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Children’s Literacy Foundation helps Y

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NASHUA – Children served by the YMCA of Greater Nashua’s Early Education Center and summer camps were treated to a storytelling presentation from presenter Marv Klassen-Landis and new books to keep, thanks to a generous grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF). Storyteller ...

Gov. Sununu signs bills to help veterans

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CONCORD – Tuesday, Gov. Chris Sununu signed three bills aimed at thanking New Hampshire’s veterans and their families for their lifetime of service. The bills are: HB 549 – Establishing Gold Star family decals for motor vehicles; HB 701 – Relative to bow and arrow licenses for ...

Nashua law firm welcomes new attorney

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NASHUA – Shaheen & Gordon P.A. welcomes attorney James J. Armillay Jr. as a member of the Litigation Practice Group. Armillay brings a unique blend of trial and appellate experience to his practice. He was most recently a clerk with Judge Thomas I. Vanaskie of the U.S. Court of Appeals ...

$13.5 million for Portsmouth Airport

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, along with U.S. Reps. Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas, all D-N.H., on Tuesday announced $13.5 million in federal funding for a runway reconstruction project at Portsmouth International Airport at Pease. The project will be funded ...

New Hampshire leaders support ACA

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MANCHESTER – Some Democratic presidential candidates are promoting the so-called “Medicare for all” plan, which the Associated Press in May estimated would increase government spending by as much as $35 trillion during a 10-year span. Simultaneously, the seemingly endless political and ...

Sidewalk repairs ongoing

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NASHUA – Division of Public Works spokeswoman Lauren Byers said a lack of funding for sidewalk repairs forces officials to be selective, as they can only work with what Mayor Jim Donchess and the Board of Aldermen allocate. “We can’t do a lot of sidewalks work each year due to time and ...

Work requirement compliance deadline is delayed in N.H.

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CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire is delaying implementation of new work requirements for Medicaid recipients after fewer than a third of those subject to the rules were in compliance last month. In reauthorizing the state’s expanded Medicaid program last year, lawmakers added rules requiring ...

Officials investigating Sunday blaze

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NASHUA – A late Sunday fire at 9 Stonehaven Road remains under investigation, according to Nashua Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Steve Buxton. Buxton said officials responded at 5:46 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, firefighters reported smoke showing from the building. A crew immediately began an ...

Cat controversy continues in Nashua

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NASHUA – City leaders will decide on a $99,081 contract that has come under scrutiny in the recent months, as the Nashua Finance Committee will vote on the pact involving the city of Nashua and the Humane Society for Greater Nashua during a 7 p.m. Wednesday meeting. Cat advocate Gary Braun ...

New Hampshire Department of Education collecting backpacks

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CONCORD – For the fourth year in a row, officials with the New Hampshire Department of Education will be collecting backpacks as part of their annual Backpack Drive, which aims to help students who will soon be going back to school. Officials will be accepting new backpacks until Aug. 16. ...

City man faces felony second degree assault

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NASHUA – Jaime Torres-Roman, 39, of Nashua, faces a felony count of second degree assault after he allegedly choked a woman early Friday. At 1:37 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a Nashua residence for a report of a domestic dispute. After the initial investigation, officers arrested ...

Probe launched after body found in woods

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TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – Police Chief Richard Howe and Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan confirmed the body of a missing Tyngsborough man was found on Monday. At 12:15 p.m. Monday, Tyngsborough officials reported to the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex District ...

YMCA announces free Friday night series

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NASHUA – Officials at the YMCA of Greater Nashua are hosting a series of free Friday family events as part of the Community Enrichment Series. • July 19: Summer Kickoff (YMCA Camp Sargent, 141 Camp Sargent Road in Merrimack) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This evening is the official kickoff to the ...

Milford student selected for Boys Nation in D.C.

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MILFORD – Alex Wheelock, an incoming senior at Milford High School, has been selected as a senator for American Legion Boys Nation in the Washington, D.C. area, July 19-26. Boys Nation is an annual American Legion program that includes civic training, leadership development and a focus on ...

Hassan co-sponsors bipartisan legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., cosponsored bipartisan legislation– the Work Opportunity Tax Credit & Jobs Act – to make permanent the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, which encourages employers to hire individuals who face significant barriers to employment. ...

Hollis man creates ‘Jam Band’ for workouts

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Being a professional model is just one facet of what 30-year-old Kevin Kalhori, or “Kev” as he’s known to his friends, does for a living for fun. Not long ago, Kalhori discovered that wearing over-ear headphones during a workout wasn’t making the cut. They’d slip off during any ...

Ride brings awareness, remembrance

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NASHUA – In response to the June 21 tragedy when a pick-up truck carrying a flatbed trailer took the lives of seven motorcyclist in Randolph, thousands of bikers from all around New England met up in Laconia Saturday to take part in a group ride organized by Ride for the 7 Fallen. In a show ...

Nashua resident uses experiences with epilepsy to help other teens

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NASHUA – Epilepsy: it’s a chronic disorder that affects the nervous system and creates unpredictable seizures. Approximately one in 26 people in the United States will develop epilepsy at some point in their lifetime and six out of 10 people have epilepsy with an unknown cause. Nashua ...

Produce delivered to those in need

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NASHUA – Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter officials started a new initiative Friday by sending the mobile food pantry to deliver fresh produce to those who may otherwise not have access to it. On Friday, staff members took fresh fruit and vegetables to people where they live, rather than ...