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Slain man’s family promises ‘fight for justice’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Angry relatives of a black man fatally shot by police as he held a cellphone have promised to continue their “fight for justice” after prosecutors in California declined to bring charges against the officers. “This is just the beginning. The fight for justice ...

Democratic presidential candidates marking Selma anniversary

SELMA, Alabama (AP) – Several Democratic White House hopefuls are gathering at one of America’s seminal civil rights sites on Sunday to pay homage to that legacy and highlight their own connections to the movement. Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who already ...

Senate seems to have votes to reject Trump’s wall move

WASHINGTON (AP) – Opponents of President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border appear to have enough Senate votes to reject his move, now that Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky has said he can’t go along with the White House. The House has voted to ...

SKorea, U.S. end springtime military drill

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and the U.S. are eliminating their massive springtime military drills and replacing them with smaller exercises in what they call an effort to support diplomacy aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis. The decision announced by both countries ...

Trump speech rouses the right

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — In a slashing speech packed with braggadocio and grievance, President Donald Trump denounced Democrats as the party of “the socialist nightmare,” relitigated his crowd sizes back to the inauguration and took on “sick,” ‘’lunatic” and “dirty” foes at ...

After 55 years in dentistry Dr. John Kenison bids community farewell

MILFORD – Marilyn Kenison remember her husband’s first patient. The couple had just opened his practice, and an elderly woman with a bad tooth walked from her home on Merrimack Road to the office of Dr. John Kenison on Amherst Street. The newly-minted dentist and his wife had not even ...

LaBelle Winery teams up with 603 Brewery

Amy LaBelle, co-owner and winemaker at LaBelle Winery, has partnered with Tim Clapper, head brewer at 603 Brewery in Londonderry, to create 603 Sangria Sour Ale, a type of sour beer known as a kettle sour. Kettle sour beers are fermented at a lower pH than most other beer types, giving them a ...

Cards get the first one out of the way, 51-29

NASHUA – That first tournament game is the one coaches worry about the most. Thus, it likely won’t take Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball coach Brad Kreick long to find something to use as a teaching tool for his top seeded team from Saturday’s 51-29 rout Division I ...

Time for Andy Reid to learn the word, ‘defense’

After his season ended as his season always ends, Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid has figured out why his team lost the AFC Championship in January. Fixing the problem, Reid seems to think, is as easy as changing the NFL”s overtime rules to ensure each team’s offense gets one ...

Frozen Treats for Frozen Folks: The Big 1 and Hayward’s open for the season

NASHUA – On a cold, snowy Saturday, where lactose intolerance is not an option, Nashua’s The Big 1 and Hayward’s ice cream stands opened for business, offering up frozen treats for an equally frozen but excited clientele. Big 1 manager Jen Marquis said business was good, even with a few ...

Telegraph claims 19 awards in annual NENPA competition

BOSTON – The Telegraph continued its long tradition of excellence and service to the community recently, bringing home 19 New England Newspaper & Press Association Contest awards. The regional association - which represents more than 450 daily and weekly newspapers in Connecticut, Maine, ...

South’s Marchand sixth at New Englands

The ground around us may not look like it, but the outdoor track season is now upon us. The indoor season for the region’s elite track athletes concluded Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston with the New England Championships. Nashua South’s Paul Marchand delivered the top ...

The opioid fight in the Granite State

Editor’s Note: This story was produced by The Granite State News Collaborative as part of its Granite Solutions reporting project. This is Part 2 of this report. Additional stories will publish on Sunday and Monday in The Telegraph. For more information, visit www.collaborativenh.org. Next ...

Nominations still open for Gate City Light Award

NASHUA – Nashua is a city often recognized for its welcoming and vibrant community. The city is filled with organizations and volunteers who constantly work toward the greater good. The city will soon celebrate volunteers in honor of National Volunteer Week, which will take place April ...

Recalling city’s ’45 blaze

The O’Donnell-Shea blocks blaze of 1945: Valiant firefight, rescue operation saves dozens of residents, shop keepers So many readers touched base last week with a memory or some kind of personal story related to the tragic 1949 crash that killed two firefighters en route to a multiple ...

Merrimack upsets Goffstown, lone local team left on ice

Merrimack was the only local boys hockey tourney team to win on Saturday, making the Tomahawks the lone local team left playing. Here's a look at Saturday's results: DIVISION II QUARTERFINALS No. 6 Merrimack 3, No. 3 Goffstown 0 Ben Hardy was superb in goal with 36 saves and Noah Melker ...

Measles, an airborne virus, is threat in Nashua

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services received a report of an international traveler visiting New Hampshire who has been diagnosed with measles and traveled through the state when they were able to transmit the virus to others. This person traveled by bus on ...

Beverly Ann Christensen

On February 28th, 2019, Beverly Ann (Johnson) Christensen entered her heavenly rest and met her Savior face to face. Born January 13th, 1938 in Waltham, Massachusetts to Robert and Anna (Addesa) Johnson, Beverly grew up in Waltham and Ashland, Massachusetts. She graduated from Ashland High ...

Nova Riley Demanche

Nova Riley Demanche, age 7, died Wednesday February 27, 2019 from injuries sustained in a house fire. Born October 25, 2011 in Nashua, he was the son of Daniel and Kadie (Lashley) Demanche, of Merrimack. Nova attended first grade at Thornton Ferry/Gate City Charter School of the ...

Alwyn Charles Carleton

Alwyn Charles Carleton, aged 83, of Mont Vernon died at home on February 26, 2019. He was born in Poughkeepsie, NY April 11, 1935, the son of Alwin and Jennie (Bell) Carleton. He was married to Eloise Sleeper Carleton for 56 years. He was predeceased by his parents and his half siblings Vernon ...