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Car appears to rear-end bus at intersection

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MERRIMACK – A school bus that, at the time, was not carrying students appeared to be rear-ended by a Honda as it traveled northbound on Daniel Webster Highway in the area of Loop Road in Merrimack on Monday. Merrimack Police Department Sgt. Brandon Gagnon said emergency officials received ...

Police shoot and kill Nashua carjacking suspect

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NASHUA – Sunday afternoon’s wild series of carjackings in Massachusetts and at a Nashua car dealership came to an end Sunday evening in Newbury, Massachusetts, when the suspect – identified as Dracut, Massachusetts resident Thomas Murray – was shot and killed by police as he tried to ...

Man indicted for alleged deadly fentanyl sale

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NASHUA – One of two indictments which members of a Hillsborough County Superior Court-South grand jury handed up against Milford resident Richard Cooley III accuses him of selling the dose of fentanyl that prosecutors say caused the overdose death of a Hudson woman last year. In a motion ...

A Winter Run

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DANBURY – Are you looking for a friendly ski area to spend some family time this February? Think of Ragged Mountain in Danbury with its low-key atmosphere, fast lifts and lots of room out on the trails, which are, right now in great shape. With a vertical of 1,250 feet, Ragged is not the ...

Police seize drugs, gun from couple

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MERRIMACK – While conducting a routine business check at a local hotel shortly after midnight very early Monday, a police officer’s attention was drawn to what turned out to be a domestic dispute in which a young woman allegedly stepped in front of a car to prevent the driver from leaving, ...

Program helps instill hope for those facing mental illness

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NASHUA – There is still plenty of stigma surrounding mental illness and addiction, but with compassion and understanding in mind, Greater Nashua Mental Health officials are providing help to individuals suffering from both problems with their Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT) ...

Stand raises funds, awareness for Alzheimers for 11th year

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HUDSON – At first glance, motorists driving past the Blanchette residence on Ferry Street Sunday morning probably thought they happened upon a major crime scene, or perhaps some type of incident that left a lot of people injured. But it was all good: The cruisers, fire engine and two ...

Milford’s Wadleigh Library undergoing changes

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MILFORD – Milford’s Wadleigh Library is keeping it current. And on any given day, the building is bustling with people. For many, it’s part of their daily routine. “We were joking the other day that we could probably exist here in town, even if we didn’t have books,” said ...

German court delays Tesla factory

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BERLIN (AP) — A German court has temporarily halted the site preparation for Tesla Inc.’s first electric car factory in Europe. The Higher Administrative Court for Berlin-Brandenburg ordered Tesla to stop clearing trees on the wooded site near Berlin until it considers an environmental ...

January 2020: Very dry, not much snow; February could be different

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Winter’s harsh cold and snow drifts were on vacation during January as mild temperatures and lack of storms prevailed. Most were pleased with January’s results as the mild temperatures and little snow made life a little easier than it can sometimes be at this time of year. The polar vortex ...

Democrats again say ‘no’ to charter school funds

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CONCORD – Charter schools, such as Nashua’s Academy for Science and Design and MicroSociety Academy, remain a contentious political issue in New Hampshire, as majority Democrats at the State House continue to stop a $46 million federal grant that would fund more of these institutions. On ...

Getting The Skills

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NASHUA – Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang often speaks of automation and innovation eliminating manufacturing jobs, thus leaving a myriad of Americans with an uncertain future. In recognizing a need to connect the population to the needs of the ever-changing labor ...

Filling empty bowls: 25th annual event set

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NASHUA – Hunger is a very real and persistent problem in the U.S., as in 2017, some 40 million Americans struggled with the matter, while 15 million households were considered food insecure. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides much-needed resources to 45 million ...

Cartoon Exhibition

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NASHUA – Rivier University is hosting an exhibition and artist’s reception for cartoonist, historian and educator, Joel Christian Gill. His recent works are on display in a collection titled “Cartoon Chronicles – Serious, Playful, Succinct.” Gill’s works illustrate the trials and ...

River Casino & Sports Bar goes all in for 12th anniversary

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NASHUA – On Friday, the River Casino & Sports Bar kicked off its 12th anniversary celebration with its annual anniversary $25,000 River Scratchers promotion. Players scratch and reveal symbols to win $25,000, a trip for two to Las Vegas, $50, or a large pizza of their choice. Every day ...

Gate City police ‘POP’ five on various drug charges

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NASHUA – Thursday, members of the Nashua Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit arrested five residents on various and unrelated drug charges: Tracey Bernazzani, Katelyn Ferguson, Lindsey Miron, Leo Taylor and Casey Vigeant. Bernazzani, 48, of 46 Kinsley St., was ...

‘Just the Beginning’

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CONCORD – With Gov. Chris Sununu in attendance for President Donald Trump’s rally in Manchester on Monday, Trump called windmills “a graveyard for birds.” Though Sununu emphasizes his support for Trump, the two seem to part ways when it comes to the potential for a New Hampshire ...

1,000 Days

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NASHUA – Fifth-grade students at New Searles Elementary School experienced a visual representation of their academic achievements to date after collect 1,000 items for donation to the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter as a way of celebrating their 1,000th day of school. Dozens of ...