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Sting nets 45 arrests

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CONCORD – A major drug dealing ring that brought fentanyl from Massachusetts into New Hampshire is in tatters after 45 people, including the two brother in leadership positions, were arrested. The indictments of Sergio Martinez, 28, and Raulin Martinez, 36, both of Lawrence, Massachusetts, ...

Marguerite’s Place to host Cinco de Mayo fundraiser

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NASHUA – Join Marguerite’s Place, Inc, for a fun filled fiesta on Cinco de Mayo to benefit women and children in need. Cinco de Mayo Fiesta will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Nashua Country Club. Tickets are $60 per person and are available at margueritesplace.org. “With this ...

Mass. man charged in Motel 6 bust sentenced

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NASHUA – Anthony Santiago, the 26-year-old Lawrence, Mass. man arrested along with two women as they left a Motel 6 in January 2017, has pleaded guilty to two drug-related charges in exchange for two, one-year jail sentences, to run concurrently. Santiago agreed to enter guilty pleas to one ...

Judge adjusts man’s bail, encourages treatment

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NASHUA – The intimate partner of 38-year-old Hudson resident Eric Magnussen pleaded tearfully with a Superior Court judge Wednesday to lower Magnussen’s $50,000 bail, saying she has no fear of him and “just wants him to come home and get treatment.” The woman spoke briefly at the bail ...

Local art competition kicks off Friday

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HOLLIS – While sheet metal may not seem like the typical base for an artist, 19 community members with varying degrees of experience will try their hands at turning a piece of metal into something beautiful. The C Squared Art Adventure, created by artists Christine Ryan and Christopher ...

Prescription Drug Take Back Day on tap Saturday

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NASHUA – Police departments across New Hampshire will be participating in the 14th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Police departments will be collecting prescription medications, and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services urges residents to use ...

Local facing felony after alleged domestic dispute

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MERRIMACK – A Merrimack woman was arrested on Sunday for allegedly striking her boyfriend with the butt-end of a knife. Just before 3 a.m., Merrimack Police responded to a local residence for a reported domestic disturbance. After their investigation, it was determined that Jessica Beaulieu, ...

Girls Inc. to announce 2018 Girl of the Year

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NASHUA – Girls Incorporated of New Hampshire’s Greater Nashua Girls’ Center will host its annual Girl of the Year Celebration at the newly renovated Nashua Girls’ Center, 27 Burke St., in Nashua at 4:30 p.m. on May 17. This exciting event, which chooses one outstanding girl from among ...

Game changer: Comcast tries to forge alliance with rival

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NEW YORK (AP) – If you can’t beat them, join them. Comcast is trying to refigure the traditional cable bundle, adding services like Netflix to its subscription packages and offering internet-only TV streaming. Comcast, the world’s largest cable company, and other cable operators are ...

Major U.S. stock indexes close mixed

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NEW YORK (AP) – A late round of buying erased early losses on Wall Street, leaving major indexes mixed at the close of trading. Stocks got off to a weak start as investors worried that growing costs for raw materials along with rising interest rates would hold back profit growth for U.S. ...

Strong travel demand lifts Boeing in first quarter

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DALLAS (AP) – The desire by people to see the world is giving Boeing a huge lift, and executives at the aircraft maker say travel is a long-term growth industry. After all, they reason, only about one in five people has ever flown on a plane, so there is plenty of upside to keep building ...

Rollover on the Everett Turnpike

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Photo by Jeffrey HastingsA Merrimack firefighter spreads material to absorb fluid spills around the vehicle involved in the rollover crash Tuesday morning on the Everett Turnpike in Merrimack. The driver sustained injuries that aren’t believed to be serious. The crash snarled morning ...

High court accepts Teeboom’s appeal

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CONCORD – New Hampshire’s Supreme Court will hear the appeal in the lawsuit over Nashua’s spending cap. The high court accepted the appeal from Fred Teeboom and Daniel Moriarty, two former aldermen who sued the city over what they perceive as violations of the spending cap. Hillsborough ...

Trial to start next week for alleged kidnapper

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NASHUA – Two weeks after one of the four men accused of kidnapping, holding hostage and beating a man they blamed for a friend’s overdose death accepted a plea agreement, a second suspect has been scheduled to go to trial starting next week. Christopher Dallas-Koziol, 32, in Valley Street ...

N.H. Boys & Girls Clubs offer prevention programs

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MILFORD- Across New Hampshire, Boys & Girls Clubs are offering prevention programs to kids in the midst of a nationwide opioid epidemic. Monica Gallant, director of prevention services at the Souhegan Valley Boys & Girls Club said, “We hear about treatment for adults, but who’s ...

It’s easier to fool some than to convince them they’ve been fooled

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Although no one really knows where this saying came from, I have managed to fool myself into thinking it was Mark Twain. So, on my emails, this quote sits proudly in the signature area with the attribution (light): “attributed to Mark Twain.” Talk about equivocating! Regardless, it’s one ...

MPAA head says theaters will survive rise of streaming sites

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LAS VEGAS (AP) – Two film industry leaders told theater owners Tuesday that are optimistic about the movie and theatrical exhibition business despite concerns about declining attendance and competition from streaming services. New MPAA chief Charles Rivkin and John Fithian, the president and ...

FDA warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings to 40 retail and online ...

Tech stocks take sharp losses

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NEW YORK (AP) – After a strong start, U.S. stocks abruptly sold off Tuesday after machinery maker Caterpillar said it doesn’t expect to top its first-quarter profit for the rest of the year. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged as much as 619 points as investors feared that rising oil ...

Ex-Yahoo paying $35M to settle SEC charges

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators’ charges that the online pioneer deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced ...