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Funding the fight against opioids

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NASHUA – Whether they are Democrats or Republicans, one thing on which New Hampshire leaders seem to agree is that overcoming the opioid epidemic requires vast resources and a united front. “This epidemic was different because it’s rural communities and it tends to be small states, like ...

Michael LoVerme Memorial 5k Run/Walk

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MERRIMACK – The seventh annual Michael LoVerme Memorial 5K Run/Walk will be held at noon, Sunday, Oct.7, at Merrimack High School. Registration opens at 11 a.m. The race is open to all and has both an individual and team component. For more information or to register online, visit mlmf.org.

Local organization helps veterans get back on their feet

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NASHUA – When Niki Halvorson left the Navy with a back injury sustained after falling three stories, she took solace in the pain pills prescribed by her doctor. Before long, she was dependent on them, going through almost a three-month supply in just two weeks. When she later found work at ...

Regenerative manufacturing industry set to receive tax breaks

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NASHUA – In a bid to make New Hampshire more inviting to investors considering the business of regenerative manufacturing, the state Department of Revenue Administration is touting a new law that exempts qualified businesses from paying profits and enterprise taxes for 10 years. Describing ...

Grand jury hands up indictments

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NASHUA – A man from Maine has been reindicted on a series of sexual assault charges, while a Milford resident is in a similar situation on allegations he distributed images showing children engaging in various sexually explicit conduct, according to the list of indictments handed up Thursday ...

Local math teacher honored with National Education Award

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NASHUA – Srilakshmi Sankar, a math teacher and assistant principal at World Academy in Nashua, was honored by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) in August with the Edyth May Sliffe Award for distinguished math teaching at the middle and high school levels. This national education ...

Improving food access

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NASHUA – The Greater Nashua Food Council has grown a lot in its first year of existence, and will highlight its successes and those of others within the city who are championing the food access mission with a free Community Food Celebration. The council aims to improve food access through ...

Granite Shield operation nets eight arrests

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NASHUA – This week, members of the Nashua and Hudson Police departments conducted another operation as part of the Granite Shield program, resulting in arrests for eight individuals.  Johnny Reyes, 22, of 103 Chestnut St., Nashua, was arrested on a capias warrant issued by Hillsborough ...

Jury deliberations underway in Malloch trial

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NASHUA – Defense attorney Ryan Guptill began his closing argument in the Justin Malloch assault trial with the same words his co-counsel, Kara Simard, spoke at the outset of her opening statement three days earlier: “Lies. Lies ... .” To Guptill and Simard, the state’s case against ...

Flora and Fauna exhibit on display at ArtHub Gallery

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NASHUA – Flora and Fauna is the newest exhibit featured at the ArtHub Gallery in Nashua during September and October. The Art Hub is the collaboration between the Nashua Area Artists’ Association (NAAA) and artists of all backgrounds. The goal is to support artists in the Greater Nashua ...

Students, officers and volunteers paddle down Nashua River

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NASHUA – Many of the life jacket-clad, paddle-wielding seventh-graders stepping into canoes on the Nashua River Wednesday morning had never been in a boat. As students at Elm Street Middle School, several were out of their element in the woods, examining bugs and testing water quality, ...

Couple charged with N.H. 2016 voter fraud

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NASHUA – Nearly two years after Democrats narrowly won New Hampshire in the 2016 presidential and U.S. Senate races, a man and woman face charges for allegedly casting ballots in both the Granite State ... and Massachusetts during that election. John S. Fleming Jr., 71, and Grace E. Fleming, ...

City residents clucking over chickens as pets

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NASHUA – City residents want chickens – and not the kind one might expect to get at a barbecue. According to Alderwoman at Large Shoshanna Kelly, the city’s Planning Department frequently receives calls regarding whether people can own live chickens. Right now, except for in zoning ...

Merrimack Library marking 125 years

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MERRIMACK – All are welcome to a festive celebration, an event planned for Sunday afternoon and evening that heralds the Merrimack Public Library’s 125th birthday. Supporters and staffers at the library, 470 Daniel Webster Hwy., will welcome from 2-6 p.m. those wishing to enjoy the ...

Harbor Homes secures donation

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NASHUA – While it may take a village to raise a child, it also takes a community coming together to combat the opioid epidemic, and that’s what is happening in Nashua through a collaborative effort among multiple groups and agencies. This week, local Dunkin’ Donuts business owners Joe ...

Felony charges for Nashua man

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NASHUA – Shaun Jerome, a 40-year-old Nashua man with no fixed address, is in jail on “preventative detention” pending a bail hearing, the result of his second arrest in four months on domestic-related assault and other charges. Jerome, who was also arrested in April 2017 for allegedly ...

AAA RATING: City issues $15.4M in bonds for new projects

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NASHUA – A rating of AAA from Standard & Poor’s Financial Services helped city leaders issue $15.4 million worth of bonds last week at an interest rate of 2.85 percent. As part of that $15.4 million, Nashua plans to spend $2 million for six garbage trucks, which is a cost of $333,333 ...

Merrimack School District still not grading homework

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MERRIMACK – A request for the rehearing/reconsideration of the Merrimack School District’s current homework grading protocol was denied by the State Board of Education last week without so much as a discussion by board members, according to school Superintendent Marge Chiafery. The ...

Malloch trial underway: Man allegedly assaulted longtime partner

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NASHUA – When she rose to deliver her opening statement at the start of Justin Malloch’s assault trial Tuesday morning, Assistant County Attorney Cassie Devine began by apologizing to the jurors for what they were about to see. Moments later, the eight men and six women, including the ...