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Significant poll differences for Harris, Sanders

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NASHUA – If the heads of campaign staffers working for Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are spinning today, it may be due to the significantly different polling data released about New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary race on consecutive ...

Cats, chickens are debated

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NASHUA – “Why did the cat cross the road?” As Nashua officials work through their issues involving their contract with the Humane Society for Greater Nashua, the legality of impounding stray cats roaming the Gate City should soon have more clarity. City leaders are also now concerned ...

Armed robber receives no prison sentence

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NASHUA – One of the tellers working at a north Nashua credit union during a violent armed robbery some four years ago still wonders what he did to the two men to make them want to hold him at gunpoint, threaten to shoot him and “take away my sense of safety and security.” He should be ...

City teen is charged with assault, theft

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NASHUA – An early-morning fracas police said broke out in a young woman’s Nashua apartment when her ex-boyfriend allegedly took exception to a phone message she received landed the 19-year-old man in jail on preventive detention. Ricardo A. Mayor, of 6 McLaren Ave., Apt. 4, is facing 13 ...

Rising Nashua freshmen get credit during summer

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NASHUA – This month, rising freshmen will have the opportunity to explore different pathways available to them through the Nashua Technology Center as part of a newly revived Kick Start Program. The program runs in conjunction with the school district’s Power Scholars program – a ...

Man Dies After Jump from Bridge

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Richard Newton, 40, of Manchester, died on Monday as a result of injuries sustained when he apparently jumped down onto the Interstate 293 highway from the South Willow Street overpass, police said. Responding authorities determined that upon making his plummet, Newton collided with two ...

Area Native Serves at Center

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With numerous ships, submarines and airplanes deployed in the U.S. Atlantic Fleet’s area of operations, sailors stationed at the Fleet Weather Center, in Norfolk, Virginia, make it their primary mission to monitor extreme weather conditions in support of the fleet’s daily operations. Petty ...

‘United We Sleep’ set for September

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NASHUA – For the fourth year in a row, the United Way of Greater Nashua is planning its “United We Sleep to End Hunger and Homelessness” event. This will take place Sept. 20-21 on the grounds of the Nashua Community College. It is an experiential fundraiser for United Way. The ...

‘Fresh Air’ children now in Nashua

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NASHUA – Southern New Hampshire Fresh Air host families awaited the arrival of their Fresh Air children, July 8 at Nashua High School South. This summer, thousands of New York City children will have new experiences, make new friends and explore the outdoors with volunteer host families in ...

Mich. man sentenced for federal bank fraud

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CONCORD – U.S. Attorney Scott Murray on Tuesday said Deandray Buckley, 27, of Belleville, Michigan, was sentenced on Monday to 39 months in federal prison for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. According to court documents and statements made in court, from October 2017 to February ...

Man gets 150 months on meth charges

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CONCORD – Jesse R. Lohman, 37, of Lempster, was sentenced to 150 months in federal prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Scott Murray said. According to court documents and statements made in court, on Aug. 31, police encountered Lohman in the ...

On the Record

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NASHUA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 3 • Catalina Mazuera, 26, of Nashua: domestic violence-simple assault (three counts). • Jaleesa Archer, 33, of Nashua: domestic violence-simple assault (three counts). • Brian Wieffering, 54, of Nashua: domestic violence-simple assault (five ...

Nashua students learn about horticulture

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NASHUA – A group of Nashua High School North and South students are using the outdoors as their classroom this summer, thanks to a new extended learning opportunity (ELO) in horticulture. Recently, Nashua Technology Center Co-Directors Amanda Bastoni and Mike McQuilkin paired up with ...

Health care divides candidates

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NASHUA — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday released a health care plan reinforcing his support for Obamacare and a public option, drawing contrasts with several of his 2020 Democratic primary rivals who are pushing more ambitious “Medicare for All” proposals. Meanwhile, however, ...

Salary hikes for school officials are considered

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NASHUA – If approved by the city’s Board of Aldermen, Nashua school administrators and supervisors will see a 2.5% salary increase through June 30, 2020. Approving the cost items of a collective bargaining agreement between the Nashua Board of Education and the Nashua Association of ...

Library plaza upgrades taking shape

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NASHUA – Nashua Public Library’s plaza needs a bit of sprucing up, and final plans for its renovation will be discussed during a 6 p.m. Wednesday meeting at the library. As library Director Jennifer McCormack describes it, the space is “well-loved and overused.” In May, Senior ...

Selectmen proclaim Lyndeborough a Purple Heart town

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LYNDEBOROUGH – The Board of Selectmen formally proclaimed Lyndeborough a Purple Heart Town at a ceremony held prior to the regular meeting of the board on July 3. Marie Grella of Amherst, who had proposed the designation, was joined by Purple Heart recipient Paul Martin and two other veterans ...

Local teen accused of sexually assaulting 2

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NASHUA – A roughly month-long police investigation into two young girls’ allegations that 19-year-old Daniel Montminy sexually assaulted them in their Nashua home culminated in Montminy’s arrest during the weekend. Montminy, who turns 20 later this week, is charged with two counts of ...