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Horoscopes by Holiday: September 4, 2018

There are certain emotions that can focus a person better than the others. Love. Jealousy. Anger. Passion. Planets align to help us focus -- and sometimes focus with a vengeance. A touch of obsessive behavior is not necessarily a bad thing if it’s centered on something worthy, as it could be ...

A push to the polls: $30M poured into effort to energize young voters

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Democrats know who their voters are. They just have to figure out how to get them to the polls in November – and that’s where the puppies come in. Students returning to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus this summer were greeted by therapy dogs for petting. ...

U.S. service member killed, another wounded in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) – A U.S. service member has been killed and another wounded in an apparent insider attack in eastern Afghanistan, according to a statement Monday from the NATO-led Resolute Support mission. Resolute Support and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Commanding General Scott Miller says ...

Significant progress made in Concord

Thank you for electing me and allowing me to continue to serve Senate District 12 for a second term. As your senator, I worked on numerous bills and have been an active and leading voice for you in Concord. This year, the Senate was able to make significant strides toward improving the energy ...

Sea Shepherd takes it way too far

It has recently been brought to my attention that the U.S.-based extremists group Sea Shepherd has launched a new “campaign” that not only targets zoos and aquariums that house cetaceans and other marine mammals, but also, members of the zoological community, companies and schools that have ...

A cancer on the Papacy?

This summer, the sex scandal that has bedeviled the Catholic Church went critical. First came the stunning revelation that Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former Archbishop of Washington and friend to presidents, had for decades been a predator-priest who preyed on seminarians and abused altar ...

Nashua area high school cross country teams ready to run

The 2018 high school cross country season opens this week with plenty of promise locally, both on a team and individual basis. At Bishop Guertin, both state Division I runner-up Caroline Fischer and fourth-place finisher Caroline Towle are back and on the rise. Those two, along with dynamic ...

Tough openers for Nashua North, Nashua South, Guertin football teams

It wasn’t a great Labor Day weekend for high school football in the city of Nashua. Go just outside the city limits and, well, it’s a different story. The Nashua High School North and South, as well as Bishop Guertin squads are reeling after two kinds of defeats. North and Guertin are ...

Bacon is truly the new bread when hosting an open house

I’ve moved 15 times in my life, and I did not grow up in a military family. I worked in radio, which has a similar transient rate as the U.S. Armed Forces. After five years in my current house, the itch has struck again. Anyone need a condo? What’s wrong with this picture? Lady Baba and I ...

Ian Kinsler leads Red Sox over Braves

ATLANTA (AP) – Ian Kinsler describes Boston’s lineup as “electric.” Now that he’s back on track following his return from a hamstring injury, Kinsler is showing he can add even more spark to the lineup. Kinsler drove in three runs and the Red Sox continued their interleague success, ...

Fisher Cats set for Eastern League playoffs

The regular season is over and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats are ready for their first playoff appearance in six years. Here’s a quick recap of where things stand after Labor Day weekend at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium A season of potentv offense If Vladimir Guerrero Jr. stayed in New ...

With new school year, reset your children’s routines

Parenting is about rhythm. Sure, it helps if you can sing and dance (or think that you can, no matter the reality). But parenting is about the rhythms of eating and sleeping and toileting. It’s about the rhythms of awake and asleep, quiet and active, together and apart. The rhythms of ...

Pets of the Week

Humane Society for Greater Nashua TIFFANY and WILLIAM Would you like the good news or the bad news first? OK, let’s get the bad news out of the way. Our owner became too ill to care for us and we are without a home after 14 years for me and 10 years for William in the same home. “This ...

More than miles: Fourth annual Water Walk returns to Nashua Sept. 15

To raise awareness of the importance of access to clean water – particularly in two rural communities in Nigeria – the Thank You Project’s fourth annual Water Walk returns to Nashua Saturday, Sept. 15. The two-mile walk begins and ends at Greeley Park, with a stop at the Nashua River ...

Up, up and away

MILFORD - The first day of the Northeast Balloon Festival took off bright and early Saturday morning with a sunrise ride to set the tone for the holiday weekend. The festival is taking over the Hampshire Dome at 34 Emerson Rd., Milford for three days. So, if folks missed Saturday’s start ...

Hawkom leads Central past BG, 33-16

NASHUA – There was a huge difference between the Manchester Central and Bishop Guertin High School football teams on Saturday night. But the biggest was the fact the Little Green had huge QB Alex Hawkom, and the Cardinals didn’t. Hawkom threw for three TDs and ran for one more as ...

Health News Digest

Blood drives in Greater Nashua New Hampshire has reached a critical need for blood for local hospitals. Please consider donating as soon as possible to one of the following blood drives. For more information or to reserve a time, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. – 8:30 ...

Lots and lots of cookbooks; living room set; set for history

Cookbooks in 15th and 16th century Europe were truly ‘fit for kings,’ as published collections of recipes emanated from the palaces of monarchs. Created within a court culture, recipes attested to the luxury of foods presented at royal banquets. The introduction of modern printing ...

Reyes an NFL free agent again after Jets release

The Kendall Reyes Watch is back on again. The former Nashua High School North standout was among the many cuts this weekend by the New York Jets, and now the question is will he get picked up by another team for the start of the 2018 NFL season? It's very possible. The Jets released Reyes ...

Helping Hands

EDITOR’S NOTE: Please review your nonprofit’s listing, and refresh it as needed. What are your current needs? Contact person? Hours? Send changes to neighbors@ nashuatelegraph.com. Thank you! Helping Hands is a weekly feature that provides information about the needs of local nonprofit ...