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Town of Hollis receives Green Medal for energy efficiency

HB News

HOLLIS - The New Hampshire Climate Action Campaign awarded the town of Hollis and the Hollis Energy Committee a Green Medal in recognition of their leadership on energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives at the Board of Selectmen's meeting on Monday, Aug. 8. Roger Stephenson of the ...

Good game

HB News

AMHERST - An ordinary round of golf is 18 holes, but this was no ordinary game. Multiply 18 by five and add 10 and you have what 58 golfers each did in a single day, all for good causes. On July 29, golfers from all over the area started at 6 a.m. and played straight through to 8 p.m. during ...

Jeffrey S. Blodgett

Merrimack News

Jeffrey S. Blodgett, 31, of Merrimack died on Sunday July 31, 2016, at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua. He was born in Nashua, NH, on March 8, 1985, to Bruce Blodgett of Merrimack and the late Deborah (Landry) Blodgett, who predeceased him on February 7, 2016. He worked as a brake mechanic for ...

Fish & Game has smartphone app

Merrimack News

CONCORD - Hunters and anglers have field information, maps and more at their fingertips using the official New Hampshire Fish & Wildlife Pocket Ranger smartphone app for iPhone and Android. This free app provides essential information on fishing, hunting, boating and wildlife watching in ...

Merrimack Chamber holding Candidate Coffee sessions

Merrimack News

The New Hampshire primary is right around the corner. Do you know the candidates and issues that will be affecting you and your business? Here's your chance to meet the candidates during Candidate Coffee one-on-one, ask questions and hear where they stand on issues, all in an intimate, casual ...

Merrimack woman named to TOPS board

Merrimack News

NASHUA - An installation service was held Friday, July 22, by TOPS Chapter NH 0131 of Nashua to install newly elected leaders. They are Claire Kelly, of Hollis, chapter leader, and Paula Shannon, of Nashua, co-leader. Other board members installed were Sally Sanborn, of Merrimack, secretary; ...

Merrimack soldier completes training exercise in Louisiana

Merrimack News

FORT POLK, La. - Members of a New York Army National Guard task force with the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team successfully completed the rigors of a force on force training exercise here Friday, July 29, and began heading home the first week of August. Pfc. Torin Harthcock, of Merrimack, ...

Good game

Merrimack News

AMHERST - An ordinary round of golf is 18 holes, but this was no ordinary game. Multiply 18 by five and add 10 and you have what 58 golfers each did in a single day, all for good causes. On July 29, golfers from all over the area started at 6 a.m. and played straight through to 8 p.m. during ...

New fix for Amherst road

Cabinet News

> AMHERST - On Mon­day night, Town Admin­istrator Jim O'Mara told selectmen and Mer­rimack Road resident Kevin Dadoly that he and Department of Pub­lic Works Director Bruce Berry have come up with another plan to fix the road's sight lines. Dadoly and his neigh­bors went to the ...

‘Bicycle playground’ opens

Cabinet News

AMHERST - Last win­ter, Craig Fraley met Shaun Hickman on the chairlift at the Crotched Mountain ski area. "He said that we really need a pump track in Am­herst," said Fraley, who happens to be the town's recreation director. As it turned out, the Amherst school district ...

Storage units coming to west Milford

Cabinet News

>Complex planned for lot across from Pine Valley Mill MILFORD - The Plan­ning Board last week approved a large self-storage complex across from the Pine Valley Mill apartments, de­spite pleas from an abut­ter that the plan would "bring ugliness to the back side of ...

‘Every day is an adventure’

Cabinet News

>Amherst tries out summer teen program AMHERST - Day camp can be fun for children, but teens and pre-teens need more from a camp experience, and the Am­herst Recreation Depart­ment has found that some­thing more. This summer, for the first time, the town is of­fering what it calls ...

Work set for fire tower

Cabinet News

>Renovations scheduled before end of the year MILFORD - Milford's Federal Hill fire tower is expected to receive signif­icant renovations before the end of the year. Thom­as Mansfield, an architect for the New Hampshire Department of Economic Resources and Develop­ment, said the ...

Burn victim continues to mend

Cabinet News

>Mont Vernon man was injured in Taiwan MONT VERNON - A little more than a year ago, Alex Haas was fighting for his life after a fun evening at a Tai­wan water park ended in an horrific fire. Haas suffered burns on 90 percent of his body and for awhile his sur­vival was in doubt. Now, ...

Milford Police host Night Out

Cabinet News

Milford police joined thousands of other North American police departments on Aug. 2 when they held a National Night Out. Milford's event, in Emerson Park, was relaxed as police cooked barbecue, demonstrated their vehicles, pitched softballs to children and chatted with parents and ...

Fire destroys Milford home on Elm Street

Cabinet News

Fire ripped through a home at 83 Elm St. in Milford on Wednesday, bringing firefighters and equipment from six towns to work on a challenging and stubborn blaze. No one was injured in the fire that brought out scores of spectators on a rainy morning at the corner of Elm and West ...

Register for Friends of Aine Kid’s Try-athlon

Bedford News

Registration is open for the fourth annual Friends of Aine Kid's Try-athlon set for Sunday, Aug. 14, in Bedford. The only event of its kind in the area, the try-athlon is designed specifically for children ages 4-15 years, in memory of Aine Phillips. Aine died on Aug. 10, 2010. She was 8 ...

Bedford Farmers’ Market is bursting with flavor

Bedford News

The Bedford Farmers Market has a variety of delicious and tempting produce for all to enjoy. Whether you are looking to make blueberry pie, have a barbecue with sausage and corn on the cob or enjoy French bread with slices of fresh-made cheese, this market is for you. On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the ...

Water sample results returned

Bedford News

BEDFORD - Results received for groundwater samples collected from two of the five monitoring wells at the former Bedford landfill on Chubbuck Road have returned results in excess of the 70 parts per trillion (ppt) US EPA lifetime health advisory for the combined presence of perfluoroctanoic ...

How sweet it is

Bedford News

It's more than a food, almost a drug. Everyone who loves chocolate knows the truth of that statement - that chocolate not only tastes good, but affects how they feel in a way no other food does. During a presentation at the Amherst Public Library last week, Dr. Michael Cross explained why we ...