Cabinet News

Moving Wall coming to Souhegan High School

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

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 ...

Exeter’s unconventional Independence Day celebration

EXETER – Many New Hampshire towns and cities throw big celebrations for Independence Day, and people in the town of Exeter could be forgiven if they thought theirs was the biggest and the best. But don’t expect anything to happen there on July 4. In fact, it’s pretty quiet. No ...

School board defends choice

MILFORD – An educator who most recently served as a state-appointed receiver for a failing Massachusetts school district has been picked to be Milford’s interim superintendent. In an emailed statement in which he praised Dr. Jessica Huizenga and her qualifications to lead Milford schools, ...

Pride on the Oval: Milford selectmen OK noontime rally

MILFORD – Selectmen voted Monday night to authorize a gay pride rally at the town center Saturday, but stopped short of allowing 22 rainbow flags to fly around the periphery of the Oval. People can assemble for a half hour and decorate the bandstand with signs, banners, flags, ribbons, as ...

Senate District 9 race is on; five vie for seat

Three Democrats are hoping to break the GOP lock on state Senate District 9, a seat now held by Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford), one of a long succession of Republicans who have held the seat for decades. Sanborn has filed for New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District and can’t keep his senate ...

What’s happening on the Fourth of July

Amherst: Amherst’s Fourth of July celebration, with the theme “We the People,” will start on Tuesday, July 3, at Souhegan High School at 5:30 pm., with fireworks, hot air balloon rides, face painting, a juggler, West African drumming, music by the Amherst Town Band and rides on the ...

Fulcrum Associates hires Howard

AMHERST – Fulcrum Associates (Fulcrum), a leading construction management firm in southern New Hampshire, hired Thomas Howard as the company’s first Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Howard is responsible for leading the business development team in creating and ...

Shivdasani earns honor

WILTON – High Mowing School recently announced that Yumin Shivdasani 2020, (of Greenfield) has earned a national Silver Medal in the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. With the mentorship of HMS faculty member Colleen O’Connors, Yumin has been identified by panels of creative ...

Fast News for June 28

Correction A story in the June 21 edition of The Cabinet on the primary races incorrectly stated that Republican state Sen. Gary Daniels has a primary challenge from Shannon Chandley. Chandley is a Democrat and she will run against Roger Tilton in the Democratic primary. Daniels has no ...

Despite weather Summerfest a hit

WILTON – It was a gray morning Saturday, but many people came to stroll among the tents along Main Street, look at the wide variety of arts and crafts and listen to music. A passing shower at noon forced people into the main tent for a while, but didn’t seem to dampen enthusiasm. The ...

Under Construction

Two long-awaited Milford building projects are under construction – a new Milford Circuit Court, top, near Market Basket, and a new commercial building at the corner of Nashua and South streets. The building at One Nashua Street is being built inside the shell of the old Boston Shoe Store and ...

New gateway signs in the works

MILFORD – First impressions count, and often the first thing drivers see when they’re entering a town or city is its welcome sign. And for drivers going west on 101A, from Amherst into Milford, there is a slab of granite that says “Welcome to Milford.” The stone is definitely in ...

Barbour dispels rumors at library event

AMHERST – Just the words “pressure cooker” can strike fear into the heart of anyone who grew up with stories of boiling hot stew exploding all over the kitchen. Liz Barbour tried to dispel that anxsiety during a recent Amherst Public Library evening program on using the new electric ...

Street lights are up for discussion

LYNDEBOROUGH – The South Lyndeborough Village area has about 20 street lights, most dating back to about 1947. Some don’t function properly, while others may no longer be needed where they are. Still others may prove more useful elsewhere. During the March Town Meeting, voters approved ...

Farmers Market

The Milford Farmers Market opened for the season Saturday in a new location, 300 Elm St., across from the NH Antique Co-op. Displaying their wares were Butternut Farm, Firefly Fields. Fresh Start Farms, G3 Baking, Hulda’s Swedish Baked Goods, Ledge Top Farm, Lyddie’s Goods, MolaFoods, ...

Summer Fun

Jameson Wheeler, of Milford, enjoys a beach day at Baboosic Lake in Amherst on Tuesday with his mother, Christina. Baboosic Lake Beach is a popular attractions for locals looking to get away from warm temperatures.

Another try at rainbow flags

MILFORD – June is Gay Pride Month, and in Milford, there might be one more attempt to fly a gay pride flag on the Milford Oval this month - actually 22 flags. New Selectman Paul Dargie says he is planning to introduce a motion at the June 25 board meeting to allow gay pride flags on the ...

Four vying for N.H. District 23 seat

Milford Selectman Paul Dargie is one of four Milford Democrats who have signed up to run for four seats in Hillsborough County’s House District 23. Potential candidates had until 5 p.m. Friday, June 15 to file for the Sept. 11 party primary elections that will decide which candidates will ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School graduates 43

WILTON – In a strictly traditional ceremony, 43 seniors at Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative Middle/High School received their diplomas on Friday, June 15 in the school gym. They marched in to “Pomp and Circumstance” under floral arches carried by Juniors and led by Marshall Emma ...