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WLC ceremony held despite circumstances

Cabinet News

Few graduations involve a parade of vehicles led by police escort to a drive-in movie theater. Typical graduations involve clapping and cheering on the accomplishments of those students donning their caps and gowns. However, this year came with the addition of car horns blaring in honor of 29 ...

Bedford student wins journalism award

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MANCHESTER - Bedford High School senior Emma Rosenbaum is the winner of the 2020 Brodsky Prize, a $5,000 cash award that recognizes journalistic excellence and “out of the box” thinking by high school journalists. Rosenbaum, 18, is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Runaway Bulldog, ...

Memories of Wilton School days

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Precious memories live in the hearts of all who attended Wilton school grade 1-12 for their education on the flat in the 1900s. It is a joy to share some of the highlights experienced there during my twelve years. Lunch time was a great meal in grade school at the town hall cafeteria and we ...

Milford Farmer’s Market back June 13 by some changes

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MILFORD - Mandatory mask wearing and social distancing won’t keep a good farm down. On Saturday, Jun. 13, the Milford Farmers Market will resume at 300 Elm St., from 10a.m. - 1p.m., with a few changes. According to Market manager Adrienne Colsia, there will be a few tweaks to the details ...

Know & Tell

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BEDFORD — School is out for New Hampshire children. As children begin their summer vacation, Granite Staters challenge all adults to “Be the Difference” for children in the latest “Know & Tell” video. “Know& Tell” is an educational program that teaches adults to ‘know’ ...

Acreage donated to Brookline

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BROOKLINE – It’s been two years of effort, but the work paid off as the Town of Brookline has donated a conservation easement on 439 acres of town-owned conservation land to the Piscataquog Land Conservancy or ‘PLC.’ Known to local residents as Hobart-Fessenden Woods, the land had ...

Shaheen hears concerns from tourism officials

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Normally, New Hampshire’s tourism and hospitality industries would be gearing up for a busy summer season, but now uncertainty over how they will be able to reel in revenue is being felt from the northernmost parts of the state all the way down to businesses bordering Massachusetts. The ...

Bag O’trash

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MILFORD – Members of the Milford school district nursing department dedicated themselves to picking up roadside trash on May 28 and in doing so, raised $2962 in pledges from local residents who ‘bought a bag’ – 46 of them in fact. And as of Jun. 9, assistant to the school nurse Sandy ...

Beach restrictions are eased; indoor dining is close

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Beaches are open again to sunbathers, and a lawsuit challenging the governor’s spending authority during the coronavirus pandemic is back on the docket. Coronavirus-related developments Friday in New Hampshire: DINING AND DANCING: New Hampshire restaurants can ...

Milford Farmers Market returns June 13

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MILFORD - “It’s going to be bigger than ever!” So, touts Adrienne Colsia, manager of the Milford Farmers Market, as it opens for its 42nd outdoor market season on Saturday, Jun. 13 from 10a.m. - 1p.m. (And every Saturday morning through Oct. 10.) The familiar spot itself remains the ...

How should I clean and store my face mask?

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Cloth face masks worn during the coronavirus pandemic should be washed regularly, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public health experts recommend wearing a mask made from cotton fabric, such as T-shirts, or scarves and bandannas, when you are outside and ...

Merrimack High School’s top 10 seniors for 2020

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# 1 - Natalie Desilets Natalie Desilets is truly honored to be the valedictorian for the MHS class of 2020 and she wants to congratulate all of her fellow seniors who have worked so hard to get to this point. Natalie would like to thank her incredible parents, sister, brother, grandparents, ...

Hassan, colleagues call for support

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WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and 19 additional colleagues in calling for robust funding for children’s behavioral health care in upcoming COVID-19 response legislation. The Senators discuss the toll that the pandemic is having on young ...

Sununu backs, preps for protests

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Gov. Chris Sununu said Monday his office will continue to monitor and work with groups protesting the death of George Floyd while also preparing for potential violence. Sununu, a Republican, told reporters he is committed to learning from the death of Floyd, a black man ...

High School students get treat at speedway; driving tests resume

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Merrimack Valley High School students will get to drive across the finish line at New Hampshire Motor Speedway during a special graduation ceremony later this month, and the state has resumed road tests for new drivers. But tourists hoping to explore the state by train ...

Hospital prepares for recovery

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LEBANNON - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, New Hampshire’s largest provider of health care and the state’s only academic health system, has successfully resumed time-sensitive, urgent elective surgeries, and procedures and ambulatory visits after a postponement due to COVID-19. Dr. Sandra ...

Doom and gloom will take time

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CONCORD – The COVID-19 pandemic may trigger an increase in business tax rates, something Gov. Chris Sununu opposes. State tax officials briefed the House Ways and Means Committee on the pandemic’s impact on business tax revenues and other key levies last week. While tax officials ...

Running out of options, clinical trial saves man’s life

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NASHUA – Three days into April, former Nashua resident Joe Jozitis arrived at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in bad shape. Diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, Jozitis was sent straight to the hospital’s intensive care unit. There, he rallied, raising hopes among members of his ...

Officials want study of safety in long-term care facilities

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A measure that would set up a committee to study safety in long-term care facilities in light of the coronavirus pandemic has the support of a New Hampshire legislative committee. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee recommended passage Tuesday. The measure ...

Maintaining mental wellness is a must in the workplace

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Reflect for a moment on the emphasis of the importance of work within our society. When you meet someone new, what is one of the first things that you ask them? You ask them what they do for work. Work provides a sense of meaning and purpose, provides structure, promotes social integration, ...