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Merrimack students are repeat champs at FinLit300 meet

Merrimack News

CONCORD – A team of Merrimack High School seniors beat out nearly 60 teams from New Hampshire high schools to become back to back NH FinLit300 state champions at the Grappone Conference Center on April 11. Each member of the Merrimack squad, including Rachel Easley, Tiffany Knowles, Katie ...

St. Joseph Community Services adds to board

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK – St. Joseph Community Services is pleased to announce the addition of Lori Piper, senior commercial loan officer, senior vice president for Enterprise Bank and Jordan Brammer, financial planner for MassMutual Northern New England to its board of directors. Lori comes to SJCS with ...

Volunteering for CASA a perfect extension of educator’s career

Merrimack News

AMHERST – When Amherst resident Heather Sweeney was preparing two years ago to retire from her extensive career in education, she saw an ad on TV that caught her eye. It was for CASA of New Hampshire, seeking volunteers to serve as advocates for children caught up in abuse or neglect cases in ...

DAR honors high school Good Citizens

Cabinet News

The Captain Josiah Crosby Chapter of the DAR honored their high school good citizens at their recent Good Citizens Award luncheon. In attendance were award recipients Karen Jorgensen of Milford High School and Mitchell Greany of Souhegan High School. Jonathan Knowles is the Good Citizen Award ...

Plenty to see at Sustainability Fair

Cabinet News

WILTON – A misty, drizzly Earth Day drew hundreds of visitors on Saturday, April 22, to talk with the dozens of exhibitors and hear a variety of speakers at the Souhegan Sustainability Fair. The displays that filled the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School gym and covered almost every ...

Student’s business supports college fund, community

Cabinet News

WILTON – Samuel Schwanke is an unusual kind of businessman. He’s 18 and a college student in Pensacola, Fla., working on a degree in business management, and he has owned his driveway sealing business for three years. But while working to pay for his education, 20 percent of what he earns ...

Dome set to open in Milford by July

Cabinet News

MILFORD – As heavy, wet snow fell during the Election Day storm last month, several men were inside the Hampshire Dome watching to make sure the huge inflatable athletic facility stayed intact. The structure had endured 12 years of winter storms, but on March 15, a large load of heavy snow in ...

Company OK to move into old PVA Building in Wilton

Cabinet News

WILTON – With little discussion, the Planning Board accepted, and then approved, a site plan presented by Atlantic Prefab for reuse of the former PVA Building on Route 31, on which it has a purchase and sales agreement. The plan was presented Wednesday, April 19, by Mark Beroney, general ...

Girls lacrosse club seeks varsity status

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Athletes and their parents told the School Board last week that Milford High School’s lacrosse club should graduate into a varsity sport. As a club sport, the team gets little or no funding from the School District and can’t qualify for tournament play. Parents at the April 17 ...

Kids get up-close view of wildlife ‘ambassadors’

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – Kindergartners at the Early Learning Center had a “wildlife encounter” on Monday, April 17. The kindergartners met six of them, ranging from a “monster” lizard from Argentina to an African fox – the smallest fox in the world – to a tiny white African hedgehog, an ...

Library names diorama winners

Cabinet News

WILTON – The staff of the Wilton Public & Gregg Free Library announced the winners of the dioramas illustrating a favorite book using Peeps. Winners are asked to pick up their entries or contact the library. Winners were: Group under 12: “The Ugly Peepling” by Jodi and Quincy. Group ...

Dear men: Time to show more respect

Cabinet News

So I’m in the car the other day – the 2005 Prius, which I’ve yet to name because I can’t think of anything that works (What? Penelope Prius? Nuts to that) – and I pop in a homemade jazz CD, and on comes Billie Holiday singing “Ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do,” which is a fine ...

Amherst Middle School honor roll

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Amherst Middle School announced its honor roll for the second trimester of the 2016-17 school year. HIGH HONORS (ALL A’S) GRADE 5: Colin Atkinson, Carson Behn, Dylan Boyer, Owen Boyer, Sierra Burke, Veronica Castell, Genevieve Clark, Nolan Colby, Ava Cranney, Julia Daniel, Adyn ...

Brox shooting vote scheduled

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Selectmen say they will take a vote at their next meeting on whether to adopt a rule against target shooting on the town-owned Brox property. On Monday, April 24, they listened to both sides of the issue, including a plan from residents Chris Skinner and Tina Vallier, who said they ...

‘FUNdraising Auction’ planned at Milford church

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Four patio sets, vintage garden tools, and Sprague and Carlton furniture will be among the items to be offered during the “Spring FUNdraising Auction” at the Milford First Congregational Church. The auction is on Saturday, April 29, at 6 p.m. in the Parish House on 10 Union St. ...

Bedford Girl Scouts donate to Kids’ Closet

Bedford News

Bedford Girl Scout Daisy Troop 20559 purchased 18 new pairs of sneakers, and collected an additional 85 pairs of gently used sneakers for the Kids’ Closet of Manchester. The Kids’ Closet was created by a Manchester teacher to help students in need. They have an urgent need for sneakers ...

‘Introduction to Islam’ to be presented in Hollis

HB News

On Sunday, May 7, from 3-4:30 p.m., Syed Sibte Hassan Jafri will present “An Introduction to Islam by Your Muslim Neighbor” in Hardy Hall at the Congregational Church of Hollis. His presentation, an overview of Muslim faith and basic beliefs, will include Q&A time and conclude with ...

May Day celebration in Wilton welcomes a long-awaited spring

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Abbot Hill community, including High Mowing School, Pine Hill Waldorf School and the Temple-Wilton Community Farm, will host its annual May Day Festival from 10-30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at High Mowing School, 222 Isaac Frye Highway. This collaborative celebration of ...

Behind the scenes

Bedford News

AMHERST – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and a unicorn? Why not? Lucy Spencer and Frances Saxton welcomed all of the ideas that the 11 children threw out during their Saturday morning theater class recently. The two actors gave the first of eight weekly sessions called “Fairy Tale ...

Men’s Club aids Prosthetic Project

Bedford News

The Bedford Men’s Club proudly donated $500 to the Future Prosthetic Project. The Academy for Science and Design in Nashua and e-NABLE are working to develop 3D printed prosthetic hands and arms for those in need of an upper limb assistive device. Harun, a student at Peter Woodbury School ...