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Saturday edition will feature Patriots Pride front-page wrap

COMING SATURDAY: The next edition of The Telegraph will include a Patriots Pride front-page wrap featuring Rob Gronkowski. Inside the wrap will be a complete game analysis by longtime Telegraph sportswriter Tom King, where he highlights New England’s defense. Pick up a copy of this special ...

Dusty Old Cars ponzi hearing starts in February

Hearings start next month in the lawsuit alleging Dusty Old Cars owner Stephan Condodemetraky operated a Ponzi scheme. Last month, the court- appointed bankruptcy trustee in charge of the Dusty Old Cars liquidation filed the lawsuit against Condodemetraky, his former employees and even the ...

Gov. Sununu focusing on kindergarten, Amazon, clean water initiatives

NASHUA – Gov. Chris Sununu made his motives clear Wednesday morning during his hour-long talk at Rivier University’s President’s Circle Leadership Forum. He supports kindergarten initiatives statewide, wants Amazon in Londonderry and is working to end the current water contamination ...

Hearing set for year-old Tappan case

NASHUA – The second-degree murder case of Devin Tappan, the 31-year-old former resident of Nashua accused of bludgeoning to death a 45-year-old neighbor just over a year ago, heads back to court next week. Tappan has been jailed without bail since his arrest Jan. 7, 2017, a day after police ...

Gun shot, car chase leads to arrest

NASHUA – One suspect is in custody after a car chase Wednesday night that was sparked by a report of a shooting on Major Drive. Police were called to the Major Drive area Wednesday evening to serve a warrant on a city man. Initial reports are sparse, but the man had reportedly sustained a ...

YMCA brings program to community center

NASHUA – The YMCA is bringing its Early Learning Readiness Program to the Arlington Street Community Center for free in order to help children “play and learn, developing the physical, verbal and social skills they’ll need to start school ready to succeed,” according to the YMCA. The ...

Student artists display their work at library

NASHUA – Throughout January, student artwork from Nashua High School South and North, Elm Street Middle School and Gate City Charter School for the Arts will be on display at the Nashua Public Library and can be viewed during regular library hours. Charcoal portraits, faces sketched on paper ...

Two local puppies to compete in Puppy Bowl

NASHUA – Iris and Edwin, two puppy friends from the Humane Society for Greater Nashua, will go head to head on opposing teams during this year’s Puppy Bowl XIV. Iris, an unidentified mixed breed on Team Fluff, is the more reserved of the two, and is likely to be cheering from the sidelines ...

Opening statements in Grace Wight negligent homicide trial

MANCHESTER – The defense attorney in the Grace Wight negligent homicide trial on Tuesday delivered a scathing assessment of investigators’ work on the fatal 2016 auto-pedestrian crash in Lyndeborough, and the widower of the victim recounted through tears the moment he learned she had died ...

Merrimack still eyeing full-day K

MERRIMACK – Merrimack School District administrators, teachers and parents (known collectively as the kindergarten task force) gathered at Merrimack High School for the Board of Education meeting Tuesday night and gave their third presentation on the prospect of full-day kindergarten for the ...

Strengthening ties: Immigrant groups seek City assist within communities

NASHUA – People from several different African nations, India, Myanmar and other spots on the globe gathered Tuesday in the Nashua Public Library. The city’s Cultural Connections Committee got together with Mayor Jim Donchess, Police Chief Andrew Lavoie and other city and federal employee ...

Nashua woman arrested for larceny, escaping police custody

A Nashua woman wearing “multiple jackets, men’s jeans and sneakers on the wrong feet” was arrested in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, early Tuesday morning, following the alleged theft of a motor vehicle, according to John Guilfoil, a spokesman for Tyngsborough Police. The woman, Katie ...

Litchfield PD nabs Nashuan

With the help of state and Hudson police officers, Litchfield Police were able to arrest a Nashua man on felony and misdemeanor charges. Early Tuesday morning at about 12:30 a.m., the Litchfield Police Department attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop on Derry Road on a white Chevrolet ...

Milestone Met at Paradise North

MERRIMACK – When you can’t go south, you can always go to Paradise North in Merrimack for casual, upscale drinks and dining. The eatery features a tropical atmosphere with both eclectic small-plate “tapa” bites or larger plates prepared from scratch. Owner, manager and entertainer ...

River Casino & Sports Bar donates to Nashua Children’s Home

NASHUA – David Villiotti, the executive director of Nashua Children’s Home, announced recently that fundraising efforts for 2017 were helped by the River Casino and Sports Bar’s contribution of $8,342.10. That donation brings the grand total of contributions for their 10-year relationship ...

Musical at Derry Opera House a hit

Over the weekend, STEPs presented “Chicago” at the Derry Opera House. The well-known musical features the story of a would-be-starlet, Roxie Hart, in the roaring 1920s, in prison for murder. Outshining, the well-known Velma Kelley to keep her name in the papers becomes Roxie’s primary ...

Another try at full-day kindergarten

MILFORD – For the second year in a row, kindergarten promises to be a big topic at school budget hearings. The public hearing for the school district budget and other warrant article, including one for $582,500 to expand the kindergarten program to full day, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Jan. 16 in ...

MLK’s legacy lives on at Nashua’s First Baptist Church

NASHUA – Rev. Margaret Lewis knows the mission is not yet accomplished. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. may have lit the fire, but there’s still work to be done to make the civil rights’ leader’s dream come true. Hundreds gathered at Nashua’s First Baptist Church Saturday night to discuss ...

Whatever happened to Nashua’s Main Street Memorial Bridge?

The men behind the proposal to build not only an attractive, modern auto and pedestrian bridge across the Nashua River, but to make it a grandiose, sweeping structure loaded with amenities, touted it as a giant step in Nashuans’ quest to become “the City Beautiful.” Designed by noted ...

Lyndeborough teen’s trial underway

MANCHESTER – The nine men and five women who make up the jury in the upcoming negligent homicide trial of 19-year-old Lyndeborough resident Grace Wight got a first-hand look Thursday afternoon at three sites pertinent to the trial, including the location of the fatal crash that led to ...