Family Reading Night in Nashua. Nashaua, named by the Nashaway Indians meaning "beautiful stream with pebbly bottom," is New Hampshire's second largest city. Originally built during the Industrial Revolution around the now departed textile industry, it is home to Ledge Street Elementary school. Ledge Street is one of the city's most diverse schools drawing students from some of Nashua's lowest income neighborhoods. The school has implemented Solid Foundation as a part of their school improvement plan working with the New Hampshire State PIRC. See full article.