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Library program explores ‘the idea of north’

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Canada can be thought of as cold, beautiful and remote, its people reserved, humble and tolerant. Bigger and emptier than the United States, it has 40 percent more land mass and only one percent of our population. Both countires were settled by roughly similar European ...

Program at The Way Home helps empower those in need

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – In early 2017, desperate, and in an increasingly abusive relationship, Tori and her young son, Camren, packed up their few belongings and left their home in Concord. “We literally had no place to go,” she said. “But we knew we couldn’t stay where we were. We had to ...

New Digest for Feb. 9

Bedford News

Planning director talks growth with Bedford Rotary Growth is happening in Bedford and more development is on the way, town Planning Director Rebecca Hebert told the Bedford Rotary Club at a recent meeting. Bedford’s area is 32 square miles, with a population of 22,700 and a mean household ...

BHS announces honor roll for 2Q of 2017-18 school year

Bedford News

Bedford High School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Morgan Ats, Emet Baker, Lia Berman, Angelika Bouley, Marina Braga, Jack Buffett, Hannah Burdick, Laura Callahan, Nathan Campbell, McKenna Casey, Victoria Chartier, ...

HBMS announces 2Q honor roll for 2017-18 school year

HB News

Hollis-Brookline Middle School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 8: Peyton Arbogast, William Bird, Rylee Bouvier, Morgan Broadhurst, Kaitlyn Castriotta, Ava Chretien, Lara Coady, Timothy Cole, Shea Decoteau, Rachel DeLong, Ana ...

New Digest for Feb. 9

Merrimack News

Author, humorist Rebecca Rule to visit Merrimack Public Library In celebration of the Merrimack Public Library’s 125 anniversary, library staff are excited to welcome humorous New Hampshire author Rebecca Rule to share her stories. Rule will be reading from her newest book, “Sixty ...

‘A new science’

Merrimack News

AMHERST – Planning a trip in March? Be warned. March 2018 could be very stormy, said Rob Carolan – who should know. Carolan is president and chief meteorologist of Hometown Forecast Services in Nashua. He and his crew provide forecasting and severe weather warnings to clients that ...

Pumpkin Festival’s future in doubt; help sought

Cabinet News

MILFORD – For the first time in its nearly three-decade history, the annual Milford Pumpkin Festival is in trouble, and selectmen have put out a call for help. Both the Milford Improvement Team and the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce have told the town they will not organize it this ...

Milford DMV moving soon to Elm Street

Cabinet News

MILFORD – The Department of Motor Vehicle substation in Milford will be moving soon from its offices at the old state police station-DMV office on Meadowbrook Drive and into temporary quarters on Elm Street, not much more than a stone’s throw away. The move is part of a plan to demolish ...

Amherst wary of highway streetlight removal

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Town officials quizzed state engineers last week about plans to remove many streetlights from major intersections in town. Two Department of Transportation engineers and several state lawmakers were at the Jan. 22 Amherst selectmen’s meeting to talk about the ...

Library town report format questioned

Cabinet News

WILTON – As he has the last several years, resident Joe Torre questioned the legality of the format used by the Trustees of the Wilton Public-Gregg Free Library for their financial statement in the annual town report. The report is impossible to figure out, he told selectmen on Jan. ...

Wilton sewer rate increases; tips are offered

Cabinet News

WILTON – With their current bills (covering October to December 2017), users of the municipal sewer system noted an increase of $120 per unit per quarter. A hand-out explains the increases. The Wilton Sewer Department has had an agreement with the Milford Wastewater Treatment Plant since ...

Amherst, Milford voters to deliberate

Cabinet News

All-day kindergarten, Keno gambling and an expanded firehouse are on the warrant in Milford. School staff contracts will be reviewed in Amherst and Mont Vernon. In all three towns, operating budgets will come under scrutiny. That will happen during the deliberative sessions that start ...

Milford selects divided on Keno

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Voters in March will decide the question of whether the town’s bars and restaurants will offer Keno, the bingo-like electronic game. Legislation signed last year links Keno to full-day kindergarten funding, but school districts will be eligible for Keno funding whether or not ...

Odell indicted by grand jury

Cabinet News

MILFORD – A Hillsborough County grand jury has indicted a Winchester woman on a charge of negligent homicide in a 2016 Milford crash that killed a woman from Belmont. Roberta Odell, now 54, was driving east on Route 101 on May 3, 2016, when her 2011 Nissan Rogue went into the westbound ...

Wilton Riverwalk and signage warrants discussed

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Economic Development Committee has proposed two warrant articles for the town meeting: Phase II of the Riverwalk and installation of “Welcome to Wilton” signs. Both were accepted by the selectmen on Jan. 29. The proposals were presented by Jennifer Beck, committee ...

Everest climber describes history-making ascent

Cabinet News

AMHERST – When he was growing up in Lexington, Massachusetts, Ed Webster loved to climb trees. His mother would look out the window and see her 11-year-old son 40 feet off the ground. To teach him how to climb safely, she got him a book on mountain climbing, and after Webster read ...

Local meteorologist says March will be stormy

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Planning a trip in March? Be warned. March 2018 could be very stormy, says Rob Carolan, who should know. Carolan is president and chief meteorologist of Hometown Forecast Services in Nashua. He and his crew provide forecasting and severe weather warnings to clients that include ...

WLC budget hearing set

Cabinet News

WILTON – The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School District Budget Committee will host a public hearing on Feb. 8 at the middle-high school, to discuss the proposed budget for school year 2018-19. The School District annual meeting is set for 9 a.m. March 10 at the middle-high ...

Joint session eyes shared issues

Cabinet News

WILTON – The town shares several services with surrounding communities. On Jan. 25, the Budget Committee met at the fire station with representatives from Lyndeborough and Temple to discuss them – the recycling center, ambulance service and Goss Park. The meeting was moderated by Wilton ...