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Parades, fireworks highlight holiday

Cabinet News

Amherst’s annual puppy parade was canceled and a sheep farm, fearing the heat would be too much for its tender lambs, left them home this year. But last week’s heat wave didn’t stop people from attending Amherst’s big Fourth of July party that started with July 3 evening activities ...

Dirty water: Rain hikes river bacteria

Cabinet News

Cold river water can be tempting on a sweltering summer day, but before wading into the Souhegan, it would be wise to check the river’s E. coli levels. Based on testing June 26, bacteria levels were up. Except for the headwaters in New Ipswich and at Watson Park in Merrimack, which was ...

Drought said to be likely

Cabinet News

MILFORD – The town has a mandatory water conservation program and now the state of New Hampshire is asking people to start limiting their outdoor water use. According to a notice from the Department of Environmental Services on the town’s website, over the last 60 days, most of the state ...

Paul Branscombe named Wilton town administrator

Cabinet News

WILTON – It’s official, Paul Branscombe in the new town administrator, and he is settling into the position he has been filling as interim administrator since May 3. Former Administrator Scott Butcher and his two assistants resigned abruptly on March 26, citing conflicts with the select ...

Milford resident cycles toward $52 million goal

Cabinet News

NEEDHAM, Mass. – On Aug. 4 and 5, Jenn Dupus, of Milford, N.H., will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer ...

St. Mary’s Bank introduces IOLTA

Cabinet News

MANCHESTER – St. Mary’s Bank introduces Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (IOLTA) to its products and services. This special account offers above-market rates on IOLTAs and channels the interest earned on attorney escrow accounts to the New Hampshire Bar Foundation. The Bar Foundation, in ...

Hassan talks bolstering New Hampshire workforce

Cabinet News

AMHERST – “My parents thought, ‘You’re going, you don’t have a choice, you’re going to college because if you don’t, you’re going to end up pumping gas.’ That’s the perception – that’s the mentality, and I listened to them.” Speaking at his Amherst facility Friday ...

Wilton Select Board eyes BMSI contract

Cabinet News

WILTON – Whether to continue with Business Management Systems, Inc., occupied the first part of Monday’s meeting of the Select Board. A contract with the company was signed by previous Administrator Scott Butcher who has since resigned. The board met with BMSI representative Jim Foley who ...

32 Years of Service

Cabinet News

Manager Mark Bausha of Suburban Propane, in Milford, recently presented Joe McEntee with a retirement cake honoring his 32 years of loyal service to his customers and coworkers.

Moving Wall coming to Souhegan High School

Cabinet News

AMHERST – The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall is coming to Souhgean High School on July 19 and leaving on July 23. The half-sized replica of the Washington D.C. memorial to the 2.7 million men and women who served in Vietnam is inscribed with the names of the more than 58,000 soldiers who died ...

Milford Rotary Swim Meet starts Saturday

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Swimming builds an appetite, and there will be plenty to eat Saturday and Sunday during the annual Milford Rotary Swim Meet. Milanos’ pizza, and Bill Palaskas’ iSCREAM, the new ice cream concession, will help feed the hundreds of young swimmers, ages 5 to 19, from 14 teams ...

Eversource gifts $38K to United Way of Greater Nashua

Bedford News

NASHUA – United Way of Greater Nashua received a gift of $38,000 from Eversource Energy, as a “corporate gift” to United Way’s current workplace campaign. “The United Way of Greater Nashua has been serving the neighborhoods where we work and live for decades, providing an important ...

Pan-Mass Challenge Kids Ride raises close to $35K for Dana-Farber

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – The second annual Greater Manchester Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) Kids Ride proved to be another success as 98 bicyclists, ages 4-13, turned out to ride in the name of research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. The June 3 event was held on the campus of Saint Anselm ...

NH residents invited to vote for nonprofit to win IMPACT award

Bedford News

BOSTON – New Hampshire residents are invited to vote for their favorite local nonprofit organization to receive the Red Sox Foundation’s fourth annual IMPACT Award and $10,000 donation! The 2018 IMPACT program will donate a total of $75,000 to 15 New England charitable organizations, which ...

Nominations sought for Stay Work Play Rising Star Awards

Bedford News

Stay Work Play is accepting nominations for its ninth annual Rising Stars Awards. Each year, the nominations reveal the emerging young leaders and organizations making a positive impact in their communities and helping to shape the future of New Hampshire. An initiative of Stay Work Play in ...

American Legion Post No. 54 honors Ross A. Lurgio students

Bedford News

For many years the Stevens-Buswell Post No. 54 of the American Legion has participated in the awards ceremonies at the Ross A. Lurgio Middle School. This year Post Commander Ben Bahoque and Adjutant John Graham continued that tradition. The Citizenship Award recognizes students who have ...

Scholars

HB News

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY Samantha Elizabeth Mello, from Hollis, a pre-business major, was named to the spring 2018 president’s list at Clemson (S.C.) University. EMMANUEL COLLEGE The following local students graduated this spring from Emmanuel College in Boston: FROM BROOKLINE: Logan ...

Derryfield School spring honor roll

HB News

The following students were named to the spring 2018 honor roll at the Derryfield School in Manchester. FROM BROOKLINE: Colin McCaigue, grade 10, highest honors. FROM HOLLIS: Emma Abate, grade 10, highest honors; John Anderson, grade 11, high honors; Jessica Carr, grade 11, high honors; ...

Vote for nonprofit to win IMPACT award

HB News

BOSTON – New Hampshire residents are invited to vote for their favorite local nonprofit organization to receive the Red Sox Foundation’s fourth annual IMPACT Award and $10,000 donation! The 2018 IMPACT program will donate a total of $75,000 to 15 New England charitable organizations, which ...