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Sting nets 45 arrests

CONCORD – A major drug dealing ring that brought fentanyl from Massachusetts into New Hampshire is in tatters after 45 people, including the two brother in leadership positions, were arrested. The indictments of Sergio Martinez, 28, and Raulin Martinez, 36, both of Lawrence, Massachusetts, ...

Marguerite’s Place to host Cinco de Mayo fundraiser

NASHUA – Join Marguerite’s Place, Inc, for a fun filled fiesta on Cinco de Mayo to benefit women and children in need. Cinco de Mayo Fiesta will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Nashua Country Club. Tickets are $60 per person and are available at margueritesplace.org. “With this ...

Mass. man charged in Motel 6 bust sentenced

NASHUA – Anthony Santiago, the 26-year-old Lawrence, Mass. man arrested along with two women as they left a Motel 6 in January 2017, has pleaded guilty to two drug-related charges in exchange for two, one-year jail sentences, to run concurrently. Santiago agreed to enter guilty pleas to one ...

Judge adjusts man’s bail, encourages treatment

NASHUA – The intimate partner of 38-year-old Hudson resident Eric Magnussen pleaded tearfully with a Superior Court judge Wednesday to lower Magnussen’s $50,000 bail, saying she has no fear of him and “just wants him to come home and get treatment.” The woman spoke briefly at the bail ...

Local art competition kicks off Friday

HOLLIS – While sheet metal may not seem like the typical base for an artist, 19 community members with varying degrees of experience will try their hands at turning a piece of metal into something beautiful. The C Squared Art Adventure, created by artists Christine Ryan and Christopher ...

Prescription Drug Take Back Day on tap Saturday

NASHUA – Police departments across New Hampshire will be participating in the 14th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Police departments will be collecting prescription medications, and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services urges residents to use ...

Local facing felony after alleged domestic dispute

MERRIMACK – A Merrimack woman was arrested on Sunday for allegedly striking her boyfriend with the butt-end of a knife. Just before 3 a.m., Merrimack Police responded to a local residence for a reported domestic disturbance. After their investigation, it was determined that Jessica Beaulieu, ...

Girls Inc. to announce 2018 Girl of the Year

NASHUA – Girls Incorporated of New Hampshire’s Greater Nashua Girls’ Center will host its annual Girl of the Year Celebration at the newly renovated Nashua Girls’ Center, 27 Burke St., in Nashua at 4:30 p.m. on May 17. This exciting event, which chooses one outstanding girl from among ...

Rollover on the Everett Turnpike

Photo by Jeffrey HastingsA Merrimack firefighter spreads material to absorb fluid spills around the vehicle involved in the rollover crash Tuesday morning on the Everett Turnpike in Merrimack. The driver sustained injuries that aren’t believed to be serious. The crash snarled morning ...

High court accepts Teeboom’s appeal

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s Supreme Court will hear the appeal in the lawsuit over Nashua’s spending cap. The high court accepted the appeal from Fred Teeboom and Daniel Moriarty, two former aldermen who sued the city over what they perceive as violations of the spending cap. Hillsborough ...

Trial to start next week for alleged kidnapper

NASHUA – Two weeks after one of the four men accused of kidnapping, holding hostage and beating a man they blamed for a friend’s overdose death accepted a plea agreement, a second suspect has been scheduled to go to trial starting next week. Christopher Dallas-Koziol, 32, in Valley Street ...

N.H. Boys & Girls Clubs offer prevention programs

MILFORD- Across New Hampshire, Boys & Girls Clubs are offering prevention programs to kids in the midst of a nationwide opioid epidemic. Monica Gallant, director of prevention services at the Souhegan Valley Boys & Girls Club said, “We hear about treatment for adults, but who’s ...

Lawndale Avenue basement fire quickly extinguished

NASHUA – A Nashua woman awoke early Monday morning to unusual sounds coming from the basement of her home. Creeping downstairs, she “discovered fire” as the smoke detectors began to sound, Nashua Fire Rescue reported. The woman, a man and their dog both evacuated from their split-level ...

Nashua VFW Post 483 announces its Loyalty Day Ceremony

Nashua VFW Post 483 will be holding its Loyalty Day Ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, April, 28 at the Nashua Senior Activity Center located at 70 Temple St. Loyalty Day was instituted by President Eisenhower on July, 18 1958, to combat the Communist May Day celebration. May 1 is the date of ...

Aldermen close in on creation of special fund

NASHUA – The city will soon have a bank account to place donations coming in for the $4 million performing arts center endowment. Aldermen met Monday night for a special public hearing on the resolution creating a special revenue fund for 201 Main St., the downtown building Nashua bought for ...

Indictments include three cases of alleged ‘teamwork fraud’

NASHUA – The three New York men nabbed earlier this year for allegedly working together to steal other people’s identity then using it to buy things at a Hudson convenience store, along with two Michigan men charged with similar acts at Sam’s Club are among the dozens of individuals ...

Water agreement work starting soon

MERRIMACK – Property owners entitled to water system hookups under the agreement between the state and Saint-Gobain are set to start meeting with the engineering firm about the work. Residents part of the consent decree signed by the state and Saint-Gobain officials last month are entitled to ...

Massachusetts man pleads to drug conspiracy

CONCORD – A citizen of the Dominican Republic pleaded guilty Monday to being part of a drug ring that brought fentanyl from Lawrence, Massachusetts, into Nashua. Yossi Rafael Rincon-Ramirez pleaded guilty in the federal court in Concord to participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy, U.S. ...

Nashua man arrested for indecent exposure

NASHUA – Police arrested a Nashua man Saturday night for alleged indecent exposure and lewdness. Police responded to a call Friday night that Shalek, 30, had acted inappropriately toward a juvenile who was known to him, police said. A warrant was issued for his arrest as a result of an ...

Road rage incident leads to arrest

NASHUA – A road rage incident Sunday afternoon led to an arrest for criminal threatening, simple assault and resisting arrest among other charges, police said. Brian McPherson, 57, of 10 Boulder Circle, allegedly got out of his car and threatened someone while “in the possession of a ...