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US to deploy anti-drug ships

MIAMI (AP) – The Trump administration will soon announce that the U.S. is moving naval ships toward Venezuela as it enhances counter-narcotic operations in the Caribbean following a U.S. drug indictment against Nicolás Maduro, according to three people familiar with the situation. The ...

IndyCar to air virtual race on TV

IndyCar’s virtual racing will be televised beginning with Saturday’s iRacing event, which has been picked up by NBC Sports. The debut virtual race last weekend drew 433,000 combined viewers to both IndyCar and iRacing’s online stream. Totals viewers jumped to 600,000 when IndyCar ...

COVID-19 deaths mount in N.Y.

NEW YORK (AP) – New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of the city became the heartbreaking ...

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NASHUA – Those in the community with mental health and substance use disorders still require treatment regardless of the current stay at home order, and Greater Nashua Mental Health still is servicing their clients – just in a different way. While businesses and organizations across the ...

Meals on Wheels deliveries continue; donations help offset crunch

MERRIMACK – Nashua’s two Rotary club got the proverbial ball rolling last week when each pledged $5,000 to Meals on Wheels, a boost that helped set the vital service on a track to continue bringing “essential, nutritious food and a friendly smile” to elderly and disabled people in the ...

COVID-19 cases continue to climb in N.H. to 367

CONCORD – On Tuesday, state officials announced 53 new positive test results for COVID-19, bringing the total to 367. The new cases are 31 adult females, 21 adult males, and 1 male under the age of 18 years. The new cases reside in Rockingham (21), Hillsborough County other than Manchester ...

United Way offers grocery delivery to Greater Nashua

NASHUA – Over the weekend, United Way of Greater Nashua launched an online program that delivers groceries of a user’s choice to their home during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to President Michael Apfelberg, the Shop United program is designed for individuals living anywhere in the ...

Share Some Good News – April 1 – Mcnulty & Foley

NASHUA – Let us not forget the caterers. We utilize their services for occasions large and small. From family holiday dinners to corporate events, wedding and baby showers to funeral luncheons, they make our lives so much easier. These days, we may not be organizing such events, and we’ve ...

Company encourages social distancing, waiving online fees

AMHERST – Interware Development Co., Inc.’s product, EB2Gov, makes online payments simple, and now that the company’s fees are being waived, the service is that much simpler in an effort to help battle the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Interware Development is based in ...

Man pleads guilty to lesser charges

NASHUA – Negotiations between prosecutors and attorneys representing Nashua resident Kyle Mercer recently yielded a plea agreement, which a judge accepted Tuesday at a Superior Court hearing. The case has to do with the November incident in which Mercer and three other young men allegedly ...

Nashua BOE deliberates on April vacation

NASHUA – The Nashua Board of Education passed two motions encompassing the current COVID-19 pandemic with great deliberation during a meeting Monday night. The first motion regarding payroll proposed by board member Dotty Oden to: “Continue to pay regularly scheduled workers until April ...

‘Virtual adoptions’ underway

NASHUA – While the Humane Society for Greater Nashua has taken the safety-first route against the COVID-19 virus threat by temporarily closing its clinics and suspending its transports of dogs from the South, animal adoptions are able to continue, thanks to basic technology. Overall, Humane ...

Gov: R.I. needs more help amid pandemic

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island is looking to bolster its ranks of frontline responders to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Gina Raimondo on Tuesday called on health care workers who are not working full time or are retired to contribute to the response effort. The Democrat said the ...

Defense lawyer says Biker at fault in crash

CONCORD (AP) – One of the motorcyclists in a crash that killed him and six fellow bikers on a north woods highway was drunk and actually was the one who hit a pickup and caused the accident, the lawyer for the truck driver charged with homicide said in a document made public Tuesday. A New ...

13 soldiers’ home residents have died

BOSTON (AP) — The number of residents of a Massachusetts veterans home who have recently died is now 13, and six of those tested positive for the coronavirus, state authorities said Tuesday. Test results for five other Holyoke Soldiers’ Home residents who have died are pending, one tested ...

Communities coping as COVID-19 crisis continues

NASHUA – Officials in area communities are doing their best to cope as the COVID-19 crisis continues. On Monday, Mayor Jim Donchess joined a virtual meeting of the Rotary Club of Nashua where he provided club members with an update on the city’s COVID-19 efforts and answered questions. ...

N.H. tops 300 confirmed COVID-19 cases

CONCORD – As the number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases rose across the state over the weekend, Governor Chris Sununu announced new initiatives Monday, including one offering greater unemployment relief. “To date, over the last several weeks, there have been more than ...

Pregnancy and the pandemic

NASHUA – Right now, everybody could use a miracle or two. And while pregnancy is one of the most exhilarating and miraculous events in a woman’s life, carrying a child during the COVID-19 pandemic can make for an unnerving experience. So, as expecting moms prepare for one of the most ...