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BOE passes policy to limit meeting times

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NASHUA – In a lengthy meeting Monday night, the Nashua Board of Education passed a new policy that would limit regular board meetings to two hours. Five minutes before the allotted time is up, the board may make the decision to “lengthen the meeting by 30-minute increments with a majority ...

Wanted N.H. man nabbed exiting Nashua Taco Bell

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NASHUA – Minutes after he left the Taco Bell on Main Street Monday night, Salem resident Raul Delgado was taken into custody by police officers who, officials said, recognized him as a suspect wanted on three active arrest warrants. Delgado, 34, who lists no fixed address in Salem, was ...

Ledge Street School staff removal remains a mystery

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NASHUA – The Nashua School District spent almost $100,000 between May and October on the two Ledge Street Elementary School principals who were removed from their positions last year, a full month before the end of school. No explanation has been offered by either party. According to ...

Kindergarten, keno and an upgraded firehouse pass in Milford

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MILFORD – Voters Tuesday approved plans for a renovated fire station and an expanded kindergarten program during town and school elections that took place despite a severe snowstorm. They also voted to allow Keno to be played within the town. In a seven-person race for two seats on the board ...

Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died

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LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, died early Wednesday, a University of Cambridge spokesman said. He was 76 years old. Hawking died peacefully at his home in Cambridge, England. The best-known theoretical ...

Trial underway:Testimony begins in attempted murder case

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NASHUA – After sketching out on paper the basic layout of the East Pearl Street apartment in which Nashua resident Mohammad Salimullah allegedly tried to kill his wife in 2013, defense Attorney Stephen Rosecan asked the now ex-wife why, as she was bleeding profusely from the neck, she was OK ...

Lotto winner remains ‘Jane Doe’

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MERRIMACK – The $550 million Powerball winner gets to remain anonymous thanks to a judge’s ruling, though her hometown will be disclosed as public record. “We’re thrilled with the ruling,” said William Shaheen, one of the woman’s attorneys. Judge Charles Temple ordered that Jane Doe ...

Judge allegedly forged dozens of evaluations

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NASHUA – A Nashua District Court judge in on leave without pay after it was learned he forged dozens of evaluations as part of the state’s review of his position, according to documents released Monday by the New Hampshire Supreme Court. The Telegraph has attempted to obtain documents ...

Election day eve: Snowstorm on collision course – again

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Voters in area towns are once again preparing to go to the polls and do their civic duty while keeping a wary eye on the regional weather forecast. While most indications favor a repeat of last year’s scenario, given the predicted timing of the region’s third Nor’easter within two weeks, ...

Judge accused for forging evaluations

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NASHUA — New Hampshire’s Judicial Review Committee is bringing formal charges against Nashua District Court Judge Paul S. Moore, alleging he forged dozens of judicial evaluations. Moore, who was removed from his office in the Nashua district court house last year with no public ...

Nashuan’s new trial scheduled for June

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NASHUA – A Superior Court judge has structured a tentative timeline for motions filings and hearings in the case of Jonathan J. Marden, the young Nashua man who was convicted of rape in September – but then was granted a new trial on the basis of ineffective assistance of counsel. But while ...

Sunshine Week: Nashua PD complies with Laurie List rules

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NASHUA – Nashua is one of a handful of New Hampshire police departments to comply with new guidelines from the Attorney General’s Office on the Exculpatory Evidence Schedule. “When the Attorney General puts out something, we follow it,” said Nashua Police Chief Andrew Lavoie. Issued ...

‘Skip’ Barrett: A man of many civic, public service hats

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The young Nashua alderman was still in his 30s as he neared the end of his second, and final, term on the board. But as was characteristic of the guy whom then-Mayor Mario Vagge liked to call “young fella,” the alderman wasn’t about to just quietly sit out his final couple of ...

N.H. not lowering its PFOA standards

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A report filed on the dangers of PFOA contamination for the state of New York recommends the Maximum Contaminant Level should be four to 10 parts per trillion, lower than the 70 ppt standard recommended by the EPA that New Hampshire now follows. The report, filed by the National Resources ...

Millyard Brewery settles into new space

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NASHUA – Millyard Brewery celebrated its grand opening at a new location, 25 East Otterson St., in Nashua on Saturday afternoon. The nano brewery outgrew its previous spot next door that offered them roughly 400 square feet of space, compared to 1,000 square feet in the new location. “It ...

Church hosts annual ‘Fast for Social Action’ event

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NASHUA – Roughly 60 teens and young adults underwent 30 hours of simulated suffering as part of St. John Neumann Catholic Church’s 22nd annual Fast For Social Action. The event takes place to shed light on food insecurity. This year’s annual event benefits six nonprofits – St. John ...

Local teen makes cheerleading history

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A recent Nashua High School North graduate made history Feb. 22 in Dallas. He became the first male to ever receive the coveted gold medal in a prestigious tumbling competition called the Battle of the Arena, sponsored by Varsity All Star. Miguel Morales has been tumbling in gymnastics ...

Page turner: Celebrating ‘Read across America’ week

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NASHUA – Every time a name was announced in the Dr. Crisp Elementary School gymnasium identifying each class’s top reader, the rest of the students would scream, cheer, high five and applaud. “Reading is so fun!” one student told third grade teacher Ashlee Cataldo. It is every ...

Nashua Dusty trial delayed

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NASHUA – The criminal trial in which Dusty Old Cars owner Stephan Condodemetraky is charged with several felony counts of theft is being pushed back to September as he is allegeing the state’s witnesses are guilty of the crimes. Bruce Kenna, Condodemetraky’s attorney, this week was ...