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Griffin: Freight service in N.H. a must for economy

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NASHUA – With conversations ongoing about the potential Capitol Corridor commuter rail project connecting Boston to Nashua, freight trains continue to chug along the tracks crossing Main Street at the north end of downtown every now and again. However, New Hampshire Railroad Revitalization ...

News organizations suing N.H. for police records

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NASHUA – Six news outlets, including The Telegraph, and the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire are suing because Granite State officials refuse to release a list containing the names of police officers who may have credibility issues. Attorneys with the New Hampshire Department ...

District saw $13M in funds frozen

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NASHUA – Miscommunication and disagreements among Nashua Board of Education members resulted in a temporary freeze for $13 million worth of federal money used for child nutrition and other programs. Although New Hampshire Department of Education officials, who oversee the dispersal of these ...

Edwards, Pappas offer visions for Social Security, Medicare

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MANCHESTER (AP) – While both Democrat Chris Pappas and Republican Eddie Edwards expressed support for programs like Medicare and Social Security, they clashed Thursday over the role government plays in people’s lives during a 1st Congressional District debate. In an AARP-sponsored event ...

Nashua hires dropout prevention consultant

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NASHUA – Although a 2.25 percent dropout rate for the 2016-17 school year may not seem to be a staggering number on the surface, officials in the Nashua School District are hiring a consultant to help ensure at-risk students receive their diplomas. Jeff Levin will be the man assisting 25 ...

Opioid Task Force discusses new hub

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NASHUA – A new hub for Nashua and Manchester was among some of the topics discussed during the Thursday Mayor’s Opioid Task Force meeting. A hub is a federally funded opioid resource that provides screening referrals to opioid treatment resources and is open 24/7. Each hub is supposed to ...

Noted author David Grann to speak at NPL Sunday

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NASHUA – The New Yorker writer and author David Grann – whose new book, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI,” has been selected for this year’s “Nashua Reads: One City, One Book” program – will speak Sunday at the Nashua Public Library. The ...

Granite Shield operation nets nine arrests in Greater Nashua

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NASHUA – Police officers arrested nine individuals this week on a variety of charges as part of a Granite Shield operation. Andrea Bailey, 35, of 23 Nottingham Drive, Nashua, was charged with a felony count of intent to distribute heroin, a felony count for the sale of heroin, a felony ...

N.H. buzzing for Mega Millions

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NASHUA – New and old lottery players buzzed around local markets and variety stores Wednesday in hopes of landing the winning ticket in the $900 million Mega Millions jackpot. The jackpot total is the second-largest in U.S. history. The next lottery drawing set for 11 p.m. ...

Coffman, Mosley at odds

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NASHUA – Board of Education member Howard Coffman said he will not resign in the face of what he calls “bullying” by school employees, while district Superintendent Jahmal Mosley hopes the public realizes “temper tantrums is not who we are.” During an Oct. 9 board meeting, Nashua ...

Board of Health discusses smoking problems

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NASHUA – City Board of Health members on Wednesday discussed the potential of banning smoking in certain areas. Nashua Director of Public Health and Community Services Bobbie Bagley said some community members would like to ban smoking near public buildings. Board of Alderman member Linda ...

Intelligent Lives – a wide spectrum of courage

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“I wanted you to see what real courage is…It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.” –Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird When Atticus Finch says these words, he is explaining to his daughter, Scout, why he took on the ...

Memory care-themed donations to aid seniors

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NASHUA – As November nears, people are doing what they can to prepare for the holidays. Nonprofits such as the United Way of Greater Nashua are working on collecting donations and making preparations for a program called the ShoeBox for Seniors Project. The United Way of Greater Nashua’s ...

Local pain management doctor fined

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NASHUA – The New Hampshire Board of Medicine this week ordered Dr. Aaron Geller, a Nashua-based pain management physician, to practice under the supervision of a qualified monitor and undergo “remedial education” to correct any knowledge deficits, according to the board’s ...

Plaintiffs’ expert witness testifies in trial’s second day

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NASHUA – An often contentious back-and-forth between the defense lawyer and the plaintiffs’ expert witness Wednesday highlighted the second day of trial in the wrongful death suit filed by a Milford widow. Dr. Paul E. Marik, a physician at Eastern Virginia Medical School known for his ...

Mann arrested while wearing devil horns and fishnet stockings

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MERRIMACK – Authorities are not sure if Eric Mann was getting an early start on Halloween when they arrested him as he wore a devil costume during a Tuesday attempted Merrimack break-in. At 5:29 a.m. Tuesday, Merrimack officers responded to a home on Grouse Lane for a report of someone ...

Merrimack man faces multiple charges after incident

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MERRIMACK – At 11:39 p.m. Monday, Merrimack Police Department officers received a complaint about a vehicle operating erratically on the Everett Turnpike. An officer located the vehicle in question at a local business as the operator attempted to pump gasoline. The officer noticed signs of ...

Man charged with threatening doctor

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NASHUA – Merritt Eddy, a 45-year-old man who lists an Amherst address but told police he has no fixed address “because he travels alot,” was ordered held in jail Wednesday pending a bail hearing on charges that accuse him of threatening to kill a Nashua doctor. Eddy, described in Nashua ...