Noble Pines Park Get The Timberland Touch

Noble Pines Park Get The Timberland Touch
This is the first part of a four part series that will look at each of the areas within the city limits that were touched by Timberland’s Serv-a-palooza which took place on Thursday 17th September 2015. I decided to start my day at The Noble Pines park. Like many of the days volunteers I arrived ...

Dispose of Unwanted Medicines on Drug Take-Back Day 2015

Dispose of Unwanted Medicines on Drug Take-Back Day 2015
Do you have old medicines lurking in your medicine cabinet? If not now would be a great time to go and check. It might just surprise you that you have a whole plethora of pills and concoctions lurking, just waiting till you find them. The reason I’m asking is because this Saturday, September 26th, is ...

Bluegrass Festival a Local Affair.

Bluegrass Festival a Local Affair.
The second annual Bluegrass festival was in full swing by the time I arrived early Saturday afternoon.  The familiar sounds of guitar, bass and ukulele were busy making sweet tunes. A quick glance around the grassy area that usually make up the High school football field, quickly confirmed that the band that was playing was ...

Timberland’s Day Of Service In Somersworth

Timberland's Day Of Service In Somersworth
Thursday 17th September, 2015, was a busy day in the city of Somersworth. I spent the day traveling around the city, witnessing volunteerism on a scale I don’t think I’ve never seen before. The reason for that volunteerism was an easy one, local company Timberland had selected the city to be a part of this ...

William LeBreux: A Life Remembered. 2

William LeBreux: A Life Remembered.
I share this post written by Eric Mommsen, a well known and loved teacher and Hilltopper, simply because I want it to have a permanent home. These are stories that are not often told, but are so worth preserving. On this Labor Day…. I salute young William LeBreux (and the hundreds of children of all ...

Russian Film Crew To Visit Somersworth And Berwick.

Russian Film Crew To Visit Somersworth And Berwick.
From October 7th to the 13th Somersworth and Berwick will become the focal point for a Russian documentary film project that will tell the story of a local couple who became legendary during their thirty years in the Russian city of Vladivostok.

Somersworth Prevention Coalition Awarded $125,000 Grant!

Somersworth Prevention Coalition Awarded $125,000 Grant!
Governor Maggie Hassan, announced Tuesday that Somersworth will be among the ten cities in NH this year that will receive a grant worth $125,000. The grant is part of a federal program to promote Drug-free communities across not only this state, but nationwide. The Somersworth Prevention Coalition applied for the grant this January and during ...

3 Ways You Can Make A Difference This Election Season

3 Ways You Can Make A Difference This Election Season
Have you ever watched a city council meeting and found yourself wondering why a decision was made, or a particular ordinance passed? I know I have, and judging by the comments on SomersworthNow’s facebook page, I suspect I’m not the only one. Ever wondered what, if anything, you could do to change or make a ...

Somersworth Past: Bob’s Drive In Dinner 1

Somersworth Past: Bob's Drive In Dinner
Do you remember this Drive-in? I love the idea of the Mayor creating a space for his kids to work in during the Summer and it being something created by the community for the community. When I found this piece in a 1959 copy of the Free Press, I confess I got excited and wondered ...

Profile Puts The Fun In Banking. 2

Profile Puts The Fun In Banking.
When you think of banking and bankers the word, ‘fun’  is not likely something that springs to mind. The bankers at Profile bank are hoping to change that perception though; one branch at a time. I recently took a trip to the Somersworth Branch which is located at 160 Rte. 108, to find out exactly how ...