New Hampshire Department of Corrections
New Hampshire Department of Corrections is an executive agency of the U. S. state of New Hampshire. As of June 30, 2013, the Department had an inmate population of 2,791, 15,267 on probation or parole, 893 total employees, 470 as corrections officers and 64 as probation/parole officers; the agency has its headquarters in Concord. The largest correctional facility in the state is the New Hampshire State Prison for Men in Concord; the Division of Administration oversees the business operations for the Department of Corrections. The commissioner of the department shall be appointed by the governor, with the consent of the council, shall serve for a term of 4 years from the date of appointment and until a successor is appointed; the Commissioner is the chief administrative officer of the department and shall manage all operations of the department and administer and enforce the laws with which he or the department is charged. He shall report directly to the governor; the Adult Parole Board is an independent agency.
The board consists of seven members approved by the Executive Council. Members serve five-year terms, may serve no more than two consecutive terms. By law, three board members must preside over each hearing; the board is part-time. Board members are always available to issue arrest warrants for parole violators, to consult with parole officers regarding problem cases. New Hampshire Correctional Industries is a combination of seven business units, manufacturing goods and providing services to hundreds of government and/or non-profit customers and a growing number of local businesses in New Hampshire, it operates businesses in the agricultural and service related fields. This wide diversity includes printing, graphic solutions, office furniture, home furniture, outdoor furniture, home accessories, produce, hay, re-upholstery, fulfillment services and report hosting, a country store, much more, it is capable of meeting many needs. 300 inmates participate in this program each day. The Division of Field Services supervises New Hampshire offenders who are not incarcerated.
Probation - When an individual has been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony and released into the community for supervision Parole - A legal status whereby an offender convicted of a felony and sentenced to the New Hampshire State Prison is released into the community by the parole board. Field Services is responsible for the following: Approximately 4,000 people on Probation Approximately 1,300 people on parole Approximately 350 people who are released on bail Approximately 2,700 people who have been ordered to pay restitution to a victim Approximately 60 individuals on Administrative Home Confinement Approximately 500 people for other types of supervisionField Services is responsible for conducting Pre-Sentencing Investigations; these investigations are requested by a court of law. It includes a thorough evaluation of the offender's criminal charge, a thorough review of the circumstances including interviews with affected parties, a recommendation to sentencing judge; the Division of Field Services supervises offenders on probation or parole from other jurisdictions using an Interstate Compact agreement.
The Division of Forensic and Medical Services is responsible for the provision and coordination of all health and mental health services received by inmates at all facilities operated by the Department of Corrections. The Public Information Office coordinates the release of public information to the public and to the media. There are three Transitional Housing Units called halfway houses, one Transitional Work Center; these facilities are operated by the Department of Corrections, Division of Community Corrections and are responsible for providing treatment and services to offenders that are preparing to transition back into the community. The Bureau of Programs is responsible for the development and implementation of offender programs geared toward rehabilitation and offender change. Programs include Correctional Counseling/Case Management, the Corrections Special School District, Family Connections Center, Intervention Services, Parole Violator Program, Women's Services and Religious Services, Library Services.
The New Hampshire Department of Corrections Victim Services Bureau provides services for crime victims and survivors consistent with their needs. The Department of Corrections manages the operations of three secure prison facilities within the state: List of law enforcement agencies in New Hampshire List of United States state correction agencies Prison New Hampshire Department of Corrections site
Berlin, New Hampshire
Berlin is a city along the Androscoggin River in Coös County in northern New Hampshire, United States. It is the northernmost city in New Hampshire; the population was 10,051 at the 2010 census. As of July 1, 2017, the estimated population was 10,225, it includes the village of Cascade in the south part of the city. Located in New Hampshire's Great North Woods Region or "North Country", Berlin sits at the edge of the White Mountains, the city's boundaries extend into the White Mountain National Forest. Berlin is home to the Berlin and Coos County Historical Society's Moffett House Museum & Genealogy Center, Service Credit Union Heritage Park, the Berlin Fish Hatchery, the White Mountains Community College, member of the Community College System of New Hampshire. Berlin is the principal city of the Berlin Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Coos County, New Hampshire and Essex County, Vermont; because Quebec is less than 60 miles away, Berlin has a large number of people of French Canadian descent in its population.
