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Milford Rotary Club awards $32,000 in local scholarships

The Milford Rotary Club is pleased to announce that it has awarded $32,000 in scholarships, in amounts ranging from $1,000 - $2,000, to 26 deserving students in the Milford, Amherst, Wilton, Mont Vernon and Lyndeborough area. The Milford High School recipients are: Autumn Aren, Gabriella ...

H2O Recycling Contest Winners

First Place ($200) – The H2O Truck – By Ashley Racicot from Weare, Grade 11 Second Place ($175) – The World Belongs to All of Us – By Jamie Su. from Nashua, Grade 6 Third Place ($75) – The Eye – Charvi Ankem from Hudson, Grade 7

Keene State College graduate, virtuoso hitting all the right notes

NASHUA – When Jacob Huggins first picked up an instrument – a guitar – he was just 14 years of age. The guitar has now been sidelined by his prowess for piano and he’s never looked back. A native of Hudson, New Hampshire, Huggins has many heroes. Adam Darrell of Darrell’s Music Hall ...

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Two area men to take part in Pan-Mass Challenge

NASHUA - For Nashua residents Bill Provost and Jeff Margolis, there was never a question about participating in this year’s Pan-Mass Challenge. The reimagined, virtual event meant that riders would reinvent how they rode. And that’s exactly what Provost and Margolis did. On Aug. 1, more ...

Somehow, FCBL finds way to play

They’re back. Yes, in these pandemic-dominated days, we have a Silver lining. The Futures Collegiate Baseball League, including the Nashua Silver Knights, actually pulled it off. On Thursday at 6 p.m., Holman Stadium will actually be the site of a game. Amazing. It certainly wasn’t ...

Pitchers: Plenty of options, short outings

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights pitching staff is a mix of familiar names and new ones. And, it’ll be a mix of a few innings here and a few innings there. That’s because, well, they have a ton of arms. As many as 20 as they prepare to open the abbreviated Futures Collegiate League ...

Nashua City Championship set

NASHUA - The game of golf got another local boost when it was announced Sunday that registration is now open for the 60th annual Nashua City Golf Championship. The two-day tourney will be held Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26 at local courses Souhegan Woods in Amherst and Nashua Country ...

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When ‘normal’ returns, let us be ready

Can it be just over four months since the world came to a screeching halt? I think we all remember the early days of March when the pandemic came screaming down the road. Schools shut down. Restaurants and retailers closed for business. Lines at the supermarket. Shortages of toilet paper, hand ...

Congress must act fast

Debate over a new coronavirus relief package continues in Congress and at the White House. Disagreements are both legitimate and political, but one thing ought to be obvious to all involved: Millions of Americans will be in very real financial trouble if a deal is not achieved ...

Weird science: Things people are doing during COVID

Cabin fever is running rampant. Claustrophobia, panic attacks and manic behavior abounds. And that’s just when I’m taking a shower. People are waving their feral freak flags as we continue to cope with COVID-19. I cope by wearing a mask when I’m out. That way I can mutter dirty things ...

What does ‘unalienable rights?’ mean

This Independence Day weekend, we Americans celebrate and renew our commitment to the values set forth in 1776 by leaders who felt it was important to explain why our ancestors no longer wanted to live under British rule. Why? Read the preamble to the Declaration of Independence. It is a ...

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James C. Starke

James C. Starke, age 60, died July 16, 2020 after a short but courageous battle with cancer. He died at his childhood home in Amherst, NH, surrounded by those he loved and by those who loved him equally. The son of James C. Starke, MD and Mary L. Starke, Jimmy—as he was known to loved ...

Brenda Ann (Ross) Post

Brenda Ann (Ross) Post, 70, of Milford, NH, passed away Saturday, July 18, due to complications from cancer. She was born March 19, 1950 to parents August P. and Louise M. (Gagnon) Ross in Westford, MA. Besides her parents, Brenda is predeceased by her brother Dennis “Barney” Ross and ...

Ann M. Francke

Ann M. Francke, 58, of Milford passed away on Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after an almost year-long battle with cancer, 2 days shy of her 59th birthday. She was born in Nashua, NH on June 19th, 1961 to the late Mary L. (McKeon) and John J. Brahaney, ...

Peter R. Eisenhauer Jr.

Peter R. Eisenhauer Jr., 49, resident of Milford, NH, died on July 21, 2020 at Southern NH Medical Center, Nashua, NH. He was born in Charleston, SC on September 10, 1970, a son of Peter R. Eisenhauer and the late Virginia (Barry) Eisenhauer. He was raised in Mont Vernon, NH, graduated from ...