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Nashua’s Gibson Bagpipes allowed to export product internationally

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NASHUA – On Monday, Gibson Bagpipes LLC in Nashua received their CITES permits, allowing them to once again internationally export their product. After almost a year-long process, they finally received the permits in the mail, but are unsure whether international orders will make it to their ...

Hollis Brookline High School renovations discussed in open forum

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HOLLIS – A few dozen people braved the cold, rainy weather Tuesday night to participate in a Hollis Brookline High School public forum, the second in a few months to discuss options for two proposed renovations. The first meeting, in October, laid out the need to expand the current space ...

Woman in Main Street accident still hospitalized

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NASHUA – Courtney Lannon, the woman who was hit by a car while crossing Main Street on Nov. 26 remains in a Boston hospital with serious injuries, Nashua Police Lt. Craig Allard said Tuesday. The investigation still is ongoing, with little information available about the circumstances of the ...

Prosecutors, defense at odds over admissibility

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NASHUA – When David Caplin showed up at the home of a 14-year-old neighbor around midnight on Oct. 2, 1988, the girl noticed he’d ditched his jean jacket and had what appeared to be blood on his pants, a state prosecutor said in court Monday. Then, the prosecutor told the court, as Caplin ...

Family of teen washed away goes to court alleging ‘negligence’

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NASHUA – City officials lied about the unsecure manhole cover that a teen fell through last year as a police investigation into the fatal accident was beginning, according to a lawsuit filed by the father of Jacob Goulet. Goulet, 16, fell through the manhole cover at Bicentennial Park on the ...

New Nashua sculpture ‘Together’ dedicated at Rotary Park

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NASHUA – Mayor Jim Donchess had to talk for quite awhile Sunday afternoon to touch upon just some of the contributions that Meri and Charles Goyette have made to support, and advance, the arts scene in Nashua, their adopted city of going on 60 years. Speaking over the din of Main Street ...

Hudson to host annual dinner

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HUDSON – The Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Silent Auction/Dinner for Charity at The White Birch Catering and Banquet Hall on Wednesday, 6 p.m. on Dec. 6. For the 18th consecutive year, proceeds from the event will be donated to the Hudson Food Pantry at St. John ...

City gifts Christmas trees to families in need

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NASHUA – The City of Nashua gifted 70 trees to families in need Saturday at its new Arlington Street Community Center. Members from the city’s My Brother’s Keeper executive board, Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess and others spread holiday cheer and gave a boost to families from across the city. ...

Nashuan donates handmade items to Santa Fund

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NASHUA – For more than 15 years Nashua native Dot Losik has donated handmade gifts to the Santa Fund. This year was no different. Losik dropped off 76 handmade items to share with those in need this holiday season. Since 2002, she has kept a personal record of the 959 items she’s knitted ...

The evolution of Christmas light displays

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Man, how Christmas light displays have changed over the years. And I’m reminded just how much they’ve changed every time I drive down Countryside Drive, a shortish street that connects West Hollis Street and Gilson Road down in Nashua’s so-called southwest quadrant. For several holiday ...

Bids for Kids auction draws more than 300

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NASHUA – The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua held its 31st annual Bids for Kids Holiday Auction at Sky Meadow Country Club Saturday, raising money for local children this holiday season. “There are over 300 people including staff, volunteers, club members and club supporters,” ...

4th annual Gingerbread House Contest a hit

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The Nashua Senior Activity Center was filled with holiday cheer Saturday morning as hundreds of area residents took part in the 4th annual Gingerbread House Contest and Breakfast with Santa event. For the second year, breakfast was provided in conjunction with the Nashua Lions Club. Throughout ...

CASA dropped from DCYF lawsuit

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MANCHESTER – CASA of New Hampshire has immunity in the sexual assault lawsuit filed against the state Division of Children, Youth and Families, according to a new ruling in the case. Hillsborough County Superior Court Judge Gillian Abramson ruled both the organization, and the individual ...

A batty situation in Merrimack

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MERRIMACK – Eight elementary school classrooms have been closed and sectioned off at James Mastricola Upper Elementary School in Merrimack due to a report of an odor that was later identified as bat feces. Originally, a teacher reported the odor in a classroom around Nov. 21. “We had our ...

Holiday auction is benefiting the Special Olympics

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An online holiday auction is going on through Dec. 7, with proceeds going directly toward New Hampshire Special Olympics athletes. “Over one hundred extra special gift solutions are ready for competitive bidding or instant purchase,” a press release said. Some of the available items ...

Symphony NH, Act of Congress team up

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NASHUA – Symphony NH and Act of Congress are joining forces next weekend to deliver an Americana take on popular holiday music and carols at their Holiday Pops concert. They will be performing in Nashua Dec. 9 at the Keefe Center for the Arts at 117 Elm St. from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Also, the ...

Police nab four in Nashua drug bust

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NASHUA – Police arrested four people Thursday in a drug investigation as part of the city’s ongoing efforts to end the opioid crisis through participation in Operation Granite Shield. The Nashua Police Department’s Narcotics Intelligence Division, Problem Oriented Policing Unit and ...

Fire crews respond to Broad Street electrical fire

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NASHUA – Susan Gust waited with a neighbor outside her home at 494 Broad St. Friday morning while the fire crew members went in and out, assessing the damage that had been done by a small electrical fire. Gust was home when the fire started, “Thank God,” she said, thinking what might have ...

‘Justice For All’

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NASHUA – New Hampshire’s first film about how the state’s courts work with military veterans to meet their unique circumstances and needs through The Veterans Behavioral Health Track, Justice for All, was screened at the Nashua Public Library Thursday night. The film acted as a stepping ...