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Milford Selectmen approve Brox property gravel plan

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Extraction of earth materials is expected to begin soon at a 142-acre tract on the town-owned Brox property. Half of the property, 75 acres, will be left as protected open space. Selectmen voted to authorize the project at their Sept. 25 meeting after the town received an alteration ...

Importance of security is taken very seriously

Cabinet News

Given the recent coverage of the SRO presentation on surveillance cameras and life safety, it is understandable that some might be concerned about the level of security at Souhegan. It also is understandable that police officers would want to utilize as many cameras as possible (90 was the ...

Work on Scout Road planned; logging is underway

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – A collapsing house and the accompanying trash and debris piles are on town owned land and are therefore the clean up is a town problem. The selectmen and the Conservation Commission would like the area cleaned up this fall but getting to it is a problem. The road has been so ...

Wilton Board of Selectmen updated on projects

Cabinet News

WILTON – Several projects are progressing, Town Administrator Scott Butcher told the Board of Selectmen on Monday, Oct. 2: the Safe Routes to Schools program, the new scales at the Recycling Center, and repairs to the Stage Coach Road Bridge. Butcher said he discussed the crosswalk near the ...

Fraley’s rec plan is great for the community

Cabinet News

Amherst’s recreation director has proposed an ambitious and exciting plan for more recreation facilities in the community, mostly aimed at adults and senior citizens. Craig Fraley’s plan, we think, is excellent and something that should be given serious consideration. It should be presented ...

Price, staff should pay

Cabinet News

So, Health and Human Services Director Tom Price is going to refund to the American taxpayer the money he spent to take private planes on trips for which officials of previous administrations took much cheaper commercial flights. Is he doing it because it was wrong to fly private on our ...

Pumpkin Festival starts Friday

Cabinet News

MILFORD – All through summer, pumpkin growers have been babying their orange gourds in anticipation of the 28th annual Milford Pumpkin Festival when the huge vegetables will be on proud display. The giant pumpkins are brought in to the Oval and weighed Saturday morning, and Bob Kokko will ...

Wilton River Walk dedicated; work remains

Cabinet News

WILTON – The new River Walk beside Stoney Brook was informally dedicated on a brisk Friday evening, Sept. 29. Organizers estimated the crowd at “well over 100 people.” Those visitors strolled along the new path, enjoyed food from local restaurants, toe-tapped to The Temple Dance Band, ...

Eichman brothers are among Merrimack’s keys to success

Cabinet News

MERRIMACK – You’d think one Eichman is hard enough for opposing defenses to handle when it comes to the Merrimack High School football team. But two? Brutal. That’s the constant headache backs Joe and Ben Eichman give opposing coaches and players. Joe, a senior, was expected to be a big ...

Where the Wild Things Are

Bedford News

AMHERST – “My Dad’s head would explode,” at the idea of leaving fall leaves on the ground or letting daffodils and other weeds run rampant on his lawn, Alicia Geilen told her audience at Parkhurst Place recently. But if you want to attract interesting critters to your backyard, skipping ...

News Digest

Bedford News

U.S. Department of Education honors Riddle Brook School WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced that two First District schools, Riddle Brook School in Bedford and Belmont Middle School, have earned recognition by the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue ...

EmbroidMe named Small Business of the Year

Bedford News

NASHUA AND BEDFORD – EmbroidMe/Fully Promoted of Nashua and Bedford was recently recognized by the Merrimack Chamber of Commerce, receiving the organization’s 2017 Business Excellence Award for Small Business of the Year. This special recognition by the chamber holds a special prestige ...

St. Mary’s Bank awarded prestigious LEED Gold Certification

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – St. Mary’s Bank announces that its McGregor Street headquarters has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification (LEED). This rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the foremost program for buildings, homes and ...

Applewild School honored behind MIT and McGill University

HB News

FITCHBURG, Mass. – The Applewild School Development Office was awarded the 2017 CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) District 1 Bronze Award for Excellence in the Annual Giving Program, behind Silver winner MIT and Gold recipient, McGill University. Kelly Jennison, director ...

NHFB Young Farmers receive $40K grant from Hannaford

HB News

CONCORD – Hannaford Supermarkets announced the donation of $40,000 dollars to the New Hampshire Farm Bureau (NHFB) Young Farmers Committee Harvest for All program on Sept. 25, as well as donations to other groups and organizations in New England serving those at risk of going hungry. The ...

News Digest

HB News

SCORE announces new officers The Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE recently installed its new slate of officers for fiscal year 2018. Ed Izzo, of Nashua, will serve as chairman; Roman Geletkanycz, of Bedford, will be first vice chairman; Robbie Grady, of Hooksett, second vice chairman; Geoff ...

Chamber honors local business

Merrimack News

NASHUA AND BEDFORD – EmbroidMe/Fully Promoted of Nashua and Bedford was recently recognized by the Merrimack Chamber of Commerce, receiving the organization’s 2017 Business Excellence Award for Small Business of the Year. This special recognition by the chamber holds a special prestige ...

News Digest

Merrimack News

Grading policy meeting Oct. 13 The “No homework-grade” policy affects your child’s GPA. A town hall meeting will be held to discuss the Merrimack School District’s administrative change to the homework “protocol,” that homework assignments will no longer be factored into a ...

Local swimmers provide lift for Executive Club

Cabinet News

Area swimmers competed in the New England Senior Championships over the summer at Brown University. Lindsey Wagner won the 50-meter Freestyle (26.64), and finished second in the 100-meter Freestyle (58.62), as well as swim in the A final in the 100 meter Backstroke (1:04.79). Nina Levine also ...

Lyndborough company ‘too small’ to continue

Cabinet News

They say that some companies are “too big to fail,” but there are apparently some companies that are too small to continue to operate, at least by government standards. By those standards, the old way isn’t necessarily the best way. If you don’t modernize, too bad. In 1989, the ...