Saturday, July 18, 2015
Mayor Lozeau was at Greeley Park on Saturday to welcome folks to the Annual Fairy Tale Festival and read a story to children in attendance. This year’s theme was Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes and plenty of storybook characters were on hand making the event special!
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Neighbors, Nashua Aldermen and DPW staff, Merrimack Selectmen and DPW staff, and Pennichuck Water Works executives joined Mayor Lozeau for an official ribbon cutting that opened the long awaited re-opening of the Manchester Street Bridge. The bridge is not only beautiful, but a well-constructed connection between the Nashua and Merrimack communities crossing Harris Pond.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Mayor Lozeau invited the graduates of Project SEARCH; along with St. Joseph Hospital President, Dr. Boehler and Kathie Rice-Orshak, Vice President of Mission Integration & Ethics, to join her in her conference room for a pizza party to celebrate their recent graduation! Four of the five graduates have already secured employment and all are thankful for the opportunity given them to be a part of this successful school-to-work program. It is a great partnership between the Nashua School District, St. Joseph Hospital, the PLUS Company, Gateways and NH Vocational Rehabilitation.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Mayor Lozeau was invited to be the Class of 2015 commencement speaker for Granite State College. The ceremony was held at the Meadowbrook Pavilion in Gilford and celebrated over 335 graduates. Mayor Lozeau was presented with an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters by President Rubenstein. Congratulations to all the graduates!
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Mayor Lozeau participated in the kick-off of this year’s SummerFun activities. Everyone shared a moment of silence in memory of Mr. Albert LaFlamme, the founder of the Spartans. Thanking all the sponsors and hard working committee members who put the annual programming together as the Spartans Drum & Bugle Corps looked on, it was a wonderful day filled with musical performances, children’s activities, free giveaways and more. Don’t miss Nashua’s award winning celebration of free family fun now through October 2015!
Saturday, May 30, 2015
The 8th Annual International Sculpture Symposium came to a close with a trolley tour to Fields Grove, Roby Park and Mine Falls Park. Three sculptures were unveiled and their creators celebrated. The artists this year were Ana Duncan from Ireland, Enniz Mukomberanwa from Zimbabwe (pictured) and Petre Petrov from Bulgaria. Each sculptor depicts their interpretation of this year’s theme; Reflections on the River.
Monday, May 25, 2015
The Memorial Day Parade stepped off at 10:30 am from Historic Holman Stadium in honor and memory of the service men and women who lost their lives while serving our country. Mayor Lozeau walked with members of the Board of Aldermen behind the banner carried by Eagle Scouts Joshua Fitzgibbons and Alexander Dedousis. Boy Scouts Matthew Dobens and Jamie Maddock (pictured left to right) and Girl Scouts Meaghan and Emily Valcourt (pictured left to right) passed out candy to the children along the parade route. Thank you to all the scouts for helping out!
Sunday, May 17, 2015
The 1st Annual Gate City Marathon was held in Nashua Sunday and was available to single runners and relays with four loops through Downtown! Clear skies and above average temperatures were on the menu for more than 400 pre-registered athletes. Thanks to organizers Jennifer Jordan and her husband Tom Cassetty picture first. Mayor Lozeau had the honor of starting the race with a brass bell. Congratulations to all who crossed the finish line, we hope to see you back again next year! Photos Courtesy of Joe Viger Photography.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Mayor Lozeau joined our Public Works Division Director, Lisa Fauteux in celebration of National Public Works Day to congratulate two employees and read a Recognition to those in attendance. Sally Hyland and Curt Todis were nominated by their peers and received Exemplary Employee Awards! Held at Stellos Stadium; there were refreshments, trolley tours, displays and kids activities all focused on the functions of our Department of Public Works. It was a great day of recognition and exploration of all that the division does to keep our city clean, safe and operational!
Monday, May 11, 2015
Mayor Lozeau had the honor of cutting the ribbon at the Grand Opening ceremony of Joseph’s Closet. From crutches to hospital beds and everything in between, Joseph’s Closet offers free gently used medical equipment to those in need. A great addition to St. Joseph’s Hospital! Pictured left to right: Rich Boehler, MD, St. Joseph Hospital President & CEO; Ella Reape, Care for a Cause Committee Member; Donnalee Lozeau, Mayor; Jill Boehler, Care for a Cause Committee Member; Lisa Hastbacka, Care for a Cause Committee Member; Cathy McDonah, Care for a Cause Committee Member and Kathy Rice Orshak, Vice President Mission Integration & Ethics.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Pennichuck Water held their annual Poster Contest as part of National Drinking Water Week. The winners were presented with a certificate and prize money to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and Grand Prize winners. Congratulations to all the 5th grade students who submitted tremendous artwork and captured this year’s theme “What Do You Know About H2O?”
