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NH committed to employing veterans

In 2017, New Hampshire continues to have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country – currently 2.7 percent according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics figures from January – below the national rate of 4.7 percent. The rate for New Hampshire veterans, however, is higher – over 5 ...

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Local teams advance in DI 21st Century Skills Tournament

About half of the more than 1,800 New Hampshire students in NH-DI had their problem-solving, collaboration and creativity skills tested at Destination Imagination Regional Tournaments in Kingston and Berlin on March 13. Student teams competed by leveraging these skills in solving open-ended ...

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style=“font-weight:bold; font-size:40px”Region 2nd annual ‘A Fool’s Haircut’ A fundraiser to benefit the ECA Angel Fund at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, is set for Saturday, April 1. Head over to Serenity Spa and Salon in Tynsborough, Mass., 315 Middlesex Road, from ...

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MHS grad involved in solar ambassador project To the Editor: I am a 2013 Merrimack High School graduate who is now one of seven undergraduate students involved with the Solar Ambassador Project at the University of New England in Maine. Our mission is to collaborate with Re-volv, San ...

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Amherst Garden Club welcomes Ellen Ecker Ogden

AMHERST – On Thursday, April 6, the Amherst Garden Club welcomes award-winning food and garden writer Ellen Ecker Ogden. Join us for her presentation, “The Art of Growing Food,” and learn how to grow an edible garden with an eye towards beauty, easy care and pleasure. Ellen is a garden ...

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Care for a Cause event to benefit Joseph’s Closet

NASHUA – St. Joseph Hospital’s Care for a Cause committee received a donation of 90 special occasion dresses – all one of a kind, from Christina’s in Andover, Mass. The committee will be selling the dresses in the St. Joseph Hospital atrium lobby on Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ...

Nashua area meeting offer a solution to food addiction

NASHUA – Many people resort to desperate measures to control their weight and the way they eat – expensive diets, surgery, medications, excessive exercise, purging, abuse of laxatives, and extreme food restriction. Others don’t know where to turn or have just given up hope. There is, ...

Vets invited to speak of challenges

NASHUA – The New Hampshire Community Veterans Advisory Board is inviting current and former military personnel to join in a conversation about the challenges facing veterans and their families. The event will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. March 29 at Harbor Homes, 45 High St. Organizers say ...

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Pictured with art teacher Dominique Boutaud are from left, Jack, grade 5 (doing the art), Payton, grade 5, and Joey, grade 6.

Nashua students take tour of Currier Museum, art studio

On Jan. 25, middle school students from 2nd Nature Academy Elementary and Middle School in Nashua spent the day studying the arts. They went to the Currier Museum in Manchester for a tour, accompanied by their art teacher, Dominique Boutaud, where they spent time looking at art and learned how ...

U.S. Cellular program supports youth groups

U.S. Cellular announced today that its “Community Connections” program is back for the third consecutive year to provide sponsorship support to local youth organizations. Since the program launched in 2015, the company has awarded nearly $900,000 in sponsorship dollars to more than 2,200 ...

April program for Nashua Garden Club

NASHUA – The Nashua Garden Club will hold its April program at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, at the First Baptist Church, 121 Manchester St. The program, Honkin’ Hydrangeas, will be presented by Kerry Mendez, a ‘passionate perennialist’ focused on low-maintenance, high impact gardens, ...

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Through the Believe in Yourself Project, underprivileged girls in Nashua now have new, unworn, designer dresses to wear to their upcoming proms.

Charity paves way for Nashua girls to attend dances, prom

On March 9, brand new, unworn designer dresses were donated by the Believe in Yourself Project to underprivileged girls in the Nashua Area for their upcoming proms and school dances. The donation was held at the The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua, 1 Positive Place. Sam Sisakhti is the ...

Academic Achievements

Honor Roll World Academy in Nashua has announced its honor roll for the second term of the 2016-17 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 3: Eliza Barsorian, Anya Bhattarai, Chad Billingsley, Krish Chourasia, Alexander Egbuonu, Abbey Herbert, Joseph Hebert, Izabel Hogan-LeVentis, Miro la’O, Omar ...

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2017 NH Scholastic Individual Chess Championships

On Saturday, March 18, New Hampshire students from grades K-12 participated in the 2017 NH Scholastic Individual Chess Tournament, hosted by Tournament in a Box officials, Vince Bradley and Thomas Cassar in Londonderry. Local resident, Robert Sawdey, from Merrimack, took first place at the high ...

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Milford Middle School to host 4-H Activities Day

MILFORD – All kids and parents can experience the free fun and learning at 4-H Activities Day at Milford Middle School on Saturday, March 25. Beginning at 9:30 a.m., 4-H youth members will present demonstrations, illustrated talks and public speeches on a variety of topics, such as ...

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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 ...

Greater Nashua Community Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by readers and are only lightly edited. Items should be submitted at least two weeks in advance to cabnews@ cabinet.com or neighbors@nashua telegraph.com. AMHERST CLASSES ASSET PROTECTION & SUCCESSION PLANNING WORKSHOP FOR BUSINESS OWNERS You ...

Nashua Community Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by readers and are only lightly edited. Items should be submitted at least two weeks in advance to neighbors@nashuatelegraph.com. ART NAAA/EMERGING ARTIST STUDENT TALENT SPRING SHOW The Nashua Area Artists Association (NAAA) will host its 2017 ...

Young philosophers meet to draw 1,400

AMHERST – For the past seven years, the Souhegan High School Ethics Forum has hosted HYPE – Hosting Young Philosophy Enthusiasts – inspiring high school students all over New England to participate in philosophical discussions that promote leadership, citizenry and ethics. This year’s ...

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Jessica and Robert Boutin accept award from Gov. Sununu with their family.

Unsung heroes: Local parents honored for strength

Applause filled the room as Gov. Chris Sununu entered the Executive Council Chamber in the State House Wednesday, Feb. 22. The governor and New Hampshire Children’s Trust honored 35 parents at the 10th annual Unsung Hero Awards in recognition of their strength and resilience. Some honorees ...