Monthly Archive September 2018

ByCat Tanguay

Nashua voted 9th best-run city in the US out of 150 surveyed!

Welcome to America’s 9th best-run city in the US out of 150 surveyed according to personal finance website, WalletHub.

Click here to view the entire survey

Nashua ranked 2nd in providing city services.  Six categories were considered:

  • Financial stability
  • Education
  • Health
  • Safety
  • Economy
  • Infrastructure / pollution

 

In December, this site declared Nashua as the safest city in America.  182 cities were analyzed in the December study.

AND Nashua was also voted the 34th safest city to retire in the US by Security Choice analysts (out of 495 metropolitan areas).  No other NH city was listed in the top 100.  Factor weighting (Nashua’s rating = 80.53):

  • 50% – 2016 crime data
  • 10% – % of population 65+ (2010 data)
  • 10% – city cost of living (2010 data)
  • 10% – healthcare costs (2010 data)
  • 10% – laws protecting against elder card abuse
  • 10% – state’s average retirement age

 

ByCat Tanguay

Candidate Forums for Mid-Term Elections

Three forums have just been announced  sponsored by The Nashua Telegraph, the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce and Rivier University.  All will be held at the Holiday Inn and Suites – 9 Northeastern Blvd – Nashua.

  • Oct 15 – 4:30 – 6:30 – NH Senate and Executive Council
    • $10 / person (light refreshments)
  • Oct 22 – 12:30 – 2 – Governor
    • $20 / person (lunch)
  • Nov 1 – 4:30 – 6 – US Representative – 2nd Congressional District
    • $10 / person (light refreshments)

Questions may be submitted in advance to Heather Goodwin Henline (Telegraph Publisher) hhenline@nashuatelegraph.com or hand delivered to The Telegraph offices at 110 Main St – Suite 1.

Check out our Meet the Candidates page to read candidate bios and don’t forget:

Mid-term elections are November 6th!

 

ByCat Tanguay

Rides to the Polls & Extended Registration!

Compliments of the Nashua Transit System, city voters will be able to get a free ride to their polling location for both the Primary and General Election.

For voters who need transportation beyond established fixed routes, contact Kristi Gillette – 821-2030.

Just announced, the City Clerk’s office will extend their hours until 7PM on the following dates for your convenience:

  • Oct 9
  • Oct 16
  • Oct 23