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Remaking home: Building Dreams for Marines

“Empathy has no script. There is no right or wrong way to do it. It’s simply listening, holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting and communicating that incredibly healing message ‘You are not alone.’” – Anonymous Last night’s fireworks are a potent ...

Nation celebrates July 4

NEW YORK (AP) – With backyard barbecues and fireworks thundering across night skies, Americans are celebrating Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that express pride in their country’s 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday will also be marked ...

Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

NEW YORK (AP) – Joey “Jaws” Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the Nathan’s Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest Wednesday, downing a record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for an 11th time. Miki Sudo held onto her title as ...

Carol A. Handy

Carol Ann (Gaines) Handy, 73 of Wilton, NH passed away on June 29, 2018 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH. Carol was born in Turners Falls, Massachusetts on August 21, 1944 to Francis and Frances (Bruce) Gaines. She attended school in Turners Falls and was a graduate of ...

Lillian G. Lavoie

Lillian G. (Manley) Lavoie, 85, of Nashua, widow of Joseph D. Lavoie, passed away Monday morning, July 2, 2018 at the Courville at Nashua after a brief illness. A native and lifelong resident of this city, Mrs. Lavoie was born on August 27, 1932, daughter of the late George R. and Bertha V. ...

Alice M. Smith

MILFORD – Alice M. Smith, 86, resident of Milford, NH died July 2, 2018 at the Elms Care and Rehabilitation Center, Milford. She was born in North Troy, Vermont on February 24, 1932, a daughter of Fred and Bernice Ladue. Alice was raised and educated in Windsor, VT and graduated from ...

Philip F. Denner Jr.

Philip F. Denner Jr., age 93, passed away peacefully on July 2, 2018 in Nashua, NH. He was born in Boston, MA in 1925, the son of the late Philip F. Denner Sr. and Florence Ryder Denner of Wilmington, MA and Nashua, NH. Philip was raised and educated in Wilmington, MA and after graduating ...

Nashua prepares to host Cal Ripken 12U Regionals

NASHUA – Local Cal Ripken All-Star baseball season has been in overdrive the last couple of weeks, but the biggest stop will be in just over a week. That’s when the Nashua Cal Ripken League will host the New England 12U Regional tournament, with the winner advancing to the Cal Ripken ...

Red Sox complete series sweep of Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Boston Red Sox players donned red, white and blue outfits to celebrate a 3-0 victory on the 4th of July that completed a sweep, the Washington Nationals held a players-only meeting to discuss a fifth consecutive loss and the precarious spot they're now in beyond the ...

I am riveted to the World Cup. Soccer. Yes, there I said it. I can’t get enough of it. Put two teams on a pitch, break out the face paint, the flags and those left over noise-makers from New Year’s Eve, and let’s go. If you’re not watching World Cup Soccer, you are missing a ...

Patricia A. Wiik

Patricia A. Wiik, 63, of Nashua, wife of Richard P. Wiik, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, June 29, 2018. Mrs. Wiik was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on January 6, 1955, a daughter of the late Carl H. and Phyllis I. Arkwright. She was educated in Fort Wayne schools and later made her ...

Worcester Bravehearts down Nashua Silver Knights

WORCESTER, Mass. – Solid pitching d just enough timely hitting lifted the Worcester Bravehearts over the Nashua Silver Knights on Wednesday, 5-1. The Silver Knights fell to 10-16 on the sseason, in sixth place, while the Bravehearts stand at 15-3, tied with Brockton for third place in the ...

Brazil’s high-powered offense meets Belgium’s stingy defense

KAZAN, Russia (AP) – To get past Belgium in the quarterfinals at the World Cup, Brazil has to do something it has not been able to do since it last won the tournament in 2002: overcome European opposition in the knockout stages. Since beating Germany 2-0 in the 2002 World Cup final, the ...

Roger Federer historically dominant in Wimbledon win

LONDON (AP) – As Roger Federer was winning 35 consecutive service points at Wimbledon on Wednesday – yes, 35 in a row – a Centre Court spectator cheered him on while wearing a red shirt with white lettering that said, “PeRFect.” The Swiss great comes pretty close to living up to that ...

Man shot by Nashua officer faces felony

NASHUA -- Justin Contreras, who was hospitalized after Nashua police officer James Ciulla shot him last week, now faces criminal threatening charges for allegedly pointing a gun at Ciulla during the encounter. According to Nashua Police Capt. James Testaverde, officers responded to the second ...

The Summer of Holman begins with a splash of Fame

It's the Summer of Holman Stadium. Its all-day 80th Birthday Celebration, which also includes the Futures League All-Star Game, most know by now is set for Tuesday, July 17. But every summer we celebrate Holman, don't we? That's because every year on July 4 the Nashua Lions Club inducts ...

Silver Knights rally falls short vs. Rox

NASHUA – One of the biggest issues for the Nashua Silver Knights this season has been falling short in one-run games, with a 3-10 record. Monday night, they rallied their way into a two-run loss as the Brockton Rox spoiled the team’s holiday week party for an announced Holman Stadium ...

Dusty Old Cars owner linked to suspicious fire

NORTH HAVERHILL – A week after Stephan Condodemetraky closed on the purchase of Northeast Square and Dowel, the woodworking business was so heavily damaged in a suspicious fire that it shut down and liquidated, according to records obtained by The Telegraph. Condodemetraky is the owner of ...

Crepes and coffee: New Nashua eatery offers variety of sweets

NASHUA – The small kitchen at Butter N’ Jam creperie smelled of marshmallows roasting over a campfire. Within seconds after hearing the hiss of the blow torch, two white blobs on the end of two toothpicks had turned golden brown, slightly charred around the edges and ooey gooey in the ...