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Potluck and Podcasts at the Universal Unitarian Church on Feb. 21

MILFORD - On the third Friday of every month at 6:30 p.m., the Universal Unitarian Church, 20 Elm St., hosts a potluck dinner and podcast discussion. Audience members listen to a podcast of Krista Tippett’s “On Being,” which explores the dynamics and intersection of spiritual learning, ...

Get ‘Manhandled’ at the Wilton Town Hall Theatre on Feb. 23

WILTON - She’s one of the few stars from the silent days whose name is still instantly recognized by the movie-going public. She’s Gloria Swanson, who defined an era with memorable performances that ranged from intense drama to flat-out comedy. Swanson’s comedic gifts are on display ...

Interim chief out

WILTON – On Monday, the Select Board accepted the resignation of Interim Fire Chief Scott Thompson. A long-time member of the department, he was appointed to the position last year following the resignation of Chief Jim Culter. The department will be managed for the next few months by ...

Sanders fends off Buttigieg in New Hampshire primary

MANCHESTER — During his Monday rally in Manchester, President Donald Trump said there does not seem to be a clear favorite for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. At the conclusion of the 2020 New Hampshire Democratic primary, this seems to indeed be the case. For a second ...

Budget could rise slighty

LYNDEBOROUGH – Voters at town meeting on March 14 will see a proposed municipal budget that is “essentially flat,” Budget Committee Chairman Burton Reynolds told about a dozen residents (and as many town employees) at the Public Budget Hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The rise could be as ...

Marking the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote

NEW IPSWITCH – As part of the ‘New Hampshire Humanities To Go’ program, the New Ipswich Library hosted “Votes for Women: A History of The Suffrage Movement” on Jan. 28. The presentation, given by League of Women Voters New Hampshire president Liz Tentarelli, is one of many being ...

MSB Candidate Wilson: ‘Huizenga came here ready to work’

MILFORD – David Wilson of Milford is the latest individual who has thrown his hat into the ring to become a member of the Milford School board. A trust administrator for a local finance company, Wilson said he is running for a board seat because he would like to continue the work that ...

Murals unveiled at Florence Rideout Elementary

WILTON – For the second time, Artist-in-Residence Lizz Van Saun of Kast Hill Studio in Hopkinton, assisted the students at Florence Rideout Elementary School create a glass and ceramic three-part mural. On Feb. 5 it was unveiled for the students, staff, and parents to see. In 2016, the ...

Book Smart: Milford’s Wadleigh Gets Major “Expanovasion”

MILFORD – Milford’s Wadleigh Library is keeping it current. And on any given day, the building is bustling with people. For many, it’s part of their daily routine. “We were joking the other day that we could probably exist here in town, even if we didn’t have books,” said ...

Milford Thrives: Non-profit to focus on community connection

MILFORD – Milford Thrives, a new non-profit, 501 (c) 3 was recently launched to focus on building a healthy, resilient, connected community. Co-founded and spearheaded by New Hampshire state rep Joelle Martin and Nancy Amato, a longtime Milford resident, the program will be a place where ...

Milford’s Indie Music rocks with retail and lessons

MILFORD – Nestled nicely at 307 Elm St., Indie Music is a throwback: a retail store that offers piano, guitar, drums, vocals, ukulele, mandolin, flute, trumpet and saxophone lessons. Owner Jeff Harrington said the store is celebrating its 14th year and trends in music lean towards music ...

Fast News for Feb. 13

Citizen Petition Articles WILTON – At the end of town meeting on March 12, residents will consider two citizen petition articles dealing with climate and political redistricting. Petitions can be placed on the town warrant by 25 or more eligible voters. Article 31 asks state and federal ...

Souhegan, Merrimack chambers merge

Today marks the start of a new era for the local business community, as the Souhegan Valley and Merrimack chambers of commerce are now one. Board members from both chambers reached a mutually beneficial agreement to move forward together via a new regional partnership: The Greater ...

‘Bern’ Notice: Sanders draws huge crowd

MILFORD – With an opening act – an all-girl rock band, “The Bad Larrys” from Salem, Massachusetts – Bernie Sanders held the equivalent of a rock concert in Milford on Tuesday night. The electrified crowd cheered after introductions from New Hampshire Democratic gubernatorial ...

Lynch stumps for Biden in Wilton

WILTON – With the New Hampshire primary just five days away, former Governor John Lynch, the 80th governor of New Hampshire, appeared in Wilton on January 28, to speak on behalf of former Vice President Joe Biden. Currently, Biden trails only Vermont senator Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire ...

Zaino running for school board post; vows to bring stability, civility

MILFORD – For Judith Zaino, the exasperation of watching the sometimes chaotic chain of events at a Milford School meeting, or hearing about what’s happened to a parent or an educator who hasn’t had a voice, or their message hasn’t been heard, has spurred on the former Milford educator, ...

Local author to sign books at Toadstool

NASHUA – Toadstool Bookshop, 375 Amherst St. in the Somerset Plaza, will host Nashua author Bill Flynn at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Flynn, an Airforce veteran who lives in Nashua, is the author of several books which include “The Feathery,” “A Drumbeat Too Near”, “The Beddington ...

Lyndeborough, Wilton races are shaping up

WILTON – Four people have filed for two vacant spots on the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School board – two in each town for a three-year term. In Wilton, newcomers Matt Mannarino and Jim Kofalt have filed for the seat held for many years by Joyce Fisk. She resigned earlier this year ...

Discussion on ambulance service funds continues

WILTON – Temple officials are unhappy with the apportionment of funds for supporting the ambulance service, but part of the problem appears to be a lack of communication among their departments. On Feb. 3, members of Temple’s Budget Advisory Committee met with the Select Board, “because ...