Cabinet News

DAR honors high school Good Citizens

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

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. ...

May Day celebration in Wilton welcomes a long-awaited spring

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 ...

4th annual Joe English Challenge adds 5K race

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

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

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

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 ...

Town wetlands draw debate in Lyndeborough

LYNDEBOROUGH – There is little agreement among officials about whether the town’s many wetlands need more protection from development, logging operations, pollution and general degradation. Jennifer Czysz, a specialist with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, led a discussion of wetlands ...

Hampshire Hills gets OK to rebuild dome

MILFORD – The Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Planning Board voted unanimously last week to give Hampshire Hills Athletic Club the go-ahead to rebuild the Hampshire Dome. The sports facility’s fabric structure was damaged during the Election Day blizzard on March 14 from the heavy weight ...

Children aid food pantry

LYNDEBOROUGH – The 57 students at the Early Learning Center spent two weeks collecting nonperishable food and other items for the Open Cupboard Food Pantry in Wilton. On Friday, April 14, they loaded their donations into the back of a station wagon brought by Open Cupboard Directors Roger and ...

Kids march in Teddy Bear Parade

WILTON – The weather was perfect for the second annual Teddy Bear Parade on Saturday. The parade formed in the Riverview Mills parking lot, and included a dozen decorated floats full of children with their favorite stuffed friends – mostly bears, but not all. There was one big pink shark. A ...

Souhegan High School honor roll

AMHERST – Souhegan High School announced its honor roll for the second trimester of the 2016-17 school year. HIGHEST HONORS GRADE 9: Adams, Rebekah C.; Alton, Evmorfia B.; Aspinwall, Sarah J.; Behn, Savannah L.; Calfin, Josiah R.; Carlson, Camryn E.; Clement, Madeleine M.; Colby, Tristan M.; ...

Souhegan Valley Chorus to perform spring concert

You are welcome to sing along with the Souhegan Valley Chorus as they perform their 2017 Spring Concert, “How Can I Keep From Singing: Choral Favorites”. This concert features pieces spanning everything from Broadway to jazz to classic choral pieces and will be performed on Saturday, May ...

Amherst Boy Scout Troop 22 to hold yard sale

Are you looking to clean out your house, attic, or garage and donate to a worthy cause? The Amherst Boy Scouts Troop 22 will be having their annual yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, June 3, from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at 199 Meeting Place Plaza on Route 101. Please mark the date on your calendar ...

Wilton Peace Action to greet Earth Day sunrise

Members of Wilton Peace Action will greet Earth Day sunrise at 5:54 a.m. in the Main Street Park. Join us to sing a few songs, share some verse, poetry, prayers or stories. If your spirit is willing, but the timing not, we’ll share your thanks to Mother Earth. Let us know. Gail Proctor ...

Wilton Democrats elect officers

Wilton Democrats, at their recent caucus, re-elected the following officers: Gail Proctor, chair; Kermit Williams, vice chair; Diane Foss, secretary-treasurer; John Shepardson, delegate-at-large. Follow the group’s activities on its Facebook page, WiltonNHDemocrats. Committee work for the ...

High School Highlights

Softball Milford 19, Hollis Brookline 1 The Spartans pounded out 18 hits on April 13, led by Rachael Nelson (3 for 4, two runs scored), Stephanie Bishop (2 for 4, homer, three RBIs, three runs), Paige Delier (3 for 4, three doubles, two RBIs, three runs), Jennifer Carson (4 for 5, two doubles, ...

Local woman first to receive MS drug

MILFORD – Kani Nicodemus was leading an early morning spinning class at Hampshire Hills Athletic Club when she got a message that could change her life. The message she received Friday, April 7, was from her doctor, telling her she was chosen to be the first person in the world to receive a ...

Milford High community mourns loss of senior

MILFORD – When people talk about Kolby Kelley, they always mention his smile – and students and teachers at Milford High School saw a lot of his smiles. Kolby was 18 and a senior at Milford High School when he died March 27. His mother, Robin Dewey, said he suffered a massive pulmonary ...

Logging delayed at Brox land

MILFORD – Logging at the Brox property has been postponed to answer concerns of the Conservation Commission and state Department of Environmental Services. The clear-cutting of 25 acres is to prepare the area for a major gravel operation that is opposed by some abutters and Brox Environmental ...