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A billion reasons to be excited

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NASHUA – As the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $1 billion on Friday, so did the excitement of New Hampshire Lottery retailers and players. Droves of players came out to buy one or more tickets, all in the hope of cashing in on the massive payout. As drawn late Friday, the numbers ...

Nashua gubernatorial forum set for Monday

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NASHUA — This week, Gov. Chris Sununu spoke of his “pro-growth agenda of cutting business taxes” upon the announcement that a record 741,480 New Hampshire residents are now employed in the Granite State. However, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Molly Kelly believes many of these workers ...

Church aims to help kids with event

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NASHUA – Throughout the world, many children live in poverty. With the youngsters in mind, those at Community Chapel Church in Nashua are preparing to collect donations for a charity event – Operation Christmas Child. The charity focuses on providing Christmas gifts to children in need as ...

Local man diagnosed with ALS fights back

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NASHUA – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is defined as a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. It’s a devastating terminal disease and those who are diagnosed slowly lose more and more functions. More commonly known as ALS, or Lou ...

Griffin: Freight service in N.H. a must for economy

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NASHUA – With conversations ongoing about the potential Capitol Corridor commuter rail project connecting Boston to Nashua, freight trains continue to chug along the tracks crossing Main Street at the north end of downtown every now and again. However, New Hampshire Railroad Revitalization ...

News organizations suing N.H. for police records

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NASHUA – Six news outlets, including The Telegraph, and the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire are suing because Granite State officials refuse to release a list containing the names of police officers who may have credibility issues. Attorneys with the New Hampshire Department ...

District saw $13M in funds frozen

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NASHUA – Miscommunication and disagreements among Nashua Board of Education members resulted in a temporary freeze for $13 million worth of federal money used for child nutrition and other programs. Although New Hampshire Department of Education officials, who oversee the dispersal of these ...

Edwards, Pappas offer visions for Social Security, Medicare

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MANCHESTER (AP) – While both Democrat Chris Pappas and Republican Eddie Edwards expressed support for programs like Medicare and Social Security, they clashed Thursday over the role government plays in people’s lives during a 1st Congressional District debate. In an AARP-sponsored event ...

Nashua hires dropout prevention consultant

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NASHUA – Although a 2.25 percent dropout rate for the 2016-17 school year may not seem to be a staggering number on the surface, officials in the Nashua School District are hiring a consultant to help ensure at-risk students receive their diplomas. Jeff Levin will be the man assisting 25 ...

Opioid Task Force discusses new hub

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NASHUA – A new hub for Nashua and Manchester was among some of the topics discussed during the Thursday Mayor’s Opioid Task Force meeting. A hub is a federally funded opioid resource that provides screening referrals to opioid treatment resources and is open 24/7. Each hub is supposed to ...

Noted author David Grann to speak at NPL Sunday

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NASHUA – The New Yorker writer and author David Grann – whose new book, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI,” has been selected for this year’s “Nashua Reads: One City, One Book” program – will speak Sunday at the Nashua Public Library. The ...

Granite Shield operation nets nine arrests in Greater Nashua

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NASHUA – Police officers arrested nine individuals this week on a variety of charges as part of a Granite Shield operation. Andrea Bailey, 35, of 23 Nottingham Drive, Nashua, was charged with a felony count of intent to distribute heroin, a felony count for the sale of heroin, a felony ...

N.H. buzzing for Mega Millions

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NASHUA – New and old lottery players buzzed around local markets and variety stores Wednesday in hopes of landing the winning ticket in the $900 million Mega Millions jackpot. The jackpot total is the second-largest in U.S. history. The next lottery drawing set for 11 p.m. ...

Coffman, Mosley at odds

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NASHUA – Board of Education member Howard Coffman said he will not resign in the face of what he calls “bullying” by school employees, while district Superintendent Jahmal Mosley hopes the public realizes “temper tantrums is not who we are.” During an Oct. 9 board meeting, Nashua ...

Board of Health discusses smoking problems

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NASHUA – City Board of Health members on Wednesday discussed the potential of banning smoking in certain areas. Nashua Director of Public Health and Community Services Bobbie Bagley said some community members would like to ban smoking near public buildings. Board of Alderman member Linda ...