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Nashua Dental practice offers free care Feb. 9 The family practices of Dr. Nanarao Krothapalli will offer free dental care to patients as part of Doctors with a Heart on Feb. 9. "We are pleased to provide dental care for individuals and families in need," Krothapalli said in ...

Domestic incident ends in man’s arrest

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NASHUA - A district court judge on Tuesday modified bail from $2,500 cash to $10,000 cash or surety for Jeffrey D. Riel, a local man arrested over the weekend for allegedly attacking another man while Riel's 2-year-old son sat about 3 feet away. Riel, 37, a Nashua resident who currently lists ...

Proposed bills erase mandate of Common Core

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NASHUA - Proposed legislation in Concord to make the Common Core State Standards optional may offer flexibility in local districts across New Hampshire, but would be unlikely to cause major changes, according to Nashua school officials. "Now Common Core is in most of the districts, ...

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Brookline School start-time forum scheduled for Monday A Hollis/Brookline Cooperative School Board committee has been investigating for the last year whether the start times for the high school and middle school should be changed. The committee will hold a public forum to discuss the issue at ...

Pilot study helps Brookline with budgeting road maintenance

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BROOKLINE – A recent study of Brookline’s paved roads has resulted in a suggested spending plan in line with current practices. The study, conducted under the guidance of the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, was to “review the road system’s ...

Competency hearing set for Nashua man accused of murder

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NASHUA – A March hearing has been set in the case of Devin Tappan, the 30-year-old Nashua man accused of bludgeoning his neighbor to death three weeks ago in a Kinsley Street apartment building. The issue of Tappan's competency is the topic of the hearing, which is scheduled to begin ...

Retirement party scheduled for Christie

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NASHUA – Members of the Nashua community are invited to say goodbye to retiring executive director of the Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter, Lisa Christie. Christie is stepping down after 27 years with the organization serving Nashua’s poor and homeless. Michael Reinke will ...

Nashua Lowe’s helps upgrade Boys & Girls Club

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NASHUA – The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua is undergoing a series of site and security improvements after the organization received a $50,000 grant from Lowe’s as a part of the company’s “Renovation Across the Nation” initiative. The ...

Nashua businesses help students with disabilities

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NASHUA – A new agency to help students with disabilities adjust to life after high school launched in Nashua thanks to a boost from a group of 25 local organizations and businesses. The organization, called IMPACCT Academy, offers a free 14-week program designed to assist at-risk ...

Nashua leaders hope for pension revisions

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CONCORD – Mayor Jim Donchess is hopeful state legislators understand the problems that rising pension costs present to Nashua and other cities and towns throughout the state. Donchess and other Nashua representatives went to Concord to speak to the House Executive Departments and ...

Police issue alert after Merrimack couple duped in kidnapping scam

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MERRIMACK – Police are advising residents to watch out for scams after a Merrimack couple was reportedly tricked into sending thousands of dollars to Puerto Rico via Western Union, both under the guise that their significant other had been kidnapped and held for ransom. The Merrimack ...

Survey: Climate, ticks hard on North Country moose

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University of New Hampshire professor Peter Pekins, Ph.D., described a scene in New Hampshire's North Country in spring 2013 that was disturbing. Emaciated, dead moose calves were lying on bare ground. They were down to skin and bones, yet were still in good feeding habitat with no snow ...

Vital records getting speedy makeover

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If it sometimes feels like your whole life has moved to your smartphone, New Hampshire has an update: Your death is moving there, too. As we speak, the New Hampshire Division of Vital Records is launching the country's first smartphone application that will let doctors, nurses and funeral ...