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Marguerite’s Place to host Vintage Hollywood Gala

NASHUA – The women of Marguerite’s Place, Inc. assume many roles in their lives including mother, provider, supporter — much like Hollywood starlets of the past taking on many roles. As they follow their path to self-sufficiency and independence, they face many challenges along the way. ...

Katis receives Good Scout Award

MANCHESTER – George Katis will be honored by the Daniel Webster Council, Boy Scouts of America for his accomplishments and community service while exemplifying Scouting values in his daily life. The aims of Scouting are to develop character, to encourage participating citizenship and to ...

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Nashua SAC 36th annual variety show The Senior Activity Center in Nashua is pleased to announce their 36th annual Musical Variety Show, “Friends Forever,” will be presented at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at Nashua High School South. Director Kathy Lovering will lead performers through music and ...

Another perspective: Lyndeborough Mutual Fire Insurance Company

They say that some companies are “too big to fail,” but there are apparently some companies that are too small to continue to operate, at least by government standards. By those standards, the old way isn’t necessarily the best way. If you don’t modernize, too bad. In 1989, the ...

Nashua teens attend leadership academy

NORWICH, Vt. – Ten Nashua teenagers participated in the Civil Air Patrol NH Wing Summer Academy Encampment at Norwich University Vermont this summer. Seven cadets from the Greater Nashua Composite Squadron, Melanie Baxter, Molly Blast, Joelle Choinere, Kathleen Laramie and Levi Santoro, ...

Nurturing readers: Rescues wag their tails for governor’s tales

The animals and children were captivated by the presence of New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu at the Humane Society for Greater Nashua on Aug. 13. Sununu read to show his genuine support for the Reading to Rescues program. Lily the cat and Hagrid the bunny, along with the other pets at the Humane ...

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Nashua VFW seeks volunteers NASHUA – VFW Post 483, in Nashua, needs volunteers for its post Color Guard and Firing Squad. You may be a VFW member, Auxiliary member or someone who would just like to support the post. If you are interested in becoming a Color Guard or Firing Squad member ...

Marguerite’s Place hosts decor challenge

NASHUA – Two local designers faced off in a challenge straight from the heart. Marguerite’s Place, Inc. was lucky enough to have Kelly Murphy of Decor&You, and Brenda Baron of designBaron, each design an open apartment at their location on Palm Street. The designers were each given a ...

Anniversary: Hudson couple celebrates 50 years of marriage

Betty and Eric Beaverstock, of Hudson, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Cape Cod, Mass. They were married in Morrisville, Pa., on Aug. 19, 1967. They lived briefly in York, Maine; Waltham, Mass.; and Nashua before building a home in Hudson, where they have ...

Birth: Merrimack residents announce son’s birth

Brandon and Nicole Arp, of Merrimack, announced the birth of their son Caleb Robert Arp, on July 29, 2017, at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua. Caleb was 7 pounds, 10 ounces and 20 inches long at birth. He joins his brothers Tyler and Owen Arp. Grandparents are Ronald and Denise Arsenault, of ...

Playground grant accepted by Nashua school board

NASHUA – Dr. Norman W. Crisp Elementary School is getting a new playground thanks in part to a woman who is accused of being an identity thief and con artist. The Board of Education voted unanimously to accept a $30,000 grant from the Lowe’s corporation to be used for a new playground at ...

High-flying fun

The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire will hold its annual barbecue and fly-in at the Nashua Airport. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. June 10 at Hangar 81. Lunch will be served at noon. “It’s a fly-in, but actually it’s much more than a fly-in,” said Jessica Pappathan, the ...

Religious Events

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by churches and are only lightly edited. The deadline for submissions is noon Monday. style=“font-weight:bold; font-size:40px”REGION MERRIMACK VALLEY JEWISH STUDY HAVURAH Merrimack Valley Jewish Study Havurah is an egalitarian community of ...

The Healing Power of Unselfishness

Come to a free talk entitled “The Healing Power of Unselfishness.” Learn how to cultivate a practice of unselfishness. Being unselfish, giving of one’s time and affections is sometimes perceived as risky, naive or impractical. But because it is based on spirituality, it is our natural ...

Library Events in Greater Nashua

EDITOR’S NOTE: Library items are submitted by the libraries and are only lightly edited. NASHUA Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St., 589-4600, carol.eyman@nashualibrary.org, nashualibrary.org. FAKE NEWS: WHAT’S THE REAL STORY? Join Randall Mikkelsen at 2 p.m. March 5 at the Nashua Public ...

Religious Events

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by churches and are only lightly edited. The deadline for submissions is noon Monday. NASHUA ARLINGTON STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday morning worship and Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. Monday Bible Study is from 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday Bible ...

Academic Achievements

Scholars SNHU-MANCHESTER The following local students were named to the fall 2016 president’s list at the Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester. FROM HOLLIS: Joshua Kratman, history and social studies education; Marc Nolin, accounting. FROM HUDSON: Catrina Carson, accounting and ...

Library Happenings

EDITOR’S NOTE: Library items are submitted by the libraries and are only lightly edited. NASHUA Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St., 589-4600, carol.eyman@nashualibrary.org, nashualibrary.org. Kids programs VACATION WEEK FUN FOR KIDS AT THE LIBRARY Come to the Children’s Room at the Nashua ...

Religious Events

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by churches and are only lightly edited. The deadline for submissions is noon Monday. NASHUA ARLINGTON STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday morning worship and Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. Monday Bible Study is from 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday Bible ...

It’s cold outside; help available for veterans in need

Easterseals Military & Veterans Services (ESNH MVS) is part of a network of service providers who are on alert and addressing the needs of homeless veterans during the cold winter months, and seeking to end veteran homelessness all year round. In this past fiscal year alone, ESNH MVS ...