Nashua update (Oct. 17): N-P volleyball’s resurgent season ends; Library holding a pumpkin vote

Good morning Nashua area readers. Here’s what’s happening in local news.

1. WEATHER — Well, it will be sunny. The National Weather forecast for today is sunny and breezy, with a high near 43 and a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph. Tonight will be clear, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph. (Extended Forecast)

2. Resurgent N-P volleyball team’s season ends — Nashua-Plainfield had been on a tear since mid-September. The Huskies won seven of their final 10 regular season matches. Riceville (25-16), however, ended N-P’s season Monday night in a Class 1A Region 5 matchup. The Huskies opened be winning the first set (25-23), but the host Wildcats took the next three (25-23, 25-15, 25-16).

N-P will lose two players to graduation, seniors Paige Ripley and Bailey Fisher.

Senior Bailey Fisher tips the ball over Riceville players Monday night in Riceville.

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Teen Tuesday, 3:45-4:45 p.m., today, Nashua Public Library. Wii games, board games and snacks for 5th – 12th graders.

Vote for your favorite pumpkin — The libraries asked patrons to decorate a pumpkin as their favorite book character. The rules were: Paint it, dress it, accessorize it, but NO carving. A vote to choose the winner, who will receive a prize basket full of goodies, is happening from now until Oct. 22. Votes can only be cast in the library — no votes on Facebook will count. Pumpkins will be on display until the winner is contacted on Oct. 24.

Just one example of a book character pumpkin on display at the Nashua Public Library