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Former Celtic tells Nashua students ‘Don’t do drugs’

NASHUA – Chris Herren, who played basketball at Boston College and for the Celtics before drug addiction caught up with him, hopes Nashua’s high school freshmen do not find themselves in a similar predicament. Friday, Herren brought his message to Nashua High School North to address ...

Milford volleyball falls in finals to Gilford

DERRY – Third-seeded Milford made top-seeded Gilford sweat it out, but the Golden Eagles managed to shake off the pesky Spartans for a 3-0 win Saturday night at Pinkerton Academy. Gilford’s Maggie McNeil was perfect on the night - playing 39 balls without an error – with 12 kills and ...

Souhegan football hammers Bow in quarterfinals

BOW – For the second straight week, the Bow High School football team manhandled Souhegan up front ... For one quarter. The result in Saturday’s Division II state quarterfinal painfully familiar for the No. 4 Falcons, who like a week ago in the regular season finale, were dominated by the ...

Campbell football rolls into Division III semifinals

MANCHESTER – Keegan Mills is a workhorse. On Saturday afternoon, in the driving rain at Manchester Memorial High School, Campbell road its junior running back to a 38-18 victoryover Laconia in the Division III football quarterfinals. Mills pushed, pulled, powered and sprinted his way to 208 ...

Fischer, Curran lead local runners at New Hampshire Meet of Champions

The rain subsided, but the winds came whipping as the 2018 New Hampshire Cross Country Meet of Champions unfolded Saturday at Mine Falls Park in Nashua. Merrimack Valley freshman Sophia Reynolds stole the show on the girls side, sprinting away to victory in a time of 17:59.6 on the slick 5K ...

Wages surge as U.S. adds a robust 250K jobs in October

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. businesses ramped up hiring in October, and wages rose by the largest year-over-year amount in nearly a decade, a combination that is pulling a rising share of Americans into the job market. In the final major economic report before Tuesday’s congressional ...

Red Sox best ever? Mull it over for awhile

Once the confetti settled on the streets of Boston and David Price announced his intention to stay put, discussion seamlessly shifted to the 2018 Red Sox standing in franchise, not to mention baseball or even world history. It is impossible to veer past the reality that this Red Sox team ...

Tim Neverett offers his memories of World Series triumph

The World Series experience is over for this year but Major League teams, including the Red Sox, are already working on the business of the 2019 season. Team and player options have been exercised or declined this week and qualifying offers were extended. Agents and teams are strategizing on ...

KIdSports: Nashua PAL football team advances in playoffs

FOOTBALL Nashua PAL team in title game The Nashua PAL Force 13U football team topped Windham, 22-13, and was scheduled to face Pelham this weekend in the state title game. Earlier, Nashua topped the Blue Storm, 35-0, in its regular season finale. Derek Finlay got the scoring going ...

Dear Abby: Teacher torn about tough decision

DEAR ABBY: Twelve years ago, I taught a boy I’ll call Brandon in my first-grade class. I was very fond of him, and we had a strong connection. I knew Brandon had a tough home life and did my best to provide him a safe place in my classroom. I stayed in contact with his aunt over the years on ...

To Your good Health: Long-term effects of PPI’s

DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband has severe allergies as well as gastric reflux. His allergist recommended taking Prilosec because reflux can amplify allergy symptoms. My father, who is an oncologist, has theorized that one of the reasons for the rise in the rates of pancreatic cancer is the ...

Horoscopes by Holiday: November 3, 2018

The lookout tower isn’t placed on the ground floor, because it’s impossible to get an overview of the situation from there. However, the watchman who never comes down from the tower doesn’t know what happens at that level. Two lunar oppositions of the day invite us to explore our ...

Items owned by Tupac Shakur donated to Temple University

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Items owned by Tupac Shakur have been donated to Temple University, including a bullet-dented golden medallion the rapper was wearing in 1994 when he was shot five times. The rapper’s items will be on display at the school’s main campus at the Charles L. Blockson ...

Raymond Chow, film producer behind Bruce Lee, dies at age 91

HONG KONG (AP) – Legendary Hong Kong film producer Raymond Chow, who introduced the world to Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan and even brought the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the big screen, has died at age 91. Hong Kong’ secretary for commerce and economic development, Edward Yau, said in a ...

Feds: Heroin, fentanyl remain biggest drug threat to U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Most of that was the result of a record number of opioid-related ...

Heat, exhaustion, illness: 1 day with the migrant caravan

PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico (AP) – On the 15th day of their journey, Joel Eduardo Espinar and his family were hurting. And they still had a country to traverse before they got to the United States. A little more than two weeks before, they had fled Honduras and joined the migrant caravan of Central ...

U.S. restores Iran sanctions lifted under Obama nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration on Friday restored U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, but carved out exemptions for eight countries that can still import oil from the Islamic Republic without penalty. The sanctions take effect Monday and ...

Kuster, Negron meet in Nashua

NASHUA – “Resist, obstruct and impeach. That is the game plan of the Democrats,” Republican congressional candidate Steve Negron said during a Thursday forum, while sharing the stage with incumbent U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H. Kuster insists she is not committed to voting to impeach ...

Spartans up to the challenge in 2-0 semis win over Pembroke

NASHUA --- The Milford High School girls soccer team didn’t do a lot of talking about it during the season, but with a dose of truth serum, the Spartans will tell you they expected big things for the 2018 season. And why not? They were an up-and-coming team in 2017, falling in the ...

Nashua offering free bus service to polls on Election Day

NASHUA – Transportation can be a barrier for some voters, so officials with the Nashua Transit System once again will provide free rides to polling locations on Tuesday, Election Day. Transit Operations Supervisor Kristi Gillette said voters made use of the service during the Sept. 11 ...