Sunday Magazine

Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter begins outdoor gardening

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul”– Alfred Austin, British author and poet, 1835-1913. Spring is a season of promise, anticipation of sunny days and brighter futures, new ...

Helping Hands

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Culinary delight: Nashua Country Club chef receives top honors

Mortals daring to thicken their soup by heating a combo of flour and butter and then pouring the gloop into a boiling cauldron of broth wonder why their culinary creation is comprised of chunks of chicken, vegetables and glue. Glue is the result of such folly, when the roux – pronounced roo ...

Musical instruments will help students to ‘strike up the band’

‘Got a saxophone, French horn, or clarinet? How about a trombone, flute, or cornet? Perhaps a piccolo, for that high-pitched sound, or a deep-toned tuba stashed somewhere around? Bands are said to have originated in Germany around the 15th century, mainly with bassoon and oboe, drums for the ...

Helping Hands

EDITOR’S NOTE: Please review your nonprofit’s listing, and refresh it as needed. What are your current needs? Contact person? Hours? Send changes to neighbors@ nashuatelegraph.com. Thank you! Helping Hands is a weekly feature that provides information about the needs of local nonprofit ...

Pollen Nation: Beekeeper uses honey for health

Eyes watery with allergies due to high pollen counts may further blur the television newscasts that tout the day’s pollen count ahead of last night’s sports scores. The count – a measure of the pollen grains in a cubic meter of air – is always bad news to sufferers of “Seasonal ...

Balls donated to Nashua PAL will help kids to ‘have a ball’

“BE a good sport and team player, BE dedicated and hard working, BE safe and healthy, BE excellent by giving your best, BE persistent-keep trying, BE grateful to God for your gifts, BE positive that you are a winner, BE proud and humble, BE sure to have fun.” While unable to attribute the ...

Helping Hands

EDITOR’S NOTE: Please review your nonprofit’s listing, and refresh it as needed. What are your current needs? Contact person? Hours? Send changes to neighbors@nashuatelegraph.com. Thank you! Helping Hands is a weekly feature that provides information about the needs of local nonprofit ...

Celebrating mom: How love drives a mother-daughter relationship

During a professional development education course, my instructor informed the class that the two most difficult times in a woman’s life are when she is 13 and when her daughter is 13. This made the class laugh, because it is true. The complexities of becoming a woman can be difficult to ...

Bicycles and parts needed by co-op helping folks ‘get-around’

“When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road without thought on anything but the ride you are taking” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. His fictional character, ...

Helping Hands

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Fighting for Fido

For many pet owners, the prospect of parting with their animal companion is an unimaginable ordeal, but for a family displaced by a fire, an individual struggling to pay rent in a pet-friendly complex, or an owner who can no longer take care of their pets due to a worsening disability, it’s ...

Chris’ Mailbag: Larger dining table would provide seating for large family

“It’s the sense of what family is at the dinner table. It was the joy of knowing mother was in the kitchen making our favorite dish. I wish more people would do this and recall the joy of life,” Paul Prodhomme, celebrity chef, restaurateur. Gathering to share meals as a family helps to ...

Balloons. Imagination. Awesomeness: Nashua business man showcases creativity

When local balloon artist Dan Staples was taking requests at a birthday party and someone asked for “Maury Povich sitting in a chair holding an envelope that says ‘you are not the father,'” he only had one question. “What color do you want his shirt to be?” Staples is the owner of ...

St. Jude’s used Christmas, greeting card program is back!

Yes, you ‘heard it through the Mailbag’! Each year around ‘spring cleaning’ time this column receives emails, etc. from readers asking where to donate recyclable greeting cards. Following recent updates to this popular program, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, Boulder City, Nevada is ...

Helping Hands

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Disney Classics, family entertainment, featured on VHS

Could you ‘spot’ a favorite among “101 Dalmatians,” explore the depths of seven seas with a “Little Mermaid,” fall under a spell conjured by the wizard Merlin in “The Sword in the Stone,” swing into the rhythm of “The Jungle Book,” cherish a horse named Black Beauty, a baby ...

Helping Hands

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Boston Strong: 5 years later, marathon survivors, responders move on

One was an attacker. One was a volunteer first responder. One lost her leg. Another lost his little boy. And a police officer very nearly lost his own life. Half a decade ago, these five lives probably never would have intersected. Then bombs bloodied the finish line of the Boston Marathon, ...