampshire’s 2nd District.Former Executive Councilor Colin Van Ostern said Thursday he is running “to make our government...


New Hampshire Senate passes bill to expand scope of youth detention center victim settlements
03-22-2024 10:11 AM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Senate on Thursday passed legislation to greatly expand the scope of the out-of-court settlement process to compensate victims of abuse at the state’s youth detention center.The state faces about 1,200 lawsuits alleging...


NH judge rules missing 5-year-old girl legally dead weeks after father convicted of killing her
03-12-2024 1:37 PM

By KATHY McCORMACK

CONCORD — A judge has ruled that a 5-year-old New Hampshire girl missing since 2019 is legally dead and her mother can become administrator of her estate, just weeks after the child’s father was convicted of killing her.Crystal Sorey “has carried her...


Scott signs school funding bill but says it won’t solve Vermont’s property tax problem
02-23-2024 4:58 PM

By LISA RATHKE

Vermont schools can now postpone their March school budget votes and rewrite their spending plans after Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Thursday aimed at addressing soaring property tax increases, largely driven by rising...


New Hampshire primary: Magician says political consultant hired him to create AI robocall
02-23-2024 4:36 PM

By HOLLY RAMER and KEVIN McGILL

CONCORD — A New Orleans magician said Friday that a Democratic consultant who worked for Dean Phillips’ presidential campaign hired him to create the audio for what authorities have said may be the first known attempt to use artificial intelligence to...


Judge behind Bible-quoting embryo ruling graduated from Dartmouth
02-23-2024 4:34 PM

By PETER SMITH and TIFFANY STANLEY

When the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos are considered children under state law, its chief justice had a higher authority in mind.By citing verses from the Bible and Christian theologians in his concurring opinion, Chief Justice Tom...


NH considers greatly expanding scope of settlement fund for youth center abuse victims
02-21-2024 9:40 AM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD — Lawyers representing 1,400 men and woman who allege they were abused as children at New Hampshire’s youth detention centers said Tuesday they will recommend the state’s out-of-court settlement option for most of their clients if lawmakers...


NH hiker describes 11-hour ordeal on Mount Washington, admits he was ‘underprepared’
02-21-2024 9:20 AM

By NICK PERRY

MEREDITH, New Hampshire — As temperatures plunged on Mount Washington and ferocious winds made it near impossible to see, hiker Cole Matthes began to drift away from the trail. Then he hit a patch of snow-covered ice and slid hundreds of feet down a...

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