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Wilton barbershop celebrates 60 years

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WILTON – Elmer Santerre opened his barbershop on Main Street on Sept. 6, 1958. When some members of the Main Street Association noted that was 60 years ago, the town office took notice, and the result was a surprise party at the town hall on Thursday, Sept. 6. Originally planned for Main ...

Hollis residents revel in history at Old Home Days

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HOLLIS – Although Hollis is home to a small population of people, those that do reside in this rural town have a huge passion for the history behind their community, which many celebrated at the 2018 Hollis Old Home Days. “It’s kind of to celebrate all the things that are good about ...

Water Walk raises awareness; helps fund wells

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NASHUA – Water warriors gathered at Greeley Park early Saturday morning to embark on the fourth annual Water Walk to raise money for the Thank You Project. While here in the United States most generally have easy access to clean, safe drinking water, that’s not the same story for some ...

Hundreds of dogs descend on Merrimack brewery

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MERRIMACK – Hundreds of dogs enjoyed biscuits while their owners enjoyed beer at this year’s Wags to Whiskers event, put on by the Humane Society for Greater Nashua. Tails were wagging and leashes were being pulled as about 700 pups greeted one another at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in ...

Wings and Wheels

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Connor Boucher and Carleigh Odell take a tour of a Nashua Transit Systems bus at this year’s Wings and Wheels event at the Nashua Airport on Saturday.

Nashua hosts inaugural Multicultural Festival

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NASHUA – The diversity of Nashua’s community was on full display at the inaugural Multicultural Festival at Elm Street Middle School on Saturday. From Brazilian street food to African jewelry to Columbian dance to Japanese drumming, people of different cultures and ethnicities came ...

13th annual Kelly Mann Memorial 5K and 3K Fun Run/Walk set

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NASHUA – On Sept. 22, the 13th annual Kelly Mann Memorial 5K Run and 3K Fun Walk will be hosted in Nashua. This event is part of the Toyota of Nashua Gate City Series. In July 2004, Kelly Mann was brutally murdered by her husband in her Nashua home, while her three children listened in a ...

Frank H. ‘Butch’ Goding Jr.

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MILFORD – Frank H. “Butch” Goding Jr., 71, resident of Milford, NH died on September 13, 2018 at his home. He was born in Nashua, NH on February 25, 1947, a son of the late Frank H. Goding, Sr. and Ann (Heaps) Goding. A longtime resident of Milford, he also lived in Nashua, ...

Kids’ event a success

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GLEN – In early September, one could find a crowd outside of Story Land in Glen. The Believe in Books Literacy Foundation’s 6th annual Kids’ Fun Run presented by Memorial Hospital and Story Land occurred on Sept. 3. Volunteer check-in opened at 7:30 a.m., and 48 volunteers came to help ...

12th Black New England Conference set for October

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DURHAM – The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire and the University of New Hampshire will host the 12th annual Black New England Conference, a two-day event on Oct. 19-20. The theme of this year’s conference is Express Yourself: Identity, Style and Adornment. The theme focuses on how ...

Agency receives $10K grant

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NASHUA – The Front Door Agency, a Nashua-based nonprofit that invests in southern New Hampshire families transitioning from crisis to self-sufficiency, has received a $10,000 targeted grant from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation. The grant will support mothers and children in the ...

Mohawk Tannery talks continue

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NASHUA – Potentially radioactive barium, as well as carcinogenic dioxin and arsenic, found at the former Mohawk Tannery led the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to classify it a Superfund site. At least one real estate developer, Bernie Plante, believes he can successfully contain the ...

Sleep Out to help end homelessness

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NASHUA – The United Way of Greater Nashua is once again hosting its “United We Sleep” event in an effort to address homelessness and to educate the public on associated issues. This year’s sleep out is 5 p.m. Sept. 21 to 8 a.m. Sept. 22 at Nashua Community College. More than a ...

Hollis Police Department introduces trading cards

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HOLLIS – Move over Pokemon, not to mention Ted Williams or Mickey Mantle: There’s a new set of trading cards in town. The Hollis Police Department launched a new set of trading cards. Students in grades K-6 can try to collect all 20 cards, each with a photo and short biography of someone ...

Eight arrested in Granite Shield bust

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NASHUA — On Thursday, police officers representing Nashua and Hudson conducted a Granite Shield operation that led to the arrest of eight individuals suspected of various crimes. They are Kareem Eldaly, Jessica Hernandez, Dawn Torres, Maureen Corsetti, Chelimar Gonzalez, Simon Concepcion, ...

Trial delayed in Dusty Old Cars case

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NASHUA – The criminal trial in Nashua against Dusty Old Cars owner Stephan Condodemetraky has been knocked off its expected Monday start, and pushed back into January. Condodemetraky faces seven felony charges in Nashua related to his now defunct classic car consignment dealership. There ...

Senior Center extends hours, adds programs

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NASHUA – The Nashua Senior Activity Center is offering new programs and extended evening hours – and one doesn’t necessarily have to be a senior to participate. With a fresh list of new classes and activities being offered, folks now have the opportunity to engage in a new Zumba session ...

Member of Ukrainian crime ring gets 16 months

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CONCORD – The Ukrainian man caught buying electronics in New Hampshire with gift cards obtained through the fraudulent actions of a criminal organization based in Russia was sentenced Wednesday to 16 months in prison. Yuriy Khalabuda, 37, appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Joseph ...

AARP Luncheon

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This week, Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess joined members of the Nashua chapter of AARP for their September luncheon at the Holiday Inn & Suites to update attendees on some of the city’s happenings. After finishing up with lunch, Donchess stood before the group to provide them with his update. ...