Somersworth Youth Connection Visits The Millyard Museum, Manchester

Somersworth Youth Connection Visits The Millyard Museum, Manchester
Every once in a while I am allowed to leave Somersworth and explore the world outside. I know hard to believe, but  it’s true! Thursday July 20th was one of those days thanks to the Somersworth Youth Connection. The bus was loaded and ready to leave at 9am and before we knew it we found ...

From Electric Trolleys To New Hampshire Liquor Store Outlet.

From Electric Trolleys To New Hampshire Liquor Store Outlet.
New Use Sought For Old Building Riverside Garage will go before the planning board on Wednesday July 19th 2017 to seek permission for approval to add an addition to the current building. The purpose of the business will change as well with the proposed new use being a brand new state liquor store/outlet. Now those ...

Local Food Pantry’s Need Your Help

Local Food Pantry's Need Your Help
Food pantries are a lifeline for many families in both Somersworth and the surrounding areas. Currently we have one food pantry in the city itself and that is located at First Parish Church on West High Street. The Community Food Pantry serves approximately 300 families each and every month and that number constantly grows. There ...

Somersworth Lights The Way With LED Street Lights 2

Somersworth Lights The Way With LED Street Lights
Over the past few months I’ve found myself pondering the evolution of something that we all take for granted on a daily basis. That is street lighting. Some of you may recall that there was a plan proposed a couple of years ago to remove some of the city street lights in order to reduce ...

Somersworth Food Truck Festival Serves Up Fun In The Sun

Somersworth Food Truck Festival Serves Up Fun In The Sun
Sunday June 18th was a busy day in the city of Somersworth and for me personally. Not only was it father’s day, it was also the date for the first annual food truck and craft beer festival. This particular festival had been almost an entire year in the making. A collaboration between the City of ...

International Children’s Festival Offered Fun For All

International Children's Festival Offered Fun For All
It was a busy weekend here in Somersworth and it began as any other weekend does with a Friday night. This was not a Friday night that several will easily forget though. This Friday night should have seen the opening night for the 37th Somersworth International Children’s Festival. Friday Night Rain For as long as ...

Senator Jeanne Shaheen Takes SYC Experience To Washington

Senator Jeanne Shaheen Takes SYC Experience To Washington
OWednesday May 31st I could be found at Idlehurst Elementary school. The reason for my visit was that U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) was visiting one of my favorite Somersworth programs, the Somersworth Youth Connection (SYC). Senator Shaheen has a long history with Somersworth, and long before she represented us in Washington, she was instrumental ...

Somersworth Remembers Those Who Gave All 2

Somersworth Remembers Those Who Gave All
Monday 29th May 2017, saw another Memorial Day pass in Somersworth. For some, that means fun at camp, time with the family and for others it is a holiday where we remember the lives of those who gave all in battle. My Monday morning like many others started at Forest Glade cemetery and would end ...

Pinups and Veterans: A Recipe For Fun 2

Pinups and Veterans: A Recipe For Fun
Have you ever taken a facebook quiz where the idea is to discover your idea decade? I don’t have to do that quiz as I already know the answer. I love the 1940’s. Okay, to clarify, I don’t love the war but I do love the hair, the clothes and the resourcefulness that was shown ...

Somersworth Youth Connection Awarded Funding For Five More Years

Somersworth Youth Connection Awarded Funding For Five More Years
Over the almost three years I’ve been running SomersworthNow.Com I have had the pleasure of working and witnessing the group Somersworth Youth Connection (SYC) in action. What is SYC? SYC is an after school program that was created ten years ago by Maureen Jackman. It has grown from an idea and a grant into a ...