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Defying the odds

Cabinet News

MILFORD – A few days before the Fourth of July in 1979, Mark Carter suffered traumatic brain injuries in a car accident in Hampton that killed his mother and his 9-year-old brother and severely injured his father. Mark was 17 and the Carters were living on Falconer Avenue in Milford. He ...

Architects unveil plans for Wadleigh Library

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Last week architects revealed a tentative plan for remodeling and enlarging the Wadleigh Memorial Library, a plan that includes a terrace on the Nashua Street side and a large children’s room. Jason LaCombe, of SMP Architects of Concord, used slides to show three tentative ...

Milford ZBA continues brewery review

Cabinet News

MILFORD - William Ogert will have to do more research on mitigating potential odors from the beer-making operation he wants start on South Street. The Milford Zoning Board of Adjustment will continue its review of the Ogie Brewery at its next meeting, on June 6, to allow Ogert to look into ...

Search for Wilton fire chief begins

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Select Board voted on Monday, May 20, to increase the Fire Chief’s stipend to $15,000, and increase of $8,000, the first step in trying to attract a qualified person to the position. Selectwoman Kellie-Sue Boissonnault abstained, saying she first wanted to know where the extra ...

Fimbel recalls beginnings of Mont Vernon Spring Gala

Cabinet News

Mont Vernon held its 26th Spring Gala Saturday, and Zoe Fimbel, one of the first organizers, remembers how it got started. “Mont Vernon used to have something called Spring Fling which had fizzled out. In late 1992 I saw an ad or a story in the Cabinet seeking interested volunteers ...

Keyes stage being built with quarry stone

Cabinet News

MILFORD - The construction of a new public performance space at the east entrance to Keyes Memorial Park is scheduled to begin this week, using stones from an old Milford quarry. Stones are from the original stone cutting shed located on the former Tonella King Quarry, and they will be ...

Lessons from the Blue Zones

Cabinet News

AMHERST - What do Loma Linda, California; Sardinia, Italy; Ikaria, Greece and Okinawa, Japan all have in common? In these little pockets of the world people tend to live three to 10 times longer than people who live elsewhere. Paula Koppel, a geriatric nurse practitioner for more than 30 ...

RSEC approved to serve Massachusetts school districts

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Regional Services and Education Center, Inc. (RSEC) has received approval from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to accept special education placements for Massachusetts students at The RSEC Academy Middle School and The RSEC Academy High School. ...

Fast News

Cabinet News

Memorial Day observed: Amherst observes Memorial Day on the evening of the last Friday in May. The parade line up is at 5:30 p.m. and it steps off at 6 p.m. Lyndeborough will observe Memorial Day with traditional ceremonies on Sunday, May 26 under the direction of the Lyndeborough Artillery ...

Colonial Garden Club of Hollis

HB News

The Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend is the traditional day of choice to go shopping for hundreds of plant lovers who attend the annual Colonial Garden Club of Hollis plant sale. Tradition held firm on May 11 as lines of visitors awaited the start of the event. The club organized in 1966 is ...

Dress a Girl Around the World

Merrimack News

Yards of colorful fabric and plenty of scissors were shared in a dressmaking project recently embraced by members of Merrimack High School’s Interact Club, a division of the Rotary Club of Merrimack – part a renowned international community service organization. Jane Hoover, Rotary ...

Book & Bake Sale at the Annex

HB News

Saturday, May 4 at 4 Main Street, Brookline, NH. The Friends of the Brookline Public Library will hold its semi-annual Used Book & Bake Sale on May 4, 9am - 4pm, with $5/bag 2-4. The Friends are offering thousands of hardbacks and paperbacks including fiction, non-fiction, mystery, ...

Hollis Police ask for publics help

HB News

On May 8, 2019 at approximately 6:30am, members of the Hollis Police Department responded to the Monument Square Market, 4 Monument Square in Hollis, in reference to a burglary that had occured during the overnight hours. It was determined that the unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the ...

BWC Needs help cleaning beach

HB News

We are in need of volunteers this weekend to help get Max Cohen Memorial Grove (Lake Potanipo beach) ready for the summer season. Please let us know if you can help. The BWC President’s Project is a weekend cleanup/refresh of the grove (town beach at Lake Potanipo), May 18 & 19. One ...

1st Annual Jack Gleason Memorial Ponemah Bog Walk

HB News

Sunday, May 19, 8am to 10 am Join us in remembering and honoring Sanctuary Steward and dedicated environmental activist Jack Gleason, who died August 2018. This walk will be during the peak of spring songbird migration and blooming season of Rhodora, a magenta-flowering shrub abundant at ...

Third Annual Greater Manchester NH Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) Kids Ride

HB News

(PMC) Kids Ride on Sunday June 2, 9am - noon at St. Anselm College Registration fee: $20 until May 14, after May 14 - $25 right up to the day of the ride. Riders are asked to raise a minimum of $30 which is due by September 1. All registrants receive a ‘swag bag’ containing a PMC tee ...

The Senior Activity Center of Nashua Annual BBQ Picnic

HB News

The Senior Activity Center of Nashua invites area seniors age 50 and over, to attend their annual BBQ Picnic on Thurs., June 20 at the Alpine Grove Banquet Facility, Hollis, N.H. from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Start the day off with donuts and coffee at 9:30 am. The full day of activities will ...

We want your community news submissions!

HB 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 ...

Electric train set welcomes ‘all aboard’ on track for fun

HB News

The history of model trains is as old as the railroad industry itself, with treasured memories of imaginary travel cherished for generations. From the anticipated journey of a train circling a Christmas tree, a simple village setting with a depot, houses, and a general store, to an elaborate ...

Hollis Memorial Day

HB News

Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 27 May 2019 Attention all Hollis residents, businesses, groups, organizations, schools and clubs. The Hollis Memorial Day ceremony is an evening ceremony at the Hollis Town Common. All participants and attendees should assemble by 5:30 PM at the Town Common. ...