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District mulls custodial work

Cabinet News

>School Board looking at outsourcing option MILFORD - Outsourc­ing custodial work could come with big savings for the School District, but there could also be big drawbacks. At the School Board's request, William Coo­per, head of the district's building and grounds department, ...

Church to hold two-day music bash

Cabinet 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 ...

Beware of bears all season

Bedford News

CONCORD - Even though summer is winding down and thoughts of fall hang in the distance, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the U.S. Forest Service urges homeowners, campers and the rest of the public to continue to be vigilant and responsible in bear country. The peak period of ...

Meals on Wheels recruitment drive

Bedford News

Meals on Wheels America, in partnership with the Ad Council, has launched an "America, Let's Do Lunch" campaign to recruit volunteers to serve the nation's most vulnerable citizens. More than 10 million seniors in the United States face the threat of hunger, and more than 15 ...

Sister to run 10-miler in quest to fight Batten disease

Bedford News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Taylor King, 17, ran two 5K races after losing her vision to a rare, fatal condition called Batten disease. Now her older sister, Laura King Edwards, is running in all 50 states to honor her and help find a cure for the disease. Edwards will run Manchester's 10-miler on Aug. ...

Festival of faith

Bedford 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 ...

Raise funds for school or club by selling NH Wildlife calendar

HB News

CONCORD - If you need a fall fundraiser for your school, club or community group, try selling the 2017 New Hampshire Wildlife calendar. All sales support the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's work conserving wildlife and wild places, and your organization will be able to keep $4.95 of ...

Be bear aware for rest of summer

HB News

CONCORD - Even though the summer is starting to wind down and thoughts of fall hang in the distance, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the U.S. Forest Service urges homeowners, campers and the rest of the public to continue to be vigilant and responsible in bear country. The peak ...

Local girl earns ‘Distinction’ in piano

HB News

Katrina Tsao, of Nashua, earned "Distinction" for her Level 4 piano examination given by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music at Darryl's Music Hall in Nashua in June. Katrina also received "Distinction" for her Level 3 examination in ...

Rotary Club seeks ‘outbounders’ for exchange program

HB News

The Hollis Brookline Rotary Club is seeking one or more candidates to become its sponsored outbound exchange student during the academic year beginning in fall 2017 (not 2016). The application deadline is Sept. 15, 2016, but according to a Rotary Youth Exchange Committee spokesperson, no ...

Hollis VFW kicks off student scholarship essay competitions

HB News

HOLLIS - The Hollis VFW Post 11373 again will be sponsoring the VFW national scholarship and essay competitions for middle and high school students. The first competition is the VFW's annual Patriot's Pen youth essay competition. Students in grades 7-8 have the opportunity to compete for and ...

HBHS football players help clean up Korcoulis Field

HB News

HOLLIS - Hollis Brookline High School football players, coaches and parents came together Saturday, Aug. 13, to clean up the Coach Lou Korcoulis Field. From weeding and mowing lawns to cleaning out the concession shack and equipment storage area, the crew spent about three hours getting the ...

Festival of faith

HB News

To the Editor: Cheryl Thompson, program manager at Harbor Homes' BAE Independence Hall, a 26-apartment veteran housing facility located in Manchester, is passionate about helping her residents be their most healthy, prosperous and productive, which naturally includes eating well. During the ...

Chamber’s Candidate Coffee series canceled

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce announced that because of circumstances beyond its control, the three upcoming Candidate Coffees originally scheduled for Aug. 16, 23 and 30 will be canceled. The chamber hopes to offer opportunities for political engagement in the future. Refunds will be ...

Rotary Club of Merrimack awards seven scholarships

Merrimack News

Members of the Rotary Club of Merrimack Scholarship Fund awarded scholarships to seven Merrimack High School seniors this year. The scholarships help provide financial assistance to students as they pursue higher-level education. This year's recipients were Melanie Glick, applied technology; ...

Low flows on local rivers means higher E. coli levels

Merrimack News

One of the longtime volunteer water quality monitors noted that the Souhegan River at his site was "as low as I've ever seen it," and most of the monitors at the other 30 sites echoed this by noting the level as "very low." At the time of the testing on ...

Be bear aware for rest of summer

Merrimack News

CONCORD - Even though the summer is starting to wind down and thoughts of fall hang in the distance, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the U.S. Forest Service urges homeowners, campers and the rest of the public to continue to be vigilant and responsible in bear country. The peak ...

Local girl earns ‘Distinction’ in piano

Merrimack News

Katrina Tsao, of Nashua, earned "Distinction" for her Level 4 piano examination given by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music at Darryl's Music Hall in Nashua in June. Katrina also received "Distinction" for her Level 3 examination in ...

Merrimack Friends & Families donates charitable funds

Merrimack News

Merrimack Friends and Families, a social and service organization, recently made $4,700 in charitable donations back into the community. The donations were made to the St. James and St. John Neumann church food pantries, Merrimack Parks & Recreation for summer camp scholarships, the St. ...

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 ...