Cabinet News

QR codes are on Milford historic sites

MILFORD – On the front door of The Cabinet Press building, and at 12 other sites in Milford, there is now a sign with a QR code symbol. QR means Quick Response, and it allows anyone with a smartphone to get historical information about the place, including old photos. Created by the ...

Somersworth school official picked to be Milford superintendent

MILFORD – An assistant superintendent for the Somersworth and Rollinsford school districts has been chosen to be the next Milford superintendent of schools. Robert Marquis will take the place of Bob Suprenant, who is retiring after 11 years with the district. Marquis is currently an ...

Builder plans to mix affordable and luxury apartments in Milford

MILFORD – The last big undeveloped piece of land in east Milford could be developed into a four-building apartment complex. Ron Dupont, owner of Red Oak Apartment Homes LLC, brought preliminary designs to the Milford Planning Board Feb. 18. Located on Capron Road, off Nashua Street, ...

Lyndeborough budget hearing held

LYNDEBOROUGH – Recent snow storms have taken a toll on the town budget and it hasn’t even been voted yet. On Tuesday, Feb. 10, the Budget Committee added $7,000 to the overtime wages line to cover snowplowing. “The budget is already shot,” Budget ...

School building on track

LYNDEBOROUGH – The new combined elementary school building at Florence Rideout “is on budget and on time,” School Board Vice-chairman Harry Dailey told the Board of Selectmen on Jan. 21. The plan is still on track for the students in the 1950s wing to move into ...

Free tax preparation available in Greater Nashua

NASHUA – Greater Nashua taxpayers with a household income of $53,000 or less can have their 2014 federal income tax returns prepared for free at one of five locations. Free tax help is offered through the Greater Nashua Asset Building Coalition. Volunteers who are trained and ...

Mont Vernon creates an ice-out contest that is upside down

Ice-out contests on New Hampshire ponds are old hat – but what about an ice-out contest that is upside down? The Mont Vernon Conservation Commission has taken a floating flag, made from a floating “diver down” flag that Scuba divers leave on the ocean surface to ...

Snow, rain, hinder Milford’s pond dredging plan

MILFORD – The dredging of a small part of Osgood Pond has been postponed again, thanks to Mother Nature. The project, which has been on and off for decades, seemed to be on track last year when selectmen approved the dredging of two acres on the east side, where the town hopes to ...

Amherst trustee candidates focus on Cemetery Fields

AMHERST – Someday it might be possible to develop some of Cemetery Fields into recreation fields, one of the candidates for Cemetery Trustee said last week, but the issue is dead for now. Cynthia Dokmo, a retired attorney and former state representative, spoke at a ...

NH: No pipeline through Amherst’s LCHIP land

AMHERST – A natural gas pipeline cannot go through Amherst’s Scott conservation land, the state Office of Energy and Planning has told the town. Energy company Kinder Morgan’s planned natural gas pipeline route through southern New Hampshire crosses the Scott ...

Milford selectmen say no to pipeline survey

MILFORD – Selectmen have decided they don’t want energy company Kinder Morgan surveying town-owned land for its natural gas pipeline project. Milford is on the proposed 70-mile path of the Northeast Energy Direct Project transmission line through southern New Hampshire, and ...

February Fun Camp planned at NH Audubon

AUBURN – The Massabesic Audubon Center is offering a February Fun Vacation Camp from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 23-27 for children ages 6-12. Campers can participate for a day, several days or the entire week. Each day includes outdoor excursions, games, crafts, stories, animals, songs and ...

Milford High School hosts career fair

Milford High School’s Applied Technology Center held a career fair earlier this month, showcasing its programs in graphic arts, computer science, biotechnology, culinary arts and other fields.

Fast News

Hockey iced out MILFORD – Hockey is a winter sport, but this year there has been too much winter. The grand opening of Milford’s hockey rink, planned for Feb. 13, had to be postponed until Feb. 20 because deep snow is acting as an insulator and melting ice underneath. ...

Innovative zoning change could bring more amenities to Amherst housing

AMHERST – Zoning amendments are on the town ballot every year, and they usually don’t get much attention, often being “housekeeping” items that align town ordinances with that of the state. But the Amherst Planning Board has been working on one zoning ...

Kindergarten expansion being eyed in Amherst

AMHERST – All-day kindergarten will boost the town’s property values by attracting young families. That was one of the arguments for expanding the district’s kindergarten program mentioned at the school district’s Feb. 3 deliberative session. An expanded ...