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All creatures great & small

Bedford 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 ...

Merrimack Historical Society seeking photos

Merrimack News

Time to look into your scrapbooks, photo albums and boxes of memories. The Merrimack Historical Society is looking for pictures and old newspaper articles for our files. Some are from long ago and some are more recent. Remember, we are still making history today. The following pictures are ...

Foundation Medical Partners welcomes new physician

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK – Foundation Medical Partners is pleased to welcome Dr. Danielle Dunetz to Merrimack Pediatrics at Merrimack Medical Center. Dunetz is board certified in pediatric medicine. She earned her medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pa., and completed a ...

Grant a boost for transitional housing program

Merrimack News

NASHUA – Wells Fargo recently awarded a $10,000 grant to support women and children in the Front Door Agency’s Transformational Housing Program. The Program assists homeless or disadvantaged young mothers through a three-phase residential program that emphasizes higher education as a path ...

Tree Trouble

Cabinet News

South Lyndeborugh’s favorite tree – said to be the second-largest catalpa in Hillsboro County – was left in this mess by a crew hired by Eversource to clear light wires on Saturday. Branches were not trimmed, just lopped off and the owner was left to clean it all up.

Lull stones are missing at Wadleigh Memorial Library

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Look around your garden, or in your potting shed, or your cellar, anywhere someone years ago might have stored an interested stone, especially one engraved with the name of a state. If you find one, Wadleigh Memorial Library officials would be thrilled if you bring it back to the ...

Music school announces new director for jazz ensemble

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – The Manchester Community Music School announces Mark Taddonio as the director of the New Hampshire Youth Jazz Ensemble. Taddonio is a New Hampshire native, having grown up in Greater Manchester. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where he earned his Bachelor ...

Granite United Way announces promotion

HB News

STATE – Granite United Way proudly announces that Scoop Welch has been promoted to vice president of regional operations. In her new role, Welch will oversee area directors and area managers throughout Granite United Way and be the lead in the central region. She will also work closely with ...

Funds give underserved children the chance to attend camp

Merrimack News

Lexington, Mass. – The American Camp Association, New England (ACA New England) is pleased to announce that its Camp Champions Fund has offered financial aid in the form of “camperships” to more than 1,000 campers since it’s inception in 2011. One hundred and sixty ACA accredited camps ...

Voters register at public library

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Rachel Taylor registered to vote at the Wadleigh Memorial Library last week. The 21-year-old Rochester Institute of Technology student took advantage of a two-hour voter registration session Aug. 9. And so did Dino Quimby, who recently moved to Milford from Manchester and ...

Congregational Church of Hollis hosts vacation bible school

HB News

Showers and high humidity did little to dampen the exuberance and laughter of 72 children, teens and adults at the Hollis Congregational Church Vacation Bible School held from July 23-26. Activities included wood working, science, games, crafts, cooking, singing, dance, bells, skits and ...

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 ...