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.
Thousands Expected At Portsmouth’s Market Square Day
(Portsmouth, NH) - Thousands of visitors are expected in downtown Portsmouth for the annual Market Square Day festivities on Saturday.
Today Is New Hampshire’s Day Of Giving
Concord, NH) - New Hampshire is celebrating it's first statewide Day of Giving, a 24-hour online fundraising event designed to encourage philanthropy and celebrating the impact of non-profits in the state.
UPDATE: 4 Killed In Manchester Fire
(Manchester, NH) - Four people are dead after an early morning fire in a Manchester apartment building. Several other injuries are reported.
Charges Upgraded In Lebanon Fatal Accident
(Lebanon, NH) - A Vermont man has been charged with Negligent Homicide and Felony Aggravated Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in connection with a Wednesday night head-on crash in Lebanon. NH.
Red Cross Safety Tips For A Safe Summer
(Concord, NH) - The Memorial Day weekend signals the unofficial start of the summer season, and the American Red Cross is urging everyone to stay safe.
Newmarket Declares Stage-3 Water Emergency
(Newmarket, NH) - Residents of Newmarket are being urged to conserve water use after the town declared a Stage-3 Water Emergency, which imposes some limits on usage.
Gas Prices Jump Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend
(Dover, NH) - Gas prices have taken a sharp jump as we prepare for the Memorial Day weekend.
Exeter High Seniors Urged To Quit Playing “Assassins”
(Exeter, NH) - The Police Chiefs in communities in the Exeter School District are urging Exeter High School seniors to stop playing the game "Assassins" due to the threat it imposes on the safety and security of the community.
Nuclear Sub Arrives At Portsmouth Navy Yard
(Kittery, Maine) - The USS Hampton has arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard to undergo planned maintainance and systems certification.
Boy Scouts To Honor Two Seacoast Community Leaders
(Dover, NH) - The Daniel Webster Council of the Boy Scouts of America will present their "Good Scout" award to Dover's Jack Buckley and Rochester's T.J. Jean.