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Virginia company infiltrates New England breweries

You’ve heard of a secret shopper – someone who gets paid to shop and then send feedback to that consumer outfit based on their experience. Now meet the Secret Hopper. The brainchild of founder Andrew Coplon, Secret Hopper sends mystery shoppers, or in simpler terms, undercover beer ...

Art of Beekeeping @ the Amherst Town Library

Did you know that the practice of beekeeping dates back at least 4,500 years? How about that approximately one third of the food we eat is the result of honey bee pollination? Join Julie Kelley, owner of Tewksbury Honey, at the Amherst Town Library on Wednesday, August 14 at 7:00PM for a ...

Wilton Old Home Days set for Aug. 25

WILTON – Old Home Days will be celebrated from Saturday, Aug. 17 through Sunday, Aug. 25, with a wide variety of activities for every member of the family. There will be parades, sports, lots of music, and special events. Most of the events will be held at Whiting Park (“The Flat” at ...

Sununu to Chamber: State of the state is ‘great’

NASHUA – Whatever one thinks of President Donald Trump, his administration’s tax cuts “helped New Hampshire put a lot of money” into state coffers, boosting businesses and Granite Staters alike, Gov. Chris Sununu said Tuesday during his annual State of the State address. Hosted by the ...

Creative Ventures Q&A

GP: How long have you been around? BC: I’ve run Creative Ventures for four years. We were in Amherst in a split-level set-up. That wasn’t working, neither was the rent. So, we found a space that’s larger here. We’re able to have larger classrooms, in fact have two of them. We have a ...

New music and comedy venue opens in Milford

The old Milford Montessori School got some well-deserved love when owner Chad Zingales and Rachel Barnard put their heads together to restore and provide a great listening room and venue (owner Zingales) and offer national acts in Milford (booking agent Barnard). “Zinger’s, being a new ...

District welcomes two new principals

MILFORD – Superintendent Jessica Huizenga is pleased to announce that the Milford School District has officially welcomed new principals at Milford High School and Jacques Memorial School. Chali Davis and Timothy O’Connell joined the district this month as principals at the high school ...

Work on Putnam Pond boat launch, picnic area begins; more needed

LYNDEBOROUGH – Work has begun on creating a picnic area near the Putnam Pond boat launch off Cemetery Road. Selectman Fred Douglas and members of the Highway Department recently removed dead and dying trees and cleared an area under the trees to the right of the parking circle. Future work ...

Bronson Potter short film will be show on Aug. 9 in Mason

MASON – On July 22, 1979, resident Bronson Potter flew his light plane under the Greenville Trestle – much to the delight of the hundreds of people who watched. The FAA, however, was not amused and later suspended his license. Resident Dave Morrison captured the event on 8 mm film. That ...

Board of Selectmen address concerns

LYNDEBOROUGH – The new air conditioning system at Citizens’ Hall is in and running, and it was just in time for a record-setting heat wave. At its regular meeting on July 17, the Selectmen agreed the hall would be offered as a cooling station during the hottest part of those days. The ...

Milford couple gets help from generous community

When Glyn and Ginny Reinders of Milford bought their new home in September 2019, all that was missing was a garage. They went to Home Advisor and checked reviews, finding three potential contractors to build their two-car garage. They chose Shawn Naylor, of Nailer Construction to do the ...

13th Lyndeborough Community Day scheduled for Aug. 10

LYNDEBOROUGH - The town’s 13th annual Community Day is set for Saturday, Aug. 10, in Lyndeborough Center. The focus is on family fun and most events begin at noon. Schedule: 9:30 a.m. – Hike to Purgatory Falls with the Conservation Commission. Meet at the end of Purgatory Falls Road. ...

FRES to have interim principal

WILTON – At a meeting on July 18, the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board voted to hire an interim principal for Florence Rideout Elementary School and Lyndeborough Central School. Principal Tim O’Connell recently submitted his resignation. Superintendent Bryan K. Lane said a ...

Orientation on tap

All new families in Milford with high school age children are asked to call the Milford High School Student Services Office (673-4523) immediately to make an appointment to enroll their children. All new students will need to complete the enrollment and course selection process. Milford High ...

New DMV to open Aug. 5

The New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles is pleased to announce the newly built Milford office will open for business on Aug. 5. Located at 4 Meadow Brook Drive in Milford, the new building is 1/3 of a mile from the current temporary office and is on the site of the original DMV ...

Celebrating Monadnock Exhibit at the Jaffrey Civic Center

A group mixed media exhibit of the work of twenty notable New England artists will be held in the upstairs Civic Center’s Cunningham Gallery from August 9th to September 6. The exhibit, Celebrating Monadnock, is a tribute to the mountain and the region. Participating artists include: Susan ...

Family Fun Day set for Saturday

Geared towards uniting families and generations, Milford Family Fun day will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. “The event is sponsored by, among many, the Milford Summer Basketball League, which has a 3-on-3 tournament,” said Pastor Paul Sontag, of the Light of World Christian ...

Latte Art Throwdown to benefit Memo Foundation

MILFORD – Baristas will put their best foam forward today at 6 p.m. for a coffee art fundraiser to benefit the Memo Foundation at the Union Coffee Co., located at 42 South St., in Milford. Brandon “Memo” Kluz, who loved skateboarding, was shot and killed last November. The goal of ...

Amherst Lions Club hosts bridge ribbon cutting

The Amherst Lions Club unveiled its latest project on July 13 – a closed bride that now features beautiful flowers, an irrigation system that uses water from the creek below to store and water the flowers and a new “Welcome to Amherst” sign. The bridge is located at the corner of Boston ...

Strategic plan is unveiled

Milford school district superintendent Dr. Jessica Huizenga unveiled the district’s new strategic plan at the board of education meeting held on July 15th. The multi-tiered plan, which will have a five year roll out, is intended to allow students to “be the designers of their own ...