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Cabinet News

Wadleigh addresses confusion

TRUSTEE RESPONSE https://www.cabinet.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/document-5.pdf MILFORD – Tuesday’s town vote includes major renovation to and expansion of Wadleigh Memorial Library. In advance of election day, library trustees indicated they wanted clarify some data while refuting ...

Milford Emergency Departments support Article 4

Up until this point, the Milford Area Communications Center or MACC base, has been absorbing 71% of the cost of a dated emergency system, with “dead spots” — areas where emergency radio systems fail — all the while serving the towns of Wilton and Mont Vernon. Warrant Article 4, ...

Rick Wood running for Milford School Board seat

Bringing a wealth of experience to the school board, Rick Wood said he decided to get involved because of the amount “dust up” that has seen in the last year. “I’ve been involved in the schools in Milford for a long time,” he said. “My first stint was on the budget committee in ...

Milford’s Sky High Gymnastics has ribbon cutting

Bright, colorful and yes, bouncy, Sky High Gymnastics (185 Elm St., #2), hosted a ribbon cutting on Feb. 27. Katey LaMontagne, who owns the gym along with her husband Daniel and mom Jane O’Brien — whom she said, “I can’t thank enough” — has been involved in gymnastics for more ...

Frederick’s Pastries Named WeddingWire Winner in 2020

AMHERST — Frederick’s Pastries was announced a winner of the 2020 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards®, an accolade representing the top wedding professionals across the board in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism reviewed by couples on WeddingWire. A leader in the ...

Wilton Candidates Night

WILTON – Kermit Wiliams is seeking a third term on the Board of Selectmen. He is being challenged by newcomer Ralph Buschmann. Both men agree the town faces economic challenges, taxes need to be controlled, infrastructure needs to be maintained, roads repaired, and the downtown addressed. ...

‘Y’ to host Southern N.H. ‘Kidsfest 2020’ on Mar. 10

The Greater Merrimack-Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce will host “Kidsfest 2020” at the Westwood Park of the YMCA of Greater Nashua (90 Northwest Blvd., Nashua), on Saturday, Mar. 10 from 10AM – 3PM. Co-sponsored by the Telegraph, as well as the Dance Company, Southern New Hampshire ...

Lyndeborough Selectmen sign proclamation

On Wednesday, March 26, the Board of Selectmen signed a proclamation declaring March 30 Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Day, in conjunction with the Josiah Crosby DAR of Milford. The DAR was represented by Karen Blood and Susan Patterson. Local veterans Walter Holland, Mark Schultz, Richard ...

Wadleigh ‘Expanovasion:’ Numbers don’t add up

With the March election quickly approaching, voters will have to decide the fate of the Wadleigh Memorial Library’s “Expanovasion.” The proposed Wadleigh Library expansion, Warrant Article 3, is one of the priciest items on Milford’s 2020 ballot — and faces a stiff — and necessary ...

Asphalt plant variance denied

WILTON – After about four hours of debate and deliberation at a re-hearing on Feb. 18, the Zoning Board of Adjustment again denied a request for a variance to construct an asphalt batch plant on Quinn Drive. The final vote was two in favor and three opposed. The hearing was held at the ...

Milford Superintendent and Board Chair clear the air

MILFORD - Following months of back-and-forth discourse, misinformation, and an effort towards transparency, Milford school superintendent Dr. Jessica Huizenga and board chair Ron Carvell recently shared their thoughts on “Milford Citizen,” accountability and the Milford district’s effort ...

MSB Candidate McLean: ‘It’s good that things are coming to light’

MILFORD — In Mike McLean’s opinion, the Milford school board is sitting on, “defense.” “They seem very cautious in everything they’re doing,” he said. “They are really under the spotlight to make sure they’re doing what’s right. This is a whole new time for the board and ...

Tales from the old firefighting days

MILFORD - Former Milford Fireman Harold (Pip) Adams (son of Albert and Hazel Adams of Osgood Road) will be treating us to decades of interesting stories he's collected from his own years of service on the force (60's through the 80's) as well as his father's (1940's to 60's). He'll tickle our ...

Board of Ed. discusses superintendent’s evaluation

MILFORD - Navigating through less choppy waters, the Milford Board of Education met on Tuesday, Feb. 17. There has been a buzz about the oval, since a question was largely raised about a petition warrant article that was submitted to the school board but did not make the ballot for the Mar. ...

EMS funding debate continues

WILTON – Temple has been part of the Wilton Ambulance Service since 1997, they are happy with the service, but they may leave because of the current formula for apportioning the costs among the four towns in the service. The formula was discussed last year when Greenfield joined, and was ...

Sununu thwarts attempt to pass bipartisan net metering bill

In his first veto of 2020, Republican Gov. Chris Sununu rejected a bipartisan renewable energy metering bill he claimed would raise electric rates to the tune of “hundreds of millions of dollars.” State Sen. Shannon Chandley (D-Milford), said she’s sorry that this bill didn’t have ...

Milford’s Vitulli vies for Milford School Board seat

With the election a month away, Joseph Vitulli has thrown his hat in the ring for a seat on the Milford School board. Vitulli, who spent 13 years in the Marine Corps, is an educator, teaching fourth grade in Brookline, New Hampshire. He said he’s been watching what has been happening with ...

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

LYNDEBOROUGH – On Feb. 12, the Board of Selectmen joined several other towns in the area in naming March 30 the official Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. They accepted a commemorative flag from Karen Blood, representing Josiah Crosby Chapter, D.A.R., of Milford, one of the local sponsors of ...

MACC emergency center in jeopardy

New Hampshire state representative Kermit Williams (D-Wilton) said it’s up in the air as to what will happen with the three-town emergency network known as MACC base. The Milford Area Communications Center, jointly owned by Milford, Wilton and Mont Vernon is in jeopardy. “If Milford, in ...

‘Pop-Up’ Art Gallery Set for Amherst Art Hub

AMHERST – Art will temporarily ‘pop’ at Gallery 46, 46 Route 101A from Feb. 20 – 23. With nine featured artists on board, organizer and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Cindy Lee Loranger explained the concept of the four-day pop-up art show. “They’re very common,” she ...