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Milford history museum gets a face lift

MILFORD – When Charlie Annand joined the Milford Historical Society about 18 months ago its museum and its hundreds of treasures from Milford’s past were a revelation. “I had no idea there were so many things,” she said during a recent tour of the 19th ...

Milford selectmen will not sign anti-pipeline letter

MILFORD – Selectmen have decided not to sign a letter from the Municipal Pipeline Coalition opposing the natural gas pipeline, proposed to go through Milford and 16 other southern New Hampshire towns. At least not yet. The letter, addressed to the governor and the New Hampshire ...

Donations needed for jackets

WILTON – This year’s boys’ varsity basketball team won the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School’s first state championship, playing in Division IV. The school wants to properly recognize that achievement with the presentation of what was described ...

Conservation commission: Hold off on Brox road repair

MILFORD – The town Conservation Commission says there is no rush to deal with a stream on the Brox property and has asked the town to hold off on the work. The commission’s comment came after the Board of Selectmen, at its April 27 meeting, agreed to ask the public works ...

Man charged in Milford burglary

MILFORD – Police say a resident of Souhegan Street burglarized the home of one of his neighbors last week. Wayne S. O’Brien, 21, of 11 Souhegan St., was charged with burglary, falsifying physical evidence, and breach of bail and then arraigned in 9th Circuit Court in ...

Milford fun run will help buy play equipment

MILFORD – Recess is even more fun with the right equipment – hula hoops, soccer balls, Frisbees, jump ropes – but the supply of play equipment at the town’s two elementary schools is sparse, because there is no budget for those items, said Sena Bigelow, ...

Amherst committee: Pipeline risks are exceedingly low

AMHERST – A report from the town’s Pipeline Task Force has concluded that risks for residents living close to a natural gas pipeline are almost nonexistent. The five-page report from the Pipeline Hazards and Public Safety Subcommittee was released April 27, along with a ...

Pancake breakfast to benefit Gail Westergren Scholarship Fund set for May 9

An all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast to benefit the Gail Westergren Scholarship Fund will be held 7 a.m.-noon May 9 at Milford Masonic Temple, 30 Mount Vernon Road. Menu will also include eggs, bacon, sausages, milk, coffee, tea and juice. $7. All proceeds will go to the scholarship fund. A ...

Amherst Garden Club plans sale

The weather hasn’t dampened the spirit of these Amherst Garden Club members as they dig and pot perennials for the annual plant sale on May 9. April is the month for digging and potting although this year the members are bundled up against the elements! The plants will be ready for ...

What’s the scoop on doggy diabetes?

Editor’s note: Do you have a question about your pet you’d like to ask Dr. Edwards? Send it to info@ponemahvet.com. Diabetes mellitus is a disease of the pancreas, a small but vital organ located near the stomach. The pancreas has two significant types of cells. One group ...

Chaffee to speak to local Democrats

Amherst and Milford Democrats will hold a potluck supper with guest speaker Lincoln Chafee, former governor of Rhode Island, in Milford next week. Chafee served as a Republican member of the US Senate from 1999 until 2007. As a moderate Republican, he was the only party member to vote against ...

Household hazardous waste collection planned in Milford on May 2

MILFORD – The Milford household hazardous waste collection will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 2, at the Milford Public Works Garage, 289 South Street (Route 13). Residents of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, Pelham and ...

Manchester man is held in four store robberies

MILFORD – Police say a Mont Vernon man was the driver of the getaway car in the armed robbery of four New Hampshire convenience stores, including a Cumberland Farms in Milford. John Kalantzis, 38, of Manchester, was arrested about 45 minutes after a 6 p.m. robbery at a Manchester ...

Amherst study: Gas pipeline accidents are extremely rare

AMHERST – Members of the town’s pipeline task force asked representatives from Kinder Morgan Tuesday to change the company’s natural gas pipeline route through Amherst to avoid residential neighborhoods and sensitive natural areas. Energy company representatives ...

Wilton Republicans will host Sen. Daniels

WILTON – The Greater Wilton Republican Committee will host guest speaker state Sen. Gary Daniels on Thursday, May 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Roam Cafe, 57 Main St. All are welcome. Do you have an upcoming event to publicize? Email the information to news@cabinet.com.

Turning of the worm

WILTON – It is estimated that about a quarter of household trash is organic material – vegetable scraps, uneaten food, egg shells – that can be easily turned into high quality soil for gardens and potted plants. All you need is the right containers. And worms. On ...

Milford pipeline will pass near homes

MILFORD – While Amherst is working to persuade Kinder Morgan to move the route for its planned natural gas pipeline route away from residential areas as much as possible, the more-densely populated Milford doesn’t seem to have that option. At a meeting of the Milford ...

Milford CROP walk is Sunday

MILFORD – People in developing countries typically walk six miles a day, every day, for food, water, fuel, and to take their goods to market. And on Sunday, May 3, thousands of people all over the world will be walking in solidarity and to raise money to relieve hunger. Here in the ...