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Merrimack resident raises awareness for Alzheimer’s

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK - Laura Patnaude, of Merrimack, will participate in the Alzheimer's Association Central New Hampshire Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Arms Park in Manchester. In 2013, Patnaude took an internship at the New Hampshire office for the Alzheimer's Association, ...

Support Notter for state representative

Merrimack News

To the Editor: I am writing this letter to encourage you to vote for Jeanine Notter, who is running for her fourth term as state representative in Merrimack. Jeanine works tirelessly in Concord to fight for local control and decision making, advocate for veterans, and support strong economic ...

What a pickle!

Merrimack News

MILFORD - When Rivka Schwartz belonged to a community supported agriculture group, she would bring home tons of produce. But she doesn't like to can vegetables, so what to do with all that seasonal bounty? She found a better way: brining, also called fermenting. Brining is an ancient food ...

Scout finishes Citizens’ Hall project

Cabinet News

p> LYNDEBOROUGH - Thanks to Eagle Scout can­didate Ian Holden, there is now a picnic area behind Citizens' Hall. Holden, with the help of other members of Troop 10 of Wilton, completed the project on Saturday, Aug. 27. They put together two picnic tables and planted a maple tree and ...

Series examines area’s economic issues

Cabinet News

p> 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 ...

Town saves money on cemetery expansion

Cabinet News

>Mountain Road project provides fill to level area LYNDEBOROUGH - The tons of fill needed to make the expansion of South Cemetery a level area is coming from the Mountain Road project, filling two needs - getting rid of the removed dirt and gravel and saving the cemetery trustees a lot ...

Low flows continue on area rivers

Cabinet News

An inch of rain overnight Sunday, Aug. 21, brought the Souhegan River back up over the Protected Criti­cal Instream Flow that would require water users and towns along the river to curtail outside watering, but the low flows are still the topic of concern. Flow in the upper section of the ...

Drinking party leads to arrests

Cabinet News

AMHERST - An Amherst father and his teenage son and daughter were ar­rested after what police say was a drink­ing party at their home on Aug. 4 that also resulted in the arrests of six other underage youths and four juveniles. Police responded to 12 Fieldstone Drive around 11 p.m. Aug. ...

Zoning Board approves part of LaBelle plan

Cabinet News

AMHERST - The Zon­ing Board of Adjustment voted Tuesday night to give LaBelle Winery a variance for part of its planned expansion com­plex across Route 101. LaBelle's owners, Amy LaBelle and Cesar Abode­la, want to build a distill­ery with a tasting room, as well as an inn with a ...

Celebrity chef makes appearance in Milford

Cabinet News

>Toadstool Bookshop hosts signing with Sara Moulton MILFORD - Sara Moulton is the petite blond host of public tele­vision's "Sara's Weeknight Meals," and dozens of her fans packed the Toadstool Bookshop's cafe recently to listen to her talk about cooking. And if any ...

Plan to modify church OK’d

Cabinet News

>Wilton space will become community center WILTON - Converting the former Sacred Heart Church at 47 Maple St. into a community center and a variety of other uses moved one big step closer to reality on Monday, Aug. 29, with the acceptance of the complex plan by the Zoning Board of ...

Town readies for Labor Day

Cabinet News

>Milford parade is largest in state MILFORD - The town's Labor Day parade is the biggest in the state, and this year it will be even bigger, ending with a col­lege fair at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. College representa­tives and recruiters from all branches of the armed forces ...

Teachers prepare for all-day kindergarten

Cabinet News

The teachers - Joanna Bacon, Donna Niland and Amanda Benson - have decades of teaching ex­perience among them, but they are especially excited at the start of this school year. The three are Clark School kindergarten teachers, and this year in Amherst, kindergarten has become a full-day ...

Is Generation Z solely digital?

Bedford News

(BPT) - All students heading back to school this year are part of the new generation known as Gen Z. Born in the years of 1995-2012, this group is defined by the fact that they grew up with a widespread usage of technology from a very young age. Laptops, software, apps and digital devices ...

Bedford Women’s Club hosts new member coffee event

Bedford News

The 2016 coffee for new and prospective Bedford Women's Club members will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in the McAllaster Room, lower level of the Bedford Library. The Bedford Women's Club is open to women who are Bedford residents interested in fostering social and cultural relationships. ...

Scouts host information night

Bedford News

All Bedford Boys entering grades K-5 are eligible to join Cub Scouting. Bedford's Pack 114 will hold an information night on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the McKelvie School cafeteria to introduce Scouts and their parents to Cub Scouting and answer questions. Bedford Pack 114 is known ...

A farm-to-table dinner from Bedford Farmers Market

Bedford News

BEDFORD - The Bedford Farmers Market is the place to buy your fresh food and delicious fruit and vegetables. There is so much in season now. Corn on the cob, watermelon, beets, swiss chard, cucumbers, apples, tomatoes, carrots and potatoes are just some of the wonderful choices for your fresh ...

Take the time to take a walk in the woods with kids

Bedford News

When is the last time you took your kids outdoors to play? We're not talking about participating in a soccer game, we're talking about parents and children going outdoors together and exploring. You don't need to wait for an organized walk. You and your kids can spend an hour or two after ...

Out of the wild

Bedford News

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 some kind of ...

Is Generation Z solely digital?

HB News

(BPT) - All students heading back to school this year are part of the new generation known as Gen Z. Born in the years of 1995-2012, this group is defined by the fact that they grew up with a widespread usage of technology from a very young age. Laptops, software, apps and digital devices ...