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Amherst, New Hampshire is located in Hillsborough County. Zip codes in Amherst, NH include 03031. The median home price in Amherst is $299,900. More Amherst information.

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Yesterday | Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

Hollis Brookline Rotary Club hosts 10th annual Hollis Fast 5K Run on June 12

The 10th annual Hollis Fast 5K is set for a 6:30 p.m. start from the Hollis Brookline Middle School on Thursday, June 12. The Hollis Brookline Rotary Club offers a free entry to next year's race if a runner beats the New Hampshire state record for their individual age.

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Thursday | Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

The Arbors of Bedford welcomes Amherst resident Lori S. Dodge as new executive director

The Arbors of Bedford, southern New Hampshire's only assisted living community specializing in all phases of memory care, welcomed Amherst resident Lori Dodge as its new executive director, effective March 17. Dodge has experience working with seniors suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other memory issues, along with helping their families to ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Mother and child startled by late-night intruder in their Manchester living room

A disoriented, homeless woman found her way into the home of a young Youville Street family early Tuesday morning, making herself comfortable in a living room rocking chair and startling a young mother and her infant child who were resting on the nearby couch.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

Amherst, N.H., chief to lead Townsend department

Selectmen voted unanimously Thursday to offer the position of fire-EMS chief to Mark Boynton, the current fire chief in Amherst, N.H. Selectmen Chairwoman Sue Lisio said she chose Boynton primarily for his prior experience as a fire chief, which included budgeting and overseeing a department made up of both full-time and on-call firefighters, like ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

Natural gas line extension through Hollis has some people upset

Staff photo by Don Himsel Carrie Kepnes describes what construction and installation of the proposed gas line would do to her Hollis property.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

Milford teachers' contract may go to special meeting

The School Board and the Milford Teachers Association are petitioning state Superior Court to hold a special meeting on a factfinder's recommendations.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Lowell Sun

New fire chief chosen in Townsend

Selectmen voted unanimously Thursday to offer the position of fire-EMS chief to Mark Boynton, the current fire chief in Amherst, N.H. Selectmen Chairwoman Sue Lisio said she chose Boynton primarily for his prior experience as a fire chief, which included budgeting and overseeing a department made up of both full-time and on-call volunteer ... (more)

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Concord Monitor

Tressa Flanders embraces her son D.W. in his wheelchair after she...

Tressa Flanders embraces her son D.W. in his wheelchair after she testified alongside her husband, Donald , at the Senate hearing on House Bill 1360 on Tuesday afternoon, April 1, 2014.

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Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

The Blue Bus rolls into Wilton

Ms. Deborah Daniels of Wilton was greeted for the first Blue Bus ride in Wilton by SVTC Chairman Nate Carmen, Wilton Selectman Bill Condra, Nashua Transit driver Ronald Gathers and Wilton Administrative Assistant Pam Atwood.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Case made to Senate panel for ban on hand-held cell phone use while driving

Victims of distracted drivers told a Senate committee Tuesday that a new law banning the hand-held use of cell phones and other electronic devices is needed, or more families will suffer the loss of loved ones.

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Lowell Sun

Goodwill eyes former Hudson Stop & Shop site for regional center

Bargains drew hordes of shoppers to the Stop & Shop store at the corner of Wason and Lowell Roads before it closed in August 2013.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Spring roads make the going tough

Tiny beads of ice fell across southern New Hampshire on Monday morning, creating a "nightmare" for road crews, said Bruce Berry, director of Public Works for the town of Amherst.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

UnionLeader.com

City Cafe in Manchester, opening Tuesday, offers 'Coffee on a Mission'

Rhiannon Pochopin, outreach coordinator for City Cafe, holds a cup of coffee at their new store on Elm Stree, in Manchester on Wednesday.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Marshall joins Historic New England

Marshall is directly responsible for managing the following historic properties in New Hampshire: Langdon House, Rundlet-May House and Jackson House in Portsmouth, Gilman Garrison House in Exeter, and Barrett House in New Ipswich.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

Field for fire chief down to 3

Amherst, N.H., Fire Chief Mark Boynton, Dracut Fire Department Captain Gregory Gagnon and Ayer Fire Department Captain Timothy Johnston will be interviewed by the Board of Selectmen in early April.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Manchester murder from 2012 to go to trial in December

Jesus Fernandez, 27, of Manchester was indicted in the murder of Daniel Langlois in December.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Amherst, Milford to show off their commercial properties

On Saturday, March 29, the Milford Improvement Team and the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce will be showcasing available commercial spaces in town, according to Wendy Hunt, executive director of MIT.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Cemetery, ball field balance elusive in Amherst

There are about 17 recreation fields in Amherst, although none of them are owned by the town.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

Acting fire chief named

The Board of Selectmen appointed Deputy Chief Dave Roy as the Acting Fire-EMS Chief at their meeting Tuesday night.

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