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Cabinet News

Firm presents reservoir dam analysis to Wilton Select Board

WILTON – In October, the Select Board authorized the H.L. Turner Group of Concord to conduct an analysis of the New Reservoir Dam for breach and discharge conditions. On Monday, Senior Project Engineer Robert Carter presented his findings to the board. In a letter to Town Administrator Paul ...

Halloween Fun

Because of heavy rain on Halloween, kindergartners at Lyndeborough Central School paraded in the halls and around the activity room, photo at left, before returning to parties in their classrooms.

Milford company set to deliver stuffed toys to CHAD

It began when Amherst Label Company president Nick Calvetti went shopping the night before with his granddaughter to pick out stuffed “snuggle buddies” to donate to the kids at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHAD). Calvetti’s kindness was spurred by Amherst Label customer service ...

Milford Indoor Farmers’ Market Opens

The 10th season of the Milford indoor farmers’ market will begin on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10AM – 1PM in the Milford Town Hall auditorium (1 Union Square on the Oval, in Milford). Milford farmers’ market manager Adrienne Colsia anticipates a great turnout. “We’re excited to ...

Wilton Select Board eyes parking and budget

WILTON – Main Street parking, bridge repairs and budgets were discussed by the Select Board on Monday. The Center for Anthroposophy, located at 42 Main Street, would like to rent the upstairs apartments, but there is no place for tenants to park. There is a driveway to the lane behind the ...

Lower Falls Clean-up

On Oct. 26, a group of local conservationists cleaned up the area around Purgatory Lower Falls. The effort was organized by David Cianci, co-founder of Union Coffee Shop. Other taking part included (not in the order in the picture) Alexeigh Tlapa, Adrienne Penbacik, Lyndeborough Conservation ...

The Cabinet Q&A With Author Joe Vogel

Vogel, author of the new book “A Field Guide to Drinking Water,” (2019, The Experiment Publishing), is a world-renowned survival expert and has spent years traveling the remotest regions on Earth accumulating extensive experience and putting his survival skills to the test in the process. ...

Monadnock Underground releases book

PETERBOROUGH – Local literary journal Monadnock Underground has announced the publication of its first book. Written by creative director Christopher J. DiLoreto, Steal This Day: 12 Simple Exercises to Claim Your Time and See the Glory in Everything is an engaging, easy-to-use guide to ...

Tax bills set to go out week of Nov. 18

LYNDEBOROUGH – The town tax rate cannot be set until after the special School District meeting on Saturday to resolve a school district funding issue. Tax bills cannot legally be sent until the tax rate has been set. It is anticipated that tax bills will be sent out during the week of Nov. ...

Edelblut appointed to national board

CONCORD – New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut has been appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB). The 26-member board, appointed by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, sets policy for the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) known as America’s ...

N.H. fifth-graders voting for “Kid Governor”

CONCORD (AP) — Fifth-graders across New Hampshire are heading to the polls this week to elect the state’s next “Kid Governor.” This is the second year the state has participated in a national civics program aimed at encouraging civic engagement by teaching students about the history ...

Artists show off works during annual event

WILTON – A weekend of open studios provided unique hand-created arts for everyone, from Shaker boxes at Frye’s Measure Mill and a friendly orange octopus at Silver Branch, to views of both Mount Monadnock and the Maine coast by artist Joan Tierney and jewelry by Sussy-Rose Shields and ...

Real Charm – Milford ranked seventh best place to live in N.H.

A survey earlier this year proved what most folks in Milford already know – that it’s one of the nicest and happiest places to live in the Granite state – ranking No. 7 among New Hampshire cities. The survey was conducted by HomeSnacks, an organization that collects data from different ...

Milford ranked seventh best place to live in N.H.

A survey earlier this year proved what most folks in Milford already know – that it’s one of the nicest and happiest places to live in the Granite state – ranking No. 7 among New Hampshire cities. The survey was conducted by HomeSnacks, an organization that collects data from different ...

Tips for all the boys and ghouls

BEDFORD – Chief John J. Bryfronski and the Bedford Police Department would like to offer area town residents some important safety tips as Halloween and trick-or-treating hits tonight. Trick-or-treating hours for most areas (including Milford, Amherst and Wilton), are set for 6-8 p.m. on ...

‘Made in New Hampshire’ is an international enterprise

Alongside traffic and coffee, news radio is a staple of my morning commute. As I flip through the stations, I’ll sometimes hear a pundit lament that “Nothing is made in America anymore.” In reality, there are nearly 13 million manufacturing workers in the United States, including ...

Martin honored by New Futures with Legislator of the Year award

CONCORD – Rep. Joelle Martin, of Milford, was recently honored by New Futures, New Hampshire’s leading health policy and advocacy organization, for her work to support Granite State children and families. Over the last year, Representative Martin has been a consistent and ...

Group inducts Chris Sununu into Hall of Shame

Let America Vote, a national voters’ rights organization has inducted Gov. Chris Sununu into the voter suppression “Hall of Shame” for his aggressive efforts to restrict the right to vote. On the organization’s website it states, “our democracy is under attack. It’s not just ...

Lyndeborough faces year-end issue after tax bills are sent out late

LYNDEBOROUGH – The school district budget shortfall has caused tax bills to be sent out about three weeks later than usual, causing a year-end cash flow problem for the town. The tax rate can’t be set until after a special school district meeting on Nov. 9. Tax bills are normally sent out ...