Cabinet News

Police pursuit ends in arrest of Milford man

MILFORD – A Milford man is being held on $25,000 bail after police say he drove at two officers with his car, then fled into the Hilton Homes section of town where he hit two cars and a tree. William R. Sylvester, 28, of 72 Whitten Road, is charged with four felonies: reckless ...

Lunch with Ayotte at Milford High

Kathy Cleveland photo Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) recently had lunch at Milford High School’s culinary arts restaurant with student council and other leadership students. On the left are Amanda Alcox and Kayla Worrall.

Tilton and Daniels, both of Milford, vie for state senate seat

MILFORD – It’s rare to find an investment manager who’s a Democrat, says Roger Tilton, who happens to be an investment manager and a Democrat. Tilton grew up in poverty in San Jose, and his mother had three children before she was 22. That should have doomed her ...

Polling places and times

Here are the polling times and places for the Nov. 4 general election for state and federal offices. • Amherst: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. in Souhegan High School. • Lyndeborough: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. in Citizens Hall. • Milford: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. in Milford Middle School • ...

Plans for new Milford library building unveiled

MILFORD – Residents got their first look at plans for a new Wadleigh Memorial Library building during an open house Sunday. The project, estimated at $5.4 million, would involve demolishing the current building and building a new one that extends nearly to the Nashua Street ...

Biography, questionnaire from local candidates posted online

If you want to read the biographies and questionnaires that have been submitted by candidates for state office, check the Cabinet.com website. They’re all available from the link labeled “Election 2014 Coverage” Under this program, which The Cabinet and The ...

Time to “fall back”

Daylight savings time ends on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 2 a.m., so don’t forget to set the clocks back an hour on Saturday night.

Fast news

New playground plan? AMHERST – The removal of the Sara Jeanne Roy Memorial Playground has left the town with no public playground, so the Amherst Recreation Department wants to create a new community playground and will discuss it at a Recreation Commission meeting Nov. 5, said ...

Work on Route 122 bridge over Route 101 to cause lane closure

Bridge repairs on Route 122 over Route 101 in Amherst are set to begin Monday, Nov. 3, Traffic will be reduced to one lane during repairs to the bridge deck, according to the New Hampshire Department of Transportation. This work is expected to take two weeks to complete. Single lane traffic ...

To market, to market

Some winter farmers markets are poised to open, as the bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables and other local goods offered during the summer’s outdoor markets draws to a close. This year’s outdoor farmers markets in Merrimack, Bedford, Milford, Amherst and elsewhere were well ...

Beaver habitat topic of concern

MILFORD – Residents were back before selectmen last week to complain about the breaching of a beaver dam at Heron Pond. It was the second time since the Department of Public Works breached the dam in August that residents, lead by local environmental activist Suzanne Fournier, went ...

New Cumberland Farms opens

MILFORD – Milford’s second Cumberland Farms is apparently not replacing the old one at 142 Nashua St. near the Milford Oval. Corporate representatives were at a grand opening last week for the new convenience store and gas station, and area manager Ken Camille said the old ...

‘Beaver Deceivers’ installed in Milford

MILFORD – Beaver are clever animals, but they don’t think the way we do. “Fortunately they do little deductive reasoning,” is how Skip Lisle puts it. Lisle invented a device called a Beaver Deceiver that’s designed to fool these compulsively ...

Souhegan River assessment presented

MILFORD – Rivers like to meander, to set their own channels and wander over their flood plains. Left to themselves, river courses are changed by storms, by temporary blocking of a channel, and by natural erosion. Such changes, of course, do not fit in with humans’ use of ...

Ocean State Job Lot to go into Milford Stop & Shop space

MILFORD – Discount retailer Ocean State Job Lot plans to move into the old Stop & Shop supermarket building on Nashua Street. According to the town planning department, the store will subdivide the existing building into three commercial spaces and hopes to open this ...

Young Americans at MHS

The cast of the Young American College of Performing Arts, Corona, Calif., is invading the East coast from Indiana to New Jersey and will be in Milford and Nashua from Oct. 23-28. Local cast members include Emma Ayotte and Rebecca Vasques, of Milford, Isaiah Silvia-Chandley, of Amherst, and ...

Souhegan Expo attracts thousands to Milford’s Hampshire Dome

“Do a taste test,” said Allan Bald, offering samples of the Flying Butcher’s steak tips. So I tried piece of savory beef and then went around the corner and tasted the steak tips and Key West lime chicken from the The Wineing Butcher’s booth. It was all ...

Blues band to perform at Locals Cafe in Wilton

WILTON – Locals Cafe on Main Street will present The Undaunted Professor Harp and his blues band on Saturday, Oct. 25. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $20. Light refreshments will be offered. Bring your own bottle.