Health and Lifestyle

Trial set in Nashua GoFundMe theft case

NASHUA – The trial has been scheduled for May in the case of Krystal Gentley, the Nashua woman charged 10 months ago with felony theft for allegedly emptying the GoFundMe account she started in memory of her deceased friend. Gentley, 27, with a last known address of 9 Eighth St., is ...

Fun & Fortunes: Psychics offering readings at 7th city fair

For the seventh year in a row, a group of the area’s most popular psychic readers will be offering their talents at Nashua’s iconic landmark, the high-Gothic Hunt Memorial Building on the corner of Main and Lowell Streets. The readers will congregate on Sunday, March 5, ...

Nashua police investigating death of 15-month-old child

Police say a 15-month-old child has died after he was removed from an Ash Street residence Wednesday afternoon. Officers with the Nashua Police Department responded to 131 Ash St. shortly after 2:30 p.m. for reports of a male baby who was unconscious and not breathing. Upon arrival, emergency ...

Six more busted in Granite Hammer op

NASHUA - Continued drug eradication efforts resulted in six more arrests on Wednesday. Nashua police arrested several people from southern New Hampshire in its latest Granite Hammer effort. All were to be arraigned Thursday at Nashua district court. Arrested were: - Dawn Pyles, 39, of no ...

DWC guard involved in melee arraigned

NASHUA - A Connecticut youth services worker who said he has known former Daniel Webster College basketball player Marquise Caudill for about 10 years said Tuesday that Caudill's alleged violent outburst in Saturday's game was completely out of character for the 22-year-old man. "I ...

Nashua explores alternatives plans for one-way streets

NASHUA - Working on a suggestion from a consultant, Nashua officials are considering possible changes to the traffic pattern on some downtown streets that would include reversing some one-way roads. James Vayo, Nashua's downtown specialist at City Hall, will present a plan to Nashua's ...

Too much sun could put a freeze on Merrimack festival

MERRIMACK - For the second winter in a row, the townwide seasonal carnival planned for Wasserman Park is feeling the effects of warmer weather. The 25th annual Winter Carnival is planned for Saturday, but the expected higher temperatures and chance of rain may change plans. Parks and ...

Porch fire quickly contained

NASHUA - Nashua Fire Rescue quickly contained and extinguished a porch fire early Tuesday morning. Smoke detectors alerted the residents of a second floor apartment at 30 Norton St., who evacuated the residence and contacted emergency services at 2:57 a.m, Nashua firefighters reported. Three ...

Historic Holman; banners would celebrate notable players

NASHUA - The Silver Knights baseball team and representatives from the city are working on a plan to add two banners outside Holman Stadium championing two notable former baseball players - Don Newcombe and Roy Campanella. Newcombe and Campanella are credited with having had a pivotal role in ...

Good weather allows roofers to work on Hunt Memorial Building

NASHUA - Davis Construction was back at the Hunt Memorial Building on Wednesday, taking advantage of the clear and warm weather to install new roofing on a portion of the building on Library Hill. The Jaffrey company, which has done work on the historic building before, stripped off old ...

Nashua school officials to host meet and greet with superintendent finalists

NASHUA – After a monthslong search for a permanent superintendent of schools, the Board of Education has invited the public to weigh in on the two finalists on Thursday. The candidates are Dr. Cornelia Brown, the current superintendent in Nashua, and Dr. Jahmal Mosley, the assistant ...

Hearing on hold; Barnaby sessions on break; set to resume in March

NASHUA - With somewhere around 22 hours of testimony in the books, the multi-session hearing on murder suspect Anthony Barnaby's motion to suppress two-thirds of the statements he made to police back in 1988 has taken a break until at least March 1. Barnaby, who turns 50 in April, was ...

DMV software upgrade delayed

The state Department of Motor Vehicles has postponed a software update. In a statement released to Nashua City Hall on Friday, the DMV said, "We regret to inform you that the DMV will be delaying its implementation of the Vision system. Over this past week, we have been performing ...

News Digest

Nashua Local company teams with Eversource A high-tech manufacturing company in Nashua is saving money and the environment with the help of Eversource. "Working with Eversource to obtain an incentive for the upgrades at our facility was an important part of the company's ability to ...

Pancake breakfast benefits Safe Stations

NASHUA - The city's Safe Stations program is getting a syrupy boost this week, as Harbor Homes will be hosting a pancake breakfast to raise money for the life-saving program. Harbor Homes and Keystone Hall, both part of the Partnership for Successful Living, are teaming up for Friday's ...

Damage to home in city blaze

NASHUA - A mobile home in a southwest Nashua park sustained extensive damage late Sunday night in a fire that officials say may have been caused by an electrical problem. Nashua Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Glen MacDonald said Monday that nobody was home when flames broke out shortly after 11 ...

Care Packages; teachers work to fight hunger among local youths

NASHUA - Ensuring that hundreds of students have enough food for February break, Nashua teachers and staff packed a week's worth of food for students who normally rely on free and reduced meals at school. The event was organized by the Nashua arm of the End 68 Hours of Hunger organization, ...