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New York trio nabbed in Nashua fraud-theft ring

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NASHUA – The decision by a Nashua resident to call police after two strangers came to her door to try and take possession of several packages she’d just received triggered a police invesitgation that led to the arrests late last week of three New York residents. Detectives would learn from ...

Local burglary, theft suspects indicted in Manchester court

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MANCHESTER – Two men accused of burglarizing Joey’s Diner in Amherst and the suspect in the theft of a firearm from a backpack have been indicted by the Hillsborough County Superior Court North grand jury for January. An indictment is not an indication, or proof of, guilt, but represents ...

Police nab four

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NASHUA – Members of the Nashua Police Department arrested four individuals for drug-related crimes Friday as part of Operation Granite Shield, a program instituted to help end the city’s ongoing opioid and drug crisis. Joshua Cook, Bret Cooper, Shannon Presutti and Matthew Belanger were ...

Kelly Hall-Tompkins takes the stage with Symphony N.H.

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Standing bright in her blue floor-length gown against the black-clad orchestra, Kelly Hall-Tompkins, a violinist known for her performance in Broadway’s revival of Fiddler on the Roof, struck the first chords in Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major. The full house of concert-goers ...

Merrimack stabbing suspect still at large

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MERRIMACK – Police still are searching for the suspect in Sunday night’s stabbing that left a woman with serious injuries. The woman, 33, who is not being identified by police, was stabbed in the torso Sunday night by an unknown male attacker, according to police. The attacker has been ...

Arrests made in two burglary cases

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NASHUA – Police arrested two men within three hours Saturday evening, charging them with offenses relating to separate burglaries that occurred in late 2017. Emerson Pena-Hernandez, 25, of 3 Lear Drive, Nashua, was taken into custody around 6:30 p.m, police said. He was charged with two ...

Clarence H. Frieda

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NASHUA – Clarence H. “Larry” Frieda passed away quietly at home in Nashua on Friday, January 19, 2018. Larry was born on December 27, 1923 in Caldwell, Texas, one of 11 children. He was the son of the late Frank Sr. and Sophie (Lina) Frieda. Larry proudly served in the United States Air ...

Edith Jelley

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Edith Jelley, 80 of Nashua, NH died Saturday January 27, 2018 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack. Born December 18, 1937 in Nashua, NH she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Doris (Young) LaFlamme and husband of the late Leonard Jelley. Prior to retirement, Edith had worked as ...

Crash on Everett Turnpike claims one

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MERRIMACK – State police said Sunday that a 63-year-old Goffstown man was killed late Saturday afternoon when his vehicle left the Everett Turnpike in Merrimack, hit an embankment and rolled over, trapping him inside the wreckage. Gregory Tracy was driving a 2002 Volkswagen Passat south on ...

‘Just the Classics’ concert

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NASHUA – The Nashua High School North choral department, along with Sinfonietta Strings, presents a concert, “Just the Classics, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31 in the school’s auditorium. The evening will feature the works of Schubert, Morley, Mendelssohn, Di Lasso and more. Nashua ...

Suspect sought in Merrimack stabbing incident

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MERRIMACK – Police, as of Sunday night, were continuing their search for the suspect in a Saturday night stabbing that landed a Merrimack woman in the hospital with serious injuries. Police said officers were called to 3 Scott Drive, a cul-de-sac in a small neighborhood off Amherst Road , ...

Main Dunstable is the place to ‘Bee’

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Fourth-grader Yash Patel wins school geography bee NASHUA – Yash Patel, a fourth grade student at Main Dunstable Elementry School, won the school-level championship competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 9 and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school-level Bee, at ...

Nashua South students to take the plunge at Hampton Beach

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NASHUA – There seems to be a fair amount of disagreement over the worst part of the Penguin Plunge. Is it the anticipation of what’s to come? Is it the total body shock that comes with hitting the freezing waves head on? Or is it the wet, shivering run back to warmth? Either way, students ...

Souhegan Chamber benefit to help vets

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NASHUA – Since 2007, the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce has organized a benefit auction on behalf of New Hampshire active duty military families and veterans. For the past three events, the Chamber has been very fortunate to partner with some very popular and talented professional ...

Fly fishing: An art form for local club

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A fuzzy replica of a winged insect, secured to a barbless hook, was a conversation piece – a hand-tied fishing fly passed around at the monthly meeting of the Nashua Fly Casting Association, founded in 1955. The group, which meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the Nashua Country Club, ...

Nashua North Choir, Sinfonietta Strings to host joint show

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NASHUA – To see the future of the arts in the community, one need look no farther than the Nashua High School North auditorium Wednesday night, Brianne Biastoff, NHSN choral director said. The group will pair with Sinfonietta Strings of Greater Nashua for a special concert at 6:30 p.m.; the ...

Six former BAE employees charged in education-fraud case

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Six more people have been charged in connection with an alleged tuition reimbursement scam allegedly conducted by former employees of BAE Systems in Fort Wayne, Indiana, The News-Sentinel has learned. Stephanie Dates, Calvin Jamal Howell, David Rinderle, Latonya Smith, ...

Flu season has yet to reach its peak

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You have a fever, compete with full-body chills and intense muscle aches. Your nose is running. Your head hurts. You are coughing day and night. You have the flu and you are exhausted. We know the symptoms and can do our best to prepare, but flu season is well underway and does not appear to ...

Murder in the ‘Pins and Needles’

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This time would be different, I promised myself, as I dragged the cardboard boxes and recycling bins away from the spiders and down the hall into a hopelessly cluttered space that, according to my property deed, was once a bedroom. No more excuses, I muttered; it was high time I attack this ...

Bridges auctions ‘Love’ at Sky Meadow Country Club

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NASHUA – Dinner, dancing and donations – made through live and silent auctions – benefited Bridges Domestic and Sexual Violence Support at Saturday night’s ‘LOVE is in the Air’ event at the Sky Meadow Country Club. In its fourth year, the event, which has been in the planning ...