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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 ...

Granite State mystery: Curious case of Milford’s Carrie Cutter

Everybody loves a good murder mystery, and the more intriguing elements there are, the better. A granite marker in one of Milford's oldest cemeteries details how Carrie Cutter was murdered by the leadership of the Baptist Church. She wasn't actually killed, although the marker reads in part, ...

Local farm offers winter vegetables

Oasis Springs Farm, an urban hydroponic farm located in Nashua, is growing their crop availability and pick up locations for their Winter Weekly Share Program. The 10-week program starts Jan. 2 and features a collection of hydroponic lettuce, greens like kale and chard and herbs for $15 a ...

Proutys celebrate 60th anniversary

Gene and Mary Haren Prouty recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Prouty were married Dec. 8, 1956, in Mountainside, N.J. They met while Gene attended Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., and Mary attended Vermont College and then St. Lawrence University. In 1993, ...

Blood drive honors Nashua boy

NASHUA - The New Hampshire Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding a special blood drive in honor of 21-month-old Frankie Teas of Nashua. The blood drive will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18 at Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School, located at 6 Bartlett Ave. (near Greeley ...

Shirley Ferreira recognized for 50-year membership in TOPS

NASHUA - Shirley Ferreira was presented a certificate signed by Barbara Cady, president of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) in recognition of her 50 years membership in TOPS, during the Friday meeting of the Nashua NH0131 TOPS chapter. Shirley joined TOPS while living in Waltham, Mass., in ...

Cats, bunny hear stories via Reading to Rescues

On Nov. 10, Nashua PAL Youth Safe Haven members arrived at the Humane Society for Greater Nashua to participate in the Reading to Rescues program. Six youths had the opportunity to practice their reading skills on a very receptive audience, multiple cats and one bunny. The Humane Society ...

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua hosts Dinner of Thanks

NASHUA - On Thursday, Nov. 18, more than 300 club members, their families, staff and volunteers gathered at the Boys & Girls Club to share in a Dinner of Thanks prepared in-house by Jasmine Torres, manager of food services, and her junior staff team. The event program began with an ...

Blind adventurer receives award

NASHUA - On Nov. 12, during a celebratory fundraising dinner that was hosted by the organization 2020 Vision Quest, the New Hampshire Association for the Blind's Client Services Committee surprised Randy Pierce of Nashua with the 2016 Jo Adcock Service Award. Since joining the association's ...

Verizon Toys for Tots drive winds down; Verizon Toys for Tots drive winds down

Wireless Zone, the nation's largest wireless retail franchise offering exclusive Verizon products and services, has partnered with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to create a more joy-filled Christmas morning for thousands of less fortunate children through the annual Toys for Tots drive. ...

More than a blanket; YMCA is collection site for Kieran’s Kovers

For the fifth year, the YMCA of Greater Nashua is helping Kieran Hummer, a sixth grade student at Presentation of Mary Academy, collect new and gently used blankets. So far through his YMCA blanket drive, we have collected over 1000 blankets! His mom, Marion Hummer, said, "This is ...

Nashua Catholic hosts Veterans Day ceremony

NASHUA - There wasn't a dry eye in the gymnasium at Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School's Veteran's Day Ceremony, held on Wednesday, Nov. 9, as Gold Star Mother, Denise Gionet of Pelham, took the podium to talk to students, staff and family members. After being introduced by history ...