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Proposal clears one hurdle

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NASHUA – The $15.5 million proposal to turn the former Alec’s Shoe building on Main Street into a performing arts center cleared one hurdle Tuesday night with the unanimous approval of the Budget Review Committee. “We owe it to our community and our citizens … to be part of the ...

Bishop Guertin student to be honored in D.C.

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NASHUA – Meera Kurup has developed an app where loved ones can read poetry to Alzheimer’s patients; she founded CodeIT Girls, a successful program to help young girls get involved in technology; she can build robots and is the New Hampshire Technology Student Association treasurer and ...

St. Joseph catalog highlights classes

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A newly released catalog detailing nearly 50 community health education classes offered by St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua is now available. The classes are designed for all ages. Families, singles, couples and seniors are given high regard with classes tailored to a wide spectrum of interests ...

Fire damages barn and truck

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HOLLIS – Police and fire officials are investigating a barn fire Sunday night that engulfed the building and damaged a nearby pickup truck as well. The fire at 103 Nartoff Road, also known as “Rickety Ranch,” a working farm and education site “for kids and run by kids,” according to ...

Police nab three in Nashua bust

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NASHUA – Police arrested three people last week, continuing the city’s ongoing efforts to end the opioid crisis and crack down on drug-related crimes. As part of Operation Granite Shield, members of the Nashua Police Department’s Narcotics Intelligence Division arrested Charles Nourse, ...

Numerous felony charges dropped in plea

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NASHUA – A former Nashua man who currently lists the Rockingham County jail as his address has reached a plea deal with Hillsborough County prosecutors in a case that stems from a series of domestic-violence allegations in 2016. William Washington, 49, was initially charged with eight Class B ...

Amherst support staff, teachers settle on contracts

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AMHERST – Two staff contracts – one for teachers and the other for support staff – will be on the ballot for the Amherst School District election in March. Under their new five-year agreement with the school board, the approximately 70 employees of the elementary and the middle school who ...

STEPs puts on final show

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DERRY – The performers of STEPs took the stage one last time Saturday night at the Derry Opera House. STEPs, Specialized Theatre Enrichment Program, an opportunity for local performers, from ages 12-18, to bolster their strengths and improve their skill-set. Sisters, Nikki Murray and Yvonne ...

Bridges event is on tap

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NASHUA – Moving into its fourth year, Bridges Domestic & Sexual Violence Support will hold another event to raise funds for the services they provide their clients, titled “LOVE is in the Air.” On Saturday, from 5:30-11 p.m. at the Sky Meadow Country Club, there will be a dinner, a ...

LaBelle Winery may change its plans

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AMHERST – Two years ago, owners of LaBelle Winery planned what they called an artisan village across from their vineyards and restaurant that have become a landmark on Route 101. Plans to expand the business, with an inn, tavern, distillery and office space, hit a snag, however, when an ...

BOE, NTU reach tentative deal on four-year contract

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NASHUA – The Nashua Board of Education, under newly-elected leadership, and the Nashua Teachers’ Union announced Saturday morning they have reached a tentative four-year contract agreement. Nashua teachers have been working without a contract since Aug. 31. There was another tentative ...

N.H. rallies on anniversary of historic women’s marches

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CONCORD – Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. It’s also one year ago that millions protested globally for the 2017 Women’s March. Saturday morning at the Statehouse in Concord offered a deja vu moment for those in attendance. Concord is one ...

N.H. delegation disappointed with shutdown

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Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-N.H.) are disappointed in the government shutdown, but they aren’t going to stop attempts for bipartisan resolutions to the problems facing the nation. “I’m extremely disappointed Republican ...

Business as usual for food pantry

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NASHUA – The Corpus Christi Food Pantry will open for business as usual Monday, in its new location at 3 Crown St. Corpus Christi served Greater Nashua at 43 Franklin St. for nearly 20 years – but not to worry. Susan Dignan, food pantry director said that in the new, slightly bigger, space ...

Pokemon GO offers something new

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NASHUA – Pokemon GO players, or trainers, took to the streets of Nashua Saturday. The citywide hunt was part of a new in-game initiative launched recently by software development company Niantic. The new series of events, known as Community Days, are scheduled monthly across the world and are ...

Northern Pass project’s fate pending

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In less than two weeks, on Jan. 30, the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee will begin 12 days of deliberative sessions regarding the fate of the controversial Northern Pass project. SEC has indicated it will provide an oral decision by the end of February with a formal written decision ...

Nashua BOE, teachers’ union reach tentative four-year agreement

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The Nashua Board of Education, under newly elected leadership, and the Nashua Teachers’ Union announced Saturday morning they have reached a tentative four-year contract agreement. This agreement addresses placement on salary schedule and step schedule issues that arose during years when ...

Violinist to perform at outreach

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NASHUA – Orchestra music will be made available to those having dinner at the Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 26, through a collaboration with Symphony N.H. The symphony’s January guest artist, violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins will deliver a free performance and the public ...