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Town to receive grant

Cabinet News

MILFORD – More than 600 acres of Milford conservation land are closer to being preserved forever thanks to a grant from the state, part of $2.4 million that will go to 20 wetland protection projects around New Hampshire. Although an $8,260 grant was given to the town to help ...

Milford taxpayers may see dip

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Taxpayers heard some good news Monday night: The town tax rate will go down by 23 cents per thousand, a 3.2 percent decrease, if the operating budget and all other warrant articles are approved in March. Town Administrator Mark Bender explained during his PowerPoint ...

Milford library chooses director

Cabinet News

MILFORD – A library can be a place to borrow books and movies, a place to do research, a place to use a computer or even a 3-D printer. Then there’s the idea of a public library as a living room – a community living room, a place for all kinds of people to gather, ...

Building improvements, other articles to be heard at meeting

Cabinet News

MILFORD – A public hearing for the School District’s budget and other warrant articles, including an extended kindergarten program, will be held next week. The hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, in Room 182 at Milford High sSchool. The operating budget for ...

Proposal for full-day public kindergarten on warrant

Cabinet News

MILFORD – School officials have backed away from a plan to have taxpayers help subsidize a new full-day public kindergarten program. Instead, costs for the program will come from increased tuition. The pilot program will have places for a maximum of 80 5-year-olds in five full-time ...

Think about tax dollar spending

Cabinet News

So, here we are in a new year, and soon we will have a new president who will bring to office new policies that will either: Make America great again, or ... Well, whatever the alternatives are to greatness, they can’t possibly be as good as great, especially if our tax dollars are ...

Thumbing the Files

Cabinet News

75 years ago, 1942 The thermometer at the Milford Pumping Station registered 22 degrees below zero, so cold that Headmaster Frederick Snell dismissed classes at Milford High School. Water pipes were frozen at many homes and mechanics were busy trying to thaw out frozen automobiles. The U.S. ...

Town Tales

Cabinet News

Town histories are wonderful books. All of the local towns have such books, most of which were written around 1900. Local towns were approaching a 150th anniversary by that time. Residents felt they had a history to record, and that it should be written down while there were still people ...

Head banging comes from father’s side

Cabinet News

I have sort of confirmed one of the family legends about the late Uncle Richard Cleveland by doing something incredibly stupid and clumsy, but before I cop to you about that, let me tell you the first two legends: 1. He won a Silver Star for gallantry on Pork Chop Hill in Korea. I imagine the ...

Elevate Health Studio celebrates grand reopening

Bedford News

BEDFORD - Bedford area fitness enthusiasts have a new facility to get active, stay in shape and take customized fitness classes, without the impersonal, intimidating atmosphere that can come with larger gyms. Formerly known as Anatomic Fitness, Elevate Health Studio recently held a ...

Women’s Club raises funds for scholarships, charities

Bedford News

Members of the Bedford Women's Club, a nearly 200 member social and charitable group, gathered on Thursday, Dec. 8, and enjoyed a festive holiday luncheon at the Bedford Village Inn. Members of the Bedford High School Chorus provided song for this event. Local businesses contributed to a ...

Bedford Church to open Early Learning Center

Bedford News

BEDFORD - On Monday, Jan. 9, Trinity Early Learning Center will open its doors to the youngest members of Bedford and its neighboring communities. TELC is the primary outreach of The Trinity Life Community's educational ministries in their newly renovated facility at 12 Station Road in ...

Series focuses on economic issues facing region

Bedford News

The economic climate of New Hampshire and the Souhegan Valley is changing and creating challenges to continued growth. A number of factors are affecting these changes, such as demographics, the business climate and the rural/suburban nature of the area and state. A speakers series will ...

Storm stories

Bedford News

AMHERST - Kevin Skarupa was 7 when the Blizzard of 1978 hit Nashua, closing school for three days and possibly setting him on a career path. "How did it happen," the delighted boy wanted to know, "and how, please, can it happen again?" Skarupa is now a WMUR ...

New recycling bins benefit Beaver Brook Association

HB News

The Town of Hollis Recycling Center is hosting Recycle That bins to benefit Beaver Brook Association. In this comprehensive program, Hollis residents can recycle clean textiles, small household items, single shoes and socks, old bags and belts, books, CDs and even toaster ovens! Every pound ...

Time to buy or renew NH hike safe cards

HB News

CONCORD - Hikers, climbers, back country skiers, kayakers and other outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to purchase their voluntary annual Hike Safe Card for 2017. Card sales help ensure that New Hampshire Fish and Game law enforcement conservation officers, trained in wilderness rescue, are ...

Effects of chlorine on eye allergies

HB News

1. Why do so many people's eye get red from chlorine in a pool? A: Chlorine can definitely cause the eyes to get red, especially if the level of chlorine is too high. When chlorine contacts organic matter, it converts to a potentially toxic gas called nitrogen trichloride. This organic matter ...

New Hampshire antiques dealers association announces board show dates

HB News

CONCORD - The New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association held its annual meeting in Concord recently. President Tommy Thompson opened the meeting with a moment of silence for the members the association lost this past year: Jessie Anderson, of Milford, and Nan Gurley, of Parsonsfield, Maine, ...

Series focuses on economic issues facing the region

HB News

The economic climate of New Hampshire and the Souhegan Valley is changing and creating challenges to continued growth. A number of factors are affecting these changes, such as demographics, the business climate and the rural/suburban nature of the area and state. A speakers series will ...

Storm stories

HB News

AMHERST - Kevin Skarupa was 7 when the Blizzard of 1978 hit Nashua, closing school for three days and possibly setting him on a career path. "How did it happen," the delighted boy wanted to know, "and how, please, can it happen again?" Skarupa is now a WMUR ...