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MILFORD – After a morning of rain, the big crowds for the Pumpkin Festival on Saturday didn’t come out until about 2 in the afternoon, and then they really came out. “It was packed!” said Wendy Hunt, the head of the Milford Improvement Team, which …

Thursday, October 16, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
116 years ago, 1898 A fine lawn tennis court was being built on Highland Avenue, on the premises owned by John McLane. When completed, the facilities were to be opened …
Thursday, October 16, 2014
MILFORD – There’s something for everyone at the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce Expo this year. And this year, it’s happening on a day when nearly everyone can go. The …
Thursday, October 16, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Nine boys and girls in pink or blue chefs hats and aprons were intent on the day’s task: making macaroni and cheese from scratch. And not ordinary mac and cheese, …
Thursday, October 16, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – Marti Warren was so sick some days she could barely walk across the street. Warren, who was named Amherst Citizen of the Year this year for her decades …
Thursday, October 16, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – The town’s bridges are the top spending priority for next year, according to the Capital Improvement Plan Advisory Committee. Nine bridge were identified by the Department of Public …
Thursday, October 16, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Show and sell your crafts at the Lyndeborough Apple Festival, from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the old Town Hall, 1131 Center Road in old Lyndeborough Center. Call 654-2927 …
Thursday, October 16, 2014
PETERBOROUGH – According to The Ultimate Chocolate Blog, which lists, state by state, businesses that make chocolate from “bean to bar,” New Hampshire has no such craft chocolate makers, although …
Thursday, October 9, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Karen Walker and her husband, Bill, closed up their gift shop, Karen’s Kollectibles, this summer, intending to retire, but it was a short retirement. The Walkers are planning …
Thursday, October 9, 2014
CONCORD – The New Hampshire Bankers Association announced its participation in National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Bankers across the state will promote cyber security awareness throughout the month of October …
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Accountant/CPA: Jason Cillo Steele Associates Tax Preparation & Business Services Alternative Heating  Solution Company: RDP Water Systems Antique Shop: Robin’s Egg Appliance Store: Brennan & MacKay Art Gallery: Andres Institute …
Thursday, October 2, 2014
2014 Best of Souhegan winners Subcategory Name Accountant/CPA Jason Cillo Steele Associates Tax Preparation & Business Services Alternative Heating Solution Company RDP Water Systems Antique Shop Robin’s Egg Appliance Store Brennan & MacKay Art Gallery Andres …
Thursday, October 2, 2014
MILFORD – The first Milford pumpkin festival was held during the tail end of a hurricane. Marilyn Kenison, one of the organizers, remembers standing among the pumpkins soaking wet, and …
Thursday, October 2, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – The police department will soon open a field office at the Walmart Superstore. Chief Mark Reams told selectmen recently that the office will be used randomly by patrol …
Thursday, October 2, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WILTON – The town’s new ambulance, authorized at the last town meeting, will arrive the week of Oct. 20. Ambulance service director Gary Zirpolo met with selectmen Monday, Sept. 29, …
Thursday, October 2, 2014
GREENFIELD – There are perhaps 8,000 varieties of apples in the world. And because they easily cross pollinate, and naturally mutate, orchardists are constantly finding new varieties. A couple dozen …
Thursday, October 2, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
HOLLIS – For 22 years, the Hollis Veterans of Foreign Wars has been helping local veterans in need. Last week, for example, Commander Jim Belanger and about 10 other veterans …
Thursday, October 2, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – So you think we live in a democracy and that your vote counts? Lawrence Lessig would like you to examine that idea. Lessig is a professor at Harvard …
Thursday, October 2, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – The Peabody Mill Environmental Center has been losing money in recent years, and Recreation Director Craig Fraley told selectmen that expanding its summer camp to a full day …
Thursday, October 2, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
2nd skating rink AMHERST – The town already has one ice skating pond, and eventually there could be a second, much larger one, at the Bean Field complex. Town Recreation …
Thursday, October 2, 2014
AMHERST – New Hampshire’s new law forbidding the use of handheld devices while driving goes into effect next summer, bringing enforcement problems to local police. Amherst Police Chief Mark Reams …
Thursday, October 2, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – The Church of Our Saviour in Milford will be celebrating the gift of animals in our lives with a Blessing of the Animals ceremony at Emerson Park, adjacent …
Thursday, October 2, 2014
MILFORD – The Southern New Hampshire Expo will take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the Hampshire Dome. The event is the largest business expo in New …
Thursday, October 2, 2014
NASHUA – The Nashua Regional Planning Commission will hold its next household hazardous waste collection from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Nashua Public Works Garage, 9 Stadium Drive. …
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Air Force Airman Adrien-James B. Crete recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. Crete is a 2012 graduate of Souhegan High School in …
Thursday, September 25, 2014
On July 19, 2009, a kindly bystander observed a little lost beagle-ish pup wandering in Richmond and brought her to the Mondanock Humane Society. Meanwhile, on that day, my two …
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Mike Akillian certainly has a point. The Amherst selectman was amazed to find out that taxpayers’ money has been used to fund the entire cost of cemetery maintenance for the …
Thursday, September 25, 2014
We often marvel at how parochial political candidates think we are. They run campaigns for national office, ­­ the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House, ­­ as if they were running …
Thursday, September 25, 2014
AMHERST – There will be a memorial service Sunday afternoon for the Amherst woman who died at her home last week, the victim of a murder-suicide. Elizabeth “Betsey” Gage Davis …
Thursday, September 25, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Businesses on the west end of Elm Street are in desperate need of water, the town water and sewer commissioners told selectmen recently as they proposed a 3,200 …
Thursday, September 25, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Gary Williams was recently named the area’s “humanitarian” in the Cabinet’s “Best of Souhegan” contest. But Williams, who is pastor of Milford’s Burns Hill Christian Fellowship church, talks …
Thursday, September 25, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – A few residents joined environmental activist Suzanne Fournier Monday night as she continued to criticize town officials for breaching the dam at Heron Pond. Fournier, who wrote in …
Thursday, September 25, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Dredging a small part of the weed-choked Osgood Pond is scheduled to begin soon, and selectmen say they are looking for government grants that would allow the town …
Thursday, September 25, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
WILTON – The owners of the so-called “fish camp” on Route 31 north will need a building permit for the structure they have moved onto the property if it exceeds …
Thursday, September 25, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Fires alter assessments AMHERST – Two families whose homes were badly damaged by fire this year will get breaks on their property taxes. Selectmen voted recently to approve the prorated …
Thursday, September 25, 2014
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