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.
Dover Man Faces Pot Plant Charges
(Dover, NH) - A Dover man is facing drug charges after police found pot growing outside his home.
Maine Tackles Its Drug Epidemic
(Augusta, Maine) - Top law enforcement and emergency medical officials say a special state police unit and three working groups will be created to address Maine's drug epidemic.
New Hampshire Hunters Prepare For Start of Season
(Concord, NH) - New Hampshire's hunting seasons kick off next Tuesday, September 1, with the opening of black bear and gray squirrel seasons.
Drive Safely Because Schools Are Open For A New Year
(Concord, NH) - With the start of a new school year, New Hampshire State Police are urging motorists to drive safely and are offering safety tips when sharing the roads with school buses.
Be Warned: Portsmouth Police To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoints
(Portsmouth, NH) - The Portsmouth Police Department will continue their efforts to apprehend drunk drivers by conducting sobriety checkpoints this weekend.
Another Drop In Gas Prices
(Concord, NH) - The cost of gasoline dropped another 6 cents in New Hampshire over the past week.
Maine Woman Faces Arraignment In Stabbing Death
(Saco, Maine) - A Saco, Maine woman is facing a court appearance this afternoon for stabbing a mother of 5 to death in a Saco supermarket Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATE: Dover Cochecho Arts Festival Wraps Up Tonight With WOKQ Night At Dover High
(Dover, NH) - The 2015 Cochecho Arts Festival wraps up a successful season tonight in the Dover High Auditorium.
“That’s What I Call A Crane!”
(Dover, NH) - A new crane is in place to begin putting Dovers' new parking garage together .
Drunk Driver Tries (Unsuccessfully) to Drive Around Concord Sinkhole
(Concord, NH) - I-93 northbound in Concord has reopened to traffic after a giant sinkhole yesterday forced closure of the roadway for several hours.