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Artists and art enthusiasts converge at Greeley Park for event

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NASHUA – The city’s much-anticipated weekend art show brought artists from all over New Hampshire to showcase their talent. The Greeley Park Art Show started at 10 a.m. Saturday, bringing a massively successful amount of guests, exhibitionists and beautiful art under dozens of white ...

Defense budget bill authorizes funding for study

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When President Donald Trump signed the 2019 Defense Authorization Act on Aug. 13, he didn’t mention the funding it will provide for the PFAS health study that will launch at the Pease Tradeport, but New Hampshire’s senators were on top of it. The $717 billion bill that includes funding ...

Boisvert case continued

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LYNDEBOROUGH – Larry Boisvert has until Sept. 13 to prepare to re-present his case for housing his business, Portable Privies, LLC, at Feel Good Farm on Johnson’s Corner Road. Boisvert, through his attorney James Lombardi of Bedford, had requested a rehearing of an appeal from ...

Local organizations and businesses join forces to equip students

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NASHUA – Most of the roughly 11,000 students who will walk through the doors of Nashua schools in less than two weeks have known a world in which “Nashua Goes Back to School” is an annual tradition. While perhaps not all have participated each year, it has been a crucial event in the ...

Avenatti to address local Democrats

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NASHUA – On his website, Michael Avenatti declares himself, “a high-profile American attorney, commentator and entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, California.” Avenatti, best known for representing adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal wranglings with President Donald Trump, is ...

Dogs sniffing out bed bugs

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WILTON – Of the many things dogs are capable of, bed bug detection is not necessarily the first that comes to mind, but one Wilton woman offers this service with her German shepherd, Eisen. Deb Ash, a certified K-9 handler, trained with Eisen Friday before heading out to a camp to ...

Chamber has no position on school start date

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NASHUA – The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce has not taken a stance on whether it supports a post-Labor Day start to the school year for future academic terms, Tracy Hall, chamber CEO and president, said Friday. Chamber officials were asked to review such as schedule’s merits by Henry ...

Students’ photographs look toward the future

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NASHUA – The ideas for what a healthier tomorrow can look like were visualized on storyboards lining the perimeter of the Nashua Public Library theater Friday afternoon for the PhotoVoice Gallery project. The theme of this year’s gallery was, “Dear Future Me… What are you doing to ...

Man pleads to undercover bust assault

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CONCORD – A Nashua man sought by federal investigators for drug and gun running, Raymond Perez, pleaded guilty Friday to charges he beat and robbed a confidential informant during what was supposed to be an illegal gun purchase Perez, 19, appeared in the U.S. District Court in Concord and ...

Community center program helps kids get on grade level

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NASHUA – For Trish Stansfield and Donna Dye who coach skills building to young children at the Arlington Street Community Center, “there’s so much joy when that light bulb goes off,” Dye said. The two women, both retired educators from the Nashua School District, lead the Skills ...

Hollis mourns Vahrij Manoukian

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HOLLIS – “You say the name Vahrij in New Hampshire – there’s only one face that comes to mind, and so many people know him,” said Andrew Gyorda, a pharmacist at Hollis Pharmacy and General Store. Pharmacist, selectman, political insider and friend, Vahrij Manoukian died Thursday ...

Arts Festival coming to Main Street

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NASHUA – Positive Street Art members are gearing up for their fifth Annual Downtown Arts Fest, and after outgrowing their previous venue, they will be taking the celebration to Main Street next weekend. “We’re excited that it’s our fifth year and that we’re taking it to Main Street ...

Barnaby scheduled to plea in double murder

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NASHUA – Anthony Barnaby is scheduled to plead next week to charges related to his role in the 1988 brutal stabbing deaths of Brenda Warner and Charlene Ranstrom. Assistant Attorney General Susan Morrell confirmed Thursday that Barnaby, 51, will appear in the Hillsborough Superior ...

Pook to plead guilty

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CONCORD – Former St. Paul’s School teacher David Pook is due to plead guilty today to charges related to his relationship with a student. Pook, 47, of Warner, is charged with two counts of witness tampering and two counts of perjury. New Hampshire Assistant Attorney General Jane Young ...

Gate City Brewfest on tap Saturday

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NASHUA – Craft beer, hot wings, music and games are expected to draw thousands to Nashua’s Holman Stadium this weekend for the sixth annual Gate City Brewfest & Wing Competition. The event is set for 1 p.m. Saturday at the stadium, 67 Amherst St. Tickets are $35 the day of the ...

Car show Sunday to remember NCC grad

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NASHUA – When Stacie Greenwood learned of her friend AJ Dodge’s suicide in December, she wanted to channel her grief into something positive. She and Dodge, whose obituary described him as a “car guy,” had volunteered together at car shows. A mechanic at VIN Auto in Milford, and a 2015 ...

New Hampshire students protest guns

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CONCORD – With yet another academic year right around the corner, some New Hampshire students remain concerned about the possibility of gun violence in their schools. A small, but vocal group of teenagers from across the state joined forces in the lobby of the Legislative Office Building in ...

Barnaby to plead guilty in double-murder

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NASHUA — Anthony Barnaby is scheduled to plead guilty next week to charges related to his role in the 1988 brutal stabbing deaths of Brenda Warner and Charlene Ranstrom. Assistant Attorney General Susan Morrell confirmed Thursday that Barnaby will appear in the Hillsborough Superior Court - ...

School district security work nearly done

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NASHUA — Standing at the end of the driveway, waving as a yellow school bus drives away with their child sitting next to other small backpack-clad children has been the quintessential back-to-school reality for parents across the country for years. However, with a recent spate of tragedies ...

Ledge Street Elementary School principal on listening tour

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NASHUA – Chas Miller believes that Ledge Street Elementary School is on the verge of something great. As the new principal at Ledge Street, he comes in during a time of some instability after several changes in school leadership during the course of a year. However, he said Wednesday he ...