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A run for Mayor’s Office

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NASHUA — Mayor Jim Donchess said he intends to seek re-election to serve another term this year, but former city Alderman Mark Cookson is considering a challenge. Currently, Cookson is exploring options and plans to announce his decision on whether to run for mayor this November in the ...

Shifting Gears

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NASHUA – The Gate City Bike Co-op has kept low-income city residents pedaling forward by offering free bicycles and bicycle repairs, but to continue this service, organizers need to find a new home. After about 18 months of operation, this dilemma arose now that Nashua Soup Kitchen & ...

Nashua resident races against cancer

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NASHUA – City resident Cherie Hendrickson will be joining a string of runners from the city and taking the streets of Boston in April for the 123rd Boston Marathon. Hendrickson will also be one of three Nashua residents who are part of the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge Team. The team has ...

Students gather for TRIO Day

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NASHUA – “You are worthy of all of the things that you strive for exactly as you are, so don’t buy into the myth that only kids who talk or dress or act a certain way are worthy of respect, worthy of an education or worthy of a chance at success. All people deserve to have those ...

Local DECA students shine

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NASHUA – “Learn. Become. Succeed.” These are words spread throughout the Nashua Technology Center and instilled in all Career Technical Education programs. It is a mindset to follow and in the center’s DECA program. Recently, 90 students from Nashua High School North and South ...

Kuster visits Southern New Hampshire Medical Center

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NASHUA – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., discussed health care coverage, the opioid epidemic and treatment facilities during her Friday visit to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. “It’s not always easy to educate the public,” Kuster said. “It seems a lot easier to have a bumper ...

Sharp contrast

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NASHUA – Ben Clemons and Fred Teeboom clashed on everything from the value of commuter rail, to the #MeToo movement and male feminists, during a Thursday discussion at the Nashua Public Library. In less than two weeks, one of the two will fill the vacant Nashua Board of Aldermen seat, ...

Gage denied parole

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CONCORD – Members of the state parole board on Thursday denied parole for Peter Gage, the Lyndeborough man imprisoned 15 years ago after a conviction for assaulting his wife. Gage, however, will leave New Hampshire State Prison March 15 when his sentence is complete. He will likely spend the ...

Pennies for Pets

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NASHUA – For many young students, writing a five-paragraph essay can be a daunting task. In fourth-grade teacher Brittany Mahany’s class at Amherst Street Elementary School, this task is a requirement. Mahany said her class uses the Lucy Calkins Units of Study for writing and a unit they ...

Ready For Sunshine: Insider’s take on school trip

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Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of articles from Nashua High School South senior Abbey Rowe, who is www the adventures of nearly 70 local high school students on their trip to Hawaii. NASHUA – Well, my classmates and I woke up at 2 a.m. (Thursday) to get to the bus station ...

More claims against Assessing Department

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Editor’s Note: The Telegraph continues to investigate the allegations Nashua property owner Laurie Ortolano makes regarding what she believes are unfair assessments. There will be more stories exploring these allegations. NASHUA – Christopher Woods, owner of a home at 26 Lockness Drive, ...

Warren woos N.H. Dems

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MANCHESTER (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren told New Hampshire Democrats on Friday that she proposed a universal child care plan because no American family should experience the desperation she did as a working mother to find safe, reliable, quality child care. “We’re the richest country in ...

Full tuition scholarships available for registered nursing

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NASHUA – It’s no secret that tuition and loan debt put a heavy burden on student’s shoulders. In fact, 74 percent of students graduating from a college in New Hampshire this year are likely to be burdened with some level of debt, according to the nonprofit Institute for College ...

N.H. cold case solved after 5 decades

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CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire’s Cold Case Unit said Wednesday it has solved its oldest crime, the 52-year-old shooting death of an auto repair shop worker, and said the man who did it killed himself years later. On Sept. 1, 1966, Everett Delano, 49, was shot three times in the head while ...

Court ruling pending in Marden rape case

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NASHUA – A prosecutor’s Supreme Court appeal in the case of Nashua resident Jonathan Marden, who was convicted of rape in 2017 but was granted his motion for a new trial, remains under review nearly a year after the high court accepted the appeal. State Attorney General Gordon MacDonald ...

Mass. gas explosions cost more than $1B

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BOSTON (AP) – The natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts last September have cost Columbia Gas more than $1 billion. NiSource, Columbia’s parent company, said in a financial report filed this week that $757 million of that was for third-party claims against the utility, ...

EPA set to review Merrimack site

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MERRIMACK – The Environmental Protection Agency is actively involved in Superfund studies and cleanup at 22 sites in New Hampshire, and will be begin reviews of four Superfund site cleanups this year, including New Hampshire Plating Co., in Merrimack. The EPA plans to conduct comprehensive ...