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New team at Amherst St. Elementary

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NASHUA — A new administrative duo is in place at Amherst Street Elementary School, as new Principal Tom Adamakos and new Assistant Principal Nancy Maguire will greet students next week. Adamakos is replacing former principal Jennifer Scarpati, while Maguire is replacing interim assistant ...

City officials discuss Riverfront Master Plan with Rotary Club

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NASHUA — Community Development Director Sarah Marchant visited the Rotary Club of Nashua Monday to share information on the city’s plans to upgrade areas along the Nashua River. The plan works to utilize the city’s assets. To do this, city officials have weighed in on public input ...

Man faces charge of ambush

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NASHUA – A Hudson man is facing more than a dozen charges, including felony assault, after he allegedly waited in the early-morning darkness Sunday for a woman to arrive home, then stepped from the shadows and began assaulting her, according to police and court documents. Giovanni Flores, ...

‘Codfather’ settlement means magnate will never fish again

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - A fishing magnate known as the Codfather will never be allowed to return to U.S. fisheries, the federal government said Monday in announcing it has settled its civil case against a man whose arrest for shirking quotas and smuggling profits overseas shocked the East ...

Young man killed in Bedford crash

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BEDFORD – Family members and friends of the three Merrimack residents involved in Saturday’s single-vehicle crash in Bedford continue to mourn the loss of 21-year-old Christopher Lamoureaux, while also praying for his close friend, Tyler Ploss, who remains in critical condition at a Boston ...

Man tackled in P.D. after flashing pistol

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MANCHESTER — Khalid Dibi, 30, of Manchester, faces numerous charges after he allegedly pointed a gun while inside the the police department. At 10:15 a.m. Monday, Dibi walked into the department and told the counter clerk he wanted to report a stolen gun. Dibi then allegedly pulled the gun ...

N.H. public health gets $5 million in fed funds

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CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services is receiving a biomonitoring grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The five-year award provides $5,162,497 million to enhance the Public Health ...

N.H. Healthy Families partners with Fisher Cats

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BEDFORD — New Hampshire Healthy Families, a Granite State-based health plan serving members in the state Medicaid program, continued its support of the Base Hits for Kids program through a partnership with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats baseball team. New Hampshire Healthy Families committed ...

Two firefighters hurt in Sunday afternoon inferno

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NASHUA – Firefighters knew they were in for a tough battle the moment the first crews pulled up to 76-78 Pike St. around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. “They had heavy fire showing upon arrival ... it had already extended up into the attic,” Deputy Nashua Fire Rescue Chief Kevin Kerrigan said. “A ...

New state commission to investigate PFAS in water

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MERRIMACK – Calling herself a“Water Warrior” due to her diligence in heightening public awareness about hazardous PFAS material, New Hampshire Rep. Nancy Murphy, D-Merrimack, saw a victory on Friday when Gov. Chris Sununu signed House Bill 737 into law. Murphy served as the prime ...

Man who allegedly started Hudson blaze ordered jailed

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NASHUA – Gerald Gutekunst’s alleged plan to kill himself and a neighbor by setting their Hudson apartment building on fire – and his alleged attempt to set a trap to ambush arriving emergency officials – were foiled by four police officers who were among those first responders. The ...

Local chapter provides beds for kids in need

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AMHERST — With the mantra, “No kid sleeps on the floor in our town,” Sleep in Heavenly Peace has a new local chapter, the first in the state, with its goal to provide free beds and bedding to children in need. Hillsborough County chapter President David Sodders, who lives in Amherst, ...

Main Street blackout

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An entire block of Nashua’s Main Street is left dark after a Saturday evening thunderstorm, forcing bars and other businesses to close early — and sending their patrons into the dark street amid confusion. At approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday, a large flash of light could be seen behind ...

Survey: Median N.H. home price at $315K

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MILFORD — In the spring, the New Hampshire Association of Realtors conducted telephone survey of 500 registered voters regarding the climate of real estate. The results showed voters have a generally positive view of the state’s direction: 62% believed things are going well, but more than ...

66th Greeley Park Art Show continues today

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NASHUA – The Nashua Artists Association 66th Greeley Park Annual Art Show kicked off on Saturday, with more than 60 artists opening the two-day showcase. Art fans come from throughout the region to appreciate the day filled with many types of art. The show was opened by the Gloria ...

Main Street blackout

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NASHUA -- An entire block of Main Street was left dark after a Saturday evening thunderstorm in Nashua, forcing bars and other businesses to close early -- and sending their patrons into the dark street amid confusion. At approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday, a large flash of light could be seen ...

Family fun tapped at Brewfest

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NASHUA — Those who came out for seventh annual Gate City Brewfest were able to enjoy every aspect of the festivities packed into Holman Stadium on Saturday, as the event catered to all ages in an effort to raise money for local charities. The city of Nashua and Bellavance Beverage, a ...

Candidate Yang sets up shop in Nashua

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NASHUA — Powered by his plan of paying every American $1,000 per month, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang continues to gain traction, as the latest New Hampshire public opinion poll shows he has more support in the Granite State than both Cory Booker of New Jersey and Beto ...

Exotica Hair Salon featuring veteran stylist

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NASHUA — Those who are looking for a welcoming, high-end salon may want to try Exotica Hair Salon by Germaine, located at 176 Main St. in Nashua. The salon is owned by long-time Nashua resident Germaine Dodier. William Hanna, an independent contractor, also offers services. “I run a ...