Community News

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 ...

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 ...