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Hassan aims to aid teens on route to college

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NASHUA – Getting an early start on college is becoming more popular among high school students in Nashua, and U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., is looking to expand opportunities for students to earn college credits ahead of time. Recently, she and U.S. Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., introduced a ...

Cards Count

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HOLLIS – “Dear Warrior, I can play outside with my friends because you are brave. I can eat dinner with my family because you are courageous. And I can sleep safely in my bed at night because you are my hero.” A child penned that powerful message in a holiday card that flowed in among ...

Felony sex assault alleged

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NASHUA – U.S. Marine Cpl. Charles Donnelly, a Hudson middle school counselor and veteran of the War in Afghanistan seriously wounded by an improvised explosive device (IED) in 2011, stood before a Superior Court judge Tuesday in his first court appearance since his arrest Monday on felony sex ...

NBT Bank promotes two

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NORWICH, New York – NBT Bancorp Inc. President and CEO John Watt Jr. announced that John Moran has been appointed as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Moran will serve on NBT’s Executive Management Team and will be based at the company’s headquarters. He brings 17 ...

DPW seeking $10 million

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NASHUA – Officials with the Nashua Division of Public Works hope to have a new office facility constructed at the Nashua Four Hills Landfill sometime by 2022 due to “squalor-like conditions” at its current buildings, but a bond for $6 million must first be approved. “We’ve outgrown ...

Governor names new head of Massachusettes State Police

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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday named a new head of the embattled Massachusetts State Police as the agency works to regain the public trust. Lt. Col. Christopher Mason will replace Col. Kerry Gilpin, who announced last week she is retiring as state police ...

Mental Health Court making a difference

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NASHUA – The city’s Mental Health Court is working to reduce recidivism while also saving taxpayers’ money by providing participants with an alternative to incarceration. The Community Connections Mental Health Court in Nashua has been in existence since 2006. In that time, the ...

Eversource earns $319 million

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BOSTON – Eversource Energy earned $319 million from July 1 to Sept. 30, reflecting an increase from the $289.4 million the utility provider generated during the same three-month quarter in 2018. Put another way, the company made about $30 million more in the 2019 third quarter as compared ...

Luk’s Bar to host fundraiser

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HUDSON – As the team of volunteers behind The Jenny Fund gears up for December’s third annual “fun’raiser,” the owners of a new Hudson restaurant called Luk’s Bar & Grill are joining the cause with a week-long fundraiser next week. Chris Normandin, an owner of Luk’s, which ...

Women in STEM Day

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NASHUA – Hoping to grow interest in science, technology, engineering and math, Nashua School District officials recruited roughly 100 girls from the city’s middle and high schools for the annual Women in STEM Day on Tuesday. Despite these career fields tending to be dominated by men, ...

Main Street Money: Time to sell?

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Every day, people come into our office and ask what we recommend they do with their investments. It’s a difficult question to answer, as my crystal ball is on the fritz. The conversation will usually go something like this. Me: “How are you feeling about your investments right ...

NEWS DIGEST

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Number of homeless veterans declines MANCHESTER (AP) — The departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs say the number of homeless veterans nationwide has declined slightly. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson told reporters Tuesday in New Hampshire ...

Nashua K of C chapter honors WWII veteran Tom McManus

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NASHUA – On the eve of Veterans Day, a day that also happened to be the 244th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps, Nashua Knights of Columbus Council 13904 and Immaculate Conception Church parishioners gathered outside the church to pay tribute to fellow Knight and parishioner and World War II ...

Milford company set to deliver stuffed toys to CHAD

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It began when Amherst Label Company president Nick Calvetti went shopping the night before with his granddaughter to pick out stuffed “snuggle buddies” to donate to the kids at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHAD). Calvetti’s kindness was spurred by Amherst Label customer service ...

Mental Health Court making a difference

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NASHUA – The city’s Mental Health Court is working to reduce recidivism while also saving taxpayers’ money by providing participants with an alternative to incarceration. The Community Connections Mental Health Court in Nashua has been in existence since 2006. In that time, the ...

Arrest made in June damage spree at Regina Library

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NASHUA – The investigation into the June incident in which Rivier University’s Regina Library sustained significant damage yielded an arrest, police said Monday. Taken into custody and charged with two felony offenses was James Colby, a 36-year-old Nashua man police described as an ...