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Artist Mona Adisa Brooks to be highlighted at Trumpet Gallery

PETERBOROUGH – Trumpet, the fine arts and idea gallery in downtown Peterborough, is featuring the works of painter and ceramist Mona Adisa Brooks throughout November and December. Born in Rochester, New York, Mona Brooks attended the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she studied ...

Wilton to launch social media component to website

WILTON – Selectmen approved a social media component of the town’s new website, presented by site administrator Kathleen Tighe. The new town site will launch Monday, and it will follow regulations she has outlined. In her proposal, presented to selectmen on Oct. 29, Tighe calls the site ...

Hammer nominated for TIME Dealer of the Year

MILFORD – The nomination of David Hammer, dealer principal at Contemporary Automotive Inc., a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and FIAT dealership in Milford, for the 2019 TIME Dealer of the Year award has been announced by TIME. Hammer is one of a select group of 51 dealer nominees from ...

News Digest for Nov. 9

Recycle for Share – MILFORD – SHARE Outreach has been chosen by the Hannaford supermarket in Bedford as the latest beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program. Every time the reusable Fight Hunger bag is purchased during the month of November, SHARE will receive $1. Visit the ...

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Penalty kicks decide state championship

NASHUA – One post and one crossbar. As if the concept of settling a state championship on penalty kicks wasn’t inherently cruel enough, Milford High’s anguish was taken a step further Sunday afternoon here at Stellos Stadium. The difference between the Division champ and runner-up ...

Souhegan runs wild over Bow in playoff win

BOW – For the second straight week, the Bow High School football team manhandled Souhegan up front ... For one quarter. The result in Saturday’s Division II state quarterfinal painfully familiar for the No. 4 Falcons, who like a week ago in the regular season finale, were dominated by the ...

Fantastic Milford football season ends

HUDSON – The amazing turnaround by the Milford High football team has to be recognized, even after Sunday night’s Division II playoff, 32-19, loss at Alvirne. Remember, this is a program that went 2-6 a year ago and graduated its entire backfield and one of the top linemen in the state ...

Amherst’s Wason a state champ

Charles Wason, 13, of Amherst would not be denied, winning the 2018 U14 state championship in the Elks Boys Soccer Shoot, Sunday in Dover. The chilly temps did little to slow down Wason, who scored 43 points, the second most in any division on the day. Cameron Bastien, the Boys U12 champ ...

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Thumbing the Files for Nov. 8

71 years ago, 1947 Raymond F. Regan returned to Milford from six days hunting at Indian Stream near the Canadian border, during which time he failed to even see a buck. But on North River Road shortly after returning, he killed a 6-point buck when it smashed into his Buick, crushing the grill ...

Time to fund library is now

It will be interesting to see what architects come up with as they plan an expansion to Wadleigh Memorial Library in Milford. The library’s trustees are beginning to search for an architect to develop one, and we hope the plan will find eventual support. In 2015 and again in 2016, a $5.6 ...

Recalling baseball’s glory days

Well, the Dodgers did it to me again. I’d say I hate the Dodgers, but given the tone set by the White House, hate is far too strong a word to use about baseball, or about anything. But certainly I am infuriated with the Dodgers, as I was in 1977 and 1978, when those noodniks couldn’t ...

Thumbing the Files for Oct. 11

71 years ago, 1947 The Town Hall Theatre in Wilton was showing “The Shocking Miss Pilgrim” with Betty Grable and Dick Haymes, while the Latchis Theatre in Milford was showing “Jewels of Brandenburg” with Richard Travis and Micheleine Chariel. The Milford Merchants Association was to ...

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The Rev. Robert E. Morgan

The Rev. Robert E. (Bob) Morgan, 88, entered eternal life on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at the Greenbriar Nursing Home, Nashua, New Hampshire. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothea (Bunny) Davis Morgan. Born in Clarks Summit, PA. Bob was the son of the late John J. and Sara Greame ...

Evelyn ‘Pug’ Healey

Evelyn “Pug” Healey, 71, of Wilton NH passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 after a short battle with cancer and other health problems. She was a resident of Greenbriar Nursing Home in Nashua, NH. She was born in Saint Albans, Vermont on June 19, 1947 to Harold and Gladys King. She ...

Jeanette LoVerme

This is the story of Jeanette Frances (DiLorenzo) LoVerme. Jeanette was a wonderful woman who was loved, is missed, and will always be cherished. Of Wilton, Jeanette Frances, age 82, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2018. She was born on August 26, 1936, the daughter of the late Grover ...

Elsie R. Stearns Cooley

Elsie Ruth Stearns Cooley died peacefully at home on September 27, 2018. She was born in Westbrook, Maine on October 27, 1929 to Elbert and Ruth (Rumery) Stearns. Elsie was the youngest of four children who grew up in southern Maine during the Depression and learned to be frugal, creative, ...