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Milford PD working construction details in Nashua

NASHUA – While driving through the Gate City, some motorists may be surprised to see officers from towns such as Milford providing detail work at construction sites or similar projects. The question of whether Milford taxpayers are seeing their money used to provide police services in ...

Granite Shield operation nets six on drug charges

NASHUA — Police on Thursday arrested six individuals on various drug-related charges as part of Operation Granite Shield. Stanley Fortier, 69, of 22 Mason St., Nashua, faces one felony count of possessing marijuana with intent to distribute, one felony count of possession with intent to ...

Nashua’s Adult Learning Center recognized as education business leader

NASHUA – Nashua’s Adult Learning Center has been recognized as one of 10 companies honored by Business New Hampshire Magazine as 2019 Businesses of the Year. As noted in the nonprofit’s mission statement, the center is designed to provide the academic skills, job training and support ...

2020 Dems to make local campaign stops

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be in Nashua Tuesday With national polls showing former Vice President Joe Biden as the frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, he will bring his campaign to Nashua on Tuesday. Campaign information states Biden will appear at the ...

Annual Sculpture Symposium opens

NASHUA – Members of the city’s arts culture gathered at the Hunt Community on Thursday to celebrate the opening ceremony for the 12th annual Nashua International Sculpture Symposium. With community leaders, public officials, local business representatives and members of the public in ...

Sununu slams door on mandatory paid leave

NASHUA – Insisting that New Hampshire Democrats’ mandatory paid leave plan would create an income tax in a state without one, Gov. Chris Sununu on Thursday vetoed Senate Bill 1. Democrats, meanwhile, maintain the legislation is not an income tax – and are left hoping to convince enough ...

Remediation at tannery still is a work in progress

NASHUA – Real estate developer Bernie Plante knows that properly encapsulating the sludge at Mohawk Tannery is vital to the success of any future project at the site, so he is doing his due diligence before work begins. “We got delayed a little bit because of the complexity of the drawings ...

Keller Williams volunteers expand garden beds at Nashua High School North

NASHUA – Nearly 50 volunteers from Keller Williams Realty spent Thursday morning working with the local nonprofit ReGenerative Roots to expand and improve the current raised bed garden at Nashua High School North as part of their RED (Renew, Energize and Donate) Day. RED Day is an annual ...

Nashua-based Humans Being bring the jam to Fody’s at 10 p.m. on Saturday

Nashua-based band the Humans Being will play their home stomping ground of Fody’s Tavern on Saturday night at 10 p.m. Co-founders Brandon O’Grady and Tom Duda alternated between playing drums and guitar in middle school until a decade later, when the idea of creating a band became a ...

Hudson man accused of stalking other violations

NASHUA – A Hudson man is under arrest on charges accusing him of twice violating a court protective order and stalking a woman known to him, alleged acts that left her in fear of her safety, police said. Glenn Gonyer, 58, formerly of 112 Central St., was arraigned and given $500 cash bail ...

Kuster, Pappas introduce PFAS bill

WASHINGTON – Chemicals from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics caused problems for the Merrimack water supply, so New Hampshire officials hope new legislation will help limit their future output. The materials are known as per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. The U.S. Environmental ...

Spring concert on tap at Keefe

NASHUA – With the chance to display their skills and passion for music with family, friends and the community, North Main Music students will be taking part in the school’s 17th student concert. The school will be showcasing the students’ talents at 9 a.m. Sunday at Elm Street Middle ...

St. Joseph Hospital celebrates National Nurses Week

NASHUA – St. Joseph Hospital, and medical centers across the nation, are spending this week giving thanks to their nurses for all that they do each and every day. May 6-12 has been declared by the American Nurses Association as National Nurses Week since 1993. The celebration ends on May ...

North educators benefit from grants

NASHUA – Two Nashua High School North educators have been honored with grants from the Nashua Education Foundation to extend learning opportunities in the classroom. Instructor Kori Kennedy will receive funding to bring a live educational owl program to her design classes. Students will ...

United Way of Greater Nashua brings hope to new parents with event

NASHUA – Those new to parenting, whether they are rich or poor, might have questions on how to deal with the addition of a baby to their family. These could include, how to deal with a newborn who is constantly crying or getting sick, as well as how to get the proper items needed to take care ...

Several city meetings on tap next week

BOE meeting Monday: NASHUA – The Nashua Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Nashua High School North, 8 Titan Way. School finance session set NASHUA – The Nashua School District Finance & Operations Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nashua High School North, 8 ...

Report: N.H. prepared for emergencies

PRINCETON, New Jersey – The annual assessment of America’s day-to-day readiness for managing community health emergencies found New Hampshire has improved since 2013. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released the results of the 2019 National Health Security Preparedness Index, ...

Brookstone opens new headquarters in Nashua

NASHUA – With the cut of a ribbon on Wednesday, a new era officially began for Brookstone, as the company that experienced bankruptcy and a change of ownership within the last 10 months opened its new corporate headquarters. After the former owners were forced to file for Chapter 11 ...

Teeboom gets day in court over spending cap

CONCORD – Former Nashua alderman Fred Teeboom took his ongoing quarrel with Gate City officials all the way to the New Hampshire Supreme Court on Wednesday, as he continues trying to enforce a spending cap he helped institute in Nashua 25 years ago. Teeboom was not the only Nashuan in ...