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Property damage, no injuries in 2 Merrimack fires

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MERRIMACK - Two separate fires Sunday afternoon destroyed a Yamaha Raptor ATV, damaged a camping trailer and burned up the contents of a Dumpster, Fire Marshal John Manuele said. The fact that both blazes were caused by the improper disposal of flammable materials prompted Manuele to remind ...

NH Preservation Alliance helps with restoring old barns

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When Peter Kress was close to retiring three years ago, he was told about some property in New Boston that he may have wanted to take a look at. The land was far down South Hill Road. The house had been abandoned. The fields were overgrown. The barn, with no doors or windows, was a ...

Winery gets OK for 101 expansion

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AMHERST - The Zoning Board of Adjustment gave LaBelle Winery the variance it needs to expand its complex across Route 101. The decision was made at a rehearing last week. The next major step is a site plan review by the Planning Board. Neighbors opposed to the plan had requested the second ...

Mom of 4 hopes for a happy holiday

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a series of stories about people from Greater Nashua who have sought help this Christmas season from The Telegraph Santa Fund. Names have been omitted or changed to protect the identity of the families. Laney, a single mom of four kids, was diagnosed with ...

Car crashes, catches fire along F.E. Everett Turnpike

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MERRIMACK -- Police say a car apparently veered off of the F.E. Everett Turnpike near exit 10 Saturday morning, crashing into the woods, where it became engulfed in flames. The driver, Dakota Willette, 23, of Burlington, Mass., was flown by medical helicopter to a Boston area hospital. At ...

YMCA welcomes new board members at 129th annual meeting

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NASHUA - Nearly 80 members of the community joined the YMCA of Greater Nashua for its 129th annual meeting last month. YMCA CEO Mike LaChance inducted John Callahan, of Hollis, into the agency's Hall of Fame, an honor reserved for those who have dedicated their time and talent to fulfilling ...

Probation violation sends city woman to jail

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NASHUA - A Superior Court judge last Thursday ordered Nashua resident Nahiomy Velazquez back to jail for two months for violating the terms of her probation, which she had been serving in connection with recent domestic violence-related arrests. Velazquez, 24, most recently of 75 Pine St., ...

Marin gets to 45 years to life in daughter’s death

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NASHUA - The mother convicted of murdering her 3-year-old daughter in a brutal 2014 attack is heading to prison for at least 45 years after a sentencing hearing at Hillsborough County Superior Court South on Friday. "The victim of this crime, and the pain, the terror and the fear she ...

DCYF investigated Marin 10 times before murder

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NASHUA - New Hampshire's Division for Children, Youth & Families conducted 10 investigations into alleged abuse and neglect against Katlyn Marin, it was revealed in court on Friday, including one investigation months before the 27-year-old murdered her daughter, Brielle E. Gage. Marin was ...

School official charged in assault

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HUDSON - Hudson School Board member Benjamin J. Nadeau, a former selectman, is free on bail pending a January hearing in Nashua district court in connection with his arrest earlier this week on domestic-violence-related charges, according to police reports and court records. Nadeau, 41, who ...

Charlotte Ave. Elementary students do chores for charity

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NASHUA - The fruit of Charlotte Ave. Elementary School students' labor was on display Friday, as staff prepared to donate bags of toys to children in need through The Salvation Army Angel Tree program. Students did chores at home to earn money to purchase the gifts, which children requested ...

Ski slope OK’d by Planning Board

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NASHUA - The Planning Board approved unanimously on Thursday a proposal for a ski slope at the Gateway Hills development, formerly known as the Nashua Technology Park. The 60,000-square-foot ski area would would be about 300 feet from top to bottom, with an elevation drop of 38-40 feet. The ...

Lifelong member leaves $175,000 in his will

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NASHUA - Steve Mazur was a pretty simple man. The World War II veteran loved the Red Sox, and worked hard all his life. A self-employed barber in the city since he moved up from Lowell, Mass., in the 1950s, Mazur started going to the Nashua YMCA every day. He ended up being a member for more ...

Nashua sees fewer OD deaths

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NASHUA - Officials hope the grim news about Nashua's opioid addiction crisis may be starting to turn for the better, as the city reports a big drop in the number of overdoses and overdose-related deaths. "It's welcome news," said Chris Stawasz, director of Nashua's ambulance ...

Abuser receives prison sentence

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NASHUA - Prosecutors in the 2015 domestic violence case of former Nashua resident Anthony Martinez on Thursday detailed a chilling three-month spate of physical and mental abuse of a 17-year-old that Martinez called his girlfriend. They also told a story of survival. "In August, the ...

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CONCORD Nashua's Horn to step down as NH GOP head Nashua resident Jennifer Horn announced Thursday she will not seek a third term as chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party, retiring from the committee in January During her four-year tenure, Horn broke fundraising records for the party ...