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Brewer’s 18 Golf Tournament helping local charity with new event

NASHUA – With a driving principle to give back to the community, Events For A Cause, a newly founded group of Nashua business leaders with more than 10 years of nonprofit governing and event experience, is presenting its first ever fundraising event. The Brewer’s 18 Golf Tournament will ...

Alene Candles honors local leaders as ‘Milford Luminaries’

MILFORD – Even during a pandemic, Alene Candles, for the second year in a row, is praising those in the community who have given back helping families, friends and neighbors. The Milford Luminaries program recognizes four outstanding individuals who have gone above and beyond during the ...

Community gather to remembers Kennedy

WILTON – Paul Kennedy loved Mardi Gras beads. He wore them everywhere. He loved Wilton and was a part of every community event, eager to help, offering to do whatever he could, and he was grateful to be allowed to do it. He died on Aug. 15, age 67, and on Saturday, Sept. 19, several dozen ...

Hassan urges FCC to help connect students

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined in leading 30 of her colleagues, including Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), in calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to immediately utilize the E-Rate program to provide internet connectivity to students who are learning ...

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From England to the Granite State: New BG coach set for debut

NASHUA–- It’s a long way across the pond. But for one local coach, it was a trip worth taking. Some 20 years ago, a former soccer standout in England made a life-changing decision. Then, a young Winston Haughton, convinced by a couple of UK colleagues who would become business partners, ...

Silver Knights persevere during ‘Improbable Season’

NASHUA – Cam Cook and Kyle Jackson were sitting in Cook’s Holman Stadium office back in April. The pandemic was raging. Things were being canceled right and left. But there they were, Cook, the first-year Nashua Silver Knights general manager and Jackson, their first-year manager, going ...

Two area men to take part in Pan-Mass Challenge

NASHUA - For Nashua residents Bill Provost and Jeff Margolis, there was never a question about participating in this year’s Pan-Mass Challenge. The reimagined, virtual event meant that riders would reinvent how they rode. And that’s exactly what Provost and Margolis did. On Aug. 1, more ...

Somehow, FCBL finds way to play

They’re back. Yes, in these pandemic-dominated days, we have a Silver lining. The Futures Collegiate Baseball League, including the Nashua Silver Knights, actually pulled it off. On Thursday at 6 p.m., Holman Stadium will actually be the site of a game. Amazing. It certainly wasn’t ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be missed

The Notorious RBG, as some admirers referred to her, is gone. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday, at 87, of cancer. She was an icon to Americans with certain political positions — a scourge to others. Already, the battle over a successor has become heated, with ideology ...

When ‘normal’ returns, let us be ready

Can it be just over four months since the world came to a screeching halt? I think we all remember the early days of March when the pandemic came screaming down the road. Schools shut down. Restaurants and retailers closed for business. Lines at the supermarket. Shortages of toilet paper, hand ...

Congress must act fast

Debate over a new coronavirus relief package continues in Congress and at the White House. Disagreements are both legitimate and political, but one thing ought to be obvious to all involved: Millions of Americans will be in very real financial trouble if a deal is not achieved ...

Weird science: Things people are doing during COVID

Cabin fever is running rampant. Claustrophobia, panic attacks and manic behavior abounds. And that’s just when I’m taking a shower. People are waving their feral freak flags as we continue to cope with COVID-19. I cope by wearing a mask when I’m out. That way I can mutter dirty things ...

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Wanda L. Clarkson

Wanda L. Clarkson, age 94, passed away peacefully on September 16, 2020 at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen, NH where she was a resident for the past 5 ½ years. Before moving to Boscawen, Wanda lived in Milford, NH with her daughter Lisa Joy Clarkson. Wanda was born in Amarillo, ...

Brian Charles McGinley

Brian Charles McGinley, 55, of Milford, NH died suddenly in his home on Sunday, September 20, 2020. Brian was born on June 12, 1965 in Pittsburg, PA, a son of the late Raymond and Teresa (Netcher) McGinley. He was educated in Pittsburg, PA where he lived for many years before he moved to ...

Richard R. ‘Bob’ Dolinak

WILTON – Richard R. “Bob” Dolinak, 59, longtime resident of Wilton, NH died on August 29, 2020 at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. He was born in Oakdale, PA on January 30, 1961, a son of Rae (Thomas) Dolinak of Knoxville TN and the late Stephen T. Dolinak. Bob had been ...

Alvan William Hicks

Alvan William Hicks, 87, retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and longtime Milford resident, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2020 at home, where he and his beloved late wife Nancy raised four children. Alvan was born in Lynn, MA on March 18, 1933, son of the late Alvan P. and Alice M. (Crowley) ...