Around 65% of its residents speak a variant of New England French, locally known as "Berlin French". Around 11,000 years ago, small groups of Native Americans camped around the area of what is now called Berlin. In years, the Eastern Abenaki tribes came to Berlin to mine rhyolite on Mt. Jasper; when English colonists came to America, Berlin was first granted on December 31, 1771, by Colonial Governor John Wentworth, as "Maynesborough" after Sir William Mayne. But the grantees did not take up their claims. In 1802, Seth Eames and Gideon Tirrell were sent by the descendants of Mayne to explore and mark lots for settlers, still no one came. Maynesborough was settled in 1823-1824 by his nephew, Cyrus Wheeler. Both men were from Maine. Farming was the first industry. With 65 inhabitants in 1829, the New England town was reincorporated on July 1 as Berlin with the help of Cyrus' father, Thomas Wheeler. Situated in a forested region, the community developed early into a center for logging and wood industries.
Falls on the Androscoggin River provided water power for sawmills. In 1826, a road was built to Gorham by Thomas and Daniel Green. In 1851 the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad entered Berlin. Acquiring water and rail rights in the early 1850s, the H. Winslow & Company built a large sawmill at the head of "Berlin Falls". In 1868, William Wentworth Brown and Lewis T. Brown bought a controlling interest in the business and changed its name to the Berlin Mills Company. In 1866, a schoolteacher named Elmire Jolicoeur invented the dish now known as a "Casserole" and served it to students and travelers. By 1885, the mill town was home to several pulp and paper mills, including the Riverside Mill, Forest Fibre Company and White Mountain Pulp & Paper Company; because of the need for labor in the mills, immigrants arrived from Russia, Finland, Sweden and Germany. Many others were French Canadians from nearby Quebec. In 1872, a group of Scandinavians founded the nation's oldest ski club, it was called the North American Ski Club, but was renamed the Nansen Ski Club.
This was in honor of Fridtjof Nansen. In 1897, Berlin was incorporated as the northernmost in the state; as of 1874, the Boston and Maine Railway passed through the eastern portion of the town and operated on this line until the 1980s. The old railroad bed has since been converted for usage as an ATV trail. Berlin's main industry in the early 20th century was the pulp and paper industries, which have been in a long decline since that time; as jobs left the area, the population has decreased and is about half its peak of more than 20,000 in the 1930 census. In 1917, the Berlin Mills Company was renamed the Brown Company, because of World War I and anti-German feeling against the enemy of the time. A short time after the Great Depression, the Brown Company went into receivership. Surviving with governmental help, it was bought and sold several times after World War II. In 2001 American Tissue filed before which it had stopped paying city taxes, its facilities were purchased in 2002 by Fraser Papers of Canada.
But in March 2006, Fraser Papers announced the closing of Berlin's pulp mill. On May 6, 2006, 250 employees were displaced, some moving to Cascade's paper finishing mill, but most were left unemployed. On October 3, 2006, the North American Dismantling Corporation of Michigan announced that it had bought the 121-acre defunct pulp mill site of Fraser Paper, would spend a year demolishing the property to allow redevelopment. Laidlaw Energy LLC has since purchased a portion of the former Fraser property, including a large recovery boiler which it intends to convert into a 66-megawatt biomass plant in 2010-2011. In the 1990s, the local historian and author Paul "Poof" Tardiff began writing articles in The Berlin Daily Sun, he collected these in a three-volume series titled Once Upon a Berlin Time, which documents local history. He continued to write articles for the newspaper every Tuesday and Thursday until his death in 2018. Recent economic development has been based on the correctional industry.
