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Bedford Land Trust celebrates 25 years of conservation

Bedford News

The Bedford Land Trust is celebrating 25 years of land conservation in Bedford through the creative vision of area artists in a special exhibit, "Celebrating 25 Years of Land Conservation Though the Eye of an Artist," at Sullivan Framing & Fine Art Gallery from Oct. ...

Here comes the sun

Bedford News

When Rob Figler arranged to have 30 solar panels installed on his Wiggin Road home in Bedford, he didn't hire an installation company. Instead, he turned to the members of a local nonprofit organization that promotes renewable energy to help him do the work for free. Figler is a member of the ...

Beaver Brook Fall Festival and Art Show schedule

HB News

HOLLIS - The Beaver Brook Fall Festival and Art Show will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 24 and 25 at Maple Hill Farm, 117 Ridge Road. For more information, call 465-7787 or visit www.beaverbrook.org. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: SATURDAY, SEPT. 24 11 a.m.-4 p.m.: Petting Farm. Noon: Wildlife Encounters ...

March composer plans to attend Hollis Apple Festival

HB News

The Hollis Apple Festival, sponsored by the Hollis Town Band and the Hollis Women's Club, will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, in Monument Square. In addition to apple crisp and apple pies served with Dr. Davis' Ice Cream, the Hollis Town Band will perform. One of the musical highlights of ...

Girl Scouts holding membership drive

HB News

With many exciting ways to participate, now is a great time to become a Girl Scout. Fall registration is underway for girls in kindergarten through 12th grade. "There are many ways for even the busiest girls to become involved in Girl Scouts and benefit from the leadership development ...

Group holding events to benefit police departments

HB News

The Friends of the Brookline and Hollis Police Departments, composed of residents of both communities, are getting together to raise money to cover items that have been assigned to the departments' respective "wish lists." This is possible only through donations from members ...

HBHS students hit the books – purely for enjoyment

HB News

September means back to school, and specifically, back to the books: textbooks, standardized test preparation books, confusing classics and pages of Shakespeare. But senior Katarina Kotarski realized she finds escape from the demands of school in the very things that most students dread. She ...

Here comes the sun

HB News

When Rob Figler arranged to have 30 solar panels installed on his Wiggin Road home in Bedford, he didn't hire an installation company. Instead, he turned to the members of a local nonprofit organization that promotes renewable energy to help him do the work for free. Figler is a member of the ...

Home Depot, library support Lions Club’s scarecrow fundraiser

Merrimack News

The local Home Depot manager has become the backbone to the structural development of the Merrimack Lions Club's scarecrow fundraiser when he offered to donate the wooden frames that keep them standing. The wood and screws are the largest expense in making the scarecrow kits. His generosity ...

Chamber announces Excellence Award winners

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce announces the recipients of its 2016 Excellence Awards. Winners were: ? Small Business of the Year: JDog Junk Removal & Hauling. ? Business of the Year: Fidelity Investments. ? Business Leader of the Year: Eric Brand, P&L Landscaping. ? Volunteer of ...

Police to hold free car seat safety event

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Police Department announced that certified child passenger safety technicians will offer free car seat inspections and education to parents and caregivers from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 24, at the station at 31 Baboosic Lake Road. The event is part of National Seat Check ...

Merrimack Rocks to be held Saturday

Merrimack News

The fourth annual Merrimack Rocks celebration is set for 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Watson Park, 447 Daniel Webster Highway. Merrimack Rocks is part of the annual Fall Festival. It includes an award ceremony at which a Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to longtime coach Tim ...

Merrimack Fall Festival and Business Expo set for Oct. 1

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK - Partnering with businesses and civic organizations, the town of Merrimack announced plans for the 10th annual Merrimack Fall Festival and Business Expo. New this year, the Merrimack Chamber of Commerce has a significant presence in the planning of the event. The Merrimack Town ...

Here comes the sun

Merrimack News

When Rob Figler arranged to have 30 solar panels installed on his Wiggin Road home in Bedford, he didn't hire an installation company. Instead, he turned to the members of a local nonprofit organization that promotes renewable energy to help him do the work for free. Figler is a member of the ...

Primary Results

Cabinet News

In the New Hamp­shire primary last week, Milford School Board member Len Man­nino lost the Republican nomination for county commissioner to incum­bent Robert Rowe in all towns except Milford, Wilton and Greenville. In Greenville, he won by one vote. In the race for the Republican nominee ...

Dance celebrates ‘Grapes of Wrath’

Cabinet News

Steinbeck novel is Big Read selection MILFORD - About three-quarters of the way through John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath," the Joad family and other downtrodden migrants organize a country dance at which they get some relief from their situation as they do-si-do ...

Outsourcing custodial work opposed by staff

Cabinet News

Teachers concerned about job losses MILFORD - Outsourcing custo­dial jobs would mean big losses to the schools, several school staff members told the School Board recently. Officials are looking at the pos­sibility of privatizing custodial and grounds maintenance work to save money. At the ...

Board aims to stay level

Cabinet News

More control of budget process sought by officials MILFORD - The School Board will be looking for a fairly level budget this year as it gets ready for the 2017 school elections. In March, voters reject­ed the district's operating budget for the second year in a row, and board Chair­man Paul ...

Dry spell advice for homeowners </

Cabinet News

The state Department of Environmental Services is asking residents and businesses to take these actions to protect their wells and public water supplies: Discontinue lawn watering immediately. Lawn watering can cause household water use to more than double and should be discontin­ued now ...

Drought gets worse locally

Cabinet News

DES: Some rain this week 'means nothing' CONCORD - Calling the ongoing drought "a very slow-moving natural disaster," the state Department of Environ­mental Services is asking res­idents and businesses to stop all outside watering and to take other actions to reduce their ...