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Memories of Wilton School days

Precious memories live in the hearts of all who attended Wilton school grade 1-12 for their education on the flat in the 1900s. It is a joy to share some of the highlights experienced there during my twelve years. Lunch time was a great meal in grade school at the town hall cafeteria and we ...

Milford Farmer’s Market back June 13 by some changes

MILFORD - Mandatory mask wearing and social distancing won’t keep a good farm down. On Saturday, Jun. 13, the Milford Farmers Market will resume at 300 Elm St., from 10a.m. - 1p.m., with a few changes. According to Market manager Adrienne Colsia, there will be a few tweaks to the details ...

Know & Tell

BEDFORD — School is out for New Hampshire children. As children begin their summer vacation, Granite Staters challenge all adults to “Be the Difference” for children in the latest “Know & Tell” video. “Know& Tell” is an educational program that teaches adults to ‘know’ ...

Acreage donated to Brookline

BROOKLINE – It’s been two years of effort, but the work paid off as the Town of Brookline has donated a conservation easement on 439 acres of town-owned conservation land to the Piscataquog Land Conservancy or ‘PLC.’ Known to local residents as Hobart-Fessenden Woods, the land had ...

Shaheen hears concerns from tourism officials

Normally, New Hampshire’s tourism and hospitality industries would be gearing up for a busy summer season, but now uncertainty over how they will be able to reel in revenue is being felt from the northernmost parts of the state all the way down to businesses bordering Massachusetts. The ...

Bag O’trash

MILFORD – Members of the Milford school district nursing department dedicated themselves to picking up roadside trash on May 28 and in doing so, raised $2962 in pledges from local residents who ‘bought a bag’ – 46 of them in fact. And as of Jun. 9, assistant to the school nurse Sandy ...

Beach restrictions are eased; indoor dining is close

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Beaches are open again to sunbathers, and a lawsuit challenging the governor’s spending authority during the coronavirus pandemic is back on the docket. Coronavirus-related developments Friday in New Hampshire: DINING AND DANCING: New Hampshire restaurants can ...

Milford Farmers Market returns June 13

MILFORD - “It’s going to be bigger than ever!” So, touts Adrienne Colsia, manager of the Milford Farmers Market, as it opens for its 42nd outdoor market season on Saturday, Jun. 13 from 10a.m. - 1p.m. (And every Saturday morning through Oct. 10.) The familiar spot itself remains the ...

Hassan, colleagues call for support

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and 19 additional colleagues in calling for robust funding for children’s behavioral health care in upcoming COVID-19 response legislation. The Senators discuss the toll that the pandemic is having on young ...

Sununu backs, preps for protests

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Gov. Chris Sununu said Monday his office will continue to monitor and work with groups protesting the death of George Floyd while also preparing for potential violence. Sununu, a Republican, told reporters he is committed to learning from the death of Floyd, a black man ...

High School students get treat at speedway; driving tests resume

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Merrimack Valley High School students will get to drive across the finish line at New Hampshire Motor Speedway during a special graduation ceremony later this month, and the state has resumed road tests for new drivers. But tourists hoping to explore the state by train ...

Hospital prepares for recovery

LEBANNON - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, New Hampshire’s largest provider of health care and the state’s only academic health system, has successfully resumed time-sensitive, urgent elective surgeries, and procedures and ambulatory visits after a postponement due to COVID-19. Dr. Sandra ...

Doom and gloom will take time

CONCORD – The COVID-19 pandemic may trigger an increase in business tax rates, something Gov. Chris Sununu opposes. State tax officials briefed the House Ways and Means Committee on the pandemic’s impact on business tax revenues and other key levies last week. While tax officials ...

Running out of options, clinical trial saves man’s life

NASHUA – Three days into April, former Nashua resident Joe Jozitis arrived at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in bad shape. Diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, Jozitis was sent straight to the hospital’s intensive care unit. There, he rallied, raising hopes among members of his ...

Officials want study of safety in long-term care facilities

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A measure that would set up a committee to study safety in long-term care facilities in light of the coronavirus pandemic has the support of a New Hampshire legislative committee. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee recommended passage Tuesday. The measure ...

Maintaining mental wellness is a must in the workplace

Reflect for a moment on the emphasis of the importance of work within our society. When you meet someone new, what is one of the first things that you ask them? You ask them what they do for work. Work provides a sense of meaning and purpose, provides structure, promotes social integration, ...

For Pennsylvania post office, it ‘feels like Christmas’

The post office in Warren, Pennsylvania, has 16 vehicles, and Tim Rossman disinfects them daily. The process begins at 6 a.m. Rossman cleans the vehicles while another custodian takes a rag and bleach water solution to scanners, keys and cards. The inside of the vehicles used to be cleaned ...

Milford eateries and retailers reopen

MILFORD - Restaurants and retailers in and around the oval have reopened - some of them anyway - as many try to jump start their businesses and the local economy while customers are weighing their options of going to outdoor eateries, shopping and supporting the local retail stores or maybe ...

New Hampshire could differ on rules

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is considering a different approach than its neighbors when it comes to allowing out-of-state residents back in its hotels and other lodging establishments. In an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, such accommodations would be limited to New ...

Millions in relief doled out

CONCORD – An initial $400 million in emergency funding from the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund is available to New Hampshire small businesses, and the window for submitting applications closes next week. The mandatory pre-qualification period ends May 29 for this Main Street Relief ...