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‘Sexually-themed’ social media post leads to felony charge

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NASHUA – Police say the investigation into allegations that Nashua resident Eury Tavarez posted sexually-themed images of his ex-girlfriend on social media in December led to his arrest Monday. Tavarez, 22, whose street address wasn’t listed, faces one count of non-consentual dissemination ...

Sex offender charged with failure to follow registry rules

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NASHUA – Police have charged a registered sex offender from Nashua with two felony offenses, accusing him of failing to notify police of an email address he was allegedly using and a social media account he’d allegedly opened. Arthur Marcotte, 50, of 169 W. Hollis St., Apt. 4, was taken ...

Restitution ordered, but no prison time in $1,300 Walmart theft

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NASHUA – Peter Walden, the New Ipswich man charged in November with the theft of $1,350 worth of computer equipment from the Hudson Walmart, can avoid prison time as long as he enters the Nashua Adult Drug Court program and pays Walmart back. Walden, 42, of 164 Maple St., Apt. 4, entered a ...

Mass. woman allegedly took misplaced wallet at Nashua Starbucks

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NASHUA – A Townsend, Massachusetts, woman is due in a Nashua court next week in connection with the alleged theft of a wallet that someone left behind after visiting a local Starbucks in December, police said. Eilish Murtagh-Fales, 35, of 102 Brookline St., faces one count of theft of lost or ...

Fewer than half of N.H. students proficient in math and reading

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SNASHUA – Fewer than half of New Hampshire students are proficient in math or reading from grades four through 12, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress. The assessment, known as “The Nation’s Report Card” presents aggregate state results as percentages of ...

Top honors: Marine robotics teacher named STEM teacher of the year

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NASHUA – In his 33 years as an educator, Robert Lalancette has taught science, math, engineering, technology, physics, history and literature- all in the same class. Lalancette, the Marine Robotics and Woodworking Technology instructor at Nashua High School North, developed the Marine ...

Former alderman loses long battle with cancer

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NASHUA – Former Alderman Sean McGuinness, who died this weekend, is being remembered for his his dedicaion to the city. “He was a great Irishman and a great alderman,” said At Large Alderman Michael O’Brien. McGuinness, 60, died at his home Sunday morning following a long battle with ...

Mosley implores board to ‘be better’

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NASHUA – Superintendent of Schools Jahmal Mosley addressed the board Monday night with a plea to the board for more respectful meetings, something he said has kept him up at night during the “most difficult two weeks that I can imagine as a superintendent.” “I know that we are better ...

Holocaust victims to be remembered

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NASHUA – The city is set to honor the victims of the Holocaust Thursday, which marks Yom Ha’Shao, the Holocaust Day of Remembrance. Mayor Jim Donchess, Rabbi Jonathan Spira-Savett and Fred Teeboom, a former alderman and the man behind the New Hampshire Holocaust Memorial, are all expected ...

Dailey re-elected chairman of WLC board

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LYNDEBOROUGH – Harry Dailey was re-elected chairman of the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board, and Matt Ballou named vice-chairman at a recent meeting at the Central School. Cindy Marzella was renamed treasurer and Mary Jane Ryan clerk of the school district. Various committees ...

Arrests tied town’s third OD death in month

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MERRIMACK – As the police investigation continues into the death of a 26-year-old Merrimack man, who was found unresponsive Thursday outside a local motel, police on Friday took into custody three people whose alleged drug possession and sales charges may link them to the death. Police Capt. ...

N.Y. man suspect in $50K Merrimack retail theft

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NASHUA – A New York man with an alleged history of theft arrests from Pennsylvania to Maine is now accused of visiting Merrimack Premium Outlets Mall stores three times over the past month – and stealing upwards of $50,000 in merchandise. Oscar Mosquera, 37, a resident of the Queens borough ...

Plea deal orders Nashua man into treatment

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NASHUA – Although she remains “quite traumatized” by the beating, sexual assault and threats she suffered at the hands of former boyfriend Matthew Martin 13 months ago, the victim supports the terms of Martin’s plea agreement and is still concerned for his well-being, a prosecutor said ...

Merrimack Chamber continues to ‘Plan. Build. Hustle.’

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A vivid array of hors d’oeuvres, ripe strawberries and wedges of creamy brie made for tasty fare followed by cupcakes and other sweets shared by local business leaders celebrating the 90th anniversary year of the Merrimack Chamber of Commerce. The gathering that heralded the founding of the ...

Former BOE head given one-year trespass order

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NASHUA – Former Board of Education president George Farrington’s recent visit to the School District’s central office on Ledge Street to pick up documents he’d requested reportedly began cordially, but soon took an abrupt turn that ended with the arrival of several police officers who ...

Sentencing on tap for contractor guilty of violating labor laws

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CONCORD – The sentencing hearing in the case of Nashua-based painting contractor Kevin Corriveau, who pleaded guilty four months ago to directing his employees to not report worked overtime hours on their payroll records, has been rescheduled to April 30, according to a filing at U.S. ...

Queen city woman arrested

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MERRIMACK – A Manchester woman who was found passed out in a vehicle with a needle in her arm fled the Queen City before being apprehended in Merrimack. A Manchester Police officer was checking the condition of Angela Tremblay, 32, who was parked in a vehicle on Montcalm Street around 8 a.m. ...

Promoting Wellness: Education offered at Health and Safety Fair

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NASHUA – Thirty-five vendors lined the perimeter of Nashua High School North’s gymnasium Saturday, offering a variety of health-related information, education and activities. Nashua’s Division of Public Health and Community Services, along with community partners, hosted the first free ...