Community News

‘Make Way for Ducklings’

NASHUA – One little duckling had quite an adventure Tuesday, traveling from storm drain to storm drain as Nashua Police, Animal Control and Nashua Fire Rescue personnel attempted to rescue the animal. A woman called officers to Amherst Street to rescue a duckling that had fallen into the ...

Lil’ Iguana expands its future plans

NASHUA - Lil’ Iguana’s Children’s Safety Foundation has big plans for the nonprofit’s future as they move into their 24th year. Those plans include business changes and a national animation opportunity. Lil Iguana has partnered with Firehouse Centre for the Arts, a nonprofit based ...

Lil’ Iguana’s ‘Family Fun Day’ on tap May 12

Lil’ Iguana’s Family Fun Day is scheduled for Saturday, May 12 inside Nashua High School South from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $1 and goes toward covering the fee to use the gym. “There will be snacks out the ying yang as you walk in. The small gym will be filled with inflatables, ...

NSKS recognized with Gate City Light Award

NASHUA – The Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter was recognized as the 2018 Gate City Light Award recipient at an informal ceremony Saturday afternoon. Mayor Jim Donchess and the Mayor’s Volunteer Recognition Committee were present to honor NSKS, but the award will officially be presented ...

Community Baby Shower equips mothers-to-be with supplies and skills

NASHUA- Several dozen new and expecting mothers took a step forward in giving their babies the best possible start in life by attending the United Way of Greater Nashua Community Baby Shower at Nashua Community College Thursday. The second annual shower went off without a hitch, organizers Liz ...

Milford High DI team to hold fundraisers to fund trip to Global Finals

The Milford High School Destination ImagiNation team, ‘Maybe Seven’, recently won second place in the NH State Destination ImagiNation Tournament. The win earned them the opportunity to compete at the Destination ImagiNation Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee, May 22-May 27, 2018. They ...

Islamic Society of Nashua to host open house

The Islamic Society of Greater Nashua (ISGN) invites the community to its open house, from 2-4 p.m. May 6, at the Islamic Society, located at 5 Pine Street Extension, Unit 1C. Meet your Muslim neighbors, learn about Islam, spread the peace and help build trust and unity in the community. ...

Nashua Soup Kitchen to win award

NASHUA – The 2018 Gate City Light Award will go to Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter during a May 5 ceremony at the site. “It’s going to be a volunteer celebration,” Carol Weeks, community outreach manager at NSKS said. “It’s to let them know how much we appreciate them. We couldn’t ...

Day of Farming

NASHUA – Dozens of community members gathered Friday “to dig in the dirt” at Sullivan Farm, according to United Way of Greater Nashua Executive Director Mike Apfelberg. As many as 75 volunteers got their hands dirty at the Community Day of Farming, which is one of two food security days ...

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 ...