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
- Marijuana cache discovered during I-93 traffic stop, Manchester man charged
Marijuana cache discovered during I-93 traffic stop, Manchester man charged - WINDHAM - A traffic stop for an inspection violation led to the discovery of a large cache of marijuana Tuesday morning and the arrest of a Manchester man.
- Timberlane teacher charged with assault, disorderly conduct placed on leave
Timberlane teacher charged with assault, disorderly conduct placed on leave -
- Illinois prosecutors drop charges against actor Jussie Smollett -- report
Illinois prosecutors drop charges against actor Jussie Smollett -- report - Illinois prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett relating to allegations he staged a hate crime attack to gain publicity, the Chicago Sun-Times reported, citing a statement from his lawyers.
- Source: OxyContin maker Purdue reaches $270M settlement in Okla. opioid case
Source: OxyContin maker Purdue reaches $270M settlement in Okla. opioid case - OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and members of the wealthy Sackler family that own the company have reached a $270 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma that accused Purdue of helping fuel the opioid abuse…
- Traffic tsunami: Manchester bracing for a rough weekend
Traffic tsunami: Manchester bracing for a rough weekend - Once again Manchester is on the brink of a downtown traffic nightmare.