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Nashua man charged in theft of checks, forgery

MATTHEW CARRIER A Nashua man was charged Monday with forgery, a Class B felony, after police said they received a report of stolen checks and fraudulent bank activity in August. Matthew Carrier, 28, of 15 Edmatteric Drive, was arrested about 2:40 p.m., police said. Besides forgery, he also was cha

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-19 18:24:00

Nashua man charged in Sunday thefts from cars

ERIC VIOLETTE NASHUA - A Lake Street man was arrested Sunday afternoon, charged with two felony counts of receiving stolen property, after police accused him of several thefts from unlocked motor vehicles that morning. Eric Violette, 33, of 100 Lake St., Apt. D, also was charged with a loitering a

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-19 18:05:00

Nashua city planners adopt riverfront development plan

NASHUA - Using Nashua's riverfront to promote businesses, attract new residents and encourage recreation is captured in a newly proposed riverfront development plan that has been adopted by city planners. Last week, the Nashua Planning Board unanimously approved the riverfront development plan as pa

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-19 03:13:00

Nashua's two high schools begin accreditation process

NASHUA - The city's two high schools have begun the lengthy process of being accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). "Both schools are up for accreditation," Superintendent Jahmal Mosley said of Nashua High School South and Nashua High School North. The process occ

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-19 03:13:00

Mysterious powdery purple substance discovered on Nashua elementary school property

NASHUA - Emergency officials are trying to determine how an unknown substance made its way onto school property, prompting a hazmat team to investigate for hours on Monday, still with no explanation. A large, blackish purple substance in a circle about 10 to 15 feet wide was discovered Monday mornin

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-19 01:12:00

Nashua police nab suspect in rash of thefts from cars

Nashua police photo Eric Violette, 33, of 100 Lake St. Apartment D, Nashua NASHUA - After taking reports from several car owners who said items had been stolen from their unlocked vehicles over the weekend, police promptly arrested their suspect after finding him in possession of several of the alle

NASHUA TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Man accused of sexually assaulting 9-year-old in Nashua park

Police say arrest made after girl told her mother what happened Updated: 6:37 PM EDT Sep 18, 2017 A Nashua man is facing serious charges after being accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl he didn't know at a city park. Police said the girl's actions helped them make a quick arrest after

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-18 22:37:00

Serious rollover accident closes Maple Street at Nashua Street

Rescuers attend to victim of a serious rollover crash in Manchester. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings - Frame of Mind Photo MANCHESTER, NH - A single-vehicle crash shut down traffic at a section of Maple Street Monday afternoon. At about 1:50 p.m. on Sept. 18 a vehicle was heading northbound on Maple Street w

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2017-09-18 18:40:44

Conquer Chiari Walk returns to Nashua

NASHUA - Conquer Chiari Walks will occur across the country on the third and fourth Saturday of September, to raise awareness and money for valuable research of Chiari Malformation. Pheasant Lane Mall is teaming up with Conquer Chiari to host a walk here in Nashua on Saturday. Please sign up for as

NASHUA TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

PD: Man Stole Cash Envelope, Ice Cream Pops From Store

FILE Police say a New Hampshire man nearly ran over a store owner in his attempt to make off with a stolen envelope and stolen ice cream push-pops. Officials say 38-year-old Joel Ducharme was charged with theft after being arraigned Monday in Nashua. The Nashua Telegraph reports he entered not guil

NECN - 2017-09-19 12:41:09

Propane tank explodes at house, 1 person dead

NEW BOSTON, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a painter in a basement died after a propane tank exploded at a house in New Boston, New Hampshire, collapsing it. WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2ynswlL) the worker was identified as 46-year-old Antonio DeSouza, of Nashua. Crews from multiple towns responded

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 18:38:49

Plum Island residents seek help to counter erosion

NEWBURYPORT - Seventy-one residents of Reservation Terrace at Plum Island Point released an open letter to federal, state and municipal leaders asking for faster action on anti-erosion measures near their homes. As a long-term solution, residents are urging that "a funding mechanism needs to be esta

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 08:02:00

Jewish groups merge Form new congregation and hope to keep religion thriving

HAVERHILL - The new year is bringing new beginnings for members of two Jewish groups in the Merrimack Valley. As the sun sets Wednesday, Jews around the world will begin observances of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year and the start of the religion's High Holy Days that traditionally serve as a time

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Our view: Divided region is unlikely to woo Amazon

The golden ticket represented by Amazon's plan to build a second headquarters in a still-to-be identified community in the United States could remake a local economy almost overnight. The scale of the proposed operation - up to 50,000 people working in over 8 million square feet of space - represent

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

Police, fire explorers team up for charity event

Explorers with the Stoneham Fire Explorer Program and the Danvers Law Enforcement Explorer Program worked together on Sept. 9 at the Beverly Regional Airport to provide public safety support services for the airport's "Family Fun Days" charity event benefitting cystic fibrosis. Operating out of a mo

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 18:23:40

Man gets 18 months for accidentally shooting friend

LOWELL - A judge says he handed down a lighter penalty than prosecutors requested for a Massachusetts man who accidentally shot his friend because his actions in the aftermath may have saved that friend's life. The judge said Tuesday that 19-year-old Benjamin Khammanivong, of Lowell, could have worr

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

7.1 magnitude quake kills 2, collapses buildings in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least two people, collapsing buildings and causing widespread panic less than two weeks after another quake left 90 dead in the country's south. Mexican media broadcast images of multiple downed buildings in

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 20:56:25

Tewksbury man dies after ATV rolls over

WINCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire authorities say an ATV rider has been found dead near a state park after he attempted to navigate a steep trail and his vehicle rolled. Fish and Game conservation officers say 77-year-old Daniel Gill, of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was reported missing Sunday ni

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 14:26:36

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

PASADENA, Texas (AP) -- The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the si

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 12:16:13

Trump lawyer: Senate panel delays private interview

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A scheduled private meeting between President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and Senate committee staff was abruptly postponed on Tuesday. Michael Cohen was in the offices of the Senate Intelligence Committee, one of multiple congressional panels investigating Russian interferenc

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 17:45:02