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Bishop Libasci ordains two to transitional diaconate

MANCHESTER – The Most Rev. Peter A. Libasci, Bishop of Manchester, ordained Rev. Mr. David Gagnon and Rev. Mr. Joseph Moynahan to the transitional diaconate at Saint Joseph Cathedral in Manchester on May 30. The diaconate is the first of three ranks of ordained ministry in the Catholic ...

Pets of the Week for June 6

Pets of the Week for June 6 ––– Pemi Pleased to meet you, my name is Pemi! I am an 11 year old sweet and snuggly adult cat, but I am a kitten at heart. I came to the shelter as a stray so my previous life is a mystery. I have soft and silky hair and love to be pet and snuggled! ...

24-hour giving event encourages unity in N.H.

CONCORD – Granite Staters are being invited to rally behind the nonprofit organizations doing great work in New Hampshire communities during NH Gives, a 24-hour online giving event on June 9 and 10. People can choose nonprofits to support and take advantage of matching gifts to increase ...

City garden tour and plant sale scheduled for Sunday

Owner of The Big Little Garden, Barb Young, invites the public to enjoy a self-guided walk through her garden. She is hosting the free event with an encouraged donation which will be given directly to Symphony NH. Enjoy a red-veined Enkianthus that towers at 15 feet high and is loaded with ...

‘The Poplars’ guest house: A cottage industry

The farm homes and productive farm fields along Lowell Road, coupled with the street railroad (trolley) operating between Nashua and Lowell, bolstered a cottage industry of guest houses and country resorts in Hudson during the early 1900s. By 1895 the Lowell and Suburban Street Railway from ...

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center to host virtual event

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will resume its monthly Super Stellar Friday series in June, in a new virtual format. At 7 p.m. on June 5, Discovery Center Educator and Astronomy Instructor Dave McDonald will give a live presentation, Unveiling the Mysteries of the Solstice, via a Zoom ...

Girl Scouts donate cookies to vets, plans made for future donations

BEDFORD, NH  – Veterans in New Hampshire and Vermont are enjoying their favorite Thin Mints, Samoas, Trefoils, and more, thanks to donations made by the public to Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains. The council serving girls in the two states has had to be creative in finding ...

June household hazardous waste collection event canceled in city of Nashua

After careful consideration, the Nashua Region Solid Waste Management District in conjunction with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, has cancelled the June 4, 2020, HHW collection in Nashua. This decision has not been made lightly and we appreciate the public bearing with us as the ...

Coming June 1: Curbside pickup, books by mail at Nashua Public Library

Starting June 1, the library will offer curbside pickup of materials and reopen the Books by Mail program with expanded eligibility. The book drops are open now. Curbside pickup: Starting June 1, we’ll deliver library materials to your car in our parking lot. You can start ordering ...

June household hazardous waste collection event canceled in city of Nashua

After careful consideration, the Nashua Region Solid Waste Management District in conjunction with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, has cancelled the June 4, 2020, HHW collection in Nashua. This decision has not been made lightly and we appreciate the public bearing with us as the ...

U.S. Cellular offers tips to help get cash for clutter

During the recent stay-at-home order in New Hampshire, many people across the state have been cleaning out attics along with the rest of their homes and finding items they no longer have a need for. Even if it’s not a valuable antique painting or a rare wristwatch, U.S. Cellular has some tips ...

UMass Lowell awards class of 2020 top academic achievers

LOWELL, Mass. - UMass Lowell is honoring the top academic achievers in the Class of 2020 as part of the celebration of this year's Commencement. The university will hold a virtual Commencement ceremony today for graduates and their families and friends, along with the public. The ceremony ...

Blood drive is Saturday in Hudson

The Knights of Columbus Council #5162 will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, June 6th in the Church Hall at St. Kathryn Parish, 4 Dracut Rd, Hudson. Donation hours will be 9 am to 2 pm. The Blood Drive is an essential activity, as outlined by the Center for Disease Control ...

Flags For Heros

Following in the tradition of the Wheeler family that goes back to the early 20th century with Emigene Wheeler putting flags and planting geraniums on the graves of Civil War veterans in the six Milford cemeteries, Amy Wheeler Teas and her children, Ainsley and Frankie Teas, join with her ...

Milford school nurses announce fundraiser for local dairy farmers

MILFORD – Dislike Roadside Trash? Want to support local dairy farmers? Want to help provide food for those in need in our Community? Do we have an idea for YOU! Bucks for Bags! The Milford School District Nursing Department announces a unique fundraiser - “Bucks for Bags!” that will ...

Kitty Angels Fundraiser will be June 6 and 7

AMHERST – The 26th annual “Power of Angels, Kitty Angels Fundraiser” will be hosted by Treasures Antiques, Collectables & MORE, at 106 Ponemah Rd. in Amherst, NH on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 & 7. The event will run, from 9AM to 5PM, rain or shine. This fun and exciting ...

Aviation Museum of N.H. to livestream virtual flight over Normandy

LONDONDERRY – It’s a day to honor all those who sacrificed in service to the nation. And this year, it’s also the day that a local museum’s global learning program arrives in Normandy, France. In honor of the occasion, the Aviation Museum of N.H. will livestream its virtual flight ...

Virtual set at Rodgers Memorial Library

HUDSON – Visit the Rodgers Memorial Library website, rodgerslibrary.org, to register for these upcoming events and check out lots of other fun and interesting online happenings. People who live or work in Hudson also can sign up for a temporary library account on the website and come in ...

Softball Players Honored

Hudson Memorial School celebrated its eighth-grade graduating softball players last week.