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Helping Hand

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NASHUA – Students at Nashua High School North have been cooking up a way to provide for families in need this Thanksgiving by preparing nearly 260 meals. The food is going to 60 families of students at North who currently face food insecurity. Special education teacher Dawn Morton ...

Police get Holman theft suspect

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NASHUA – In the early morning hours of Friday, a week after police began getting almost daily calls from Holman Stadium employees reporting overnight break-ins and thefts, officers caught and arrested a suspect. Police said around 1:30 a.m. Friday, members of the department’s Problem ...

DEA nabs 10 in drug sweep

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NASHUA – What police are calling a “coordinated round-up” of people suspected of involvement in the local and regional drug trade resulted in 10 arrests late last week. Members of the Nashua Police Department’s Narcotics Intelligence Division and its Problem-Oriented Policing (POP) ...

Tradition no more: Premature celebration

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This year, we ended celebrating Thanksgiving with Bill’s family the week before Thanksgiving. One reason was that his sister and brother-in-law, who had hosted the holiday, were going to be traveling on the actual Thanksgiving Day, so they called us and asked us if we would mind coming down a ...

Milford High School hosts externship summit

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Leading industry partners joined students for Milford High School’s Manufacturing Exploration and Externship program on Nov. 13. The externship program was spearheaded by Milford high school and applied technology center instructors Jennifer DiMaria and Frank Xydias. The first round of ...

NEWS DIGEST

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Post Office closed for Thanksgiving NASHUA – In celebration of Thanksgiving, Post Offices across the state will be closed on Thursday and there will be no mail delivery. Full delivery and retail operations will resume on Friday. Hassan meets with ‘Girl Up’ club BELMONT – U.S. ...

Parents angered by bullying in Milford schools

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Bullying – a crisis plaguing schools across the country - was the hot button topic at the Milford school board meeting on Monday. In a crowded room at Milford High school, parents and educators, and in some instances, parents who are educators, expressed their frustration with the growing ...

Bennet has plan to move America forward

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Editor’s Note: This is the first in an ongoing series of stories on 2020 presidential candidates. Additional stories will follow up to New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary on Feb. 11, 2020. NASHUA – Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is concerned. ...

Name of local man added to PW memorial

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Looking for some guidance regarding a catch basin issue at his Nashua home, Bob Ekmarck walked into the city Department of Public Works offices a couple of months ago and was met by Lauren Byers, the DPW’s public relations administrator. They got to talking, and suddenly the catch basin ...

Booker talks empathy and ‘moral imagination’

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Newark, New Jersey, mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker attended a tightly packed house party in Merrimack on Saturday, at the home of state representative Rosemarie Rung. “This is a moral moment,” Booker told the capacity crowd. “This election is not going to turn ...

Born Addicted

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NASHUA – Many victims of New Hampshire’s ongoing opioid epidemic have never even willingly taken heroin, fentanyl or OxyContin. A report released Friday by the state’s Office of the Child Advocate indicates that nearly 500 infants in Granite State hospitals were monitored for opioid ...

Plante plans big things for Mohawk Tannery site

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NASHUA – Real estate developer Bernie Plante said work to encapsulate the chromium and asbestos contamination at Mohawk Tannery should finally begin next year. Plante hopes taking this action will eventually allow for redevelopment of the site at the end of Fairmount Street. “It’s a ...

Klobuchar goes ‘Unplugged’ in N.H.

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GOFFSTOWN – The New Hampshire Institute for Politics at Saint Anslem College in Goffstown and Stay Work Play welcomed Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar for “Politics Unplugged: 2020,” on Friday. The public policy series is moderated by journalist John Heilemann of ...

Trump remains defiant after days of impeachment hearings

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Offering his own take on five long days of public hearings, President Donald Trump brushed off the impeachment inquiry as “total nonsense” on Friday and bad-mouthed a number of the U.S. diplomats who testified to Congress about his Ukraine pressure campaign. In one ...

Texting Suicide

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BOSTON (AP) – A former Boston College student pleaded not guilty Friday in her first court appearance on charges that she encouraged her boyfriend to take his own life in what prosecutors described as a toxic and abusive relationship. Inyoung You, 21, pleaded not guilty to involuntary ...

Nashua tax rate up slightly from 2018

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NASHUA – The city’s property tax rate is a tad higher than last year, but comes in nearly a half percentage point under the projected 3% hike, according to city officials. The state Department of Revenue Administration, which each year sets the tax rate for municipalities, established the ...

Major projects get underway at Shipyard

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KITTERY, Maine (AP) – More than $200 million worth of projects that have been in the works for years are taking shape at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, promising to boost efficiency and continue the modernization of the nation’s oldest continuously operated public shipyard. Two U.S. senators ...

Seminary probe finds inappropriate conduct only

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BOSTON (AP) – An investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and excessive alcohol use at a seminary run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston did find some “inappropriate” sexual conduct but no evidence of criminal behavior or sexual activity between seminarians and faculty ...

Share Carts: Student-led initiative expanding in Nashua

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NASHUA – A unique program is advancing through city schools, offering students snacks, while also reducing food waste. Share Carts are expanding their reach, and on Friday, officials celebrated their expansion at Pennichuck Middle School in the school’s cafeteria. Via the carts concept, ...