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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - January 10, 1998, Nashua, New Hampshire A business Dow tumbles 222 As asian crisis festers Page 9. A Nashua esl teacher builds Trust in so Many words Page 16.50 cants single copy this newspaper includes recycled newsprint3h13degntjjh saturday january to 1998 volume 128 serving Nashua and Southern new Hampshire no. 225 huh emergencies declared ill communities declare states of emergency 47,000 in . Without Power. Hgt Michi l l i Imi by lilt associated press London i Ieese to new Hampshire communities declared states of emergency As a two Dav ice storm continued Friday dropping Power lines tree limbs and Utility poles and bringing travel to a virtual halt in some areas. About 47, 1 10 Public service of new Hampshire customers were still without Power Friday night including 26 communities that had no Power at All. The new Hampshire i Lecarte cooperative had More than l Mph Homes and businesses without Power Friday night. Repair Crews from throughout the Northeast have been working around the clock trying to fix fallen Power lines. Rut As ice continued to build up on wires and overhanging tree limbs Crews were often forced to backtrack. A was we try to fix tilings that Are broken things Are still said Martin Murray spokesman for pin i a was we Clear Trees Trees Are falling. It s basically a War zone out gov. Jeanne Shah Cen declared a limited state of emergency f riday afternoon in areas including northeastern Cheshire county Exten Ding into Eastern Carroll county. And Coos county North of Pinkham notch. The decision activates the new Hampshire National guard to provide help to storm victims and will allow the state to apply later for Federal Aid if necessary. Shah Cen s spokesman Dong Hattaway said he expects Between see ice storm Page 15 photo by the Doug Vanderpool carries two 5-gallon buckets of water up a Walkway to his House in Brookfield on Friday. Vanderpool who has been without electricity since wednesday night collected the water at a local Brook for use in his Southern Carroll county Home. Ponh customers in Milford area lose service thousands of electric customers Iii the Milford area who have suffered outages in the course of the severe ice storm faced the Prospect of spending the night and possibly longer without service according to Public service of new Hampshire. Martin Murray a spokesman Fin Ponh said Friday night that thousands of customers in Milford. Mason Wilton Mont Vernon new Ipswich and Temple had lost their Power the whole town of new Ipswich Soo customers a a Nashua was hit at i . I lulus. Ponh officials said most new Ipswich customers would not have their Power restored before the end of the weekend. Restoration of Power for Tso customers in Wilton and Mason was estimated for today at the earliest. Those customers lost Power sometime before 4 . Friday. Another 200 customers on Nutting Hill Road and see of i at. Is. Page 15 Vaughn says it ainu to so a red sox Star pleads innocent to Drunken driving charge after Norwood mass., Roll Over crash. By Steven Krasner Anil Mati Mckinney Providence journal bulletin Boston red sox stat to Vaughn was charged Early Friday morning with Drunken driving Atter shipping Over his truck on route 05 in Norwood mass. According to the state police report. Vaughn travelling North in a heavy rainstorm crashed his 1007 White Ford pickup after hitting the Driver s Side of in unoccupied 1986 Ford escort in the breakdown Lane. Alter failing a Field sobriety test administered by trooper Richard Ball at the scene of the 2lh . Accident Vaughn was taken to the Roxboro Barracks where he was booked fingerprinted and released on personal recognizance. Vaughn known for his Charisma and charitable see Chi charge. Page 15 mayor groups from boards to meet privately red sox first baseman to Vaughn at his arraignment on dui charges Friday. A mayor claims lie set tip sessions to update officials on baseball team so As not to break Law. By Corine Dot Brik i Telegraph staff Nashua mayor Donald Davidson has scheduled three private sessions with members of twit cite boards today and monday to discuss he Nashua Pride baseball team which begins play this Spring at Holman stadium. Davidson said Friday that he will use the sessions to update members of the Board of aldermen and Board of Public works about the baseball team before inform j Tion is released j to the Public at to j tuesday afternoon press conference and later that night at the aldermen s full Board meeting. The sessions i will be held Bell i n d close d i doors because a the single complaint we be heard the most from past and present aldermen is we Don t want to read i about it in the Davidson said. The state s right to know Law defines a Quot meeting As a the convening of a quorum of the membership of a Public body. To discuss or act upon a matter or matters Over which the Public body has supervision. Control jurisdiction or advil Sory but Davidson said he organized the sessions in such a Way that at no time will there be