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Stately mansions, quaint bistros and a perfect place for a picnic

Martha is stylish in her aqua clip-on cycling shoes that match her aqua “gravel grinder” bicycle, helmet and bicycling jersey, while I wear a T-shirt, 10-year-old sneakers, a florescent vest and a bright red helmet with attached light. We are in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, for a long ...

Local musician who played with John Lennon, releases new CD

LYNDEBOROUGH – For guitarist and performer Eddie Mottau, who played with greats like John Lennon in the 1970s, living in the Granite State and making music here is part of the creative process. “Yeah, there’s a lot of it that’s grounded in New Hampshire,” Mottau said. “But it’s ...

Nashua man makes trek to national parks and to 48 states

NASHUA – Asher Thomas graduated from Nashua High South in June and was accepted to Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. But rather than enroll for this fall, Thomas is taking a gap year to travel across the country. Speaking from Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thomas was in the middle ...

Litchfield artist creates sustainable art

LITCHFIELD – Artist Amalia Flaisher left her native home in Ashkelon, Israel 21-years-ago, always keeping art in her back pocket as a creative way of expressing herself. “It started out as a hobby,” she said. “I was working as a graphic designer and in 2009, when the market crashed ...

Miscellaneous post-its I found on my desk

Whilst cleaning my desk, I found tens of tens of post-its that I had jotted tiny notes on and decided to clean the mess and share my findings with you. In most cases, I just wrote one sentence or a phrase and had to figure out what the hell I was thinking when I wrote such nonsense down. Here ...

Abundance of plastic flowers, a celebration of fall colors

Reds, yellows, purples, and whites, colorful flowers and foliage for autumn delights – decorations on front doors, outdoors, mantles, and tables, on view from windows, sliders, and gables – add some ribbons, moss, and whatever more, celebrate the season with creative decor. A large storage ...

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 ...

Leaf-peeping season: 3 million out-of-staters expected to visit NH this fall

All-time highs for visitation and spending are projected as out-of-staters pour into New Hampshire during peak leaf peeping season. As the treelines turn to bright yellows and rustic red-orange tones, many from near and far venture to the Granite State for breathtaking landscapes and seasonal ...

Queen-size canopy bed needs to find a new home

The history of the canopy bed dates back to 13th century medieval Europe, when used more for utilitarian purposes rather than extravagance. Curtained models would completely enclose those of lords and noblemen for warmth and privacy as their attendants often slept in the same room. Speaking of ...

Freezer available for all your food deserving of preserving

Freezers and refrigerators are closely related, perhaps ‘cold cousins,’ sometimes in appearance as upright models but always serving the same purpose, keeping food at required temperatures so that it could last longer. Before 1830, food preservation methods included salting, spicing, ...

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 ...

Bedroom furnishings donated in memory of Mailbag fan

“Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it’s at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others” – Audrey Hepburn, actress, humanitarian. The Mailbag is blessed by many caring readers, some passing ...

Nashua PAL Fall Festival needs white lights, costumes, etc.

“The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools” – Henry Beston, American writer/naturalist. Whether called a fall festival, harvest festival or harvest party, these seasonal celebrations traditionally feature decorations ...

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 ...

Hats can protect from sun, be cherished, or worn for fun

A hat is much more than an ornament to cover one’s head. From formal toppers, fedoras, homburgs and sun hats, to the derby, bowler, boater, or ‘just for fun’ hats, these fashion accessories that can define a personality, declare status and promote the lifestyle of the wearer. In a ...

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 ...

Spectacular Season: Harvests ongoing as autumn arrives

Bumble bees and goldfinches flaunt the brilliance of yellow and black as they make hasty, end-of-season visits to the growing wonders yet to be harvested by local gardeners who tend around 100 plots at the Victory Garden located behind Greeley Park in Nashua. The upcoming culmination of the ...

Carton of assorted fabric holds promise of creative crafts

Crafters working with yards of fabric may find large projects a cinch, and smaller pieces of material to fit ‘in a pinch’ – fabric scraps in many shapes and sizes may generate surprises with ideas for craft fairs and home decor, perfect for just what’s needed and maybe more. “You ...