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Colorado’s Bennet coming to Nashua

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NASHUA – U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., is set to swing through the Gate City this weekend while considering a run for president. Bennet has been a senator since 2009. According to information presented by his office, he believes the process for running for the highest seat in the ...

Hollis Police Department promotes LaFlamme

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HOLLIS – Officials with the Hollis Police Department confirm the promotion of Brendan LaFlamme to the rank of captain. LaFlamme has been a police officer for 19 years and has served in a variety of capacities at the department. These include patrol officer, detective, department ...

Transitional housing resident back in prison

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CONCORD – New Hampshire Department of Corrections officials said a minimum security resident placed on “escape”status has been apprehended. Because of quick and diligent work by investigators, Matthew Haines, 25, was returned to the New Hampshire State Prison for Men on Thursday ...

House passes pot legalization bill

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CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire’s House lawmakers passed a bill Thursday to legalize recreational marijuana, though support appears to be waning and wouldn’t be enough to override a promised veto. The final House vote to send the bill to the Senate was 200-163, compared to a preliminary ...

Second sinkhole has workers scrambling

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NASHUA – Portions of streets continue slipping away, as a second sinkhole in just two weeks has Nashua Division of Public Works officials scrambling to keep up with repairs. On March 22, a sinkhole opened near the intersection of Main and Allds streets. Late Tuesday, another one opened on ...

Nashua Police Chief Lavoie to retire this year

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NASHUA — After more than 32 years with the Nashua Police Department, Chief Andrew Lavoie announced on Wednesday that he will retire on Aug. 1. “Chief years are like dog years, man. They add up,” Lavoie told The Telegraph of his four-and-a-half-year stint leading the department. ...

United Way to bring farming to Dr. Crisp

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NASHUA – Hoping to teach needy residents how to improve their lives, United Way of Greater Nashua organizers will bring urban farming to Dr. Norman W. Crisp Elementary School. This is the Community Farming Day of Caring, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 25 at the school. The United ...

Rivera wants new trial; Claims race played role in his conviction

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NASHUA – A Latino serving a 33-year prison sentence now claims he should get a new trial because, he alleges, some involved in his cases may be racists. Ernesto Rivera, who has been charged with numerous offenses during a span of several years, was convicted on some of them and sent to ...

Burglary, restraining order violation alleged in Pelham incident

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NASHUA – Whether James Garon took a taxi to the Pelham residence he is accused of burglarizing Tuesday, or was given a ride by the woman who has a restraining order against him doesn’t matter, a judge told Garon in court Wednesday. “Even if she contacts you, you’re still in violation ...

PFAS only part of reason for rate hike

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MERRIMACK – A number of health officials and community partners gathered at Merrimack High School Wednesday evening to discuss concerns about hazardous PFAS chemicals, or per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Merrimack Village District Commissioner Don Provencher wanted to address some ...

St. Joseph Hospital recognizes volunteers

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HOLLIS – “We appreciate your time; we appreciate your efforts, but most importantly, we appreciate the compassion and dedication that you bring to us every day that you spend with us here in the St. Joseph Hospital community,” John Jurczyk, president of St. Joseph Hospital, on Wednesday ...

Grant to benefit early childhood education

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NASHUA – A $3.8 million federal grant will facilitate statewide alignment of the early childhood care and education system in order to better serve children and families throughout New Hampshire. The federal grant, Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five, has been awarded to the ...

American Legion Girls State set

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AMHERST – The 75th session of American Legion Auxiliary Granite Girls State is scheduled for June 23-29 at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire. The program is for girls completing their junior year of high school. The program is based on New Hampshire state government at town, ...

Elliot declared Level II trauma center

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MANCHESTER – A two-day comprehensive review of Elliot Hospital’s Trauma program by the Verification Review Committee, an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons, resulted in Level II verification. This achievement recognizes the hospital’s ...

Paws & Claws for a Cause event set

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BEDFORD – The ninth annual Paws & Claws for a Cause event is set for 5-8 p.m. April 11 at Sullivan Framing and Fine Art Gallery, 15 N. Amherst Road, Bedford. This unique event, spearheaded by local Bedford business women and artists Amy Sullivan and Dana Boucher, offers the opportunity ...

New Hampshire gets $2.1M from EPA

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $2.1 million to the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services to help protect human health and the environment throughout the state. Through this grant, state officials will administer environmental programs for ...

Car hits man, son on way to school bus

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BEDFORD (AP) – Police in New Hampshire say a man and his 8-year-old son walking toward a school bus were struck by a car backing out of a driveway and have been taken to a hospital. Police in Bedford say the boy suffered serious injuries. The 47-year-old father’s injuries are not believed ...

Public hearing held on transmission line

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FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) – Dozens of people in Maine attended a public hearing on a proposed 147-mile transmission line that will deliver electricity from Quebec to Massachusetts. News Center Maine reports that the New England Clean Energy Connect project proposed by Central Maine Power will ...

Trump Rallies GOP: President’s daughter-in-law speaks in Nashua

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NASHUA – President Donald Trump may face Republican challengers during New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation 2020 primary, but his daughter-in-law exuded only enthusiasm and confidence during a Tuesday stop in Nashua. “We’re going to work our butts off to win here in New Hampshire,” ...