🌱 Nashua Daily: Opioid Overdoses Increasing To Pre-Pandemic Levels

Hey, people of Nashua! It’s me again, Tony Schinella, your host of the Nashua Daily.

First, today’s weather:

A stray shower in the morning. High: 67 Low: 46.

Here are the top stories in Nashua today:

  1. Nashua Man Indicted On Threat, Beating Charges: Court (Nashua Patch)
  2. As COVID infrastructure winds down, NH public health leaders worry about missed opportunity for investment (New Hampshire Public Radio)
  3. Opioid overdoses increasing to pre-pandemic levels in Manchester, Nashua (WMUR Manchester)
  4. ANALYSIS: Will NH Voters Buy ‘MAGA Maggie’ Hassan? (NH Journal)
  5. 4 New COVID-19 Deaths, 158 New Cases, 13 Hospitalizations TuesdayInDepthNH.org (InDepthNH.org)
  6. NH man wins $4M on Mass. scratch ticket (The Union Leader)
  7. United Way president returns to New Hampshire after helping Ukrainian refugees in Romania (WMUR Manchester)
  8. Southern New Hampshire Health names new President and CEO (Manchester Ink Link)
  9. Bill on short-term rentals ratchets up a fundamental debate in NH communities (Concord Monitor)
  10. ICE Assists New Hampshire State Police With License Case In Nashua (Nashua Patch)
  11. Mark Sullivan, 65; service April 21 | Obituaries (Carolinacoastonline)
  12. ‘Shark Tank’ contestant, local startup FlexScreen opens new manufacturing plant (The Business Journals)
  13. Nashua’s interim school chief headed to Mass. district (The Union Leader)
  14. Flash Mob Dancers Bring Awareness to Parkinson’s (Seven Days)
  15. Wow House: 69 Walden Pond Drive In Nashua, New Hampshire (Nashua Patch)
  16. Massachusetts State Lottery: New Hampshire man wins $4 million prize on scratch ticket, plans to use winnings (MassLive.com)
  17. SVHC announces DAISY Award winner | Community News (Bennington Banner)
  18. Kevin Howell Curcuru – The Suffolk Times (Suffolk Times)
  19. Nashua Area Real Estate Roundup (Nashua Patch)
  20. 🌱 Good Start Saves Planet From Toxic Takeout + Small Biz Awards (Patch)
  21. City Of Nashua: Transit Center Construction Phase 3a (Nashua Patch)
  22. 🌱 Nashua Daily: Metro Families Pay The Most; Extreme Temps In NH? (Patch)

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  • Humane Society for Greater Nashua: “Congratulations to Fumaca, winner of our National Pet Day Photo Contest! 🎉😸 Your picture will be featured as the main image on the home page of our website until the end of the month. www.hsfn.org Thank you to everyone who participated …” (Facebook)
  • Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter, Inc.: “Do you have housing issues that you need assistance with? Today there will be a Housing Clinic in the family dining room at the Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter from 10 AM to 2:00 PM. Come in and ask your questions.” (Facebook)
  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua: “Shout out to all of our amazing Pride Swimmers who were recognized during our Pride Swimming Awards Night and Celebration! We are so proud of our all star athletes! #swimstar #healthylifestyles #GreatFutures” (Facebook)
  • United Way of Greater Nashua: “Did you know that all of the donations given to our food drive go to a local organization? When you donate to our food drive, you’re helping a neighbor in need! Visit our table at the Hudson Hannaford Supermarkets this Saturday, April 16 …” (Facebook)
  • The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce: “Tomorrow night! Join us alongside our host, Lovering Volvo Cars Nashua for Business After Hours. Don’t forget business cards, there are some great door prizes!” (Facebook)
  • YMCA of Greater Nashua: “EASTER SUNDAY REMINDER: The YMCA is closed Easter Sunday (April 17). We hope you have a Happy Easter with your family and friends while our staff takes the day spend it with theirs. #nmymca” (Facebook)

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Tony Schinella

About me: Award-winning journalist and broadcaster for Patch.com in NH (off and on) since June 2011. Community coverage includes Concord, Hampton-North Hampton, Merrimack, Nashua, Portsmouth, and Salem. Reachable at tony.schinella@patch.com. Career highlights available on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/an…

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