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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 ...

Man faces assault charges

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NASHUA – Kenneth Bell faces multiple charges, including second-degree assault, in the aftermath of his standoff with Nashua police and SWAT team officers at 16 Shedds Ave. Thursday evening. According to witnesses, Bell, 43, left the scene in an ambulance after officers shot him with bean ...

SOUP-er-BOWL: Students sacking hunger with canned food drive

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NASHUA – Most New Englanders will spend this weekend gearing up to watch the Patriots head to yet another Super Bowl, but Nashua students at Dr. Norman W. Crisp Elementary School geared up for their own celebration Friday. But it was no Super Bowl. It was a Soup-er-Bowl. The school’s ...

Groundhog Breakfast gathers crucial funds

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NASHUA – A groundhog will emerge from its burrow today to determine whether spring will arrive early or if winter will persist for another six weeks. Friday, Pennichuck Chuck helped determine how many kids will be sent to summer camp at the Granite State Groundhog Gathering Breakfast. The ...

Well Read

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NASHUA – What do a police officer, a school board member, a firefighter and the “Tooth Fairy” have in common? The four of them spent time on Friday reading to Mount Pleasant Elementary School students to celebrate World Read Aloud Day. “It’s always nice to bring in people from the ...

My Brother’s Keeper grants available

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NASHUA – Mayor Jim Donchess and members of the My Brother’s Keeper board proudly announced the Nashua MBK Mini Grant Program Thursday afternoon. In building off the board’ continued work, this program intends to cultivate partnerships across agencies and sectors in the city with three ...

Court filing: Family made billions on opioid as crisis raged

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BOSTON (AP) – The family behind OxyContin raked in billions of dollars as it pushed to keep patients on the powerful painkiller longer despite evidence that the drug was helping to fuel the nation’s deadly opioid crisis, Massachusetts authorities allege in newly public court ...

Super Bowl, Super Buzz.

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ATLANTA – The low-flying helicopters that zoomed over the CNN Building and Mercedes-Benz Stadium could tell you Super Bowl LIII is just a day or two away. It was Friday of Super Bowl week and the joint was jumpin’. Temperatures got into the mid-50s. It was HotLanta once again. The ...

Clemons will face Teeboom

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NASHUA – Friday was the final day for candidates to file for a run at taking a vacant seat on the Board of Aldermen, and just two candidates have come forward to fill the role. Ben Clemons and Fred Teeboom will face off to fill the vacancy. Both have prior experience serving on the board, ...

New scholarship fund for engineering students

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NASHUA – New Hampshire students interested in pursuing a career in engineering will soon be eligible for the Norman F. and Marilyn W. Jones Scholarship Fund, a new fund through the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. Founded in 1962, the organization is recognized as New Hampshire’s ...

ASD students named scholarship candidates

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NASHUA – Four seniors from the Academy for Science and Design Charter School (ASD) are among the 4,500 candidates in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2019. The ...

School Choice information provided

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NASHUA — School Choice for New Hampshire hosted an information session surrounding homeschooling at the Nashua Public Library last week. Michelle Levell, School Choice for New Hampshire director and Granite State Home Educators co-founder, said she hosted information sessions around the ...

Nashua man sentenced on federal charges

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CONCORD – Aaron Sperow, 27, of Nashua, was sentenced on Thursday to 102 months in prison for assaulting and robbing an individual who was seeking to purchase firearms, U.S. Attorney Scott Murray said. According to court documents and statements made in court, on Aug. 21, 2017, the defendant ...

Aggressive towing gets complaints

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NASHUA – City officials are aware of residents and visitors taking issue with aggressive vehicle towing practices involving private landowners and the companies that work for them. While they listened to the concerns of the public and the surrounding businesses, city leaders said they have ...