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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 ...

Merrimack scores 45-39 win over Memorial

MERRIMACK – For anyone that enjoyed defense, Merrimack was the place to be on Friday night. In the final game of the regular season for both teams, Merrimack beat Manchester Memorial, 45-39. Scoring was at a premium throughout most of the contest, with the teams combining for only 11 points ...

Bedford cruises past Guertin

BEDFORD – In a roller coaster of a regular season, Bishop Guertin hopes its final valley came Friday night at Bedford. Troy Meservey poured in 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds, pacing the Bulldogs to a 68-53 victory over the Cardinals in a Division I boys basketball tilt at Bedford High ...

Milinazzo seeks spot on podium at New Englands

Alvirne senior Nick Milinazzo is the last Greater Nashuan standing at the New England Wrestling Championships in Providence, R.I. Milinazzo suffered a second-round setback, but is still alive for a podium appearance in the 126-pound bracket. He defeated Joe Sanchez, of Central Catholic, 9-5 in ...

Blown away

NASHUA – Chris LaPointe, of Brookline, was at home with his kids Thursday when he heard a bang. So he ran downstairs where he saw a downed power line in his front yard. “There was a flame coming off the trees out front and a flame coming off of the power line,” LaPointe said. Across the ...

NH assesses its 3 biggest insurers

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s three biggest health insurers are largely in compliance in covering treatment for alcohol and drug addiction, and are committed to making changes when needed, state regulators said Thursday. The Department of Insurance began reviewing Anthem, Cigna and Harvard ...

Nashuan charged for using phone

BOW – New Hampshire State Police say Nashua resident Paige Corriveau’s illegal use of a mobile electronic device while she drove north on Interstate 93 Wednesday night – with a 5-year-old in the car – more than likely caused her to lose control of the vehicle and crash into a line of ...

Campbell advances in D-III tourney

LITCHFIELD – The Campbell Cougars put in a hearty performance on Thursday night, defeating the Vikings of Mascenic in the Preliminary Round of the NHIAA Division III boys basketball tournament, 67-57. Outside of the first 90 seconds Campbell held the lead and did not look back, holding a ...

City Academy aims to show how local government works

NASHUA – School starts Monday for city residents who want to learn more about the ins and outs of Nashua’s government. The Nashua City Academy will begin Monday night in the City Hall auditorium. Mayor Jim Donchess said all of the slots are full for the classes, which will run until June. ...