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Man arrested in toddler death

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MANCHESTER – The 2-year-old boy who died under suspicious circumstances this week was killed by blunt force trauma to his abdomen, according to an autopsy report released by authorities Wednesday. Police arrested Mark Heath, 32 of Manchester, for allegedly causing the death of the toddler, ...

Sununu joins CHIP request

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CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu wants Congress to take action to fund the CHIP program before states run out of money and children are forced to go without medical care. Sununu signed a letter, along with several other governors, both Republicans and Democrats, asking Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., ...

N.H. man sentenced in elaborate cybercrime

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CONCORD – Pop star Brandon Cyrus is the little brother of Miley Cyrus, with acting credits in several high-profile Hollywood productions, and an active social media presence, including 1.6 million followers on Twitter. The only problem is, Brandon Cyrus does not exist. He is the creation of ...

Brief, tense pursuit ends in crash, arrest

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HUDSON – Police didn’t specify just how fast 18-year-old Zackary Balcom was driving Monday evening when he allegedly sped past a stopped police cruiser before crashing into another car. But they did allege that it was “an apparent high rate of speed” and “in excess of the posted 30 ...

Mom works to get back on track

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NASHUA – When Nichole asked her 7-year-old daughter what she wanted for Christmas this year, the little girl didn’t have to think twice: “I want daddy to go to church with me,” she answered. For Nichole’s two daughters, the 7-year-old and a 3 year old, family is what is most ...

BOE bids farewell to departing members

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NASHUA – Monday night’s Board of Education meeting kicked off with a special send off for the Board members who will not be returning. Nashua Superintendent Jahmal Mosley thanked Robert Hallowell, Sandra Ziehm, George Farrington and David Murotake for their years of service and gave each ...

Bank robbery suspect nabbed

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NASHUA – Police said Monday that Zachary Provost, the 32-year-old Connecticut man wanted in connection with last week’s robbery of a TD Bank branch in Nashua, has been apprehended in his home state after a six-day manhunt. Provost, whom Nashua police were able to identify within hours of ...

Fire damages home

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NASHUA – Two dogs appeared to be fine after they were rescued from a blaze in the south end of the city Monday morning. Other than the canines – a golden retriever and a German shepherd – nobody was home at 32 Bicentennial Drive when the fire started, said Nashua Fire Rescue Deputy Chief ...

BOE suggests changes to hiring policy

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NASHUA – The Nashua Board of Education Human Resources Committee met Monday night to discuss changes to the hiring protocol for assistant directors, directors, assistant principals and principals. Sandra Ziehm, Dotty Oden and David Murotake sit on the committee, with Doris Hohensee as an ...

Mom hopes for better future for her children

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[Front Door’s]NASHUA – Amanda has had a rough few years, in and out of shelters with two kids, barely even toddlers. She’s trying to save up for an apartment, to give her daughters, ages 1 and 2, a better life than she had, but with a job in the fast food industry, it’s hard to make ...

Child’s death appears ‘suspicious’

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MANCHESTER – A 2-year-old boy is dead under mysterious circumstances, police officials said, as an investigation into the death continues. Police were called to an apartment at 551 Howe St. Monday morning for a report of an unconscious child. The toddler was rushed to Elliot Hospital but died ...

Nashua man charged with third-strike theft

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NASHUA – A 36-year-old Nashua man is under arrest on charges related to his alleged attempt to lift several items from a city Walgreen’s store, police said. Jeffrey P. Shepard, of 32 Bridge St., Apt. 2A, remained in jail Monday after waiving his arraignment on charges that include one count ...

Nashua domestic violence suspect arraigned, pleads not guilty

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NASHUA – While there are allegations that episodes of violence have erupted between Hudson resident Ricardo Acevedo and his girlfriend, the assaults he is now accused of are “by far the most violent in their relationship,” a prosecutor told a Superior Court judge Monday. Acevedo, 33, of 5 ...

Suspect in Nashua burglaries picked up in Lowell, Mass.

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NASHUA – Police on Friday charged a Nashua man with three counts of burglary, accusing him of breaking into three North End residences over several days. Police had been looking for Ronald Carbonneau, 37, who lists no fixed address, in connection with one of the burglaries when Lowell, ...

Injured hiker rescued

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JAFFREY – A hiker from Quincy, Massachusetts, is recovering after she was left immobile by a leg injury and had to be rescued from a Mt. Monadnock trail late Saturday afternoon, state Fish and Game officials said. Elizabeth Manning, 47, had reached the summit and was on her way down when she ...

Single-income family faces holiday crunch

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NASHUA – The financial pressure that the holiday season brings for Valerie and her family wouldn’t be so bad if both she and her fiance were able to work full time. But that’s not the reality in their household, where their younger son, who is 4 and has autism, must have around-the-clock ...

Red Kettle campaign underway for holidays

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Histories tell of the launch in America of The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign as a feat accomplished in 1891 by Salvation Army Capt. Joseph McFee, a San Franciscan disturbed at the number of hungry in the city. It was his determination to host a Christmas dinner for a thousand people ...

Toy drive will benefit Conval students

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Bright yellow posters bearing words in bold black marker-pen made for some eye-catching invitations to passersby along several Milford roads on Sunday, Dec. 3. Anyone heeding the posters’ invitation headed for the big, orange school bus parked splat in the middle of the parking lot at Granite ...