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NPD is hosting 29th annual Citizens Academy

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NASHUA – Registration is underway for the Nashua Police Department’s 29 annual Citizens Academy. The deadline to register for this nine-week program, open to all citizens at least 18 years old, is Aug. 31. The sessions are free and run from 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Thursday from Sept. 7 to ...

N.Y. Mets call up Nashua’s Kevin McGowan

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Sitting restlessly at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport awaiting a connecting flight to Philadelphia wasn’t where Kevin McGowan wanted to be at 12:23 Sunday afternoon. However, that’s exactly where he found himself – his flight delayed to a destination of a lifetime. The Nashua ...

Nashua may go after Big Pharma

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NASHUA – The city’s legal team is investigating the possibility of taking the makers of opioid medications to court in an effort to recoup money Nashua has spent battling the addiction epidemic. The move comes less than a week after the New Hampshire attorney general’s office announced it ...

Doll Bazaar: Local vendor joins in to help Humane Society

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Hazel Derienze loves dolls. And she’s an animal lover. So, selling dolls and accessories Saturday at a dolls and teddy bears show benefitting the Nashua Humane Society – where she was a customer, too – allowed her to support two of her passions at the same time. “I like the humane ...

Rivier begins $2M renovations

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NASHUA – Temporary fencing is up and excavators are moving earth near the southern end of Main Street as Rivier University begins significant renovations to some of its campus buildings. “We’ve always said Nashua’s our home and the world is our classroom, and the university’s ...

Voter organization makes push for election awareness

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NASHUA – A voter education and advocacy organization is making a push to raise voter awareness before Nashua’s upcoming election. The nonpartisan League of Women Voters of Greater Nashua is launching its Nashua Votes 2017 campaign to encourage as many people to run for election and vote in ...

Another week of elevated E. coli bacteria at swim areas

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Another series of rain events had negative effects on the water quality of two area rivers that are regularly monitored during the summer. Results gathered from volunteers working for the Souhegan Watershed Association recorded more unhealthy levels of E. coli bacteria in the Souhegan River and ...

The best birthday gift

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NASHUA – Some children collect dolls or action figures, others amass baseball cards or stuffed animals. But one New Hampshire girl used her 11th birthday to collect donations for the YMCA of Greater Nashua. Audra Hamelin recently celebrated her birthday at her home with a Paris-themed ...

Budget lawsuit waits for ruling

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NASHUA – The legal fight over Nashua’s fiscal 2018 budget now waits for Superior Court Judge Charles Temple to decide on the city’s motion to dismiss the case. Temple heard arguments Friday from Nashua’s Corp. Counsel Steve Bolton and from Seth Hipple, the attorney representing alderman ...

Majority of Amherst Street roadwork complete

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NASHUA – Drivers and shoppers may rejoice now that the majority of work has been completed on the Amherst Street reconstruction project. Work began last July, with plans to improve traffic flow along the busy artery with its myriad of retail and commercial businesses. The project made ...

Police bust 13 in latest drug sweep

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NASHUA – City police on Friday announced 13 individuals, including nine from Nashua, were arrested following a combined drug impact initiative over the past week. The Nashua Police Department arrested Brendon Yoksh, Paul Gianetta, Dakota Gladstone, Brian Poulin, Sean Muldoon, Rachel ...

BOE hears solar pitch

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NASHUA – A solar company made its pitch this week for the Nashua School District to install solar panels on roofs of multiple buildings. Patrick Jackson, co-founder of SunRaise Investments, of Portsmouth, said the panels could save the district between $1.6-$5 million over 25 years. There ...

Lyndeborough hosting annual Community Day

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LYNDEBOROUGH – The 11th annual Community Day begins at 9:30 a.m. today and runs through a sky watch at 8 p.m. The event will have something for everyone, including a hike to Cold Brook and Senter’s Falls. Highlights include a silent auction, a crash-course CPR class, fun, games, a magic ...

Teamwork: Milford’s Hampshire Dome rises again

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Just like in the well-known baseball movie “Field of Dreams,” if you build it, they will come. The Hampshire Dome, which collapsed in March, is now in being resurrected thanks to the efforts of not only the owners, but a slew of volunteers from around the Milford area who want to help get ...

Former city volunteer to plead guilty

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CONCORD – The former Nashua volunteer grant writer accused of Social Security fraud, a federal felony, is set to change her plea to guilty. Dana Michelle Lawrence, 43, known in Nashua as Genevieve Kaplan, has filed a waiver in the federal U.S. District Court in Concord indicating that she ...

First cut: Hudson hosts inaugural lumberjack contest

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HUDSON – The name of the game was speed Thursday night as men and women partaking competitors cut and ripped their way through the first lumberjack competition held at Hudson’s Old Home Days. Lumberjacks from across New England went against each other in several events using chainsaws, axes ...

Board to mull dogs at outdoor eateries

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NASHUA – New Hampshire law bans owners from having their four-legged friends present in outdoor seating areas at restaurants – but a brief summertime walk down Nashua’s Main Street will reveal that many patrons either don’t know about or don’t acknowledge the law. As the sun was out ...

Hudson board mulls sports field

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HUDSON – The Board of Selectmen is hoping to solicit bids for the construction of a new sports field on the Freedom Fields property near Hills Garrison Elementary School, but the organization leasing the property has yet to give the green light. The Hudson United Soccer Club, which ...

Family wants DCYF records made public

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MANCHESTER – The adoptive parents of two girls who were sexually abused while under supervision by the Division of Children, Youth and Families are pushing to make confidential records in the case public. “(T)hey believe that the airing of this information will benefit their children and ...

New rail committee proposed

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NASHUA – The Board of Aldermen this week heard a proposal to establish a new committee to explore bringing the commuter rail to Nashua. Mayor Jim Donchess hopes the formation of a new study group will develop a feasible plan for the Gate City. Nashua has been trying for years to bring a ...