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Outgoing Ohio Gov. John Kasich back in New Hampshire

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MANCHESTER – If John Kasich is not planning a 2020 Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, it is difficult to understand why the outgoing eight-year Ohio governor made three public appearances in New Hampshire on Thursday. Also, at 9:49 p.m. Thursday, The Telegraph received ...

Homeowner angry about property tax assessments

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NASHUA – Laurie Ortolano of 41 Berkeley St. believes she and other city residents are seeing their properties unfairly assessed, ultimately resulting in huge tax hikes. Thursday, Ortolano took her concerns regarding the practices of the Nashua Assessing Department to a meeting with the ...

N.H. to get $27 million EPA loan

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MERRIMACK – A $27 million federal loan should help New Hampshire officials in the ongoing battle against cancer-causing per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, more commonly known as PFAS. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials confirmed the $27 million distribution from two funds: the ...

Local police continue probe of Monday crash

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MERRIMACK – Police said Thursday that members of the department’s Accident Investigation Unit continue to examine evidence and study the circumstances surrounding the crash that fatally injured 22-year-old Danielle Bonner. The crash occurred at about 10:30 p.m. Monday, police said, when a ...

Safe Stations celebrate two years

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NASHUA – “While many communities talk about how to deal with this horrible epidemic, the leaders in your community have rolled up their sleeves to transform words into action,” Nashua Fire Chief Brian Rhodes said during Thursday Safe Stations second anniversary event. In just two years ...

Nashua 5th grader to serve as Kid Governor

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NASHUA – Sunset Heights Elementary School students and staff members packed the cafeteria for an assembly on Wednesday. The occasion? To celebrate the election of fifth-grader Lola Giannelli as New Hampshire Kid Governor, of course. Giannelli ran for kid governor among other ...

Sticky situation for a good cause

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NASHUA – What better way to raise money for a good cause than by taping your teacher to a wall? This is exactly what students at Nashua High School South got to do Thursday during their lunch breaks. In the ongoing effort to help provide food to their hungry schoolmates via the Meals Matter ...

Nashua teachers step up to feed a need

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NASHUA – The Nashua Teachers’ Union is once again supporting End 68 Hours of Hunger-Nashua, this time with a donation of $4,000. Teachers made the decision to do so after the Tuesday Board of Education meeting, during which members voted to support the organization in purchasing food ...

Bellavance honored at annual Chamber gala

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NASHUA – Joe Bellavance is a man of few words. And Wednesday night, he extended that sense of humility and humanity, as received the 2018 Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award. Praised in a video montage by friends and associates who cited his humility, loyalty, ...

New housing units on the way in Nashua

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NASHUA – The city’s significantly stressed affordable housing market may soon see some relief, as Anagnost Realty and Development continues work on 152 new apartments set for the corner of Marshall and East Hollis streets. “Nashua has a lack of apartments even with what’s come ...

Seniors get N.H. college application fees waived

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NASHUA – Acknowledging the financial hardship some public school students face, officials at Nashua High schools North and South are participating in a program that waives fees for those seeking higher education in New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation is ...

Man arrested for allegedly seeking sex with teen

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NASHUA – Police said Massachusetts resident Wade Vengren believed he was communicating online with “Jen,” a 15-year-old girl, when he agreed to drive the hour to Nashua to meet her, allegedly to engage in various sexual acts. When “Jen” arrived at the location they’d agreed upon ...

Donchess Visits Senior Center

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Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess speaks at the Nashua Senior Activity Center on Wednesday regarding concerns facing older adults during a listening session hosted by the New Hampshire Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services.

MERRIMACK MAN TO REPAY $10,000

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NASHUA – While acknowledging it took state officials more than four years to bring an indictment for unemployment fraud against Merrimack resident Timothy Sullivan, a prosecutor also said this week that Sullivan was convicted 10 years ago “for the exact same crime.” Therefore, Assistant ...

The Wine & Cheese Festival in Hollis last Saturday

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HOLLIS – The grapes draped upon rows of wooden frames already have surrendered their juicy elixir to the winemakers of Fulchino Vineyard in Hollis. Sips of many varieties of the wines recently gifted more than 100 guests attending the Wine & Cheese Festival, hosted by vineyard owners Al ...

‘It’s Horrible:’ Veteran lives in tent amid homeless epidemic

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NASHUA – Harold Sherman, who said he served in the U.S. Army from 1980-83, has been living in a tent in the woods at Mine Falls Park in Nashua. “It’s horrible – at times it’s unbearable,” Sherman said about living in the tent. “You get caught in the rain. I was caught in the rain ...

Aldermen remember McCarthy

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NASHUA – For the first time since the passing of former Board of Aldermen President Brian McCarthy, members gathered Tuesday for a meeting at City Hall. City leaders acknowledged McCarthy, who died last week, with numerous kind statements. They also committed to continuing McCarthy’s work ...

Road work ahead: City continues repairs

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NASHUA – Multiple roads and streets are seeing repairs ... and with city officials planning to spend $15 million to continue the work for up to 10 years, motorists may just have to be patient. Contractors working on behalf of the city recently finished with paving on Concord Street, but ...

Disagreements continue among BOE members

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NASHUA – Board of Education member Howard Coffman, who school employees publicly asked to resign last month, again found himself in a disagreement during the Tuesday meeting. Toward the end of the meeting, Coffman attempted to bring an issue to the agenda for discussion. However, board ...