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Man sentenced to up to 5 years in prison drug conspiracy case

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NASHUA – Moments before he sentenced convicted drug dealer Wilmy Taveras to a term of two and a half to five years in State Prison Tuesday, Superior Court Judge Charles Temple glanced toward a group of people close to Taveras. “I look at your son and it breaks my heart ... 2 years ...

Police response to domestic leads to felony charges

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NASHUA – Hudson police officers called to an early morning report of a possible domestic altercation arrested one of the alleged combatants on charges which accuse him of strangling a woman before allegedly introducing a firearm to the mix. Nicholas Deluca, 26, of Six Tolles St., Hudson, ...

Judge grants PR bail for fraud suspect pending July hearing

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NASHUA – A judge has granted Kane Bloomfield, the former Massachusetts man now living in a Merrimack apartment, personal recognizance bail pending a July hearing on charges that include fraud and several failures to appear in court as ordered. Bloomfield, 33, has been held in Valley Street ...

Greater Nashua YMCA to host lifeguard certification course

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NASHUA – The YMCA of Greater Nashua be holding a Full American Red Cross lifeguarding certification program from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 6-8 and 13-15 at the Nashua YMCA. To register, follow the link: http://bit.ly/YMCAofGN_LifeguardCertification0718. Those interested can also register in ...

Local appeal at Able Ebenezer Brewing Co.

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MERRIMACK – After serving their country in the military, two friends decided to embark on another journey together, entering the craft beer industry. “My partner and I met in the Army, and we drank so much beer in the Army we ended up starting to make our own, and it was the hobby that ...

Contrasting weather

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Temperatures climbed to more than 90 degrees throughout the area on Monday, leading many to seek refuge at local swimming holes. Later in the day, a series of thunderstorms broke out across the region, leading to heavy wind, rain and occasional lightning.

Former BOE president sues city for $1.5M

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NASHUA – Former Board of Education president George Farrington, who had a verbal confrontation with Superintendent Jahmal Mosley at the school office in March, via a federal lawsuit seeks $1.5 million in damages from the city for alleged civil rights violations. Mosley worked to legally bar ...

Nashua grad representing N.H. in competition

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NASHUA – Lidia Balanovich had a busy week last week, and she’s about to have another. Between writing her valedictory speech, walking across the stage at her graduation from Nashua High School North and preparing for a three-day national competition in which she will represent the state, ...

NPD: Be wary of ‘phishing’ scams

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NASHUA – A recent uptick in reports of the computer fraud practice commonly known as “phishing” has prompted police to remind internet users to refrain from clicking on links in emails which ask for confirmation of personal information. Scammers who “go phishing” on the internet ...

Summer Kickoff Party on tap Friday

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NASHUA – Few events offer the same “start of summer feel” more than a barbecue. Friday, the Arlington Street Community Center will welcome the start of no school and warm weather with a Summer Kickoff Party, complete with hot dogs, cupcakes and dancing,” according to Kim Kleiner, chief ...

ComicFest: Nashua Public Library hosting third annual event

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NASHUA – ComicFest returns to the Nashua Public Library for another year of nerdy activities for all ages. The event is set for noon to 7 p.m. Saturday. When people check in, they can get a ticket for a door prize. “We found in the past that one of the things people like best is hanging ...

Driver escapes serious injury in crash

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MERRIMACK – Police continue to investigate the Sunday night crash in which a vehicle reportedly left Turkey Hill Road at the curve to Amherst Road, then eventually came to rest in Naticook Brook. An attempt Monday afternoon to reach a police supervisor for additional information was ...

Police probe accidental shooting in Litchfield

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LITCHFIELD – Police continue investigating the accidental shooting that injured a teenager during the weekend. The victim, a 17-year-old male whose name police didn’t release, was described as “conscious, alert and stable” when police and medical personnel responded to the scene at ...

Game On: Local student wins national competition

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Hollis – The next revolution in video game technology may just come from a local fourth-grader. Chad Billingsley, a 10-year-old from Hollis, loves video games as much as the next kid. Fortnite, Minecraft, Rocket League, he’s no stranger to unwinding after school with his Xbox. However, ...

Nashua North grads urged to look to the future

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MANCHESTER – Welcomed to the speaker’s stand with a robust burst of cheers and applause, Nashua High School North security officer Antwan Thomas told the 2018 graduates he initially thought someone erred when they told him he would be the faculty speaker at Sunday’s graduation. “I ...

Nashua Farmers Market opens for season

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NASHUA – The Nashua Farmers Market opened for the first time this season to a large crowd, offering attendees a variety of goods, from ice cream and baked goods to paintings and produce. Moving from its former location – Le Parc de Notre Renaissance Francaise along Water Street to a ...

EPA to kick off PFAS community events in Exeter

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The EPA kicks off its PFAS community engagements events in Exeter on June 25-26, offering citizens the opportunity to speak about their experiences with water contamination from the Saint-Gobain plant in Merrimack. After hosting its National Leadership Summit to address PFAS issues in ...

QDOBA offers fresh, affordable Mexican favorites

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NASHUA – Fresh ingredients, affordable food and service with a smile are hallmarks of the new QDOBA Mexican Eats restaurant on Amherst Street in Nashua. Only the third New Hampshire location – others are located in Merrimack and Portsmouth – QDOBA boasts 26 locations in New England, and ...

Merrimack hosts graduation ceremony

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MERRIMACK – Students from Merrimack’s first kindergarten class crossed the stage at their commencement ceremony Saturday, as Merrimack High School’s class of 2018. In his welcoming address, MHS Principal Kenneth Johnson said 12 years ago many of the students sitting before him, draped ...

Farmers Market debuts today in new location

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NASHUA – Today, the Nashua Farmer’s Market returns for another season, planting its roots in a new location. The new location is set in the middle of Main Street in downtown Nashua, and will host more than 40 vendors offering things ranging from fresh local produce to honey, baked goods ...