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New gateway signs in the works

Cabinet News

MILFORD – First impressions count, and often the first thing drivers see when they’re entering a town or city is its welcome sign. And for drivers going west on 101A, from Amherst into Milford, there is a slab of granite that says “Welcome to Milford.” The stone is definitely in ...

Barbour dispels rumors at library event

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Just the words “pressure cooker” can strike fear into the heart of anyone who grew up with stories of boiling hot stew exploding all over the kitchen. Liz Barbour tried to dispel that anxsiety during a recent Amherst Public Library evening program on using the new electric ...

Street lights are up for discussion

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – The South Lyndeborough Village area has about 20 street lights, most dating back to about 1947. Some don’t function properly, while others may no longer be needed where they are. Still others may prove more useful elsewhere. During the March Town Meeting, voters approved ...

Scholars

Bedford News

Bryant University The following local students were awarded degrees this spring at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I. Thomas Vailas graduated with a Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree in Finance; Elizabeth Wardwell graduated cumma cum laude with a Bachelor of Science ...

Girl Scouts launch first-of-its-kind training program

Bedford News

BEDFORD – On May 17, Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains partnered with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield New Hampshire, the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and with Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire to educate staff and volunteers on the invisible disabilities of ...

Bank of New Hampshire adds member to commercial banking division

Bedford News

BEDFORD – Bank of New Hampshire is proud to announce that Edwin Killam has joined their team of commercial banking professionals as Senior Vice President – Commercial Banking and Team Leader. “We are pleased to have Ed join the Commercial Banking Division at Bank of New Hampshire,” ...

Kiwanis Club of Manchester awards $75,000 to city parks and rec

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – The City of Manchester, Parks, Recreation & Cemeteries is being awarded $75,000 over the next three years as the Kiwanis Club of Manchester Major Emphasis Project. With the awarded funds held in a CIP account, up to seven park areas citywide will be renovated including five ...

St. Mary’s Bank awards 2018 scholarships

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – Baking, biology, marine sciences, biomedical engineering, wildlife ecology, nursing and speech pathology. These are the varied programs of study chosen by the recipients of the 2018 St. Mary’s Bank scholarships. On Monday, June 4, the bank awarded $10,000 in scholarships. The ...

Scholars

HB News

Champlain College The following local students were named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Champlain College in Burlinton, Vt. FROM BROOKLINE: Abigail Lewis. FROM HOLLIS: Amanda Collins. Coastal Carolina University The following local students were named to the spring 2018 ...

Hollis Brookline Rotary Interact helps others

HB News

HB the Change partnered with the Hollis Brookline Rotary Interact Club to help out at the Hollis Fast 5K, which is run by the Rotary. They manned the water table at the start of the race, at Hollis Brookline Middle School. They took charge of the gear bus, which holds all the things that the ...

Committee: Loons on nests throughout NH

Merrimack News

MOULTONBOROUGH – The Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) recorded its first pairs of nesting loons this year on May 17. Since then more than 80 loon pairs have begun to incubate eggs, with more expected in the next week. The peak time for loons to start nesting is usually in early June, ...

YMCA collecting shoes for Peruvian families

Merrimack News

Help the YMCA of Greater Nashua make an impact in the Cusco, Peru, community. One pair of shoes could truly make a difference in someone’s life. Togetherhood of the YMCA of Greater Nashua is collecting new or gently used shoes from June 20-July 13, when they will be shipped to Peru to be ...

Farmers Market

Cabinet News

The Milford Farmers Market opened for the season Saturday in a new location, 300 Elm St., across from the NH Antique Co-op. Displaying their wares were Butternut Farm, Firefly Fields. Fresh Start Farms, G3 Baking, Hulda’s Swedish Baked Goods, Ledge Top Farm, Lyddie’s Goods, MolaFoods, ...

Summer Fun

Cabinet News

Jameson Wheeler, of Milford, enjoys a beach day at Baboosic Lake in Amherst on Tuesday with his mother, Christina. Baboosic Lake Beach is a popular attractions for locals looking to get away from warm temperatures.

Another try at rainbow flags

Cabinet News

MILFORD – June is Gay Pride Month, and in Milford, there might be one more attempt to fly a gay pride flag on the Milford Oval this month - actually 22 flags. New Selectman Paul Dargie says he is planning to introduce a motion at the June 25 board meeting to allow gay pride flags on the ...

Four vying for N.H. District 23 seat

Cabinet News

Milford Selectman Paul Dargie is one of four Milford Democrats who have signed up to run for four seats in Hillsborough County’s House District 23. Potential candidates had until 5 p.m. Friday, June 15 to file for the Sept. 11 party primary elections that will decide which candidates will ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School graduates 43

Cabinet News

WILTON – In a strictly traditional ceremony, 43 seniors at Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative Middle/High School received their diplomas on Friday, June 15 in the school gym. They marched in to “Pomp and Circumstance” under floral arches carried by Juniors and led by Marshall Emma ...

School bus contact awarded

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Cooperative School District has awarded a three-year transportation contract to Steve’s Bus Service of Lyndeborough, after agreeing to waive a requirement for a performance bond. Company owner Steve Brown said he had never posted one, nor had his predecessor, Draper ...

Scholarship Recipient

Cabinet News

Gov. Chris Sununu presented the Leadership Scholarship to Mark Johnson at the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards dinner at Hampshire Hills Athletic Club. Mark graduated from Milford High School June 9. The Chamber’s scholarship fund recognizes high school seniors who plan ...