Community News

Community gets a taste of Nashua Food Council at Food Celebration dinner

NASHUA – Southern New Hampshire Medical Center was aglow with smiling faces from all walks of life Friday afternoon for the Community Food Celebration dinner. Volunteers put food on their plates, eager to make sure no one ended up going away hungry, as people of all ages, demographics and ...

Ted Reinstein shares thoughts about his book on General Stores

NASHUA – A book presentation about general stores intrigued Hunt Community residents on Tuesday, as journalist and author Ted Reinstein discussed his work – New England’s General Stores: Exploring an American Classic. Dozens of Hunt Community residents attended the event with food and ...

Rotary Club’s Duck Derby on tap Oct. 13

NASHUA – The Rotary Club of Nashua West is set to unleash a whole lot of rubber ducks on the Nashua River. On Oct. 13, thousands of rubber ducks will be dumped into the river, christening the first Nashua Duck Derby, something organizers said they hope will become an annual event. More ...

Annual Fun Fall Frolic raises funds for Boys & Girls Club

MANCHESTER – Autumn was in the air this weekend, when runners of all ages took part in the 5th Annual Fun Fall Frolic at Veterans Park in Manchester. The race organized by Cross Insurance to support Boys & Girls Clubs throughout New Hampshire, including Greater Nashua. Participants ...

MILESTONE: Lions Club celebrates 95th anniversary

MILFORD – Where there is a need, there is a Lion, and Lionism in New Hampshire marked a significant milestone Saturday evening as many club members from Manchester and Nashua gathered to celebrate 95 years of being active in the Granite State. The event, hosted at Hampshire Hills, drew many ...

Santa Fund 2018 kicks off today

NASHUA – Even though the weather is still warm and sunny and Dec. 25 seems a long way off – 86 days to be exact – Santa’s many helpers in Greater Nashua are getting a jump on the holiday season. Today, The Telegraph – with the assistance of the United Way of Greater Nashua – kicks ...

‘The Infield Fly Rule:’ A baseball novel by a Nashua baseball fan

With names like Talarico, Vanasse, Jack White, Beauregard, Cruz, Monbouquette and, yes, Tommy Brady, the characters in retired attorney Randy Wilbert’s new book, “The Infield Fly Rule,” almost certainly bring certain connections to mind. But Wilbert, known professionally as Nashua ...

Firm launches furnace giveaway

NASHUA – The team at Joyce Cooling & Heating has always been focused on giving back to the community. This winter, Joyce Cooling & Heating will give a Lennox heating system to a local family in need. The system, which will include installation, will ensure that a homeowner in need is ...

Spaghetti City dinner is Oct. 9

NASHUA – The Rotary Club of Nashua West will host its 45th annual Spaghetti City event from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 9 at the Nashua Senior Center, 70 Temple St. The event is open to the public, and dinner includes spaghetti and cake and ice cream for desert. Dinner guests will be able ...

Reinstein to speak on Tuesday

NASHUA – Ted Reinstein will be at the Hunt Community at 7 p.m. on Tuesday for a presentation on his new book. Reinstein is a reporter for “Chronicle,” WCVB-TV/Boston’s award-winning – and America’s longest-running – locally-produced nightly news magazine.

More little libraries popping up

NASHUA – Book deserts are being replenished through a community partnership to lend literature to areas otherwise lacking it. Officials with the United Way of Greater Nashua, Nashua Public Library and BAE Systems – along with some support from Reeds Ferry Lumber and P&L Landscaping ...

Back in business: Collins Brothers opens for soup season

NASHUA – “I always tell people, our clam chowder is so rich, it has to file its own tax return,” Collins Brothers Chowder Co. co-owner Bob Hughes said Tuesday. At 59 Temple St., Hughes and his partner, Dan Largy, have been leading the crew in preparing for a new soup and chowder season. ...

Wiffle ball tournament a hit; honors Kyle Bedinger

MERRIMACK – After the city honored the memory and life of Kyle Bedinger by naming a Little League field after him, those at the ceremony decided to have a pick-up Wiffle ball game, which has now evolved into a more official tournament. The Kyle Bedinger Memorial Wiffle Ball Tournament sold ...

United We Sleep event responds to issues of poverty and homelessness

NASHUA – When considering the picture of homeless that most often seeps into public perception, many may recall a person dressed in worn and tattered clothing, holding a sign on the side of road, sleeping under bridges or pushing a shopping cart along city streets. And though this may be the ...

Historical option available at 2018 Art Walk

NASHUA – The 2018 Art Walk is set for next month and the Nashua Historical Society is once again getting in on the action. “It’s nice to be able to let people in Nashua know what’s here and see our collection,” administrative assistant Eileen Herring said. This year, the ...

Michael LoVerme Memorial 5k Run/Walk

MERRIMACK – The seventh annual Michael LoVerme Memorial 5K Run/Walk will be held at noon, Sunday, Oct.7, at Merrimack High School. Registration opens at 11 a.m. The race is open to all and has both an individual and team component. For more information or to register online, visit mlmf.org.

Food Truck Festival coming to Holman

NASHUA – Food trucks from across New England will roll into Holman Stadium for the Third Annual Southern New Hampshire Food Truck Festival this weekend. The festival is set for 1-6 p.m. Saturday at the stadium, 67 Amherst St. This year’s festival will feature 18 trucks, each with its own ...

Nashua to host multicultural festival Sept. 15

NASHUA – The city, New Hampshire’s most racially and ethnically diverse, will celebrate with its initial Multicultural Festival next week. The free event is set for noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Elm Street Middle School cafeteria, 117 Elm St. It promises to showcase a blend of food, art, ...

CHRISTMAS CARD SIGNING FOR MILITARY

The Brookline Lions Club will host a “Christmas Card Signing for the U.S. Military” at Brusch Hall in the Brookline Chapel, 6:15-7:30 p.m., Thursday Sept. 6. The club ordered custom Christmas Cards for the event and encourage everyone to drop in to sign a card. All ages are welcome. The ...