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N.H. Women’s Foundation seeking nominations

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Women’s Foundation announced today that nominations are open for AmplifiHERs to be honored at their virtual May GALA, “Celebrating the Women & Girls of the Pandemic.” The Foundation is inviting the public to nominate women and girls across the Granite ...

Sherman to talk new book and Our Town at Players’ Playgroup

PETERBOROUGH – Peterborough Players will welcome author Howard Sherman as guest expert at the next Playgroup, taking place online at 7:30 p.m. on March 26 and April 2. Sherman’s popular new book, Another Day’s Begun: Thornton Wilder’s Our Town in the 21st Century explores the impact ...

Barbara McLean Ward to join staff of BHTNH

PORTSMOUTH – The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara McLean Ward to the new position of Senior Grant Writer & Program Developer. “We are excited to have Barbara working with us,” said JerriAnne Boggis, BHTNH Executive Director. ...

Mount Washington comes to Concord

CONCORD – On Friday, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will open exhibits from the “Home of the World’s Worst Weather” - Mount Washington - to the public. In a new partnership, the Mount Washington Observatory and McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center have combined forces to bring ...

Poetry Corner for March 14

a measured path to repeat treading stone erodes into sand traveling a looped passway is it possible to break away to spread out as something new something gold exalted passage from broken past to fulfilling future you are not worth X gnashes teeth down, tastes like ashes on ...

Pets of the Week

Jim: Hi, how are you doing today? My name is Jim, I am a one year and eleven month (almost two!) retriever/mix dog. I came to the Humane Society for Greater Nashua all the way from Georgia to find my forever family, could that be you? I am a very timid boy, who gets very nervous around ...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early at Town Hall Theater

WILTON – In a tip o’ the hat to the coming St. Patrick’s Day holiday, the Wilton Town Hall Theatre will be screening the classic silent film romance “The Bride’s Play” this Sunday. Show time is 2 p.m. at the historic theater, located at 40 Main St. There is no admission charge, ...

Scholars

Boston University recently announced its Fall 2020 semester Dean’s List. A semester grade point average of 3.50 or above in four academic courses totaling 16 credits with no incomplete grades is required to be included on the Questrom School of Business’ Dean’s List. Earning Dean’s ...

Pennichuck Middle School Honor Roll – Trimester 2

High Honor Roll – 8th Grade Liliyana Anthony, Kyran Apap, Brielle Baxter, Hope Blondin, Tyler Byrne, Matthew Carbonneau, Campbell Christman, Makena Columb, Nathan Delehanty, Evelyn Delgado, Grace Desrosiers, Scarlett Ellspermann, Warren Farley, Amelia Frechette, Rachel Gauthier, Emmeline ...

Retired Easterseals NH executive Larry Gammon Joins Friends of NH Drug Courts

CONCORD – The Friends of New Hampshire Drug Courts today announced that former long-time Easterseals NH president and CEO Larry J. Gammon joined the Friends board of directors. The Friends of NH Drug Courts is a statewide charitable organization that supports participants of drug courts ...

GMSV Business After Hours is Wednesday

AMHERST – The Greater Merrimack Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its Virtual Business After Hours event from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The event will be hosted by the Human Society for Greater Nashua. Attendees will be entered for a chance to win a door prize. For ...

Blood drive set for March 24 at St. Joe’s

NASHUA – A blood drive is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24 at the Carl Amelio Room at St. Joseph Hospital. To make an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

N.H. Food Bank mobile pantry event

NASHUA – The New Hampshire Food Bank – a program of Catholic Charities N.H. – will host its mobile food pantry from noon to 2 p.m. on March 30 at the Holman Stadium parking lot, 67 Amherst St. in Nashua. The N.H. Food Bank will bring a truckload of fresh food for distribution. This ...

Event re-examines notorious Boston crimes

NASHUA – Fans of “Law & Order” won’t want to miss David Kruh’s program, “Law & Order: Boston” set virtually at 7 p.m. March 18. Writer, lecturer, and actor David Kruh will ask us to join him in revisiting three high-profile cases from the city’s history: the Boston ...

Swimmer evaluations scheduled at YMCA

It’s time for swimmer evaluations for the upcoming season. Swimmers interested in joining the Storm Swim Team MUST attend one of the new swimmer evaluation times to ensure the swimmer is ready to join the team and placed in the proper practice group. Evaluations are being held from March ...

Catholic Charities launches program

MANCHESTER – Catholic Charities NH, which operates seven skilled nursing facilities statewide, announced the creation of its “Pathways” program, offering unique career development and advancement opportunities for New Hampshire residents seeking a rewarding career in the healthcare ...

Housing Appeals Board member sought

The Supreme Court will be accepting applications until March 24 for a currently vacant position as a member of the Housing Appeals Board, established by RSA chapter 679. In accordance with RSA 679:1, the vacant position must be occupied by a professional engineer or land surveyor. The term of ...

Debut novel loosely based on college

CONCORD – Fiction writer and Canterbury, NH, resident Sarah McCraw Crow recently released her debut novel The Wrong Kind of Woman (Mira/HarperCollins). The novel’s setting is loosely based on Dartmouth College, and at the center of the book is Virginia, a woman who finds her way through ...

Rodgers Memorial Library

Spice Club: The Rodgers Memorial Library Spice Club will feature a different spice or spice mix from around the world each month. The March spice is cumin. Pick up a free spice kit including a small amount of the spice, a recipe, and a bit of background about the spice’s use around the world. ...

N.H. Roller Derby raises money for NAACP

MANCHESTER – In February, NH Roller Derby and NHRD’s head official Melissa Griffin, also known as Officially Mel, organized a series of clinics directed toward education for Non-Skating Officials in the sport of Roller Derby. The clinics were attended by roller derby officials all over the ...