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YMCA children enjoy storytelling presentation, donated books

Merrimack News

Children served by the YMCA of Greater Nashua were treated to a storytelling presentation and brand new books to keep, thanks to a grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF). Storyteller Simon Brooks led an interactive presentation for more than 250 children enrolled in Y’s ...

Museum focuses on 19th century pop stars

Cabinet News

MILFORD – They were the Beatles of their day – the most popular entertainment group of the 1840s. Milford’s home-grown Hutchinson Singers brought their perfect four-part harmony to more than 11,000 concerts in the United States and Europe, including an anti-slavery rally in Boston thaht ...

Wilton officials work out issues

Cabinet News

WILTON – The town has new policies on credit card use and investments, as well as beginning to set rules for the town treasurer. However, there is still no deputy treasurer. The Select Board, Town Administrator Paul Branscombe and Finance officer Debra Harling met with town treasurer ...

Food Truck Festival offers array of good eats

Cabinet News

MILFORD – From Thai food platters to shaved ice, the New Hampshire Food Truck Festival offered up delicious dishes that appeal to most anyone’s palate. However, if folks weren’t able to attend on Saturday, there’s another opportunity today to stop by the Hampshire Dome at 34 Emerson ...

Boisvert case continued

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – Larry Boisvert has until Sept. 13 to prepare to re-present his case for housing his business, Portable Privies, LLC, at Feel Good Farm on Johnson’s Corner Road. Boisvert, through his attorney James Lombardi of Bedford, had requested a rehearing of an appeal from ...

Bid process called into question

Cabinet News

WILTON – Was the town’s bid policy and procedure improperly followed on July 30 in the matter of receiving sealed bids for several pieces of used highway department vehicles? Resident Tim Broderick thinks so and brought his concern to the Select Board on Monday. The winning bid did not ...

Garwin Falls parking issue continues; meeting scheduled

Cabinet News

WILTON – There will be new rules for parking at all the town’s four cemeteries. The “No Parking” signs along Isaac Frye and adjoining roads will read “No Parking Between Signs” and add more distance. The Horseshoe area will be included in the higher fines and the parking ...

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 ...