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Three contenders vie to become the next mayor of Concord, N.H.

The city’s filing period closed on Monday, and so far three candidates have thrown their hats into the ring for the nonpartisan office. More candidates could join them if they gather signatures and file with a petition by Friday.


Some N.H. residents are balking at an ordinance requiring them to cut their lawns

Receiving the notice made Jacqui Pierce even more determined to convert her lawn into an oasis for pollinators.


What you need to know about the Manchester mayoral primary

The Sept. 19 municipal primary is nonpartisan, so whichever two candidates come out on top after Tuesday’s vote will advance to the Nov. 7 general election.

In bid to stop Trump, one group is making different pitch to independents and Democrats: Vote GOP

With a largely drama-less Democratic presidential field, a new super PAC is trying to persuade independent voters in New England — and beyond — to vote in the GOP primary.

Carine Hajjar

Chris Christie takes on mission impossible in GOP presidential nomination race

Though it’s not likely the New Jersey governor will win the nomination, the questions he raises about fellow Republicans resonate with New Hampshire voters.

National Democrats punt New Hampshire primary decision to October

New Hampshire Democrats told The Globe the delay is just prolonging the inevitable: they will have the first-in-the-nation primary no matter what the DNC says or does.


Trump eligible for ballot as far as N.H. election officials are concerned

Possible disqualification of the former president under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment would be a question for the courts, not secretaries of state, officials conclude.


N.H. and the commitment to its first-in-the-nation primary tradition

The DNC could punish New Hampshire for not giving up their first-in-the-nation primary date, but state Democrats aren’t quaking in their boots. “I’m not worried at all,” said the former lawmaker who crafted the law that requires N.H.’s primary be scheduled seven days before any similar contest.