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‘Creative Community’

MANCHESTER – The arts were alive and well at the New Hampshire Institute of Art Wednesday evening. Lively African drumming filled the air, contemporary dancers moved across the floor and students painting canvases and writing on laptops flanked the walls at the 2017 Governor’s Arts ...

Mailer favoring Nashua arts center in violation of law

NASHUA – A mailer sent to Nashua residents urging a vote in favor of the performing arts center proposal may have violated state campaign laws. The mailer, sent out by the Nashua Enrichment Committee, failed to include the name and address of a representative for the group, as is required ...

Nathan T. Doty

Nathan Thomas Doty, 39, of Hooksett, N.H. passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 after being diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in June of this year. Nathan was born in Anchorage, AK on August 22, 1978 to Robert Doty and Rebekah (Doty) Hawxwell. He moved to Nashua at the age of seven and attended ...

Chinese University says it did not buy DWC

NASHUA – The Chinese University of Hong Kong is saying it is not behind the $11.6 million purchase of the Daniel Webster College campus, despite initial reports. The university put out a statement this week on its website stating that it did not bid for, nor purchase the college campus. ...

Bishop Guertin students celebrate Day of Service

NASHUA – Seniors and sophomores at Bishop Guertin High School did not attend classes Wednesday morning, but learned from experience instead as they helped clean up the city they call home. Wednesday marked Bishop Guertin’s Third annual Day of Service, in which seniors and, for the first ...

Symphony N.H. hosting concert

NASHUA – Symphony N.H. will celebrate Veteran’s Day with a Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber concert featuring all American composers. The program features Grammy Award-winning American soprano Christine Brewer performing Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer 1915” and Copland’s “Appalachian ...

Leonora Shubert

Leonora Clarke Shubert, 88, resident of Amherst, NH, died on October 21, 2017 at her home. She was born in Jamaica, NY on September 12, 1929, a daughter of Arthur W. and Eleanor C. (Hine) Renander. She was a 1951 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the College of William & Mary. Lee Shubert made ...

Jenelline (Nell) Ann Connors Young

Jenelline (Nell) Ann Connors Young lost her battle to cancer on October 22, 2017. She is survived by her beloved husband, Philip Young, and had expressed it is with a broken heart that she will not get to grow old with him or see their twin children Ann and Richard (Richie) become adults. She ...

Edward William Salesky

HUDSON, NH – Edward William Salesky, “Pa”, 91, died peacefully on October 23, 2017 in his Hudson, New Hampshire home. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones.  Ed was born on June 12, 1926, in Lowell, MA to Mary (Bagley) and William Salesky. He ...

First response

NASHUA – Nashua’s Safe Stations program received a boost Friday as hundreds came out to Harbor Homes for a pancake breakfast fundraiser. All proceeds from the First Responder Pancake Breakfast will go toward the program, which has helped more than 160 people since it started last ...

Arrested Development

AMHERST – Amy LaBelle says she still wants to buy property across Route 101 to expand her winery in Amherst despite a lawsuit filed by a neighbor. LaBelle, however, said she and her husband, Cesar Arboleda, wouldn’t rule out moving the expansion out of town if the delay becomes ...

Wilton food pantry finds new home

WILTON – With the upcoming sale of the former Sacred Heart Church, the Open Cupboard Food Pantry had to find a new home. “We’re moving to Wilton Falls Building,” Director Linda LaDouceur said, “with many thanks to owner Chuck Crawford,” who had the space repainted for the ...

Shopping time for Patriots

It’s shopping time. You can always tell who the desperate teams in the National Football League are; they’re the ones who shop until they drop during the first few days of the free-agent frenzy. The New England Patriots, obviously, are never one of those. But this is always an interesting ...

More units added to Franklin Street project

NASHUA – Brady Sullivan Properties is aiming for a bigger mill development project on Franklin Street, with more than 30 apartment units added to the large-scale proposal. The company, though the corporate entity Lofts 34 LLC, is seeking to amend its original proposal for 168 apartments by ...

No probable cause in assault case

NASHUA – Former Daniel Webster College basketball star Marquise Caudill told a district court judge Monday that he “faked like I was going to stomp” a Southern Vermont College player when the teams’ Feb. 18 game erupted in a brawl after a scramble for a loose ball. But Caudill stopped ...

Struggle to solve psychiatric issue

CONCORD – Four years ago, mental health workers called a press conference to ring the alarm. On any given day, nine people sat in New Hampshire emergency rooms waiting for a bed to open at the state psychiatric hospital. “Access to timely mental health care in New Hampshire is at a crisis ...

Donchess: ACA critical in opioid fight

NASHUA – Mayor Jim Donchess wants to see the Affordable Care Act, currently being dismantled in Congress, remain in place at a time when the city struggles to deal with the opioid addiction crisis. “The heroin, opioid and fentanyl crisis is devastating families and businesses in Nashua,” ...

Adult Spelling Bee set to benefit local students

NASHUA – The Nashua Education Foundation will hold its first Adult Spelling Bee to raise funds for city public schools. The competition will include up to 50 teams composed of three individuals each. The teams of local businesses, law firms, families, medical providers, community ...

Judge opts not to revoke man’s bail, orders no contact

NASHUA – Delivering firm warnings that he have no contact by any means with a witness in his ongoing criminal case and that he under no circumstances go anywhere near Facebook, a judge nevertheless agreed not to revoke Martin McHugh’s bail as his case moves forward in Hillsborough County ...

Nashua’s Hynes honored for ‘Employee Excellence’

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 ...