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BOE discusses discipline policy a week after incident

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NASHUA – Parents advocated for change among the Nashua School District during Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting following a Fairgrounds Middle School bullying incident caught on video that went viral last week. Last Monday, Fairgrounds Middle School parent Chad LaCrosse shared ...

Rivier University celebrates alumni for superb work

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NASHUA – Rivier University recognized four successful alumni during its recent Alumni Reunion Weekend. Each year, the university awards alumni who have gone on to make a notable difference within their profession, while also staying connected with Rivier. Award winners can be nominated by ...

Bruce Hanson not guilty on both counts

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NASHUA – Bruce Hanson shook his attorney’s hand, then the two embraced as many of the 15 or so people who attended both days of Hanson’s trial shed tears of relief on his behalf Wednesday afternoon. The scene in Courtroom 3 at Hillsborough County Superior Court in Nashua came moments ...

Locals meet to discuss human trafficking

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NASHUA – Human trafficking extends its reach across the country, and New Hampshire is no different, with individuals trapped within the grip of this global industry, which is estimated to be worth $150 billion worldwide. Whether it’s for sex or labor, human trafficking is a low-risk ...

Walmart fiasco results in charges

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NASHUA – The 22-year-old Hudson man who allegedly grabbed a cell phone from a Walmart employee, fled the store, then spit on and “became combative” when police confronted him, later told officers his phone broke and he was just trying to replace it, according to police reports. Jake ...

Valicenti saves Spaghetti City with 25-gallon donation

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NASHUA — With classic Italian music emanating throughout the room, and the aromas of pasta sauce and spaghetti filling the air of the Nashua Senior Activity Center, members of the community came together to partake in the 46th Annual Spaghetti City dinner. While the event went off without ...

Ducks to race down Nashua River Saturday

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NASHUA — For the second straight year, thousands of rubber ducks will float down the Nashua River from the Greeley House at 12 Front St., vying to be the first rubber fowl to finish for a good cause, as the Rotary Club of Nashua West raises money for the 40-plus charities the nonprofit ...

PFAS protest is on Sunday

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MERRIMACK – Area citizens are set to protest pollution caused by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics on Sunday. The demonstration is scheduled from 1-3 p.m. Sunday across from the facility at 701 Daniel Webster Highway. Recently, the town of Merrimack sent a letter to Saint-Gobain and the ...

Supporting first responders facing mental illness

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NASHUA – Across the state, police officers work tirelessly to serve their communities, and when a call comes in they respond, regardless of the repeated stress and trauma in which they are exposed. In recognizing the realities of mental health challenges some on the front lines face, U.S. ...

Nashua startup business places second in contest

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NASHUA – A Nashua startup business recently took home second place in Nationwide and BlueVine’s Pitch to Win contest. More than 3,000 small businesses across the country pitched ideas for the competition over the last few months, however Buckle Me Baby Coats, founded by Dahlia Rizk of ...

Pedestrian killed in motor vehicle collision

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NASHUA — The police investigation is continuing into Monday’s vehicle-pedestrian collision that claimed the life of a 79-year-old woman. Police as of late Monday hadn’t released the identity of the woman, nor the name of the driver of the van, who they described as an 80-year-old ...

Specialty center at St. Joseph slated to close

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NASHUA — St. Joseph Hospital is closing their Cardiovascular and Diabetes Center, but services will remain as the hospital switches to a different model. Vice President, Corporate Communications with the hospitals parent company, Covenant Health, Karen Sullivan said programs are remaining ...

Milwaukee donates $18,000 worth of tools

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NASHUA — Students at Nashua High School South are enjoying new power tools thanks to a generous donation from Milwaukee Tools. Just a little over a week ago, Nashua High School South Construction Technology Teacher Alan Verley received a pallet stacked nearly five feet high with various ...

Merrimack H.S. officials reflect on rank

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MERRIMACK — Merrimack School officials reflected on what looks like lower rankings this year for the school district from two widely known and publicized school ranking websites during a recent school board meeting last week. In an ongoing effort to make improvements within the Merrimack ...

Annual arts festival on tap for the weekend

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NASHUA — With this being the 15th anniversary of City Arts Nashua’s ArtWALK, the annual celebration of the city’s vibrant art scene will be full of fun activities, entertainment, food and art set up all through downtown Nashua. “We are looking forward to our 15th year, it’s a ...

Wedding attack suspect is stepson of recently slain minister

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PELHAM, N.H. (AP) – The man charged with wounding a clergyman and a bride during a wedding at a New Hampshire church is the stepson of a minister from the same church who was killed earlier this month, a state prosecutor said Sunday. Dale Holloway, 37, is the stepson of 60-year-old Luis ...