Valley Life

HOLLIS - The Beaver Brook Association invites the public to its 35th annual Fall Festival & Art Show, where artwork by dozens of regional artists will be on display from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 26-27, at Maple Hill Farm, 117 Ridge Road. The featured …

Thursday, September 3, 2015
We have the only cat on the planet who is afraid of thunder, and it's em­barrassing. Well, it would be if anyone other than Kathy and I, and upon rare …
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Opportunity Networks an­nounces the results of its 25th an­nual Souhegan Valley Charity Golf Classic and Dinner Auction, which was held Thursday, June 4, at the Amherst Country Club in Amherst. …
Thursday, August 13, 2015
We should take pride in Donald Trump: He beat the system. Way back when Trump was a mere lad, so the reports go, he got five de­ferments so he wouldn't …
Thursday, August 13, 2015
MILFORD - The Mil­ford Rotary Club, led by "team coach" Doug Knott, recently raised $4,930 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire. The ninth annual Bowl For Kids' Sake …
Thursday, August 13, 2015
There's no denying that quality seed, sunshine and ample rainfall make for good farming. Those who raise cows for milk or for beef also might agree that most bulls are …
Thursday, August 6, 2015 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
Because we recently celebrated the 50th an­niversary of Bob Dylan's electric moment at the 1965 Newport Folk Festi­val, it brought to mind my own Newport experience the year before. I …
Thursday, August 6, 2015
TEMPLE - Saturday morning began foggy and a little misty, but that didn't stop several hundred people from wandering around six barns dating back to the late 1700s, plus one …
Thursday, July 30, 2015 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
MILFORD - At 8 p.m. Saturday, the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley will celebrate its history of youth theater with a free performance at the Amato Center for …
Thursday, July 30, 2015
MANCHESTER - The YWCA New Hampshire is accepting nominations for the 2015 Susan B. Anthony Award. The annual award rec­ognizes the contributions of outstanding women who live or work in …
Thursday, July 30, 2015
  HOLLIS - Why mushrooms? Why not butterflies or birds or wildflowers? The question was for Stephanie Doyle, the leader of a "mushroom foray" through Beaver Brook's for­ests on Sunday. …
Thursday, July 23, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
So, our cat lady is mov­ing. Becky has been our cat lady for many years and has come to our home many times when we were away to clean out …
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Amherst Town Li­brary welcomes back chef Liz Barbour, who will be presenting "Mindful Eat­ing" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in the Main Read­ing Room. This is the final …
Thursday, July 23, 2015
AMHERST CLASSES POOL SCHOOL Seasonal Specialty Stores, 120 Route 101A, is offering free classes on swimming pool care to make your pool care safe, easy and fun. Each class is …
Thursday, July 23, 2015
AMHERST Amherst Town Library, 14 Main St. 673-2288, library@ amherst.lib.nh.us, amherst library.org. 'HIKING THE JOHN MUIR TRAIL' The Amherst Town Library presents "Hiking the John Muir Trail" at 7 p.m. …
Thursday, July 23, 2015
One of the most reward­ing activities of the Mil­ford Garden Club is the planting of he Colonel Shepard Bridge. Each spring club members are delighted to get together to fill …
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | By CAROLYN CLINE Special to the Cabinet
So, I am absolutely hooked on a television show called "Scandal" and, of course, being de­pendent upon Netflix, I am a year or so behind, so if you know what's …
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Family Fun Day cel­ebrates its 10th year at Milford's Keyes Field 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on July 25. Free admission, food and fun are supplemented with live bands, a bouncy house, …
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
BEDFORD - The Al­zheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hamp­shire Chapter has finalized its course for the 19th An­nual Ride to End Alzheim­er's. The Ride starts and finishes at Fort Devens, Mass., on …
Thursday, July 9, 2015
BEDFORD - In con­junction with the Fourth of July, Tuesdays will be a time to honor all active and retired military mem­bers visiting T-Bones, Cac­tus Jack's or Copper Door Restaurants. …
Thursday, July 9, 2015
AMHERST - Norman Rockwell's illustrations of mid-20th century America are classics of small town life - the family sitting around the table for Thanksgiv­ing, the police officer and the run­away …
Thursday, July 9, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
So, you might remem­ber that in June, there was a bit of a simis because Bill Belichick, coach of the sainted New England Patriots (pardon me, of course I mean …
Thursday, July 9, 2015
WILTON - This sum­mer's series of silent rail­road films at the Wilton Town Hall Theatre contin­ues this weekend with a matinee screening of "The Great K & A Train Rob­bery" …
Thursday, July 9, 2015
AMHERST AL-ANON Is someone else's drinking bothering you? The Triangle Family AL-Anon Group meets 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Luke's Anglican Church, 3 Limbo Lane, Amherst (new temporary location), to …
Thursday, July 9, 2015
BEDFORD HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS SolAmor Hospice, a provid­er of hospice care, is seeking volunteers in Greater Nashua and Manchester. Some ways hospice volunteers can serve are by providing one-on-one companionship, reading to …
Thursday, July 9, 2015
TEMPLE - Hay rides and pony rides, high-jump and vaulting, milking demonstrations - lamb rambles, sheep grooming - Nu­bian goats and kids and miniature horses for youngsters to love and …
Thursday, July 2, 2015
WILTON - Following a six month national search process, Andy's Summer Playhouse, one of New England's oldest and most innovative children's theaters, announces the appointment of Jared Mezzocchi to lead …
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Have you ever heard the phrase, "A good pour?" I used it recently after my wife looked at the glass of wine I'd got­ten in a restaurant and said, "That's …
Thursday, July 2, 2015
AMHERST HOLIDAY EVENTS FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION At Souhegan High School on July 3 there will be fireworks sponsored by the Granite State Credit Union, hot air balloon rides for …
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Well, you know what today is: The 139th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. And we still don’t know why Custer did what he did, or exactly …
Thursday, June 25, 2015
I’ve been watching the Women’s World Cup tournament – in fact, I’m waiting for the next match as I write this – and have figured out why I’m not as …
Thursday, June 18, 2015
There is this snake that lives under the stoop outside our mudroom and his primary purpose in life seems to be to scare the living heck out of me. Ah, …
Thursday, June 11, 2015
MILFORD – Alex Preston had been at the Pasta Loft earlier this month with his father, happy to be talking to owner Terry Connor about Preston’s upcoming concert. But their …
Thursday, June 4, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
I have always had enormous respect for teachers, for anyone, really, who works within a school system – administrators, office personnel, cafeteria workers, janitors – they all do something that …
Thursday, June 4, 2015
WILTON – Summerfest, the town’s celebration of summer and itself, will be held on Saturday, June 27. Festivities will begin as usual with a pancake breakfast sponsored by Clinton Lodge, …
Thursday, June 4, 2015 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
One of the problems with having neither cable nor a dish antenna is I’m so far behind everybody else on the REALLY COOL IMPORTANT things people are watching, like “Game …
Thursday, May 28, 2015
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