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Annual Greek Food Festival opens to hungry crowd

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NASHUA – With a large menu of authentic Greek cuisine cooking throughout Friday, the congregation at Saint Philip Greek Orthodox Church once again opened its doors for the annual Greek Food Festival. What began as a small festival more than 30 years ago with a group of 15 to 20 women from ...

Milford Prom

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Milford High School students are dressed to the nines as they dance and celebrate their prom at Alpine Grove in Hollis on Friday night.

Hassan visits Sprayer Systems Co.

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U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., made a visit to Sprayer Systems Co. in Merrimack this week to tour the company’s facilities and meet with executives to discuss the state of the manufacturing businesses. She also learned more about the company’s partnership with Milford High School, known ...

NCC graduating nearly 300 this term

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NASHUA – Nashua Community College staff members and faculty are excited to announce the class of 2019 includes 299 graduates this year across the more than 30 associate degree and 20 certificate programs. Of the graduates, 184 will be participating in the Commencement Ceremony, set for 11 ...

Sununu welcomes Trump tariff move

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CONCORD – After the Friday reports that the Trump administration will be lifting steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico, Gov. Chris Sununu issued this statement: “The removal of these tariffs is a win for the New Hampshire economy, and something that I have long urged the ...

YMCA summer camps set; variety offered

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NASHUA – There are a lot of options when it comes to choosing summer camps children, but the YMCA has some great opportunities. There are few unique environments as special as camp, a place at which kids become part of a community and form friendships as they learn both how to be more ...

Kuster pushing infrastructure bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – During Infrastructure Week, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., joined the Democratic members of the Energy and Commerce Committee to introduce an infrastructure package to address climate change, expand broadband internet access, and invest in America’s health care ...

More than 20 rescuers help injured hiker

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JAFFREY (AP) – A team of more than 20 rescuers aided a 17-year-old girl who suffered a leg injury while hiking at New Hampshire’s Monadnock State Park. New Hampshire Fish and Game Department conservation officers said the teen began hiking in the Jaffrey park about 4:30 p.m. Thursday with ...

Company offers to rehire worker

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CANAAN (AP) – A company has offered to rehire a school cafeteria worker whom it fired for giving a student lunch for free . Bonnie Kimball said she was fired March 28 by Fresh Picks, a vendor that supplies food to the Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan. She told the student ...

Some ATV trails won’t be open for holiday

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CONCORD (AP) – Late winter snow and heavy spring rain has delayed the opening of all-terrain vehicle trails in much of northern New Hampshire, which usually happens Memorial Day weekend. Wet and cooler-than-average spring weather has delayed snow melt in several areas, the state’s Bureau ...

City renames street for fallen officer

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NASHUA – More than 90 years after Patrolman James Roche became the first Nashua police officer to die from being shot while on duty, city officials honored him Thursday by giving a street the name of Officer James Roche Drive. With the renaming of Panther Drive to Officer James Roche Drive, ...

‘Imagine Nashua 2040:’ Officials present budget

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NASHUA – Despite a sparse public turnout during the Thursday special Board of Aldermen meeting, Mayor Jim Donchess and others discussed the planned $317 million fiscal 2020 budget. This amount reflects an increase of about $11 million, or 3%, from the budget originally approved for the ...

Schools trying to match ELL students, careers

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NASHUA – Imagine being a teenager with a native tongue of Spanish, Vietnamese, or Arabic and arriving at Nashua High School North or South. You end up working so hard just to fit in and learn English that you may not even realize that you have the opportunity to train for a careers in ...

Report clears Nashua police in officer-involved shooting

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CONCORD – Officer James Ciulla, the Nashua police officer who shot 29-year-old Justin Contreras in a Ledge Street apartment building nearly a year ago, was legally justified in the use of deadly force, according to a Thursday statement by the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office. While ...

Heaps found not guilty on all charges

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NASHUA – Jurors tasked with deciding whether former Second Wind BMW parts manager Jeffrey Heaps is guilty of forging documents and stealing money from the business made quick work of that assignment Thursday afternoon. Within two hours of entering deliberations, the panel returned verdicts ...

Rough start, better ending at Drug Court proceeding

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NASHUA – Despite a rather shaky start, Emily Atwood’s court hearing this week on an agreement sparing her time behind bars if she enters, and graduates from, Nashua Adult Drug Court concluded on a more positive note, with the judge promising her she “won’t be flying alone” on her road ...

Meals Matter program gets more support

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NASHUA — Mayor Jim Donchess officially named a day to celebrate the Meals Matter program, which students at Nashua High School South initiated to help feed hungry classmates. Donchess and New Hampshire Sen. Melanie Levesque, D-Nashua, stopped at the school to meet with students from Suzanne ...

Nashua students will learn about city government

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NASHUA – Mayor Jim Donchess welcomed 19 high school students who will soon be seniors in the Nashua School District to City Hall on Thursday for summer internship orientation. During their internships, set to run from July 8 to Aug. 13, each student will be paid to work 20 hours per work. ...

Tuning the Keys

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With her father, Felix Jacquez, watching her in enjoyment, 4-year-old Samantha plays one of the four street pianos in downtown Nashua on Thursday.