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Indian megastar Pawan Kalyan visits to promote activism

NASHUA - Indian superstar Pawan Kalyan caused a stir Friday with his appearance in Nashua, promoting his political activism in his home country. Hundreds of fans attended a rally with Kalyan at Rivier University, and then followed him to the auditorium at Nashua High School ...

Forum to focus on the US Constitution

WILTON - The most important words in the United States Constitution are the first three: "We the People." "We, the people, need to know the Constitution," John Greabe said on Saturday. "The lack of civic knowledge (in the general public) is ...

SUV slams into Pelham home during Thursday blizzard

PELHAM – Five people were displaced from their Mammoth Road home during Thursday's snowstorm after a Toyota 4Runner left the road and slammed into the building hard enough to knock it from its foundation, police said. Three of the five occupants were home at the time, police said, ...

School officials mull transportation, plant operation costs for 2017-18

NASHUA – Reviewing rising bus contract costs and a reduction in custodial staff, school officials considered transportation, plant operations and curriculum expenses in the draft 2017-18 education budget on Wednesday night. David Rauseo, director of transportation for the Nashua ...

Computer upgrade to affect car registration in February

Drivers looking to register their cars in February are being alerted to a computer software upgrade planned for midmonth. The Department of Motor Vehicles said In a statement that the new driver licensing computer system, called Vision, will offer improved reliability and enhanced ...

Charges expected for teen who rear-ended school bus

MERRIMACK – Police say charges are forthcoming for a teenager who rear-ended a school bus carrying about 20 Merrimack middle and high schoolers that had stopped to unload students earlier this week. Spencer Briand, 17, of Litchfield, did not report any injuries to authorities after ...

No public input at Hollis town budget hearing

HOLLIS – No voters spoke up Wednesday evening during the town budget public hearing at Town Hall, although there were no major proposals to discuss. In attendance were representatives from the town departments and three students from Bishop Guertin High School, who were there for a ...

State budget beefs up DCYF staff

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s Division for Children, Youth & Families is going to be staffed up to the levels recommended in the independent report on the struggling agency, and it may soon start keeping records of investigations for up to seven years. In his budget address ...

Whiteout! Greater Nashua slammed by biggest storm of season

NASHUA – Many Greater Nashua residents put their shovels and snowblowers to the test after the heaviest storm of the winter so far pummeled the region Thursday. Snow started early across the Northeast and came down hardest in the afternoon, at times accumulating more than 3 inches an ...

Extended prison term sought for man convicted in Nashua child rape case

NASHUA – A Superior Court jury this week convicted Manchester resident Santos Cerritos of two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, having determined in deliberations that Cerritos inappropriately touched and performed a sex act upon a 6-year-old girl in her Nashua home 21/2 ...

Town seats are open in Wilton, Lyndeborough

Kermit Williams has filed for another term as Wilton selectman, but Steve McDonough declined to run for the seat he has held since the resignation of Dan Donovan. Kellie-Sue Boissonniault has filed for the two-year term. Two people have filed for the single seat on the Board of Sewer ...

Remembering Rotch; longtime Cabinet editor, publisher dies at 100

MILFORD - Many years ago, Francis Gros Louis walked into the office of The Cabinet on School Street and asked to speak to the editor. The Wilton selectman wanted to talk to William Rotch about writing a column. "As I was led to his tiny office that barely had room for a desk and one ...

Teen driver in Hollis crash faces charges

HOLLIS - The teenage driver of the car that crashed and caught on fire on Pine Hill Road in January has been charged with several driving-related offenses, including one count of vehicular assault, police said. Gabrielle Belanger, 16, of 15 Blackstone Drive, Nashua, was injured along with her ...

Bail modified for suspect in alleged domestic assault

A district court judge on Monday granted bail reduction for Andrew Darling, the 24-year-old Merrimack man charged in January with multiple offenses stemming from an alleged domestic assault. Darling, who was arrested Jan. 28, was arraigned Jan. 30 in Merrimack district court on two counts ...

Tilton woman charged in counterfeit money probe

Police took a Tilton woman into custody in connection with what they called "a lengthy counterfeit money investigation." Courtney Rich, 27, of 822 Laconia Road, faces one count each of forgery, a felony, and theft by deception, a misdemeanor, police said. Officers arrested ...

Voters encouraged to attend school Deliberative Session

HUDSON - School board members encouraged voters to attend the upcoming school Deliberative Session. "It's just as important as voting in March, if not more so," board member Meagan Pollack said during the Hudson School Board meeting on Monday. "A very small body of ...

Faith restored; church to host open house a year after accident

After just about a year of work, the Community Church of Hudson will mark a new beginning with an open house on Sunday to celebrate a renovation project at its parish house. Frank Sousa, moderator for the church, said the building's foundation, facade, window, heating system, floor and ...