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Souhegan field hockey team roars into finals

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer EXETER – After 80 spirited yet scoreless minutes, these girls boldly went where no New Hampshire field hockey teams had gone before … a one-on-one penalty shootout to break the tie in the state semis. Souhegan High School’s Ellie Byram felt more than at ...

‘Warrencare’

NASHUA – Just when it looked like Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders of Vermont’s $32 trillion Medicare for All plan might break the bank, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts unveiled a $52 trillion version on Friday. Of her Medicare for All, single-payer system, Warren said it ...

Panthers dress rehearsal vs. Exeter doesnt go well

NASHUA – The dress rehearsal didn't go so well for the Nashua High School South football team on Friday night. They broke a lot of the rules you need to adhere to when playing Exeter, and the result was a 30-14 loss at the hands of the Blue Hawks at Stellos Stadium. It was a game that ...

O’Rourke out, Harris teetering

NASHUA – On April 12, Democratic presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Beto O’Rourke each rated at 9% in the Real Clear Politics national polling average, while Elizabeth Warren was at less than 6%. Friday, O’Rourke dropped out of the race entirely, while Harris closed her New ...

Titans finish regular season unbeaten with 7-0 win

Undefeated. The visiting Nashua High School North football team closed out the regular season with a tough 7-0 road win over Portsmouth on Friday night, allowing the Titans to finish the regular season a perfect 9-0. But playing without injured standout quarterback and the state's leading ...

Olm, Harriott-Gathright seeking Ward 9 seat

NASHUA – Bill Ohm is challenging incumbent Linda Harriott-Gathright for the Ward 9 seat on the Nashua Board of Aldermen. Voters will choose one of the two candidates during the Tuesday Municipal General Election. Harriott-Gathright Harriott-Gathright is running because she has really ...

Coding Club for Girls coming soon to Nashua Technology Center

NASHUA – Nashua Technology Center officials are working to close the gender gap in technology and will soon be providing a Girls Who Code Club. The goal of the club, which can be offered to girls in grades 3-12, is to teach girls about computer science concepts in a fun, comfortable and ...

Milford football overcomes Alvirne in overtime

MILFORD – Considered “The Game of the Week” even by area folks with just a modest interest in New Hampshire Division II football, the Friday night battle between the host Milford Spartans and the visiting Alvirne Broncos had all kinds of attention on it. And with good reason. The ...

Coding Club for Girls coming soon to Nashua Technology Center

NASHUA – Nashua Technology Center officials are working to close the gender gap in technology and will soon be providing a Girls Who Code Club. The goal of the club, which can be offered to girls in grades 3-12, is to teach girls about computer science concepts in a fun, comfortable and ...

Impeachment inquiry focuses on White House lawyers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump’s phone call with the leader of Ukraine into a highly restricted computer system normally reserved for documents about covert ...

Merrimack football nails down playoff spot

MERRIMACK – The Tomahawks are playoff bound. Merrimack punched its ticket to the NHIAA Division I Football Tournament thanks to a 49-28 victory over Winnacunnet on Friday. Tomahawk sophomore quarterback Kyle Crampton picked apart the Winnacunnet defense through the air, finishing the ...

Impeachment inquiry focuses on White House lawyers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump’s phone call with the leader of Ukraine into a highly restricted computer system normally reserved for documents about covert ...

Out with the old, in with the new for Patriots

Out with the old, in with the new. You could say that for the New England Patriots personnel – hello N'Keal Harry and Nick Folk, bye-bye Josh Gordon and Mike Nugent. Hello more decent competition, buh-bye literal pushovers. It's the second half of the NFL season, no trades, maybe a waiver ...

$1.25 million federal grant to battle opioids

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As fentanyl and other opioids continue inflicting damage in New Hampshire, officials are working provide as much funding as possible to combat the problem. Friday, U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, along with U.S. Reps. Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas, all ...

Jayson Tatum jumper lifts Celtics to last-second win

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum made a big play at a big moment for the Boston Celtics. Then he made it sound very routine. Tatum hit a turnaround jumper with 1.3 seconds remaining, and the Celtics beat the New York Knicks 104-102 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory. "It feels ...

Red Ribbon Week: Reflecting on living healthy, drug-free life

NASHUA – Thursday marked the end of Red Ribbon Week, a nationally recognized week during which participants show their dedication to living healthy, drug-free lifestyles. In Nashua, particularly within its school district, Red Ribbon Week was recognized Oct. 21 through Oct. 27. The week ...

Downed trees lead to power outages

NASHUA – Jean Paul was eating breakfast when a loud noise echoed just outside her Nottingham Drive on Friday morning. A large tree at the edge of her neighbor’s yard came crashing down as a result of strong winds, falling right across her driveway, meaning her vehicle was trapped inside ...

Germany’s president wraps up U.S. charm offensive in Boston

BOSTON (AP) – Germany’s president on Thursday called for shifting focus away from “tweets and tirades” and toward upholding democracy and strengthening the relationship between his country and the United States. Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave a brief speech at the Goethe Institute in ...

Campbell volleyball makes it into semifinals

Volleyball Division III Quarterfinals No. 7 Campbell 3, No. 2 Winnisquam 1 The Cougars hit the road for the upset, 24-26 25-23 25-18 and 25-13. “What an amazing night for the Cougars, we out played Winnisquam,” said Campbell coach Melissa Miner. “We stayed positive and calm ...

Report cites problems with child protection system

CONCORD (AP) – A watchdog report based on a review of child fatalities calls on New Hampshire’s child protection agency to address systemic problems, including an outdated filing system, strained relationships with other agencies and internal biases among staff members. The Office of the ...