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Lightning Strikes Landmark Building

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Onlookers evaluate the situation at the rear of the Landmark Building at the corner of Temple and Main streets in Nashua on Wednesday afternoon. Property Manager Roger Boilard said lightning struck a chimney during a thunderstorm, blowing out several bricks. The bricks fell on a nearby roof and ...

Free feminine products bill signed by Sununu

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By CASEY JUNKINS City Editor NASHUA – All New Hampshire public schools are now required to provide free feminine hygiene products in restrooms. “This legislation is about equality and dignity,” Gov. Chris Sununu said on Wednesday after signing Senate Bill 142. “SB 142 will help ...

New assistant principal named at Nashua North

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NASHUA – Wednesday evening, Nashua Board of Education members approved the Human Resource Committee’s administrative recommendations, making Heidi Paris a new assistant principal at Nashua High School North for the new school year. Board President Heather Raymond, who was involved in the ...

Maselli trial set; just two misdemeanor charges remain

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NASHUA – The criminal case against former Nashua resident Edward Maselli, which began with his October 2016 arrest on four charges, including one count of felony sexual assault, is going to trial later this month on the two misdemeanor charges that remain pending against him. Initially ...

Library Plaza closer to renovations

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NASHUA – “A very blighted space” is how Mayor Jim Donchess described the current state of the Nashua Public Library Plaza. This may soon end, however, as CRJA-IBI Group Senior Associate Jonathan Law presented the final option for renovation during a Wednesday meeting. While some ...

Suspect is ordered to appear in September

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NASHUA – Contempt of court charges would be likely, a Superior Court judge wrote in a court order this week, if former Nashua man Jesse Heselton again refuses to be transported to Hillsborough County Superior Court-South to address one felony and one misdemeanor charge stemming from his March ...

Arlington Community Center keeping Nashua youth busy this summer

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NASHUA – Arlington Street Community Center officials are working to keep the youth of Nashua busy this summer by offering a number of different free camps and activities. This is the center’s second summer in operation, having officially opened Oct. 28, 2017. “We’re growing pretty ...

Text messages lead to 10 charges against Hudson man

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NASHUA – The district court judge who arraigned Hudson resident Kyle Cripps on Tuesday on 10 counts of domestic violence-related stalking agreed to release him on his own recognizance, but also ordered him to undergo a mental health evaluation – and stay away from the alleged ...

GNMH praised for exemplary practice

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NASHUA – Greater Nashua Mental Health officials said they are committed to serving the residents of the region with the best care possible. In keeping with this commitment, officials have been participating in a joint initiative between the Northern New England Practice Transformation ...

Kuster, Pappas want tariff assistance

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas, both D-N.H., on Wednesday led a letter, signed by a bipartisan group of 38 members of Congress, to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue calling on the Trump administration to include the hardwood industry in any future trade ...

Shaheen bill to promote innovation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Wednesday announced bipartisan legislation with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., known as the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Act. The Shaheen-Alexander bill would assist small-and medium-sized American manufacturers in adopting ...

Governor’s veto leaves many in uncertainty

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NASHUA – State Democratic legislators conducted a roundtable discussion at Gateways Community Services on Tuesday in response to Gov. Chris Sununu’s June 28 veto of their $13 billion two-year budget plan. With their sights set on addressing how his veto will impact those in the ...

One year after murder, officials still are silent

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NASHUA – While there is no new information he will provide at this point, state Assistant Attorney General Benjamin Agati on Tuesday said authorities are “making progress” in their investigation into the homicide death of downtown resident David Smith, which took place July 8, ...

Significant poll differences for Harris, Sanders

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NASHUA – If the heads of campaign staffers working for Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are spinning today, it may be due to the significantly different polling data released about New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary race on consecutive ...

Cats, chickens are debated

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NASHUA – “Why did the cat cross the road?” As Nashua officials work through their issues involving their contract with the Humane Society for Greater Nashua, the legality of impounding stray cats roaming the Gate City should soon have more clarity. City leaders are also now concerned ...

Armed robber receives no prison sentence

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NASHUA – One of the tellers working at a north Nashua credit union during a violent armed robbery some four years ago still wonders what he did to the two men to make them want to hold him at gunpoint, threaten to shoot him and “take away my sense of safety and security.” He should be ...

City teen is charged with assault, theft

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NASHUA – An early-morning fracas police said broke out in a young woman’s Nashua apartment when her ex-boyfriend allegedly took exception to a phone message she received landed the 19-year-old man in jail on preventive detention. Ricardo A. Mayor, of 6 McLaren Ave., Apt. 4, is facing 13 ...

Rising Nashua freshmen get credit during summer

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NASHUA – This month, rising freshmen will have the opportunity to explore different pathways available to them through the Nashua Technology Center as part of a newly revived Kick Start Program. The program runs in conjunction with the school district’s Power Scholars program – a ...

Man Dies After Jump from Bridge

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Richard Newton, 40, of Manchester, died on Monday as a result of injuries sustained when he apparently jumped down onto the Interstate 293 highway from the South Willow Street overpass, police said. Responding authorities determined that upon making his plummet, Newton collided with two ...