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Shining stars: Nashua, Hudson students wins $1K Comcast scholarship

At a special ceremony held recently in New Hampshire, Comcast was joined by Gov. Chris Sununu to award Udit Sharma, of Nashua, and 100 other graduating high school seniors from across the state each a $1,000 college scholarship. The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program, one of the ...

Birth: Addison and Aria Thibeault

Brian and Brianna Thibeault, of New Ipswich, announced the birth of their twin daughters, Addison and Aria Thibeault, on June 12 at Elliot Hospital in Manchester. Addison weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces, and Aria weighed 4 pounds, 2 ounces. Grandparents are Larry and Laurie Thibeault, of Brookline, ...

Teens participate in self-defense class

NASHUA – Officer French and other members of the Nashua Police Department offered a RAD course as part of the Adult and Community Education program at Nashua High School South. R.A.D. is a women’s self-defense training course that is an acronym for Rape Aggression Defense Systems. The ...

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Nashua Vehicles sought for Wheels & Wings event NASHUA – What child doesn’t love the chance to climb aboard a fire truck, big rig or bulldozer? Or check out the inside of an airplane? This summer, area youngsters will have that opportunity as “Wheels & Wings” returns to the ...

Scholars

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE Kevin Donohue, of Litchfield, received a Master of Education degree, majoring in secondary education, this spring from American International College in Springfield, Mass. AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Monica Zack, of Brookline, graduated summa cum laude from American ...

Child care center receives $10K grant

NASHUA – DCU for Kids Foundation awarded Marguerite’s Place, Inc.’s Childcare Center with a $10,000 grant as part of the foundation’s efforts to help children in need. Marguerite’s Place, Inc. has an onsite child care center licensed by the state of New Hampshire as a License Plus ...

News Digest

[/caption] Courtesy photoPictured from left are: Jon Tapply, Scoutmaster of Troop 407; Albert Savage, Elks Youth Chairman and 67-year member of the Nashua Lodge of Elks 720; Eagle Scout Dylan Michael Lestico; and his parents, Cindi and Bryan Lestico. Courtesy photoU.S. Air Force Airman Steven ...

Man finds knack for video through recycling PSAs

Sometimes it’s just worth waiting for the right candidate to come along. More than a year ago, Larry Melanson of New Hampshire the Beautiful and Ray Dube of Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England, set out to develop a new public awareness campaign on recycling. But Melanson and ...

Nashua Elks award volunteers

[/caption] Courtesy photoMarion L. Savage, past president of the Nashua Emblem Club 170, and Dennis M. Joy, tiler of the Nashua Lodge of Elks 720, were chosen as the Female and Male Veteran Volunteers for the 2017-17 lodge year in the state of New Hampshire by the Elks National Veterans Service ...

Nashua couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

NASHUA – David and Renee Pearlstein celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Kindred-Greenbriar on May 28, 2017. They were married in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1967 where they raised their children. Upon retirement in 2016 they moved to Nashua to be near family. – Submitted by Kindred-Greenbriar

Nashua PAL announces volunteer of year, junior award

The nonprofit Police Athletic League (Nashua PAL) will host its seventh annual PAL Sports Dinner on Thursday, June 29 at Conway Arena. The organization is honoring its coach of the year, volunteers, several student athletes across a variety of sports, as well as Boston columnist and sports talk ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...