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PFAS

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CONCORD (AP) – The saga of chemicals commonly known as PFAS contaminating water supplies in Merrimack and other New Hampshire towns took another turn on Thursday, as state Senate members gave preliminary approval to several bills regarding the matter. Senators unanimously voted to enshrine ...

Woman appeals dog abuse case

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CONCORD (AP) – Police violated a woman’s privacy by allowing an animal welfare group to take photos and video as it helped gather dozens of filthy and sick Great Danes from her mansion, material that was then posted online to raise money, the woman’s lawyer argued Wednesday before the ...

Local poll workers pleased with primary operations

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NASHUA – In the aftermath of Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary, official polling results continued trickling in on Wednesday, while organizers had the chance to reflect on the process. Election officials and volunteers had their work cut out for them during the primary ...

Nashua cops arrest three

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NASHUA – City police observed Tuesday’s “Safer Internet Day,” a day set aside each year in February “to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children,” by arresting two men for possession of child sexual abuse images, as well as another for prohibited use of ...

Early morning traffic stop turns into couple’s drug bust

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NASHUA – A Hudson police officer’s early-morning motor vehicle stop of a car allegedly going 45 mph in a posted 30 mph zone on Ferry Street near the Veterans bridge ended in the arrest of a Massachusetts couple on drug charges, police said. Scott Taylor, 34, of 4 2nd Ave., Merrimac, and ...

Sanders, Vt. senator, scores narrow win in N.H. Democratic primary

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‘BERN’ING HOT MANCHESTER – During his Monday rally in Manchester, President Donald Trump said there does not seem to be a clear favorite for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. At the conclusion of the 2020 New Hampshire Democratic primary, this seems to indeed be the ...

Nashua turnout at 40%

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NASHUA – The robust battle for the Democratic presidential nomination that fueled a higher-than-usual turnout statewide carried over into Nashua, where voters gave Bernie Sanders the edge over second-place Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar, whose 11th-hour surge gave her a strong third-place ...

Sen. Warren embraces supporters in Nashua

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NASHUA – U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was greeted at a Nashua polling precinct Tuesday by a wave of supporters wielding signs in support of her campaign for the presidency. During the peak of the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary, the Democratic candidate stopped by ...

Weather sometimes an issue

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NASHUA – The weather in Greater Nashua on March 10, 1964 – the day of the New Hampshire first-in-the-nation presidential primary election – was similar in some ways to the conditions voters faced in yesterday’s 2020 version of the primary. Similar, perhaps, but also quite a bit ...

Voting: A Family Affair

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Voting for the Sheas was a family affair on Tuesday as Paul, executive director of Great American Downtown, and his wife, Julie, and sons Lincoln and Paxton pause for a photo at Nashua’s Ward 3 polling location, Amherst Street School.

Lunch Guest

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Local businessman George Katis, right, and Rich Lannan, left, pose for a photo with former Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday afternoon at Martha’s Exchange in downtown Nashua. Biden left New Hampshire Tuesday for a rally in South Carolina.

Chance Encounter

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Karin Cevasco, left, and Jennifer Siegrist, right, bumped into actor Kevin Costner at the Milford polls.

Campaign Stop

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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., hugs a supporter during a campaign stop Tuesday at Nashua’s Ward 3 polling location, Amherst Street School.

Buttigieg comes in second to Sanders in N.H.

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NASHUA – With each passing hour after the polls closed in New Hampshire on Tuesday, the narrower the margin between former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., became. Despite being unable to edge past Sanders in New Hampshire’s ...

Warren betting that getting personal can help campaign

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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) – Elizabeth Warren still “has a plan” for everything. She’s just trying to put a more personal face on them. Being a proud policy nerd helped catapult the Massachusetts senator into front-runner status last summer but may have carried her as far as it can. She ...

AP VoteCast: N.H. Democrats angry, seek alternative to Donald Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic voters in Tuesday’s N.H. primary were angry at President Donald Trump’s administration and eager to pick the candidate most likely to oust him from office. Roughly three-quarters of voters said they were not just dissatisfied but also angry with the Trump ...

Biden departs Nashua early for S. Carolina

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NASHUA – As votes were counted in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden opted to shift his attention to South Carolina. The former vice president was in the Gate City early Tuesday, visiting Martha’s Exchange in downtown Nashua, but departed later in the day for the Palmetto ...

Klobuchar faces tough questioning in case

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NEW YORK (AP) – As voters made their way to the New Hampshire polls, Sen. Amy Klobuchar faced pointed questions Tuesday about her oversight of a high-profile murder case in which a black teen was sentenced to life after a flawed police investigation. “I mean, how do you defend something ...