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Festival of faith

Merrimack News

MILFORD - Ten years ago, Milford United Methodist Church moved into a beautiful new building on a spacious lot on North River Road. The congregation is going to celebrate that anniversary with a Christian music festival on Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 27-28. Church members recently talked with the ...

Town official hurt in accident

Cabinet News

WILTON - A Temple town official is recover­ing from serious injuries after a motorcycle crash on Route 101 on Monday, Aug. 8. Wilton police say wit­nesses reported the 1994 Honda motorcycle driv­en by David Martz, 66, of Temple, collided with a red sedan and that the sedan's driver left ...

Farm purchases leased property

Cabinet News

WILTON - Since 2004, the Temple-Wilton Com­munity Farm has held a 99-year lease on Four Cor­ners Farm on Abbott Hill Road. It had been using the 68-acre property since about 1997, but the com­munity farm really want­ed to own it. Now it does, thanks to the efforts of a great many people. ...

No cause determined for Milford house fire

Cabinet News

Firefighters hampered by papers which filled building MILFORD - The 19th-century house on Elm Street that was destroyed by fire last week offered firefighters unusual chal­lenges. It was packed with items, including newspa­pers that filled the attic from floor to ceiling, and 40 years' worth ...

Risk survey tracks teens

Cabinet News

>Results show texting and driving has increased MILFORD - Texting while driving seems to have replaced drinking and driving as the risky behavior of choice among high school students. Despite statistics that show distracted driving has become a major safe­ty problem, nearly half the ...

Wilton names town administrator

Cabinet News

>Butcher is first in role, begins in September WILTON - Scott Butch­er will start his new job as Wilton's first town admin­istrator during the first week in September. Butcher, of Pepperell, Mass., has had a career in management in private industry and has been in­volved in ...

Birds of prey showcased at town hall

Cabinet News

MILFORD - The five birds in the Town Hall banquet room last week were treated like celebri­ties. Cameras flashed and people oohed and aahed as Jim Parks re­moved each one from its carrier and carried it around the room. Parks is a licensed raptor re­habilitator, and each bird of prey had ...

Living at Home SeniorCare offers resources for caregivers

Bedford News

AMHERST - Living at Home SeniorCare is introducing a Family Learning Center on its website at www.lahseniorcare.com to make it easier for family caregivers to find training and support resources to help them better care for the needs of their loved ones at home. The Family Learning Center is ...

Paving the way to Bedford’s new community center

Bedford News

Work continues on the creation of the Stevens-Buswell Community Center in front of the town offices in Bedford Center. We are mid-way through Phase II, and once completed, we will be able to open the doors for community use. But we need the community's help to reach our goal. The Friends of ...

American Legion school awards

Bedford News

For many years the Stevens-Buswell Post 54 of the American Legion has participated in the awards ceremonies at the Lurgio Middle School. This year Post officer John Graham continued that tradition. The Citizenship Award recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship, ...

Meet and greet author at Bedford Farmers Market

Bedford News

The Bedford Farmers Market has much to offer. On Tuesday, Aug. 16, meet author Philip Soletsky and have him autograph his newest work. Soletsky, a decorated 14-year veteran of the Brookline Volunteer Fire Department, has published several short stories. Soletsky's works include the short ...

Good game

Bedford News

AMHERST - An ordinary round of golf is 18 holes, but this was no ordinary game. Multiply 18 by five and add 10 and you have what 58 golfers each did in a single day, all for good causes. On July 29, golfers from all over the area started at 6 a.m. and played straight through to 8 p.m. during ...

Hollis Old Home Days festivities set for Sept. 16-17

HB News

HOLLIS - Old Home Days has plenty in store for people of all ages. Old Home Days starts at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, on Nichols Field. Activities include midway games, rides and a teen dance. OHD ends at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, with a fireworks show. Friday's activities include tethered hot ...

Beaver Brook seeking art for display at annual fall festival

HB News

HOLLIS - The Beaver Brook Association invites the public to its 36th annual Fall Festival & Nature Show. Artwork by dozens of regional artists will be on display at Maple Hill Farm, and the featured artist is Zachary Zahn, of Wilton. Beaver Brook is calling for artists to make this event ...

Hollis selectmen recognize Colonial Garden Club

HB News

HOLLIS - The Hollis Board of Selectmen recently issued a proclamation honoring the Colonial Garden Club of Hollis on its 50th anniversary. The proclamation recognizes the club for its work in enhancing the beauty of Hollis by maintaining many gardens throughout the town since ...

Seniors invited to Old Home Days barbecue

HB News

The Hollis Old Home Days Committee invites Hollis residents 90 or older to be its guests for the chicken barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Nichols Field. RSVP to Thelma at barbecue@hollisoldhomedays.org to be put on the list. - Submitted by Hollis Old Home Days Committee

Town of Hollis receives Green Medal for energy efficiency

HB News

HOLLIS - The New Hampshire Climate Action Campaign awarded the town of Hollis and the Hollis Energy Committee a Green Medal in recognition of their leadership on energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives at the Board of Selectmen's meeting on Monday, Aug. 8. Roger Stephenson of the ...

Good game

HB News

AMHERST - An ordinary round of golf is 18 holes, but this was no ordinary game. Multiply 18 by five and add 10 and you have what 58 golfers each did in a single day, all for good causes. On July 29, golfers from all over the area started at 6 a.m. and played straight through to 8 p.m. during ...

Jeffrey S. Blodgett

Merrimack News

Jeffrey S. Blodgett, 31, of Merrimack died on Sunday July 31, 2016, at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua. He was born in Nashua, NH, on March 8, 1985, to Bruce Blodgett of Merrimack and the late Deborah (Landry) Blodgett, who predeceased him on February 7, 2016. He worked as a brake mechanic for ...

Fish & Game has smartphone app

Merrimack News

CONCORD - Hunters and anglers have field information, maps and more at their fingertips using the official New Hampshire Fish & Wildlife Pocket Ranger smartphone app for iPhone and Android. This free app provides essential information on fishing, hunting, boating and wildlife watching in ...