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Navigating Non-Relative Inheritance September 2016

Navigating Non-Relative Inheritance

A crazy tale from Portsmouth illustrates the many issues at stake - from elder exploitation to professional impropriety - in non-relative inheritance.

Counterpoint: The Positive Effects of Rail September 2016

Counterpoint: The Positive Effects of Rail

In our July issue, James Pindell discussed the politics of a Boston-NH rail line. Here, a local business owner responds.

Spring cleaning starts with recycling the political signs March 2016

Spring cleaning starts with recycling the political signs

The election’s over — time to toss the remains of the campaigns

Eating With the Presidential Candidates February 2016

Eating With the Presidential Candidates

It’s a familiar scene here in the Granite State — presidential candidates trying to win your vote over pancakes and pie. As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first-in-the-nation primary, the path to the White House still must go through our diners and restaurants.

How NH Defied the Feds, Mob and Church to Create the First State Lottery January 2016

How NH Defied the Feds, Mob and Church to Create the First State Lottery

In 1964 we hosted the first state-run lottery at Rockingham Park in Salem, a horse race that sparked a national sensation and scandal and put us in the crosshairs of the mob, media and the church.

Town Meeting and Other Relevant NH Government Relics March 2014

Town Meeting and Other Relevant NH Government Relics

Some civic traditions are profound while others are ridiculous, and just like the folks who preserve them, they all have stories to tell.

Understanding Northern Pass January 2014

Understanding Northern Pass

The highly contested Northern Pass project has big implications for the state. Proponents see it as a much-needed energy source while equally passionate critics view it as a coming environmental catastrophe. However, things are not so clear cut.

The Coldest Cut - The John Pond Cold Case Investigation November 2013

The Coldest Cut - The John Pond Cold Case Investigation

How do you solve a 20-year-old murder mystery? And how do you bring a dead man to justice?

The Student Debt Problem and College Costs in New Hampshire September 2013

The Student Debt Problem and College Costs in New Hampshire

You can’t really put a price tag on higher education, but colleges and universities do it anyway — and it’s a big one that’s only getting bigger. Why is this happening and is there anything we can do about it?

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