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Out of reach

Cabinet News

HOLLIS – Some believe the Hollis Brookline girls basketball team has the look of a Final Four contender. Souhegan coach Mike Heaney can be counted among them. The Cavaliers built a 22-point cushion in the third quarter, withstood a rally from the Sabers and held on for a 67-55 ...

High School Highlights

Cabinet News

Boys Basketball Milford 57, Manchester West 53 Shane Winnett recorded a double-double (21 points, 10 rebounds) as the Spartans remained undefeated in Division II on Friday night. Ryan Banuskevich added 17 points, while Nick Gutterson filled the stat sheet with five points, nine assists and 10 ...

Rec department offers barre classes

Bedford News

Are you thinking about trying the newest trend in exercise, but still unsure of what it's all about? Here's a quick rundown about barre: Most barre-based classes use a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines such as yoga and Pilates. The barre is used as a prop to ...

Van Loan Preserve gets addition of new spur trail

Bedford News

Who builds the walking trails in our town of Bedford? For the past 25 years or so, most of the trails in town have been built by volunteers such as Eagle Scout candidates, scout troops, cross-country ski groups, Heritage Trail volunteers, Pulpit Rock Sub-committee members, or by organizations ...

Techniques to help avoid computer vision syndrome

Bedford News

The most important thing you can do to prevent or treat computer vision problems is to have a comprehensive eye exam. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, computer users should have an eye exam before they start working on a computer and once a year ...

Local show of support

Bedford News

MILFORD - As young and naive as she was, Lauren Lisembee knew there was something fishy going on when she and a friend responded many years ago to a Craigslist ad for modeling jobs. The office had one laptop computer and one camera, and only two people: a man in his 60s and a young woman with ...

Hollis gallery showcases two painters in winter art show

HB News

HOLLIS - Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center in Hollis will present "Beauty and the Beast," an exhibition of artwork by pastel artist Mary Ellen Brown and oil painter William Turner, from Feb. 10-March 17. Mary Ellen Brown is an award-winning artist who maintains a studio ...

Students participate in leadership conference

HB News

MILFORD - The Community Action for Safe Teens Youth Empowerment Club members recently participated in the New Hampshire Teen Institute Leaders In Prevention Retreat for middle school students. CAST, a committee of the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley, recently developed the Youth ...

HB International Thespian Society hosts 24-hour play festival

HB News

Hollis Brookline High School's chapter of the International Thespian Society (the Honor Society for students involved in theatre) recently held its first 24-hour Play Festival. While the task was a difficult undertaking, the hard work of the students produced incredible results, and those who ...

Local show of support

HB News

MILFORD - As young and naive as she was, Lauren Lisembee knew there was something fishy going on when she and a friend responded many years ago to a Craigslist ad for modeling jobs. The office had one laptop computer and one camera, and only two people: a man in his 60s and a young woman with ...

Merrimack’s Amodio begins military service

Merrimack News

U.S. Army Reserve Pvt. Zachary R. Amodio has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, and received instruction and practice in physical fitness, military weapons, ...

Merrimack Middle School hosts annual Watkins Spelling Contest

Merrimack News

Merrimack Middle School hosted its annual Watkins Spelling Contest on Jan. 17. The following students were team winners and participated in the school-wide contest: Ariel DiVietro, Riley Hodge, T.J. Sawdey, Isaac Duer, John Hilliard, Daniel Bartus and Gauri Menon. The first place winner was ...

Merrimack woman starring in ‘Billy Elliot The Musical’

Merrimack News

Joey Gold, of Merrimack, will be performing the role of Tracey Atkinson in "Billy Elliot The Musical" Jan. 27-Feb. 26 at the Wheelock Family Theatre in Boston. This will be her third time playing this role professionally. She also played the role at the Ogunquit (Maine) ...

Local show of support

Merrimack News

MILFORD - As young and naive as she was, Lauren Lisembee knew there was something fishy going on when she and a friend responded many years ago to a Craigslist ad for modeling jobs. The office had one laptop computer and one camera, and only two people: a man in his 60s and a young woman with ...

Chief’s call for officer denied

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Police Chief Mark Reams failed yet again to convince the town Ways & Means Committee to recommend another officer. Selectmen unanimously support the $90,000 line item for an additional patrol officer in the operating budget for next year, which would give the department ...

MACC Base problems addressed

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Milford police can’t communicate with each other over their portable radios, and because of the way the multitown communications center agreement is structured, MACC Base isn’t able to raise money for a technological fix. That was the crux of the ...

Supporters rally in Wilton

Cabinet News

WILTON – The sun came out, and so did the supporters of women’s issues when up to 200 met in Main Street Park on Saturday morning for a Solidarity Gathering Supporting the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. The polite, respectful and friendly crowd listened to ...

Show of Strength

Cabinet News

MONT VERNON – Andrea Baver went to Boston on Saturday to send a message to the new administration in Washington. She said she returned to New Hampshire with new energy and resolve. Baver, of Mont Vernon, took a bus to Boston with nine other local women, and she said she ran into ...

Thumbing the Files

Cabinet News

75 years ago, 1942 Soon after the Pearl Harbor attack, Milford’s American Legionnaires volunteered their services to maintain a 24-hour watch in Mont Vernon and were looking for volunteers to help keep watch from a field about 2 miles northwest of the Mont Vernon village. There was a ...

Wilton gets grant for tickets

Cabinet News

WILTON – Wilton police cruisers will go a little more high tech with the installation of equipment to print out traffic tickets and automatically file them with the court, making the process quicker and easier for everyone. It isn’t yet quite paperless, but will be in the ...