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Organization celebrates CLiF grant

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NASHUA — Literacy is an important foundation to any child’s education. Thanks to a grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) received by the Southern New Hampshire Services Child Development Center in Nashua, children and their families will be able to learn a little ...

Youths find kids in hot car

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NASHUA – A group of youths walking near West Hollis and Vine streets around dusk Wednesday may well have prevented a serious, even deadly, situation when they stopped to check out a car sitting in a parking lot with its engine running and brake lights activated. Inside, according to police ...

Area man faces multiple charges

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MERRIMACK – On Wednesday, officers with the Merrimack Police Department arrested Warren Picard, 55, of Manchester, on a slew of charges. At 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a residence on Gauthier Road for a report of road rage. One of the parties was reportedly blocking an ...

Lowell woman arrested for DUI

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PELHAM – Michaela Pimentel, 23, of Lowell, Massachusetts, faces charges of DUI, criminal mischief, conduct after an accident and a solid line violation after a Wednesday incident in Pelham. Pelham officers responded to a call about a hit and run crash on Beacon Hill Road shortly after 9 ...

Rivier investing $5M in athletic facilities

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NASHUA – As part of Rivier University’s Vision 2020 plan, there is a special focus on student well-being, and university officials recognize that athletics are important for a complete college experience. Therefore, the school’s athletic facilities are getting a makeover, as a ...

Crews repair broken water main; service restored

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NASHUA – After a 12-inch water main broke Tuesday evening in the area of Chestnut and Kinsley streets, causing a deluge through the neighborhood, crews worked throughout Wednesday to repair the damage. Nashua Director of Emergency Management Justin Kates said most of the issues were ...

Residents get update on water problems

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MERRIMACK – Carcinogenic chemicals associated with the production of plastics, foams and waxes continue causing problems in New Hampshire, so state regulators are working to keep residents informed of the mitigation efforts. These materials are per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. ...

Dannible sent to prison; must repay $152,000

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NASHUA – Litchfield resident Olga McSorley entered Hillsborough County Superior Court-South Wednesday morning hoping to find a way to forgive Shannon Dannible, who was principal of tiny St. Francis of Assisi school when two of McSorley’s children attended. “I wanted to come here with ...

Students promote cause on Walk to School Day

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MERRIMACK – About 40 James Mastricola Upper Elementary students, along with about 10 school faculty members and multiple officers from the Merrimack Police Department, gathered Wednesday to participate in International Walk to School Day to promote health and wellness. “Walk to School Day ...

Business After Hours

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Lisa Valcourt with Silverstone and Connie Audet with New Hampshire Magazine mingle during the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce October Business After Hours event, Wednesday at The Hunt Community.

$1 million in HUD funds for Nashua

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NASHUA – More than $1 million worth of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding is on the way to Nashua to help those in low-to-moderate income neighborhoods. “Community Development Block Grant funding is used to help us in a lot of downtown or depressed neighborhoods,” ...

City looks to improve public health

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NASHUA – One in four high school students in the Nashua area have used marijuana within the last 30 days, those attending the Greater Nashua Public Health Advisory Council meeting on Wednesday learned. Heavy alcohol consumption is also a problem among local young people, as New Hampshire ...

Victims in Mass. crash identified

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. – State Troopers released the names of the two victims involved in the head-on collision crash, which took place at about 1:30 a.m. Monday in Chelmsford on Route 3. Massachusetts State Police said the Nissan Altima, which allegedly was being driven at speeds of “over ...

Police add felony charge to city assault case

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NASHUA – Police on Wednesday upgraded one of 10 misdemeanor charges filed against Nashua resident Levi Coltey to a felony, the result of an investigation into an alleged beating of a young woman during the weekend. Coltey, 20, of no fixed address, is scheduled to appear in Superior Court ...

Rotary Club hosts annual Spaghetti Dinner

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NASHUA – It was “Spaghetti City” for a 45th consecutive year Tuesday, thanks those at the Rotary Club of Nashua West. The Nashua Senior Center filled with the aroma of Italian food. Hundreds of people representing all age groups gathered together, slurping up strands of spaghetti and ...

Teachers ask Coffman to resign

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NASHUA – Board of Education member Howard Coffman said late Tuesday he has no plans to resign, despite demands by teachers and other Nashua School District employees that he do so. Last month, board President Dotty Oden said Coffman, after being accused of acting like a child throwing a ...

Aldermen authorize free holiday parking

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NASHUA – While city officials work to adopt more eco-friendly and green options for travelers, those parking downtown will be able to save some green during the holiday season, thanks to a Tuesday measure enacted by the Board of Aldermen. Board members authorized free holiday parking at ...

Two men arrested for online solicitation of sex with a minor

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NASHUA – Jean Yazbek, 63, and Michael Soby, 59, allegedly used a computer to solicit sex with someone they believed to be a minor, according to the Nashua Police Department. On Monday, officers arrested Norwood, Massachusetts resident Yazbek, as well as Pelham resident Soby, on one felony ...

Woman arrested for Molotov cocktail

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NASHUA – Karen Dowling, 31, of Hudson, is charged with placing a Molotov cocktail, also known as a fire bomb, under a vehicle. Nashua officers made the arrest at 10:32 a.m. Friday. On Sept. 12, officers responded to a residence for a report of a Molotov cocktail under a vehicle. After an ...