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Poetry and harp at The Cozy Teacart in Brookline

HB News

“Homeward – An Evening of Poetry and Harp” Join us in celebrating National Poetry Month! Poems by Patrice Pinette and guest poet Candace Bergstrom, with Celtic harp played by Sarah Merrigan. This event is free, but donations are welcome. Please call to reserve a seat. When: Friday, April ...

Miss New Hampshire 2017 competition planned

Cabinet News

DERRY – The Miss New Hampshire Scholarship Program announced that 28 local title holders will compete to become Miss New Hampshire 2017. The 71st annual competition will take place at Pinkerton Academy’s Stockbridge Theatre in Derry from April 27-29. Each of the contestants qualified at a ...

Brideau earns Eagle rank with Merrimack BSA Troop 15

Merrimack News

BSA Troop 15 from St John Neumann Parish in Merrimack recently celebrated our second Eagle Court of Honor this year. We celebrated David Brideau receiving his Eagle Scout rank, BSA’s highest award in Scouting. David is now 17 years old, and organized a garden beautification project for the ...

Filling a Need

Bedford News

MILFORD – They’re only first-graders, but they know why they’re making and painting ceramic bowls. The bowls will help people who “don’t have much,” Maria Dudley said as she and her classmate Nadia Tlapa painted their bowls last week. The handcrafted pottery is being made by ...

Men’s club hosts Town Council Candidate Forum

Bedford News

On Feb. 15, Bedford Men’s Club President Dante D’Amato moderated the BMC’s 2017 Town Council Candidates’ Forum. The forum was held at the BCTV studios and broadcast live on BCTV channel 22. The program will be re-broadcast before the March 14 Town Meeting. It is also available for ...

Last call to submit 2017 scholarship applications

Bedford News

The Bedford Firefighters Association announces the application for the 2017 Norman Richards Scholarship. Applications are available at bedfordfirenh.com. The scholarship is open to legal residents of the town of Bedford. The applicant must be a senior in a secondary school at the time of ...

Master Roofers celebrates 75 years in business

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – 2017 marks the 75th anniversary for Master Roofers, one of greater Manchester’s largest and longest standing roofing contractors. Several promotions and events will take place throughout the year to show appreciation to the Master Roofers’ customers, partners, employees and ...

2016 New Hampshire Trophy Fish Winners announced

HB News

CONCORD – Fisheries Biologist and Trophy Fish Program Coordinator John Viar has announced the winners of the 2016 New Hampshire Trophy Fish Program. Certificates to acknowledge the successful anglers’ accomplishments are being prepared. A listing of winners – and all qualifying entries ...

NH State Library is repository for government documents

HB News

Government documents at the library are informative, fascinating – and even fun. What do federal tax form W-7, a transcript of a 1912 congressional hearing on women’s suffrage and a National Park Service coloring book have in common? They are all government documents that can be found at ...

OPTN Foundation to host 9th annual Easter egg festival

HB News

BEDFORD – That’s right, 10,000 eggs will be ready for your little ones to gather up at this year’s Easter Egg Hunt Festival scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 15, at the N.H. Sportsplex in Bedford. This popular family fundraising event from the OPTN, now in its ninth year, ...

RMMS hosting marrow donor registry drive for former teacher

HB News

Many students, in particular the senior class at Hollis Brookline High School, have fond memories of their time in elementary school with former environmental education teacher Kathi Bond. Whether they were pretending to be animals on the Brookline playground to act out the food chain, or ...

Women’s club group thankful for help at district meeting

Merrimack News

On Saturday, March 4, I had the pleasure of conducting the annual GFWC-NH Merrimack District meeting at the First Baptist Church, 121 Manchester St., Nashua. The GFWC-NH Merrimack District represent GFWC-NH Woman’s Clubs in Brookline, Candia, Hollis, Hudson, Lyndeborough, Manchester, Nashua, ...

Merrimack native vies for entrepreneurship prize

Merrimack News

GROVE CITY, Pa. – A pair of Grove City College student entrepreneurs are headed to a national business plan competition with their eyes on a $100,000 prize. Entrepreneurship majors Hannah Vaccaro, from Merrimack, and Ross Harrington, of Richmond, Ind., both juniors, were selected as one of ...

St. Joseph Hospital welcomes new staff member

Merrimack News

NASHUA – St. Joseph Hospital welcomes certified women’s health Nurse practitioner Heather L. Arel. Arel earned her Master of Science in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa., specializing in women’s health. She is a certified women’s health nurse practitioner, ...

Merrimack Chamber announces new president

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce welcomes Melissa Ballard Sullivan as its new president. Formerly the director of development and public relations at Marguerite’s Place Inc., in Nashua, Melissa brings over 20 years of experience in marketing, public relations, development and strategic ...

St. James church Clothes Closet a dream come true

Merrimack News

In the spring of 2002, a group of women were having a discussion in the kitchen of St. James United Methodist Church. It was stated that to have a dream could give direction and a purpose to one’s life. When asked what her dream was, June Johnsen replied that it was to have a building on the ...

Bedford High School students raise money for Easterseals NH

Bedford News

Amanda and Jessica Butura, Bedford High School juniors, presented a check to Easterseals NH Presdient & CEO Larry Gammon to benefit their substance abuse programs in Greater Manchester. Their love for collecting antiques had inspired this fundraising event. Through Concord Auction Center, ...

Sullivan Construction supports Easterseals New Hampshire

Bedford News

BEDFORD – Sullivan Construction supports Easterseals New Hampshire with sponsoring one of the N.H. Special Transit buses. The Easterseals NH Special Transit Service fleet of 100 vehicles transports people with disabilities and special needs to various places in the community. Of that entire ...

FUNdraising

Cabinet News

MILFORD – They’re only first-graders, but they know why they’re making and painting ceramic bowls. The bowls will help people who “don’t have much,” Maria Dudley said as she and her classmate Nadia Tlapa painted their bowls last week. The handcrafted pottery is being made by ...

Bicyclist struck, killed in Wilton

Cabinet News

WILTON – A 60-year-old bicyclist from Bedford died Sunday after he was hit by a car on Route 31 in Wilton. State police say Jeremiah Fitzgibbon was riding south on Route 31 in the breakdown lane on a Trek road bicycle, and Albert S. Dodge III, 24, of Wilton, was driving northbound and trying ...