News Director Don Briand covers breaking news from across New England and around the globe. Don has more that 40 years of experience in news, working in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Florida. He is the winner of numerous broadcast awards, and has been named NH Broadcaster of the Year. His volunteer work has garnered him both the Volunteer of the Year in 2009 and the 2015 Citizen of the Year award in Dover.
There’s ‘Punkin Chunkin’ This Weekend At NHMS!
(Louden, NH) - Usually, weekend events at New Hampshire Motor Speedway have to do with speed. This weekend, the focus will be on distance as a Merrimack team seeks to set a new World Record in an Extreme Chunkin competition.
Car Trouble Leads To Legal Trouble For Manchester Woman
(Manchester, NH) - A Manchester woman who had car trouble Thursday ended up being arrested on a fugitive from justice charge.
Dover Pharmacy Robbed
(Dover, NH) - Dover Police are investigating a Thursday night hold-up at the CVS Pharmacy on Central Avenue.
Rochester School Goes Solar
(Rochester, NH) - The East Rochester Elementary School is partially powered by the sun, thanks to a rooftop solar array recently installed by ReVision Energy.
UPDATE: Missing Dover Woman Located
(Dover, NH) - Dover Police have ended a missing person investigation involving a 28 year old woman after the woman contacted family members.
One Killed, Two Injured In Somersworth House Fire
(Somersworth, NH) - The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a late night fire that claimed the life of a Somersworth woman.
Animals Rescued In Suspected Derry Cruelty Case
(Derry, NH) - The New Hampshire SPCA and Derry Police rescued a number of animals after a complaint of animal cruelty. The animals were living in deplorable conditions with animal waste covering floors, in filth filled cages and manure filled stalls.
NH Film Festival Draws 10,000 To Portsmouth
(Portsmouth, NH) - The 15th annual New Hampshire Film Festival wrapped-up a successful weekend with a Sunday night awards ceremony.
NH Moose Hunt Opens
(Concord, NH) - The 2015 NH Moose Hunting Season opens today. For the next 9 days, lucky permit holders and their hunting partners will have the experience of a lifetime.
Hearing Planned On Proposed Dover Marijuana Dispensary
(Dover, NH ) - Dover residents will have a chance this month to comment on a proposed medical marijuana dispensary in the city.