Valley Life

>A list of quotes, from various sources, in no particular order Here are some quotes I like from various things: "White dudes shouldn't shave their heads." Jesse L. Martin as De­tective Ed Green on "Law and Order" "I'll wait while you give your high horse …

Thursday, June 30, 2016
> WILTON - From breakfast at 7 a.m. on Main Street to fireworks on Carnival Hill at dusk, Wilton celebrated the arrival of summer with its second annual Summer­fest on …
Thursday, June 30, 2016
LYNDEBOROUGH - For 15 years, New Boston conservationist Gordon Russell has watched the changes in Great Mead­ow. The site is beautiful place, he told a gather­ing at the Tarbell Library …
Thursday, June 30, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
I know what you're won ering: Now that the race for the Democratic and Republican nomintions for president is over, has it in any way changed or solidified MY plans …
Thursday, June 23, 2016
WILTON - Summerfest - the Main Street Associa­tion's celebration of sum­mer - will be bigger and better than last year, according to organizers. "I had to go to the selectmen …
Thursday, June 23, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
How is it acceptable to label individuals 'like groceries?' What shall we call this? Sad? Pathetic? Sick? Or a sign of our times? In the May 29 issue of The …
Thursday, June 16, 2016
AMHERST - When the shop bell sounds, Tybalt stops what he is doing, snaps to attention and trots to the front door to greet the customer. Tybalt and his brother …
Thursday, June 16, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
> Smallpox is rarely men­tioned these days. Almost everyone is routinely vac­cinated against it, and it is one of the diseases con­sidered eradicated world­wide. Until the vaccine was developed in …
Thursday, June 16, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
LYNDEBOROUGH - Police Chief Rainsford Deware has en­tered the Great Cycle Challenge 2016, committed to riding 400 miles on his stationary bicycle and raising $1,500 to help fight cancer in …
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Sometimes the outcome isn't as bad as you would imagine OK, two stories of fear and trepidation for your ... what? Enlightenment? Surely you need none; surely you are enlighten­ment …
Thursday, June 9, 2016 |  
MILFORD - "You can do it": That's the basic mes­sage Maxwell Urda would like to convey to younger students. Though it would be hard to do everything he has done. …
Thursday, June 9, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
  AMHERST - When about 200 Souhegan High School seniors gradu­ate Friday evening, they will look young, strong and beaming with good health. But looks can be de­ceiving. One of …
Thursday, June 9, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Anything that isn't an actual book, isn't actually a book I haven't recommended any books to you in awhile, so now I will. I'm assuming lots of people still read …
Thursday, June 2, 2016
8 classes, 1 teacher LYNDEBOROUGH - North School closed in 1940. The last teacher was Doris Rebidue. Rebidue had eight students who then went to Francestown. For the next two …
Thursday, June 2, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
WILTON – Every high school class needs a mother hen – that student everyone turns to, who encourages everyone to do their best. But Madison “Maddy” Bacon would be the …
Thursday, June 2, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
MILFORD - Christina Gibbs won the 2016 Kaley Speech Contest for Milford High School juniors on Tuesday with her topic of "GI Jane." Cailyn Chisholm was second with "A Letter …
Thursday, May 26, 2016
HOLLIS - Chip Hardy is part of the sixth generation to operate the Brookdale Fruit Farm in Hollis, and his 34-year-old son Trevor is part of the seventh. There is …
Thursday, May 26, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
I think often of word use because I read a lot of newspapers and listen to the radio because it is on all day and all night, so I hear …
Thursday, May 26, 2016
You know what today is? Right, right, May 19, right. I mean the anniversary of ... of ... OF? It is the 55th anniversary of the 1961 Miles Davis Carnegie …
Thursday, May 19, 2016
WILTON - They call themselves "DSGD." "That stands for DangerDoor Super GallyGuac DestinEagles," Raven Bartlett said, "a combination of all the names we've used over the past eight years." Some …
Thursday, May 19, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Wall Street Journal columnist hit nail on the head with piece I am going to steal (or copy or borrow, have it your way) many words from the April 30 …
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Thursday, May 12, 2016
MILFORD - More than 100 people - some pushing strollers, others with dogs in tow - walked the route of their choice on the afternoon of Sunday, May 8, in …
Thursday, May 12, 2016 | By DEAN SHALHOUP Staff Writer
I think I'm beginning to hate sports, because it's too much - just too much - especially around here, where it seems EVERYBODY cares about the Celtics, the Bruins, the …
Thursday, May 5, 2016
WILTON - All of the students in grades 3-5 at Florence Rideout El­ementary School spent more than a week creating a glass mosaic under the guidance of artist-in-residence Lizz Van …
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
There is an anti-Donald Trump Republican PAC called Our Principles PAC, the principal prin­ciple of which seems to be stopping Trump from get­ting the GOP nomination for president and replac­ing …
Thursday, April 28, 2016
WILTON - It's the show with all the great songs "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sun­rise, Sunset," "Matchmak­er" - and with a story that spurred a record-setting eight-year Broadway …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
p> WILTON - The Abbot Hill community, includ­ing High Mowing School and the Temple-Wilton Community Farm, will host its annual May Day Festival from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
> I was reading Shirley Leung's column in the Globe about Gay Talese and started thinking about women writers who had inspired me when I was young. If you missed …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
  AMHERST - With a $15,000 gift from Edward Smith, founder of Col­lege Bound Movers, the leaders of the Joshua's Park project in Amherst announced Monday that they had hit …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
  AMHERST - It's not easy being green. Just ask that big, hulking guy over there. Dale Thomas Byrd will play the namesake green ogre when the Amherst PTA presents …
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | By KATHLEEN PALMER Staff Writer
LYNDEBOROUGH - In spite of computers and learning to properly use a keyboard, cursive writing is alive and well at Florence Rideout Elementary School. "Now the kids can read the …
Thursday, April 14, 2016
MILFORD - Wile E. Coyote ver­sus Big Bad Wolf. We think wolves and coyotes are two different animals, and we think we know how they differ. Coyotes are small, scrawny, …
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
I watched EXACTLY four minutes of the NCAA men's basketball cham­pionship this year. That might not sound like a lot to you, but it's the most I've watched since 1994, …
Thursday, April 14, 2016
LYNDEBOROUGH - A sandy-colored alpaca named Smoky peered over the side of a tempo­rary enclosure in the li­brary parking lot, viewing his visitors with curiosity and offering his soft curly …
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
The population of New Hampshire, as well as much of the Northeast, reached a high point about 1840. The Erie Canal had opened in 1825, and young people were moving …
Thursday, April 7, 2016
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