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Authorities searching for burglary suspect

Local News

NASHUA – Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Rafael Rodriguez, the 25-year-old Nashua man facing burglary, drug and other charges in two separate cases, after he failed to appear at this week’s plea and sentencing hearing intended to resolve both cases. A Superior Court judge ...

‘Dinner on Main Street’ is Sunday

Local News

NASHUA – This week, full truckloads of fresh produce are being delivered to downtown restaurants so they can stock their kitchens to prep for feeding roughly 300 people at this year’s “Dinner on Main Street.” Now in its fourth year, Great American Downtown’s Dinner on Main Street ...

Merrimack welcomes students for full-day kindergarten

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MERRIMACK – After voters in the Merrimack School District approved full-day kindergarten earlier this year, Kristine Thibault, a kindergarten teacher in the district, wept tears of joy. An educator for 18 years, she was part of the kindergarten task force, a team of about 10 people dedicated ...

CHRISTMAS CARD SIGNING FOR MILITARY

Community News

The Brookline Lions Club will host a “Christmas Card Signing for the U.S. Military” at Brusch Hall in the Brookline Chapel, 6:15-7:30 p.m., Thursday Sept. 6. The club ordered custom Christmas Cards for the event and encourage everyone to drop in to sign a card. All ages are welcome. The ...

Casino sued for music

Local News

NASHUA – The owners of Boston Billiards Club & Casino, Eeskay NH Inc. and its principal, Kurt Mathias, are heading for a federal copyright infringement trial because music publishers claim the business used their material without a license. Eeskay and Kurt Mathias are named in the ...

Judge orders counseling for local woman

Local News

NASHUA – Kiana Moudarri, who on Tuesday pleaded guilty to three charges stemming from a 2017 police pursuit in which she nearly hit a Nashua officer, took the unusual step of chiming in while the judge was delivering his sentencing comments during her hearing. But instead of taking offense, ...

Family recalls Hudson motorcycle crash victim

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HUDSON – Visiting hours are scheduled for Wednesday evening with a funeral service Thursday morning for Richard “Rick” McLaughlin, the 57-year-old Hudson resident killed during the holiday weekend in a crash involving his motorcycle and a car. Police said firefighters and paramedics ...

Merrimack teen earns Girl Scout Gold Award

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MERRIMACK – Sarah Heimberg, 17, embarked on a project to make it more socially acceptable to ask for help with drug addiction and mental illness. Her worked helped her earn the Girl Scout Gold Award project, which is the highest level of achievement for a Girl Scout. Heimberg, 17, worked ...

Nashua man arrested on drug allegations

Local News

NASHUA – Police said Tuesday the department’s “extensive investigation” into the sale of heroin throughout Nashua led to the arrest of a 30-year-old city man. Joseph Croft, of 42 Vine St., was arraigned Tuesday in Hillsborough County Superior Court-South on two felony counts of sale ...

Amherst Jr. Women’s Club donation helps kids prepare for school

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NASHUA – Children in the Front Door Agency’s Transformational Housing Program are starting the school year with new, well-fitting shoes, thanks to a recent $500 grant from the Amherst Junior Women’s Club. Each child received a professional shoe-fitting and made their choices from the ...

Gubernatorial candidates lead off week of debates

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CONCORD (AP) – The Democrats competing to challenge Republican Gov. Chris Sununu faced questions about inconsistent tax policy positions Tuesday during a televised debate a week before the primary. Both former state Sen. Molly Kelly and former Portsmouth Mayor Steve Marchand were asked to ...

Threatening co-workers not excused due to mental disability

Business

State and federal employment discrimination laws require employers to reasonably accommodate employees with disabilities in order to enable them to do their job. However, employee misconduct does not usually afford any reasonable accommodation. By way of example, if an employee threatens ...

Milford celebrates hometown spirit in 70th annual parade

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MILFORD – Despite a heat index in the triple digits Monday, participants and visitors alike came out in droves to kick off the unofficial last weekend of summer and watch Milford’s 70th annual Labor Day Parade. Firefighters, Girl Scouts, football players, dogs, clowns, a “king of ...

Up, up and away

Local News

MILFORD - The first day of the Northeast Balloon Festival took off bright and early Saturday morning with a sunrise ride to set the tone for the holiday weekend. The festival is taking over the Hampshire Dome at 34 Emerson Rd., Milford for three days. So, if folks missed Saturday’s start ...

Pets of the Week

Community News

Humane Society for Greater Nashua TIFFANY and WILLIAM Would you like the good news or the bad news first? OK, let’s get the bad news out of the way. Our owner became too ill to care for us and we are without a home after 14 years for me and 10 years for William in the same home. “This ...

Nashua Textile Strike: Labor Day 1934 was anything but tranquil

Local News

NASHUA – When they first reached Nashua in the final days of August 1934, news dispatches warning that a New England-wide Textile Union strike was likely were met with assurances that Nashua’s sprawling mill complexes would be up and running as usual come the Tuesday after Labor ...

Hot Wheels: Mustangs abundant at Grand National Show at brewery

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MERRIMACK - Hundreds of Ford Mustangs took over the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Merrimack over the holiday weekend. Sponsored by the Mustang Club of America and hosted by the Mustang Car Club of New England, the 2018 MCA Granite State Mustang Grand National Show was the fourth and final event ...

Bear sighted in Mine Falls

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A bear has been sighted in Mine Falls Park near Nashua South High School. The animal has been observed by several people walking there, and officials with New Hampshire Fish & Game are urging caution. They remind people not to go looking for the bear and to avoid contact if seen on a ...

A Celebration of Labor

Local News

Editor’s Note: To commemorate the upcoming Labor Day holiday, reporters from The Telegraph interviewed employees representing three industries that do not stop for holidays: food service, nursing and trucking. NASHUA – Today is the start of the annual three-day weekend that marks the ...

Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley receiving $625K

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MILFORD – A $625,000 federal grant will help the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley Community Action for Safe Teens (CAST) program continue working against substance abuse for five more years. “The Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley CAST Committee has been working diligently ...