In the Merrimack Valley: Nashua, New Hampshire Inauguration Ceremonies

 Nashua, New Hampshire*

It wasn’t only about the upcoming, first-in-the-nation primary and Presidential candidate debates and events in New Hampshire this past weekend. Staff writer Dean Shalhoup writes  in the Nashua Telegraph of the 106th Inaugural and Swearing-In ceremonies held yesterday in the city of Nashua. Nashua’s first female Mayor – Donnalee Lozeau – was sworn-in for her second term. Also sworn-in were all members of the Nashua city government –  the boards of aldermen, education and public works; ward moderators, clerks and selectmen and fire commission as well as the board of health.

In her address, Mayor Lozeau recommitted her efforts toward full transparency in city government and to customer service as job one –  “One of the things I am most proud of is the level of customer service that is being provided to our citizens. Problems are solved and issues dealt with.”

Read the article and Mayor Lozeau’s full address here  at


Today the city of Nashua, New Hampshire at the confluence of the Merrimack River and the Nashua River – known as the “Gateway City” has a population of about 89,000 in approximately 36 square miles. It’s history has a commonality with that of Lowell, Massachusetts.

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