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Nashua observes Earth Day

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NASHUA – For Earth Day 1970 – an observance widely thought to be a one-shot deal rather than the annual event it became – then-Nashua High School science department head Marco Sheer organized a “Teach-In on Pollution and the Environment,” and a representative of the former Hampshire ...

Comcast volunteers repair, spruce up homeless shelter

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NASHUA – The annual community volunteer initiative by cable TV giant Comcast NBCUniversal is called Comcast Cares Day, but show up at almost any project site and you’ll find plenty of volunteers who have no connection to the company. Except, that is, for their eagerness to give of their ...

Locals handed indictments by grand jury

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[/caption] Anthony Monbleau, 26, of 87 Central St., Apt. 3, Hudson Sarah Coburn, 30, of 134 East Hollis St., NashuaBRENTWOOD – Two men from Hudson and two women from Nashua are among the suspects indicted by the April term of the grand jury for Rockingham County Superior Court, according to ...

3rd Annual Hudson Litchfield Trail Run set for June 3

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One of the Hudson Litchfield Rotary’s two major fundraisers, the Third Annual Spring Forward 5k/10k Trail Run, will take place June 3 at the Hills House, 211 Derry Road, Hudson. Interested runners can register online at www.springforwardtrailrun.racewire.com. Start time is 9 AM with day-of ...

Tidying-Up : Volunteers help clean local parks

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NASHUA – One of longtime Nashua resident Karen Wolfe’s favorite places to walk or bike is a trail that runs along the north bank of the Nashua River from Main Street to the Cotton Mill Square complex. With each visit, however, Wolfe would get bummed out at the sight of all the trash and ...

Saint-Gobain works to honor consent decree

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BEDFORD – The consent decree signed by Saint-Gobain in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Services on March 21 will provide municipal water line connections to 121 properties in Bedford, making it the town that will benefit the most from the decree. More homes in Bedford than ...

Get ready, kiddos: It’s carnival time again

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The weather’s finally warming up – that is, if you define “warming up” as “inching toward the normal high temperature” – so summer must not be far off, which means, for those who live the drum corps life, it’s time to start thinking about hitting the road again. But here in ...

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

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PHOENIX (AP) – U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states. The U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Arts grants help fund record number of local arts organizations

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NASHUA – A number of Nashua’s nonprofit arts organizations received checks in the mail to support their work when the Nashua Arts Commission recently completed its 20018-19 annual grant awards. The grant program recognizes the contributions made by local 501(c)(3) nonprofit, arts-based ...

Bowling Tournament a Success

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The eighth annual Paul Mark Bowling Tournament, attended Saturday by around 100 men and women affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW 2320, whose nearly 5,000 members in New Hampshire are a part of some 20 industries including security, communications and ...

Area event raises $23,000 to fight Batten Disease

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BEDFORD – Easter was in full swing as the Our Promise to Nicholas Foundation’s 10th annual Easter Egg Hunt drew in more than 1,500 guests who enjoyed the fun festivities at the New Hampshire Sportsplex in Bedford. The dome was alive with smiling faces, with colorful eggs blanketing the ...

Girl Scouts announces partnerships for New Programs on Demand

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BEDFORD – Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains (GSGWM) announces new partnerships with businesses that serve New Hampshire the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center and Holbrook Travel, to help provide unique programming for the girls they serve. Through the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery ...

Bank of New Hampshire offers assistance to homebuyers through program

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LACONIA – Bank of New Hampshire has been selected to participate in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston’s Equity Builder Program, which assists local homebuyers with down-payments and closing costs as well as homebuyer counseling and rehabilitation assistance. The $3.1 million program ...

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union pays for members’ heating costs

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LOWELL, Mass. – As a continuation of its Small Acts That Give Back initiative, Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union recently held a campaign that earned four lucky members assistance with paying their heating costs incurred during this past winter. The Small Acts That Give Back – Pay Your Heating ...

St. Mary’s Bank Recognized as Top Housing Lender for seventh year

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MANCHESTER – New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority recently named St. Mary’s Bank, the nation’s first credit union, a Top 10 Lender for the seventh straight year. “New Hampshire Housing shares our passion for making first-time homeownership attainable and affordable in a challenging ...

Year of the book

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NASHUA – New Hampshire based author Terry Farish wants children to know that their stories are “more important than anything.” “Your stories are the world, write (them) down,” she told fourth graders at Dr. Crisp Elementary School. “You are the stories.” Farish visited students ...

New charges against former judge

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CONCORD – The former Nashua judge facing charges for reportedly forging job performance surveys is facing new allegations he abused his powers as a judge. The attorneys for the New Hampshire Judicial Conduct Committee released an amended charge against Paul S. Moore, the Nashua District Court ...