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Summer Music Series: Scott Solsky Goes Solo
Concord musician Scott Solsky, known for his work in the NH band Trade , is going solo with his new album, "Home." The new album, mostly written before the pandemic began, features a mix of jazztronica, funk, and jazz, and features tunes that call to mind both Trade's signature sound and the music of Bill Frisell. NHPR's Peter Biello spoke with Scott about his music and also music by New Hampshire musicians he'd like to recommend to NHPR listeners.
N.H. News Recap For July 16, 2021: Stress In The Housing And Rental Market
Two new reports on affordable housing in New Hampshire are out. Both illustrate how critical the housing situation in the Granite State has become — for renters, those looking to buy and people who are unhoused. And we’re not just talking about the market in cities like Concord or Manchester. It’s everywhere.
'Fun And Happy:' Some N.H. Elementary Schoolers Are Excited About Summer School
Summer school is underway in New Hampshire, and many districts say interest in their programs has never been higher. This year, hundreds of kids are enrolled in an intensified version of Manchester’s Summer Learning Academy.
Sununu Studies Senate Bid While Hassan Gears Up For Re-election
At NHPR , we’re aware that it’s July 2021. We just put the 2020 election and the legislative session behind us. But the midterm elections are coming in 2022 and it’s likely New Hampshire will have one of the marquee races in Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan’s re-election bid.
‘A Conspiracy Of Coincidences’: Ballot Folds Were To Blame In Windham Election Discrepancies
An anomaly in Windham's 2020 election results attracted national attention and plenty of conspiracy theories, but auditors have found that the actual explanation was much simpler: The problem stemmed from misplaced folds in its absentee ballots.
What's Next For Community Power In N.H.?
As local officials in New Hampshire look for ways to lower energy costs and develop renewable energy projects, some cities and towns are turning toward community power plans. It's been a long journey for advocates of community power in New Hampshire, one that involved changing state law.