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Duck … Duck … Derby Time

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Despite Saturday’s weather bringing rain and gray clouds, it provided perfect conditions for thousands of ducks to race down the Nashua River, rubber ducks that is. The Rotary Club of Nashua West’s inaugural Duck Derby drew a large crowd to the Main Street bridge to watch on as flocks of ...

Looking back at events from the fall of 1968

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Leave it to a Massachusetts gridiron rival, I said to myself as I perused several Nashua Telegraph stories, published 60 years ago this month, regarding a rather silly controversy that erupted in the weeks after the legendary Nashua High-Lowell High football game ended in an anticlimactic 14-14 ...

Seniors upset over new tax assessments

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NASHUA – After 75 years in the same home at 13 Manchester St., David Pierce fears losing the house due to skyrocketing property tax bills. Pierce said his tax assessment value last year was $43,200. He said as a result of KRT Appraisal’s recent revaluation on behalf of the city of Nashua, ...

Bloomberg to campaign with Dems today

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NASHUA – Just three days after formally becoming a Democrat, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is scheduled to campaign in New Hampshire. Bloomberg, a potential 2020 presidential candidate with an estimated net worth of $48 billion, is scheduled to appear with a group known as ...

Kuster, Negron talk Social Security

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NASHUA – During a Friday campaign stop at The Huntington, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., told seniors she will protect their Social Security and Medicare from Republicans. Not surprisingly, Kuster’s Republican challenger, Nashua resident Steve Negron, has a different take on the ...

Tree falls on Concord Street

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Nashua Parks & Recreation Department workers collect what remains of a tree that fell Friday afternoon on Concord Street. Traffic was directed by a police officer while the tree was dealt with by workers from the Nashua Parks and Recreation Forestry Unit. Department foreman Paul Haskell ...

HR Committee recommends three hires

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NASHUA – This week, members of the Nashua Board of Education’s Human Resources Committee unanimously recommended three individuals to fill open school positions: assistant principals at Birch Hill Elementary, Fairgrounds Middle and Pennichuck Middle schools. Christine Michaud was the ...

Nashua’s Graveside Manor makes its return

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NASHUA – It’s getting spooky on Foxboro Street in Nashua. Graveside Manor, a family-run haunted house, opened for a ninth consecutive year on Friday. Through Halloween, Graveside Manor will operate from 6-9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Kathy Thomas, who runs the house, said her family ...

Manchester band, Merrimack Elementary work to promote kindness

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MERRIMACK – Recycled Percussion, a “junk rock” band from Manchester, visited Thorntons Ferry Elementary School Friday with the headliner “Chaos and Kindness.” The group’s mission is to urge children to focus on being the best versions of themselves by staying positive and behaving ...

‘Sanctuary’ on tap today in Wilton

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The Whiting Hill Theatre Project will presents “Sanctuary,” a play depicting immigration through stories and personal experiences at 1 p.m. today in the Wilton Town Hall Theatre. Admission is free, but donations will go to the Town Hall Theatre’s digital conversion fund. Under the ...

Collection days are scheduled

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NASHUA – The Solid Waste Department will pick up recycling, trash and yard wastes, Monday through Friday. Residents should place all containers at curbside by 6:45 a.m. on the collection day. They should put trash in garbage bags, tying off the bags before putting them in a cart. Keep at ...

City meetings on the calendar

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Curriculum & Evaluation Committee NASHUA – The Nashua Board of Education’s Curriculum & Evaluation Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Nashua High School North, 8 Titan Way. Performing Arts Center committee NASHUA – The Performing Arts Center Steering Committee will ...

Environmentalists look to cut fossil fuel usage

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CONCORD — Environmentalists assembled at the Legislative Office Building Thursday said New Hampshire coughs up $3 billion per year to import energy generated by coal, oil, natural gas and other fossil fuels. Organizers believe they can cut fossil fuel usage in the Granite State to zero by ...

Feds: Over-pressurized lines caused gas explosions

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BOSTON (AP) – Over-pressurized natural gas lines were the source of deadly explosions and fires that rocked communities north of Boston last month, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. The five-page, preliminary report found that utility workers contracted by Columbia Gas ...

New NTC directors aim to keep progressing

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NASHUA – The Nashua Technology Center recently welcomed two new directors with diverse backgrounds in education and a passion for spreading the word about career and technical education (CTE). The center offers 19 programs that bring real-world, hands-on experience to students at Nashua ...

Official: No sign of West Nile in humans

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NASHUA – Mosquitoes in the city tested positive for West Nile virus in August, but Nashua Environmental Health Officer Heidi Peek-Kukulka said humans have managed to avoid the flu-like symptoms associated with an infection. Officials with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human ...

Meals for Kids helps stomachs stay full

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NASHUA – The rain pours onto the pavement Thursday evening as volunteers bring donated food into the Arlington Street Community Center. One by one, those in need browse for food to feed their friends or family members who struggle to afford healthy food. Inside the building are bags of ...

Organization celebrates CLiF grant

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NASHUA — Literacy is an important foundation to any child’s education. Thanks to a grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) received by the Southern New Hampshire Services Child Development Center in Nashua, children and their families will be able to learn a little ...

Youths find kids in hot car

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NASHUA – A group of youths walking near West Hollis and Vine streets around dusk Wednesday may well have prevented a serious, even deadly, situation when they stopped to check out a car sitting in a parking lot with its engine running and brake lights activated. Inside, according to police ...