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Nashua North principal heading to Lowell

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NASHUA – The principal of Nashua High School North has accepted a new position as the interim head of school at Lowell High School in Massachusetts. Marianne Busteed, who served as the Nashua North principal for four years, started in the Nashua School District as a teacher 14 years ago. Her ...

Taking a vacation in the iPhone-dominated era

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By now most business owners have accepted the reality that social media and other factors have upped the ante substantially when it comes to service. Like it or not, we now live in a “review” economy. Exceptional service really doesn’t cut it any more. Service now needs to be memorable. ...

Mustangs board shakeup

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MILFORD — An agreement filed in court on Wednesday will see the current Milford Mustangs board of directors removed and replaced with a new board, with many of the former board members barred for volunteering for any New Hampshire charity for at least two years. The youth football ...

NH mayors following Donchess’ lead in joining climate initiative

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CONCORD — More cities in New Hampshire are joining the effort to combat climate change, following the lead of Nashua’s Mayor Jim Donchess in signing up to be part of the Climate Mayors initiative. “There’s a lot of interest in a lot of communities,” said Rob Werner, the state director ...

24-hour hockey event benefits Nashua Children’s Home

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NASHUA – Calling all hockey players for the All Day Power Play, as the 24-hour benefit for the Nashua Children’s Home is still signing up players and sponsors. Organizer Dave Walsh is asking for people interested in joining the event at the Conway Arena to get in touch. “Heading into our ...

Boston area man nabbed in Nashua on drug sales allegations

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NASHUA – The fact that 42-year-old Dorchester, Mass. resident Dekara Anderson has no residential ties to New Hampshire and has a significant criminal record in Massachusetts prompted a district court judge to set his bail at $50,000 cash only at his arraignment on drug sales charges ...

Mass. woman charged in Merrimack missing packages case

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NASHUA – A 39-year-old woman from North Andover, Mass. has been charged in connection with the mysterious case of the missing packages that left residents of a Merrimack neighborhood wondering what happened to their deliveries. Police said Jennifer Boutin, of 17 Third St., is facing ...

General Dynamics closing Nashua plant

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NASHUA – The General Dynamics imaging manufacturing plant on Simon Street is to close this year, leaving its 92 employees out of work. The company announced to employees on Monday that the plant would close, and company representative Carole Smith confirmed the news to The Telegraph on ...

One-month jail sentence in ‘bizarre’ sex assault case

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NASHUA – Calling the case “one of the most bizarre in my 20-plus years” in the judicial system, Superior Court Judge Jacalyn Colburn on Tuesday sentenced onetime aspiring physician Surya Karri to one month in jail for sexually assaulting an 81-year-old woman last year. “It’s baffling. ...

Four charged with drug possession, trespassing at Benson Park

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NASHUA – Hudson police arrested two men in their 20s and a pair of 19-year-old women on drug and trespass charges this week after discovering them asleep at what appeared to be an overnight encampment inside Benson Park. The four – John Gardner, 23; Ryan Rule, 22; and Cassidy Kenney and ...

Competency hearing next week for suspect in January Nashua murder

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NASHUA – Whether former Nashua resident Devin Tappan is legally competent to stand trial for allegedly murdering his neighbor in his downtown apartment seven months ago will be the topic of an upcoming court hearing. Tappan, 30, who lived at 32 Kinsley St., Apt. 1, at the time of the Jan. 6 ...

Litchfield high school student heads to Boys Nation

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LITCHFIELD – Patrick Rochford is ready to take his political prowess to the national level. The Litchfield high school student, who will be in his senior year at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Mount Hermon, Mass., this fall, is one of 98 young men accepted to the American Legion Boys ...

United We Sleep targets homelessness in Greater Nashua

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NASHUA – The United Way of Greater Nashua will take a stand against homelessness in September through the second annual United We Sleep. The event, which also targets hunger, is an experimental homelessness scenario that will simulate what some in the community face week in and week out. ...

Dismissal motion denied in Trooper Flynn case; trial set for fall

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NASHUA – Trial in the case of Massachusetts State Police Trooper Joseph H. Flynn is on track for October now that a Superior Court judge has denied his motion to dismiss the charges that accuse him of assaulting a suspect in a 2016 police pursuit that ended in Nashua. Judge Charles Temple ...

Donchess slams Senate health plan

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NASHUA – Mayor Jim Donchess is warning that the latest federal health care plan put forward by the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate would hurt Nashua residents. The Senate is delaying a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act, or BCRA, as Arizona Sen. John McCain recovers from blood clot ...

Burke Street project total $48 million

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NASHUA – The plan to renovate the Burke Street property, turning it into the city’s new Department of Public Works center, would cost $48 million, according to a presentation unveiled Monday night. The city bought the 29-acre property two years ago for a little more than $4 million with an ...

Bail hearing set for Tuesday in Real Bureau fugitive case

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NASHUA – A district court judge on Monday ordered former Pelham resident Real Bureau, who has been jailed since his arrest Friday on a fugitive from justice charge, to return to court Tuesday with his attorney for a hearing on his bail status. In the meantime, Judge Lucinda Sadler continued ...