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Alene Candles honors local leaders as ‘Milford Luminaries’

MILFORD – Even during a pandemic, Alene Candles, for the second year in a row, is praising those in the community who have given back helping families, friends and neighbors. The Milford Luminaries program recognizes four outstanding individuals who have gone above and beyond during the ...

School board discusses latest plan

MILFORD - The Milford School Board held a meeting on Sept. 21, with discussions that included the reopening of schools, a budget update and non-discrimination/equal opportunity and sexual harassment policies. There were no public comments. Board member Ron Carvell noted that the reopening ...

Wilton awarded AARP Community Challenge Grant

WILTON – The town of Wilton, N.H. has been awarded an AARP Community Challenge grant to complete an ADA-compliant trail for the Wilton Riverwalk. This $19,711 grant will fund the creation of a solar-lighted, ADA-compliant walkway along the northern bank of the Stony Brook River, with trees, ...

Milford Farmers Market to remain open through November

MILFORD – On the heels of a successful summer, Milford farmers market manager Adrienne Colsia announced that the market would stay open through November 21, provided that the weather mostly cooperates. Colsia said she appreciates that the market is able to conduct business each week thanks ...

Second Congregational rummage sale set

WILTON – The Second Congregational Church, 25 Gregg St., will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 26, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the church lawn. The bargains will include housewares, clothes, toys, and much more.

Hassan urges FCC to help connect students

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined in leading 30 of her colleagues, including Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), in calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to immediately utilize the E-Rate program to provide internet connectivity to students who are learning ...

Community gather to remembers Kennedy

WILTON – Paul Kennedy loved Mardi Gras beads. He wore them everywhere. He loved Wilton and was a part of every community event, eager to help, offering to do whatever he could, and he was grateful to be allowed to do it. He died on Aug. 15, age 67, and on Saturday, Sept. 19, several dozen ...

Brewer’s 18 Golf Tournament helping local charity with new event

NASHUA – With a driving principle to give back to the community, Events For A Cause, a newly founded group of Nashua business leaders with more than 10 years of nonprofit governing and event experience, is presenting its first ever fundraising event. The Brewer’s 18 Golf Tournament will ...

Milford PD hoping to renovate communications center

MILFORD- Voters may recall Articles 4 and 5, which were on the ballot in March, concerning the town’s emergency communications dispatch center which Milford police have said is failing. There have also been discussions that the town of Milford, i.e., the police department, would like to ...

Ron Dube on mission to name streams, brooks

MASON – Self-admitted cartophile Ron Dube was studying yet another map one day not too long ago when something that caught his eye set him on a months-long mission to right a wrong. Actually, it’s what didn’t catch Dube’s eye that triggered that mission: a body of water, sometimes ...

Jaffrey firm seeks to hire 160 by year’s end, transitions to 24/7 operation

JAFFREY – MilliporeSigma, a firm which makes filtration devices used in the pharmaceutical industry, announced that they were hiring 160 individuals for all shifts by the end of the year. This is to meet the demand for production of their products, which has been fueled by their clients’ ...

Milford Fire Department announces promotions

MILFORD – Last week, the Milford fire department announced several promotions of the fire team. Lt. Gary Williams has been promoted to captain. He will oversee Companies: Engine 2 and Ladder 1. Lt. Thomas Crowley has been promoted to captain. He will oversee Companies: Engine 1 and Engine ...

Pasta Loft unveils new in-house brews

MILFORD – If Pasta Loft didn’t have enough going for it with its expansive menu, exceptional pizzas, pleasant outside deck and great local charm, this week they’ve added house brewed craft beers under the banner Loft Brewing Company to their resume in their continued effort to keep up ...

Organic farming goes virtual with Zoom events

HOPKINTON – While most of what we do and how we do it has changed during the past few months, farming can now be added to that list. Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire, (NOFA-NH) is presenting virtual farming tours at farms around Merrimack Country (Merrimack was chosen ...

Keene State College graduate, virtuoso hitting all the right notes

NASHUA – When Jacob Huggins first picked up an instrument – a guitar – he was just 14 years of age. The guitar has now been sidelined by his prowess for piano and he’s never looked back. A native of Hudson, New Hampshire, Huggins has many heroes. Adam Darrell of Darrell’s Music Hall ...

CoHo navigates pandemic storm

MILFORD – For Kristin Hardwick, co-owner of downtown’s popular Coworking House, 52 Nashua St., reckoning with the twists and turns of the COVID-19 crisis has been a struggle but she said the innovative workspace has weathered the changes in how people continue to work remotely. The 7,500 ...

H2O Recycling Contest Winners

First Place ($200) – The H2O Truck – By Ashley Racicot from Weare, Grade 11 Second Place ($175) – The World Belongs to All of Us – By Jamie Su. from Nashua, Grade 6 Third Place ($75) – The Eye – Charvi Ankem from Hudson, Grade 7

Milford Rotary Club awards $32,000 in local scholarships

The Milford Rotary Club is pleased to announce that it has awarded $32,000 in scholarships, in amounts ranging from $1,000 - $2,000, to 26 deserving students in the Milford, Amherst, Wilton, Mont Vernon and Lyndeborough area. The Milford High School recipients are: Autumn Aren, Gabriella ...