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WWII-era B-29 bomber lands in Nashua

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‘Fifi,’ one of only two World War II-era B-29 bombers that still fly, arrives at Nashua Airport on Monday for this week’s five-day public AirPower History Tour program, which begins Wednesday. The event, run by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) based in Dallas, will run from 9 a.m. to 5 ...

Mohawk Tannery to be redeveloped

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NASHUA – The contaminated land at the Mohawk Tannery property off Fairmount Street will be cleaned up under a proposal to redevelop the site being presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA is holding a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. July 25 at Nashua City Hall to present ...

Reimagined: Anderson House opens next month

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NASHUA – Built in 1906, the Frank E. Anderson House is, according to Tina Andrade, “one of the most spectacular buildings in not only Nashua, but all of New Hampshire.” The dominating, stately brick building at 90 Concord St., was designed to be “a haven” of art, culture, charm and ...

Police intervention halts man’s plan

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NASHUA – It took four hours and a lot of patience, but police officers and other emergency responders eventually succeeded Sunday night in convincing a man to climb back over a fence along the Nashua River footbridge, rather than leap into the shallow, rocky waterway below. Sgt. John Yurcak ...

Pair arrested for criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct

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MERRIMACK – Police on Saturday arrested two people for criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct, one of whom was allegedly found hiding under a bed. Officers responded to a call that Christian Prater, 22, of Merrimack and Brittney Elwell, 22, of Lowell, had entered a home without ...

Sununu supports anti-bullying initiative in N.H.

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BEDFORD – Speaking during a Monday Bedford Board of Education meeting, Gov. Chris Sununu said state officials are working to stop classroom bullying. “There’s clearly a clamoring and an outcry for people to find programs that work,” Sununu said. “We’re just trying to provide that ...

New Board Members named to Front Door Agency

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NASHUA – The Front Door Agency welcomed two new board members and elected new officers for fiscal year 2018-19 at their June meeting held at Courtyard by Marriott. Joining the board are Maria Bocheva, a branch manager and vice president at Citizens Bank in downtown Nashua, and Chris Wilcox, ...

Police charity golf benefit scheduled

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NASHUA – The sixth annual charity golf tournament to benefit the charities of the Nashua Police Patrolman’s Association will be held is set for Sept. 17 at Sky Meadow Country Club, Six Mountain Laurels Drive, Nashua. Registration is set for 7:30 a.m., while the shotgun start is set for 8:30 ...

Police investigate Nashua man’s death

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NASHUA – The police investigation into the suspicious death early Sunday of Nashua resident David Smith will continue Monday with an autopsy, which police say will be conducted at the State Medical Examiner’s office in Concord. Details surrounding the circumstances of Smith’s death were ...

Head-on Hudson collision sends 3 to the hospital

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HUDSON – A Nashua man sustained injuries police described as serious, but not life-threatening, while a Massachusetts couple escaped with minor injuries after their vehicles collided head-on Saturday evening. Police said the crash, which occurred shortly after 5 p.m. in front of 17 Dracut ...

New PFOA study alarms local residents

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The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s PFOA report released June 20 alarmed Merrimack residents, who are concerned about PFOAs in public and well water from the Saint-Gobain contamination. “It states PFOA Maximum risk level is 11 parts per trillion and PFOA is 7 ppt and ...

June 2018: Warmer than normal, on the dry side

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Summer’s first month provided us with most of what we would expect to see from a weather standpoint, the exception being the lack of rainfall. The longest days of the year brought us a good number of pleasantly warm afternoons and few uncomfortably warm, humid days. June is known for its’ ...

Nashua teen completes Eagle Project

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NASHUA – When Rory Kelley of Nashua needed an eagle scout project, the Nashua Conservation Commission (NCC) had one waiting in the wings. The NCC is an advisory board which operates under the guidance of the City of Nashua’s Planning Department. NCC manages several parcels of city-owned ...

Nashua man died of gunshot wound, autopsy shows

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NASHUA – David Smith, the 49-year-old Nashua man whose body was found around midnight Sunday inside 19 Buck St., is the victim of a homicide, an autopsy shows. Senior Assistant Attorney General Benjamin Agati said Monday afternoon that Chief Medical Examiner Jennie Duval determined via ...

Nashua police investigating suspicious death on Buck Street

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NASHUA – Police and members of the state Attorney General's office continued late Sunday morning to investigate the circumstances of what is described as the suspicious death of a 49-year-old man on Buck Street. Officials said David Smith, a Nashua resident, was discovered deceased shortly ...

Opioid stats slightly down for June

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NASHUA – The city saw a decrease in both opioid overdoses, both fatal and non-fatal, in June compared to a year ago. As the first half of 2018 came to a close, Lt. Brian Kenney said there has been 149 overdoses from January 1 to the end of June, with 19 of those in June. So far this year, ...

Recovery mural making progress

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NASHUA – “People’s lives aren’t defined by tragedy, they’re remembered by people who love them,” said Tom Lopez, development director with Positive Street Art. He said they’re lives impact others, with all their experiences and moments shared with others, which is what he and ...

Man threatening to jump from Nashua River footbridge

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NASHUA – Teams of police officers, firefighters and rescue personnel worked together for several hours Sunday evening, their focus on trying to talk a man out of jumping off the footbridge that spans the Nashua River. The unidentified man, who witnesses said removed his sneakers, tossed them ...

Nashua eatery is area’s flagship for rebranding

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Goodbye, Dunkin’ Donuts. Hello, Dunkin’ – so much more than donuts. The rebranded and renovated retail location now sporting bright pink-and-orange “Dunkin’” signage, on Amherst Street in Nashua, recently celebrated its grand re-opening after a two-week pause to launch a complete ...