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Roger McAllister's fellow soldiers knew he wasn't well. Ants crawled over his face, and his helmet tipped forward off his head. It was more than 100 steamy degrees in the Vietnam jungle where Sgt. McAllister had been dropped to help prepare a landing area for …

Thursday, May 26, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Memorial Day was first celebrated a few years after the Civil War. Most area towns lost men in the conflict and have a monument of some kind. They range from …
Thursday, May 26, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
AMHERST - The town's plan to buy 227 acres of woodland and wetlands fell through this month after the owners backed out of a deal to sell the property as …
Thursday, May 26, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - An ATV club is asking the town to reconsider its ban on all-terrain vehicles in Milford's largest piece of conservation land. Motorized wheeled vehicles have been prohibited from …
Thursday, May 26, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - Three representatives of Eversource tried to reassure selectmen recently that there will be no diminishment of electric service after the company closes its Milford office. Company spokesmen say …
Thursday, May 26, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - Cleanup work at the Mill Street portion of the Fletcher Paint Superfund Site resumed recently. The General Electric Co. and its contractor have been removing PCB-laden soil from …
Thursday, May 26, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline project is now officially canceled. In April, the giant gas company, through its subsidiary Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., asked federal regulators to stop considering the proposal …
Thursday, May 26, 2016
MILFORD - Milford High School announced its honor roll for the third quarter of of the 2015-16 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Sarah Army, Cameron udette, Ellie Brown, Autumn …
Thursday, May 26, 2016
MILFORD - The idea of freedom is baked into New Hampshire's self-image, but the historical reality has not always lived up to the ideal. Milford, Portsmouth and many other towns …
Thursday, May 19, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST - An inves­tigation into the contami­nation of local water sup­plies has been expanded to wells in parts of Am­herst, the state Depart­ment of Environmental Services said last week. "DES …
Thursday, May 19, 2016 | By MATTHEW MEDSGER Staff Writer
AMHERST - Both sides in the Joshua's Park controver­sy aired their views in front of selectmen last week. The nonprofit Amherst Land Trust's public play­ground and community gar­den is scheduled …
Thursday, May 19, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Investigators looking into the cause of a massive fire in Am­herst last week say they have determined where it started, but have been unable to pin down a cause, and …
Thursday, May 19, 2016 | By DON HIMSEL Staff Writer
AMHERST - A fast-moving fire anned by strong winds from the west destroyed a boat store on Route 101A Monday and damaged a nearby building. The blaze sent up huge …
Thursday, May 12, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - Police say they don't know yet if charges will be filed against a Winchester woman involved in a deadly head-on crash on May 3. Roberta Odell, 52, was …
Thursday, May 12, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - They called him a gentle giant, the "reverend with a gun" and even "pistol-packing pastor." But it was clear that the people who filled the United Methodist Church …
Thursday, May 12, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WILTON - The town's Boston Post Cane was passed to its new holder, Kay Williams, at a brief and impromptu ceremony on Monday, May 9. It had been held for …
Thursday, May 12, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
LYNDEBOROUGH - The reconstruction of Mountain Road will begin Monday, June 6, and is scheduled to be essentially complete by Thursday, Aug. 11. Final cleanup should be completed by mid-September. …
Thursday, May 12, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
MILFORD - The Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley has received a big boost for its capital campaign to build a new addition: An anonymous donor offered to match …
Thursday, May 12, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WARNER - Motorists came to the aid of an elderly Milford man on the afternoon of May 7, rescuing him from his vehicle after it left Interstate 89 and landed …
Thursday, May 12, 2016
MILFORD - Police said a Milford man had more than 4 pounds of marijuana and a small growing operation at his home earlier this month. George M. O'Connell Jr., 29, …
Thursday, May 12, 2016
AMHERST APRIL 16 Police responded to a two-car accident on Ponemah Road at Merrimack Road after a vehicle driven by Linda McLellan, 53, of Lowell, Mass., collided with a vehicle …
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Most people don't know they are there, but in every town and city in southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts, there are treasures. Whether they are in old cemeteries, deep …
Thursday, May 5, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - The Conservation Commission and Brox Environmental Citizens are protesting the town's plans for a major gravel excavation on the Brox property. Audrey Fraizer, commission chairwoman, said the selectmen …
Thursday, May 5, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
p>WILTON - Polly Kenick was one of those truly amazing people. At more than 100 years old, she was still thinking about, and caring for, other people - making Christmas …
Thursday, May 5, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
MILFORD - A Wilton woman was seriously injured in a car crash April 27 on Route 101 that police say might have been caused by sun glare. The accident was …
Thursday, May 5, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CONCORD - Seamus Murphy, 34, of Milford, who pleaded guilty last fall to robbing a Stratham bank earlier in 2015, was sentenced in federal court Monday, May 2, to more …
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Community leaders cite local opposition After Kinder Morgan announced last week it is shelving plans for a 188- mile natural gas pipe­line that would have run through a number of …
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WILTON - First there was Fris­bee, a perfect laid-back past­time for the 1960s, then Frisbee evolved into the fast-paced Ulti­mate Frisbee. Now, there's a Frisbee-golf hybrid called disc golf, which …
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Souhegan will solicit bids for changes to school facilities AMHERST - Souhegan High School's science labs need updating, but instead of merely adding new plumbing and countertops, school of­ficials are …
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WILTON - Persuaded by a large turnout of concerned parents at a meeting on April 19, the Wilton-Lyndeborough Co­operative School Board said there will be no changes in the staffing …
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
  LYNDEBOROUGH - Upgrades will be made to the entrance road and parking lot at the Putnam Pond boat launch. The area, located off Cemetery Road near the entrance to …
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
AMHERST - The group planning Joshua's Park has mounted a vigorous defense of its plans after an abutter complained that the parking lot is too close to his home. The …
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - Storm-related power outages have become regular events over the last decade or so, and selectmen were not happy to learn recently that Eversource, formerly Public Service of New …
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - The EPA has expanded its neighborhood outreach after a Cottage Street family said they should have been contacted about air quality problems from the Fletcher Paint Superfund Site …
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WILTON - Robin Lunn has plans to repurpose the former Sacred Heart Church on Maple Street into a variety of uses, from continued community space and the food pantry to …
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
MILFORD - Bail for a California woman with alleged ties to a nationwide crime organization was kept at $250,000 cash during her video arraignment in Milford district court on Monday …
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
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