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Cabinet News

Easterseals hosts annual fundraiser

Veterans Count Nashua chapter members, friends, families and local business owners gathered at Sky Meadow in Nashua on Saturday, November 9, as the New Hampshire Easterseals organization hosted its 8th annual “Salute Our Soldiers” gala to benefit and extend gratitude to United States ...

New poll shows Biden on top in N.H. with 3 months to go

NASHUA – Joe Biden maintains he can provide health care to “97% of Americans” with a $750 billion public option expansion of Obamacare – while the former vice president continues to blast the $20 trillion Medicare for All plans espoused by top Democratic primary rivals Elizabeth Warren ...

Fiber optics being installed

LYNDEBOROUGH – Fiber optics should be installed in town buildings by the end of the year. Town Administrator Russ Boland told the Board of Selectmen on Nov. 6. the contract has been signed and service will be updated in Citizens’ Hall, the library, the fire station and the highway ...

N.H. overtakes Florida as most economically-free state

TORONTO – New Hampshire has reclaimed its status as the most economically-free state in the union, finds a new report released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. New Hampshire scored 7.93 out of 10 in this year’s report, beating ...

Chrisenton looking for unmarked veterans graves in Lyndeborough

LYNDEBOROUGH – Over the past several years, Cemetery Trustee Ginny Chrisenton has been compiling a data base of the town’s eight cemeteries. Part of that effort has been trying to locate the unmarked graves of known veterans so they can be decorated with flags on Memorial Day. ...

Veterans Day 2019

About 20 people gathered near the town hall at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 to remember and honor all veterans. The ceremonies were conducted by members of the Lafayette Artillery Company, Walter Holland, Captain. Three of those attending, including Col. Derald Radke, USAF, ret., fired the 1844 brass ...

Many New England dams present safety risks

CONCORD (AP) – Merrymeeting Lake is like so many others in the New Hampshire woods, a bucolic summer getaway of cabins and second homes where vacationers sail, swim and fish. Like dozens of other lakes in the state, it also has a problem that is hidden from most of the people who come to ...

Habitat for Humanity Celebrating 25 years of service

NASHUA – Officials at Greater Nashua Habitat for Humanity celebrate their 25th anniversary this year, as a formal gathering took place last week to celebrate the milestone and the achievements made. In the 25 years of operations in Greater Nashua, the nonprofit has managed to construct 13 ...

Pheasant Lane Mall Sears announces closure

NASHUA – The Pheasant Lane Mall will soon be looking to fill a large vacancy because the Sears store is expected to be closed by February. Long-struggling retailer Sears was the world’s largest store until Walmart surpassed it in 1991. In an effort to compete with Walmart, Sears and Kmart ...

Merrimack’s increase in school enrollment bringing problems with parking

MERRIMACK – Due to an upward trend in the district’s enrollment during the last few years, Merrimack High School is experiencing issues in fulfilling a high-demand for student parking spaces. During Monday’s school board meeting, Principal Sharon Putney and Assistant Principals Richard ...

St. Joseph’s Hospital speeds up stroke patient care

NASHUA – Timing is everything when it comes to dealing with a stroke, and officials at St. Joseph Hospital are speeding up the care they provide to their patients with a bit of new technology. The hospital, which is a member of Covenant Health, launched Telestroke, which is a virtual stroke ...

Several volunteer opportunities available in Greater Nashua

United Way of Greater Nashua and The Telegraph’s web portal “Volunteer Greater Nashua” connects potential volunteers with nonprofit agencies who need help. It is a versatile website that allows people who want to help search for volunteer opportunities by zip code, interest area, and ...

Talk set for Nov. 21 at historical society

MILFORD – Over the past few years, the Milford Historical Society has uncovered artifacts that have led to a fascinating story. What began as a routine cleaning of the Carey House attic developed into the discovery of not one national treasure, but two. Researching the history of these two ...

Chamber Orchestra announces shows

NASHUA – Join the Nashua Chamber Orchestra and music director David Feltner as the curtain rises on the 2019-2020 season. The program consists of works by Mozart, Chopin, Respighi and Tchaikovsky. Three outstanding young artists – Kevin Chen, Maxine Park and Allesandra Mariano – will ...

Career and technical program earns funding

MILFORD – The Milford School District’s Career and Technical Education Innovation Project has earned $7,000 in federal funding through a N.H. BioMade Advanced Biomaterials grant. The fund aims to advance the design and manufacture of biomaterials, and the rapidly growing New Hampshire ...

Buttigieg tours Milford, greets local residents

Just hours after becoming the first major candidate to pay the $1,000 fee to file to have his name placed on the ballot for the presidential election, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg took a walking tour of Milford on Oct. 30. Buttigieg was flanked by state representatives Peter ...

N.H. 11th in DUIs in U.S.

A new study shows the Granite State ranks 11th in most driving under the influence arrests in America, with 357.84 arrests per 100,000 residents. The national average is 309.8 arrests per 100,000 people. Since 2007, only two states (Delaware and North Dakota) have seen an increase in DUIs. ...

Wilton Selectman Fish: Deficit is a comedy of errors

WILTON – The school district budget deficit, whether caused by overspending or underbudgeting, will cause a problem for taxpayers and town officials. The tax rate will go up and the town will have a year-end cash flow problem because tax bills will go out later than usual. The tax rate ...

Triggering Sales: Amherst gun shop owner sheds light on industry

Bob Bell, owner of Gunrunners (50 State Road 101A, Amherst), has a lot to say about the state of selling firearms after the nation and world has faced serious tragedies at the hands of someone with a gun. “In the past, during the Obama administration, sales would increase almost ...