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Dick Patten, state Grange community service director, launched a holiday project called “Santa Remembers Teens at Christmas” at the recent state Grange session in Nashua. The idea came about a year ago when Patten remembered going to church or to the department store each year …

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Tickets are still available for this year’s Christmas in Amherst Village House Tour on Saturday, December 13 from 10 am to 4 pm. Local businesses selling tickets include Black Forest …
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Milford selectmen facing town budget woes MILFORD – Selectmen have been going over the town budget for next year, trying to get it below a 7.1 percent increase. “I looked …
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WILTON – The line stretched from the side door of Florence Rideout Elementary School, down Prince Street and along Maple Street to the Sacred Heart Church. The 216 students from …
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
LYNDEBOROUGH – In spite of the cold wind, dozens of residents turned out on Sunday afternoon to welcome Santa Claus to town. As is traditional, Fire Chief Rick McQuade led …
Thursday, December 11, 2014
The Cabinet picked up several awards from the New Hampshire Press Association at its annual banquet last week. In the non-daily newspaper category, reporter Kathy Cleveland, who writes for The …
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | By Cabinet staff
MILFORD – It was the first Santa on the Oval event for the Robichaud family, who recently moved here from Raymond, where the holiday festival “was nothing this big,” said …
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Roger Tilton, the Democratic candidate who lost to Gary Daniels in the state senate race last month, wants to be New Hampshire’s next Democratic National Committeeman. The committeeman …
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – The recent digging of test pits at the Brox property was justified, selectmen said last week, defending themselves against charges that the work harmed the environment. At the …
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Energy giant Kinder Morgan’s new preferred route for a natural gas pipeline would follow existing power lines through Milford and Amherst and go through tunnels under the Souhegan …
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND  and DAVID BROOKS Staff Writers
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Editor’s note: Francestown Village Foods’ retail shop had to close temporarily to resolve issues involving its certificate of occupancy. They expect to open by Christmas. MILFORD – Ten years ago, …
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – Jean Letarte, 49, of Milford, was identified as the man rescued with his son and another boy after their canoe overturned in the Souhegan River on Sunday. The …
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services reminds residents that snow and ice can damage outdoor heating oil, propane and natural gas tanks, and the piping connecting the tank to …
Thursday, December 11, 2014
LYNDEBOROUGH – On Tuesday, Nov. 25, they gathered in the Central School activity room for their last Thanksgiving feast. Held every year for at least the past 30, this year …
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
A back-up plan was never in the cards for Mont Vernon native Alex Preston, who started playing music when he was four years old. “If you want to do something, …
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BEDFORD – “Belonging Means Caring” is the simple slogan of the Bedford Men’s Club. And for at least 20 years the men have been putting that slogan into action through …
Friday, December 5, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The New Hampshire School Nurse of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding nurse for her contributions to the school and community. To be eligible, the nurse must meet these criteria: …
Thursday, December 4, 2014
MERRIMACK – St. Joseph Community Services, the provider of Meals on Wheels and community dining throughout Hillsborough County, is seeking holiday gifts for its elderly and disabled homebound clients. Members …
Thursday, December 4, 2014
To the Editor: I like using the Blue Bus because I’m handicapped, walk with a walker and don’t drive. It costs $4 round trip, and I wish more people from …
Thursday, December 4, 2014
If it’s true that happiness comes from giving, not receiving, local volunteers should be some of the happiest people around. More than 300 families will have better holidays this year …
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
It looked like ordinary snow, but as it built up on power lines and tree limbs the night before Thanksgiving, it developed the consistency of frozen oatmeal, or “10 inches …
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Instead of going to the mall to buy holiday gifts, find the spirit of Christmas locally. The Milford Improvement Team and the town of Milford invite everyone to …
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Saying the two major 19th-century river dams are important to the history and appearance of downtown Milford, selectmen decided that they will not be dismantled. The McLane and …
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Selectmen’s Chairman Gary Daniels said he will talk with representatives from Kinder Morgan next week about a proposed gas pipeline through Milford. The Houston-based energy company announced recently …
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WILTON – The town’s new ambulance went into service on Oct. 27. It is on a Ford 450 FWD pick-up chassis purchased from Sugarloaf Ambulance/Rescue Vehicles at a cost of …
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Kathy Cleveland photo Mont Vernon Police Sgt. Aaron Daigneault sported his ‘Movember’ mustache during the month of November to raise money and awareness of men’s health issues. Five of the …
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Kathy Cleveland photo Runners wait for the start of the 5k Turkey Trot in front of the Amherst Congregational Church on Nov. 28. This was the 14th year for the …
Thursday, December 4, 2014
WILTON – If all goes as suggested, residents will be able to pay taxes, register the dog and pay water and sewer bills online. Those coming into the office will …
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
WILTON – Selectmen have agreed to a contract with Greeley Farms Landscaping to install temporary drains at the Wilton Public/Gregg Free Library. The work was described by Director of Public …
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | By Jessie Salisbury Correspondent
CONCORD – New Hampshire hunters can share their fall harvest with the needy through the Hunt for the Hungry program at the New Hampshire Food Bank. Once again this fall, …
Thursday, December 4, 2014
This year’s Christmas in Amherst Village House Tour on Saturday, Dec. 13, will showcase five unique homes, representing a variety of architectural styles, sizes, and ages, and all decorated for …
Thursday, December 4, 2014
MILFORD – It’s just a small boutique-like thrift shop, but it’s making big contributions to Share Outreach. Amy Howe, manager of Bridge Bargains, located on Spaulding Street, behind the Bridge …
Thursday, November 27, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Two Milford High School students have won the New Hampshire Constitution Day Essay Contest this year. Kayla Bullwinkel won the overall state award - a first for a …
Thursday, November 27, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
LYNDEBOROUGH - S.S. Lange is a newly published author and if her books sell a small fraction of the number sold by her favorite author, James Patterson, she’ll be doing …
Thursday, November 27, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
For those of us who dread winter, the news last week from western New York seemed particularly dire. Twenty-five tons of snow fell on a typical driveway in Buffalo, N.Y, …
Thursday, November 27, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
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