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Hollis grad receives scholarship

HB News

Hannah Balfour, of Hollis, recently received a scholarship from the Scots’ Charitable Society of Boston. The society, founded in 1657, is the oldest charitable organization in the U.S. With support from the Women’s Auxiliary, over $80,000 was awarded to 47 undergraduate college students of ...

Fish and Game: Report wild turkey sightings

HB News

CONCORD – As the summer months continue, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department reminds the public to report sightings of hen turkeys, with or without young, through the Department’s online survey at: www.wildnh.com/surveys/turkeybrood.html. The survey continues through Aug. 31, ...

60th annual NH Antiques Show set for Aug. 10-12

HB News

MANCHESTER – For six decades, the annual NH Antiques Show has upheld the tradition of bringing fine quality antiques to New England. The NH Antiques Dealers Association date for the 60th annual New Hampshire Antiques Show is Aug. 10-12 at the Radisson Hotel Manchester. This years’ show will ...

Report wild turkey sightings

Merrimack News

CONCORD – As the summer months continue, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department reminds the public to report sightings of hen turkeys, with or without young, through the Department’s online survey at: www.wild nh.com/surveys/turkey brood.html. The survey continues through Aug. 31, ...

Former town official is remembered

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – A few years ago, Lee Mayhew saw a need and came out of retirement to lend the town a hand in any way he could, including serving as a selectman. Mayhew, 75, died Tuesday, July 25, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after a lingering illness. “Lee was involved in all ...

Amherst speeding and parking issues are addressed

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Selectmen voted last week to lower the speed limit on part of Broadway near the Baboosic Lake town beach and also considered a number of measures to improve traffic and parking in the area. Residents had reported that the beach parking lot is sometimes too crowded and drivers go ...

Dump stickers haven’t changed in 12 years

Cabinet News

AMHERST – The stories are cute: about the woman in possession of two dump stickers who said, “God bless my Dad. He lived in Manchester and used the Amherst dump twice a week.” Then there was the man who was accidentally locked in the transfer station and given a courtesy ride home – ...

Officials clash on Keyes building

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Members of the committee charged with planning the future of Keyes Memorial Park pushed selectmen last week to make a decision about the old manufacturing building on town land being integrated into the park. Janet Langdell, chairwoman of the Keyes Memorial Park Expansion ...

Milford library back to drawing board

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Library trustees are taking another look at building expansion plans after proposals for a new facility were turned down by voters two years in a row. Last week, Wadleigh Memorial Library trustees and Director Betsy Solon went to the selectmen’s meeting and told town officials ...

Annual celebration held Saturday in Milford

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Souhegan Valley community members from different backgrounds let their guard down to connect with others and have a fun family oriented afternoon. Youth drug prevention through family activities and community engagement was emphasised Saturday at Keyes Memorial Field for Milford’s ...

Wilton residents given suggestions to improve town

Cabinet News

WILTON – “Wilton is a unique and beautiful place,” Plan NH spokesman Ron Dapice said. “The community is amazing.” His remarks began the assessment of the town after two days of intense study and evaluation by the professional group, which began Friday morning, July 21, with a walking ...

Milford selectmen table proposal for shooting range at Brox

Cabinet News

MILFORD – After a meeting at which people spoke for and against allowing a target shooting range on town-owned property, selectmen once again tabled the proposal, saying more questions must be answered. Board members praised the newly formed Milford Gun Club for its in-depth proposal on ...

Milford Mustangs replace board of directors

Cabinet News

MILFORD – The Mustangs football and cheerleading program is signing up children for the fall season with a new board of directors in place after all but one of the former members were asked to resign. Under an agreement filed in Merrimack County Superior Court between the board members and ...

Full-day kindergarten still on the table in Milford

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Full-day kindergarten will not happen this year, but school officials say it’s possible there will be a program in 2018. Last week, the School Board decided that with only 21 children signed up for a pilot full-day program, it wasn’t possible for it to be self-supporting. School ...

Amherst to get aid for water problems

Cabinet News

AMHERST – People in Amherst with contaminated wells will soon be getting clean water under a bill signed Thursday, July 20, by Gov. Chris Sununu. The perfluorooctanoic acid water contamination that affected 100 wells in Amherst homes is addressed in one of three clean water bills Sununu ...

Schools getting spruced up for new year

Cabinet News

MILFORD – When school starts in September, Milford High School’s Spartans and their fans will have a refurbished gymnasium, part of $3 million worth of school improvements approved by voters in March. The bond is paying for work at the high school and the middle school, as well as a partial ...

Even bugs considered pests fill role in nature

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – Out of the 23,000 species of insects found in New Hampshire, only a small percentage are considered pests. But we do hate them, especially if we’re gardeners. They go after our carefully tended vegetables, flowers and trees, chewing on leaves and roots, damaging buds and ...

Lyndeborough looking to conserve land

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – The Conservation Commission, saying the preservation of Cold Brook is a high priority, approved donating up to $50,000 toward the preservation of two parcels owned by the Proctor family in North Lyndeborough. Easement on the properties would be held by the Piscataquog Land ...

Dedication held for teacher’s memorial

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – Family members and friends gathered around the flagpole at Central School, now the Early Learning Center, on Sunday morning, July 23, to quietly dedicate a memorial to Linda Buttrick. Buttrick taught at the school for 30 years. It was given in her memory by colleagues and the ...