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Female cyclist to attempt to break record

Kate Ouellette-Cretsinger, of Temple, has set out to beat the current record of cycling across America in June 2021, with only one year of road cycling experience. That is 4,200 miles, with 150,000 feet in elevation.  Due to the uncertainties of COVID from state-to-state, ...

HUD allocates $3.1M for affordable housing in N.H.

BOSTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the allocation of more than $3.1 million to New Hampshire through the nation’s Housing Trust Fund for affordable housing. The funding is part of $689,565,492.92 being allocated nationally. The Housing Trust Fund was ...

N.H. State Arts Council FY22 grant round opens

The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts has announced that guidelines for its seven fiscal year 2022 grant programs are posted on the Council’s website and applications are currently being accepted. Categories for Arts Council fiscal year 2022 grants include: arts for community ...

‘Make 12 Hours Count’ Radio Thon set for May 19

On May 19, the 7th annual “Make 12 Hours Count” Radio Thon will once again hit the airways to show support for New Hampshire’s military heroes, and to honor all they and their families have sacrificed. The 12-hour broadcast (from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.), presented by FedPoint, will highlight ...

Milford restaurateur featured on Top Chef

MILFORD – Greenleaf and Culture restaurants owner Chris Viaud is appearing on Bravo television’s popular program Top Chef, airing now on that network. Viaud, who is from Randolph, Massachusetts, calls Milford his home and keeps busy between his two restaurants: Greenleaf, a busy ...

Hampshire Hills readies for season

MILFORD – Hampshire Hills Athletic Club, 50 Emerson Rd., marked the beginning of spring by planting colorful pansies at their entrance to their grounds. It’s a tradition at the club which dates back 48 years. Owner Rick Holder participated in the activities and compared the planting the ...

Hunt takes over GNCC

NASHUA – The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors announced that Wendy Hunt is the organization’s incoming president and chief executive officer. In this role, Hunt, the (soon-to-be-former) president and CEO of the Greater Merrimack-Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce ...

Dawn’s Botanicals a new, organic venture

BROOKLINE – With a green thumb for gardening and a proper business plan in tow, Brookline resident and Nashua native Dawn Currier decided to start her own small landscaping and general lawn clean-up/beautification company, with the emphasis on helping the environment. Dawn’s Botanicals, ...

Station 101 expands outdoor space

MILFORD – The recently opened Station 101, 193 Union Square has opened its outdoor dining with additional seating space. The bar features craft beers on tap and is housed in a restored and rejuvenated 1950’s filling station.

Drive-in job fair

MILFORD – As it prepares for its opening this month, the Milford Drive-in will be holding an in-person job fair on Saturday, April 3 from 1 – 3 p.m. Face masks are required. The rate per car this season is $30, for one to six people per vehicle For more information, visit milforddrivein.com.

Spring brush removal

MILFORD – The Milford department of public works will be picking up spring brush on Tuesday, April 20, for the north and east sections of town. (All town roads north of the Souhegan River, including Pine Valley and all town roads east of South St./Route 13 including South St.). On Wednesday, ...

Andy’s videos available

WILTON – Now through June 20, the Digital Renaissance Project Portal at www.andyssummerplayhouse.org , will be home to 35 asynchronous videos that visitors can enjoy anytime at home. The projects celebrate the best of both worlds: videos may be accessed on the viewer’s schedule and viewers ...

Fair on the Lawn

MILFORD – Sponsored by N.H. Premier Events, there will be a craft “Fair on the Lawn” at the Milford Community House, Saturday, April 3 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy crafts and vendors such as Damsel in Defense, Tupperware, Color Street, Mickey Guru Travel, The Bates Boutique, Scentsy, ...

Pub deck open

MILFORD – The Stonecutters Pub, 63 Union Square, recently opened its deck for the season, weather permitting. The deck opens daily at 11 a.m., Wednesdays through Sundays. For more information, call (603) 213-5979.

Tennis lessons for youth

AMHERST – Registration for tennis lessons, for students grade 1 – 8 will begin in May. The fee is $50 for residents/$60 for non-residents. For information, visit amherstnh.myrec.com.

Celebrate Merrimack’s 275th with 2.75 race

MERRIMACK – On April 2, the town of Merrimack will officially celebrate its 275th birthday. As part of the town’s year-long celebration, the Parks & Recreation Department invites locals to join them at 10 a.m. on May 15 for this historic event by participating in a 2.75 mile “Not ...

Amherst and Merrimack Lions Clubs host chili cook-off

AMHERST – A non-conventional chili and a U.S. Coast Guard recipe took the top honors at the recent Lions Club chili cook-off. Three local celebrity chefs chose them among 10 entries at the chili cook-off hosted by the Amherst and Merrimack Lions Clubs. “It was super close. Everyone did ...

Aviation Museum of N.H. preparing for upcoming volunteer open house

LONDONDERRY – Anyone who would like to be part of a community of people who enjoy airplanes and aviation, and at the same time enjoy contributing to a good cause, is urged to put Tuesday, April 6 on their calendars. For on that evening, the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire will be welcoming ...

GoFundMe campaign assists Peterborough family in need

PETERBOROUGH – The French family recently found out that their landlord was selling the building where they were living and were informed they needed to find another place to live. This created a mare’s nest for the family of five, as they had been renting their current residence for ...

Police nab six in fraud scheme

KEENE – Ian Freeman, a leader of the so-called “free state” movement who has run unsuccessfully for city council, state represenative and state senator seats over several years, was one of six individuals taken into custody Tuesday by FBI agents and local police in connection with an ...