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Lionness of Merrimack taking orders for pies

Merrimack News

Are you too busy to bake your own pies? The Lioness Club of Merrimack is offering homemade baked pies for Thanksgiving. All proceeds will benefit local food pantries. Pumpkin and apple pies are $13 and pecan pies are $15. The deadline to order is Tuesday, Nov. 15. To place an order, call ...

Series focuses on economic issues facing the region

Merrimack 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 ...

Good, clean fun

Merrimack News

Making connections. That's what Monica Gallant was happy to see happen between families and organizations that help keep youths healthy, safe, and alcohol- and drug-free during a recent event. The Red Ribbon Week Community Celebration, held Saturday, Oct. 29, featured games and prizes, ...

Senate challenger will tackle ‘youth flight’

Cabinet News

MILFORD - Democrat Roger Tilton is again chal­lenging state Sen. Gary Daniels for his District 11 Senate seat, which covers Amherst, Merrimack, Mil­ford and Wilton. Daniels has been a Milford selectman for 13 years, and served on the Milford School Board for two terms and as School District ...

Wilton hosts forum for local candidates

Cabinet News

WILTON - The presi­dential election is Tues­day, Nov. 8, but Election Day also includes those important "down ballot" offices. Eight local candidates for state offices met for an informal discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 25. In spite of some sharp differences in stands on ...

School forum date TBA

Cabinet News

SAU 39, the Amherst and Mont Vernon school district, has postponed a forum on school con­solidation that had been scheduled for Wednes­day, Nov. 9. The forum will be held at a later date, yet to be determined.

Crash report nearly done

Cabinet News

Police still investigating Lyndeborough fatal accident LYNDEBOROUGH - State police say their in­vestigation into the July accident that killed a Lyn­deborough woman is near­ly com­plete. E a r l y on the morning of July 15, po­lice say, a Dodge R a m driven by a Lynde­borough teenager ...

Election hotline available to report violations, complaints

Cabinet News

CONCORD - The U.S. Justice Department will have an election hotline as part of its nationwide Election Day program on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The hotline number for New Hampshire is 230-2503. Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark S. Zuckerman will serve as district officer for New Hampshire and also moderate ...

Voting officials brace for big day

Cabinet News

Towns work toward making process as smooth as possible With talk of rigged elections and vigilante poll watchers, the presi­dential election on Tues­day, Nov. 8, promises to be unusual - and Milford Town Mod­erator Pe­ter Basil­iere says the town is well prepared. There will be more ...

Red Ribbon Week celebration focuses on keeping youths safe

Cabinet News

CAST's message: Enjoy life without drugs MILFORD - Making connections. That's what Monica Gal­lant was happy to see hap­pen between families and organizations that help keep youths healthy, safe, and alcohol- and drug-free during a recent event. The Red Ribbon Week Community Celebration, ...

the hunt for truth

HB News

AMHERST - The good news is that no one in New Hampshire was ever executed as a witch. The bad news is that 153 people in colonial Massachusetts were formally accused of witchcraft; 19 of them were hanged, and one man was pressed to death under a pile of stones. The Salem witch trials of ...

the hunt for truth

Merrimack News

AMHERST - The good news is that no one in New Hampshire was ever executed as a witch. The bad news is that 153 people in colonial Massachusetts were formally accused of witchcraft; 19 of them were hanged, and one man was pressed to death under a pile of stones. The Salem witch trials of ...

Land conservation with art

Bedford News

BEDFORD - "Art in Nature" covered the gallery walls of Sullivan Framing & Fine Art at the opening reception of the exhibit "Celebrating 25 Years of Land Conservation Through the Eye of an Artist" sponsored by the Bedford Land Trust and Sullivan Framing ...

Foundation supports language exchange programs

Bedford News

This past August, Bob Jozokos, associate principal and administrator for world language at Bedford High School, and Jody Brown, a French teacher at BHS, traveled to Mazamet, France, to establish a relationship with Lycee Jeanne d'Arc with the goal of creating a French sister-school exchange ...

Water – New Hampshire’s most precious resource

Bedford News

In this time of extreme drought for much of New Hampshire, we should take a moment to reflect upon water - our most precious resource. Every living creature on Earth, including humans, must have freshwater in order to live. In fact, 65 percent of each person is made up of water. Although ...

Bedford Off Broadway auditions

Bedford News

Bedford Off Broadway has announced auditions for their winter show "Play On" by Rick Abbot. It will be directed by Joe Pelonzi and stage managed by Pat Napolitano. Auditions are 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, and Thursday, Nov 3, upstairs in the Bedford Old Town Hall, 2 ...

Treasures Antiques to hold Kitty Angels fundraiser

Bedford News

AMHERST - Treasures Antiques, Collectables & More will host its 25th annual Holiday Open House and Kitty Angels Fall Fundraising Weekend on Nov. 5-6. Festivities will run from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. As in past events, Kitty Angels will have several kitties for adoption, along with the ...

Local artisans invite the public for NH Open Doors

Bedford News

For the 11th year, the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen is hosting NH Open Doors, a weekend of open studios across the state, on Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 5-6. Visitors are invited to join the Passport Contest - visit five locations and qualify for prizes. For information, maps and hours, visit ...

the hunt for truth

Bedford News

AMHERST - The good news is that no one in New Hampshire was ever executed as a witch. The bad news is that 153 people in colonial Massachusetts were formally accused of witchcraft; 19 of them were hanged, and one man was pressed to death under a pile of stones. The Salem witch trials of ...

Heat system issues delay church work

Cabinet News

WILTON - The Plan­ning Board has post­poned a proposal to ren­ovate the former Sacred Heart Church on Maple Street until its next regu­lar meeting on Wednes­day, Nov. 16. The hearing had been set for Oct. 19. The property is owned by the Catholic Diocese of Manchester. The Rev. Robin ...