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Jenelline (Nell) Ann Connors Young

Jenelline (Nell) Ann Connors Young lost her battle to cancer on October 22, 2017. She is survived by her beloved husband, Philip Young, and had expressed it is with a broken heart that she will not get to grow old with him or see their twin children Ann and Richard (Richie) become adults. She ...

First response

NASHUA – Nashua’s Safe Stations program received a boost Friday as hundreds came out to Harbor Homes for a pancake breakfast fundraiser. All proceeds from the First Responder Pancake Breakfast will go toward the program, which has helped more than 160 people since it started last ...

Arrested Development

AMHERST – Amy LaBelle says she still wants to buy property across Route 101 to expand her winery in Amherst despite a lawsuit filed by a neighbor. LaBelle, however, said she and her husband, Cesar Arboleda, wouldn’t rule out moving the expansion out of town if the delay becomes ...

Wilton food pantry finds new home

WILTON – With the upcoming sale of the former Sacred Heart Church, the Open Cupboard Food Pantry had to find a new home. “We’re moving to Wilton Falls Building,” Director Linda LaDouceur said, “with many thanks to owner Chuck Crawford,” who had the space repainted for the ...

Shopping time for Patriots

It’s shopping time. You can always tell who the desperate teams in the National Football League are; they’re the ones who shop until they drop during the first few days of the free-agent frenzy. The New England Patriots, obviously, are never one of those. But this is always an interesting ...

More units added to Franklin Street project

NASHUA – Brady Sullivan Properties is aiming for a bigger mill development project on Franklin Street, with more than 30 apartment units added to the large-scale proposal. The company, though the corporate entity Lofts 34 LLC, is seeking to amend its original proposal for 168 apartments by ...

No probable cause in assault case

NASHUA – Former Daniel Webster College basketball star Marquise Caudill told a district court judge Monday that he “faked like I was going to stomp” a Southern Vermont College player when the teams’ Feb. 18 game erupted in a brawl after a scramble for a loose ball. But Caudill stopped ...

Struggle to solve psychiatric issue

CONCORD – Four years ago, mental health workers called a press conference to ring the alarm. On any given day, nine people sat in New Hampshire emergency rooms waiting for a bed to open at the state psychiatric hospital. “Access to timely mental health care in New Hampshire is at a crisis ...

Donchess: ACA critical in opioid fight

NASHUA – Mayor Jim Donchess wants to see the Affordable Care Act, currently being dismantled in Congress, remain in place at a time when the city struggles to deal with the opioid addiction crisis. “The heroin, opioid and fentanyl crisis is devastating families and businesses in Nashua,” ...

Adult Spelling Bee set to benefit local students

NASHUA – The Nashua Education Foundation will hold its first Adult Spelling Bee to raise funds for city public schools. The competition will include up to 50 teams composed of three individuals each. The teams of local businesses, law firms, families, medical providers, community ...

Judge opts not to revoke man’s bail, orders no contact

NASHUA – Delivering firm warnings that he have no contact by any means with a witness in his ongoing criminal case and that he under no circumstances go anywhere near Facebook, a judge nevertheless agreed not to revoke Martin McHugh’s bail as his case moves forward in Hillsborough County ...

Nashua’s Hynes honored for ‘Employee Excellence’

LOWELL, Mass. – David E. Wallace, president and CEO of Lowell Five Bank, is pleased to announce that Misty Hynes, of Nashua, has been selected to receive the Bank’s December 2016 Employee Excellence Award – Make it Matter. The Make it Matter program recognizes excellence in performance ...

Merrimack County Bank celebrates 150th year

Merrimack County Savings Bank (The Merrimack) has kicked off its 150th anniversary with the presentation of commemorative gifts to four new 2017 babies! The year’s first baby boy and first baby girl born at Concord Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Nashua were each presented with a gift ...

Nadeau resigns from board

HUDSON – Embattled Hudson School Board member Benjamin J. Nadeau formally stepped down Monday night from the board three weeks before he expects to plead guilty to domestic assault and violating court protective orders charges. A letter from Nadeau, 41, was read aloud at the start of the ...

Guilty plea in cocaine sting

CONCORD – A Manchester man pleaded guilty last week to a federal charge of trafficking cocaine in Nashua last July. U.S. Attorney Emily Gray Rice announced Luis D. Capo-Nieves, 33, formerly of Nashua, pleaded guilty March 1 to possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute. Capo-Nieves is ...

Keeping aware of a common cancer

One of the most common cancers in the United States is also one of the most unpleasant to discuss. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, raising the public consciousness of this disease that does not discriminate against any racial and ethnic group, but is most often found in ...

Locals to meet in prelim

The final pieces to the local high school tournament puzzle have been added as the Division I and II boys basketball tournament gets underway Tuesday and Wednesday. Six area teams are involved in preliminary-round games this week, while four other locals will compete in their respective ...

Wilfred J. ‘Bill’ Bishop

Wilfred J. “Bill” Bishop, 94, of Hudson, NH and formerly of Arlington, MA, died March 4, 2016 following a brief illness. He was a United States Air Force Veteran, having served his country honorably from December 1943 through May of 1945. Following his time in the service, Bill was ...

Paul Pellerin

Paul Pellerin, 89, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, March 5, 2017 at Hyder Family Hospice House in Dover. He was born on January 1, 1928, in Manchester, NH, a son of the late Joseph and Eva Pellerin. He was the husband of Jane (Szymanski) Pellerin, whom he married on June ...

Rosanne Stapleford

Rosanne Stapleford passed away suddenly March 5th surrounded by her family in Nashua NH. Rosanne was born in Bar Harbor, Maine on February 11, 1944 to Elliott and Dorothy Higgins. Rosanne was employed for many years by the Melrose School System and was a passionate Vice President of the ...