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Blue Seal Feeds marks 150 years

MILFORD – Blue Seal Feeds, a company with 10 locations in New England whose pot of gold is filled with feed and grain, recently celebrated 150 years in business. The milestone included a birthday cake and double rewards points at Blue Seal Feeds, 274 Elm St., on Saturday. The Milford store ...

Unspecified threats received at NHS North; deemed ‘non-credible’ by supt.

NASHUA – School officials are reporting two threats involving Nashua schools were received Friday afternoon, and that police are investigating. Superintendent Jamal Moseley said the threats have been deemed "non-credible," but "we take all types of threats very seriously." Social media ...

Housing developer sues Nashua for information

NASHUA – Several city department managers testified Wednesday in Superior Court that they never “hid” any emails, text messages or other communications involving a Bedford developer’s proposal to build an age-restricted housing complex on Nashua’s Manchester Street. And as far as the ...

There’s more than just football to Battle of the Bridge

NASHUA – There's certainly more to the fall season Battle of the Bridge than football. That's always evident in the Nashua High School North-South rivalry, which is resuming this week after a cross country meeting kicked things off a couple of weeks ago. Golf was slated to match up at Green ...

Titans golfers give North 4-2 Battle of Bridge lead

Here's are the highlights of Wednesday's high school action, including another day in the Nashua North-South Battle of the Bridge: GOLF Nashua North 204, Nashua South 223 The Titans take a 4-2 lead in the annual fall version of the Battle of the Bridge, thanks to a 38s by Bryce Zimmerman ...

N.H. residents testifying on PFAS in D.C.

MERRIMACK – Laurene Allen is one of several New Hampshire residents in Washington, D.C. this week to express concerns about chemicals associated with cancer and other health problems polluting the Granite State’s water. “We don’t just bear the pain of our losses and health struggles, ...

In search of predicting perfection

What will it take for perfection? The big fella isn’t looking for infallibility here, but a tidy, little spotless week would be nice, right? I may never get closer than last week when a heroic Milford High team pushed undefeated St. Thomas to its absolute limit, before falling, ...

Broncos overcome slow start to edge BG, 3-2

HUDSON – In a span of 24 hours, the Alvirne High School boys soccer team had been outscored 9-1. They were winless, and against the strong wind on Wednesday, already trailing Bishop Guertin 1-0. Every reason to pack it up after you've packed it in. All the ingredients were there. But in ...

Sale goes 4-2/3 in loss as Red Sox split with Orioles

BOSTON (AP) – Chris Sale struck out eight over 4-2/3 innings in his final tuneup for an expected start in the AL Division Series opener before the Baltimore Orioles salvaged a split of Wednesday’s day-night doubleheader with a 10-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Boston won the opener ...

City of Nashua passes resolution aimed at lowering property taxes

NASHUA — With the city’s total property valuation increasing by more than $1 billion from the last count, many landowners could owe much more in taxes the next time payments are due. This week, Mayor Jim Donchess and members of the Board of Aldermen passed a resolution to spend $4.5 ...

Let’s hope Trevor Knight is back on the field for UNH soon

UNH season on line, but will Knight play? At 0-3, the University of New Hampshire football team is playing for its life, playing for history – on Sept. 29. Saturday at No. 11 Elon University, the 14-year run of Division 1AA/FCS playoff appearances is, for all intents and purposes, on the ...

Best of Souhegan event celebrates community

HOLLIS – More than 300 members and guests came out for the 2018 Best of the Souhegan Awards Banquet to recognize local businesses and community leaders for outstanding contributions and accomplishments within the community during a Wednesday dinner and awards ceremony at the Alpine Grove ...

Patriots striving to find some consistency

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – The Patriots are just three games into the season, but their problems on offense are quickly starting to pile up. New England has displayed numerous issues in the passing game during back-to-back losses . But its inability to produce a sustained rushing attack has ...

BAE bringing 400 more jobs to N.H.

MANCHESTER – Already one of New Hampshire’s premier private-sector employers, BAE Systems plans to bring 400 additional jobs to Manchester. Wednesday, officials with BAE, the New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs, the city of Manchester and the New Hampshire Business ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North boys soccer now 7-1

Compiled by Marc Breton Boys Soccer Nashua North 1, Manchester Memorial 0 Sami Dieu scored the lone goal for the Titans (7-1), which was just enough to secure the win. Tyler Downing, Thiago Ferriera, Colin Miller, and Joey Morse led the midfield in controlling possession for most of the ...

N.H. firm lands $2M federal grant

HAMPTON – Officials with New Hampshire-based Brayton Energy plan to further their research and development with a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. According to the company’s website, Brayton Energy began at Hampton in 2004 as a firm endeavoring to design sustainable ...

Amendola returns with Dolphins to face Patriots

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) – For any New England Patriots wanting to say hello Sunday to former teammate Danny Amendola, they most likely can find him running over the middle. But they already knew that. That’s where Amendola made his living for five seasons with the Patriots, and that’s where he ...

Scarecrow returns to downtown Nashua

NASHUA – Main Street got a spooky makeover on Wednesday as Great American Downtown organizers placed 32 scarecrows outside storefronts. For the fourth year, Great American is organizing a scarecrow competition among downtown businesses and area nonprofit organizations. All scarecrows will ...

Everyone will feel some pressure at Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) – Jim Furyk has spent four days watching his team play loose and confident, two key ingredients he hopes will allow the Americans to end 25 years without winning the Ryder Cup away from home. He can only hope that’s what he sees when the shots at Le ...

Trump: Heads of state ‘were laughing with me,’ not at me

NEW YORK (AP) – No one laughs at Donald Trump. The president on Wednesday dismissed as “fake news” reports that world leaders laughed at him in the opening moments of his speech to a session of the U.N. General Assembly. “They weren’t laughing at me. They were laughing with me,” ...