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NEWS DIGEST

‘Once Upon a Mattress’ set

NASHUA – Nashua High School North’s annual musical is set to hit the stage next week.

“Once Upon a Mattress” will open at 7 p.m. on Nov. 22. Other performances are set for 7 p.m. on Nov. 23 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 24.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.tma.booktix.

Graham and Marchant join NHHFA Board

BEDFORD – James E. Graham of Haverhill and Sarah Marchant of Brookline were recently appointed to the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority’s Board of Directors by Gov. Chris Sununu.

Graham is president and chief executive officer of Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank. He also is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston First District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council. He is a graduate of Plymouth State University and resides in Haverhill.

Marchant is the director of community development for the city of Nashua, and a member of the Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association and New Hampshire Planners Association. She is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and resides in Brookline.

Donald Shumway of Hopkinton serves as the board’s chair. Mary Beth Rudolph of Dover, a Seacoast Realtor with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate The Masiello Group, is the board’s vice chair.

The nine-member NHHFA Board of Directors is appointed by the governor and Executive Council.

Mosie Boyd files

to run for president

CONCORD – True Grit Law Firm founder Mosie Boyd on Friday filed a declaration of candidacy to run in the historic 100th New Hampshire presidential primary election as a Democrat.

“Rebuilding patriotism by uniting Americans around our shared values of faith, service to others and personal responsibility,” Boyd said. “That’s why I’m running for president. There’s a lot that unites us. We all love our country. The strength of America lives in the heart of every single American. It’s time we start focusing again on our shared values. We all drive on the same roads, attend the same schools, rely on the same system of justice to keep us safe, and count on the same national security teams to defend our liberty and protect our freedoms. Let’s rebuild American patriotism by listening to each other and respecting our fellow Americans – and getting back to the work of serving the American people.”

Boyd owns True Grit Law Firm and manages The River Valley Economic Development Council in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She founded Madam President PAC and hosted the Madam President Forum at Living History Farms in Iowa on President’s Day 2019. She earned her A.B. in American Civilization from Brown University, a master’s degree in National Security Studies from Georgetown University and a law degree from the University of Arkansas Little Rock.

Hollis Police Dept.collecting toys for CHaD

HOLLIS – As the holiday season approaches, the Hollis Police Department will be collecting new and unwrapped toys to benefit the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.

Many of the children receiving treatment at CHaD, as well as their families, will not be fortunate enough to enjoy the holidays in the comfort of their own homes.

In addition, children at CHaD use toys to help normalize their day, encourage development and as diversions when uncomfortable or sitting for long procedures.

Gifts can be dropped off at the Hollis Police Department. Dec. 10 will be the last day items will be accepted.

For additional information, visit http://www.chadkids.org/donate/chad-wish-list.html.

Child porngraphy charges filed

NASHUA – In September, members of the New Hampshire Internet Crimes against Children Task Force received a cyber tip that was investigated by the Campton and the Nashua police departments. As a result of the investigation, on Thursday, members of the Nashua Police Department obtained and executed a search warrant at 5 Crown St., Apartment A, Nashua, with the assistance of the Internet Crimes against Children Task Force which included members of the Campton Police Department and Manchester Police Department.

During the execution of the search warrant, evidence of child sexual abuse images were discovered. Detectives applied for and were granted an arrest warrant for Erik Jorgenson, 34

Jorgenson was charged with five counts of possession of child sexual abuse images, a Class B felony. This investigation remains active and ongoing. Each Class B Felony is punishable by a term of imprisonment, exclusive of fines.

Jorgenson was held on $10,000 cash bail.

If anyone has further information regarding the case, they are encouraged to contact the Nashua Police Department at 603-594-3500, or they can anonymously report information or cases of child exploitation to the Nashua Police Department Crime Line at 603-589-1665.