Community News

Marguerite’s Place to host Cinco de Mayo fundraiser

NASHUA – Join Marguerite’s Place, Inc, for a fun filled fiesta on Cinco de Mayo to benefit women and children in need. Cinco de Mayo Fiesta will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Nashua Country Club. Tickets are $60 per person and are available at margueritesplace.org. “With this ...

Girls Inc. to announce 2018 Girl of the Year

NASHUA – Girls Incorporated of New Hampshire’s Greater Nashua Girls’ Center will host its annual Girl of the Year Celebration at the newly renovated Nashua Girls’ Center, 27 Burke St., in Nashua at 4:30 p.m. on May 17. This exciting event, which chooses one outstanding girl from among ...

N.H. Boys & Girls Clubs offer prevention programs

MILFORD- Across New Hampshire, Boys & Girls Clubs are offering prevention programs to kids in the midst of a nationwide opioid epidemic. Monica Gallant, director of prevention services at the Souhegan Valley Boys & Girls Club said, “We hear about treatment for adults, but who’s ...

Nashua VFW Post 483 announces its Loyalty Day Ceremony

Nashua VFW Post 483 will be holding its Loyalty Day Ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, April, 28 at the Nashua Senior Activity Center located at 70 Temple St. Loyalty Day was instituted by President Eisenhower on July, 18 1958, to combat the Communist May Day celebration. May 1 is the date of ...

Souhegan Valley Rotary Club hosts fundraiser event

NASHUA – Souhegan Valley “Happy Hour” Rotary Club is hosting yet another Kentucky Derby Party at Boston Billiards in Nashua to raise money for area organizations. The party will be held on May 5, from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and tickets can be purchased for $20 a piece online at ...

The Lady Project returns to Nashua

NASHUA – After the previous chapter faded out, a group Nashua women are looking to revive the Nashua Chapter of The Lady Project. The Lady Project is an economic development nonprofit and membership organization connecting, inspiring and showcasing women doing things through membership, ...

Syringe service sees success two months after launch

NASHUA – After launching the Syringe Services Alliance of the Nashua Area approximately two months ago, the Division of Public Health and Community Services is already seeing an impact in the community. Through SSANA, people are getting more than just clean syringes, they’re getting ...

Operation Care for Troops – Sending ‘home’ overseas

“Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field, and serves, as best he can, the same cause.” – Abraham Lincoln How can you be present across time, culture and the geography of ...

Fired up: Kids vie in Merrimack fire muster

A speedy contingent of potential firefighters from Merrimack elementary schools undertook yesterday some rigorous challenges at a Fire Muster hosted by the local firefighters’ union at James Mastricola Upper Elementary School. Kudos ultimately went to the winner: Reeds Ferry Elementary ...

Town Hall Meetings set for each ward

NASHUA – With the goal of hearing ideas and concerns of residents in every ward throughout the city, Mayor Jim Donchess will be hosting Town Hall Meetings in all nine wards of Nashua during April and May. Donchess will begin each meeting by sharing what’s going on in the city and then ...

United Way collecting items for Community Baby Shower

NASHUA – It takes a village to raise a child and United Way of Greater Nashua is looking to the community for support with their second Community Baby Shower. They’ve run into some minor issues with securing donation collection locations, and are now looking for willing businesses to act ...

Comedy night fundraiser for Nashua PD hockey

NASHUA – The Nashua Police Department hockey team cordially invites you to a night of laughs for a great cause. The comedy night is being held at the Holiday Inn and Suites at 9 Northeastern Blvd., from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, April 7. There will be appetizers, raffles and a cash bar. The NPD ...

Free health and safety fair set for Saturday

NASHUA – Visitors at the Division of Public Health and Community Services’ Greater Nashua Health and Safety Fair can find everything from a children’s bike rodeo to informational booths on dentistry. Truly an event for all, adults, children and people looking for eye exams or skin damage ...

Ham radio class April 14

MANCHESTER – An introduction to Ham Radio and class will be offered on Saturday, April 14, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Manchester Red Cross Blood Center, 425 Reservoir Ave., Manchester. The class is open to everyone across New Hampshire and the surrounding area, but registration is required. For ...

Western Good Friday Dinner

NASHUA – St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church invites all to attend its Western Good Friday Dinner, set for 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 30 at the church. The menu includes baked stuffed haddock, rice, green beans and salad. Also, Agape will also be selling a delicious variety of Greek pastries. Cost ...

Easter bunny to visit Greenbriar Healthcare

NASHUA – The Easter Bunny will be at Greenbriar Healthcare, 55 Harris Road, from 5:30-7 p.m. March 28. Bring the children for refreshments, coloring and a free picture with the Easter Bunny. All are welcome.

Nashua North presents Pops! concert

NASHUA – The Nashua High North Music Department’s annual POPS! Concert to support the Titan Food Pantry, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27 in the North auditorium. Student musicians and vocalists will perform music of the stage and screen, with a combined band and chorus ...

Keeping a promise: Easter event supports fight against Batten disease

Our Promise to Nicholas Foundation (OPTN) announces the 10th annual Egg Hunt Festival in Bedford later this month. More than 10,000 eggs will be ready for your little ones to gather up at the year’s festival, scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday March 31, at the NH Sportsplex in Bedford. ...

Walk to stop opioid abuse on tap March 31

NASHUA – After leading the first Awareness is Healing Walk to STOP Opioid/Heroin Abuse back in 2015, organizer Darlene Pina’s passion to put an end to this crisis continues with the fifth walk set for March 31. “We want to do our best to help people recover, and the walk right now is ...