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R.I. man charged in Walmart theft

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HUDSON – Police are looking into the possibility that the Rhode Island man they arrested Friday for allegedly trying to steal items from Walmart may be involved in similar thefts in other locations. Arrested shortly after noontime Friday was David Johnson, 28, of East Greenwich, who police ...

Santa in the Park

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NASHUA – Santa stopped by Greeley Park Saturday afternoon to hear the Christmas wishes of dozens of local children who stood in line in the snow, patiently waiting their turn to sit on his lap and pose for a picture. The 9th annual Santa in the Park transformed the gazebo in Greeley Park ...

Residents equipped for crisis

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NASHUA – The pews of Heritage Baptist Church, located at 105 Lock St., were packed with people looking to prepare themselves for the chance of an active shooter situation through a two-hour course offered by Blue-U. The Active Shooter Response Training for Congregations & Clergy started ...

Snow of years past

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No 4-wheel-drive, no text alerts, no The Weather Channel, no pre-storm road treatments – goodness, how did we even get by? There’s nothing like the first snowstorm of the season to bring out the giddy little kid in us, a wise old philosopher once observed. Or was it the guy down the street ...

Warm winters activate ticks

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Black-legged ticks – deer ticks – that carry Lyme disease are out there and still active. They may dine as long as temps are above freezing. Don’t be their next meal. Dr. Julia Greenspan is a Merrimack resident whose naturopathic practice is located in Amherst. She notes that adult ticks ...

Deck City Hall

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NASHUA – Everyone agreed that Nashua City Hall has great acoustics as the notes from “What Child is This” and “Deck the Halls” filled the room and bounced around the first floor rotunda. Members of the Fairgrounds Middle School Select Choir provided the soundtrack for a decades-old ...

Dusty Old Cars victim goes after lawyers

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NASHUA – One of the more than 100 alleged victims involved in the ongoing Dusty Old Cars saga has had it with the lawyers involved in the bankruptcy side of the case. “I was lied to, misled, deceived and misrepresented by the very attorneys who were supposed to be there to help or assist us ...

Snowfall set for today into Sunday

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NASHUA – The first measurable snowfall of the winter season is set to hit the Nashua area somewhere between 10 a.m. and noon today. Some flurries were seen across the state last month. Meteorologists though, are predicting 4 to 5 inches of snow in Greater Nashua from this storm system. Doug ...

SHARE Outreach helping families

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MILFORD – After separating from her husband, Pauline was left with four children, ages 8, 10, 14 and 16 and bills to be paid. Given her situation, she needed some assistance, and as a result, reached out to SHARE Outreach, who’s now been a part of her life for a decade. “They’ve done a ...

Downtown Nashua business moves to new location

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NASHUA – Svetlana Yanushkevich likes a wine that can bring you to a particular place in the world; one with delicate, intelligent flavors that remind you less of fruits, but more of the soils they are grown in. Her favorite grape varietal is pinot noir, but she can’t resist a glass of ...

Nashua cleans up at Lego competition

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NASHUA – Several local teams took home prizes last weekend at the FIRST Lego League New Hampshire State Championship at Windham High School. More than 1,000 people cheered on the contestants, ages 9-16, who guided homemade Lego robots through obstacle-like courses, finding new ways to find, ...

Front Door Agency, Santa Fund host bouncy Christmas fun

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NASHUA – For the children in the Front Door Agency’s Transitional Housing Program, Tuesday night’s party at Jump on In was a dream come true – an indoor bouncy house playground, pizza and a visit from Santa Claus himself. The program, which aims to help women with children transition ...

Salimullah hearings resume

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NASHUA – Going forward once again after four years worth of starts and stops, the parties in the attempted murder case of former Nashua resident Mohammad Salimullah are now awaiting a judge’s ruling on a suppression hearing that concluded Thursday. Salimullah, 39, formerly of 18 E. Pearl ...

Documentary, discussion on refugees at NCC

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NASHUA – Nashua Community College hosted a screening of the documentary “Uprooted: Heartache and Hope in New Hampshire,” followed by group discussion in conjunction with the NCC Lecture Series. This is the second event in the series this semester, and both the NCC and Nashua communities ...

Man tries to abscond with 24 bras

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NASHUA – A 51-year-old Colombian man who told police he’s currently staying in New York on a temporary visa is in trouble with the law for allegedly trying to steal 24 bras from the Victoria’s Secret store at Nashua’s Pheasant Lane Mall. Hector Gutierrez Calderon, a resident of Armenia, ...

Pierce inspires by overcoming adversity

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NASHUA – Randy Pierce’s guide dog, Autumn, was the only one who snoozed through the presentation at Nashua High School South Thursday night. The rest of the audience sat in rapt attention as Pierce discussed living with a disability, achieving goals and the power of purpose. Pierce, who ...

Five locals arrested in drug bust

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NASHUA – Police arrested five Nashua residents Wednesday for various drug crimes and crimes related to drug activity, according to police. This bust, carried out by members of the Nashua Police Department’s Narcotics Intelligence Division, Problem Oriented Policing Unit and Traffic Unit, ...

City art gallery to feature patient paintings

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NASHUA – Today and Saturday, Dominique Boutaud, an artist who has received international acclaim and who’s an arts facilitator for people with dementia, is hosting a holiday open house in her downtown Nashua studio. She also is a certified dementia practitioner and a certified Open Minds ...