Cabinet News

Greenfield man seriously injured in Lyndeborough car crash

LYNDEBOROUGH – An elderly Greenfield man was airlifted to UMass Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, Monday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident on Route 31. Arthur Ducharme, 79, was driving a 2016 Kia north on Route 31, near the intersection with Buck Road, when witnesses ...

Brennan & MacKay Celebrates 40 Years

Since 1978, Brennan & MacKay LLC has been offering a wide range of appliances at its family owned store in Milford. Celebrating its 40th year, Tom Brennan, Julien Creighton, Brandon Johnson, Josh Creighton, Neala Brennan, Adam Works, Matt Stevens and Luke Brennan stand proudly inside the ...

Fasst News for May 10

Clarification MILFORD – A story on substitute teachers and teacher absences in the April 26 Cabinet should have noted that the total staff absences include not only teachers, but most district staff, including nurses, paraprofessionals and administrative, custodial and kitchen ...

Agency wants people to climb fire towers

MILFORD – Federal Hill is only a hill, but if you climb its 690 feet on a clear day and then climb the 75-foot steel tower at the top, you can see, if not forever, many miles in every direction. The steel structure is one of New Hampshire’s fire towers that have been protecting forests ...

Peacock Players to present ‘Hairspray’

NASHUA – Peacock Players & Company, New Hampshire’s premiere award-winning community theatre, will proudly present the Broadway smash musical Hairspray for two weekends in May at the Janice B. Streeter Theatre, located, 14 Court St., Nashua. You can’t stop the beat with this big and ...

Wilton Select Board signs ambulance lease

WILTON – The new ambulance arrived in town on Monday morning. At their regular meeting that evening, the Select Board signed a six-year lease. There will be six payments of $36,549. The board also signed a seven-year lease for a new International dump truck for the Public Works Department. ...

Spring Gala is May 19

MONT VERNON – In celebrating the 25th Mont Vernon Spring Gala on May 19, there will be a silent auction of eight chairs that are copies of a chair that once sat on the veranda of The Grand Hotel (1891-1929) in Mont Vernon. Local woodworker and owner of Furniture That Fits Carolyn Dorr-Rich ...

Wilton bridge to be eyed

WILTON – The Select Board agreed on Monday to have a Vermont company specializing in dry stone construction assess the bridge and causeway on Old County Farm Road to determine what can, or should, be done to repair storm damage to the retaining wall and prevent any further damage to the ...

Group asks that granite building be preserved

MILFORD – The Planning Board will not delay plans to build 16 apartments at the end of Tonella Road to allow time for the town Heritage Commission to come up with a way to save a granite building on the property. At the board’s April 26 meeting, commission Chairman David Palance said the ...

Sponsors announced for Joe English Challenge

AMHERST – The Amherst Land Trust announced a record number of sponsors for its fifth annual Joe English Challenge on Sept. 22, an annual fundraiser for land conservation in Amherst and surrounding communities. Eleven businesses have stepped up to support the annual event, founded in ...

Remembering Betty Hall

At first blush, it might be difficult for those who never met Betty Hall to understand how the woman who was once arrested for refusing police orders could be the same one a prominent social services agency leader described last week as “a giant among the moral compass-holders in the ...

Fast News for May 3

Interim admin named WILTON – Paul C. Branscombe of Louden has been named Interim Town Administrator. The Select Board made the announcement and introduced Branscombe at their regular meeting on Monday, following a short non-public session. He was among the finalists for the position ...

Company Fuels Southern N.H.

MILFORD – In the past 10 to 15 years, Ciardelli Fuel Co. has made a lot of strides with adding on services and qualified employees, allowing them to be the home heat and comfort specialists they are today. Operating out of Milford, this third-generation family owned and operated company has ...

Charlie’s Auto Service offers personalized car care

AMHERST – Ever since Wesley DeLoid was old enough to “tinker around with stuff,” cars have fascinated him. As he grew up, he was able to turn that passion into a career and now owns Charlie’s Auto Service in Amherst with his wife, Lisa DeLoid. Even now, more than two decades into ...

Teachers earn education credentials

AMHERST – Seven childcare professionals from Sunrise Children’s Center in Amherst were recently awarded credentials recognizing their qualifications and commitment to early childhood education from The New Hampshire Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration. The ...

84 artists awarded MacDowell Fellowships for summer residencies

PETERBOROUGH – The MacDowell Colony has awarded fellowships to 84 artists from 18 states and six countries, from Colorado to Virginia and from Portugal to Nigeria. They are working in seven disciplines, and 43 percent identify as culturally diverse while 56 percent are women. The fellowships ...

Hampshire Hills crafts fair is this weekend

MILFORD – From flowers and plants to fine art photograph, metal work and women’s clothing, the Great New England Spring Craft & Artisan Show will feature crafts from more than 125 crafters on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6 at the Hampshire Dome. Half of all the crafters are new to ...

Boards eye viability of area’s stone culverts

LYNDEBOROUGH – Stone culverts are a part of the town’s history, but should, or can, they be preserved? That question is now under discussion by two town boards. According to a map created by the Road Agent in 2015, there are about 25 old culverts scattered across town along back roads. ...