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Spirits high at Nashua job fair

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NASHUA - Spirits were high at the eighth annual Employment Connect job fair Wednesday at St. Patrick Church, where employers, job-seekers and volunteers joined forces to create an incubator for success. "I think it's very important for people who are looking for a job to speak to ...

Passing driver stops to put out Lyndeborough fire

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LYNDEBOROUGH - A quick-thinking good Samaritan prevented a fire from spreading in a Lyndeborough home Wednesday. A call went out to firefighters at about 9:30 a.m. for a structure fire at 178 Forest Road. Town fire Chief Brian Smith said a passing motorist stopped their vehicle, grabbed a fire ...

Relic of popular Italian mystic tours Boston region

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LOWELL, Mass. - Catholics throughout New England are making a pilgrimage this week to see the heart of an Italian saint. St. Padre Pio was a Capuchin Monk venerated by Catholics. He was born in 1887 and died in 1968. He is said to have had stigmata, or spontaneous wounds, on his hands and feet ...

Harbor Homes to host long-running event to help veterans

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NASHUA - Featuring a "one-stop shop" of local resources for at-risk and homeless veterans, the ninth annual veteran Stand Down event is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Harbor Homes. Guest speakers include Gov. Maggie Hassan, Mayor Jim Donchess and Erik ...

School board-custodian case moves close to Supreme Court

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NASHUA - The Nashua School District is one step closer to having its case considered by the New Hampshire Supreme Court after the state Public Employee Labor Relations Board denied the district's request for a rehearing on its plan to privatize some of its custodial workforce. The labor board ...

Kuster introduces export bill at Nashua business

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NASHUA – Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster visited Geophysical Survey Systems in Nashua, a manufacturer of ground-penetrating radar equipment, on Monday to announce the Export Promotion Act – new legislation to promote exports for small businesses. “Exports hold so ...

Businesses feeling ‘data fatigue’ on transparency issues

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Transparency is a hot topic these days. The internet has ushered in more transparency in our lives and in society in general than ever existed before. Many of us broadcast our lives to the world on social media. Google, Amazon and other giant technology companies track our every move online ...

Guilty plea in Nashua murder

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NASHUA - Stephan D. Peno, one of two young men charged in the 2015 murder of Nashua resident Benjamin Marcum, has agreed to plead guilty to three of the five charges against him in exchange for a prison term of 20-28 years to life, according to documents filed last week in Hillsborough County ...

Home, sweet new home for Alec’s

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NASHUA - After a long wait, longtime retailer Alec's Shoes has moved its operation from downtown to its new location off Somerset Parkway between Amherst Street and Exit 8 of the F.E. Everett Turnpike. The family-run store, a fixture downtown for many years, will open at the new location this ...

Hudson police holding Red Cross blood drive

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HUDSON - Hudson police are sponsoring their 56th semi-annual American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Hudson Community Center from noon-7 p.m. Tuesday. The Red Cross urges blood donors of all types to give blood during National Preparedness Month to ensure a readily available blood supply for ...

Nashua police retrieve sex-assault suspect from New York City

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NASHUA - Detectives from Nashua teamed with New York City officers over the weekend to track down and take into custody Felix Perez, a Bronx resident who is accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Nashua over several months.Perez, 46, of 2430 Morris Ave., Apt. 40B, waived ...

Elks national president to visit state Sept. 28-29

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Michael F. Zellen, the national leader of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, will visit the New Hampshire State Elks and their lodges on Sept. 28. Zellen and his wife, Donna, will stop at Keene Lodge 927 for a 1 p.m. luncheon and then travel to Derry/Salem Elks Lodge 2226 for an ...

We’re No. 16

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NASHUA - Nashua is getting high marks again from Money: It's ranked 16th in the magazine's annual list of Best Places to Live. "It's good news," Mayor Jim Donchess said. "It helps us attract businesses and residents." Money gives Nashua high marks for its ...

Party chairs: NH to play key role in election

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NASHUA - New Hampshire's role in the upcoming election could be a deciding factor in the race for the White House, said Ray Buckley, chairman of New Hampshire's Democratic Party. Buckley and his Republican counterpart, Jennifer Horn, spoke to members of the Nashua Rotary Club on Monday during ...

Nashua High South student grabs Girl Scout Gold for program

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NASHUA – Nashua High School South senior Jillian MacGregor developed an after-school computing and technology program for girls, earning her a Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. MacGregor, a dedicated STEM student, began helping others with her computer ...

Nashua job fair hits downtown Wednesday

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NASHUA – The eighth annual Employment Connect job fair will be held at St. Patrick Church at 29 Spring St. from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday. The fair will be hosted by the Nashua Continuum of Care, a network of service agencies that prevent homelessness and help people transition out of ...

Nashua man pleads guilty in 2015 assault case

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NASHUA – Charged a year ago with conducting a chilling, three-month reign of physical and sexual abuse of his teenage girlfriend at the time, former Nashuan Anthony Martinez, 23, elected to plead guilty to 17 of the 46 charges against him in exchange for a prison term of at least ...

West Nile Virus found in Nashua mosquitoes

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A state test has revealed West Nile Virus in a batch of mosquitoes that were collected in Nashua. It is the only incident of the disease so far in the state this year. West Nile and Eastern equine encephalitis are arboviruses that are transmitted from the bite of an infected mosquito. The ...