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Spring Flurries: Fourth storm to strike the state in March

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NASHUA – Another storm took shape in the Atlantic Ocean Tuesday afternoon that is expected to hit the Nashua area sometime today, bringing 3 to 6 inches of snow. James Brown, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine, said the storm may even hit later than that, and will ...

Newcomer Porter wins special BOE election handily

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NASHUA – Recently retired schoolteacher Susan Porter topped former Board of Education member Sandra Ziehm by a 3-1 margin in Tuesday’s special election to fill the seat vacated by Robert Hallowell, who resigned in November. The results, although unofficial and not including any write-ins, ...

Safe Stations facing $400K funding deficit

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NASHUA – The Nashua Safe Stations program could be facing a funding deficit of nearly $400,000 by the end of June, according to Harbor Homes Executive Director Peter Kelleher. A large part of this deficit stems from the loss of money related to medical respite care, the funding for which ...

N.H. awarded funds to help combat state’s opioid crisis

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CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday that New Hampshire has been awarded a $333,000 grant by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations. This money will go toward increased funding toward fighting the opioid epidemic and ...

Witnesses testify at shooting trial

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NASHUA – After getting stopped by police, charged with driving on a suspended license then spending four hours at police headquarters, Tobias Demitrius just wanted to go home and call it a night. But when one of the three friends who went to the station and waited to give Demitrius a ride ...

Nashuan facing handful of charges after alleged stabbing

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NASHUA – After spending at least 24 hours trying to untangle a series of varying allegations and sorting out evidence and witness reports, police officers and detectives on Monday filed five charges, including three felonies, against a 24-year-old resident of an Amherst Street apartment ...

‘NOT OUR FUTURE’

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MANCHESTER – President Donald Trump promised Monday that the “scourge of drug addiction in America will stop,” and proposed a new course of “toughness” for drug dealers that would include the death penalty. “Some of these drug dealers will kill thousands of people during their ...

Local reps react to Trump’s plan

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NASHUA – President Donald Trump was met with cheers, applause and ample “Make America Great Again” hats from locals at Manchester Community College Monday as he announced his plans to end the opioid crisis. His multi-step initiative included instituting the death penalty for drug dealers, ...

Special Board of Education election today

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NASHUA – The Special Municipal Election for the vacant Board of Education seat is today. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sandra Ziehm, longtime board member is running against Susan Porter, a recently retired elementary school teacher. Ziehm said her experience would be needed on the ...

Crown Hill burglary suspect arrested by Nashua police

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NASHUA – Police officers called to a Crown Hill residence around 4 p.m. Saturday to investigate a report that a man crawled through a window and stole money had their suspect in custody before the night was out. Police said Criminal Investigations Division detectives arrested Peter Hartwell, ...

Alleged mall thief in custody

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NASHUA – Police didn’t say what prompted officers to respond to the Pheasant Lane Mall Saturday afternoon in search of theft suspect Julio Lopez, but by the time they’d finished searching him and running his name through various databases, the 32-year-old Litchfield resident was in ...

Lottery officials won’t appeal ruling granting anonymity

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CONCORD – State Lottery officials on Monday praised “Jane Doe,” the $560 million Powerball winner from Merrimack, for “already sharing a substantial amount of her winnings with state nonprofit organizations,” and said they have no plans to appeal the judge’s ruling granting her ...

Fire routs Saturday diners at Merrimack’s Homestead restaurant

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MERRIMACK – Firefighters working from the roof and inside the building succeeded in quelling a chimney fire that forced employees and lunchtime diners to evacuate The Homestead Restaurant and Tavern on Saturday. Crews were called to the restaurant, at 641 Daniel Webster Highway, around noon, ...

Judge grants hearing on motion to suppress evidence

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NASHUA – A judge has granted an April hearing on Nashua resident David Greenblatt’s motion to suppress “all evidence resulting from the illegal search of his residence” by police, who, Greenblatt claims, later charged him with allegedly getting a teenage girl drunk then having sex with ...

Plea deal spares Merrimack man from jail time

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NASHUA – The Merrimack man arrested last year after launching into a profanity-laced rant during which he allegedly threatened to kill a neighbor, then told police “I could’ve killed you (expletives),” has been spared jail time as long as he agrees to receive mental health treatment and ...

Beacon street :The romance for lighthouses is alive and beaming

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NASHUA – Lighthouse historian Jeremy D’Entremont will present a lecture, “New England Lighthouses and the People Who Kept Them,” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Nashua Historical Society, 5 Abbott St., Nashua. The author, D’Entremont, who has penned 21 books on the subject of ...

YMCA of Greater Nashua awards two at gala

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AMHERST – The YMCA of Greater Nashua celebrated its second Champions of Change Gala on Friday at LaBelle Winery in Amherst. Those in attendance at the sold out event enjoyed a cocktail party, tours of the winery, dinner and inspirational speakers. They also celebrated 2018’s Champions of ...

PFOA crisis ongoing

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Residents of Merrimack and surrounding towns are waiting for a resolution of agreements between the Department of Environmental Services, the Merrimack Village Water District and Saint-Gobain on water clean-up issues in response to PFOA contamination reported by Saint-Gobain in February ...