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In agreement with the Town Council, Durham voters decide to remove the dam

In agreement with the Town Council, Durham voters decide to remove the dam

Max Scheinblum, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

DURHAM - The Mill Pond Dam debate came to a close on Tuesday, March 8, when Durham residents voted 1706 - 596 to remove the dam. This choice affirms the Durham town council’s original decision in September...

Covid cases on campus decline after reaching high of 535

Covid cases on campus decline after reaching high of 535

Hannah Donahue, Content Editor February 15, 2022

As University of New Hampshire (UNH) students returned to the town of Durham in preparation for the spring semester, COVID-19 cases began to rise - hitting an all-time campus high of 535 total positive...

UNH loses member of community, Vincenzo Lirosi

UNH loses member of community, Vincenzo Lirosi

Rhianwen Watkins December 9, 2021

A missing person alert reached UNH community members Saturday at 6:18 p.m. It was quickly followed by an email at 6:25 p.m., looking for student Vincenzo Lirosi, 22, of Massachusetts. A second...

Year in review: Durham’s mask ordinance

Year in review: Durham’s mask ordinance

Cassie Hollasch May 7, 2021

When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic prompted widespread mask wearing, the federal government left states and towns to decide whether or not it was enforceable. Despite the Centers for Disease Control...

CDC amends gathering requirements; UNH guidelines remain

CDC amends gathering requirements; UNH guidelines remain

Cassie Hollasch May 1, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) amended its guidance detailing activities vaccinated individuals can now resume, such as attending small outdoor gatherings without wearing a mask.  These...

Sununu announces expiration of mask mandate

Sununu announces expiration of mask mandate

Hannah Donahue April 15, 2021

Gov. Chris Sununu announced on Thursday, April 15 that the statewide mask mandate would be lifted on Friday, April 16.   The mandate, which was implemented on November 20, 2020,...

COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Whittemore Center

COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Whittemore Center

Benjamin Domaingue April 14, 2021

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) hosted two closed vaccination points of dispensing (PODs) for eligible students, faculty and staff.  Eligible members of the community included full-time...

UNH to hold two vaccine clinics this week

UNH to hold two vaccine clinics this week

Evan Edmonds April 8, 2021

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is hosting two points of dispensing (PODs) of the first dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine on Thursday, April 8 and Friday, April 9 at the Whittemore Center....

Out-of-state students not eligible for vaccine in N.H.

Out-of-state students not eligible for vaccine in N.H.

Hannah Donahue April 1, 2021

Starting April 2, New Hampshire residents age 16 and older will be eligible for the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination, said Gov. Chris Sununu in a press conference on March 25. This decision,...

New vaccination site opens at Fox Run Mall

New vaccination site opens at Fox Run Mall

Ben MacKillop April 1, 2021

Starting this past Monday, the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination site run by the state of New Hampshire located at Exeter High School has closed down and been moved to the Fox Run Mall in Newington,...

UNH community reflects on one-year COVID anniversary

UNH community reflects on one-year COVID anniversary

Cassie Hollasch March 23, 2021

Durham, NH -- On Mar. 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) as a global pandemic. Store shelves were stripped of bare necessities by worried customers, local...

UNH fall semester COVID-19 protocols considered successful

UNH fall semester COVID-19 protocols considered successful

Cassie Hollasch January 20, 2021

With the rise of COVID-19, universities across the country had to decide whether or not to bring students back for the fall semester. The University of New Hampshire (UNH) was one of many who...

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