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As spring driving season nears, gas prices steadily increasing

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NEW HAMPSHIRE – With spring underway and temperatures beginning to rise, so too are gas prices throughout New England. Dan Goodman, manager of Public Affairs at AAA Northern New England said, “The price is likely to increase as spring brings warmer weather and the switch over to ...

March of Dimes

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NASHUA- Benjamin Leal was this year’s March of Dimes ambassador for the Creative Years Child Development and Learning Center, and the perfect ambassador he was. The four year old boy was so busy running around, giving hugs and high fives, holding hands with his friends and waving that he ...

Lawmaker enters not guilty plea

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NASHUA – A Republican lawmaker serving on the New Hampshire House Ways and Means committee pleaded not guilty to charges of welfare fraud Friday. John Manning, 65, a state representative from Salem, is charged with fraudulently collecting more than $12,000 in state welfare benefits. He was ...

Rethinking our response to the opioid epidemic

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NASHUA – Many began to rethink the state’s response to the opioid crisis while participating in all-day workshops highlighting prevention, treatment and recovery methods at Rivier University on Friday. The Center for Behavioral Health Professions and Workforce Development hosted a series ...

Experts: Older adults enrich workforce

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CONCORD(AP) – An economic forecaster says New Hampshire should not let the age of its workforce shape its economic future. Speaking at an economic forum Friday at the New Hampshire Statehouse, Ross Gittell, chancellor of the state’s Community College System of New Hampshire, advised ...

A comparison between dual enrollment and AP courses

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NASHUA – For decades, the natural educational progression was to go to high school, graduate and then either go to college or enter the workforce. However, as the apparent need for a degree increases and the costs of college raise to almost astronomical rates, more and more students are ...

Lessons of Holocaust still being learned

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NASHUA – They stood out in the afternoon drizzle, raising their voices and fists in unison to remind themselves, and the world, of the horrors of the Holocaust. Fred Teeboom led the chant of “never forget, and never again,” with the small crowd of people gathered at the New Hampshire ...

Pignatelli challenges Wheeler

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NASHUA – Debora Pignatelli plans to get back into politics, announcing her plan to run for Executive Council against Republican incumbent David Wheeler. Pignatelli, a Democrat, stepped out of public life a few years ago when she had surgery, but said in a statement released Thursday she’s ...

Senator fights SB 3 subpoena

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NASHUA – A proponent of the controversial voter identification law, SB 3, Sen. Regina Birdsell wants Hillsborough Superior Court Judge Charles Temple to quash a subpoena requiring she show evidence of voter fraud. The state is being sued by individual voters, as well as the New Hampshire ...

U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera visits Nashua

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NASHUA – Juan Felipe Herrera, the U.S. Poet Laureate in 2015, visited New Hampshire this week, and both recited and heard poems at the Nashua Adult Learning Center Thursday morning. Herrera, the son of migrant farm workers, is the first Mexican-American to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate and gave ...

Judge orders bail revoked for suspect in standoff

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NASHUA – Lawyers in the domestic assault, robbery and criminal threatening case of Hudson resident Kurt Hovling are awaiting the scheduling of Hovling’s next court date, following a hearing this week at which a judge revoked his bail. The bail revocation keeps Hovling, 44, of 60 Lawrence ...

Dinner celebrates outstanding teachers, academic success

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NASHUA – The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua hosted its 7th annual Great Futures Dinner on Wednesday to celebrate the academic achievement of club members and the teachers from schools throughout Nashua who have inspired them. During the dinner, the club presented awards to members ...

Suspect in drug-distribution case reaches plea deal

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NASHUA – David Le, one of three Nashua residents picked up in a drug sweep Nashua police conducted in October, has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors on the two felony offenses with which he was charged. Le, 33, most recently of 7 Silver Drive, Apt. 17, notified the court at a hearing ...

Remembering the millions lost in the Holocaust

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NASHUA – Wednesday marked Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, and many around the world remembered the millions of Jews who lost their lives in the Holocaust with different events and memorials. Nashua was no exception, and in collaboration, Temple Beth Abraham and Rivier University ...

Still no word on DWC campus

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NASHUA – It’s been four months since the Daniel Webster College campus was bought by a Chinese national, and still no plans for the property have been made public. Sui Liu purchased the property in a deal that closed in December. He was the winning bidder for the campus in the bankruptcy ...

Donation drives for baby shower

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NASHUA – Welcoming a baby into the world can be one of the most exciting times for a young family, but also one of the scariest. There is a lot to learn and a lot to buy, and for some families who may not have the extra income or support, it can be difficult to get everything they need. For ...

N.H. Supreme Court upholds Mass. man’s conviction

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CONCORD – The New Hampshire Supreme Court has determined that Hillsborough County Superior Court South Judge Jacalyn Colburn was correct in denying negligent homicide defendant James Bazinet’s motions to suppress the results of tests done on blood samples taken from him at a hospital while ...

SOLAR SYNERGY: What is solar stewardship?

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“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.” – Galileo Though Galileo was tried by the Roman Inquisition in 1633, and forced by the Catholic Church to “abjure, curse and detest” his own ...

Nashuan receives deferred sentence for burglary

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NASHUA – After spending three months in jail following his arrests on burglary and drug-possession charges, it’s time for 25-year-old Christopher Plourde “to do the next right thing, so you can get out from under this,” a Superior Court judge told the Nashua man Wednesday. With ...

N.H. man arraigned on charges after break-up goes awry

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MERRIMACK – A New Hampshire man pled not guilty at his Merrimack District Court arraignment this week to multiple charges stemming from an apparent break-up gone bad. Austin Westcott, 21, was arrested by Londonderry police and turned over to the Merrimack Police Department after a warrant ...