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Blood drives in Greater Nashua

New Hampshire has reached a critical need for blood for local hospitals. Please consider donating as soon as possible to one of the following blood drives. For more information or to reserve a time, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. – 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 18: St. John ...

Fit for a pharaoh: Egyptian Festival returns to Nashua

NASHUA – Fragrances of falafel and kabobs wafted through the air of the French Hill neighborhood Saturday with the return of the Egyptian Festival. Building off last year’s success, the St. Mary and Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church hosted its second Egyptian Festival Friday and ...

Nashua area high school football teams finding their way

It’s early, and a lot of local high school football teams are still feeling their way along. “I think everybody’s in the same boat,” said Nashua High School North coach Dante Laurendi, whose Titans looked like a much different team in Saturday’s 48-22 rout of Goffstown than they did ...

Carton of assorted fabric holds promise of creative crafts

Crafters working with yards of fabric may find large projects a cinch, and smaller pieces of material to fit ‘in a pinch’ – fabric scraps in many shapes and sizes may generate surprises with ideas for craft fairs and home decor, perfect for just what’s needed and maybe more. “You ...

Tell me a truth: Cultivating honesty has its benefits

Recently, I’ve been working on being more honest in my daily life. Why? Because it feels really good. Now don’t get the wrong idea, I’m not a liar. But I’ve realized that there is a certain amount of fancy footwork going on and I’ve been “economical with the truth” when sharing my ...

Harris helps Titans break away from Grizzlies, 48-22

GOFFSTOWN – Curtis Harris wasn't getting anxious, even though his Nashua High School North football team couldn't shake the Goffstown Grizzlies, up just 21-14 just over three minutes into the third quarter. “I wasn't nervous,” Harris said. “I'm real confident in my team to be able to ...

Helping Hands

EDITOR’S NOTE: Please review your nonprofit’s listing, and refresh it as needed. What are your current needs? Contact person? Hours? Send changes to neighbors@ nashuatelegraph.com. Thank you! Helping Hands is a weekly feature that provides information about the needs of local nonprofit ...

Irene Marie (Lavoie) Morency

Irene Marie (Lavoie) Morency, 92, of Manchester, died September 5, 2018 at Bentley Commons in Bedford after a brief illness. Irene was born on December 29, 1925 in Manchester, the daughter of Arthur and Adeline (Salvail) Lavoie. She was predeceased by her siblings Maurice, Armand, Jeanne ...

Rebecca LaPointe

Rebecca LaPointe, age 67, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2018. Rebecca was born on April 13, 1951 in Berlin, NH to the late Wendel and Alice Young. She attended St. Joseph’s for nursing and was an LNA for much of her life. Her innate ability to hand out compliments freely and joke ...

Irene Teresa (Lafrance) Taylor

MANCHESTER- Irene Teresa (Lafrance) Taylor, 89, died peacefully on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Mt. Carmel Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Manchester, NH, with her devoted granddaughter Amy Taylor by her side. Irene was born in Nashua on March 22, 1929, the eighth of twelve ...

Therese J. Pageau

NASHUA, NH - Therese J. (Grenier) Pageau, age 84, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH, surrounded by those she loved. She was the wife of the late Henry C. Pageau who passed away on December 12, 2017. She was born in Lowell ...

Diane May Jette

World Marathon Runner, Loving Daughter and Sister, Beloved Aunt and Best Friend you ever had, Karaoke Singer, Tenderheart, Animal Lover and Worthy Causes Champion. A life very well lived .It is with sadness that our loving sister has passed away far too soon. Her life motto was “Show up, be ...

Leo A. Koch Jr.

Leo A. Koch, Jr., 74, of Murrells Inlet, SC, passed away Monday, September 02, 2018 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. He was born September 06, 1944 in Abilene, TX. A celebration of Leo’s life will be led by Father Ed Fitzgerald 11:00am Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Burroughs ...

Kathleen A. Hanselman

Kathleen A. (Griffin-Varney) Hanselman, 64, formerly of Nashua, passed away Sunday morning, September 2, 2018 with family in Hudson, after a period of declining health. Born in Fort Drum, New Jersey on October 12, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Jacqueline Marie (Metcalf) and Malcolm ...

Lael Boyd-Robertson

Lael Boyd-Robertson, 84, passed away peacefully at Catholic Medical Center on August 31, 2018 following health complications related to congestive heart failure. Born in Louisville, KY on June 6, 1934, she was the daughter of William & Dorothy (Stemler) Schmitt. Lael graduated from ...

Faunda Yvette Peters

Faunda Yvette Peters, 62 of Nashua, transitioned on Monday September 3, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, after a valiant fight with Multiple Sclerosis for over thirty-one years. She was born on March 18, 1956 in Jones Land, Black Rock, St. Michael, Barbados, to the late Washington ...

Tropical Storm Florence continues toward US coast

MIAMI (AP) – Tropical Storm Florence is becoming a “better organized” weather system that will likely strengthen into a hurricane late Saturday, weather forecasters said. The National Hurricane Center said Saturday the storm was expected to become a “major hurricane” by Tuesday as it ...

When to plant bulbs in the fall? Science, nature offer clues

To ensure that bulbs planted in the fall will bloom in early spring, timing is important. Plant too soon and the bulbs might rot in rain-saturated ground. Plant too late and they won’t have time to build enough energy for flowering. A soil thermometer is a more accurate tool than a ...

Sept. 15 to be a ‘Batman Day’ to remember

DC Comics is making Sept. 15 a Batman Day to remember. Batman Day, a promotional gimmick the publisher has offered since 2014, usually has a variety of freebies and specials at participating comic shops, bookstores and libraries, and this year will be no exception. But this year’s Batman ...

Horoscopes by Holiday: September 9, 2018

We all have a story about ourselves we run in our head, ticker tape to keep continuity with a certain identity, purpose, personality and role. A person cannot run this story and live in the moment at the same time. One must forget oneself to be totally present. For those who succeed in this ...