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Erin Convery, of Uno’s Pizzaria & Grill, and Independent consultant Rick Mask look at some of the jewelry on display at Day’s Jewelers, who hosted Wednesday’s Business After Hours event for members of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce.

An icy rescue: First responders come to aid of woman along Nashua River

NASHUA – First responders acted quickly Tuesday afternoon when a female slipped down an embankment behind the Nashua Public Library, leaving her trapped along the Nashua River. Deputy Chief Glen MacDonald with Nashua Fire Rescue said they received a call at 3:04 p.m. for a water rescue at ...

Influenza numbers flying

NASHUA – The flu season is in full swing, and it’s leaving its mark on residents and local businesses in Greater Nashua. Local health officials said those who haven’t yet received a flu shot should be wary of those carrying the virus, and noted that it’s not too late to get the ...

Rail report referred to Committee on Infrastructure

NASHUA – The Board of Aldermen referred the Nashua Rail Transit Committee Report to the Committee on Infrastructure during its Tuesday night meeting. The committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Jan. 23 in the Aldermanic Chamber to examine and discuss the report. “Of course, I’m preaching ...

Board of Education sees changes

NASHUA – The new year is bringing new roles for certain members on the Board of Education. During Monday’s meeting, former board president Dotty Oden nominated board member Heather Raymond as president for 2019. Raymond was approved unanimously. Referring to a previous board meeting ...

Staffing agency employee charged with allegedly taking payroll funds

NASHUA – Police said Tuesday that Osama Zghoul, a Manchester resident affiliated with the Nashua branch of a worldwide employee staffing and temp agency, has been charged with felony theft for allegedly stealing payroll funds from the agency. Zghoul, 32, of 154 Second St., Apt. 2, was ...

Nashuan arraigned in felony assault

NASHUA – The public defender for the Nashua man charged with felony domestic assault upon a female acquaintance early Monday morning asked a Superior Court judge for personal recognizance bail for his client, citing his lack of both a criminal record and bail funds. “Nothing like this has ...

Preventative detention ordered for suspect with lengthy history

NASHUA – John Rundlett, a 55-year-old man with no fixed address whose criminal record, according to a prosecutor, currently lists some 77 convictions in two states, was about to be arrested on theft warrants earlier this week when police encountered a woman “crying frantically” because ...

City parking fees ordinance tabled

NASHUA – An ordinance that would increase fees for leased city parking spaces has been tabled to February. “We have ordinance 18-030, the prime sponsor is unable to be here this evening, so I would move to table,” Committee Clerk Lori Wilshire said during Monday night’s ...

N.H. supreme court returns to Statehouse

CONCORD (AP) – The New Hampshire Supreme Court returned to its original Statehouse home Tuesday, holding a session that touched on the sweep of history and the specificity of a single word. The court held oral arguments in the newly renovated Senate chamber as part the building’s ...

Hopping Industry: Craft beer trend growing in New Hampshire

NASHUA – Fans of beer in New Hampshire have reason to be happy about a growing trend within the state, craft brewing. The Granite State is on the cutting edge of this fast-growing industry, which has seen steady growth throughout the country. Not only is it pleasing to those who enjoy ...

Tuesday hearing aims to settle 2-year-old lawsuit

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge has given the former tenant of the old Nimco and Ultima Nashua properties one more chance to argue a motion to continue the proceedings in the lawsuit the city filed seeking to assume ownership of the heavy machinery he left behind two years ago. City legal ...

Hudson Chamber of Commerce seeks award nominees

HUDSON – The Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce still ia accepting nominations for its yearly awards. This year marks the organization’s 50th annual Awards Gala, recognizing exceptional citizens, nonprofit organizations and businesses that go above and beyond in the community With less ...

Nashua man sentenced to time served in 2016 beating

NASHUA – Michael Pavlas was dealt an “extremely lenient sentence” on Monday, a day on which “the cards fell right” for the 27-year-old Nashua man, according to the Superior Court judge who imposed the sentence. Pavlas, last known address of 10 Linjay Circle, entered a guilty plea to ...

Sen. Morse supports loan approval for clean drinking water

CONCORD – Today, the Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund Advisory Commission approved a $5.5 million loan to Pennichuck Water Works to fund the construction of a deep-water intake in the Merrimack River, helping them to continue to provide clean drinking water to the Greater Merrimack. ...

Merrimack PD: Three separate overdoses in 72 hours

MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Police Department is warning its citizens of the dangers of opioids after three separate overdoses occurred in town within a 72-hour period, one of which was fatal. Cpt. Michael Dudash said problems began early Friday morning around 2 a.m. when police got their ...

No One Injured in Crash

Nashua firefighters and a police officer check out the vehicle that apparently left the road, jumped a curb and came to rest up against the front of BAE Systems on Canal Street Sunday afternoon. Nobody was hurt, and damage was minimal.

City man arraigned, freed on bail on multiple charges

NASHUA – Released on personal recognizance bail at a hearing late last week, Nashua resident Christopher M. Hayes is due back in court in March on a pair of felony charges, which stem from arrests on fraud and drug-related allegations. Hayes, 36, of 93 Chandler St., was ordered to sign a ...

December indictments handed up

MANCHESTER – Charges alleging drug offenses, theft, weapons violations and felony sexual assault have led to indictments against several Nashua area residents, according to the December grand jury for Hillsborough County Superior Court North. An indictment is not an indication, or proof of, ...

Woman charged with taking $37,000

NASHUA – For nearly two years, a 34-year-old Manchester woman allegedly stole an elderly family member’s military pension benefits, redirecting a total of almost $38,000 in monthly payments to her own accounts for personal use, according to three indictments handed up by a Superior Court ...