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Sticky situation for a good cause

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NASHUA – What better way to raise money for a good cause than by taping your teacher to a wall? This is exactly what students at Nashua High School South got to do Thursday during their lunch breaks. In the ongoing effort to help provide food to their hungry schoolmates via the Meals Matter ...

Nashua teachers step up to feed a need

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NASHUA – The Nashua Teachers’ Union is once again supporting End 68 Hours of Hunger-Nashua, this time with a donation of $4,000. Teachers made the decision to do so after the Tuesday Board of Education meeting, during which members voted to support the organization in purchasing food ...

Bellavance honored at annual Chamber gala

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NASHUA – Joe Bellavance is a man of few words. And Wednesday night, he extended that sense of humility and humanity, as received the 2018 Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award. Praised in a video montage by friends and associates who cited his humility, loyalty, ...

New housing units on the way in Nashua

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NASHUA – The city’s significantly stressed affordable housing market may soon see some relief, as Anagnost Realty and Development continues work on 152 new apartments set for the corner of Marshall and East Hollis streets. “Nashua has a lack of apartments even with what’s come ...

Seniors get N.H. college application fees waived

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NASHUA – Acknowledging the financial hardship some public school students face, officials at Nashua High schools North and South are participating in a program that waives fees for those seeking higher education in New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation is ...

Man arrested for allegedly seeking sex with teen

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NASHUA – Police said Massachusetts resident Wade Vengren believed he was communicating online with “Jen,” a 15-year-old girl, when he agreed to drive the hour to Nashua to meet her, allegedly to engage in various sexual acts. When “Jen” arrived at the location they’d agreed upon ...

Donchess Visits Senior Center

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Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess speaks at the Nashua Senior Activity Center on Wednesday regarding concerns facing older adults during a listening session hosted by the New Hampshire Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services.

MERRIMACK MAN TO REPAY $10,000

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NASHUA – While acknowledging it took state officials more than four years to bring an indictment for unemployment fraud against Merrimack resident Timothy Sullivan, a prosecutor also said this week that Sullivan was convicted 10 years ago “for the exact same crime.” Therefore, Assistant ...

The Wine & Cheese Festival in Hollis last Saturday

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HOLLIS – The grapes draped upon rows of wooden frames already have surrendered their juicy elixir to the winemakers of Fulchino Vineyard in Hollis. Sips of many varieties of the wines recently gifted more than 100 guests attending the Wine & Cheese Festival, hosted by vineyard owners Al ...

‘It’s Horrible:’ Veteran lives in tent amid homeless epidemic

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NASHUA – Harold Sherman, who said he served in the U.S. Army from 1980-83, has been living in a tent in the woods at Mine Falls Park in Nashua. “It’s horrible – at times it’s unbearable,” Sherman said about living in the tent. “You get caught in the rain. I was caught in the rain ...

Aldermen remember McCarthy

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NASHUA – For the first time since the passing of former Board of Aldermen President Brian McCarthy, members gathered Tuesday for a meeting at City Hall. City leaders acknowledged McCarthy, who died last week, with numerous kind statements. They also committed to continuing McCarthy’s work ...

Road work ahead: City continues repairs

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NASHUA – Multiple roads and streets are seeing repairs ... and with city officials planning to spend $15 million to continue the work for up to 10 years, motorists may just have to be patient. Contractors working on behalf of the city recently finished with paving on Concord Street, but ...

Disagreements continue among BOE members

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NASHUA – Board of Education member Howard Coffman, who school employees publicly asked to resign last month, again found himself in a disagreement during the Tuesday meeting. Toward the end of the meeting, Coffman attempted to bring an issue to the agenda for discussion. However, board ...

Nashua Police seek robbery suspect

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NASHUA – Police officers are seeking a suspect in a robbery reported at the Harbor Mart store on Harbor Avenue last week. At 1:15 p.m. Nov. 7, officers responded to the store for a report of an armed robbery. Surveillance footage appears to show the suspect brandish a knife and demand money ...

Fatal Merrimack crash remains under investigation

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MERRIMACK – Police officers said Tuesday they are withholding the identity of the driver killed in a late Monday crash until they successfully notify family members. The crash, which occurred at about 10:30 p.m. Monday in front of 17 Amherst Road, drew police, firefighters and rescue and ...

TechWomen Ambassadors Week

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NASHUA – “Having girls in STEM will make the world a better place,” Amanda Bastoni, director of Nashua Technology Center North, said Tuesday as she addressed a crowd of nearly 100 girls in eighth and ninth grades from various city schools. “If you want to change the world, we need ...

Judge cancels hearing after outburst

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NASHUA – Dennis Higgins Sr.’s loud, boisterous objection to a judge’s ruling to allow a victim impact statement to be read during his recent plea hearing prompted the judge to cancel the hearing and order his five cases be scheduled for trials. Higgins, 53, formerly of Nashua but ...

Rotary Club visits Arlington Street Community Center

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NASHUA – Rotary Club of Nashua West members gathered for their weekly luncheon at the Arlington Street Community Center on Tuesday, as they took tours of the facility and learned more about programs offered. The center, located at 36 Arlington St., marked one year of operations in October. ...

Veterans celebrated at Bedford Falls

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BEDFORD – Fifteen veterans and seven spouses of veterans living in the Bedford Falls community received pins and certificates during a special Monday ceremony. “We have members from all services,” Bedford Falls Executive Director Rob Memmello said. He said some current residents served ...

Developer mulling appeal in Right to Know suit

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NASHUA – The lawsuit related to the city’s rejection of a plan to build a housing complex for the elderly on Manchester Street in 2017 continues. Describing themselves as both “surprised” and “disappointed” in Judge Charles Temple’s ruling in its Right to Know lawsuit against ...