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It’s all about Santa this Saturday in New Hampton

Come one and all to Santa Saturday this Saturday in New Hampton where events — many centered around the jolly old fellow — will be held for visitors of all ages.The day’s festivities begin with the third annual Great Plays Daycare Santa Store at t

Peoples Insurance Agency prepares for new location

Peoples Insurance Agency in Nashua has been through months of remodeling and with only a few touch ups is now open for business at their new location at 104 Bradford Parkway.Planning for the company’s new location began in July when they bought th

Library rings in holiday season next weekend with open house

The Nashua Public Library will be holding their annual Holiday Open House with refreshments, prizes, holiday music, crafts and more for children of all ages.On Dec. 10 the holiday fun will begin at 10 a.m.

Santa has a new mailbox!

This holiday season children will have the chance to mail their letters to Santa in the mailbox that will be located outside of the New Horizons-Chamber office on Main Street in New Hampton.The mailbox was purchased by the Chamber and was painted

Time pays off for dedicated author

Children’s author, Tim Malven of Nashua, visited the Nashua Public Library last Saturday and read his book, “The Christmas that Almost Wasn’t” to a group of youngsters.Tim grew up on a farm outside of Maynard.

The Christmas season begins in Nashua this weekend

The holiday season has begun and Christmas in Nashua is right around the corner. Celebrate Christmas in Nashua with a few or all of the fun events going on throughout the day on Dec. 3.The morning will begin at 9 a.m.

FFA, school preparing for Grandin

Sometime back in October 2015, after New Hampton High School agriculture teacher Jim Russ had shown the film “Temple Grandin” to his students, they approached him.In short, their idea was simple: Let’s get the world-renowned autism spokesperson an

It’s all about STEAM for St. Joe’s students


Shopping at home

Not everyone headed off to the big-city malls and stores late Thanksgiving Day and on Black Friday; in fact, quite a few of us stayed home.“I think it’s always a good sign when it’s tough to find a parking spot both downtown and out west,” New Hor

District may face some tough times

Superintendent Jay Jurrens sounded the alarm to the New Hampton School Board last week when it came to the state of the district’s General Fund.At the same time, Jurrens said there was no reason to panic; instead, he wanted board members to know t

Pool Committee unveils plans for renovation

The New Hampton Municipal Pool Committee is ready to bring some excitement to New Hampton with new features they want to add to the existing pool.“We have been working on this about a year now,” said New Hampton Parks and Recreation Director Rick

More than just a quilt

There was a moment early Sunday evening when Denise Sinnwell knew beyond a shadow of a doubt why Quilts of Valor is worth it.“I had a man come up to me and with tears in his eyes,” she said, “he thanked me over and over.

Judge: Board won’t be fined for violations

A Chickasaw County district court judge has found that the New Hampton School Board did violate the state’s open meeting law last year when it went into a closed session to discuss the suspension of a student.But Judge John J.

February school vote looks likely

New Hampton Community School voters will in all likelihood head back to the polls early next year to decide if the district will build a new middle school.Superintendent Jay Jurrens told the School Board on Monday that a committee of community mem

After prom committee puts on children’s carnival

The Nashua-Plainfield After Prom Committee held a fundraiser at the Husky Wellness Center last Friday evening.       The event, The Children’s Fall Carnival, was open to children Pre K through 6th grade and cost of admission was $5 per child.

Two new snow plows will be clearing Nashua streets this winter

Snow, the four letter word that no one likes to hear. Well, bedsides snowmobilers and city worker Dan Zwanziger.Zwanziger loves the snow. In fact, he said it could snow year round as far as he is concerned.

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