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Nashua South gets NEASC accreditation

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NASHUA – In July, The Telegraph reported that in the Nashua School District, English Language Learner students outnumber teachers dedicated to helping them by a ratio of 50-to-1. Officials with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges see this as problematic, as they recommend ...

Area man is dead after Maine shooting

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OLD TOWN, Maine – Published reports indicate Adrian Bunker, 37, of Merrimack, was killed early Thursday morning when gunfire erupted moments after an Old Town police officer stopped the man’s truck on Stillwater Avenue. Bunker died in what police describe as an “armed confrontation” ...

Tall man allegedly rips down street sign in city

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NASHUA – Clifford Etadafimue, a Nigerian immigrant standing 7 feet 2 inches tall and weighing more than 350 pounds, faces charges in Nashua for allegedly ripping a metal street sign from a pole on Library Hill. Previously, Manchester police arrested Etadafimue five times in two months for ...

Festive Houses presented by Symphony NH

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NASHUA – The 2018 Symphony NH Holiday House Tour will feature five houses from Greater Nashua, including two within the city, two in Hollis and one in Merrimack. The tour will open on Saturday and Sunday and the houses will be open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. both days. Anyone ...

Officials looking to build new boat ramp

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NASHUA – The existing Greeley Park boat ramp is in rough shape, but city officials are expecting a new ramp to be under construction by summer. “Right now, there is nothing. There is a dirt road through the woods and a dirt area,” Nashua Community Development Director Sarah Marchant ...

Frederick’s Pastries Gingerkitten Village on display

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AMHERST – Customers stopping in at Frederick’s Pastries in Amherst are sure to get a sweet view of the employees’ creativity, as the annual Gingerbread Village is now on display. “The best part is seeing the surprise of what the employees can come up with using their imagination,” ...

City honors teen for charity work

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NASHUA – Alexis Durant is no stranger to charity, nor is she a stranger to being homeless. “I was homeless a few times when I was younger and I know what it feels like,” Durant said while addressing Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess and members of the Board of Aldermen. At the age of just 10 ...

Santa Fund ’18 donations still being accepted

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NASHUA – Saturday will mark Dec. 1, so United Way of Greater Nashua President Mike Apfelberg is anticipating a significant influx of donations for Santa Fund 2018. “Things are really ramping up,”Apfelberg said. “We’re pretty excited to be doing this again.” Apfelberg expects ...

Officials continue fighting internet sales tax

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NASHUA – California and Massachusetts are just two of the 46 states for which some New Hampshire businesses will have to collect sales taxes after a summer U.S. Supreme Court ruling. U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, both D-N.H., said some of these internet sales taxes imposed by ...

‘Bids for Kids’ Holiday Auction

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NASHUA – The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua is gearing up for the 32nd annual “Bids for Kids” Holiday Auction. The event is set for 5:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sky Meadow Country Club. There will be both silent and live auctions, as well as the opportunity to participate in ...

Local restaurant hosting toy drive

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NASHUA – Christopher’s Subs & Pizza will host a toy drive in collaboration with Recycled Percussion’s efforts to collect presents for children in need during the holiday season. Recycled Percussion is a “junk rock” band from Manchester. Members focus on creating a more positive ...

Giving Tuesday gives agencies a boost

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NASHUA – Donations for local organizations came in throughout the day on Giving Tuesday, a global movement that recognizes the importance of giving back in the community. United Way of Greater Nashua President Mike Apfelberg said as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, nearly $5,000 had been donated for six ...

Amended PAC resolution awaits board approval

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NASHUA – The planned Main Street performing arts center could bring more than 70,000 people downtown per year, but only if Board of Aldermen members approve two concepts incorporated in an amended resolution. During Monday night’s lengthy special board meeting, city leaders collected ...

FBI investigates reports of ‘vicious shakedown’ at Rickety Ranch

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HOLLIS – A Hollis family that owns Rickety Ranch farm on Nartoff Road has been the target of extortion letters, harassment and incidents of animal cruelty going back more than a year, so the FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 that results in the arrest of those responsible. Kristen ...

Sununu to kickoff Kettle Drive

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CONCORD – Nearly 46,000 New Hampshire residents received help from The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle program last year, but Gov. Chris Sununu is hoping to help increase the number this year. Collections are ongoing at several locations, but Sununu plans to officially start this year’s ...