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Selectman denounces New Hampshire gun bill

Cabinet News

CONCORD – Milford Selectmen’s Chairman Mark Fougere told a legislative committee last week that a proposed state law that would fine town officials for enforcing local gun restrictions is an outrageous attempt to frighten local officials. Fougere was among about a dozen people to speak at ...

Souhegan budget is down

Cabinet News

AMHERST – The operating budget for the Souhegan Cooperative School District is expected to go down by 2 percent next year according to a draft budget offered at a public hearing last week. The warrant for the two-town school district, as well as the warrant for the Amherst School District ...

Flooding

Cabinet News

The falls beside Route 31 in Wilton overflow from the flood control dam on Upper Dale Street. Ice in Stoney Brook from the Route 31 north bridge near Lyndeborough is pictured at right. There was no reported flooding in Lyndeborough. Crews were out Saturday morning clearing culverts and catch ...

Milford plans for Winter Fest

Cabinet News

MILFORD – The town’s Winter Festival is scheduled for this Friday night, from 6-8 p.m. If it happens, it will be the first festival in three years. In 2016 and 2017, either the weather was bad or the ice was not good enough, and the events were postponed until a later date, and then finally ...

Benefit concert set for Jan. 28 at High Mowing

Cabinet News

WILTON – From 4-5 p.m. on Jan. 28, the High Mowing School’s Music on the Hill Concert Series will present “Coffee and Cantata” in support of the work of the Wilton Police Department against the opioid crisis. The suggested donation is $25, with children under 12 admitted free. The ...

4-Corner Farm complaint received

Cabinet News

WILTON – The town has received a letter of concern from the state Land Conservation Heritage Program about the condition of the buildings at Four-Corners Farm. But former farm manager Lincoln Geiger said he had not received one. The issue was brought to the Board of Selectmen on Jan. 15 by ...

Currier Museum offers children’s events

Cabinet News

MANCHESTER – In a big, bright room in the Currier Museum of Art, children can make their own art creations. They do their work right below galleries where some of the world’s great art is on display: a sculpture by Henri Matisse, a mobile by Alexander Calder and paintings by Pablo Picasso, ...

Bumble or bust

Bedford News

Members of the Merrimack Valley Beekeeping Association – a group of around 100 beekeeping enthusiasts from Merrimack, Bedford, Hollis and many other towns – recently assisted with a hefty donation to the beekeepers and the surviving bees of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, regions ...

Bumble or bust

HB News

Members of the Merrimack Valley Beekeeping Association – a group of around 100 beekeeping enthusiasts from Merrimack, Bedford, Hollis and many other towns – recently assisted with a hefty donation to the beekeepers and the surviving bees of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, regions ...

Bumble or bust

Merrimack News

Members of the Merrimack Valley Beekeeping Association – a group of around 100 beekeeping enthusiasts from Merrimack, Bedford, Hollis and many other towns – recently assisted with a hefty donation to the beekeepers and the surviving bees of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, regions ...

Bedford students get immigration lesson on ‘Ellis Island Day’

Bedford News

Editor’s Note: This is a monthly column offering the inside scoop on academic achievements, upcoming meetings and more happenings in the Bedford School District. Students attending all three elementary schools in Bedford recently participated in a day of activities designed to teach them ...

News Digest for Jan. 11, 2018

Bedford News

BCTV weekly meeting schedule BEDFORD – Next week on BCTV, the live meeting on channel 22 will be a WBNH-LPFM Radio Board of Overseers on Monday, Jan. 15; a Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16 and a BCTVBoard meeting on Thursday, Jan. 18. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. ...

SJCS Meals on Wheels celebrates 40 years of giving back

Bedford News

St. Joseph Community Services (SJCS) Meals on Wheels commemorated 40 years of service to Hillsborough County communities. One hundred twenty five guests celebrated recently at their Carpenter Center in Manchester. Community diner, Helen, who recently turned 101, danced the night away to the ...

New Digest for Jan. 12, 2018

HB News

Brookline winter fest in February Calling all local Artisans for the Winter Festival Artisan Fair to be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 at RMMS from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Looking for community talent to display and sell their arts and crafts. Please contact Sylvia Mansfield at slm724@aol.com or 801-4802. ...

SJCS Meals on Wheels celebrates 40 years of giving back

HB News

St. Joseph Community Services (SJCS) Meals on Wheels recently commemorated 40 years of service to Hillsborough County communities. About 125 guests celebrated recently at their Carpenter Center in Manchester. Community diner, Helen, who recently turned 101, danced the night away to the rhythm ...

Merrimack Scout attains rank of Eagle

Merrimack News

Sahith Kaki is the newest Eagle Scout from Merrimack Troop 424 and will formally receive his rank at his Eagle Court of Honor in 2018. The Eagle Scout rank is Boy Scouts’ highest advancement ranking and boys must meet specific requirements in service, outdoor skills and leadership. In ...

‘Women in Wine’ to be honored during 2018 NH Wine Week

Merrimack News

CONCORD – A powerhouse group of trailblazing female wine industry leaders and some of the most celebrated names in the wine world will descend on New Hampshire for the 13th annual New Hampshire Wine Week. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission’s weeklong celebration of wine takes place from ...

New Digest for Jan. 12, 1018

Merrimack News

Bonfire, fun, food at ice fishing derby Create a life memory and take a kid ice fishing Saturday, Jan. 27, to the Horseshoe Fish and Game Club’s annual ice fishing derby at 44 Greens Pond Road in Merrimack. (Storm date is Feb. 3.) Food is available on the ice and in the clubhouse starting ...

Champs

Cabinet News

Milford High School’s We the People Constitution team won its seventh consecutive state championship by defeating Hollis Brookline and John Stark high schools in Concord. This is Milford’s 15th state championship in 20 years of competition. The Milford team and longtime coach Dave Alcox ...