Cabinet News

Tour historic Wilton

WILTON – The Heritage Commission has just released a new six-panel folding brochure describing a self-guided driving and walking tour of town. Beginning at the kiosk in the Police Department parking lot, the tour route includes stops at the Commission’s ten historic markers ...

Pets a focus in holiday photos

Portraits featuring families and their beloved pets abound on holiday greeting cards. The time is now to plan for the perfect family photo, the one starring Fido, Frisky, mom, dad and the kids, or Fido and Frisky – all by themselves. Local photographers here offer some photography ...

Milford teachers, school board agree on 3-year contract

MILFORD – The Milford teachers’ union has reached an agreement with the School Board that gives teachers 2 percent raises for each year of the three-year contract but also has them shoulder more of their health insurance costs. Under the contract’s new health ...

Fournier: Test pits damaged Milford’s Brox property

MILFORD – Test pits have caused extensive damage to the Brox property, the leader of a citizens’ group has charged in a letter to town officials. Suzanne Fournier, of Brox Environmental Citizens, wrote that a backhoe damaged the ground, and 40 test pits caused ...

Buffalo snowstorm – could it happen in New Hampshire?

For those of us who dread winter, the news last week from western New York seemed particularly dire. Twenty-five tons of snow fell on a typical driveway in Buffalo, N.Y, during a storm that nearly buried some houses, left a basketball team stuck on a bus for 24 hours and broke all records in a ...

Authors at Toadstool

LYNDEBOROUGH - S.S. Lange is a newly published author and if her books sell a small fraction of the number sold by her favorite author, James Patterson, she’ll be doing well. Patterson has sold more than 300,000 copies of his thrillers and romance novels. Lange and her book, ...

Milford High School students win essay contest

MILFORD – Two Milford High School students have won the New Hampshire Constitution Day Essay Contest this year. Kayla Bullwinkel won the overall state award - a first for a Milford High student. She and Megan Hammes submitted their essays to The Telegraph of Nashua as the sponsoring ...

Milford church thrift shop gives to Share

MILFORD – It’s just a small boutique-like thrift shop, but it’s making big contributions to Share Outreach. Amy Howe, manager of Bridge Bargains, located on Spaulding Street, behind the Bridge Community Church, brought a check for $1,000 to Share last week, with a ...

Mont Vernon resident authors children’s book

When a disheveled cat finds himself sleeping on a Manhattan park bench, he has no choice but join a pack of dogs. That’s the basic plot of this children’s book written by Julie Salamon and illustrated by Jill Weber of Mont Vernon. They are both scheduled to be at the ...

Amherst woman featured at A Quilters’ Gathering

Milly Cunningham, of Amherst, a member of the Souhegan Valley Quilters’ Guild, was recently featured in a one-woman show titled “A Road Less Traveled” at the annual A Quilters’ Gathering in Manchester. Fifteen of her creations were admired for their ...

Congregational Church campaign exceeds goal

MILFORD – The First Congregational Church of Milford has exceeded its 2014 Capital Fund Campaign goal by 30 percent, according to Interim Pastor Dr. Alex Gondola. “We sought $225,000 to refurbish and repair our historic sanctuary and Parish House. This was in honor of the ...

Animal rescue group seeking donations

The Animal Rescue Network of New England is looking for volunteers and for donations of buckle collars for dogs 20-60 pounds, Martingale collars for 20-80 pounds, harnesses for small to medium dogs, paper towels, hand sanitizer, quality treats, nylabones, kongs, fleece bedding, dog coats size ...

Mountain Road upgrade to be studied

LYNDEBOROUGH – Selectmen have chosen Northpoint Engineering LLC, of Pembroke to do an engineering study of five sections of Mountain Road. The firm’s low bid of $59,800 will cover the costs of preparing a plan for the upgrade of the road, preparing bid documents, and then ...

Community farm organizers will be honored

PETERBOROUGH – Three of the central figures in the Temple-Wilton Community Farm will be honored on Sunday, Nov. 23 by the Monadnock Center of History and Culture, and the Peterborough Grange. Traugher Groh, Lincoln Geiger, and Anthony Graham will be honored in a public ceremony at ...

Rymes Propane & Oil Co. looking to save Fred Fuller jobs

HUDSON – A co-owner of Rymes Propane & Oil Co. said it hopes to retain as many Fuller Oil and Propane Co.’s estimated 100 employees as possible under a tentative deal to buy out Fuller Oil’s assets that will go before a bankruptcy judge for emergency action ...

Milford woman injured in accident

MILFORD – A Milford woman was med-flighted to a Massachusetts hospital Nov. 11 after her 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle collided with a car at the intersection of Mont Vernon Street and North River Road in Milford around 3:35 p.m. Linda Dedekian was taken to the University of ...

Stop signs ahead Amherst board votes for 4-way stop

AMHERST – Selectmen leaned toward the side of caution last week, voting to keep the four-way traffic stop at the intersection of Middle and Main streets in the Amherst Village. Extra signs creating the four-way stop were installed during the road work this year, and the board voted ...

Lyndeborough police suit settled

LYNDEBOROUGH – Two former police officers have reached settlements with the town of Lyndeborough that give them each $82,500. The settlements mark the end of a conflict between former selectmen and some residents over the board’s handling of the police department. Thomas ...

Milford’s Mr. Clean

MILFORD - Talk about a New England work ethic. Morris Avery, who is 80, sweeps around the Oval with a broom and dust pan at least three days a week. A self-appointed street cleaner, he turned his attention to downtown streets and parking lots many years ago when Dick MacDonald, who closed up ...