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Nadeau resigns from board

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HUDSON – Embattled Hudson School Board member Benjamin J. Nadeau formally stepped down Monday night from the board three weeks before he expects to plead guilty to domestic assault and violating court protective orders charges. A letter from Nadeau, 41, was read aloud at the start of the ...

Guilty plea in cocaine sting

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CONCORD – A Manchester man pleaded guilty last week to a federal charge of trafficking cocaine in Nashua last July. U.S. Attorney Emily Gray Rice announced Luis D. Capo-Nieves, 33, formerly of Nashua, pleaded guilty March 1 to possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute. Capo-Nieves is ...

Nashua’s Hynes honored for ‘Employee Excellence’

Business

LOWELL, Mass. – David E. Wallace, president and CEO of Lowell Five Bank, is pleased to announce that Misty Hynes, of Nashua, has been selected to receive the Bank’s December 2016 Employee Excellence Award – Make it Matter. The Make it Matter program recognizes excellence in performance ...

Merrimack County Bank celebrates 150th year

Business

Merrimack County Savings Bank (The Merrimack) has kicked off its 150th anniversary with the presentation of commemorative gifts to four new 2017 babies! The year’s first baby boy and first baby girl born at Concord Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Nashua were each presented with a gift ...

Three music festivals to grace downtown

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NASHUA – After coordinating a pilot music festival last fall, Great American Downtown has announced that it is planning three more music festivals this year. Each festival will take place in spring, summer and fall respectively, and will have a different theme, said Paul Shea, executive ...

School officials to tackle budget Wednesday

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NASHUA – Hoping to approve the education budget by March 29, the school board Budget Committee is set to begin working on the draft document on March 8. The committee has met on almost a weekly basis since the draft budget was presented by Superintendent Connie Brown in January, but members ...

Woman held on multiple charges

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NASHUA – A spate of alleged bizarre behavior, including attempts to harm herself with items of clothing while being processed after her arrest, landed a Massachusetts woman in jail pending her next court appearance this week. Cheryl A. Whitney, 49, of 27 Marita St., Leominster, was ordered ...

Blaze destroys Litchfield home

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LITCHFIELD – Forced to contend with two of firefighters’ staunchest enemies – high, gusty winds and freezing temperatures – dozens of crews from Litchfield and numerous area towns battled a 3-alarm blaze Saturday night that ultimately destroyed a large colonial home on Muscovy ...

Ales for tails

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MERRIMACK – Beer and animal lovers can celebrate both at the Ales for Tails fundraiser, which will be hosted by the Anheuser-Busch brewery on March 26. The event, featuring games, a brewery tour, swag and beer, will benefit the Humane Society for Greater Nashua. “We have a good relationship ...

Library Events in Greater Nashua

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Library items are submitted by the libraries and are only lightly edited. NASHUA Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St., 589-4600, carol.eyman@nashualibrary.org, nashualibrary.org. FAKE NEWS: WHAT’S THE REAL STORY? Join Randall Mikkelsen at 2 p.m. March 5 at the Nashua Public ...

Yaris hailed as a ‘Big picture thinker’

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NASHUA – When a small, high-tech startup that had been operating over a garage in Goffstown was named a runner-up in a local business competition, the new company won rent-free office space in Nashua for a year. That was exciting news to Ben Yaris, a member of the team of Forcivity, a ...

Off the radar

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NASHUA – The home operating as an unlicensed day care center where a 15-month-old baby died last week was not on the radar of Nashua police officers in the more than eight years prior to the infant’s death, according to documents obtained by the Telegraph. Of the nine pages of police logs ...

Car shop seeking bankruptcy ‘profitable’

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NASHUA – A set of documents prepared by embattled classic car dealer Dusty Old Cars indicates the business had been turning profits through August. “We are a very profitable company,” Dusty Old Cars owner Stephan Condodemetraky said Friday. Condodemetraky was responding to a Telegraph ...

Fun with science

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A recent field trip to the Four Hills Landfill and Recycling Center inspired a group of local youths in the Entrepreneurial Alley program at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua to present their inventions to help manage trash. “We identified ways to deal with waste, and the challenge ...

Area youth attending opioid summit

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Several Greater Nashua schools will be sending students to the New Hampshire Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness in Manchester on March 7. The half-day summit at the SNHU Arena is designed to educate middle and high school students about the dangers of opioid addiction while promoting the benefits ...

Career readiness

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My Turn, hoping to prepare 10 young adults for skilled manufacturing careers, has partnered with Hitchiner Manufacturing Co. in Milford. “We’re actually recruiting right now; as soon as we get 10 people, we’ll start,” said Allison Joseph, executive director of My Turn in New ...

Ash Ct. duo allegedly sold drugs to cops

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NASHUA – A man and a woman living on Ash Court in downtown Nashua were indicted this week on a combined 17 felony charges accusing them of possessing, and selling, various types and quantities of narcotic drugs on numerous occasions throughout September and October. Lorri Drew, 49, and Antron ...

Hudson selectmen approve aquatic plant control grant

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HUDSON – The Board of Selectmen made quick work of its business Tuesday and approved three measures, including a $12,582 grant for exotic aquatic plant control from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services. The grant will help fund diver-assisted suction harvesting (DASH) in ...

Religious Events

Community News

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by churches and are only lightly edited. The deadline for submissions is noon Monday. NASHUA ARLINGTON STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday morning worship and Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. Monday Bible Study is from 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday Bible ...

Blown away

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NASHUA – Chris LaPointe, of Brookline, was at home with his kids Thursday when he heard a bang. So he ran downstairs where he saw a downed power line in his front yard. “There was a flame coming off the trees out front and a flame coming off of the power line,” LaPointe said. Across the ...