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City provides COVID-19 numbers, vaccine updates

NASHUA - According to the city’s epidemiologist Angela Consentino, trends in COVID-19 cases haven’t dimmed any expectations. “We knew with the holidays that we were going to see an increase in cases,” she said. “It definitely wasn’t surprising to us. Forty percent of all of the ...

Sen. Shaheen addresses N.H. housing issues

WASHINGTON - Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) held a virtual meeting with New Hampshire housing advocates on the housing crisis working families across the state are facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the crushing economic impact of the health crisis, many Granite State residents have been ...

Impeachment complicates the early days of Biden’s presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden already faces the daunting task of steering a newly announced $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill through a closely divided Congress as the pandemic and its economic fallout grow. Now Biden will have to do it with President Donald Trump's ...

Fate of Biden agenda rests with Schumer in 50-50 Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chuck Schumer is used to drinking from a firehose. But the incoming Senate majority leader has never taken on such a torrent of challenges, with the opening days of both the Biden administration and Democratic control of the Senate coming at the very moment an impeachment ...

Trump impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an ever-more-extraordinary end to the defeated president’s tenure in the White House. The timing is not set and depends heavily on when ...

‘I Have a Dream’

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is Monday – The Sunday Telegraph looks back on one of the civil rights icon’s most famous addresses. The “I Have a Dream Speech” was given on Aug. 28, 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. The words King used 57 ...

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua welcomes new CEO Craig Fitzgerald

NASHUA – The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua has welcomed Craig Fitzgerald, a club alumni, U.S. Air Force veteran, and business leader as the new chief executive officer. The announcement comes after an extensive nationwide search for a qualified candidate to take the place of ...

As pandemic and poverty persist, so does Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter

The nation is hurting as a whole. Our trust has been broken, lives have been shattered, and our nerves are raw. Even before the coronavirus hit our shores, homelessness and food insecurity was proving to be a fierce adversary. As COVID-19 continues to ravage our communities, the ever-changing ...

Local musician donates her harp to philharmonic

SALEM – To some people, the majestic, 47-stringed harp beckons Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker,” and the introduction to “Waltz of the Flowers.” Still for others, it’s the sound heard at the beginning of any dream sequence filmed for a movie or television show. But for life-long ...

N.H. people 65 and older can register for COVID-19 vaccine next week

CONCORD – Facing mounting criticism about the COVID-19 vaccination rollout, Gov. Chris Sununu came to his weekly news conference Thursday armed with charts and graphs and news of a major change that will allow people 65 and older instead of 75 and older to register for the shot Jan. ...

New Hampshire man charged in D.C. insurrection, released

CONCORD – A Bridgewater, N.H., man is the latest Granite Stater caught up in the fallout from last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol after FBI agents arrested him Wednesday. Thomas Gallagher, 61, appeared in the United States District Court in Concord on Thursday via video for a ...

Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem COVID-19 and steady economy

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan to end "a crisis of deep human suffering" by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic's prolonged economic fallout. Called the "American Rescue ...

N.Korea holds huge military parade as Kim vows nuclear might

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea displayed new submarine-launched ballistic missiles under development and other military hardware in a parade that underlined leader Kim Jong Un's defiant calls to expand the country's nuclear weapons program. State media said Kim took center stage in ...