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Sunday Magazine

Nashua couple delivers Hollis Brookline publication

Retirement is a milestone many people look forward to their entire life. After decades of work, most use their golden years to travel, spend time with family, delve into long-neglected hobbies or to just relax and enjoy the fruits of so many years of labor. For one local couple, though, ...

New backpacks is a Homeless Veterans Stand Down need

In times of war, combat units requiring time for rest and recovery were removed from the battlefields to a secure environment to receive care, warm meals and enjoy camaraderie. Stand Down, a community intervention program, now affords the same opportunities to homeless veterans, helping them to ...

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 ...

Life on the farm: Wilton bull finds ‘forever home’ in Massachusetts

Once “Dudley” roamed a New Hampshire pasture alone. Now the Scottish Highlands bull with the big soulful eyes is surrounded by company, including two sweet young cows in an adjacent stall. Dudley was purchased from a Milford farm earlier this year by David Wirbal, of Wilton, with the help ...

NSK&S begins Backpacks for Back to School program 2018

Carried in hand or in bags called satchels, with buckles, flaps and leather straps, books were once carried to school, exposed to the elements and subject to mishaps – along came daypacks and backpacks for hikers, still primarily used by campers, climbers, birders, and cyclers. Today, ...

Collection of men’s neckties ‘ties in’ to crafty creations

The modern necktie, ascot, and bow tie are all descended from the cravat, the silk scarf first worn by Croatian soldiers visiting to Paris in 1660, celebrating victory over the Ottoman Empire. King Louis XIV, admiring the adornments, adopted them as insignias of royalty. While history has ...

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 ...

Ex-shelter dweller taking first steps into home-at-last

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started” – Mark Twain, American author and humorist. Regardless of the circumstances, whether victim of a natural disaster – fire, flood, hurricane, quake – or personal tragedy such as job loss, accident, addiction, or illness – picking ...

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 ...

Seniors’ activities call for food warmers, craft supplies

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age” – Sophia Loren, Academy Award-winning actress. Talent and creativity can be tapped ...

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 ...

Remembering RFK: The lasting legacy of Bobby Kennedy

Throughout the past week, faded images of Bobby Kennedy have been meandering through my mind like a soft evening breeze drifting through the trees. You feel its coolness brushing by you without actually seeing it. The assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy on June 6, 1968, was a day that not ...

Mini tennis hopper, basket, will ‘serve you well on the court’

“I made it look so easy on court all those years. No one realized how hard I had to work, how much I had to put into it,” Pete ‘Pistol Pete’ Sampras, American retired tennis player regarded as one of the greatest in the history of the sport. Practice is an essential part of success at ...

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 ...

Homeless veterans stand down begins with a wish list

Harbor Homes, Inc., a not-for-profit organization established in 1980, provides support services to low-income individuals and families. In 2004, the body of a homeless veteran found along the Nashua River prompted research resulting in Veterans FIRST, a focus on providing veteran-specific ...

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 ...

Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter begins outdoor gardening

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul”– Alfred Austin, British author and poet, 1835-1913. Spring is a season of promise, anticipation of sunny days and brighter futures, new ...

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 ...

Culinary delight: Nashua Country Club chef receives top honors

Mortals daring to thicken their soup by heating a combo of flour and butter and then pouring the gloop into a boiling cauldron of broth wonder why their culinary creation is comprised of chunks of chicken, vegetables and glue. Glue is the result of such folly, when the roux – pronounced roo ...