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There’s no place like home in preventing homelessness

Greater Nashua Mental Health (GNMH) focuses on a “whole person” approach to care. For every individual served, a comprehensive assessment of basic needs is conducted upon entry into services and every 90 days thereafter. Basic needs that remain unmet create barriers to a person’s ability ...

Flags for heroes

Following in the tradition of the Wheeler family that goes back to the early 20th century with Emigene Wheeler putting flags and planting geraniums on the graves of Civil War veterans in the six Milford cemeteries, Amy Wheeler Teas and her children, Ainsley and Frankie Teas, join with her ...

Two NYC comedians return home to New Hampshire

BEDFORD – English poet Lord Byron said, “Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” Two New York City comedians, Trevor Glassman and Connor Kwiecien, were doing open mics and playing the circuit in Manhattan when COVID-19 forced them to make a decision as whether to stay in a ...

Jobless total hits record

CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire’s unemployment rate for April reflects the impact of the coronavirus pandemic at 16.3 percent, the highest rate since 1976, the earliest year such data is available. The unemployment rate was an increase of 13.9% from the March rate. The April 2019 rate was ...

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Play Ball?

NASHUA – It’s beginning to look like there may be a Nashua Silver Knights and Futures Collegiate Baseball League season this summer after all. FCBL Commissioner Joe Paolucci told the Telegraph on Wednesday that perhaps there’s a 70 percent chance that the league can begin play sometime ...

Harvey: Legion not feasible in NH

NASHUA – American Legion baseball appears to be set to go in South Dakota this summer, despite not being sponsored by the National Legion Organization. So that begs the question: Why not other states, including New Hampshire? “Once National sent us the email saying they weren’t going ...

Connors to the rescue; South Dakota Legion finds a way

Here are some local and regional tids and bits for the pre-Memorial Day week: Over the weekend it was announced the New England Senior Hockey League was folding – in part due to the pandemic – leaving a lot of hockey players and teams out of luck, having already paid dues. But according ...

(Re) Opening Day

AMHERST – Like he hadn’t missed about a month and a half of the golf season, Steve Actis unloaded his golf bag, put on his shoes and made his way to the first tee for his 9:48 tee time on Monday morning. The first shot was right where he wanted it and he and his group were off and running ...

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Find better ways

Many school districts and individual teachers have contingency plans for classes to be interrupted for a few days. We doubt more than a handful had strategies for the current situation, in which the last couple of months of school for millions of students was canceled. There is evidence many ...

Proposed project would be beneficial

Last week, officials announced plans for a logistics center in Hudson that could transform the local economy. The proposed center, which would be on the Green Meadow Golf Club property, would bring 2,500 direct and indirect jobs to the area and infuse millions of dollars into local and state ...

Put project on hold

Long has the Nashua Performing Arts Center been a dream. Prior to the pandemic – and even recently – that dream has started to materialize, bit by bit. The $23-plus million project has the potential to transform downtown Nashua and make it a destination for all of New Hampshire and ...

Stop littering

One need not look very hard when traversing grocery and convenience store parking lots – and even Greater Nashua’s roadways – to see protective masks and gloves strewn about. With coronavirus precautions being taken by many in our area – which is a good thing – the downside is an ...

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Anders J. Hansen

Anders Jorgen “Andy” Hansen, 95, longtime resident of Milford, NH, died on May 20, 2020 after a period of declining health and complications from Covid-19 at Crestwood Healthcare Center, Milford, NH. He was born in Rockford, IL on June 7, 1924, son of Niels and Astrid (Strid) Hansen. ...

Marie B. Belanger

Marie Blanche (Coulombe) Belanger passed away early Friday morning May 15, 2020 less than 3 weeks from her 109Th birthday, just before 1:00AM on a gentle breeze filled with the scent of spring blossoms to rejoin her loved ones that had passed before her, most particularly her two daughters ...

Barbara Powers

Barbara Powers of Amherst, NH died on May 14, 2020 with her husband John by her side, after a long, brave battle with pancreatic cancer. She was a loving wife, devoted mother, and adoring grandmother remembered for her warm friendships and kindness, spectacular holiday meals, and timeless ...

Carl William (Maxmillian) Schaefer

On May 16, 2020 Carl William (Maxmillian) Schaefer, 87, of Bedford NH, was called by the Angels to be reunited with his wife Grace in Eternal Peace and to be in the presence of their Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Carl was born on March 6, 1933 in the Bronx, New York to Markus and Margaretha ...