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No One Injured in Crash

Nashua firefighters and a police officer check out the vehicle that apparently left the road, jumped a curb and came to rest up against the front of BAE Systems on Canal Street Sunday afternoon. Nobody was hurt, and damage was minimal.

Maj. Jere I. Huyck

Maj. Jere Irving Huyck (U.S. Army Ret.), 74, of Sandown, NH, passed away Friday, January 4, 2019, at Parkland Medical Center in Derry. Jere was born January 16, 1944, in Alpena, MI, and was a son of the late Wendell I. and Nona (Gagnon) Huyck. He was raised and educated in Alpena. He was a ...

Get ready to be all Charged up, Patriot fans

Welcome to Gillette Stadium, Los Angeles Chargers. Now the New England Patriots finally know who they will play this Sunday in the AFC Divisional Round. A lot of you are probably breathing a sigh of relief that those scary big bad Baltimore Ravens aren't coming to Gillette. We say be careful ...

City man arraigned, freed on bail on multiple charges

NASHUA – Released on personal recognizance bail at a hearing late last week, Nashua resident Christopher M. Hayes is due back in court in March on a pair of felony charges, which stem from arrests on fraud and drug-related allegations. Hayes, 36, of 93 Chandler St., was ordered to sign a ...

December indictments handed up

MANCHESTER – Charges alleging drug offenses, theft, weapons violations and felony sexual assault have led to indictments against several Nashua area residents, according to the December grand jury for Hillsborough County Superior Court North. An indictment is not an indication, or proof of, ...

Woman charged with taking $37,000

NASHUA – For nearly two years, a 34-year-old Manchester woman allegedly stole an elderly family member’s military pension benefits, redirecting a total of almost $38,000 in monthly payments to her own accounts for personal use, according to three indictments handed up by a Superior Court ...

Irving scores 17 in return as Celtics top sloppy Nets

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games with an eye injury and scored 17 points to lead eight players in double figures as the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 116-95 on Monday night. Jayson Tatum added 16 points, and Al Horford, Gordon Hayward, Marcus Morris and ...

Clemson takes down Alabama for national football crown

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence passed for 347 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson rolled No. 1 Alabama 44-16 on Monday night in the College Football Playoff national championship game. In the fourth consecutive playoff meeting between the Tigers and Tide, Clemson evened ...

No breakthrough in shutdown talks as President Trump stands by demands

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump stood by his demands for funding for a border wall Sunday as another round of shutdown talks failed to break an impasse, while newly empowered House Democrats planned to step up the pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers by passing legislation this ...

Progress in war on opioids

We admit to being pleasantly surprised to learn that opioid-related fatalities in the city of Nashua dropped from 45 in 2017 to 33 in 2018. Officials with American Medical Response attribute the decrease in deaths from heroin, fentanyl and other opioids to at least two factors: increased ...

Theresa A. (Ozella) Duchesne

HUDSON, NH – Theresa A. (Ozella) Duchesne, a resident of Hudson, NH, entered into the arms of Jesus and Mary on Thursday, January 3, 2018 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 58 years to Edmond A. Duchesne. Born in Lowell she was the beloved daughter of Ellen F. ...

John E. Hilliard Sr.

John Edward Hilliard Sr, of Merrimack passed away on Friday January 4th at the Community Hospice House Surrounded by his loving family. He was born and raised in Lowell MA and has lived in Merrimack since 1962. John worked in the Quality Assurance Department for Teradyne for many years prior to ...

Library honors volunteers

WILTON – The Public Library honored two of its own during the Christmas Jingle Mingle celebration. Resident Don Rankin was named Volunteer of the Year and Ron Brown was named Trustee of the Year. Rankin, a retired building contractor, first offered his services in Oct. 2017. The library has ...

New start time plan for Amherst school

AMHERST – School officials have a new plan for moving the high school and middle school start times to later in the morning. They plan to switch the opening bells for the elementary schools and secondary schools, in other words, have Amherst Middle School and Souhegan High School start later ...

December 2018: Sunny, mild and dry; little snow

December broke ranks with fall as temperatures turned mild, plenty of sun returned, and rain and snow diminished. El Nino continued to be the reason behind the noted change from fall to our first month of winter. One could almost make the argument that December and November traded places this ...

Calendar options for a hilarious – and sometimes curmudgeonly – new year

Happy New Year, everyone. Time to put up that new 2019 wall calendar. But, are paper calendars going the way of rotary phones, 45 r.p.m. records and other Jurassic devices? “Siri, what’s today’s date?” Your smart speaker will chirp the date faster than you could have consulted the ...

It’s tea time for Science Cafe

Science Cafe New Hampshire is resuming in Nashua this Wednesday after a bit of Holiday hiatus. Hope you and yours enjoyed the season and stand ready to march into the depths of another winter, but if December is any indication it might not be as tough as what we’ve traditionally had to deal ...

Kings may have moral victory in 3-1 loss to BG

NASHUA -- They were diving, sprawling, giving every ounce of effort possible. The Nashua High School South-Pelham Kings may have dropped a 3-1 boys hockey game to rival Bishop Guertin on Saturday at Conway Arena, but maybe, just maybe they earned a moral victory. “We wanted this game ...

City looking toward future of passenger rail

NASHUA – Polling done in 2017 shows that more than 70 percent of residents in New Hampshire support extending commuter rail service into the state, and the city has been working cooperatively with the state to bring passenger rail north of Massachusetts. The city already passed R-17-123, ...

Edward F. ‘Ed’ Anzalone

Edward “Ed” Anzalone, age 72, passed away peacefully on January 2, 2019, of complications from a hard fought, 10-year battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Ed was born in Brooklyn, NY, on New Year’s Day in 1947; the first ...