The 750-bed Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility was built in 1999 and employs 200 people. In 2012, the Federal Bureau of Prisons opened a federal, 1200-bed medium security facility, which employs 350 people. Berlin is located at 44°28′07″N 71°11′02″W. Berlin is located in northern New Hampshire, north of the White Mountains, in the state's North Country region; the city is bordered to the south by Randolph and Gorham, nor
New Hampshire Secretary of State
The Secretary of State of New Hampshire is a constitutional officer in the U. S. serves as the exclusive head of the New Hampshire Department of State. The Secretary of State performs duties of both a legislative branch as well as an executive branch officer; the Secretary of State is elected biannually by ballot of all members of the New Hampshire General Court assembled together. The Secretary of State is required to prepare and distribute election-related items as provided in the state Election code; the Secretary of State has the custody of the State Seal. The current Secretary of State is William M. Gardner. Elias Stileman, 1680 Richard Chamberlain, 1682 Thomas Davis, 1692 Thomas Newton, 1693 Henry Penny, 1696 Charles Story, 1697 Henry Penny, 1698 Sampson Sheafe, 1698 Charles Story, 1699 Samuel Penhallow, 1704 Charles Story, 1705 Richard Waldron, 1719 Theodore Atkinson, 1741 Theodore Atkinson, Jr. 1762 Theodore Atkinson, 1769 Eben. Thompson, 1775 Joseph Pearson, 1786 Philip Carrigan, 1805 Nathaniel Parker, 1809 Samuel Sparhawk, 1810 Albe Cady, 1814 Samuel Sparhawk, 1816 Richard Bartlett, 1825 Dudley S. Palmer, 1829 Ralph Metcalf, 1831 Josiah Stevens, Jr. 1838 Thomas P. Treadwell, 1843 George G. Fogg, 1846 Thomas P. Treadwell, 1847 John L. Hadley, 1850 Lemuel N. Pattee, 1855 Thomas L. Tullock, 1858 Allen Tenney, 1861 Benjamin Gerrish, Jr. 1865 Walter Harriman, 1865 John D. Lyman, 1867 Nathan W. Gove, 1870 John H. Goodale, 1871 Benjamin F. Prescott, 1872 William Butterfield, 1874 Benjamin F. Prescott, 1875 Ai B.
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New Hampshire Attorney General
The New Hampshire Attorney General is a constitutional officer of the U. S. state of New Hampshire who serves as head of the New Hampshire Department of Justice. The current state Attorney General is Gordon MacDonald. Under Part II, Article 46 of the New Hampshire Constitution, the Attorney General is appointed by the Governor with approval of the Council; the Attorney General serves a term of 4 years, as required by RSA 21-M:3, two years longer than the term of the Governor. The Attorney General and their Deputy must be "admitted to the practice of law in New Hampshire" and "be qualified by reason of education and experience." New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated Section 7:6 lists the Attorney General's "Powers and Duties as State's Attorney": Shall act as attorney for the state in all criminal and civil cases in the supreme court in which the state is interested, in the prosecution of persons accused of crimes punishable with death or imprisonment for life. Shall have and exercise general supervision of the criminal cases pending before the state supreme and superior courts, With the aid of the county attorneys, the Attorney General shall enforce the criminal laws of the state Shall have the power to collect uncollected debts owed to the state as set forth in RSA 7:15-a.
The Attorney General can choose when to relieve any officer or person of any duty prescribed by law relative to the enforcement of any criminal law. Part II, Article 71, of the state constitution, provides for County Attorneys to be elected by the inhabitants of the respective counties according to the state Election laws; however RSA 7:34 states, "the county attorney of each county shall be under the direction of the Attorney General, and, in the absence of the latter, he or she shall perform all the duties of the Attorney General's office for the county." In Wyman v. Danais, 101 N. H. 487, the New Hampshire Supreme Court held: Construed together demonstrate a legislative purpose to place ultimate responsibility for criminal law enforcement in the Attorney General, to give him the power to control and supervise criminal law enforcement by the county attorneys in cases where he deems it in the public interest. The Attorney General is required by statute to nominate a Director of Administration.
They may nominate Assistant and Senior Assistant Attorneys General, as well as Criminal Justice and Consumer Protection Investigators. Additionally, in the interest of the public welfare, the Attorney General is permitted to delegate the authority of the office to the Deputy and Assistant Attorneys General as they see fit; the Attorney General is required to nominate a Deputy Attorney General for appointment by the governor, with the consent of the council. The Deputy acts as Attorney General whenever the latter is absent or unable to act from any cause, or whenever there is a vacancy in the office, provided an Acting Attorney General has not been appointed; the Governor and Council are required by RSA 7:15 to appoint an Acting Attorney General if the Attorney General becomes incapacitated to perform his or her duties. The Acting Attorney General serves only during such incapacity and is paid a "reasonable compensation for his services and expenses." The Deputy Attorney General serves as the Acting Attorney General until the Governor and Council appoint someone to be the Acting Attorney General.
