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24 Mini Quilts to be raffled at Amherst event

Bedford News

AMHERST - Once again the Souhegan Valley Quilters’ Guild will be on the Amherst Green on July Fourth from 9-12:30 PM. We will be selling raffle tickets for 24 mini quilts, all approximately 20”x20,” the perfect wallhanging size. The proceeds support the non-profit Guild’s many charities ...

Townsend MA Concert Series

Bedford News

The Townsend Fire/EMS Relief Association will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band’s Thursday, June 27th, concert on the Townsend Common. Townsend Fire/EMS personnel will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, bacon cheeseburgers, and sausages with peppers and onions to ...

Hollis artist a grid-style guru

Bedford News

An ability to look into the center of the sun surely would be a help to local artists who recently learned more about the grid-style oil paintings rendered by Peter Dixon, of Hollis, – a professional artist of around three decades whose work often features intense yellows, oranges and ...

Fiery board meeting held amid contentious text messages

Cabinet News

By George Pelletier Milford Bureau Chief MILFORD – Residents wearing t-shirts, bearing the slogan, “Milford Strong,” showed their support, and at times, their dismay, at the June 17th Milford School Board meeting, over alleged text messages shared between board member Jenni Siegrist ...

Police: distracted driving tops home break-ins

Cabinet News

As summer vacation looms, Milford Police state that distracted driving is more of an area, and a statewide problem, than that of area home break-ins. “Obviously, we urge citizens to lock their homes and their vehicles,” said Captain Craig Frye. “It’s not normal, but often smaller ...

Milford Farmers Market celebrates 41st year

Cabinet News

Enthusiastic consumers enjoyed healthy and local fare ranging from olive oils and vinaigrettes, to fresh produce and fruit, to poultry and seafood and freshly baked goods at the 41st inaugural Milford Farmers Market on Saturday June 15th at 300 Elm Street. Organizer Adrienne Colsia was more ...

Wilton Summerfest set for June 22

Cabinet News

WILTON – Summerfest 2019 will be held on Main Street, Saturday June 22, beginning with a pancake breakfast in the Park at 8 a.m., sponsored by the Masons, Clinton Lodge #52.. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main Street will be closed to traffic and filled with vendors, artists, authors and ...

Wilton horseshoe purchase plan is dropped

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Conservation Commission will not, at this time, continue to pursue a plan to purchase The Horseshoe for a family recreation and conservation area. At a special meeting on June 10, the Commission decided they could not pursue a state grant without the unanimous support of the ...

Drug Disposal Box

Cabinet News

There is now a permanent Drug Take Back Box in the Police Department lobby. The box was granted by the KidsCents and Rite Aid Foundation. The lobby is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Disposal can be made at any time there is an administrative assistant in the office. If the door is ...

Alene Candles awards scholarship

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Alene Candles, LLC awarded Milford High School graduating senior Keon Jackson with a $500 scholarship during a presentation at Milford High School on June 4. For the past eight years, Alene Candles has awarded a Milford High School graduating senior with a scholarship to support the ...

Wing retires after 30 years

Cabinet News

WILTON – Since the WLC middle/high school opened in 1971, there have been two art teachers. The second one, Judith Wing, retired last week after 30 years at the school. “When I took the job, people asked me how I could follow a teacher like Eleanor Greer. She was almost legendary. It took ...

Andy’s Summer Playhouse gearing up

Cabinet News

WILTON – Andy’s Summer Playhouse is gearing up for their 49th season of children’s theater. “This is the last of our themed years leading up to the 50th,” Artistic Director Jared Mezzocchi, now in his fifth year, said. This year’s theme is “The Summer of Rebellion.” For ...

Souhegan High School celebrates class of 2019

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Students, along with their teachers, friends and family members, gathered on Calvetti Family Field on Friday to celebrate the graduation of the Souhegan High School class of 2019. With a an atmosphere of joy, students bounced beach balls, blew bubbles and sprayed water pistols at ...

Hollis artist a grid-style guru

HB News

An ability to look into the center of the sun surely would be a help to local artists who recently learned more about the grid-style oil paintings rendered by Peter Dixon, of Hollis, – a professional artist of around three decades whose work often features intense yellows, oranges and ...

Merrimack High School’s top 10 seniors for 2019

Merrimack News

No. 1. Sophia Kim: Sophie Kim is the valedictorian of Merrimack High School’s class of 2019. She is the daughter of Maggie Kim and Brad Stull. Sophie has a brother named Elias, who graduated from MHS in 2012, and a schnoodle named Hazel. Sophie took a wide range of classes throughout her ...

Manchester Christian Church in Bedford

Bedford News

It began in a barn on North Amherst Street in Bedford in 1995. Lee Galucki and his wife Shirley had been canvassing the community for a year, sending out colored post cards and serving as pulpit supply in Amherst: A new church in Bedford! Except for the historic denominational churches, this ...

Bedford Community TV

Bedford News

The live meetings this week on BCTV Channel 22 are the the Water and Sewer Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday, June 13 at 7:45 a.m., and the Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting on Tuesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. There are no live meetings on BCTV Channel 23. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. unless ...

The Currier Museum of Art presents Bill Viola’s The Raft

Bedford News

Immersive video promises to overwhelm visitors. The Currier Museum of Art is pleased to present Bill Viola: The Raft, which is a powerful video installation by one of the most significant artists of our time. It considers the range of human response to crisis, wherever it may be found. The ...

We want your community news submissions!

Bedford News

Are you a member of an active club? Is your child a student standout in academics or athletics? Does your church or organization offer activities you want to share with the community? If so, we want to hear from you! Seeking: • Community columnists to publish weekly or monthly • Press ...

Bedford Rotary Club News

Bedford News

Tom Raffio, President and CEO of Northeast Delta Dental, the Concord-based dental insurance company, spoke to Bedford Rotary May 29th. Tom has co-authored a book entitled Mindfulness - A Better Me, A Better You, A better World. Paperback copies are available at the Bedford Library.Mindfulness ...