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Vietnam Vets honored in Amherst

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AMHERST – It is only half the size of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., but the replica known as The Moving Wall stirred emotions in a very full way for those in Amherst on Thursday. “That could have been me over there. It’s very touching,” Vietnam veteran Steven ...

Police attend BOE meetings amid rising ire

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NASHUA – In response to rising hostilities and tension during Nashua Board of Education meeting, police officers have been attending recent sessions, board President Dotty Oden said. Oden said she contacted Nashua Police Chief Andrew Lavoie to request police presence after some members and ...

Nashua facing ‘housing shortage’

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NASHUA – “I wouldn’t use the term crisis, but I would say we have a housing shortage and it’s one that we’re aware of, and have been taking proactive steps to plan for accordingly,” Nashua Director of Economic Development Tim Cummings said Thursday. Cummings said with some of the ...

Merrimack man brought back to face murder charges in Massachusetts

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SALEM, Mass. – Merrimack resident Brian Chevalier got all the way to Mexico after he allegedly murdered ex-fiancee Wendi Davidson on April 20 in her North Andover home, according to prosecutors with the Essex County District Attorney’s Office. Chevalier, 52, was back in Massachusetts in ...

Kuster sounds the call for Dem troops

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NASHUA – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., hopes to ride atop the Democrats’ so-called “blue wave” in 2018 ... and she is starting at 60 Main St. in downtown Nashua. Thursday, Kuster joined New Hampshire party leaders and other supporters to open their first campaign field office. She ...

Nashua asks for patience with paving

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NASHUA – For Nashuans and many other Granite Staters, summer 2018 may one day be remembered as “The Summer the Paving Crews Came to Town.” Indeed, as anyone who travels some of Nashua’s streets can attest, the first phase of Mayor Jim Donchess’s five-year, $35.7 million street ...

Nashua teen in singing competition

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MASHANTUCKET, Conn. – The Jeffrey Osborne Foundation is pleased to host its inaugural “Hand Me the Mic” singing competition at Foxwoods Resort Casino, featuring 18-year-old Nashua resident, Kay Kay Alexis. Ten contestants advanced through several rounds of competitive and intense ...

City man faces federal charges

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CONCORD – Nashua resident Arthur Voutselas is scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court today to plead guilty to federal charges of dealing a large quantity fentanyl in the city. Police allegedly found thousands of dollars and more than 70 grams of fentanyl in the basement apartment where ...

Massachusetts poised to raise tobacco purchasing age

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BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts is close to becoming the latest U.S. state to require people to be at least 21 before they can buy cigarettes or other tobacco or vaping products. A bill to boost the minimum purchasing age from 18 to 21 achieved overwhelming final approval in the state House and ...

Officials, community gather to celebrate milestone

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NASHUA – “A stadium turning 80 years old in today’s society is pretty rare, so it’s a big deal,” Nashua Silver Knights General Manager Rick Muntean said. Players, fans, dignitaries and others celebrated historic Holman Stadium’s 80th anniversary on Wednesday. During its eight ...

$6 million Merrimack road project slated to start in 2021

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MERRIMACK – A $6 million road construction project for New Hampshire Route 101A is “on track” and “moving along,” according to Department of Transportation Project Manager Jennifer Reczek. Wednesday, Reczek said plans are to widen the 0.6-mile stretch from Boston Post Road to ...

Bank heist suspect due in court Friday

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NASHUA – Zachary Provost, the man allegedly behind a multi-state bank robbery spree late last year, is due in Hillsborough County Superior Court-South on Friday to answer charges he robbed a TD Bank branch in Nashua. Provost, 33, pleaded guilty earlier this year in a federal court in ...

Delegation appreciates $6M grant

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NASHUA – Members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation said efficiency and safety improvements will take off at Granite State airports via a $6 million Federal Aviation Administration Grant. “This federal funding to improve airports across New Hampshire is critical to meeting the ...

Storyteller brings laughs and books to Power Scholars students

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NASHUA – The most “scrumptious-diddlyumptious” thing Mrs. Dragon has ever eaten is the heart of a monkey. The only problem for Mrs. Dragon, who so craves another monkey heart, is that she lives in the ocean and monkeys live on land. Her husband, Mr. Dragon, travels far and wide in hopes ...

Circus-bound: Merrimack teen joins the circus

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MERRIMACK — Jacob Crow is a flexible person. He described himself as such to better articulate his ability to move from task to task, taking on a different responsibilities during his summer job at the drop of a hat. Of course, Jacob, 16, is also flexible in a much more literal sense. This ...

Sununu: New Hampshire employment hits all-time high

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NASHUA – More Granite Staters are working – 735,540 – than at any other point in New Hampshire history, according to Gov. Chris Sununu. “I am proud that through our pro-growth initiatives, more people are working in New Hampshire today than at any other point in history,” Sununu said ...

Sinkhole opens in Merrimack during rainstorm

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NASHUA — Tuesday brought heavy rain and rumbling thunder through the Nashua area, while a sinkhole caused havoc amid the storm in Merrimack. Heavy downpours plagued the city between noon and 1 p.m., with light rain continuing on into the evening hours. The Nashua Airport had recorded 0.23 ...

Red-listed bridges–an ongoing battle

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http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/State-List.pdf NASHUA – There are 385 structurally deficient bridges in New Hampshire, including the Canal Street Bridge, which crosses the Nashua River. Every year, officials with the New Hampshire Department of Transportation add ...

N.H. man indicted by federal grand jury

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CONCORD – On the same day one-time Hudson resident Joshua Smith was sentenced last week to only suspended jail and prison time – and had his sentencing order sealed by the judge – he was in the process of being indicted by a federal grand jury for his alleged role in a major fentanyl ...

Event scheduled to help spread suicide awareness

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NASHUA – Greater Nashua Public Health officials are teaming up with the National Alliance on Mental Health New Hampshire to present a two-day, 12-hour training session to help train community members to prevent and respond effectively to suicide through a program called Connect. The free ...