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Public hearings set on new shooting rule

Cabinet News

MILFORD – The entire 270-acre Brox property will be off-limits to firearms, except during hunting season, under a new town rule. Selectmen will hold the first of two public hearings on the rule during their April 10 meeting. The rule was proposed by police, and at the board’s March 27 ...

Logging ready to begin on Brox property

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Town officials say they will start cutting trees on the Brox property soon, before vulnerable animal species start to breed, but some say it’s already too late in the year. Cutting of 25 acres would prepare the area for a major gravel removal operation approved by voters last ...

Road group to aid board

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – The Highway Department is the most expensive department in town, and one on which all other services depend. “If the roads aren’t plowed, nobody moves,” Selectman Fred Douglas told a group of volunteers for a new committee on Wednesday, March 29. But, he and the other ...

Animal behavior consultant talks cats

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Cats are not solitary creatures, as some people think. They’re sensitive, and above all, they need to feel secure. Monique Chretieu, an animal behavior consultant from Dracut, Mass., gave a slide presentation about creating a happy life for your pet before a standing-room-only ...

Century-old house used in fire training

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – The Fire Department burned the former Gallant house located on Glass Factory Road during a training exercise on Sunday. Firefighters were joined by units from Brookline, Francestown, Greenfield, Greenville and Wilton. Fire Chief Brian Smith was in charge of the operation. The ...

Oh, Baby!

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Michelle Markey was early to pick up her stepchildren at Wilton’s Florence Rideout Elementary School that Friday morning, so she decided to make a little detour onto Route 101. That’s when she saw a man pacing around his truck, looking at his phone and seeming agitated. Markey ...

Deep roots form a strong foundation for church

Cabinet News

The body of Christ is an extended family that helps each other weather the storms of life. Over the last two centuries, through the stalwart commitment and dedication of our pastors, members and God’s grace, members of the Good News Bible Church have steadily forged our way forward since ...

Kitty Angels fundraiser set for May 6-7

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7, marks the 23rd “Power of Angels, Kitty Angels Fundraiser” at Treasures Antiques, Collectables & MORE. This event will run both days from 9AM to 5PM rain or shine. Kitty Angels, Inc., a no-kill cat shelter, has been the recipient of ...

Wild Salamander to host artist’s ‘Dueling Landscapes’

HB News

HOLLIS – The Whitty Gallery at Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center will be featuring the work of oil painter Stephen Previte in a solo exhibition “Dueling Landscapes – Traditional vs. Industrial” during April. The exhibition, which opens April 7, will feature a collection of ...

Beaver Brook to host kid-friendly birding hike

HB News

HOLLIS – Come enjoy a beautiful morning hike, listening and getting to know local birds. This is a kid-friendly birding hike with Clayton Hobart, Audubon-certified birder at the Beaver Brook Association. Meet at 10:30 a.m. at the entrance on the north side of Route 130, Wildlife Pond Loop ...

The scoop on cats

Bedford News

MILFORD – Cats are not solitary creatures, as some people think. They’re sensitive, and above all, they need to feel secure. Monique Chretieu, an animal behavior consultant from Dracut, Mass., gave a slide presentation about creating a happy life for your pet before a standing-room-only ...

Mental health outpatient clinic opening in Bedford

Bedford News

BEDFORD – Additional mental health services will be available in Bedford and the surrounding communities. Psychiatric Wellness Center is accepting new patients for April. This means the addition of two Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners to diagnosis and treat mental health ...

Iris heterochromia of the eye has different causes

Bedford News

Heterochromia means “different (hetero-) colors (-chromia).” Usually, the term is used to describe the condition in which a person has different colored eyes – one blue eye and one green eye, for example. The amount of melanin in the iris determines whether we have blue eyes, green eyes, ...

AMC honors resident with Distinguished Service Award

Bedford News

BOSTON, Mass. – The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) honored Ruth “Sam” Jamke of Bedford with its Distinguished Service Award at the 141st AMC Annual Summit held Jan. 28 in Norwood, Mass. The award recognizes those AMC volunteers who have contributed outstanding efforts to the mission of ...

Youth ballet brings ‘Sleeping Beauty’ to Palace Theatre

HB News

MANCHESTER – Will the beautiful Aurora prick her finger on a spindle and be cursed to sleep for a hundred years? Will a handsome prince find this sleeping beauty and awaken her from her slumber? Will good triumph over evil? Join Southern N.H. Youth Ballet as they bring the enchanting tale of ...

Hollis Town Band presents 56th annual Pops Concert April 2

HB News

HOLLIS – The Hollis Town Band performs its 56th annual Pops Concert on Sunday, April 2, at Alpine Grove, Route 111A. This year’s festivities include a variety of music from original arrangements to classic marches as well as an array of delicious desserts. Conductor David Bailey has created ...

Area students make honor roll at The Derryfield School

HB News

MANCHESTER – Head of School Dr. Mary Halpin Carter is pleased to announce that Colin McCaigue ’20 of Brookline and Annalise Groves ’17, Nancy Fortin ’19, Ashleigh Stone ’19, Anna Watson ’19, Emma Abate ’20, Tyler Critz ’20 and Matthew Weimer ’20, all of Hollis, have received ...

Brookline Women’s Club celebrates boost in membership

HB News

The Brookline Women’s Club was established in 1992, and since then it has created some of the trademark events that the Brookline community has come to enjoy and look forward to, such as Breakfast with Santa, the annual Easter Egg Hunt and The Blueberry Bash. In October 2016, the Brookline ...