Cabinet News

Milford fun run will help buy play equipment

MILFORD – Recess is even more fun with the right equipment – hula hoops, soccer balls, Frisbees, jump ropes – but the supply of play equipment at the town’s two elementary schools is sparse, because there is no budget for those items, said Sena Bigelow, ...

Amherst committee: Pipeline risks are exceedingly low

AMHERST – A report from the town’s Pipeline Task Force has concluded that risks for residents living close to a natural gas pipeline are almost nonexistent. The five-page report from the Pipeline Hazards and Public Safety Subcommittee was released April 27, along with a ...

Pancake breakfast to benefit Gail Westergren Scholarship Fund set for May 9

An all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast to benefit the Gail Westergren Scholarship Fund will be held 7 a.m.-noon May 9 at Milford Masonic Temple, 30 Mount Vernon Road. Menu will also include eggs, bacon, sausages, milk, coffee, tea and juice. $7. All proceeds will go to the scholarship fund. A ...

Amherst Garden Club plans sale

The weather hasn’t dampened the spirit of these Amherst Garden Club members as they dig and pot perennials for the annual plant sale on May 9. April is the month for digging and potting although this year the members are bundled up against the elements! The plants will be ready for ...

What’s the scoop on doggy diabetes?

Editor’s note: Do you have a question about your pet you’d like to ask Dr. Edwards? Send it to info@ponemahvet.com. Diabetes mellitus is a disease of the pancreas, a small but vital organ located near the stomach. The pancreas has two significant types of cells. One group ...

Chaffee to speak to local Democrats

Amherst and Milford Democrats will hold a potluck supper with guest speaker Lincoln Chafee, former governor of Rhode Island, in Milford next week. Chafee served as a Republican member of the US Senate from 1999 until 2007. As a moderate Republican, he was the only party member to vote against ...

Household hazardous waste collection planned in Milford on May 2

MILFORD – The Milford household hazardous waste collection will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 2, at the Milford Public Works Garage, 289 South Street (Route 13). Residents of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, Pelham and ...

Manchester man is held in four store robberies

MILFORD – Police say a Mont Vernon man was the driver of the getaway car in the armed robbery of four New Hampshire convenience stores, including a Cumberland Farms in Milford. John Kalantzis, 38, of Manchester, was arrested about 45 minutes after a 6 p.m. robbery at a Manchester ...

Amherst study: Gas pipeline accidents are extremely rare

AMHERST – Members of the town’s pipeline task force asked representatives from Kinder Morgan Tuesday to change the company’s natural gas pipeline route through Amherst to avoid residential neighborhoods and sensitive natural areas. Energy company representatives ...

Wilton Republicans will host Sen. Daniels

WILTON – The Greater Wilton Republican Committee will host guest speaker state Sen. Gary Daniels on Thursday, May 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Roam Cafe, 57 Main St. All are welcome. Do you have an upcoming event to publicize? Email the information to news@cabinet.com.

Turning of the worm

WILTON – It is estimated that about a quarter of household trash is organic material – vegetable scraps, uneaten food, egg shells – that can be easily turned into high quality soil for gardens and potted plants. All you need is the right containers. And worms. On ...

Milford pipeline will pass near homes

MILFORD – While Amherst is working to persuade Kinder Morgan to move the route for its planned natural gas pipeline route away from residential areas as much as possible, the more-densely populated Milford doesn’t seem to have that option. At a meeting of the Milford ...

Milford CROP walk is Sunday

MILFORD – People in developing countries typically walk six miles a day, every day, for food, water, fuel, and to take their goods to market. And on Sunday, May 3, thousands of people all over the world will be walking in solidarity and to raise money to relieve hunger. Here in the ...

Amherst food truck dishes out gourmet food

AMHERST - Danielle Sherman had her heart set on a roast beef sandwich, and she was disappointed it was off the menu at Tim Ganos’ Grazing Gourmet food truck, but she trusted him. And Ganos smiled with sly satisfaction as he built what he calls a King Beef sandwich, confident that it ...

FISH is there to lend a hand but now it needs some help

A Souhegan Valley group that uses volunteers to drive people in need to medical appointments in the Nashua area is looking for a little help itself. Marcia Nelson, who helps directs Friends In Service Helping (FISH) volunteers, said the group is struggling to keep going because it needs ...

NRWA offers free stream ecology workshops

The Nashua River Watershed Association invites the public, including families, Scout groups and seniors, to ecology discovery events to learn what it takes to determine the health of a river or stream. Participants will learn about water quality and invasive plants in the Nashua River and its ...

Quartet performs in Peterborough Saturday

PETERBOROUGH – The Apple Hill String Quartet will perform their third annual Music in Bass Hall concert at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough on Saturday, April 25. Joined by guest artist Peggy Pearson, the group will perform the world premiere of a new ...

Lyndeborough police hunt for clues about four bombs

LYNDEBOROUGH – State and local police are trying to determine who constructed four homemade chemical bombs and put them on a Lyndeborough driveway Sunday. Around 1:40 p.m. on April 19 someone called local police to report suspicious items in the driveway of 3 Purgatory Road. Police ...

Milford plans town-wide cleanup

MILFORD – The rain this week will bring welcome green grass and flowers. And to make sure trash doesn’t spoil town parks and roadside the Milford Improvement Team is looking for volunteers for its annual Milford Town-wide Cleanup Day on Saturday, May 9. They will be ...

Milford teacher: Many people had choices during Holocaust

MILFORD – It was the murderers, the rapists, the thieves – the perpetrators of the Holocaust – who had the most freedom to choose how they would behave during the years Nazi Germany occupied most of Europe. The victims? Not so much. But aside from the ...