a quorum of the Board of aldermen the Board of Public works or the Aldermani finance committee. By meeting with members of the i two boards in Small groups David soil said he can bypass any Restrike a tons set by the state. A i m trying to give them the information they requested in a Way that does no to break the Law a he said. Private meetings Are scheduled j for today at 9 . And again at to ., while a third will take place sessions pain 15 Davidson sex mayor two j from Nia voice right to know Law concerns by Corini i i Bri k i Telegraph staff Nashua a forma mayor and two officers it a local watchdog group raised concerns Friday about mayor Donald Davidson s plan to hold closed door session s with two City boards. The three private meetings with members of the Board of aldermen and Board of Public works prompted tears that the spirit of the state s right to know Law might be violated. A i think its wildly inappropriate said former mayor Rob Wagner who served from 1992 to is. Quot i can t imagine anything about a baseball team coming to Nashua that should t be before any Public official til the City. Of there s something that needs to be communicated i think it should be communicated to the Public As Well Wagner said that when someone holds a meeting a with the intent of getting around the right to know Law you re really violating the spirit of what you be been elected to do which is to keep the Public informed of City business it s not uncommon for a mayor to Conte under criticism for not keeping members of the legislative body adequately updated on Eirv matters he said. A there s a natural tension Between the executive and legislative Branch that i think is healthy. There will be times when the legislative body will feel ii has t been adequately Wagner said. A a there May be times when the mayor would want to Call All 15 aldermen in the Span of two Days. That s Normal at any level of government for a chief executive officer to Contact a member of the Legisla Tive body to advise and consent. A but that a not the same As having a meeting with the intent of avoid ing a particular Law by not having a see concerns. Page 15 for starters business classified comics editorial Horoscope obituaries Nashua Region press line religion sports television 9-11 23-31 12-13 14 13 5 6-7 32 4 17-22 circulation 603 594-6424 other departments 603 882-2741 newsroom faxes 603 882-2681 other taxes 603 882-5138 email sports classified the Telegraph on the web internet services by internet connection inc. 800-234-0002 his i Dow industrials 7,580.42 -222.20 partly sunny highs in the 40s. L Ull report. Page 32. Lotteries Tri state three digit 2-6-1 Tri state four digit 4-5-1-9 Tri state win Cash 9-19-23-25-32-33 daily millions red 18-21 White 9-15 Blue 15-18 mass. Daily 7-1-9-9 mass. Cash 12-13-20-24-34 the big game 1-06-23-31-48 Bonus 20 Jackpot results Page 5 a a Nashua tails by wins in boys basketball in class l boys basketball Friday night Nashua Falls to Salem 71-61, while Bishop Guertin topped Dover 57-33. Page 17. Coming sunday growing pains it will be a Long time before anything is decided about following recommendations to create a Nashua i High school Complex. Meanwhile Community officials weigh in with preliminary ideas. Read about it in the sunday Telegraph. Opening the world Mike Paciello of Hudson is executive director of the Yuri Rabinsky insight foundation. It works to keep the web open to people with disabilities. Read about him in that s life a a Nashua collector admits lie s a titanic maniac staff photo by Don himse1 Matt Daly shows titanic related items he has collected. Fie holds a series of videotapes from the arts and entertainment network on the disaster that will soon be available through the Nashua Public Library where he works. A Nashuan. Who s seen movie six times is among those wanting a piece of tile Box office smash. By Hattie by rns to in Telegraph stall Nashua a iceberg right that s one of Many lines from the movie a a titanic Quot that City resident Matthew Daly memorized and quotes to friends family members and co workers at the Nashua Public Library at every Opportunity. A Sophomore studying theater at Keene state College Daly has seen the film six times since it opened at the general Cinema Complex Dee. 19 in Tyngsborough mass. The first showing was a birthday treat. The second Daly paid for himself plunking Down $7.25 for the ticket. The third viewing was another birthday treat. Likewise the fourth was Courtesy of his family the weekend after Christmas. For the fifth show Daly used a movie pass. For the sixth he again dug into his pocket to cover the Price of a $7.25 ticket. A i would like to go myself alone before school starts Quot he says expecting yet another viewing of the blockbuster film before he returns to College. The movie is a Box office smash. Earning an estimated $32 million on new year s weekend and raising total sales since opening to $156.4 million. Bookstores such As the local Barnes amp Noble can t keep titanic see titanic Page 15

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