Somersworth Firefighters Toy Drive 2014

Somersworth Firefighters Toy Drive 2014
Every Christmas eve kids across the land can be found waiting excitedly for Santa to arrive and place the much awaited Christmas presents under the tree. Sadly for many kids neither Santa nor the presents never materialize.   For over 30 years the Professional firefighters of Somersworth have allowed local residents to show what a ...

Pennies Turn To Prizes.

Pennies Turn To Prizes.
By: Jenne H I spent an enlightening afternoon at my first ever penny sale on Saturday 15th November. I really wasn’t sure what to expect or even how a penny sale worked when I walked through the door of the Somersworth High School at around 3pm. It wasn’t long before the wonderful volunteers of the ...

Goodwill Shoppers Go Hunting For Bargains. 2

Goodwill Shoppers Go Hunting For Bargains.
By: Jenne H Saturday 15th November 2014 saw the opening of the new Goodwill store at 450 High Street, to the delight of the crowds that eagerly awaited, despite the frigid temperatures. The brand new store that now stands were until, last year, Star Lumber was located, is bright, shiny, and new and has replaced ...

Lest We Forget.

Lest We Forget.
 “Lest We Forget”… reads the two opening page introduction of Martha Lefebvre’s first edition (1947) Somersworth High Hilltop Echo school yearbook. In memory of  the seven SHS graduate students who gave their lives in defense of our country during WWII (1941-1945). Enshrining their names at SHS forever.   – SHS’42…David H. Blaisdell      ( entered Service October 1942…gave his life-April 2,1945 ...

A suspenseful Night At The Public Library.

A suspenseful Night At The Public Library.
Wednesday November 5th 2014 I just spent an enjoyable couple of hours listening and talking to four female murder mystery authors. This event took place at the Somersworth Public library which provided a strangely intimate setting for both the authors readings, as well as the question and answer session that followed afterwards.

November Happenings 3

November Happenings
As the holidays approach it look like we are in for a busy month in Somersworth.  Below you will find a list of all the things we could find that are happening in Somersworth an surrounding areas this month. If you know of any other events please feel free to drop us a line by ...

Ampersand Studio’s Now Open For Business 2

Ampersand Studio's Now Open For Business
Somersworth was built on the success of it’s cotton mills.  Nowadays the Mills have been put to many and varied other uses.  If you’ve not taken a wall down to the Mills lately you might be surprised to find some of the businesses that are currently using the space. Wednesday October 29th saw the grand ...