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Fast News for Jan. 18, 2018

Cabinet News

Morning of snow shoeing on tap LYNDEBOROUGH – Piscataquog Land Conservancy is offering a chance to snowshoe to the Rose Mountain Preserve from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 4. The event is the last in a series of three mornings of snow shoeing. Jan. 20, Florence M. Tarr Wildlife Sanctuary, ...

Support staff, teachers settle on contracts

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Two staff contracts – one for teachers and the other for support staff – will be on the ballot for the Amherst School District election in March. Under their new five-year agreement with the school board, the approximately 70 employees of the elementary and the middle school ...

LaBelle may change plans

Cabinet News

AMHERST – Two years ago, owners of LaBelle Winery planned what they called an artisan village across from their vineyards and restaurant that have become a landmark on Route 101. Plans to expand the business, with an inn, tavern, distillery and office space, hit a snag, however, when an ...

Wilton warrant articles are nearing completion

Cabinet News

WILTON – The warrant for the March town meeting is nearing completion. On Jan. 15, the Board of Selectmen approved five articles for inclusion. These include: • Combining the town clerk and tax collector into one elected position. While one person fills both positions, the tax collector ...

Craft beer variance is approved

Cabinet News

WILTON – David Wirbal can now build a shed on his Greene Street property and create and market craft beer. On Jan. 9, the Zoning Board of Adjustment granted a variance that allows him to conduct a home business in an outbuilding. While the town ordnances allow garden-shed-type buildings in ...

Book examines life in small town between 1885 and 1899

Cabinet News

MILFORD – On Polly Cote’s home computer are files any history lover would be thrilled to have: 67 years’ worth of her great-grandmother’s diaries. Cote acquired the diaries in 1997 when she helped her mother move, and 10 years ago began transcribing the tiny pencil entries in the 67 ...

Bumble or bust

Bedford News

Members of the Merrimack Valley Beekeeping Association – a group of around 100 beekeeping enthusiasts from Merrimack, Bedford, Hollis and many other towns – recently assisted with a hefty donation to the beekeepers and the surviving bees of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, regions ...

Bumble or bust

HB News

Members of the Merrimack Valley Beekeeping Association – a group of around 100 beekeeping enthusiasts from Merrimack, Bedford, Hollis and many other towns – recently assisted with a hefty donation to the beekeepers and the surviving bees of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, regions ...

Bumble or bust

Merrimack News

Members of the Merrimack Valley Beekeeping Association – a group of around 100 beekeeping enthusiasts from Merrimack, Bedford, Hollis and many other towns – recently assisted with a hefty donation to the beekeepers and the surviving bees of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, regions ...

Bedford students get immigration lesson on ‘Ellis Island Day’

Bedford News

Editor’s Note: This is a monthly column offering the inside scoop on academic achievements, upcoming meetings and more happenings in the Bedford School District. Students attending all three elementary schools in Bedford recently participated in a day of activities designed to teach them ...

News Digest for Jan. 11, 2018

Bedford News

BCTV weekly meeting schedule BEDFORD – Next week on BCTV, the live meeting on channel 22 will be a WBNH-LPFM Radio Board of Overseers on Monday, Jan. 15; a Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16 and a BCTVBoard meeting on Thursday, Jan. 18. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. ...

SJCS Meals on Wheels celebrates 40 years of giving back

Bedford News

St. Joseph Community Services (SJCS) Meals on Wheels commemorated 40 years of service to Hillsborough County communities. One hundred twenty five guests celebrated recently at their Carpenter Center in Manchester. Community diner, Helen, who recently turned 101, danced the night away to the ...

New Digest for Jan. 12, 2018

HB News

Brookline winter fest in February Calling all local Artisans for the Winter Festival Artisan Fair to be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 at RMMS from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Looking for community talent to display and sell their arts and crafts. Please contact Sylvia Mansfield at slm724@aol.com or 801-4802. ...

SJCS Meals on Wheels celebrates 40 years of giving back

HB News

St. Joseph Community Services (SJCS) Meals on Wheels recently commemorated 40 years of service to Hillsborough County communities. About 125 guests celebrated recently at their Carpenter Center in Manchester. Community diner, Helen, who recently turned 101, danced the night away to the rhythm ...

Merrimack Scout attains rank of Eagle

Merrimack News

Sahith Kaki is the newest Eagle Scout from Merrimack Troop 424 and will formally receive his rank at his Eagle Court of Honor in 2018. The Eagle Scout rank is Boy Scouts’ highest advancement ranking and boys must meet specific requirements in service, outdoor skills and leadership. In ...

‘Women in Wine’ to be honored during 2018 NH Wine Week

Merrimack News

CONCORD – A powerhouse group of trailblazing female wine industry leaders and some of the most celebrated names in the wine world will descend on New Hampshire for the 13th annual New Hampshire Wine Week. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission’s weeklong celebration of wine takes place from ...

New Digest for Jan. 12, 1018

Merrimack News

Bonfire, fun, food at ice fishing derby Create a life memory and take a kid ice fishing Saturday, Jan. 27, to the Horseshoe Fish and Game Club’s annual ice fishing derby at 44 Greens Pond Road in Merrimack. (Storm date is Feb. 3.) Food is available on the ice and in the clubhouse starting ...

Champs

Cabinet News

Milford High School’s We the People Constitution team won its seventh consecutive state championship by defeating Hollis Brookline and John Stark high schools in Concord. This is Milford’s 15th state championship in 20 years of competition. The Milford team and longtime coach Dave Alcox ...

Another try at full-day kindergarten

Cabinet News

MILFORD – For the second year in a row, kindergarten promises to be a big topic at school budget hearings. The public hearing for the school district budget and other warrant article, including one for $582,500 to expand the kindergarten program to full day, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Jan. 16 ...