Best News All Day 3-19-13




If you ask the people who deal with the New Hampshire Liquor Commission everyday — bartenders, restaurant managers, store owners — many will tell you it’s an agency that could use a total overhaul. If stories like this continue to emerge, a total overhaul may be forthcoming.

— I recently wrote here about budget talks and how residents are asking and voting for more spending. This isn’t everywhere, as we see in this story about Goffstown, but the House Finance Committee heard on the Seacoast to stop with the state budget cuts. My theory isn’t so crazy, even for New Hampshire, as this Washington Post story notes.

— Things at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard just went from bad to worse. At least we know this guy didn’t do it.

— Concord Monitor, this is nice work.

— Lebanon College gets a boost from the Cos.

— Sunshine Week is over, but it’s worth taking a look at the work the Nashua Telegraph did to celebrate. Here’s a piece about transparency in the NH Legislature.

— More bad news for Portsmouth’s most famous breakfast place. Also in Portsmouth, the City Council recently learned the middle school addition will cost another $3.3 million. Yikes.

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