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Trump agrees to stop separating families

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to stop separating children from their parents when detained for illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, but members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation do not believe this solves the problem. “I ...

Felony charge filed in ‘revenge porn’ arrest

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MERRIMACK – A Manchester man wanted for allegedly posting “private sexual images” of an acquaintance on the internet turned himself in to Merrimack police. Officials said Wednesday that Aaron Mattil, 29, of Six Mulsey St., was charged with one count of nonconsensual dissemination of ...

Merrimack selects new school board member

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MERRIMACK– Brandi Nunez, a communications consultant and parent of three sons in the Merrimack school district, will serve on the Merrimack school board for the remainder of former board member Michael Thompson’s term, after a Wednesday vote by the board. She was sworn in immediately ...

Book closes on Dr. Crisp’s literary grant

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NASHUA – Growing up, author Pamela Voelkel hated having to return her library books. When a child owns a book, it allows the child to take ownership of the story, she said. Even just touching the covers, flipping through the pages and putting it on the shelf makes a book become part of a ...

Area man charged after allegedly punching person

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MERRIMACK – A 23-year-old local man accused of punching a person and a door is scheduled for arraignment today in Merrimack District Court, police said. Evan Lange, whose street address police didn’t provide, turned himself in on a warrant Wednesday, and after booking was released on ...

Witness video depositions in murder trial

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NASHUA – Richard Jacques, who was born and raised on the same Canadian Micmac Indian reservation as Nashua murder suspect Anthony Barnaby, testified in a courthouse video deposition Tuesday that something Barnaby told him nearly 30 years ago has “always stuck in my head.” Barnaby stands ...

Sununu signs HB 1102

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MERRIMACK – Amid the ongoing battle against opioids, Gov. Chris Sununu signed HB 1102 into law Tuesday afternoon at ROAD to a Better Life in Merrimack. “I think the most important part of the bill that we signed today is that New Hampshire has the opportunity to really contract with ...

Driver charged in May shooting

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NASHUA – The driver of a Toyota sedan who allegedly fled the scene after someone shot a man in Merrimack last month has been arrested, police said Tuesday. Brendan Mericantante, 19, Two Twilight Drive, Nashua, was arrested. He is charged with the conspiracy to commit robbery with a deadly ...

N.H. reps blast Trump for border separation policy

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NASHUA – “Heinous,” “barbaric” and “cruel” are but a few words senators and members of Congress representing New Hampshire use to describe the Trump administration’s policy of separating families after illegal U.S.-Mexico border crossings. “There are few words that can truly ...

SB 3 trial delayed

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MANCHESTER – The SB 3 voter registration lawsuit is going to have to wait, as the scheduled Aug. 20 trial is being put off after the case was moved to Manchester. According to court filings this week, the lawsuit’s trial date for later this summer is not going to happen, and has yet to be ...

City still working on performing arts center

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NASHUA – Board of Aldermen members voted unanimously in favor of the proposed $15.5 million downtown performing arts center earlier this year, but the current plan requires officials to raise $4 million worth of private donations. Nearly five months after the affirmative vote, city leaders ...

City man held on $50K bail

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NASHUA – Jason Dow, a 46-year-old city man, is being held on $50,000 cash bail after he allegedly assaulted a woman, according to police. Dow is charged with felony domestic assault and other counts after police were called to a city home Monday morning for report of a domestic ...

Man sentenced to up to 5 years in prison drug conspiracy case

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NASHUA – Moments before he sentenced convicted drug dealer Wilmy Taveras to a term of two and a half to five years in State Prison Tuesday, Superior Court Judge Charles Temple glanced toward a group of people close to Taveras. “I look at your son and it breaks my heart ... 2 years ...

Police response to domestic leads to felony charges

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NASHUA – Hudson police officers called to an early morning report of a possible domestic altercation arrested one of the alleged combatants on charges which accuse him of strangling a woman before allegedly introducing a firearm to the mix. Nicholas Deluca, 26, of Six Tolles St., Hudson, ...

Judge grants PR bail for fraud suspect pending July hearing

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NASHUA – A judge has granted Kane Bloomfield, the former Massachusetts man now living in a Merrimack apartment, personal recognizance bail pending a July hearing on charges that include fraud and several failures to appear in court as ordered. Bloomfield, 33, has been held in Valley Street ...

Greater Nashua YMCA to host lifeguard certification course

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NASHUA – The YMCA of Greater Nashua be holding a Full American Red Cross lifeguarding certification program from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 6-8 and 13-15 at the Nashua YMCA. To register, follow the link: http://bit.ly/YMCAofGN_LifeguardCertification0718. Those interested can also register in ...

Local appeal at Able Ebenezer Brewing Co.

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MERRIMACK – After serving their country in the military, two friends decided to embark on another journey together, entering the craft beer industry. “My partner and I met in the Army, and we drank so much beer in the Army we ended up starting to make our own, and it was the hobby that ...

Contrasting weather

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Temperatures climbed to more than 90 degrees throughout the area on Monday, leading many to seek refuge at local swimming holes. Later in the day, a series of thunderstorms broke out across the region, leading to heavy wind, rain and occasional lightning.

Former BOE president sues city for $1.5M

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NASHUA – Former Board of Education president George Farrington, who had a verbal confrontation with Superintendent Jahmal Mosley at the school office in March, via a federal lawsuit seeks $1.5 million in damages from the city for alleged civil rights violations. Mosley worked to legally bar ...

Nashua grad representing N.H. in competition

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NASHUA – Lidia Balanovich had a busy week last week, and she’s about to have another. Between writing her valedictory speech, walking across the stage at her graduation from Nashua High School North and preparing for a three-day national competition in which she will represent the state, ...