Community News

Drug dog sweeps Milford High School

MILFORD – Police and five drug-sniffing dogs went through Milford High School Monday morning. It was apparently the first such search in the school’s history. Students and staff were evacuated from the building around 9:30 a.m., waited in the football field, and returned about 40 minutes ...

Wadleigh Memorial Library hosts forum on race

MILFORD – Doug Sutherland, who is black and lives in Hancock, was visiting Maine one day and getting coffee at his favorite cafe when “an older white gentleman” started talking to him about his “black experience” with a boss who long ago encouraged him, and now he is rich. “I had ...

Wilton Select Board ink boundary-line agreement

WILTON – The Select Board used a “fifth Monday,” April 29, for a work session to try to close some issues. Under their new meeting schedule, the board meets on the first and third Mondays of the month. Board members signed a boundary line agreement with Adam and Melinda Royds, which has ...

Jockeys and Juleps: Locals celebrate the Kentucky Derby

A Kentucky Derby party at Labelle Winery on Saturday, sponsored by the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce, drew attendees donning their very best derby apparel. The event’s proceeds benefit the non-profit Touchstone Farm, located in Temple.

Telegraph taking nominations for 40 under forty

NASHUA – The Telegraph and Clark & Lavey Benefits Solutions are looking to recognize working individuals in the community who go above and beyond each and every day as part of the inaugural 40 under 40 awards. Though these individuals may be known in their own work environment, The ...

City’s 12th annual International Sculpture Symposium on tap

NASHUA – These days, it seems, nearly every cause, awareness campaign or project has a certain day, week or month set aside in its name. But few if any are as appropriate as the one our fair city has just begun celebrating, and will celebrate a whole lot more later this week when the 12th ...

Relaying assessing recommendations

NASHUA – Acting Administrative Services Director Kim Kleiner was joined by Administrative Lead Louise Brown and Commercial Assessor Greg Turgiss in providing members of the Board of Aldermen with an assessing update Tuesday night. During the meeting, officials discussed the eight major ...

Panelists address cybersecurity at forum

NASHUA – The Rivier University President’s Circle hosted a panel of cybersecurity professionals from the public, private, and service sectors on Tuesday for a leadership forum titled “Cybersecurity: The Evolving Threat Landscape and What Every Business Leader Needs to Know.” The ...

Dystonia fundraiser walk on tap

NASHUA — Amanda Sleeper was overjoyed to be expecting her first child, but the pregnancy prevented her from receiving urgently-needed treatment for dystonia, a disabling neurological disorder that began while she was a teen but went undiagnosed until her 20s. Sleeper experienced painful, ...

Aldermen react to assessing progress

NASHUA – After an extensive Tuesday presentation by acting Administrative Service Director Kim Kleiner and her assistants regarding the progress made since the March 1 release of the Management Audit Report, most members of the Board of Aldermen present expressed renewed confidence. While ...

NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire elects new board members

MANCHESTER – NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire recently elected three new members to its Board of Directors, each for a three-year term. Megan Carrier, Esq., is an attorney with Sheehan Phinney in Manchester; Eric LeBlanc of Nashua is an architect with Lavallee Brensinger in Manchester; ...

Opioid Task Force to convene

NASHUA – The Mayor’s Opioid Task Force will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the auditorium at City Hall, 229 Main St.

Planning Board meeting on tap

NASHUA – The Nashua Planning Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium at City Hall, 229 Main St. Budget Rev

Budget Review Committee meeting

NASHUA – The Nashua Budget Review Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Aldermanic Chamber of City Hall, 229 Main St.

Chill doesn’t deter young anglers at Nashua fishing derby

It wasn't quite a glorious late April Saturday morning, at least weatherwise, but participants in the Nashua Parks & Recreation's annual Horse Pond Fish and Game Club fishing derby didn't seem to mind a bit. Sponsored by the city, the Fish and Game Club and the Nashua National Fish ...

Souhegan School Budget: Doing more with less

AMHERST – More efficient bus routes, more courses per teacher, more thrifty purchasing. Those are among the possible cost reductions school officials will examine as they try to reduce Souhegan High School’s operating budget by 5 percent next year. Five percent was the target the ...

First Congregational Church organist steps down after 34 years

MILFORD – In 1985 Ben Mague came here to the First Congregational Church and built an organ. At the time, the church was also in need of someone to play the organ, so Mague took the position. Thirty-four years later no one is surprised the organ is still here – tracker pipe organs can ...

One kid’s memories of ‘Jarrin’ John

The kid from Nashua noticed the highways getting busier, the narrow streets becoming narrower and the buildings growing taller as the old station wagon, conspicuous with its New Hampshire license plates and its “normal” driver, crept closer and closer to an open space marked by a sign ...