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UMass Lowell graduates record number at three ceremonies

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LOWELL, Mass. – The largest and most diverse class – 4,534 strong – graduated from UMass Lowell at Commencement ceremonies on Friday. While it is the 12th year in a row that the university has seen a record number of graduates, it is the first time three commencement ceremonies have ...

Scholarship available

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NASHUA – 2nd Nature Academy Elementary, Middle and High School is offering 12 full scholarships for students entering grades eight through ten in September 2019. The Academy’s scholarship program is being expanded in conjunction with middle and high school growth. 2nd Nature Academy is a ...

Lions Club Honors Police Chief

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Nashua Lions Club President Mike Francoeur presents outgoing Nashua Chief of Police Andy Lavoie with an appreciation award at a recent club meeting. Lavoie has 32 years of service with the department.

Lions Day on Capitol Hill

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Lions Clubs International held its annual Lions Day on Capitol Hill recently. Past international Director Ed Lecius, of Nashua, met with the New Hampshire delegation to talk about legislation supported by the club.

Lions Club 2019 Police officer of the Year

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Master Patrolman Jay Ciulla is presented with the Nashua Lions Club 2019 Police officer of the Year award. Club President Mike Francoeur made the presentation, along with Ciulla’s supervisor, Cpt. Kevin Rourke.

Library plaza improvements on the way

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NASHUA – Upgrades are planned for the multi-level plaza near the Nashua Public Library, as officials hope to celebrate the library’s 50th anniversary in 2021 with a makeover. Officials plan to renovate the plaza between the library, located at 2 Court St., and the adjacent city-owned ...

Giving a Lift: Towing company donates revamped car

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NASHUA – A local towing company and a nonprofit organization are working together to help provide transportation to young mothers in need. Bob Ruggiero, owner of 1st Priority Automotive & Towing in Nashua, is working with The Front Door Agency, a local nonprofit that provides housing ...

ALS patient will get ride during GC Marathon

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NASHUA – Whether one calls it Lou Gehrig’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, this affliction attacks nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord, gradually robbing its victim of the ability to walk, grasp, speak, swallow and breathe. Each year, more than 5,000 people in the ...

Woman charged with animal cruelty

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MANCHESTER – Megan Ramos-Heredia, 28, of Manchester, faces a charge of cruelty to animals for allegedly allowing a 2-year-old pitbull to become severely emaciated. Officials took the dog, Daisy, to Manchester Animal Hospital for treatment on April 8. At the time, Daisy weighed only 26.2 ...

Gallery showcases Gate City

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NASHUA – Local photographer Anthony Attardo sees beauty and richness in all of Nashua’s downtown neighborhoods. He recently completed a series showcasing the gracefulness of spaces and structures within those places people call home. Attardo lives nearby in Hudson, but has been taking ...

Annual Greek Food Festival opens to hungry crowd

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NASHUA – With a large menu of authentic Greek cuisine cooking throughout Friday, the congregation at Saint Philip Greek Orthodox Church once again opened its doors for the annual Greek Food Festival. What began as a small festival more than 30 years ago with a group of 15 to 20 women from ...

Milford Prom

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Milford High School students are dressed to the nines as they dance and celebrate their prom at Alpine Grove in Hollis on Friday night.

Hassan visits Sprayer Systems Co.

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U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., made a visit to Sprayer Systems Co. in Merrimack this week to tour the company’s facilities and meet with executives to discuss the state of the manufacturing businesses. She also learned more about the company’s partnership with Milford High School, known ...

NCC graduating nearly 300 this term

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NASHUA – Nashua Community College staff members and faculty are excited to announce the class of 2019 includes 299 graduates this year across the more than 30 associate degree and 20 certificate programs. Of the graduates, 184 will be participating in the Commencement Ceremony, set for 11 ...

Sununu welcomes Trump tariff move

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CONCORD – After the Friday reports that the Trump administration will be lifting steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico, Gov. Chris Sununu issued this statement: “The removal of these tariffs is a win for the New Hampshire economy, and something that I have long urged the ...

YMCA summer camps set; variety offered

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NASHUA – There are a lot of options when it comes to choosing summer camps children, but the YMCA has some great opportunities. There are few unique environments as special as camp, a place at which kids become part of a community and form friendships as they learn both how to be more ...

Kuster pushing infrastructure bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – During Infrastructure Week, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., joined the Democratic members of the Energy and Commerce Committee to introduce an infrastructure package to address climate change, expand broadband internet access, and invest in America’s health care ...

More than 20 rescuers help injured hiker

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JAFFREY (AP) – A team of more than 20 rescuers aided a 17-year-old girl who suffered a leg injury while hiking at New Hampshire’s Monadnock State Park. New Hampshire Fish and Game Department conservation officers said the teen began hiking in the Jaffrey park about 4:30 p.m. Thursday with ...

Company offers to rehire worker

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CANAAN (AP) – A company has offered to rehire a school cafeteria worker whom it fired for giving a student lunch for free . Bonnie Kimball said she was fired March 28 by Fresh Picks, a vendor that supplies food to the Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan. She told the student ...