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College Preparation: Will your teen be ready?

Bedford News

Prep Your Child For Social Pressures in College Without Being A Lawnmower Parent Mon., May 20 from 7-8pm at the Bedford Library It’s never too early to start prepping your son or daughter for college. But we are not talking about academics here. Learn how and what to share with your ...

NH Orchid Society Annual Auction

Bedford News

The New Hampshire Orchid society will hold its annual action on May 11, 2019 at the Bedford Old Town Hall 70 Bedford Center Rd. Parking is around the corner on Meetinghouse Rd. Show table judging will begin at 11:00 AM followed by a short business meeting, lunch and show table discussion.  ...

Kids Can Make a Difference

Bedford News

Jack Lampron age 5 of Merrymeeting Drive in Merrimack NH has dealt with a lot of challenges in his life so far, but that won’t stop him from joining in the upcoming Third Annual Greater Manchester NH Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) Kids Ride on Sunday June 2, 9am - noon at St. Anselm College. ...

Legislators talk economics, the environment

Cabinet News

WILTON – The forum at the Sustainability Fair on May 4 was billed as “dual purpose.” Moderator Jennifer Beck said, “Economic health doesn’t have to come at the expense of the environment,” and cited a University of N.H. project, “Nature Economy.” She added, “You can have ...

Teachers give ‘No confidence’ vote for Huizenga

Cabinet News

MILFORD – School staff filled the high school lecture hall Monday night as a teachers’ union official told the school board that teachers had taken a 99 percent no-confidence vote on schools Superintendent Jessica Huizenga. Board Chairman Ron Carvell initially tried to cut off the ...

No arrests from K9 search at Milford High

Cabinet News

MILFORD – No arrests were made as a result of the K9 drug search at Milford High School last week. School officials issued a statement two days after the April 29 drug sweep when five police dogs searched classrooms and lockers for 40 minutes as students and teachers waited in the football ...

May Baskets

Cabinet News

For many years, Lyndeborough’s senior citizens and shut-ins have awakened on May 1 to find a May Basket on the front steps. The basket contains a plant, homemade cookies, cards, a linen napkin, and other goodies, and is much appreciated by the recipients. The identity of the anonymous givers ...

Wilton considers purchase of the Horseshoe

Cabinet News

WILTON – On Monday, May 6, the Select Board signed an option agreement which will keep the Horseshoe property off the market for the next year. That will give the Conservation Commission time to apply for grants and conduct fund-raising. A purchase would have to be approved by town ...

Habitat for Humanity house recipient is named

Cabinet News

WILTON – Resident Jocelyn Benson will be a homeowner, once the house is built at 19 Pleasant Street by the volunteers who work through Habitat for Humanity. She and her children, Avian, 8, and Avery, 6, learned of their selection at ceremonies held at the site on Wednesday, April 30. The ...

State Champions Visit Washington

Cabinet News

Members of the state champion Milford High School We the People team had a treat when they walked into Sen. Maggie Hassan’s, D-N.H., office during their academic trip to Washington, D.C. A number of former MHS We the People alumni were waiting to have lunch and a discussion with them. The ...

Boys & Girls Club targets toxic stress

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Monica Gallant has a new slogan: “It’s not even about the drugs, it’s about the other stuff.” Gallant is director of prevention services at the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley. The “other stuff” is toxic stress that children are exposed to in dysfunctional ...

Fast News

Cabinet News

‘Snovember’ AMHERST – Although there was not a lot of snow this past winter, the number of “treatable events,” DPW Director Eric Hahn told selectmen last week, was significantly above average, with 31. Over the past five years there were an average of 24 storms a year that called ...

Clean-up

Cabinet News

In spite of a rainy Sunday morning,some Lyndeborough residents ventured out to clean up roadsides. The bags of trash were collected in a town truck parked by the Town Hall in Lyndeborough Center. The event was sponsored by the Conservation Commission.

Art Show

Cabinet News

National Honor Society students recently organized Milford School District’s first district-wide art show at the high school, in the room that once been the school store. The show represents the work of elementary, middle school and high school students and it was open one evening last week ...

Plant Sale

Cabinet News

It is that time of year again, as the Amherst Garden Club prepares for its annual plant sale held on May 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the front field at Wilkins Elementary School. Suzy TenBroeck and Dee Pringle prepare the Kids Potting table, a favorite this Mother’s Day Weekend. There are ...

Interim Wilton Fire Chief named at Select Board meeting

Cabinet News

WILTON - Veteran firefighter Scott Thomson has been name Interim Fire Chief. At their regular session on Monday, the Select Board met with retiring Fire Chief Jim Cutler and accepted the recommendation of the Fire Department. Cutler’s last day is Friday. “The Department is behind him,” ...

Destination Kansas City

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Edie Leak thought her Milford Middle School team might place third in the state Destination Imagination competition March 30, and the eighth grader was thrilled her “AV Olympians” placed second for the fine arts challenge. And a Milford High School team called “We Were ...