Cabinet News

Milford student honored in NH design competition

KEENE – A Milford High School student earned recognition in the New Hampshire Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ 2015 High School Design Competition. Awards were distributed at the AIA New Hampshire/Keene State College architecture department annual meeting ...

Film on money in politics in Wilton Sunday

WILTON – “Pay2Play”, a documentary about the effect of money in politics, will be shown at the Wilton Town Hall Theater on Sunday, May 17 at 4:30 p.m. The movie features interviews with Robert Reich, Noam Chomsky, Jack Abrahamoff, and Marianne Williamson. The ...

Wilton church plans to open thrift shop

By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent WILTON – For many years, members of the Second Congregational Church have held a monthly rummage sale in the Parish House. On May 9, they set up the last one. If all goes as planned, in July the church will open a thrift shop in the Wilton Falls ...

Lyndeborough library plans book sale

LYNDEBOROUGH – The J.A. Tarbell Library’s annual book and bake sale will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 24. Donated books may be dropped off by May 16. Volunteers needed to help sort books at the sale from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Call if you can donate a baked item. This year there ...

Ride to Recovery is May 30

Ride 2 Recovery Honor Ride New Hampshire is set for Saturday, May 30. Goodale’s Bike Shop is hosting a Ride 2 Recovery Honor Ride starting at 9 a.m. and departing from historic Holman Stadium in Nashua. Ride 2 Recovery is a national nonprofit organization that improves the ...

Milford library plans puzzle swap

MILFORD – Got extra jigsaw puzzles? Want new ones? Swap out your old ones in good condition for new ones at the Wadleigh Memorial Library’s Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 21. The library is reminding people that this is a swap so not to bring old ...

Friends build cabin for Temple man

TEMPLE – Last winter friends of Rick Davis and his wife, Jackie, put on a circus performance at Milford’s Amato Center attended by nearly 500 friends and supporters. This spring more friends turned out, this time to the Davis’s home, to help build a small cabin ...

Crash victim is identified

MILFORD – Police have identified the motorcycle rider who escaped serious injury last week when his bike was clipped by a passing car at full speed William Lussier, 50, of Brookline, was riding a Harley-Davidson during heavy afternoon rush hour traffic on May 6 when he was sent ...

Gas tanks gone, not forgotten

WILTON – Last week the last remnant of the gas stations that once lined Main Street was removed from in front of the former Draper’s Garage. A large gas tank, which was installed about 20 years ago, was hoisted onto a truck leaving a large hole. Guy Draper moved his ...

Milford wins state history contest

MILFORD – Milford High School students chose gay rights activist Harvey Milk; the 20th century’s most successful entertainment mogul, Walt Disney; and Irena Sendler, a woman who risked her life to save children during the Holocaust, as subjects for history projects that ...

Amherst and Milford police warn of hand-held device law

Local police promise strict enforcement of a new state law prohibiting the use of hand-held devices. The law goes into effect July 1. “It has been a long time coming,” said Police Chief Mark Reams of Amherst, where the dangers of distracted driving hit home right before ...

Chris Christie woos Amherst diner customers

AMHERST – Mervin Newton, of Milford, wanted to talk about Social Security and Medicare trust fund reform. Elizabeth Ropp. of Manchester. asked about a federal immigration detention mandate that she said is reaping big profits for the prison industry. But New Jersey Gov. Chris ...

Mont Vernon Museum to open on Gala Day

MONT VERNON – The town museum will open for the season on Spring Gala, Saturday, May 16. The museum will be open the second Saturday of each month from June through October, from 1 to 4 p.m. Both the Amherst and Milford historical society museums are open at that same time, ...

Milford history museum gets a face lift

MILFORD – When Charlie Annand joined the Milford Historical Society about 18 months ago its museum and its hundreds of treasures from Milford’s past were a revelation. “I had no idea there were so many things,” she said during a recent tour of the 19th ...

Milford selectmen will not sign anti-pipeline letter

MILFORD – Selectmen have decided not to sign a letter from the Municipal Pipeline Coalition opposing the natural gas pipeline, proposed to go through Milford and 16 other southern New Hampshire towns. At least not yet. The letter, addressed to the governor and the New Hampshire ...

Donations needed for jackets

WILTON – This year’s boys’ varsity basketball team won the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School’s first state championship, playing in Division IV. The school wants to properly recognize that achievement with the presentation of what was described ...

Conservation commission: Hold off on Brox road repair

MILFORD – The town Conservation Commission says there is no rush to deal with a stream on the Brox property and has asked the town to hold off on the work. The commission’s comment came after the Board of Selectmen, at its April 27 meeting, agreed to ask the public works ...

Man charged in Milford burglary

MILFORD – Police say a resident of Souhegan Street burglarized the home of one of his neighbors last week. Wayne S. O’Brien, 21, of 11 Souhegan St., was charged with burglary, falsifying physical evidence, and breach of bail and then arraigned in 9th Circuit Court in ...