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Nonprofit provides Halloween costumes to wheelchair students

HUDSON – Halloween can be one of the most exciting times of year for most kids as they decide what their costume will be when they go trick-or-treating. For many, picking that costume may be one of the most difficult choices they’ll have to make. But for others, the choices of costumes ...

Bail hearing in domestic assault case resumes after hospitalization

NASHUA – Two days after domestic violence suspect Jessica Parker’s intense coughing fit prompted a Superior Court judge to halt Parker’s bail hearing and have her transported to the hospital, Parker returned to court Wednesday and promptly expressed to the judge how important it is she be ...

Five more cities may get KENO 603

CONCORD – Voters from Concord, Dover, Keene, Rochester and Portsmouth will have their say on KENO 603 during city elections on Tuesday. There are more than 75 establishments within these five cities that could potentially offer KENO, pending approval through the New Hampshire Lottery’s ...

New York man gets 144 months for robbery

CONCORD – U.S. Attorney Scott Murray said Joseph M. Crocco, 42, of Poughkeepsie, New York, was sentenced to 144 months in prison and ordered to pay $2,798 in restitution for robbing a Hinsdale credit union. Crocco was found guilty by a jury on Sept. 25, 2018. “Robberies of banks and ...

Guilmette joins Bank of New Hampshire

GORHAM – Bank of New Hampshire is proud to announce that Kelly Guilmette has joined their team of community banking professionals as vice president - corporate cash management officer. Guilmette has more than 26 years of experience in the financial services industry, including commercial ...

Driver arrested after I-93 high speed chase

CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire State Police say a driver led them on a 35-mile pursuit along Interstate 93 reaching over 100 miles an hour before he was arrested. A trooper noticed a car veer off the road and strike a guardrail in Windham in a northbound lane at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday. It ...

Maine official to lead fishery commission

NEW CASTLE (AP) – Maine’s top fishery official has been tapped to lead an interstate commission that manages East Coast marine resources. Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher was elected chair of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission on Tuesday ...

Teacher accused of sexual assault

CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire’s commissioner of education says he’s revoked the credentials of a teacher accused of sexually assaulting a former middle school student in Massachusetts. Commissioner Frank Edelblut says former Concord High School teacher Primo “Howie” Leung voluntarily ...

BOE Forum

11 candidates vie to take 5 slots NASHUA — Problems those seeking election to the Nashua Board of Education on Tuesday will need to resolve include: • Reports of fighting and bullying at middle schools; • An ongoing U.S. Department of Justice investigation regarding whether the ...

Awarding the best of Nashua with a banquet

NASHUA – Community members from all walks of life and career fields on Wednesday gathered at the Nashua Country Club for another round of The Telegraph’s annual Best of Greater Nashua awards banquet. From best burger, to the best insurance agency, and almost everything in between, awards ...

Housing costs in Nashua continue to cause issues

NASHUA – For Sara Alvarado and her mother, Martha, finding a decent place to live that doesn’t come with sky-high rent well out of their price range has so far been an exercise in futility. “We’ve been looking ... everything is too high,” Sara Alvarado said Wednesday night at a ...

Buttigieg tours Milford town plaza

MILFORD – “Mayor Pete” – more formally known as Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana – is the first Democrat officially running for president in New Hampshire, a result of his Wednesday filing at the Secretary of State’s Office in Concord. Hours after completing his paperwork and ...

Two set for Ward 7 contest

NASHUA – Drew Sullivan has come forward to challenge incumbent June Caron for the Nashua Board of Aldermen Ward 7 seat. With different ideas on the candidates’ minds, it will ultimately be up to the voters to decide who they want to see fill the position during the Nov. 5 Municipal ...

Thornton Park Tot Lot gets needed upgrades

NASHUA – With the upgrades to the Thornton Park Tot Lot, young children climbing, swinging and having a good time now have new sustainable equipment to use. On Wednesday, Mayor Jim Donchess joined members of the Parks & Recreation Department to cut the ribbon to officially celebrate the ...

Morgan Hollis recognized during Chamber Gala

NASHUA – “Steady, reliable, honest and trustworthy.” When asked how to describe the 2019 Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Morgan Hollis, these were the words chosen by David Gottesman, his law firm partner, friend and “almost brother.” Hollis was honored ...

Poll shows Sanders leading Dems in N.H.

NASHUA – Heart attack survivor, fierce Medicare for All advocate, democratic socialist and 2016 New Hampshire Democratic primary champion are just a few of the many hats 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders of Vermont already wears. By promoting the $32 trillion Medicare for All ...

New middle school would cost $94M

NASHUA – The cafeteria at Elm Street Middle School is deteriorating, while the wood floor and roof create fire hazards, according to architects hired to design new middle schools in Nashua. As for the price tag of reconstructing Elm Street: nearly $94 million. “I think that it is time ...

Officials removing invasive species

NASHUA – If staring out across the Nashua River from the Main Street Bridge, residents may notice something different along the riverbanks: Crews are working to clear brush that has been infested with invasive species. By Friday afternoon, this work is expected to be complete, leaving ...

Three seek Ward 6 seat

NASHUA – Three candidates are seeking to fill current Board of Aldermen member Ken Gidge’s Ward 6 seat, as he is not seeking re-election. As the Tuesday Municipal General Election approaches, Kevin Scully, Elizabeth Lu and Joseph MacIntyre are competing for the right to represent Ward ...