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BEDFORD – “The Lego Movie,” a computer-animated adventure film, was a global hit that was snubbed for an Academy Award on Sunday night. But the seven boys at a Lego League Master Building Program last week had challenges of their own as they learned how …

Friday, February 27, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
NASHUA – Rebecca Green, who led the latest Nashua Area CROP Hunger Walk to more than $40,000 in total donations, presented checks to four local hunger-fighting agencies at the Jan. …
Friday, February 27, 2015
The Department of Cultural Resources’ three conservation license plate grant programs are accepting letters of intent to apply for the 2015 grant round. Cultural Resources’ “Moose Plate” grants support the …
Friday, February 27, 2015
MERRIMACK – Merrimack Middle School announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 7: Sydney Bissonette, Wesley Bolling, Ellie Boucher, Kira Brancheau, …
Friday, February 27, 2015
MERRIMACK – Merrimack High School announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Megan Brule, Bailey Carrillo, Nicole Collins, Alicia DeBruin, …
Friday, February 27, 2015
BEDFORD – The Alzheimer’s Association is presenting a series of workshops on “Essential Skills for Family Caregivers.” The first workshop in the series will be from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, March …
Friday, February 27, 2015
NASHUA – The United Way of Greater Nashua has awarded $3,000 in one-year funding to Girls Incorporated of New Hampshire for its Early Learning Center at the Nashua facility on …
Friday, February 27, 2015
MANCHESTER – New Hampshire Employment Security and partners will present a Hiring our Heroes Job and Resource Fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Sweeney American Legion Post, …
Friday, February 27, 2015
MERRIMACK – Grab your boots and saddle up for the shindig of the year on Friday, April 17, when Home Health & Hospice Care will hold its annual Community Hospice …
Friday, February 27, 2015
HOLLIS – You’ve heard them howling at night. Maybe you’ve seen their tracks in the snow. They are coyotes, the largest predator around here. You wonder about the safety of …
Monday, February 23, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CONCORD – The state Department of Safety launched Adopt-A-Hydrant NH as part of a statewide effort to encourage residents to clear 3 feet around hydrants and to keep hydrants clear …
Friday, February 20, 2015
HOLLIS – You’ve heard them howling at night. Maybe you’ve seen their tracks in the snow. They are coyotes, the largest predator around here. You wonder about the safety of …
Friday, February 20, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
This winter seems endless, and even snow lovers are beginning to think, “Enough!” Before cabin fever begins to set in and you start to feel like Jack in “The Shining,” …
Friday, February 13, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
NASHUA – Prepare to experience an epicurean adventure at the Front Door Agency’s 27th Gourmet Festival & Auction at Nashua Country Club on Sunday, March 22. A limited number of …
Friday, February 13, 2015
There are plenty of events in the area to make this Valentine’s Day a little sweeter. Here’s a roundup: Amherst Local coffee shop A&E Coffee & Tea will host a …
Friday, February 6, 2015
Students in grades 7-12 submitted 2,096 pieces of art for recognition in the Scholastic Art Awards of New Hampshire on Jan. 10-11. The program celebrates its 16th year under the …
Friday, February 6, 2015
MANCHESTER – The New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, reached a record food distribution of 11 million pounds in 2014. That was equivalent to 9,166,666 …
Friday, February 6, 2015
NASHUA – Greater Nashua taxpayers with a household income of $53,000 or less can have their 2014 federal income tax returns prepared for free at one of five local locations. …
Friday, February 6, 2015
BROOKLINE – The town of Brookline will hold its annual Brookline and Merrimack Valley Chili/Chowder/Soup Cook-Off from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Brookline Event Center, 32 Proctor Hill …
Friday, February 6, 2015
NASHUA – Classes to help prepare for the HiSET are currently running through the Adult Learning Center in Nashua and Milford. The Nashua classes are held at the ALC on …
Friday, January 30, 2015
BROOKLINE – At 48, Ron Merryman is probably the youngest active member of Brookline American Legion Post 74, and that fact doesn’t bode well for the organization’s continuing vitality. Post …
Friday, January 30, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – Peter Chaloner, controller at Cityside Management Corp., recently presented a $5,000 check from the real estate services company to John Getts, president and CEO of Home Health & …
Friday, January 30, 2015
MERRIMACK – Merrimack Middle School hosted its annual Watkins Spelling Contest on Jan. 20. The winner was Dylan Driscoll. Runners-up were Sophia Kim, second; Robert Sawdey, third; and Jared Vitchkowski, …
Friday, January 30, 2015
MERRIMACK – St. Joseph Community Services Meals on Wheels seniors will receive handmade Valentine’s Day cards created by youth volunteers from across the country. Announced on Jan. 6, DoSomething.org, an …
Friday, January 30, 2015
Army Pvt. Nikolai A. Yakuboff graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Yakuboff is the son of Paul D. Yakuboff, of Merrimack. He is a 2014 graduate …
Friday, January 30, 2015
CONCORD – Among the spectrum of colors, blue is the most popular, symbolizing trust, responsibility, wisdom and tranquility. The latest League of New Hampshire Craftsmen exhibition celebrates the various hues, …
Friday, January 23, 2015
MERRIMACK – Come and visit with employers from around the region and get a jump start on finding that perfect part-time or summer job. A summer opportunities job fair presented …
Friday, January 23, 2015
MERRIMACK – Do you need a little extra romance in your life? Why celebrate just on Valentine’s Day? Plan on coming to “That’s Amore!” The romantic Italian dinner and show …
Friday, January 23, 2015
MILFORD – JerriAnne Boggis, the woman responsible for spreading the word about Milford’s Harriet E. Wilson, received the 2015 Martin Luther King Award on Monday. Wilson, 1825-1900, was the 19th-century …
Friday, January 23, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
NASHUA – The Actorsingers of Nashua will hold auditions for its spring production of the Gershwin favorite “Crazy For You.” Auditions will be 6-9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, and 7-9 …
Friday, January 23, 2015
NASHUA – Boomers & Beyond, a Telegraph event for 50 and older, will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Nashua Senior Activity Center, 70 Temple …
Friday, January 23, 2015
FITCHBURG, Mass. – Applewild School announced its New Hampshire AppleCore Scholarship Initiative, designed to recognize and attract talented students from all New Hampshire towns, beginning in the 2015-16 school year. …
Friday, January 23, 2015
NASHUA – The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Greater Nashua will hold a kickoff for the annual event at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Leda Lanes Glow …
Friday, January 16, 2015
PREVENTING FIRES A couple of weeks ago, someone living in the outskirts of Brookline got very lucky. A passerby noticed smoke coming from the front porch and called for help, and fire …
Friday, January 16, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
NASHUA – Bridges: Domestic & Sexual Violence Support Services will hold a fundraiser from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Sky Meadow Country Club. Tickets are available for the Love …
Thursday, January 15, 2015
MERRIMACK – Activities begin slowly in January as people rest after the hectic holidays. Then things begin to speed up. Girls sign up for Scout troops, candidates file for public …
Friday, January 9, 2015
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