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Deck City Hall

NASHUA – Everyone agreed that Nashua City Hall has great acoustics as the notes from “What Child is This” and “Deck the Halls” filled the room and bounced around the first floor rotunda. Members of the Fairgrounds Middle School Select Choir provided the soundtrack for a decades-old ...

Dusty Old Cars victim goes after lawyers

NASHUA – One of the more than 100 alleged victims involved in the ongoing Dusty Old Cars saga has had it with the lawyers involved in the bankruptcy side of the case. “I was lied to, misled, deceived and misrepresented by the very attorneys who were supposed to be there to help or assist us ...

Snowfall set for today into Sunday

NASHUA – The first measurable snowfall of the winter season is set to hit the Nashua area somewhere between 10 a.m. and noon today. Some flurries were seen across the state last month. Meteorologists though, are predicting 4 to 5 inches of snow in Greater Nashua from this storm system. Doug ...

SHARE Outreach helping families

MILFORD – After separating from her husband, Pauline was left with four children, ages 8, 10, 14 and 16 and bills to be paid. Given her situation, she needed some assistance, and as a result, reached out to SHARE Outreach, who’s now been a part of her life for a decade. “They’ve done a ...

Downtown Nashua business moves to new location

NASHUA – Svetlana Yanushkevich likes a wine that can bring you to a particular place in the world; one with delicate, intelligent flavors that remind you less of fruits, but more of the soils they are grown in. Her favorite grape varietal is pinot noir, but she can’t resist a glass of ...

Nashua cleans up at Lego competition

NASHUA – Several local teams took home prizes last weekend at the FIRST Lego League New Hampshire State Championship at Windham High School. More than 1,000 people cheered on the contestants, ages 9-16, who guided homemade Lego robots through obstacle-like courses, finding new ways to find, ...

Front Door Agency, Santa Fund host bouncy Christmas fun

NASHUA – For the children in the Front Door Agency’s Transitional Housing Program, Tuesday night’s party at Jump on In was a dream come true – an indoor bouncy house playground, pizza and a visit from Santa Claus himself. The program, which aims to help women with children transition ...

Salimullah hearings resume

NASHUA – Going forward once again after four years worth of starts and stops, the parties in the attempted murder case of former Nashua resident Mohammad Salimullah are now awaiting a judge’s ruling on a suppression hearing that concluded Thursday. Salimullah, 39, formerly of 18 E. Pearl ...

Mother of teenager hopes to put gifts under tree, now that they are reunited

NASHUA – For Kelly, the hardest part of being homeless wasn’t the constant moving around or the uncertain future, it was having to be apart from her son. “It was very, very hard,” she said. “I’ve never been away from him before.” She knew, though, that having him stay with a ...

Documentary, discussion on refugees at NCC

NASHUA – Nashua Community College hosted a screening of the documentary “Uprooted: Heartache and Hope in New Hampshire,” followed by group discussion in conjunction with the NCC Lecture Series. This is the second event in the series this semester, and both the NCC and Nashua communities ...

St. Mary & Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates $390K grant

CONCORD – St. Mary & Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church in Nashua was awarded on Monday a $390,000 grant towards the restoration of its building. During the event held at the Legislative Office Building in Concord, the church learned it received the largest of the 42 New Hampshire ...

Man tries to abscond with 24 bras

NASHUA – A 51-year-old Colombian man who told police he’s currently staying in New York on a temporary visa is in trouble with the law for allegedly trying to steal 24 bras from the Victoria’s Secret store at Nashua’s Pheasant Lane Mall. Hector Gutierrez Calderon, a resident of Armenia, ...

Pierce inspires by overcoming adversity

NASHUA – Randy Pierce’s guide dog, Autumn, was the only one who snoozed through the presentation at Nashua High School South Thursday night. The rest of the audience sat in rapt attention as Pierce discussed living with a disability, achieving goals and the power of purpose. Pierce, who ...

Five locals arrested in drug bust

NASHUA – Police arrested five Nashua residents Wednesday for various drug crimes and crimes related to drug activity, according to police. This bust, carried out by members of the Nashua Police Department’s Narcotics Intelligence Division, Problem Oriented Policing Unit and Traffic Unit, ...

City art gallery to feature patient paintings

NASHUA – Today and Saturday, Dominique Boutaud, an artist who has received international acclaim and who’s an arts facilitator for people with dementia, is hosting a holiday open house in her downtown Nashua studio. She also is a certified dementia practitioner and a certified Open Minds ...

Suspects in Merrimack attack, kidnapping indicted

NASHUA – Steven Fry and Justin Robert Joaquin, the two men arrested in September for allegedly holding two women at gunpoint in a vehicle in Merrimack, are now under indictment and in the process of being arraigned on their various charges. Fry, 30, whose address is listed as Valley Street ...

Law firm heads ambulance investigation

BROOKLINE – Records obtained by the Nashua Telegraph show the town engaged a Manchester law firm in September to investigate Brookline’s Ambulance Service. Documents released Wednesday in response to a Right To Know request filed by The Telegraph show that Town Administrator Tad Putney ...

Mother of two struggles to make holidays a reality

NASHUA – It was bad enough when Kristen and her two young children came down with serious illnesses that she said stemmed from exposure to toxic mold in their public-housing apartment. Then the family was evicted from the apartment they were transferred to, leaving them in a state of ...

The Telegraph launches new job board with job matching technology

NASHUA – The Telegraph, the leading publication for Greater Nashua professionals, has launched jobs.nashua telegraph.com, now with cutting-edge job-matching technology and targeted network distribution powered by RealMatch (www.realmatch.com). Employers who post jobs on The Telegraph’s new ...

Nashua man arrested for alleged theft of cash, debit cards and cellphone

NASHUA – A Nashua man with prior theft related convictions is now being charged with two counts of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, Class B felony, and three counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, Class A misdemeanor. Justin Spencer, 30, of 1 Salvail Court, Apt. 3, was arrested ...