Current Affairs

Studies from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express show that young people crave authenticity and character in the places they live, work, and visit. Older neighborhoods offer more diverse and affordable housing options and historic downtowns provide incubator spaces for small new businesses. Historic buildings and streetscapes define communities, build community pride and engagement, attract families and tourists, foster artistic expression and provide greater property tax dollars per square foot than new construction. They are denser, walkable and served by existing infrastructure. Read more →


The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing and the Committees on Education and Labor and Energy and Commerce had markups on the Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), Democrats’ landmark bill to drastically reduce prescription drug prices, of which Reps. Chris Pappas (NH-01) and Ann Kuster (NH-02) are co-sponsors.  Read more →


Yesterday, Seacoast Online reported that Rep. Chris Pappas spent time over the Congressional recess to talk to health care advocates and local Granite Staters about skyrocketing prescription drug costs, as well as what he is doing in Congress to address the issue.  Read more →


 Granite Staters joined Rep. Chris Pappas and Protect Our Care New Hampshire and Granite State Progress at a roundtable discussion today, where they discussed the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs.  Read more →


Want to know where to find the best foliage this fall? Come to a valley in the midst of the White Mountain National Forest to enjoy fall colors that have it all, except lines, traffic and crowds. Waterville Valley has... Read more →


Sunrise House will have 14 one-bedroom, one bath and two two-bedroom, two bath apartments on three floors. All will be air conditioned and accessible by an elevator. Each apartment will have a small kitchen and living room. More importantly, all will have oversized, roll-in showers to accommodate wheelchairs, and half the showers will be big enough for a wheelchair and a personal assistant. Read more →