Community News

‘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 ...

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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 ...

Veterans Count: Supporting women vets

Women who serve in the military have unique needs. They are much more likely to be single parents than their male counterparts, and childcare is a significant issue both while in the service and when they return from service. The homelessness rate for female veterans is on the rise. Employment ...

Mission of care: Local nurse deploys to Puerto Rico

From Nov. 5-16, 2017, was the second time this year that my DMAT, or disaster medical assistance team, had been in Puerto Rico. The first trip, a response to Hurricane Harvey, included staging in Florida. None of us could have known that just weeks later Hurricane Maria would ravish the island ...

Jazz vocalist honors the Harlem Renaissance SAC

NASHUA – Jazz vocalist Nanette Perrotte celebrates “Black History” Month at the Nashua Senior Activity Center on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m., by bringing the stories and great songs of the Harlem Renaissance culture. Don’t miss Nanette’s presentation of the legendary Duke Ellington. ...

Master gardener to address city club

The Nashua Garden Club will hold its next program at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the First Baptist Church, 121 Manchester St. The program, Flowering Houseplants, will be presented by Joan Bonnette, master gardener, tree steward and author. Joan will pull from her 25-plus years of ...

‘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 ...