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Nashua Solid Waste Department closed Feb. 20 for holiday

NASHUA - The Nashua Solid Waste Department and the Four Hills Landfill/Recycling Center will be closed Monday, Feb. 20 for Presidents’ Day. Trash and recyclable pickup by city crews will also be delayed for one day throughout the week. Normal operations will resume Tuesday, Feb. 21 ...

Nashua woman selected as 2017 Elizabeth Dole Foundation Dole Caregiver Fellow

NASHUA – Nashua resident Jill Schuman has been selected to represent New Hampshire as a 2017 Elizabeth Dole Foundation Dole Caregiver Fellow. Each year, the foundation selects 31 men and women who care for wounded, ill and injured United States service members. The fellows serve as ...

Police arrest Mass. driver after road rage incident

HUDSON – A Massachusetts man was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges stemming from a road rage incident after police say he kicked another car’s door and eventually crashed into two vehicles. Officers with the Hudson Police Department arrested James Burke, 35, of ...

Father, son charged after crash

PELHAM – A Pelham father and son are facing criminal charges after a car crash, a police search and an alleged lie to first responders, according to police. Christopher Ludwig, 53, of Currier Road, and his son, Cody Ludwig, 22, are both in trouble after Cody Ludwig crashed his ...

Barnaby suppression hearing winds on

NASHUA – Before he was charged with murder on allegations he and another man killed two female neighbors in their Mason street apartment early the morning of Oct. 3, 1988, Anthony Barnaby was either "interviewed," "interrogated," or both, by ...

Alec’s owner wins big at Eminence Awards

NASHUA – Almost a year after moving Alec’s Shoes from downtown to a new location, owner John Koutsos got a chance to celebrate as he received the Business Person of the Year award Wednesday at the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce’s Eminence Awards ...

Murder witness sought on violation

NASHUA - A Superior Court judge last week ordered the issuance of an arrest warrant for Michael Rivera, a key witness in last year's second-degree murder trial of his ex-fiancee Katlyn Marin, after Rivera failed to appear in court for a hearing. Attorney Paul Borchardt, a public defender who ...

Convicted felon facing new charges; Police nab Hudson man in robbery, assault

HUDSON - Joshua Smith, a 32-year-old Hudson man with a lengthy history of burglary, theft and armed robbery arrests - and at least one felony conviction - is back in custody again, this time on allegations that he pulled a knife intending to rob three people late Saturday night, police said ...

Hudson man arrested on sexual assault charge

HUDSON - Nashua and Hudson police officers collaborated Saturday in the arrest of a 34-year-old Hudson resident in connection with a sexual assault the previous day, police said. Christopher Hanscom, of 2B Boyd Road, faces one count of aggravated felonious sexual assault, which police say ...

Searching for a good ‘eureka’ story

When you're talking to a guy who won what is sometimes called the Nobel Prize of engineering for helping to make smartphone cameras possible, you want to hear a good "Eureka!" story. The first (and still the best) of such stories, of course, came when Archimedes leaped from ...

A brush of gratitude; downtown business donates wall for new mural

NASHUA - Sparked by last Thanksgiving season's attitude of gratefulness, a movement is underway for a new piece of public art on the theme of gratitude and community goodwill. Positive Street Art is looking for public input for its new "Gratitude Mural" to go on an exterior ...

Voters dismayed at Deliberative Session

HUDSON - There was palpable frustration among the small group of Hudson voters who turned out Saturday to finalize the school warrant articles before they appear on the ballot next month. In contrast to a well-attended Town Deliberative Session the previous week, fewer than two dozen voters ...

Storm impact lingers into Monday morning, midday

NASHUA - Barely had Greater Nashua residents made their driveways and walkways passable again when Mother Nature tapped them on their collective shoulders and said, "excuse me, but I'm not finished yet." And indeed she wasn't, having sprinkled a two or three-inch appetizer ...

Parents, schools feel effects of snow days

NASHUA - Many Greater Nashua students are enjoying an unexpected vacation as a series of storms forced schools to cancel several days of class. But parents, schools and daycare centers say they're feeling the impact. Camila Fonseca's son, Aidan, a first grader at Dr. H.O. Smith School in ...

Is NED pipeline back on the table?

MILFORD - Last April, Kinder Morgan announced it would suspend plans for a gas pipeline that would have gone through 17 southern New Hampshire towns, and residents and town officials who had been fighting the plans breathed a sigh of relief. The 188-mile Northeast Energy Direct (NED) project ...

This is not a test: Buy flowers

Psssssst. Listen up. It is not too late to save your relationship, or at least your citizenship. You still have a few hours. Don't panic. Now get to the store and buy some flowers. Right now. That's it. No, look, we all know you are way past planning something sensible like dinner ...

Officials: Collapse likely caused by insufficient bracing

NASHUA - Lack of sufficient bracing appears have caused the collapse of roof trusses being installed at a construction site at 33 Pine St. in Nashua last month, according to investigators working for the city. "Under our preliminary investigation, our department is focusing on the ...

In search of foster parents; Nashua, Amherst groups plan information nights

Addressing the need for more foster parents in New Hampshire, two local advocates will hold informational nights for prospective foster parents in Nashua and Amherst. "The state of New Hampshire is at an all-time deficit; we need more recruits," said Stephanie Sullivan, a ...