The state’s recidivism rate has garnered new interest with the revival of the Justice Reinvestment initiative last year and the increasing cost of incarceration. According to the state Department of Corrections, the annual cost of incarcerating a person is $54,386, while the annual cost of supervising someone through parole and probation is $603.
The House on Thursday passed a bill, which also cleared the Senate, that would allow people like Tina and David Miller of Littleton to receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
The New Hampshire Legislature is considering allowing online voter registration – a major potential change to the state’s election system that advocates say would ease burdens on voters and poll workers.
Here in New Hampshire the price of gas per gallon has decreased to $3.493, a 1 cent per gallon increase compared to one week ago, and a $1.488 per gallon decrease from one year ago.
Community volunteers in New Hampshire are turning unwanted firearms into garden tools as part of a nationwide effort to reduce gun violence.
New Hampshire ranks first in the nation on measures of child well-being, according to a new report.
An uneasiness about the future of the United States grips most Americans. Over 70 percent agree that the nation is headed in the wrong direction.
The New Hampshire housing market is in tougher shape than most of the country. Consider that a healthy inventory of homes for sale is 5 to 6 months’ worth of supply – meaning if no more homes came on the market, the existing stock would be sold within six months.
A Littleton couple who took in their son’s girlfriend’s niece and two nephews, giving them a safer, more stable, and cleaner home, cannot get state assistance for food and groceries because the children are not relatives.
Fifteen years after New Hampshire state law allowed towns and cities to form their own stormwater utilities, not a single municipality has successfully enacted one.