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Fishing Derby is Saturday

The Milford Polce Department will again be sponsoring the annual Fishing Derby in conjuction with family and friends of Michael McBriarty. The Derby will be on Saturday May 18 from 8 a.m. to noon located at Railroad Pond on South Street in Milford. Prizes will be awarded to the children in ...

Route 101 and Area Clean-up

Skyler and Rachael Hunter drove the truck that collected the numerous blue bags from Route 101 and side streets of Wilton on May 11.

Salem principal chosen for C-W

AMHERST – A Salem school principal who was New Hampshire’s Elementary School Principal of the Year in 2015 has been named the new principal of the Clark-Wilkins School. At the Monday night school board meeting Superintendent Adam Steel announced that Anna Parrill, current principal of ...

Legislative Update

The House met in session last Wednesday, May 8th to vote on all Senate Bills that go to a second committee. That means when a committee is finished acting upon a bill it gets referred to another committee that shares some responsibility to that bill. The house took up on 44 bills last ...

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Saber baseballers raising their game

Souhegan 5, Pelham 3: The Sabers (5-6) move up the win column in a rain shortened contest. Daniel Trzepacz (RBI) and Sam Corbett (RBI) showed their quick feet stealing three and two bases respectively. Kyan Bagshaw secured his first varsity hit and contributed three runs. Jacob Grassett struck ...

Milford track teams strong

MILFORD - Athletes from seven schools across southern New Hampshire gathered for a meet at Milford High School. On the boys’ side, Hollis Brookline earned bragging rights in the with 129 overall points, 13 ahead of second-place Milford, Two-event winners included Milford senior Victor ...

Milford lax still on playoff track

MILFORD – The Milford High School boys lacrosse team may be struggling. The fight for the Spartans to somehow reach the Division II playoffs wages on. Last Wednesday, the Milford High School boys lacrosse team battled against tough competitor Campbell and fell, 15-2. “The goal was like ...

Volleyball falls to 4-7 with loss to HB

AMHERST – Don’t look now, but the Hollis Brookline boys volleyball team, once 1-2 to start the year, is coming. The Cavaliers rolled over Souhegan on Monday night, 25-10, 25-22 and 25-23, moving to 7-4 on the year. “We focused, we’re playing hard and we’re improving,” said ...

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Teams need support for trip

They’re going to Kansas City, Kansas City here they come. With apologies to the late great Wilbert Harrison, we bring you this reminder that two Milford Destination Imagination teams are trying to raise the funds they need to go to the global finals in Kansas City, Missouri at the end of this ...

Thumbing the Files

71 years ago, 1948: Writing in his column, The Sportsman, George S. Proctor of Wilton said he had seen a map from the state Highway Department and Wilton was not on it. He said Route 101 jumped from Milford to Peterborough “and all small towns were lost. The map (was) to show where they ...

2020 Dems at a glance

OK Democrats, listen up: You want Joe Biden as your presidential candidate? That’s cool. He’s a safe bet, although stealing part of a speech from Neil Kinnock, a rather minor member of the British Parliament many years ago, is nutty when you could have stolen from Winston Churchill, for ...

What to make of Joe Biden?

After looking at the latest national polls, one would assume the 2020 Democratic presidential race is a runaway for former Vice President Joe Biden. A polling average earlier this week tabulated by Chicago-based Real Clear Politics showed Biden with anywhere from 23-point to a 27-point lead ...

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Robert (Bob) Bryant Burns

Robert (Bob) Bryant Burns passed away peacefully on May 6, at the age of 88. He was an avid outdoorsman, sharing his passions - fishing, hunting, biking, hiking and tennis – with his family whenever possible, especially his wife, June, who was by his side for 64 wonderful years. Bob was ...

Blake Wilcox Baron

Blake Wilcox Baron, 34, of Chesapeake Va., passed away on March 19th, 2019. He was born in Nashua NH on 8/10/1984, to Ken Baron and Sandra Wilcox Baron. He attended local schools in Merrimack NH, later living in North Carolina and Virginia. Blake enjoyed golf and bowling, but his passion was ...

Mary Ann Harris

AMHERST – Mary Ann (Crisp) Harris, 89, of Amherst, died peacefully on May 8, 2019 after a brief illness. Mary Ann was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Henry E. “Bill” Harris Jr. in 2014, two brothers, Dr. Norman Crisp Jr. and Dr. Jack Crisp, a sister Charlotte Kulis, and two ...

Paul J. Collins M.D.

Paul J Collins, M.D., 88, of Shelburne, New Hampshire; formerly of Marathon, Florida and Nashua, New Hampshire, passed away, Thursday, April 11, 2019, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Carol (Springer) Collins. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Elizabeth (Thomas) ...