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Booker takes strong anti-gun stance while touring Nashua business

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NASHUA – U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., continued making his case to be the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee on Friday during his tour of the immigrant-led Zco Corp. business in Nashua on Friday. U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., and New Hampshire Rep. Latha Mangipudi , D-Nashua, joined ...

Twenty Democratic states appeal Obamacare ruling to Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that could put the Obama-era health law squarely in the middle of the 2020 election, Democratic-led states Friday asked the Supreme Court for a fast-track review of a recent court ruling that declared part of the statute unconstitutional and cast a cloud over the ...

Winter Challenge

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NASHUA – Hundreds of runners are gearing up to test their athletic abilities during the 2020 United Way of Greater Nashua Blizzard Blast. The competition begins at 9 a.m. Jan. 25 at Nashua’s Mine Falls Park. The competitive three-to-four-mile race, which is professionally timed, ...

Reportedly stolen car leads to arrests

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MERRIMACK – When an officer on patrol in the early morning hours of New Year’s Eve spotted a particular vehicle parked on the side of a local hotel, he decided to run the license plate through a national database to check its status. The search of the National Crime Information Center ...

Merrimack woman arrested for habitual offender, other charges

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NASHUA – Roughly three months after she was charged with driving as a habitual offender and other traffic-related offenses, Merrimack resident Barbara Callahan was back in court Thursday, the result of her latest arrest in December on a similar set of alleged offenses. Callahan, 54, of 6 ...

Run up to primary highlights tops stories of 2019

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As we turn the page on 2019, The Telegraph looks back at the top stories from the past 12 months. From the run up to the 2020 first-in-the-nation primary to local accomplishments and municipal strife, 2019 was filled with major events. 33 Dems File for #FITN PRIMARY CONCORD – The field ...

Population Shift

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NASHUA – New Hampshire is one of only four states to record more deaths than births from 2018 to 2019, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data. “The number of deaths has increased significantly in recent years due to rising mortality among New Hampshire’s growing senior population, but ...

Gate City officials gather information on homeless

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NASHUA – City officials recently completed their second outreach effort to gauge Nashua’s homelessness situation before January’s annual point-in-time count. The first such effort took place in November, as a few teams dispersed to find homeless encampments. At the time, officials ...

Board overrides veto to grant police pay hikes

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NASHUA – Members of the Board of Aldermen voted 14-1 to override the mayor’s veto of a civilian police contract during a special Thursday meeting, which will now provide pay raises for certain Police Department employees. Mayor Jim Donchess vetoed the civilian contract submitted by the ...

Bennet spreads optimism at Nashua headquarters

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NASHUA – Accompanied by his wife and two of their three daughters, Colorado senator and Democratic presidential primary hopeful Michael Bennet kicked off the new year Wednesday with an ambitious resolution: “to come in in the top three” finishers in New Hampshire’s First in the Nation ...

Booker talks student debt, gun violence

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GOFFSTOWN – Cory Booker of New Jersey may be trailing in public opinion polls in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, but the U.S. senator pushed forward during a Thursday “Politics Unplugged” event at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in ...

Young author to sign books at Toadstool store

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NASHUA – Merrimack resident and first-time author Cameron Bolling will sign copies of his debut novel, “Skyborn,” at 2 p.m. Saturday at Toadstool Bookshop, 375 Amherst St., Somerset Plaza in Nashua. The young author, who is a senior at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire, ...

Donchess at odds with Nashua police union, as he vetoes contract

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NASHUA – Despite a 15-0 vote of approval from Board of Aldermen members on Dec. 23, Mayor Jim Donchess vetoed to the civilian contract submitted by the Police Commission. The union contract is set to be considered again during a special board meeting, set for 7 p.m. today in the Aldermanic ...

Andrew Yang makes case for Democratic nomination

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NASHUA – In the age of artificial intelligence and an increasing number of jobs being lost to technology, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to put $1,000 in the pockets of every American every month. While speaking to voters during a town hall-style event at the Nashua ...

Several bids for presidency came and went in 2019

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NASHUA – As 2019 began, many national political analysts predicted that Kamala Harris of California and Beto O’Rourke of Texas would emerge as the top two contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, with New York’s Kirsten Gillibrand also considered a strong ...

Wintry mix causes slick road conditions

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NASHUA – Another two-day storm is continuing to cause problems for those commuting across roadways in southern New Hampshire, making for slick conditions during Monday’s travels. Today, the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine, predicts the storm to move out by early afternoon. The ...

Toll-free Exit 11 debuts with the New Year

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MERRIMACK – First-night revelers who frequently use the Everett Turnpike Exit 11 on and off ramps will be celebrating something extra as they usher in 2020. The moment the calendar flips from 2019 to 2020, all the Exit 11 toll plazas will begin charging motorists exactly $0.00, thanks to a ...

Former VP Biden talks Trump, ‘new republicans’

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MILFORD – Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden held a town hall-style meeting in Milford on Sunday night. The former vice president was introduced by Senator Shannon Chandley (D-NH), who represents the New Hampshire Senate District 11 in Milford. Biden told the crowd, gathered at ...