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Silver Knights season comes to a tough 8-7 end

LYNN, Mass. – End of an era. Yes, the B.J. Neverett Nashua Silver Knights Era, both managerial and front office, concluded in a painful way Monday night at Fraser Field as the Knights bowed out in the first round of the Futures League playoffs, 8-7, at the hands of the North Shore ...

Former Nashuan running to fight cancer

NASHUA – Most would consider completing a marathon a serious accomplishment, but World Academy alumnus Matty Gregg runs about that far in a typical day. Gregg, a former and soon-to-be returning resident of Nashua, has a goal of running 5,075 miles through 24 states in 275 days, while ...

Brady’s ‘extension’ likely just a raise for this year

Hold the phone on that shiny new contract extension for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Most assumed it would be reworked after the first year anyway, with values of $30 and $32 million in 2020 and 2021, respectively. But there were several reports Monday that the last two years ...

N.H. supporters of gun control bills urge action

CONCORD (AP) – Dozens of supporters of gun-control measures in New Hampshire rallied Monday to call on Republican Gov. Chris Sununu to sign them in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend. About 75 people – some holding signs that read “Protect Kids Not Guns,” ‘’It’s The ...

Nashua falls, but looks ahead to Junior Legion baseball regionals

SALEM – Following a season of dominance, the Nashua Post 124 Junior American Legion team ended their state tournament run that was anything but dominant. Their chance at the 2019 New Hampshire Junior American Legion Baseball Championship was dashed at the hands of Dover Post 8, losing 8-0. ...

Law’s induction a symbol of Patriots things to come

The New England Patriots are in Allen Park, Mich. this week for joint practices with the Detroit Lions leading up to Thursday night's preseason opener in Detroit. But a good chunk of the organization's spirit is in Canton. If you caught former Patriot Ty Law's induction Saturday night in to ...

Three months and still, ‘no comment’ on Turgiss

NASHUA – Three months after allegations surfaced that city Assessing Department employee Greg Turgiss regularly slept while on the job, officials remain tight-lipped regarding the “independent investigation” Mayor Jim Donchess ordered to determine the proper course of action. In a ...

Royals send Red Sox back on skids

BOSTON (AP) – Jorge Soler hit a pair of long two-run homers over the Green Monster, Jakob Junis pitched six effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped their seven-game losing streak by beating the Boston Red Sox 6-2 Tuesday night. Ryan O’Hearn also homered for Kansas City, which ...

Officials ask for help with health care

NASHUA – During National Health Center Week, U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., stopped by Lamprey Health Care to discuss prescription drug pricing and health care costs, while also learning about the InteGreat Health partnership. While there are many facets of health care that need more ...

Sununu scorns biomass bill; Dems

NASHUA - The partisan battle on renewable energy continues in New Hampshire, as Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed a Democratic bill that would have provided subsidies for the state’s biomass industry. In New Hampshire, biomass primarily consists of forest residues. In other regions of the country, ...

Kelly Mann fundraiser returns

NASHUA - Bridges: Domestic and Sexual Violence Support, is raising funds once again this year with the Kelly Mann 5K Run and 3K walk. However, just as the event has grown since its inception, so too has the nonprofit. The organization is looking forward to moving to the new location at 28 ...

Kinsley Street to become ADA compliant

NASHUA – While city officials and their contractors work to make the intersections on Kinsley Street compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, road construction still has no end date in sight. With newly installed corners, which are called tip-downs, along multiple intersections ...

UniFirst-Nashua offering first aid products to area businesses

NASHUA - The UniFirst Corp. (NYSE: UNF) industrial laundry facility in Nashua has added first aid and safety products and related services, including CPR training, to its current uniform and facility offerings to help companies improve overall workplace health and safety. The facility serves ...

It’s the people, not the guns

Exactly why the pitiful, sick weaklings who murdered 31 people in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, committed their horrific deeds may never be known. But as always, the reaction has been calls that the government do more to prevent mass killings. Stricter gun control laws already have been ...

Leopold A. Dupont

NASHUA– Leopold A. Dupont, 97, died peacefully Friday evening, August 2, 2019, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Jeannette (Marois) Dupont who predeceased him on September 5, 1994. Leopold was born in Berlin, ...

Margaret ‘Peg’ S. Croissant

MONT VERNON – Margaret “Peg” S. Croissant, 59, resident of Mont Vernon, NH died on August 1, 2019 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH surrounded by her family. She was born in Munich, Germany on July 15, 1960, a daughter of the late James L. and Beatrice (Kennedy) Seery. She ...

Locals recall Nashua’s history of rail service

NASHUA – For almost 40 years, the city of Nashua has been without passenger rail service. While there has been a strong push supporting the Capitol Corridor project that would connect the Gate City to the Lowell, Massachusetts, Line, members of the community who are old enough remember a ...

Silver Knights hope Christopulos strikes playoff gold

NASHUA – There was no question in the mind of Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett who would start Monday's 7 p.m. first round, one-game Futures Collegiate League playoff at Lynn's Fraser Field vs. the North Shore Navigators for his 27-27 team that goes into the post season on a ...

2020 Dems lay blame on Trump for shootings

MANCHESTER (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates sought to lay blame Sunday on President Donald Trump following a pair of mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying his language against minorities promotes racial division and violence. At public events and on television, several ...