While we fully support the decision by Kittery's Mitchell school to read the book “I am Jazz,” which portrays a transgender child, we agree that parents should have been notified in advance of the lesson. The school felt the need to share the lesson with its K-3 students because they have transgender classmates.
The purple finch is New Hampshire's official state bird, the white-tailed deer its official animal, the pumpkin its official fruit and the white birch its official tree. Official amphibian? The spotted newt.
New Hampshire state police say they issued a citation to a woman who crashed into another car while attempting to reverse direction using a crossover that is restricted to emergency vehicles only. Police say 51-year-old Ann Caron of Raymond was traveling northbound on Interstate 95 in North Hampton when she attempted to make a left turn into the crossover lane just north of the open road tolling lanes.