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How sweet it is

HB News

It's more than a food, almost a drug. Everyone who loves chocolate knows the truth of that statement - that chocolate not only tastes good, but affects how they feel in a way no other food does. During a presentation at the Amherst Public Library last week, Dr. Michael Cross explained why we ...

Sedlar aims for Women’s State Am title

Merrimack News

Editor's note: Results for the final round were not available by Merrimack Journal presstime. Check back next week for Sedlar's finish. RYE BEACH - On a day she wasn't sure she had anything, Chelsea Sedlar turned out to have everything. The 18-year-old from Merrimack fired the round of the ...

State land trapping lottery now 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. Lottery applications must be received at New Hampshire Fish and ...

How sweet it is

Merrimack News

It's more than a food, almost a drug. Everyone who loves chocolate knows the truth of that statement - that chocolate not only tastes good, but affects how they feel in a way no other food does. During a presentation at the Amherst Public Library last week, Dr. Michael Cross explained why we ...

Thumbing the Files

Cabinet News

75 years ago, 1941 Two Milford men were among nine from the area accepted for selec­tive service. They were Raymond G. Ciardelli and Willis Stickney. New Hampshire's next draft call was to be in September when the state was to be asked to provide 135 men. Milford's quota would be eight. Four ...

Warning signs to be installed at Wilton reservoir

Cabinet News

WILTON - Because of deteriorating conditions, the Board of Selectmen decided Monday, July 25, to install "Danger - Keep Off" signs along the dam at the Old Reservoir. The area is public prop­erty and open to walkers along the brook. "It's a long drop if some­one ...

Lyndeborough community day

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH - The 10th annual Commu­nity Day in Lyndeborough Center on Saturday, Aug. 13, is set to kick off with a hike up Rose Mountain and end with a steak din­ner under the tent. In between are a Civil War encampment, a silent auc­tion, fun, games, food and a magic show. The schedule ...

New entrance in works for local offices

Cabinet News

>Wilton Town Hall to receive upgrades for ADA compliance WILTON - The entry to the town offices could be made ADA compliant next year. The access from Main Street isn't level and doesn't meet the stan­dards of the Americans With Disabilities Act, and are a problem for people in ...

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 ...