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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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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Milford, Souhegan bounced from playoffs, but season had high points

One local entity, the Milford High Spartans, can call themselves South Conference champions. The other, Souhegan High, owns a win over those same Spartans. Still, the high school football season came to an end prematurely for both as the Sabers and Spartans were eliminated in the Division II ...

Souhegan’s Trudel fourth at NE meet

After winning the Division II and Meet of Champions titles, the Souhegan High girls had one more superb race in them, placing ninth at the recent New England Championships at Manchester, Conn. Teams and individual standouts from five of the six New England states – Massachusetts abstained ...

Spartans volleyball rolls into semis before losing

Sixth-seeded Coe-Brown controlled the bulk of the action, ending the Milford High volleyball season in a 25-21, 13-25, 25-20, 25-21 state semifinals win. “They just were super tight today. They played tentative and it cost us,” said Spartans coach Mia Malafronte, whose club finished at ...

Familiar story lines in postseason openers

In Division II football, it’s just like the great Yogi Berra said, “Deja vu all over again.” For the second straight year Alvirne High and Milford met in the final week in the season and will meet in the opening round of the playoffs. Ditto for Bow and Souhegan High. Played in the ...

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Thoughts following Veterans Day

“The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated (this ground), far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.” President Abraham Lincoln “I saw your sons and ...

Price controls don’t put America first

President Trump is reportedly planning his most ambitious executive order yet. It would require pharmaceutical companies to sell drugs to Medicare and Medicaid for the same prices they charge in other developed countries, where medicines are often far cheaper. That might sound like the sort ...

New Hampshire simmers as a melting pot

Immigration is a powerful mechanism for the economic growth and development of American cities. A“grown-up” -New Hampshire, mature and stately, (after all, it is one of the original 13 colonies), reveals more and more cities that are home to New Americans: people from far parts of the ...

Feltes: Why I’m running for governor

My amazing wife Erin and I live on Hope Avenue in the South End with our two wonderful daughters, Iris and Josie, our two dogs, Franklin and Roosevelt, and, like a lot of working families, a whole bunch of student loan debt. Right out of law school I had the honor of working as a legal aid ...

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Annie Dionne

On Sunday, November 3, 2019, Annie Dionne, a loving mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away at the age of 82 in the Jaffrey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center after suffering complications from a recent illness. Annie Dionne was born on October 11, 1937, in Weare, New Hampshire. She was ...

Lawrence A. Salisbury

Lawrence Aaron Salisbury, of Milford, NH died on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Lahey Hospital in Burlington, MA. Lawrence was born on July 18, 1931 to Herman and Vesta Salisbury in Mt. Vernon, NH. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Geraldine; two sons, Gary and Mark; three grandchildren ...

Dorothy A. Wood

Dorothy A. “Dot” Wood, 92, resident of Milford, died on November 8, 2019 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH. She was born in Lynn, MA on April 30, 1927, the daughter of T. Everett and Dorothy B. (Arnold) VanIderstine. She was raised and educated in Somerville, MA and graduated ...

Josephine DeSilva

Josephine DeSilva, long time resident of Milford NH, passed away peacefully at the young age of 104 in Ossining, NY. Her advice for a long life-Be kind to everyone, dance even if you’re in a chair and occasionally, it’s okay to take a nap! She was a very skilled gardener, excelled in ...