News

Local man changes lives in Panama with Engineers Without Borders

Bedford News

BEDFORD – James Macpherson, a structural engineer with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. in Bedford, recently spent a week stationed in Hato Rincon – a remote mountain community in Western Panama that is home to the indigenous Ngobe-Bugle people, as part of a program led by Engineers Without ...

A father of Base ball?

Bedford News

Editor’s note: The term “base ball” is the old name for the game. MONT VERNON – Daniel Adams was a persistent man. Born in Mont Vernon in 1814, he practiced medicine with his father before moving to New York. After work, he loved to play “base ball,” a crude forerunner of modern ...

News Digest

Bedford News

Amherst woman joins Bedford branch of Coldwell Banker BEDFORD – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New England is pleased to announce that Amherst resident Carmen Murray has joined the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Bedford. As a sales associate, Murray will provide ...

USA top Dentists survey recognizes 257 N.H. dentists

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – New Hampshire Magazine shared 257 reasons to smile with the announcement of its 2017 Top Dentists. The list includes specialist and general dentistry practitioners from throughout the state. In celebration, New Hampshire Magazine hosted a reception to honor and recognize winners ...

Local youth to perform in ‘Oliver!’ at the Palace Theatre

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – The Palace Theatre is proud to kick off its Citizen’s Bank 2017-18 Performing Arts Series with “Oliver!” The toe-tapping take on Charles Dickens’ famous novel has gripped audiences for over half a century. With multiple Tony Awards to its name, “Oliver!” is a must-see ...

After school, kids discover potential at YMCA

HB News

NASHUA – A new school year is filled with potential-a chance to start new routines and habits, build new friendships and discover new possibilities and interests. It’s an exciting time for many kids, however-at the end of the school day, 11.3 million kids head to homes where they are ...

The fun is here! Hollis Old Home Days set for Sept. 15-16

HB News

HOLLIS OLD HOME DAYS 2017 – EVENT SCHEDULE Old Home Days is Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 16 and has plenty in store for people of all ages. Activities include midway games, rides, hot air balloon rides, parade, fireworks, teen dance and more. Ongoing demonstrations and events ...

Library

Merrimack News

Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway. 424-5021 or merrimacklibrary.org. MONTHLY BOOK DISCUSSION The Merrimack Public Library Book Group will meet 7-8:45 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Lowell Room to discuss “The Time Traveler’s Wife.” Open to all. Books are provided. No registration ...

Celebrating Labor Day

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Families with children, couples, locals and even pets flocked to the streets of Milford on Monday to watch the Labor Day parade and honor a very special group of people: Vietnam veterans. “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans … 50 Years” was the theme of this year’s parade, and to ...

Bash the incandescent bulb and save money

Cabinet News

Go to the store today and purchase a pack of LED bulbs and replace perfectly working incandescent bulbs in your home and start saving money in just three months. As a bonus, you’ll be doing your part to help the environment. Yes, that’s right, removing a perfectly good incandescent bulb and ...

Souhegan Speakers and Leadership Club helps develop skills

Cabinet News

AMHERST – The thought of having to speak in public makes most people want to run for cover, and a poll once had public speaking ahead of death as the thing that frightens us the most. Yet, there are people who put themselves through this anxiety every week and get up early in the morning to ...

Discover Amherst Day & Community Supper set for Sept. 16th

Cabinet News

The Discover Amherst Day and Community Supper is a fundraiser for the Historical Society of Amherst. There are many options for you to participate in this event throughout the day and have fun at the same time! Free Walking Tours: We will be leading three guided walking tours through the ...

At the Library

Cabinet News

EDITOR’S NOTE: Library items are submitted by the libraries and are only lightly edited. AMHERST Amherst Town Library, 14 Main St. 673-2288, library@amherst.lib.nh.us, amherstlibrary.org. QUILT TRUNK SHOW The Amherst Town Library welcomes you to Quilt Designer Beth Helfter’s “Quilt Trunk ...

Longtime selectman, Ricciardi, is remembered

Cabinet News

MILFORD – The origin of his nickname is obscure, but what is clear is that Rosario “Sarooch” Ricciardi loved the town of Milford. The longtime selectman and World War II veteran was born in 1919, in a house on the corner of Mill and Cottage streets. He died on Aug. 28 in a Milford ...

School staff contract OK’d

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Information specialists, food workers other support staff in the elementary and middle schools have a new five-year contract. Along with restructured job titles and salary schedules, the collective bargaining agreement between the Amherst School Board and the 69-member Amherst ...

Playoffs: Hot action

Bedford News

A morning of free fun is a sure bet for spectators at the Nashua Senior Softball League playoffs, feisty competitions for guys age 60 and up. The playoffs at Yudicky Field on Route 111A in Nashua begin at 9:30 a.m., on Monday, Sept 18. They continue on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Sept. ...

EmbroidMe of Nashua and Bedford announces changes

Bedford News

NASHUA AND BEDFORD – EmbroidMe of Nashua and Bedford is excited to announce that the EmbroidMe name is changing to Fully Promoted/ EmbroidMe. This new name better embodies the wide selection of products and services that the company offers its customers, including apparel, promotional ...

New Hampshire’s hunting seasons underway

HB News

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s hunting seasons kicked off on Sept. 1 with the opening of black bear and gray squirrel seasons. Archery seasons for turkey and white-tailed deer get underway Sept. 15. The statewide resident Canada goose hunt runs Sept. 1-25. Highlights of New Hampshire’s ...