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Louise A. Larrabee

Louise A. Larrabee (Henderson), age 100, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford, NH. She was born on December 13, 1916, in Brockton, MA, the daughter of the late Calvin and Eunice (Hardy) Knight. Louise attended school in Waltham, MA, and ...

Jeannine Larochelle

Mrs. Jeannine Larochelle, 86 of Nashua, N.H. passed away February 7th, 2017. Her final days were spent surrounded by her beloved family. Jeannine was born April 26th, 1930 in Coaticook P.Q. Canada, daughter of late Henri and Anna (St. Pierre) Tougas. She was raised and educated in Canada. She ...

School officials to tackle budget Wednesday

NASHUA – Hoping to approve the education budget by March 29, the school board Budget Committee is set to begin working on the draft document on March 8. The committee has met on almost a weekly basis since the draft budget was presented by Superintendent Connie Brown in January, but members ...

Woman held on multiple charges

NASHUA – A spate of alleged bizarre behavior, including attempts to harm herself with items of clothing while being processed after her arrest, landed a Massachusetts woman in jail pending her next court appearance this week. Cheryl A. Whitney, 49, of 27 Marita St., Leominster, was ordered ...

Blaze destroys Litchfield home

LITCHFIELD – Forced to contend with two of firefighters’ staunchest enemies – high, gusty winds and freezing temperatures – dozens of crews from Litchfield and numerous area towns battled a 3-alarm blaze Saturday night that ultimately destroyed a large colonial home on Muscovy ...

Ales for tails

MERRIMACK – Beer and animal lovers can celebrate both at the Ales for Tails fundraiser, which will be hosted by the Anheuser-Busch brewery on March 26. The event, featuring games, a brewery tour, swag and beer, will benefit the Humane Society for Greater Nashua. “We have a good relationship ...

Tricked into shopping trip

It finally happened, my wife found a way to trick me into buying a new shirt. It’s not that I don’t like having nice things, or looking nice, or what have you. Well, to be honest, I might. But the overriding issue is that I just hate buying clothes. The whole experience of going into a ...

Library Events in Greater Nashua

EDITOR’S NOTE: Library items are submitted by the libraries and are only lightly edited. NASHUA Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St., 589-4600, carol.eyman@nashualibrary.org, nashualibrary.org. FAKE NEWS: WHAT’S THE REAL STORY? Join Randall Mikkelsen at 2 p.m. March 5 at the Nashua Public ...

Myles M. Walker, Sr.

Myles Milton Walker, Sr., 95, of Bedford, NH, died peacefully on February 13, 2017, at the Genesis Healthcare Ridgewood Center, after a short illness. Born on June 21, 1921 in Clinton, MA, Myles was the eleventh and youngest child of Grace Luella Montgomery Walker and James Edward Henry ...

Natasia Arlem Edwards

Natasia Arlem Edwards passed away March 3, 2017 peacefully surrounded by her second family in the comfort of her home. She was born on May 22, 1987 in Korea. She resided with her father, James C. Edwards until his passing in May 2015 where she then lived with her brother, Shaun, for a brief ...

Albert E. McCann

Albert Edward McCann, 91, a longtime Merrimack resident and formerly of Nashua, passed away Friday afternoon, March 3, 2017 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center after a brief illness. Born in Nashua on January 25, 1926, he was a son of the late George and Zelinda (Gagnon) McCann. Following ...

Joan F. (Batchelder) Niven

Joan F. (Batchelder) Niven of Hudson, NH, died suddenly on February 22, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Martin Niven of Hudson, devoted mother to Charles K. McCauley and his wife Beverly A. McCauley, of Hudson, Valerie Niven Ryberg of Marlboro, MA, Jina Niven of Dedham, MA, and the late Mark ...

Yaris hailed as a ‘Big picture thinker’

NASHUA – When a small, high-tech startup that had been operating over a garage in Goffstown was named a runner-up in a local business competition, the new company won rent-free office space in Nashua for a year. That was exciting news to Ben Yaris, a member of the team of Forcivity, a ...

Off the radar

NASHUA – The home operating as an unlicensed day care center where a 15-month-old baby died last week was not on the radar of Nashua police officers in the more than eight years prior to the infant’s death, according to documents obtained by the Telegraph. Of the nine pages of police logs ...

Still no solutions on massive debt

The Congressional Budget Office has projected a $9.4 trillion cumulative increase in deficits over the next decade. While provisionally there are greater threats to the American public, nothing will grind down our economic stability and quality-of-life standards in the long term more than an ...

We went solar, so can you

I’ll never forget the first thing I learned in Economics 101 – there is no such thing as a free lunch. In the 20 years since that high school class, I have found the law holds true not just when it comes to lunch but also to gas in my car, electricity from the grid, and everything else ...

Feeling a draft? Well, not really

Somehow the entertainment value of the National Football League Scouting combine eludes this humble scribe. Of course, that also goes for the NFL Draft, the NBA Draft, the NHL Draft and the Major League Baseball Draft and any other draft, other than a military draft and a cold draft beer. But ...

Anticipation builds for long-awaited arrival of spring

Anticipation is more than just waiting for the ketchup to plop out of the bottle and cover your burger. Anticipation comes in many forms – some good, some bad – but every form contains some element of surprise, eagerness and mystery. Anticipation is often found dogging our footsteps as we ...

Car shop seeking bankruptcy ‘profitable’

NASHUA – A set of documents prepared by embattled classic car dealer Dusty Old Cars indicates the business had been turning profits through August. “We are a very profitable company,” Dusty Old Cars owner Stephan Condodemetraky said Friday. Condodemetraky was responding to a Telegraph ...

Fun with science

A recent field trip to the Four Hills Landfill and Recycling Center inspired a group of local youths in the Entrepreneurial Alley program at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua to present their inventions to help manage trash. “We identified ways to deal with waste, and the challenge ...