News About NH Prison & Jails

Keene nonprofit plans group home for women recently released from jail

KEENE — New nonprofit Monadnock Restorative Community is holding a community forum Tuesday night at Keene State College with the expectation of opening a home for women coming out of incarceration

Drug Smuggling Crackdown Prompts Prison Greeting Card Ban in New Hampshire

There are few luxuries inside state prison. Some would say getting a painting from your child, or a Valentine's Day card from your spouse is one of them.  But starting May 1, inmates won't be allowed to receive anything but handwritten letters on normal paper.

Editorial: We need a new way to think about prison

Editorial: State has a clear path to prison reform -

Despite its divided state government, New Hampshire’s governor and Legislature could find a way to reduce the state’s growing prison population and save money without increasing the crime rate.

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