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New Hampshire elections set

NASHUA – Gov. Chris Sununu hopes a balanced budget and a thriving economy will be enough to convince New Hampshire voters to give the Republican a second two-year term. After all, a record 741,480 New Hampshire residents are now working in the state. However, Democratic challenger Molly ...

43,000 Cards: Nonprofit exceeds goal to send holiday cards overseas to military

HOLLIS – From the kitchen table to the U.S. Capitol, Laura Landerman-Garber’s family tradition is gradually making its way to other areas of the country as more communities agree to her holiday card challenge. In just its second year, Landermen-Garber’s nonprofit organization, “Holiday ...

New Church to conduct services at Nashua school

NASHUA – Members of a new church will conduct their first service in Nashua this weekend at one of the city’s high schools. Legacy Church officials are launching their first service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Nashua High School North. They will be renting out space from the school to conduct ...

Positive Street Art’s new mural to be unveiled Sunday

NASHUA – A mural which has been in the works for several months will be unveiled Sunday. The nonprofit organization Positive Street Art has worked on the mural since June. Is called “Take Courage.” Co-founder of Positive Street Art and artist Manny Ramirez said this mural pays tribute ...

Upscale Living: Clocktower Place – A prominent downtown residence

NASHUA – What stretches for about one-quarter mile, is nearly 200 years old and features 326 high-end apartments right on the banks of the Nashua River? It’s Clocktower Place, of course. “I absolutely love it here,” apartment building resident Anthony Costa said. Costa said he has ...

Liquid Therapy brewery may open this month

NASHUA – A former fire station at 14 Court St., standing since 1870, is scheduled to become a brewery the week after Thanksgiving. The brewery, called Liquid Therapy, can open in the building after Nashua officials entered a $1 per year lease agreement with business co-owners Stan Tremblay ...

Patriots recognize Hudson woman’s charitable actions

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – This week, the New England Patriots selected Hudson resident Mary Jarril as their “Patriots Difference Maker of the Week” for her commitment to Habitat for Humanity. For nearly a decade, Jarril has been actively volunteering with Greater Nashua Habitat for Humanity. ...

Hollis Police Dept. to partake in No Shave ‘Movember’

HOLLIS – Some Hollis Police Department officers will be growing their beards for a cause this month as part of No Shave “Movember,” a mash up of the words mustache and November. Those who donate at least $100 to the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHAD) will show they care by ...

Former Celtic tells Nashua students ‘Don’t do drugs’

NASHUA – Chris Herren, who played basketball at Boston College and for the Celtics before drug addiction caught up with him, hopes Nashua’s high school freshmen do not find themselves in a similar predicament. Friday, Herren brought his message to Nashua High School North to address ...

Kuster, Negron meet in Nashua

NASHUA – “Resist, obstruct and impeach. That is the game plan of the Democrats,” Republican congressional candidate Steve Negron said during a Thursday forum, while sharing the stage with incumbent U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H. Kuster insists she is not committed to voting to impeach ...

Nashua offering free bus service to polls on Election Day

NASHUA – Transportation can be a barrier for some voters, so officials with the Nashua Transit System once again will provide free rides to polling locations on Tuesday, Election Day. Transit Operations Supervisor Kristi Gillette said voters made use of the service during the Sept. 11 ...

City residents cackle about proposed domesticated chicken ordinance

NASHUA – Domesticated chickens are a hot topic among Nashua residents, Alderwoman Shoshanna Kelly said and it has many seeking the scoop on coops and what their approval for use within city limits would mean. Kelly said a proposed Urban Chicken Ordinance is the No. 1 question being fielded ...

Nashua School District dealing with gun policy

NASHUA – “What if?” A question that crosses many minds of students and teachers who go to school in fear that a mass casualty event such as a shooting will happen. Monday, Nashua High School South social studies teacher Ken Heaton brought a concern to Board of Education members. He ...

Hazardous waste collection set for Saturday

NASHUA – Nashua Public Works will offer its last household hazardous waste collection event of 2018 on Saturday. Corrosive, flammable, toxic or reactive substances may be disposed of from 8 a.m. until noon at the Nashua Public Works Garage, located at 9 Stadium Dr. The cost per vehicle is ...

Questions linger after mobster’s murder

WASHINGTON (AP) – Long before notorious Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger was killed at a federal prison in West Virginia, lawmakers, advocates and even prison guards had been sounding the alarm about dangerous conditions there. But there has been no public indication that federal ...

City receives additional $54K for canal bridge’s pedestrian connection

NASHUA – While work continues on the canal bridge/pedestrian connection from the Heritage Rail Trail to Mine Falls Park, the city of Nashua accepted and appropriated more than $54,000 from the New Hampshire Department of Transportation. The NHDOT found some more money at the end of its ...

Hudson police searching for suspect in Walmart theft case

HUDSON – Police are turning to the public for help identifying a man who is suspected of committing theft and unarmed robbery on two separate occasions. According to law enforcement officials, on Sept. 11 and Oct. 9, a male was seen entering Walmart in Hudson. Once inside, the individual ...

Lockdown occurs at Merrimack High

MERRIMACK – Police officers responded to a call at 8:40 a.m. Thursday at Merrimack High School, after a threatening note was found outside of the building. After significant discussion among police officers and school officials, the school was placed on a brief lockdown while the police ...

Man arrested after alleged theft

MERRIMACK – Police arrested Anthony R. Waack, 29, of Manchester, on suspicion of stealing a vehicle in Bedford. Upon searching the vehicle, Merrimack Police Department officers allegedly found the cellphone of the vehicle’s owner, while learning that Waack was allegedly drinking alcohol ...

Indoor Market to open Saturday

MILFORD – The Milford Indoor Farmers Market will open for the season from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday in Milford Town Hall Auditorium at 1 Union Square on the Oval. The market will remain open during those hours on the following dates, in addition to Saturday: Nov. 17; Dec. 1 and 15; ...