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Contemporary gallery creates local access to various works

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Upstairs from the Union Coffee Co., in what once was an old gun shop, are now beautiful and serene spaces with white-walled rooms with gleaming wood floors. The Granite Town Gallery opened in September and is the creation of art-loving website designer Kimo Lee. Lee’s ...

St. Patrick’s Day reception set for antique co-op

Cabinet News

MILFORD – New Hampshire Antique Co-op is pleased to present Transcending the Ordinary: Abstract, Assemblage & Collage, an art exhibit and sale of more than 50 works including artists Joseph Cornell, Varujan Boghosian and Louise Nevelson, as well as Monadnock-region contemporary artists ...

Empty Bowls event slated for noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday

Cabinet News

MILFORD – With its beautiful colonial homes set among rolling hills, Mont Vernon seems an unlikely place to need a school food pantry. But this winter, the principal, school nurse and guidance counselor began to stock a small unused office at the Village School with pasta, peanut butter and ...

Flag to commemorate Vietnam vets

Cabinet News

WILTON – March 30 marks the 50th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. The day has been declared the Welcome Home Vietnam War Veterans Day. On Monday, Karen Blood, representing the Josiah Crosby Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Milford, presented the Selectboard ...

Local documentary recalls slavery

Cabinet News

MILFORD – In 1775, on the eve of the American Revolution, there were 656 slaves in New Hampshire. Almost a century later, African-Americans still worked here in slavery or near slavery. Later, in the mid-1800s, Harriet Wilson, author of the autobiographical novel, “Our Nig,” lived in ...

Fantastic Fundraiser

Bedford News

NASHUA – If you’re a former Major League ballplayer or prominent sports celebrity and a phone call comes in from George Katis, you’re definitely taking it. That’s because Katis, a prominent businessman in Manchester and Nashua, treats them well for a good cause in his fundraising work ...

More than land

HB News

AMHERST – Canada can be thought of as cold, beautiful and remote, its people reserved, humble and tolerant. Bigger and emptier than the United States, it has 40 percent more land mass and only one percent of our population. Both countries were settled by roughly similar European ...

More than land

Merrimack News

AMHERST – Canada can be thought of as cold, beautiful and remote, its people reserved, humble and tolerant. Bigger and emptier than the United States, it has 40 percent more land mass and only one percent of our population. Both countries were settled by roughly similar European ...

Bedford couple participates in Scholastic Art Awards ceremony

Bedford News

Tom and Diana Hayes, north region representatives of the Young Marine Artists Search, were invited by Bedford resident Scott Chatfield, executive director of the Scholastic Art Awards of New Hampshire, to address the 19th annual Scholastic Art Awards New Hampshire Ceremony at Pinkerton Academy ...

New Digest for March 2

Merrimack News

Gently worn formal wear wanted – The YMCA of Greater Nashua is partnering with the Faith Hope & Love Foundation to collect gently worn formal wear. The foundation hosts its annual ‘Formal Wear for a Fancy Affair’ event providing formal wear to young men and women looking to attend ...

Bedford Men’s club hosts council forum

Bedford News

The Bedford Men’s Club Town Council Forum was held Feb. 15 at the BCTV studios and council chambers. The event was hosted by Bedford Men’s Club President Dante D’Amato. Six candidates for town council were asked questions on various current event topics. The live event was taped for ...

ASD announces first semester honor roll

Merrimack News

NASHUA – The Academy for Science and Design Charter School (ASD), the state’s top-performing public school, and largest STEM-specialty school serving students in grades six through 12, announces its semester one honor roll for the 2017-18 school year, which included students from ...

School board meeting on BCTV March 6

Bedford News

There are no live meetings next week on BCTV channel 22 or BCTV channel 23. All archived meetings can be viewed on demand by visiting www.bedfordtv.com. Also, visit our website to view all three BCTV channels – 16, 22 and 23 live online. There will be a School Board Candidates Debate on ...

Local woman graduates US Air Force training

Bedford News

U.S. Air Force Airman Taylor D. Browning graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, ...

NH Womenade groups raise $1.75M for families in need

Bedford News

A remarkable network of grassroots organizations called “Womenade,” are providing New Hampshire families short term financial assistance when they have nowhere else to turn. Since 2005, these local organizations have raised and distributed over $1.7 million to more than 5,000 families. The ...

Theatrical group kicks off 2018 season

Bedford News

Bedford Off Broadway is opening its 2018 season with Ken Ludwig’s “Leading Ladies,” directed by Aaron Foss. In this hilarious comedy, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing “Scenes from Shakespeare” on the Moose ...

Bedford High School Theatre Company does Shakespeare

Bedford News

By LORETTA JACKSON For The Bedford Journal Sixteen student performers from the Bedford High School Theatre Company who recently presented Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” wore sneakers and casual street clothing, costumes set off with accessories that included capes, popcorn and an ...

Scholars for March 2

HB News

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY The following local students were named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Clemson (S.C.) University. FROM BROOLINE: Jonathon B. Byrne, a biochemistry major. FROM HOLLIS: Alvaro Ramiro Guzman, a marketing major; Samantha Elizabeth Mello, a pre-business major. ENDICOTT ...

‘Blue bus’ expanding to better serve region’s residents

HB News

The Souhegan Valley Transportation Collaborative (SVTC) is pleased to announce that new features are being added to the Souhegan Valley Rides bus service, or as it is more affectionately known “The Blue Bus.” Rides for shopping will now be available all five days per week. Passengers are ...

Merrimack tops ASD in Granite State Challenge contest

Merrimack News

DURHAM – Do you know which New Hampshire town is the burial place of Willa Cather? The answer is Jaffrey. That was one of the few questions that stumped this week’s contestants, Merrimack High School and the Academy for Science and Design out of Nashua, on this week’s spirited and ...