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Celebrating mom: How love drives a mother-daughter relationship

During a professional development education course, my instructor informed the class that the two most difficult times in a woman’s life are when she is 13 and when her daughter is 13. This made the class laugh, because it is true. The complexities of becoming a woman can be difficult to ...

Bicycles and parts needed by co-op helping folks ‘get-around’

“When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road without thought on anything but the ride you are taking” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. His fictional character, ...

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 ...

Fighting for Fido

For many pet owners, the prospect of parting with their animal companion is an unimaginable ordeal, but for a family displaced by a fire, an individual struggling to pay rent in a pet-friendly complex, or an owner who can no longer take care of their pets due to a worsening disability, it’s ...

Chris’ Mailbag: Larger dining table would provide seating for large family

“It’s the sense of what family is at the dinner table. It was the joy of knowing mother was in the kitchen making our favorite dish. I wish more people would do this and recall the joy of life,” Paul Prodhomme, celebrity chef, restaurateur. Gathering to share meals as a family helps to ...

Balloons. Imagination. Awesomeness: Nashua business man showcases creativity

When local balloon artist Dan Staples was taking requests at a birthday party and someone asked for “Maury Povich sitting in a chair holding an envelope that says ‘you are not the father,'” he only had one question. “What color do you want his shirt to be?” Staples is the owner of ...

St. Jude’s used Christmas, greeting card program is back!

Yes, you ‘heard it through the Mailbag’! Each year around ‘spring cleaning’ time this column receives emails, etc. from readers asking where to donate recyclable greeting cards. Following recent updates to this popular program, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, Boulder City, Nevada is ...

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 ...

Disney Classics, family entertainment, featured on VHS

Could you ‘spot’ a favorite among “101 Dalmatians,” explore the depths of seven seas with a “Little Mermaid,” fall under a spell conjured by the wizard Merlin in “The Sword in the Stone,” swing into the rhythm of “The Jungle Book,” cherish a horse named Black Beauty, a baby ...

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 ...

Boston Strong: 5 years later, marathon survivors, responders move on

One was an attacker. One was a volunteer first responder. One lost her leg. Another lost his little boy. And a police officer very nearly lost his own life. Half a decade ago, these five lives probably never would have intersected. Then bombs bloodied the finish line of the Boston Marathon, ...

Bike Rack at H.E.A.R.T.S. would ‘secure transportation’

“The origins of the bicycle are shrouded in mystery,” according to the National Museum of American History, however, one thing is known for sure … whether a unicycle, bicycle, tricycle, kiddie or high-wheeled, the invention enabled folks to ‘get around’ faster than on foot. Some ride ...

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 ...

Wedding gown could help a bride dress for the occasion

A wedding dress or gown, clothing worn by a bride during the ceremony, can vary with cultural traditions, choice of style, and preference of color. Godey’s Ladies Book (1840-1878), one of America’s first magazines, declared white as ‘the’ hue after Queen Victoria’s marriage to Albert ...

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 ...

Lucky Dog Shop needs structural engineer, grant writer

The commercial/residential building located at 23 Elm St. in Nashua, home to the Lucky Dog Resale/Thrift Shop, was built in 1920, recognizable by the red, storefront ice-damaged awning now needing replacement. The shop, a 501(c)(3), part of the Tails To Freedom Charity, hopes a qualified ...

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 ...

Repurpose antiques – maybe typewriters – for the garden

When it comes to collectibles, it is always wise to know what you’ve got and know what it’s worth. Some objects like planters, mugs, cups, and vases can be very valuable but some are just collectible and cheap too. So, once you have an accurate appraisal of your antique and find out if it ...