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War memorial plans revealed in Milford

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Selectmen were given their first look at a plan for a Vietnam War memorial for the entrance to Keyes Memorial Park. The memorial would be on top of the Fletcher Paint Superfund site, where cleanup work is complete. Jerry Guthrie, a member of a group calling itself the Keyes Memorial ...

Milford back on odd-even water use

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Winter snow and spring rains have eased the drought, but Milford water officials have reinstated the odd-even watering restrictions that were in place last year. That’s because the town wants to keep its three water tanks, especially the one at Dram Cup Hill, near the Market ...

Target shooting band for Brox area tabled

Cabinet News

MILFORD – A divided board of selectmen postponed action on a target shooting ban for the Brox property at its meeting on Monday, May 8, asking those who want a shooting area to give them a detailed plan. Selectmen also asked the group to investigate the Londonderry shooting range, and to talk ...

Water commissioner addresses issues

Cabinet News

WILTON – While officials agree the Water Commission is a separate entity – chartered by the state Legislature in 1905, and authorized to use its town-owned equipment as it sees fit to run the department – there is still a degree of animosity over how it operates. On Monday, May 8, ...

Milford Middle School to hold Green Week

Cabinet News

Milford Middle School’s 22nd annual Green Week, a week of activities, contests and projects promoting environmental awareness, will be held May 22-25. Monday and Tuesday, 5/22 and 23 6th Grade Band and Recycling Club students will be working with Jeff Erwin, creator of Junk 2 Funk. Junk 2 ...

Wilton Town Hall renovations to begin May 22

Cabinet News

WILTON – Renovations to the north end of Town Hall are scheduled to begin Monday, May 22. Town Administrator Scott Butcher told selectmen on Monday, May 8, that the offices of those who use that part of the building are being relocated and the phone and computer lines changed. “Decisions ...

Bedford schools sending 4 teams to DI Global Finals

Bedford News

At the end of May, 25 students from the Bedford area have the opportunity to show what they have accomplished at the Destination Imagination Global Final tournament in Knoxville, Tenn. The teams are: The Mind Blowers, from Peter Woodbury School; Eat Your Greens, from Ross A. Lurgio Middle ...

Men’s Club sponsors speaker for school workshop

Bedford News

The Bedford Men’s Club has provided a donation to sponsor the keynote speaker at the Ross A. Lurgio Middle School’s Stand By Me workshop to be held Friday, May 19, at Southern New Hampshire University. All seventh grade students are invited and encouraged to attend. The mission of the ...

HBJC registration

HB News

The Hollis Brookline Jr Cavaliers Football and Cheer Program registration is open for the 2017 season. The league is gearing up for another fun and exciting season. Please note, cheer applicants will need to register on the NHYFSC site (nhyfcs.org) as well. For more information on registration ...

Brookline church celebrates 10 years with luncheon

HB News

BROOKLINE – Brookline Community Church, 2 Main St., will host a 10-year celebration Senior Luncheon on Saturday, May 13, at 11:30 a.m. The first Senior Luncheon was held on May 5, 2007. A meal of homestyle pot roast was served. There was a special presentation by the Canine Companions. Since ...

Beaver Brook events

HB News

Beaver Brook Nature Center, 117 Ridge Road, will offer the following programs this spring. For information or to register, call 465-7787 or visit www.beaverbrook.org. Guided Wildflower Walks Wednesdays through June 21, 10 a.m.-noon, at Beaver Brook and other area trails. The traditional ...

Association names Tebbetts Insurance agency of the year

HB News

RANGELEY, MAINE – Each year North American Insurance Alliance is privileged to present an award to an agency that demonstrated outstanding growth and profitability, thereby making a great contribution to NAIA’s results over the past year. This year, at its annual meeting held in Portsmouth ...

Friends of the Hollis Social Library hold annual book sale

HB News

HOLLIS – On Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., the Friends of the Hollis Social Library will hold its annual Used Book Sale in the Town Hall Community Room. The Friends of the Hollis Social Library raised over $2,200 last year with the 2016 book sale, its major fundraiser. The funds ...

NH libraries have literacy experts to help kids embrace reading

HB News

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of articles that will be released monthly throughout 2017 as part of the celebration of the New Hampshire State Library’s 300th anniversary. The State Library was founded in Jan. 25, 1717, and was the first state library in America. Classrooms ...

Hollis pair receive 2016 young farmer award

HB News

HOLLIS – Tyler and Madison Hardy of Brookdale Fruit Farm in Hollis, winners of the 2016 New Hampshire Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award, were pleased to accept their grand prize on Wednesday, April 26. Each year, the achievement award winner(s) receive the use of a brand new Kubota ...

Merrimack Legion tryouts

Merrimack News

Merrimack Legion Post 98 will sponsor tryouts for its Junior and Senior baseballs programs on Saturday, May 20, at 3 p.m. and Saturday, June 3 at 3 p.m. on the Merrimack High School Varsity field. Junior legion player ages are 17U and Senior legion players are 19U. Each team will play 18-20 ...

Baseball earns 1-0 win over Panthers

Merrimack News

Baseball Merrimack 1, Nashua South 0 The Tomahawks won it Monday with a Cody Pfiefer walk-off single for his first varsity hit. Justin Grassini went eight scoreless innings, striking out eight, and giving up two hits, while Jake Mainey got the win in relief. South pitcher Devin Gates brought a ...

Bradford helps drop hometown team as Cards top Hawks

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK – Bishop Guertin came out firing and didn’t stop. Olivia Koutsos scored 27 seconds into the Cardinals’ game at Merrimack, she found Kate Bradford for two more quick goals and the Cardinals started an offensive barrage that culminated in a 14-4 girls lacrosse victory over ...

Home Health & Hospice Care named Business of the Year

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK – Business NH Magazine has announced today its prestigious Business of the Year award winners, which are featured in the May issue. Home Health & Hospice Care is proud to be chosen as Business of the Year 2017 for their outstanding civic contributions and exceptional performance ...

MHS Q3 2016-17 Honor Roll

Merrimack News

Merrimack High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Wesley Bolling, Kira Brancheau, Anya Carver, Kaitlyn Cota, Natalie Desilets, Conor Duston, Nadia Hackney, Alex Jobin, Gabrielle Johnson, Mikayla LaCreta, Dillon Landry, Max ...