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New Boston author says he knows identity of D.B. Cooper

Cabinet News

MILFORD – In November 1971, a Northwest Orient Airlines flight was highjacked between Portland, Ore., and Seattle, and the assailant parachuted from the Boeing 727 into a forested area with $200,000 in ransom money. The man was never seen or heard from again. In 2016, after what the FBI calls ...

Boston Tea Party tea at Mont Vernon museum

Cabinet News

MONT VERNON – The Mont Vernon Historical Society Museum will be open from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 10, featuring a spot of tea from the Boston Tea Party. The museum is located on the second floor of Town Hall. A small portion of tea from one of the chests tipped into the harbor during the ...

Lyndeborough’s show-and-tell program set for Town Hall

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – The Lyndeborough Historical Society will hold its annual show-and-tell program at Town Hall from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 3. The society will have a display of old pictures and current projects. Visitors are invited to bring anything they wish to share. The committee currently ...

Mountain Road work resumes

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – Work has resumed on Mountain Road, completing the roadsides, grading, hydo-seeding and preparing for the final paving. The scheduled completion date is Tuesday, Aug. 1. Town Administrator Russ Boland said the project is going well and is “still under budget.” Crews are ...

Volunteers help clean up Wilton

Cabinet News

WILTON – Nineteen volunteers armed with blue trash bags – and several with mechanical “picker-uppers” – spread out through the downtown on a beautiful Saturday morning, May 27, to pick up litter and quite a few discarded automobile parts. Stasia Millet, with sponsor Wilton Community ...

Wilton, Lyndeborough, Milford corner finally settled

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – It took 37 years, but the location of the corner of Wilton, Milford and Lyndeborough on Carnival Hill is now settled, and the site plan will be recorded. While Milford researcher Lorraine Carson said she may still have some doubts, she told the selectmen, “There is not enough ...

The price of freedom is focus during Wilton ceremonies

Cabinet News

WILTON – American Legion Bent-Burke Post 10 conducted solemn and traditional Memorial Day ceremonies, assisted by the Temple Band, on Monday. The parade through downtown included Boy and Girl Scouts, the Lafayette Artillery Company with its horse-drawn cannon, the Sons of the American Legion ...

Lyndeborough holds traditional ceremony

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH – Lyndeborough’s Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday, was traditional: a parade with veterans, patriotic music, Scouts and fire trucks, and the Lafayette Artillery’s 1844 cannon pulled by a team of horses. Vietnam War veteran Paul Martin talked about the symbols used in military ...

Milford schools in line with Title IX

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Sports programs at the middle and high schools comply with federal rules requiring equal opportunities for boys and girls, according to a Milford School District self- audit. A memo to the School Board from Superintendent Robert Marquis shows the athletic participation rate of ...

Souhegan senior beats adversity to graduate with class

Cabinet News

AMHERST – When Olivia Smith was a sophomore, she doubted she would be able to finish high school, let alone go to college. But on Friday evening, June 2, she will graduate with Souhegan High School’s Class of 2017, and in September, she’ll attend Keene State College. What seems like ...

WLC grad designs SAT prep course for school

Cabinet News

WILTON – Wilton- Lyndeborough Cooperative senior Jon Knowles is the class go-to kind of guy, an outspoken leader. “I think they use me as an example,” he said recently. But he saw a need, and did something about it: For his senior project, he created a lesson plan and schedule for an SAT ...

Easter Egg Hunt raises $25,000 for Batten Disease

Bedford News

Easter was in full swing as the Our Promise to Nicholas Foundation’s (OPTN) 9th Annual Easter Egg Hunt drew in more than 1,100 guests who enjoyed the fun festivities at the NH Sportsplex in Bedford. The dome was alive with smiling faces, with colorful eggs blanketing the fields and kids ...

Unsolved mystery?

Bedford News

MILFORD – In November 1971, a Northwest Orient Airlines flight was highjacked between Portland, Ore., and Seattle, and the assailant parachuted from the Boeing 727 into a forested area with $200,000 in ransom money. The man was never seen or heard from again. In 2016, after what the FBI calls ...

Bedford Farmers Market opens for the season

Bedford News

BEDFORD – On Tuesday, June 6, the Bedford Farmers Market will open for the 2017 season. Every Tuesday from 3-6pm, the market will be bountiful with vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, baked goods, homemade soaps, jams and jellies, maple syrup and more. The market is held in the parking lot of ...

Women’s Club celebrates another year

Bedford News

During its Annual Spring Luncheon held on May 18, the Bedford Women’s Club celebrated its charitable donations to organizations which impact Bedford residents. It also installed the 2017-2018 Officers and Directors. The Bedford Women’s Club held its final luncheon of the year at the Bedford ...

Hollis man honored by Mass. financial group

HB News

NEEDHAM, MASS. – Kevin G. Hill, ChFC, CLTC, AIF, a resident of Hollis, and investment advisor representative with Centinel Financial Group, LLC in Needham Heights, Mass., was named a 2017 Five Star Wealth Manager from an independent survey conducted by Five Star Professional. The award ...

Hollis Town Band to perform at 2017 Strawberry Festival

HB News

HOLLIS – The town’s band highlights the start of its summer concert series with a performance at the Hollis Strawberry Festival, from 2-4 p.m., on Sunday, June 25 at the town common. The rain location is the Hollis Brookline Middle School, 25 Main St. The Strawberry Festival is a joint ...

Nashua Catholic inducts local students into Junior Honor Society

HB News

NASHUA – Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School inducted 25 seventh-grade students into the 2017 class of the Junior Honor Society during a recent ceremony in the auditorium. “The foundation of the National Junior Honor Society is based upon five pillars,” said eighth-grader ...

Whitty Gallery hosts ‘Nature’s Delights: 4 Pastel Artists’

HB News

HOLLIS – Four pastel artists will share their love of nature and color in a group show opening early next month at Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center in Hollis. Wild Salamander will close out a busy spring gallery season with the show, in which all four artists are members of the Pastel ...