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NASHUA – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday that if elected, he will spend much of his first day issuing executive orders to undo President Donald Trump’s “racist” policies. Joined by a member of the so-called “Squad” in the form of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, ...

N.H. charter schools become political football

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CONCORD – In August, New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut said the state would receive a $46 million federal grant to “increase, expand, or replicate” its number of charter schools, such as the Academy for Science and Design and the MicroSociety Academy Charter School in ...

Londonderry resident wins Wild Wednesday contest

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NASHUA – Friday the 13th may not be considered a lucky day for some, but Catherine Foley of Londonderry was anything but unlucky when she received a call from The Telegraph on Friday. Friday was when the newspaper drew the winning entry in its annual Wild Wednesday contest, and this ...

Sununu receives Housing Action Award

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CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu issued this statement after being awarded the Housing Action New Hampshire Home Matters in New Hampshire Award: “I am honored to receive Housing Action New Hampshire’s Home Matters in New Hampshire Award. The work being done by the bipartisan housing task ...

Moustakis joins forces with Sowerby in Amherst

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AMHERST – Moustakis Law LLC, a family and estate planning law firm headed by Peter Moustakis, is joining forces with Sowerby Law Office PLLC to form Sowerby & Moustakis Law PLLC, a law firm focused on estate planning, elder and family law, small business and probate. This merger will be ...

Tune-Up

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MANCHESTER – The holiday spirit filled The Palace Theatre in Manchester on Tuesday, as Mayor Joyce Craig joined Speedway Children’s Charities New Hampshire Chapter at its 11th annual grant distribution ceremony. Grants were distributed to 51 New Hampshire nonprofits, totaling $55,375 in ...

Judge denies request to vacate sentence in hepatitis C case

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CONCORD — A federal judge in New Hampshire dismissed a request to vacate the 39-year prison sentence for a traveling medical technician convicted of infecting patients with hepatitis C, agreeing with prosecutors that he waited too long to ask. David Kwiatkowski, 40, was sentenced in 2013 ...

Nashua signs on as refugee resettlement locale

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NASHUA – Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have sought refuge from violence in Southeast Asia in recent years, with some of them making it all the way to Nashua. Now, even as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees argues with the Trump administration about the number of ...

Leftward Push

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GOFFSTOWN – Both New Hampshire and national polls show Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren losing ground to rivals Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg during the last month. With New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation (#FITN) primary now within two months, Warren recognizes the need ...

Nashua Polls to open at 6 a.m. on Feb. 11

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NASHUA – On Feb. 11, Democrats in Nashua and throughout New Hampshire will decide among: • Liberals such as Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren; • Newcomers such as Pete Buttigieg or Tom Steyer; • Moderates such as Joe Biden; • Outsiders such as Andrew Yang and Tulsi ...

Nashua’s Sullivan Farm to be protected

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NASHUA – During a September interview with The Telegraph, Sullivan Farm owner Kathy Williams said she was working with the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests to protect Nashua’s last working farm from housing developers. “I have a very strong sense of place, and I ...

N.H. tobacco age jumps to 19 on Jan. 1

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NASHUA – Earlier this year, Nashua Board of Aldermen members narrowly rejected an ordinance that could have resulted in a $100 fine for anyone under age 21 caught with cigarettes or other tobacco products. As part of the budget compromise that passed with members of the New Hampshire ...

Eversource plans to go “carbon neutral” by 2030

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NASHUA – Eversource Energy posted earnings of $319 million from July 1 to Sept. 30, which reflects a $30 million increase from the $289 million New England’s largest utility earned during the same three-month span in 2018. Even as profits soar at Eversource, company leaders believe they ...

Man lands in jail on porn charge

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NASHUA – When Nashua police, working in concert with the New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, developed information last month that 25-year-old Nashua resident Michael A. Carter may be in possession of child pornography, they obtained a search warrant, then issued ...

No updates on suspicious Pelham death; suspect charged

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CONCORD – Representatives of the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office involved in the investigation into the suspicious death Tuesday of a person in an upscale Pelham residence remained quiet Thursday, providing no additional details as the probe entered its third day. Authorities in ...

Wind Power

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DURHAM (AP) — Leaders in states bordering the Gulf of Maine expressed strong support Thursday for offshore wind, setting the region up to become the next battleground over the resource as some members of the area’s influential fishing industry voice objections. Officials from ...

Driver in town police pursuit denied bail

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NASHUA – Robert Ayles, the Nashua man accused in February of leading police from four communities on a pursuit that included the allegedly purposeful ramming of two Hudson cruisers, will remain in jail for the time being, according to a judge’s ruling. Ayles, 37, accompanied by his ...

Tips for Staying Safe in the Snow

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MANCHESTER – Snow can be a nuisance. It can mean waking up early to dig out your car, a stressful commute to work, and can leave you with a chill all day. But snow can also be dangerous for your health. Many people aren’t conditioned to the physical stress of vigorous outdoor activities, ...

Wednesday night fire displaces local residents

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NASHUA – A Wednesday evening fire at the Royal Crest Apartments in Nashua left families displaced by the fire and water damage that impacted six apartments. A three-story multifamily apartment building located at 18 Royal Crest Drive had smoke showing from the attic when firefighters ...