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July target date for reopening Nashua City Hall

NASHUA - Following the July Fourth holiday weekend, Nashua City Hall could reopen with a certain number of people allowed inside at any one time. During Tuesday's Board of Aldermen meeting Mayor Jim Donchess touched upon this tentative plan, highlighting a target date to open city hall to a ...

Still no contract for Nashua firefighters

NASHUA – Nashua firefighters are still without a contract after it failed to pass during Tuesday's Board of Aldermen meeting. Although an amended version of the city's Fiscal Year 2021 budget was passed by members of the board, the long awaited contract with the fire department did not gain ...

Nashua division of public health encourages testing

NASHUA – The city's Division of Public Health and Community Services is looking to have clients come to the building next month by appointment only.  In the meantime, public health is encouraging people to get tested for COVID-19. During Wednesday's city press conference, Mayor Jim Donchess ...

Aviation Museum of NH Classic Car Show set for July 11

LONDONDERRY – Whether your ride is a gleaming roadster, awesome muscle car or a partially restored project vehicle, the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire welcomes its presence at its upcoming Classic Car Show. The annual event is scheduled for Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., with a ...

Nashua woman arrested after dog bite incident

MERRIMACK – A serious hand injury suffered by the owner of one of two dogs when he tried to break up a dog fight at a local dog park in February has led to the arrest of a Nashua woman on a rather unusual combination of charges. Samantha St. Onge, 35, who police say refused their requests ...

Downtown Nashua Irish pub open for business

NASHUA - With a little luck of the Irish, Matt Casey was able to open his Irish pub amidst the ongoing pandemic. COVID-19 has placed financial strain on people and businesses across the state, with some business owners even making the difficult decision to close up shop completely. Now, as ...

Sen. Hassan talks housing in age of COVID-19

Affordable housing has been an ongoing challenge in New Hampshire, even prior to the pandemic, but with the foreclosure and eviction moratorium ending soon, the shortage may become an even greater issue. On July 1, Gov. Chris Sununu's moratorium on foreclosure and eviction proceedings will be ...

Budgets put limits on social distancing options for schools

As schools consider how and when to reopen their buildings during the pandemic, many are finding themselves overwhelmed by the potential expenses that would come with operating under social distancing guidelines: protective equipment, staff for smaller classes and additional transportation to ...

Nashua’s St. Philip Church hosting ‘Greek Food Pop-Up’

NASHUA – St. Philip Church has come up with a way to help Greater Nashua Greek food lovers get through the next few months as they look forward to the rescheduled Greek Food Fest now taking place in October. It's called a "Greek Food Pop-up," a smaller version of the annual festival that ...

Sen. Shaheen checks out construction of new Nashua boat ramp

NASHUA – Although access to the Merrimack River is limited, the city will soon complete a project that improves people's ability to get out on the water. The new and improved Greeley Park Boat Ramp off Hills Ferry Road is about three weeks out from completion. On Monday, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen ...

Merrimack man charged with criminal threatening

MERRIMACK – A call asking police to check on the welfare of a woman who had reportedly been involved in an argument with a man she knows led to the arrest of the man, police said. Charles Boria, 32, was charged with one count of domestic-related criminal threatening, police said. He was ...

Despite green pledges, Amazon’s carbon footprint grew 15%

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Tuesday that its carbon footprint rose 15% last year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment. The online shopping giant said activities tied to its businesses emitted 51.17 million metric tons of carbon dioxide last year, the ...