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Nashua North tops Keene in Division I boys basketball prelim

The Nashua North High School boys basketball team looked like a very tough No. 10 seed on Tuesday night. The visiting Titans improved to 11-8 and basically dominated the No. 7 Keene Blackbirds in the Division I preliminary round, 72-56. North will now hit the road again on Friday, facing No. ...

Students’ Hawaii trip comes to a close

Editor’s Note: This is part of a continuing series of articles from Nashua High School South senior Abbey Rowe, who is www the adventures of nearly 70 local high school students on their trip to Hawaii. Day 10 Today was a day to chill and enjoy the hotel. Some more went zip lining, and on ...

Fix ELL problem

Statistics provided by the New Hampshire Department of Education state that as of Oct. 1, 2016, the Nashua School District employed one teacher for every 12.7 students. The statewide ratio at the time was one teacher for every 11.9 students. Multiple sources indicate the nationwide average ...

Multiple gunshots, domestic altercation prompt arrest

NASHUA – Hudson resident Serge Michaud, charged Sunday with a series of felony offenses accusing him of firing a gun several times during an alleged altercation with family members, is due back in court Tuesday for a review and bail hearing, according to court documents. Police said Michaud, ...

Local residents angry about PFAS

MERRIMACK – Residents remain frustrated with state and federal officials when it comes to regulating the type of hazardous chemicals found near the Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics plant, commonly known as PFAS. New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Legal Coordinator Peter ...

Thelma B. Valcourt

Thelma Beverly Valcourt of Nashua for many years, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, February 28, 2019 at the age of 90. Thelma lived a very happy life. She was a beautiful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She loved Lawrence Welk, Patsy Cline, chocolates and ...

Maurice G. Guay, Jr.

Maurice “Moe” G. Guay, Jr., 67, resident of Milford, NH, died on March 2, 2019 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH surrounded by family and friends. He was born on July 7, 1951 in Plymouth, NH, a son of the late Maurice G. Guay Sr. and Helen I. (Little) Guay of Wilton, ...

Raymond Leo Amadon

NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Raymond Leo Amadon, died Saturday, March 2, 2019. Raymond is the son of now deceased parents Floyd and Margery Amadon. Raymond was born in Fitchburg MA and lived his childhood days in Ashby MA and Brookline New Hampshire. He leaves his loving life partner Sandy ...

Jonathan Bowden Dufoe

Jonathan Bowden Dufoe, 62, of Nashua, passed away Tuesday evening, February 26, 2019. Jonathan was the beloved son of the late Doris (Bowden) Dufoe and Joseph “Wizz” Dufoe. Jon was born in Glendale, California on October 19, 1956 and resided with his parents in Chatsworth, California until ...

For the fourth year, street pianos return in May

NASHUA – For the fourth straight year, the artistically painted Nashua street pianos will grace Main Street. They will be accessible to anyone, regardless of age or skill. Presented yearly since 2016, the program is a partnership between Darrell’s Music Hall, Great American Downtown and ...

Nashua area football players on Shrine roster

When the senior stars from New Hampshire and Vermont gather this summer for the 66th annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, the contest will feature a distinct local flavor. Eleven different area graduating seniors will compete for Team New Hampshire in the traditional tussle which is slated for ...

Bruins top Hurricanes in overtime

BOSTON (AP) – David Krejci scored 1:36 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over Carolina on Tuesday night, ending the Hurricanes’ five-game winning streak. Jake DeBrusk had a goal and an assist, setting up the game-winner after making a steal in the corner and sending a ...

Pedroia plans to play in Red Sox game Thursday

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Boston expects second baseman Dustin Pedroia to make his exhibition debut on Thursday against Minnesota. Coming off knee surgery, the 35-year-old Pedroia crossed his last major pre-competition hurdle on Tuesday when he completed a workout at the Red Sox complex ...

Senior Citizens Police Academy begins May 9

NASHUA – Chief Andrew Lavoie said the Nashua Police Department will host a Senior Citizens Police Academy from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, beginning May 9 and running through May 30. The four-week program is designed to provide seniors with a glimpse into the day-to-day operations of the ...

Lions Club scholarships applications available

NASHUA – Lions Club President Mike Francoeur said the club will award up to $3,600 in scholarships to deserving high school seniors in 2019. Applicants to the Nashua Lions Scholarship Fund must meet the following eligibility criteria: Be a resident of Nashua; a 2019 senior attending any ...

Russia’s obligations suspended under 1987 pact

MOSCOW (AP) – President Vladimir Putin suspended Russia’s participation in a nuclear arms treaty the Trump administration already decided to leave, alleging Monday that Washington and not Moscow was in violation of the 1987 pact. In a decree, Putin suspended Russia’s obligations under ...

Dem 2020 race gets even more crowded

DENVER (AP) – Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said on Monday he’s running for president, casting himself as a can-do uniter who’s used to overcoming adversity and accomplishing liberal goals in a politically divided state. “I’m running for president because we need dreamers ...

Trump symbolically tightens Cuba embargo

HAVANA (AP) – The Trump administration announced Monday it is tightening the six-decade trade embargo on Cuba by allowing lawsuits against Cuban companies using properties confiscated after its 1959 revolution, though the impact appears to be largely symbolic. The announcement limits ...

Ginsburg: Plenty of opinions to share

WASHINGTON (AP) – Now we know what Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was doing as she recuperated from lung cancer surgery: churning out opinions for the court at a faster clip than any of her younger colleagues. Eleven days before her 86th birthday, Ginsburg was in fine form as she announced two ...

Hopes for missing Yazidis in Islamic State dim

DAHUK, Iraq (AP) – Baseh Hammo was 38 when she was enslaved by militants of the Islamic State group. Raped and abused, she was sold 17 times among members of the so-called “caliphate,” and moved from city to city across a vast stretch of territory IS once controlled in northern Iraq and ...