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Holiday gifts for four-legged family members

Holiday shoppers who are busy making lists and checking them twice should make sure they don’t overlook the family pet. Christmas has gone to the cats and dogs, as a greater number of people include their companion animals when selecting gifts each year. A study by OnePoll conducted by ...

Have a healthy shopping experience

• Shop online. Avoiding crowds and busy places may be wise until a vaccine is developed. By early summer, many retailers were allowed to reopen if they implemented strict policies about workers and customers wearing masks and cutting store capacities by a certain percentage. Shopping online ...

Santa to arrive by helicopter at Aviation Museum Saturday

LONDONDERRY – Santa Claus is coming to town, and he’s arriving by chopper. On Saturday, the big guy will land via helicopter at the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire, 27 Navigator Road, in Londonderry. Touchdown is scheduled for 11 a.m. outside the Aviation Museum. The free event is ...

Pets of the Week

Bugs: What’s up Doc? My name is Bugs! I’m a young adorable rabbit with orange, white and grey fur. I came to the Humane Society as a stray, so my history is unknown. What is known, is that I am a sweet and loving boy who loves attention and is okay with being picked up! I’d love for my ...

Nashua man honored by Patriots as Difference Maker

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Nashua's Robert Skirvin-Orr was selected as a 2020 New England Patriots Difference Maker of the Week for his commitment to the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. As part of this recognition, the Kraft family and the New England Patriots Foundation will be making a ...

Pets of the Week

Princess Zelda: Hello there, how are you? My name is Princess Zelda and I am as enchanting as my name suggests. I am a two year old Shepard/hound mix with lovely brown fur. I am quite nervous and am looking for a home with teens and above. I also tend to feel more comfortable around women, and ...

First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s goes on sale

A company has started selling the first blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, a leap for the field that could make it much easier for people to learn whether they have dementia. It also raises concern about the accuracy and impact of such life-altering news. Independent experts ...

NH-JAG receives prestigious award

CONCORD – New Hampshire Jobs for America’s Graduates (NH-JAG), serving New Hampshire youth who face significant academic, emotional, and economic challenges, has achieved the prestigious national 5 of 5 Award, meaning the program has met or exceeded Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG’s) ...

Bedford resident earns Outstanding Volunteer Service Award

LONDONDERRY – Jack Barry is working long hours to get a student project off the ground – literally. As manager of a student airplane-building program at the Manchester School of Technology, Barry puts in five days a week overseeing a team building a two-seat RV-12iS light sport ...

Nashua Girl Scout, Evelyn Bouchard, is champion tire-changer

NASHUA – Girl Scout Junior Evelyn Bouchard, 9, of Nashua won Best Overall in a tire-changing contest run by Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains. Her sister, Girl Scout Daisy Isabelle, 6, was awarded Budding Pit Crew Member. The Girl Scouts were presented a bedazzled adjustable ...

N.H. Children’s Trust releases caregiver guide

CONCORD – New Hampshire Children’s Trust recently announced the release of the Kinship Navigation Program’s Kinship & Relative Caregiver Guide, a comprehensive resource for individuals raising children who are not their own. Currently, more than 17,500 New Hampshire youths live ...

Pets of the Week for Nov. 29

Ginger: Hi there, my name is Ginger! I am a two year old happy playful dog looking for my forever home! I am a white and brown Retriever, Labrador/Mix with loving hazel eyes! I have a LOT of energy! I am a herding breed so I have it in my nature to work and keep it moving. I love to go for ...

Knights of Columbus announce essay contest; entry deadline is Dec. 15

NASHUA – The New Hampshire Knights of Columbus is accepting entries for its annual Respect Life Student Essay Contest. The program is open to all New Hampshire students in grades 6-12, with up to six $100 prizes being awarded. The theme for this year’s contest is: “The world seems ...

Trash schedule changed

NASHUA – The Solid Waste Department will follow the normal schedule for the curbside collection of recycling, trash and soft yard wastes from Nov. 23 through Nov. 25. However, the Four Hills Landfill/Nashua Recycling Center, and the office will be closed on Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving. ...

GNMH launches mobile crisis team

NASHUA – Greater Nashua Mental Health recently announced that it is the new home to the Nashua area Mobile Crisis Response Team. The Mobile Crisis Response Team at GNMH is available around the clock, seven days a week, 365 days a year and responds to calls from individuals experiencing a ...

Lions Club silent auction, raffle set

AMHERST – The Amherst Lions is having an online silent auction and raffle this holiday season instead of its normal craft fair. Once again, local businesses, crafters and club members are contributing 100 items. The auction runs from Dec. 4-13. The club also will raffle off $200 worth ...

Artists go virtual at Creative Ventures

MILFORD – Creative Ventures Gallery has gone virtual. In addition to the Small Works-Big Impact Show that was virtually launched recently, the gallery is now displaying online the works of several area artists just in time for the holiday shopping season. This show can be viewed at ...

GAD holiday photo contest underway

NASHUA – Great American Downtown invites Nashuans to participate in its December holiday contest. Dazzling December: Holiday Lights Contest invites locals to share their most festive décor in a photo contest. Two categories, residential and Downtown Nashua business, will be offered. ...

Nashua Library open for curbside pickup only

NASHUA – Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, as of Nov. 20, the Nashua Public Library building is closed to the public until further notice. Curbside pickup is still available Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Library phones, ...

Eastern Propane & Oil fueling kindness

MANCHESTER – In a year when so many are in need of assistance, Eastern Propane & Oil has once again shown its support of veterans with a large donation. During the 6th annual “Make 12 Hours Count” Radio Thon, Eastern made a $27,076.41 donation to Veterans Count. The donation ...