The Riverwalk 2015

The Riverwalk 2015
I’m constantly amazed by how few people seems to know about this park that can be found off Buffumsville Road, and I think it’s a shame. So today I’m going to highlight one of my favorite places to walk in Somersworth. Many people know this particular park by it’s old and much more common name, ...

Somersworth: A Historical Time Line

Below you will find a time line showing the history of Somersworth. This is a work in progress and as I find more information, facts and images I will continue adding them to this project.

Jules Bisson Park 2015

Jules Bisson Park 2015
If you read my article last week, you’ll now know who Jules Bisson Park was named after and why. You’ll also know that the entrance to the park is on what was once called Depot street, but is now named River street, in Ward 5. This park is a popular park with the neighborhood kids ...

The True Face Of Heroin Addiction. 7

The True Face Of Heroin Addiction.
They say a picture paints a thousand words and for me this picture does just that. This is the real face of heroin, the harsh reality of heroin addiction. This picture was posted by Meagan Johnson on social media. In the picture is her sister, Kelly. Kelly died from a heroin overdose. This is the ...

Somersworth Businesses: Back Burner Designs 1

Somersworth Businesses: Back Burner Designs
Growing up my favorite film was the Wizard of Oz. So when I discovered we have our very own Emerald City right here in Somersworth, my over active imagination began to whirl. I got even more excited about this city when I was introduced to a man who has recently moved to Emerald City. I ...

Jules Bisson Park: A Peek Into It’s Rich History

Jules Bisson Park: A Peek Into It's Rich History
Originally I was just going to showcase each of the city’s parks as it is today, but then I began to wonder, what did it take for each of these parks to become recognized as public spaces? As I dug deeper, I realized that many of our parks have a rich history and decided to ...

In Loving Memory: Dr David Eastman

In Loving Memory: Dr David Eastman
It is with a sad heart that I share the news of the passing of Dr David Eastman. Dr Eastman was responsible for bringing many Somersworth residents into the world safely over his long career as a practicing physician within the city. As many of you know, I love to read old newspapers and it’s ...

North Country Hard Cider: Changing The Face Of Cider.

North Country Hard Cider: Changing The Face Of Cider.
CIDER: an alcoholic apple juice. To Brits all cider is alcoholic — there’s no such thing as “hard cider” in Britain, and any non-alcoholic apple juice is called simply “apple juice.” Cider is often mixed with a small amount of blackcurrant syrup to form a drink imaginatively titled “Cider and black”. This is the definition ...

Do You Know How Many Parks There Are In Somersworth?

Do You Know How Many Parks There Are In Somersworth?
Most people are familiar with at least a couple of the public parks that we have in Somersworth. Most know about the Noble Pines, and Millennium Park, but there are eight other public spaces of varying sizes and are open to the public on a daily basis. If you’re not sure where the other eight ...

Hilltop Community Celebrates America’s 239th Birthday.

Hilltop Community Celebrates America's 239th Birthday.
I hope that everyone had a wonderful fourth of July yesterday, I know I did. I spent some time with old neighbors catching up with their family and friends and eating the obligatory hotdogs and burgers before I headed up the Hill to another party. ‘The Party on the Hill,’ has been taking place for ...