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Sale of DWC campus still pending

NASHUA – The $12 million Daniel Webster College sale is still pending, nearly a months after the deal was announced. Bill Parness, spokesman for Melville, New York, -based A&G Realty Partners, said the final closing is expected to happen early next week. Parness had previously indicated ...

All the fixings: Harbor Homes serves Thanksgiving fare

NASHUA – More than 350 people gathered at Harbor Homes Tuesday afternoon to celebrate everything they had to be thankful for (whether it was for much, or for little) and shared a traditional Thanksgiving meal. The Harbor Homes Thanksgiving has been a staple for the community’s families in ...

Nashuan charged with sexually assaulting juvenile

NASHUA – Roughly 14 hours after police began investigating a report Monday morning that a juvenile had been sexually assaulted at a city residence, officers took 22-year-old Dominic Carrier into custody on related charges. Carrier, a Nashua resident whose street address wasn’t listed, faces ...

Local man arrested three times in six days

NASHUA – After having arrested him twice in three days on drunk driving and criminal mischief charges, Merrimack police had no trouble identifying Kenneth Robertson as their suspect on a new set of allegations two days later. The result was the same: Robertson, 51, of 246 Daniel Webster ...

Mystery liquid leads to evacuation at Pelham High School

PELHAM – Police say a mysterious and smelly liquid caused a possible safety hazard at Pelham High School Tuesday afternoon, forcing students to evacuate the building. A student brought in some sort of unknown liquid in a soda or iced tea type bottle to school on Tuesday, said Lt. Anne ...

Firefighters respond to two Nashua homes

NASHUA – Several people were displaced from their homes Tuesday after a cellar fire forced the power to be shut down in their West Allds Street apartment building. The West Allds Street fire is one of two that firefighters dealt with Tuesday, the other being a stove fire on Oak ...

Merrimack accident snarls Tuesday’s turnpike commute

MERRIMACK – An as-yet unidentified driver sustained injuries that are not believed to be serious in a Tuesday morning rollover crash on the Everett Turnpike in Merrimack. But the vehicle, which came to rest on its roof in the center median, took out a fairly lengthy section of the center ...

Craft fair season a hit in Nashua

As the weeks slip by toward the end of the year, it seems the calendar gets more and more full. So many events penciled in with good intention to chip away for seasonal decor and even gifts. This season is especially chocked full of local businesses vying for the attention of shoppers. Never ...

Nashua gets new bus fleet

NASHUA – The city’s new $4 million fleet of environmentally friendly, handicap accessible and technologically advanced busses are hitting the streets. “This is an important day for public transportation in Nashua,” said Mayor Jim Donchess. The eight new buses are replacing the fleet ...

Government 101: Sen. Hassan visits Dr. Crisp Elementary

NASHUA -In what looked like the country’s cutest political rally, students in grades three through five sat in the gym at Dr. Crisp Elementary school Monday afternoon, waving handmade signs welcoming Sen. Maggie Hassan. Students have been learning about the various levels of government in ...

Telling Tall Tales

NASHUA – Simon Brooks prowled through the group of kids sitting on the floor, growling as he tried to sniff out the hare that had tricked him. Later, he stood at the edge of the crowd and huffed and puffed until he was out of breath and the brick house still stood. An hour after that, he ...

Brookstone audit exposes alleged theft

MERRIMACK- A recent audit that uncovered a four-year pattern of theft at Brookstone Inc.’s corporate headquarters in Merrimack has led to the arrest of a former employee, who is alleged to have stolen more than a quarter-million dollars in airline bonus points and used them to travel the ...

Parolee in custody for alleged theft

MERRIMACK – Assigned to investigate the overnight theft of a loaded handgun from a car parked in a resident’s driveway, police turned to a neighbor’s home video surveillance system – and soon had their suspect in custody. Gregory M. Gosselin, 33, of 22 English Village Way, Unit 10, ...

Police seek 2 in attempted purse theft

HUDSON – Arrest warrants are pending for two siblings from Lowell, Massachusetts, who police say are wanted in connection with the attempted theft of a purse during a bingo game at the Kiwanis Hall earlier this month. Martin Crespo, 37, and his sister, Evelyn Crespo-Garcia, 44, are accused of ...

One hospitalized, one arrested after argument over frying pan

MERRIMACK – Police say a physical altercation that stemmed from a disagreement between roommates over the use of a frying pan landed one person in the hospital and the other under arrest on a misdemeanor assault charge. Fred Fellows, 54, of 99 Seaverns Bridge Road, was arrested Nov. 18, one ...

Merrimack releases PFOA figures from school water tests

MERRIMACK – The results of water tests from six Merrimack schools were released Monday night at a Merrimack School Board meeting. In Feb. 2016, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services found PFOA, a now-banned carbon compound linked to a variety of serious health issues, in the ...

Granite State Baseball Dinner draws crowd for good cause

MANCHESTER – There are still 146 days before professional baseball players take the field once again in New Hampshire, but local baseball fans didn’t have to wait that long to see some again. Continuing an annual tradition, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats hosted the 2017 Granite State ...

Review hearing set early next year in murder case

NASHUA – The question of whether it’s possible to restore Nashua murder suspect Devin Tappan to a level of competency that would allow him to stand trial will be the subject of a January 2018 court hearing, according to Tappan’s case file. Tappan, 31, formerly of 32 Kinsley St., Apt. 1, ...

Milford man admits to violation probation, gets jail time

NASHUA – Milford resident Sean Martel last week admitted in court to violating provisions of his probation, prompting a judge to accept a plea agreement that involves jail time. Martel, 34, entered a plea of true to the single count of violation of probation, a misdemeanor offense that ...

Holiday edition of The Telegraph provides a road map to savings

NASHUA – Santa and his elves will again be making their annual stop in the Gate City to spread holiday tidings, good will to men and – Black Friday savings. In just three short days, The Telegraph will present its annual Wild Wednesday edition, filled with more than $600,000 in holiday ...