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Hepatitis A outbreak feared; Case identified in Nashua

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NASHUA -- Yellowing of the skin and eyes, nausea and vomiting are some symptoms those infected with hepatitis A are experiencing as the virus spreads across Southern New Hampshire. Tuesday, officials with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services said they have identified 13 ...

YMCA outreach assists veterans

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NASHUA – The Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center has come a long way through the last 20 years to offer a comprehensive health care system for veterans, and representatives were at the YMCA of Greater Nashua Saturday morning to inform veterans of how they can help them. The VA ...

D.W. College still shrouded in mystery

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NASHUA – More than a year after its new owner came on board, very little seems to have changed at the 50-acre campus once home to Daniel Webster College. “The owners are still trying to get institutions interested in the property,” Mike Diffily, a spokesman for the reported owner, said ...

Gallery at The Wall

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NASHUA – For the last couple of months, students from the Nashua School District, the Adult Learning Center and Clearway Alternative High School have been nose deep in art projects for the Gallery at the Wall. Gallery at the Wall will be located at Rotary Common Park, Home of the Reflection ...

Nashua man pleads ‘no contest’

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NASHUA – About a month ago, just before a scheduled hearing on his motion to suppress evidence in his child sex abuse image possession case, Nashua resident Robert Catanzano Jr. came forward and proposed a plea agreement to prosecutors. After pondering their options, Assistant County ...

Addressing costs: Battle on against high prescription drug prices

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NASHUA – U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Nashua Public Health Director Bobbie Bagley know many people have to balance paying for rent, utilities, food and prescription drugs. They know this because members of their own families have felt the impact of constantly increasing prescription ...

Retired mechanic follows dream of mastering art

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NASHUA – William Cheever Turner, a realist narrative oil painter from Milford, was selected to be the Nashua Area Artists Association’s Artist of for the month for February. His featured wall, “Birds,” is currently on display at the association’s gallery at 30 Temple St. Turner, who ...

ON THE OTHER HAND: Patriots capture 6th Super Bowl win

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ATLANTA – Six rings. It’s the dead of winter, and all of New England will be celebrating like it’s the Fourth of July after the New England Patriots closed out the Los Angeles Rams, 13-3, to capture Super Bowl LIII Sunday night in front of 70,081 people at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. While ...

Patriots defense worthy of praise

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Can an entire 11-man unit stand at the podium this morning with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to accept a Super Bowl MVP trophy? Evidently not, because New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman will be the one accepting the MVP honors from Goodell this morning. But really, the Patriots ...

Biergarten in Merrimack hosts Puppy Bowl viewing party

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MERRIMACK – In preparation for Super Bowl LIII, people helped the Humane Society for Greater Nashua at the Anheuser-Busch Biergarten in Merrimack Sunday during a Puppy Bowl viewing party. The Merrimack brewery hosted the dog-friendly fundraiser, where dogs were welcome in the outdoor ...

16 things to know about upcoming town meeting

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Beginning this past weekend and continuing through thisweek there will be five town and school Deliberative Sessions in Milford and Amherst and a school Deliberative Session in Mont Vernon. Deliberatives are basically the same as traditional New England town meetings, except the final votes on ...

Questions about solar farm plan

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MILFORD – It seems like a no-brainer – clean energy and much needed revenue from property that has been off the tax rolls since the town bought it 20 years ago. But a plan to lease 120 acres of industrial-commercial land to a solar energy firm did not get a warm welcome at the recent ...

Advocacy group warns against the legalization of marijuana

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MILFORD – With the New Hampshire Legislature expected to pass a bill legalizing recreational marijuana use, the president of a health advocacy group told a town hall meeting here last week, that would not be a good thing. The bill would legalize up to an ounce of recreational marijuana and ...

Sen. Gillibrand takes questions over coffee

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NASHUA – U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., made her way across the Granite State Saturday, stopping in Nashua where she took questions from area voters over a cup of coffee at jajaBelle’s Pastry and Coffee Shop on Main Street. The coffee shop was crammed with area elected officials, ...

Gillibrand prioritizes access to health care

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NASHUA – After meeting with local residents Saturday morning at jajaBelle’s Pastry and Coffee Shop, U.S. Sen. Kristen Gillibrand, D-N.Y., discussed her support for a universal health care plan. “No matter where I go, red places, blue places, purple places, the No. 1 issue for Americans ...

Nashuan closing in on supercentenarian status at age 108

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I knew the minute I started reading colleague Grace Pecci’s feature story on the remarkable Maery Moriarty Cacace that I’d soon be digging in several directions to see what else I could find about our Nashua-born supercentenarian. Well, technically, Maery – sometimes she’s referred to ...

Large New Hampshire contingent in Atlanta for Super Bowl

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ATLANTA – The sun was shining bright at Centennial Olympic Park on Saturday, a great day in the 60s for current and former Nashua area Patriot fans to enjoy the Super Bowl LIII atmosphere. It was absolutely mobbed, and those in Patriots gear certainly outnumbered any in Rams shirts, caps, ...

Gillibrand draws full house to coffeehouse

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NASHUA -- After enjoying some beer with New Hampshire Young Democrats in Manchester Friday evening, Kirsten Gillibrand got up bright and early Saturday morning for some caffeine at jajaBelle’s Pastry and Coffee Shop. Gillibrand, who represents New York in the U.S. Senate, drew a large crowd ...