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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

Cabinet News

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

Cabinet News

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 ...

Local an extra in ‘Castle Rock’

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Rob Canty is a Stephen King fan and loves movies and TV series. So sitting in a church pew all day as episode 7 of the Hulu series “Castle Rock” was being filmed was exciting. The series is airing this summer, but last summer, Canty worked as an extra. The Milford resident ...

Manufacturing firm offers free engineer training

Cabinet News

MILFORD – U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., toured the Hitchiner Manufacturing facility Friday, an aerospace technology company in the midst of an $84 million expansion. “It’s exciting to be here,” Shaheen said. “New Hampshire has a growing aerospace and military manufacturing ...

School Meet and Greet

Cabinet News

On Monday, students and parents gathered at Florence Rideout Elementary School to meet new teachers and find classrooms, after which they enjoyed Sno-cones, courtesy of the Parent-Teacher Organization, a welcome treat on a humid day. An hour later, the truck was at the Lyndeborough Central ...

Teacher Appreciation

Cabinet News

Don Gutterson of Milford met with New England Revolution Club Ambassador Charlie Davies, before being honored by Santander Bank for Teacher Appreciation Day at the Revs game on Aug. 11 when the bank hosted nearly 100 New England area educators at Gillette Stadium. All teachers in attendance ...

Open Water

Cabinet News

A family enjoys a boat ride on Milford’s Osgood Pond, where dredging of several acres increased its depth, and there is now open water year round. Other improvements include an ADA-compliant fishing pier, picnic facilities and a boat ramp for kayaks, canoes, and row boats. The Fish and Game ...

Fast News for Aug. 30

Cabinet News

Cool off MILFORD –The Wadleigh Memorial Library opened as a cooling center Tuesday through Thursday this week during the heat wave, from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Rides to election MILFORD – The Souhegan Valley Rides bus service, known as “The Blue Bus,” will provide rides to local ...

Manchester Choral Society welcomes new singers

Bedford News

Manchester – This fall marks the Manchester Choral Society’s 58th season. We look forward to another successful season beginning with our Holiday Pops concerts in December at St. Joe’s Cathedral in Manchester, and at a new venue, LaBelle Winery in Amherst. Spring 2019 will feature works ...