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Judge lowers bail for fugitive in Nashua chase, crash at City Hall

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NASHUA – The allegations that he wiped out several monuments on City Hall Plaza on Sunday morning while trying to elude police brought to three the number of New Hampshire counties in which Lawrence Thomas, a former Bronx resident most recently of Claremont, faces criminal charges. Thomas, ...

Chief: Police not checking immigration status

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NASHUA – Law enforcement in the city is not out to check immigration papers or stopping people suspected of being in the country illegally, Nashua Police Chief Andrew Lavoie said. “We’re not stopping people or knocking on doors,” he said. Lavoie addressed what is becoming a hot button ...

Cars headed for auction

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NASHUA – Classic vehicles left over in the Dusty Old Cars warehouse on Airport Road will go up for auction as the final stages of liquidation for the controversial car dealership winds down. In a ruling released Monday, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Bruce Harwood approved the court-appointed ...

Bollywood film series heading to Nashua

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NASHUA – A summer film series is set to kick off in Nashua later this month. The events stem from a continued partnership between Great American Downtown and the city’s growing Indian population, according to Paul Shea, executive director of GAD. “The consulate general of India has built ...

Former Hudson official Nadeau back in jail

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NASHUA – The alleged victim in the domestic violence case of Benjamin Nadeau, a former Hudson selectman and School Board member, told police that she was so terrified when she suddenly saw him “staring at me” on Saturday that she “almost vomited.” Nadeau, 42, of 18 Hartson Circle, was ...

Crews respond to downtown fire

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NASHUA – An alarm system and firefighters alerted people inside a West Pearl Street building to a blaze on Monday. Nashua Fire Rescue was called to 93 W. Pearl St. around 4:30 p.m, with crews arriving to smoke inside the four-story building. The building contains first-floor businesses and ...

Man charged in theft of $3K worth of sunglasses sunglasses stolen

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MERRIMACK – Police said a Manchester man was arrested Monday after more than $3,000 worth of sunglasses were stolen at the Merrimack Premium Outlets. Vincent B. Wynn, 51, of 377 Pearl St., is facing a felony count of theft stemming from a report of stolen items from Solstice Sunglasses, ...

Nashua South student finds solutions in science

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NASHUA – When Anushka Ray sees a problem, she looks to science to find a solution. That’s what the Nashua High School South junior she did in 2014 when she developed a smartphone app to help her dad stay awake on the road. The app, which measures drivers’ brainwaves and warns them with a ...

Hollis woman to run in inaugural Fenway Park Marathon

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HOLLIS – Rebecca Kadish has run many marathons, but her next one will likely go down as one of the most memorable. The Hollis resident will be one of 50 people to run the inaugural Fenway Park Marathon on Sept. 15. The event, managed by DMSE Sports, the same company that puts on the Boston ...

Historic District targets Greeley

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NASHUA – Residents will have the opportunity Tuesday evening to weigh in on the proposed ordinance to expand the city’s Historic District by adding the entirety of Greeley Park. The aldermanic Planning & Economic Development Committee is hosting the public hearing, which is scheduled ...

NY fugitive apprehended in Nashua

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NASHUA – Police early Sunday morning captured a New York City fugitive moments after he allegedly careened up a narrow sidewalk alongside City Hall, drove over shrubbery, then smashed into several military monuments on City Hall Plaza. Lawrence Thomas, 53, of 715 Noble Ave., Apt. 2C, in the ...

Fire strikes historic dwelling

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LYNDEBOROUGH – Flames gutted a 150-year-old home on Forest Road near the center of town Sunday morning, forcing its occupants to flee with their pets but resulting in no injuries. The owner, former Lyndeborough Selectman Lorraine Strube, said at the scene that the fire started in the ...

Summer food distribution program to start

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Children and their parents in two New Hampshire counties will again benefit from a summer food program provided by Southern New Hampshire Services. The annual food program is designed to provide continuity for kids whose only meal may be what they get when public schools are open. The program, ...

Second refugee event to be held at Adult Learning Center

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NASHUA – Nashua will participate in World Refugee Day on Tuesday with an hourlong event at the Adult Learning Center on Lake Street. This is the second year of the event, promoted worldwide by the United Nations Refugee Agency. It developed through Nashua’s Gate City Immigrant Initiative, ...

Speakers encourage Nashua South grads to apply their knowledge

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NASHUA – As the graduates of Nashua High School South’s Class of 2017 prepared to enter the next stage of their lives on Saturday, classmates and faculty encouraged them to take the skills they developed over the last four years and go boldly into the future. While the 384 graduates come ...

Nashua North grads complete journey together as Titans

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MANCHESTER – It’s doubtful that anyone could confirm whether the theme song from “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” had ever been incorporated into a graduation speech. However, the adaptation was made Saturday by senior class President Casey Henry at the graduation ceremony for Nashua High ...

Milford High grads told: ‘Seek out the humanity of others’

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MILFORD – Milford High School’s Class of 2017 graduated Saturday, and if the ceremonies had a theme, it was kindness. In her officer’s address to her 169 classmates, President Jennifer Carson mentioned their back-to-back softball championships and their winning of Spirit Week four years ...

Merrimack High School grads reminded that they’re unique

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MERRIMACK – Tiffany Knowles believes that each member of Merrimack High School’s Class of 2017 is a Renaissance man or woman. “You are as incredible as the Renaissance men of the past when you are yourself, recognize your strengths and weaknesses, and embrace them,” Knowles, the class ...

For paralyzed Nashua woman, road to recovery could lead to Thailand

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Six grand is a nice chunk of change for the vast majority of us work-a-day souls. But if your goal is to grow it to $125,000, it suddenly seems like a drop in the proverbial bucket. It’s true that numbers don’t lie — except, that is, when politicians and pundits get ahold of them — but ...