×

Local News

Nashua looking to hire more police officers

NASHUA – Despite offering a starting annual base salary of nearly $55,000, the Nashua Police Department is currently short 18 officers, but leaders hope a boost in recruiting efforts will help fill the vacancies. Recruiting officers Julia Banks and Kevin Pucillo are tasked with finding and ...

Character Test

NASHUA – The question on everyone’s mind is, “Did Deval Patrick enter the race too late?” The former two-term Massachusetts governor, who joined the Democratic primary field in mid-November, spoke one-on-one with The Telegraph on Wednesday, and dismissed the notion that he is too late ...

Man hopes alleged toss is thrown out

NASHUA – Robert Ngari, a former Nashua and Hudson resident, now awaits a judge’s ruling on a motion to dismiss the counts he faces for allegedly throwing a pumpkin through a bathroom window. The current charges against Ngari, 35, whose last known address is 25 Greeley St. in Nashua, ...

BAE systems is growing

NASHUA – Officials with BAE Systems Inc., a global firm with operations in Nashua, said they have reached definitive agreements for the proposed acquisitions of Collins Aerospace’s military Global Positioning System (GPS) business and Raytheon’s Airborne Tactical Radios (ATR) ...

Judge grants PR bail to allow suspect to enter drug treatment program

NASHUA – There isn’t much question that Nashua resident Brian McCombs’ long battle with substance use disorder is the primary driver of his similarly lengthy criminal record, McCombs’ attorney said in court Tuesday. The best thing for McCombs, attorney Sarah Amorin told Judge Charles ...

Biden Vs Bernie: Chapter 2

After clashing over the $20 trillion (or as former Vice President Joe Biden said, as much as $40 trillion) Medicare for All plan, now experienced Washington, D.C. politicians Biden and Bernie Sanders of Vermont are battling over Social Security. Tuesday night, Biden tweeted: "I've been ...

Senate begins Trump impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate plunged into President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Tuesday with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two late-night sessions and Democrats arguing for more witnesses to expose Trump’s “trifecta” of ...

Latest poll shows many N.H. voters yet to choose candidate

NASHUA – Even after a year of house parties, town halls, conventions, parades, signs, stickers, print ads, TV commercials, and virtually non-stop door knocking, the leading selection in the most recent Democratic poll for New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary is ...

Riverfront Project

NASHUA – A Nashua Regional Planning Commission meeting scheduled for next week is designed to bring together city officials and local residents looking for an update on the Nashua Riverfront Project, according to the commission. The project’s design team will be in attendance to provide ...

N.H. may import drugs from Canada

CONCORD – Senate Democrats introduced six bills Tuesday to combat rising prescription drug costs with Republican Gov. Chris Sununu testifying in favor of three of them, including one introduced by state Sen. Dan Feltes. Sen. Majority Leader Feltes, D-Concord, introduced SB 685, which would ...

Lawmakers disagree on bills to fund N.H. roads and bridges

CONCORD — Everyone agrees more money is needed for the state’s highway system, but they also disagree about the fairest method to achieve. Lawmakers on Tuesday heard two proposals — one targeting large trucks and tractor-trailers and the other fuel-efficient and electric vehicles — to ...

Later Call: city may extend alcohol sales until 2 a.m.

NASHUA – Beer, wine and liquor may be served at bars and restaurants until 2 a.m. in Massachusetts – and Nashua Alderman-at-Large Ben Clemons wants Gate City businesses to get in on the action in the effort to attract millennials and members of Generation Z. “It just gives people a ...

N.H. celebrates King with annual breakfast

HOLLIS – Monday marked New Hampshire’s 20th Martin Luther King Jr. Day since the state attached King’s name to the holiday. New Hampshire was the last state to declare a holiday to include King’s name before then-Gov. Jeanne Shaheen signed legislation declaring MLK day as an official ...

N.H. primary is three weeks from today

NASHUA – Should America dump private health insurance in favor of a Medicare for All strategy, which former Vice President Joe Biden claims may cost taxpayers as much as $40 trillion? Are the women who each received an endorsement from The New York Times – Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts ...

‘Clone Wars’

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A massive elm tree nicknamed Herbie is long gone, but it is going to live on, thanks to cloned trees that are being made available to the public. At 110 feet and more than 200 years, Herbie was the tallest and oldest elm in New England and survived 14 bouts of Dutch ...

Alleged church shooter nearing indictment

NASHUA – While the discovery process in the Dale Holloway case remains ongoing, prosecutors told a Superior Court judge last week that the grand jury will hand up indictments this month on the several charges that accuse Holloway of shooting and assaulting people during a church wedding last ...

Merrimack police raid party, make arrests

MERRIMACK – Alerted late Saturday night to a hotel-room drinking party during which at least some of the guests were believed to be under age 21, police drove to an unnamed hotel and ended up making three arrests, police said. Among those arrested was Solymar Garcia Uribe, 19, of 1179 ...

Liberal activists protest at N.H. State House

CONCORD – Activists from across the region marched to the New Hampshire State House on Saturday for the fourth annual Women’s Rally. Braving polar temperatures, attendees gathered to share in the energy and be inspired by the speakers and musicians’ message to #MarchOnThePolls. The ...

The dream lives on

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The 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 55 years ago still ring true ...