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Milford-based group removes truckloads of trash from forest

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Driving wheeled vehicles on unpaved roads or over forest terrain isn’t a sport usually connected with environmental awareness – and the Offroad Misfits want to change that perception. During Earth Day weekend, Elicia Vallier and more than a dozen members of the new club she ...

$2.4M in roadwork set for Milford

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Voters approved a $2 million bond for roadwork in March, and soon they, and their vehicles, will get some of the benefit of that money. Over the next two years, 10.4 miles of roads will be reconstructed for a cost of $1.93 million. About $600,000 will be left over for smaller ...

Mont Vernon Spring Gala set for this weekend

Cabinet News

MONT VERNON – Most New Hampshire towns have a lot of spring events, but none of them do spring quite like Mont Vernon. First, there are the daffodils lining Main Street, a project of the town beautification committee, with more than 8,000 bulbs planted since 2007. Then there’s the Spring ...

Milford High seniors out to make history

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Mom usually knows best, but every now and then, it’s wise to ignore her advice. McKinley Weatherford’s mother told her not to make jokes during the state history competition in April at Plymouth State University. But Weatherford took first place, despite her lighthearted ...

Milford student accosted at bus stop

Cabinet News

MILFORD – An older female student was accosted by a man in a truck after she was dropped off at her bus stop Monday afternoon, and Schools Superintendent Robert Marquis is asking parent to talk to their children about how to deal with strangers. In a May 16 letter to parents, Marquis said he ...

Wilton church to conduct Blessing of the Motorcycles

Cabinet News

WILTON – It’s spring, and for motorcyclists, it’s time to be out on the open road enjoying the good weather. And it’s a time to be a little extra careful in traffic. At noon Sunday, May 21, the Second Congregational Church will hold a Blessing of the Motorcycles in the parking lot. ...

Summer Academy slated for local students

Cabinet News

The session would target incoming students who “don’t have an educational background and no school socializing,” Superintendent Bryan Lane said. “It will be an invitation, not a requirement.” Lane said he has already “spoken with parents who are interested.” “Ten students ...

Expert gives Earth-friendly advice to garden club

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Dandelions are so easy to despise, as their yellow flowers give way to coarse, flat leaves that mar our carefully cultivated lawns and a tap root that seems to go all the way to China. Norma Weinberg wants gardeners to embrace their dandelions – or at least tolerate them. In a ...

Herbs are the word

Bedford News

AMHERST – Dandelions are so easy to despise, as their yellow flowers give way to coarse, flat leaves that mar our carefully cultivated lawns and a tap root that seems to go all the way to China. Norma Weinberg wants gardeners to embrace their dandelions – or at least tolerate them. In a ...

Eagle Scout Court of Honor held for Ryan Dinndorf

Bedford News

On Friday evening, May 5, there was an Eagle Scout Court of Honor held at the Bedford Presbyterian Church. The ceremony was held at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Bedford Presbyterian Church to present the award of Eagle Scout to Ryan Dinndorf. Ryan is Eagle number 110 in Troop 414. About 50 ...

Bedford Garden Club’s spring sale slated for May 20

Bedford News

With the help of many volunteers, the club will transform Bedford’s Town Hall, 70 Bedford Center Road, into a room filled with hundreds of plants. The sale will feature perennials, annuals, herbs, and ground covers, many of which come from member’s gardens. Some commercially grown plants ...

Join the Manchester Community Music School Summer Band

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – Do you play an instrument? Did you play one in high school but haven’t picked it up in years? Whether you started playing your instrument two years ago or 50 years ago, you are welcome to join the Manchester Community Music School Summer Band. Conducted by Ed Doyle, this ...

Hollis Brookline students rock at Guitar Night 2017

HB News

The HBHS auditorium was alight with neon during this year’s glow party-themed Guitar Night. Hosted by senior Lauren Moura and junior Joey Schunemann, the two-night music extravaganza hosted dozens of acts with musicians from all grade levels. Friday night opened with Abbey Kotelly’s ...

New art shop in Hollis features works by region’s artists

HB News

“One hundred percent local” is the rallying cry at Hollis’s Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center, which has augmented its gallery with the addition of a gift shop featuring local artists and artisans. Now in its fifth year, Wild Salamander is known for both its art gallery and adult and ...

Maritime Academy honors local citizens

HB News

CASTINE, Maine – At a banquet held on Monday, March 20, the Maine Maritime Academy Regimental Awards recognized students for their strength of character, seamanship and overall leadership on campus. This year, the entire Regiment was welcomed to the banquet, including nearly 600 students who ...

HBHS FIRST Robotics team competes at world championships

HB News

Hollis Brookline High School’s FIRST Robotics Team 1073, The Force Team, competed at the World Championships in St. Louis, Mo., from April 26-30. The team competed on the Carson field, one of the six fields named after notable scientists and engineers, where 68 teams hoped to win and move on ...

Pet therapy volunteers help transform lives

HB News

MERRIMACK – On the afternoon of April 26, the conference room at Home Health & Hospice Care, often filled with nurses and therapists during weekly meetings, was instead bustling with pricked ears and wagging tails. As part of several events for National Volunteer Week, the much-loved pet ...

Fundraiser for Pam planned for May 21

HB News

A Texas Roadhouse BBQ fundrasier for Merrimack resident Pamela Gelette will be held from 4-8 p.m. May 21 at the American Legion in Merrimack. Meal will include steak and ribs and all the fixings. Tickets are $25 for adults and $8 for a chicken finger dinner for children. There will also be a ...

Fish and Game seeking reptile, amphibian volunteers

HB News

CONCORD – While you’re outdoors spending time in New Hampshire’s woods and wetlands this year, help the Reptile and Amphibian Reporting Program by reporting your wildlife sightings. Your efforts help biologists fill in gaps in the data for several seldom-seen reptiles and amphibians, ...

Rotary club welcomes sponsor for July 4th Family Fun Day

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Rotary Club welcomes Merrimack Immediate Care as a Founders Level Partner for the July Fourth Family Fun Day and Pancake Breakfast sponsor. “Merrimack Rotary is proud to have Immediate Care as a lead sponsor,” said Troy Aarthun, president of the Rotary Club of ...