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NASHUA – Members of the creative writing classes at the Rivier Institute for Senior Education at Rivier University will read from their annually published journal, “Dawn, The Literary Journal of RISE,” at the Toadstool Bookshop in Lorden Plaza, 614 Nashua St., Route 101A, Milford, at …

Friday, November 21, 2014
NASHUA – Barbara Comer, of Merrimack, knows more about farming in Nashua than she ever expected one year ago. Comer, who has worked as a graphic artist, an assistant librarian …
Friday, November 21, 2014
The trees are mostly bare and the leaf peepers have come and gone, but the memories of fall 2014 live on in photos from The Cabinet Press’ fall foliage photo …
Friday, November 14, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Lions’ scarecrow sale raised more than $3,000 for the American Diabetes Association. The Merrimack Public Library was voted the best display. Voted second was the Veterans …
Friday, November 14, 2014
MERRIMACK – Merrimack police are looking for any information in connection with vandalism at the cell tower located above the Merrimack Premium Outlets. On Oct. 10, police were called to …
Friday, November 14, 2014
MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Police Department and Department of Public Works remind residents that the winter parking ban will be in effect throughout town beginning Saturday, Nov. 15. The ban …
Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHUA – The Nashua Panthers will host a Boston Bruins alumni game at Conway Arena at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16. “This is a real honor to welcome so many …
Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHUA – Harbor Homes is preparing for its 14th annual Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless and those in need of a hot meal. This event is for those who would …
Friday, November 14, 2014
Results are in from the midterm election, but New Hampshire’s youngest residents are now out in full force, voting for their favorite picture books to see which will win the …
Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHUA – The Adult Learning Center is seeking volunteer tutors for the 2014-15 school year. Each year, the center helps hundreds of adult basic education learners achieve their goals. The …
Friday, November 14, 2014
Many people who live in New Hampshire know the state has a burgeoning arts community. Thousands of artists toil in their studio every day, producing a bewildering array of arts, …
Friday, November 7, 2014 | By ERIC STANWAY Correspondent
MERRIMACK – Supporters from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8641, 282 Daniel Webster Highway, participated in the Scarecrow Project, a fundraiser for the Merrimack Lions Club in partnership with …
Friday, November 7, 2014
MERRIMACK – It has come to the attention of the town of Merrimack that various campaigns and/or political parties are distributing absentee ballot request applications. Some of the applications give …
Friday, October 31, 2014
BEDFORD – People might drive sensible cars, but they can dream – dream it’s 1964 and they’re driving a red VW Beetle along a California highway, or dream their race …
Friday, October 31, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD – Rivers like to meander, to set their own channels and wander over their flood plains. Left to themselves, river courses are changed by storms, temporary blocking of a …
Friday, October 31, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
Some winter farmers markets are poised to open as the bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables and other local goods offered during the summer’s outdoor markets draws to a close. Outdoor …
Friday, October 24, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
Get your cameras ready for the New Hampshire fall foliage season. We invite our readers to submit their best photos to our 2014 Fall Foliage Contest. There will be prizes …
Friday, October 17, 2014
NASHUA – Harbor Homes is preparing for its 14th annual Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless and those in need of a hot meal. The holidays can be an especially challenging …
Friday, October 17, 2014
MERRIMACK – Ample thanks from event organizers went out to crowds attending the eighth annual Fall Festival and Business Expo recently. The festival and expo was held from 10 a.m.-4 …
Friday, October 10, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
We’ve assembled a ghoulishly good collection of calendar events for your Halloween entertainment. From high-octane horror houses to family-friendly autumnal fun, we’ve harvested the area’s best offerings. Grab a buddy …
Friday, October 10, 2014 | By KATHLEEN PALMER Staff Writer
NASHUA – The New Hampshire Chapter of the National Association of Professional Women, in cooperation with the USA Track & Field Association’s sanctioning board, will present the third annual Ghost …
Friday, October 3, 2014
WILTON – Retired Souhegan High School science teacher Chris Balch is on a new mission. Last year, Balch raised more than $2,500 for the Hope for Gus Foundation. This year, …
Friday, October 3, 2014
Get your cameras ready for the New Hampshire fall foliage season. We invite our readers to submit their best photos to our Fall Foliage Contest. There will be prizes for …
Friday, October 3, 2014
The Cabinet, partnering with the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce, hosted a reception honoring the winners of the “Best of Souhegan” awards at La Belle Winery in Amherst on Tuesday, …
Friday, October 3, 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 …
Friday, October 3, 2014
NASHUA – The Nashua Regional Planning Commission will hold its next household hazardous waste collection from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 4. The collection will be at the Nashua Public Works …
Friday, September 26, 2014
MILFORD – Gary Williams was recently named the area’s “humanitarian” in The Cabinet’s “Best of Souhegan” contest. But Williams, who is pastor of the Burns Hill Christian Fellowship church in …
Friday, September 26, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – The goal of the Merrimack Fall Festival and Business Expo is to celebrate the town and honor several residents for their public service. The festival, to be held …
Friday, September 19, 2014 | TINA FORBES Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – The New Hampshire Lottery and New Hampshire Motor Speedway named Merrimack High School teacher Jon Van de Car as New Hampshire’s All-Star Educator during a surprise visit to …
Friday, September 12, 2014
MERRIMACK – Erica Pombrio’s family called her a “tomboy in dresses” who grew up to be a smart, funny and compassionate young woman. Pombrio died of cancer in 2009 when …
Friday, September 12, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – One April evening two years ago, Lois Johnson noticed a small blotch on her thigh after gardening in her Amherst backyard. It wasn’t the bull’s-eye rash that’s indicative …
Friday, September 5, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – Jeff Belanger will bring a supernatural evening of fun and frights to the Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway, from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Belanger is a paranormal …
Friday, September 5, 2014
MERRIMACK – Karen Schofield loves to play with her young grandchildren, but she never could have imagined that horsing around with a 3-year-old boy would save her life. Schofield, 50, …
Friday, September 5, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CHICAGO – Legendary comics creator Stan Lee will serve as the honorary chairman of Library Card Sign Up Month in September. During the month, the Campaign for America’s Libraries, the …
Friday, September 5, 2014
NEW BOSTON – The New England John Deere Expo will return to the spacious property at the Hillsborough County 4-H Youth Center, an agricultural activities area for kids at 15 …
Friday, August 22, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
MERRIMACK – In the depths of the Great Depression, a Pepperell, Mass. veterinarian named Dr. Davis would lift spirits by hosting free entertainments for townspeople, playing movies and serving his …
Friday, August 8, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
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