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Fast News For Sept. 13

Cabinet News

Pumpkin fest MILFORD – Milford’s annual Pumpkin Festival is slated for Oct. 5-7, and organizer Carol Gates says there are still spaces available in Town Hall. “I would love to see them go to local crafters, businesses,” she wrote on Facebook. Email gtfcmilford@gmail.com Women ...

Volunteers come together for ‘Clean Up Day’ at Garwin Falls

Cabinet News

WILTON – The path used by most visitors to Garwin Falls is part of the extensive trail system maintained by the Wilton-Lyndeborough Winter Wanderers Snowmobile Club. Heavy use of the trail over the past two years, plus illegal all-terrain vehicles at the site, have badly eroded parts of ...

WLC tradition continues

Cabinet News

WILTON - Following a tradition begun several years ago, when the WLC senior class received their class shirts proclaiming them the class of 2019, they also got tee shirts for the first graders at Florence Rideout Elementary School, welcoming them to the school. On Thursday morning, Sept. 6, the ...

Wilton barbershop celebrates 60 years

Cabinet News

WILTON – Elmer Santerre opened his barbershop on Main Street on Sept. 6, 1958. When some members of the Main Street Association noted that was 60 years ago, the town office took notice, and the result was a surprise party at the town hall on Thursday, Sept. 6. Originally planned for Main ...

Wilton Select Board meetings return to weekly basis

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Select Board has returned to weekly meetings and their first regular meeting on Monday covered a wide range of topics from the Budget Committee schedule, safety concerns on two streets, a credit card policy, a town plan for recreation, and adoption of rewritten board ...

Florence Rideout evacuated due to kitchen gas leak

Cabinet News

WILTON – A propane gas leak in the kitchen of Florence Rideout Elementary School on Wednesday morning prompted the evacuation of the 225 students and their teachers. They were escorted two blocks to the town hall by police. Theater owner Dennis Markaverich was contacted, and he opened both ...

Milford Labor Day parade is Monday

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Milford’s 70th Labor Day parade will step off at 1 p.m. on Monday at Milford High School, with bands, floats and marchers going down Elm Street to the reviewing stand on the Oval and ending at the Boys & Girls Club, where there will be refreshments. Polly Cote will be grand ...

Bedford Cub Scouts Pack 511 to host open house Sept. 6

Bedford News

Bedford’s Cub Scout Pack 511, sponsored by St. Elizabeth Seton Parish, is hot off the trail this summer, with Cubs attending resident camp at Camp Carpenter. They also did an indoor rock climbing night and will be hosting an Introduction to Cub Scouting Open House at 6:30 p.m, Thursday, Sept. ...

Mum sales benefit HB field hockey team

HB News

The Hollis Brookline High School Field Hockey team is once again selling fall mums. They are gorgeous, half-bushel size, locally grown flowers approximately 30 inches in diameter, planted in wooden fruit basket Each one is $22. This year’s field hockey team includes more than 38 ...

Back to School

Cabinet News

Kindergarten children were treated with warm welcomes Monday as they tried out school buses, got their first library cards and had ice cream sundaes during a back-to-school social at Jacques Memorial School. The first day of school was Wednesday in Milford, when the district’s first full-day ...

Hitch a ride to the voting polls Sept. 11

HB News

The Souhegan Valley Transportation Collaborative (SVTC) is pleased to announce that the Souhegan Valley Rides bus service, aka “The Blue Bus,” will be providing rides to local voting locations on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Passengers must be pre-registered and call to schedule a ride by Wednesday, ...

Planners look at elderly housing

Cabinet News

AMHERST – The developer who wants to build a large elderly complex on Route 122 should offer housing that people would be excited to live in, planning board members told the engineer who brought preliminary plans to them recently. Ashwood Development Company wants to take advantage of a ...

Officials propose removal of 15 street lights

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – Under a current proposal, the town’s 20 street lights would be reduced to nine: 15 would be removed, five upgraded and four new ones added. Another five are under consideration – adding three for security at the highway garage and two in the Citizens’ Hall parking lot. ...

Milford wants another pedestrian bridge; applies for grant

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MILFORD – The town will apply for a federal grant for a bridge over the Souhegan River that would connect the sports fields on North River Road with Keyes Park. The money would come from the federally funded Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), through the New Hampshire Department of ...

Exhibits open at two LaBelle Winery locations

Cabinet News

AMHERST – The Art Gallery at LaBelle Winery announces the opening of “The Landscape Photography of Jeff Dachowski” in its Amherst location, and “Unsettled Weather” by Mark Johnson in its Portsmouth location. The artwork displayed in both locations will be available for sale to the ...

New Staff Orientation Day

Cabinet News

New faculty and staff from Florence Rideout Elementary School and WLC took a tour of the community recently during their second new staff orientation day.

Community Center event draws crowd

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Community Center’s third annual gathering to create “stone soup” in Main Street Park drew over 25 people on Saturday. Sandy Lefleur dropped in the “magic stone,” a fist-sized egg-shaped river rock, which, witnesses agreed, sank. Had it floated, it would have boded ill ...

New WLC assistant principal, Edmunds, named

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WILTON – When Sarah Edmunds decided to become a school administrator, she knew what kind of school she wanted, one in a smaller community. She found it in Wilton. “I enjoy the feel of this building,” she said in an interview. “It feels friendly.” Edmunds is replacing long-time ...

More Parking

Cabinet News

Last week the two old houses behind Milford’s Wadleigh Memorial Library were torn down to make way for more parking.

PTO needs volunteers

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Florence Rideout Elementary/Lyndeborough Central School Parent-Teacher Organization is looking for volunteers to help with upcoming events. An Open House will be held at FRES on Sept 12, and LCS on Sept. 13. They need cookies and baked goods. Assistants are needed for picture ...