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Summer is finally here. School is out, the crops are thriving and it’s time to visit the farmers market or your local pick-your-own fields to enjoy the fresh produce while it lasts. Most area farm stands are open seven days a week, whether you want …

Thursday, July 10, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
MILFORD – Superior court has given the town permission to hold a special meeting to buy 5 acres adjacent to Keyes Memorial Park, and now it looks like taxpayers will …
Thursday, July 10, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD ­– Someday hikers might be able to park their car at Lorden Plaza, walk along the Souhegan River’s north side to the Swing Bridge, then through downtown Milford and …
Thursday, July 10, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MONT VERNON – Signs on Grand Hill saying “no loitering” and “no through traffic” would not be fair to people who just want to relax and admire the view. That …
Thursday, July 10, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – In June the town learned that two major road projects, the widening and improvement of South Street, and traffic flow improvements to the Emerson Road/Armory Road/Route 13 intersection, …
Thursday, July 10, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Thursday, July 10, 2014
WILTON – Demolition began June 30 at the town’s elementary school as part of an $8.2 million project to combine the elementary schools in Lyndeborough and Wilton. Hutter Construction will …
Thursday, July 10, 2014
MILFORD – The summer concert series began July 4, with country-folk artist Rob Oxford at the Keyes Park stage. For the rest of the summer, concerts are from 7-8:30 p.m. …
Thursday, July 10, 2014
AMHERST ­– “It never rains on Amherst’s Fourth of July parade.” That’s what longtime parade Master of Ceremonies Bob Shaumann likes to say as he is announcing the floats and …
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Despite being postponed due to rainy weather, the Milford fireworks went off without a hitch on Saturday evening, July 5 to the thrill of hundreds of spectators. Keyes …
Thursday, July 10, 2014 | By Kathleen Baglio Humphreys Correspondent
MILFORD – So you love to play golf? How about 100 holes, all in one day, or is that a bit much? But maybe you wouldn’t mind playing from dawn …
Thursday, July 10, 2014
AMHERST – Selectmen recently voted to allow the Conservation Commission to apply for a state LCHIP (Land and Community Heritage Investment Program) grant to buy an easement on 82 acres …
Thursday, July 3, 2014
A police escort accompanied this manufactured home to Bridge Street in Milford on June 26 where it was installed as one half of double-wide unit. …
Thursday, July 3, 2014
LYNDEBOROUGH– The board of the Wilton- Lyndeborough Cooperative School District has negotiated the approved bond of $8.2 million as a 20-year term instead of the 30-year bond approved at district meeting …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
MILFORD – Ryan Sheehan was wielding a paint brush in Bales School recently, helping spruce up the gym as a way to give back. The 120-year-old building has seen better …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Founding father John Adams would be pleased. In a letter to his wife Abigail in 1776 he wrote that Independence Day should be celebrated with “pomp and parade, with shows, …
Thursday, July 3, 2014
AMHERST – Craig Fraley told selectmen last week he wants Amherst to have the best recreation department in the state. Fraley, the town’s new recreation director, was introduced at the …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – After the March elections it seemed as if any chance the town had to gain more land for badly needed sports fields was gone. Voters overwhelmingly shot down …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – The future of Milford recreation is riding on the purchase of a 5.8 acre property adjacent to Keyes Park, town officials say. The land at 127 Elm St., …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – People who live near the Manchester Road bridge were back before the selectmen last week, concerned about the bridge’s eventual replacement. Linda Kaiser, who regularly complains about traffic …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – The New Hampshire Department of Transportation will hold a combined public informational meeting to discuss proposed improvements to Route 101, from Wilton Road to the intersection of Elm …
Thursday, July 3, 2014
MILFORD – Milford Boy Scout Troop 407 hosted a massive yard sale next to Centennial Park in Milford. Helping on a Saturday morning to disassemble a trellis a customer wants …
Thursday, July 3, 2014
AMHERST – “We need young folks,” representatives of a civilian emergency response group told selectmen recently. Don Holden and Gene Kuczewski, members of the Souhegan Community Emergency Response Team, went …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Less than a mile from the Milford Oval is Lull Farm’s Spaulding Farm, where long rows of strawberries are now ripe for picking. Boxes are provided, and the berries are …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | Story and photos by KATHY CLEVELAND Staff writer
LYNDEBOROUGH – Poison ivy can be truly called a “noxious weed.” The urushiol oil contained in all parts of the trailing vine causes a painful rash and oozing blisters on …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
UMASS LOWELL HONORS STUDENTS FOR INNOVATIVE IDEAS The University of Massachusetts Lowell recently awarded $35,000 in seed money to 48 students for winning concepts for businesses, technology and services in …
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Editor’s note: Send a story about your pet to cabnews@cabinet.com or to The Cabinet Press, 54 School St., Milford, NH 03055. My dog Chelsea dislikes the vacuum, the ironing board, …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | By SARA CLEVELAND Special to The Cabinet
MILFORD – A woman and her two dogs escaped a fast moving fire that gutted a house here late Monday afternoon. The fire, at 61 Highland Avenue, appears to have …
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
To the Editor: I cannot grasp the rationale of the select board in their desire to enter into the real estate business in the guise of fulfilling, to the letter, …
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Around 7 a.m. June 26, a black bear about the size of an overweight Newfoundland dog came out of the woods somewhere near Keyes Park in Milford, lumbered east along …
Thursday, July 3, 2014
There was a ceremonial groundbreaking June 16 for the addition to the SHARE building. The new 2,000 square feet will house administrative offices, a reception area and handicapped accessible bathrooms. …
Thursday, June 26, 2014
MILFORD – The photograph of the Milford High School valedictorian Kathryn Shangraw was incorrect in the June 19 edition of The Cabinet. We ran a photo of Shangraw’s older sister …
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Keyes Memorial Pool in Milford opened for the season on Monday, June 16, and by 6:30 p.m. there were few swimmers, but that will change as we move into July. …
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Local markets are in full swing, with Milford’s open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at Granite Town Plaza; Wilton’s from 3-6 p.m. Tuesdays in the Main Street park and Amherst’s from …
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Mont Vernon Police Chief Kevin Furlong issued tickets to Hannah Morrissette, 6, and Keara Wilson, 5, as rewards for wearing bicycle helmets. The tickets entitle them to free Slush Puppies …
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Editor’s note: If you own a house or know of a home in the Souhegan Valley that’s old, historical or just plain interesting and would like to see it featured …
Thursday, June 26, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
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