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Milford Rotary Swim Meet starts Saturday

MILFORD – Swimming builds an appetite, and there will be plenty to eat Saturday and Sunday during the annual Milford Rotary Swim Meet. Milanos’ pizza, and Bill Palaskas’ iSCREAM, the new ice cream concession, will help feed the hundreds of young swimmers, ages 5 to 19, from 14 teams ...

Moving Wall coming to Souhegan High School

AMHERST – The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall is coming to Souhgean High School on July 19 and leaving on July 23. The half-sized replica of the Washington D.C. memorial to the 2.7 million men and women who served in Vietnam is inscribed with the names of the more than 58,000 soldiers who died ...

32 Years of Service

Manager Mark Bausha of Suburban Propane, in Milford, recently presented Joe McEntee with a retirement cake honoring his 32 years of loyal service to his customers and coworkers.

Wilton Select Board eyes BMSI contract

WILTON – Whether to continue with Business Management Systems, Inc., occupied the first part of Monday’s meeting of the Select Board. A contract with the company was signed by previous Administrator Scott Butcher who has since resigned. The board met with BMSI representative Jim Foley who ...

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Mont Vernon’s Simmond honored

Andre Simmond of Mont Vernon enjoyed a sparkling soccer career at the University of South Carolina Aiken. He capped his career in style as Simmond was named to Gold Scholars List on the Peach Belt Conference’s Presidential Honor Roll. The Gold list is the top honor for student athletes ...

Gillis off to strong start at State Am

With the state’s top amateurs raising their level of play, nothing is coming easy this week at the 115th New Hampshire State Amateur Golf Championship at Hanover Country Club. As the field of 140 whittled its way down to the final 32 midweek, only one player from area clubs remained in the ...

Bright future straight ahead

Anyone who has seen Katie Lorden in action knows how seriously she takes her soccer. But the Milford High senior goalkeeper has one eye on the ball and the other on her long-term aspirations as a nursing student in college. We had Lorden take a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of ...

CHaD football means summer is finally here

Jared Chandler had a captive audience on Friday afternoon. It was a nice day. Little golf? Beach? Trip to the Lakes Region? Nah. These graduated high schoolers, sitting in a circle on the Clement M. Lemire Complex field turf at Manchester Memorial High School were all suited up in pads and ...

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World Cup excitement

“ I ache in the places where I used to play.” – Leonard Cohen, “Tower of Song” Yeah, I thought of that as I wandered the very hot streets of Montreal recently, sometimes waiting for a World Cup match to start so I could get a seat at Bar Bifteck, or sometimes heading down to the ...

Goss Park

This photo, from 1979, was taken at Goss Park, the Wilton and Lyndeboroough summer recreation area that was created in the 1950s after Jennie M. Goss contributed 14 acres for community recreation use. Over the years facilities grew to include a pavilion, snack bar, basketball court, tennis ...

Thumbing the Files for July 12

71 years ago, 1947 The tourist information booth on the Milford Oval, shut down during the war, opened at the north end of the Oval. Funds for the booth were provided by the state Planning and Development Commission and the Monadnock Region Association. At Milford’s High Diving Pool, ...

Being safe

An organization called Everytown for Gun Safety, which bills itself as the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, recently issued a report showing that “dozens of states have passed laws to establish or improve their mental health records reporting systems, resulting in a ...

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Theresa Laurel ‘Tess’ Swindell

Theresa Laurel “Tess” Swindell, 21, of Temple, NH lost her battle with depression on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in Logan, Utah. Tess was born in Temple, NH on August 3, 1996, a daughter of Keith Alan and Marilee Pearl (Stone) Swindell. She was home-schooled, and completed an Associates degree ...

Marita M. Howe

Marita M. Howe, 85, longtime resident of Jaffrey, NH, formerly of Wilton, NH, died on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester MA, after a period of declining health. She was born on November 14, 1932 in Buxton, ME a daughter of the late Stella Hanson Boyden and Philip ...

Alice M. Smith

MILFORD – Alice M. Smith, 86, resident of Milford, NH died July 2, 2018 at the Elms Care and Rehabilitation Center, Milford. She was born in North Troy, Vermont on February 24, 1932, a daughter of Fred and Bernice Ladue. Alice was raised and educated in Windsor, VT and graduated from ...

Lloyd Scott Daniels

Lloyd Scott Daniels of Mont Vernon passed away peacefully at his home on June 26, 2018 in the loving presence of his wife and children, following a year and a half battle with brain cancer. He was 63 years young. Lloyd, a lifelong New Hampshire resident, was born in Peterborough on July 3, ...