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City man pleads guilty in tobacco fraud scheme

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NASHUA – A city man plead guilty in federal court recently to evading state tobacco excise taxes, resulting in a payment of $400,000 to the state of New Hampshire as part of a plea agreement. Aldean Khater, of Nashua, pled guilty in federal court Jan. 2 on one count of mail fraud, a ...

Presidential hopeful makes way to Nashua

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NASHUA – She’s a lecturer, an activist and a four-time No. 1 author on the New York Times Best Seller list, now she’s testing the waters for a potential run at the presidency. Texas native Marianne Williamson has been traveling the Granite State this week gauging the interest of New ...

Nashua students continue raising money for hungry classmates

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NASHUA – Walking into Nashua High School South’s cafeteria a few months ago, one might have seen a sign hung up that read, “No money – no lunch or breakfast” in regards to a policy set forth by the Board of Education in 2012 that said at a high school level, no purchases for lunch ...

Milford set to create new course

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MILFORD – For several months, staff at Milford High School have been working with local companies to launch a new program that will prepare students for jobs in the manufacturing field. Starting next year, eligible juniors and seniors will be able to sign up for the Manufacturing ...

Veteran held after air rifle incident

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NASHUA – Alex Costello never intended to harm anyone when the 28-year-old military veteran, who has been struggling of late with mental health issues, fired a .22 caliber air rifle several times at a target hanging on a wall of his apartment, according to his public defender. What Costello ...

Competency hearing reset in Rohingya immigrant

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NASHUA – The competency hearing for Mohammod Rafique, the 28-year-old Rohingya man from Burma charged in 2017 with sexually assaulting four young girls, has been pushed ahead to next week after a prosecutor in the case fell ill. Judge Jacalyn Colburn granted the motion to continue, which ...

One guilty plea, 11 ‘Alford’ pleas in child porn case

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NASHUA – John R. Miller Jr., the Nashua man charged nearly three years ago with a dozen counts of possessing child pornography, pleaded guilty Thursday to one of those charges, then entered so-called “Alford” pleas to the 11 others to settle the first part of his case. Part two will ...

Upcoming event at Nashua Public Library raises ire

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NASHUA – An event set for Saturday at the Nashua Public Library is causing a major controversy for some in the community. What was intended to be a small program for a few teens has drawn significant attention, and Nashua Public Library Director Jen McCormack said it likely will detract ...

Judge rules in city’s favor in Millyard tennant case

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NASHUA – A Superior Court judge has granted the city of Nashua’s motion for final default judgment in its lawsuit against a former Millyard tenant, giving the city the green light to sell off the vast array of heavy machinery the tenant left behind upon his eviction nearly two years ...

Tree Streets meeting spurs multiple ideas

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NASHUA – Mayor Jim Donchess is encouraging anyone who lives, works, attends school, owns property or a business or practices their faith in the Tree Streets neighborhood to help decide how $25,000 should be invested for improvements. Wednesday night, residents attended an idea-gathering ...

Officials work toward creating a career academy

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CONCORD – Recently, the New Hampshire Department of Education and the Community College System of New Hampshire announced plans to move forward on creating the New Hampshire Career Academy. The academy will be a public charter school, embedded into the campuses of and operated by the ...

Couple in theft case miss court arraignment

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NASHUA – A former local man and his wife, charged last year with stealing $30,000 from an elderly relative in his final years, were granted a continuance of their arraignments this week after they didn’t appear as scheduled. Kile Madsen, 53, and Debra Madsen, 50, of 21 Elm St. in Potsdam, ...

City police searching for Walgreens bandit

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NASHUA – The Nashua Police Department is looking for any information in regards to a individual who robbed the Walgreens store at 283 Main St. According to law enforcement officials, the robbery took place at about 4:14 a.m. Monday, after which the police department’s Uniform Field ...

Business After Hours

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Erin Convery, of Uno’s Pizzaria & Grill, and Independent consultant Rick Mask look at some of the jewelry on display at Day’s Jewelers, who hosted Wednesday’s Business After Hours event for members of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce.

Influenza numbers flying

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NASHUA – The flu season is in full swing, and it’s leaving its mark on residents and local businesses in Greater Nashua. Local health officials said those who haven’t yet received a flu shot should be wary of those carrying the virus, and noted that it’s not too late to get the ...

Rail report referred to Committee on Infrastructure

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NASHUA – The Board of Aldermen referred the Nashua Rail Transit Committee Report to the Committee on Infrastructure during its Tuesday night meeting. The committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Jan. 23 in the Aldermanic Chamber to examine and discuss the report. “Of course, I’m preaching ...

Board of Education sees changes

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NASHUA – The new year is bringing new roles for certain members on the Board of Education. During Monday’s meeting, former board president Dotty Oden nominated board member Heather Raymond as president for 2019. Raymond was approved unanimously. Referring to a previous board meeting ...