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Launch Trampoline Park celebrated their Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. With over 18,000 square feet of connected trampolines forming one GIANT jumping surface, it’s a premier trampoline park that promises to get the whole family jumping with joy! Pictured left to right: Lisa Law; Brian Law; Ty Law, Co-Owner Launch Franchising LLC; Rick Arnold, Co-Owner Launch Nashua; Donnalee Lozeau, Mayor; Phil Morriseau, Co-Owner Launch Nashua; Rob Arnold, Co-Owner Launch Franchising LLC; Erin Arnold, Co-Owner Launch Franchising LLC; Nate Sicard, General Manager Launch Nashua; Sam Gildea, ASM Launch Nashua; Alderman Lori Wilshire; Alderman Richard Dowd and Alderman Brian McCarthy. Welcome to Nashua!
Monday, April 13, 2015
Mayor Lozeau was invited to be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Nashua regular lunch meeting at the Nashua Country Club. The mayor spoke on the Broad Street Parkway project, the Main Street Sidewalk project, the possibility of rail coming to Nashua and Pennichuck Water. She gladly took questions from the audience and was given a standing ovation upon being honored with the Paul Harris Fellowship Award. Great way to start the week!
Monday, April 13, 2015
Mayor Lozeau was happy to help display posters made by kids from Marguerite’s Place. The posters celebrate the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC); 2015 Week of the Young Child, celebrating our youngest learners. Check out their “handy-work” at the Elm Street entrance to City Hall April 13th -18th!
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Congratulations to Cheryl Snyder, Artist and Owner of Drinkable Arts! Mayor Lozeau joined Sheryl and her staff for their official ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday night. Located at 100 Factory Street, customers can purchase pre-designed hand painted glassware or sign up to create their own. Fellow artists welcomed; and the novice encouraged!
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Mayor Lozeau congratulated Porsche of Nashua at their Grand Re-Opening event on Thursday night. Guests were treated to 5 star appetizers and beverages while they perused the showroom in anticipation of the unveiling of a 2015 918 Spyder. The crowd was awed as the drape was removed from the impressive sports car; base sticker price $845,000! Congratulations to the dealership on earning the 2015 Premier Porsche Dealer title.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce hosted Mayor Lozeau at a special State of the City: A Conversation with Our Mayor Breakfast. Chamber members were invited to send in questions and topics of interest ahead of time and hear firsthand about all the wonderful things happening in our community!
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Mayor Lozeau congratulated the Greater Boston Region folks from Comcast at the Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting ceremony of their new customer friendly and interactive Xfinity store in Nashua. Pay your bill, review your service, upgrade or exchange equipment and test-drive various products with knowledgeable staff has never been easier. Welcome to your new facility!
Photo Courtesy of Studio Mark Emile
Friday, February 6, 2015
Thank you City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services for organizing! Employees joined Mayor Lozeau for a group photo and wore red to show support and help spread awareness about the importance of Heart Health. Sponsored by the American Heart Association, February 6th is National Wear Red Day. More information can be found at www.goredforwomen.org.
Friday, January 30, 2015
The Salvation Army held the 15th Annual Granite State Groundhog Day Breakfast at the Crowne Plaza hotel Friday. The event not only follows Punxsutawney Phil’s winter weather prediction, but raises money that supplements their tireless efforts in supporting our local community in times of need and for their ongoing programs including Camp Sebago. Working closely with Nashua Fire Rescue, it’s a partnership that our greater Nashua community can count on year after year!
Photo Courtesy of Jodie Andruskevich
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Mayor Lozeau was honored to welcome Dr.’s Mary and Phil Falardeau and Live Free Chiropractic to Nashua on Wednesday. The recent record snowfall didn’t hinder their grand opening as they had a tremendous turnout! Live Free Chiropractic focuses on the detection and correction of vertebral subluxation. They are located on East Dunstable Road. Best of luck in your new practice!