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MILFORD – “It knows its way to a lot of ice cream shops,” said Rich Perkins as he ate a chocolate chip cone. Perkins was referring to his beautifully maintained 1957 Ford Fairlane parked in front of Hayward’s Ice Cream Sunday afternoon. He and John …

Thursday, July 24, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Hartley William Harley was the first Milford man to be killed in action during World War II, fighting Japanese forces in the Pacific. He was the son of …
Thursday, July 24, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
LYNDEBOROUGH – The town’s eighth annual Community Days will be held on Saturday. Aug. 9. and Sunday. Aug. 10, in and around the Town Hall in Lyndeborough Center. with all …
Thursday, July 24, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent

MILFORD – The ongoing internal conflict in the Market Basket supermarket company was obvious in the Milford store Monday morning where there were signs supporting the ousted CEO on empty shelves in the fish, beef and produce departments. Deliveries from the chain’s Massachusetts warehouse stopped …

Thursday, July 24, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – Plans for a natural gas pipeline that have caused an uproar in Hollis and Brookline and towns to the south might get a calmer reaction in Amherst and …
Thursday, July 24, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Bob Courage has been fond of Emerson Park ever since the 1960s, when his construction company did most of the site work, including landscaping and paving, for what …
Thursday, July 24, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – Barely a selectmen’s meeting goes by without at least one resident complaining about Village District traffic. And next year a rebuilt Manchester Road bridge will bring more traffic …
Thursday, July 24, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – What do Amherst residents want from their Village district? Currently, it’s mostly a leafy common surrounded by white colonial homes. And though people complain about traffic, it’s peaceful …
Thursday, July 24, 2014
WILTON – On Sunday, July 13, Regina Kinney accepted a call from the Second Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, to be their settled minister. The call came after more …
Thursday, July 24, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
AMHERST – The Amherst Police Department is offering an R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) training program from 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays, ending Aug. 19. Contact Lt. Blake for additional information at 673-4900. …
Thursday, July 24, 2014
A pickup truck smashed into this apartment building on Nashua Street in Milford, at the corner of School Street, early in the morning of July 18, damaging the fabric shop …
Thursday, July 24, 2014
MONT VERNON – A Mont Vernon man was arrested Sunday after police said he was causing a disturbance on Beech Hill Road. Mont Vernon Police responded to the area near …
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Paving work continued last week on Boston Post Road in Amherst. The work is part of a Village water main upgrade project that is scheduled to be complete this summer. …
Thursday, July 17, 2014

AMHERST – Divers from the state Department of Environmental Services recently removed invasive milfoil from Baboosic Lake, and the lake’s homeowners’ association is urging residents to be on the lookout for more. On June 21, a resident discovered the nuisance plant at Washer Cove on …

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Peter Bonaccorsi calls the Heron Pond school a “Magic Kingdom,” and like Disneyland, it is its own little community. “A place people want to go.” Bonaccorsi retired as …
Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – It was Monday morning, a little before 7, and Holly Lenhart was looking out her living room window on Highland Street and noticed something that struck her as …
Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Officials told people at a public hearing Monday night that the town has raised enough money to cover the purchase price of land adjacent to Keyes Park. The …
Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
LYNDEBOROUGH – Russell Boland, the town’s new administrator, says his first week on the job was “exciting and very enjoyable,” and he already has a few ideas of what he’d …
Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
AMHERST – Benegal and Debbie Pereira had heard about black bears roaming the woods around their home before, but never believed it. Until Friday. Around 8:30 a.m. in the backyard …
Thursday, July 17, 2014
WILTON – After more than two hours of sometimes heated debate Tuesday, July 8, the Zoning Board of Adjustment agreed with NTV, LLC and reversed a decision by Building Inspector …
Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Amherst – During a retreat last month board members for the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce talked about how they could respond to the needs of local businesses, particularly manufacturing …
Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
U.S. Senate hopeful Scott Brown talks to employees of Cirtronics Corp. in Milford on July 10. The former U.S. senator from Massachusetts will run in the Sept. 9 New Hampshire …
Thursday, July 17, 2014
MILFORD – Amy Howe loves to bargain shop, so when her church decided to open a thrift shop they didn’t have to look far for someone to manage it. The …
Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
LYNDEBOROUGH – Should the Wilton- Lyndeborough Cooperative District offer all-day kindergarten? The idea has been discussed several times over the past few years and came up again at the regular board …
Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
LYNDEBOROUGH – A pig roast fundraiser for assault victim John “Pickle” Hyde is planned for 3-8 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Center Hall, 1131 Center Road, in Lyndeborough. The event …
Thursday, July 17, 2014
WILTON – The Board of Selectmen have named Martha Greene as the town’s representative to the board of Souhegan Valley Transit Collaborative, operators of the “Blue Bus,” the area service …
Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
LYNDEBOROUGH – During the coming school year, the board of the  Wilton-Lyndeborough  Cooperative School District is looking at developing an integrated master plan, creating a “good-to-great” educational plan, and improving …
Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – Saniya Singh, of Nashua, and Lauren Bradley, of Tyngsborough, Mass., both recent eighth-grade graduates of the Academy of Notre Dame in Tyngsborough, Mass., were honored at an …
Thursday, July 17, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH – Police are looking for a man reported to be on foot on Route 31 (Forest Road) around daybreak on Tuesday morning. Police Chief Rance Deware said someone reported seeing a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt with the hood up near the intersection of …

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Local Farmers Markets 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 …
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
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