News

2 charged in theft from dead man’s home

Local News

HOLLIS – A 35-year-old Silver Lake Road resident and his 49-year-old aunt, also of Hollis, are due in court in January after their recent arrests on felony theft and burglary charges, police said. Janet Testa-Fox, of 43 Deacon Lane, and her nephew, John Testa, were taken into custody ...

Hollis to host Holiday Luminary Stroll and Winter Holiday Concert

Local News

HOLLIS – Monument Square will be transformed into a winter wonderland Saturday, Dec. 10, for the Hollis Holiday Luminary Stroll and Winter Holiday Concert. Starting at 1 p.m., members of several town organizations, including the Hollis Brookline Middle School Interact Club, the ...

Bail hearing set for Hudson man charged in knife threat

Local News

NASHUA – Hudson resident Sean Henderson's mother addressed a Nashua district court judge through tears this week, asking him to reduce bail for her son, who struggles with mental illness, with the promise that she would take responsibility for him as his criminal threatening and ...

News Digest

Local News

NASHUA Harbor Homes to offer free Narcan training Harbor Homes will offer a free, one-hour training on Narcan administration on Tuesday, Dec. 13. This critical safety training will take place at 5:30 p.m. at Harbor Homes’ 45 High St. facility. It is open to the public, but ...

Nashua man charged after Merrimack hit-and-run crash, manhunt

Local News

MERRIMACK – A 22-year-old Nashua man out on bail following a Nov. 18 arrest for robbery and domestic violence was arrested again Tuesday, this time at the end of a roughly hourlong manhunt by state and local police. Reynardo Dejesus Rodriguez Placencia, of 107 1/2 Ash St., Apt. 0, ...

Nashua kicks off season with Giving Tuesday

Local News

NASHUA – ’Tis the season not only for gifts and celebration, but for charitable giving, and it was kicked off in a big way on Giving Tuesday. The effort was founded in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y in New York City and the United Nations Foundation. The worldwide effort is ...

Nashua cobbler offers service with care

Local News

Asign that hangs in the storefront window of Saad Moussa's downtown business, Nashua Shoe Repair, features both a "before" and an "after" image of a man's shoe. Unlike its previous look, the "after" appearance of the shoe, which Moussa ...

Re-sentencing in 1991 Nashua murder postponed to 2017

Local News

NASHUA - The re-sentencing hearing for Eduardo Lopez Jr., who was 17 when he was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the 1991 murder of Nashua resident Robert Goyette, has been continued to early 2017, according to his court file. Lopez, a Nashua resident until his arrest and ...

Alvirne music teacher to helm Pops

Local News

HUDSON - Gerry Bastien, longtime music director at Alvirne High School, will conduct the song "Sleigh Ride" at the SNHU Arena in Manchester during the Boston Pops Holiday Concert on Dec. 10. The Christmas classic was written in the 1940s, and was first recorded by Arthur ...

Gasoline prices on decline headed into the holiday season

Local News

NASHUA - With the holiday season in full swing, gas prices have fallen throughout the region. The average price throughout New Hampshire as of Nov. 15 was $2.16 per gallon, which is 3 cents lower than the previous week - although it's 6 cents higher than a year ago. "Pump prices ...

‘Daddy says’ will be my undoing

Local News

It's never good when one of the kids starts a sentence with "Daddy says ..." I have a hard time paying attention to what I say. I know I have a tendency to speak first, and think about it later after my wife has slapped me. Or one of her friends has slapped me. Or that old ...

Mont Vernon mulls its town center

Local News

MONT VERNON - Small businesses in the town center could make Mont Vernon more liveable and "user friendly," planners told residents at a public input session recently. The meeting was intended to get feedback on a proposed zoning ordinance for what is called Town Center ...

Hudson man arrested in ‘high-risk’ police stop

Local News

HUDSON - Witnesses who were able to identify and describe Hudson resident Sean Henderson after he allegedly pulled a knife on another person Friday night aided police in tracking down and arresting Henderson within a half-hour, police reported. Henderson, 27, was ultimately charged with one ...

Nashua man charged in alleged parking lot rape

Local News

NASHUA - A 20-year-old Nashua man is due in Nashua district court in January in connection with the alleged sexual assault last month of a woman in a parking lot, police said. Jonathan Marden, of 5 Blackstone Drive, Apt. 27, faces one count of aggravated felonious sexual assault, a Class A ...

NH officials dispute Trump’s claim about voter fraud

Local News

CONCORD – New Hampshire officials say President-elect Donald Trump is wrong about his claims that the state was the site of voter fraud. Trump won a majority of Electoral College votes nationally, although he lost the popular vote to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. The incoming ...

Dentist to reimburse patients after fraud violation

Local News

A dentist has been forced to reimburse patients more than $250,000 after the New Hampshire attorney general’s office reports his fraudulent business practices violated the Consumer Protection Act. Hillsborough County Superior Court approved a plan for Marshall A. Baldassarre, who has ...

Salvation Army sets goal for red kettle campaign

Local News

NASHUA – The local division of the Salvation Army has set a goal of $210,000 for this year’s red kettle campaign. “The more people, the more funds we can raise,” said Amie Groff, the Nashua Salvation Army’s community relations ...