Latest Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Stories

2008-07-23 12:01:01

By Michael Brindley, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Jul. 23--NASHUA -- There will be a need for another new principal in Nashua after Bill Pimley, a lifelong Nashua educator and principal New Searles Elementary School, announced his retirement. Pimley, 59, said he chose to retire after 38 years working in the city's schools because of his desire to keep doing something different in his life. "I think it's time for a change," he said. Pimley started working in Nashua in 1970 as a...

2008-07-18 15:00:27

By Joseph G. Cote, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Jul. 17--NASHUA -- On Wednesday morning, Christopher Williams, president of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce, cut one of the cords tethering downtown residents and visitors to their homes and offices. Although it's been operational for a week, the Nashua wireless network was officially launched Wednesday at a press conference. Williams, along with the chamber's partners on the wireless project, cut into pieces an Ethernet cord...

2008-07-15 18:00:24

By Hattie Bernstein, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Jul. 13--HOLLIS -- People move here to enjoy the town's woods, meadows and farms. But while they value the undeveloped land that surrounds them, most residents say they aren't willing to pay extra to keep it that way. Recently, the town's land protection study committee called a meeting, inviting local farmers to explore ideas about how the town can support local agriculture. Buying local products topped the list, although those...

2008-07-02 15:00:45

By Ashley Smith, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Jul. 1--MANCHESTER -- When it rains, it pours. As consumer woes continue to pile up, particularly due to increased gas and food prices in an otherwise weak economy, one more monthly bill is on the rise. Public Service of New Hampshire has announced it will increase electricity rates today by about 6 percent in order to offset the higher costs of fuels such as oil, natural gas and coal, which are used to produce energy. "I don't think...

2005-06-29 20:10:28

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California man, angry over a U.S.Supreme Court decision expanding government power to takeprivate property, says he will try to use the ruling to seizethe New Hampshire home of Justice David Souter and convert itinto a hotel to be named the Lost Liberty Hotel. Souter voted with the 5-4 majority last week when theSupreme Court ruled a Connecticut city could use its powers ofeminent domain to take private homes to make way for ariverfront hotel,...

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