City Officials Donate Blood…

City Officials Donate Blood...
Blood Shed At City Hall But don’t worry it was all in a good cause! On Friday August 18th,  the city council chambers had a new look and purpose, courtesy of the American Red Cross. Rather than city councilors, the room was filled with beds and nurses for the first ever City hall blood drive. ...

Jakata Fair Brings Indonesian Flair To Downtown

Jakata Fair Brings Indonesian Flair To Downtown
As I walked down Market street yesterday morning, it was all but impossible not to smell the delicious aroma’s of Indonesian cooking as they permeated the air and invited one to take a closer look. Take a closer is exactly what I did, along with many others from and around the city at the Third ...

Lights, Camera, Action At Noble Pines Park? 2

Lights, Camera, Action At Noble Pines Park?
Sorry, but that title doesn’t mean we have a Hollywood film crew visiting the Noble Pines Park, but the idea of adding surveillance camera’s to the Noble Pines has been floated at the past couple of City Council meetings. Director of Planning & Community Development, Dave Sharples had been tasked with exploring the cost of ...

Back Packs Offer More Than School Supplies

Back Packs Offer More Than School Supplies
It’s that time of year when many families thoughts turn to school supplies, back packs and shopping for new clothes. I know when my kids were at school, this was a ritual that was repeated each August. The supply list would be filled to the best of our ability, and new clothes became almost mandatory.  ...

Family Fun At Hilltop Fun Center.

Family Fun At Hilltop Fun Center.
Fun doesn’t come with an age limit and anyone who needed proof of this only had to be at the Hilltop Fun Center on Route 108 yesterday. Once a year, the fun center joins forces with the Shark radio station and offers a special price on their one day passes for unlimited rides and activities. ...

The War Of The Weeds 2

The War Of The Weeds
Weeds proved to be a hot topic at the City council meeting that took place on August 17th, 2015. While most people agree that the weeds are something that should and need to be taken care of ,as they add nothing to the city landscape. How that is achieved became, as it has for the ...

North End Station Offer Diners A Unique Experience 1

North End Station Offer Diners A Unique Experience
Over it’s long and illustrious career as a Somersworth landmark, the Boston & Maine Railway Depot has seen and been many things. Whilst a few still recall the days when trains ran through this city on a regular basis, those days are long gone, but thankfully this building still stands. Over the past thirty years ...

Wildlife Encounters at the Kidz Koncert

Wildlife Encounters at the Kidz Koncert
When W.C. Fields commented that you should never work with children and animals, she had never had the pleasure of watching Derek and his crew from Wildlife Encounters doing just that and doing it oh so well. Anyone, who was lucky enough to attend the last of the Somersworth Festival Association Kidz Koncerts were treated ...

Somersworth Past: Station 319. 2

Somersworth Past: Station 319.
It’s always good to hear that another eatery is opening downtown, so when I saw the new sign hanging outside what for so many years was known as Station 319 I got excited. The new eatery is an Italian restaurant and will open on August 13th with the name: P & T North End Station ...

Ghostbusters Fix Forest Glade Cemetery Well House. 2

Ghostbusters Fix Forest Glade Cemetery Well House.
Who you gonna call when the roof on a 100 year old well house needs fixing? I can tell you the correct answer is not the ghostbusters, even if that well house happens to be located at the Forest Glade Cemetery here in Somersworth.  Instead, when the call for help went out for help from ...