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NH Sens. sponsor Medicare legislation

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NASHUA – U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, both D-N.H., are co-sponsoring legislation which they maintain will protect the Medicare and Medicaid social programs from “partisan attacks.” The Medicare and Medicaid Protection Act would, if it becomes law, require a supermajority ...

Bernier takes new post at GNMHC

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NASHUA — Kate Bernier, MSW, LICSW, recently accepted the position as director of Child and Adolescent Services at Greater Nashua Mental Health Center. Bernier brings a wealth of experience to this position, including her history of working at GNMHC for the past 20 years in various positions ...

Farm-to-Fork event on tap

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HOLLIS – The 2018 Farm-to-Fork Fundraiser for the Hollis Democrats is set for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Lawrence Barn, 28 Depot Road. There will be a menu featuring locally-sourced ingredients created by Chef Markoh, of Lucia Tavola and Markoh’s on Main in Ayer, Massachusetts. The evening ...

Health system CEO sees major needs for region

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NASHUA – As the president and CEO of SolutionHealth, a new entity combining Southern New Hampshire Health of Nashua and Elliot Health System of Manchester, Sherry Hausmann has quite a bit on her plate. Not only did she recently move from Kansas with a mission of integrating the two ...

Cyanobacteria warning for Nashua River

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NASHUA – Those planning activities in the Nashua River near Mine Falls Park beware: bacteria that can cause nausea, seizures and central nervous system damage are lurking in the water. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services has issued a cyanobacteria warning for this portion ...

Clothing is for kids in foster care

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NASHUA – Each day across New Hampshire and elsewhere, social workers remove abused and neglected children from crisis situations, with the youngsters often ending up in foster care. Specifically, more than 900 children enter New Hampshire foster homes in a typical year, according to the ...

The many faces of Mark Pinksten

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NASHUA – Some may know him as Indiana Jones or The Doctor; others may know him as Newt Scamander or perhaps even the shark from Jaws. But to his friends, comedian, cosplayer and magician Mark Pinksten is simply himself. Teaching computer and information security during the week, Pinksten ...

Third Brazil Fest to bring food, dancing, culture

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NASHUA – Three years ago, Brazil Fest in Nashua began as a way to try to bring the immigrant community together. Now, with a full day of food, music and dancing, it is a way for the Brazilian community to show Nashua all that their culture has to offer. Hosted in part by One Greater Nashua ...

Officials: Don’t drive while stoned

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BOSTON (AP) – In anticipation of the first recreational marijuana stores opening within Massachusetts in the coming weeks, state officials Wednesday stepped up warnings to motorists about the risks of driving while stoned. A new public education and enforcement campaign announced by ...

Police, community unite against crime

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NASHUA – With tensions running high nationwide across political spectrums and among various branches of law enforcement, the need for neighborhood unity may be more urgent than ever. Recognizing the importance of coming together, community members, Nashua police officials, firefighters, and ...

Little kids make big waves at local pool

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Tuesday's swim lessons at Keyes Memorial Field pool were dual purpose. Area children learned crucial swimming skills while keeping cool on the 90-degree day. Younger kids practiced their legwork using kick boards to keep them afloat. Older kids leapt into the cool water from the diving platforms.

Local family business moving to new space

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NASHUA – Brandon Linatsas always knew he would take over his father’s chiropractic office – he just did not know when. After graduating from high school, Linatsas took some time to find his footing, going so far as to get a degree in automotive technology from Nashua Community College. ...

Money Matters: Who owns your retirement account?

Business

Most of us have some kind of retirement account, either an employer-sponsored account such as a 401(k) or 403(b), etc., or a privately managed account like a traditional IRA. Some of us even have pensions that we have earned through the years, and most of us who worked will have a Social ...

No jail time for sandwich thief

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NASHUA – After taking a haul of sandwiches, condiments and beverages worth about $16 from a grocery store in May, Nashua resident Misty Brown faced a possible sentence of up to seven years in state prison. Instead, Brown, 41, of 28 Railroad Square, Apt. 44, was sentenced Tuesday in the ...

Rock ‘n Out

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The Nashua Public Library hosted a Rock Star Party on Tuesday. Participants were immersed into the culture of rock'n roll through corresponding crafts and activities.

Troopers back Gov. Sununu’s re-election bid

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NASHUA – Gov. Chris Sununu got a major endorsement this week, as the New Hampshire Troopers Association is formally backing his bid for re-election. “(He) has shown that the security of the citizens of New Hampshire is one of his top priorities by taking on the opioid crisis that has ...

Individual liability in running your business

Business

There are legal benefits in operating your business through a corporation or a limited liability company (hereinafter “LLC”). If you have a corporation or an LLC and you enter into contracts in your representative capacity, you are often not personally liable for that obligation. For ...

Local’s death in Maine under investigation

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NASHUA – A Nashua man who died on a camping and canoeing trip in Maine Sunday is being remembered as a talented musician who “shocked and amazed any room he played in,” a friend said. Dylan Szabad, 27, had a “heart of gold” and a “vigor for life revived by the birth of his son,”a ...

Nashua joining the renewable energy initiative

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NASHUA – Partially in response to President Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement last year, Nashua plans to join Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and several other cities across the nation for a “massive” renewable energy initiative. Nashua is signing on to a ...