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Wilton Police ticketing cars at Garwin Falls, Vale End Cemetery

WILTON – As directed last month by the Select Board, the police have been ticketing all cars illegally parked in the area of Garwin Falls and Vale End Cemetery. “We have collected $11,630 in fines,” Police Chief Eric Olesen told the Select Board on Monday, Aug. 5. That money goes into ...

AG: Force in fatal shooting justified

BELMONT (AP) - The New Hampshire attorney general’s office says the fatal shooting of a man in Belmont by police officers was justified. The shooting happened June 15 in Belmont. The attorney general’s office said Tuesday that Michael Sheehan II, who was pulled over by the officers, ...

Parking will be expanded at falls

LYNDEBOROUGH – With the growing popularity of hiking to Purgatory Upper Falls, the Selectmen have reached an agreement with a landowner to expand the parking area at the trailhead at the end of the Class 5 portion of Purgatory Falls Road. Currently there is room for about five cars. The new ...

Selectmen host meeting

LYNDEBOROUGH – After their return from visiting the proposed Purgatory Falls parking area and the Putnam Pond boat launch, the Selectmen had a fairly routine evening. The signs designating Lyndeborough as a Purple Heart Community have been received and will be installed next week. No bids ...

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End of an era

LYNN, Mass. – The season had just come to a crushing end and the Nashua Silver Knights had to endure one more hurdle before leaving Fraser Field. They had to wait for Futures League Joe Paolucci handing out awards for FCBL MVP, Reliever of the Year, and Manager of the Year before retiring ...

New Hampshire ices Vermont in Shrine Bowl

CASTLETON, Vt. – Maybe Vermont should have played Mann defense. Behind a big rushing performance from Kingswood’s Cameron Mann, New Hampshire scored just enough in the first half, killed plenty clock in the second and rode a stout, physical defense to a 21-9 Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl win on ...

Milford High fall tryout dates now set

The Milford High fall tryout schedule has been set. Candidates are reminded that all emergency information and physical forms must be submitted by August 16 and can be obtained on the school website. In addition, there is mandatory baseline concussion testing for all ninth graders and all ...

Granite State Swim Association Championships

The Granite State Swim Association State Championships were held Aug. 2-4 at Keyes Park pool in Milford. Results for the event were not yet posted on the GSSA website as of Tuesday night, but will be published as soon as they are made available. Isabel Whitehead from Milford eyes swim team ...

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We are fooling ourselves

Really thinking about what we read so often in the wake of mass killings is the only way we Americans can find a way to curb them. Taking the easy way out by concluding, as presidential candidate Joe Biden apparently has, that outlawing so-called “assault rifles” will do the trick, is ...

State should help fund new water mandate

Last month, New Hampshire adopted some of the country’s toughest drinking water standards for a class of chemicals collectively known as PFAS. This decision occurred just two weeks after New Hampshire legislature mandated the lowest arsenic water standards in the nation. We are by no means ...

Use technology safely

Technology and access to the internet have done incredible things for education – but they also bring a danger to our schools. As with many shiny new trends (in all industries, not just education), it is only after we are past the point of no return that we realize some drawbacks. Providing ...

Have you ever wondered about being homeless?

Personal story. About 2 years ago my mother-in-law got really sick and my wife had to go abroad to take care of her. What started out as an anticipated visit of 2 or 3 weeks ended up becoming a 7-month ordeal for our family. My wife left Nashua just before Thanksgiving and couldn’t return ...

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Margaret ‘Peg’ S. Croissant

MONT VERNON – Margaret “Peg” S. Croissant, 59, resident of Mont Vernon, NH died on August 1, 2019 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH surrounded by her family. She was born in Munich, Germany on July 15, 1960, a daughter of the late James L. and Beatrice (Kennedy) Seery. She ...

Walter Bernard ‘Joe’ Roach Jr.

Walter Bernard “Joe” Roach Jr., age 82, passed away peacefully in his Sharon, Massachusetts home on Friday, July 12, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Sharon on July 10, 1937, he was the son of the late Walter Bernard and Alice Edith (Fowler) Roach. He was raised and educated ...

Jean R. Audet

Jean R. Audet, 61, of Milford, NH, passed away at home on Sunday, July 28, 2019, after a challenging battle with kidney disease. He was born August 8, 1957, in Magog, Quebec, the son of Conrad and Lumina (Paulin) Audet. Jean was born in Canada and came to the United States at the age of six, ...

Douglas J. Thibodeau

AMHERST – Douglas J. Thibodeau, 63, resident of Milford, NH, died on July 24, 2019 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH surrounded by his family. He was born in Nashua, NH on February 19, 1956, a son of Ronald R. and Carole Anne (Perry) Thibodeau of Amherst, NH. Doug was raised ...