The Attorney General is permitted to appoint Assistant Attorneys General subject to the approval of the governor and council, as provided for in the budget. Assistant Attorneys General each serve a term of 5 years and should a position be vacant prior to the expiration of the term, such a vacancy can be filled for the remainder of the term. An Assistant Attorney General may be removed only as provided by RSA 4:1; the Attorney General can designate Senior Assistant Attorneys General, who serve at the pleasure of the Attorney General. Senior assistant attorneys general may serve as bureau chiefs, or in any other position as the Attorney General sees fit; the Attorney General is required to nominate, subject to confirmation by the governor and council, an unclassified Director of Administration for the Office of Attorney General, within the limits of the appropriation made for the appointment, who shall serve for a 5-year term. The director of administration may be removed only as provided by RSA 4:1.
The Attorney General may nominate Criminal Justice Investigators and Consumer Protection Investigators, subject to confirmation by the Governor and Council. Criminal Justice Investigators and Consumer Protection Investigators serve a term of five years; the investigators are given statewide law enforcement authority, are considered a "peace officer" as defined in RSA 594:1, III, which authorizes them to make arrests in a criminal case. Investigators are required to meet the certification requirements for a police officer pursuant to RSA 188-F:26. Unless investigators fails to achieve certification or are decertified by the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council, investigators are only subject to removal as provided by RSA 4:1. New Hampshire Attorney General official website New Hampshire Attorney General articles at Legal Newsline Legal Journal New Hampshire Attorney General articles at ABA Journal News and Commentary at FindLaw New Hampshire Revised Statutes at Law. Justia.com U.
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Portsmouth International Airport at Pease
Portsmouth International Airport at Pease known as Pease International Airport, is a joint civil and military use airport located one nautical mile west of the central business district of Portsmouth, a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. It is owned by the Pease Development Authority, it is included in the Federal Aviation Administration National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a non-hub primary commercial service facility. The airport is located within the Pease International Tradeport, a result of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Pease Air Force Base, closed under Base Realignment and Closure Commission action in the late 1980s and early 1990s; the airport shares its runway with the Pease Air National Guard Base, utilized by the 157th Air Refueling Wing of the New Hampshire Air National Guard, an Air Mobility Command -gained Air National Guard unit slated to receive KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling tankers. The 64th Air Refueling Squadron, an active duty Air Force unit of the 22nd Air Refueling Wing at McConnell AFB, is embedded and located with the 157 ARW at Pease ANGB.
Pease was one of seven Launch Abort Sites and one of 18 Emergency Landing Sites for NASA space shuttle orbiters. Domestic and international terminal passenger service by the third iteration of Pan American Airways began in 1999 and lasted until the airline's demise in 2004. Allegiant Air returned in October 2013, offers service to several destinations. Frontier Airlines began offering service to their hub in Orlando, Florida, on December 6, 2018, with hopes of expanding the number of destinations offered in the future; the airport is the current base for PlaneSense, a company that offers fractional aircraft ownership programs. Portsmouth International Airport at Pease covers an area of 3,000 acres at an elevation of 100 feet above mean sea level, it has one asphalt paved runway designated 16/34 which measures 11,321 by 150 feet. For the 12-month period ending September 30, 2016, the airport had 46,044 aircraft operations, an average of 126 per day: 62% general aviation, 18% military, 18% air taxi and 2% scheduled commercial.
At that time there were 140 aircraft based at this airport: 75% single-engine, 7% multi-engine, 7% jet, 4% helicopter and 6% military. Portsmouth International Airport at Pease official website FAA Airport Diagram, effective March 28, 2019 FAA Terminal Procedures for PSM, effective March 28, 2019 Resources for this airport: FAA airport information for PSM AirNav airport information for KPSM ASN accident history for PSM FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker NOAA/NWS latest weather observations SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures
Nashua Community College
Nashua Community College is a public community college in Nashua, New Hampshire. It is part of the Community College System of New Hampshire. Enrollment was 1,798 students in 2017, most of them part-time. NCC offers 22 certificate programs. Official website
United States congressional delegations from New Hampshire
These are tables of congressional delegations from New Hampshire to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. From 1843, four seats were allocated at-large. Starting in 1847, these seats were represented in districts; as of January 2019, there are twelve former members of the U. S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire who are living; as of January 2017, there are five former U. S. senators from New Hampshire who are living, three from Class 2 and two from Class 3. List of United States Representatives from New Hampshire List of United States Senators from New Hampshire United States Congress United States House of Representatives United States Senate Martis, Kenneth C.. The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. Martis, Kenneth C.. The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present Information from the Clerk of the U.
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