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Nashua burglary suspect allegedly caught in act

NASHUA – Upon arriving home Saturday evening just after 6 p.m., a Nashua woman stopped short of entering her residence when, police say, she realized someone was inside allegedly breaking her possessions. She instead ran to a nearby residence asking for help, at which time the neighbor called ...

Toll Plaza Work Set

Two lanes of the northbound Bedford Toll Plaza will be closed for at least a week for repairs, according to the New Hampshire Department of Transportation. Lanes 3 and 4, the cash tolling lanes, will be closed starting today. All motorists will be guided via signs and cones to the operating ...

A colorful craft: Quilts star at guild show

Quilts of all colors in a myriad of patterns triggered rapture in hundreds of admirers at the 15th biennial quilt show hosted by the Amoskeag Quilters Guild, an association of more than 200 quilting enthusiasts from towns throughout the region. Guild members hosted the show on Saturday and ...

Nashuan given suspended sentence in thefts

NASHUA – While 55-year-old longtime Nashuan Dennis Little has accumulated a lengthy criminal history over the years, none of it involves violent offenses, a state prosecutor told a Superior Court judge last week. Add to that the fact that Little is struggling with “significant health ...

Saint-Gobain, MVD reach settlement

A week after the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services reached agreement with Saint-Gobain to have 298 disputed properties in the Merrimack area connected to public water, the Merrimack Village District announced a settlement with Saint-Gobain to fund the restoration of two public ...

Hudson man pleads out in Subway robberies

NASHUA – Steven Potter, the Hudson man charged with burglarizing a Merrimack house and robbing a Hudson Subway just over a year ago, will serve about 14 months in State Prison after agreeing to plead guilty to the two felony charges. Potter, 28, who lists two Hudson addresses – 39 River ...

Recess is important to improving grades and physical health

Imagine you are a hardworking student in school, waiting for the hours to pass by. You can hear the rough scratching of your fellow classmates’ pencil and the clock, ticking slowly. The thin smell of paper is fresh in the air. Your hand is red from writing and your brain feels like it’s ...

Fifth Walk to STOP Opioid Abuse draws hundreds

NASHUA – With support from the City of Nashua, the fifth Awareness is Healing: Walk to STOP Heroin/Opioid Abuse drew hundreds of Warrior Walkers who came together for the same cause, putting an end to the opioid epidemic. A year ago, walkers endured rain, sleet and snow, but this time around ...

Walking Warriors share their stories

NASHUA – Hundreds gathering in Greeley Park to participate in the Walk to Stop Heroin and Opioid Abuse on Saturday, some raising signs protesting the abuse of harmful drugs, others clutching pictures to their chest of family and friends lost to addition, and many donning “In Loving ...

Easter Sunday and April Fools Day: A match made in heaven?

The last time it happened – in 1956 – my Telegraph predecessors didn’t mention it at all. Nor could I find a single word about it on the other three times it happened in the 20th century: 1945, 1934 and 1923. Maybe it was because raising such a topic in an esteemed community newspaper ...

Rising star: Krisha Dani

NASHUA – Meet Krisha Dani. The 11-year-old Elm Street Middle School sixth grader is The Telegraph’s youngest writer. Dani discovered her love of writing as a third grader at Main Dunstable Elementary School, and hasn’t stopped writing since. “It’s easier to put stuff into words and ...

Why it’s important to vote

It is important to vote. There is absolutely no question about it. Let me repeat. It is very important to vote. Voting dates all the way back through history. It is a democracy which our forefathers have given to us to appreciate that many countries don’t have. Before 1870, only white men ...

Nashua sets its sights on solar power

NASHUA – The city of Nashua aims at continuing to build upon its success in working toward the goal of making Nashua a sustainable community by soaring toward solar energy. Friday, the city of Nashua and its Environment and Energy Committee announced the Nashua Solarize + Campaign, which ...

Nashua man indicted for tobacco fraud

CONCORD – The Nashua businessman investigated by federal agents for his tobacco company is due in U.S. District Court in Concord on Monday to be arraigned for mail fraud. Aldean Khater, who operates Khaternet out of a 295 Daniel Webster Highway storefront, has allegedly been skipping out on ...

Federal charges for trio in phone scam

NASHUA – The three New York residents involved in running an iPhone shipping scam in Nashua are facing federal felonies after they were indicted in the U.S. District Court in Concord. Everton Ellis, 40, of 1031 Miles Square Road, Yonkers, New York; and New York City residents Jeffrey Martin, ...

Hollis Brookline High School STEM discussion on Monday

HOLLIS – The discussion over the proposed $1.9 million STEM lab and fitness center at Hollis Brookline High School will continue Monday. The new facility would include a state-of-the-art STEM and robotics lab that would move the high school’s robotics team back from the middle school and ...

George Katis: Gate City Treasure

Community leader. Businessman. Philanthropist. Family man. Red Sox aficionado. Survivor. These are but a few words that come to mind when describing Nashua’s own George Katis. For the better part of six decades, Katis has not only been a leader in the business community, he also has been a ...

Settlement in DCYF abuse lawsuit

MANCHESTER – The adoptive family of two girls sexaully abused by their biological parents despite the Division of Children Youth and Families knowing about possible abuse has settled their lawsuit against the state, according to documents filed in the Hillsborough County Superior Court in ...

‘Significant’ Hudson gas leak caused by surveyor’s equipment

HUDSON – Emergency crews and occupants of various homes and businesses in the thickly-settled area of Highland, Derry and Ferry streets had a few anxious moments Wednesday afternoon, when a ruptured natural gas line began spewing forth clouds of the substance from the yard of 11 Highland ...

Victim in fiery toll booth crash is identified

BEDFORD – State and local police and fire officials said Thursday that Caleb Scofield, a 39-year-old resident of Bow, was the driver killed in Wednesday’s fiery crash at the Bedford Toll Plaza. Scofield, described in condolence messages posted on social media as “an accomplished ...