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Harvard reviews sale of coach’s home to prospect’s father

BOSTON (AP) – Harvard’s longtime fencing coach sold his suburban Boston home for nearly double its assessed value to a man whose son was later admitted to the school and joined the team – a transaction now under review by the university. The coach, Peter Brand, received nearly $1 ...

California sued over marijuana delivery

LOS ANGELES (AP) – In a major challenge to regulations that govern California’s marijuana market, Beverly Hills and 24 other local governments sued Friday to overturn a rule allowing home deliveries statewide, even into communities that banned commercial pot sales. The League of ...

N.H. police: Couple with dementia found

BEDFORD (AP) – A missing husband and wife from New Hampshire who both have dementia were found in upstate New York after their car became disabled and came to a rest, police said Friday. Police in Bedford, New Hampshire, said earlier that Norman Lepine, 79, and Shirley Lepine, 77, were last ...

Police officer accused of drunken driving in fatal crash

AMHERST (AP) — Police say the man suspected of driving drunk in a crash that killed a New Hampshire woman is a Londonderry police officer. State police say 27-year-old Amherst resident Tyler Berry crossed the center line in a pickup truck and hit a vehicle on Route 101 in Amherst Friday ...

Nationally renowned speaker talks autism

NASHUA – Autism spokeswoman Temple Grandin is one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share her personal experience. She spoke in Nashua Thursday night in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Gateways Community Services hosted the event at Nashua High School South. This ...

New Hampshire House passes school gun safety bill

CONCORD (AP) – The New Hampshire House passed a bill Thursday to limit carrying guns on school property over the objection of opponents who argued doing so would lead to a mass shooting. The bill, approved by a vote of 213-159, would restrict carrying firearms on school property to law ...

Man arrested for impersonating a police officer

NASHUA – Frederick Berard allegedly told those at a downtown restaurant he was an undercover police detective “conducting surveillance” on a drug dealer, but employees became suspicious when he began acting “creepy.” As it turns out, Berard, 52, has a criminal record that includes ...

Spartans suffer tough loss to Bow

It's been a tough start to the season for the Milford High School girls tennis team, as they fell to 0-2 after dropping their home opener, 8-1 to Bow on Thursday. Their lone win came at No. 1 doubles, a 9-8 triumph by the tandem of Heather Hager and Adrianna George. Milford is slated to host ...

Landmark Nashua eatery to reopen after fire

NASHUA – With an updated menu, a new yet timeless look, and an addition to ownership, employees at Joanne’s Kitchen are ready to fire up the stoves and get back to doing what they do best – serving food to hungry customers. Nine months after an electrical fire put the restaurant out of ...

Externship course about to take off

MILFORD — There is an old saying about something that seems too good to be true. However, a Milford High School partnership with Hitchiner Manufacturing Co. and Spraying Systems Co. will allow 24 qualifying students to simultaneously earn: • High school credit, • College ...

Two hurt in bucket truck rollover

AMHERST – Two Eversource employees are recovering from injuries they sustained when the truck they were in left Route 101 early Thursday morning, rolled over and pinned them inside. The employees, both believed to be men, were not identified by either police or Eversource officials. Both ...

Salwasser will speak at Rivier graduation

NASHUA – Highlighting the role sports serves in communities, Rivier University will honor Boston Red Sox Foundation Executive Director Rebekah Splaine Salwasser as its 2019 honorary degree recipient and commencement speaker. Rivier’s 84th commencement ceremony is set for 10 a.m. May 11 ...

Trump choice for Fed board could face hurdles

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said Thursday that he intends to nominate Herman Cain, a conservative political ally and former presidential candidate, for a seat on the Federal Reserve board. “I’ve told my folks that’s the man,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office, ...

State moves to legalize CBD

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – CBD oil-infused gummy bears, lattes and other food, drinks and dietary supplements are selling quickly even though the U.S. government says they’re illegal and local authorities have forced some retailers to pull products. The confusion has the nation’s two largest ...

Chicago to sue Smollett for cost of probe

CHICAGO (AP) – Jussie Smollett has refused to pay more than $130,000 to reimburse Chicago investigative costs and the city said Thursday it will sue the “Empire” actor for the money as reimbursement for investigating what officials say was phony racist, anti-gay attack that Smollett ...

Kathleen Ann Fleming

Holden/Nashua, NH – Kathleen Ann Fleming, 48, died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Born in Worcester and raised in Jefferson, Kathy was the beloved daughter of Valerie A. (Nixon) and the late Joseph R. Fleming. Kathy graduated from Wachusett High School with the class of ...

Brother Paul Rene Demers, S.C.

BROTHER PAUL RENE DEMERS, S.C. (also known as Brother Dominic), 82, a resident of Nashua, New Hampshire, since 1988, died at Philip Hulitar Hope Hospice in Providence, RI, on March 29, 2019, at 10:55 AM. Brother Paul, son of the late Beatrice A. Vezina and Rene Thomas Demers, was a native of ...

Curiosity still nags at woman

DEAR ABBY: I’ve only had one boyfriend. For most of my childhood, he was my best friend. When we were 14, I got scared we might fight, break up and never forgive each other, so I told him I wanted to go back to being just friends without explaining why. In retrospect, I know how stupid it ...

Turmeric is safe to try for arthritis

DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently read about turmeric for osteoarthritis. I’m on a limited income. Please tell me more about it, like how much it costs and where I can get it. – W.C. ANSWER: Turmeric, a spice that has been used for millennia, is the source of curcumin, which has been shown to ...

Horoscope

The new Aries moon is a symbol for proactivity. Turn over the status quo. Make what you want. Each time you act to create your own destiny, it changes something inside you, adds a block to your internal structure, builds the muscles of your character toward an optimum sense of dignity. It ...