The New Hampshire Union Leader
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The New Hampshire Union Leader is the largest daily newspaper in the state. Published in Manchester, the largest city in the state, it was founded in 1863 and was called simply The Union Leader from the mid-1970s until April 4, 2005. For years prior to that, it was called the Manchester Union-Leader. The Union Leader was known for the conservative political opinions of its late publisher, William Loeb, and his wife, Elizabeth Scripps “Nackey” Loeb. The Manchester Union Leader, as it was named at the time, assisted in derailing Maine Senator Edmund Muskie’s bid for the 1972 Democratic presidential nomination. Ater Nackey Loeb’s death on January 8, 2000, Joseph McQuaid, the son and nephew of the founders of the New Hampshire Sunday News, Bernard J. and Elias McQuaid, took over as publisher. Share your NH Union Leader Newspaper comments or feature your NH business, contact us.
The New Hampshire Union Leader
In 2009 publisher Joseph McQuaid announced that owing to financial difficulties the Saturday edition of the paper would no longer be distributed outside of the Greater Manchester area and that Saturday content would be moved to a combined Friday/Saturday edition. The New Hampshire Union Leader continues to publish Monday thru Friday and publishes the New Hampshire Sunday News for distribution on Sunday morning. New Hampshire Union Leader also publishes NH Obituaries, and local classified ads in all editions. NewHampshire.com began in 1999. It is an information web portal about New Hampshire and is owned and operated by the New Hampshire Union Leader.
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Newspaper: Union Leader
Address: 100 William Loeb Drive, P.O. Box 9555, Manchester, NH 03108-9555
President and Publisher: Brendan McQuaid
Full Time Employees: 29 plus
Product/Service: Daily Newspaper
Web Site: https://www.unionleader.com
NH News Headlines – New Hampshire Union Leader
- Keene man who fatally shot friend heads to prison after pleading guilty to negligent homicide
Keene man who fatally shot friend heads to prison after pleading guilty to negligent homicide - During an emotional hearing in the Cheshire Superior Court on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, Joelle Guyette told Adam Anderson that she would never forgive him for shooting her son, Holden Guyette.
- Marlborough owner of 52 Labradors found guilty of animal cruelty
Marlborough owner of 52 Labradors found guilty of animal cruelty - Cheshire County Sheriff’s Deputy Caleb Dodson testified to seeing all three floors of John Riggieri’s house covered in filth.
- St. Paul's settles suit brought by former student alleging group sex at brothel
St. Paul's settles suit brought by former student alleging group sex at brothel - St. Paul’s School has settled a lawsuit brought by a former student who claimed he was sexually abused by a school administrator in the 1970s.
- Dustin Johnson leads in Mexico golf tourney
Dustin Johnson leads in Mexico golf tourney - Dustin Johnson shot his second consecutive bogey-free round to build a two-shot lead at 11-under-par 131 after two rounds of the WGC-Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City.
- Monarchs lose in shootout
Monarchs lose in shootout - Goalie Branden Komm stopped all three Monarchs attempts in the shootout and Josh MacDonald scored for Reading in the Royals’ 4-3 ECHL victory on Friday night at SNHU Arena in Manchester.