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Gun control advocates cheer passage of HB 564

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NASHUA – Most New Hampshire House members representing Greater Nashua voted to criminalize carrying a firearm on public school property, a move gun control advocates said should improve safety for teachers and students. “It’s long past time for us to catch up to the majority of states ...

Rivier University breaks ground for new science center

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NASHUA – The 35,000-square-foot Science and Innovation Center is scheduled to open at Rivier University for the fall 2020 semester, officials gathered on the grounds Friday said. “Our new science building will provide the perfect environment for expanding our student-faculty ...

Local runner heads to Boston Marathon

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NASHUA – Taylor Summit, a city resident and a physical therapist at Southern New Hampshire Health, is making strides toward this year’s Boston Marathon while raising funds for 261 Fearless, a global nonprofit running organization dedicated to empowering women. The 261 Fearless organization ...

Fourth annual N.H. Fashion Week on tap this weekend

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NASHUA – Extravagance, style and pizzazz are words one should expect to hear during the fourth annual New Hampshire Fashion Week shows. These events will take place at 7 p.m. today at the Holiday Inn Nashua, 9 Northeastern Blvd.; and at 4 p.m. Sunday in the same location. Fashion Week ...

Police officer accused of drunken driving in fatal crash

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AMHERST (AP) — Police say the man suspected of driving drunk in a crash that killed a New Hampshire woman is a Londonderry police officer. State police say 27-year-old Amherst resident Tyler Berry crossed the center line in a pickup truck and hit a vehicle on Route 101 in Amherst Friday ...

Nationally renowned speaker talks autism

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NASHUA – Autism spokeswoman Temple Grandin is one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share her personal experience. She spoke in Nashua Thursday night in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Gateways Community Services hosted the event at Nashua High School South. This ...

New Hampshire House passes school gun safety bill

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CONCORD (AP) – The New Hampshire House passed a bill Thursday to limit carrying guns on school property over the objection of opponents who argued doing so would lead to a mass shooting. The bill, approved by a vote of 213-159, would restrict carrying firearms on school property to law ...

Man arrested for impersonating a police officer

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NASHUA – Frederick Berard allegedly told those at a downtown restaurant he was an undercover police detective “conducting surveillance” on a drug dealer, but employees became suspicious when he began acting “creepy.” As it turns out, Berard, 52, has a criminal record that includes ...

Landmark Nashua eatery to reopen after fire

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NASHUA – With an updated menu, a new yet timeless look, and an addition to ownership, employees at Joanne’s Kitchen are ready to fire up the stoves and get back to doing what they do best – serving food to hungry customers. Nine months after an electrical fire put the restaurant out of ...

Externship course about to take off

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MILFORD — There is an old saying about something that seems too good to be true. However, a Milford High School partnership with Hitchiner Manufacturing Co. and Spraying Systems Co. will allow 24 qualifying students to simultaneously earn: • High school credit, • College ...

Two hurt in bucket truck rollover

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AMHERST – Two Eversource employees are recovering from injuries they sustained when the truck they were in left Route 101 early Thursday morning, rolled over and pinned them inside. The employees, both believed to be men, were not identified by either police or Eversource officials. Both ...

Salwasser will speak at Rivier graduation

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NASHUA – Highlighting the role sports serves in communities, Rivier University will honor Boston Red Sox Foundation Executive Director Rebekah Splaine Salwasser as its 2019 honorary degree recipient and commencement speaker. Rivier’s 84th commencement ceremony is set for 10 a.m. May 11 ...

Circles USA lends helping hand in community

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NASHUA – With the goal of helping impoverished members of the community empower themselves, Circles Greater Nashua – a Circles USA initiative of Harbor Homes – is conducting weekly events to motivate low-income working individuals. Relatively new to Greater Nashua, Circles is described ...

Bar Harbor hires new VPs

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NASHUA – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust named Jaime Frederes as its senior vice president and director of residential lending, in addition to naming Tiffany Law as vice president and community banking relationship manager. Frederes is responsible for the overall bank leadership, franchise ...

‘Smart Driver’ class available this month

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NASHUA – The Nashua Senior Activity Center will host the AARP “Smart Driver” class, which is a new AARP safe driving program. Participants in this new course will learn how issues ranging from medication to the newest auto technology can affect driving ability and skills. The class will ...

State agency settles environmental case

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CONCORD – New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Robert Scott said the department entered into an Administrative Fine by Consent agreement with Brady Sullivan Millworks LLC and Brady Sullivan Corp. (collectively “Brady Sullivan”) resolving allegations of ...

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 ...