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Rivier University Class of 2019

Rivier University conducts its 84th commencement at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts, on Saturday. A total of 594 graduates were awarded degrees. –Photos by GEORGE PELLETIER

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign

Last week, I was awaiting a traffic light at East Hollis and Main Street facing City Hall, when I glanced to the top of the Spaulding Building to my left and noticed a billboard perched stoically at the top. Billboards are becoming rarer nowadays, what with the negative impact they are ...

Bruins take charge, lead Hurricanes 2-0 in playoff series

BOSTON (AP) – With a five-goal, third-period lead and the Bruins still not done scoring, the crowd in the new Boston Garden began a throaty chant of “We want the Cup!” The next time they see their team, the NHL’s championship trophy might be on the line for real. Matt Grzelcyk ...

Titans get yet another softball win over Panthers

NASHUA – There's something about the sight of the Nashua High School South softball team that brings out the best in the Nashua North Titans, even in a down year. Under third year head coach Jenna Giannelli, North is 5-0 against the Panthers, including Saturday's 12-6 win in the annual ...

Defending N.H. families

People in New Hampshire and across the country have made it clear – they are tired of the partisan attacks on their healthcare. They want Democrats and Republicans to work together to improve access to affordable healthcare and protect those with preexisting conditions. As a member of the ...

Self-impeach? Talk shifts toward Trump defiance of Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has introduced a new concept into the debate over President Donald Trump’s actions: “self-impeaching.” As Trump all but goads Democrats into impeachment proceedings , viewing the showdown as potentially valuable for his 2020 re-election ...

Bishop Guertin baseball downs Nashua South

NASHUA – Nashua High School South coach James Gaj has always maintained that high school baseball is a game of mistakes. The team that makes the most loses, and on Saturday night that was his Panthers, as five errors helped Bishop Guertin get back to its winning ways by a 10-2 count at ...

Nashua Community College to debut first ‘textbook-free’ class

Nashua Community College is committed to finding ways of keeping college affordable, and each semester the cost of textbooks remains a significant financial pressure. According to CollegeBoard.com, the national average cost is about $1,137 per year, in addition to tuition and fees. Which is ...

St. Philip Church gearing up for annual Greek Food Festival

NASHUA – If you were driving around town the past few days and saw a youngish-looking middle-aged man sticking metal-legged campaign signs into small grassy areas and median strips, the answer is no – he’s not running for office. He’s George Eftimiou, and he’s what you might call a ...

Cardinals take advantage of South mistakes to bounce back

NASHUA – Nashua High School South coach James Gaj has always maintained that high school baseball is a game of mistakes. The team that makes the most loses, and on Saturday night that was his Panthers, as five errors helped Bishop Guertin get back to its winning ways by a 10-2 count at ...

Track Bridge Battle: Nashua North, Nashua South split

The Nashua North and Nashua South girls track teams came together Saturday as part of the Battle of the Bridge annual competition. Neither school picked up the upper-hand as the teams split. The Panther girls bested North 74-70. Sydney Lewis (100 hurdles, high jump) and Julia Zhang (long ...

Red Sox drub Mariners

BOSTON (AP) – J.D. Martinez made hitting look easy even in the lousy weather conditions by belting his first two home runs of the season at soggy Fenway Park. Martinez sent a pair of shots over the Green Monster, rookie Michael Chavis drove in five runs and the surging Boston Red Sox beat ...

Cecile E. (Caron )Kilmon

Cecile E. (St.Onge, Young) Kilmon 93 passed away May 11, 2019 after complications from hip surgery at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack. She was the wife of the late Robert Kilmon who passed away in 2016. Born in Nashua NH she was the daughter of Ernest and Roseana Caron and the last ...

Mary S. (Wright) Beideman

Mary S. (Wright) Beideman passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 4, 2019. She was the longtime companion of Bill Martin of Merrimack, NH. Mary was born in Steubenville, Ohio on May 4, 1940, daughter to the late William and Mary (Merich) Wright. Over the years, Mary ...

Claire Foucher

Claire Foucher, age 62 of Milford, NH courageously lost her battle with cancer on April 26, 2019. She was born in Dorchester, MA on December 10th, 1956 to the late John and Arline (Bohan) Jordan. Claire was a woman of many passions. She was a Master Gardener, loved hiking, kayaking, and ...

Theresa Muriel (Deschenes) Bergeron

Theresa Muriel (Deschenes) Bergeron, 92 of Derry, passed away Friday morning, May 10, 2019 at Pleasant Valley Nursing Center after a period of declining health. Mrs. Bergeron was born in Nashua, NH on September 12, 1926, a daughter of the later Jean Baptiste Deschenes & Marie (Plourde) ...

Mary Ann Harris

AMHERST – Mary Ann (Crisp) Harris, 89, of Amherst, died peacefully on May 8, 2019 after a brief illness. Mary Ann was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Henry E. “Bill” Harris Jr. in 2014, two brothers, Dr. Norman Crisp Jr. and Dr. Jack Crisp, a sister Charlotte Kulis, and two ...

Future funding of long-term senior care across New Hampshire is in peril

As part of its mission, Catholic Charities New Hampshire has provided facility- and faith-based care to the elderly since our 1945 founding. In 1948, our first two nursing facilities opened – Saint Teresa (Manchester) and St. Francis (Laconia). Still open today, we are proud that both ...

Hollis Brookline, Milford triumph in track and field

MILFORD - As the spring begins to wind down, dozens of track and field athletes from seven schools across southern New Hampshire gathered for a meet at Milford High School. On the boys’ side, Hollis Brookline earned bragging rights in the with 129 overall points, 13 ahead of second-place ...

Fault lies not with one ex-Laker but with Celtics themselves

Let the conspiracy theorists begin the celebration. A story posted on larrybrownsports.com served up some red meat for anyone convinced that the Celtics could not possibly have imploded this season on their own. It alleges that Jayson Tatum, while working out last summer with Kobe Bryant, ...