Cabinet News

Energy audit report accepted

WILTON – The Board of Selectmen have accepted the draft report of an energy audit done of the Town Hall and the Town Hall Theater. The report, dated Dec. 7, was prepared by Margaret Dillon of Sustainable Energy Education Demonstration Services and presented to the board on Monday, ...

Santa visits Boys and Girls

Souhegan Valley Lacrosse called in Santa to help with delivering a donation to the Souhegan Valley Boys and Girls Club. Santa said that when he got the call, he juggled his schedule and left his head elf in charge at the North Pole because the kids at the Boys and Girls Club have been very ...

Nashua child killer jailed in Florida

NASHUA – Six years after he was released from prison for the 1973 murder of a young Nashua boy, Raymond A. Guay Jr. is back in jail, this time in Florida, charged with armed robbery. The former Nashua man, now 66, murdered John Lindovski, 12, who had been missing for a month and ...

What care can do

LYNDEBOROUGH – It’s a long story with a mostly happy ending: an abandoned guanaco now known as “Cornflake;” the inability of caring people to find an official agency to help them catch her; the gathering of a group of volunteers who corralled her and ...

Wilton church to hold Longest Night service

WILTON – Pastor Regina Kinney of the Second Congregational Church will hold a Longest Night Service at 6 p.m., Dec. 21, in the Parish Hall. This special service is for those who have experienced a significant loss or just find the holidays difficult. It will be a quiet contemplative ...

Meals on Wheels in southern NH awarded $28,000 in grants

MERRIMACK – The Norwin S. and Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation recently announced it has awarded a $25,000 grant to St. Joseph Community Services’ Meals on Wheels for its services in Amherst and Manchester. SJCS, whose service area is Hillsborough County, serves about 1,400 ...

Spirit of Giving at Country Village Montessori School

Country Village Montessori School in Amherst has just completed its first ever collection for Toys for Tots this holiday season. Pictured are some of the Elementary Students with the first of 5 boxes ready to be delivered. We are heartened to see so many of our children and families reaching ...

Get in the holiday spirit at Amato Center

MILFORD – Get in the Christmas spirit as the Riverbend Youth Company and Milford Area Players perform two Holiday One Act Plays; Carol’s Christmas and Jingle Bell Jury. Carol’s Christmas is a modern retelling of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens that tells the ...

Milford shop owner accused of sex assault

MILFORD – The owner of a Milford Oval gift shop has been charged with sexually assaulting a customer. William Walker, 77, of 87 Union Square, was charged with sexual assault, a Class A misdemeanor, after a customer of Karen’s Kollectibles told police that he hugged her ...

Greater Nashua schools competing in NH Poetry Out Loud competition

The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts announced that the competition roster for this year’s Poetry Out Loud is set. Forty-one high schools and school groups will vie to be home to New Hampshire’s state champion as the program celebrates its 10th anniversary. A winner ...

Where’s the beef? The Happy Butchers in Milford will move into large shop

MILFORD – More than a year ago Sterling Trumphour helped turn a small storefront into a shiny new butcher shop on Elm Street. Now Trumphour – people call him Tex – is moving his The Happy Butchers Meats and Deli a few yards down the plaza into a much larger space ...

Historic stage curtain to be restored, replaced

LYNDEBOROUGH – A hand painted back drop which once graced the Town Hall stage will be restored and replaced sometime next year as part of the ongoing restoration of the 1843 hall. The Heritage Commission recently decided to take on the project and made some investigations. With ...

Christmas comes early to Mont Vernon Village School

Souhegan Valley Lacrosse has donated equipment to the Mont Vernon Village School. We want to especially thank Brian Donahue, PE teacher, and all of MVVS for their support over the years. This new community outreach program is being spearheaded by Bob Williams, boys, vice president.

NH Housing receives additional vouchers for veterans

BEDFORD – The state recently received a boost in addressing homelessness among veterans when the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority will receive an additional 25 housing choice vouchers to use as part of the ...

Lyndeborough school memories wanted

LYNDEBOROUGH – To all of those who attended one of the town’s one room schools: your memories of those days are wanted. A history committee is preparing a book and video of both Florence Rideout Elementary School in Wilton and Lyndeborough Central School in Lyndeborough to ...

‘Grinch Day’ at Milford school

Officer Dan Campbell read How the Grinch Stole Christmas to Miss Egan’s Kindergarten class at Jacques Memorial School in Milford on Grinch Day.

Progress made at Center Church

LYNDEBOROUGH – During the past fall and summer, three sides of the United Church building in Lyndeborough Center were painted and the shutters are being restored. Much of the work was done by Wally Holt and Kent Perry. In his report, fund raising organizer Clayton Brown said, ...

Milford Drive-In builder Sidney Goodridge remembered

MILFORD – Few people around here know Sidney Goodridge’s name, but he left a legacy that has lasted more than a half century. Goodridge, who died Nov. 26 in Florida at the age of 87, built the Milford Drive-In Theater in the 1950s between Elm Street and the Souhegan ...