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18 or 21? Age to possess tobacco up for vote

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NASHUA – About three months of public debate may conclude tonight, as Board of Aldermen members could vote to pass the ordinance that calls for first-offense fines of $50 on 20-year-old adults caught with cigarettes. Later in the week, on Thursday, the BOA will conduct a public hearing to ...

Symphony NH introduces new music director

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NASHUA – After an 18-month search, Symphony NH officials unveiled their new music director during the annual Maestro Dinner, Monday at Nashua Country Club. Roger Kalia, 34, will fill this role, and aims to lead the symphony into the 100th anniversary, which is coming up in 2023. In the 96th ...

Nashuan arrested Sunday released on bail

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NASHUA – While patrolling Main Street early Sunday morning, a police officer said loud shouting, infused with profanities and racial slurs, caught his attention as he passed East Pearl Street. The ruckus was coming from a sidewalk, the officer said in his report, and upon investigating, he ...

Probable cause issue raised at Nashua man’s arraignment

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NASHUA – Joshua Fournier-DeJesus allegedly punched and kicked a man in an early-morning fracas during the weekend, but contrary to what police and prosecutors allege, there is no evidence he used a knife in the attack, Fournier-DeJesus’s lawyer argued in court Monday. Whether enough ...

Charges reduced, June sentencing set in 2018 sexual assault case

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NASHUA – Prosecutors in the case of former Hudson resident Reide Klinger, who last summer was indicted on several felony sexual assault charges, have agreed to a plea deal allowing Klinger to plead guilty to two misdemeanor offenses and go to jail for two months. Klinger, 21, whose address ...

City Hall computer use investigated

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NASHUA – According to a 2006 Nashua Police Department report, an investigation into unauthorized computer usage led to Assessing Office employee Greg Turgiss admitting he used the city’s internet service to view adult pornography during work hours. With the March 1 release of the ...

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Nashua crash

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NASHUA – A collision involving a Cadillac sedan and Harley Davidson motorcycle late Saturday afternoon in downtown Nashua left the motorcyclist with serious injuries, officials said. Nashua Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Glen MacDonald said Sunday that the motorcycle operator, a 56-year-old man ...

Colonial Garden Club of Hollis fundraiser yields green

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The Colonial Garden Club of Hollis, organized in 1966, offered once again its annual plant sale, an event presented on historic Monument Square on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend. The event, one that draws hundreds of local shoppers and many others from out of state, is the club’s ...

Rivier University Class of 2019

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Rivier University conducts its 84th commencement at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts, on Saturday. A total of 594 graduates were awarded degrees. –Photos by GEORGE PELLETIER

St. Philip Church gearing up for annual Greek Food Festival

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NASHUA – If you were driving around town the past few days and saw a youngish-looking middle-aged man sticking metal-legged campaign signs into small grassy areas and median strips, the answer is no – he’s not running for office. He’s George Eftimiou, and he’s what you might call a ...

City employee allegedly caught sleeping on the job

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NASHUA – City property owner Laurie Ortolano hired a private investigator to track Nashua Assessing Department employee Greg Turgiss, who was then allegedly found – on more than one occasion – sleeping on the job while he claimed to be completing “field work.” Turgiss would ...

Milford PD working construction details in Nashua

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NASHUA – While driving through the Gate City, some motorists may be surprised to see officers from towns such as Milford providing detail work at construction sites or similar projects. The question of whether Milford taxpayers are seeing their money used to provide police services in ...

Granite Shield operation nets six on drug charges

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NASHUA — Police on Thursday arrested six individuals on various drug-related charges as part of Operation Granite Shield. Stanley Fortier, 69, of 22 Mason St., Nashua, faces one felony count of possessing marijuana with intent to distribute, one felony count of possession with intent to ...

2020 Dems to make local campaign stops

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Former Vice President Joe Biden will be in Nashua Tuesday With national polls showing former Vice President Joe Biden as the frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, he will bring his campaign to Nashua on Tuesday. Campaign information states Biden will appear at the ...