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Nashua North track out for more golden moments

It is rare these days to find a high school, maybe outside of the Pacific Northwest, where outdoor track is the true, “King of Spring.” Somebody might want to tell that to Nashua north boys coach Art Kobs, who is absolutely turning track into a must-compete sport for the Titans. Once again ...

Season inching closer for Nashua Silver Knights

NASHUA – It’s almost time. April is the final month since the end of last season that the Nashua Silver Knights won’t be on the field competing. The season begins on May 30 for the defending Futures League Champions at Worcester, and the long awaited Holman Stadium opener is set for ...

Spending cap appeal at Supreme Court

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Supreme Court may decide if Nashua’s spending cap gets a second life now that former aldermen Fred Teeboom and Daniel Moriarty filed an appeal in Concord this week. Teeboom and Moriarty lost their lawsuit against the city, which claimed that Mayor Jim Donchess ...

Bertha S. Zall

Bertha S. Zall, 95, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at The Hunt Community. Bertha was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts on November 26, 1922, the daughter of Abraham and Sarah (Label) Siegle. Bertha worked as a bookkeeper for the Rexall Drug Store in Lawrence with ...

Two hearings upcoming in Nashua road rage case

NASHUA – Two hearings, one a pre-trial conference in May and the other a so-called Richards hearing on April 17, have been scheduled in the simple assault case stemming from the Feb. 18 confrontation between two drivers in Nashua. The purpose of the Richards hearing is to advise any witnesses ...

George D. Fauvel

George David Fauvel, 72, of Nashua, passed away Tuesday morning, April 3, 2018 after a period of declining health. A resident of Nashua since 1971, George was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on April 25, 1945, one of six children of the late George P. and Lorraine A. (Roy) Fauvel. Educated in ...

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving out until next season

BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Celtics have spent most of the season adjusting on the fly. Now they will have to go through the playoffs without Kyrie Irving. The star point guard will need surgery on his left knee and is done for season. The team on Thursday put his recovery time at four to five ...

Last day of school tentatively June 25

NASHUA – The Nashua Teachers’ Union announced Wednesday that members will not vote on the end-of-year proposal approved by the Board of Education last week. In the proposal, which was announced and voted for in a survey that went out prior to the last board meeting, the last day for ...

Harriet T. Chaplin

Harriet T. Chaplin died March 28, 2018. Born in 1921, Springfield, MA, to Hattie and Albert. Graduated Melrose High School, MA, and subsequently Nasson College, Maine. Married high school classmate Donald H. Chaplin in 1945, a career combat pilot in the USAF and then inspection pilot for the ...

Red Sox top Rays in Fenway season opener

BOSTON (AP) – Thirteen innings on the road. Twelve at home. Last year, this year – it doesn’t matter how long it takes for the Boston Red Sox. They just keep winning in extra innings. Hanley Ramirez blooped a bases-loaded fly ball over the drawn-in outfield in right to break a 12th-inning ...

Florida Panthers shut down Bruins

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) – Jared McCann scored with 5:37 left and Roberto Luongo got the win in his 1,000th career game, helping the Florida Panthers stay in contention for the playoffs with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. The Panthers trail the Philadelphia Flyers by four ...

Spieth races out to lead at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – No other course makes him more comfortable. Even more familiar than a sharp short game was his name atop the leaderboard at the Masters. Jordan Spieth appears to be back on his game. Tiger Woods? He has some catching up to do. Spieth took only 10 putts on the back nine ...

HBHS STEM lab proposal fails again

HOLLIS – The proposed Hollis Brookline High School STEM lab and fitness center failed at the polls Tuesday, drawing an end to the four-day annual district meeting. Despite receiving a majority vote of yes with 1,231 for, the 807 votes against defeated the article by 128 votes. The measure ...

Souhegan out for another girls lacrosse crown

If seasoning, devotion to the game and championship experience matter – and they all do – Souhegan High School will again be pretty darn tough on the girls lacrosse field this spring. The defending Division I state champion Sabers return a bundle in a senior class that is high on all three ...

Eleanor M. Kelliher

Eleanor M. “Ellie” Kelliher, 88, of Nashua, died peacefully on April 2, 2018 at Langdon Place of Nashua. She was born in Manchester on April 19, 1929 the daughter of Daniel and Mary (Reilly) Dwyer. She was graduate of St. Joseph High School Class of 1946 and the Carney Hospital School of ...

Hollis students take part in ‘Bake for Good’ event

HOLLIS – The best part of bread is usually getting to eat it, but students at Hollis Upper Elementary School seemed to have an all-out blast mixing, kneading and shaping the dough to bake loaves they ultimately would donate to charity. Amy Driscoll from King Arthur Flour visited the school ...

Raptors dominate showdown with Celtics

TORONTO (AP) – DeMar DeRozan scored 16 points, Fred VanVleet and Serge Ibaka each had 15 and the Toronto Raptors moved closer to clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference by beating the Boston Celtics 96-78 on Wednesday night. Toronto increased its lead over second-place Boston to ...

Joan M. Van Tassell-Blanchette

NASHUA – Joan M. (Clark) Van Tassell-Blanchette, 73, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Nashua Crossing; surrounded by her loving family. Joan was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts on March 18, 1945 and was the beloved daughter of the late Ernest and Virginia (Carroll) ...

Woman admits to unemployment compensation fraud

NASHUA – A tearful Melissa Padeiro, her voice choked with emotion, admitted in court Monday that she’s “embarrassed,” and “should have been intelligent enough” to understand what she was doing when she filed for 19 weeks of unemployment benefits to which she was not ...

Edward Paul Doyle

Edward Paul Doyle, 60, of Nashua, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at the Hospice House located in Merrimack, New Hampshire on Monday, March 26, 2018. He was born on December 8, 1957 to the late Paul H. and Lillian F. (Markiewicz) Doyle in Nashua NH. Born and raised in Nashua, he ...