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Concord, N.H.

In New Hampshire, John Lynch quietly ends his eight years as governor

CONCORD, N.H. — The pictures came off the walls and desk in Governor John Lynch’s office Friday at the State House as he cleared the way for Governor-elect Maggie Hassan to move in.

The popular Democrat retired after serving four consecutive two-year terms. Hassan, ­also a Democrat, is a former state senator who will be inaugurated as governor Thursday.

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