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Breen named New Found Treasure by Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains

WINDHAM – Nicole Breen, 38, of Windham, has been named a New Found Treasure by Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains, the council serving more than 10,000 girls across New Hampshire and Vermont. The award was presented to her earlier this month via Zoom. Breen is a new volunteer with ...

FEEDNH.org 7th annual golf tournament raises more than $77,000

BEDFORD – On Aug. 17, the 7th annual FEEDNH.org golf tournament was held at the Manchester Country Club. The event has become one of the most sought-after golf tournaments because of the tremendous amount of fun, food, and beverages provided throughout the course by Great NH Restaurants' ...

Volunteers needed

The Welfare Office is looking for 2 to 3 residents of the Town of Milford who would like to volunteer to be a part of the Social Services Warrant Article Committee. The goal of the committee is to evaluate agencies working for our people of Milford who have applied for funding under the ...

Nashua PD’s 32nd annual Citizens Police Academy starts Sept. 10

By DEAN SHALHOUP Senior Staff Writer NASHUA – Applications are being accepted for this year's Citizen Police Academy, the annual nine-week program that offers Nashua residents "a unique opportunity to see ow their police department functions," according to Chief Michael ...

Catholic Charities NH/Liberty House awarded $25K grant

MANCHESTER – Catholic Charities New Hampshire was awarded a $25,000 grant from the DAV Charitable Service Trust (Trust), an organization that is affiliated with DAV (Disabled American Veterans), to support Liberty House, a program of Catholic Charities that offers sober transitional housing ...

Coppal House Farm corn maze to open Labor Day weekend

LEE – Coppal House Farm’s annual corn maze will open Labor Day weekend. The maze is open Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Monday, Thursday and Friday from noon to 5 p.m. Daytime tickets for admission are purchased upon arrival at the farm store. This is a family friendly ...

Catie’s Closet launches: Fifth annual fill the bus event ongoing

DRACUT, Mass. – Catie’s Closet recently kicked off its Fifth Annual Fill The Bus event, the organization’s largest clothing and toiletry drive, to provide back-to-school essentials to students living in poverty. The Fill The Bus initiative spreads across the Merrimack Valley, ...

Fire and Fusion Raffle Extravaganza

Each $35 entry gives the entrant more than 50 chances to win. Winning entries are thrown back in for the remainder of the raffle. No choice of basket – random draw. To purchase online, use the donation form on home page and write “raffle” in the “In Honor of Field” or call the ...

Congratulations

Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess, right, congratulates George Walker on his 33 years of service to the Gate City as a member of Nashua Fire Rescue at an event last week. Walker has retired from his post to spend time with family and friends.

Girl Scouts to host dance, robot-building parties

Girl Scouts invite you to a dance or robot party! See what Girl Scouting is all about in Nashua – four dates in September NASHUA, NH – Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is hosting exciting animal dance and robot-building parties to introduce girls to the world of Girl Scouts. ...

Poetry Corner

Oh woe is me, how can it be, I am so full of miseree The sun don’t shine, I’m out of wine, And haven’t got a single dime. So to the pawn shop I will go To try to get a little dough. And when I do, and the day is done You and I will have some fun, For I will surely share my ...

Roger Williams University Graduates

BRISTOL, R.I. – The following local residents were among the students who received their degrees in May as part of the Class of 2020: Alex Abad, of Bedford, graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Marketing in May as part of the class of 2020. Briana Cooper, of Brookline, graduated Magna Cum ...

Bedford scholarship winners announced

The Bedford Bulldogs Athletic Booster Club recently announced the scholarship winners for 2020 senior athletes. Two $1,000 scholarships were awarded to one male and one female athlete for their involvement and dedication to BHS sports, and whose families were also Booster Club members. The ...

Music in the Gardens

HOLLIS – Music in the Gardens is scheduled for 4-6 p.m. on Sept. 12, Sept. 26 and Oct. 10 at the Beaver Brook Association’s gardens, 117 Ridge Road in Hollis. The schedule is: Sept. 12: Americana Brass Quintet Sept. 26: String Quartet Oct. 10: String Quartet The gardens open at 4 ...

Pets of the Week

Johnny: Good morning everyone! I’m a handsome man who is finally ready to find a home. I was one of the Bradford Rescue pups. I have a beautiful black coat and am just two and a half years old. I’ve been working on my dog interaction skills with our trainer and staff and have come a long ...

Alvirne High School’s founding took interesting path

The vision for Alvirne High School began with Dr. Alfred K. Hills and was set in motion by his last will and testament written in December 1918, less than two years before his death in May 1920. However, there were two pivotal events in 1948 which, in the final analysis, permitted the town of ...

GFWC N.H. to commemorate adoption of 19th amendment

CONCORD – The General Federation of Women’s Clubs New Hampshire will commemorate and honor the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution at 2 p.m. on Aug. 26 in front of the New Hampshire State House, 107 N. Main Street, Concord. Invited ...

Charitable fund accepting grant apps

MANCHESTER – The Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund is now accepting grant applications for the Fall 2020 review cycle. Qualified organizations should submit a completed application and all required information no later than close of business on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Information ...

Shakespeare coming to home of Fisher Cats

MANCHESTER – It’s been performed on Broadway, adapted into feature films, and seen in countless theaters across the globe. But now, Romeo and Juliet takes its grandest stage yet: the left field turf of Delta Dental Stadium, home of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats at 2 p.m. on Sept. 20.