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Hampshire Hills’ pristine club ready for business

MILFORD – It’s deceiving from the outside and at a first glance, just how sizable the Hampshire Hills Athletic Club, located at 50 Emerson Road in Milford is. With amenities that rival any five star hotel or resort, Hampshire Hills has made adjustments, some minor, some major, in light of ...

Dry conditions make Amherst fire hard to extinguish

AMHERST – Amherst Fire and Merrimack received multiple calls for a fire burning in the woods Saturday morning just before 8 a.m. As crews responded to several areas for reported smoke, it was apparent the wind was spreading smoke making it hard to pinpoint the actual location of the fire. A ...

Park Theatre in Jaffrey to host virtual online telethon on July 10

JAFFREY – The Park Theatre announced they will be hosting a live telethon and auction via Facebook Live and YouTube Live simultaneously on July 10, starting at 7 p.m. Celebrity pledge takers will be (virtually) taking seat naming sponsorships for the William David Eppes Auditorium, the main ...

Senate backs pay raise

CONCORD – Thousands of state employees who have gone without a raise the past year saw some movement on the stalemate when the Senate voted 14-10 along party lines to support a raise during their last session of 2020. Republicans said now is not a time during a pandemic in which thousands ...

Senate moves bills forward

CONCORD - The New Hampshire Senate concurred with the House of Representatives on a series of amendments to renewable energy legislation, SB 122 (energy efficiency), SB 124 (renewable energy), and SB 166 (net metering). After the votes, Senate Majority Leader Dan Feltes (D-Concord) and ...

Rep. Kuster unveils Opportunity, Justice for All Agenda

CONCORD – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) unveiled her “Opportunity and Justice for All” Agenda, which highlights legislation that she is supporting to address institutional racism and help create a more just society for all Americans. The agenda was drafted following the Congresswoman’s ...

Fourth of July fireworks canceled

MILFORD – As is the case for many towns and cities across the Granite State, the Milford fireworks have been canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19. And per the Milford Recreation department, the Star Spangled 5K Run/Walk has been canceled as have summer concerts. Science camp and other events are ...

Milford Armory is open COVID-19 testing

The Milford Armory is open for COVID-19 testing from 11am-7pm daily - including weekends. Individuals who would like to be tested (at this location or any of our other locations) are asked to complete the online registration form at this link: www.nh.gov/covid19. You will receive an automated ...

Milford water ban continued by DPW

MILFORD – The Milford water department announced an outside water ban, effective June 20. In a brief statement, DPW said, “The water department is issuing an outside water ban. Water levels throughout the state are very low with no rain in the forecast.” The town of Merrimack was the ...

N.H. students awarded scholarships

Seven New Hampshire college students have each been awarded a $5,000 College Equal Opportunity scholarship by the NHHEAF network. The recipients are college juniors and seniors who were recognized for demonstrating outstanding leadership abilities, a commitment to civic engagement and academic ...

SNHH now entry point to program

NASHUA – Southern New Hampshire Health is now a point of entry into the Doorway, a statewide program that provides comprehensive addiction services to residents suffering from substance abuse. The program helps to facilitate access to treatment and offers ongoing monitoring as needed. There ...

Keene Housing receives accreditation

KEENE – Keene Housing has received accreditation for its commitment to providing affordable housing from the national Affordable Housing Accreditation board. Keene Housing is a participant in the U.S. department of Housing and Urban Development’s Move to Work, a program for public housing ...

Nature explorations set at Beaver Brook

HOLLIS – Beaver Brook Nature Center in Hollis has announced these new programs: • Nature Storytime, Tue, Jul. 7, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the Beaver Brook Nature Center Herb Gardens Maple Hill Farm, 117 Ridge Rd. Children and their grown-up can enjoy nature-inspired pictures books, songs and ...

St. Joseph Hospital announces new Urgent Care E.D. chief

MILFORD – St. Joseph Hospital, a member of Covenant Health, announced Deepak R. Vatti, M.D. has been named the hospital’s Chief of Emergency Medicine. In this leadership position, he will oversee operations of the hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) and Milford Medical Center’s Urgent ...

Amherst Lions Club ‘Flowers’

Wood flowers might soon take over Amherst’s Bridge of Flowers. The Amherst Lions Club is selling engraved, painted flowers to help beautify the bridge. Selling for $10 each, one may choose a shape, color and limited engraving with all funds going to local charities. To order, contact an ...

Documentary to air in July on the Merrimack River

CONCORD – The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and Conservation photographer and filmmaker Jerry Monkman have collaborated on a documentary entitled The Merrimack: River at Risk. The film explores the fragility of the Merrimack River and its watershed, the health of which ...

Classic Car Show slated for July 11 at museum

LONDONDERRY – It seems that this year, we’ve had more than our share of cabin fever, to be sure. But now, things are opening up a bit, and the Aviation Museum in Londonderry is happy to step in. On July 11, they will host their fifth annual Classic Car Show in the airfield right outside the ...

WLC ceremony held despite circumstances

Few graduations involve a parade of vehicles led by police escort to a drive-in movie theater. Typical graduations involve clapping and cheering on the accomplishments of those students donning their caps and gowns. However, this year came with the addition of car horns blaring in honor of 29 ...

Bedford student wins journalism award

MANCHESTER - Bedford High School senior Emma Rosenbaum is the winner of the 2020 Brodsky Prize, a $5,000 cash award that recognizes journalistic excellence and “out of the box” thinking by high school journalists. Rosenbaum, 18, is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Runaway Bulldog, ...