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From The Telegraph Files

‘At the Ready’ reads the caption on this photo, taken long ago somewhere in Nashua. Whether it’s a staged photo, meaning the firefighters agreed to fire up the boiler in this classic steam pumper and have the two-horse team trot at leas than full speed for the photographer. Catching a ...

Greater Nashua Flashback

A note on this photo says it was taken in September 1964, but that estimate may be off a decade or so, given the model years of the cars that happened to be parked in the background while a photographer, probably perched atop a fire engine, did this photo shoot of the men assigned to the old ...

Allergist might be useful for relief

DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m an 82-year-old man. I’ve had breathing difficulty due to nasal passage swelling for most of my adult life. It will clear up periodically, but then I’ll have to endure several months of this problem. Nothing I’ve tried works, and there’s always the rebound – my ...

Suicide threats must be taken seriously; seek professional help

Dear Annie: My daughter goes to college full time and works full time, so she is very busy. When she was in high school, she knew at least four people who committed suicide. She, of course, doesn’t want it to happen again. She has a current friend who threatens it now often, maybe even ...

Horoscopes by Holiday for March 27

A witty and amusing cosmic transit marks the day. The messenger planet moves into the first sign of the zodiac. Aries is a bright and alive station for Mercury, promising mental strength, new ideas, intellectual adventures and love in its sweetest forms, including but not limited to young, dumb ...

This Week in History for March 27-April 2

Today is Sunday, March 27, the 86th day of 2022. There are 279 days left in the year. ••• Today’s Highlight in History On March 27, 1977, in aviation’s worst disaster, 583 people were killed when a KLM Boeing 747, attempting to take off in heavy fog, crashed into a Pan Am 747 on ...