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Leaders & Achievers Scholarship Winner

Cabinet News

Milford’s Shelby Houghton was recently awarded a $1,000 Leaders & Achievers Scholarship from Comcast in recognition of her academic achievement and community service. At a special ceremony at the New Hampshire State House, Frank Edelblut, state commissioner of education, awarded ...

Selectmen OK tax relief for new downtown building

Cabinet News

MILFORD – There have been shops on the corner of Nashua Street and South Street since 1797, according to the town history, and a shoe store on the corner since 1884. But there hasn’t been a business in One Nashua Street for a very long time, not since Salvatore Crisafulli closed his ...

Dog park at Brox?

Cabinet News

MILFORD – The group of residents planning a dog park told selectmen Monday night they would like to fence in about a half acre of town-owned land off Perry Road. The organization has been working with the Recreation Commission to find a site, and last year they talked about using one of the ...

Residents asked for feedback on memorial

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Residents are being asked to weigh in on the design of a new war memorial planned for the entrance to Keyes Park. The town’s Vietnam War Memorial Committee is looking for feedback on size, location, and design, and the survey can be found on the town website and includes links ...

Library story trail to open in Wilton

Cabinet News

WILTON – Library volunteer Don Rankin estimates that he spent “about 200 hours” constructing 20 “story boards” that now line the circular driveway in front of the Wilton Public-Gregg Free Library creating a “story trail” visible from Forest Street. “It was a design-build,” ...

Dick Putnam remembers Wilton Main Street

Cabinet News

WILTON–- Main Street has been the topic of discussions for some time, surveyed and diagnosed by several groups, wondering how to improve it, make it better and more attractive. Last week, longtime merchant Dick Putnam visited with the Historical Society and recalled how it used to be – ...

Senior Chicken Barbecue

Cabinet News

Bill Andrews, of the Milford Rotary Club, welcomes early arrivals at the club’s annual senior chicken barbecue on May 2. This was the 40th luncheon event and the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley donated the gym to seat over 300 seniors and guests. Entertainment was by Milford High ...

Auto dealer doing his part to protect environment

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Auto dealerships aren’t the sort of businesses that come to mind when you’re thinking about sustainability and protecting the planet. David and Audrey Hammer know that. They sell Jeeps, Chrysler SUVs and Ram trucks, and their big new Contemporary Automotive building on ...

Police chief: Repairs needed at Wilton jail

Cabinet News

WILTON – The arrest of two intoxicated teenagers on May 9 resulted in the destruction of one of the cells at the police station. Police Chief Eric Olesen described the incident for the Select Board on May 14, and outlined the needed repairs and cost. The two were eventually transported to ...

CROP Walk is Sunday afternoon

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Diane Varney-Parker has been walking or running the Milford CROP Walk since she joined with others in her church, the Milford First Congregational, about 10 years ago. “I was hooked,” said the Milford Middle School teacher. “It’s a terrific program – seeing all the ...

Dan Scanlon honored by Manchester Community Music School

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – The Manchester Community Music School (MCMS) is thrilled to announce that Dan Scanlon has been named the 2018 recipient of The Thomas Lewry Leadership Award. Each year this award is presented to an individual who has made a significant impact on the music school’s ability to ...

SEE Science Center wins $50K Entrepreneurs Fund Award

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – SEE Science Center earned a highly competitive $50,000 grant award during a special pitch competition last month in Concord. SEE Science Center’s operations director, Peter Gustafson, was one of five nonprofit leaders making his final three-minute pitch to members and ...

Gate City Charter School to host information session

HB News

MERRIMACK – Gate City Charter School for the Arts is excited to announce that it is hosting an information session for the 2018-19 school year. Attendance at the information sessions is a required step for families interested in enrolling at the school. The session will take place at 6 p.m. ...

Applewild School announces scholarship opportunities

HB News

FITCHBURG, Mass. – Applewild School is pleased to announce several scholarship opportunities for prospective students entering grades four through seven for the upcoming 2018-19 school year. Applewild seeks bright and motivated applicants interested in applying for the following ...

New Hampshire DRA launches property tax relief program

HB News

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration (NHDRA) announced the launch of the state’s annual Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief program and is accepting applications through June 30, 2018. New this year, NHDRA is offering two opportunities for ...

Girl Scouts honor Merrimack woman

Merrimack News

REGION – Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains (GSGWM) is delighted to recognize Merrimack resident Doreen Rolls, as a nominee for its Volunteer of the Month program. In celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Month, Girl Scout volunteers receive recognition for their powerful and ...

NH Food Bank, Citizens Bank campaign to fight hunger

Merrimack News

REGION – The New Hampshire Food Bank believes nothing could be the answer. Together with Gov. Chris Sununu and Citizens Bank, the New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, launched the 2018 Nothing Campaign recently at Market Basket in Londonderry. The statewide ...