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The 2014 New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival will return Tuesday, Dec. 16, with a presentation of “Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation,” a new documentary film by award-winning filmmaker Gloria Z. Greenfield. The Jewish Federation of New Hampshire in conjunction with its …

Friday, December 12, 2014
MANCHESTER – The Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St., will present its 14th annual production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” through Sunday, Dec. 21. Merrimack residents appearing in the production …
Friday, December 12, 2014
MERRIMACK – Superintendent of Schools Marjorie C. Chiafery announced registration information for all Merrimack children entering public school kindergarten and first grade in the 2015-16 school year. The process will …
Friday, December 12, 2014
MERRIMACK – Bitter cold temperatures and warm spirits marked the town’s annual holiday parade and tree lighting on Sunday. Every part of the holiday celebration happens outdoors, so people bundled …
Friday, December 12, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CONCORD – New Hampshire hunters can share their fall harvest with the needy through the Hunt for the Hungry program at the New Hampshire Food Bank. Once again this fall, …
Friday, December 5, 2014
NASHUA – The PLUS Co. and the Greater Nashua YMCA are teaming up for the third year to create an alternative holiday photo experience with Santa Claus. Families with children …
Friday, December 5, 2014
Shannon Gagnon remembers helping her mother with the Merrimack Lioness Club’s Operation Santa Project decades ago when she was just 3 or 4. Now Gagnon is the club’s president, and …
Friday, December 5, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – The Norwin S. and Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation recently announced it has awarded a $25,000 grant to St. Joseph Community Services’ Meals on Wheels for its services in …
Friday, December 5, 2014
The New Hampshire School Nurse of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding nurse for her contributions to the school and community. To be eligible, the nurse must meet these criteria: …
Friday, December 5, 2014
MERRIMACK – St. Joseph Community Services, the provider of Meals on Wheels and community dining throughout Hillsborough County, is seeking holiday gifts for its elderly and disabled homebound clients. All …
Friday, December 5, 2014
MILFORD – The health and future of the Souhegan River are in good hands – those who love the river and want it to be used by everyone and kept …
Friday, December 5, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
NASHUA – The Winter Holiday Stroll will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, in downtown Nashua, with more than 75 options. You’ll find old favorites such as the ice carvings on …
Friday, November 28, 2014
Eligible New Hampshire residents and small businesses may buy health insurance through the federal health benefits marketplace through Feb. 15. Many New Hampshire residents who buy coverage through the marketplace …
Friday, November 28, 2014
Portraits featuring families and their beloved pets abound on holiday greeting cards. The time is now to plan for the perfect family photo, the one starring Fido, Frisky, Mom, Dad …
Friday, November 28, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
NASHUA – Members of the creative writing classes at the Rivier Institute for Senior Education at Rivier University will read from their annually published journal, “Dawn, The Literary Journal of …
Friday, November 21, 2014
NASHUA – Barbara Comer, of Merrimack, knows more about farming in Nashua than she ever expected one year ago. Comer, who has worked as a graphic artist, an assistant librarian …
Friday, November 21, 2014
The trees are mostly bare and the leaf peepers have come and gone, but the memories of fall 2014 live on in photos from The Cabinet Press’ fall foliage photo …
Friday, November 14, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Lions’ scarecrow sale raised more than $3,000 for the American Diabetes Association. The Merrimack Public Library was voted the best display. Voted second was the Veterans …
Friday, November 14, 2014
MERRIMACK – Merrimack police are looking for any information in connection with vandalism at the cell tower located above the Merrimack Premium Outlets. On Oct. 10, police were called to …
Friday, November 14, 2014
MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Police Department and Department of Public Works remind residents that the winter parking ban will be in effect throughout town beginning Saturday, Nov. 15. The ban …
Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHUA – The Nashua Panthers will host a Boston Bruins alumni game at Conway Arena at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16. “This is a real honor to welcome so many …
Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHUA – Harbor Homes is preparing for its 14th annual Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless and those in need of a hot meal. This event is for those who would …
Friday, November 14, 2014
Results are in from the midterm election, but New Hampshire’s youngest residents are now out in full force, voting for their favorite picture books to see which will win the …
Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHUA – The Adult Learning Center is seeking volunteer tutors for the 2014-15 school year. Each year, the center helps hundreds of adult basic education learners achieve their goals. The …
Friday, November 14, 2014
Many people who live in New Hampshire know the state has a burgeoning arts community. Thousands of artists toil in their studio every day, producing a bewildering array of arts, …
Friday, November 7, 2014 | By ERIC STANWAY Correspondent
MERRIMACK – Supporters from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8641, 282 Daniel Webster Highway, participated in the Scarecrow Project, a fundraiser for the Merrimack Lions Club in partnership with …
Friday, November 7, 2014
MERRIMACK – It has come to the attention of the town of Merrimack that various campaigns and/or political parties are distributing absentee ballot request applications. Some of the applications give …
Friday, October 31, 2014
BEDFORD – People might drive sensible cars, but they can dream – dream it’s 1964 and they’re driving a red VW Beetle along a California highway, or dream their race …
Friday, October 31, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Rivers like to meander, to set their own channels and wander over their flood plains. Left to themselves, river courses are changed by storms, temporary blocking of a …
Friday, October 31, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Some winter farmers markets are poised to open as the bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables and other local goods offered during the summer’s outdoor markets draws to a close. Outdoor …
Friday, October 24, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
Get your cameras ready for the New Hampshire fall foliage season. We invite our readers to submit their best photos to our 2014 Fall Foliage Contest. There will be prizes …
Friday, October 17, 2014
NASHUA – Harbor Homes is preparing for its 14th annual Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless and those in need of a hot meal. The holidays can be an especially challenging …
Friday, October 17, 2014
MERRIMACK – Ample thanks from event organizers went out to crowds attending the eighth annual Fall Festival and Business Expo recently. The festival and expo was held from 10 a.m.-4 …
Friday, October 10, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
We’ve assembled a ghoulishly good collection of calendar events for your Halloween entertainment. From high-octane horror houses to family-friendly autumnal fun, we’ve harvested the area’s best offerings. Grab a buddy …
Friday, October 10, 2014 | By KATHLEEN PALMER Staff Writer
NASHUA – The New Hampshire Chapter of the National Association of Professional Women, in cooperation with the USA Track & Field Association’s sanctioning board, will present the third annual Ghost …
Friday, October 3, 2014
WILTON – Retired Souhegan High School science teacher Chris Balch is on a new mission. Last year, Balch raised more than $2,500 for the Hope for Gus Foundation. This year, …
Friday, October 3, 2014
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