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DCYF lagging on after-hours hotline to report child abuse

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CONCORD – The Division for Children, Youth & Families still has no after-hours hotline set up that would allow people to report suspected child abuse, despite months of work. “I’m not satisfied with the progress they’ve made,” said state ...

Hudson Police host blood drive at Community Center Tuesday

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HUDSON – Hudson police are sponsoring their 56th Semi-Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Hudson Community Center Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 12 – 7 p.m.The Red Cross urges blood donors of all types to give blood during National Preparedness Month to ensure a readily ...

Nashua VFW post finds new home after yearslong search

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NASHUA – Nearly 3½ years after they gathered to bid a tearful goodbye to their Quincy Street home of more than nine decades, members of Nashua’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 483 can finally celebrate the news they’d longed to hear: “We have a new ...

Andres Institute in Brookline holding 18th sculpture symposium

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Sometimes it’s hard to decide what to do on precious days off. Go for a hike in the woods? Climb a mountain? Visit a museum? Or even better, during the gorgeous fall days to come, visit a sculpture park? You can do all four at once in Brookline at the Andres Sculpture Park, the ...

Hudson real estate agent pleads guilty to welfare fraud

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NASHUA – Aimee N. Venturini, a Hudson resident and real estate agent who pleaded guilty last week to one count of felony welfare fraud, will apparently avoid prison time but must pay back at least some of the $20,000 she admitted to collecting fraudulently. The exact amount that ...

Kelly Mann memorial 5K run, 3K walk to benefit Nashua nonprofit

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NASHUA – Raising money to support work against domestic violence and abuse, the 11th annual Kelly Mann Memorial 5K Run and 3K Fun Walk is set for Saturday, Sept. 24, at Sunset Heights Elementary School. The race is held in memory of former Nashua resident Kelly Mann, who was a victim ...

Pelham 5K run benefits Nashua Special Olympics

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PELHAM – Community members hit the road Saturday for the ninth annual Pelham 5K to Benefit the Nashua Special Olympics. Coinciding with Pelham’s 110th Old Home Day, the event raised money for and awareness of the Nashua organization that organizes and promotes athletics ...

Listening to music in a house full of teenage girls

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Looking at myself in the mirror the other morning, I spotted it. There it was, in my beard stubble. No, not a gray hair – I’ve got plenty of those. No, it was glitter. Not for the first time, either. Scanning the rest of my face and head before I resigned myself to going to ...

Nashua receives ‘welcoming city’ designation

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NASHUA – Mayor Jim Donchess introduced a resolution this week to make Nashua a “Welcoming City” as part of a national program to support and celebrate the immigrant population in Gate City. Donchess said Nashua’s immigrant communities have been an ...

Nashua education officials OK farm-to-school program

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NASHUA – At its last meeting, the Nashua Board of Education endorsed the Farm to School program, received feedback from Mount Pleasant Elementary on much-needed ventilation repairs and heard the superintendent’s plan for the new year. After hearing a brief presentation on ...

Music to kick off Nashua’s debut Eat Local Fall Food Festival

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Heralding the end to a successful summer season and celebrating fall, Great American Downtown will host a Fall Music Festival Sept. 24 and 25 to kick off the Eat Local Fall Food Festival Sept. 24 through Oct. 2. Great American Downtown Director Paul Shea is putting the event together along ...

Day of Caring sends hundreds of volunteers across Greater Nashua

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NASHUA - The 25th annual United Way of Greater Nashua's "Living United" Day of Caring hit the ground running Wednesday with loads of nonperishable food and other donations arriving before 8:30 a.m. at its signature "Stuff a UPS Truck" event. "It's ...

SNHU still sorting out DWC liabilities

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NASHUA - Officials are still gathering information about the asbestos issue at the Daniel Webster College campus, and what may be needed for cleanup efforts. Libby May, the senior vice president for external communications with Southern New Hampshire University, said Thursday that the college ...

Volunteers come together to fight childhood hunger in Nashua

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P roviding food for elementary-aged children in need, End 68 Hours of Hunger in Nashua kicked off the school year with new leadership, a new headquarters and plans to reach out to a fourth elementary school in Nashua this fall. “This is our first packing night of the year; we have ...