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.
NH Legislator Faces Sex/Drug Charges
(Nottingham, NH) - A New Hampshire State Representative has been arrested on charges of using a computer to solicit sex from a minor and possession of drugs with intent to distribute.
Card Skimmers Found On Dover Gas Pumps
(Dover, NH) - Dover Police continue to investigate after credit card skimming devices were found at two gas stations over the weekend.
Portsmouth Mourns the Passing of Former Mayor Eileen Foley
(Portsmouth, NH) - Former Portsmouth Mayor Eileen Foley passed away this morning. She was 97.
Rochester Man Faces Multiple Burglary Charges
(Dover, NH) - A Rochester man is in custody and faces burglary charges in several communities.
Manchester Woman Wanted For Bedford Bank Heist
(Bedford, NH) - Bedford Police have issued an arrest warrant for a Manchester woman in connection with the holdup of a bank last month.
Portsmouth Police Bring Back Officer Trading Cards
(Portsmouth, NH) - The Portsmouth Police Department is again producing Trading Cards, last circulated around 1996.
Sisters Plan Drive-Thru Girl Scout Cookie Sale
(Albany, NH) - Three young girls are planning to raise funds this Friday by hosting a drive-thru Girl Scout Cookie sale in Albany.
Manslaughter Charge Filed In Rochester Bar Fight Death
(Rochester, NH) - A Barnstead man is facing a court appearance this morning for causing the death of a Rochester man late last month.
Downton Abbey’s “Mr. Carson” Coming To Portsmouth
(Portsmouth, NH) - A fund-raising event Thursday evening in Portsmouth will feature actor Jim Carter, best known to American audiences as Carson, the butler at Downton Abbey.
Red Cross Safety Tips For Cold Weather
(Concord, NH) - The coldest weather of the season has arrived in New England, with weekend temperatures expected in the single digits, and brutal wind chills through Sunday morning.