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Food Truck Festival offers array of good eats

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MILFORD – From Thai food platters to shaved ice, the New Hampshire Food Truck Festival offered up delicious dishes that appeal to most anyone’s palate. However, if folks weren’t able to attend on Saturday, there’s another opportunity today to stop by the Hampshire Dome at 34 Emerson ...

PFAS study to be funded by $10M grant

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The fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that was passed by Congress Aug. 1 and is awaiting President Donald Trump’s signature, contains $10 million for the agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry PFAS reports that will shed light on the water contamination that has ...

Amid large trade dispute, New England and Canadian leaders to talk

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – Some of the political leaders from the New England states and the premiers of the five eastern Canadian provinces will be meeting at a Vermont ski resort to talk about issues facing the region and the two countries while a bitter trade dispute simmers between Washington ...

N.H. VFW commander is named

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LYNDEBOROUGH – At the state convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in June, Bill Ryan was elected N.H. State Commander, and his wife, Mary Jane, was named president of the Auxiliary. This is only the second time a husband and wife have served in the two top posts. They are both members of ...

Rail trail for Amherst? Town will seek federal grant

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AMHERST – This town will probably never be as bikeable as Davis, California, where 22 percent of the population use bicycles to get to work. Or as walkable as Cambridge, Mass., which has a “walk score” of more than 88 percent. But town planners are trying to make Amherst more bike ...

A Pest Problem: City battling bed bugs

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NASHUA – From hotels to apartments to condos, bed bugs continue making their way into Nashua. “It is an issue that’s getting worse – it’s gotten worse for many years. In the last 10 years, really, we’ve seen rates that have really soared. And every year, we’re seeing more and ...

Mass. man ‘not guilty’ in child support case

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NASHUA – Mark Duggan, the Massachusetts man on trial for allegedly failing to pay child support for several years, was found not guilty on criminal charges this week. The jury in the Hillsborough Superior Court-South in Nashua found Duggan, 52, not guilty on two felony counts of ...

New leadership in district, still dozens of open positions

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NASHUA – Several new administrators will join students upon their return to the classroom later this month, but dozens of positions with the Nashua School District remain unfilled. Richard Boardman, former director at Gate City Charter School for the Arts, took the helm of Mount Pleasant ...

Local club throws party celebrating Nashua ‘Bug Juice’ stars

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NASHUA – If you grew up in the 1990s, you may remember watching the hit Disney reality show, Bug Juice, which follows a group of campers through the trials and tribulations of their summer camp experience. Now, 20 years after the premiere of its first season, Bug Juice has relaunched for a ...

Eversource helps YMCA’s summer program

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NASHUA — The YMCA of Greater Nashua received a $1,500 award from Eversource in support of the Y’s Power Scholars Academy, a summer program that expands learning time to improve the academic achievements, self-confidence and life trajectories of elementary school students who are performing ...

Consolidated workers in New England approve 3-year contracts

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Two unions representing about 1,000 Consolidated Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have approved three-year contracts, their first under the Illinois-based company, officials said Friday. The negotiating committee of the International ...

Flying cars coming to Nashua Airport

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NASHUA – Once only a futuristic fantasy on the classic cartoon, The Jetsons, flying cars are a present-day reality on their way to the Nashua Airport. Woburn, Massachusetts-based Terrafugia plans to lease space at the airport to test what company officials call the world’s first practical ...

Hudson man, Provencher, still missing

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HUDSON – Bryan Provencher, the Hudson man who went missing July 31, has still not been found. Det. Sgt. Thomas Scotti, who oversees the investigation, said Thursday he would not divulge any details of the case, but that officials will keep looking. Provencher, 48, was last seen in Lowell, ...

Lawmakers don’t have to show privilege

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NASHUA – With the 2018 New Hampshire primary only about a month away, the lawsuit challenging the contentious voter registration law, commonly known as SB 3, continues. In the lawsuit, two legislators who helped create and push the law through the state house last year – Rep. Kathleen ...

Duggan found not guilty in child support case

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By DAMIEN FISHER Staff Writer NASHUA — Mark Duggan, the Massachusetts man on trial for allegedly failing to pay child support for several years, was found not guilty on criminal charges this week. The jury in the Hillsborough Superior Court-South in Nashua found Duggan, 52, not guilty on ...

$10 million federal grant supports mental health

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NASHUA — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services will receive a $10 million federal grant to support ProHealth NH, a program which endeavors to improve the health and wellness of young people suffering from severe mental illnesses and emotional disturbances. The Greater ...

Nashua North garage gets a makeover

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NASHUA – After suffering from low enrollment numbers and the loss of both its teachers, the Nashua High School North automotive program got some much-needed revitalization Thursday, according to Career and Technical Education Director Amanda Bastoni. Moving into the 2018-19 school year, the ...

Lebanon man charged for molestation free after court appearance

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NASHUA — Lebanon resident Edward Goodwin, who left the Nashua area in 2014 while under investigation for allegedly molesting two children, is free after he pleaded guilty to one charge against him, and picked up a new felony charge during his Thursday court appearance. Goodwin, 55, left ...