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Eye Spy

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Devin, from Nashua, with the metal detector he won playing the Milford Historical Society’s annual Eye Spy game at the Pumpkin Festival. Eye Spy was so well attended they had to turn a few players away and all the clue booklets were in use, said Charlie Annand, of the Historical Society. Eye ...

Milford, Amherst look at later school start times

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Amherst and Milford school officials are trying to decide if there is enough community support for changing their school start times. At a public forum organized by the Milford School Board’s school start time committee last week, board member Jennifer Siegrist said school officials are ...

Fast News For Oct. 11

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Senate candidates debate MILFORD – The two state senate candidates will debate at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 in the selectmen’s meeting room of Milford Town Hall. Incumbent state Sen. Gary Daniels and state Rep. Shannon Chandley are running for the District 11 seat, which covers Amherst, Merrimack, ...

Patrick G. Collette

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Patrick George Collette (85) of Ashburn, VA and formally of Milford and Merrimack, NH, passed away suddenly at his home September 26, 2018. Patrick was born July 20, 1933 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Eleanor (Mackee) and Henry Lake Collett. A resident for the past 9 years of Ashby Ponds ...

Best of Souhegan events celebrates community

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HOLLIS – More than 300 members and guests came out for the 2018 Best of the Souhegan Awards Banquet to recognize local businesses and community leaders for outstanding contributions and accomplishments within the community during a Wednesday dinner and awards ceremony at the Alpine Grove ...

Pumpkin Festival starts Friday

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MILFORD – Thousands of people are expected to descend on downtown Milford this weekend for the town’s annual three-day Pumpkin Festival, drawn by free admission and a host of activities, food and entertainment in this New England small town. The festival has been held every year since ...

Panel encourages women to run for public office

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AMHERST – In 1992, American voters sent more women than ever before to the U.S. Senate after questions were raised about the dominance of males during the Clarence Thomas Supreme Court hearings. This year could be another Year of the Woman. In the wake of the #MeToo movement and as another ...

Milford selectmen want consensus on Vietnam memorial

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MILFORD – A plan for a Vietnam memorial at the entrance to Keyes Park needs more public input, selectmen told members of the memorial committee last week. Chairman Jerry Guthrie was looking for the board’s approval so they can have a capital reserve fund article on the town warrant next ...

School board, budget committee discuss 2019-2020 plan

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WILTON – At a joint meeting of the School Board and the Wilton-Lyndeborough Budget Committee on Sept. 25, three areas of the proposed 2019-2020 were discussed: SAU expenses, technology and the Capital Improvements Plan. Joint meetings of the two boards will continue throughout the budget ...

Mont Vernon recognizes baseball founder

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MONT VERNON – On the last Saturday in September each year, Mont Vernon throws a big party to celebrate its heritage at the town-owned Lamson Farm. This year, under blue skies, children rode ponies and admired farm animals, people packed into hay rides, firefighters barbecued hundreds of ...

DMV to open Monday through Friday; shorter waits expected

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CONCORD – The Milford office of the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles will begin opening five days a week soon. The office, temporarily located at 589 Elm Street, is now open only Wednesday and Thursdays. Beginning Oct. 15 it will open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 ...

Big plans for Col. Shepard House; meeting set

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MILFORD – For more than 200 years, it was the stately home of prominent Milford residents. Later, it was converted to a restaurant-tavern and, most recently, it served as a Montessori school. Now an Amherst resident has a new plan for the historic Col. Shepard House. Cynthia Dokmo told the ...

Local residents receive learning award

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CONCORD – A high school student who helped construct his family’s new home. An information technology company that has been placing interns in employment positions for years. Teachers, educators, and counselors working together, with businesses, to get students access to learning ...

Fast News for Oct. 4

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Education award CONCORD – Rich Paiva, director of technical studies at Milford High School, was one of 21 New Hampshire residents who received Work-Based Learning Awards at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord on Sept. 25 Paiva was among three advisor/coordinator champions. ...

WLC get energy update

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WILTON – Resident Chris Balch, a member of the Wilton Energy Committee, presented the school board with a several options for upgrading the lighting at the middle-high school at their regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the school. Changing from fluorescent to LED would accomplish ...

Board of Selectmen adopted a new town parking ordinance

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LYNDEBOROUGH – The Board of Selectmen adopted a new town parking ordinance on Wednesday, Sept. 26, following a brief public hearing. No residents attended. Chairman Fred Douglas said adopting the new regulations was prompted by parking congestion at the Purgatory Falls trail heads, both ...

Selectmen get report from fire chief

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LYNDEBOROUGH – Fire Chief Brian Smith, at a request from the Board of Selectmen, has prepared what he called “a response to the Emergency Services Building Committee report that was in the Town Report,” and presented the board with “an 11 page document.” He did not read from it at the ...

Kenmore Stamp employee is 90

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MILFORD – Leona St. Cyr celebrated her 90th birthday this month with a party on Labor Day. It was a day off for St. Cyr, because on Monday mornings for the past 50 years she always gets up early and goes to work. St. Cyr has been working at Kenmore Stamp Company in Milford since 1958, and ...

Voters going strong in Souhegan Valley

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New Hampshire Democrats say they are energized by the party turnout in the state primary last week. The Democratic turnout surpassed that of Republicans in every Souhegan Valley town, but, said one leading local Republican, his party is energized, too. Official tallies of the statewide vote ...