Community News

‘Just the Classics’ concert

NASHUA – The Nashua High School North choral department, along with Sinfonietta Strings, presents a concert, “Just the Classics, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31 in the school’s auditorium. The evening will feature the works of Schubert, Morley, Mendelssohn, Di Lasso and more. Nashua ...

Main Dunstable is the place to ‘Bee’

Fourth-grader Yash Patel wins school geography bee NASHUA – Yash Patel, a fourth grade student at Main Dunstable Elementry School, won the school-level championship competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 9 and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school-level Bee, at ...

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 ...

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 ...