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Robotics team takes top spot at challenge

Bedford News

BEDFORD – Bedford robotics team Tech Tonix took a top spot by advancing to the semi-final round, and brought home the Control Award in New Hampshire’s first annual FIRST Tech Challenge State Championship, held last month in Wolfeboro. Tech Tonix, a rookie team made up of eight Lurgio ...

Junior Investors launches Helping Heroes Initiative

Bedford News

BEDFORD – Local community organization Bedford Junior Investors (BJI) has recently launched the Helping Heroes initiative to benefit Liberty House, a non-profit dedicated to providing substance-free housing, food, and clothing to local veterans in need. From now until May 25, 2017, BJI will ...

Visible blue light can be harmful to the eyes

HB News

Visible light is much more complex than you might think. Stepping outdoors into sunlight; flipping on a wall switch indoors; turning on your computer, phone or other digital device – all of these things result in your eyes being exposed to a variety of visible (and sometimes invisible) light ...

10th annual Gilmour Memorial Fund Ride and Walk set for May 13

HB News

BOSTON – Volunteers from Hollis Zoo New England and friends around the country are organizing a bike ride and walk in memory of Hollis native Jonathan Gilmour, a former zookeeper at Zoo New England’s Franklin Park Zoo, who died at age 29 in 2006. All proceeds will benefit the Jonathan ...

2017 Hidden Treasures celebration is planned for May

HB News

Explore the unique treasures located within the Freedom’s Way National Heritage Area in a fun-filled, regional celebration beginning Monday, May 1, and ending Wednesday, May 31. Experience the unique natural, historical and cultural “treasures” within 45 communities during Hidden ...

Holls Brookline High School Honor Roll

HB News

Hollis Brookline High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Chase Adams, Maren Anderson, Alexandru Anghel, Christina Balsamo, Elizabeth Bonnette, Henri Boudreau, Paisley Broadhurst, Victoria Bruzik, Gillian Campbell, Leila ...

3 local groups collaborated to help a stray dog recover

HB News

NASHUA – Kinko was saved from the streets of Georgia and was lucky enough to come to Nashua via a dog transport. He is a 2-year-old cattle dog and is a very happy, playful and lovable dog. Dr. Christine Schlupf, our Humane Society Veterinarian, identified right away that the dog had a ...

Merrimack students are repeat champs at FinLit300 meet

Merrimack News

CONCORD – A team of Merrimack High School seniors beat out nearly 60 teams from New Hampshire high schools to become back to back NH FinLit300 state champions at the Grappone Conference Center on April 11. Each member of the Merrimack squad, including Rachel Easley, Tiffany Knowles, Katie ...

St. Joseph Community Services adds to board

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK – St. Joseph Community Services is pleased to announce the addition of Lori Piper, senior commercial loan officer, senior vice president for Enterprise Bank and Jordan Brammer, financial planner for MassMutual Northern New England to its board of directors. Lori comes to SJCS with ...

Volunteering for CASA a perfect extension of educator’s career

Merrimack News

AMHERST – When Amherst resident Heather Sweeney was preparing two years ago to retire from her extensive career in education, she saw an ad on TV that caught her eye. It was for CASA of New Hampshire, seeking volunteers to serve as advocates for children caught up in abuse or neglect cases in ...

DAR honors high school Good Citizens

Cabinet News

The Captain Josiah Crosby Chapter of the DAR honored their high school good citizens at their recent Good Citizens Award luncheon. In attendance were award recipients Karen Jorgensen of Milford High School and Mitchell Greany of Souhegan High School. Jonathan Knowles is the Good Citizen Award ...

Plenty to see at Sustainability Fair

Cabinet News

WILTON – A misty, drizzly Earth Day drew hundreds of visitors on Saturday, April 22, to talk with the dozens of exhibitors and hear a variety of speakers at the Souhegan Sustainability Fair. The displays that filled the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School gym and covered almost every ...

Student’s business supports college fund, community

Cabinet News

WILTON – Samuel Schwanke is an unusual kind of businessman. He’s 18 and a college student in Pensacola, Fla., working on a degree in business management, and he has owned his driveway sealing business for three years. But while working to pay for his education, 20 percent of what he earns ...

Dome set to open in Milford by July

Cabinet News

MILFORD – As heavy, wet snow fell during the Election Day storm last month, several men were inside the Hampshire Dome watching to make sure the huge inflatable athletic facility stayed intact. The structure had endured 12 years of winter storms, but on March 15, a large load of heavy snow in ...

Company OK to move into old PVA Building in Wilton

Cabinet News

WILTON – With little discussion, the Planning Board accepted, and then approved, a site plan presented by Atlantic Prefab for reuse of the former PVA Building on Route 31, on which it has a purchase and sales agreement. The plan was presented Wednesday, April 19, by Mark Beroney, general ...

Girls lacrosse club seeks varsity status

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Athletes and their parents told the School Board last week that Milford High School’s lacrosse club should graduate into a varsity sport. As a club sport, the team gets little or no funding from the School District and can’t qualify for tournament play. Parents at the April 17 ...

Kids get up-close view of wildlife ‘ambassadors’

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – Kindergartners at the Early Learning Center had a “wildlife encounter” on Monday, April 17. The kindergartners met six of them, ranging from a “monster” lizard from Argentina to an African fox – the smallest fox in the world – to a tiny white African hedgehog, an ...

Library names diorama winners

Cabinet News

WILTON – The staff of the Wilton Public & Gregg Free Library announced the winners of the dioramas illustrating a favorite book using Peeps. Winners are asked to pick up their entries or contact the library. Winners were: Group under 12: “The Ugly Peepling” by Jodi and Quincy. Group ...

Dear men: Time to show more respect

Cabinet News

So I’m in the car the other day – the 2005 Prius, which I’ve yet to name because I can’t think of anything that works (What? Penelope Prius? Nuts to that) – and I pop in a homemade jazz CD, and on comes Billie Holiday singing “Ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do,” which is a fine ...