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Sometimes it's hard to decide what to do on precious days off. Go for a hike in the woods? Climb a moun­tain? Visit a museum? Or even better, during the gor­geous fall days to come, visit a sculpture park? You can do all four at …

Thursday, September 22, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
DES: Some rain this week 'means nothing' CONCORD - Calling the ongoing drought "a very slow-moving natural disaster," the state Department of Environ­mental Services is asking res­idents and businesses to …
Thursday, September 22, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The state Department of Environmental Services is asking residents and businesses to take these actions to protect their wells and public water supplies: Discontinue lawn watering immediately. Lawn watering can …
Thursday, September 22, 2016
More control of budget process sought by officials MILFORD - The School Board will be looking for a fairly level budget this year as it gets ready for the 2017 …
Thursday, September 22, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Teachers concerned about job losses MILFORD - Outsourcing custo­dial jobs would mean big losses to the schools, several school staff members told the School Board recently. Officials are looking at …
Thursday, September 22, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Steinbeck novel is Big Read selection MILFORD - About three-quarters of the way through John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath," the Joad family and other downtrodden migrants organize a …
Thursday, September 22, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
In the New Hamp­shire primary last week, Milford School Board member Len Man­nino lost the Republican nomination for county commissioner to incum­bent Robert Rowe in all towns except Milford, Wilton …
Thursday, September 22, 2016
MILFORD - Beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, about 100 people gathered on the Town Common on the Oval to honor those who died Sept. 11, 2001, as well …
Thursday, September 15, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Tuition program might begin in 2017 MILFORD - A full-day kindergarten program, with the additional half day paid for by parents, is being considered by the School Board. At last …
Thursday, September 15, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer  </
Milford school athletes won't be charged to participate MILFORD - School athletes here won't be charged for playing sports - at least not anytime soon. The School Board last week …
Thursday, September 15, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Selectmen discuss Wilton municipal building entrance WILTON - Redesigning the Main Street entrance to the town offices was again discussed by select­men on Monday, Sept. 12. Architect Alison Melt­zer presented …
Thursday, September 15, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
If there were any fears that Milford's Labor Day parade isn't what it used to be, they were laid to rest Monday. For almost 90 minutes, a huge assortment of …
Thursday, September 8, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Mannino, Rowe face off for Republican nomination Sept. 13 The state primary election is Tuesday, Sept. 13, and the most interesting local race could be the one for the Republi­can …
Thursday, September 8, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Environmental concerns won't deter selectmen MILFORD - Last week, members of Brox Environmental Citizens told selectmen once again that vot­ers should have a say on whether there should be sports …
Thursday, September 8, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Milford, Rotary plan ceremonies MILFORD - The town of Milford and the Milford Rota­ry Club are planning ceremo­nies for Sunday, Sept. 11, to honor all those who lost their lives …
Thursday, September 8, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Mont Vernon residents spent two weeks in country MONT VERNON - After the failed coup in July - and before that, three terror at­tacks - travelers all over the world …
Thursday, September 8, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The teachers - Joanna Bacon, Donna Niland and Amanda Benson - have decades of teaching ex­perience among them, but they are especially excited at the start of this school year. …
Thursday, September 1, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
>Milford parade is largest in state MILFORD - The town's Labor Day parade is the biggest in the state, and this year it will be even bigger, ending with a …
Thursday, September 1, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
>Wilton space will become community center WILTON - Converting the former Sacred Heart Church at 47 Maple St. into a community center and a variety of other uses moved one …
Thursday, September 1, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
>Toadstool Bookshop hosts signing with Sara Moulton MILFORD - Sara Moulton is the petite blond host of public tele­vision's "Sara's Weeknight Meals," and dozens of her fans packed the Toadstool …
Thursday, September 1, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST - The Zon­ing Board of Adjustment voted Tuesday night to give LaBelle Winery a variance for part of its planned expansion com­plex across Route 101. LaBelle's owners, Amy LaBelle …
Thursday, September 1, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST - An Amherst father and his teenage son and daughter were ar­rested after what police say was a drink­ing party at their home on Aug. 4 that also resulted …
Thursday, September 1, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
An inch of rain overnight Sunday, Aug. 21, brought the Souhegan River back up over the Protected Criti­cal Instream Flow that would require water users and towns along the river …
Thursday, September 1, 2016
>Mountain Road project provides fill to level area LYNDEBOROUGH - The tons of fill needed to make the expansion of South Cemetery a level area is coming from the Mountain …
Thursday, September 1, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
p> The economic climate of New Hampshire and the Souhegan Valley is changing and creating challenges to continued growth. A number of factors are affecting these changes, such as demographics, …
Thursday, September 1, 2016
p> LYNDEBOROUGH - Thanks to Eagle Scout can­didate Ian Holden, there is now a picnic area behind Citizens' Hall. Holden, with the help of other members of Troop 10 of …
Thursday, September 1, 2016
MILFORD - Ten years ago, Mil­ford United Methodist Church moved into a beautiful new build­ing on a spacious lot on North River Road. The congregation is going to celebrate that …
Thursday, August 25, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
>School Board looking at outsourcing option MILFORD - Outsourc­ing custodial work could come with big savings for the School District, but there could also be big drawbacks. At the School …
Thursday, August 25, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
>Expert advises Milford to study removal MILFORD - Two years ago, selectmen decided not to dismantle the two downtown dams. Last week, George May, president of the Souhegan Watershed Association, …
Thursday, August 25, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Write
>High bacteria counts found in Wilton WILTON - The Souhe­gan River flowing through downtown Wilton earlier this month was teaming with E. coli bacteria - more than six times the …
Thursday, August 25, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
>Town will implement new initiative beginning this fall WILTON - This fall, the town will begin imple­menting a local econom­ic development program that will continue into next year, said Jennifer …
Thursday, August 25, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
AMHERST - Local po­lice, along with some kindhearted neighbors, responded to a popular conservation area on Sun­day, Aug. 21, to help locate a missing elderly hiker. New Hampshire Fish and …
Thursday, August 25, 2016
LYNDEBOROUGH - The company rebuilding three portions of Moun­tain Road was given a 10- day extension for comple­tion, but the paving had to be completed by Thurs­day, Aug. 25, in …
Thursday, August 25, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
75 years ago, 1941 The first New Hampshire Gloria Food store was to open in Milford by Louis Aimini at 4 Union St. It would feature special cheese, salami, spaghetti, …
Thursday, August 25, 2016
MILFORD - The five birds in the Town Hall banquet room last week were treated like celebri­ties. Cameras flashed and people oohed and aahed as Jim Parks re­moved each one …
Thursday, August 18, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
>Butcher is first in role, begins in September WILTON - Scott Butch­er will start his new job as Wilton's first town admin­istrator during the first week in September. Butcher, of …
Thursday, August 18, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
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