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Amedisys Hospice in need of volunteers

HB News

Have you ever thought about volunteering for hospice, but find yourself wondering what the role of a hospice volunteer actually is? You could help make the life of a patient a little brighter by reading together, playing a board game or doing a puzzle together, or by simply visiting and sharing ...

Brookline Girl Scout earns Gold Award, honored by VFW

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HOLLIS – Gold Award Girl Scout Cordelia Scales, 16, of Brookline, has not only changed her world for the better with her Gold Award project to improve the recreational space at Cider Mill Trailhead, she was also chosen as the VFW New Hampshire State Scout of the Year. Only one Scout of the ...

Eversource gifts $38K to United Way

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NASHUA – United Way of Greater Nashua received a gift of $38,000 from Eversource Energy, as a “corporate gift” to United Way’s current workplace campaign. “The United Way of Greater Nashua has been serving the neighborhoods where we work and live for decades, providing an important ...

Brookline residents to ride in Pan-Mass Challenge

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On Aug. 4 and 5, two riders from Brookline – Stephanie Erickson and Robin Gavin – will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) ,with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber ...

Merrimack Lions charity golf tourney set for July 23

Merrimack News

This year, the Merrimack Lions Charity Golf Tournament will celebrate Francis Quimet’s win. Have you heard of the phrase: “The greatest game ever played?” The phrase is about golf and a movie depicting how Francis Ouimet, a 20-year-old amateur, surprised everyone by winning the 1913 US ...

Lions club honors teachers with $1K grant

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Lions Club awarded the $1,000 Cheryl Pearsall High School Grant to teachers Aimee Piccolo and Sean Mueller, of Merrimack High School, for their project, “Capturing the World with STEAM – A Mobile Darkroom and Camera Obscura.” “We are going to use the money for a ...

Exeter’s unconventional Independence Day celebration

Cabinet News

EXETER – Many New Hampshire towns and cities throw big celebrations for Independence Day, and people in the town of Exeter could be forgiven if they thought theirs was the biggest and the best. But don’t expect anything to happen there on July 4. In fact, it’s pretty quiet. No ...

Bedford School District shares student’s winning essay

Bedford News

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the State House in Concord, The New Hampshire State House Bicentennial Commission (NHSHBC) recently sponsored a statewide Bicentennial Essay Contest. Any child between the ages of 5 and 21 that resides in New Hampshire and is a public, private or home ...

Hollis artist to exhibit at Jaffrey Civic Center

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The Jaffrey Civic Center welcomes Hollis artist, Jennifer McCalmont, who will present her florals and landscapes oil exhibit in the Cunningham Gallery from July 6-Aug. 3. Jennifer Nixdorf McCalmont spent her early years drawing and creating constantly. She attended University of ...

Fun Day celebrated at Reeds Ferry School

Merrimack News

Merrimack’s Reeds Ferry Elementary School hosted its 38th annual Fun Day on June 12, with a schoolwide celebration that included indoor games, craft sessions and face painting, along with outdoor delights provided by the Merrimack Fire and Rescue Department, whose personnel provided cascades ...

School board defends choice

Cabinet News

MILFORD – An educator who most recently served as a state-appointed receiver for a failing Massachusetts school district has been picked to be Milford’s interim superintendent. In an emailed statement in which he praised Dr. Jessica Huizenga and her qualifications to lead Milford schools, ...

Pride on the Oval: Milford selectmen OK noontime rally

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Selectmen voted Monday night to authorize a gay pride rally at the town center Saturday, but stopped short of allowing 22 rainbow flags to fly around the periphery of the Oval. People can assemble for a half hour and decorate the bandstand with signs, banners, flags, ribbons, as ...

Senate District 9 race is on; five vie for seat

Cabinet News

Three Democrats are hoping to break the GOP lock on state Senate District 9, a seat now held by Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford), one of a long succession of Republicans who have held the seat for decades. Sanborn has filed for New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District and can’t keep his senate ...

What’s happening on the Fourth of July

Cabinet News

Amherst: Amherst’s Fourth of July celebration, with the theme “We the People,” will start on Tuesday, July 3, at Souhegan High School at 5:30 pm., with fireworks, hot air balloon rides, face painting, a juggler, West African drumming, music by the Amherst Town Band and rides on the ...

Fulcrum Associates hires Howard

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Fulcrum Associates (Fulcrum), a leading construction management firm in southern New Hampshire, hired Thomas Howard as the company’s first Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Howard is responsible for leading the business development team in creating and ...

Shivdasani earns honor

Cabinet News

WILTON – High Mowing School recently announced that Yumin Shivdasani 2020, (of Greenfield) has earned a national Silver Medal in the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. With the mentorship of HMS faculty member Colleen O’Connors, Yumin has been identified by panels of creative ...

Fast News for June 28

Cabinet News

Correction A story in the June 21 edition of The Cabinet on the primary races incorrectly stated that Republican state Sen. Gary Daniels has a primary challenge from Shannon Chandley. Chandley is a Democrat and she will run against Roger Tilton in the Democratic primary. Daniels has no ...

Despite weather Summerfest a hit

Cabinet News

WILTON – It was a gray morning Saturday, but many people came to stroll among the tents along Main Street, look at the wide variety of arts and crafts and listen to music. A passing shower at noon forced people into the main tent for a while, but didn’t seem to dampen enthusiasm. The ...

Under Construction

Cabinet News

Two long-awaited Milford building projects are under construction – a new Milford Circuit Court, top, near Market Basket, and a new commercial building at the corner of Nashua and South streets. The building at One Nashua Street is being built inside the shell of the old Boston Shoe Store and ...