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Minor injuries in wreck

HUDSON – Police say no charges have been filed as yet, but the investigation is continuing into the two-vehicle rollover crash that tied up a major town intersection Tuesday afternoon. Officers, along with firefighters and medical personnel, were called shortly after 5:30 p.m. to the ...

School dean was disciplined in California

NASHUA – A long-time teacher and coach at Bishop Guertin High School, Dean of Student Formation Mark Phillips, is a former California attorney who allegedly took money from clients without performing services, according to records obtained by The Telegraph. Before moving to Nashua, Phillips ...

Nashua considers $262M budget

NASHUA – City leaders agreed to delay a final vote on the city’s $262 million budget for fiscal year 2019, as members hope to first view a clearer picture on the city’s property valuation. The budget was scheduled for a vote during the Tuesday Nashua Board of Alderman meeting, but the ...

Local response to nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un

NASHUA – Members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation responded with cautious optimism after the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., pointed out that the joint statement following the leaders’ meeting ...

Rotary awards nearly $30,000 in scholarships

NASHUA – The Rotary Club of Nashua is pleased to announce the following scholarship awards for 2018 to deserving recipients in the Nashua area:  Madelaine Duda, Nashua High School South: Faucher/Arsenault scholarship of $10,000 over four years. She will be attending Springfield College ...

Two Nashua women facing multiple charges in unrelated incidents

NASHUA – Two unrelated incidents of alleged domestic assault, one in the city’s Crown Hill section and the other in a downtown residential area, led to the arrests of two women who both now face a series of charges, police said. Andrea Luciani, 38, of 41 Newbury St., Apt. Three, and Sarah ...

Board greenlights project

NASHUA – With floors described as “undulating,” outdated mechanical and plumbing systems, and a lack of athletic fields, Elm Street Middle School needs about $50 million worth of work. Therefore, the Nashua Board of Education on Monday voted unanimously to move forward with plans for a ...

Judge recuses self from SB 3 case

NASHUA – As the New Hampshire Supreme Court prepares to consider whether he erred in ordering the release of information from the statewide voter database, Hillsborough Superior Court Judge Charles Temple recused himself from the voter residency requirement case. Temple issued the ruling ...

Hudson man killed, Nashua man facing charges after crash

CHELMSFORD, Mass. – A Nashua man faces charges for driving while drunk and other offenses in connection with Sunday’s three-vehicle crash on U.S. 3, which claimed the life of a 63-year-old Hudson resident, police said. Massachusetts State Police as of late Monday hadn’t released the name ...

Minor injuries in rooming house blaze

NASHUA – Although activated sprinklers assisted firefighters by holding in check an overnight apartment fire in the four-story Laton House downtown, fire officials expressed concerns Monday over the “large number” of residents who “ignored the sounding alarms” and failed to evacuate ...

Challenge to N.H. prison psychiatric unit continues

CONCORD (AP) – Lawyers for a young New Hampshire man say his incarceration in a prison psychiatric unit violates a law governing emergency medical treatment, but state officials are rebutting that claim. Andrew Butler, 21, of Hollis, was transferred to the prison in January, several months ...

AG watching Symphony NH lawsuit

NASHUA – The wrongful termination lawsuit filed by the former music director at Symphony NH has garnered the attention of state officials, though they have not yet taken any official action. Thomas Donovan with the Charitable Trusts Unit of the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office said ...

Kids Con 2018: Comic books come to life as event marks third year

NASHUA – Three-year-old Nathan Allen put three of his favorite superhero costumes in the car before his family headed up to Nashua on Sunday for the third annual Kids Con New England. However, Nathan – who lives in Lynn, Massachusetts, and was among the scores of children who came to this ...

Long-time pastor stepping down

NASHUA – As he gets ready to leave St. Christopher Parish on Manchester Street, the Rev. Richard Kelley said he will miss helping people as a pastor. “I’m going to miss the people, and the day-to-day contact,” he said. Kelley, 75, is retiring as pastor this month, with a parish ...

Students shave heads for solidarity with cancer patients

NASHUA – Students at the Infant Jesus School in Nashua donated hair to or shaved their heads in solidarity with kids with cancer Friday evening at their end of the year barbecue and fundraiser. Gabriel Tifone-Gravel, 9, whose blonde locks quickly disappeared in favor of a military haircut, ...

Greater Nashua Sprint Triathlon benefits children’s charities

388 competitors rose to the challenge presented by the Greater Nashua Sprint Triathlon. The triathlon drew participants from many local towns and from as far as New York. Proceeds raised from the event will benefit children's charities.

Fires damage car, commercial building and residential shed

NASHUA – The first of two Sunday fires reported almost exactly 12 hours apart consumed the engine compartment of a 2006 Ford and slightly damaged an adjacent building, while the second blackened a storage shed and melted the siding on the owner’s house, officials said. No injuries ...

‘Food for Thought’ teaches cooking skills

NASHUA – Annie Cius likes to add spices directly to her food, while friend Schama Sako prefers to pour them into her hand first and then lightly sprinkle the herbs into the bowl. Both of the Elm Street Middle School eighth-graders agree though – they always need more seasoning. Cius and ...

Mine Falls Park advisory committee offers historic Gatehouse tour

NASHUA – Members of the public got a view of the city’s past on Friday when two members of the Mine Falls Park Advisory Committee opened doors to the Gatehouse. The Gatehouse, located just up the trail at the Mine Falls Park entrance near Stellos Stadium, stands as a historic reminder of ...