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Bumble or bust

Bedford News

Members of the Merrimack Valley Beekeeping Association – a group of around 100 beekeeping enthusiasts from Merrimack, Bedford, Hollis and many other towns – recently assisted with a hefty donation to the beekeepers and the surviving bees of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, regions ...

Bumble or bust

HB News

Members of the Merrimack Valley Beekeeping Association – a group of around 100 beekeeping enthusiasts from Merrimack, Bedford, Hollis and many other towns – recently assisted with a hefty donation to the beekeepers and the surviving bees of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, regions ...

Bumble or bust

Merrimack News

Members of the Merrimack Valley Beekeeping Association – a group of around 100 beekeeping enthusiasts from Merrimack, Bedford, Hollis and many other towns – recently assisted with a hefty donation to the beekeepers and the surviving bees of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, regions ...

Bedford students get immigration lesson on ‘Ellis Island Day’

Bedford News

Editor’s Note: This is a monthly column offering the inside scoop on academic achievements, upcoming meetings and more happenings in the Bedford School District. Students attending all three elementary schools in Bedford recently participated in a day of activities designed to teach them ...

News Digest for Jan. 11, 2018

Bedford News

BCTV weekly meeting schedule BEDFORD – Next week on BCTV, the live meeting on channel 22 will be a WBNH-LPFM Radio Board of Overseers on Monday, Jan. 15; a Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16 and a BCTVBoard meeting on Thursday, Jan. 18. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. ...

SJCS Meals on Wheels celebrates 40 years of giving back

Bedford News

St. Joseph Community Services (SJCS) Meals on Wheels commemorated 40 years of service to Hillsborough County communities. One hundred twenty five guests celebrated recently at their Carpenter Center in Manchester. Community diner, Helen, who recently turned 101, danced the night away to the ...

New Digest for Jan. 12, 2018

HB News

Brookline winter fest in February Calling all local Artisans for the Winter Festival Artisan Fair to be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 at RMMS from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Looking for community talent to display and sell their arts and crafts. Please contact Sylvia Mansfield at slm724@aol.com or 801-4802. ...

SJCS Meals on Wheels celebrates 40 years of giving back

HB News

St. Joseph Community Services (SJCS) Meals on Wheels recently commemorated 40 years of service to Hillsborough County communities. About 125 guests celebrated recently at their Carpenter Center in Manchester. Community diner, Helen, who recently turned 101, danced the night away to the rhythm ...

Merrimack Scout attains rank of Eagle

Merrimack News

Sahith Kaki is the newest Eagle Scout from Merrimack Troop 424 and will formally receive his rank at his Eagle Court of Honor in 2018. The Eagle Scout rank is Boy Scouts’ highest advancement ranking and boys must meet specific requirements in service, outdoor skills and leadership. In ...

‘Women in Wine’ to be honored during 2018 NH Wine Week

Merrimack News

CONCORD – A powerhouse group of trailblazing female wine industry leaders and some of the most celebrated names in the wine world will descend on New Hampshire for the 13th annual New Hampshire Wine Week. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission’s weeklong celebration of wine takes place from ...

New Digest for Jan. 12, 1018

Merrimack News

Bonfire, fun, food at ice fishing derby Create a life memory and take a kid ice fishing Saturday, Jan. 27, to the Horseshoe Fish and Game Club’s annual ice fishing derby at 44 Greens Pond Road in Merrimack. (Storm date is Feb. 3.) Food is available on the ice and in the clubhouse starting ...

Champs

Cabinet News

Milford High School’s We the People Constitution team won its seventh consecutive state championship by defeating Hollis Brookline and John Stark high schools in Concord. This is Milford’s 15th state championship in 20 years of competition. The Milford team and longtime coach Dave Alcox ...

Another try at full-day kindergarten

Cabinet News

MILFORD – For the second year in a row, kindergarten promises to be a big topic at school budget hearings. The public hearing for the school district budget and other warrant article, including one for $582,500 to expand the kindergarten program to full day, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Jan. 16 ...

New contract for Amherst teachers

Cabinet News

AMHERST – A gradual elimination of controversial retirement payouts to Amherst teachers is part of a new four-year pact between the teachers’ union and the school board. The Amherst elementary and middle school teachers have been working under an expired agreement for two years, and the ...

Pumpkin festival’s future, funding questioned

Cabinet News

MILFORD – The Pumpkin Festival receive more attention at the town budget and bond hearing Monday night than did a proposal for major fire station upgrades and the town operating budget. There is a total of $23,000 for the annual festival and holiday decorations in Article 17 of the town ...

Wilton downtown plan ‘needed’

Cabinet News

WILTON – The downtown area needs a new plan for economic development, one that encompasses many of the proposals that came out of the Plan N.H. Design Charette in July. On Feb. 7, Jennifer Beck, chairman of the Economic Development Committee, will meet with the Planning Board to formally ...

Selectmen OK purchase of new ambulance

Cabinet News

WILTON – Selectmen have authorized Ambulance Service Chief Steve Desrosiers to begin the process of executing a lease-purchase of a 2017 ambulance. Beginning the process now, Desrosiers told selectmen on Jan. 2, will guarantee they can get the vehicle in question and take possession probably ...

Wilton has cold-weather problems

Cabinet News

WILTON – The extended spell of cold weather is causing problems at the town hall. “There are some issues,” Town Administrator Scott Butcher told the Board of Selectmen on Jan. 2. “There is no heat in the men’s and ladies’ rooms,” although a portable electric heater has been ...

Selects say no to recreation funding

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Money for bridge repair, public works vehicles and other basic town needs takes priority over recreation, selectmen told a member of the Keyes Expansion Committee recently. At the board’s Dec. 26 meeting, Paul Bartolomucci asked the board to reconsider its decision to remove an ...