News

Amherst selects Shankle for post

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Dean Shankle Jr., a 30-year veteran of municipal government in New Hampshire, has been chosen to be Amherst’s new town administrator. At their meeting Monday night, selectmen voted unanimously to hire Shankle after choosing him out of a field of 34 applicants. Shankle lives in ...

Amherst may start school 30 minutes later

Cabinet News

AMHERST – It’s taken 30 years, but it now appears the Amherst-Mont Vernon school district is poised to change its start times to allow middle and high school students to get more sleep. A committee is recommending that all district schools adjust their starting times by 30 minutes, which ...

10th anniversary of the great ice storm of 2008

Cabinet News

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the great ice storm of 2008. A request on the Milford Residents’ Group Facebook page brought forth a flood of comments about the storm and its aftermath: “The only time I can remember my company closing.” Cheryl Taylor “My sister and I sat in ...

Milford School budget revised

Cabinet News

MILFORD – A month after presenting a school district budget that called for cutting a number of positions, schools Superintendent Jessica Huizenga returned to the board of education with some major changes. During the Dec. 3 board meeting, Huizenga said the new spending plan reinstates to ...

Dollar General back on table

Cabinet News

MILFORD – A proposal for a Dollar General store similar to a one offered four years ago is before the planning board. Engineers from Lisciotti Development Corp. recently reviewed a conceptual plan for a 9,300-square-foot discount retail store at 30 Wilton Road, diagonally across from the ...

Youthful migration

Cabinet News

DURHAM – More young people moved to New Hampshire from other parts of the country in recent years, a substantial shift in demographic trends, according to new research from the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station and Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New ...

Vote on holiday houses

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Five houses are in the running for the Milford Recreation Department’s 2018 house decorating competition. Take a drive to 3 Falconer Ave., 4 Laurel St., 14 Park St., 197 Badger Hill Road and 426 Mason Road. Then vote online for most captivating, most creative and most nostalgic. ...

Juvenile diversion

Cabinet News

MILFORD – The school board last week gave its approval for a juvenile diversion program for non-violent, school-based offenses. Richard Addonizio, a Milford school resource officer, explained the whys and hows of the program to the board. “We try to temper accountability” with the ...

No one hurt in fire

Cabinet News

MILFORD – No one was injured in a fire in a single-family house on Fernwood Drive Tuesday, but “a lot of heat and smoke damage” has made the home unlivable, said Milford Fire Chief Jack Kelly. The cause was probably electrical, he said, and it seems to have started in the basement. The ...

WILTON HOLIDAY STROLL

Cabinet News

Santa Claus, who arrives by ”Santamobile” van, reads “’Twas The Night Before Christmas” to several dozen children and their parents gathered in Main Street Park. At the conclusion of a rousing version of “Jingle Bells,” the Christmas tree lights magically activated.

Wilton Select Board modifies Duty Policy

Cabinet News

WILTON – In their ongoing effort to improve their relationship with Town Treasurer William Chalmers, members of the Select Board on Dec. 10 adopted a modified version of the town’s Financial Duty Policy. The new wording is based on the state RSAs description of the duties of the Treasurer ...

Bedford Community TV

Bedford News

The live meeting on BCTV Channel 22 this week will be a Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting on Tuesday, December 18. On BCTV Channel 23 there will be a School Board Meeting on Monday, December 10 at 6 p.m. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. All archived meetings can be ...

Orangetheory Fitness Bedford Raises $1,000 for Liberty House

Bedford News

Since its inception, Orangetheory Fitness Bedford has been dedicated to giving back to the community. The local fitness center recently held a fundraising event among its members to raise money for Liberty House, while also recognizing Veteran’s Day. Liberty House is an organization that ...

LaBelle honored

Bedford News

Amy LaBelle, LaBelle Winery’s founder, co-owner and winemaker, was honored with the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Excellence in Business award on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day New Hampshire’s High Tea in Henniker, New Hampshire. Heidi Solomon, a member of ...

Bedford Garden Club Lights Memorial Tree

Bedford News

Each holiday season, the glowing lights on Bedford’s Memorial Tree remind us of our men and women who have served in the armed forces. Thanks to the efforts of Bedford Garden Club members John Herper and Kathy Nelson (Community Gardens Chairperson), the Town Memorial Tree has been trimmed ...

LURGIO SEISMOGRAPH

Bedford News

Ross A. Lurgio Middle School (Bedford) has partnered with the Boston College Weston Observatory through their Educational Seismology Project (BC-ESP) to bring authentic scientific learning to students. Through the generous support of the Bedford Education Foundation (BEF), we were able to ...

A look back at the ice storm of 2008

Bedford News

On the morning of Dec. 12, 2008, people over much of New England and upstate New York woke up to a changed world. Overnight, freezing rain fell on trees, twigs, branches and utility wires, and everything was encased in silvery ice. The ice-laden trees, branches and poles fell over roads, ...

“The Nurse is In”

HB News

A Wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at the following Nurse Is In clinics where you can have your blood pressure checked and ask health questions. No appointment is necessary, and the service is provided free of charge to residents of all ...

Nursing Student  Valerie  Pauer Named to International Honor Society

HB News

MANCHESTER, N.H. - A  Brookline resident is among select students from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., who has been inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing. In a ceremony this fall, Sigma Theta Tau inducted  Valerie  Pauer of Brookline among 22 ...