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Milford graduate in Pan-Mass ride

Cabinet News

MILFORD - Each of the more than 6,000 bicy­clists who will ride in the Pan-Mass challenge this weekend have their own reasons, and Jenn Dupuis has two: Her grandmother and grandfather both died from cancer - her grand­father from pancreatic cancer at the age of 51 - so she knows the toll the ...

Watering ban enforced

Cabinet News

Milford moves to odd-even restrictions on outdoor use MILFORD - As the drought continues, Mil­ford homeowners and businesses connected to the town water supply now face fines for failing to comply with restrictions on outdoor water use. Lawn watering, espe­cially, but even activities like ...

Amherst residents lament safety of street

Cabinet News

> AMHERST - Homeowners on Merrimack Road pleaded with town officials last week to fix what they call a dangerous section of road. During more than 30 years his family has lived there, said Kevin Dadoly, there have been "count­less accidents" on his stretch of the ...

Risk survey good news

Cabinet News

>Heroin use down among local students MILFORD - News about drug use in New Hamp­shire continues to be bad, but there is some relative­ly good news for Milford in a survey done last year. The percentage of Mil­ford students saying they have used heroin, mari­juana and unprescribed ...

ID of driver in fatal withheld

Cabinet News

>Area woman killed in auto-pedestrain crash State law enforcement's decision to not release the name of the 17-year-old driver involved in the July 15 fatal auto-pedestrian accident in Lyndeborough is based on the possibil­ity the driver could be charged as a juvenile, an assistant ...

Primrose School fundraiser brings community together

Bedford News

Primrose School at Bedford Hills recently conducted its second annual Spring Fling fundraiser to raise awareness and money for worthwhile causes. This year's event raised $3,500, which was donated to the Primrose Children's Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that focuses on and ...

New veterinary center opens in Bedford

Bedford News

BEDFORD - The Bedford Veterinary Medical Center is a new, full-service hospital that practices the highest quality of medicine with the utmost care and compassion. Fully staffed and equipped, the BVMC is able to provide a variety of care ranging from wellness exams and sick visits to ...

Firefighters receive donation of oxygen masks for pets

Bedford News

Bedford families with pets can breathe a little easier as firefighters here have a new life-saving tool for pets. Canine Company has donated specially-designed oxygen masks to the department for use in rescues involving pets. Fire inspector Thatcher Plante requested the masks after learning ...

TFMoran, Inc. named Business of the Year

Bedford News

BEDFORD - TFMoran, Inc., a regional full-service engineering firm with offices in Bedford and Portsmouth, has been named Business NH Magazine as Business of the Year in the Construction/Engineering/Real Estate category. The award recognizes businesses for civic contributions and ...

Shop the farmers market this summer

Bedford News

The Bedford Farmers' Market is the place to shop this summer. Plentiful with fresh greens, fruit, cheese, homemade breads and granola, shoppers can find much of what they need for a healthy dinner. Looking for specialty items? Try some of the olive oils, crab cakes, bison, vegan ice cream or ...

Guide talks Italy

Bedford News

Carol Bonow has led small group tours around Europe for years. Last week, though, she got lost on the way to the Bedford Public Library. But she just shrugged her shoulders in that continental way that seems to mean, "Who cares about such small things when life is full of glorious ...

State Lands Trapping Lottery open

HB News

CONCORD - Trappers interested in trapping on state-owned or state-managed lands can now apply for the 2016 New Hampshire State Lands Trapping Lottery. Applications are available at www.huntnh.com/hunting/trapping-state-lands.html. Lottery applications must be received at New Hampshire Fish ...

Meals on Wheels launches volunteer recruitment drive

HB News

Meals on Wheels America, in partnership with the Ad Council, has launched a national "America, Let's Do Lunch" campaign to recruit volunteers to serve the nation's most vulnerable citizens. More than 10 million - 1 in 6 - seniors in the United States face the threat of ...

Hollis woman elected TOPS leader

HB News

NASHUA - An installation service was held Friday, July 22, by TOPS Chapter NH 0131 of Nashua to install newly elected leaders. They are Claire Kelly, of Hollis, chapter leader, and Paula Shannon, of Nashua, co-leader. Other board members installed were Sally Sanborn, of Merrimack, secretary; ...

Brookline Women’s Club, town award scholarships to HBHS grad

HB News

BROOKLINE - The Brookline Women's Club announced that Hollis Brookline High School graduate Alexi Migneault was the recipient its $1,000 scholarship. In addition, Migneault was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the town of Brookline to be received just before her second year of college. The ...

Guide talks Italy

HB News

Carol Bonow has led small group tours around Europe for years. Last week, though, she got lost on the way to the Bedford Public Library. But she just shrugged her shoulders in that continental way that seems to mean, "Who cares about such small things when life is full of glorious ...

Merrimack High School senior attending Boys Nation

Merrimack News

Zev Sernik, an incoming senior at Merrimack High School, was selected as a senator for American Legion Boys Nation in the Washington, D.C. area, from July 22-30. Boys Nation is an annual American Legion program that includes civic training, leadership development and a focus on Americanism. ...

Meals on Wheels launches volunteer recruitment drive

Merrimack News

Meals on Wheels America, in partnership with the Ad Council, has launched a national "America, Let's Do Lunch" campaign to recruit volunteers to serve the nation's most vulnerable citizens. More than 10 million - 1 in 6 - seniors in the United States face the threat of ...

State Lands Trapping Lottery open

Merrimack News

CONCORD - Trappers interested in trapping on state-owned or state-managed lands can now apply for the 2016 New Hampshire State Lands Trapping Lottery. Applications are available at www.huntnh.com/hunting/trapping-state-lands.html. Lottery applications must be received at New Hampshire Fish ...

Merrimack seeks new town councilor after resignation

Merrimack News

The town of Merrimack is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Merrimack Town Council until the vote in April in order to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Jody Vaillancourt. The Town Council is the governing board for the town of Merrimack. It is made up of seven members ...