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Man behind alleged mayhem pleads ‘not guilty’

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NASHUA - The man charged with allegedly carjacking two women, stabbing one of them and causing a massive crash on the Everett Turnpike two years ago waived his scheduled arraignment Friday, entering not guilty pleas to the numerous felony counts weighed against him. Jonathan Calvin, 33, was ...

14 arrested in recent Granite Shield bust

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NASHUA - Nashua Police conducted another Granite Shield operation on Thursday where fourteen individuals were arrested for various drug crimes, and crimes associated with drug activity. Lieutenant Brian Kenney with the Narcotics Intelligence Division said, “To use this most recent ...

Thief stole more than $5K worth of leggings from Nashua retailer

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NASHUA - A Manchester man is in trouble for allegedly stealing more than $5,000 worth of leggings from the Nashua Victoria’s Secret store. Jorge Alvarado, 39, of 288 Hanover Court, Manchester, is indicted on three felony counts of theft by unauthorized taking for the alleged theft of more ...

Kidnapping and assault suspects indicted this week

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NASHUA - Two men who allegedly kidnapped and beat the man they suspected of selling a fatal amount of opioids to a friend were indicted this week by the grand jury convened in the Hillsborough County Superior Court. Jeremiah Starkweather, 43, and Christopher Dallas-Koziol, 32, were each ...

USS Constitution pays tribute to Vietnam War veterans

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BOSTON (AP) – The USS Constitution has paid homage to Vietnam War veterans with a 21-gun salute in Boston. The world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat left its berth at the Charlestown Navy Yard on Friday and was guided across Boston Harbor by tugs to Fort Independence. It ...

Trucker accused of evading more than $1,300 in tolls

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TURNER, Maine (AP) – Maine State Police say they’ve nabbed a long-haul trucker who has been evading tolls for up to six years, avoiding more than $1,300 in tolls in Maine alone. Troopers said Friday that 61-year-old Danny Olson of Turner avoided paying tolls by attaching license plates ...

Girls Inc. honors girl of the year

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NASHUA – Girls Inc. in Nashua announced its girl of the year Thursday evening, giving Myasiah Ortiz the top honor. Ortiz has been coming to Girls Inc. for about five years now. At Thursday’s event, she received a plaque to honor this achievement. Stephanie Mayo, Nashua Center director ...

Donchess presents ‘lean’ budget

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NASHUA – With Nashua homeowners likely getting higher tax bills thanks to the pending revaluation of city property, Mayor Jim Donchess said Thursday night he wanted to keep the 2019 budget a lean as possible. “We try to stick with keeping what we have without adding too much, because we ...

Fugitive nabbed by Mass. officials

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NASHUA – Thirteen months after he allegedly strangled a female partner, carved letters into her back with a knife and threatened to “cave her face in,” former Nashua resident Blake Colella was back in county jail Thursday on $50,000 cash-only bail. Colella, 36, most recently of Lynn, ...

Barnaby murder case witness depositions will resume in June

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NASHUA – The judge overseeing the Anthony Barnaby murder case, which is headed for trial later this summer, canceled hearings set for Thursday and today to review a response to a defense motion filed late Wednesday. The purpose of the hearings, which will resume in June, is to interview and ...

Hands-only CPR training scheduled

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NASHUA – The Nashua Senior Activity Center is offering people the opportunity to learn life-saving skills in 15 minutes. On Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Senior Center will have an American Medical Response CPR Challenge set up where people will be trained in compression CPR. Judy ...

Sprucing up the City

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A Department of Public Works team member plants succulents in the median on Main Street in downtown Nashua. Crews also have been out in the past several days repainting crosswalks.

Woman pleads to probation violation

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NASHUA – Although she accumulated several probation violations over the past two years, Nashua resident Melissa Guyer has made great strides in the right direction of late, prompting a Superior Court judge to strongly recommend either work-release or home confinement so she can hold down a ...

Mother and son charged in assault

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MERRIMACK – A Northfield woman and her 18-year-old son were arrested Thursday, after they allegedly assaulted the mother’s ex-lover. Police were called to the Kicksmart convenience store on Daniel Webster Highway at 7:42 a.m. Thursday for a report of an altercation involving numerous ...

Potential witnesses in Barnaby case appear via video

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NASHUA – The process of interviewing and possibly deposing a number of Canadian residents who may testify at Anthony Barnaby’s murder trial in September got underway Wednesday. The series of hearings, which are scheduled to continue Thursday and possibly into Friday, are being conducted in ...

Mother-daughter ice cream social

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BEDFORD – To all the moms out there, do you have an amazing daughter who is grade sixth through ninth? Would you like to see her develop leadership skills and impact the community while doing so? Would you like to be there alongside her, spending quality time together? We are the ...

Jury seated in Hanscom rape case

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NASHUA – The jury is seated and the lawyers in the Christopher Hanscom sexual-assault trial are preparing their opening statements, which they are scheduled to deliver when the trial gets underway on May 23. Hanscom, 34, of 2B Boyd Road in Hudson, will be tried on two counts of aggravated ...

Video project eyes substance misuse and prevention

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NASHUA – The Nashua Prevention Coalition hosted a red carpet event Wednesday night, where kids had their substance misuse prevention videos played on the big screen. For the first time, the coalition had middle- and high-school aged youth create short films spreading positivity, awareness ...

Net neutrality vote wins praise

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CONCORD – The Senate passed a Congressional Review Act resolution Wednesday that aims to restore net neutrality protections, and the New Hampshire Congressional Delegation responded positively. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said net neutrality is critical to maintaining a free and open internet. She ...

Finalists for top Souhegan Chamber awards announced

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AMHERST – The list of nominees from which this year’s top Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce businesses, nonprofits and volunteers will be chosen has been finalized, setting the stage for the naming of the winners at the dinner celebration in June. This year’s dinner and awards ...