ROGER WOOD INTERVIEW: It’s a wild week for work on the new Sarah Long Bridge connecting Portsmouth with Kittery, Maine. It’s the day that the center lift span of the $160 million bridge replacement is being floated in on barges, to eventually settle on bearings to support it.
Roger Wood interviews Portsmouth photographer Jerry Monkman, whose video “The Power of Place” explores the places, issues, and people affected by Northern Pass, a proposed 180-mile long electricity transmission line project in New Hampshire that will carry electricity from Quebec to southern New England.
PODCAST: Veteran City Councilman and Assistant Mayor of Portsmouth is wrapping up his latest council term with an environmental victory. The former legislator has ushered in a resolution to have toxic chemicals removed from any cleaning in the city’s buildings and schools.
PORTSMOUTH—Inventory shortages of single family homes and condominium units led to a modest May rally for real estate sales in the 13 Sample Seacoast towns.
ROGER WOOD PODCAST: New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu is enjoying initial public popularity, and the legalization of marijuana for recreational use appears to be gaining support.
Roger Wood Podcast: In a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing on improving access to infrastructure, Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-NH. highlighted the importance of addressing challenges for rural communities in New Hampshire given the rural-urban digital divide.
ROGER WOOD PODCAST: Starting June 1, qualifying homeowners can convert their home. An “accessory dwelling unit” is defined as a residential living unit that is within or attached to a single-family dwelling, and that provides independent living facilities for one or more persons.
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu was warmly received by members of the Senate and House budget committees. He was there to lay out the framework for his proposed $12.1 billion dollar two-year state budget starting July 1.
What’s happening at InDepthNH.org this year? Listen here as Associate Publisher Roger Wood interviews founder Nancy West.
Two New Hampshire politicians have said goodbye to their current positions, one of them with an uncertain future. Roger Wood reports.