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CATCHING BIG AIR: City ramps up for skateboarding medalist’s Nashua camp

NASHUA – Nolan Munroe, a 2012 X Games bronze medalist, will host a camp at the city’s David W. Deane Skateboard Park this summer with the hope of shredding stereotypes about his sport. “The goal is to really show people that skateparks aren’t a bad place for kids to be,” Munroe said ...

Women in Public Works: Female DPW employees aim to break stereotypes

NASHUA – Hoping to break the stereotypes of certain jobs being mostly for men, six female employees within the Nashua Division of Public Works spoke of “girl power,” Tuesday at Nashua High School South. Women representing all six departments of Public Works, including Administration, ...

City residents, pet dog escape late night house fire

NASHUA – A pet cat was unfortunately lost, but three people and their dog managed to escape their burning home late Sunday night – despite the fact the house had no smoke detectors, fire officials said. Nashua Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Karl Gerhard said Monday that firefighters were ...

Moving Day: Litchfield Fire Department relocates to new station

LITCHFIELD – To some it was a “bittersweet day,” but everyone agreed Sunday was also a “historic” for the men and women of the Litchfield Fire Department, as well as for the entire town. From now on, the brand-new building at 10 Liberty Drive will be home for the department, which ...

Drug dog sweeps Milford High School

MILFORD – Police and five drug-sniffing dogs went through Milford High School Monday morning. It was apparently the first such search in the school’s history. Students and staff were evacuated from the building around 9:30 a.m., waited in the football field, and returned about 40 minutes ...

Wadleigh Memorial Library hosts forum on race

MILFORD – Doug Sutherland, who is black and lives in Hancock, was visiting Maine one day and getting coffee at his favorite cafe when “an older white gentleman” started talking to him about his “black experience” with a boss who long ago encouraged him, and now he is rich. “I had ...

Wilton Select Board ink boundary-line agreement

WILTON – The Select Board used a “fifth Monday,” April 29, for a work session to try to close some issues. Under their new meeting schedule, the board meets on the first and third Mondays of the month. Board members signed a boundary line agreement with Adam and Melinda Royds, which has ...

Jockeys and Juleps: Locals celebrate the Kentucky Derby

A Kentucky Derby party at Labelle Winery on Saturday, sponsored by the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce, drew attendees donning their very best derby apparel. The event’s proceeds benefit the non-profit Touchstone Farm, located in Temple.

Telegraph taking nominations for 40 under forty

NASHUA – The Telegraph and Clark & Lavey Benefits Solutions are looking to recognize working individuals in the community who go above and beyond each and every day as part of the inaugural 40 under 40 awards. Though these individuals may be known in their own work environment, The ...

City’s 12th annual International Sculpture Symposium on tap

NASHUA – These days, it seems, nearly every cause, awareness campaign or project has a certain day, week or month set aside in its name. But few if any are as appropriate as the one our fair city has just begun celebrating, and will celebrate a whole lot more later this week when the 12th ...

Relaying assessing recommendations

NASHUA – Acting Administrative Services Director Kim Kleiner was joined by Administrative Lead Louise Brown and Commercial Assessor Greg Turgiss in providing members of the Board of Aldermen with an assessing update Tuesday night. During the meeting, officials discussed the eight major ...

Panelists address cybersecurity at forum

NASHUA – The Rivier University President’s Circle hosted a panel of cybersecurity professionals from the public, private, and service sectors on Tuesday for a leadership forum titled “Cybersecurity: The Evolving Threat Landscape and What Every Business Leader Needs to Know.” The ...

Dystonia fundraiser walk on tap

NASHUA — Amanda Sleeper was overjoyed to be expecting her first child, but the pregnancy prevented her from receiving urgently-needed treatment for dystonia, a disabling neurological disorder that began while she was a teen but went undiagnosed until her 20s. Sleeper experienced painful, ...

Aldermen react to assessing progress

NASHUA – After an extensive Tuesday presentation by acting Administrative Service Director Kim Kleiner and her assistants regarding the progress made since the March 1 release of the Management Audit Report, most members of the Board of Aldermen present expressed renewed confidence. While ...

NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire elects new board members

MANCHESTER – NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire recently elected three new members to its Board of Directors, each for a three-year term. Megan Carrier, Esq., is an attorney with Sheehan Phinney in Manchester; Eric LeBlanc of Nashua is an architect with Lavallee Brensinger in Manchester; ...