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Temperatures plunge after storm fizzles out

Greater Nashua residents, at once somewhat relieved that the weekend storm didn’t live up to accumulation expectations and wary of the early arrival of sleet, spent much of Sunday brandishing snow shovels and steering snowblowers to clear driveways and walkways before everything froze solid ...

Cheering on the Home Team

Patriots fans at O’Brien’s Sports Bar in downtown Nashua played the Pats’ first touchdown in laid-back fashion, betting there would be more scores to cheer as the game went on.

Condo alley?: Another housing project on way

AMHERST – The planning board recently gave conditional use approval for 54 condominium units on Route 122, across from the Peacock Brook condos. The project was originally proposed last August with 61 units of elderly housing on 31 acres that had long been an automotive flea market. Located ...

Country club dining: Restaurant, inn planned for club

AMHERST – The idea of an inn, function space and a restaurant at the Amherst Country Club received strong encouragement from the planning board recently. Kenneth Clinton of Meridian Land Services brought his 12-year-old proposal to the board Jan. 2, for an informal discussion and a brief ...

WLC middle school reorganization on the way; no staff cuts

WILTON – Changes are planned for the cooperative middle school, but they do not include staff reductions at this time. No final decisions were made by the school board on Jan. 8, and the proposal has not been discussed by the Budget Committee. The board voted to adopt some ...

Women’s March draws women and their allies to N.H. State House

CONCORD – For the third year in a row, women and women’s allies stood their ground on the snow-swept lawn of the New Hampshire State House Saturday to take part in one of many Women’s Marches taking place across the country. Hundreds gathered together at the capital to celebrate the ...

Officials warn of travel conditions

NASHUA – A snow emergency parking ban was issued in advance of today’s winter storm, which was expected to begin around midnight and last until at least noon today. City officials said all vehicles need to be removed from city streets during that time so plows can clear a path. Bill ...

Bronchodilator pilot program aids lung health

NASHUA – According to Breathe New Hampshire, a nonprofit organization with a primary focus on lung health, one in nine residents in New Hampshire have asthma. In recent years, the state has worked to make accommodations for those suffering from the condition, especially students. In May ...

City crews out in force

Road crews with the city of Nashua are out in force treating and plowing roadways. As of 3 a.m., a little more than two inches of snow had fallen in Greater Nashua.

Amherst budget committee says no to trail

AMHERST – Taxes on a typical Amherst home will go up $2,070 if all proposed town warrant articles are approved in March. That’s based on a town tax rate increase of $5.87 per thousand, most of it from the operating budget and its 1.7 percent increase. And at the public budget hearing ...

Amherst school board has eye on class sizes

AMHERST – Hiring four new teachers will begin to address class size problems, school officials said at the Amherst School District’s budget hearing last week. The cost of the teachers, plus their classroom equipment and supplies, are in a $427,000 warrant article voters will be asked to ...

Community turns out to support FRES principal

WILTON – On Jan. 8, Florence Rideout Elementary School Principal Tim O’Connell was described by dozens of residents as “an innovator,” “a man devoted to the school and community,” “caring,” “loved by his students,” and the person responsible for adding cultural programs, ...

John Delaney running for Democratic nomination

NASHUA – Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney cites a study showing that by the year 2030, more than 20 million U.S. jobs will be eliminated or fundamentally changed because of automation. Examples of this can already be seen in the forms of driverless vehicles, self-checkouts at ...

Delivery may be delayed due to weather; free access to website

Due to the pending snowstorm, delivery of The Telegraph may be delayed in some areas. Should you not receive your newspaper, please call 603-594-1200. We appreciate your patience. In addition, access to www.nashuatelegraph.com will be free through Monday, with special weather-related updates ...

Impaired driver gets 14-day jail sentence in crash

NASHUA – Judge Charles Temple does not believe the Scott Bourque he sentenced Thursday to 14 days in jail – the minimum for a felony offense – is the Scott Bourque who two years ago crashed his car head-on into a truck while driving under the influence of opioid drugs. Virtually everyone ...

N.H. leaders want government open

NASHUA – “It’s unconscionable that survivors of sexual and domestic violence will be unwitting victims in President Trump’s ongoing shutdown,” U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., said. The federal government shutdown is now the longest in U.S. history, and members of New Hampshire’s ...

A CALL TO ACTION: Nashua student sworn in as Kid Governor

CONCORD – Nashua resident Lola Giannelli, a fifth-grader at Sunset Heights Elementary School, is now New Hampshire’s Kid Governor. Surrounded by family, teachers, classmates and New Hampshire lawmakers during the Friday afternoon ceremony at the State House in Concord, Giannelli, and the ...

Children’s Literacy Foundation Grant returns to Nashua

NASHUA – Students in the 21st Century Extended Day program at Fairgrounds Elementary School will get a chance to meet a Vermont or New Hampshire author or storyteller and take a few books home thanks to the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF). The foundation is a nonprofit organization ...

Pennichuck: PFAS in city’s water

NASHUA – Low levels of the same hazardous chemicals plaguing water supplies in Merrimack are also in the Pennichuck Water Works system – and some who attended the Friday Legislative Kickoff Breakfast at Nashua Country Club are determined to increase state standards for PFAS. The battle ...