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Annual Kelly Mann Memorial fundraiser for Bridges goes ‘virtual’ this year

NASHUA – The 15th annual Kelly Mann Memorial 5K Run and 3K Walk, a fundraiser for Nashua-based Bridges: Domestic and Sexual Violence Support, is taking place this week in a new format, necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than all participants gathering in one place and running or ...

Body of missing Massachusetts canoeist recovered from Lake Massabesic

By DEAN SHALHOUP Senior Staff Writer AUBURN – State Fish and Game divers on Sunday located the body of the 83-year-old Methuen, Massachusetts man reported missing Friday after launching his canoe in Lake Massabesic. State Police Marine Patrol officials said Joseph Moreau's body was ...

Nashua man, free on bail since August arrest, now in jail after new arrest

By DEAN SHALHOUP Senior Staff Writer NASHUA – Arrested Aug. 26 and charged with possessing drugs after police pulled over the bicycle he was riding "to address multiple city ordinance violations," Nashua resident Nathan Bernard was booked on three felony counts of possession of a ...

Hudson police investigating armed robbery at Cumby’s

HUDSON – An armed robbery in which "a certain amount of money was taken" from Cumberland Farms, 189 Central St., remains under investigation by Hudson police. The incident occurred around 3:30 a.m. Friday, police said, when a suspect believed to be a white male entered the store and ...

Man hiking in New Hampshire dies despite helicopter effort

THOMPSON & MESERVE'S PURCHASE, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who suffered a medical emergency while hiking in New Hampshire has died despite rescue efforts that included a National Guard helicopter, authorities say. The 60-year-old Mashpee man was in a small group hiking to the summit ...

Family of late NH man held in Lebanon starts foundation

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — The family of an American man who was jailed for months in Lebanon over decadesold murder and torture charges that he always denied has started a foundation in his name to help families of Americans held hostage overseas. Amer Fakhoury, a Dover, New Hampshire, restaurant ...

Recounts underway after record-breaking state primary

Recounts are underway in several close races after Tuesday's state primary. The secretary of state's office says 304,671 ballots were cast in the primaries in which voters selected nominees for governor, Congress and the state Legislature. The total easily surpassed the previous record for a ...

Final project in memory of Old Man of the Mountain completed

FRANCONIA, N.H. (AP) — The final project to memorialize New Hampshire's iconic Old Man of the Mountain — a fishing platform at Profile Lake and a pathway — are complete. The massive, naturally formed granite profile attracted tourists to Franconia Notch for about 200 years before it ...

Police believe 2 on motorcycle ride hit a deer and crashed

BOSCAWEN, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire believe a man and his grandfather on a Labor Day motorcycle ride died in a fatal crash after striking a deer. Police said Thursday they believed they found the bodies of Jerry Proper 69, and Cody Pillsbury, 22, who went on a ride from Newport. ...

Messner calls Shaheen’s ‘Clean Elections Agreement’ a stunt

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Republican Bryant “Corky” Messner declined to sign a “Clean Elections Agreement” offered by U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Thursday in an attempt to discourage outside spending by “dark money” groups. Shaheen, a Democrat seeking a third term, sent a letter to ...