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Water break creates havoc

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NASHUA — City officials had their work cut out for them Tuesday evening when a 12-inch water main broke just before 6 p.m. in the area of Kinsley Street and Chestnut Street. Water gushed through the cracked asphalt for up to 25 minutes, Deputy Fire Chief Karl Gerhard said. “That’s ...

Nashuan busted for burglary

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NASHUA – At 3:32 p.m. Tuesday, officers arrested Clayton Turner, 35, of 6 Mountain View St., Nashua, for felony burglary. On Sept. 7, officers investigated a residential burglary. The homeowners said someone broke into their residence while they were away on vacation to remove jewelry and ...

Negligent homicide case remains unsettled

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NASHUA – Although it’s still possible that a negligent homicide case stemming from a 2016 fatal Milford crash will be settled ahead of next month’s scheduled trial, court documents indicate the deadline to reach an agreement passed nearly two months ago. The defendant, Roberta O’Dell, ...

Sentencing on tap today for former principal

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NASHUA – Shannon Dannible, a career educator accused of emptying various accounts and embezzling funds from Litchfield’s St. Francis of Assisi Parish School while she was principal, will be sentenced today to State Prison time that could range from zero to 2.5 years, according to documents ...

Gala supports a good cause

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NASHUA – Marguerite’s Place is hosting its main event of the year on Saturday – Starry Night Gala – featuring food, entertainment and a speaker who will highlight how the organization helped her rise from homelessness to working as a prison guard. The nonprofit provides women and ...

Seniors learn driving safety at Community Center

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NASHUA – The light of the projector beams against the wall of the Arlington Street Community Center with the words “When driving becomes a concern.” The classmates sat and listened Tuesday as Nashua Police Department Senior Relations Specialist Jane Constant shared the need to stay ...

Small businesses still getting hit hard by tariffs

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AMHERST – As of last week, the North American Free Trade Agreement has been renegotiated and renamed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which will update some regulations on international trade. The New York Times reports the U.S.M.C.A. agreements set new rules for automobile ...

Nashua, Hudson residents killed in Chelmsford crash

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. – State police as of late Monday had yet to identify the Nashua woman and Hudson man killed in an early morning, head-on crash on Route 3 in Chelmsford. Fire and police officials said earlier Monday that the cars collided near Exit 32, known as the Drum Hill exit. The ...

New Logo for the Nashua Technology Center

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NASHUA – Learn, Become, Succeed: A message that the Nashua Technology Center is aiming to spread with its new logo. NTC’s Marketing Committee Leader and Culinary Teacher at Nashua High School North Keith Klawes said NTC’s Marketing Committee began planning to change its logo in May. One ...

Paint your pet – on canvas

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NASHUA – Seated comfortably in Katelyn Soucy’s lap, a Pomeranian named “Maya” seemed quite interested in the gradual transformation taking place on an artist’s canvas no more than a foot away from her. Whether Maya eventually figured out it was her likeness taking shape on the ...

Property revaluation to lower tax bills in many cases

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NASHUA – City property owners worried about their tax bill in regard to the recently completed five-year property revaluation will be happy to hear Mayor James Donchess’ comment, “The pie is bigger now, which causes the tax rate to go down. But tax bills depend on how assessments came ...

Board of Education eyes raising math scores

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WILTON – A plan to increase math scores in the middle school was presented to the school board by middle school teachers at their regular meeting on Sept. 25. The spokesperson was sixth-grade teacher Amanda Miller. The plan is to better identify student’s needs through a process ...

Big plans for Col. Shepard House; meeting set

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MILFORD – For more than 200 years, it was the stately home of prominent Milford residents. Later, it was converted to a restaurant-tavern and, most recently, it served as a Montessori school. Now an Amherst resident has a new plan for the historic Col. Shepard House. Cynthia Dokmo told the ...

Milford Board of Selectmen want consensus on Vietnam memorial

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MILFORD – A plan for a Vietnam memorial at the entrance to Keyes Park needs more public input, selectmen told members of the memorial committee last week. Chairman Jerry Guthrie was looking for the board’s approval so they can have a capital reserve fund article on the town warrant next ...

Nashua woman, Hudson man killed in Chelmsford crash

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CHELMSFORD, MASS. – An early morning head-on crash on Route 3 in Chelmsford has claimed the lives of a 42-year-old Nashua woman and a 21-year-old man from Hudson, according to fire and police officials. Their identities are being withheld pending the notification of family members, ...

Seasonal Celebration: 11th annual Applefest a hit with patrons

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NASHUA – Several thousand people are expected to sweep through Sullivan Farm this weekend during the 11th Applefest celebration, which raises funds for the Nashua Salvation Army. The festival, which kicked off Saturday, concludes today. Hours for the event are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sullivan ...

Fatal opioid ODs trending downward

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NASHUA – Opioid-related fatal overdoses are gradually trending in a positive direction, at least during month of September, according to newly released statistics for the city. Nashua Police Lt. Brian Kenney said this September there only have been 21 opioid-related overdoses, compared to ...

Aviation Museum marks 50th anniversary of state’s worst disaster

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If you’re looking to fill a mid-October Saturday with a rather unusual adventure guaranteed to challenge, fascinate and teach you things from dawn to dusk, keep on reading. Granite Staters of a certain age may recall the tragic news broadcast over the air and in print some 50 years ago this ...

Rail Trail/Library Walk clean-up day a success

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NASHUA – Rake-wielding volunteers took to city trails Saturday morning during Great American Downtown’s first Rail Trail/Library Walk Fall Cleanup. GAD has hosted spring cleanups a couple times in the past, but Executive Director Paul Shea decided to organize a fall cleanup after many ...