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Two kayakers saved from Merrimack River rapids

MANCHESTER – A pair of kayakers, who indicated they are brothers, were recovering Sunday from a harrowing ordeal that began as an apparent attempt to negotiate a stretch of rushing rapids in the Merrimack River. The men, whose identities weren’t immediately known, are inexperienced ...

48 new COVID-19 cases; N.H. total at 669

CONCORD – The state announced 48 new positive test results for COVID-19 on Sunday bringing the total to 669 cases. The state Department of Health and Human Services didn’t announce any new deaths leaving the total at nine deaths in New Hampshire. Several of the new cases are still under ...

Shortages being cited in suspending mobile testing

MANCHESTER – Citing testing equipment shortages among other factors, officials announced the suspension of mobile COVID-19 testing at the New Hampshire National Guard Armory on Canal Street. “This decision was made in consultation with local partners and is based on several factors, ...

Food Distribution

A Nashua Transit System bus involved with school food distribution prepares to depart for its drop-offs. As of this week, the United Way of Greater Nashua has assisted in the distribution of more than 19,000 nutritious meals, using volunteers, food prepared by the Nashua School District and ...

May sentencing for man charged in drug ring

CONCORD – Roughly six months after he agreed to plead guilty to charges accusing him of participating in a conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine in the Nashua area, former Nashua resident George Cruz is now scheduled for sentencing in May. Cruz, 30, is one of three men who pleaded guilty ...

Hudson officer on leave

HUDSON – Zachary Nardini, a 24-year-old Hudson police officer with roughly nine months on the job, is on paid administrative leave following his arrest early Saturday morning on one count of aggravated driving while intoxicated. State police troopers arrested Nardini, a Windham resident, ...

Virus testing site opens at Gillette Stadium; Boston mayor calls for curfew

BOSTON (AP) – The New England Patriots’ home stadium has became a coronavirus testing site while a Vermont fairground has transformed into a field hospital. Connecticut is wrestling with unrest at one of its jails and some Maine hospitals are cutting salaries despite the pandemic. A ...

‘New normal’ not easy, but please stay home

CONCORD – This is the third week of social distancing, a state of emergency and no school. There is now a stay-at-home order, non-essential businesses told to close and various other actions geared to lower the curve and reduce the number of people with COVID-19. In these three weeks, we ...

Happy Moments of the Day

Baxter, age 2 1/2 and Yzma, age 6 months, are the pets of Bausha’s best friends’s sister. The dog bed is Yzma’s, but she always is willing to share it with Baxter. (Photo by JEANNE BAUSHA) ——— EDITOR'S NOTE: This content is being provided for free as a public service to our ...

Happy Moments of the Day

And just like that, the world disappears – happy moment of the day at Kristine Mooso’s lake home on Northwood Lake in Northwood. Mooso’s primary residence is in Nashua. (Photo by KRISTINE MOOSO) ——— EDITOR'S NOTE: This content is being provided for free as a public service to ...

Library routine missed by many

NASHUA – COVID-19’s impact on libraries goes far beyond books. The shuttering of public libraries puts a strain on communities, where older people, those who make the library part of their daily routine and even displaced individuals experiencing housing instability now have nowhere to ...

Sununu: No free rent, mortgage during SoE

CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu modified his emergency order temporarily prohibiting evictions and foreclosures Friday night to make clear if tenants and property owners can’t pay rent or mortgage now, they will still have to pay in full when the state of emergency is lifted. “Let me be ...

N.H. COVID-19 cases jump 81; total now at 621

CONCORD – State officials announced 81 new positive test results for COVID-19, the highest number of confirmed cases overnight since the epidemic hit New Hampshire. There have now been 621 cases diagnosed in the Granite State. The state Department of Health and Human Services also ...

COVID-19 already infecting N.H. revenues

CONCORD – While the more devastating effects of the coronavirus lie ahead for New Hampshire, its impact is already felt in its coffers as state revenues, particularly businesses taxes, are less than anticipated. The closing of most non-essential businesses means owners are reassessing their ...

Sununu: 14 ‘flex facilities’ set up, ready

CONCORD – With the addition of 14 clinical surge flex facilities set up across the state, New Hampshire now has a total bed capacity of more than 5,000. The 14 facilities will remain dark until they are needed, and are in place to help hospitals deal with overflow should the state’s ...

Officials report two more deaths; cases total 540

CONCORD – The state announced two more deaths due to COVID-19 Friday, a man and a woman who both lived in Hillsborough County and were over 60 years old. “We offer our sympathies to the family and friends,” according to a news release from the state Department of Health and Human ...

Two Nashua District eductors 3D printing PPE

GOFFSTOWN – Two Nashua School District teachers have taken it upon themselves to step up and help meet the needs of first responders who rely on face masks to protect themselves while working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Head CTE 0teacher at Nashua High School North ...

Rotary Club of Nashua 2020 Community Grants available

The Rotary Club of Nashua is committed to “Service Above Self” and is dedicated to making the Nashua Community a better place. The Club hosts a number of fundraisers throughout the year and 100% of all profits go back to the community in the form of scholarships and community grants. The ...