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Kuster, Negron criss-cross Nashua; forum set for 4:30 p.m.

NASHUA – Republican Steve Negron went to the downtown office of U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., on Wednesday morning, only to find she was not there – in fact, no one was there at the stated opening time of 8:30 a.m. Perhaps, Kuster and her supporters were busy getting ready for their ...

Cemetery Sentiments – Cathedral of the Pines and Armistice Day

“They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.” – Laurence Binyon The nature of remembrance is as fragile as it is important. And it takes many ...

Cougars outlast Belmont in Division III semis, 1-0

LACONIA -- Read and react. That was the way Campbell senior goalie Brendan Douglas approached his first ever overtime penalty kick phase in the Division III semifinals vs. Belmont Wednesday. It worked. Douglas made the only stop he needed to, diving to his left on a shot by Belmont’s ...

Explaining the N.H. Executive Council

NASHUA – With Tuesday’s general election rapidly approaching, most New Hampshire residents likely know the roles of Congress, the governor and the state Legislature. However, many remain somewhat unsure as to the role of the state’s Executive Council. The Executive Council is a ...

One injured in ET wreck

NASHUA – The driver of a Cheverolet Silverado pickup truck sustained severe and life-threatening injuries as a result of a Wednesday afternoon collision with a Honda Fit sedan in the northbound lanes of Everett Turnpike, near Exit 6 in Nashua. According to Nashua Fire Rescue Deputy Chief ...

Special education bus driver out after Amherst marijuana incident

AMHERST – A Caring Hands Transportation bus driver will no longer be transporting kids to and from Amherst Middle School after being caught up in a marijuana possession investigation. On Tuesday afternoon, Superintendent of Schools Adam Steel was notified that a school bus driver providing ...

Bringing Home the Gold

Fans show up Wednesday to celebrate the fourth Red Sox World Series Championship in 15 season, as the team parades through Boston.

Trick-or-Treat

Children from Jacques School round the Milford Oval for the annual Halloween parade on Wednesday. For 11 years, the parade was held in the big field behind the schools. However, last year, Police Chief Michael Viola gave the OK to have it downtown with traffic detoured away from the Oval.

Preschoolers celebrate Halloween

NASHUA – Preschoolers dressed in costume showed their spook by parading around Nashua High School South Wednesday in celebration of Halloween. Children paraded through the building with their teachers, with high school teachers and students following. Among the places the youngsters went ...

EPA helps to fight childhood poisonings

MERRIMACK – Nashua Regional Planning Commission Senior Environmental Planner Jill Longval said throughout the U.S., nearly 1 million children under the age of 6 suffer poisonings each year – with household products and medications being the largest culprits. City officials hope the ...

No buses for now, weary caravan migrants set to resume march

JUCHITAN, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of weary Central Americans in a migrant caravan aiming to reach the United States had their visions of quick transport hundreds of miles ahead to Mexico City dashed Wednesday as dozens of hoped-for buses failed to materialize. The migrants took the day off ...

Mafia hit man suspected in Whitey Bulger’s slaying

BOSTON (AP) – A Mafia hit man who is said to hate “rats” is under suspicion in the slaying of former Boston crime boss and longtime FBI informant James “Whitey” Bulger, who was found dead hours after he was transferred to a West Virginia prison, an ex-investigator briefed on the case ...

Trump says border troops could hit 15K

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could reach 15,000 – roughly double the number the Pentagon said it currently plans for a mission whose dimensions are shifting daily. The Pentagon said “more ...

DeBlasio, NYC takes heat for botching ceremony

NEW YORK (AP) – As a jittery New York celebrated Halloween on Wednesday, city officials are taking heat for botching a ceremony meant to honor victims of last year’s deadly truck attack. A last-minute invitation to the ceremony make it so one victim’s mother couldn’t attend, her ...

Workers find missing woman

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona transportation worker Zach Moralez knew something wasn’t right when he saw a damaged fence along a highway. Tracks went off the edge of the road and through the fence on the edge of the hill. Moralez, a highway operations technician, knew there had to be a car at ...

Track Palin’s custody delayed

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – The oldest son of Alaska’s former Gov. Sarah Palin has won a postponement on serving a year in custody in an assault case after his lawyer said a bed at a treatment hospital for veterans became available. Track Palin was supposed to turn himself in to an Anchorage ...

Vegas shooting video released

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Police body-worn camera shows officers arriving to what became the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s modern history advising panicked people to flee as far as possible from a bullet-riddled Las Vegas Strip concert venue. “Stay low and go!” says an unidentified ...

Mattress fire at apartment complex injures one

NASHUA – An apartment building was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a small fire broke out in a first floor unit at the corner of Temple and Spring streets. Nashua Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Glen MacDonald said officials received the call at about 12:37 p.m. Thursday and responded for a ...

Man gets 10 years in fentanyl case

CONCORD – Raul Vantroi Arias Ruiz, 36, of the Dominican Republic, received a sentence of 120 months in federal prison for his role in a fentanyl trafficking conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Scott Murray said. According to court documents and statements made in court, from Dec. 6, 2016, through May ...

Ceiling fire at high school

MILFORD – A small ceiling fire in Milford High School on Tuesday was quickly extinguished. Milford Fire Chief Jack Kelly said maintenance workers had noticed an odor and pulled the lever on the nearest fire box at about 5:12 p.m. Firefighters arrived and knocked down the blaze within seven ...