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Time will tell but sale of Knights seems like right move

What's next? Well, it sure has been an eventful Nashua Silver Knights/Futures Collegiate League off-season, eh? The franchise has had its front office revamped, gained minority owners, the league has a new commissioner, new franchise, and had a renegade franchise bolt, and this week the other ...

Alleged texting and driving leads to crash

HUDSON – Police said distracted driving appears to be the cause of the Sunday night crash on Derry Street, in which a car driven by a Londonderry teenager left the road, entered a gas station parking lot and slammed into a gas pump. Quick thinking by the attendant on duty at Hudson Mobile ...

A song to sing

NASHUA – A local musician is set to release her first single on Friday, as Amy Doran will take the stage with a show through Sofar Sounds in Boston to perform a song she describes as a letter reflecting on her past self-doubt. Doran will also celebrate the release locally with a Riverwalk ...

Sweet Tradition: Maple syrup tapping underway in New England

NASHUA – A New England tradition has found its way into the backyard of Nashua’s Chip McGee, who after tapping one tree, has expanded his maple syrup hobby to others in his North End neighborhood. McGee grew up in Ohio, and has fond memories of making apple butter with his family on the ...

Alvirne on to quarterfinals in Division I boys hoop tournament

CONCORD – If you asked just about anybody who has paid serious attention to New Hampshire Division I boys basketball this winter which side should have been favored in the first-round tournament game between Alvirne and Concord in the state capital Tuesday night, the response you likely got ...

Silver Knights to be sold

NASHUA – A Nashua Silver Knights off-season of upheaval has been hit with the ultimate new development, as owner Drew Weber said he is in the process of selling the Futures Collegiate League franchise to Worcester Bravehearts owner John Creedon Jr. The team, both Weber and Creedon said, will ...

Busy Week Two for local high school tourney teams

Now we get into the meat and potatoes of the local high school tourney season. It may be a brief meal, depending on how the local Divsion I and II boys basketball teams can do, as all except Souhegan are playing on the road this week in their respective first round games. But besides those ...

Weber selling Silver Knights to Worcester owner

NASHUA – A Nashua Silver Knights off-season of upheaval and change has been hit with the ultimate new development: Owner Drew Weber has announced he is in the process of selling the Futures Collegiate League franchise to Worcester Bravehearts owner John Creedon, Jr. The team, both Weber ...

BOA election underway today

NASHUA – A contentious campaign culminates today, as city voters will select either Ben Clemons or Fred Teeboom to fill the vacant Board of Aldermen seat. The winner will replace former board president Brian McCarthy’s, who unexpectedly died in November. Today’s Special Municipal ...

Nashua North tops Keene in Division I boys basketball prelim

The Nashua North High School boys basketball team looked like a very tough No. 10 seed on Tuesday night. The visiting Titans improved to 11-8 and basically dominated the No. 7 Keene Blackbirds in the Division I preliminary round, 72-56. North will now hit the road again on Friday, facing No. ...

Students’ Hawaii trip comes to a close

Editor’s Note: This is part of a continuing series of articles from Nashua High School South senior Abbey Rowe, who is www the adventures of nearly 70 local high school students on their trip to Hawaii. Day 10 Today was a day to chill and enjoy the hotel. Some more went zip lining, and on ...

Fix ELL problem

Statistics provided by the New Hampshire Department of Education state that as of Oct. 1, 2016, the Nashua School District employed one teacher for every 12.7 students. The statewide ratio at the time was one teacher for every 11.9 students. Multiple sources indicate the nationwide average ...

Multiple gunshots, domestic altercation prompt arrest

NASHUA – Hudson resident Serge Michaud, charged Sunday with a series of felony offenses accusing him of firing a gun several times during an alleged altercation with family members, is due back in court Tuesday for a review and bail hearing, according to court documents. Police said Michaud, ...

Local residents angry about PFAS

MERRIMACK – Residents remain frustrated with state and federal officials when it comes to regulating the type of hazardous chemicals found near the Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics plant, commonly known as PFAS. New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Legal Coordinator Peter ...

Thelma B. Valcourt

Thelma Beverly Valcourt of Nashua for many years, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, February 28, 2019 at the age of 90. Thelma lived a very happy life. She was a beautiful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She loved Lawrence Welk, Patsy Cline, chocolates and ...

Maurice G. Guay, Jr.

Maurice “Moe” G. Guay, Jr., 67, resident of Milford, NH, died on March 2, 2019 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH surrounded by family and friends. He was born on July 7, 1951 in Plymouth, NH, a son of the late Maurice G. Guay Sr. and Helen I. (Little) Guay of Wilton, ...

Raymond Leo Amadon

NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Raymond Leo Amadon, died Saturday, March 2, 2019. Raymond is the son of now deceased parents Floyd and Margery Amadon. Raymond was born in Fitchburg MA and lived his childhood days in Ashby MA and Brookline New Hampshire. He leaves his loving life partner Sandy ...

Jonathan Bowden Dufoe

Jonathan Bowden Dufoe, 62, of Nashua, passed away Tuesday evening, February 26, 2019. Jonathan was the beloved son of the late Doris (Bowden) Dufoe and Joseph “Wizz” Dufoe. Jon was born in Glendale, California on October 19, 1956 and resided with his parents in Chatsworth, California until ...

For the fourth year, street pianos return in May

NASHUA – For the fourth straight year, the artistically painted Nashua street pianos will grace Main Street. They will be accessible to anyone, regardless of age or skill. Presented yearly since 2016, the program is a partnership between Darrell’s Music Hall, Great American Downtown and ...

Nashua area football players on Shrine roster

When the senior stars from New Hampshire and Vermont gather this summer for the 66th annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, the contest will feature a distinct local flavor. Eleven different area graduating seniors will compete for Team New Hampshire in the traditional tussle which is slated for ...