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Milford School District Superintendent Announces Remote Learning

MILFORD – In response to Governor Chris Sununu’s order to close all New Hampshire schools for three weeks, starting March 16 – April 3, Milford school district superintendent Dr. Jessica Huizenga sent a letter on Sunday night, Mar. 16, to parents and school staff, communicating the plan ...

COVID-19 Prep: Volinsky asks Sununu to call emergency council session

CONCORD – Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky has asked Republican Gov. Chris Sununu to call an emergency session of the Executive Council to help deal with the COVID-19 epidemic. Volinsky, D-Concord, a candidate for governor, also asked to be included in Sununu’s public health conference ...

Sununu outlines protections for people impacted by COVID-19

CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu detailed three new emergency orders, including expanded unemployment benefits and relief from being evicted or foreclosed upon due to COVID-19 at a news conference Tuesday morning. The orders also would prohibit utilities, fuel and cable companies, and Internet ...

Wilton voters OK zoning changes

WILTON – On March 10, voters approved a wide variety of zoning changes proposed by the Planning Board. These changes involve wetlands, light manufacturing, heavy manufacturing, the elderly housing district, solar collection systems, and review of impact fees. Changes in the industrial zones ...

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NHIAA officially shuts down tourneys; spring season in doubt

There will be no raising of the title plaque in front of droves of fans for the Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball team. There will be no chance for the Nashua High School North, South, Merrimack, Alvirne and Hollis Brookline boys basketball teams to take the floor at the University ...

Coaches honor All-State ice hockey selections

Several local high school hockey players were named to the New Hampshire High School Coaches Association’s All-State Boys and Girls Hockey team. A couple were named to their respective Division first teams. In girls hockey, Bishop Guertin defenseman Lindsay Hult and Souhegan defenseman ...

Hoop season ends with tourney losses

For many, especially the seniors, the high school boys and girls basketball seasons came to an abrupt halt this winter. Neither the Milford High or Souhegan High girls reached the postseason, while on Monday night, the Sabers and Spartans each bowed out on the road in the opening night of the ...

Milford quarterback is staying local for college

The biggest fish in the smallish Division II South Conference pool is heading for the Seacoast and open water. Milford High senior Gavin Urda, a two-time all-state football selection, has accepted an honor to be a preferred walk-on and attempt to play his college ball at the University of New ...

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Adult Day Programming key to community

At United Way, we often talk about the need for a strong safety net which guarantees access for all residents to the building blocks of a good life – health, education, and economic mobility. Occasionally, then, I will use this space to do a deeper dive into pieces of that safety net which ...

Coronavirus outbreak: The resiliency and spirit of Granite Staters is unmatched

Over the last few days, the COVID-19 outbreak in New Hampshire has rapidly evolved here in New Hampshire. On Friday, March 13 I declared a state of emergency – a proactive step that allows us to take preemptive measures to ensure that we have the resources and flexibility needed to respond to ...

Be kind, courteous to others

As schools, businesses, libraries and nonprofits call off events because of the coronavirus – and general concerns increase – local residents have shifted their attention to stocking up on essential supplies. This, of course, is smart and – in essence – human nature. That said, ...

Participation matters

Learning how many people live in the United States — and how they live — is important for any number of reasons. That is why the census is conducted every decade. Information the census collects is of interest not just to demographers. It is used to apportion states’ members of the U.S. ...

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Elizabeth A. “Betty” Quinn

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Quinn, 81, longtime resident of Milford, NH died on March 13, 2020 at Ledgewood Bay, Milford. She was born in Nashua, NH on September 21, 1938, a daughter of Lawrence and Ruth (Burns) Tighe. Betty was raised and educated in Wilton, NH and graduated from Wilton High ...

James E. Galvin

James E. Galvin, 86, resident of Wilton, NH died on March 11, 2020 in Nashua, NH. ** DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS, MEMORIAL VISITING HOURS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. ** Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford.

Joseph W. Janowiec

Joseph W. “Joe” Janowiec, 79, resident of Milford, NH died on March 5, 2020 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH surrounded by his family. He was born in Ludlow, MA on November 18, 1940, a son of Walter Janowiec and Helen (Bednarzyk) Janowiec Santinelli. He spent his ...

Catherine F. Zett

Catherine Frances Vitale Zett, 99, was born to Italian immigrants in 1921 and migrated to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania at the age of 4. In 1943 she married George Edward Zett, also the son of immigrant parents from Czechoslovakia, a WWII veteran, awarded a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star medal ...