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Captain Keegan leading culture change at Alvirne

HUDSON — If football had ratings like ski trails, Alvirne’s Tom Keegan would most certainly choose the “double black diamond” every time. Every time! It’s simply the Bronco junior two-way lineman’s nature. He works shoveling snow in the winter and landscaped his way through the ...

Still no money for performing arts center

NASHUA – Early this year, city leaders approved the proposed $15.5 million downtown performing arts center for the former Alec’s Shoes building at the corner of West Pearl and Main streets. However, the plan requires Nashua leaders to raise $4 million worth of private donations. Nearly ...

Joseph W. DuBois Jr.

Joseph W. DuBois, Jr., 73, of Nashua passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Lahey Hospital in Burlington, MA after a lengthy and courageous battle of health complications from his time spent in Vietnam, diagnosed with Agent Orange Syndrome. Joe was born October 24, 1944 in Revere, MA, ...

Friday Football Feast: Nashua South to speed past Bishop Guertin

So the big fella, on his maiden voyage, rips off a 7-1 in Week 1. For that quality work, I give myself the old “Barry Horowitz pat on the back.” (Google it, kids). But we’re on to Cincinnati – OK, Stellos Stadium – and a whole new set of games here in Week 2. Let’s ...

Nashua to MA rail service is still in progress

NASHUA – The company working to bring a commuter rail service connecting the Gate City to Massachusetts recently bought the first trains for its plans to connect rail service from Worcester, Massachusetts, to Providence, Rhode Island. “We’re pretty excited,” said Vincent Bono, the CEO ...

Merrimack football rolls over Manchester Memorial

MANCHESTER – Mistakes, dropped passes and a month’s worth of penalty flags. Merrimack High School football coach Kip Jackson understands his football team has to be sharper than it was here Friday night in a 37-6 destruction of Manchester Memorial. “The good news is that we have ...

Hollis Brookline teacher celebrates 50 years on the job

HOLLIS – With a love for literature and learning, Michael Fox, wanted to stay in school for the rest of his life, so he became a high school English teacher. Now, 50 years later, just as curious, still taking every opportunity to learn, Fox has taught close to 4,000 students – and has ...

Milford football mows down Manchester West

MILFORD – Home proved a welcome sight for the Milford Spartans, returning after a difficult opening week loss for a convincing 35-12 victory over the Blue Knights of Manchester West. Following an early fumble, the Spartans recovered quickly, forcing a punt and answering with an 11-play ...

Merrimack woman goes on crime spree; allegedly steals neighbor’s dog

MERRIMACK – A 34-year-old Merrimack woman remains free on bail, but has been ordered to attend Nashua’s Adult Drug Court after three separate arrests in five days – including two within just hours, according to police. Ashley Compagna, of 246 Daniel Webster Highway, Apt. 422, now must ...

Hollis Brookline football rally comes up short

There are few moral victories in sports, if any, but the Hollis Brookline football team might have earned one Friday night at Hanover. The Cavaliers fell behind 14-0, rallied to tie at 14-14 but fell to the host Marauders, 20-14, in a Division II iner-conference thriller. “We were right ...

Kelly Mann Memorial set for Sept. 22

NASHUA – The 13th annual Kelly Mann Memorial 5k and 3k Fun Run/Walk returns to Nashua as part of the Toyota of Nashua Gate City Series. The event is set for 8:30 a.m. Sept. 22 at Nashua High School South. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. All proceeds will go to Bridges – Domestic ...

High School Highlights: Nashua South boys soccer blanks Memorial

Boys soccer Nashua South 3, Manchester Memorial 0 The Panthers improve to 2-1 on the season with a shutout win. Sid Dutta, Emmanuel Orozco, and CJ Dawe each found the back of the net. Kody Lopez and Orozco helped out with one assist each. South heads to Alvirne on Tuesday. Bishop ...

Business takes hit because of scammer

MANCHESTER – Robert Stewart couldn’t figure out what was going on with his business, “American Asphalt Paving,” when suddenly calls for jobs dropped off steeply a few weeks ago. Stewart, 34, said his company normally performs close to 150 paving jobs a year, and typically gets up to ...

Astros run down Red Sox to open weekend showdown

BOSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros won their sixth straight game, rallying past the Boston Red Sox 6-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL division leaders. The Red Sox, with the best record in the majors, had won three in ...

Job fair connects hundreds with potential employment

NASHUA – While the unemployment rate in New Hampshire remains low, employers throughout the state are trying to find ways to attract people to fill openings. Because of this, New Hampshire Employment Security Commissioner George Copadis said he needed to take a more “aggressive” ...

Sale ready for return to Red Sox; Pedroia done for season

BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Red Sox are ready to slowly ease ace Chris Sale back into action. Manager Alex Cora says the left-hander will be activated from the disabled list and pitch about two innings Tuesday night against Toronto at Fenway Park. Cora said Sale would throw a maximum of 40 ...

Hollis Republican State House candidates debate issues

HOLLIS – Four Republican candidates – two incumbents and two political newcomers – are vying to be the GOP nominees for the two seats in state House District 27 in Hollis. All four were in the Lawrence Barn community center this week for a debate sponsored by Granite Grok, a ...

Carper fends off rival in Delaware

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Incumbent Tom Carper won Thursday’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary in Delaware, easily fending off a challenge from a political newcomer who had hoped to become the latest liberal candidate to score an upset against a powerful legislator. Carper’s victory set up a ...

Teen falls to death

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – An Israeli teenager visiting Yosemite National Park in California fell hundreds of feet to his death while hiking near the top of an iconic waterfall. The Mariposa County coroner’s office said 18-year-old Tomer Frankfurter of Jerusalem was near the top of Nevada Fall ...

Giuliani: Trump will not answer obstruction questions

NEW YORK (AP) – President Donald Trump will not answer federal investigators’ questions, in writing or in person, about whether he tried to block the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, one of the president’s attorneys told The Associated Press on Thursday. Trump ...