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Service Credit Union promotes Brannan

PORTSMOUTH – Service Credit Union is pleased to announce that Hayley Brannan, most recently assistant manager of the company’s Contact Center, has been promoted to Contact Center Manager. Brannan joined SCU in 2010 and has a history of member service experience stemming back to 2008. She ...

Woman arrested in investigation in 2016 death

NASHUA – The police investigation into the 2016 drug overdose that claimed the life of a young woman in Nashua has yielded an arrest, police said Tuesday. Lindsey Tierno, 29, of 15 Gillis St., is charged with one count of falsifying physical evidence, a felony, for allegedly “removing ...

Mitten Tree Drive raises more than $4,000 for food bank

NASHUA – Recently, the offices of Merrimack County Savings Bank and Meredith Village Savings Bank collected gloves, hats, mittens and scarves for their annual Mitten Tree Drives. During these events, the banks collect winter items and will match every item with a donation of $2, which went ...

Trial begins today for local woman facing theft charges

NASHUA – Testimony is scheduled to begin today in the trial of Christine Fernandez, a 38-year-old local woman facing two felony charges stemming from her alleged theft and resale of a ring worth more than $1,500. The Superior Court jury that will hear the trial was seated Monday, as was ...

Police investigating Hooksett deaths

CONCORD — New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, State Police Col. Christopher J. Wagner, and Hooksett Police Chief Janet Bouchard on Tuesday announced additional information regarding an ongoing investigation into two suspicious deaths in Hooksett. Monday, Hooksett police ...

Hassan touts anti-tariff legislation

MILFORD – President Donald Trump endeavors to revive industry in Rust Belt communities from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee with his tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on foreign aluminum. However, both Republican and Democratic U.S. senators, including Sen. Maggie Hassan, ...

Hepatitis A outbreak feared; Case identified in Nashua

NASHUA -- Yellowing of the skin and eyes, nausea and vomiting are some symptoms those infected with hepatitis A are experiencing as the virus spreads across Southern New Hampshire. Tuesday, officials with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services said they have identified 13 ...

YMCA outreach assists veterans

NASHUA – The Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center has come a long way through the last 20 years to offer a comprehensive health care system for veterans, and representatives were at the YMCA of Greater Nashua Saturday morning to inform veterans of how they can help them. The VA ...

D.W. College still shrouded in mystery

NASHUA – More than a year after its new owner came on board, very little seems to have changed at the 50-acre campus once home to Daniel Webster College. “The owners are still trying to get institutions interested in the property,” Mike Diffily, a spokesman for the reported owner, said ...

Gallery at The Wall

NASHUA – For the last couple of months, students from the Nashua School District, the Adult Learning Center and Clearway Alternative High School have been nose deep in art projects for the Gallery at the Wall. Gallery at the Wall will be located at Rotary Common Park, Home of the Reflection ...

Nashua man pleads ‘no contest’

NASHUA – About a month ago, just before a scheduled hearing on his motion to suppress evidence in his child sex abuse image possession case, Nashua resident Robert Catanzano Jr. came forward and proposed a plea agreement to prosecutors. After pondering their options, Assistant County ...

Addressing costs: Battle on against high prescription drug prices

NASHUA – U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Nashua Public Health Director Bobbie Bagley know many people have to balance paying for rent, utilities, food and prescription drugs. They know this because members of their own families have felt the impact of constantly increasing prescription ...

Retired mechanic follows dream of mastering art

NASHUA – William Cheever Turner, a realist narrative oil painter from Milford, was selected to be the Nashua Area Artists Association’s Artist of for the month for February. His featured wall, “Birds,” is currently on display at the association’s gallery at 30 Temple St. Turner, who ...

ON THE OTHER HAND: Patriots capture 6th Super Bowl win

ATLANTA – Six rings. It’s the dead of winter, and all of New England will be celebrating like it’s the Fourth of July after the New England Patriots closed out the Los Angeles Rams, 13-3, to capture Super Bowl LIII Sunday night in front of 70,081 people at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. While ...

Patriots defense worthy of praise

Can an entire 11-man unit stand at the podium this morning with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to accept a Super Bowl MVP trophy? Evidently not, because New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman will be the one accepting the MVP honors from Goodell this morning. But really, the Patriots ...

Biergarten in Merrimack hosts Puppy Bowl viewing party

MERRIMACK – In preparation for Super Bowl LIII, people helped the Humane Society for Greater Nashua at the Anheuser-Busch Biergarten in Merrimack Sunday during a Puppy Bowl viewing party. The Merrimack brewery hosted the dog-friendly fundraiser, where dogs were welcome in the outdoor ...

16 things to know about upcoming town meeting

Beginning this past weekend and continuing through thisweek there will be five town and school Deliberative Sessions in Milford and Amherst and a school Deliberative Session in Mont Vernon. Deliberatives are basically the same as traditional New England town meetings, except the final votes on ...

Questions about solar farm plan

MILFORD – It seems like a no-brainer – clean energy and much needed revenue from property that has been off the tax rolls since the town bought it 20 years ago. But a plan to lease 120 acres of industrial-commercial land to a solar energy firm did not get a warm welcome at the recent ...

Advocacy group warns against the legalization of marijuana

MILFORD – With the New Hampshire Legislature expected to pass a bill legalizing recreational marijuana use, the president of a health advocacy group told a town hall meeting here last week, that would not be a good thing. The bill would legalize up to an ounce of recreational marijuana and ...

Sen. Gillibrand takes questions over coffee

NASHUA – U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., made her way across the Granite State Saturday, stopping in Nashua where she took questions from area voters over a cup of coffee at jajaBelle’s Pastry and Coffee Shop on Main Street. The coffee shop was crammed with area elected officials, ...