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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@nashuatelegraph.com. AMHERST CLASSES PARKHURST PROGRAMS Souhegan Valley residents 55 and older may participate in ...

Pets of the Week

Humane Society for Greater Nashua BAILEY Hi All! My name is Bailey and I come from the Sunshine State of Florida. I’m a pretty 5-year-old blonde female golden retriever mix. You would be impressed how well I play tug of war, how I know to sit when told, and if you want to shake hands … ...

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. NASHUA CLASSES ADULT LEARNING CENTER Registration dates are coming up for some exciting classes at the Adult Learning ...

Infant Jesus teacher wins statewide award

Edith Couchman, Art/STEM teacher at Infant Jesus School was selected to receive the STEM Excellence in Teaching Award sponsored by the N.H. society of professional Engineers. Couchman was chosen from all elementary schools in the state to receive this award.

Hudson resident runs to support veterans, families

On Saturday, July 15th, Myranda Smith from Hudson will support the men and women of the Armed Forces by participating in the 8th Annual Run to Home Base Presented by New Balance. The event raises funds for Home Base, a partnership of the Red Sox Foundation and the Massachusetts General ...

IANH celebrates Spring Festival

India Association of New Hampshire hosted IANH Vasant Festival 2017 on Sunday, May 21st to celebrate the spirit of the spring season. It was a Grand success with over 300 participants performing in the competitive and non-competitive dance segments across the multiple age groups and was ...

‘High-flying’ fundraiser set for July

NASHUA – This summer, a collaboration of community nonprofits are partnering with one another to bring a one-of-a-kind fundraising event to the Granite State. Led by United Way, the collaboration will be rappelling from the Brady-Sullivan Tower at 1000 Elm St., Manchester. This building, 24 ...

From the heart: PMA pupil’s essay 1st in statewide contest

For the first time in the history of Catholic schools in New Hampshire, all Catholic students were invited on May 16 to consecrate our entire educational system to the Blessed Mother. This religious event took place at the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester. This amazing opportunity ...

Spirit camp offers 5-day program

NASHUA – Dancing Jaguar’s Spirit Camp is a fun, five-day program that empowers children to tune into their inner worlds. Humans are made up of mind, body, and spirit, yet in our society, children’s minds and bodies are nurtured and their spirits are often neglected. This summer camp, ...

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 ...

Honor Roll

Alvirne High School has announced its honor roll for the third marking period of the 2016-17 school year. HIGH HONORS WITH DISTINCTION GRADE 9: Michael Bardsley Jr., Cassidi Burley, Olivia Cakounes, Sarah Davis, Alexis DeBlois, Jillian Desmond, Abigail Dubois, Alec Dubois, Maddisen Dwelley, ...

Local students inducted into Nashua Catholic’s National Junior Honor Society

NASHUA – Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School inducted 25 seventh grade students into the 2017 class of the Nashua Catholic National Junior Honor Society during the recent induction ceremony in the school’s auditorium. “The foundation of the National Junior Honor Society is based ...

Coffey Post hosts officer installation

NASHUA – John E. York was installed as commander of the James E. Coffey Post 3, American Legion, Nashua for the 2017-18 year at ceremonies held on Thursday, May 4 in the education room at the Nashua Senior Activities Center. York, a U.S. Army veteran of the Persian Gulf conflict, is a ...

News Digest

Nashua City native named Air Force lieutenant Harrison J. Gustin, of Nashua, was commissined as a second lieutenant into the United States Air Force on May 21. Gustin is the son of Karen Haskins Gustin, of Nashua, and brother of 2nd Lt. Mitchell R. Gustin, of Tindell AF Base, Panama City, Fla. ...

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 ...

MHS Science Olympiad Hosts Dough Raiser Night UNO Pizzeria & Grill

The MHS Science Olympiad team would like to invite Merrimack residents to come dine at UNO’s Pizzeria & Grill, 593 Amherst Street, Nashua on June 8, 2017. Up to 20% of each diners’ check will be donated to the MHS Science Olympiad team – supporting the 2017-2018 season. For the ...

Reintegration challenges for NH military

New Hampshire’s military population is comprised of many who serve in the Guard and Reserves. Many of our state residents aren’t aware that New Hampshire’s military servicemen and women are leaving and returning from small and large deployments at various times during the year. Without an ...

What a comeback: Project turns kitchen tables into artwork

Conceived by Artist Jerry Beck in partnership with City Arts Nashua, this project has brought new life and purpose to 10 discarded tables. The Comeback Kitchen Tables Project celebrated health, collaboration, civic pride and the value of eating together and sharing meaningful conversations. At ...

PAL honors Nashua youth

NASHUA – The nonprofit Police Athletic League (Nashua PAL) announced that its 2017 Football Player of the Year is 14-year-old Max Ackerman. He, along with PAL’s athletes of the year in cross country, boxing, cheerleading and basketball – as well as adult awardees in volunteering and ...