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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 ...

HB girls storm into semifinals

CONCORD – Hollis Brookline High School girls basketball coach Bob Murphy said the other night he might have a better idea of how his team could shut down the powerful Bishop Brady attack. His better idea turned into a better result than a week ago when the Cavaliers last played the ...

Area youth attending opioid summit

Several Greater Nashua schools will be sending students to the New Hampshire Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness in Manchester on March 7. The half-day summit at the SNHU Arena is designed to educate middle and high school students about the dangers of opioid addiction while promoting the benefits ...

Career readiness

My Turn, hoping to prepare 10 young adults for skilled manufacturing careers, has partnered with Hitchiner Manufacturing Co. in Milford. “We’re actually recruiting right now; as soon as we get 10 people, we’ll start,” said Allison Joseph, executive director of My Turn in New ...

North outlasts Londonderry

LONDONDERRY – At some point, probably right around the 30th minute, Friday night’s regular-season Nashua North boys hoop finale transformed from playoff tune-up to epic classic. And Alonzo Linton had his magic brush working on this one every step of the way. “If he doesn’t get votes for ...

Ash Ct. duo allegedly sold drugs to cops

NASHUA – A man and a woman living on Ash Court in downtown Nashua were indicted this week on a combined 17 felony charges accusing them of possessing, and selling, various types and quantities of narcotic drugs on numerous occasions throughout September and October. Lorri Drew, 49, and Antron ...

Hudson selectmen approve aquatic plant control grant

HUDSON – The Board of Selectmen made quick work of its business Tuesday and approved three measures, including a $12,582 grant for exotic aquatic plant control from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services. The grant will help fund diver-assisted suction harvesting (DASH) in ...

One grateful immigrant’s personal journey

This is the time of year I start finding myself staring out the slightly cobwebbed bay window trying, albeit never successfully, to trick my mind’s eye into seeing a great expanse of warm, brilliant beach sand against an azure-blue backdrop instead of the melancholic sight of soggy, brownish ...

David L. Bradford Sr.

David Lawrence Bradford, Sr., 85, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Southern NH Medical Center in Nashua. He was born on February 16, 1932 in Dorchester, MA, the son of the late Stephen and Alice (Tolman) Bradford. He was the husband of the late Rosalie Marie ...

Looking back at the week in news

Just who is running things with Nashua’s school system? The Nashua Board of Education has approved teaching coding and Microsoft Suite to kindergartners. “Based on my experience, let them have it,” board President George Farrington said. “You can’t hold them back; they want it, and we ...

When we set realistic expectations for ourselves

As the weather starts to get warmer and my birthday starts to get closer, I find myself taking stock of where I’ve been and where I’m headed at almost 28-years-old. I haven’t quite figured out yet if it’s the way the sun shines on the first warm day of the year or the fresh air winding ...

Religious Events

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by churches and are only lightly edited. The deadline for submissions is noon Monday. NASHUA ARLINGTON STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday morning worship and Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. Monday Bible Study is from 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday Bible ...

Tourney upsets always lurking

Time to try to help you through these sudden frigid temperatures with a few tids and bits: Tonight the Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball team begins its quest to successfully defend its Division I state title. It’s great that the Cardinals’ first tourney game will be against city ...