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Fast News for Feb. 13

Citizen Petition Articles WILTON – At the end of town meeting on March 12, residents will consider two citizen petition articles dealing with climate and political redistricting. Petitions can be placed on the town warrant by 25 or more eligible voters. Article 31 asks state and federal ...

Milford’s Indie Music rocks with retail and lessons

MILFORD – Nestled nicely at 307 Elm St., Indie Music is a throwback: a retail store that offers piano, guitar, drums, vocals, ukulele, mandolin, flute, trumpet and saxophone lessons. Owner Jeff Harrington said the store is celebrating its 14th year and trends in music lean towards music ...

Milford Thrives: Non-profit to focus on community connection

MILFORD – Milford Thrives, a new non-profit, 501 (c) 3 was recently launched to focus on building a healthy, resilient, connected community. Co-founded and spearheaded by New Hampshire state rep Joelle Martin and Nancy Amato, a longtime Milford resident, the program will be a place where ...

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ROUNDUP

BOYS BASKETBALL MILFORD 72, MERRIMACK VALLEY 48 Trailing 13-10 after the opening quarter, the Spartans (6-6) turned it on the rest of the way, leading 30-15 at the half and 57-31 after three. Milford had five scorers in double figures: Christian Jones and Caden Zakenski with 12 each, ...

Ninja Mickayla

Milford Middle School eighth grader Mickayla Dube is again ready to take on the world. The 13-year-old has qualified for this month’s National Ninja League World Championships in North Carolina. It is Dube’s third time qualifying for the World Championships in a physically-demanding ...

Milford girls win big

The Milford High girls enjoyed a big day in the NHIAA Division II Indoor Track State Meet, held on Sunday at Dartmouth College. Milford placed fourth with 34 points, led by one individual champion. Junior Renee Wilson simply crushed the field in the long jump, winning by over a foot. The ...

Incredible

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – Bishop Guertin High School girls hockey coach Scott Ciszek knows his team has a potential super hero. “In that movie the Avengers, they’re talking about how the Avengers can’t save the world,” Ciszek said. “Then Robert Downey, Jr. says ‘We’ve got a ...

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Volunteer opportunities in Nashua

Southern New Hampshire is fortunate to have such a wealth of people who want to pitch in and lend a hand. We also have a huge number of nonprofits in the area who need help. The web portal, Volunteer Greater Nashua, comes in as a connector between those who want to help and the agencies who are ...

Granite State shines

The Granite State proved once again Tuesday night to be rock solid, when it came to delivering comprehensive, accurate voting totals from our first-in-the-nation primary. It was a far cry from the Iowa Caucus fiasco of just a week ago, when days later Democrats in that state and informed ...

A benefit to Southern New Hampshire

Last week, the Souhegan Valley and Merrimack chambers of commerce announced they will form a partnership and will unite as the Greater Merrimack-Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce. In announcing the venture, officials noted the two groups share a similar philosophy, “To promote, maintain ...

Vote with your heart and mind in the primary

With much talk of we only have one choice or the other, there are many choices for our primary voting here in New Hampshire. Bernie Sanders (an Independent running as a Democratic candidate), former Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg (both Democratic ...

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Anne R. Shepard

The family of Anne R. Shepard is sad to announce her passing on January 22, 2020, in Milford, NH. Anne was born on October 29, 1952 in Brookline, Massachusetts. The daughter of Jared B. Goodrich and Jean M. Goodrich, who predeceased her, Anne grew up in Yarmouth, Maine, attending public ...

Gwendolyn Clare Berry

Gwendolyn Clare Ramsay Berry passed away at age 98 at The Elms Center in Milford, NH on January 28, 2020. She was born in Auburn NY on May 25, 1921, the daughter of Clarence R. Ramsay and Adele P. (Callaway) Ramsay. Gwen was a very good student, graduating near the top of her class from Auburn ...

Bonnie M. Struss

Bonnie M. Struss, long time resident of Amherst NH, passed away peacefully December 21, 2019, while under hospice care at Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY. Born in Jefferson City, Missouri, on March 19, 1930, Bonnie was the daughter of the late Dow Norman and Margaret Overstreet Norman. A ...

Christy Day

Christy was born April 7, 1949 and grew up in Savery, Wyoming on a sheep and cattle ranch raised by her parents, John St. Aubyn Boyer (Gagser) and Nan Kretschmer Boyer (Mumser). She first attended a one-room schoolhouse, then went to the Katharine Branson School in San Francisco for high ...