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ACLU and news organizations file lawsuit

CONCORD – The Nashua Telegraph and six other news organizations in New Hampshire have teamed up with the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire in a Right-to-Know lawsuit calling for the release of an unredacted version of the Exculpatory Evidence Schedule, also known as the Laurie ...

Community gets a taste of Nashua Food Council at Food Celebration dinner

NASHUA – Southern New Hampshire Medical Center was aglow with smiling faces from all walks of life Friday afternoon for the Community Food Celebration dinner. Volunteers put food on their plates, eager to make sure no one ended up going away hungry, as people of all ages, demographics and ...

Granite Shield sting nets eight arrests

NASHUA – The Nashua and Hudson police department conducted another Granite Shield operation this week, with eight people arrested on a variety of drug charges. Those arrested are: Daniel Frost, 27, of Berlin, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled drug, heroin, which is ...

Surgeon general sees hope in opioid crisis fight; progress made

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – The nation’s chief doctor said Friday no place has come further in fighting the opioid epidemic than New Hampshire, a state President Donald Trump once referred to as a “drug-infested den.” U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams spoke Friday at a daylong conference ...

Career technology education sees rebirth

NASHUA – The idea that the only option high school students have for the future is attending a college for four years straight is beginning to become a thing of the past with more and more career technology education programs on the rise. Students at both of Nashua’s high schools, North ...

Kavanaugh confirmed: Senate OKs Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Supreme Court, delivering an election-season triumph to President Donald Trump that could swing the court rightward for a generation after a battle that rubbed raw the country’s ...

Locals host rally

NASHUA – It was a show of support and solidarity, organizers said of a local rally that took place late Thursday afternoon at Rotary Common Park in downtown Nashua. About 30 attendees formed a circle and some people held signs during the dual-purpose Cancel Kavanaugh/We Believe Survivors ...

Judge: I may have been too emotional

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh acknowledged Thursday he “might have been too emotional” when testifying about sexual misconduct allegations as he made a bid to win over wavering GOP senators on the eve of a crucial vote to advance his confirmation. The ...

Former Hassan staffer in court on seven charges after arrest

WASHINGTON – A former staff member for U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., was scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court Thursday, a day after he was arrested on charges accusing him of posting online “private, identifying information” of Hassan and possibly other U.S. senators. Jackson ...

Hudson parents reach deal after son’s overdose death investigation

NASHUA – Pauline Rando, the Hudson woman charged, along with her husband, with hiding a cell phone from police investigating the overdose death of their son last year, has acknowledged that “it would have been preferable for her” to tell police where the phone was, according to an ...

Applefest to benefit Salvation Army

NASHUA – Ample fall fun will be offered at Sullivan Farm this weekend with the 11th Applefest celebration, which benefits the Nashua Salvation Army and all that it does. The two-day event will take place from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the farm, located at 70 Coburn Ave. in ...

Local YMCA aids Merrimack Valley explosion victims

LAWRENCE, Mass. – The explosions and fires that took place Sept. 13 in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence have left many people displaced with devastating loss. But with devastation comes restoration, and that’s exactly what the YMCA of Greater Nashua has aimed to help provide. Families ...

Community center offers life-saving CPR training

By Katherine Glosser Staff Writer NASHUA – Counts have a rhythm to them, one and two, like steps in a dance. A well-choreographed number can appear flawless and breathe life into any performance. On Thursday, several area residents learned how to take the one-two cadence of rescue ...

Coloring Contest Winner

Mahliqa Haseeb, 9, of Nashua, poses with the tower of crayons, markers and other arts supplies that she received for winning the recent coloring contest sponsored by The Telegraph. Mahliqa is a fourth-grader.

$12M cleanup effort eyed for tannery site

NASHUA – Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency met up with real estate developer Bernie Plante of Blaylock LLC Wednesday afternoon to walk a handful of Nashua Aldermen and residents through the Mohawk Tannery site. This hands-on tour brought folks down along both ...

Joey Ternullo-Dion winner of I Shop Local Week 1 drawing

Congratulations to The Telegraph I Shop Local Week 1 winner: Joey Ternullo-Dion! He has won $50. A new winner is drawn weekly with a $1,000 Grand Prize winner at the promotion’s end in December. Check out the I Shop Local page in Monday’s Telegraph and The Telegraph’s Encore edition on ...

Nashua Prevention Coalition set for Red Ribbon Week

NASHUA – A coalition focused on educating the public about substance use met Wednesday to prepare for upcoming events for the annual Red Ribbon Week. This year’s theme is: “Life Is Your Journey, Travel Drug Free.” Nashua Prevention Coalition members were joined by representatives ...

Opioid awareness walk takes new path

NASHUA – Until Darlene Pina starts seeing significant change, she said she will continue hosting the bi-annual Awareness is Healing: Walk to STOP Heroin/Opioid Abuse. The next one is set to step off at 11 a.m. Oct. 20 at City Hall in Nashua. These walks – which occur each year in March ...

Rotary Club of Nashua West’s 45th Annual Spaghetti Dinner set to delight

NASHUA – The Rotary Club of Nashua West’s 45th Annual Spaghetti Dinner will serve more than just a delicious, hot meal. It also will bring together different businesses with members of the community and serve to help citizens who are in need of food. The dinner will take place from 4-7 ...

Ted Reinstein shares thoughts about his book on General Stores

NASHUA – A book presentation about general stores intrigued Hunt Community residents on Tuesday, as journalist and author Ted Reinstein discussed his work – New England’s General Stores: Exploring an American Classic. Dozens of Hunt Community residents attended the event with food and ...