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Seven people hospitalized in acid spill at UPS facility in Nashua

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A nitric acid spill at Nashua’s United Parcel Service center on Whipple Street sent 7 people to local hospitals Tuesday morning. Firefighters were notified shortly after 7 a.m. of an incident unfolding at the distribution facility located off of Simon Street. Nashua Fire Rescue Chief Steven ...

A show of patriotism

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NASHUA – Hundreds of motorcycle riders arrived at the Texas Roadhouse, located on Amherst Street, on Sunday morning to embark on a scenic trip across Hillsborough County in an effort to help disabled veterans. Now in its 14th year, Texas Roadhouse Bike Run took place at 10 of the chain ...

Keno talk coming to city

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NASHUA – Keno could be coming to Nashua, and the city is looking at $28.5 million in new bonds for the Burke Street Department of Public Works project and the downtown performing arts center. The Board of Aldermen will meet Tuesday night with Charles McIntyre of the New Hampshire Lottery ...

Library mulls its options

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MILFORD – Library trustees are taking another look at building expansion plans after proposals for a new facility were turned down by voters two years in a row. Last week, Wadleigh Memorial Library trustees and Director Betsy Solon went to the selectmen’s meeting and told town officials ...

Triumph over time: Business celebrates a half-century in Nashua

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NASHUA – Neighbors wave as they drive along and see Jerry “Dude” Wheeler fixing a motorcycle in front of his Gate City Cycle Center. Dude, 75, owns the enclave for used Triumph, Norton and BSA motorcycles. He’s been around the shop a long time. It was opened in 1959 by Harold Bishop, a ...

Crews make quick work of stove fire

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NASHUA – Crews made quick work of an overnight fire on Atherton Avenue. Nashua Fire Rescue responded shortly before midnight on Saturday for reports of a stove fire at a three-story condominium unit, finding smoke showing from a side door of the apartment upon arrival. Deputy Chief George ...

High Mowing students spending summer building tiny house

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LYNDEBOROUGH – Tiny houses are in the news as the latest thing – so Jason Elder, a student at High Mowing School in Wilton, decided to build one. “A classmate said, ‘Wouldn’t it be cool to turn one into a dorm room?’ “ Elder said recently. He later was joined in the project by ...

Teen hospitalized after early morning crash

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MERRIMACK – A teenage driver had suffered life-threatening injuries after an early morning accident Sunday on Daniel Webster Highway. New Hampshire State Police say the underage male operator, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was flown to Tufts Medical Center in Boston by the ...

HMS math teacher finalist from NH to receive award

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HUDSON – A Hudson Memorial School teacher has been recognized for her commitment in the classroom to her seventh- grade students. Sarah Fichera is a finalist from New Hampshire after receiving a nomination for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. It is ...

Marin’s appeal is proceeding

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CONCORD – More than a year since being found guilty of killing her child, Katlyn Marin’s appeal before the New Hampshire Supreme Court continues to make progress. Marin was convicted last August of second-degree murder and sentenced to 45 years to life in state prison. A judge found her ...

‘Put Nashua on Bikes Day’ takes baby step in larger mission

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NASHUA – A used 18-speed Royce Union mountain bike got a new lease on life when Ed Lettich purchased it Saturday for just $25. The Nashua man plans to ride it at local parks. Lettich, 35, was one of several people who bought a refurbished and cleaned bicycle during “Put Nashua on Bikes ...

Senior Sluggers: Nashua league offers fitness and fun

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The stylish homepage for Nashua Senior Softball opens with two animated cartoon characters of baseball players, one endlessly swinging his bat in a wide circle, the other running forever toward his next home run. Centered alongside, beneath a slideshow of game highlights, is the motto,“We do ...

College to offer revamped culinary arts degree option

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NASHUA – There is something new on the curriculum menu for students at Nashua Community College. The school’s culinary program is receiving a complete makeover, a chance for students to experience a hands-on learning environment and take their cooking to a new level with an international ...

Crew putting finishing touches on relocated Nashua skate park

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NASHUA – Construction of the city’s new skatepark is reaching its final stages and is slated for completion in September. The David W. Deane Skatepark, located on Stadium Drive near the Public Works garage, is beginning to resemble the masterpiece it has been touted as by the city. As a ...

VA pledging new spending, leadership for Manchester center

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MANCHESTER – The nation’s top veterans affairs official promised Friday to bring fresh leadership and additional funding to the embattled Manchester Veterans Administration Medical Center so sick and wounded service members can get the care they deserve. Secretary of Veterans Affairs David ...

Kuster to lead inquiry in VA

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Congress is coming to New Hampshire to find out what went wrong at the Manchester VA Medical Center. U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, the lead Democrat on the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation, announced this week she plans to bring the subcommittee to New Hampshire next ...

Nashua BOE finds compromise on hiring process for North principal

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NASHUA – After a long and tense conversation, the city’s Board of Education was able to come to an agreement about how to oversee the hiring of the next principal of Nashua High School North without interfering too much with the administration’s efforts. All members of the board will be ...

BOE announces two new elementary school assistant principals

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NASHUA – The city’s Board of Education has approved two new assistant principals at its elementary schools. John Forrest, formerly the principal at Beaver Meadow School in Concord, has been chosen as the assistant principal of Broad Street Elementary School at a salary of $85,300. Deb ...

Milford man accused of theft, forgery

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MERRIMACK – Officers say a Milford man has turned himself into police after a nearly a yearlong investigation. Jeffrey Heaps, of 15 Powers St., was charged by the Merrimack Police Department with theft by unauthorized taking, theft by deception and forgery. Police say Heaps allegedly took a ...