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Winery’s Gala supports N.H. kids in need

Local News

LaBelle Winery celebrated its fifth anniversary in Amherst on Saturday night, with a black tie gala to benefit charities supporting local children and youth, including “Empowering Angels,” a nonprofit founded by Labelle Winery co-owner Amy LaBelle. LaBelle and husband, Caesar Arboleda, ...

Aldermen to meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

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NASHUA – The Board of Aldermen are scheduled to take up the resolution regarding the Performing Arts Center at Tuesday’s regular meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m. in the aldermanic chamber at City Hall. Board President Brian McCarthy has also scheduled a special meeting for 7 p.m., at ...

Chocolate lovers unite at Nashua stroll

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With Valentines Day around the corner, there’s no shortage of heart-shaped and ribbon-tied boxes of chocolates to fill the supermarket aisles and store-front displays. But seldom do you get a chance to indulge in the chocolate delights for free. At the Third annual Chocolate Stroll, hosted by ...

Pets of the Week

Community News

Humane Society for Greater Nashua CINNAMON Apparently, it’s spice week at the shelter! My name is Cinnamon and shortly you are going to be introduced to some feline that hangs out down the hall whose name is Paprika! I am sweet, savory and appetizing, while she is just seasoned to perfection. ...

Beauty & Blooms: Growers show off their prize orchids

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NASHUA – They come with names like cattleya, cymbidium, vandaceous, pleurothallid and oncidium, but at the end of the day they’re all orchids. Even the ones that don’t have flowers are orchids, much to the surprise of any orchid neophyte who may have attended one of the first two days of ...

Gate City Series names its road race champions

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NASHUA – David Audet and Alison Delyani were honored as the male and female winners of the 2017 Gate City Series, and Toyota of Nashua was recognized as the title sponsor, during a Feb. 6 gathering at the dealership. The Gate City Series encompasses five Greater Nashua road races that work ...

12 articles head to Amherst’s ballot

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AMHERST – Outside of a couple of questions seeking to clarify the language in a warrant article asking voters whether to dissolve the Cemetery Lots Fund in favor of an expandable trust fund, about two dozen residents voted without comment at Thursday’s deliberative session to send all 12 ...

Water fund supports state cleanup efforts

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A cost of $276 million is a lot of money, but when it comes to providing clean drinking water for the state of New Hampshire it might not be enough. The state is determining how to allocate the $276 million Drinking Water and Ground Water Trust Fund that is being financed by proceeds from the ...

Art center up for vote

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NASHUA – The $15.5 million performing arts center proposal is up for a vote Tuesday night. The proposal will put a 500 to 700 seat theater at 201 Main St., the former home to Alec’s Shoes. The center will have a theater, meeting space and retail space the city can lease out to businesses. ...

Wilton man escapes felony conviction

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NASHUA – The Wilton man who injured three friends when he flipped his pick-up truck four-wheeling on trails off Perry Road in Milford was found not guilty on all felony counts, but guilty on three misdemeanor assault charges. The jury returned guilty verdict on three counts of vehicular ...

Third annual Chocolate Stroll on tap today

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NASHUA – Few things go together as well as love and chocolate … or, chocolate and just about anything, for that matter. Chocolate seems to be the way to a loved one’s heart, the cure for a broken heart, and often comes in the shape of a heart. That thinking is part of what led Great ...

Cocoa for a cause

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HUDSON – Big Papa’s Cocoa Stand, a tradition concocted by the eldest of two Hudson brothers to benefit the fight against Alzheimer’s, moves into its 10th year as the youngest, Tyler Blanchette, carries the torch on, shining light on a challenging disease. However, Tyler’s overcoming ...

MTI offers alternative to 4-year schools

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NASHUA – Last year, Stephen Crocker was just a “21-year-old kid looking for a career,” but knew that a traditional four-year school was simply not part of his trajectory. He wanted something hands-on, but that still presented an intellectual challenge. Then, he found Maverick Technical ...

Nashuan arrested for robbing man at gunpoint

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NASHUA – A local man was allegedly robbed at gunpoint, slashed with a knife and struck over the head “multiple times with a hard object,” according to Nashua police. Police responded to a call Jan. 4 around Stevens Avenue for a reported robbery. The victim, according to court documents, ...

Solar Power: Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter to unveil project today

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NASHUA – U.S. Sen Maggie Hassan and Mayor Jim Donchess will help unveil the fruits of a major and progressive project today at the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter. The pair will be joined by Soup Kitchen staff, volunteers, officials and community members as the organization cuts the ribbon ...

Local business owner looks to help fellow veterans

Business

AMHERST – A Bedford-based company launched a unique initiative this week that caters specifically to veterans. Jack Child, of Amherst, said his company – G-FORCE – specializes in pavement maintenance and parking lot striping. In August 2017, he created an opportunity available ...

Caplin to plea in double-murder

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NASHUA – Decades after the murders of two Nashua women, one of the suspects is being brought to justice as David Caplin is now scheduled to plead guilty to his role in the crimes. Caplin, 56, is set for a Tuesday plea and sentencing hearing in the Hillsborough Superior Court in Nashua. He’s ...

Mass. seeks path forward after hydro project defeat

Business

CONCORD (AP) – A week after New Hampshire regulators soundly rejected a $1.6 billion hydropower project, Massachusetts officials are demanding to know whether Northern Pass still is a viable option for delivering clean energy to their state by 2020. The project was set to deliver hydropower ...