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Taste of the wild

HB News

PEPPERELL, Mass. - Earlier this month, about 40 people headed into the woods and fields to look for food courtesy of Mother Nature. Russ Cohen, an expert on wild edibles led the expedition through conservation land not far south of the Hollis town line, finding dozens of edible plants, and ...

Ayotte’s compromise brings people together

Merrimack News

To the Editor: Kelly Ayotte has the right idea about how to tackle the issue of preventing terrorists from getting guns. In light of the fact that all four gun bills failed in the Senate, Kelly Ayotte is co-sponsoring a bill that has brought Republicans and Democrats together. She understands ...

Entries sought for NH Loonie Awards

Merrimack News

CONCORD - The New Hampshire Travel Council is accepting entries for the Loonie Awards, a professional awards program designed to recognize the most creative and effective examples of New Hampshire tourism promotion. The competition is open to any organization, company or individual who ...

Fish & Game: Leave fawns, other young wildlife alone

Merrimack News

Submitted by New Hampshire Fish and Game Department CONCORD - The majority of deer fawns are born in New Hampshire in May and June. Each spring, many New Hampshire residents see fawns by themselves and fear the worst. Has the mother died? Has she abandoned her fawn? The answer in most cases ...

Daisy for a Day event planned for July 13

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Girl Scouts Daisy for a Day event will be held from 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, July 13, at St. James United Methodist Church, 646 Daniel Webster Highway. Girls in kindergarten, first grade and current Daisies are welcome to attend and to spend the day learning what it's like to be a ...

Hannaford Supermarket holds grand opening in Bedford

Merrimack News

By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent BEDFORD - Early birds entered en masse through the doors of the new Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy at 7 Kilton Road on Saturday, June 18. The 7 a.m. grand opening was celebrated with a ribbon cutting, product samples, a raffle and gifts of white ...

Taste of the wild

Merrimack News

PEPPERELL, Mass. - Earlier this month, about 40 people headed into the woods and fields to look for food courtesy of Mother Nature. Russ Cohen, an expert on wild edibles led the expedition through conservation land not far south of the Hollis town line, finding dozens of edible plants, and ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative honor roll

Cabinet News

>Wilton-Lyndeborough Coop­erative Junior/High School an­nounced its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 6: Lindsay AuCoin, Samantha Boette, Jackie Hayden, Elisabeth Jacob, Willow Kingston, Nathan Lachance. GRADE 7: Anabelle Berg­strom, ...

Parking lot at issue in Wilton

Cabinet News

WILTON - The issue of ownership of the park­ing lot in front of the Yel­low Block on Main Street, at the bottom on Maple Street, has again arisen. Building owner Joan Lemire has asked that the Public Works Department repaint the parking lines. However, Public Works Director Steve Elliott ...

Amherst probes traffic hot spots

Cabinet News

> Public hearings set for debate on installation of signage AMHERST - Selectmen are holding public hear­ings on whether to in­stall speed limit signs on Limbo Lane, where Police Chief Mark Reams said people are driving as fast as 50 mph. Since the new medical center opened at the ...

Town water limited

Cabinet News

> Drought leads to restrictions for homeowners, businesses MILFORD - Homeown­ers and businesses are being asked to limit their use of water during what is being described as a moderate drought. Right now it's voluntary, said Dave Boucher, town water utilities director. Milford ...

Event to aid illness study

Cabinet News

Benefit ride, dinner for Crohn's slated MILFORD - After a New Year's Eve party left her sick for weeks, Jessica Mann was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. That was six years ago. Since then Mann, 31, has been in and out of the hospi­tal, some­times for 3 0 - d a y stays, as d o c t o r s try ...

Accused Peterborough gunman killed by police

Cabinet News

> MILFORD - A terrified woman who came into the Milford Agway on Elm Street on the morning of Tuesday, June 21, appar­ently had been threat­ened by Lane Lesko, the 19-year-old man who was later shot by police in Pe­terborough. The woman bolted into the store that morning and was ...

Wilton, Milford played roles in movie history

Cabinet News

Movies have been a big part of Ameri­can culture for more than 100 years. At one time, almost every town had a theater, or at least a place where movies could be shown. Jeffrey Klenotic, associate pro­fessor and director of communica­tive art at the University of New Hampshire, has been ...

Selectmen choose firm to dredge pond

Cabinet News

NH Executive Council approves $50K grant for Osgood project MILFORD - The last piece of funding has been approved for the long-delayed Osgood Pond project, and dredging should begin next month. On June 15, Gov. Maggie Hassan and the Execu­tive Council approved a grant from the state Fish and ...

Member has plans for river

Cabinet News

Commission eyes sprucing up Wilton site WILTON - The town has a lot of possibilities and many assets, but no real plan in place to take advantage of them, so the Conservation Commission and the Economic Devel­opment Committee have undertaken the job of not only developing such a plan, but ...

Schools to repay balance of fund

Cabinet News

$243K will go back to towns to lower taxes WILTON - The Wilton- Lyndeborough Coopera­tive School Board will be returning $234,484 in un­expended funds to the two towns to reduce taxes. The formula, based on school population and the towns' equalized valua­tion, is two-thirds to Wil­ton ...