Cabinet News

Souhegan Valley food co-op topic of meeting

WILTON – A Souhegan Valley Food Cooperative is getting closer to reality. “It will be somewhere in the Souhegan Valley,” Michael Conley said on Sunday, March 8, at a gathering at Roam Café. “We need a real reliable place where people can get local food ...

CASA holding Spring Fashion Show & Auction in Windham

CASA of New Hampshire’s 11th annual Spring Fashion Show & Auction, featuring New Hampshire’s notable women – and a few good men – will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 10, at The Castleton in Windham. While at the event, you can sip an exotic ...

Milford woman in standoff identified

MILFORD – Police have identified the woman who was taken to the hospital March 13 after a nearly two-hour standoff on Merrimack Road. The woman had called police to say she had a gun and was going to hurt herself. Milford Police Chief Michael Viola said the woman is Pamela Page, of ...

Tour of vacant office buildings in Souhegan Valley

MILFORD – Companies thinking of start or expanding in the Souhegan Valley can get a look at available commercial buildings in Amherst, Milford and Wilton in the a tour operated by the Milford Improvement Team and the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce From 9 a.m. to noon on ...

Wilton Ambulance Service bay may see renovations

WILTON – The Wilton Ambulance Service bay could get some needed renovations, thanks to a grateful resident. A local contractor wants to donate cabinets and counter top to the service, Director Gary Zirpolo told the selectmen on March 9, a resident who wants “to return ...

LYNDEBOROUGH - No one filed or announced for the position of selectman. After a last-minute two-day telephone campaign, former Police Chief Mark Schultz gathered 117 votes to defeat Larry Boisvert. It became widely known on Sunday that Boisvert was conducting a low profile write-in campaign. ...

WILTON – In the only contest on the ballot, Water Commissioner, former member and State Representative Frank Edelblut defeated businesswoman Dawn Tuomala 140-90. In open positions, Brian Adams was written in for Cemetery Trustee with 6 votes; Nancy Clair for Supervisor of the ...

Celebrity chefs announced for Restaurant Week NH

CONCORD – Seven Celebrity Chefs have been select to represent the fourth annual Restaurant Week New Hampshire, a statewide program of the New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association that will run March 20-27. For those eight days, participating restaurants will offer special ...

Milford group in NH Choreographer’s Showcase

DERRY – The Southern New Hampshire Dance Youth Ballet will presents the New Hampshire Choreographer’s Showcase at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Stockbridge Theatre at Pinkerton Academy. The showcase is a collaboration of eight choreographers and five dances companies. ...

Health, wellness fair to be held in Milford

MILFORD – St. Joseph Healthcare and the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce are partnering to bring the first St. Joseph Healthcare Health & Wellness Fair to Milford Armory from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 2. The fair will feature exhibits, demonstrations and health screenings ...

Registration for UNH summer camps opens

DURHAM – From acting to programming, writing to technology, the University of New Hampshire offers more than 40 summer camps and programs to entertain and educate K-12 youths. Registration for many of the offerings is now open. Programs range from traditional summer day camps to ...

Nashua agency board member fighting for donations

NASHUA – Eric Sopper is going the distance for Marguerite’s Place, a transitional housing program for homeless women with children. He is, quite literally, fighting for donations. By day, Sopper is a mild-mannered financial services manager at Peoples United Bank and a ...

New Share board members

MILFORD – Shannon Chandley, chairwoman of the of Share Outreach’s Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of three new board members: Sandra Pelletier of Amherst, Rev. Hays Junkin of Milford’s Church of Our Saviour, and Anne Dodd of Mont Vernon. ...

News briefs

Ocean State opening MILFORD – The old Stop & Shop building on Nashua Street is being made into an Ocean State Job Lot store, and on Saturday, March 28 there will be a grand opening at 8 a.m. and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10. “It’s going to be a nice ...

No truck for WLC district; budget passes

WILTON – Voters last week passed a $12 million budget with very little discussion and approved an extended day for kindergarten, but declined to buy the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School District a pick-up truck. About 75 people attended the two hour meeting at the ...

Hitchiner is moving some jobs to Milford

MILFORD – Bad news for the North Country is good news for the Souhegan Valley: Hitchiner Manufacturing, Milford’s largest private employer, plans to shifts dozens of jobs into its Milford headquarters as it phases out a long-running operation in Littleton. “The ...

Autopsy indicates Milford man was murdered

MILFORD – The sister and the attorney of a Milford man who died in Saudi Arabia earlier this year say an autopsy points to foul play. The autopsy of Christopher Cramer was performed March 1 by a high-profile medical examiner in New York who concluded that his body had injuries that ...

Death of Milford parents stuns family, friends

MILFORD - The Tucker family had a happy Christmas, and Chad Tucker was looking forward to the Super Bowl. He was a healthy 52-year-old man who lived with his wife, Kyle and their four children in a nice big house on Settlement Lane and worked as an infrastructure manager for CAPINC in ...

Souhegan Valley goes to the polls

Voters in Milford rejected a plan for a new town library, shot down the town budget and nixed a plan to remove gravel from an area of the Brox property. In Amherst, voters approved the town budget but shot down a proposal to spend $28,000 on sidewalks for portions of four roads. These ...