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Sununu: State ‘didn’t build that’

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HUDSON – Citing what would be a hike in New Hampshire’s business profits tax rate, Gov. Chris Sununu on Wednesday said he is likely to veto the Democrats’ $13 billion budget plan for the fiscal 2020-21 biennium. “I have a $260 million surplus. How could I possibly tell people in the ...

N.H. chief justice nominee under fire

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CONCORD – While concerns about Attorney General Gordon MacDonald’s lack of judicial experience swirled around the Executive Council’s Wednesday meeting, support for MacDonald’s nomination as Supreme Court Chief Justice also came from several corners, such as letters submitted by ...

E-scooters hit streets today in Gate City

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NASHUA – VeoRide bikes have been in Nashua for about a year now, and the company is adding another form of alternative transportation with 75 e-scooters this week. “It’s meant to be a sturdy transportation device to get people from point A to point B and to really supplement the ...

Motorcycle Crash

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Nashua Fire Rescue officials respond to an accident involving a motorcycle on Concord Street shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday. Nashua police and an ambulance accompanied firefighters at the scene, which was the intersection of Concord Street and Hills Ferry Road. Nashua officials declined to ...

Company in fatal biker crash has history of violations

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CONCORD (AP) – The company that employed a Ukrainian-born truck driver whose collision with motorcyclists in New Hampshire left seven dead has a history of violations including mechanical problems and drug-related infractions. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, is being held without bail in Coos ...

Man allegedly leaves dog in 106-degree car

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MERRIMACK – Wesley Golomb, 67, of Deerfield, faces a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge after he allegedly left his dog inside a car that reached 106 degrees. At 11:43 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the parking lot at the Merrimack Premium Outlets for a report of a dog left unattended ...

Grand jury indictments include possession and sale of drugs

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NASHUA – A Massachusetts man charged with a slew of sexual assault offenses and multiple violations of protective orders in Pelham this spring, along with several cases of alleged firearms violations and drug crimes, are included in the indictments members of a Hillsborough County Superior ...

New principal coming for Thortons Ferry School

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MERRIMACK – In this day and age, it can be difficult to find administrators who want to stick with a school district for more than a few years. In the Merrimack School District, however, long-time administrators are the trend. At Thortons Ferry Elementary School, there have only been three ...

Delaney town hall-style event set for Tuesday

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NASHUA – Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney of Maryland is scheduled to speak during a town hall-style event at noon Tuesday at Nashua’s Temple Beth Abraham, 4 Raymond St. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/events/2362284990716560/. The format is a discussion led ...

Odd: Area police arrest man armed with sword

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MANCHESTER – Christopher Martin, no age or address given, faces numerous charges after he allegedly fought officers while armed with a sword early Wednesday. Shortly before 3 a.m., Manchester police responded to an apartment on Dubuque Street for a noise complaint. When officers approached ...

Shaheen takes aim at high TV, internet fees

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., said Wednesday she will join U.S. Sen Ed Markey, D-Mass., on the Truth-In-Billing, Remedies, and User Empowerment over Fees (‘TRUE Fees’) Act, legislation. This act requires phone, cable and internet providers to include all charges in ...

SNHMC wins Heart Association award

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NASHUA – Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients ...

Performing Arts Center budget being trimmed

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NASHUA – Although a $367,500 New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority tax credit has been awarded for the downtown Performing Arts Center, Nashua Director of Economic Development Tim Cummings said officials have “taken a little bit of a pause.” “Right now, we are trying ...

State reviewing city assessing department

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NASHUA – Concerns about the city’s Assessing Department have made their way from residents and property owners to the New Hampshire Board of Tax and Land Appeals, as state officials are investigating the “legality” of Nashua’s actions. “I am always concerned when I don’t know ...

Hydroelectric facilities need $6.2M in work

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NASHUA – Despite efforts to go green, New Hampshire still generated more electricity from burning coal than from wind turbines in 2018, according to U.S. Department of Energy data. Hoping to make sure Nashua continues moving forward in the shift to renewables, city leaders plan to sell $6.2 ...