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Warren rallies young Democrats in N.H.

NASHUA – Massachusetts Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren was welcomed by an exuberant crowd at a stop at Martha’s Exchange in Nashua Saturday night. Sponsored by the Greater Nashua Young Democrats, Warren warmly spoke of the importance of family and her ...

DES may lower contamination level maximums

New scientific information reviewed by the Department of Environmental Services may impact the Maximum Contaminant Levels it proposed at the end of last year after three public hearings are held in March. In a release posted Feb. 21, the DES said a new assessment tool developed by the ...

Recalling the shock and sadness of 1949

The 1930’s is often referred to as “Nashua’s Disaster Decade,” and for good reason: The great Crown Hill Fire burned a quarter of the city in 1930; floodwaters put a good chunk of the city underwater in 1936; and two and a half years later, Mother Nature brought us the Hurricane of ...

Warren: U.S. needs to address ‘ugly history of racism’

MANCHESTER (AP) – Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who said earlier this week that she supports reparations for black Americans who have been affected by slavery, told reporters Friday that the nation needs to confront its “ugly history of racism” and “talk about the right way to address it and ...

Ninth annual event set for March 3 at Hunt Memorial Building

If you are a devote of psychic readings, or interested in trying one for the first time, make your way to the Hunt Memorial Building, downtown Nashua’s iconic gothic landmark on Main Street. City Arts Nashua is hosting the ninth annual Psychic Fair Fundraiser at the Hunt on March 3. Many ...

A run for Mayor’s Office

NASHUA — Mayor Jim Donchess said he intends to seek re-election to serve another term this year, but former city Alderman Mark Cookson is considering a challenge. Currently, Cookson is exploring options and plans to announce his decision on whether to run for mayor this November in the ...

Rails on track: Senate approves bill clearing completion of rail study

NASHUA – Another hurdle in bringing passenger rail service to Greater Nashua was cleared when the New Hampshire Senate voted to approve Senate Bill 241, which would allow state officials to complete the Capitol Corridor Rail Expansion’s Project Development Analysis. This legislation, if ...

Shifting Gears

NASHUA – The Gate City Bike Co-op has kept low-income city residents pedaling forward by offering free bicycles and bicycle repairs, but to continue this service, organizers need to find a new home. After about 18 months of operation, this dilemma arose now that Nashua Soup Kitchen & ...

Nashua resident races against cancer

NASHUA – City resident Cherie Hendrickson will be joining a string of runners from the city and taking the streets of Boston in April for the 123rd Boston Marathon. Hendrickson will also be one of three Nashua residents who are part of the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge Team. The team has ...

Students gather for TRIO Day

NASHUA – “You are worthy of all of the things that you strive for exactly as you are, so don’t buy into the myth that only kids who talk or dress or act a certain way are worthy of respect, worthy of an education or worthy of a chance at success. All people deserve to have those ...

Local DECA students shine

NASHUA – “Learn. Become. Succeed.” These are words spread throughout the Nashua Technology Center and instilled in all Career Technical Education programs. It is a mindset to follow and in the center’s DECA program. Recently, 90 students from Nashua High School North and South ...

Kuster visits Southern New Hampshire Medical Center

NASHUA – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., discussed health care coverage, the opioid epidemic and treatment facilities during her Friday visit to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. “It’s not always easy to educate the public,” Kuster said. “It seems a lot easier to have a bumper ...

Sharp contrast

NASHUA – Ben Clemons and Fred Teeboom clashed on everything from the value of commuter rail, to the #MeToo movement and male feminists, during a Thursday discussion at the Nashua Public Library. In less than two weeks, one of the two will fill the vacant Nashua Board of Aldermen seat, ...

Gage denied parole

CONCORD – Members of the state parole board on Thursday denied parole for Peter Gage, the Lyndeborough man imprisoned 15 years ago after a conviction for assaulting his wife. Gage, however, will leave New Hampshire State Prison March 15 when his sentence is complete. He will likely spend the ...

Pennies for Pets

NASHUA – For many young students, writing a five-paragraph essay can be a daunting task. In fourth-grade teacher Brittany Mahany’s class at Amherst Street Elementary School, this task is a requirement. Mahany said her class uses the Lucy Calkins Units of Study for writing and a unit they ...

Ready For Sunshine: Insider’s take on school trip

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of articles from Nashua High School South senior Abbey Rowe, who is www the adventures of nearly 70 local high school students on their trip to Hawaii. NASHUA – Well, my classmates and I woke up at 2 a.m. (Thursday) to get to the bus station ...

More claims against Assessing Department

Editor’s Note: The Telegraph continues to investigate the allegations Nashua property owner Laurie Ortolano makes regarding what she believes are unfair assessments. There will be more stories exploring these allegations. NASHUA – Christopher Woods, owner of a home at 26 Lockness Drive, ...

Warren woos N.H. Dems

MANCHESTER (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren told New Hampshire Democrats on Friday that she proposed a universal child care plan because no American family should experience the desperation she did as a working mother to find safe, reliable, quality child care. “We’re the richest country in ...