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Stapelfeld comes through in the clutch for Cavaliers

HOLLIS – A name from the recent past helped rescue the Hollis Brookline High School girls basketball team on Monday night. Everyone remembers the shooting heroics of Cavaliers alum Cassandra Stapelfeld, who helped the team to the Division II finals in 2017 and is now at St. Joseph's College ...

Trump hosts rally in Manchester

MANCHESTER – On the eve of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary, President Donald Trump reminded Granite Staters he also is on the ballot today in his ongoing effort to “Keep America Great.” “We are going to keep on winning, winning and winning,” Trump told the ...

Spartan boys even their record with win at MV

It was a light Monday in the area for local high school games: BOYS BASKETBALL MILFORD 72, MERRIMACK VALLEY 48 Trailing 13-10 after the opening quarter, the Spartans (6-6) turned it on the rest of the way, leading 30-15 at the half and 57-31 after three. Milford had five scorers in double ...

Candidates scramble to gain votes

Democratic primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua Monday noontime, and a couple of hours later Bernie Sanders stood on a loading dock at the rear of his Greater Nashua headquarters in Hudson to fire up a legion of supporters ready to canvass for votes on the eve of ...

Bishop Guertin skiers bring home state crown

Skiing Bishop Guertin The Cardinals had a great showing at the Division I State Meet. Colin Rathbone and Colby Rathbone placed sixth and seventh respectively, to lead BG in the Giant Slalom event. BG would finish second overall as a team in the Giant Slalom. The Cardinals would go on to win ...

National pollster weighs in on N.H. primary

NASHUA – On the eve of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary, presidential hopefuls flocked to the Granite State, making last-minute stops in hopes of securing support for their 2020 White House bids. President Donald Trump also stumped in the state Monday night, hosting a rally at ...

Nashua North’s Tori Conrad enjoys track triumph

We witnessed the raw power of Paul Marchand’s sprint double for Nashua South at the Division I State Indoor Track Meet on Sunday. And when Nashua North’s Rory Curran ripped up the backstretch with two laps to go in the 1500 meters, clinching his distance double, electricity surged through ...

Panel reviews rulings in search for school funding plan

CONCORD – Court decisions on the state’s education funding system were reviewed Monday for members of the Commission to Study School Funding as they begin to craft a new more equitable plan for state schools. Department of Justice Solicitor General Daniel Will and attorney John Tobin of ...

Nashua poll workers gear up for a busy day

NASHUA – Ward 8 moderator John Lisle anticipates quite a large turnout at his polling location today during the New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary. City polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., and upon opening the doors at his location, Lisle is expecting a line of 50-75 voters. He ...

Red Sox make it official, Roenicke is interim manager

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – It took Ron Roenicke almost five years to get another chance as a major league manager. He’ll need to wait at least until next week for “permanency.” The Red Sox made Roenicke their interim manager Tuesday, promoting the former Brewers skipper to replace ...

Officials applaud $51M project

WASHINGTON (AP) – On Monday, U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., and U.S. Reps. Annie Kuster, D-Second, and Chris Pappas, D-First, praised the Department of Health and Human Services for its announcement that the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute in ...

Sununu vetoes net metering bill, faults compromise unspecifically

CONCORD – Republican Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto Monday of SB 159 on net metering for customer-generators was praised in his own party and panned by Democrats who accused him of going back on his word. Sununu said it was nearly identical to two bills that were previously vetoed and ...

Barbara H. Hargraves

Barbara H. Hargraves, 73, of Nashua, widow of Daniel H. Hargraves, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 7, 2020. A resident of Nashua for over 50 years, Mrs. Hargraves was born in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania on October 2, 1946, a daughter of Rita (Bibeault) Brown Gallo, the ...

Carmen (Nadeau) Duplessis

Carmen Yvonne (Nadeau) Duplessis, 83, of Palm Bay FL, passed away on Friday February 7th while surrounded by her family, after a decline of Alzheimers. She was born on April 8, 1936 in Bromptonville P. Que. Canada, to the late Achille and Lucienne (Labonte) Nadeau. Carmen attended schools in ...

Barbara (Bracey) Devaney

Barbara Jean (Bracey) Devaney, 87, of Merrimack died at her home on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 after a recent period of declining health. Barbara was born in St. Johnsbury, VT on January 24th, 1933, a daughter of Natalie E. (Kittredge) and Myron O. Bracey. She was a graduate of Swanton ...

Alan N. Newman

Alan Nathan Newman, 70 of Bullhead City, Arizona died Friday January 31, 2020. He was born July 26, 1949 in Nashua, NH to parents Maurice and Judith Newman. Alan graduated Nashua High School in 1969 and went on to work for USPS. He also went on to bartend for Quito’s Pub in Nashua during the ...

Paul D. Carney

Paul David Carney, 78, of Nashua, husband of Priscilla T. (Beauregard) Carney, passed away at his home, Saturday morning, February 8, 2020. A resident of Nashua since 1980, Mr. Carney was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on November 16, 1941, a son of the late John and Phyllis (Connor) ...

British traveler may have exposed dozens to virus

LONDON (AP) – A middle-aged businessman from England who vacationed in the Alps has illustrated how the ease of international travel is complicating global efforts to track and contain the new coronavirus that emerged in China. From the Singapore hotel where he is believed to have picked ...

Exercise your right to vote

“For this nation to remain true to its principles, we cannot allow any American’s vote to be denied, diluted or defiled. The right to vote is the crown jewel of American liberties, and we will not see its luster diminished.” – Ronald Wilson Reagan, 40th president of the United ...

Small New Hampshire town votes for Bloomberg in primary

DIXVILLE NOTCH (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won the votes of a tiny New Hampshire community that barely hung onto its tradition of being among the first to cast ballots in the presidential primary. Dixville Notch's five residents cast their ballots just after the ...