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Conservation Commission proposes creation of master plan

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Conservation Commission is proposing the creation of a master plan for the management of three popular recreation areas: The Horseshoe, Garwin Falls and The New Reservoir. Member Jennifer Beck distributed a copy of the proposal, which is still under discussion, at the meeting of ...

National Night Out

Cabinet News

National Night Out is a nationwide effort to build relationships between communities and their police departments by having some summer fun together. At Emerson Park in Milford last week, all emergency departments were there. Police grilled burgers, tossed balls to kids and helped them climb ...

Annual Folksoul Music Festival scheduled for Sunday

Cabinet News

On Sunday from 10:30 a.m. until 6 p.m., Fred Simmons and Leslie Vogel will be opening their grounds at the corner of Driscol and Mountain Road in Greenfield for the 9th annual Folksoul Music Festival. Featured will be several local and regional bands: Low Lily, the Kingsnakes, the Tara ...

Red means stop

Cabinet News

After a number of accidents and close calls, including some with pedestrians, Milford town officials have installed a solar blinking red light to tell drivers entering the Oval from Nashua Street to stop. Many drivers ignore the stop sign at the corner, and the light ‘is an attempt to get ...

Lyndeborough Community Day hits small snag

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH - Although the rain didn’t arrive until after noon, it did manage to keep people indoors, as few attended the annual Community Day events on Saturday. Most vendors for the marketplace passed, but that didn’t stop those who attended from having a good time looking at the wide ...

Fast News for Aug. 16

Cabinet News

Aggressive sales MILFORD – Police are altering residents of recent reports of aggressive salespeople for the Kirby Vacuum Company offering rebates. Police are asking residents to report any suspicious or aggressive behavior to 673-7742. Kindergarten follow-up MONT VERNON – The Mont ...

Swimming issue at reservoir is discussed

Cabinet News

WILTON – The signs at the New Reservoir state there is no swimming allowed. But, according to Select Board Member Kermit Williams, who is also a Water Commissioner, “there is no rule against swimming.” Many neighbors go there. The signs were installed by the Water Commissioners, he ...

News Digest for Aug. 17

Bedford News

NH Society of Photographic Artists announces New Hampshire Now project The nonprofit New Hampshire Society of Photographic Artists has announced that it is seeking photographers for the first phase of a statewide project documenting the essence of New Hampshire life across the entire state. ...

New Hampshire Gay Men’s Chorus holding open auditions

Bedford News

The talented New Hampshire Gay Men’s Chorus is holding open auditions for new singers to perform in its festive 2018 Holiday Concert Series, “Don We Now Our Gay Apparel.” Auditions are scheduled for the following Tuesday evenings: 6:30-8 p.m., Aug. 28 and 6:30-7 p.m., Sept. 4. The Aug. 28 ...

Readers: Use regret as fuel for positive life changes

HB News

The other day as I was driving in my car listening to a song from my childhood I had a memory of being 12 and singing along to the radio in full voice. I was transported back and remembered the feeling of having my whole life ahead of me and how exciting and scary that felt. As I listened to ...

Milford’s Osgood Pond moving into Phase 2

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Selectmen voted Monday night to commit to a $175,000 warrant article in March for the next phase of Osgood Pond improvements. In 2016 the town dredged the pond, clearing weeds from about five acres of the 20-acre pond off Mason Road. On Monday night Executive Councilor David ...

Amherst beach limits entry

Cabinet News

AMHERST – After the Baboosic Lake Town Beach was bombarded by visitors on July Fourth, the town began limiting the admission of non-residents. So far the policy is working well and there have been few complaints from people who were turned away, Town Administrator Jim O’Mara told ...

Heritage Commission plans historic markers

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – In their continuing program of placing signs at significant places around town, the Heritage Commission will install two markers this year: the site of the Clark Pottery in North Lyndeborough and at the Woodward Monument on Center Road. Peter Clark arrived in Lyndeborough in ...

Wilton bull finds ‘forever home’ in Massachusetts

Cabinet News

SHERBORN, Mass. – Once “Dudley” roamed a New Hampshire pasture alone. Now the Scottish Highlands bull with the big soulful eyes is surrounded by company, including two sweet young cows in an adjacent stall. Dudley was purchased from a Milford farm earlier this year by David Wirbal, of ...

Over the rainbow: Costume contest a hit

Cabinet News

WILTON – Sleepy commuters on their way to work Monday morning were treated to sights on Main Street sure to wake them up: a black-clad, green-faced Wicked Witch of the West, Glinda the Good Witch in shimmering pink, and Dorothy in her ruby red shoes carrying Toto in a basket. They were ...

Fast News For Aug. 2

Cabinet News

Utility scam CONCORD – The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission warns gas and electric customers that there is a telephone scam circulating around the state. The caller tells the customer that he or she has a past due balance on the account and demands immediate payment, threatening ...

Selectmen undecided about old factory building

Cabinet News

MILFORD –- Selectmen seem no closer to making a decision on what to do with the industrial complex at 127 Elm St. than they were last summer when the Keyes Memorial Park Expansion Committee urged them to demolish it and build a recreation-senior citizen building. At its July 9 meeting the ...

Interim school chief takes over

Cabinet News

MILFORD – On Monday night Dr. Jessica Huizenga offered a formal entry plan for her first 100 days as Milford interim superintendent of schools, and her first school board meeting showed no sign of the controversy that marked her hiring. Huizenga takes the place of Robert Marquis, who ...

Land behind Brookstone Manor eyed for dog park

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Land near the Souhegan River and behind Brookstone Manor on Elm Street is being eyed for a dog park. Members of the Milford Dog Park Association meet with town staff recently to talk about location options, which have been narrowed down to three, including undeveloped land ...

Vietnam Moving Wall

Cabinet News

The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall is scheduled to be set up on Boston Post Road in front of Souhegan High School today, with opening ceremonies at noon. The Wall will be open for viewing 24 hours a day until July 23.