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N.H. Girls Inc gets $25K for sports programs

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MANCHESTER (AP) – Girls Inc. of New Hampshire has received a $25,000 grant to implement sports programs. The KidCents Regional Grant funds out-of-school-time programs focused on children’s nutrition, physical fitness, and academic success. It also supports nonprofits committed to ...

Chaos & Kindness

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MERRIMACK – The secret that leaders from Recycled Percussion, junk rock band phenom, would perform at Merrimack High School was squelched until the Las Vegas celebrities commandeered the school’s loudspeaker. Famed musicians Justin Spencer and Ryan Vezina also are stars of “Chaos & ...

Donchess announces new ‘Rail Yard District’ for downtown

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NASHUA -- In the first round of his State of the City speeches, Mayor Jim Donchess Tuesday announced plans for a new "Rail Yard District." The mayor will deliver a second State of the City speech Wednesday morning. "I am announcing tonight that our creative Economic Development and Planning ...

Sen. Klobuchar takes tough stance on climate

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GOFFSTOWN — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., made her first campaign stop in the Granite State Monday since announcing her candidacy for president in snowy Minneapolis, bringing the snow along with her. Klobuchar made her first stop in New Hampshire at The Village Trestle in Goffstown ...

Rhino ‘Stanley,’ who once lived in Hudson, dies

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“Stanley,” a southern white rhinoceros who lived at Hudson’s former Benson’s Wild Animal Farm until it closed in the late 1980s, died during the weekend at the North Carolina Zoo, his home for the past 32 years. Known for “his big, friendly personality,” according to a zoo ...

New safety alert system for schools

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“If we can’t put our kids on a school bus and truly believe that they’re going to be safe, then nothing else matters,” Gov. Chris Sununu said in his State of the State Address, a year ago this week. “Our goal is simple – to make New Hampshire’s schools the safest in the ...

Ready for sunshine: Insider’s take on high school trip

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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles from Nashua High School South senior Abbey Rowe, who is reporting the adventures of nearly 70 local high school students on their trip to Hawaii. NASHUA – Members of the classes of 2019 and 2020 of Nashua are going on an educational ...

Convicted assailant up for parole

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CONCORD – Of the 26 cases the state’s Adult Parole Board is scheduled to hear on Thursday, the name of one inmate on the list is certain to evoke a lot of unpleasant memories for many residents of the greater Wilton-Lyndeborough area. The name is Peter Gage, the now 85-year-old former ...

Nashua residents running for a cure in Boston Marathon

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NASHUA – There are numerous reasons someone may choose to run a marathon. For some it’s a physical challenge to accomplish, for others it’s an outlet for emotion. For three Nashua residents, it’s an opportunity to be part of something bigger than themselves. On April 15, more ...

Snowmobile crash on Lake Potanipo

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BROOKLINE – A Massachusetts man sustained severe injuries after a snowmobile rolled onto him Sunday afternoon. Just before 4 p.m., New Hampshire Fish and Game Conservation Officers learned of a single snowmobile crash on Lake Potanipo in Brookline. The man operating the snowmobile was ...

Man accused of kidnapping son found

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BOSTON (AP) – Police in Massachusetts say a man accused of kidnapping his 1-year-old son has been located in Mexico. Lowell Police said Monday that 37-year-old Fillemom De Lima, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, is being held by Mexican authorities at an immigration detention center. De Lima ...

Threatening note leads to 2 school’s dismissals

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BEDFORD (AP) – A New Hampshire school district says it’s dismissed all students at a high school and middle school because of a threatening note. WMUR-TV reports Superintendent Mike Fournier told parents that school officials received a note about 10 a.m. Monday that threatened harm at a ...

3rd season of ‘North Woods Law’ to debut

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CONCORD (AP) – A third season of “North Woods Law” featuring New Hampshire’s Fish and Game Department conservation officers is about to start. The premiere episode, scheduled Tuesday on Animal Planet, shows officers responding to a call about an endangered rattlesnake; an ATV festival ...

Man suing city over alleged criminal trespass

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NASHUA – Joseph S. Haas Jr., the 63-year-old Gilmanton man with a history of challenging the state’s legal processes and allegedly threatening elected officials, has added a local moving and storage firm and the city of Nashua to his list of lawsuit defendants. Haas, who describes himself ...

Man convicted in 2014 denied new trial

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NASHUA – Attorney Mark Osborne employed “a reasonable trial strategy,” and was otherwise effective in defending felonious sexual assault suspect Christopher Slayback in 2014, according to the Superior Court judge who denied Slayback’s request for a new trial. Slayback, convicted by a ...

Mont Vernon budget adds teachers

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MONT VERNON – Voters on March 12 will be asked to approve a Village School operating budget of $5.16 million, slightly less than the current budget. At the school district’s Feb. 6 deliberative session two warrant articles, the one that includes the budget and another one adding $50,000 ...

Wilton musician nominated for Grammy in New Age division

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WILTON – Snatam Kaur began composing music when she was about 12, she said. She released her first solo album of inspirational music in 2001 and has so far produced 13. Her newest venture, “Beloved,” was nominated this year for a Grammy in the New Age division. “It is significant just ...

Wilton Select Board may extend lease

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WILTON – The Select Board may agree to extend the lease on Lot E-23 held by Quinn Brothers Corporation. The original 15-year lease to remove gravel and other materials from the town-owned land was signed in 2004 and due to expire on March 1. At town meeting last year, voters gave the Select ...