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Challenge to N.H. prison psychiatric unit continues

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CONCORD (AP) – Lawyers for a young New Hampshire man say his incarceration in a prison psychiatric unit violates a law governing emergency medical treatment, but state officials are rebutting that claim. Andrew Butler, 21, of Hollis, was transferred to the prison in January, several months ...

AG watching Symphony NH lawsuit

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NASHUA – The wrongful termination lawsuit filed by the former music director at Symphony NH has garnered the attention of state officials, though they have not yet taken any official action. Thomas Donovan with the Charitable Trusts Unit of the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office said ...

Kids Con 2018: Comic books come to life as event marks third year

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NASHUA – Three-year-old Nathan Allen put three of his favorite superhero costumes in the car before his family headed up to Nashua on Sunday for the third annual Kids Con New England. However, Nathan – who lives in Lynn, Massachusetts, and was among the scores of children who came to this ...

Long-time pastor stepping down

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NASHUA – As he gets ready to leave St. Christopher Parish on Manchester Street, the Rev. Richard Kelley said he will miss helping people as a pastor. “I’m going to miss the people, and the day-to-day contact,” he said. Kelley, 75, is retiring as pastor this month, with a parish ...

Students shave heads for solidarity with cancer patients

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NASHUA – Students at the Infant Jesus School in Nashua donated hair to or shaved their heads in solidarity with kids with cancer Friday evening at their end of the year barbecue and fundraiser. Gabriel Tifone-Gravel, 9, whose blonde locks quickly disappeared in favor of a military haircut, ...

Fires damage car, commercial building and residential shed

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NASHUA – The first of two Sunday fires reported almost exactly 12 hours apart consumed the engine compartment of a 2006 Ford and slightly damaged an adjacent building, while the second blackened a storage shed and melted the siding on the owner’s house, officials said. No injuries ...

‘Food for Thought’ teaches cooking skills

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NASHUA – Annie Cius likes to add spices directly to her food, while friend Schama Sako prefers to pour them into her hand first and then lightly sprinkle the herbs into the bowl. Both of the Elm Street Middle School eighth-graders agree though – they always need more seasoning. Cius and ...

Mine Falls Park advisory committee offers historic Gatehouse tour

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NASHUA – Members of the public got a view of the city’s past on Friday when two members of the Mine Falls Park Advisory Committee opened doors to the Gatehouse. The Gatehouse, located just up the trail at the Mine Falls Park entrance near Stellos Stadium, stands as a historic reminder of ...

Group suggests elm plantings to honor Mayflower anniversary

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KEENE (AP)– A group that’s helped plant hundreds of thousands of disease-resistant American Liberty elm trees in communities nationwide is encouraging tree memorials at schools in honor of the 400th anniversary of the signing of the Mayflower Compact in 2020. The Elm Research Institute ...

Police seek suspect in dog theft

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NASHUA -- Investigators are looking to identify an individual for information regarding a dog theft case. The dog was removed from a motor vehicle Sunday evening. If anyone knows this individual, they are asked to contact police at 603-594-3500 with information.

Dartmouth students present clean water report to Legislature

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Chris Christensen, R-Merrimack, a veteran legislator well versed in clean water, was not sure fellow legislators were on the same page, so he invited a group of Dartmouth students to research the issue and present their findings to the Legislature. On April 3, three students representing the ...

2nd annual Dog Jog brings all the barkers to the park

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NASHUA – With sneakers and paws ready to dash past the starting line, hundreds of dog-lovers, along with their beloved canines, came out to Stellos Stadium on Saturday for the 2nd annual New England Dog Jog. After receiving their complementary timing bibs, chips and Dog Jog T-shirts, ...

A look at how Nashua kids graduated a century ago

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Virtually nowhere but in the trenches of war can one discover the true meaning of equality, the Nashua High School valedictorian told her fellow graduates at the outset of her address. Indeed, added Mary Eunice Potter – who, by the way, hailed from across the river in Hudson – “the ...

Tree Streets Block Party a bit hit

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NASHUA – The second annual Tree Streets Block Party drew many in the neighborhood out to Ash Street Saturday for an afternoon of fun. “It celebrates the neighborhoods diversity, its people, its programs and it supports its spirit,” Tom Lopez , Nashua Ward 4 Alderman said. Ash Street ...

YMCA of Greater Nashua CEO LaChance earns achievement award

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NASHUA – YMCA of Greater Nashua CEO Mike LaChance was honored at the New Hampshire State House by the Governor’s Council on Physical Activity and Health with the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award for his work throughout the years in improving the health of the Greater Nashua community. ...

Merrimack Cleanup

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Mark, Camden, Cooper and Stacy Papp stand with Erin Jilley, Laurie Foss and Judy and Desmond Gallano, all from Movement Christian Church, Saturday afternoon in Merrimack. A facet of their ministry is Love 603, and as part of that they and others went to Twin Bridges Park to clean up trash. ...

Trivia Bowl

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Two Nashua High School South teams went head to head in the fourth and final round of the school’s social studies trivia bowl Thursday, battling it out for a highly coveted prize: glory and a Dunkin’ Donuts gift card. In a swift game of 51 history, civics, economics and other social studies ...

Hunt Community celebrates renovations

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NASHUA – After a $10 million renovation project, relevant, vibrant and current are words John Parolin uses to describe Silverstone Living’s Hunt Community. “This is the first time in 20-plus years something has been done of a major undertaking. Today is marking the opening of some ...