Good morning, Nashua area readers. Here is your morning local news update.
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1. WEATHER — Today will start mostly cloudy, then gradually become sunny and breezy with a high near 62. A north wind 7-12 mph will increase to 15-20 mph in the afternoon. Tonight it will be partly cloudy and breezy with a low around 35 and a north wind of 7-16 mph. Patchy frost will settle in after 5 a.m. (Extended Forecast)
2. DOWNTOWN NASHUA BUSINESS ANNOUNCES CHANGES, SATURDAY SALE — Posh & Prairie in downtown Nashua is dropping the boutique part of the business and will have the second weekend of its “Fill The Bag Sale! Everything Must Go!” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8.
“For the time being we are eliminating our boutique portion of Posh & Prairie!” says its Facebook page. “We are excited to continue our tanning and spray tanning services as well as opening the floor space up for pop-up events, public events, private events and more!”
The A Shred Above food truck, which specializes in gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches will be outside the store from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
3. TRASH RATE HIKE PUBLIC HEARING DELAYED — Because a public notice failed to get published in the newspaper, a public hearing on raising garbage pickup rates in Nashua has been rescheduled for the City Council’s Oct. 17 meeting. Jendro’s price increase took effect at the beginning of October, however, so the additional cost initially is on the city government.
4. NH ROLLER RINK SEASON OPENING — Crystal Ball Roller Skating Rink in New Hampton will open for the season 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7. Admission which includes skates is $4. Sunday hours begin in November.
5. N-P CROSS COUNTRY RUNNING TODAY — The boys and girls varsities will race at 4:15 p.m. today at Plum Creek Golf Course, Fredericksburg. Other teams running include Cedar Falls, Central Springs, Crestwood, Dunkerton, New Hampton, Riceville, St. Ansgar, Sumner-Fredericksburg, Tripoli, and Wapsie Valley.