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DAR honors high school Good Citizens

Cabinet News

The Captain Josiah Crosby Chapter of the DAR honored their high school good citizens at their recent Good Citizens Award luncheon. In attendance were award recipients Karen Jorgensen of Milford High School and Mitchell Greany of Souhegan High School. Jonathan Knowles is the Good Citizen Award ...

‘FUNdraising Auction’ planned at Milford church

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Four patio sets, vintage garden tools, and Sprague and Carlton furniture will be among the items to be offered during the “Spring FUNdraising Auction” at the Milford First Congregational Church. The auction is on Saturday, April 29, at 6 p.m. in the Parish House on 10 Union St. ...

Bedford Girl Scouts donate to Kids’ Closet

Bedford News

Bedford Girl Scout Daisy Troop 20559 purchased 18 new pairs of sneakers, and collected an additional 85 pairs of gently used sneakers for the Kids’ Closet of Manchester. The Kids’ Closet was created by a Manchester teacher to help students in need. They have an urgent need for sneakers ...

‘Introduction to Islam’ to be presented in Hollis

HB News

On Sunday, May 7, from 3-4:30 p.m., Syed Sibte Hassan Jafri will present “An Introduction to Islam by Your Muslim Neighbor” in Hardy Hall at the Congregational Church of Hollis. His presentation, an overview of Muslim faith and basic beliefs, will include Q&A time and conclude with ...

May Day celebration in Wilton welcomes a long-awaited spring

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Abbot Hill community, including High Mowing School, Pine Hill Waldorf School and the Temple-Wilton Community Farm, will host its annual May Day Festival from 10-30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at High Mowing School, 222 Isaac Frye Highway. This collaborative celebration of ...

Behind the scenes

Bedford News

AMHERST – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and a unicorn? Why not? Lucy Spencer and Frances Saxton welcomed all of the ideas that the 11 children threw out during their Saturday morning theater class recently. The two actors gave the first of eight weekly sessions called “Fairy Tale ...

Men’s Club aids Prosthetic Project

Bedford News

The Bedford Men’s Club proudly donated $500 to the Future Prosthetic Project. The Academy for Science and Design in Nashua and e-NABLE are working to develop 3D printed prosthetic hands and arms for those in need of an upper limb assistive device. Harun, a student at Peter Woodbury School ...

Henry Arlinghaus named Musician of the Month

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – The Manchester Community Music School would like to congratulate Canterbury resident Henry Arlinghaus on being named Musician of the Month for March. Henry, now 21 years old, has been attending the Music School for 8 years. He started studying piano with Elizabeth Hodges in fall ...

Craftworkers’ Guild awards grants to local teachers

Bedford News

Four teachers in the Bedford schools have been awarded grants from The Craftworkers’ Guild to support arts and crafts education in their classrooms. Kathy Parker, an enrichment teacher at Riddle Brook School, has been awarded a $500 grant to create a Maker Space Station. This will be a ...

7th grader wins 2017 NH National Geographic State Bee

Bedford News

KEENE – Abhinav Govindaraju, a seventh grader from Ross A. Lurgio Middle School, Bedford, took top honors at the 2017 New Hampshire National Geographic Bee held March 31 at Keene State College. The state champion received $100, a medal, the National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World, 4th ...

‘Kookooland’ author tells HBHS students to ‘Be fearless’

Bedford News

Hollis Brookline High School English teacher Ann Melim was reading “Kookooland” and realized she had a question about a certain part of the novel. She decided to email the author, Gloria Norris. The two began a conversation that culminated with a visit from the author on April 10. ...

Hazardous waste collection kicks off April 22

HB News

NASHUA – As you start your spring cleaning, let the 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Program help you safely empty out your basement, garage, and shed. The first collection of 2017 will be held 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 22 at the Nashua Public Works Garage, 9 Stadium Drive. Visit ...

HBHS FIRST robotics team advances to world championship

HB News

The Hollis Brookline High School’s FIRST Robotics Team 1073 competed at the New England District Championship the weekend of April 7, at the University of New Hampshire in Durham. They competed with their robot, Zeppelin, alongside 63 other teams from surrounding states. The team, also known ...

Summer job opportunities with Merrimack Parks & Recreation

Merrimack News

Are you looking for a job where you get to spend the summer being active outdoors and having fun? Then the Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department has the perfect summer job for you. All of the following positions are seasonal summer employment opportunities. • Preschool Camp Manager ...

Rotary announces July 4 Family Fun Day, seeks sponsorships

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK – Independence Day 2017 is coming sooner than you think! The Rotary Club of Merrimack is pleased to announce the Merrimack Rotary July 4th Pancake breakfast and Family Fun Day at the elementary school recreational fields on Baboosic Lake Rd on Tuesday, July 4. Details of the day’s ...

Merrimack students receive academic honors

Merrimack News

NASHUA – Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School in Nashua, is pleased to announce that the following Merrimack students have been honored for their academic achievements in the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year. PRINCIPAL’S LIST Abigail Block, daughter of Glenn and Kristin ...

4th annual Joe English Challenge adds 5K race

Cabinet News

AMHERST – The Amherst Land Trust will host the fourth annual Joe English Challenge on Sunday, May 7, adding a new 5-kilometer course to the backcountry running/hiking event. Trail-running and speed-hiking enthusiasts will now have the option of entering 5-, 12.5- or 25-kilometer ...

Souhegan Sustainability Fair features presentations, music

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Souhegan Sustainability Fair will be held Saturday, April 22, at Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School and High Mowing School. Bring everyone to learn, celebrate and act on issues and topics around socially and environmentally responsible living. There will be 17 ...

Hearing held in Milford to discuss target shooting at Brox

Cabinet News

MILFORD – A new rule that would prohibit target shooting on the Brox property was the subject of a public hearing last week, but selectmen indicated they might consider having one area on the town-owned property for targeting shooting. Several people spoke against the proposed ban at the ...

Fairy Tale Theater offered in Amherst

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and a unicorn? Why not? Lucy Spencer and Frances Saxton welcomed all of the ideas that the 11 children threw out during their Saturday morning theater class recently. The two actors gave the first of eight weekly sessions called “Fairy Tale ...