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Scarecrow winners announced

Great American Downtown announced Friday the winners of its annual scarecrow contest. The winners are: FIRST PLACE: Allegro Dance Academy SECOND PLACE: Gate City Charter School for the Arts THIRD PLACE: Casey Magee's Irish Pub HONORABLE MENTION: Academy for Science and Design Charter School

Trump, Biden lawyer up, brace for White House legal battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's and Democratic rival Joe Biden's campaigns are assembling armies of powerful lawyers for the possibility that the race for the White House is decided not at the ballot box but in court. They have been engaging in a lawyer's version of tabletop war ...

US suicide rate fell last year after decade of steady rise

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. suicide rate fell slightly last year, the first annual decline in more than a decade, according to new government data. It's a small decrease and the data is preliminary, but the decline is "really exciting," said Dr. Christine Moutier, chief medical officer of the ...

Trump, Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and race

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus in Thursday's final 2020 debate, largely shelving the rancor that overshadowed their previous face-off in favor of a more substantive exchange that highlighted ...

Debate Takeaways: Trump vs. Biden on virus, race, climate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met for the second and last time on a debate stage Thursday after a previously scheduled town hall debate was scrapped after the Republican incumbent became one of the millions of Americans to contract ...

Former Nashua district court judge under criminal investigation

CONCORD – Judge Julie A. Introcaso, who sat on the Nashua district court bench for part of her nine years as a circuit court judge, is the subject of an investigation by the office of Attorney General Gordon MacDonald, a spokeswoman said Thursday. MacDonald's director of communications, Kate ...

Veterans Day parade canceled, but several wreath-laying services still on

NASHUA – The city's Veterans Day parade, like many public events, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Wreath-laying ceremonies, however, will take place as scheduled, according to Barney Barbera, chairman of the Mayor's Veterans Council. Taking part will be representatives of ...

Candidates to take part in forum today

Milford's democratic candidates running for State Representative and the State Senate will be taking part of a forum on at 6 p.m. today. The Forum will be hosted on Zoom and televised on Channel 21. The Democratic candidates taking part: State Senator Shannon Chandley (Senate District ...

Car plunges into river, two people rescued

NASHUA – At around 6:15 p.m., Nashua police, fire and AMR responded to Canal Street for multiple calls reporting a vehiclein the river. When the first fire crews arrived, they found a vehicle in the water with two people trapped and injured. The car, which was submerged partially in the ...

Sununu touts fast COVID-19 rest, says Trump likely to visit N.H. Sunday

CONCORD – As the state nears 10,000 cases of COVID-19, Gov. Chris Sununu and top health officials discussed funding programs to help businesses, concerns for unemployment fraud, how the state might reopen ice rinks for hockey and the potential that President Donald Trump will be returning for ...

Kuster to visit small businesses in Amherst and Milford, discuss voting

Today at noon, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster and State Senator Shannon Chandley (District 11) will hold a press conference outside of Amherst Town Hall to discuss how Granite Staters can make a plan to vote, what resources are available to voters with questions, and how easy voting is this year. After ...

Feltes challenges Sununu on reproductive rights in Concord tour

CONCORD – Reproductive rights are on the ballot in New Hampshire this year, according to the executive director of one of the state’s oldest health clinics, which was established just after Roe v. Wade was decided. Democratic gubernatorial nominee, state Senator Dan Feltes of Concord, ...

2nd group of judges blocks Trump order on House seats count

For the second time in two months, a panel of federal judges on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's effort to exclude people in the U.S. illegally from being counted during the process of divvying up congressional seats by state. The decision from a panel of three district judges in ...

Local group to host ‘Veto Graveyard’

Greater Nashua Rights and Democracy, a local group of people interested in progressive causes, will host a “Veto Graveyard” in front of City Hall Saturday from 2-4 p.m. to highlight the record number of vetos signed by Gov. Chris Sununu. Tess George, a member of the group’s planning ...

Threats mailed to Milford, Brookline residents displaying Trump yard signs

MILFORD – Representatives of the Attorney General's office and the U.S. Postal Service are looking into reports that three, possibly four households in two towns have received threatening letters over their support for President Trump. "There were two instances in our town, and I know of at ...

Active COVID-19 down in Nashua, Manchester, but up in Concord on Wednesday

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 92 new positive test results for COVID-19 and one new death, a man from Hillsborough County older than 60. That’s a daily PCR test positivity rate of 1.2. Today’s results include 52 people who tested positive by PCR ...

Defense lawyers oppose letting victims turn off their livestream testimony

CONCORD – Criminal defense lawyers are pushing back against Superior Court Chief Justice Tina Nadeau’s decision to allow alleged crime victims to decide how much of their trial can be live streamed saying they weren’t party to the decision and the change would violate the defendants’ ...