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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 New Hampshire towns, lo­cal political leaders said community opposition was probably a big factor in …

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
WILTON - A committee has been named to start a search for a new town administrator, and now a place must be found for an office for him or her. …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
MILFORD - Two wellknown former residents who moved to Ecuador last year were spared most of the effects of the earthquake that killed hundreds of people last weekend. At a …
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST - Souhegan High School announced its honor roll for the second trimester of the 2015-16 school year. HIGHEST HONORS GRADE 9: Lily Batchelder, Leah Carlson, Jacqueline Chistolini, Kristiana Dibble, …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
WILTON - It rained a little on April 11, but that didn't dampen the enthusiasm of the students at Florence Rideout Elementary School. All of the students, grades 1-5, assisted …
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY
AMHERST - The Am­herst Land Trust an­nounced the opening of a community garden in the village. The Joshua's Park playground is scheduled to open on Memorial Day weekend. The bricks …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
LYNDEBOROUGH - The Safety Complex or Other Option Committee was given two years to come up with a recommendation about a safety facility for the town. Now halfway through that …
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Peter Zheutlin's family wanted a dog, but Peter? Never. Through 20 years of marriage and two children, the freelance journalist resisted the idea. He never wanted tumbleweeds of dog hair …
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - Milford High School is taking advantage of the free Narcan kits being made available by New Hampshire's Executive Council. The council voted last month to accept 171 kits …
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - Twenty years ago, the center of Milford underwent an extensive makeover. Period lighting, brick walkways, new landscaping and small traffic islands were added to the Oval, and Milford …
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - None of them had ever put on a "battle of the bands," but that was what the students on the Milford High School Destination Imagination team decided to …
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
LYNDEBOROUGH - The Conservation Com­mission will sponsor a roadside cleanup from April 16-23. Trash bags can be picked up at the town of­fice, and a town truck will be at …
Thursday, April 14, 2016
MILFORD - An Am­herst man who had been in the Brox property sand pits for target practice with a friend on Saturday afternoon accidentally shot himself in the foot, police …
Thursday, April 14, 2016
The idea is simple: Everyone should have enough to eat. And that is the idea behind Share and behind Share's second Empty Bowls event. The community outreach organization is serving …
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - Cleanup work at the Mill Street section of the Fletcher Paint Superfund Site was temporarily suspended in February after air monitoring wells showed higher than expected levels of …
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Hillsborough County Commissioner Carol H. Holden died Friday after a brief illness, according to the county administrator. Holden, of Amherst, was a well-respected schoolteacher and an influential member of the …
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | By CHRIS GAROFOLO Staff Writer
LYNDEBOROUGH - Last week, Derek Lankowski and his wife, Melissa Alexander, were getting ready to celebrate the 31/2-year anniversary of their wedding. But on March 30, Melissa was driven to …
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST - An alternative recreation park, featuring disc golf and a pump track, is being planned for 22 acres of school-owned property near Route 101. Selectmen voted unanimously last week …
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
LYNDEBOROUGH - Over the last several years, a number of granite blocks have been removed by persons unknown from three cemetery walls in town. The Heritage Commission recently met with …
Thursday, April 7, 2016
MILFORD - Library officials are trying to figure out why voters rejected their plans for a new building for the second year in a row, despite a public outreach campaign …
Thursday, March 31, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Some classes, stipends reduced in Milford MILFORD - High school woodworking classes and stipends for coaches will be affected by budget cuts approved by the School Board last week. Voters …
Thursday, March 31, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Presentation by students inspires committee HOLLIS - Millions of people recently felt the daylight saving time "hangover" as they adjusted to the loss of one precious hour of sleep. Among …
Thursday, March 31, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - A bleak corner of downtown may get upgraded with the renovation of an old warehouse building on Cottage Street. Last week, the Planning Board gave conditional approval to …
Thursday, March 31, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CONCORD - The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen is presenting the first Spring NH Open Doors, a fun-filled weekend event showcasing the people, places and products of New Hampshire. On …
Thursday, March 31, 2016

Courage, honor, duty & sacrifice   Carrie Cutter was a 19-year-old nurse who traveled with her father, a surgeon, to Virginia to care for the Civil War's sick and wounded. She died of a fever on a ship off Roanoke Island and was buried with …

Thursday, March 24, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Facing default budget, board cuts road work  MILFORD - Road paving and employee raises will bear much of the brunt of the town's default budget cuts. Election Day voters rejected …
Thursday, March 24, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
When longtime residents hear the name Bill Rotch, they think Milford Cabinet, the paper owned by his family for more than 200 years. He came to the Cabinet in 1938 …
Thursday, March 24, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
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