Community News

United Way collecting items for Community Baby Shower

NASHUA – It takes a village to raise a child and United Way of Greater Nashua is looking to the community for support with their second Community Baby Shower. They’ve run into some minor issues with securing donation collection locations, and are now looking for willing businesses to act ...

Comedy night fundraiser for Nashua PD hockey

NASHUA – The Nashua Police Department hockey team cordially invites you to a night of laughs for a great cause. The comedy night is being held at the Holiday Inn and Suites at 9 Northeastern Blvd., from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, April 7. There will be appetizers, raffles and a cash bar. The NPD ...

Free health and safety fair set for Saturday

NASHUA – Visitors at the Division of Public Health and Community Services’ Greater Nashua Health and Safety Fair can find everything from a children’s bike rodeo to informational booths on dentistry. Truly an event for all, adults, children and people looking for eye exams or skin damage ...

Ham radio class April 14

MANCHESTER – An introduction to Ham Radio and class will be offered on Saturday, April 14, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Manchester Red Cross Blood Center, 425 Reservoir Ave., Manchester. The class is open to everyone across New Hampshire and the surrounding area, but registration is required. For ...

Western Good Friday Dinner

NASHUA – St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church invites all to attend its Western Good Friday Dinner, set for 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 30 at the church. The menu includes baked stuffed haddock, rice, green beans and salad. Also, Agape will also be selling a delicious variety of Greek pastries. Cost ...

Easter bunny to visit Greenbriar Healthcare

NASHUA – The Easter Bunny will be at Greenbriar Healthcare, 55 Harris Road, from 5:30-7 p.m. March 28. Bring the children for refreshments, coloring and a free picture with the Easter Bunny. All are welcome.

Nashua North presents Pops! concert

NASHUA – The Nashua High North Music Department’s annual POPS! Concert to support the Titan Food Pantry, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27 in the North auditorium. Student musicians and vocalists will perform music of the stage and screen, with a combined band and chorus ...

Keeping a promise: Easter event supports fight against Batten disease

Our Promise to Nicholas Foundation (OPTN) announces the 10th annual Egg Hunt Festival in Bedford later this month. More than 10,000 eggs will be ready for your little ones to gather up at the year’s festival, scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday March 31, at the NH Sportsplex in Bedford. ...

Walk to stop opioid abuse on tap March 31

NASHUA – After leading the first Awareness is Healing Walk to STOP Opioid/Heroin Abuse back in 2015, organizer Darlene Pina’s passion to put an end to this crisis continues with the fifth walk set for March 31. “We want to do our best to help people recover, and the walk right now is ...

Schools set for early release; events postponed

Nashua School District Superintendent Jahmal Mosley made his decision early enough for parents to craft contingency plans: Nashua students will be released two hours early from school today. “According to all meteorological reports, the storm will be at its apex from late Wednesday afternoon ...

Radio-thon supports local veterans

News Radio 96-7, WGIR-AM 610, and iHeart Radio are again teaming up with Veterans Count and taking to the airwaves to show support for New Hampshire’s military heroes, and to honor all they and their families have sacrificed! The Make 12 Hours Count Radio Thon will be presented by LTC ...

‘Proven Winners’ at Garden club meeting

NASHUA – The Nashua Garden Club will hold its March program at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7 at First Baptist Church, 121 Manchester St. The program, Proven Winners, will be presented by Russ Knowles, of Loudon-based Pleasant View Gardens. As their regional retail account manager, Russ ...

News Digest

NASHUA Former BAE employee joins United Way board United Way of Greater Nashua is pleased to announce that long-term BAE Systems employee Paula Moran will be joining its 2018-19 board of directors. Paula becomes the 24th member of the United Way board, joining fomrer Chairperson Susan McHugh, ...

Cub Scouts’ super science adventure

Scouts and family members Cub Scout Pack 425 participated in a Color Morphing investigation recently at a Pack 425 den meeting. These are pretty big words for kids this age but they didn’t have to spell them, they just had the impressive experience to enjoy! This is part of the “Super ...

Nashua South team competes in ‘Sing That Thing!’

BOSTON – WGBH’s Sing That Thing! – the public broadcaster’s televised showcase of New England’s diverse singing groups – was taped at WGBH’s Brighton studios from Feb. 8-11. Singers from Nashua High School South competed alongside 18 other high school, college and adult groups, ...

City of Nashua Launches Summer Youth Internship Program

Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess is pleased to announce the City of Nashua’s inaugural Youth Summer Internship Program. The six-week program is a collaboration between the Nashua School District, the city’s Economic Development Division and Mayor Donchess’ My Brother’s Keeper Community ...

Books come alive at Nashua library Sunday

NASHUA – The lives of 15 community members will be open books at the Nashua Public Library Sunday afternoon for the inaugural Human Book Festival. Borrowing from the Human Library, a concept first introduced in Denmark in 2000, the Human Book Festival invites people with stories to tell ...

10th annual Keefe Family Polar Plunge 2018 to benefit Sandy Depolito

The 10th annual Keefe Family Polar Plunge will take place on Saturday, Feb. 17 at noon in Seabrook, on the beach at the intersection of Hooksett and Ocean Streets. This year we will be taking our dip for a dear friend from Lowell, Mass., Sandy Depolito. On Jan. 11 last year, Sandy lost her leg ...

Pets of the Week

Humane Society for Greater Nashua CINNAMON Apparently, it’s spice week at the shelter! My name is Cinnamon and shortly you are going to be introduced to some feline that hangs out down the hall whose name is Paprika! I am sweet, savory and appetizing, while she is just seasoned to perfection. ...

Pets of the Week

CHIQUI & JOHNNY Hi everyone and buenos dias! Tu habla espanol? Do you speak English? We might know a few words in both languages. Yeah, we’re pretty cool like that. We come to you from Puerto Rico. We are siblings and have lived together for seven years now and we’re a little grumpy ...