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Southern N.H. Doll Show & Sale draws crowd

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Those who cherish modern, vintage and antique dolls along with teddy bears and miniatures, ranging from tiny cars and dollhouses to fancy jewelry for Barbie dolls, found hundreds of delights at the Southern New Hampshire Doll Show & Sale, an event co-hosted by the Nellie Perkins Doll and ...

Wiffle ball tournament a hit; honors Kyle Bedinger

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MERRIMACK – After the city honored the memory and life of Kyle Bedinger by naming a Little League field after him, those at the ceremony decided to have a pick-up Wiffle ball game, which has now evolved into a more official tournament. The Kyle Bedinger Memorial Wiffle Ball Tournament sold ...

Plea deal settles MacIntyre assault case

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NASHUA – Ryan MacIntyre, the Nashua man charged earlier this year with assaulting a longtime girlfriend, has agreed to spend about a month in jail, serve 2 years probation and abide by other conditions in exchange for his guilty pleas to two of the charges. MacIntyre, 31, entered guilty ...

Community members discuss ‘a perfect library’ for Mont Vernon

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MONT VERNON – The town’s new public library should also be a community center and feature traditional New England architecture, said residents at a planning session recently. A cafe, movie room, community garden, and a porch with rocking chairs overlooking Carleton Pond would be nice, ...

Row-A-Thon earns thousands for Nashua Special Olympics

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CrossFit TUFF, the gym located on exit 6 in Nashua, held the 2nd annual Special Olympics row-a-thon Saturday morning and afternoon in a successful effort to raise thousands of dollars for the Special Olympics. This year, the event raised over twelve thousand dollars, which is four times the ...

United We Sleep event responds to issues of poverty and homelessness

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NASHUA – When considering the picture of homeless that most often seeps into public perception, many may recall a person dressed in worn and tattered clothing, holding a sign on the side of road, sleeping under bridges or pushing a shopping cart along city streets. And though this may be the ...

Food truck festival a big hit

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NASHUA – A variety of mouth-watering meals were served up at Holman Stadium Saturday during the 3rd annual Southern New Hampshire Food Truck Festival. “Watching so many people, young people and people up into their 70s and 80s choosing to spend their day with us is fabulous,” said Tracy ...

British relic makes way to Gate City Bike Coop

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The folks over at the Gate City Bike Coop always seem to have something interesting going on, so when I heard they’d acquired a bike that made its way to their shop from across the big pond in England, I had to go check it out. True to their mantra, “We will take nearly any bicycle, bike ...

5th annual Out of the Darkness Walk highlights suicide prevention

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NASHUA – According to the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the country and the eighth leading cause of death in New Hampshire. On average, one person in New Hampshire dies from suicide every 36 hours, and more than eight times as many ...

Kelly Mann Memorial

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Runners take off at the start of the 13th annual Kelly Mann Memorial 5k and 3k Fun Run/Walk behind Nashua High School South Saturday morning.

Celebrating Oktoberfest

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The Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch in Merrimack hosted a special celebration kicking off Oktoberfest, which runs from Sept. 21 through Oct. 7. As part of the fall festivities, Oktoberfest attendees gathered outside The Biergarten to join Brewmaster Summer Anderson for a toast featuring their ...

Legislation to protect parts of Nashua River

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NASHUA – During the last several decades, the Nashua River has gone from a body of water so polluted that it changed colors regularly and animals were known to walk across its surface – to a clean, picturesque river popular among fishermen, kayakers and in some parts, swimmers. The river, ...

Climb 2 Cure: Ascending Kilimanjaro to battle leukemia

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MONT VERNON – Book a ride from New Hampshire to Tanzania, Africa, some 7,341 miles across the Atlantic Ocean. An adventure there awaits 13 people poised to climb the world’s tallest free-standing mountain: Mount Kilimanjaro. That is the plan for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society fundraiser ...

Roots concert coming to Main Street

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NASHUA – A vibrant experience will unfold on Main Street next weekend with the return of the third annual New England Roots Festival. Local musicians and bands from as far away as Hawaii will converge downtown for an entire day full of unique sounds from noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 29. The ...

Nashuan pleads guilty to fraud

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CONCORD – Kenneth Dunn, 60, of Nashua, pleaded guilty to making false statements to obtain federal employee disability benefits, according to U.S. Attorney Scott Murray. According to documents and statements made in court, Dunn began working as a rural letter carrier in April 1985. In ...

Historical option available at 2018 Art Walk

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NASHUA – The 2018 Art Walk is set for next month and the Nashua Historical Society is once again getting in on the action. “It’s nice to be able to let people in Nashua know what’s here and see our collection,” administrative assistant Eileen Herring said. This year, the ...

Malloch receives split verdict

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NASHUA – Justin Malloch on Friday returned to Valley Street jail to await sentencing, shortly after jurors in his felony assault trial pronounced him guilty on four of the seven charges that accused him of attacking his longtime partner and her mother in January. The jury, which deliberated ...

Retirement board meeting on tap Tuesday

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NASHUA – The Nashua Board of Public Works Retirement System Trustees will convene at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Division of Public Works Administration Building, 9 Riverside Drive.