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LGBTQ+ citizens of New Hampshire were faced with the possibility of having unfair politicians representing them. Thankfully, Democratic incumbents Chris Pappas and Maggie Hassan won reelection and will continue to fight for LGBTQ+ rights.

Midterm election was ‘too close for comfort’ for LGBTQ+ citizens

Andrew Macpherson, Opinion Editor
November 14, 2022

 This recent election resulted in many accomplishments for LGBTQ+ candidates nationwide, including an extraordinary milestone accomplished here in N.H. as the first ever transgender man was elected into...

The National 2022 Midterm Election is taking place Tuesday, November 8 at the LHS Gym. If you are eligible to vote, vote!

2022 Midterm Election to be held Tuesday, Nov. 8

Alisha Khalil, Online Chief
November 8, 2022

The National 2022 Midterm Election will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, November 8. Races in New Hampshire will be closely followed throughout the country due to it being a swing state. In this highly contentious...

Candidates focuses for this midterm election

Candidate’s focuses for this midterm election

Andrew Macpherson, Opinion Editor
November 8, 2022

The thousands of commercials, mail, and emails have led up to today’s election. There seems to be two main things on the ballot from both sides of the political spectrum: abortion and inflation.  There...

Londonderry Town Primary is scheduled for tomorrow, September 13, 2022.

Londonderry Town Primary will take place tomorrow, September 13, 2022

Alisha Khalil, Online Chief
September 12, 2022

Londonderry Town Primary is scheduled for tomorrow, September 13, 2022. Polls are open from 6:00am to 8:00pm in the Londonderry High School Gym. You must be registered to vote. N.H. does allow same...

A majority draft obtained by Politico reveals that as of February 2022, the Court plans on striking down Roe v. Wade in favor of Mississippis 18 week abortion ban law.

Reproductive rights hang in the balance

Alisha Khalil, Online Chief
May 5, 2022

Women’s access to reproductive healthcare is at risk after 50 years of protection under the Supreme Court’s ruling of Roe v. Wade in 1973. Back in December of 2021, the Supreme Court heard Dobbs...

U.S. House Representative Ann Kuster of N.H. is sanctioned by Russia.

N.H. Representative Ann Kuster sanctioned by Russia

Alisha Khalil, Online Chief
April 18, 2022

Representative Ann McLean Kuster, the U.S. House Representative for New Hampshire’s second district (includes Londonderry), which encompasses most of Western New Hampshire, has been sanctioned by Russian...

President Biden returns to N.H. tomorrow to discuss infrastructure investments.

President Joe Biden to visit New Hampshire tomorrow, April 19, 2022

Alisha Khalil, Online Chief
April 18, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden will return to visit New Hampshire tomorrow, April 19, 2022, after his visit to Woodstock, N.H. in November where he promoted the benefits of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package...

U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan of N.H. has introduced a bill to the U.S. Senate to add mental health workers to schools.

U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan of N.H. introduces bill to add mental health workers to schools

Alisha Khalil, Online Chief
March 9, 2022

On Monday, February 7, Senator Maggie Hassan introduced a bill to the U.S. Senate which advocates for the addition of mental health workers in schools. Under this bill, states would receive federal grants...

Londonderry Town Manager Kevin Smite resigns to enter the N.H. GOP primary for U.S. Senate.

Londonderry Town Manager Kevin Smith resigns in pursuit of a U.S. Senate seat

Alisha Khalil, Online Chief
January 18, 2022

LHS graduate and football announcer Kevin Smith resigned from his position as Londonderry Town Manager on Monday, January 11 to join the G.O.P. primary for U.S. Senate. Smith was hired to be the town manager...

N.H. unions sue the state over concerns regarding the vague language of the “Right to Freedom from Discrimination in Public Workplaces and Education” Act.

N.H. state teachers unions sue over law restricting the teaching of ‘Divisive Concepts’ in classes 

Alisha Khalil, Online Chief
January 18, 2022

The American Federation of Teachers’ New Hampshire (AFTNH) affiliate filed a lawsuit against the state of New Hampshire  in December. The lawsuit filed took aim at New Hampshire’s state law, the “Right...

Moms of Liberty N.H. offers a $500 bounty to the first person who reports a teacher caught discussing divisive topics in class amidst a heated national debate regarding its place in school curriculums.

Local conservative offers $500 bounty to N.H. residents, citizens who report teachers caught discussing “divisive topics”

Alisha Khalil, Online Chief
December 17, 2021

Currently the N.H. State House is controlled by the Republican Party, which has taken measures to restrict topics regarding race in U.S. history classes in N.H. The N.H. GOP passed the “Right to Freedom...

Moms of Liberty N.H. offers a $500 bounty to the first person who reports a teacher caught discussing divisive topics in class amidst a heated national debate regarding its place in school curriculums.

“Unruly” anti-vaccine protestors force postponement of N.H. Executive Council meeting

Alisha Khalil, Online Chief
October 4, 2021

A New Hampshire Executive meeting was disrupted Wednesday [9/29] morning due to a crowd of disruptive protestors. State officials were escorted after citing concerns of personal safety. The meeting...

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