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Grinding it out: Nashua celebrates skatepark construction

Local News

It’s a series of holes now, but soon the landscape in a lot near Stellos Stadium will be transformed into the city’s newest skatepark. City officials gathered Tuesday to celebrate progress and praise Public Works crews who are making the first efforts to construct the replacement ...

Reintegration challenges for NH military

Community News

New Hampshire’s military population is comprised of many who serve in the Guard and Reserves. Many of our state residents aren’t aware that New Hampshire’s military servicemen and women are leaving and returning from small and large deployments at various times during the year. Without an ...

Trustee wants to sell ‘Dusty’ cars

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NASHUA – The trustee in charge of the bankrupt Dusty Old Cars is asking a bankruptcy judge for permission to sell all of the assets, including the cars, to pay the debts of the company. Michael Askenaizer, the Nashua attorney appointed to oversee the company’s liquidation, wants Judge Bruce ...

What a comeback: Project turns kitchen tables into artwork

Community News

Conceived by Artist Jerry Beck in partnership with City Arts Nashua, this project has brought new life and purpose to 10 discarded tables. The Comeback Kitchen Tables Project celebrated health, collaboration, civic pride and the value of eating together and sharing meaningful conversations. At ...

Gate City baseball player, coach getting name on field

Local News

NASHUA – A former city Little League player, umpire and coach who died suddenly last year is being honored by the city with the naming of the ballfield at Memorial Park on Ledge Street. The Board of Aldermen on Tuesday night voted unanimously to name the field for Kyle Bedinger, who was 26 ...

PAL honors Nashua youth

Community News

NASHUA – The nonprofit Police Athletic League (Nashua PAL) announced that its 2017 Football Player of the Year is 14-year-old Max Ackerman. He, along with PAL’s athletes of the year in cross country, boxing, cheerleading and basketball – as well as adult awardees in volunteering and ...

Nashua North students conduct trolley tour

Local News

NASHUA – The trolley stopped under the shade of an old oak tree, and the passengers unloaded onto the lawn of Library Hill. “This hill is known as Library Hill because of this building right here,” Grace Tomasetti, a junior at Nashua High School North, said as she pointed at the Hunt ...

Former Nashua woman gets prison time in IRS scam

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CONCORD – A former Nashua woman was sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to her role in a scheme to cash fake tax return checks. Gladys Maria Pena Dominguez, 35, will serve 54 months in prison and must repay more than $1 million to the IRS as part of her sentence announced this ...

Home Depot Foundation awards Front Door Agency $5K grant

Community News

NASHUA – The Home Depot Foundation recently awarded the Front Door Agency a $5,000 Community Impact Grant, to assist with renovations at the Agency’s Vine Street “Victory House” property. The apartment building, which houses single mothers and children in the Transitional Housing ...

NCC hosts annual world dinner

Community News

NASHUA – The fifth annual Around the World Dinner brought students, families and community members together for a night of multicultural cuisine and entertainment Friday, May 12 on the Nashua Community College campus. Students from the NCC World Language Club and International Cafe hosted the ...

Nonprofit holds ‘Breakfast with our Best’

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NASHUA – The name Adult Learning Center seems to make clear the mission of the over 40-year-old nonprofit organization located in Nashua. But as attendees of last week’s Breakfast with our Best event learned, there is a lot more happening at the ALC than just adult learning. As guests ...

Anniversaries: Nashua couple married 60 years

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NASHUA – Mike and Barbara Winton, of Nashua, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 27 with family. The Wintons have been residents of Nashua for more than 40 years and were married in Livingston, N.J. Both are now retired. Barbara was a teacher in the Nashua school ...

Anniversaries: Calvettis celebrate 60th anniversary

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MILFORD – Richard and Lorraine Calvetti, of Milford, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, May 25. They were married in Spencer, Mass., in 1957, and have two children, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild after “60 happy years,” Richard Calvetti said. Their ...

Letter of Thanks

Community News

Thank you Nashua In March, my husband and I traveled from Boston to Nashua to attend my aunt’s wake and funeral. She spent many years in Nashua, at the Mary A. Sweeney Home, and passed at 103 years of age. She loved the town and its friendly people. And now, my husband and I do, too! We were ...

News Digest

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Nashua Students compete in Battle of the Books Recently, students across four Nashua Elementary Schools participated in the annual city-wide Battle of the Books. Participants from Bicentennial, Broad Street, Main Dunstable and Birch Hill Elementary Schools were invited to participate in the ...

Swimming, water safety class at YMCA

Community News

NASHUA – As part of the Y’s commitment to reduce drowning rates and keep kids safe in and around the water, the YMCA of Greater Nashua is providing eight weeks of swim instruction and water safety to 45 preschool aged children from Nashua’s Title 1 Preschool. Grant funds awarded from ...

League of Women’s Voters hosts public town hall meeting

Community News

NASHUA – The Nashua Chapter of the League of Women Voters held an Education Town Hall on May 16 in City Hall auditorium, which was open to the public. Dan Vallone, director of engagement from Reaching Higher NH, gave an overview of several education bills of significance that are working ...

Rules of Thumb and Other Crazy Ideas

Business

[That’s probably a good policy, Dad.]Not too long ago I was sitting out on my deck talking to my two teenage sons. North Korea was in the news and so our conversation turned to nukes and the like. One of my sons said that if a nuclear blast happened close enough for you to see it, but was far ...

Teeboom wants injunction against Nashua

Local News

NASHUA – Former Alderman Fred Teeboom wants to expedite the timeline on his lawsuit against the city, claiming Nashua’s government violated the charter, while the city’s attorney, Steve Bolton asked for the whole matter to be dismissed. Teeboom, one of the people involved in the effort ...

Teens charged with breaking into Nashua home, assaulting occupant

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NASHUA – Police early Saturday morning intercepted a VW Turbo Beetle on Library Hill and arrested the two teenage occupants, moments after the teens allegedly broke into a French Hill residence, walked to where a 17-year-old male was sleeping and started punching him, according to police. The ...