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Scouts honor vets with American flags

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NASHUA – Boy Scout Troop 272 honored the lives of veterans Saturday morning by planting an American flag near each of their graves in the St. Louis De Gonzague Cemetery. The boys efficiently distributed nearly 1,200 miniature flags provided by the Nashua Elks Lodge 720 and took some time to ...

Nashua barber shop remembers those who served

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NASHUA – The spirit of Memorial Day is observed all year at Wilfred’s Barber Shop in downtown Nashua. The shop, which opened in 1937, currently is owned by Dave Pothier, a Marine Corps veteran. Pothier, formerly a corporal in the Marines, has undertaken the mission of honoring those gone ...

Memorial Day 2017: JFK’s 100th birthday

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President John F. Kennedy is forever etched in our minds as a charismatic man with movie star looks, a paragon of youth and energy. So it might be hard to believe that Memorial Day, May 29, is JFK’s 100th birthday. The best places to learn about the 35th president are in and around Boston and ...

Trustee: Dusty Old Cars similar to Madoff scheme

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NASHUA – Time is running out for people to get their cars back from Dusty Old Cars, the bankrupt classic car dealership whose owner is facing criminal charges. “The goal is to get these cars back to the consignors,” said Michael Askenaizer, who was appointed by United States Bankruptcy ...

Hudson man arrested after crashing stolen van

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HUDSON – Police say a Hudson man driving a stolen minivan, with a motorcycle in the back, crashed into a building Friday morning following a brief pursuit. Antonio Velazquez, 19, of 3 A St., is charged with felony counts of reckless conduct, receiving stolen property and reckless operation, ...

Misremembered money sparks ministorm

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NASHUA – What was supposed to be a positive development for the city, the start of construction on a new skateboard park near Stellos Stadium, has sparked controversy over the funding of the park. Mayor Jim Donchess told The Telegraph earlier this week that the $500,000 in funding to build ...

Payroll glitch delays city employee’s checks

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NASHUA – A software glitch caused problems for city employees on Thursday, leaving them without pay to start the normal payday. Larry Budreau, the city’s human resources director, said the glitch affected direct-deposit payments, though most of the problems would be corrected by the end of ...

Selectmen approve debt collector contract with fire department

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HUDSON – The Board of Selectmen approved for the Hudson Fire Department to enter into a contract with a debt collection agency. Hudson Fire Chief Robert Buxton, who presented the contract to the board Tuesday evening, said it shows that the town is doing its “due diligence” when it comes ...

Hudson police receive donated undercover car for investigative work

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HUDSON – Hudson police officers have a new – but old – tool at their disposal for investigations into theft, burglaries and drug dealing in town thanks to a donation by an area auto repair shop and national insurance organization. The National Insurance Crime Bureau donated an unmarked ...

Grand jury indicts February pursuit, standoff suspect

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NASHUA – The Littleton man who in February led state and several local police agencies on a nearly 40-mile pursuit that culminated in a standoff on Nashua’s Everett Turnpike is now under indictment on two felony and two misdemeanor charges. The grand jury for the May term of Hillsborough ...

Contract awarded for new park and ride

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NASHUA – The city is moving forward with the Crown Street park and ride project after the Board of Aldermen approved a $1.6 million construction contract Tuesday night. “We should definitely go forward with this,” Mayor Jim Donchess said. The city is using federal funds to pay George R. ...

Ethics committee dismisses complaint against Hudson selectman

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HUDSON – Hudson’s Code of Ethics Committee on Tuesday dismissed a town resident’s ethics complaint against Selectman Marilyn McGrath. After hearing public input and the opinions of McGrath’s and the town’s lawyers during a hearing Tuesday night, the committee determined it does not ...

Foot chase near BG ends in arrest

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NASHUA – An accused horse thief briefly eluded arrest on Wednesday, leading police on a foot chase in the neighborhood surrounding Bishop Guertin High School. City police say Jeremy Tappan, 28, was wanted on a warrant for one count of criminal trespassing. When police located him in the ...