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Facing Your Fears: Laugh it Off!

HB News

Welcome back, Dear Readers! I hope this day finds you well. This second installment of my series on overcoming fear is brought to you by the monster under my bed. That made you chuckle, I hope, and that was actually my aim. Today I’d like to share with you how you can use memory and humor to ...

Merrimack Public Works Open House

Merrimack News

Please join us at the new Highway Facility at 76 Turkey Hill Road for our Public Works Open House on Saturday May 18 from 9:00 AM to noon. We will be having a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new facility at 9 a.m. and will be featuring our touch-a-truck event, an opportunity to fill a Public ...

Merrimack Post Cards Show, Unique Places From the Past

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Historical Society will feature a presentation of unique places from Merrimack’s past as depicted on post cards. Collectors Rick Price, Steve Jarry and Ron Ketchie will share Merrimack post cards on Tuesday, May 21st  at 7 PM. Join us at the Historical Society’s headquarters ...

We want your community news submissions!

Merrimack 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

Merrimack 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 ...

Words and Pictures with Author Jarrett Krosoczka

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Public Library will host author Jarrett Krosoczka on Monday, May 20th at 6:30 PM at the John O’Leary Community Center, located at 4 Church St. Merrimack, NH 03054.The event will include a discussion of how Krosoczka’s creative process, followed by a Q&A session. Seating ...

New eatery welcomes customers in Milford

Cabinet News

MILFORD – We’ve been watching the transformation of the old Souhegan National Bank building at the corner of Nashua and School streets, and on May 2 the upscale farm-to-table restaurant on the first floor opened. Simple and elegant, Greenleaf has vaulted ceilings and huge windows that ...

Salem principal chosen for C-W

Cabinet News

AMHERST – A Salem school principal who was New Hampshire’s Elementary School Principal of the Year in 2015 has been named the new principal of the Clark-Wilkins School. At the Monday night school board meeting Superintendent Adam Steel announced that Anna Parrill, current principal of ...

Riverside land eyed for dog park; officials concerned about noise

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Town-owned land between the Souhegan River and Souhegan Street is being considered for a dog park, but the non-profit organization planning the park should talk to the site’s neighbors, selectmen said. At the board’s Monday night meeting, Kierstyn Williamson, president of the ...

Souhegan National Bank robbery remembered

Cabinet News

George Hoyt shared this story, from the Farmers Cabinet, from 1874. October 21, 1874 – Bold robbery of the Souhegan National Bank in Milford. One of the boldest and most daring robberies ever known in this section, took place at Milford, early this (Tuesday) morning. At about one ...

Job Well Done

Cabinet News

On April 11, more than 20 volunteers donned heavy shoes, rolled down their sleeves and cleaned up a long stretch of Route 101, and side streets. The amount of trash was staggering. The Wilton Community Center offered  more than 12 pizzas from W.H.O.P. to say thanks for a hard job well done.

Fishing Derby is Saturday

Cabinet News

The Milford Polce Department will again be sponsoring the annual Fishing Derby in conjuction with family and friends of Michael McBriarty. The Derby will be on Saturday May 18 from 8 a.m. to noon located at Railroad Pond on South Street in Milford. Prizes will be awarded to the children in ...

Neighbors concerned about smell from brewery; ZBA eyeing issue

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Neighbors to a proposed craft brewery on South Street are worried about potential odors from beer making. William Ogert, of Nashua, plans to manufacture and sell bottles and kegs and have a tasting room, and he needs a special exception. A brewery is considered manufacturing, ...

Mont Vernon doctor talks about happiness

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Everyone wants that warm, light-hearted feeling we call happiness, but not many of us know how to get it, or realize how important it is to our health. “Happy and optimistic people get less sick, recover faster and live longer,” said Dr. Mahmoud Rashidi during his recent ...

Legislative Update

Cabinet News

The House met in session last Wednesday, May 8th to vote on all Senate Bills that go to a second committee. That means when a committee is finished acting upon a bill it gets referred to another committee that shares some responsibility to that bill. The house took up on 44 bills last ...

Amherst company makes wheelchairs for animals

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Kodi has a new lease on life. That was obvious from her friendly smile and the way she went from person to person, getting her chin rubbed and her head petted. The 13-year-old golden retriever had not been able to walk for at least six months, and last week her owners, JoAnn ...