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Cabinet News

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 ...

Economic Development Committee changes focus

WILTON – With the removal of purchasing The Horseshoe from their agenda, the Economic Development Committee has established a new list of priorities. They will focus on developing a new business package, community engagement and Phase 2 of the Riverwalk. Use of and access to the New ...

Wilton Zoning Board of Appeals considers asphalt plant

WILTON – Did the town set a height limit of 45 feet for industrial buildings because of the capabilities of the fire department equipment? If so, does Wilton’s new ladder truck change the scenario? The question was raised by members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment at a hearing on July 9. ...

Rotary’s 54th annual swim meet a success

Swimmers, supporters, staff, friends and family enjoyed perfect, albeit hot, weather on July 13th and 14th as the Milford Rotary Club hosted the 54th annual Swim Meet at the Keyes Memorial Pool. More than 400 swimmers participated, with some 1200 visitors attending. “It was great,” said ...

Be a Clown

Young students at the Sliver Lining Circus performed during a show last week. The youth group jumped, tumbled and balanced for a delighted crowd. On July 24, the Flying Gravity Circus will present ‘Circle of Sawdust: Circus tales of must, myth, mirth and mayhem with Rob Mermin.’ Mermin is a ...

14th Monadnock Trails Week starts Friday

CONCORD – Mount Monadnock, known for being featured in the writings of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, is the most prominent peak in Southern New Hampshire. It has also been cited as one of the most climbed mountains in the world. It’s bare, isolated, and rocky summit offers ...

Biden stresses Obamacare, unification

LONDONDERRY – Joe Biden may be losing some ground as the Democratic frontrunner, but that hardly seemed the case as he slammed Donald Trump, defended Obamacare and spoke about climate change at a rally on Saturday in Londonderry. A recent poll shows Biden with the support of 26% of voters ...

Fiery board meeting held amid contentious text messages

By George Pelletier Milford Bureau Chief MILFORD – Residents wearing t-shirts, bearing the slogan, “Milford Strong,” showed their support, and at times, their dismay, at the June 17th Milford School Board meeting, over alleged text messages shared between board member Jenni Siegrist ...

Police: distracted driving tops home break-ins

As summer vacation looms, Milford Police state that distracted driving is more of an area, and a statewide problem, than that of area home break-ins. “Obviously, we urge citizens to lock their homes and their vehicles,” said Captain Craig Frye. “It’s not normal, but often smaller ...