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HOLLIS – Gadgets blinking tiny lights and visual reality goggles were exhibited by company techies who recently answered students’ questions about building spaceships and fine-tuning robots. Hollis Brookline High School was filled with brain power. The hubbub that focused on science, ...

Nashua man allegedly sells drugs to undercover cops

NASHUA – In July, Tobias Demitrius, a 20-year-old former Nashua man now living in Manchester, allegedly convinced a man he was paying too much for his marijuana, and that Demitrius could allegedly offer him a better deal, according to police reports. So the would-be buyer took Demitrius up ...

Alleged ring theft a ‘misunderstanding’

NASHUA – When Christine Fernandez found a roughly $1,500 ring in the bathroom of her Litchfield home back in 2017, she asked around to see if she could figure out who it belonged to, one of her attorneys told a Superior Court jury Wednesday. Fernandez “made a reasonable effort to find the ...

Children injured in SUV crash

PELHAM – Antonio DiRocco faces numerous charges, including aggravated DUI and endangering the welfare of a child, after two boys were injured in a vehicle crash. Emergency officials responded to Mammoth Road in the area of Old County Road at 7:53 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a vehicle crash. ...

Man accused of being married to 3 women

DOVER (AP) – A man last known to have lived in Maine is accused of having at least three wives in separate states. A grand jury in New Hampshire indicted 43-year-old Michael Middleton on a bigamy charge. He’s accused of marrying a woman while knowingly being married to women in Georgia ...

Opioid overdoses down, meth use up

NASHUA – For the first time since December 2015, Nashua saw no confirmed opioid-related fatalities in January, while non-fatal opioid overdoses for the month were at the lowest level since April 2017. However, just as the community makes progress in the battle against fentanyl, heroin and ...

Chocolate Stroll

NASHUA – Calling all chocolate connoisseurs: the fourth annual Downtown Chocolate Stroll is hitting the streets of Nashua from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. This year, just about 20 locations along Main Street, Pearl Street and Railroad Square will be offering chocolates in various forms, from ...

Woman charged with theft

NASHUA – When Hudson police charged Nashua resident Kristen Antonetty with theft Sunday for allegedly trying to steal underwear from Walmart, they also arrested her on an outstanding warrant for her alleged failure to appear in court on several other offenses. While Antonetty, 30, of 12 ...

N.H. marijuana bill gets public hearing

CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire lawmakers considering whether to legalize recreational marijuana heard Tuesday from supporters arguing such a move is long overdue and opponents urging them to resist pressure from surrounding states. Ten states have legalized recreational marijuana – ...

Service Credit Union promotes Brannan

PORTSMOUTH – Service Credit Union is pleased to announce that Hayley Brannan, most recently assistant manager of the company’s Contact Center, has been promoted to Contact Center Manager. Brannan joined SCU in 2010 and has a history of member service experience stemming back to 2008. She ...

Fuel Assistance is taking applicants

NASHUA — Southern New Hampshire Services’ Fuel Assistance program is taking applications through April 30 to help renters and homeowners pay for past or future energy use, according to agency Deputy Director Ryan Clouthier. Applications are taken throughout Hillsborough and Rockingham ...

Woman arrested in investigation in 2016 death

NASHUA – The police investigation into the 2016 drug overdose that claimed the life of a young woman in Nashua has yielded an arrest, police said Tuesday. Lindsey Tierno, 29, of 15 Gillis St., is charged with one count of falsifying physical evidence, a felony, for allegedly “removing ...

Mitten Tree Drive raises more than $4,000 for food bank

NASHUA – Recently, the offices of Merrimack County Savings Bank and Meredith Village Savings Bank collected gloves, hats, mittens and scarves for their annual Mitten Tree Drives. During these events, the banks collect winter items and will match every item with a donation of $2, which went ...

Trial begins today for local woman facing theft charges

NASHUA – Testimony is scheduled to begin today in the trial of Christine Fernandez, a 38-year-old local woman facing two felony charges stemming from her alleged theft and resale of a ring worth more than $1,500. The Superior Court jury that will hear the trial was seated Monday, as was ...

Police investigating Hooksett deaths

CONCORD — New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, State Police Col. Christopher J. Wagner, and Hooksett Police Chief Janet Bouchard on Tuesday announced additional information regarding an ongoing investigation into two suspicious deaths in Hooksett. Monday, Hooksett police ...

YMCA outreach assists veterans

NASHUA – The Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center has come a long way through the last 20 years to offer a comprehensive health care system for veterans, and representatives were at the YMCA of Greater Nashua Saturday morning to inform veterans of how they can help them. The VA ...

Gallery at The Wall

NASHUA – For the last couple of months, students from the Nashua School District, the Adult Learning Center and Clearway Alternative High School have been nose deep in art projects for the Gallery at the Wall. Gallery at the Wall will be located at Rotary Common Park, Home of the Reflection ...

Nashua man pleads ‘no contest’

NASHUA – About a month ago, just before a scheduled hearing on his motion to suppress evidence in his child sex abuse image possession case, Nashua resident Robert Catanzano Jr. came forward and proposed a plea agreement to prosecutors. After pondering their options, Assistant County ...

Nashuan closing in on supercentenarian status at age 108

I knew the minute I started reading colleague Grace Pecci’s feature story on the remarkable Maery Moriarty Cacace that I’d soon be digging in several directions to see what else I could find about our Nashua-born supercentenarian. Well, technically, Maery – sometimes she’s referred to ...

Groundhog Breakfast gathers crucial funds

NASHUA – A groundhog will emerge from its burrow today to determine whether spring will arrive early or if winter will persist for another six weeks. Friday, Pennichuck Chuck helped determine how many kids will be sent to summer camp at the Granite State Groundhog Gathering Breakfast. The ...