Cabinet News

Homeowners object to Amherst’s Baboosic Lake rowers

AMHERST – During a heated meeting last week, Baboosic Lake homeowners told the Amherst Recreation Commission they are afraid the new rowing club will take over the lake and they object to plans for a rowing club boathouse. The May 8 meeting was held in the Souhegan High School ...

Baseball field dedication slated at Wilton Lyndeborough High School

WILTON - At 3:45 p.m. Friday. May 23, a plaque will be placed on the Wilton Lyndeborough High School baseball field honoring Bob Caswell, a lifelong supporter of Wilton-Lyndeborough sports. A former varsity player, Caswell donated many hours of his time to the development of the field, as well ...

Send in your spring photos to The Cabinet Press

LYNDEBOROUGH – April showers bring May flowers and a welcome sight after a long, cold winter. Spring has arrived and flowers are blooming along scenic country roads in Lyndeborough. Send in your spring photos to Editor Erin Place at eplace@cabinet.com to run in a future edition of ...

Milford man jailed on weapons charge

MILFORD – A Milford man is in jail after his May 8 arrest, charged with two counts of being a felon in possession of a dangerous weapon. Police say they searched the home of Bryan C. Taylor, 32, of 504 Nashua St., and found firearms and ammunition. Taylor was transported to ...

Florence Rideout Elementary School treasure found in Wilton

WILTON – In 1987, more than 100 residents got together to build an up-to-date, tire-and-timber playground at what was then Wilton Elementary School. A bronze plaque commemorating that work, which was recently found in the basement of the 1895 Building, reads, “To the ...

Old Milford schoolhouse to be torn down for Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot

MILFORD – News that one of Milford’s remaining old schoolhouses will be demolished to make way for a Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot is unfortunate but perhaps unavoidable, because the building has been altered so much over the decades, says the former state ...

Lyndeborough man jailed after assault

MILFORD – A Lyndeborough man is in jail, charged with assaulting and seriously injuring another man during a party in his house. After a probable cause hearing in Milford circuit court on May 13, Timothy S. Sullivan, 47, of 1550 Center Road, Lyndeborough, was returned to Hillsborough ...

‘Happy Mothers Day!’ Strangers treat Wilton mom at Milford restaurant

MILFORD – Kerry Brady’s Mother’s Day didn’t start out well. She was disappointed that morning when complications prevented her and her two young daughters from having breakfast with the girls’ grandparents as planned. So the Wilton family went ...

Scott Brown visits Milford veterans

MILFORD – Last week’s campaign visit covered all the standard topics: immigration, the economy, energy policy, foreign policy, the national debt. But then Bob Willette, a Milford state representative, threw Scott Brown what seemed to be a curve ball, asking about his ...

Milford High grad writes rockhounding guide

MILFORD – When he was 8 years old, Peter Cristofono’s mother gave him money to buy a book at a school book fair, and he chose a Golden Book on rocks and minerals. Then, when he was 13, Cristofono’s family moved to Milford, and “the Granite Town in the ...

Preservation award goes to company that rehabed Pine Valley Mill in Milford

MILFORD – Dakota Partners, the Massachusetts company that rehabilitated the Pine Valley Mill into an apartment complex, has been awarded a 2014 Preservation Achievement award from the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance. Now called the Pine Valley Lofts, the mill is near the ...

Historic Wilton building sold to Kimball Physics

WILTON – The Wilton Falls Building on Route 31, between Burns Hill Road and the Souhegan River, known to residents as the Wilton Pressed Metals Building, has been purchased by Kimball Physics Inc. “All of the current lease holders will continue under their same ...

Documentary shown in Wilton highlighted WWII veterans from New Hampshire

WILTON – More than 56,000 New Hampshire residents served in the military during World War II from 1941-45. What did those people who stayed home do while they were gone? How did they fill their places, get the work done and aid the war effort? On April 16, John Gfroerer presented a ...

Wilton gas station owner pays $40,000 fine

WILTON – The owners of a Wilton convenience store and gas station agreed to pay a $40,000 fine to address concerns about the removal of underground gas tanks on the premises. Owners of the Brookside Mini Mart at 626 Gibbons Highway agreed to pay the civil penalty in a settlement ...