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HOLLIS - A Banana Glamor­izer or a Hokey Pokey Snowball Maker? How about a Saratoga Potato Chip Maker? For anyone who loves old kitchen gadgets, the Lawrence Barn was the place to be recently as dozens of wooden and metal items were displayed. They belong …

Thursday, December 1, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
LaBelle aims to add a 'culinary village' AMHERST - The Zoning Board of Adjustment gave LaBelle Winery the vari­ance it needs to expand its complex across Route 101. The decision …
Thursday, December 1, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Committee: Tear down the old building MILFORD - A commit­tee charged with exam­ining the future of Keyes Memorial Park has recom­mended the town eventu­ally tear down the indus­trial building at …
Thursday, December 1, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Library offers program on historic fires WILTON - During the 11 years from 1874-85, most of Main Street burned three times. The only building that survived them all is the …
Thursday, December 1, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Wilton property owners see 'significant' change in bills WILTON - More than half of the town's more than 8,000 property own­ers saw a significant change in their tax bills, including …
Thursday, December 1, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
AMHERST - Police continue to develop leads in the recent rash of burglaries reported at businesses along Route 101A, and are asking any­one with information to contact the department. One …
Thursday, December 1, 2016
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, the …
Thursday, December 1, 2016
WILTON - Mary Ellen Brookes, who has been a trustee of the Wilton Pub­lic & Gregg Free Library since 2001, was honored Wednesday, Nov. 16, by the New Hampshire Library …
Thursday, December 1, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Wilton selectmen planning to renovate west end of building WILTON - The Board of Selectmen is in the pro­cess of finding a contrac­tor to oversee the renova­tions of the west …
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Latest site in lengthy hunt doesn't pan out MILFORD - After searching for years for a place to dig a new munici­pal well, water commis­sioners are running out of hope. …
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Official asserts need for a behavioral expert, RN MILFORD - Voters re­jected school budgets two years in a row, so admin­istrators are striving for a flat budget this year. But …
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Reverend of Wilton parish withdraws review application WILTON - The former Sacred Heart Church on Maple Street will not be undergoing renovations for a change of use in the foreseeable …
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
NASHUA - Milford will lose its casino after an announcement last week that the River Casino is relocating to downtown Nashua. "We've always wanted to be in Nashua," said Greg …
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | By DAMIEN FISHER Staff Writer
AMHERST - Property tax bills for all local towns went out before Thanksgiving, and home­owners in Amherst have some­thing to be thankful for. In Lyndeborough, not so much. Amherst's rate …
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WILTON - The tax rate for 2016 is the same as last year - $26.34 per $1,000 valuation - however, tax bills were in­advertently sent out with the break down …
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
LYNDEBOROUGH - There are more children in the school system this year than last, which caused a rise in the local school portion of the tax bill - an in­crease …
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
AMHERST - Political signs that lined the roads this election year were an eyesore, one resident told selectmen last week. Sign proliferation is disgusting, Dave Wil­liams said, especially at the …
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
LYNDEBOROUGH - Wetlands are being dis­turbed by logging opera­tions, and apparently not much is being done to pre­vent it. On Thursday, Nov. 10, the selectmen and the Conservation Commis­sion met …
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
'Around the pond' AMHERST - Reading and hik­ing are great activities for chil­dren, but they usually aren't done at the same time. Thanks to 13-year-old Bailey Burke, though, young children …
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Mixed reaction to Trump's election Depending on who you are, the astonishing vic­tory of Donald Trump last week was either wonder­ful or a disaster for the country. Karl Zahn, who …
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Family had to fight Army for coverage MILFORD - Jaime Morgan is happy the U.S. Army has decided to cov­er medical expenses from a heart attack that her husband, a …
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Wilton selectmen listen to proposal from Concord firm WILTON - The Board of Selectmen met with representatives of Mile­stone Engineering and Construction of Concord on Monday, Nov. 7, to hear …
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Organization aims to provide for future fire, police stations LYNDEBOROUGH - The committee autho­rized by last year's Town Meeting is asking that two capital reserve funds be formed to provide …
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
MILFORD - Julia Arciere re­members what it felt like to be in eighth grade and not want to hang out with "little kids." Arciere is a former "club kid," and …
Thursday, November 10, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Milford's Civil War fountain being restored MILFORD - Mary Lull would have been pleased by what's happening to her fountain - and not pleased by the publicity. Lull, the widow …
Thursday, November 10, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Police give tips to deal with shooter AMHERST - A disgrun­tled former employee comes into your work­place brandishing a gun. Situations like that used to be rare, and now, sadly, …
Thursday, November 10, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Local church builds handicap ramp for Milford woman MILFORD - Barbara Dodge said she knows there are bad people in the world, but she is over­whelmed by the goodness of …
Thursday, November 10, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CAST's message: Enjoy life without drugs MILFORD - Making connections. That's what Monica Gal­lant was happy to see hap­pen between families and organizations that help keep youths healthy, safe, and …
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | By DARRELL HALEN Correspondent
Towns work toward making process as smooth as possible With talk of rigged elections and vigilante poll watchers, the presi­dential election on Tues­day, Nov. 8, promises to be unusual - …
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CONCORD - The U.S. Justice Department will have an election hotline as part of its nationwide Election Day program on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The hotline number for New Hampshire is …
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Police still investigating Lyndeborough fatal accident LYNDEBOROUGH - State police say their in­vestigation into the July accident that killed a Lyn­deborough woman is near­ly com­plete. E a r l y …
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
SAU 39, the Amherst and Mont Vernon school district, has postponed a forum on school con­solidation that had been scheduled for Wednes­day, Nov. 9. The forum will be held at …
Thursday, November 3, 2016
WILTON - The presi­dential election is Tues­day, Nov. 8, but Election Day also includes those important "down ballot" offices. Eight local candidates for state offices met for an informal discussion …
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent  </
MILFORD - Democrat Roger Tilton is again chal­lenging state Sen. Gary Daniels for his District 11 Senate seat, which covers Amherst, Merrimack, Mil­ford and Wilton. Daniels has been a Milford …
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer  </
Breaking the Spell AMHERST - The good news is that no one in New Hampshire was ever execut­ed as a witch. The bad news is that 153 people in colonial …
Thursday, October 27, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Trick-or-treating has roots deep in medieval times. In 19th-century America, children of Irish and Scottish immigrants dressed in disguise and carried lanterns made from scooped-out turnips to visit homes where …
Thursday, October 27, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
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