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Next stop: Providence

NASHUA – Four Greater Nashua wrestlers navigated their way to the final bout of the Meet of Champions at Nashua South on Saturday. They will all seek better results at the New England Championships starting Friday in Providence, R.I. Nashua North senior Wayne Nolette was looking for his ...

South-Pelham has final word

NASHUA – The one thing about a Nashua North-South hockey game, even with Souhegan and Pelham along for the ride, is that it’s never dull. The two teams certainly didn’t disappoint on Saturday at Conway Arena in their season finale, as South-Pelham rode Matt Diprizio’s hat trick en route ...

KidSports

BASKETBALL Nashua Catholic hoop teams each place 1st The Nashua Catholic boys and girls basketball teams both won first place in the recent New Hampshire Catholic Schools Basketball Tournament. The boys team, led by coach Paul Williams, defeated Presentation of Mary Academy, 54-49 in the finals ...

Residents to decide on river walk

WILTON – Creating a pedestrian walk along the Souhegan River behind the Main Street stores has been proposed many times over the years, from the Main Street Association to a high school girl who used it as a science project. While many people have liked the idea, it never happened for reasons ...

Wilton budget may increase

WILTON – The proposed town operating budget is up about 4.3 percent, and a variety of capital projects bring the total to about 10.7 percent. Since the selectmen haven’t yet made decisions concerning the use of town surplus, they didn’t offer how it would affect the tax rate. About 20 ...

Winter parking ban would resolve problems after storms

MILFORD – When plow drivers tackle snow-filled streets after a storm, snow and ice aren’t the only challenges. A big problem is parked cars that get in the way of the plows. Department of Public Works Director Rick Riendeau told selectmen last week that the town might want to restore the ...

Stanley J. Yanuskevich

Stanley Joseph Yanuskevich “Tanny”, 92, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 21, 1924 in Nashua, NH, the son of the late Joseph Yanuskevich and Julia (Legatavich) Yanuskevich. Stanley recently resided at the Veterans ...

Library Happenings

EDITOR’S NOTE: Library items are submitted by the libraries and are only lightly edited. NASHUA Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St., 589-4600, carol.eyman@nashualibrary.org, nashualibrary.org. Kids programs VACATION WEEK FUN FOR KIDS AT THE LIBRARY Come to the Children’s Room at the Nashua ...

Not licensed as a day care

NASHUA – The Ash Street home where a 15-month-old boy died Wednesday was an unlicensed day care business, according to the state. Representatives with the New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services stated Friday the home has never been licensed to be a day care center, although ...

Driver in fatal ID’d, indicted

MANCHESTER – Lyndeborough resident Grace Wight, the teenage driver police declined to identify in the months following the July 15 auto-pedestrian crash that claimed the life of 60-year-old Debess Rogers, was indicted this week on three charges, including two felonies, stemming from the ...

Mass. man arrested on multiple charges

NASHUA – A Massachusetts man with a hidden handgun in his vehicle was arrested Thursday on multiple felony-level drug charges, Nashua police said. Officers said Ruben Gomez, 32, of 74 Ferry St., Lawrence, was charged with these felonies: Two counts of selling cocaine. One count of possession ...

Kindergarten readiness is key

HOLLIS – Hollis Preschool has been serving local families for more than 60 years, with new emphasis placed on helping children transition from preschool to kindergarten and beyond. “This is where the kindergarten readiness program comes from,” said Lindsay Silvestri, school co-director ...

Town election filing period open in Merrimack

MERRIMACK – The filing period for Merrimack town offices is now open through March 3. Two three-year terms and a one-year term on the Town Council are coming to an end. Vice Chairman Finlay Rothhaus said he will likely seek re-election, while Councilor William Boyd III confirmed he will ...

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 ...

MLB camp is surreal experience for Nashua’s McGowan

If one were to take Kevin McGowan at his word in October, starting this baseball season in Port St. Lucie, Fla., was the furthest thing from his mind. In fact, opening this spring anywhere other than Las Vegas as a member of the 51s, the New York Mets Triple A affiliate, would be a ...

Year to forget for local hockey

Here we go again. The Nashua High School North-Souhegan and South-Pelham boys hockey teams meet on Saturday at 4:30 at Conway Arena, and once again it’s the finale to a not-so-grand local regular season for both teams. But this year, they’re not alone. It’s been a downright lousy year ...

Coaching shuffle at Souhegan, North

The Souhegan High School athletic department settled some family business before heading into the annual winter break. The school Friday announced the hiring of Robin Bowkett as its new football coach, replacing Mike Lochman, who resigned in December after four seasons on the job. Bowkett, a ...

Police probe infant’s death

NASHUA – Police say a 15-month-old child has died after he was removed from an Ash Street home that may have been operating as an unlicensed day care Wednesday afternoon. Officers with the Nashua Police Department responded to 131 Ash St. shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 22 for reports of ...

Lawyer defends work in rape case

CONCORD – The lead lawyer for a New Hampshire prep school graduate charged with sexual assault defended his handling of the case Thursday, saying his team prevented “toxic” and damaging evidence from being presented at trial. Owen Labrie, of Tunbridge, Vt., was acquitted in 2015 of raping ...

One-of-a-kind, out-of-this-world buy

An old amusement park artifact will never be confused for the Millennium Falcon, and at its age may not make the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs, but the historic piece for sale in an online classified website can still offer thrills to the right buyer. Part of an old rocket-themed amusement park ...