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People sometimes confuse Memorial Day with Veterans Day, both official United States holidays. There is a difference. Memorial Day honors those who have died while serving in the armed forces, and therefore inspires the more somber observances, while Veterans Day honors all veterans. …

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer and JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
LYNDEBOROUGH – Alpacas, like their larger cousins the llamas, are native to the Andes Mountains in South America where they require their thick fleece for warmth. Here, that soft thick …
Thursday, May 21, 2015 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
WILTON – It didn’t appear to be a very significant meeting, what with only five people sitting in a circle, but it might end up being very significant. That small …
Thursday, May 21, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – The town could know by next month whether the company proposing a natural gas pipeline route through southern New Hampshire will agree to change the route through Amherst. …
Thursday, May 21, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – Selectmen will decide whether an Italian ice stand can operate on town streets through the summer. Town Administrator Jm O’Mara let the board know that Sharon and James …
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts is accepting Arts in Health Project Grant applications through Friday, May 22. Not-for-profit health care facilities, rehabilitation centers and centers serving needs …
Thursday, May 21, 2015
AMHERST -- The Amherst Town Band has released its performance schedule for the summer. The first concert is Friday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m. at Greeley Park in Nashua, to …
Thursday, May 21, 2015
MILFORD – In the morning they fixed hair, nails and make-up, and later they decorated the dining room, served drinks and danced the Macarena and posed for a group photo. …
Thursday, May 21, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD –Milford High School announced its honor roll for the third quarter. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Blake Audibert, Stephanie Bishop, Emily Bonner, Ellie Chappell, Adrian Curless, Emily DeBeradinis, Lauren Dishong, …
Thursday, May 21, 2015
NASHUA – St. Joseph Hospital’s mission department, through the opening of Joseph’s Closet, will loan pre-owned durable medical equipment to individuals in need. The program was organized by a group …
Thursday, May 21, 2015
WILTON – Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative Middle/High School announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 6: Anabelle Bergstrom, Sasha Lutz. GRADE 7: Julia …
Thursday, May 21, 2015
AMHERST – Mervin Newton, of Milford, wanted to talk about Social Security and Medicare trust fund reform. Elizabeth Ropp. of Manchester. asked about a federal immigration detention mandate that she …
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Local police promise strict enforcement of a new state law prohibiting the use of hand-held devices. The law goes into effect July 1. “It has been a long time coming,” …
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Milford High School students chose gay rights activist Harvey Milk; the 20th century’s most successful entertainment mogul, Walt Disney; and Irena Sendler, a woman who risked her life …
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WILTON – Last week the last remnant of the gas stations that once lined Main Street was removed from in front of the former Draper’s Garage. A large gas tank, …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
MILFORD – Police have identified the motorcycle rider who escaped serious injury last week when his bike was clipped by a passing car at full speed William Lussier, 50, of …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
TEMPLE – Last winter friends of Rick Davis and his wife, Jackie, put on a circus performance at Milford’s Amato Center attended by nearly 500 friends and supporters. This spring …
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Got extra jigsaw puzzles? Want new ones? Swap out your old ones in good condition for new ones at the Wadleigh Memorial Library’s Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange, which is …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Ride 2 Recovery Honor Ride New Hampshire is set for Saturday, May 30. Goodale’s Bike Shop is hosting a Ride 2 Recovery Honor Ride starting at 9 a.m. and departing …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
LYNDEBOROUGH – The J.A. Tarbell Library’s annual book and bake sale will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 24. Donated books may be dropped off by May 16. Volunteers needed …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent WILTON – For many years, members of the Second Congregational Church have held a monthly rummage sale in the Parish House. On May 9, they set …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
WILTON – “Pay2Play”, a documentary about the effect of money in politics, will be shown at the Wilton Town Hall Theater on Sunday, May 17 at 4:30 p.m. The movie …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
KEENE – A Milford High School student earned recognition in the New Hampshire Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ 2015 High School Design Competition. Awards were distributed at the …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
WILTON – The Wilton Public and Gregg Free Library has two programs coming up this month: At 7:30 p.m. May 20, the library will host an evening with Paul Wainwright …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
DURHAM – Escaping from school, a trip to Ethiopia, and battle for dominance between a pencil and an eraser were among the subjects of winning stories in the New Hampshire …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Students from Milford High School won an award for the best nonfinalist score in Unit 6, “Twenty-first Century Challenges to American Constitutional Democracy,” at the 28th annual …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Alexandra D. Dubois graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. Dubois completed an intensive eight-week program that included …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Air Force Airman Kevin J. Clemons graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. Clemons completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
MILFORD – After the brutal winter, even non-gardeners feel the urge to go outside, dig in the dirt and create some beauty in the form of flowers and shrubs. For …
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MONT VERNON – The theme of this year’s Spring Gala is “It’s a small world,” and there will be world-themed games and crafts. But the food – pies and chili …
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
NASHUA – VFW Post 483 announced the Voice of Democracy essay competition for this year. What is the Voice of Democracy program? Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
CONCORD – The Center for the Book at the New Hampshire State Library announced semifinalists for the 2015 Letters about Literature competition. This year, 68 semifinalist letters were selected out …
Thursday, May 14, 2015
An all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast to benefit the Gail Westergren Scholarship Fund will be held 7 a.m.-noon May 9 at Milford Masonic Temple, 30 Mount Vernon Road. Menu will also include …
Thursday, May 7, 2015
AMHERST – A report from the town’s Pipeline Task Force has concluded that risks for residents living close to a natural gas pipeline are almost nonexistent. The five-page report from …
Thursday, May 7, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Recess is even more fun with the right equipment – hula hoops, soccer balls, Frisbees, jump ropes – but the supply of play equipment at the town’s two …
Thursday, May 7, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Police say a resident of Souhegan Street burglarized the home of one of his neighbors last week. Wayne S. O’Brien, 21, of 11 Souhegan St., was charged with …
Thursday, May 7, 2015
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